Sigrid Børte

  • MD, PhD
  • +47 928 50 480

Background: Sigrid Børte has a medical doctor degree from the University of Oslo. She finished her internship before starting her Ph.D.

Research Project: Sigrid Børte is working with the Ph.D project “Genetic and environmental causes of migraine, a large-scale family-based analysis”, using the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study, a large population cohort from Trøndelag, Norway. In addition, she is involved in the HUNT-All-in neuropsychiatry group.    

(Main supervisor/Co supervisor): Bendik S. Winsvold (main supervisor) and John-Anker Zwart (co supervisor)

Methodology and interests: Epidemiology, genetics, mitochondrial genetics

Publications

  1. Børte, S., Winsvold, B. S., Stensland, S. Ø., Sm, C., & Zwart, J. (2017). The effect of foetal growth restriction on the development of migraine and tension-type headache in adulthood . The HUNT Study, 1–12.
  2. Johnsen, M. B., Winsvold, B. S., Børte, S., Vie, G., Pedersen, L. M., Storheim, K., … Zwart, J. A. (2018). The causal role of smoking on the risk of headache. A Mendelian randomization analysis in the HUNT study. European Journal of Neurology, 25(9), 1148-e102. https://doi.org/10.1111/ene.13675
  3. Gormley, P., Anttila, V., Winsvold, B. S., Palta, P., Esko, T., Tune, H., … Lee, P. H. (2016). Meta-analysis of 375 , 000 individuals identifies 38 susceptibility loci for migraine, 1–29.
  4. Gormley, P., Kurki, M., Hiekkala, M. E., Veerapen, K., Häppölä, P., Mitchell, A. A., … Ripatti, S. (2018). Common Variant Burden Contributes to the Familial Aggregation of Migraine in 1,589 Families. Neuron, 98(4), 743–753.e4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2018.04.014
 

Publications 2021

Bakker MK, van der Spek RAA, van Rheenen W, Morel S, Bourcier R, Hostettler IC, Alg VS, van Eijk KR, Koido M, Akiyama M, Terao C, Matsuda K, Walters RG, Lin K, Li L, Millwood IY, Chen Z, Rouleau GA, Zhou S, Rannikmäe K, Sudlow CLM, Houlden H, van den Berg LH, Dina C, Naggara O et al. (2021)
Author Correction: Genome-wide association study of intracranial aneurysms identifies 17 risk loci and genetic overlap with clinical risk factors
Nat Genet, 53 (2), 254
DOI 10.1038/s41588-020-00760-4, PubMed 33353957

Freidin MB, Tsepilov YA, Stanaway IB, Meng W, Hayward C, Smith BH, Khoury S, Parisien M, Bortsov A, Diatchenko L, Børte S, Winsvold BS, Brumpton BM, Zwart JA, Aulchenko YS, Suri P, Williams FMK, HUNT All-In Pain (2021)
Sex- and age-specific genetic analysis of chronic back pain
Pain, 162 (4), 1176-1187
DOI 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000002100, PubMed 33021770

Rahman MS, Winsvold BS, Chavez Chavez SO, Børte S, Tsepilov YA, Sharapov SZ, HUNT All-In Pain, Aulchenko YS, Hagen K, Fors EA, Hveem K, Zwart JA, van Meurs JB, Freidin MB, Williams FM (2021)
Genome-wide association study identifies RNF123 locus as associated with chronic widespread musculoskeletal pain
Ann Rheum Dis (in press)
DOI 10.1136/annrheumdis-2020-219624, PubMed 33926923

Publications 2020

Bakker MK, van der Spek RAA, van Rheenen W, Morel S, Bourcier R, Hostettler IC, Alg VS, van Eijk KR, Koido M, Akiyama M, Terao C, Matsuda K, Walters RG, Lin K, Li L, Millwood IY, Chen Z, Rouleau GA, Zhou S, Rannikmäe K, Sudlow CLM, Houlden H, van den Berg LH, Dina C, Naggara O et al. (2020)
Genome-wide association study of intracranial aneurysms identifies 17 risk loci and genetic overlap with clinical risk factors
Nat Genet, 52 (12), 1303-1313
DOI 10.1038/s41588-020-00725-7, PubMed 33199917

Børte S, Zwart JA, Skogholt AH, Gabrielsen ME, Thomas LF, Fritsche LG, Surakka I, Nielsen JB, Zhou W, Wolford BN, Vigeland MD, Hagen K, Kristoffersen ES, Nyholt DR, Chasman DI, Brumpton BM, Willer CJ, Winsvold BS (2020)
Mitochondrial genome-wide association study of migraine - the HUNT Study
Cephalalgia, 40 (6), 625-634
DOI 10.1177/0333102420906835, PubMed 32056457

Kristoffersen ES, Børte S, Hagen K, Zwart JA, Winsvold BS (2020)
Migraine, obesity and body fat distribution - a population-based study
J Headache Pain, 21 (1), 97
DOI 10.1186/s10194-020-01163-w, PubMed 32762643

Kristoffersen ES, Børte S, Hagen K, Zwart JA, Winsvold BS (2020)
Caesarean section and the association with migraine: a retrospective register-linked HUNT population cohort study
BMJ Open, 10 (11), e040685
DOI 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-040685, PubMed 33208331

Publications 2019

Børte S, Zwart JA, Stensland SØ, Hagen K, Winsvold BS (2019)
Parental migraine in relation to migraine in offspring: Family linkage analyses from the HUNT Study
Cephalalgia, 39 (7), 854-862
DOI 10.1177/0333102419828989, PubMed 30714392

Kogelman LJA, Esserlind AL, Christensen AF, Awasthi S, Ripke S, Ingason A, Davidsson OB, Erikstrup C, Hjalgrim H, Ullum H, Olesen J, Hansen TF, Gudbjartsson D, Gastafsson O, Stefansson K, Stefansson H, Porsteinsdottir U, Andersen S, Banasik K, Brunak S, Buil A, Burgdorf K, Gregor J, Jennum P, Nielsen KR et al. (2019)
Migraine polygenic risk score associates with efficacy of migraine-specific drugs
Neurol.-Genet., 5 (6), e364

Publications 2018

Johnsen MB, Winsvold BS, Børte S, Vie GÅ, Pedersen LM, Storheim K, Skorpen F, Hagen K, Bjørngaard JH, Åsvold BO, Zwart JA (2018)
The causal role of smoking on the risk of headache. A Mendelian randomization analysis in the HUNT study
Eur J Neurol, 25 (9), 1148-e102
DOI 10.1111/ene.13675, PubMed 29747220

Publications 2017

Børte S, Winsvold BS, Stensland SØ, Småstuen MC, Zwart JA (2017)
The effect of foetal growth restriction on the development of migraine and tension-type headache in adulthood. The HUNT Study
PLoS One, 12 (4), e0175908
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0175908, PubMed 28410431

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