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Chloe Rixon

Doctoral Research Fellow

Christensen group


– MRes Biological Sciences, University of Manchester 2016
– BSc Cognitive Neuroscience & Psychology, University of Manchester 2015

Nasjonalforeningen for Folkehelsen

Committees and memberships
– NORBIS student representative, 2020 – ongoing
– Welfare Committee member, 2019 – 2021

Academic interests
– The interaction of cells and matrix in fibrosis
– Functional outcomes of extracellular matrix remodelling

Research area

  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Cell signaling
  • Fibroblast signaling
  • Fibrosis
  • Genetic cardiology

Latest publications

Rixon C, Andreassen K, Shen X, Erusappan PM, Almaas VM, Palmero S, Dahl CP, Ueland T, Sjaastad I, Louch WE, Stokke MK, Tønnessen T, Christensen G, Lunde IG (2022)
Lumican accumulates with fibrillar collagen in fibrosis in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
ESC Heart Fail
PubMed 36444917 DOI 10.1002/ehf2.14234