PhD Dissertations

  • Gro Østli Eilertsen, September 2011: “Clinical epidemiology of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus with emphasis on nephritis and autoantibody production”.   

Main Supervisor: Hans Nossent.

  • Martin Polacek, Feb 2011: “The secretome of cartilage, chondrocytes and chondroprogenitors: Implication for cell transplantation strategies.”

Main Supervisor: Inigo Martinez

  • Gunnstein Bakland, May 2012: “Epidemiology and outcome of Ankylosing Spondylitis in Northern Norway”.

Main Supervisor: Hans Nossent.

  • Ann-Kristin Hansen, Dec 2017 “Biology of signalling receptors in human articular chondrocytes. - Implications for chondrogenesis and cartilage repair”.

Main supervisor: Inigo Martinez.

Ongoing PhD projects

  • Emilio Besada: “Rituximab for the Treatment of Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis: The Tromsø experience”. 

Main supervisor: Hans Nossent.

  • Ashraful Islam: “The use of umbilical cord stem cells for the treatment of articular cartilage lesions”.

Main supervisor: Inigo Martinez.