Selected publications

Bentzon JF, Majesky MW. Lineage tracking of origin and fate of smooth muscle cells in atherosclerosis. Cardiovasc Res (2018) 114:492-500
Bentzon JF, Falk E. Plaque Erosion: New Insights From the Road Less Travelled. Circ Res (2017) 121:8-10
Hagensen MK, Mortensen MB, Kjolby M, Stillits NL, Steffensen LB, Bentzon JF. Type 1 diabetes increases retention of low-density lipoprotein in the atherosclerosis-prone area of the murine aorta. Atherosclerosis (2017) 263:7-14
Jacobsen K, Lund MB, Shim J, Gunnersen S, Fuchtbauer EM, Kjolby M, Carramolino L, Bentzon JF. Diverse cellular architecture of atherosclerotic plaque derives from clonal expansion of a few medial SMCs. JCI Insight (2017) 2:95890
Shim J, Poulsen CB, Hagensen MK, Larsen T, Heegaard PMH, Christoffersen C, Bolund L, Schmidt M, Liu Y, Li J, Li R, Callesen H, Bentzon JF, Sørensen CB. Apolipoprotein E Deficiency Increases Remnant Lipoproteins and Accelerates Progressive Atherosclerosis, But Not Xanthoma Formation, in Gene-Modified Minipigs. JACC Basic Transl Sci (2017) 2:591-600
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Bentzon JF. Targeting Inflammation in Atherosclerosis. J Am Coll Cardiol (2016) 68:2794-6
Shim J, Al-Mashhadi RH, Sorensen CB, Bentzon JF. Large animal models of atherosclerosis - new tools for persistent problems in cardiovascular medicine. J Pathol (2016) 238:257-66
Steffensen LB, Mortensen MB, Kjolby M, Hagensen MK, Oxvig C, Bentzon JF. Disturbed Laminar Blood Flow Vastly Augments Lipoprotein Retention in the Artery Wall: A Key Mechanism Distinguishing Susceptible From Resistant Sites. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol (2015) 35:1928-35
Mortensen MB, Kjolby M, Gunnersen S, Larsen JV, Palmfeldt J, Falk E, Nykjaer A, Bentzon JF Targeting sortilin in immune cells reduces proinflammatory cytokines and atherosclerosis J Clin Invest (2014) 124:5317-22
Bentzon JF, Otsuka F, Virmani R, Falk E Mechanisms of plaque formation and rupture Circ Res (2014) 114:1852-66
Bjørklund MM, Hollensen AK, Hagensen MK, Dagnaes-Hansen F, Christoffersen C, Mikkelsen JG, Bentzon JF Induction of atherosclerosis in mice and hamsters without germline genetic engineering Circ Res (2014) 114:1684-9
Al-Mashhadi RH, Sørensen CB, Kragh PM, Christoffersen C, Mortensen MB, Tolbod LP, Thim T, Du Y, Li J, Liu Y, Moldt B, Schmidt M, Vajta G, Larsen T, Purup S, Bolund L, Nielsen LB, Callesen H, Falk E, Mikkelsen JG, Bentzon JF Familial hypercholesterolemia and atherosclerosis in cloned minipigs created by DNA transposition of a human PCSK9 gain-of-function mutant Sci Transl Med (2013) 5:166ral
Hagensen MK, Shim J, Thim T, Falk E, Bentzon JF Circulating endothelial progenitor cells do not contribute to plaque endothelium in murine atherosclerosis Circulation (2010) 121:898-905