Håkon Gjessing is a statistician with extensive experience in developing (bio)statistical and mathematical models. He is adjunct professor at the University of Bergen. One of his main research areas is statistical genetics, including classical biometrical modelling, as well as molecular genetics, including GWAS and methylation analyses. He has co-authored a book on statistical models in Event History Analysis, and has contributed extensively to perinatal epidemiology, including the development of the Norwegian national reference curves for ultrasound pregnancy dating and fetal size evaluation, as well as national reference curves for fundal height measurements. Gjessing has also developed the R-package “Haplin” for analysing genetic family triad data. He has (co)authored more than 120 scientific papers, and is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Scandinavian Journal of Statistics.
Projects and publications
- Betydningen av foreldres alder for barnets utvikling og mentale helse.
- Epidemiologiske studier av førtidlig fødsel innenfor den norske mor, far og barn kohorten
- Epigenetiske forandringer som mekanisme for leukemi hos barn
- ERC Starting Grant: INFERTILITY - Understanding the causal nature of the relationship between infertility and cardiovascular disease
- Genetiske faktorer i fødselsrelaterte fenotyper
- Health Gap: Health, maturity, and gender gap in education
- Konsekvenser av koronapandemien
- Miljømessige og genetiske årsaker til migrene hos barn og unge
- Overvåkning av SARS-CoV-2 hos norske barnehage- og skolebarn
- Sikker COVID-19 vaksinering under svangerskapet
- Study of Assisted Reproductive Technology (START) – Epigenic mechanisms
- Telomere length and fertility in women
- The maternal effect on childhood asthma
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