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Johan Emilian Moan

Professor II - Plasma and Space Physics
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Academic interests

Photobiophysics, photobiology and photomedicine, more specifically:

  • Sun and skin cancer
  • Ozone depletion and health consequences
  • Skin cancer epidemiology (a new model for melanoma development)
  • Development of a new suncream
  • The anticarcinogenic effect of sun-induced vitamin D ( the first to document seasonal variations of cancer progression)
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Circadian rhythms
  • Folate photobiology
  • Development of different skin colours
  • Photochemistry
     

Higher education and employment history

  • PhD University of Oslo 1975
  • Senior scientist Oslo University Hospital from 1980
  • Adjunct professor University of Oslo from 1991.

Honoraria

  • The 2010 Research prize for the University of Oslo
  • The Birkeland prize in physics, 2003
  • Honorary prize given by The European Society for Photobiology, 1999
  • The 1998 Bergesen prize for applied research and other achievements of benefit for the public

Appointments

 

Publications

  • Juzeniene, Asta; Iani, Vladimir & Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). Clearance mechanism of protoporphyrin IX from mouse skin after application of 5-aminolevulinic acid. Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy.  ISSN 1572-1000.  10(4), s 538- 545 . doi: 10.1016/j.pdpdt.2013.05.008
  • Juzeniene, Asta; Tran, Thi Thu Tam; Iani, Vladimir & Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). The action spectrum for folic acid photodegradation in aqueous solutions. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology. B: Biology.  ISSN 1011-1344.  126, s 11- 16 . doi: 10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2013.05.011
  • Lagunova, Zoya; Porojnicu, Alina Carmen; Aksnes, Lage; Holick, Michael F.; Iani, Vladimir; Bruland, Øyvind & Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). Effect of vitamin D supplementation and ultraviolet B exposure on serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in healthy volunteers: a randomized, crossover clinical trial. British Journal of Dermatology.  ISSN 0007-0963.  169(2), s 434- 440 . doi: 10.1111/bjd.12349
  • Moan, Johan Emilian; Baturaite, Zivile; Grigalavicius, Mantas & Juzeniene, Asta (2013). Cutaneous malignant melanoma incidence rates in Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health.  ISSN 1403-4948.  41(4), s 336- 339 . doi: 10.1177/1403494813479216
  • Orlova, Tetiana; Moan, Johan Emilian; Lagunova, Zoya; Aksnes, Lage; Terenetskaya, Irina & Juzeniene, Asta (2013). Increase in serum 25-hydroxyvitamin-D-3 in humans after sunbed exposures compared to previtamin D-3 synthesis in vitro. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology. B: Biology.  ISSN 1011-1344.  122, s 32- 36 . doi: 10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2013.03.006
  • Juzeniene, Asta; Micu, Emanuela; Porojnicu, Alina Carmen & Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Malignant melanomas on head/neck and foot: differences in time and latitudinal trends in Norway. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.  ISSN 0926-9959.  26(7), s 821- 827 . doi: 10.1111/j.1468-3083.2011.04162.x
  • Juzeniene, Asta & Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Beneficial effects of UV radiation other than via vitamin D production. Dermato-Endocrinology.  ISSN 1938-1972.  4(2), s 109- 117 . doi: 10.4161/derm.20013
  • Micu, Emanuela; Baturaite, Zivile; Juzeniene, Asta; Bruland, Øyvind & Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Superficial-spreading and nodular melanomas in Norway: a comparison by body site distribution and latitude gradients. Melanoma research.  ISSN 0960-8931.  22(6), s 460- 465 . doi: 10.1097/CMR.0b013e3283599cc3
  • Moan, Johan Emilian; Baturaite, Zivile; Juzeniene, Asta & Porojnicu, Alina Carmen (2012). Vitamin D, sun, sunbeds and health. Public Health Nutrition.  ISSN 1368-9800.  15(4), s 711- 715 . doi: 10.1017/S1368980011002801
  • Moan, Johan Emilian; Baturaite, Zivile; Porojnicu, Alina Carmen; Dahlback, Arne & Juzeniene, Asta (2012). UVA, UVB and incidence of cutaneous malignant melanoma in Norway and Sweden. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.  ISSN 1474-905X.  11(1), s 191- 198 . doi: 10.1039/c1pp05215b
  • Moan, Johan Emilian; Nielsen, Kristian Pagh & Juzeniene, Asta (2012). Immediate pigment darkening: its evolutionary roles may include protection against folate photosensitization. The FASEB Journal.  ISSN 0892-6638.  26(3), s 971- 975 . doi: 10.1096/fj.11-195859
  • Porojnicu, Alina Carmen; Moroti-Constantinescu, Ruxandra; Laslau, Andrei; Lagunova, Zoya; Dahlback, Arne; Hristea, Adriana & Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Vitamin D status in healthy Romanian caregivers and risk of respiratory infections. Public Health Nutrition.  ISSN 1368-9800.  15(11), s 2157- 2162 . doi: 10.1017/S1368980012000158
  • Uzdensky, Anatoly; Kristiansen, Bjørn Evert; Moan, Johan Emilian & Juzeniene, Asta (2012). Dynamics of signaling, cytoskeleton and cell cycle regulation proteins in glioblastoma cells after sub-lethal photodynamic treatment: Antibody microarray study. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - General Subjects.  ISSN 0304-4165.  1820(7), s 795- 803 . doi: 10.1016/j.bbagen.2012.03.008
  • 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
  • Grant, William B.; Juzeniene, Asta & Moan, Johan Emilian (2011). Health benefit of increased serum 25(OH)D levels from oral intake and ultraviolet-B irradiance in the Nordic countries. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health.  ISSN 1403-4948.  39(1), s 70- 78 . doi: 10.1177/1403494810382473
  • Juzeniene, Asta; Brekke, Pål; Dahlback, Arne; Andersson-Engels, Stefan; Reichrath, Jörg; Moan, Kristin; Holick, Michael F.; Grant, William B. & Moan, Johan Emilian (2011). Solar radiation and human health. Reports on progress in physics (Print).  ISSN 0034-4885.  74(6) . doi: 10.1088/0034-4885/74/6/066701
  • Kwitniewski, Mateusz; Moan, Johan Emilian & Juzeniene, Asta (2011). Metabolic-targeted therapy with dichloroacetate (DCA): a novel treatment strategy to improve the outcome of photodynamic therapy. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences.  ISSN 1474-905X.  10(1), s 25- 28 . doi: 10.1039/c0pp00193g
  • Lagunova, Zoya; Porojnicu, Alina Carmen; Lindberg, Fedon A.; Aksnes, Lage & Moan, Johan Emilian (2011). Vitamin D status in Norwegian children and adolescents with excess body weight. Pediatric Diabetes.  ISSN 1399-543X.  12(2), s 120- 126 . doi: 10.1111/j.1399-5448.2010.00672.x
  • Lagunova, Zoya; Porojnicu, Alina Carmen; Vieth, Reinhold; Lindberg, Fedon A.; Hexeberg, Sofie & Moan, Johan Emilian (2011). Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Is a Predictor of Serum 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D in Overweight and Obese Patients. Journal of Nutrition.  ISSN 0022-3166.  141(1), s 112- 117 . doi: 10.3945/jn.109.119495
  • Micu, Emanuela; Juzeniene, Asta & Moan, Johan Emilian (2011). Comparison of the time and latitude trends of melanoma incidence in anorectal region and perianal skin with those of cutaneous malignant melanoma in Norway. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.  ISSN 0926-9959.  25(12), s 1444- 1449 . doi: 10.1111/j.1468-3083.2011.04023.x
  • Mikolajewska, Patrycja Maria; Rømoen, Ola Taarud; Martinsen, Ørjan Grøttem; Iani, Vladimir; Moan, Johan Emilian; Grimnes, Sverre & Juzeniene, Asta (2011). Bioimpedance for pain monitoring during cutaneous photodynamic therapy: Preliminary study. Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy.  ISSN 1572-1000.  8(4), s 307- 313 . doi: 10.1016/j.pdpdt.2011.06.001
  • Pudroma, Xiao; Juzeniene, Asta; Ma, Li Wei; Iani, Vladimir & Moan, Johan Emilian (2011). Fluorescence Photobleaching of ALA and ALA-Heptyl Ester Induced Protoporphyrin IX During Photodynamic Therapy of Normal Hairless Mouse Skin: A Comparison of Two Light Sources and Different Illumination Schemes. Journal of Environmental Pathology And Toxicology.  ISSN 0731-8898.  30(3), s 235- 240
  • Cicarma, Emanuela; Juzeniene, Asta; Porojnicu, Alina Carmen; Bruland, Øyvind & Moan, Johan Emilian (2010). Latitude gradient for melanoma incidence by anatomic site and gender in Norway 1966-2007. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology. B: Biology.  ISSN 1011-1344.  101(2), s 174- 178 . doi: 10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2010.04.002
  • Cicarma, Emanuela; Mork, Cato; Porojnicu, Alina Carmen; Juzeniene, Asta; Tam, Tran Thi Thu; Dahlback, Arne & Moan, Johan Emilian (2010). Influence of narrowband UVB phototherapy on vitamin D and folate status. Experimental Dermatology.  ISSN 0906-6705.  19(8), s E67- E72 . doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0625.2009.00987.x
  • Juzeniene, Asta; Juzenas, Petras; Iani, Vladimir & Moan, Johan Emilian (2010). Reflectance spectroscopy and fluorescein angiography applied to assess photodynamic response in healthy mouse skin treated with topical hexylaminolevulinate. Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy.  ISSN 1572-1000.  7(4), s 239- 245 . doi: 10.1016/j.pdpdt.2010.07.001
  • Juzeniene, Asta; Ma, Li-Wei; Kwitniewski, Mateusz; Polev, GA; Lagunova, Zoya; Dahlback, Arne & Moan, Johan Emilian (2010). The seasonality of pandemic and non-pandemic influenzas: the roles of solar radiation and vitamin D. International Journal of Infectious Diseases.  ISSN 1201-9712.  14(12), s E1099- E1105 . doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2010.09.002
  • Juzeniene, Asta; Stokke, Kjell Torgeir; Thune, Per & Moan, Johan Emilian (2010). Pilot study of folate status in healthy volunteers and in patients with psoriasis before and after UV exposure. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology. B: Biology.  ISSN 1011-1344.  101(2), s 111- 116 . doi: 10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2010.01.013
  • Lagunova, Zoya; Porojnicu, Alina Carmen; Grant, William; Bruland, Øyvind & Moan, Johan Emilian (2010). Obesity and increased risk of cancer: Does decrease of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level with increasing body mass index explain some of the association?. Molecular Nutrition & Food Research.  ISSN 1613-4125.  54(8), s 1127- 1133 . doi: 10.1002/mnfr.200900512

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  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2014, 11. april). Engstelige nordmenn er skremt vekk fra sola. [Radio].  nrk.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2014). Melanoma, sun and vitamin D.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2014, 23. april). Om sol og helse og overvekt (Morgenlys gjør slank). [Radio].  NRK P2, ekko hovedsending.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2014). Sol, Vitamin D, diabetes, kreft.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2014). Solar radiation and Health.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2014, 03. juni). Sun and multipple sclerosis. [TV].  EKKO, NRK P2.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2014). Sun, vitamin D, cancer, health.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2014). The balance: Vitamin D versus skin cancer.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2014). The history of vitamin D.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2014). UV radiation and melanoma current concepts.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2014). UV radiation and melanoma, current concepts.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). D-vitamin - nøkkelen til god helse.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). D-vitamin og helse.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). Highlights on vitamin D.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). Human circadian and circannual rhythms.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). Hva er konsekvensene av D-mitaminmangel?.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). Hvor viktig er D-vitaminet og hvordan får vi nok?.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). Light, circadian- and circannual rhythms.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). Sol gir bedre helse. Aura Avis.  s 16- 16
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). Sol, solarier, D-vitamin og helse. Aura Avis.  s 16- 16
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). Sol, vitamin D, liv og lagnad.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). Solar radiation and health.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). Sollys, vitamin D og helse.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). Sun and Health.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). Sun and health. Vitamin D against skin cancer..
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). Sun, cirannual and circadian rhytms.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). Vitamin C and health.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). Vitamin D and health.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). Vitamin D and the health. News of the year.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). Vitamin D, solar radiation and health.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2013). Vitamin D. What is new under the sun?.
  • Juzeniene, Asta; Grant, William B. & Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Reply to "Vitamin D supplementation did not prevent influenza-like illness as diagnosed retrospectively by questionnaires in subjects participating in randomized clinical trials". Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases.  ISSN 0036-5548.  44(9), s 712- 713 . doi: 10.3109/00365548.2012.658580
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Circadian and circannual rhythms in humans.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). D-vitamines historie (evolusjon, hudfarge, rakitt. Hvordan solen lager D-vitamin i huden. D-vitaminets biokjemi og fysiologiske betydning. Helseeffekter, optimale nivåer etc..
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Døgnrytmer og årsrytmer hos mennesket. Almanakk for Norge.  ISSN 0806-5632.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Glimpses from a 45 year research career.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Health effects of solar radiation.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Helse av vitamin D - hvordan får vi nok? Med spesielt fokus på diabetes.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2012, 01. juli). Intervju på nyhetskanalen TV2. Om solalier og helse. [TV].  Nyhetskanal TV2.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Melanoma and Vitamin D.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Sol og helse: D vitamin eller hudkreft?.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Solar radiation and health.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Solstråler beskytter og fører til kreft: Skal vi velge solseng eller solkrem?.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Solvitaminets historie.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Sun and vitamin D.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Sun, vitamin D and health.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). The History of Vitamin D.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). The history of vitamin D.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Vitamin D from food and sun.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Vitamin D og helse - en oversikt.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Vitamin D: Biokjemi, biologi og helseeffekter.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Vitamin D: its biology, physiology and health effects.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2012). Årsrytmer hos mennesket. Om menneskelige klokke..
  • Grant, William B.; Juzeniene, Asta; Lagunova, Zoya; Porojnicu, Alina Carmen & Moan, Johan Emilian (2011). Vitamin D levels in Norway may be inadequate to reduce risk of breast cancer. International Journal of Cancer.  ISSN 0020-7136.  128(9), s 2249- 2250 . doi: 10.1002/ijc.25552
  • Juzeniene, Asta; Ma, Li Wei; Kwitniewski, Mateusz; Polev, Georgy A.; Lagunova, Zoya; Dahlback, Arne & Moan, Johan Emilian (2011). Influenza, solar radiation and vitamin D. Anticancer Research.  ISSN 0250-7005.  31(4), s 1502- 1502
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2011). 1. Solstråling og helse 2. Sola og menneskenes hudfarger: En evolusjonshistorie 3. Fysikkens rolle i utviklingen av den vestlige kultur.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2011). Highlights from 40 years of research in physics.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2011). Historiene om D-vitaminet.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2011). LYS.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2011). Lys og helse.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2011). Lys og helse- døgnrytme.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2011). Melanoma and vitamin D.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2011). Sol- vitaminet som alle bør ha.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2011). Sol, Solarier og D-vitamin.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2011). Solarier, Sol og Helse. Dagens medisin.  ISSN 1501-4290.  8
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2011). Solstråling, D-vitamin and helse.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian (2011). Vitamin D and malignant melanoma.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian; Juzeniene, Asta; Porojnicu, Alina Carmen & Dahlback, Arne (2011). Is sunshine and vitamin d protective against melanoma on shielded sites?. Anticancer Research.  ISSN 0250-7005.  31(4), s 1502- 1502
  • Moan, Kristin; Moan, Johan Emilian & Juzeniene, Asta (2011). Sol - og psykisk helse. Dagens medisin.  ISSN 1501-4290.
  • Moan, Johan Emilian & Juzeniene, Asta (2010). Sol, D-vitamin og MS. MS-bladet.  ISSN 1500-659X.  (3), s 10- 11
  • Grant, William B.; Moan, Johan Emilian; Micu, Emanuela; Porojnicu, Alina Carmen & Juzeniene, Asta (2010). Similarities in solar ultraviolet irradiance and other environmental factors may explain much of the family link between uveal melanoma and other cancers. Familial Cancer.  ISSN 1389-9600.  9(4), s 659- 660 . doi: 10.1007/s10689-010-9374-1
  • Grant, William B.; Pope, SJ & Moan, Johan Emilian (2010). Indoor Tanning and Risk of Melanoma: a Case-Control Study in a Highly Exposed Population - Letter. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention.  ISSN 1055-9965.  19(10), s 2685- 2685 . doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-10-0597

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