Abdullah Sami Madhun

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Curriculum Vitae

Personal information
Name: Abdullah Sami Madhun
Address: Havforskningsinstituttet  / Institute of Marine Research
P.Box 1870 Nordnes
NO-5817 Bergen,
Norway
Telephone(s) +47 55 23 63 60
Mobile: +47 947 85 883
E-mail: abdullah.madhun@imr.no

Work experience

-Researcher (2012-): Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway
-Head of Research Group (2010-2012): Health group, Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway
-Senior Researcher (2003-2009): Influenza Centre, Medicine Faculty, University of Bergen, Norway.
-Senior Scientific officer (1999-2002): Vaccine section, Pharmaceutical Department, Norwegian Medicines Agency, Oslo, Norway.
-Teaching/research assistant (1993-1994): Biology and Biochemistry Department, BirZeit University, Palestine

Education and training
-Dr. Scient. Virology/Immunology (1997-1998): Department of Molecular Biology, University of Bergen, Norway.
-M. Phil. Health Sciences (1994-1996): Department of Molecular Biology/Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
-Teaching Certificate (1991-1993): Department of Education, BirZeit University, West Bank, Palestine.
-B.Sc. Biology (1985-1992): Biology and Biochemistry Department, BirZeit University, West Bank, Palestine.

Scientific Grants
-Flupan (EU; FP5) “Preparing for an Influenza Pandemic” (2003-2007). Partners from the France, Italy, UK and Norway.
-Panfluvac (EU; FP6) "Efficacious vaccine formulation system for prophylactic control of influenza pandemics” (2007-11). Partners from the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, UK, Switzerland and Norway.
-Naspanvac” (EU; FP7) “Nasal pandemic influenza vaccine” (2008-11). Partners from UK, Ireland, France and Norway.
-Globvac (NFR, project leader) “The immunogenicity and protective efficacy of plant-derived influenza H5N1 vaccine in preclinical models”, (2008-11). Partners in from Germany, UK, USA and Norway.

Scientific meetings
-More than 35 oral or poster presentations in international and national scientific meetings.

Journal reviewer
A peer reviewer for the European Journal of Immunology, Vaccine, Scandinavian Journal of Immunology and Journal of Infectious Diseases.

Teaching and supervision experience:
-Supervising and co-supervising Master and PhD students at the University of Bergen.
-Teaching in the university courses in the fields of immunology, virology, immunological methods and vaccines.

Organisational skills and competences
-Student representative (1991-1992) at the Academic Council in Faculty of Science at BirZeit University.
-Student representative (1996-1998) at the Centre for International Health at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Bergen.
-Employee deputy representative (2003-2005) at UNIFOB, the Department for basic medicine research

Publikasjoner

Vitenskapelige artikler (NVI)

2017

The ecological profile of Atlantic salmon escapees entering a river throughout an entire season: Diverse in escape history and genetic background, but frequently virus-infected

Abdullah Sami Madhun, Vidar Wennevik, Egil Karlsbakk, Øystein Skaala, Ingrid Uglenes Fiksdal, Sonnich Meier, Yongkai Tang, Kevin Glover
ICES Journal of Marine Science 74 p. 1371-1381
2017

Lower levels of Persistent Organic Pollutants, metals and the marine omega 3-fatty acid DHA in farmed compared to wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)

Anne-Katrine L. Haldorsen, Erik-Jan Lock, Josef Daiel Rasinger, Ole Jakob Nøstbakken, Rita Hannisdal, Egil Karlsbakk, Vidar Wennevik, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Lise Madsen, Ingvild Eide Graff, Robin Ørnsrud
Environmental Research 155 p. 49-59
2016

Genetic screening of farmed Atlantic salmon escapees demonstrates that triploid fish display reduced migration to freshwater

Kevin Glover, Jim B. Bos, Kurt Urdal, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Anne Grete Eide Sørvik, Laila Unneland, Bjørghild Breistein Seliussen, Øystein Skaala, Ove Tommy Skilbrei, Yanli Tang, Vidar Wennevik
Biological Invasions 18 p. 1287-1294
2016

Occurrence of salmonid alphavirus (SAV) and piscine orthoreovirus (PRV) infections in wild sea trout Salmo trutta in Norway

Abdullah Sami Madhun, Cecilie Helen Isachsen, Linn Maren Omdal Strandenes, Ann Cathrine B. Einen, Pål Arne Bjørn, Rune Nilsen, Egil Karlsbakk
Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 120 p. 109-113
2015

The frequency of spontaneous triploidy in farmed Atlantic salmon produced in Norway during the period 2007–2014

Kevin Glover, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Geir Dahle, Anne Grete Eide Sørvik, Vidar Wennevik, Øystein Skaala, Hugh Craig Morton, Tom Johnny Hansen, Per Gunnar Fjelldal
BMC Genetics 16
2015

Potential disease interaction reinforced: double-virusinfected escaped farmed Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., recaptured in a nearby river

Abdullah Sami Madhun, Egil Karlsbakk, Cecilie Helen Isachsen, Linn Maren Omdal Strandenes, Anne Grete Eide Sørvik, Øystein Skaala, Bjørn Torgeir Barlaup, Kevin Glover
Journal of Fish Diseases 38 p. 209-219
2015

Risk assessment of the environmental impact of Norwegian Atlantic salmon farming

Geir Lasse Taranger, Ørjan Karlsen, Raymond Bannister, Kevin Glover, Vivian Husa, Egil Karlsbakk, Bjørn Olav Kvamme, Karin Kroon Boxaspen, Pål Arne Bjørn, Bengt Finstad, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Hugh Craig Morton, Terje Svåsand
ICES Journal of Marine Science 72 p. 997-1021
2012

T-helper 1 cells elicited by H5N1 vaccination predict seroprotection

Gabriel Pedersen, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Lucy Breakwell, Katja Höschler, Haakon Sjursen, Rishi Pathirana, Jaap Goudsmit, Rebecca Jane Cox
Journal of Infectious Diseases 206 p. 158-166
2012

The human potential of a recombinant pandemic influenza vaccine produced in tobacco plants

Åsne Jul-Larsen, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Karl Albert Brokstad, Emanuele Montomoli, Vidadi Yusibov, Rebecca Jane Cox
Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics 8 p. 653-661
2011

Matrix-M adjuvanted virosomal H5N1 vaccine confers protection against lethal viral challenge in a murine model

Gabriel Pedersen, Diane Major, Sarah Roseby, John Wood, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Rebecca Jane Cox
Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses 5 p. 426-437
2011

Intranasal c-di-GMP-adjuvanted plant-derived H5 influenza vaccine induces multifunctional Th1 CD4(+) cells and strong mucosal and systemic antibody responses in mice

Abdullah Sami Madhun, Lars Reinhardt Haaheim, Jane Kristin Nøstbakken, Thomas Ebensen, Jesseca Chichester, Vidadi Yusibov, Carlos A Guzman, Rebecca Jane Cox
Vaccine 29 p. 4973-4982
2011

Evaluation of a virosomal H5N1 vaccine formulated with Matrix M (TM) adjuvant in a phase I clinical trial

Rebecca Jane Cox, Gabriel Pedersen, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Signe Svindland, Marianne Sævik, Lucy Breakwell, Katja Höschler, Marieke Willemsen, Laura Campitelli, Jane Kristin Nøstbakken, Gerrit Jan Weverling, Jaco Klap, Kenneth C McCullough, Maria Zambon, Ronald Kompier, Haakon Sjursen
Vaccine 29 p. 8049-8059
2010

An adjuvanted pandemic influenza H1N1 vaccine provides early and long term protection in health care workers

Abdullah Sami Madhun, Per Espen Akselsen, Haakon Sjursen, Gabriel Pedersen, Signe Svindland, Jane Kristin Nøstbakken, Mona Vibece Nilsen, Kristin Greve-Isdahl Mohn, Åsne Jul-Larsen, Ingrid Smith, Diane Major, John Wood, Rebecca Jane Cox
Vaccine 29 p. 266-273
2009

A phase I clinical trial of a PER.C6 cell grown influenza H7 virus vaccine

Rebecca Jane Cox, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Solveig Hauge, Haakon Sjursen, Diane Major, Mirjam Kuhne, Katja Höschler, Melanie Saville, Frederick R. Vogel, Wendy Barclay, Isabella Donatelli, Maria Zambon, John Wood, Lars Reinhardt Haaheim
Vaccine 27 p. 1889-1897
2009

A cell-based H7N1 split influenza virion vaccine confers protection in mouse and ferret challenge models

Rebecca Jane Cox, Diane Major, Solveig Hauge, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Karl Albert Brokstad, Mirjam Kuhne, Jon Smith, Frederick R. Vogel, Maria Zambon, Lars Reinhardt Haaheim, John Wood
Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses 3 p. 107-117
2009

Intramuscular Matrix-M-adjuvanted virosomal H5N1 vaccine induces high frequencies of multifunctional Th1 CD4+ cells and strong antibody responses in mice

Abdullah Sami Madhun, Mona Vibece Nilsen, Lars Reinhardt Haaheim, Rebecca Jane Cox
Vaccine 27 p. 7367-7376
2009

Pandemic influenza vaccines - the challenges

Lars Reinhardt Haaheim, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Rebecca Jane Cox
Viruses 1 p. 1089-1109
2007

A comparison of the humoral and cellular immune responses at different immunological sites after split influenza virus vaccination of mice

Solveig Hauge, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Rebecca Jane Cox, Karl Albert Brokstad, Lars Reinhardt Haaheim
Scandinavian Journal of Immunology 65 p. 14-21
2007

Quality and kinetics of the antibody response in mice after three different low-dose influenza virus vaccination strategies

Solveig Hauge, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Rebecca Jane Cox, Lars Reinhardt Haaheim
Clinical and Laboratory Immunology 14 p. 978-983
2006

Impact of influenza vaccine formulation with a detailed analysis of the cytokine response

Ewa Alicja Szyszko, Karl Albert Brokstad, Rebecca Jane Cox, Arnt-Ove Hovden, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Lars Reinhardt Haaheim
Scandinavian Journal of Immunology 64 p. 467-475
2006

The humoral and cellular responses induced locally and systematically after parenteral influenza vaccination in man

Rebecca Jane Cox, Lars Reinhardt Haaheim, Jens Christian Eriksson, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Karl Albert Brokstad
Vaccine 24 p. 6577-6580
2006

The humoral immune response and protective efficacy of vaccination with inactivated split and whole influenza virus vaccines in BALB/c mice

Rebecca Jane Cox, Arnt-Ove Hovden, Karl Albert Brokstad, Ewa Alicja Szyszko, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Lars Reinhardt Haaheim
Vaccine 24 p. 6585-6587
2005

Two doses of parenterally administered split influenza virus vaccine elicited high serum IgG concentrations which effectively limited viral shedding upon challenge in mice

Arnt-Ove Hovden, Rebecca Jane Cox, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Lars Reinhardt Haaheim
Scandinavian Journal of Immunology 62 p. 342-352
1999

The effect of age and natural priming on the IgG and IgA subclass responses after parenteral influenza vaccination

El-Madhun, A. S., Cox, R. J. and Haaheim, L. R.
J Infect Dis 180 p. 1356-1360
1998

Systemic and mucosal immune responses in young children and adults after parenteral influenza vaccination

el-Madhun, A. S., Cox, R. J., Soreide, A., Olofsson, J. and Haaheim, L. R.
J Infect Dis 178 (Ja) p. 933-939
1998

Systemic and local immune responses after parenteral influenza vaccination in juvenile diabetic patients and healthy controls: results from a pilot study

el-Madhun, A. S., Cox, R. J., Seime, A., Sovik, O. and Haaheim, L. R.
Vaccine 16 (Ja) p. 156-160

Poster

2005

The humoral immune response and protective efficacy of vaccination with inactivated split and whole influenza virus vaccines in BALB/c mice

Arnt-Ove Hovden, Rebecca Jane Cox, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Lars Reinhardt Haaheim
2005

The cytokine and the antibody responses after vaccination with influenza split or whole virus vaccines in mice

Abdullah Sami Madhun, E Szyszko, Rebecca Jane Cox, Karl Albert Brokstad, Lars Reinhardt Haaheim
2005

The humoral immune response and protective efficacy of vaccination with inactivated split and whole influenza virus vaccines in BALB/c mice

Rebecca Jane Cox, Arnt-Ove Hovden, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Lars Reinhardt Haaheim

Kapitler og bøker

2004

The kinetics of the systemic and local immune response to parenteral influenza vaccination

Abdullah Sami Madhun, Rebecca Jane Cox, Lars Reinhardt Haaheim, Roland Jonsson, Karl Albert Brokstad
p. 515-518
2004

The kinetics of the systemic and local immune response to parentral influenza vaccination

Madhun A, Cox R, Haaheim LR, Jonsson R, Brokstad KA
Proceedings of the International Conference on options for the Control of Influenza V p. 515-518
1996

Is influenza priming necessary to mount a mucosal immune response to parenteral influenza vaccination in small children?

El-Madhun AS, Søreide A, Olofsson J, Cox RJ, Haaheim LR
Options for the Control of Influenza III p. 113-118

Populærvitenskapelige artikler

2014

Virussmitteovervåking av vill sjøørret

Abdullah Sami Madhun, Egil Karlsbakk
Fisken og Havet, Særnummer 2014 p. 32-34

Faglige foredrag

2018

Susceptibility of sea trout post-smolts to SAV and PRV

Bjørn Olav Kvamme, Sonal Patel, Egil Karlsbakk, Maria Dahle, Stig Mæhle, Julie Karoline H. Nordbø, Ingrid Uglenes Fiksdal, Abdullah Sami Madhun
2013

Overleving av patogener i sjøvatn

Bjørn Olav Kvamme, Abdullah Sami Madhun
2005

The humoral and cellular responses induced locally and systemically after parenteral influenza vaccination in man

Rebecca Jane Cox, Jens-Christian Haug Eriksson, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Lars Reinhardt Haaheim, Karl Albert Brokstad
2004

The antibody response to parenteral influenza vaccination � A review of specificity, magnitude, rapidity and shortcomings

Lars Reinhardt Haaheim, Rebecca Jane Cox, Karl Albert Brokstad, Abdullah S. Madhun

Annet tidsskriftbidrag

2009

The Immunogenicity of a Cell-derived H7N1 Split Influenza Virion Vaccine in Mice

Solveig Hauge, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Karl Albert Brokstad, Lars Reinhardt Haaheim, Rebecca Jane Cox, M Zambon, J Wood, LR Haaheim, RJ Cox
Scandinavian Journal of Immunology 69 p. 576-578

Rapporter og avhandlinger

2017

Annual report on health monitoring of wild anadromous salmonids in Norway

Åse Helen Garseth, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Mona Cecilie Gjessing, Torfinn Moldal, Anne Gerd Gjevre, Bjørn Torgeir Barlaup, Egil Karlsbakk
2016

Annual report on health monitoring of Wild anadromous salmonids in Norway (Annual report 2015)

Abdullah Sami Madhun, Åse Helen Garseth, Ann Cathrine B. Einen, Ingrid Uglenes Fiksdal, Hilde Sindre, Sten Karlsson, Eirik Biering, Bjørn Torgeir Barlaup, Egil Karlsbakk
2015

Annual Report 2014; Annual report on health monitoring of wild anadromous salmonids in Norway

Åse Helen Garseth, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Eirik Biering, Cecilie Helen Isachsen, Ingrid Uglenes Fiksdal, Ann Cathrine B. Einen, Bjørn Barlaup, Egil Karlsbakk
2013

Annual report on health monitoring of wild anadromous salmonids in Norway

Eirik Biering, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Cecilie Helen Isachsen, Linn Maren Omdal, Ann Cathrine B. Einen, Åse Helen Garseth, Pål Arne Bjørn, Rune Nilsen, Egil Karlsbakk
2010

Risikovurdering miljøvirkninger av norsk fiskeoppdrett 2010

Taranger, G.L. Svåsand, T., Madhun A.S. og Boxaspen K.K. (Ed.,)
Fisken og havet 3-2010 p. 93 s.
2005

Comparison of the systemic cytokine and antibody responses after influenza vaccination or infection of mice

Ewa Alicja Szyszko, Abdullah Sami Madhun, Dag Emil Helland
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