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Department of Clinical Medicine bjorn.o.eriksen@uit.no Tromsø

Bjørn Odvar Eriksen


Professor II

Job description

Head of Metabolic and Renal Research Group


  • Toralf Melsom, Jon Viljar Norvik, Inger Therese Enoksen, Vidar Tor Nyborg Stefansson, Ulla Dorte Mathisen, Ole Martin Fuskevåg et al.:
    Sex Differences in Age-Related Loss of Kidney Function
    Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2022 DOI
  • Vidar Tor Nyborg Stefansson, Viji Nair, Toralf Melsom, Helen C. Looker, Laura H. Mariani, Damian Fermin et al.:
    Molecular programs associated with glomerular hyperfiltration in early diabetic kidney disease
    Kidney International 2022 DOI
  • Kjellbjørn Jakobsen, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen, Ole Martin Fuskevåg, Stephen John Hodges, Lars Marius Giske Ytrebø :
    Continuous Infusion of Iohexol to Monitor Perioperative Glomerular Filtration Rate
    International Journal of Nephrology 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Runa Marie Andreassen, Jens Kronborg, Henrik Schirmer, Ellisiv B. Mathiesen, Toralf Melsom, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen et al.:
    Urinary orosomucoid is associated with diastolic dysfunction and carotid arteriopathy in the general population. Cross-sectional data from the Tromsø study
    Scandinavian Cardiovascular Journal 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Pierre Delanaye, Jonas Björk, Marie Courbebaisse, Lionel Couzi, Natalie Ebert, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen et al.:
    Performance of creatinine-based equations to estimate glomerular filtration rate with a methodology adapted to the context of drug dosage adjustment
    British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Pierre Delanaye, Toralf Melsom, Etienne Cavalier, Hans Pottel, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen, Laurence Dubourg :
    Iohexol Plasma Clearance: Impact of Weighing the Syringe
    Kidney International Reports 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Toralf Melsom, Jon Viljar Norvik, Inger Therese T. Enoksen, Vidar Tor Nyborg Stefansson, Renathe Rismo, Trond Jenssen et al.:
    Association of High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol With GFR Decline in a General Nondiabetic Population
    Kidney International Reports 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jon Viljar Norvik, Laura R. Harskamp, Viji Nair, Kerby Shedden, Marit Dahl Solbu, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen et al.:
    Urinary excretion of epidermal growth factor and rapid loss of kidney function
    Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Sofie Nordvåg, Marit Dahl Solbu, Toralf Melsom, Frida Igland Nissen, Camilla Andreasen, Tove Tveitan Borgen et al.:
    Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR) based on cystatin C was associated with increased risk of hip and proximal humerus fractures in women and decreased risk of hip fracture in men, whereas eGFR based on creatinine was not associated with fracture risk in both sexes: The Tromsø Study
    Bone 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Mari Olsen Onsøien, Karsten Midtvedt, Anna Varberg Reisæter, Knut Aasarød, Bård Waldum-Grevbo, Bjørn Egil Vikse et al.:
    Blood Pressure Treatment in Kidney Transplant Recipients—Can We Improve?
    Transplantation direct 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Marit D. Solbu, Atena Miroslawska, Jon V. Norvik, Bjørn O. Eriksen, Terje K. Steigen :
    Kidney function and markers of renal damage after renal denervation. Does method of measurement matter? The Reshape CV-Risk Study
    The Journal of Clinical Hypertension 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Hans Pottel, Jonas Björk, Marie Courbebaisse, Lionel Couzi, Natalie Ebert, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen et al.:
    Development and Validation of a Modified Full Age Spectrum Creatinine-Based Equation to Estimate Glomerular Filtration Rate : A Cross-sectional Analysis of Pooled Data
    Annals of Internal Medicine 2021 DOI
  • Inger Therese T. Enoksen, Dmitri Svistounov, Jon Viljar Norvik, Vidar Tor Nyborg Stefansson, Marit Dahl Solbu, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen et al.:
    Serum matrix metalloproteinase 7 and accelerated glomerular filtration rate decline in a general non-diabetic population
    Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Vianda S. Stel, Rianne de Jong, Anneke Kramer, Anton M. Andrusev, José M. Baltar, Myftar Barbullushi et al.:
    Supplemented ERA-EDTA Registry data evaluated the frequency of dialysis, kidney transplantation, and comprehensive conservative management for patients with kidney failure in Europe
    Kidney International 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Bjørn Odvar Eriksen, Runólfur Pálsson, Natalie Ebert, Toralf Melsom, Markus van der Giet, Vilmundur Gudnason et al.:
    GFR in healthy aging: An individual participant data meta-analysis of iohexol clearance in european population-based cohorts
    Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jonas Björk, Ulf Nyman, Marie Courbebaisse, Lionel Couzi, R Neil Dalton, Laurence Dubourg et al.:
    Prospects for improved glomerular filtration rate estimation based on creatinine-results from a transnational multicentre study
    Clinical Kidney Journal (CKJ) 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Arnar J. Jonsson, Sigrun H Lund, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen, Runolfur Palsson, Olafur Skuli Indridason :
    The prevalence of chronic kidney disease in Iceland according to KDIGO criteria and age-adapted estimated glomerular filtration rate thresholds
    Kidney International 2020 DOI
  • Pierre Delanaye, Kitty J. Jager, Arend Bökenkamp, Anders Christensson, Laurence Dubourg, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen et al.:
    CKD: A call for an age-adapted definition
    Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2019 DOI
  • Silje Småbrekke, Henrik Schirmer, Toralf Melsom, Marit Dahl Solbu, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen :
    Low-grade impairments in cognitive and kidney function in a healthy middle-aged general population: a cross-sectional study
    BMC Nephrology 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Toralf Melsom, Viji Nair, Jørgen Schei, Laura Mariani, Vidar Tor Nyborg Stefansson, Jennifer L. Harder et al.:
    Correlation between baseline GFR and subsequent change in GFR in Norwegian adults without diabetes and in Pima Indians
    American Journal of Kidney Diseases 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Bjørn Odvar Eriksen, Elke Schaeffner, Toralf Melsom, Natalie Ebert, Markus van der Giet, Vilmundur Gudnason et al.:
    Comparability of plasma iohexol clearance across population-based cohorts
    American Journal of Kidney Diseases 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Vidar Tor Nyborg Stefansson, Jørgen Schei, Marit Dahl Solbu, Trond Geir Jenssen, Toralf Melsom, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen :
    Metabolic syndrome but not obesity measures are risk factors for accelerated age-related glomerular filtration rate decline in the general population
    Kidney International 2018 DOI
  • Toralf Melsom, Marit Dahl Solbu, Jørgen Schei, Vidar Tor Nyborg Stefansson, Jon Viljar Norvik, Trond Geir Jenssen et al.:
    Mild Albuminuria Is a Risk Factor for Faster GFR Decline in the Nondiabetic Population
    Kidney International Reports 2018 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jørgen Schei, Ole-Martin Fuskevåg, Vidar Tor Nyborg Stefansson, Marit Dahl Solbu, Trond Geir Jenssen, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen et al.:
    Urinary Markers of Oxidative Stress Are Associated With Albuminuria But Not GFR Decline
    Kidney International Reports 2018 ARKIV / DOI
  • Marit Dahl Solbu, Svein Olav Kolset, Trond Geir Jenssen, Tom Wilsgaard, Maja-Lisa Løchen, Ellisiv B. Mathiesen et al.:
    Gender differences in the association of syndecan-4 with myocardial infarction: The population-based Tromsø Study
    Atherosclerosis 2018 DOI
  • Bjørn Odvar Eriksen, Silje Småbrekke, Trond Geir Jenssen, Ulla Dorte Mathisen, Jon Viljar Norvik, Jørgen Schei et al.:
    Office and ambulatory heart rate as predictors of age-related kidney function decline
    Hypertension 2018 DOI
  • Jørgen Schei, Vidar Tor Nyborg Stefansson, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen, Trond Geir Jenssen, Marit Dahl Solbu, Tom Wilsgaard et al.:
    Association of TNF receptor 2 and CRP with GFR decline in the general nondiabetic population
    American Society of Nephrology. Clinical Journal 2017 DOI
  • Jon Viljar Norvik, Henrik Schirmer, Kirsti Ytrehus, Hilde-Merete Storhaug, Trond Geir Jenssen, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen et al.:
    Uric acid predicts mortality and ischaemic stroke in subjects with diastolic dysfunction: the Tromsø Study 1994-2013
    ESC Heart Failure 2017 ARKIV / DOI
  • Hans Pottel, Laurence Dubourg, Elke Schaeffner, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen, Toralf Melsom, Edmund J. Lamb et al.:
    The diagnostic value of rescaled renal biomarkers serum creatinine and serum cystatin C and their relation with measured glomerular filtration rate
    Clinica Chimica Acta 2017 DOI
  • Hans Pottel, Laurence Dubourg, Elke Schaeffner, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen, Toralf Melsom, Edmund J. Lamb et al.:
    Data on the relation between renal biomarkers and measured glomerular filtration rate
    Data in Brief 2017 ARKIV / DOI
  • Hans Pottel, Pierre Delanaye, Elke Schaeffner, Laurence Dubourg, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen, Toralf Melsom et al.:
    Estimating glomerular filtration rate for the full age spectrum from serum creatinine and cystatin C
    Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation 2017 DOI
  • Bjørn Odvar Eriksen, Vidar Tor Nyborg Stefansson, Trond Geir Jenssen, Ulla Dorte Mathisen, Jørgen Schei, Marit Dahl Solbu et al.:
    High ambulatory arterial stiffness index is an independent risk factor for rapid age-related glomerular filtration rate decline in the general middle-aged population
    Hypertension 2017 DOI
  • Jon Viljar Norvik, Henrik Schirmer, Kirsti Ytrehus, Trond Geir Jenssen, Svetlana Zykova, Anne Elise Eggen et al.:
    Low adiponectin is associated with diastolic dysfunction in women: A cross-sectional study from the Tromsø Study
    BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2017 ARKIV / DOI
  • Bjørn Odvar Eriksen, Vidar Tor Nyborg Stefansson, Trond Geir Jenssen, Ulla Dorte Mathisen, Jørgen Schei, Marit Dahl Solbu et al.:
    Blood pressure and age-related GFR decline in the general population
    BMC Nephrology 2017 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jørgen Schei, Vidar Tor Nyborg Stefansson, Ulla Dorte Mathisen, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen, Marit Dahl Solbu, Trond Geir Jenssen et al.:
    Residual Associations of Inflammatory Markers with eGFR after Accounting for Measured GFR in a Community-Based Cohort without CKD
    Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2016 DOI
  • Sander W van der Laan, Tove Fall, Aicha Sourmare, Alexander Teumer, Sanaz Sedaghat, Jens Baumert et al.:
    Cystatin C and cardiovascular disease: a Mendelian randomization study
    Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2016 ARKIV / DOI
  • Pierre Delanaye, Natalie Ebert, Toralf Melsom, Flavia Gasperi, Christophe Mariat, Etienne Cavalier et al.:
    Iohexol plasma clearance for measuring glomerular filtration rate in clinical practice and research: a review. Part 1: How to measure glomerular filtration rate with iohexol?
    Clinical Kidney Journal (CKJ) 2016 ARKIV / DOI
  • Vidar Tor Nyborg Stefansson, Jørgen Schei, Trond Geir Jenssen, Toralf Melsom, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen :
    Central obesity associates with renal hyperfiltration in the non-diabetic general population: a cross-sectional study
    BMC Nephrology 2016 ARKIV / DOI
  • Pierre Delanaye, Toralf Melsom, Natalie Ebert, Sten-Erik Bäck, Christophe Mariat, Etienne Cavalier et al.:
    Iohexol plasma clearance for measuring glomerular filtration rate in clinical practice and research: a review. Part 2: Why to measure glomerular filtration rate with iohexol?
    Clinical Kidney Journal (CKJ) 2016 ARKIV / DOI
  • Bjørn Odvar Eriksen, Vidar Tor Nyborg Stefansson, Trond Geir Jenssen, Ulla Dorte Mathisen, Jørgen Schei, Marit Dahl Solbu et al.:
    Elevated blood pressure is not associated with accelerated glomerular filtration rate decline in the general non-diabetic middle-aged population
    Kidney International 2016 ARKIV / DOI
  • Toralf Melsom, Vidar Tor Nyborg Stefansson, Jørgen Schei, Marit Dahl Solbu, Trond Geir Jenssen, Tom Wilsgaard et al.:
    Association of Increasing GFR with Change in Albuminuria in the General Population
    American Society of Nephrology. Clinical Journal 2016 DOI
  • Hans Pottel, Liesbeth Hoste, Laurence Dubourg, Natalie Ebert, Elke Schaeffner, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen et al.:
    An estimated glomerular filtration rate equation for the full age spectrum
    Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation 2016 DOI
  • Toralf Melsom, Jørgen Schei, Vidar Tor Nyborg Stefansson, Marit Dahl Solbu, Trond Geir Jenssen, Ulla Dorte Mathisen et al.:
    Prediabetes and risk of glomerular hyperfiltration and albuminuria in the general nondiabetic population: A prospective cohort study
    American Journal of Kidney Diseases 2016 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jørgen Schei, Vidar Tor Nyborg Stefansson, Ulla Dorte Mathisen, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen, Marit Dahl Solbu, Trond Geir Jenssen et al.:
    Residual associations of inflammatory markers with eGFR after accounting for measured GFR in a community-based cohort without CKD
    American Society of Nephrology. Clinical Journal 2016 DOI
  • Jon Viljar Norvik, Hilde-Merete Storhaug, Kirsti Ytrehus, Trond Geir Jenssen, Svetlana Zykova, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen et al.:
    Overweight modifies the longitudinal association between uric acid and some components of the metabolic syndrome: The Tromsø Study
    BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2016 ARKIV / DOI
  • Toralf Melsom, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen, Jon Viljar Norvik, Trond Geir Jenssen, Jørgen Schei, Marit Dahl Solbu et al.:
    Hyperfiltration Predicts Rapid GFR Decline in a General Non-Diabetic Population and in Type 2 Diabetes
    2017
  • Jon Viljar Norvik, Toralf Melsom, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen, Trond Geir Jenssen, Marit Dahl Solbu, Jørgen Schei et al.:
    Urinary epidermal Growth Factor Predicts Rapid GFR Decline in the General Non-Diabetic Population
    2017
  • Anny Gudmundsdottir, Thor Aspelund, Vilmundur Gudnason, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen, Margret B Andresdottir :
    THE ASSOCIATION OF MIDLIFE URIC ACID WITH KIDNEY FUNCTION IN THE GENERAL POPULATION AFTER 26 YEARS OF FOLLOW-UP (SP 268)
    2016 FULLTEKST
  • Jon Viljar Norvik, Henrik Schirmer, Trond A Jenssen, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen, Maja-Lisa Løchen, Marit Solbu :
    Uric acid predicts mortality and ischemic stroke in subjects with diastolic dysfunction - The Tromsø Study 1994-2013
    Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2016
  • Anne-Karine Markeng Melsom, Maja-Lisa Løchen, Bjørn Odvar Eriksen, Ellen Johanna Amundsen :
    Amphetamine use among high risk drug users in Norway. A cross sectional survey
    2016

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