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Ravna, Aina Westrheim

Professor
Department of Medical Biology

Job description:

Research on drug targets using molecular modeling techniques.

Teaches pharmacology for medical students, odontology students, nurse students and biology students.

Communicates own research and popular scienctific topics such as chocolate, spices and traditional sami medicine (shamanism).




CV

EDUCATION AND RESEARCH

1988    Student at the Los Altos High School, Los Altos, CA, USA.

1991    Examen artium 1991 from Kongsbakken Videregående Skole, Tromsø.

1996    Cand.mag. (mathematic-natural scientific), University of Tromsø autumn with exams from the University of Copenhagen, 1995, fitted into cand.mag. degree: Inorganic Chemistry, Valence Theory (Introduction to fundamental conceptions of quantum mechanics) and Physical Organic Chemistry.

1997    Maternity leave

1999    Cand.scient., University of Tromsø.

2000→Teaching pharmacology for of medical students, odontology students, biology studentsat bachelor-, master and doctorate level, and student nurses.

2000→Supervision of master students, bachelor students and medical students.

2003    Dr.scient. (PhD), University of Tromsø, 17th October 2003. Title of thesis: ”Molecular modelling of secondary transporters and their interactions with cocaine and SSRIs”.

Exams from the University of Tromsø included in the dr.scient degree:

FA-333                 Pharmacokinetics

K-342                  Protein structure

BIO-481                Basis course in Biomedical Research

Exams from the University of Oslo included in the dr.scient degree:

O-3768                 Mechanisms of Cellular Signal Transduction

(dissertation completed 9 months ahead of scholarship ending)

2004    “Universitetspedagogisk seminar” (UPS) at the University of Tromsø.

2004    Temporary scholarship from the University of Tromsø (autumn 2004)

2005-2009 Post.doc position granted by The Norwegian Cancer Society doing research on ABC transporters

2007    Maternity leave

2008→Supervision of Ph.D. students.

2009    Research stay at Ruben Abagyan's lab (Molsoft/The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, USA) (7 weeks).

2009→Researcher position at the University of Tromsø (permanent position from February 2011)

2011    Research stay at Ruben Abagyan's lab  (University of California (UCSD), La Jolla, USA) (3   months)

Teaching

Lectures given at the University of Tromsø:

• Course for specialization in Clinical Pharmacology (Den norske lægeforening):

o “Neurotransmitter transporters”, 1 hour, spring 2009.

o “Pharmacological Mechanisms”, 1 hour, 2004, 2006 and 2009.

o “Molecular modeling as a tool for development of novel drugs”, 1 hour autumn

2006 and 2009.

• CNS pharmacology

o Odontology students, 11 hours, spring 2009.

o Medical students, 2 hours, spring 2009.

• Pharmacology for “medisin grunnfag”, 6 hours, autumn 2002 and 2003.

• Bio-354 (Pharmacology and Toxicology), 9 hours, autumn 2000, 2001, 2002, 2008.

• Bio-262 (General and Human Toxicology), 10 hours, spring 2001, 2002 and 2003.

• Bio-2301 (General Pharmacology and Toxicology), 12 hours, spring 2004. (Course

responsible).

• Bio-3305 (Toxicology), 6 hours, spring 2004.

• Bio-8305 (Research frontiers in molecular and structural biology): 1 hour (”The

homology modeling approach”), autumn 2006.

• Workshop: ”Introduction to molecular modelling”, 1 hour (“Homology based modelling

of drug targets”), autumn 2005.

• Sami traditional medicine for

o Medical students, spring 2005, 2009 and 2010.

o Bio2301 students, spring 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009.

o Students enrolled in master study of indigenous people, autumn 2005, spring

2007, and spring 2009.

 

Lectures given at Tromsø University College:

• Pharmacology for student nurses, 4 hours, spring 2002 and spring 2011.

 

Supervision:

• PhD students Lena Aronsen, Inger Lindin and Mari Gabrielsen.

• Master student Elin Øien Ørvoll.

• Supervision assistance of master students Maja Karlsen Linchausen and Marit Livik.

• Supervision assistance of medical student at summer stipend, University of Tromsø, 8

weeks, summer 2000.

• Supervision of students on semester projects in the course Bio-2301 (General

Pharmacology and Toxicology) spring 2004 and spring 2010.

• Training of master- and doctoral students in use of software for molecular modeling and

computational chemistry at the Department of Pharmacology, Institute of medical

biology, University of Tromsø.

 

Colloquium teaching and pharmacokinetic exercises:

• Pharmacology for medical students (Course I, Introduction to Biological Medicine,

Pharmacology), 8 hours, autumn 2000, 2002 and 2003.

• Bio-354 (Pharmacology/Toxicology), 16 hours, autumn 2002 and 2003.

 

Maternity leaves

Maternity leave from the 1st of March 1997 until the 7th of January 1998, and from the 30th of

July 2007 until the 20th of April 2008.

 

Other experience

  • Indre Sør-Troms Distriktsmuseum; summer employment as museum assistant in 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 and 1995.
  • ”Skaidi - Informasjonsavisa for høyere utdanning i Nord-Norge”; summer employment in 1994 as journalist.
  • Information speech about master studies at the Department of Pharmacology, University ofTromsø, for new students, February 2000.
  • External examiner at “Medisin grunnfag” exam spring 2002.
  • Member of two judging committees; employment of PhD student at the Department of Molecular Biotechnology, IMB, University of Tromsø, spring 2002, and employment of PhD student at the Department of Pharmacology, IMB, University of Tromsø, autumn 2003.
  • Responsible for social activities during the course for specialization in ClinicalPharmacology: “Pharmacological Mechanisms” (Den norske lægeforening), February 2004.
  • Preparation of answer to inquiry concerning inquiry note about “Naturmiddelutredningen” from the Ministry of Health in March 2004.
  • Referee for journals (Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences (CMLS), Protein Science, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Biochemical Pharmacology, Journal of Molecular Modeling, European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry)
  • External examiner at Bio-8305 (Research frontiers in molecular and structural biology), autumn 2006.

REFERENCES

Professor Svein Dahl, Institute of Medical Biology, University of Tromsø, phone number 77644704

Professor Georg Sager, Institute of Medical Biology, University of Tromsø, phone number 77644708

Professor Ingebrigt Sylte, Institute of Medical Biology, University of Tromsø, phone number 77644705

Publications in CRIStin


  • Antobreh, Gloria; Enyedy, Istvan; Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Molecular modeling and docking studies of the oxytocin receptor. Future Medicinal Chemistry 2018; Volum 10 (2). ISSN 1756-8919.s 135 - 155.s doi: 10.4155/fmc-2017-0078.

  • Subbotina, Anna; Ravna, Aina Westrheim; Lyså, Roy Andre; Abagyan, Ruben; Bugno, Ryszard; Sager, Georg. Inhibition of PDE5A1 guanosine cyclic monophosphate (cGMP) hydrolysing activity by sildenafil analogues that inhibit cellular cGMP efflux. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology (JPP) 2017; Volum 69 (6). ISSN 0022-3573.s 675 - 683.s doi: 10.1111/jphp.12693.

  • Kaupang, Åsmund; Paulsen, Steinar Martin; Steindal, Calin Constantin; Ravna, Aina Westrheim; Sylte, Ingebrigt; Halvorsen, Trine Grønhaug; Thoresen, G. Hege; Hansen, Trond Vidar. Synthesis, biological evaluation and molecular modeling studies of the PPARβ/δ antagonist CC618. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2015; Volum 94. ISSN 0223-5234.s 229 - 236.s doi: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2015.03.006.

  • Aronsen, Lena; Ørvoll, Elin Peggy Hanne Øien; Lyså, Roy Andre; Ravna, Aina Westrheim; Sager, Georg. Modulation of high affinity ATP-dependent cyclic nucleotide transporters by specific and non-specific cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase inhibitors. European Journal of Pharmacology 2014; Volum 745. ISSN 0014-2999.s 249 - 253.s doi: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2014.10.051.

  • Gabrielsen, Mari; Kurczab, Rafal; Siwek, Agata; Wolak, Malgorzata; Ravna, Aina Westrheim; Kristiansen, kurt; Kufareva, Irina; Abagyan, Ruben; Nowak, Gabriel; Chilmonczyk, Zdzislaw; Sylte, Ingebrigt; Bojarski, Andrzej J.. Identification of novel serotonin transporter compounds by virtual Screening. Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling 2014; Volum 54 (3). ISSN 1549-9596.s 933 - 943.s doi: 10.1021/ci400742s.

  • Lindin, inger; Wuxiuer, Yimingjiang; Ravna, Aina Westrheim; Moens, Ugo; Sylte, Ingebrigt. Comparative molecular dynamics simulations of mitogen-activated protein kinase-activated protein kinase 5. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2014; Volum 15 (3). ISSN 1422-0067.s 4878 - 4902.s doi: 10.3390/ijms15034878.

  • Ørvoll, elin peggy hanne Øien; Lyså, Roy Andre; Ravna, aina westrheim; Sager, Georg. Misoprostol and the sildenafil analog (PHAR- 0099048) modulate cellular efflux of cAMP and cGMP differently. Pharmacology and Pharmacy 2013; Volum 4 (1). ISSN 2157-9423.s 104 - 109.s doi: doi:10.4236/pp.2013.41015.

  • Lindin, inger; Wuxiuer, Yimingjiang; Kufareva, Irina; Abagyan, Ruben; Moens, Ugo; Sylte, Ingebrigt; Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Homology modeling and ligand docking of Mitogen-activated protein kinase-activated protein kinase 5 (MK5). Theoretical Biology Medical Modelling 2013; Volum 10. ISSN 1742-4682.s doi: 10.1186/1742-4682-10-56.

  • Gabrielsen, Mari; Wolosewicz, Karol; Zawadzka, Anna; Kossakowski, Jerzy; Nowak, Gabriel; Wolak, Malgorzata; Stachowicz, Katarzyna; Siwek, Agata; Ravna, Aina Westrheim; Kufareva, Irina; Kozerski, Lech; Bednarek, Elzbieta; Sitkowski, Jerzy; Bocian, Wojciech; Abagyan, Ruben; Bojarski, Andrezej J; Sylte, Ingebrigt; Chilmonczyk, Zdzislaw. Synthesis, Antidepressant Evaluation and Docking Studies of Long-Chain Alkylnitroquipazines as Serotonin Transporter Inhibitors. Chemical Biology and Drug Design 2013; Volum 81 (6). ISSN 1747-0277.s 695 - 706.s doi: 10.1111/cbdd.12116.

  • Gabrielsen, Mari; Ravna, aina westrheim; Kristiansen, kurt; Sylte, Ingebrigt. Substrate binding and translocation of the serotonin transporter studied by docking and molecular dynamics simulations. Journal of Molecular Modeling 2012; Volum 18 (3). ISSN 0948-5023.s 1073 - 1085.s doi: 10.1007/s00894-011-1133-1.

  • Sylte, Ingebrigt; Ravna, aina westrheim. Homology Modeling of Transporter Proteins (Carriers and Ion Channels). Humana Press 2012 (857). ISSN 1064-3745.s 281 - 299.

  • Sager, Georg; Ørvoll, elin peggy hanne Øien; Lyså, Roy Andre; Kufareva, Irina; Abagyan, Ruben; Ravna, aina westrheim. Novel cGMP Efflux Inhibitors Identified by Virtual Ligand Screening (VLS) and Confirmed by Experimental Studies. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2012; Volum 55 (7). ISSN 0022-2623.s 3049 - 3057.s doi: 10.1021/jm2014666.

  • Jaronczyk, Malgorzata; Wolosewicz, Karol; Gabrielsen, Mari; Nowak, Gabriel; Kufareva, Irina; Mazurek, Aleksander P; Ravna, aina westrheim; Abagyan, Ruben; Bojarski, Andrezej J; Sylte, Ingebrigt; Chilmonczyk, Zdzislaw. Synthesis, in vitro binding studies and docking of long-chain arylpiperazine nitroquipazine analogues, as potential serotonin transporter inhibitors. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2012; Volum 49. ISSN 0223-5234.s 200 - 210.s doi: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2012.01.012.

  • Hessvik, Nina Pettersen; Bakke, Siril Skaret; Smith, Robert; Ravna, aina westrheim; Sylte, Ingebrigt; Rustan, Arild; Thoresen, G. Hege; Kase, Eili Tranheim. The liver X receptor modulator 22(S)-hydroxycholesterol exerts cell-type specific effects on lipid and glucose metabolism. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2012; Volum 128. ISSN 0960-0760.s 154 - 164.s doi: 10.1016/j.jsbmb.2011.10.006.

  • Gabrielsen, Mari; Kurczab, Rafal; Ravna, aina westrheim; Kufareva, Irina; Abagyan, Ruben; Chilmonczyk, Zdzislaw; Bojarski, Andrezej J; Sylte, Ingebrigt. Molecular mechanism of serotonin transporter inhibition elucidated by a new flexible docking protocol. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2012; Volum 47. ISSN 0223-5234.s 24 - 37.s doi: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2011.09.056.

  • Ciocoiu, Calin C.; Ravna, aina westrheim; Sylte, Ingebrigt; Rustan, Arild; Hansen, Trond Vidar. Synthesis, molecular modeling studies and biological evaluation of fluorine substituted analogs of GW 501516. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry 2011; Volum 19. ISSN 0968-0896.s 6982 - 6988.s doi: 10.1016/j.bmc.2011.10.020.

  • Slåtsve, Arne Martin; Ravna, aina westrheim; Lyså, Roy Andre; Sager, Georg. ABC-transportørenes betydning for effekt og omsetning av legemidler. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening 2011; Volum 131 (11). ISSN 0029-2001.s 1084 - 1087.s doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.10.0675.

  • Sylte, Ingebrigt; Ravna, aina westrheim; Dahl, Svein G.. Templates and models of monoamine transporter proteins. Current Medicinal Chemistry 2011; Volum 18 (30). ISSN 0929-8673.s 4651 - 4658.

  • Ciocoiu, Calin Constantin; Ravna, aina westrheim; Sylte, Ingebrigt; Hansen, Trond Vidar. Synthesis, Biological Evaluation and Molecular Modeling of GW 501516 Analogues. Archiv der Pharmazie 2010; Volum 343 (11-12). ISSN 0365-6233.s 612 - 624.s doi: 10.1002/ardp.201000189.

  • Ravna, aina westrheim; Sager, Georg; Dahl, Svein G.; Sylte, Ingebrigt. Membrane transporters: Structure, function and targets for drug design. Springer Publishing Company 2009 (4) ISBN 978-3-540-87911-4. ISSN 1862-2461.s 15 - 51.

  • Ravna, aina westrheim; Sager, Georg. Molecular Modeling Studies of ABC Transporters Involved in Multidrug Resistance. Mini-Reviews in medical chemistry 2009; Volum 9 (2). ISSN 1389-5575.s 186 - 193.

  • Sager, Georg; Ravna, aina westrheim. Cellular Efflux of cAMP and cGMP - A Question about Selectivity. Mini-Reviews in medical chemistry 2009; Volum 9 (8). ISSN 1389-5575.s 1009 - 1013.

  • Ravna, aina westrheim; Sylte, Ingebrigt; Dahl, Svein G.. Structure and localisation of drug binding sites on neurotransmitter transporters. Journal of Molecular Modeling 2009; Volum 15 (10). ISSN 0948-5023.s 1155 - 1164.s doi: 10.1007/s00894-009-0478-1.

  • Ravna, aina westrheim; Sylte, Ingebrigt; Sager, Georg. Binding site of ABC transporter homology models confirmed by ABCB1 crystal structure. Theoretical Biology Medical Modelling 2009; Volum 6 (20). ISSN 1742-4682.s doi: 10.1186/1742-4682-6-20.

  • Ravna, aina westrheim; Sager, Georg. Molecular model of the outward facing state of the human multidrug resistance protein 4 (MRP4/ABCC4). Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 2008; Volum 18 (12). ISSN 0960-894X.s 3481 - 3483.s doi: 10.1016/j.bmcl.2008.05.047.

  • Jaronczyk, Malgorzata; Chilmonczyk, Zdizlav; Mazurek, AP; Nowak, Gabriel; Ravna, aina westrheim; Kristiansen, kurt; Sylte, Ingebrigt. The molecular interactions of buspirone analogues with the serotonin transporter. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry 2008; Volum 16 (20). ISSN 0968-0896.s 9283 - 9294.s doi: 10.1016/j.bmc.2008.09.005.

  • Mavel, Sylvie; Vercouillie, Johnny; Garreau, Lucette; Raguza, Tiziana; Ravna, aina westrheim; Chalon, Sylvie; Guilloteau, Denis. Docking study, synthesis, and in vitro evaluation of fluoro-MADAM derivatives as SERT ligands for PET imaging. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry 2008; Volum 16. ISSN 0968-0896.s 9050 - 9055.s doi: 10.1016/j.bmc.2008.08.002.

  • Ravna, aina westrheim; Sylte, Ingebrigt; Sager, Georg. A molecular model of a putative substrate releasing conformation of multidrug resistance protein 5 (MRP5). European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2008; Volum 43 (11). ISSN 0223-5234.s 2557 - 2567.s doi: 10.1016/j.ejmech.2008.01.015.

  • Ravna, aina westrheim; Sylte, Ingebrigt; Sager, Georg. Molecular model of the outward facing state of the human P-glycoprotein (ABCB1), and comparison to a model of the human MRP5 (ABCC5). Theoretical Biology Medical Modelling 2007; Volum 4. ISSN 1742-4682.s 33 - .

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim; Sylte, Ingebrigt; Kristiansen, Kurt; Dahl, Svein G.. Putative drug binding conformations of monoamine transporters. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry 2006; Volum 14. ISSN 0968-0896.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim; Jaronczyk, Malgorzata; Sylte, Ingebrigt. A homology model of SERT based on the LeuT(Aa) template. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 2006; Volum 16. ISSN 0960-894X.s 5594 - 5597.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Three-dimensional models of neurotransmitter transporters and their interactions with cocaine and S-citalopram. World Journal of Biological Psychiatry 2006; Volum 7. ISSN 1562-2975.

  • Dahl, Svein G.; Sylte, Ingebrigt; Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Structures and models of transporter proteins. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 2004; Volum 309 (3). ISSN 0022-3565.s 853 - 860.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim; Sylte, Ingebrigt; Dahl, Svein G.. Molecular mechanisms of citalopram and cocaine interactions with the neurotransmitter transporter. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics 2003; Volum 307 (1). ISSN 0022-3565.s 34 - 41.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim; Sylte, Ingebrigt; Dahl, Svein G.. Molecular model of the neural dopamine transporter. Journal of Computer-Aided Molecular Design 2003; Volum 17. ISSN 0920-654X.s 367 - 382.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Ja, du kan bli avhengig av sukker. Men ved hjelp av noen enkle grep kan du komme deg ut av det. (https://www.kk.no/helse/ja-du-kan-bli-avhengig-av-sukker/70914228). 2019.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. DRUGS OF ABUSE: Molecular Mechanisms of Action and Potentials for Discovery of New Therapeutics. Foredrag 2019-04-09 - 2019-04-09 2019.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Hva skjer? · Hva skjer med juletradisjonene? (https://radio.nrk.no/serie/hva-skjere/DNRR62003618/23-12-2018#t=29m58.56s). 2018.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. En voldsmann blir til. 2018.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim; Sager, Georg. Lørdagsuniversitetet: Drug design på data’n. Lørdagsuniversitetet 2017-10-22 - 2017-10-22 2017.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Forskerne krangler om sukkeravhengighet (https://forskning.no/alkohol-og-narkotika-mat-og-helse-hjernen-overvekt/2017/09/krangler-om-sukkeravhengighet). 2017.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Derfor blir vi hekta på dårlige forhold (http://www.kk.no/samliv/derfor-blir-vi-hekta-pa-darlige-forhold-68561791). 2017.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim; Sager, Georg; Fuskevåg, Ole-Martin. Når kjemien stemmer. 2017.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Sukkeravhengighet. Aktuell Nordisk odontologi 2017; Volum 9 (1). ISSN 1902-3545.s 121 - 129.s doi: 10.18261/ISSN.2058-7538-2016-01-11.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Vår jakt på belønning. (fulltekst) 2016.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. «Hva gjør sola med kvinner». 2016.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Om kvinner og sol. 2016.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Om testosteron og sol. 2016.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Brille. 2016.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Den eksotiske julen. 2016.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Julens «magiske» krydder: Slik kan du piffe opp stemningen i hjemmet. 2016.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Sukker er en døråpner til rusmisbruk, mener forskere. 2016.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Forskere: Sukker fungerer som et rusmiddel. 2016.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Sliter du med sukkersuget? Slik blir du kvitt det. (fulltekst) 2016.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Professor hevder sukker er et rusmiddel på lik linje med kokain og heroin. (fulltekst) 2016.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Derfor blir du avhengig av sukker. (fulltekst) 2016.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Derfor blir du våryr. 2016.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Rádiosiida. 2016.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Intervju om våryrhet. 2016.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Hvorfor blir vi våryre. (data) 2016.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Kroppen din. (omtale) 2016.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Julekrydder øker sexlysten. 2015.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Som krydder for et bedre julesamliv. 2015.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Billig nytelse. (fulltekst) 2015.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. - Kjønnsbalanse blant professorene er mulig (http://www.forskerforum.no/wip4/-kjoennsbalanse-blant-professorene-er-mulig/d.epl?id=2343970). 2015.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Sami: The Native People of Norway. Foredrag 2015-02-19 - 2015-02-19 2015.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Hund på resept. 2014.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Den pirrende duften av julekrydder. 2014.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Pepperkakene kan øke sexlysten. 2014.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Intervju om julekrydders farmakologiske virkninger. 2014.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Julekaker gir deg økt sexlyst (http://www.nrk.no/vestfold/julekaker-gjor-deg-kat-1.12042068). 2014.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Sjokoladesuget (http://tv.nrk.no/serie/folk/DVFJ56002013/12-08-2014). 2014.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Forskerportett (http://vimeo.com/77489540). 2013.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Julens «magiske» krydder. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.) 2013. ISSN 0804-3116.s doi: http://www.aftenposten.no/viten/Julens-magiske-krydder-7397543.html.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Sjokoladens virkning på hjernen. Dame-Vorspiel med rødvin og sjokolade 2013-11-15 - 2013-11-15 2013.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Jul i hjernen - om julekrydder og dopamin. Desembernatt på Tromsø Museum 2013-12-05 - 2013-12-05 2013.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Sjokoladens farmakologi. Årsmøte for Norsk kjemisk selskap, Nord-Norge 2013-12-10 - 2013-12-10 2013.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Novel sildenafil analogues - possible drugs for increased sensitivity to chemotherapeutic agents. MedChem & CADD-2013 2013-10-15 - 2013-10-17 2013.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim; Sylte, Ingebrigt. Drug design på data'n. Ottar 2013 (297). ISSN 0030-6703.s 22 - 26.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Rett i fletta. Ottar 2013 (297). ISSN 0030-6703.s 12 - 21.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Dopamin - vår naturlige rus. Ottar 2013 (297). ISSN 0030-6703.s 4 - 11.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Intervju om lansering av Ottar (dopamin) nr 4 2013. 2013.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Frykt kan utløse forelskelse. 2013.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Intervju om testosteron og dopamin. 2013.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Sildenafil og ABC transportere: Økt sensitivitet for legemidler i kreftbehandling. NSFTs vintermøte 2013-01-24 - 2013-07-27 2013.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Om dopamin og sex. 2013.

  • Ravna, Aina Westrheim. Koffein-alarm. 2013.

  • Ravna, aina westrheim. Julebaksten gir deg økt sexlyst. 2012.

  • Ravna, aina westrheim. Sjokolade - må ha det, bare må ha det!. 2012.

  • Ravna, aina westrheim. Sexy krydret jul. 2012.

  • Ravna, aina westrheim. Samisk Folkemedisin. Foredrag 2012-03-03 - 2012-03-03 2012.

  • Ravna, aina westrheim. Sjokoladerus, hjertebrus og hjernesus - Om kakao og krydder som afrodisiaka. Åpning av imPuls-utstilling på Helsefak 2012-02-14 - 2012-02-14 2012.

  • Ravna, aina westrheim. Computer based methods in the search for new compounds. Vintermøtet på Beito, NSFT, 2012 2012-01-26 - 2012-01-26 2012.

  • Ravna, aina westrheim. Jul i hjernen. Foredrag 2012-01-10 - 2012-01-10 2012.

  • Ravna, aina westrheim. Lykkemolekylet dopamin - Hva gjør det og sjokolade med oss?. Foredrag 2012-02-24 - 2012-02-24 2012.

  • Ravna, aina westrheim. Forelskelse må tas på alvor – uansett alder. Barn som er forelsket kan trenge både anerkjennelse, støtte og trøst fra foreldrene sine. 2012.

  • Gabrielsen, Mari; Sylte, Ingebrigt; Dahl, Svein G.; Ravna, aina westrheim. A short update on the structure of drug binding sites on neurotransmitter transporters. BMC Research Notes 2011; Volum 4. ISSN 1756-0500.s doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-4-559.

  • Chilmonczyk, Zdizlav; Jaronczyk, Malgorzata; Mazurek, AP; Sylte, Ingebrigt; Ravna, aina westrheim. Molecular targets for new antidepressant drugs. Pharmacological Reports 2008; Volum 60. ISSN 1734-1140.s 260 - 260.

  • Ravna, aina westrheim. Samisk folkemedisin. Kulturarven : kysten, innlandet, byen 2008 (45). ISSN 0806-7023.s 59 - 63.

  • Ravna, aina westrheim. Intervjuet og brukt som kilde i en artikkel om kokain i A-magasinet: "Konge og dronning på byen" av Sidsel Dalen. 2007.

  • Ravna, aina westrheim. Traditional Saami Medicine. AM Alternative Medizin/Alternative Medicine 2007; Volum 3.s 42 - 49.

  • Ravna, aina westrheim. Sami Traditional Medicine. Møte 2006-06-09 - 2006.

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