Sjurdur F. Olsen is Head of Centre for Fetal Programming with 11 associated partner institutions in DK and abroad; is leading SSI's Maternal Nutrition Group with 6 staffmembers; served on expert committees RE Maternal Nutrition; Adjunct Professor of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health; member of the Danish National Birth Cohort's Management Group ; Theme Leader in EU's IP Early Nutrition Programming Project, EARNEST; and, with Prof W ZHOU, co-PI on a fish oil trial with pregnant women in China.
Olsen SF, Sørensen JD, Secher NJ, Hedegaard M, Henriksen TB, Hansen HS, Grant A. Randomised controlled trial of effect of fish-oil supplementation on pregnancy duration. Lancet 1992; 339: 1003-07.
Olsen SF, Secher NJ. Low consumption of seafood in early pregnancy as a risk factor for preterm delivery: prospective cohort study. British Medical Journal 2002 Feb 23; 324 (7335): 447-450. Published as ELPS (Electronic Long and Paper Short), the longer version can be seen at http://bmj.com/cgi/content/full/324/7335/447?view=full&pmid=11859044
Olsen SF, TB Mikkelsen, VK Knudsen, I Orozova-Bekkevold, Th I Halldórsson, M Strøm, ML Østerdal. Data collected on maternal dietary exposures in the Danish National Birth Cohort. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology 2007; 21: 76-86.
Olsen SF, Halldorsson ThI, Willett WC, Knudsen VK, Gillman MW, Mikkelsen TB, Olsen J and The NUTRIX Consortium. Milk consumption during pregnancy is associated with increased infant size at birth: prospective cohort study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2007; 86: 1104-10.
Østerdal ML, Strøm M, Klemmensen ÅK, Knudsen VK, Juhl M, Halldorsson ThI, Nybo Andersen A-M, Magnus P, Olsen SF. Does leisure time physical activity in early pregnancy protect against pre-eclampsia? Prospective cohort in Danish women. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2009; 116: 98-107.