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  • E-mailMarianne.Lonnebotn@uib.no
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    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

PhD Candidate Marianne Lønnebotn is using data from large, long-term health surveys with information that extends over several generations to study how factors such as being overweight can affect the respiratory health of respondents’ offspring.  

PhD-project: Preparing for Parenthood Already in Childhood

 

  • Teached Cohort studies, Epidemiology (INTH302), UiB
  • Coordinator Epidemiology, INTH302, UiB
  • Teached "Overweight in pregnancy, labour and post-partum" for midwife students at the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
Academic article
  • Show author(s) 2019. Use of metformin to treat pregnant women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PregMet2): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology. 256-266.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Being overweight in childhood, puberty, or early adulthood: Changing asthma risk in the next generation? Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 1-13.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Polycystic ovary syndrome, body mass index and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy. Pregnancy Hypertension. 32-37.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Body silhouettes as a tool to reflect obesity in the past. PLOS ONE. 1-13.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Validation of maternal reported pregnancy and birth characteristics against the Medical Birth Registry of Norway. PLOS ONE. 1-12.
Poster
  • Show author(s) 2018. Associations of fathers and their offsprings weight gain With non-allergic asthma.
Academic literature review
  • Show author(s) 2018. Environmental Impact on Health across Generations: Policy Meets Biology. A Review of Animal and Human Models. Challenges.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

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Selected publications:

1. Being overweight in childhood, puberty, or early adulthood: Changing asthma risk in the next generation?
Johannessen A, Lønnebotn M, Calciano L, Benediktsdóttir B, Bertelsen RJ, Bråbäck L, Dharmage S, Franklin KA, Gislason T, Holm M, Janson C, Jarvis D, Jõgi R, Kim JL, Kirkeleit J, Lodge C, Malinovschi A, Martinez-Moratalla J, Nilsen RM, Pereira-Vega A, Real FG, Schlünssen V, Accordini S, Svanes C.J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2020 Mar;145(3):791-799.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2019.08.030. Epub 2019 Sep 7.PMID: 31505189 Free article.

This paper demonstrated that fathers who were overweight puberty (but not if they became overweight after puberty) were  more likely to cause asthma in their future offspring. Published with editorial. Altmetric score: 76, attention 96 percentile.

2. Environmental Impact on Health across Generations: Policy Meets Biology. A Review of Animal and Human Models
Lønnebotn M, El-Merhie N, Holloway JW, Horsnell W, Krauss-Etschmann S, Gómez Real F, Svanes C. Challenges. 2018; 9(2):42. 

Marianne Lønnebotn is educated nurse and midwife. Master in Nursing Science/Health sciences at UiB.

Fieldworker for PregMet2 in Bergen, a Nordic Multicenter Study

Publications:

1. Polycystic ovary syndrome, body mass index and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy.
Lønnebotn M, Natvig GK, Benediktsdóttir B, Burgess JA, Holm M, Jógi R, Lindberg E, Macsali F, Schlünssen V, Skulstad SM, Franklin KA, Vanky E, Gòmez Real F.Pregnancy Hypertens. 2018 Jan;11:32-37. doi: 10.1016/j.preghy.2017.12.006. Epub 2017 Dec 24.PMID: 29523270

2. Use of metformin to treat pregnant women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PregMet2): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
Tone S Løvvik, Sven M Carlsen, Øyvind Salvesen, Berglind Steffensen, Marie Bixo, Francisco Gómez-Real, Marianne Lønnebotn, Kristin V Hestvold, Renata Zabielska, Angelica L Hirschberg, Anastasia Trouva, Solveig Thorarinsdottir, Sissel Hjelle, Ann Hilde Berg, Frida Andræ, Inger S Poromaa, Johanna Mohlin, Maria Underdal, Eszter VankyRandomized Controlled Trial, Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol​​​​​​. 2019 Apr;7(4):256-266.