Liv Wenche Thorbjørnsen

  • Engineer, Biobank
  • +47 23 07 38 72

Education

Oslo Fysiokjemikerskole, 1997-99

Positions

2009 - present: Biobank manager, NoPSC, OUS-HF, Rikshospitalet

1997 - 2009: Biomedical Laboratory Scientist, SIA/Ahus

1980 - 1992: Biomedical Laboratory Scientist, Rikshospitalet

1979 - 1980: Biomedical Laboratory Scientist, Ullevål

Responsbilities

Daily management of the biobank; sampling, preparation and storage of biological materials (blood, urine, feces). DNA/RNA extraction and quality control.

 

Publications 2017

Trivedi PJ, Tickle J, Vesterhus MN, Eddowes PJ, Bruns T, Vainio J, Parker R, Smith D, Liaskou E, Thorbjørnsen LW, Hirschfield GM, Auvinen K, Hubscher SG, Salmi M, Adams DH, Weston CJ (2017)
Vascular adhesion protein-1 is elevated in primary sclerosing cholangitis, is predictive of clinical outcome and facilitates recruitment of gut-tropic lymphocytes to liver in a substrate-dependent manner
Gut, 67 (6), 1135-1145
DOI 10.1136/gutjnl-2016-312354, PubMed 28428344

Vesterhus M, Holm A, Hov JR, Nygård S, Schrumpf E, Melum E, Thorbjørnsen LW, Paulsen V, Lundin K, Dale I, Gilja OH, Zweers SJLB, Vatn M, Schaap FG, Jansen PLM, Ueland T, Røsjø H, Moum B, Ponsioen CY, Boberg KM, Färkkilä M, Karlsen TH, Lund-Johansen F (2017)
Novel serum and bile protein markers predict primary sclerosing cholangitis disease severity and prognosis
J Hepatol, 66 (6), 1214-1222
DOI 10.1016/j.jhep.2017.01.019, PubMed 28161472

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