Dissertations

Digital Public Defense: Hedda Benedicte Hoel

Cand.med. Hedda Benedicte Hoel at Institute of Clinical Medicine will be defending the thesis “Inflammasome activation, gut microbiota and comorbidities in HIV and COVID-19” for the degree of PhD.

Time and place: June 17, 2021, 11:15 on Zoom

Hedda Benedicte Hoel, MD

Adjucation committee:

  • First opponent: Professor Kevin Whelan, King’s College London, United Kingdom
  • Second opponent: Associate Professor Mette Axelsen, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Third member and chair of the evaluation committee: Professor Stine Marie Ulven, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo

Digital Public Defense: Eline Birkeland

MSc Eline Birkeland at Institute of Clinical Medicine will be defending the thesis The Fiberdia study: Effects of inulin-type fructans on gut microbiota and regulation of blood glucose and appetite in type 2 diabetes: A randomised, placebo-controlled crossover trial for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: April 23, 2021 at 12:15 on Zoom

Eline Birkeland, MSc

Principal Supervisor: Associate Professor Marius Trøseid, University of Oslo

Adjucation committee:

  • First opponent: Professor Magnus Gisslen, University of Gothenberg, Sahlgrenska Hospital, Sweden
  • Second opponent: Associate Professor Bjørn Blomberg, University of Bergen, Haukeland University Hospital
  • Third member and chair of the evaluation committee: Professor Tone Tønjum, University of Oslo

Chair of defence: Professor II Tore Julsrud Berg, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo

Principal Supervisor: Associate Professor Anne-Marie Aas, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo

Digital Public Defense: Ayodeji Awoyemi

MD Ayodeji Awoyemi at Institute of Clinical Medicine defended the thesis Microbial translocation and cardiovascular disease states. Emphasis on chronic heart failure, diabetes and the metabolic syndrome for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor) February 3, 2021.

Ayodeji Awoyemi, MD, PhD

Adjucation committee:

  • First opponent: Professor Thomas Lüscher, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
  • Second opponent: Professor Jan Kristian Damås, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
  • Third member and chair of the evaluation committee: Associate Professor Kristina Haugaa, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo

Chair of defence: Professor II Dan Atar, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo 

Principal Supervisor: Ingebjørg Seljeflot, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo

Digital Public Defense: Beate Vestad

Beate Vestad, PhD

MSc Beate Vestad at Institute of Clinical Medicine defended the thesis Gut microbiota, extracellular vesicles and comorbidities in HIV infection; Exploring the drivers of metabolic disease risk and microbe-host crosstalk for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor) October 30, 2020.

Adjucation committee:

  • First opponent: Section Chief Roger Paredes, Institut de Recerca de la Sida IrsiCaixa, Barcelona, Spain 
  • Second opponent: Professor An Hendrix, University of Gent, Belgium 
  • Third member and chair of the evaluation committee: Professor Marit Inngjerdingen, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo 

Chair of defence: Professor Tone Tønjum, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo

Principal supervisor: Associate Professor Marius Trøseid, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo