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Bilde av Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas
Department of Clinical Medicine sigrid.brakkan@uit.no +4777625106 +47 957 47627 Tromsø FARM F4.210E

Brækkan, Sigrid Kufaas


Job description

 

Researcher , Thrombosis Research Group (TREC)


  • Elias Allarai, Wei-Hsuan Lee, Stephen Burgess, Susanna C. Larsson, Sara Lindstrom, Lu Wang et al.:
    Genetically predicted cortisol levels and risk of venous thromboembolism
    PLOS ONE 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Lisa Jakobsen, Tobias Frischmuth, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan, John Bjarne Hansen, Vania Maris Morelli :
    Joint Effect of Multiple Prothrombotic Genotypes and Mean Platelet Volume on the Risk of Incident Venous Thromboembolism
    Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2022 DOI
  • Helle Jørgensen, Erzsebet Horvath-Puho, Kristina Laugesen, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan, John Bjarne Hansen, Henrik Toft Sørensen :
    Venous thromboembolism and risk of depression: a population-based cohort study
    Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2022 DOI
  • Omri Snir, line Wilsgård, Nadezhda Latysheva, Casper Ullsten-Wahlund, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan, Kristian Dalsbø Hindberg et al.:
    Plasma levels of platelet-derived microvesicles are associated with risk of future venous thromboembolism
    Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2022 DOI
  • Helle Jørgensen, Erzsébet Horváth-Puhó, Kristina Laugesen, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan, John Bjarne Hansen, Henrik Toft Sørensen :
    The Interaction Between Venous Thromboembolism and Socioeconomic Status on the Risk of Disability Pension
    Clinical Epidemiology 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Florian Thibord, Derek Klarin, Jennifer A. Brody, Ming-Huei Chen, Michael G. Levin, Daniel I. Chasman et al.:
    Cross-Ancestry Investigation of Venous Thromboembolism Genomic Predictors
    Circulation 2022 DOI
  • Oda Leknessund, Vania Maris Morelli, Bjørn Heine Strand, John Bjarne Hansen, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan :
    Hand grip strength and risk of incident venous thromboembolism: The Tromsø study
    Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2022 FULLTEKST / ARKIV / DOI
  • Line Holtet Evensen, Carl-Arne Arnesen, Frits Richard Rosendaal, Maiken Elvestad Gabrielsen, Ben Michael Brumpton, Kristian Hveem et al.:
    The Risk of Venous Thromboembolism Attributed to Established Prothrombotic Genotypes
    Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2022 DOI
  • Joakim Knutsen Sejrup, Birgitte Gladsø Tøndel, Vania Maris Morelli, Maja-Lisa Løchen, Inger Njølstad, Ellisiv B. Mathiesen et al.:
    Joint effect of myocardial infarction and obesity on the risk of venous thromboembolism: The Tromsø Study
    Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Birgitte Gladsø Tøndel, Vania Maris Morelli, John Bjarne Hansen, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan :
    Risk factors and predictors for venous thromboembolism in people with ischemic stroke: A systematic review
    Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 11. July 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Tobias Frischmuth, Kristian Hindberg, Pål Aukrust, Thor Ueland, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan, John Bjarne Hansen et al.:
    Elevated plasma levels of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 are associated with risk of future incident venous thromboembolism
    Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Christabel Esi Damoah, Omri Snir, Kristian Dalsbø Hindberg, Peter Garred, Judith K Ludviksen, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan et al.:
    High Levels of Complement Activating Enzyme MASP-2 Are Associated With the Risk of Future Incident Venous Thromboembolism
    Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology 2022 DOI
  • Camilla Tøvik Jørgensen, Mazdak Tavoly, Heidi Hassel Pettersen, Eli Førsund, Christina Roaldsnes, Magnus Kringstad Olsen et al.:
    The venous thrombosis registry in Østfold Hospital (TROLL registry) - design and cohort description
    Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Espen Waage Skjeflo, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan, Judith K Ludviksen, Omri Snir, Kristian Hindberg, Tom Eirik Mollnes et al.:
    Elevated plasma concentration of complement factor C5 is associated with risk of future venous thromboembolism
    Blood 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Magnus Edvardsen, Ellen-Sofie Hansen, Kristian Hindberg, Vania Maris Morelli, Thor Ueland, Pål Aukrust et al.:
    Combined effects of plasma von Willebrand factor and platelet measures on the risk of incident venous thromboembolism
    Blood 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Tobias Frischmuth, Kristian Hindberg, Pål Aukrust, Thor Ueland, Sigrid K. Brækkan, John-Bjarne Hansen et al.:
    Plasma levels of leptin and risk of future incident venous thromboembolism
    Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Magnus Edvardsen, Kristian Hindberg, Ellen-Sofie Hansen, Vania Maris Morelli, Thor Ueland, Pål Aukrust et al.:
    Plasma levels of von Willebrand factor and future risk of incident venous thromboembolism
    Blood Advances 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Hanne Skille, Benedikte Paulsen, Kristian Hveem, Marianne T. Severinsen, Maiken Elvestad Gabrielsen, Søren R. Kristensen et al.:
    Prothrombotic genotypes and risk of venous thromboembolism in occult cancer
    Thrombosis Research 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Tobias Frischmuth, Kristian Hindberg, Maiken Elvestad Gabrielsen, Ben Michael Brumpton, Kristian Hveem, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan et al.:
    Joint Effect of Multiple Prothrombotic Genotypes and Obesity on the Risk of Incident Venous Thromboembolism
    Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Gro Grimnes, Soerajja Bhoelan, Kristian Hindberg, Mark Davids, Max Nieuwdorp, Tom E. Mollnes et al.:
    Impact of a Vancomycin-Induced Shift of the Gut Microbiome in a Gram-Negative Direction on Plasma Factor VIII:C Levels: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial
    Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Helle Jørgensen, Erzsébet Horváth-Puhó, Kristina Laugesen, Sigrid Brækkan, John-Bjarne Hansen, Henrik Toft Sørensen :
    Socioeconomic status and risk of incident venous thromboembolism
    Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Benedikte Paulsen, Olga Vikhammer Gran, Marianne T. Severinsen, Jens Hammerstrøm, Søren Risom Kristensen, Suzanne C. Cannegieter et al.:
    Association of smoking and cancer with the risk of venous thromboembolism: the Scandinavian Thrombosis and Cancer cohort
    Scientific Reports 21. September 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Helle Jørgensen, Erzsébet Horváth-Puhó, Kristina Laugesen, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan, John-Bjarne Hansen, Henrik Toft Sørensen :
    Risk of a permanent work-related disability pension after incident venous thromboembolism in Denmark: A population-based cohort study
    PLoS Medicine 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Carl Arne Løchen Arnesen, Katalin Veres, Erzsébet Horváth-Puhó, John-Bjarne Hansen, Henrik Toft Sørensen, Sigrid K. Brækkan :
    Estimated lifetime risk of venous thromboembolism in men and women in a Danish nationwide cohort: impact of competing risk of death
    European Journal of Epidemiology (EJE) 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Ellen-Sofie Hansen, Fridtjof Balteskard Rinde, Magnus Edvardsen, Kristian Hindberg, Nadezhda Latysheva, Pål Aukrust et al.:
    Elevated plasma D-dimer levels are associated with risk of future incident venous thromboembolism
    Thrombosis Research 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Cathrine Ramberg, Line Wilsgård, Nadezhda Latysheva, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan, Kristian Hindberg, Timofey Sovershaev et al.:
    Plasma procoagulant phospholipid clotting time and venous thromboembolism risk
    Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Helle Jørgensen, Erzsebet Horvath-Puho, Kristina Laugesen, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan, John Bjarne Hansen, Henrik Toft Sørensen :
    Socioeconomic status and risk of incident venous thromboembolism
    Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2021 DOI
  • Ellen-Sofie Hansen, Kristian Hindberg, Nadezhda Latysheva, Pål Aukrust, Thor Ueland, John-Bjarne Hansen et al.:
    Plasma levels of growth differentiation factor 15 are associated with future risk of venous thromboembolism
    Blood 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Håkon Sandbukt Johnsen, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan, Vania Maris Morelli, John-Bjarne Hansen :
    Platelet count and risk of major bleeding in venous thromboembolism
    Platelets 06. June 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Håkon Sandbukt Johnsen, Esben Bjøri, Kristian Hindberg, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan, Vania Maris Morelli, John-Bjarne Hansen :
    Prothrombotic genotypes and risk of major bleeding in patients with incident venous thromboembolism
    Thrombosis Research 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Fridtjof Balteskard Rinde, Synne Grønvold Frønæs, Waleed Khalid Ghanima, Anders Vik, John-Bjarne Hansen, Sigrid Brækkan :
    D-dimer as a stand-alone test to rule out deep vein thrombosis
    Thrombosis Research 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Hanne Skille, Benedikte Paulsen, Kristian Hveem, Maiken Elvestad Gabrielsen, Ben Michael Brumpton, Kristian Hindberg et al.:
    Combined effects of five prothrombotic genotypes and cancer on the risk of a first venous thromboembolic event
    Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Erin Mathisen Hald, Maja-Lisa Løchen, Ellisiv B Mathiesen, Tom Wilsgaard, Inger Njølstad, Sigrid Brækkan et al.:
    Atrial fibrillation, venous thromboembolism, ischemic stroke, and all-cause mortality: The Tromsø study
    Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Erin Mathisen Hald, Maja-Lisa Løchen, Jostein Lappegård, Trygve Ellingsen, Ellisiv B. Mathiesen, Tom Wilsgaard et al.:
    Red Cell Distribution Width and Risk of Atrial Fibrillation and Subsequent Thromboembolism: The Tromsø Study
    TH Open 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Trond Børvik, Line Evensen, Vania Maris Morelli, Hasse Melbye, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan, John-Bjarne Hansen :
    Impact of respiratory symptoms and oxygen saturation on the risk of incident venous thromboembolism-the Tromsø study.
    Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Joakim Knutsen Sejrup, Vania Maris Morelli, Maja-Lisa Løchen, Inger Njølstad, Ellisiv B. Mathiesen, Tom Wilsgaard et al.:
    Myocardial infarction, prothrombotic genotypes, and venous thrombosis risk: The Tromsø Study
    Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Vania Maris Morelli, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan, John-Bjarne Hansen :
    Role of microRNAs in venous thromboembolism
    International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Håkon Sandbukt Johnsen, Kristian Hindberg, Esben Bjøri, Ellen Elisabeth Brodin, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan, Vania Maris Morelli et al.:
    D-Dimer Measured at Diagnosis of Venous Thromboembolism is Associated with Risk of Major Bleeding
    TH Open 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Ina Isabella Høiland, Robin Amanda Liang, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan, Kristin Pettersen, Judith K Ludviksen, Nadezhda Latysheva et al.:
    Complement activation assessed by the plasma terminal complement complex and future risk of venous thromboembolism
    Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Trond Børvik, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan, Line Evensen, Ellen Elisabeth Brodin, Vania Maris Morelli, Hasse Melbye et al.:
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary Disease and risk of mortality in patients with venous thromboembolism - the Tromsø Study
    Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Sara Lindström, Lu Wang, Erin N. Smith, William Gordon, Astrid van Hylckama Vlieg, Mariza de Andrade et al.:
    Genomic and transcriptomic association studies identify 16 novel susceptibility loci for venous thromboembolism
    Blood 2019 DOI
  • Line Holtet Evensen, Trond Isaksen, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan, John-Bjarne Hansen :
    Cardiorespiratory fitness and future risk of venous thromboembolism
    Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Benedikte Paulsen, Hanne Skille, Erin N. Smith, Kristian Hveem, Maiken Elvestad Gabrielsen, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan et al.:
    Fibrinogen gamma gene rs2066865 and risk of cancer-related venous thromboembolism
    Haematologica 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Sara Lindström, Jennifer A. Brody, Constance Turman, Marine Germain, Traci M. Bartz, Erin N. Smith et al.:
    A large-scale exome array analysis of venous thromboembolism
    Genetic Epidemiology 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan :
    Thea (21) fikk blodpropp - etterlyser mer forskning
    05. April 2021
  • Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan :
    Arvelig blodpropp: Dette sier ekspertene om corona-vaksinering
    31. March 2021
  • Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan :
    Haga fikk blodpropp under samling: – Det var et sjokk
    16. April 2021
  • Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan :
    Blodproppforskning - kvinnehelse
    17. March 2021
  • Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan :
    NRK reportasje blodproppforskning
    06. April 2021
  • Cathrine Ramberg, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan, Dana Meknas :
    Kan kolesterolsenkende behandling gi mindre blodpropp?
    2019 FULLTEKST

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    Research interests

     

    Clinical epidemiology and risk factors of venous thromboembolism

    Pathophysiology of venous thromboembolism



    CV

    Academic degree

    2010       PhD in Health Sciences, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway

    2005       Master of Pharmacy, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway

     

     

    Previous academic positions

    2012-13   Visiting Post Doc, Dep. of Clinical Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Center   

    2010-12   Post Doctoral Fellow, Hematological Research Group, University of Tromsø (UiT)

    2008-09   Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy, UiT

    2006-08   PhD Research Fellow, Center for Atherothrombotic Research in Tromsø, UiT 

    2005-06   Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy, UiT

     

    Publications

    >150 original full papers in peer-reviewed journals listed in PubMed. Contributed to more than 200 abstracts presented at and published in conjunction with scientific international meetings/conferences.

     

    Awards

    Young Investigator Award ISTH2016 (International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis)

    Faculty of Health Sciences Young Investigator Award 2017

     

    Supervision of PhD-students

    Completed PhDs: Main supervisor: 3; Co-supervisor: 20

    Ongoing PhDs: 4 as main supervisor and 7 as co-supervisor


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