Morten Valberg

Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Biostatistics
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Phone +47-22840212
Room 2230
Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 9 Domus Medica 0372 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1122 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Survival analysis
  • Frailty modeling
  • Epidemiology
  • Familial disease risk


  • MF9130E Introductory Course in Statistics

Higher education and employment history

  • MSc in statistics from the advanced engineering program in Applied Physics and Mathematics, study program for Industrial Mathematics, at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, 2010.
Tags: Cancer, Survival analysis, Frailty modeling, Familial disease risk, Biostatistics


  • Bugge, Anders; Lund, May-Brith; Valberg, Morten; Brustugun, Odd Terje; Solberg, Steinar & Kongerud, Johny (2018). Cause-specific death after surgical resection for early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.  ISSN 1010-7940.  53(1), s 221- 227 . doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezx274
  • Valberg, Morten; Stensrud, Mats Julius & Aalen, Odd O. (2018). The surprising implications of familial association in disease risk. BMC Public Health.  ISSN 1471-2458.  18, s 135 . doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5033-5
  • Rancoita, Paola M. V.; Valberg, Morten; Demicheli, Romano; Biganzoli, Elia & di Serio, Clelia (2017). Tumor dormancy and frailty models: A novel approach. Biometrics.  ISSN 0006-341X.  73(1), s 260- 270 . doi: 10.1111/biom.12559
  • Stensrud, Mats Julius; Aalen, Odd O.; Valberg, Morten & Røysland, Kjetil (2017). Exploring selection bias by causal frailty models: The magnitude matters. Epidemiology.  ISSN 1044-3983.  28(3), s 379- 386 . doi: 10.1097/EDE.0000000000000621
  • Stensrud, Mats Julius; Strohmaier, Susanne; Valberg, Morten & Aalen, Odd O. (2017). Can chance cause cancer? A causal consideration. European Journal of Cancer.  ISSN 0959-8049.  75, s 83- 85 . doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2016.12.022
  • Stensrud, Mats Julius & Valberg, Morten (2017). Inequality in genetic cancer risk suggests bad genes rather than bad luck. Nature Communications.  ISSN 2041-1723.  8(1165) . doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-01284-y Full text in Research Archive.
  • Valberg, Morten; Grotmol, Tom; Tretli, Steinar; Veierød, Marit Bragelien; Moger, Tron Anders; Devesa, Susan S. & Aalen, Odd O. (2016). Prostate-specific antigen testing for prostate cancer: Depleting a limited pool of susceptible individuals?. European Journal of Epidemiology.  ISSN 0393-2990.  20(6), s 511- 520 . doi: 10.1007/s10654-016-0185-z
  • Aalen, Odd O.; Valberg, Morten; Grotmol, Tom & Tretli, Steinar (2015). Understanding variation in disease risk: the elusive concept of frailty. International Journal of Epidemiology.  ISSN 0300-5771.  44(4), s 1408- 1421 . doi: 10.1093/ije/dyu192
  • Valberg, Morten; Grotmol, Tom; Tretli, Steinar; Veierød, Marit Bragelien; Moger, Tron Anders & Aalen, Odd O. (2014). A hierarchical frailty model for familial testicular germ-cell tumors. American Journal of Epidemiology.  ISSN 0002-9262.  179(4), s 499- 506 . doi: 10.1093/aje/kwt267
  • Valberg, Morten; Grotmol, Tom; Tretli, Steinar; Veierød, Marit Bragelien; Devesa, Susan & Aalen, Odd O. (2012). Frailty modeling of age-incidence curves of osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma among individuals younger than 40 years. Statistics in Medicine.  ISSN 0277-6715.  31(28), s 3731- 3747 . doi: 10.1002/sim.5441

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