Espen Melum, head of the "Experimental Hepatology" group at the Research Institute of Internal Medicine, under the Division of Surgery, Inflammatory Diseases and Transplantation, was appointed "Researcher of the Month" for March 2018 by the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority (Helse Sør-Øst RHF).
Melum's research group studies why inflammation occurs in the bile ducts, which in turn can lead to liver failure. His work is presented in a feature article published on the home page of Helse Sør-Øst.
Published in major journals, first or last author from Oslo University Hospital.
In Well-Treated Celiac Patients Low-Level Mucosal Inflammation Predicts Response to 14-day Gluten Challenge
Adv Sci (Weinh), 8 (4), 2003526
A heterozygous germline CD100 mutation in a family with primary sclerosing cholangitis
Sci Transl Med, 13 (582)
Patient-tailored design for selective co-inhibition of leukemic cell subpopulations
Sci Adv, 7 (8)