Maja Elstad

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Visiting address Domus Medica Gaustad Sognsvannveien 9 0372 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1103,Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Cardiovascular physiology
  • Cardiovascular oscillations
  • Cardiovascular reflexes
  • Stroke volume measurement
  • Cerebral blood flow
  • Skin circulation

Courses taught

  • Leader second year Medical School (MED2200)
  • Medicine basic education, physiology courses

Background

  • 2015-present: Associate Professor
  • 2014-present: Researcher, Young research talent funding from The Research Council of Norway and Institute of Basic Medical Sciences
  • 2011-2014: Postdoc, University of Oslo
  • 2010: Postdoc, University of Bristol
  • 2005-2009: PhD fellowhip, Nasjonalforeningen for folkehelsen at University of Oslo
  • 2004-2005: Turnuslege
  • 2004: MD, University of Oslo
  • 1998-2003: Student research fellow, University of Oslo
  • 1995-97: Mathematical studies, University of Oslo

Honoraria

  • Carl Ludwig award 2012
  • Acta Physiologica and Scandinavian Physiological Society for “an outstanding paper by a young scientist”)
  • Burgen Scholarship 2012
  • Academia Europeae for “early stage scholars at the post-doctoral level”

 

Tags: Blood pressure oscillations, Heart vascular and lungs, Cardiovascular reflexes, Cardiovascular control, Blood pressure

Publications

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  • Holme, Nathalie Linn Anikken; Skytioti, Maria; Søvik, Signe & Elstad, Maja (2020). Induced respiratory variability in arterial blood pressure lowers cerebral blood flow in healthy humans.
  • Holme, Nathalie Linn Anikken; Lehre, Martin Andreas; Søvik, Signe; Skytioti, Maria & Elstad, Maja (2019). Cerebral Autoregulation Fails to Maintain Cerebral Blood Flow During Arterial Blood Pressure Oscillations at Respiratory Frequency.
  • Elstad, Maja; Holme, Nathalie Linn Anikken & Skytioti, Maria (2019). Respiratory sinus arrhythmia and its contribution from the central feedforward command, the arterial baroreflex and the pulmonary stretch reflex in healthy humans.
  • Elstad, Maja; Skytioti, Maria; Holme, Nathalie Linn Anikken; Zilakos, Ilias & Lin, Aihua (2019). Cardiorespiratory interactions promote the human cardiovascular control.
  • Elstad, Maja (2019). Cardiorespiratory interactions promote human cardiovascular control.
  • Skytioti, Maria; Elstad, Maja & Søvik, Signe (2019). Blodflow i arteria carotis interna faller parallelt med cardiac index under laparoskopisk cholecystectomi, uavhengig av blodtrykket.
  • Ugland, Nora; Lin, Aihua; Bergersen, Tone Kristin; Andersen, Marian Berge; Holme, Nathalie Linn Anikken & Zilakos, Ilias [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2019). The hemodynamic effects of skin blood flow in human thermoneutral zone.
  • Noreen, Shumaila; Ben-Tal, Alona; Elstad, Maja; Sweatman, Winston; Ramchandra, Rohit & Paton, Julian (2019). Mathematical Modelling of the Cardiovascular System to Study the Effects of Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia on Cardiac Output .
  • Elstad, Maja; Holme, Nathalie Linn Anikken & Skytioti, Maria (2018). The role of the arterial baroreflex in respiratory sinus arrhythmia in healthy humans.
  • Holme, Nathalie Linn Anikken; Lehre, Martin Andreas; Søvik, Signe; Elstad, Maja & Skytioti, Maria (2018). Responses in cardiac stroke volume index and cardiac index do not differ between genders during moderate central hypovolemia.
  • Elstad, Maja; Skytioti, Maria; Holme, Nathalie Linn Anikken & Reitan, Harald (2018). Pustepumpen. [Radio]. NRK P2 Ekko.
  • Skytioti, Maria; Søvik, Signe & Elstad, Maja (2018). Differential response of internal carotid artery blood flow to cardiac output changes.
  • Elstad, Maja (2017). Hva får din indre klokke til å tikke? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. ISSN 0029-2001. 137(22). doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.17.0901
  • Elstad, Maja (2017). Cardiorespiratory interactions in humans.
  • Elstad, Maja (2017). Cardiorespiratory interactions are responsible for both mechanical and nervous cardiovascular oscillations.
  • Skytioti, Maria; Søvik, Signe & Elstad, Maja (2017). Internal carotid artery blood flow response to isometric handgrip and head down tilt in healthy volunteers.
  • Skytioti, Maria; Søvik, Signe & Elstad, Maja (2017). Den respiratoriske sirkulasjonspumpen opprettholder hjertets slagvolum ved hypovolemi hos friske individer.
  • Smit, Elisa; Wood, Thomas Ragnar; Elstad, Maja; Liu, Xun & Thoresen, Marianne (2016). The effect of resuscitation in 100% Oxygen on cerebral blood flow and neuropathology in a newborn rat model of hypoxia-ischaemia.
  • Elstad, Maja (2016). Respiratory sinus arrhythmia as buffer of systemic blood flow oscillations.
  • Elstad, Maja; Zilakos, Ilias & Bergersen, Tone Kristin (2016). Oscillatory pattern of arteriovenous anastomoses and skin blood flow within thermoneutral zone.
  • Skytioti, Maria; Søvik, Signe & Elstad, Maja (2016). Respiratory sinus arrhythmia buffers variability in cerebral blood flow.
  • Elstad, Maja (2015). Ujevn hjerterytme stabiliserer blodflyten. [Internet]. http://unikard.org/respiratorisk-sinusarytmi-stabiliserer-bl.
  • Elstad, Maja (2015). Kan avsløre skjult blodtap på vei til sykehus. [Internet]. http://unikard.org/kan-avslore-skjult-blodtap-pa-vei-til-syk.
  • Skytioti, Maria; Søvik, Signe & Elstad, Maja (2015). CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW CHANGES IN RESPONSE TO MILD HYPOVOLEMIA AND POSITIVE PRESSURE VENTILATION.
  • Bergersen, Tone Kristin; Skytioti, Maria & Elstad, Maja (2015). Sympathetic tonus modifies endothelial dependent vasodilation in finger pulp of healthy subjects.
  • Elstad, Maja (2015). Disse svingningene kan gi oss bedre helse. Aftenposten Viten. ISSN 2464-3033.
  • Elstad, Maja & Walløe, Lars (2014). Left cardiac stroke volume variations during spontaneous breathing and central hypovolemia in healthy subjects.
  • Holme, Nathalie; Rein, Erling Bekkestad; Walløe, Lars & Elstad, Maja (2014). Cardiothoracic impedance does not reflect beat-to-beat changes in cardiac stroke volume during mild lower body negative pressure.
  • Osredkar, Damjan; Thoresen, Marianne; Maes, Elke; Flatebo, Torun; Elstad, Maja & Sabir, Hemmen (2014). Hypothermia Is Not Neuroprotective after Infection-Sensitized Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury.
  • Gill, Hannah; Thoresen, Marianne; Smit, Elisa; Davis, Jonathan; Liu, Xun & Dingley, John [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2014). Is Atropine Before Intubation of Term Neonates Justified? An Observation from the CoolXe2 Trial.
  • Elstad, Maja (2014). The respiratory pump improves cardiac stroke volume during central hypovolemia in healthy subjects.
  • Elstad, Maja; Walløe, Lars; Holme, Nathalie; Maes, Elke & Thoresen, Marianne (2013). Respiratory sinus arrhythmia stabilises mean arterial blood pressure in healthy humans.
  • Skranes, Janne Helen; Thoresen, Marianne; Stiris, Tom; Cowan, Frances; Server, Andres Alonso & Fugelseth, Drude [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2013). Changes in Cerebral Resistance Index (RI) after rewarming from day three of cooling predicts good but not poor outcome in infants undergoing therapeutic hypothermia.
  • Elstad, Maja (2013). Når bølgene i blodet møtes. Forskning.no. ISSN 1891-635X.
  • Elstad, Maja; Walløe, Lars; Holme, Nathalie; Maes, Elke & Thoresen, Marianne (2013). Respiratory sinus arrhythmia stabilises mean arterial blood pressure.
  • Holme, Nathalie; Rein, Erling Bekkestad; Walløe, Lars; Thoresen, Marianne & Elstad, Maja (2013). Cardiac stroke volume predicts progressive central hypovolemia by three different non-invasive methods.
  • Holme, Nathalie; Rein, Erling Bekkestad; Walloe, Lars; Thoresen, Marianne & Elstad, Maja (2013). Cardiac stroke volume predicts progressive central hypovolemia by three different non-invasive methods. The FASEB Journal. ISSN 0892-6638. 27.
  • Elstad, Maja (2013). Forplantning er grunnlaget for nytt liv. In Nicolaysen, Gunnar & Holck, Per (Ed.), Kroppens funksjon og oppbygning. Gyldendal Akademisk. ISSN 9788205323629. p. 257–282.
  • Elstad, Maja (2013). Sats på grunnforskning –ellers vet vi ikke hva vi går glipp av. Aftenposten Viten. ISSN 2464-3033.
  • Elstad, Maja & Walløe, Lars (2012). Respiratory variations in pulmonary and systemic blood flow in healthy humans.
  • Liu, Xun; Suleiman, M.Saadeh M.; Elstad, Maja; Potter, Helen & Thoresen, Marianne (2010). Effect of Hypothermia on Cardiac Troponin I after Global Hypoxica-ischemia with Brain Injury in Newborn Pigs.
  • Dingley, John; Liu, Xun; Tooley, James; Chakkarapani, Ela; Elstad, Maja & Thoresen, Marianne (2010). First human use of 50% Xenon inhalation during cooling therapy for neonatal hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy (HIE): The "CoolXenon" clinical feasibility study.
  • Elstad, Maja; Whitelaw, Andrew & Thoresen, Marianne (2010). Cerebral Doppler Resistance Index in Hypoxic-Ischaemic Encephalopathy: Is it still valid in the cooling era?
  • Opdahl, Anders; Remme, Espen W.; Helle-Valle, Thomas; Vartdal, Trond; Pettersen, Eirik & Elstad, Maja [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2007). Early Diastolic Mitral Annulus Lengthening Velocity Reflects Coupling between Systolic and Diastolic Function.
  • Opdahl, Anders; Remme, Espen W.; Helle-Valle, Thomas; Vartdal, Trond; Pettersen, Eirik & Elstad, Maja [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2007). Load-dependency of early-diastolic mitral annulus velocity: the role of systolic function.
  • Elstad, Maja & Toska, Karin (2006). Point: Counterpoint: Cardiovascular variability is/is not an index of autonomic control of circulation. Journal of applied physiology. ISSN 8750-7587. 101, p. 687–687.
  • Opdahl, Anders; Remme, Espen W.; Helle-Valle, Thomas; Vartdal, Trond; Pettersen, Eirik & Elstad, Maja [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2006). Mitral Annulus Velocity at Onset of Filling - a New Marker of Diastolic Suction.
  • Opdahl, Anders; Remme, Espen W.; Helle-Valle, Thomas; Vartdal, Trond; Pettersen, Eirik & Elstad, Maja [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2006). Early diastolic mitral annulus velocity at onset of filling a new marker for cardiac suction.
  • Wilhelmsen, Cathrine Monrad & Elstad, Maja (2000). Krise i medisinsk forskning. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Skytioti, Maria & Elstad, Maja (2019). Regulation of cerebral blood flow and systemic cardiovascular control. Universitet i Oslo Det medisinske fakultet. ISSN 9788283773828.
  • Elstad, Maja (2009). Stroke volume variations : mild exercise and cardiovascular variability. Universitetet i Oslo. ISSN 978-82-8072-378-9.

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Published Apr. 13, 2011 2:41 PM - Last modified Aug. 14, 2015 2:57 PM