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Institute for Experimental Medical Research

The Institute for Experimental Medical Research (IEMR) is situated at Oslo University Hospital Ullevål. IEMR was established in 1951 by professor Carl Semb.

IEMR host six research groups:

Disease mechanisms of heart failure

Group leader: Professor Ivar Sjaastad

Cellular and molecular biology of myocardial hypertrophy and heart failure

Group leader: Professor Geir Christensen

Cardiaomyocyte function in health & disease

Group leader: Professor William Louch

The endocrine function of the heart

Group leader: Professor Alessandro Cataliotti

Experimental Genetic Cardiology

Group leader: Ida Gjervold Lunde

Molecular mechanisms of signal transduction in Heart

Group leader: Cathrine Rein Carlson

And three associated research groups:

Structural studies of Ca2+-ATPases in the plasma membrane

Group leader: Senior scientist Jens Preben Morth

PATH-Pregnancy Acute Atherosis and Future Cardiovascular Disease

Group leader: Professor Annetine Staff

Myocardial remodeling and reverse remodeling in pressure overload

Group leader: Professor Theis Tønnessen


For more information please visit IEMRs website


Postal address OUS HF Ullevål sykehus Postboks 4956 Nydalen 0424 Oslo Visiting address Kirkeveien 166 Bygg 7 0450 Oslo Org. Unit ID: 531510