Background and activities

Medical doctor from University of Tromsø (2010) and consultant at Children's Clinic, St. Olavs hospital.

I did my PhD in the Rø/Børset-lab, Myeloma group, Dept of Clinical and Molecular Medicine, NTNU from 2014-2018, exploring the importance of the phosphatase PRL-3 in the B cell malignancies B-ALL, Hodgkin lymphoma and multiple myeloma. Here we found that PRL-3 was expressed at a higher level in cancer cells compared to normal cells. Further we found that PRL-3 was important for cancer cell migration and proliferation. This indicates that PRL-3 could be a possible novel treatment target in B cell malignancies.

From November 2018 I'm a 50 % researcher with a projected related to treatment-related mortality in the NOPHO ALL 2008-protocol. 



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


  • Hjort, Magnus Aassved; Rø, Torstein Baade; Børset, Magne; Slørdahl, Tobias Schmidt; Lund, Bendik. (2018) Phosphatase of regenerating liver -3 as a target for treatment of B cell malignancies. Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet. 2018. ISBN 9788232632725.