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Maria Vistnes

Postdoctoral fellow, Resident

Christensen group

Email: maria.vistnes@medisin.uio.no
Phone: +47 958 75 114

Resident in cardiology at Oslo University Hospital Ullevål.

Funded by the National Health Association (post-doctoral grant) and Novo Nordisk (Pioneer Innovator Grant).

Membership: SPARK Norway (innovation program at the University of Oslo)

Fields of research:
Basic and translational research on the cardiac extracellular matrix, including heart failure mechanisms, therapeutic targets and biomarkers.

Research area

  • Clinical research
  • Diastolic dysfunction
  • Fibrosis
  • Heart failure
  • Ischemic heart disease

Latest publications

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Sasi A, Romaine A, Erusappan PM, Melleby AO, Hasic A, Dahl CP, Broch K, Almaas VM, Puertas RD, Roderick HL, Lunde IG, Sjaastad I, Vistnes M, Christensen G (2023)
Temporal expression and spatial distribution of the proteoglycan versican during cardiac fibrosis development
Matrix Biol Plus, 19-20, 100135
PubMed 38076279 DOI 10.1016/j.mbplus.2023.100135
Vistnes M (2023)
How can we improve the follow-up of patients with heart failure?
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 143 (17)
PubMed 37987060 DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.23.0735
Vistnes M, Erusappan PM, Sasi A, Nordén ES, Bergo KK, Romaine A, Lunde IG, Zhang L, Olsen MB, Øgaard J, Carlson CR, Wang CH, Riise J, Dahl CP, Fiane AE, Hauge-Iversen IM, Espe E, Melleby AO, Tønnessen T, Aronsen JM, Sjaastad I, Christensen G (2023)
Inhibition of the extracellular enzyme A disintegrin and metalloprotease with thrombospondin motif 4 prevents cardiac fibrosis and dysfunction
Cardiovasc Res, 119 (10), 1915-1927
PubMed 37216909 DOI 10.1093/cvr/cvad078
Gløersen M, Steen Pettersen P, Neogi T, Jafarzadeh SR, Vistnes M, Thudium CS, Bay-Jensen AC, Sexton J, Kvien TK, Hammer HB, Haugen IK (2022)
Associations of Body Mass Index With Pain and the Mediating Role of Inflammatory Biomarkers in People With Hand Osteoarthritis
Arthritis Rheumatol, 74 (5), 810-817
PubMed 35137553 DOI 10.1002/art.42056
Thorlacius EM, Vistnes M, Ojala T, Keski-Nisula J, Molin M, Romlin BS, Synnergren M, Ricksten SE, Wåhlander H, Castellheim A (2021)
Levosimendan Versus Milrinone and Release of Myocardial Biomarkers After Pediatric Cardiac Surgery: Post Hoc Analysis of Clinical Trial Data
Pediatr Crit Care Med, 22 (7), e402-e409
PubMed 33739957 DOI 10.1097/PCC.0000000000002712
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