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Silje Alvestad

Postdoctoral fellow
  • E-mailSilje.Alvestad@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland Universitetssykehus Laboratoriebygget, 7. etg. Heis øst
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • Alvestad, Silje; Hammer, Janniche; Hoddevik, Eystein Hellstrøm; Skare, Øivind; Sonnewald, Ursula; Amiry-Moghaddam, Mahmood ; Ottersen, Ole Petter. 2013. Mislocalization of AQP4 precedes chronic seizures in the kainate model of temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy Research. 30-41.
  • Shirzadi, Maryam; Alvestad, Silje; Hovdal, Harald Olav; Espeset, Kari; Lydersen, Stian; Brodtkorb, Eylert. 2012. Comparison of carbamazepine rash in multiple sclerosis and epilepsy. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica. 60-63.
  • Alvestad, Silje; Hammer, Janniche; Qu, Hong; Håberg, Asta; Ottersen, Ole Petter; Sonnewald, Ursula. 2011. Reduced astrocytic contribution to the turnover of glutamate, glutamine, and GABA characterizes the latent phase in the kainate model of temporal lobe epilepsy. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 1675-1686.
  • Alvestad, Silje; Hammer, J; Eyjolfsson, Elvar M.; Qu, H; Ottersen, OP; Sonnewald, Ursula. 2008. Limbic structures show altered glial-neuronal metabolism in the chronic phase of kainate induced epilepsy. Neurochemical Research.
  • Hammer, J; Alvestad, Silje; Osen, KK; Skare, Øivind; Sonnewald, Ursula; Ottersen, OP. 2008. Expression of gluatamine synthetase and glutamate dehydrogenase in the latent phase and chronic phase in the kainate model of temporal lobe epilepsy. Glia.
  • Alvestad, Silje; Lydersen, Stian; Brodtkorb, Eylert. 2008. Cross-reactivity pattern of rash from current aromatic antiepileptic drugs. Epilepsy Research. 194-200.
  • Alvestad, Silje; Lydersen, Stian; Brodtkorb, Eylert. 2007. Rash from antiepileptic drugs: influence by gender, age, and learning disability. Epilepsia. 1360-1365.
  • Alvestad, Silje; Hammer, Janniche; Eyjolfsson, E; Qu, Hong; Ottersen, Ole Petter; Sonnewald, U. 2007. Limbic Structures Show Altered Glial-Neuronal Metabolism in the Chronic Phase of Kainate Induced Epilepsy. Neurochemical Research.
  • Alvestad, Silje; Goa, Pål Erik; Qu, Hong; Risa, Øystein; Brekken, Christian; Sonnewald, Ursula; Haraldseth, Olav; Hammer, Janniche; Ottersen, Ole Petter; Håberg, Asta. 2007. In vivo mapping of temporospatial changes in manganese enhancement in rat brain during epileptogenesis. NeuroImage. 57-66.
Academic lecture
  • Alvestad, Silje. 2007. Epilepsy models and metabolism.
Reader opinion piece
  • Alvestad, Silje; Bjørnvold, Marit; Molteberg, Ellen; Lossius, Morten; Landmark, Cecilie Johannessen. 2019. Valproat fortsatt viktig for kvinner med generalisert epilepsi. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1-2.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Alvestad, Silje. 2011. Astrocyte-Neuron Interactions in Experimental Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy A study of underlying mechanisms and possible biomarkers of epileptogenesis.
Interview
  • Olstad, Elisabeth; Sonnewald, Ursula; Alvestad, Silje. 2007. Knallstart for unge medisinforskere.
Abstract
  • Hammer, J; Alvestad, Silje; Sonnewald, Ursula; Ottersen, O. 2009. THE POLARITY OF AQUAPORIN-4 IN ASTROCYTIC ENDFEET IS ALTERED IN THE KAINATE MODEL OF TEMPORAL LOBE EPILEPSY. Epilepsia. 182-182.
  • Alvestad, Silje; Hammer, J; Qu, H; Ottersen, OP; Sonnewald, Ursula. 2009. Decreased turnover of glutamate, glutamine, and GABA precedes the occurrence of spontaneous seizures in an animal model of temporal lobe epilepsy. Journal of Neurochemistry. 273-273.
  • Hammer, Janniche; Alvestad, Silje; Qu, Hong; Risa, Øystein; Osen, Karen; Ottersen, Ole Petter; Sonnewald, Ursula. 2005. Glial-Neuronal Interactions during the latent and chorinc periods following kainate induced seizures in Rats. Journal of Neurochemistry. 64-128.
  • Alvestad, Silje; Brodtkorb, Eylert. 2005. Cross sensitivity of skin rash with current antiepileptic drug. Epilepsia. 280.
Poster
  • Alvestad, Silje; Hammer, Janniche; Qu, Hong; Ottersen, Ole Petter; Sonnewald, Ursula. 2008. Decreased turnover of glutamate, glutamine, and GABA precedes the occurrence of spontaneous seizures in an animal model of temporal lobe epilepsy.
  • Brodtkorb, Eylert; Alvestad, Silje; Lydersen, Stian. 2007. The cross-reactivity between lamotrigine and other aromatic anticonvulsants.
  • Alvestad, Silje; Goa, Pål Erik; Qu, Hong; Risa, Øystein; Brekken, Christian; Sonnewald, Ursula; Haraldseth, Olav; Hammer, Janniche; Ottersen, Ole Petter; Håberg, Asta. 2007. In vivo mapping of temporospatial changes in rat brain during kainate induced epileptogenesis: a manganese enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MEMRI) study.
  • Hammer, Janniche; Alvestad, Silje; Qu, Hong; Risa, Øystein; Osen, Karen; Ottersen, Ole Petter; Sonnewald, Ursula. 2005. Glial-neuronal interactions during the latent and chronic periods following kainate induced seizures in rats.
  • Alvestad, Silje; Brekken, Christian; Hammer, Janniche; Qu, Hong; Sonnewald, Ursula. 2005. Epileptogenesis: Brain Structure and Metabolism During the Latent Period Following Kainate-Induced Seizures in Rats.
  • Alvestad, Silje; Hammer, Janniche; Qu, Hong; Kortner, Trond Moxness; Brekken, Christian; Osen, K.; Ottersen, Ole Petter; Sonnewald, Ursula. 2004. Neuronal-Glial interactions during the latent period following kainate induced seizures in rats.
  • Alvestad, Silje; Hammer, Janniche; Kortner, Trond Moxness; Qu, Hong; Osen, K.; Ottersen, Ole Petter; Sonnewald, Ursula. 2004. Glial-neuronal interactions during the latent period following kainate induced seizures in rats.
Academic literature review
  • Kondziella, Daniel; Alvestad, Silje; Vaaler, Arne; Sonnewald, Ursula. 2007. Which clinical and experimental data link temporal lobe epilepsy with depression? 2136-2152.

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