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Theis Tønnessen

Group Leader, Professor & Senior Consultant

Tønnessen group

Senior consultant cardiac surgery

Awards

– Ole Storsteins pris 2009
– Viking Olov Björk Scholarship 2003

Research area

  • Diastolic dysfunction

Latest publications

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Frisk M, Le C, Shen X, Røe ÅT, Hou Y, Manfra O, Silva GJJ, van Hout I, Norden ES, Aronsen JM, Laasmaa M, Espe EKS, Zouein FA, Lambert RR, Dahl CP, Sjaastad I, Lunde IG, Coffey S, Cataliotti A, Gullestad L, Tønnessen T, Jones PP, Altara R, Louch WE (2021)
Etiology-Dependent Impairment of Diastolic Cardiomyocyte Calcium Homeostasis in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction
J Am Coll Cardiol, 77 (4), 405-419
PubMed 33509397 DOI 10.1016/j.jacc.2020.11.044
Herum KM, Romaine A, Wang A, Melleby AO, Strand ME, Pacheco J, Braathen B, Dunér P, Tønnessen T, Lunde IG, Sjaastad I, Brakebusch C, McCulloch AD, Gomez MF, Carlson CR, Christensen G (2020)
Syndecan-4 Protects the Heart From the Profibrotic Effects of Thrombin-Cleaved Osteopontin
J Am Heart Assoc, 9 (3), e013518
PubMed 32000579 DOI 10.1161/JAHA.119.013518
Mohammadzadeh N, Melleby AO, Palmero S, Sjaastad I, Chakravarti S, Engebretsen KVT, Christensen G, Lunde IG, Tønnessen T (2020)
Moderate Loss of the Extracellular Matrix Proteoglycan Lumican Attenuates Cardiac Fibrosis in Mice Subjected to Pressure Overload
Cardiology, 145 (3), 187-198
PubMed 31968347 DOI 10.1159/000505318
Mohammadzadeh N, Lunde IG, Andenæs K, Strand ME, Aronsen JM, Skrbic B, Marstein HS, Bandlien C, Nygård S, Gorham J, Sjaastad I, Chakravarti S, Christensen G, Engebretsen KVT, Tønnessen T (2019)
The extracellular matrix proteoglycan lumican improves survival and counteracts cardiac dilatation and failure in mice subjected to pressure overload
Sci Rep, 9 (1), 9206
PubMed 31235849 DOI 10.1038/s41598-019-45651-9
Andenæs K, Lunde IG, Mohammadzadeh N, Dahl CP, Aronsen JM, Strand ME, Palmero S, Sjaastad I, Christensen G, Engebretsen KVT, Tønnessen T (2018)
The extracellular matrix proteoglycan fibromodulin is upregulated in clinical and experimental heart failure and affects cardiac remodeling
PLoS One, 13 (7), e0201422
PubMed 30052659 DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0201422
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