Jerome Nicolas Marius Ruzzin

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Room 1245
Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 9 Domus Medica 0372 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1112 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic Interests

Xenobiotics, inflammation, energy and metabolism



  • MED1100 Medisinstudiet Lectures and Problem-Based Learning (PBL)


2013-2019 Principal Investigator. Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Bergen, Norway.

2011-2012 Post Doc 2.Department of Biological Sciences, University of Bergen, Norway.

2008-2011 Post Doc 1 National Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research, Bergen, Norway.

2006-2007 Fellowship. University Hospital Research Center, Quebec, Canada.

2002-2005 Ph.D. “Cellular mechanisms for insulin resistance in skeletal muscles and effects of contraction”. National Institute of Occupational Health and Norwegian University of Sport and Education - Oslo, Norway.

1996-2001 Master in Physiology and Bioenergetics. University Joseph-Fourier - Grenoble, France.





Benoit B, Meugnier E, Castelli M, Chanon S, Vieille-Marchiset A, Durand C, Monternier P-A, Durieux A-C, Freyssenet D, Lefai E, Vidal H, Ruzzin J: Fibroblast growth factor 19 regulates skeletal muscle mass and protects from muscle wasting. Nature Medicine 23:990-996, 2017

Gauthier MS, Rabasa-Lhoret R, Prud'homme D, Karelis AD, Geng D, van Bavel B, Ruzzin J: The Metabolically Healthy But Obese Phenotype Is Associated With Lower Plasma Levels of Persistent Organic Pollutants as Compared to the Metabolically Abnormal Obese Phenotype. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 99:E1061-E1066, 2014

 Ruzzin J, Petersen R, Meugnier E, Madsen L, Lock EJ, Lillefosse H, Ma T, Pesenti S, Sonne SB, Marstrand TT, Malde MK, Du ZY, Chavey C, Fajas L, Lundebye AK, Brand CL, Vidal H, Kristiansen K, Froyland L: Persistent organic pollutant exposure leads to insulin resistance syndrome. Environmental Health Perspectives 118:465-471, 2010

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  • Bolann, Bjørn Johan; Huber, Sandra; Ruzzin, Jérôme; Brox, Jan; Huitfeldt, Henrik & Monsen, Anne Lise Bjørke (2017). Miljøgifter i kosten handler om mer enn fisk. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. ISSN 0029-2001. 137(14-15), p. 973–974. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.17.0521.
  • Bolann, Bjørn Johan; Huber, Sandra; Ruzzin, Jérôme; Brox, Jan; Huitfeldt, Henrik & Monsen, Anne Lise Bjørke (2017). Er miljøgifter i norsk kosthold skadelig for barn? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. ISSN 0029-2001. 137(4), p. 295–297. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.16.0978.
  • Ruzzin, Jérôme; Bethune, Claudette; Goksøyr, Anders; Hylland, Ketil; Lee, Duk Hee & Jacobs, David R [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2015). Comment on "Contaminant levels in Norwegian farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in the 13-year period from 1999 to 2011" by Nøstbakken et al. Environment International. ISSN 0160-4120. 80, p. 98–99. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2015.01.003.
  • Heindel, Jerold J.; Vom Saal, Frederick S.; Blumberg, Bruce; Bovolin, Patrizia; Calamandrei, Gemma & Ceresini, Graziano [Show all 31 contributors for this article] (2015). Parma consensus statement on metabolic disruptors. Environmental health. ISSN 1476-069X. 14:19. doi: 10.1186/s12940-015-0042-7.
  • Jacobs, David R. Jr.; Ruzzin, Jérôme & Lee, Duk Hee (2014). Environmental pollutants: Downgrading the fish food stock affects chronic disease risk. Journal of Internal Medicine. ISSN 0954-6820. 276(3), p. 240–242. doi: 10.1111/joim.12205.
  • Ruzzin, Jérôme & Jacobs, David (2012). The secret story of fish: decreasing nutritional value due to pollution? British Journal of Nutrition. ISSN 0007-1145. 108(3), p. 397–399. doi: 10.1017/S0007114512002048.

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