Sigrid Børte

  • PhD student; MD
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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 2020

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

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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