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  • Shao, Muhan; Han, Shuo; Carass, Aaron; Li, Xiang; Blitz, Ari M.; Shin, Jaehoon; Prince, Jerry L.; Ellingsen, Lotta María (Elsevier BV, 2019)
    Numerous brain disorders are associated with ventriculomegaly, including both neuro-degenerative diseases and cerebrospinal fluid disorders. Detailed evaluation of the ventricular system is important for these conditions to help understand the pathogenesis ...
  • Ročkutė, Kristina; Minelgaite, Inga; Zailskaitė-Jakštė, Ligita; Damaševičius, Robertas (MDPI AG, 2018-03-05)
    Brand awareness is important for a good market performance of a company. However, research on the contextual preconditions needed for the improvement of brand awareness is limited, particularly in specific service sectors such as employment agencies. ...
  • Sigurðsson, Martin Ingi; Eyþórsson, Elías Sæbjörn; Sigurðsson, Theódór Skúli; Pálsson, Runólfur (2021)
  • Magnússon, Björn Jakob; Agnarsson, Uggi; Gudnason, Thorarinn; Thorgeirsson, Gudmundur (Læknafélag Íslands / Icelandic Medical Association, 2017-01-05)
    Inngangur: Þótt brátt hjartadrep sé fyrst og fremst sjúkdómur eldra fólks getur það valdið ótímabærum dauða, heilsubresti og skertum lífsgæðum hjá yngra fólki. Árin 1980-1984 voru nýgengi, áhættuþættir, staðsetning hjartadreps, ástand kransæða og ...
  • Arason, Adalgeir; Agnarsson, Bjarni A.; Jóhannesdóttir, Gudrún; Jóhannsson, Óskar Þór; Hilmarsdóttir, Bylgja; Reynisdóttir, Inga; Barkardottir, Rosa Bjork (MDPI AG, 2019-11-01)
    Mutations in BRCA1 result in predisposal to breast and ovarian cancers, but many variants exist with unknown clinical significance (VUS). One is BRCA1 c.4096+3A>G, which affects production of the full-length BRCA1 transcript, while augmenting transcripts ...
  • Stefánsson, Ólafur A.; Hilmarsdóttir, Hólmfridur; Ólafsdóttir, Kristrún; Tryggvadóttir, Laufey; Sverrisdóttir, Ásgerdur; Jóhannsson, Óskar Þór; Jónasson, Jón Gunnlaugur; Eyfjörð, Jórunn Erla; Sigurdsson, Stefán Þórarinn (2019-12-11)
    Background: Breast Cancer 1 gene (BRCA1) is known to be inactivated in breast tumors by promoter methylation. Tumor cells in patients carrying a germline mutation in BRCA1 are sensitive to cytotoxic drugs that cause DNA double strand breaks. However, ...
  • Þorvaldsdóttir, Birna (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-11)
    Germline mutations in BRCA2 increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancer. The BRCA2 protein is involved in maintaining genomic stability through its roles in DNA double strand break repair and protection of stalled replication forks. The BRCA2 gene ...
  • Óskarsdóttir, Edda; Guðjónsdóttir, Hafdís; Tidwell, Deborah (Informa UK Limited, 2018-12-07)
    This self-study, based on research, conducted over five years, focuses on my leadership role employing an inclusion model of education in a school in Iceland serving students from ages 6 to 16. In this article, we examine how Edda’s practice helped ...
  • Sigmundsson, Hermundur; Haga, Monika; Ofteland, Greta Storm; Solstad, Trygve (Elsevier BV, 2020-04)
    The aim of this study was to examine when children learn to read and how learning to read depends on a foundation of alphabetic knowledge. 356 children aged 5–6 years completed assessments of letter-sound knowledge, i.e. the names and sounds of uppercase ...
  • Skuladottir, Hafdis; Gunnarsdottir, Thora; Halldorsdottir, Sigridur; Sveinsdóttir, Herdís; Holden, Janean; Bjornsdottir, Amalia (Wiley, 2020-05-29)
    Aim: To explore the lived experience of individuals' in chronic pain of participating in a pain rehabilitation programme in Iceland. Design: Phenomenological research. Method: The Vancouver School of Doing Phenomenology. Eleven participants were ...
  • GEMO Study Collaborators; EMBRACE Collaborators; kConFab Investigators; HEBON Investigators; Consortium of Investigators of Modifiers of BRCA1 and BRCA2 (2022-01-11)
    BACKGROUND: Recent population-based female breast cancer and prostate cancer polygenic risk scores (PRS) have been developed. We assessed the associations of these PRS with breast and prostate cancer risks for male BRCA1 and BRCA2 pathogenic variant ...
  • Askew, Robert Alexander (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2020-01)
    The Breiðdalur volcanic system, eastern Iceland, comprises of a ~600 km3 central volcano, a 30 - 40 km long dyke swarm and plateau basalts erupted from this dyke swarm. The entire volcanic system was active from 10.1 to 7.8 Ma, the central volcano was ...
  • Halldórsson, Arnljótur Björn; Axelsson, Gísli Þór; Jónsson, Helgi Már; Ísaksson, Jóhann Davíð; Harðardóttir, Hrönn; Guðmundsson, Gunnar; Hansdóttir, Sif (2021-10)
    Introduction Infections due to COVID-19 can lead to life threatening pneumonia. Accompanying severe disease are more prominent pulmonary changes on Computed Tomography (CT) scan of the chest. The goal of this study was to describe pulmonary CT changes ...
  • Þorsteinsson, Rúnar M. (Guðfræðistofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2017)
    Meginviðfangsefni þessarar greinar er að rannsaka bréf Nýja testamentisins í ljósi bréfa-skrifta almennt í hinum grísk-rómverska heimi. Fyrst er gefið yfirlit yfir stöðu slíkra rann-sókna sem og yfir helstu einkenni grískra (og latneskra) bréfa í ...
  • Helgadottir, Fjola Dogg (University of Sydney, 2010-06)
    Introduction: CBTpsych.com is a fully functional intervention that aims at bridging the gap between Eliza (Weizenbaum, 1966) and modern internet treatments for anxiety disorders (Helgadottir, Menzies, Onslow, Packman & O‟Brien, 2009a). A Phase I trial ...
  • Hamm, Michael; Sohier, Pierre; Petit, Valérie; Raymond, Jérémy H.; Delmas, Véronique; Le Coz, Madeleine; Gesbert, Franck; Kenny, Colin; Aktary, Zackie; Pouteaux, Marie; Rambow, Florian; Sarasin, Alain; Charoenchon, Nisamanee; Bellacosa, Alfonso; Sanchez-del-Campo, Luis; Mosteo, Laura; Lauss, Martin; Meijer, Dies; Steingrímsson, Eiríkur; Jönsson, Göran B.; Cornell, Robert A.; Davidson, Irwin; Goding, Colin R.; Larue, Lionel (2021-06-17)
    While the major drivers of melanoma initiation, including activation of NRAS/BRAF and loss of PTEN or CDKN2A, have been identified, the role of key transcription factors that impose altered transcriptional states in response to deregulated signaling ...
  • Bjarnadóttir, Valgerður S (Menntavísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2018-12-31)
    The aim of this study is to explore how teachers from various academic subjects and programmes describe their pedagogic practice, particularly regarding students’ opportunities to influence what and how they learn, and whether and how their descriptions ...
  • Eriksson, Charli; Arnarsson, Arsaell; Damsgaard, Mogens Trab; Potrebny, Thomas; Suominen, Sakari; Torsheim, Trobjørn; Due, Pernille (Scandinavian University Press / Universitetsforlaget AS, 2019-11-11)
    Adolescence is an important developmental period. Young people face many pressures and challenges, including growing academic expectations, changing social relationships with family and peers, and the physical and emotional changes associated with ...
  • Loftsdóttir, Kristín (Informa UK Limited, 2014-08-13)
    The paper claims that crisis is a fruitful way to analyse the interrelationship of local and global, neoliberalism and the nation-state, which scholars have explored for the past few years. During the Icelandic financial crash of 2008, the failed ...
  • Sigursteinsdóttir, Hjördís; Rafnsdóttir, Gudbjörg LINDA; Jonsdottir, Gudbjorg (MDPI AG, 2020-09-30)
    Research shows that bullying is a significant workplace issue. A previous study showed increased sickness-related absences among municipality employees during the Icelandic economic crisis in 2008. This led to the following research questions: has ...