Kenth-Arne Hansson

Postdoctoral Fellow - Transgenic Animals and Lipid Storage
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Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 9 Domus Medica 0372 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1046 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Imaging
  • Theoretical biology
  • Cell size regulation
  • Muscle physiology
  • Metabolism
  • Scaling


Received my Ph.D. based on studies performed at the muscle physiology group headed by Prof. Kristian Gundersen, Institute of Biosciences, UiO. Investigated the relationship between cell physiology and size within skeletal muscle fibers.


BIOS1110-Cellular and molecular biology


BIOS3800-Human physiology

BIOS5812-Advanced physiology and neurobiology

MBV4310-Comparative and ecological physiology


Tags: In vivo imaging, In vivo injections, Skeletal muscle, Muscle memory, DNA content, Cell size, Metabolism, Microscopy


  • Cramer, Alyssa A. W.; Prasad, Vikram; Eftestøl, Einar; Song, Taejeong; Hansson, Kenth-Arne & Dugdale, Hannah F. [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2020). Nuclear numbers in syncytial muscle fibers promote size but limit the development of larger myonuclear domains. Nature Communications. ISSN 2041-1723. 11, p. 1–14. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-20058-7. Full text in Research Archive
  • Hansson, Kenth-Arne; Eftestøl, Einar; Bruusgaard, Jo C.; Juvkam, Inga; Cramer, Alyssa W. & Malthe-Sørenssen, Anders [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2020). Myonuclear content regulates cell size with similar scaling properties in mice and humans. Nature Communications. ISSN 2041-1723. 11(1). doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-20057-8. Full text in Research Archive
  • Hansson, Kenth-Arne; Solbrå, Andreas Våvang; Gundersen, Kristian & Bruusgaard, Jo C. (2020). Computational assessment of transport distances in living skeletal muscle fibers studied in situ. Biophysical Journal. ISSN 0006-3495. 119(11), p. 2166–2178. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2020.10.016.
  • Winje, Ivan; Sheng, Xia; Hansson, Kenth-Arne; Solbrå, Andreas Våvang; Tennøe, Simen & Saatcioglu, Fahri [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2018). Cachexia does not induce loss of myonuclei or muscle fibres during xenografted prostate cancer in mice. Acta Physiologica. ISSN 1748-1708. p. 1–9. doi: 10.1111/apha.13204.
  • Omairi, Saleh; Matsakas, Antonios; Degens, Hans; Kretz, Oliver; Hansson, Kenth-Arne & Solbrå, Andreas Våvang [Show all 20 contributors for this article] (2016). Enhanced exercise and regenerative capacity in a mouse model that violates size constraints of oxidative muscle fibres. eLIFE. ISSN 2050-084X. 5(AUGUST). doi: 10.7554/eLife.16940.
  • Hansson, Kenth-Arne; Døving, Kjell Bjarne & Skjeldal, Frode Miltzow (2015). Mixed input to olfactory glomeruli from two subsets of ciliated sensory neurons does not impede relay neuron specificity in the crucian carp. Journal of Experimental Biology. ISSN 0022-0949. 218(20), p. 3257–3263. doi: 10.1242/jeb.125476.
  • Døving, Kjell Bjarne; Hansson, Kenth-Arne; Backström, Tobias & Hamdani, El Hassan (2011). Visualizing a set of olfactory sensory neurons responding to a bile salt. Journal of Experimental Biology. ISSN 0022-0949. 214(1), p. 80–87. doi: 10.1242/jeb.046607.

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  • Hansson, Kenth-Arne; Gundersen, Kristian & Bruusgaard, Jo C. (2018). In vivo confocal imaging and 3D rendering of the neuromuscular end plate and its synaptic myonuclei. Acta Physiologica. ISSN 1748-1708.

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