Background and activities


Post doc at the Gemini Center for Sepsis Research (2021–) 

Associate professor, NTNU (2020–)

MD at Dep. of Infectious Diseases, St Olav University Hospital (2012–) 



Cand. med., Lund University, Sweden

PhD CEMIR, IKOM, NTNU. Focus on innate immune cells’ sensing of bacteria and bacterial pathogenesis, in particular the role of TLR2, TLR8 and phagosomal maturation.


Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Ehrnstrøm, Birgitta. (2019) Exploring the role of TLR8 as a sensor in bacterial infections. 2019. ISBN 978-82-326-4366-0.