Nils Kristian Skjærvold
Background and activities
Anaesthesiologist, researcher, med-tech entrepreneur, and lecturer at St Olav University Hospital and NTNU with a special interest in in vivo biosensors and complex physiological regulation.
- Senior consultant anaesthesiologist, Dep of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, St Olav University Hospital
- Associate Professor, Dep of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
- Professional study medicine at NTNU 1997 – 2003
- Residency Narvik and Meløy 2003 – 2005
- Anaesthesiologist since 2005, registered specialist 2010, cardiothoracic anaesthesiologist since 2012; St Olav University Hospital
- PhD at NTNU 2009 – 2012
- Postdoc researcher NTNU 2015 – 2020
- Supervisor (previous/ongoing) of 13 Master Thesis and 3 PhD Thesis
- Lecturer at the Medical Faculty NTNU since 2015
- Research experience within animal- and clinical studies, physiological studies (circulation), high-resolution sensor-data, medical-technological innovation and development, and research management
- 2009 – 2012: PhD. Automated Glucose Control: Continuous glucose measurement, insulin pharmacology, and development of a regulation algorithm
- 2009 – 2019: Cooperation/unpaid medical consultant GlucoSet (previous InvivoSense)
- 2012 – 2015: Co-founder and early participant in the research group Artificial Pancreas Trondheim.
- 2015 – 2020: Complex physiological regulation and oscilliations. Postdoc project, PhD-supervisor, supervisor of several master thesis
- 2017 – 2020: Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer Moon Labs; prototyping of the Evo biosensor
- 2016 → Characterization of the post cardiac arrest syndrome. Ongoing PhD project Halvor Langeland.
- 2017 → Development of non-invasive sensors and systems for continuous patient monitoring
- 2019 → Prediction of individual patient courses in intensive care from BigData. Ongoing PhD project Eline Stenwig.
- 2020 → Postoperative delirium in cardiac surgery patients (prevention, sensortechnology)
- Head of the anaesthesia teaching at the professional study in medicine at NTNU
- Miscellaneous internal teaching for doctors and nurses at St Olav University Hospital
- Link: my teaching material (Norwegian page)
Scientific, academic and artistic work
Displaying a selection of activities. See all publications in the database
- (2021) Circulatory trajectories after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a prospective cohort study. BMC Anesthesiology. vol. 21.
- (2020) Visualisation of Limb Movements by Accelerometers in Sedated Patients. Critical Care. vol. 24 (1).
- (2020) Cardiac surgery does not lead to loss of oscillatory components in circulatory signals. Physiological Reports. vol. 8 (9).
- (2020) Rapid declines in systolic blood pressure are associated with an increase in pulse transit time. PLOS ONE. vol. 15:e0240126 (10).
- (2019) Visualization of limb movements in sedated patients by accelerometers - a tool for future neurological outcome prognostication. Norsk Anestesiologisk Forenings Høstmøte . Norsk Anestesiologisk Forening; Soria Moria, Oslo. 2019-10-23 - 2019-10-25.
- (2019) Synchronization of systolic blood pressure, heart rate and R-wave amplitude in healthy individuals. Norsk Anestesiologisk Forenings Høstmøte . Norsk Anestesiologisk Forening; 2019-10-23 - 2019-10-25.
- (2019) Utvikling av sensor og programvare for elektronisk sengepostovervåkning. Norsk Anestesiologisk Forenings Høstmøte . Norsk Anestesiologisk Forening; 2019-10-23 - 2019-10-25.
- (2018) Transitions Between Circulatory States After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Protocol for an Observational, Prospective Cohort Study. JMIR Research Protocols. vol. 7 (1).
- (2018) Some oscillatory phenomena of blood glucose regulation: An exploratory pilot study in pigs. PLOS ONE. vol. 13 (4).
- (2018) Post cardiac surgery stunning reduces stroke work, but leaves cardiac power output unchanged in patients with normal ejection fraction. Physiological Reports. vol. 6 (13).
- (2017) Swedish-Norwegian co-operation in the treatment of three hypothermia victims: a case report. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine. vol. 25 (73).
- (2017) Instantaneous frequencies of continuous blood pressure A comparison of the power spectrum, the continuous wavelet transform and the Hilbert-Huang transform. Advances in Adaptive Data Analysis. vol. 9 (4).
- (2017) A pig model of acute right ventricular afterload increase by hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction. BMC Research Notes. vol. 10:2.
- (2017) The coherence of macrocirculation, microcirculation, and tissue metabolic response during nontraumatic hemorrhagic shock in swine. Physiological Reports. vol. 5 (7).
- (2017) Multivariate Analyses and the Bridging of Biology's ‘Math-Gap’. Encyclopedia of analytical chemistry.
- (2016) Intraperitoneal Glucose Sensing is Sometimes Surprisingly Rapid. Modeling, Identification and Control. vol. 37 (2).
- (2016) Synchronizing thermodilution cardiac output measurements with spontaneous breathing does not improve precision. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. vol. 60 (3).
- (2016) Høydimesjonale datastrømmer i helsesektoren. HelsIT . StOlavs; Trondheim. 2016-08-28 - 2016-08-29.
- (2015) Intraperitoneal Glucose Sensing — Rapid and Accurate. Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes (ATTD) . Kenes International Organizers of Congresses S.A.; Paris. 2015-02-18 - 2015-02-21.
- (2015) Acute right ventricular afterload increase by hypoxic pulmonary hypertension – establishing a pig model for further studies. The Scandinavian Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine 33rd Congress ; 2015-06-10 - 2015-10-12.
- (2014) Intelligent Predictive Artificial Pancreas by Biomimicry of the Native Beta Cells - Concept, Prototype and the Future. Virtual Physiological Human Conference 2014 . NTNU; Trondheim. 2014-09-09 - 2014-09-12.
- (2013) Blood Glucose Control Using a Novel Continuous Blood Glucose Monitor and Repetitive Intravenous Insulin Boluses: Exploiting Natural Insulin Pulsatility as a Principle for a Future Artificial Pancreas. International Journal of Endocrinology.
- (2012) Automated Blood Glucose Control - Development and Testing of an Artificial Endocrine Pancreas Using a Novel Intravascular Glucose Monitor and a New Approach to Insulin Pharmacology. 2012. ISBN 978-82-471-3863-2.
- (2012) Comparison of arterial and mixed venous blood glucose levels in hemodynamically unstable pigs: implications for location of a continuous glucose sensor. Acta Diabetologica. vol. 49 (6).
- (2012) Pharmacology of Intravenous Insulin Administration: Implications for Future Closed-Loop Glycemic Control by the Intravenous/Intravenous Route. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics. vol. 14 (1).
- (2011) Continuous Measurement of Blood Glucose Validation of a New Intravascular Sensor. Anesthesiology. vol. 114 (1).
- (2010) Intestinal ischemia activates local production and secretion of serotonin from enterochromaffin cells that may trigger cascade reactions in remote organs. Digestive Disease Week 2010 . ASGE; New Orleans. 2010-05-01 - 2010-05-05.
- (2008) Detection of cytokines in the intestinal lumen by microdialysis. Annual Congress of The European Society of Intensive Care Medicine . ESICM; Lisboa. 2008-09-15 - 2008-09-18.
- (2004) Distribution of PFGE types of invasive Norwegian group B streptococci in relation to serotypes. Indian Journal of Medical Research (IJMR). vol. 119.
- (2002) Distribution of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis types of invasive Norwegian group B streptococci in relation to serotype. XV Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases, 6-11 Oct.,2002 in Goa, India. . [Mangler data]; Goa, India. 2002-10-11.