Piotr Sowa

  • Senior Consultant, Neuroradiologist; MD, PhD
  • +47 230 72600

Address: Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Section of Neuroradiology, Oslo University Hospital, 0424 Oslo

 

Background:
Piotr Sowa received his medical degree from the Medical University of Wroclaw (Poland) in 1996, and his specialisation in radiology and medical imaging from the University Hospital in Krakow (Poland) in 2005. Sowa has been working within radiology since 1999, both in Krakow, Trondheim and the Oslo region, in the past few years with main focus on neuroradiology.

PhD-project:
Title of the PhD project: MRI biomarkers of Disease Activity and Progression in Multiple Sclerosis.

Main supervisor: Mona Beyer (Consultant at the Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Section of Neuroradiology, Oslo University Hospital)
Co-supervisor: Hanne F. Harbo (MD, PhD)

Research interests:
• Radiology/MRI in MS
• Restriction Spectrum Imaging in MS
• Perfusion Weighted Imaging in MS

 

Publications 2020

Brune S, Høgestøl EA, Cengija V, Berg-Hansen P, Sowa P, Nygaard GO, Harbo HF, Beyer MK (2020)
LesionQuant for Assessment of MRI in Multiple Sclerosis-A Promising Supplement to the Visual Scan Inspection
Front Neurol, 11, 546744
DOI 10.3389/fneur.2020.546744, PubMed 33362682

Duh E, Sowa P, Roberts MB, Karnes W (2020)
Traditional serrated adenomas (TSA) and the company they keep: TSA presence predicts advanced neoplasm states
Int J Colorectal Dis, 35 (7), 1351-1354
DOI 10.1007/s00384-020-03587-x, PubMed 32358718

Elvsåshagen T, Bahrami S, van der Meer D, Agartz I, Alnæs D, Barch DM, Baur-Streubel R, Bertolino A, Beyer MK, Blasi G, Borgwardt S, Boye B, Buitelaar J, Bøen E, Celius EG, Cervenka S, Conzelmann A, Coynel D, Di Carlo P, Djurovic S, Eisenacher S, Espeseth T, Fatouros-Bergman H, Flyckt L, Franke B et al. (2020)
The genetic architecture of human brainstem structures and their involvement in common brain disorders
Nat Commun, 11 (1), 4016
DOI 10.1038/s41467-020-17376-1, PubMed 32782260

Kaufmann T, van der Meer D, Doan NT, Schwarz E, Lund MJ, Agartz I, Alnæs D, Barch DM, Baur-Streubel R, Bertolino A, Bettella F, Beyer MK, Bøen E, Borgwardt S, Brandt CL, Buitelaar J, Celius EG, Cervenka S, Conzelmann A, Córdova-Palomera A, Dale AM, de Quervain DJF, Di Carlo P, Djurovic S, Dørum ES et al. (2020)
Publisher Correction: Common brain disorders are associated with heritable patterns of apparent aging of the brain
Nat Neurosci, 23 (2), 295
DOI 10.1038/s41593-019-0553-6, PubMed 31848485

Sowa P, Samarasena JB (2020)
Nonablative Radiofrequency Treatment for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (STRETTA)
Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am, 30 (2), 253-265
DOI 10.1016/j.giec.2019.12.006, PubMed 32146945

Publications 2019

de Rodez Benavent SA, Nygaard GO, Nilsen KB, Etholm L, Sowa P, Wendel-Haga M, Harbo HF, Drolsum L, Laeng B, Kerty E, Celius EG (2019)
Neurodegenerative Interplay of Cardiovascular Autonomic Dysregulation and the Retina in Early Multiple Sclerosis
Front Neurol, 10, 507
DOI 10.3389/fneur.2019.00507, PubMed 31156539

Høgestøl EA, Kaufmann T, Nygaard GO, Beyer MK, Sowa P, Nordvik JE, Kolskår K, Richard G, Andreassen OA, Harbo HF, Westlye LT (2019)
Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal MRI Brain Scans Reveal Accelerated Brain Aging in Multiple Sclerosis
Front Neurol, 10, 450
DOI 10.3389/fneur.2019.00450, PubMed 31114541

Kaufmann T, van der Meer D, Doan NT, Schwarz E, Lund MJ, Agartz I, Alnæs D, Barch DM, Baur-Streubel R, Bertolino A, Bettella F, Beyer MK, Bøen E, Borgwardt S, Brandt CL, Buitelaar J, Celius EG, Cervenka S, Conzelmann A, Córdova-Palomera A, Dale AM, de Quervain DJF, Di Carlo P, Djurovic S, Dørum ES et al. (2019)
Common brain disorders are associated with heritable patterns of apparent aging of the brain
Nat Neurosci, 22 (10), 1617-1623
DOI 10.1038/s41593-019-0471-7, PubMed 31551603

Rydning SL, Koht J, Sheng Y, Sowa P, Hjorthaug HS, Wedding IM, Erichsen AK, Hovden IA, Backe PH, Tallaksen CME, Vigeland MD, Selmer KK (2019)
Biallelic POLR3A variants confirmed as a frequent cause of hereditary ataxia and spastic paraparesis
Brain, 142 (4), e12
DOI 10.1093/brain/awz041, PubMed 30847471

Publications 2018

Sowa P, Harbo HF, White NS, Celius EG, Bartsch H, Berg-Hansen P, Moen SM, Bjørnerud A, Westlye LT, Andreassen OA, Dale AM, Beyer MK (2018)
Restriction spectrum imaging of white matter and its relation to neurological disability in multiple sclerosis
Mult Scler, 25 (5), 687-698
DOI 10.1177/1352458518765671, PubMed 29542336

Publications 2017

de Rodez Benavent SA, Nygaard GO, Harbo HF, Tønnesen S, Sowa P, Landrø NI, Wendel-Haga M, Etholm L, Nilsen KB, Drolsum L, Kerty E, Celius EG, Laeng B (2017)
Fatigue and cognition: Pupillary responses to problem-solving in early multiple sclerosis patients
Brain Behav, 7 (7), e00717
DOI 10.1002/brb3.717, PubMed 28729927

Sowa P, Nygaard GO, Bjørnerud A, Celius EG, Harbo HF, Beyer MK (2017)
Magnetic resonance imaging perfusion is associated with disease severity and activity in multiple sclerosis
Neuroradiology, 59 (7), 655-664
DOI 10.1007/s00234-017-1849-4, PubMed 28585082

Publications 2016

Moen SM, Harbo HF, Celius EG, Sowa P, Nygaard GO, Beyer MK (2016)
S.M. Moen og medarbeidere svarer
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 136 (19), 1608
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.16.0826, PubMed 27790879

Moen SM, Harbo HF, Celius EG, Sowa P, Nygaard GO, Beyer MK (2016)
S.M. Moen og medarbeidere svarer
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 136 (20), 1702
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.16.0865, PubMed 27830899

Moen SM, Harbo HF, Sowa P, Celius EG, Nygaard GO, Beyer MK (2016)
[MRI in multiple sclerosis]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 136 (16), 1373-6
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.15.1361, PubMed 27637059

Moen SM, Harbo HF, Sowa P, Celius EG, Nygaard GO, Beyer MK (2016)
MRI- investigations in multiple sclerosis
Tidsskr. Nor. Laegeforen., 136 (16), 1373-1376

Publications 2015

Nygaard GO, Celius EG, de Rodez Benavent SA, Sowa P, Gustavsen MW, Fjell AM, Landrø NI, Walhovd KB, Harbo HF (2015)
A Longitudinal Study of Disability, Cognition and Gray Matter Atrophy in Early Multiple Sclerosis Patients According to Evidence of Disease Activity
PLoS One, 10 (8), e0135974
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0135974, PubMed 26280173

Nygaard GO, de Rodez Benavent SA, Harbo HF, Laeng B, Sowa P, Damangir S, Bernhard Nilsen K, Etholm L, Tønnesen S, Kerty E, Drolsum L, Inge Landrø N, Celius EG (2015)
Eye and hand motor interactions with the Symbol Digit Modalities Test in early multiple sclerosis
Mult Scler Relat Disord, 4 (6), 585-9
DOI 10.1016/j.msard.2015.08.003, PubMed 26590666

Sowa P, Bjørnerud A, Nygaard GO, Damangir S, Spulber G, Celius EG, Due-Tønnessen P, Harbo HF, Beyer MK (2015)
Reduced perfusion in white matter lesions in multiple sclerosis
Eur J Radiol, 84 (12), 2605-12
DOI 10.1016/j.ejrad.2015.09.007, PubMed 26391230

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