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Karin Collett

Associate Professor
  • E-mailKarin.Collett@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 97 25 74+47 995 85 235
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland Universitetssykehus Laboratoriebygget, 7. etg. Heis øst
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Journal articles
  • Silva, Gabriela; Stødle, Guro; Gierman, Lobke; Mundal, Siv Boon; Elschot, Mattijs; Collett, Karin; Nervik, Ingunn; Dahlberg, Unn; Bjørge, Line; Aune, Marie Hjelmseth; Thomsen, Liv Cecilie Vestrheim; Iversen, Ann-Charlotte. 2018. Decidual inflammation in normal and preeclamptic pregnancies. Pregnancy Hypertension. 13: S33-S34. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.preghy.2018.08.100
  • Tangerås, Line Haugstad; Silva, Gabriela; Stødle, Guro; Gierman, Lobke; Skei, Bente; Collett, Karin; Beversmark, Anne Lise; Skråstad, Ragnhild Bergene; Thomsen, Liv Cecilie Vestrheim; Bjørge, Line; Iversen, Ann-Charlotte. 2018. Placental inflammation by HMGB1 activation of TLR4 at the syncytium. Placenta. 72-73: 53-61. doi: 10.1016/j.placenta.2018.10.011
  • Collett, Karin; Johnsen, Synnøve Lian; Reigstad, Hallvard; Askeland, Cecilie; Ebbing, Cathrine. 2017. Pregnant woman with polyhydramnios and fetus with small intestinal atresia. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 17. 10 pages. Published 2017-09-18.
  • Sunde, Ingvild Dahl; Vekseth, Christina; Rasmussen, Svein; Mahjoob, Elham; Collett, Karin; Ebbing, Cathrine. 2017. Placenta, cord and membranes: a dual center validation study of midwives' classifications and notifications to the Medical Birth Registry of Norway. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 96: 1120-1127. doi: 10.1111/aogs.13164
  • Gierman, Lobke; Stødle, Guro; Silva, Gabriela; Tangerås, Line Haugstad; Thomsen, Liv Cecilie Vestrheim; Skei, Bente; Collett, Karin; Beversmark, Anne Lise; Aune, Marie Hjelmseth; Bjørge, Line; Iversen, Ann-Charlotte. 2016. NLRP3 inflammasome expression and activation at the maternal-fetal interface in preeclamptic and healthy pregnancies. Placenta. 45: 88-88.
  • Klingen, Tor Audun; Chen, Ying; Stefansson, Ingunn; Knutsvik, Gøril; Collett, Karin; Abrahamsen, Anne Line; Aase, Hildegunn Siv; Aas, Hans; Aas, Turid; Wik, Elisabeth; Akslen, Lars A. 2016. Tumour cell invasion into blood vessels is significantly related to breast cancer subtypes and decreased survival. Journal of Clinical Pathology. 70: 313-319. doi: 10.1136/jclinpath-2016-203861
  • Knutsvik, Gøril; Collett, Karin; Arnes, Jarle; Akslen, Lars A.; Stefansson, Ingunn. 2016. QSOX1 expression is associated with aggressive tumor features and reduced survival in breast carcinomas. Modern Pathology. Dec;29: 1485-1491. doi: 10.1038/modpathol.2016.148
  • Tangerås, Line Haugstad; Stødle, Guro; Silva, Gabriela; Thomsen, Liv Cecilie Vestrheim; Gierman, Lobke; Skei, Bente; Collett, Karin; Myklebost, Merete; Beversmark, Anne Lise; Skråstad, Ragnhild; Austgulen, Rigmor; Bjørge, Line; Iversen, Ann-Charlotte. 2015. The inflammatory role of HMGB1 in preeclampsia. Pregnancy Hypertension. 5: 229.
  • Knutsvik, Gøril; Stefansson, Ingunn; Aziz, Sura Mohammed; Arnes, Jarle; Eide, Johan; Collett, Karin; Akslen, Lars A. 2014. Evaluation of Ki67 expression across distinct categories of breast cancer specimens: A Population-based study of matched surgical specimens, core needle biopsies and tissue microarrays. PLOS ONE. 9. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0112121
  • Knutsvik, Gøril; Stefansson, Ingunn Marie; Collett, Karin; Akslen, Lars A. 2013. Proliferation markers PHH3, Ki67 and mitotic count all show significant associations with features of aggressive breast carcinomas and reduced survival. Modern Pathology. 26: 50A-50A.
  • Knutsvik, Gøril; Stefansson, Ingunn Marie; Collett, Karin; Akslen, Lars A. 2013. Proliferation markers PHH3, Ki67 and Mimtotic count all show significant associations with features of aggressive breast carcinomas and reduced survival. Laboratory Investigation. 93: 50A-50A.
  • Knutsvik, Gøril; Stefansson, Ingunn Marie; Collett, Karin; Akslen, Lars A. 2012. Prognostic impact of proliferation markers Ki-67, PHH3 and mitotic count in breast carcinomas. Virchows Archiv. 461: S5-S5.
  • Krüger, Kristi; Stefansson, Ingunn Marie; Collett, Karin; Arnes, Jarle; Aas, Turid; Akslen, Lars A. 2012. Microvessel proliferation by co-expression of endothelial nestin and Ki-67 is associated with a basal-like phenotype and aggressive features in breast cancer. Breast. 1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2012.07.008
  • Straume, Oddbjørn; Shimamura, Takeshi; Lampa, Michael J.G.; Carretero, Julian; Øyan, Anne Margrete; Jia, Di; Borgman, Christa L.; Soucheray, Margaret; Downing, Sean R.; Short, Sarah M.; Kang, Soo-Young; Wang, Suoming; Chen, Liang; Collett, Karin; Bachmann, Ingeborg M.; Wong, Kwok-Kin; Shapiro, Geoffrey I.; Kalland, Karl-Henning; Folkman, Judah; Watnick, Randolph S.; Akslen, Lars A.; Naumov, George N. 2012. Suppression of heat shock protein 27 induces long-term dormancy in human breast cancer. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 8699-8704. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1017909109
  • Tiron, Crina Elena; Gjerdrum, Christine; Høiby, Torill; Maugen, Hallvard; Stefansson, Ingunn Marie; Sandal, Tone; Collett, Karin; Li, Shan; McCormack, Emmet Martin; Gjertsen, Bjørn Tore; Micklem, David Robert; Akslen, Lars A.; Glackin, Carlotta A.; Lorens, James. 2011. Axl is an essential epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition-induced regulator of breast cancer metastasis and patient survival. Clinical and Experimental Metastasis. 28: 234-235.
  • Gjerdrum, Christine; Tiron, Crina Elena; Høiby, Torill; Stefansson, Ingunn Marie; Haugen, Hallvard; Sandal, Tone; Collett, Karin; Li, Shan; McCormack, Emmet Martin; Gjertsen, Bjørn Tore; Micklem, David Robert; Akslen, Lars A.; Glackin, Carlotta A.; Lorens, James. 2010. Axl is an essential epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition-induced regulator of breast cancer metastasis and patient survival. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107: 1124-1129. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0909333107
  • Roald, Borghild; Turowski, Gitta Erika; Collett, Karin; Laurini, Ricardo; Hanssen, Tor-Arne; Vogt, Christina. 2010. A systematic and standardized classification of placental pathology - A Norwegian enterprise. Placenta. 31: A20-A20.
  • Mæhle, BO; Mæhle, Bjørn Ove; Collett, Karin; Tretli, Steinar; Akslen, Lars A.; Grotmol, Tom. 2009. Estrogen receptor β– an independent prognostic marker in estrogen receptor α and progesterone receptor-positive breast cancer? Acta Pathologica, Microbiologica et Immunologica Scandinavica (APMIS). 117: 644-650. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0463.2009.02510.x
  • Arnes, Jarle; Collett, Karin; Akslen, Lars A. 2008. Lesson of the Month - Independent prognostic value of the basal-like phenotype of breast cancer and associations with EGFR and candidate stem cell marker BMI-1. Histopathology. 52: 370-380. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2559.2007.02957.x
  • Bachmann, Ingeborg Margrethe; Halvorsen, Ole Johan; Collett, Karin; Stefansson, Ingunn Marie; Straume, Oddbjørn; Haukaas, Svein Andreas; Salvesen, Helga; Otte, Arie P.; Akslen, Lars A. 2006. EZH2 expression is associated with high proliferation rate and aggressive tumor subgroups in cutaneous melanoma and cancers of the endometrium, prostate, and breast. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 24: 268-273. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2005.01.5180
  • Collett, Karin; Eide, Geir Egil; Arnes, Jarle; Stefansson, Ingunn Marie; Eide, Johan; Braaten, Audun; Aas, Turid; Otte, Ariel P.; Akslen, Lars A. 2006. Expression of enhancer of zeste homologue 2 is significantly associated with increased tumor cell proliferation and is a marker of aggressive breast cancer. Clinical Cancer Research. 12: 1168-1174. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-05-1533
  • Collett, Karin; Stefansson, Ingunn Marie; Eide, Johan; Braaten, Audun; Wang, Hege; Eide, Geir Egil; Thoresen, Steinar Østerbø; Thoresen, Steinar; Foulkes, William D.; Akslen, Lars A. 2005. A basal epithelial phenotype is more frequent in interval breast cancers compared with screen detected tumors. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention. 14: 1108-1112.
  • Collett, Karin; Skjærven, Rolv; Maehle, B. O. 1998. The prognostic contribution of estrogen and progesterone receptor status to a modified version of the Nottingham Prognostic Index. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 48: 1-9.
  • Collett, Karin; Hartveit, F; Skjærven, Rolv; Mæhle, BO. 1996. Prognostic role of oestrogen and progesterone receptors in patients with breast cancer: relation to age and lymph node status. Journal of Clinical Pathology. 49: 920-925.
  • Collett, Karin; Hartveit, Flora; Skjærven, Rolf; Mæhle, Bjørn Ove. 1996. Prognostic role of oestrogen, and progesterone receptors in patients with breast cancer: relation to age and lymph node status. Journal of Clinical Pathology. 49: 920-925.
  • Collett, Karin; Mæhle, BO; Skjærven, Rolv; Aas, T. 1996. Prognostic role of oestrogen, progesterone and androgen receptor in relation to patient age in patients with breast cancer. Breast. 5: 123-126.
  • Collett, Karin; Mæhle, BO; Skjærven, Rolv; Aas, T. 1995. The prognostic role of estrogen, progesterone and androgen receptor in relation to patient age at operation in breast cancer patients. Breast.
  • Collett, Karin; Skjærven, R.; Hartveit, F.; Mæhle, Bjørn Ove. 1989. The prognostic role of progesterone receptor status and age in relation to axillary node status in breast cancer patients. European Journal of Cancer and Clinical Oncology. 25: 959-964.
Reports and theses
  • Collett, Karin. 1998. Operable Breast Cancer. A prognostic study on the significance of interaction effects with follow-up time, lymph node status and patient age at operation. Dr.med.. -.

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