Mette Vesterhus

  • Associate Professor, Group leader; MD, PhD
  • +47 46 90 30 96

Education

PhD University of Bergen, 2009

MD University of Bergen, 1999

Norwegian clinical specialist accreditations

"Indremedisin" (Internal medicine), "Fordøyelsessykdommer" (Gastroenterology)

Current and recent positions

2018-present: Associate Professor (50%), University of Bergen

2018-present: Senior consultant, Haraldsplass Deaconess Hospital, Bergen

2016-present: Group leader, Clinical group Bergen, Norwegian PSC Research Center, OUH Rikshospitalet

2012-2018: Post.doc., Norwegian PSC Research Center, OUH Rikshospitalet and National Center of Excellence for Ultrasound in Gastroenterology, Dept. of Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen

2009-2017: Clinical fellow in gastroenterology (50%), Dept. of Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen

2006-2007: Visiting PhD Research fellow (12 months), Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

Research interest

Primary sclerosing cholangitis. Biomarkers of disease activity and prognosis. Liver fibrosis.  Elastography. Imaging in PSC. Prospective cohorts. Clinical trials.

 

 
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