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Jutta Dierkes

Professor, Clinical Nutrition
  • E-mailJutta.Dierkes@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 97 73 44
  • Visitor Address
    Center for Nutrition, Childrens' hospital, block 1, 5th floor
    5021 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

Mohn Nutrition Research Laboratory (funded by Bergen research foundation https://www.bfstiftelse.no/); https://www.uib.no/en/nutrition/120713/about-mohn-nutrition-research-lab

Malnutra: The association between undernutrition, biomarkers of nutritional status, quality of life, disease related functions, and future re-hospitalization and mortality (funded by Helse Bergen)

Vitamin D and cardiovascular disease: investigations in the WENBIT cohort (collaboration with Prof. Ottar Nygård)

Malnutrition in patients with chronic kidney disease (collaboration with Prof. Hans-Peter Marti)

Hordaland Health Studies (HUSK3, PI: Prof. Grethe S. Tell and Prof. Eva Gerdts) https://husk.w.uib.no/husk3/


Bachelorprogram in Human Nutrition

NUTR100   Introduction to clinical nutrition

Nutr203     Nutrition physiology

NUTR245    Lifestyle and Lifecycle

NUTR295    Bachelor thesis


Masterprogram in Human Nutrition

NUTR333A    Human Nutrition


Masterprogram in Clinical Nutrition

NUCLI362   Genetic disorders in Nutrient Metabolism

VALGTVEPS Felles praksisemne i aldersmedisin (norgewian only)


Selected Publications


E. Degerud, K.H. Løland, O. Nygård, O. Midttun, P.M. Ueland, R. Seifert, E. Strand, O. Bleie, J. Dierkes. Vitamin D status was not associated with 'one-year' progression of coronary artery  disease, assessed by coronary angiography in statin-treated patients. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2015;22:431-5


R. di Giuseppe, B. Buijsse, F. Hirche, J. Wirth, M. Arregui, S. Westphal, B. Isermann, H.W. Hense, J. Dierkes, H. Boeing, G.I. Stangl, C. Weikert. Plasma Fibroblast Growth Factor 23, Parathyroid Hormone, 25-HydroxyvitaminD3 and risk of Heart Failure: a prospective, case-cohort study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Mar;99(3):947-55


U. Lehmann, F. Hirche, G. Stangl, K. Hinz, S. Westphal, J. Dierkes. Bioavailability of vitamin D(2) and D(3) in healthy volunteers, a randomized placebo-controlled trial. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Nov;98(11):4339-45.


H. Borgeraas, E. Strand, E. Ringdal Pedersen, J. Dierkes, P.M. Ueland, R. Seifert, E.R. Wilberg, P. Bohov, R.K. Berge, D.W. Nilsen, O. Nygård. Omega-3 Status and the Relationship between Plasma Asymmetric Dimethylarginine and Risk of Myocardial Infarction in Patients with Suspected Coronary Artery Disease. Cardiol Res Pract. 2012:201742


Heinz J, Kropf S, Domröse U, Westphal S, Borucki K, Luley C, Neumann KH, Dierkes J. B vitamins and the risk of total mortality and cardiovascular disease in end-stage renal disease: results of a randomized controlled trial. Circulation. 2010 Mar 30;121(12):1432-8.


Borucki K, Weikert C, Fisher E, Jakubiczka S, Luley C, Westphal S, Dierkes J. Haplotypes in the UGT1A1 gene and their role as genetic determinants of bilirubin concentration in healthy German volunteers. Clin Biochem. 2009 Nov;42(16-17):1635-41.

Heinz J, Kropf S, Luley C, Dierkes J. Homocysteine as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease in patients treated by dialysis: a meta-analysis. Am J
Kidney Dis. 2009 Sep;54(3):478-89.


Weikert C, Westphal S, Berger K, Dierkes J, Möhlig M, Spranger J, Rimm EB,
Willich SN, Boeing H, Pischon T. Plasma resistin levels and risk of myocardial
infarction and ischemic stroke. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Jul;93(7):2647-53.


Weikert C, Dierkes J, Hoffmann K, Berger K, Drogan D, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Spranger J, Möhlig M, Luley C, Boeing H. B vitamin plasma levels and the risk of ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack in a German cohort. Stroke. 2007 Nov;38(11):2912-8

Dierkes J, Weikert C, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Westphal S, Luley C, Möhlig M, Spranger J, Boeing H. Plasma pyridoxal-5-phosphate and future risk of myocardial infarction in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition Potsdam cohort. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Jul;86(1):214-20.