Alf Kristian Berg

Professor II - Department of Pharmacy
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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 3 Farmasibygningen 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1068 Blindern 0316 OSLO
Other affiliations School of Pharmacy

Publications

  • Christie, Catherine; Molina, Stephanie; Gonzales, Jonathan; Berg, Kristian; Nair, Rohit Kumar; Huynh, Khoi; Madsen, Steen J. & Hirschberg, Henry (2016). Synergistic chemotherapy by combined moderate hyperthermia and photochemical internalization. Biomedical Optics Express.  ISSN 2156-7085.  7(4), s 1240- 1250 . doi: 10.1364/BOE.7.001240
  • Madsen, Steen J.; Gonzales, Jonathan; Zamora, Genesis; Berg, Kristian; Nair, Rohit Kumar & Hirschberga, Henry (2016). Comparing the effects of light-or sonic-activated drug delivery: Photochemical/sonochemical internalization. Journal of Environmental Pathology And Toxicology.  ISSN 0731-8898.  35(1), s 91- 98 . doi: 10.1615/JEnvironPatholToxicolOncol.2016015463
  • Reichrath, Jörg; Berg, Kristian; Emmert, Steffen; Lademann, Jürgen; Seckmeyer, Gunther; Zastrow, Leonhard; Vogt, Thomas & Holick, Michael F. (2016). Biologic effects of light: An enlighting prospective. Anticancer Research.  ISSN 0250-7005.  36(3), s 1339- 1344
  • Sultan, Ahmed A.; Jerjes, Waseem; Berg, Kristian; Høgset, Anders; Mosse, Charles A.; Hamoudi, Rifat; Hamdoon, Zaid; Simeon, Celia; Carnell, Dawn; Forster, Martin & Hopper, Colin (2016). Disulfonated tetraphenyl chlorin (TPCS2a)-induced photochemical internalisation of bleomycin in patients with solid malignancies: a phase 1, dose-escalation, first-in-man trial. The Lancet Oncology.  ISSN 1470-2045.  17(9), s 1217- 1229 . doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(16)30224-8
  • Theodossiou, Theodossis; Waelchli, Sebastien; Olsen, Cathrine Elisabeth; Skarpen, Ellen & Berg, Kristian (2016). Deciphering the nongenomic, mitochondrial toxicity of tamoxifens as determined by cell metabolism and redox activity. ACS Chemical Biology.  ISSN 1554-8929.  11(1), s 251- 262 . doi: 10.1021/acschembio.5b00734
  • Baglo, Yan; Qian, Peng; Hagen, Lars; Berg, Kristian; Høgset, Anders; Drabløs, Finn & Gederaas, Odrun Arna (2015). Studies of the photosensitizer disulfonated meso-tetraphenyl chlorin in an orthotopic rat bladder tumor model. Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy.  ISSN 1572-1000.  12(1), s 58- 66 . doi: 10.1016/j.pdpdt.2014.12.005
  • Berstad, Maria Elisabeth Brandal; Cheung, LH; Berg, Kristian; Qian, Peng; Fremstedal, Ane Sofie Viset; Patzke, Sebastian; Rosenblum, M.G. & Weyergang, Anette (2015). Design of an EGFR-targeting toxin for photochemical delivery: In vitro and in vivo selectivity and efficacy. Oncogene.  ISSN 0950-9232.  34(44), s 5582- 5592 . doi: 10.1038/onc.2015.15
  • Bostad, Monica; Olsen, Cathrine; Qian, Peng; Berg, Kristian; Høgset, Anders & Selbo, Pål Kristian (2015). Light-controlled endosomal escape of the novel CD133-targeting immunotoxin AC133-saporin by photochemical internalization - A minimally invasive cancer stem cell-targeting strategy. Journal of Controlled Release.  ISSN 0168-3659.  206, s 37- 48 . doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2015.03.008
  • Bull-Hansen, Bente; Berstad, Maria Elisabeth Brandal; Berg, Kristian; Cao, Yu; Skarpen, Ellen; Fremstedal, Ane Sofie Viset; Rosenblum, Michael G.; Qian, Peng & Weyergang, Anette (2015). Photochemical activation of MH3-B1/rGel: a HER2-targeted treatment approach for ovarian cancer. OncoTarget.  ISSN 1949-2553.  6(14), s 12436- 12451 . doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.3814
  • Christie, Catherine E.; Zamora, Genesis; Kwon, Young Jik; Berg, Kristian; Madsen, Steen J. & Hirschberg, Henry (2015). Macrophage mediated PCI enhanced gene-directed enzyme prodrug therapy. Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging.  ISSN 1605-7422.  9305 . doi: 10.1117/12.2082590
  • Gederaas, Odrun Arna; Hauge, Anette; Ellingsen, Pål Gunnar; Berg, Kristian; Altin, Dag; Bardal, Tora; Høgset, Anders & Lindgren, Mikael (2015). Photochemical internalization of bleomycin and temozolomide – in vitro studies on the glioma cell line F98. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.  ISSN 1474-905X.  14(7), s 1357- 1366 . doi: 10.1039/c5pp00144g
  • Selbo, Pål Kristian; Bostad, Monica; Olsen, Cathrine; Edwards, Victoria Tudor; Høgset, Anders; Weyergang, Anette & Berg, Kristian (2015). Photochemical internalisation, a minimally invasive strategy for light-controlled endosomal escape of cancer stem cell-targeting therapeutics. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.  ISSN 1474-905X.  14(8), s 1433- 1450 . doi: 10.1039/c5pp00027k
  • Weyergang, Anette; Berstad, Maria Elisabeth Brandal; Bull-Hansen, Bente; Olsen, Cathrine; Selbo, Pål Kristian & Berg, Kristian (2015). Photochemical activation of drugs for the treatment of therapy-resistant cancers. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.  ISSN 1474-905X.  14(8), s 1465- 1475 . doi: 10.1039/c5pp00029g
  • Sobczynski, Jan; Kristensen, Solveig & Berg, Alf Kristian (2014). The influence of Pluronics nanovehicles on dark cytotoxicity, photocytotoxicity and localization of four model photosensitizers in cancer cells. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.  ISSN 1474-905X.  13(1), s 8- 22 . doi: 10.1039/c3pp50181g Show summary
  • Wang, Frederick; Zamora, Genesis; Sun, Chung-Ho; Trinidad, Anthony; Berg, Kristian; Madsen, Steen; Kwon, Young Jik & Hirschberg, Henry (2014). Photochemical internalization (PCI) enhanced nonviral transfection of tumor suppressor and pro-drug activating genes; A potential treatment modality for gliomas. Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging.  ISSN 1605-7422.  8928:8928OB . doi: 10.1117/12.2041627
  • Garaiova, Zuzana; Strand, Sabina P.; Reitan, Nina Kristine; Lelu, Sylvie; Størset, Sigmund Østtveit; Berg, Alf Kristian; Malmo, Jostein; Folasire, Oladayo; Bjørkøy, Astrid & Davies, Catharina De Lange (2012). Cellular uptake of DNA-chitosan nanoparticles: The role of clathrin- and caveolae-mediated pathways. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules.  ISSN 0141-8130.  51(5), s 1043- 1051 . doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2012.08.016
  • Weyergang, Anette; Selbo, Pål Kristian & Berg, Alf Kristian (2012). Sustained EKR inhibition by EGFR targeting therapies is a predictive factor for synergistic cytotoxicity with PDT as neoadjuvant therapy. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta.  ISSN 0006-3002.  1830(3), s 2659- 2670 . doi: 10.1016/j.bbagen.2012.11.010
  • Agostinis, Patrizia; Berg, Alf Kristian; Cengel, Keith A.; Foster, Thomas H.; Girotti, Albert W.; Gollnick, Sandra O.; Hahn, Stephen M.; Hamblin, Michael; Juzeniene, Asta; Kessel, David; Korbelik, Mladen; Moan, Johan Emilian; Mroz, Pawel; Nowis, Dominika; Piette, Jacques; Wilson, Brian C. & Golab, Jakub (2011). Photodynamic Therapy of Cancer: An Update. Ca (Print).  ISSN 0007-9235.  61(4), s 250- 281 . doi: 10.3322/caac.20114
  • Berg, Alf Kristian; Nordstrand, Solveig; Selbo, Pål Kristian; Thuy Thi Tran, Diem; Angell-Petersen, Even & Høgset, Anders (2011). Disulfonated tetraphenyl chlorin (TPCS2a), a novel photosensitizer developed for clinical utilization of photochemical internalization. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.  ISSN 1474-905X.  10(10), s 1637- 1651 . doi: 10.1039/c1pp05128h
  • Jerjes, Waseem K.; Upile, Tahwinder; Wong, Brian J.; Betz, Christian S.; Sterenborg, Henricus J. C. M.; Witjes, Max J.; Berg, Alf Kristian; van Veen, Robert; Biel, Merrill A.; El-Naggar, Adel; Mosse, Charles A.; Olivo, Malini; Richards-Kortum, Rebecca; Robinson, Dominic J.; Rosen, Jennifer; Yodh, Arjun G.; Kendall, Catherine; Ilgner, Justus; Amelink, Arjen; Bagnato, Vanderlei; Barr, Hugh; Bolotine, Lina; Bigio, Irving; Chen, Zhongping; Choo-Smith, Lin-Ping; D'Cruz, Anil K.; Gillenwater, Ann; Leunig, Andreas; MacRobert, Alexander; McKenzie, Gordon; Sandison, Ann; Soo, Khee C.; Stepp, Herbert; Stone, Nicholas; Svanberg, Katarina; Tan, I. Bing; Wilson, Brian C.; Wolfsen, Herbert & Hopper, Colin (2011). The future of medical diagnostics: review paper. Head & Neck Oncology.  ISSN 1758-3284.  3 . doi: 10.1186/1758-3284-3-38
  • Upile, Tahwinder; Jerjes, Waseem K.; Sterenborg, Henricus J. C. M.; Wong, Brian J.; El-Naggar, Adel; Ilgner, Justus; Sandison, Ann; Witjes, Max J.; Biel, Merrill A.; van Veen, Robert; Hamdoon, Zaid; Gillenwater, Ann; Mosse, Charles A.; Robinson, Dominic J.; Betz, Christian S.; Stepp, Herbert; Bolotine, Lina; McKenzie, Gordon; Barr, Hugh; Chen, Zhongping; Berg, Alf Kristian; D'Cruz, Anil K.; Sudhoff, Holger; Stone, Nicholas; Kendall, Catherine; Fisher, Sheila; MacRobert, Alexander; Leunig, Andreas; Olivo, Malini; Richards-Kortum, Rebecca; Soo, Khee C.; Bagnato, Vanderlei; Choo-Smith, Lin-Ping; Svanberg, Katarina; Tan, I. Bing; Wilson, Brian C.; Wolfsen, Herbert; Bigio, Irving; Yodh, Arjun G. & Hopper, Colin (2011). At the frontiers of surgery: review. Head & Neck Oncology.  ISSN 1758-3284.  3 . doi: 10.1186/1758-3284-3-7
  • Weyergang, Anette; Selbo, Pål Kristian; Berstad, Maria Elisabeth Brandal; Bostad, Monica & Berg, Alf Kristian (2011). Photochemical Internalization of Tumor-Targeted Protein Toxins. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.  ISSN 0196-8092.  43(7), s 721- 733 . doi: 10.1002/lsm.21084
  • Reiners, John J.; Agostinis, Patrizia; Berg, Alf Kristian; Oleinick, Nancy L. & Kessel, David H. (2010). Assessing autophagy in the context of photodynamic therapy. Autophagy.  ISSN 1554-8627.  6(1), s 7- 18 . doi: 10.4161/auto.6.1.10220
  • Selbo, Pål Kristian; Weyergang, Anette; Høgset, Anders; Norum, Ole-Jacob Anderssen; Berstad, Maria Elisabeth Brandal; Vikdal, Marie & Berg, Alf Kristian (2010). Photochemical internalization provides time- and space-controlled endolysosomal escape of therapeutic molecules. Journal of Controlled Release.  ISSN 0168-3659.  148(1), s 2- 12 . doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2010.06.008
  • Woodhams, Josephine; Lou, Pei-Jen; Selbo, Pål Kristian; Mosse, Alexander; Oukrif, Dahmane; MacRobert, Alexander; Novelli, Marco; Qian, Peng; Berg, Alf Kristian & Bown, Stephen G. (2010). Intracellular re-localisation by photochemical internalisation enhances the cytotoxic effect of gelonin - Quantitative studies in normal rat liver. Journal of Controlled Release.  ISSN 0168-3659.  142(3), s 347- 353 . doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2009.11.017
  • Mojzisova, Halina; Bonneau, Stephanie; Maillard, Philippe; Berg, Alf Kristian & Brault, Daniel (2009). Photosensitizing properties of chlorins in solution and in membrane-mimicking systems. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.  ISSN 1474-905X.  8(6), s 778- 787 . doi: 10.1039/b822269j
  • Norum, Ole-Jacob Anderssen; Gaustad, Jon-Vidar; Angell-Petersen, Even; Rofstad, Einar K; Qian, Peng; Giercksky, Karl-Erik & Berg, Alf Kristian (2009). Photochemical Internalization of Bleomycin is Superior to Photodynamic Therapy Due to the Therapeutic Effect in the Tumor Periphery. Photochemistry and Photobiology.  ISSN 0031-8655.  85(3), s 740- 749 . doi: 10.1111/j.1751-1097.2008.00477.x

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  • Berg, Kristian (2015). Resistance mechanisms in photodynamic therapy. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.  ISSN 1474-905X.  14(8), s 1376- 1377 . doi: 10.1039/c5pp90026c
  • Theodossiou, Theodossis; Gonçalves, Antonio Ricardo; Yannakopoulou, Konstantina; Skarpen, Ellen & Berg, Kristian (2015). Photochemical internalization of tamoxifens transported by a "trojan-horse" nanoconjugate into breast-cancer cell lines. Angewandte Chemie International Edition.  ISSN 1433-7851.  54(16), s 4885- 4889 . doi: 10.1002/anie.201500183
  • Gederaas, Odrun Arna; Berg, Kristian & Hauge, Anette (2014). Glioma rat cancer studies using PCI technology.
  • Gederaas, Odrun Arna; Høgset, Anders; Berg, Kristian; Lindgren, Mikael & Siksjø, Monica (2014). Intracellular studies on rat glioma cancer cell line using novel chromophores.
  • Sobczynski, Jan; Kristensen, Solveig; Smistad, Gro; Hegge, Anne Bee; Tønnesen, Hanne Hjorth & Berg, Alf Kristian (2013). The influence of Pluronic block copolymers on solubilization and photocytotoxicity of porphyrin photosensitizers.
  • Berg, Alf Kristian; Golab, Jakub; Korbelik, Mladen & Russell, David (2011). Drug delivery technologies and immunological aspects of photodynamic therapy. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.  ISSN 1474-905X.  10(5), s 647- 648 . doi: 10.1039/c1pp90010b

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Published Nov. 3, 2010 3:37 PM - Last modified Feb. 9, 2017 9:39 AM