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Kristine Vejrup

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

123 ( Universitetsveien 17, Kristiansand )

Academic interests

Public health nutrition

Nutrition epidemiology

Lifecource nutrition

Nutriton, hormalbalance and infection


Early nutrition for life-course health - Reducing the gap: From public health evidence to public health practice. Municipal implementation of an e-learning tool addressing early life diet and nutrition.


Selected publications

1.    Vejrup K, Lien N, Klepp KI, Bere E. Consumption of vegetables at dinner in a cohort of Norwegian adolescents. Appetite. 2008 Jul;51(1):90-6. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2007.12.004.


2.    Vejrup K, Brantsæter AL, Knutsen HK, Magnus P, Alexander J, Kvalem HE, Meltzer HM, Haugen M. Prenatal mercury exposure and infant birth weight in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study. Public Health Nutr. 2014 Sep;17(9):2071-80. doi: 10.1017/S1368980013002619.


3.    Jensen ET, Daniels JL, Stürmer T, Robinson WR, Williams CJ, Moster D, Juliusson PB, Vejrup K, Magnus P, Longnecker MP. Maternal hormonal contraceptive use and offspring overweight or obesity. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Oct;38(10):1275-81. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2014.114.


4.    Jensen ET, Daniels JL, Stürmer T, Robinson WR, Williams CJ, Vejrup K, Magnus P, Longnecker MP. Hormonal contraceptive use before and after conception in relation to preterm birth and small for gestational age: an observational cohort study. BJOG. 2015 Sep;122(10):1349-61. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.13114.


5.    Magnus P, Birke C, Vejrup K, Haugan A, Alsaker E, Daltveit AK, Handal M, Haugen M, Høiseth G, Knudsen GP, Paltiel L, Schreuder P, Tambs K, Vold L, Stoltenberg C. Cohort Profile Update: The Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa). Int J Epidemiol. 2016 Apr;45(2):382-8. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyw029.


6.    Vejrup K, Schjølberg S, Knutsen HK, Kvalem HE, Brantsæter AL, Meltzer HM, Alexander J, Magnus P, Haugen M. Prenatal methylmercury exposure and language delay at three years of age in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study. Environ Int. 2016 Jul-Aug;92-93:63-9. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2016.03.029.


7.    Caspersen IH, Haugen M, Schjølberg S, Vejrup K, Knutsen HK, Brantsæter AL, Meltzer HM, Alexander J, Magnus P, Kvalem HE. Maternal dietary exposure to dioxins and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) is associated with language delay in 3yearold Norwegian children. Environ Int. 2016 May;91:180-7. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2016.02.031.


8.    Brantsæter AL, Haugen M, Myhre R, Sengpiel V,  Englund-Ögge L, Nilsen RM, Borgen I, Duarte-Salles T, Papadopoulou E,  Vejrup K, von Ruesten A, Hillesund ER, Birgisdottir BE, Magnus P, Trogstad L,  Jacobsson B, Bacelis J, Myking S, Knutsen HK,  Kvalem HE, Alexander J, Mendez M, Meltzer HM. Diet matters, particularly in pregnancy – Results from MoBa studies of maternal diet and pregnancy outcomes. Norsk Epidemiologi. Vol 24, No 1-2. 2014.


9.    Vejrup K, Brandlistuen RE, Brantsæter AL, Knutsen HK, Caspersen IH, Alexander J, Lundh T, Meltzer HM, Magnus P, Haugen M. Prenatal mercury exposure, maternal seafood consumption and associations with child language at five years. Environ Int. 2018 Jan;110:71-79. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2017.10.008.


10.  Aaseth J, Wallace DR, Vejrup K, Alexander J. Methylmercury and developmental neurotoxicity: A global concern. Current Opinion in Toxicology 2020, 19:80-87.


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