Background and activities

Main Research Activity  I head the research group CAIR, a collaboration of clinicians and researchers at Department of Clinical Microbiology, and Childrens Department, St. Olavs University Hospital, and Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine (IKOM), NTNU. The research has two main objectives: 1) to study the causes and treatment of childrens lower respiratory tract infections, and 2) to study the relation between early severe viral infections and risk of asthma development. 

Present positions Professor in Pediatrics, IKOM, NTNU; Senior Consultant in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Disease, Dep. of Pediatrics, St. Olavs University Hospital, Norway.

Education 1987 Cand. Med. (MD) Copenhagen University, 1995 Specialist in Pediatrics, 2002 Dr. Med. (PhD) NTNU.

Teaching Subjects General pediatrics, pediatric infectious diseases, immune deficiency, pediatric nephrology and pediatric emergency medicine.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Døllner, Henrik; Ødegård, Siv Steinsmo; Tran, Thuy Thi; Næss-Pleym, Lars E.; Risnes, Kari Ravndal. (2020) Validering av RETTSp: et verktøy til å bestemme medisinsk hastegrad hos barn henvist som øyeblikkelig hjelp til sykehus. Pediaterdagene 2020 . Norsk barnelegeforening; Stavanger. 2020-01-15 - 2020-01-17.