Kaare Reidar Norum

Professor Emeritus - Department of Nutrition

Academic Interests

  • Nutrition
  • Nutritional biology
  • Nutrition policy
  • International health

Teaching

  • Nutrition in preventive medicine

Higher education and employment history

  • Dr med., UiO 1966
  • Dean, The Faculty of Medicine 1986–1988
  • Rector, University of Oslo 1999-2001

Honoraria

  • Anders Jahre's prize for young researchers, 1972
  • McCollum Award, The American Society for Clinical Nutrition,1992
  • Commander of The Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav
  • Commander of the Royal Swedish Order of the Northern Star

Collaboration

  • Oslo Cancer Cluster
  • Oslo Cancer Cluster Innovation Park, Ullern upper secondary/high school

Kaare R. Norum's CV

 

Publications

  • Holme, Ingar Morten K; Retterstøl, Kjetil; Norum, Kaare Reidar & Hjermann, Ingvar (2016). Lifelong benefits on myocardial infarction mortality: 40-year follow-up of the randomized Oslo diet and antismoking study. Journal of Internal Medicine.  ISSN 0954-6820.  280(2), s 221- 227 . doi: 10.1111/joim.12485
  • Norum, Kaare Reidar (2014). Ernæring og erindring. Michael.  ISSN 1893-9651.  11(3), s 263- 487
  • De Luca, Luigi M. & Norum, Kaare Reidar (2011). Scurvy and Cloudberries: A Chapter in the History of Nutritional Sciences. Journal of Nutrition.  ISSN 0022-3166.  141(12), s 2101- 2105 . doi: 10.3945/jn.111.145334
  • Norum, Kaare Reidar (2009). Henrik Greve Blessing. Michael Quarterly.  ISSN 1504-0658.  6(2), s 150- 185
  • Norum, Kaare Reidar (2008). Mat og helse - et globalt politisk spill. Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift.  ISSN 0800-336X.  25(2), s 146- 156 . doi: http://foreninger.uio.no/dms/program/frokost-med-bernt/2008-2/Kaare%20R%20Norum%5B1%5D.Mat%20og%20HelseNyttNorsk.pdf
  • Berg, Trond; Norum, Kaare Reidar; Roos, Norbert & Blomhoff, Rune (2004). Intralobular distribution of vitamin A-storing lipid droplets in hepatic stellate cells. Special reference to polar bear and arctic fox. Comparative Hepatology.  ISSN 1476-5926.  3, s 16
  • Higashi, Nobuyo; Imai, Katsuyuki; Sato, Mitsuru; Sato, Takeya; Kojima, Naosuke; Miura, Mitsutaka; Wold, Heidi L; Moskaug, Jan Øivind; Berg, Trond; Norum, Kaare Reidar; Roos, Norbert; Wake, Kenjiro; Blomhoff, Rune & Senoo, Haruki (2004). Intralobular Distribution of Vitamin A-Storing Lipid Droplets in Hepatic Stellate Cells with Special Reference to Polar Bear and Arctic Fox. Comparative Hepatology.  ISSN 1476-5926.  3(1)
  • Senoo, Haruki; Wake, Kenjiro; Wold, Heidi L; Higashi, Nobuyo; Imai, Katsuyuki; Moskaug, Jan Øivind; Kojima, Naosuke; Miura, Mitsutaka; Sato, Takeya; Sato, Mitsuru; Roos, Norbert; Berg, Trond; Norum, Kaare Reidar & Blomhoff, Rune (2004). Decreased Capacity for Vitamin A Storage in Hepatic Stellate Cells for Arctic Animals. Comparative Hepatology.  ISSN 1476-5926.  3(1), s 18- 18
  • Senoo, Haruki; Wake, Kanjiro; Wold, Heidi Libæk; Higashi, Nobuya; Imai, Katsuyuki; Moskaug, Jan Øivind; Kojima, Naosuke; Miura, Mitsutaka; Sato, Takeya; Sato, Mitsuru; Roos, Norbert; Berg, Trond; Norum, Kaare Reidar & Blomhoff, Rune (2004). Decreased capacity for vitamin A: storage in hepatic stellate cells for arctic animals. Comparative Hepatology.  ISSN 1476-5926.  (3 Suppl 1), s 18
  • Drevon, Christian A & Norum, Kaare Reidar (2003). Towards a Comprehensive Food and Nutrition Policy for Jordan, a Progress Report, In O Berg; HS Selikowitz; OG Aasland (ed.),  Medisin og samfunn. Festskrift til Grete Botten i anledning hennes 60-årsdag.  Unipub forlag.  ISBN 82-7477-140-0.  Samfunn og ernæring: innspill om maten som medisin og som politikk.  s 224 - 234
  • Norum, Kaare Reidar & Grav, Hans J (2002). Axel Holst og Theodor Frølich - pionerer i bekjempelsen av skjørbuk. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening.  ISSN 0029-2001.  122(17), s 1686- 1687
  • Skaare, Janneche Utne; Bernhoft, A.; Wiig, Øystein; Norum, Kaare Reidar; Haug, Egil; Eide, Dag Marcus & Derocher, A.E. (2001). Relationships between plasma levels of organochlorines, retinol, and thyroid hormones from polar bears (Ursus maritimus) at Svalbard. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health.  ISSN 1528-7394.  62, s 227- 241
  • Sato, Mitsuru; Miura, Mitsutaka; Kojima, Naosuke; Higashi, Nobyuo; Imamura, Kazuyuki; Sato, Takeya; Wold, Heidi L.; Moshaug, Jan Øivind; Blomhoff, Rune; Wake, Kenjiro; Roos, Norbert; Berg, Trond; Norum, Kaare Reidar & Senoo, Haruki (2001). Nuclear deviation in hepatic parenchymal cells on sinusoidal surfaces in artcic animals. Cell structure and function.  ISSN 0386-7196.  26, s 71- 77
  • Senoo, Haruki; Imamura, Kazuyuki; Higashi, Nobyuo; Wake, Kenjiro; Nojima, N.; Miura, Mitsutaka; Wold, Heidi L.; Moshaug, Jan Øivind; Sato, Takeya; Roos, Norbert; Berg, Trond; Norum, Kaare Reidar & Blomhoff, Rune (2001). Transport and hepatic storage of vitamin A in arctic animals, In E Wisse; D.L. Knook; R De Zanger & K. Arthur (ed.),  Cells of the hepatic sinusoid.  Kupffer Cell Foundation, Leiden, The Netherlands.  s 207 - 209
  • Stene, Lars Christian; Giacaman, Rita; Abdel-Rahim, Hanan F.; Husseini, Abdullatif Said; Norum, Kaare Reidar & Holmboe-Ottesen, Gerd (2001). Obesity and associated factors in a Palestinian West Bank village population. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  ISSN 0954-3007.  55, s 805- 811 Show summary
  • Berg, Trond; Hagen, Egil; Myhre, Anita Margareth; Tjelle, Torunn Elisabet & Norum, Kaare Reidar (1999). Retinyl esters are hydrolyzed in early endosomes of J774 macrophages. Journal of Lipid Research.  ISSN 0022-2275.  40, s 309- 317
  • Hagen, Egil; Myhre, Anita Margareth; Smeland, Erlend B; Halvorsen, Bente; Norum, Kaare Reidar & Blomhoff, Rune (1999). Uptake of vitamin A in macrophages from physiological transport proteins: Role of retinol-binding protein and chylomicron remnants. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry.  ISSN 0955-2863.  10, s 345- 352
  • Myhre, Anita Margareth; Holven, Kirsten B.; Norum, Kaare Reidar & Blomhoff, Rune (1999). Retinoylation of proteins in rat hepatocytes following uptake of chylomicron remnant retinyl ester. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation.  ISSN 0036-5513.  59, s 315- 324 Show summary
  • Myhre, Anita Margareth; Norum, Kaare Reidar & Blomhoff, Rune (1999). Retinoylation of proteins in vivo: Potential physological and pharmacological implications. Retinoids.  15(3), s 112- 117
  • Naderi, Soheil; Blomhoff, Rune; Myklebust, June Helene; Smeland, Erlend B; Erikstein, Bjørn; Norum, Kaare Reidar & Blomhoff, Heidi Kiil (1999). Lovastatin inhibits G1/S transition of normal human B-lymphocytes independent of apoptosis. Experimental Cell Research.  ISSN 0014-4827.  252, s 144- 153
  • Stene, Lars Christian; Giacaman, Rita; Abdel-Rahim, Hanan F.; Husseini, Abdullatif Said; Norum, Kaare Reidar & Holmboe-Ottesen, Gerd (1999). Food consumption patterns in a Palestinian West Bank population. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  ISSN 0954-3007.  53, s 953- 958 Show summary
  • Norum, Kaare Reidar; Johansson, Lars; Botten, Grete Synøve; Bjørneboe, Gunn Elin & Oshaug, Arne (1997). Nutrition and food policy in Norway: Effects on reduction of coronary heart disease. Nutrition reviews.  ISSN 0029-6643.  55(11), s S32- S39
  • Holven, Kirsten B.; Nataranjan, V.; Gundersen, Thomas Erik; Moshaug, Jan Øivind; Norum, Kaare Reidar & Blomhoff, Rune (1997). Secretion of N-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)retinamide-retinol-binding protein from liver parenchymal cells: Evidence for reduced affinity of the complex for transthyretin. International Journal of Cancer.  ISSN 0020-7136.  71, s 654- 659
  • Nagy, Nina Elisabeth; Holven, Kirsten Bjørklund; Roos, Norbert; Senoo, Haruki; Kojima, Naosuke; Norum, Kaare Reidar & Blomhoff, Rune (1997). Storage of vitamin A in extrahepatic stellate cells in normal rats. Journal of Lipid Research.  ISSN 0022-2275.  38, s 645- 658
  • Nagy, Nina; Holven, Kirsten B.; Roos, Norbert; Senoo, Haruki; Kojima, Naosuke; Norum, Kaare Reidar & Blomhoff, Rune (1997). Storage of vitmain A in extrahepatic stellate cells in normal rats. Journal of Lipid Research.  ISSN 0022-2275.  38, s 645- 658
  • Nilsson, Astrid; Trøen, Dunhild; Petersen, Lisette B.; Norum, Kaare Reidar & Blomhoff, Rune (1997). Retinyl ester storage is altered in liver stellate cells and in HL60 cells transfected with cellular retinol-binding protein type I. International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology.  ISSN 1357-2725.  29(2), s 381- 389
  • Smeland, Sigbjørn; Kolset, Svein Olav; Lyon, Malcolm; Norum, Kaare Reidar & Blomhoff, Rune (1997). Binding of perlecan to transthyretin in vitro. Biochemical Journal.  ISSN 0264-6021.  326, s 829- 836
  • Myhre, Anita Margareth; Takahashi, N.; Blomhoff, Rune; Breitman, T. R. & Norum, Kaare Reidar (1996). Retinoylation of proteins in rat liver, kidney and lung in vivo. Journal of Lipid Research.  ISSN 0022-2275.  37, s 1971- 1977
  • Skrede, Bjørn; Blomhoff, Rune; Mælandsmo, Gunhild Mari; Ose, Leiv; Myklebost, Ola & Norum, Kaare Reidar (1992). Uptake of chylomicron remnant retinyl esters in human leukocytes in vivo. European J. Clin..  s 229- 234
  • Senoo, Haruki; Stang, Espen; Nilsson, Astrid; Kindberg, Grete M.; Berg, Trond; Roos, Norbert; Norum, Kaare Reidar & Blomhoff, Rune (1990). Internalization of retinol-binding protein in parenchymal and stellate cells of rat liver. Journal of Lipid Research.  ISSN 0022-2275.  31, s 1229- 1239
  • Norum, Kaare Reidar; Christiansen, Erling N; Christophersen, Bjørn & Bremer, Jon (1989). Metabolic and nutritional aspects of long chain fatty acids of marine origin, In AJ Vergroesen & Michael H. Crawford (ed.),  The role of fat in human nutrition.  Academic Press, London.  s 117 - 149
  • Gjøen, Tor; Bjerkelund, T.; Blomhoff, Heidi Kiil; Norum, Kaare Reidar; Berg, Trond & Blomhoff, Rune (1987). Liver takes up retinol binding protein from plasma. Journal of Biological Chemistry.  ISSN 0021-9258.  262, s 10926- 10930
  • Kindberg, GM; Eskild, W; Andersen, Knut-Jan; Norum, Kaare Reidar & Berge, T (1987). Receptor-Mediated Endocytosis in Rat Liver Parenchymal and Non- Parenchymal Cells, Studied by Means of Subcellular Fractionation in Density Gradients, In  Cells, Membranes, and Disease Including Renal.  Plenum Press.  ISBN 0-306-42678-1.  Volum 17.  s 315 - 325
  • Aursnes, Ivar Andreas; Dørum, H-P.; Smit, Pier; Arnesen, H; Christiansen, Erling N; Norum, Kaare Reidar; Fischer, S.M. & Weber, PC (1986). Low and high risk coronary patients discriminated by blood platelet fatty acid composition. Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation.  ISSN 0036-5513.  46, s 115- 120
  • Christiansen, Erling N; Rørtveit, Torill; Norum, Kaare Reidar & Thomassen, M. S. (1986). Fatty acid chain elongation in rat small intestine. Biochemical Journal.  ISSN 0264-6021.  237, s 293- 295
  • Gjøen, Tor; Blomhoff, Rune; Skretting, Grethe; Blomhoff, Heidi Kiil; Norum, Kaare Reidar & Berg, Trond (1986). Uptake of retinol and retinol binding protein in hepatic parenchymal cells and perisinusoidal stellate cells, In A Kirn; D.L. Knook & E Wisse (ed.),  In Cells of the hepatic sinusoid.  Pasmans, Netherlands.
  • Thomassen, M. S.; Rørtveit, Torill; Christiansen, Erling N & Norum, Kaare Reidar (1984). Changes in the content of n-6 fatty acids in liver phospholipids in rats as a consequence of partially hydrogenated dietary oils. British Journal of Nutrition.  ISSN 0007-1145.  51, s 315- 322
  • Thomassen, M. S.; Christiansen, Erling N & Norum, Kaare Reidar (1982). Characterization of the stimulatory effect of high fat diets on peroxisomal beta-oxidation in rat liver. Biochemical Journal.  ISSN 0264-6021.  206, s 195- 202
  • Christiansen, Erling N; Thomassen, M. S.; Christiansen, RZ; Osmundsen, Harald & Norum, Kaare Reidar (1979). Metabolism of erucic acid in perfused rat liver: Increased chain-shortening after feeding partially hydrogenated marine oil and rapeseed oil. Lipids.  ISSN 0024-4201.  14, s 829- 835
  • Thomassen, M. S.; Strøm, E.C.; Christiansen, Erling N & Norum, Kaare Reidar (1979). Effect of marine oil and rapeseed oil on composition of fatty acids in lipoprotein triacylglycerides from rat blood plasma and liver perfusate. Lipids.  ISSN 0024-4201.  14, s 58- 65

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  • Norum, Kaare Reidar & Paulsen, Berit Smestad (2012). South African Traditional Medicinal Plants from KwaZulu-Natal describe by Henrik Greve Blessing. Unipub.  ISBN 978-8-274775-54-1.  239 s.
  • Bjørneboe, Gunn Elin; Drevon, Christian A & Norum, Kaare Reidar (red.) (1999). Mat og medisin. Nordisk lærebok i generell og klinisk ernæring. Høyskoleforlaget A/S, Kristiansand.  ISBN 82-7634-241-8.
  • Norum, Kaare Reidar; Johansson, Lars; Botten, Grete Synøve; Bjørneboe, Gunn Elin & Oshaug, Arne (1997). Nutrition and food policy in Norway. Effects on reduction of coronary heart disease. Humana Press Inc..
  • Bjørneboe, Gunn Elin; Drevon, Christian A & Norum, Kaare Reidar (red.) (1994). Mat og medisin, 3. utg. Univeristetsforlaget, Oslo.  ISBN 82-00-41195-8.
  • Christophersen, Bjørn; Norseth, J; Thomassen, M. S.; Christiansen, Erling N; Norum, Kaare Reidar; Osmundsen, Harald & Bremer, Jon (ed.) (1982). Metabolism and metabolic effects of C22:1 fatty acids with special reference to cardiac lipidosis, in Nutritional Evaluation of Long-chain Fatty Acids in Fish Oil, pages 89-139. ME Stansby & SM Barlow (Eds) Academic Press.  51 s.
  • Thomassen, M. S.; Christiansen, Erling N & Norum, Kaare Reidar (1981). Effects of different dietary oils on the peroxisomal beta-oxidation activity in rat liver. Lipidforum, Proc. 11. Scand Symp Lipids (Ed. R Marcuse), 16-22.  7 s.
  • Thomassen, M. S.; Christiansen, Erling N; Neat, CE & Norum, Kaare Reidar (1979). Chain-shortening of C22:1 fatty acids in rat liver. Effect of partially hydrogenated marine oil or rapeseed oil feeding. Lipidforum, Proc 10. Scand Symp Lipids (Ed. R Marcuse), C108-C117.  10 s.

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  • Norum, Kaare Reidar (2014). Lobbyvirksomhet i universitetspolitikken - to syn på samme virkelighet. Michael.  ISSN 1893-9651.  11(4), s 543- 545
  • Pedersen, Jan I; Norum, Kaare Reidar; James, Philip T.; Brouwer, Ingeborg A.; Katan, Martijn B.; Clarke, Robert; Elmadfa, Ibrahim; Kris-Etherton, Penny M.; Kromhout, Daan; Margetts, Barrie M.; Mensink, Ronald P.; Rayner, Mike & Uusitupa, Matti (2012). No scientific support for linking dietary saturated fat to CHD Response. British Journal of Nutrition.  ISSN 0007-1145.  107(3), s 458- 460 . doi: 10.1017/S0007114511006611
  • Pedersen, Jan I; Norum, Kaare Reidar; James, Philip T.; Brouwer, Ingeborg A.; Katan, Martijn B.; Clarke, Robert; Elmadfa, Ibrahim; Kris-Etherton, Penny M.; Kromhout, Daan; Margetts, Barrie M.; Mensink, Ronald P.; Rayner, Mike & Uusitupa, Matti (2012). The importance of reducing SFA intake to limit CHD risk Response. British Journal of Nutrition.  ISSN 0007-1145.  107(3), s 452- 454 . doi: 10.1017/S0007114511006593
  • Norum, Kaare Reidar (2011). Blessing og Nansen: "Fram" og tilbake, I:  Fridtjof Nansen Minneforelesninger 50 år.  Novus Forlag.  ISBN 978-82-7099-647-6.  Kapittel nr 7.  s 164 - 187
  • Pedersen, Jan I; James, Philip T.; Brouwer, Ingeborg A.; Clarke, Robert; Elmadfa, Ibrahim; Katan, Martijn B.; Kris-Etherton, Penny M.; Kromhout, Daan; Margetts, Barrie; Mensink, Ronald P.; Norum, Kaare Reidar; Rayner, Mike & Uusitupa, Matti (2011). The importance of reducing SFA to limit CHD. British Journal of Nutrition.  ISSN 0007-1145.  106(7), s 961- 963 . doi: 10.1017/S000711451100506X
  • Scarborough, Peter; Rayner, Mike; van Dis, Ineke & Norum, Kaare Reidar (2010). Meta-analysis of effect of saturated fat intake on cardiovascular disease: overadjustment obscures true associations. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  ISSN 0002-9165.  92(2), s 458- 459 . doi: 10.3945/ajcn.2010.29504
  • Norum, Kaare Reidar (2008). PepsiCo recruitment strategy challenged. Public Health Nutrition.  ISSN 1368-9800.  11 . doi: 10.1017/S1368980007001632
  • Brandtzæg, Per & Norum, Kaare Reidar (2006). Hvileskjær gir ingen vinner. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).  ISSN 0804-3116.  s 4
  • Brandtzæg, Per & Norum, Kaare Reidar (2006). Skuffende forskningspolitikk (Debatt). Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).  ISSN 0804-3116.  s 5
  • Waxman, A & Norum, Kaare Reidar (2004). Why a global strategy on diet, physical activity and health? The growing burden of non-communicable diseases. Public Health Nutrition.  ISSN 1368-9800.  7, s 381- 383
  • Norum, Kaare Reidar; Blakar, Rolv Mikkel; Handal, Gunnar; Hansen, Cathrine Fabricius; Jacobsen, Ingeborg; Kjønstad, Asbjørn & Osnes, Eivind (2003). Universitetene trenger ingen ny lov. Dagbladet.  ISSN 0805-3766.
  • Norum, Kaare Reidar & Drevon, Christian A (2002). Initial report on food and nutrition policy in Jordan.
  • Gjötterud, Kristoffer & Norum, Kaare Reidar (2001, 04. april). Protest mot Rektor Norums utspill overfor Israels ambassadør på vegne av UiO. [Radio].  NRK P2 Dagsnytt atten. Show summary
  • Norum, Kaare Reidar; Christophersen, Nils Damm; Elverhøi, Anders; Grue, John & Uggerud, Einar (2000). Hånd i hånd med næringslivet. Dagens næringsliv.  ISSN 0803-9372.
  • Abdel-Rahim, Hanan F.; Husseini, Abdullatif Said; Giacaman, Rita; Awartani, F.; Norum, Kaare Reidar; Holmboe-Ottesen, Gerd; Jervell, Jakob Anton & Bjerntess, E. (1999). Diabetes melliktus in an urban palestinian population - prevalence and associated factors.
  • Abdel-Rahim, Hanan F.; Husseini, Abdullatif Said; Giacaman, Rita; Awartani, F.; Norum, Kaare Reidar; Holmboe-Ottesen, Gerd; Jervell, Jakob Anton & Bjertness, Espen (1999). Diabetes Mellitus in an Urban Palestinian Population - Prevalence and Associated Factors. 20th Anniversary Seminar.
  • Senoo, Haruki; Imamura, Kazuyuki; Wake, Kenjiro; Wold, Heidi L.; Moshaug, Jan Øivind; Kojima, Naosuke; Matanao, Y.; Miura, Mitsutaka; Sato, M.; Roos, Norbert; Berg, Trond; Langvatn, Rolf; Norum, Kaare Reidar & Blomhoff, Rune (1998). Vitamin A-storing system in mammals and birds in the arctic area - a study in the Svalbard archipelago. Show summary
  • Berg, Trond; Kindberg, Grete Mørk; Andersen, Knut-Jan; Eskild, Winnie & Norum, Kaare Reidar (1986). Receptor-Mediated Endocytosis in Isolated Rat Liver Perenchymal and Nonparenchymal Cells, Studied by Means of Subcellular Fractionation in Nycodenz and Sucrose Gradients.
  • Gjøen, Tor; Norum, Kaare Reidar; Blomhoff, Rune; Green, Michael H.; Green, J.B.; Wathne, Karl-Olaf; Botilsrud, M. & Berg, Trond (1986). Metabolism of retinol in the intestine and liver.

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