- Consultant of Neurology; MD
Background: Line Broch has a medical degree from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland (2003) and is a specialist in neurology since 2014. She works as a senior consultant at the department of neurology, Drammen hospital. She has a special interest in MS and is a part of the departments MS-team.
As of January 2019 she is working 50% as a PhD student with the project “Fatigue in MS” while continuing working 50% as a clinician in the department of neurology in Drammen.
Resarch project: Line Broch is starting a research project on fatigue in MS. The project title is “Fatigue in MS”. The aim of the project is to study the prevalence of fatigue, the changes of fatigue over time and the relation to clinical factors, socioeconomic factors, immune markers and treatment in an MS population.
Main supervisor: Elisabeth Gulowsen Celius (Professor MD, PhD).
Co-supervisor: Heidi Ormstad (Professor Sc., PhD)
Clinical studies in MS
MS and fatigue
The influence of socioeconomic factors on access to disease modifying treatment in a Norwegian multiple sclerosis cohort
Mult Scler Relat Disord, 61, 103759
High prevalence of fatigue in contemporary patients with multiple sclerosis
Mult Scler J Exp Transl Clin, 7 (1), 2055217321999826
Maternal education has significant influence on progression in multiple sclerosis
Mult Scler Relat Disord, 53, 103052
Early High Efficacy Treatment in Multiple Sclerosis Is the Best Predictor of Future Disease Activity Over 1 and 2 Years in a Norwegian Population-Based Registry
Front Neurol, 12, 693017
No significant differences in absenteeism or academic achievements in a Norwegian multiple sclerosis case control study
Mult Scler Relat Disord, 54, 103141
Anaphylactic reaction to MRI contrast agent
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 140 (8)
Chronic fatigue and depression due to multiple sclerosis: Immune-inflammatory pathways, tryptophan catabolites and the gut-brain axis as possible shared pathways
Mult Scler Relat Disord, 46, 102533
The course of multiple sclerosis rewritten: a Norwegian population-based study on disease demographics and progression
J Neurol, 268 (4), 1330-1341
Gray matter gone astray
Tidsskr. Nor. Laegeforen., 136 (9), 832
[Gray substance gone astray]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 136 (9), 832
[A 66-year-old woman with confusion, aphasia, and myoclonus]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 130 (10), 1041-3