Background and activities

Ingerid Arbo is reseacher at Department of clinical and molecular medicine, research group obesity / Centre of obesity research and innovation (ObeCe).

Her research is related to physical activity / inactivity and lifestyle and drop-out from vocational education in upper secondary school and the Playpulse innovation project.


  • Research coordinator 50% Department of research / NorCRIN, St. Olavs Hospital 2015-
  • Researcher 50% Department of clinical and molecular medicine, Faculty of medicine and health sciences, NTNU
  • Researcher 20% Centre of obesity research and innovation (ObeCe), St. Olavs Hospital 2014-
  • Adviser, Process manager EU focus Obesity 2013-2015
  • PhD in Medical Technology, NTNU, Trondheim 2010
  • PhD Candidate, Department of Biology, NTNU, Trondheim 2005-09
  • Cand. Scient. (MSc) in Cell Biology for Medical Technical Personell, NTNU, Trondheim 2002
  • Cand. Mag. in Biotechnology, NTNU, Trondheim 2001
  • Senior Engineer, Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim 1996-2013
  • Biomedical Laboratory Scientist, Department of Clinical Chemistry, Regional Hospital of Trondheim 1986-96
  • Biomedical Laboratory Scientist, Central Lab, Ullevål Hospital, Oslo 1982-86
  • Biomedical Laboratory Scientist, Gastroenterology Research Lab, Regional Hospital of Tromsø 1981-82
  • Biomedical Laboratory Scientist, Trondheim 1980

Doctoral thesis (2010): "Nutritional lifestyle changes – effects of dietary carbohydrate restriction in healthy obese and overweight humans"

Master thesis (2002): "Na+/H+ - exchanger in heart failure and exercise: Expression in heart tissue measured by competitive RT-PCR"

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Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications


  • Øiaas, Arne; Svendsen, Arve Johnny; Eggen, Kristin; Fjellheim, Dennis; Arbo, Ingerid Brænne; Ingebrigtsen, Jan Erik. (2014) Treningsprosjektet ved Bygg- og anleggsteknikk Charlottenlund videregående skole - pilotprosjektet skoleåret 2012-2013. 2014.