Line Broch

  • 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)

Research interest:

Epidemiology

Clinical studies in MS

MS and fatigue

 

Publications 2020

Broch L, Wester S, Haslund A, Edland A (2020)
Anaphylactic reaction to MRI contrast agent
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 140 (8)
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.19.0709, PubMed 32463188

Ormstad H, Simonsen CS, Broch L, Maes DM, Anderson G, Celius EG (2020)
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
DOI 10.1016/j.msard.2020.102533, PubMed 33010585

Simonsen CS, Flemmen HØ, Broch L, Brunborg C, Berg-Hansen P, Moen SM, Celius EG (2020)
The course of multiple sclerosis rewritten: a Norwegian population-based study on disease demographics and progression
J Neurol
DOI 10.1007/s00415-020-10279-7, PubMed 33090270

Publications 2016

Broch L, Bjørnarå B, Amthor KF (2016)
[Gray substance gone astray]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 136 (9), 832
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.15.0959, PubMed 27221184

Broch L, Bjornara B, Amthor KF (2016)
Gray matter gone astray
Tidsskr. Nor. Laegeforen., 136 (9), 832

Publications 2010

Broch L, Amthor KF (2010)
[A 66-year-old woman with confusion, aphasia, and myoclonus]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 130 (10), 1041-3
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.09.0697, PubMed 20489807

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