Imen Belhaj

Doctoral Research Fellow - Institute of Oral Biology
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Phone +47 22840369
Mobile phone +47 91881761
Room A1.2023
Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 10 Domus Odontologica 0372 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1052 Blindern 0316 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Dentistry (Student)

Academic interests

  • Neuroscience
  • Human Physiology
  • Molecular Biology


MSc, Molecular Biosciences, (2017-2019)
Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo
Thesis "Can activation of the lactate receptor HCAR1 by lactate injections influence disease development in an animal model for Alzheimer’s disease?"

BSc, Molecular Biology and Biological Chemistry, (2014-2017)
Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo 


  • Haugen, Øyvind Pernell; Vallenari, Evan Michael; Belhaj, Imen; Småstuen, Milada Cvancarova; Storm-Mathisen, Jon; Bergersen, Linda Hildegard & Åmellem, Ingrid (2020). Blood lactate dynamics in awake and anaesthetized mice after intraperitoneal and subcutaneous injections of lactate—sex matters. PeerJ.  ISSN 2167-8359.  2020(1) . doi: 10.7717/peerj.8328 Full text in Research Archive.
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