Kjetil Retterstøl

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Phone +47 22851521
Mobile phone +47 90098393
Room 4119
Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 9 Domus Medica 0372 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1046 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic Interests

  • Clinical and basic lipid metabolism and prevention of atheroclerotic vascular diseases
  • Clinical and basic effects of new lipid modulating drugs and new functional food
  • Prediction of cardiovascular risk
  • Basic mechanisms involved in the metabolism of fatty acids, adverse effects of statins and atherosclerotic plaque development and rupture.



MD 1990. In the period from 1992 until present I have been treating patients with serious lipid disorders at the Lipid Clinic and conducted a series of studies of new drugs and dietary compounds within lipidologi and diabetes type 2.

Dr. med. 2000. Certified specialist in Medical Biochemistry 2000.

From 2009-2011 I worked as a physician at the Norwegian Medicines Agency at the Depatment of Pharmacovigilance.

Presently, I am working as a physician at the Lipid Clinic one day per week (20%) treating patients with various lipid disorders. The rest of the week is devoted to research and teaching within the Department of Nutrition as Associate professor (80%).

Tags: Cardiovascular diseases, Heart, Pharmacology, Diabetes, Nutrition, Life sciences
Published June 14, 2011 1:54 PM - Last modified July 5, 2021 10:01 AM