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  • E-mailMona.S.Nilsen@uib.no
  • Phone+47 917 62 425
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland universitetssykehus, Laboratoriebygget
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

Hormone Laboratory Research Group (https://www.uib.no/en/rg/hormonelaboratory)

Obesity. Type 2 diabetes. Adipose tissue. Metabolism.

Involved in teaching of bachelor students in human nutrition

Co-supervising master students

Academic article
  • 2020. 3-hydroxyisobutyrate, a strong marker of insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes and obesity that modulates white and brown adipocyte metabolism. Diabetes. 1903-1916.
Academic lecture
  • 2020. Low 3-hydroxyisobutyrate (3-HIB) and high methylmalonic acid (MMA) levels in plasma reflect increased hepatic fatty acid oxidation.
  • 2019. Circulating 3-hydroxyisobutyrate (3-HIB) as a clinical marker of prediabetes and T2D in patients with obesity.
  • 2019. A novel amino acid transporter modulating insulin resistance via adipocytes ​.
  • 2018. Amino acid metabolism in adipocytes.
  • 2019. Inhibition of serine transporter SLC7A10 promotes lipid accumulation through altered BCAA catabolism in adipocytes​.
  • 2019. Adipocyte amino acid metabolism in obesity-related metabolic diseases .

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Board member in Research School in Clinical Medicine

PhD project: "Branched-chain amino acid metabolism in obesity and insulin resistance"