Ane Cecilie Westerberg

  • Researcher; PhD
 

Publications 2024

Kakwangire P, Atukunda P, Ngari M, Westerberg AC, Iversen PO, Muhoozi G (2024)
Long-term effects on depressive symptoms among Ugandan mothers - Findings from a follow-up of a cluster-randomized education trial in a rural low-resource setting
J Affect Disord, 351, 598-606
DOI 10.1016/j.jad.2024.01.263, PubMed 38307132

Kakwangire P, Muhoozi G, Ngari M, Matovu N, Westerberg AC, Iversen PO, Atukunda P (2024)
8-Year Follow-up of a Maternal Education Trial in a Low-Resource Setting
Pediatrics, 153 (4)
DOI 10.1542/peds.2023-063352, PubMed 38505933

Westerberg AC, Degnes ML, Andresen IJ, Roland MCP, Michelsen TM (2024)
Angiogenic and vasoactive proteins in the maternal-fetal interface in healthy pregnancies and preeclampsia
Am J Obstet Gynecol (in press)
DOI 10.1016/j.ajog.2024.03.012, PubMed 38494070

Publications 2023

Ahmed M, Muhoozi GKM, Atukunda P, Westerberg AC, Iversen PO, Wangen KR (2023)
Cognitive development among children in a low-income setting: Cost-effectiveness analysis of a maternal nutrition education intervention in rural Uganda
PLoS One, 18 (8), e0290379
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0290379, PubMed 37594989

Troensegaard H, Khoury J, Westerberg AC, Tonstad S, Roeters van Lennep J, Veierød MB, Iversen PO, Holven KB, Retterstøl K (2023)
Protocol for a 20-year follow-up after a randomized controlled trial of a Mediterranean diet in pregnancy: maternal and offspring risk factors for cardiovascular disease
Front Pediatr, 11, 1256815
DOI 10.3389/fped.2023.1256815, PubMed 37920793

Publications 2022

Degnes ML, Westerberg AC, Zucknick M, Powell TL, Jansson T, Henriksen T, Roland MCP, Michelsen TM (2022)
Placenta-derived proteins across gestation in healthy pregnancies-a novel approach to assess placental function?
BMC Med, 20 (1), 227
DOI 10.1186/s12916-022-02415-z, PubMed 35773701

Engh MS, Muhoozi GKM, Ngari M, Skaare AB, Westerberg AC, Iversen PO, Brusevold IJ, Atukunda P (2022)
Long-Term Effects of a Randomized Maternal Education Trial in Rural Uganda: Implications for Child Oral Health
Am J Trop Med Hyg, 107 (4), 939-947
DOI 10.4269/ajtmh.22-0248, PubMed 36067985

Muhoozi GKM, Li K, Atukunda P, Skaare AB, Willumsen T, Enersen M, Westerberg AC, Morris A, Vieira AR, Iversen PO, Methé BA (2022)
Child saliva microbiota and caries: a randomized controlled maternal education trial in rural Uganda
Sci Rep, 12 (1), 7857
DOI 10.1038/s41598-022-11979-y, PubMed 35552492

Publications 2021

Atukunda P, Eide WB, Kardel KR, Iversen PO, Westerberg AC (2021)
Unlocking the potential for achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goal 2 - 'Zero Hunger' - in Africa: targets, strategies, synergies and challenges
Food Nutr Res, 65
DOI 10.29219/fnr.v65.7686, PubMed 34262413

Atukunda P, Ngari M, Chen X, Westerberg AC, Iversen PO, Muhoozi G (2021)
Longitudinal assessments of child growth: A six-year follow-up of a cluster-randomized maternal education trial
Clin Nutr, 40 (9), 5106-5113
DOI 10.1016/j.clnu.2021.08.007, PubMed 34461584

Iversen PO, Ngari M, Westerberg AC, Muhoozi G, Atukunda P (2021)
Child stunting concurrent with wasting or being overweight: A 6-y follow up of a randomized maternal education trial in Uganda
Nutrition, 89, 111281
DOI 10.1016/j.nut.2021.111281, PubMed 34090214

Kakwangire P, Moss C, Matovu N, Atukunda P, Westerberg AC, Iversen PO, Muhoozi G (2021)
The association between dietary diversity and development among children under 24 months in rural Uganda: analysis of a cluster-randomised maternal education trial
Public Health Nutr, 24 (13), 4286-4296
DOI 10.1017/S136898002100077X, PubMed 33706831

Kort R, Schlösser J, Vazquez AR, Atukunda P, Muhoozi GKM, Wacoo AP, Sybesma WFH, Westerberg AC, Iversen PO, Schoen ED (2021)
Model Selection Reveals the Butyrate-Producing Gut Bacterium Coprococcus eutactus as Predictor for Language Development in 3-Year-Old Rural Ugandan Children
Front Microbiol, 12, 681485
DOI 10.3389/fmicb.2021.681485, PubMed 34149673

Publications 2020

Atukunda P, Muhoozi GK, Diep LM, Berg JP, Westerberg AC, Iversen PO (2020)
The association of urine markers of iodine intake with development and growth among children in rural Uganda: a secondary analysis of a randomised education trial
Public Health Nutr, 24 (12), 3730-3739
DOI 10.1017/S1368980020001603, PubMed 32654677

Iversen PO, Atukunda P, Kort R, Ueland PM, Westerberg AC, Muhoozi GKM (2020)
No associations between microbiota signalling substances and cognitive, language and motor development among three-year-old rural Ugandan children
Acta Paediatr, 109 (11), 2339-2341
DOI 10.1111/apa.15330, PubMed 32347570

Wacoo AP, Atukunda P, Muhoozi G, Braster M, Wagner M, Broek TJVD, Sybesma W, Westerberg AC, Iversen PO, Kort R (2020)
Aflatoxins: Occurrence, Exposure, and Binding to Lactobacillus Species from the Gut Microbiota of Rural Ugandan Children
Microorganisms, 8 (3)
DOI 10.3390/microorganisms8030347, PubMed 32121365

Publications 2019

Atukunda P, Muhoozi GKM, van den Broek TJ, Kort R, Diep LM, Kaaya AN, Iversen PO, Westerberg AC (2019)
Child development, growth and microbiota: follow-up of a randomized education trial in Uganda
J Glob Health, 9 (1), 010431
DOI 10.7189/jogh.09.010431, PubMed 31131103

Atukunda P, Muhoozi GKM, Westerberg AC, Iversen PO (2019)
Nutrition, Hygiene and Stimulation Education for Impoverished Mothers in Rural Uganda: Effect on Maternal Depression Symptoms and Their Associations to Child Development Outcomes
Nutrients, 11 (7)
DOI 10.3390/nu11071561, PubMed 31373314

Valsdottir TD, Henriksen C, Odden N, Nellemann B, Jeppesen PB, Hisdal J, Westerberg AC, Jensen J (2019)
Effect of a Low-Carbohydrate High-Fat Diet and a Single Bout of Exercise on Glucose Tolerance, Lipid Profile and Endothelial Function in Normal Weight Young Healthy Females
Front Physiol, 10, 1499
DOI 10.3389/fphys.2019.01499, PubMed 31920704

Publications 2018

Muhoozi GKM, Atukunda P, Skaare AB, Willumsen T, Diep LM, Westerberg AC, Iversen PO (2018)
Effects of nutrition and hygiene education on oral health and growth among toddlers in rural Uganda: follow-up of a cluster-randomised controlled trial
Trop Med Int Health, 23 (4), 391-404
DOI 10.1111/tmi.13036, PubMed 29381827

Publications 2017

Fredriksen PM, Hjelle OP, Mamen A, Meza TJ, Westerberg AC (2017)
The health Oriented pedagogical project (HOPP) - a controlled longitudinal school-based physical activity intervention program
BMC Public Health, 17 (1), 370
DOI 10.1186/s12889-017-4282-z, PubMed 28454531

Muhoozi GKM, Atukunda P, Diep LM, Mwadime R, Kaaya AN, Skaare AB, Willumsen T, Westerberg AC, Iversen PO (2017)
Nutrition, hygiene, and stimulation education to improve growth, cognitive, language, and motor development among infants in Uganda: A cluster-randomized trial
Matern Child Nutr, 14 (2), e12527
DOI 10.1111/mcn.12527, PubMed 28925580

Publications 2016

Henriksen C, Almaas AN, Westerberg AC, Drevon CA, Iversen PO, Nakstad B (2016)
Growth, metabolic markers, and cognition in 8-year old children born prematurely, follow-up of a randomized controlled trial with essential fatty acids
Eur J Pediatr, 175 (9), 1165-1174
DOI 10.1007/s00431-016-2755-1, PubMed 27502791

Muhoozi GK, Atukunda P, Mwadime R, Iversen PO, Westerberg AC (2016)
Nutritional and developmental status among 6- to 8-month-old children in southwestern Uganda: a cross-sectional study
Food Nutr Res, 60, 30270
DOI 10.3402/fnr.v60.30270, PubMed 27238555

Publications 2015

Blakstad EW, Strømmen K, Moltu SJ, Wattam-Bell J, Nordheim T, Almaas AN, Grønn M, Rønnestad AE, Brække K, Iversen PO, von Hofsten C, Veierød MB, Westerberg AC, Drevon CA, Nakstad B (2015)
Improved Visual Perception in Very Low Birth Weight Infants on Enhanced Nutrient Supply
Neonatology, 108 (1), 30-7
DOI 10.1159/000381660, PubMed 25967892

Traeen B, Westerberg AC, Njoten MO, Roysamb E (2015)
Predictors of Self-Efficacy in Norwegian Competition Riders
J. Equine Vet. Sci., 35 (10), 807-814
DOI 10.1016/j.jevs.2015.07.021

Publications 2014

Moltu SJ, Blakstad EW, Strømmen K, Almaas AN, Nakstad B, Rønnestad A, Brække K, Veierød MB, Drevon CA, Iversen PO, Westerberg AC (2014)
Enhanced feeding and diminished postnatal growth failure in very-low-birth-weight infants
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 58 (3), 344-51
DOI 10.1097/MPG.0000000000000220, PubMed 24556755

Moltu SJ, Sachse D, Blakstad EW, Strømmen K, Nakstad B, Almaas AN, Westerberg AC, Rønnestad A, Brække K, Veierød MB, Iversen PO, Rise F, Berg JP, Drevon CA (2014)
Urinary metabolite profiles in premature infants show early postnatal metabolic adaptation and maturation
Nutrients, 6 (5), 1913-30
DOI 10.3390/nu6051913, PubMed 24824288

Strømmen K, Blakstad EW, Moltu SJ, Almaas AN, Westerberg AC, Amlien IK, Rønnestad AE, Nakstad B, Drevon CA, Bjørnerud A, Courivaud F, Hol PK, Veierød MB, Fjell AM, Walhovd KB, Iversen PO (2014)
Enhanced nutrient supply to very low birth weight infants is associated with improved white matter maturation and head growth
Neonatology, 107 (1), 68-75
DOI 10.1159/000368181, PubMed 25401387

Publications 2013

Molin M, Odden N, Ha L, Henriksen TN, Frazier KS, Skarpaas A, Strand MF, Westerberg AC (2013)
Trans fat can be a hidden health risk
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 133 (17), 1844-7
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.12.1395, PubMed 24042300

Publications 2012

Moltu SJ, Strømmen K, Blakstad EW, Almaas AN, Westerberg AC, Brække K, Rønnestad A, Nakstad B, Berg JP, Veierød MB, Haaland K, Iversen PO, Drevon CA (2012)
Enhanced feeding in very-low-birth-weight infants may cause electrolyte disturbances and septicemia--a randomized, controlled trial
Clin Nutr, 32 (2), 207-12
DOI 10.1016/j.clnu.2012.09.004, PubMed 23043722

Publications 2011

Westerberg AC, Schei R, Henriksen C, Smith L, Veierød MB, Drevon CA, Iversen PO (2011)
Attention among very low birth weight infants following early supplementation with docosahexaenoic and arachidonic acid
Acta Paediatr, 100 (1), 47-52
DOI 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2010.01946.x, PubMed 20624152

Publications 2010

Westerberg AC, Henriksen C, Ellingvåg A, Veierød MB, Júlíusson PB, Nakstad B, Aurvåg AK, Rønnestad A, Grønn M, Iversen PO, Drevon CA (2010)
First year growth among very low birth weight infants
Acta Paediatr, 99 (4), 556-62
DOI 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2009.01667.x, PubMed 20096031

Publications 2009

Henriksen C, Westerberg AC, Rønnestad A, Nakstad B, Veierød MB, Drevon CA, Iversen PO (2009)
Growth and nutrient intake among very-low-birth-weight infants fed fortified human milk during hospitalisation
Br J Nutr, 102 (8), 1179-86
DOI 10.1017/S0007114509371755, PubMed 19445820

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