Thomas Olsen

Postdoctoral Fellow - Division of Clinical Nutrition
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Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 9 Domus Medica 0372 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1046 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic interests

Sulphur amino acids, methionine and cysteine restriction, B-vitamins, vitamin A, epidemiology

Teaching

MED1100
MED2200
ERN3120
ERN2300
ERN3400
ERN4300

Background

MSc in human nutrition from the University of Bergen. Relevant work experience includes positions as a nutritional consultant, college level lecturer and guest researcher before PhD period and postdoctoral fellowship.

Partners

University of Oxford, UK
Charles University and General University Hospital, Czech Republic
Maastricht University, Netherlands

Tags: B-vitamins, homocysteine, sulphur amino acids, epidemiology, vitamin A

Publications

  • Dhar, Indu; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Olsen, Thomas; Lysne, Vegard; Bjørnestad, Espen Øglænd; Ueland, Per Magne & Nygård, Ottar Kjell (2021). β-blocker use and risk of all-cause mortality in patients with coronary heart disease: effect modification by serum vitamin A. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology (EJPC).  ISSN 2047-4873. . doi: 10.1093/eurjpc/zwaa158 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Matre, Åslaug Oddsdatter; Van Parys, Anthea; Olsen, Thomas; Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Baravelli, Carl Michael; Nygård, Ottar; Dierkes, Jutta & Lysne, Vegard (2021). The Association of Meat Intake With All-Cause Mortality and Acute Myocardial Infarction Is Age-Dependent in Patients With Stable Angina Pectoris. Frontiers in Nutrition.  ISSN 2296-861X.  8, s 1- 10 . doi: 10.3389/fnut.2021.642612 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Olsen, Thomas; Øvrebø, Bente; Turner, Cheryl; Bastani, Nasser Ezzatkhah; Refsum, Helga & Vinknes, Kathrine (2021). Effects of short-term methionine and cysteine restriction and enrichment with polyunsaturated fatty acids on oral glucose tolerance, plasma amino acids, fatty acids, lactate and pyruvate: results from a pilot study. BMC Research Notes.  ISSN 1756-0500. . doi: 10.1186/s13104-021-05463-5 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Stolt, Emma Theresia Kjelland; Olsen, Thomas; Elshorbagy, Amany; Kozich, Viktor; Van Greevenbroek, Marleen M.J.; Øvrebø, Bente; Thoresen, Magne; Refsum, Helga; Retterstøl, Kjetil & Vinknes, Kathrine (2021). Sulfur amino acid restriction, energy metabolism and obesity: a study protocol of an 8-week randomized controlled dietary intervention with whole foods and amino acid supplements. Journal of Translational Medicine.  ISSN 1479-5876. . doi: 10.1186/s12967-021-02824-3
  • van Parys, Anthea; Karlsson, Therese; Vinknes, Kathrine; Olsen, Thomas; Øyen, Jannike; Dierkes, Jutta; Nygård, Ottar Kjell & Lysne, Vegard (2021). Food Sources Contributing to Intake of Choline and Individual Choline Forms in a Norwegian Cohort of Patients With Stable Angina Pectoris. Frontiers in Nutrition.  ISSN 2296-861X. . doi: 10.3389/fnut.2021.676026
  • Dhar, Indu; Siddique, Sumia; Pedersen, Eva Kristine Ringdal; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Lysne, Vegard; Olsen, Thomas; Nilsen, Dennis W.T.; Nordrehaug, Jan Erik; Midttun, Øivind; Ueland, Per Magne; Tell, Grethe S. & Nygård, Ottar (2020). Lipid parameters and vitamin A modify cardiovascular risk prediction by plasma neopterin. Heart.  ISSN 1355-6037.  106, s 1073- 1079 . doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2019-316165 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Lee-Ødegård, Sindre; Gulseth, Hanne Løvdal; Langleite, Torgrim Mikal; Norheim, Frode; Olsen, Thomas; Refsum, Helga; Jensen, Jørgen; Birkeland, Kåre I. & Drevon, Christian A (2020). Branched-chain amino acid metabolism, insulin sensitivity and liver fat response to exercise training in sedentary dysglycaemic and normoglycaemic men. Diabetologia.  ISSN 0012-186X.  64, s 410- 423 . doi: 10.1007/s00125-020-05296-0 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Olsen, Thomas; Sollie, Ove; Nurk, Eha; Turner, Cheryl; Jernerén, Fredrik; Ivy, John L.; Vinknes, Kathrine; Clauss, Matthieu; Refsum, Helga Margaretha & Jensen, Jørgen (2020). Exhaustive Exercise and Post-exercise Protein Plus Carbohydrate Supplementation Affect Plasma and Urine Concentrations of Sulfur Amino Acids, the Ratio of Methionine to Homocysteine and Glutathione in Elite Male Cyclists. Frontiers in Physiology.  ISSN 1664-042X. . doi: 10.3389/fphys.2020.609335 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Olsen, Thomas; Turner, Cheryl; Øvrebø, Bente; Bastani, Nasser Ezzatkhah; Refsum, Helga & Vinknes, Kathrine (2020). Postprandial effects of a meal low in sulfur amino acids and high in polyunsaturated fatty acids compared to a meal high in sulfur amino acids and saturated fatty acids on stearoyl CoA-desaturase indices and plasma sulfur amino acids: a pilot study. BMC Research Notes.  ISSN 1756-0500.  13 . doi: 10.1186/s13104-020-05222-y Full text in Research Archive.
  • Olsen, Thomas; Øvrebø, Bente; Haj Yasein, Nadia; Lee-Ødegård, Sindre; Svendsen, Karianne; Hjorth, Marit; Bastani, Nasser Ezzatkhah; Norheim, Frode; Drevon, Christian A; Refsum, Helga Margaretha & Vinknes, Kathrine (2020). Effects of dietary methionine and cysteine restriction on plasma biomarkers, serum fibroblast growth factor 21, and adipose tissue gene expression in women with overweight or obesity: a double-blind randomized controlled pilot study. Journal of Translational Medicine.  ISSN 1479-5876.  18(122) . doi: 10.1186/s12967-020-02288-x Full text in Research Archive.
  • Svendsen, Karianne; Olsen, Thomas; Nordstrand Rusvik, Tove Caroline; Ulven, Stine Marie; Holven, Kirsten Bjørklund; Retterstøl, Kjetil & Telle-Hansen, Vibeke (2020). Fatty acid profile and estimated desaturase activities in whole blood are associated with metabolic health. Lipids in Health and Disease.  ISSN 1476-511X.  19 . doi: 10.1186/s12944-020-01282-y Full text in Research Archive.
  • Koivisto, Anu; Olsen, Thomas; Paur, Ingvild; Paulsen, Gøran; Bastani, Nasser Ezzatkhah; Garthe, Ina; Raastad, Truls; Matthews, Jason; Blomhoff, Rune & Bøhn, Siv Kjølsrud (2019). Effects of antioxidant-rich foods on altitude-induced oxidative stress and inflammation in elite endurance athletes: A randomized controlled trial. PLOS ONE.  ISSN 1932-6203.  14(6) . doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0217895 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Lee-Ødegård, Sindre; Olsen, Thomas; Vinknes, Kathrine; Refsum, Helga; Gulseth, Hanne Løvdal; Birkeland, Kåre I. & Drevon, Christian A (2019). Plasma Sulphur-Containing Amino Acids, Physical Exercise and Insulin Sensitivity in Overweight Dysglycemic and Normal Weight Normoglycemic Men. Nutrients.  ISSN 2072-6643.  11(1) . doi: 10.3390/nu11010010 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Olsen, Thomas & Blomhoff, Rune (2019). Retinol, Retinoic Acid, and Retinol-Binding Protein 4 are Differentially Associated with Cardiovascular Disease, Type 2 Diabetes, and Obesity: An Overview of Human Studies. Advances in Nutrition.  ISSN 2161-8313. . doi: 10.1093/advances/nmz131 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Olsen, Thomas; Vinknes, Kathrine; Blomhoff, Rune; Lysne, Vegard; Midttun, Øivind; Dhar, Indu; Ueland, Per Magne; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Drevon, Christian A; Refsum, Helga & Nygård, Ottar (2019). Creatinine, total cysteine and uric acid are associated with serum retinol in patients with cardiovascular disease. European Journal of Nutrition.  ISSN 1436-6207. . doi: 10.1007/s00394-019-02086-2 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Olsen, Thomas; Vinknes, Kathrine; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Dhar, Indu; Tell, Grethe S.; Blomhoff, Rune; Ueland, Per Magne; Midttun, Øivind; Refsum, Helga & Nygård, Ottar (2018). The risk association of plasma total homocysteine with acute myocardial infarction is modified by serum vitamin A. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology (EJPC).  ISSN 2047-4873.  25(15), s 1612- 1620 . doi: 10.1177/2047487318788587 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Olsen, Thomas; Øvrebø, Bente; Turner, Cheryl; Bastani, Nasser Ezzatkhah; Refsum, Helga & Vinknes, Kathrine (2018). Combining Dietary Sulfur Amino Acid Restriction with Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Intake in Humans: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial. Nutrients.  ISSN 2072-6643.  10(12), s 1- 15 . doi: 10.3390/nu10121822 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Olsen, Thomas; Vinknes, Kathrine; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Tell, Grethe S.; Blomhoff, Rune; Drevon, Christian A; Ueland, Per Magne; Midttun, Øivind; Refsum, Helga & Nygård, Ottar (2017). Cardiovascular disease risk associated with serum apolipoprotein B is modified by serum vitamin A. Atherosclerosis.  ISSN 0021-9150.  (265), s 325- 330 . doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2017.07.020
  • Strand, Elin; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Olsen, Thomas; Bjørndal, Bodil; Karlsson, Therese; Dierkes, Jutta; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus; Mellgren, Gunnar; Tell, Grethe S.; Berge, Rolf Kristian; Svardal, Asbjørn M. & Nygård, Ottar (2017). Serum acylcarnitines and risk of cardiovascular death and acute myocardial infarction in patients with stable angina pectoris. Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA).  ISSN 2047-9980.  6:e003620(2), s 1- 28 . doi: 10.1161/JAHA.116.003620 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Lysne, Vegard; Strand, Elin; Svingen, Gard Frodahl Tveitevåg; Bjørndal, Bodil; Pedersen, Eva Ringdal; Midttun, Øivind; Olsen, Thomas; Ueland, Per Magne; Berge, Rolf Kristian & Nygård, Ottar (2016). Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor Activation is Associated with Altered Plasma One-Carbon Metabolites and B-Vitamin Status in Rats. Nutrients.  ISSN 2072-6643.  8(1) . doi: 10.3390/nu8010026 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Mathisen, Therese Fostervold & Olsen, Thomas (2016). Når kroppsfokus blir patologisk: Sosiale medier, fitness og spiseforstyrret atferd. Norsk Tidsskrift for Ernæring.  ISSN 1503-5034.  (3), s 6- 11

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