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  • E-mailRune.Nilsen@uib.no
  • Phone+47 414 79 217
  • Visitor Address
    Underbergåsen 4, 3810 Gvarv
    3810 Gvarv
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

Rune Nilsen was Director of Centre for international health (CIH), University of Bergen and Professor in International Health since 1988, and Associate professor in pathology since 1974, University of Bergen, Gades Institute Previous Deputy Rector of University of Bergen, Head of the NUFU programme boards, and long experience in international higher learning, research policy and governance. Particular experience in doctoral training policies and Open Access publication policies. Main academic background in immunology and pathology of tuberculosis and tobacco and cancer.

Academic article
  • Show author(s) 2005. Patient knowledge, practices and challenges to health care system in early diagnosis of mycobacterial adenitis. East African Medical Journal. 173-180.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Patient knowledge, practices and challeges to health care system in early diagnosis of mycobacterial adenitis. East African Medical Journal. 173-180.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Mycobacterial adenitis: Role of mycobacterium bovis, non-tuberculous mycobacteria, HIV-infection, and risk factors in Arusha, Tanzania. East African Medical Journal. 171-178.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Tribal differences in perception of tuberculosis: a possible role in tuberculosis control in Arusha, Tanzania. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 933-941.
  • Show author(s) 2003. The role of livestock keeping in tuberculosis trends in Arusha, Tanzania. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 695-704.
  • Show author(s) 2003. In situ expression of CD40, CD40L (CD154), IL-12, TNF-alpha, IFN-gamma and TGF-beta1 in murine lungs during slowly progressive primary tuberculosis. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. 327-334.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Increased Bcl-2 and reduced Bax expression in infected macrophages in slowly progressive primary murine mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. 383-391.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Increased expression of fas ligand in human tuberculosis and leprosy lesions: a potential novel mechanism of immune evasion in mycobacterial infection. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. 630-639.
  • Show author(s) 2000. In Situ Expression of cytokines and cellular phenotypes in the lungs of mice with slowly progressive primary tuberculosis. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. 548-556.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Mutations of the p53 gene in oral squamous cell carcinomas from sudanese dippers of notrisamine rich toombak and non-snuff-dippers from the Sudan and Scandinavia. International Journal of Cancer. 527-534.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Mutations of the p53 gene in oral squamose-cell carcinomas from Sudanese dippers of nitrosamine-rich toombak and non-snuff-dippers from the Sudan and Scandinavia. International Journal of Cancer. 527-534.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Increased expresson of Fas ligand on Mycobacterium tuberculosis infected macrophages: a potential novel mechanism of immune evation by Mycobacterium tuberculosis? Inflammation. 507-521.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Expression of biomarkers (the p53, transforming growth factor alfa, epidermal growth factor receptor, c-erbB-2/neu and the proliferative cell nuclear antigen)in oropharyneal squamous cell carcinomas. European Journal of Cancer. 302-313.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Expression of biomarkers (the p53, transforming growth factor alfa, epidermal growth factor receptor, c-erbB-2/neu and the proliferative cell nuclear antigen) in oropharyneal squamous cell carcinomas. European Journal of Cancer. 302-13.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Expression of biomarkers (p53, transforming growth factor alpha, epidermal growth factor receptor, c-erbB-2/neu and the proliferative cell nuclear antigen) in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas. Oral Oncology. 302-313.
  • Show author(s) 1999. A mouse model for slowly proressing tuberculosis. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. 127-136.
  • Show author(s) 1999. A mouse model for slowly progressive primary tuberculosis. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology. 127-136.
  • Show author(s) 1998. Toombak and cigarette smoking in the Sudan: Estimates of prevalence in the Nile State. Preventive Medicine. 597-603.
  • Show author(s) 1998. The Swedish Snus and the Sudanesh Toombak: are they different? European Journal of Cancer. 558-566.
  • Show author(s) 1998. The Swedish Snus and the Sudanese Toombak: are they different? European Journal of Cancer. 558-66.
  • Show author(s) 1998. The Swedish Snus and the Sudanese Toombak: are they different? European Journal of Cancer. 558-566.
  • Show author(s) 1998. The Swedish Snus and the Sudanese Toombak: are they different? European Journal of Cancer. 558-566.
  • Show author(s) 1998. The Swedish Snus and the Sudanerse Toombak: are they different? European Journal of Cancer. 558-566.
  • Show author(s) 1998. Expression of keratin 13, 14 and 19 in oral squamous cell carcinomas from Sudanese snuff dippers: lack of association with human papillomavirus infection. APMIS - Journal of Pathologiy, Microbiology and Immunology. 959-969.
  • Show author(s) 1998. Expression of keratin 13, 14 and 19 in oral squamous cell carcinomas from Sudanese snuff dippers: Lack of association with human papilloma virus infection. APMIS - Journal of Pathologiy, Microbiology and Immunology. 959-969.
  • Show author(s) 1998. Expression of Keratin 13,14 and 19 in oral squamous cell carcinomas from Sudanesh snuff-dippers: Association with human papilloma virus infection. APMIS - Journal of Pathologiy, Microbiology and Immunology. 959-969.
  • Show author(s) 1998. Characterization of an amorphous deposit in the lamina propria in oral snutt users in the Sudan as altered collagen. Journal of Oral Pathology & Medicine. 157-162.
  • Show author(s) 1998. A Mouse Model for Latent Tuberculosis. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases. 59-68.
  • Show author(s) 1997. Immunohistochemical detection of p53 in non-malignant and malignant oral lesions associated with snuff dipping in the Sudan and Sweden. International Journal of Cancer. 749-753.
  • Show author(s) 1997. Immunohistochemical detection of p53 in archival formalin-fixed tissues of lip and intraoral squamous cell carcinomas from Norway. APMIS - Journal of Pathologiy, Microbiology and Immunology. 757-764.
  • Show author(s) 1997. Immunohistochemical detection of p53 in archival formalin fixed tissue of lip and intraoral squamous cell carcinomas from Norway. APMIS - Journal of Pathologiy, Microbiology and Immunology. 757-764.
  • Show author(s) 1997. Immunochemical detection of p53 in archival formalin-fixed tissues of lip and intraoral squamous cell carcinomas from Norway. APMIS - Journal of Pathologiy, Microbiology and Immunology. 757-764.
  • Show author(s) 1996. Immunohistochemical detection of p53 in non-malignant and malignant lesions associated with snuff dipping in the Sudan and Sweden. International Journal of Cancer. 749-753.
  • Show author(s) 1996. Immunohistochemical detection of p53 in non-malignant and malignant lesions associated with snuff dipping in the Sudan and Sweden. International Journal of Cancer. 1-5.
  • Show author(s) 1995. Spontaneous gingival antibody production to Fuscobacterium nucleatum outer membrane in adult periodontitis. European Journal of Oral Sciences. 77-83.
  • Show author(s) 1994. Microbial associations of 4 putative periodontal pathogens in Sudanese adult periodontitis patients determined by DNA probe analysis. Journal of Periodontology. 1053-1057.
  • Show author(s) 1994. Comaparative detection frequency of 6 putative periodontal pathogens in Sudanese and Norwegian adult periodontitis patients. Journal of Periodontology. 1046-1052.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) 2001. The epidemiology of human tuberculosis caused by m. bovis in Arusha, Tanzania (preliminary findings).
  • Show author(s) 1998. A novel mechanism of immune evasion by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
  • Show author(s) 1998. A novel mechanism of immune evasion by <I>Mycobacterium tuberculosis</I>.
  • Show author(s) 1998. A Mouse Model for Latent Tuberculosis.
  • Show author(s) 1997. Lungs in Murine Latent Tuberculosis. International conference on immunopathology of mucous membranes and exocrine glands.
  • Show author(s) 1994. Survival of four putative periodontal pathogens and enteric bacteria in the transport medium VMGA III.
  • Show author(s) 1994. Microbial associations of periodontal pathogens in subgingival plaque from periodontitis patients.
  • Show author(s) 1994. Detection frequency of periopathogens in Sudanese and Norwegian periodontitis patients.
Editorial
  • Show author(s) 2008. Hva kjennetegner vår egen tid? innledning om sosiologiske samtidsdiagnoser. Sosiologi i dag. 3-6.
Reader opinion piece
  • Show author(s) 2017. Glimrer med sitt fravær: Torbjørn Røe Isaksen svikter de fattige studentene fra det globale Sør. Avisa Vårt land. 20-21.
Popular scientific article
  • Show author(s) 2010. Forsuringsskader og helbredningsstid for laksesmolt. ?. 6-7.
Feature article
  • Show author(s) 2017. En kvoteordning fattigere. Klassekampen. 22-23.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Det kraftfulle Vestlandet. Bergens Tidende.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Det kraftfulle Vestlandet. Bergens Tidende.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) 2011. Costs of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a general population.
  • Show author(s) 1981. Cellular reactions and mineralization in induced heterotopic bone formation in guinea pigs.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Show author(s) 2007. Forskerutdanningen ved Broegelmanns Forskningslaboratorium. 10 pages.
Abstract
  • Show author(s) 2010. Maternal Folate Levels in Pregnancy and Asthma at 3 Years of Age. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. AB128-AB128.
Poster
  • Show author(s) 2003. Role of mycobacterium bovis, atypical mycobacteria and HIV infection in the epidemiology of tuberculosis adenditis in Arusha, Tanzania.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Tribal differences in perception of tuberculosis: a possible role in tuberculosis control in Arusha, Tanzania.

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