Journal Publications

Lewitt, M.S., Cross, B., Sheward, L., Beirne, P. Multi-sector perspectives on learning for interprofessional practice: Lessons for higher education and organisational culture. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 2019 33(5): 587-589

Lewitt, M.S., McPherson, L., Stevenson, M. The Pilates teaching framework: Listening to voices from the teaching community. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapy 2019 23(4): 9 43-949

Lewitt, M.S., Baker, J. Relationship between abdominal adiposity, physical fitness and measurements of cardiovascular risk in British adolescents.Journal of Sport and Health Science, in press

Valdés, A., Lewitt, M.S., Wiss, E., Ramström, M., Strage, E.M. Development of a parallel reaction monitoring-MS method to quantify IGF proteins in dogs: application to a canine case study of non-islet cell tumor hypoglycemia. Journal of Proteome Research, 2019 18(1): 18-29

Molesworth, M., Lewitt, M.S. Sociology in UK nurse education curricula: A review of the literature rom 1919-2019. Social Theory & Health 2019 17(4): 427-442

Strage, E.M., Sundberg, M., Ström-Holst, B.S., Andersson Franko, M., Ramström, M., Fall, T., Lewitt, M.S. Effect of insulin treatment on circulating insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I and IGF-binding proteins in cats with diabetes mellitus. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2018 32(5), 1579-1590 doi: 10.1111/jvim.15243

Ezika, E.A, Cross, B., Lewitt, M. Sources of cardiovascular health information and channels of health communication in an urban population in Nigeria. International Journal of Public Health Sciences 20187(1), 72-80

Owolabi, T.O., Ezika, E.A, Lewitt, M., Cross, B. Communication media and cardiovascular health promotion as factors in sustainable development in Nigeria. Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa 2016 18(1) ISSN: 1520-5509

Lewitt, M.S., Strage, E., Church, D. An individual approach to feline diabetes: case report and literature review. Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2016; 58(1), 49-54.

Merkelsson, K., Lewitt, M.S., Hall, K. Higher serum concentrations of tyrosine and glutamate in schizophrenia patients treated with clozapine, compared to in those treated with conventional antipsychotics. Neuroendocrinology Letters 2015; 36(5): 465-480

Molesworth, M., Lewitt, M.S. Pre-registration nursing students’ perspectives of bioscience within practice. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2015: doi: 10.1111/jocn.13020

Strage, E.M., Theodorsson, E., Ström-Holst, B.S., Lilliehöök, I., Lewitt, M.S. Insulin-like growth factor-I in cats: validation of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay and determination of biological variation. Journal of Veterinary Clinical Pathology 2015: doi: 10.1111/vcp.12289

Strage, E., Lewitt, M., Lilliehöök, I., Ström-Holst, B.,Jones,B., Fall, T IGF-I in diestrus Swedish Elkhounds. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2014; 28:419-428

Lewitt, M.S. Effect of Ghrelin on hepatic IGF-binding protein-1 production. ISRN Obesity; Volume 2013, Article ID 751401,

Lewitt, M.S., Baker, J.S., Mooney, G.P., Hall, K., Thomas, N.E. Pubertal stage and measures of adiposity in British schoolchildren. Annals of Human Biology 2012; 39(5):440-447

Kiessling, A, Lewitt M., Henriksson, P. Case-based training of evidence-based clinical practice in primary care is associated with decreased mortality in patients with coronary heart disease. Annals of Family Medicine 2011; 9:211-218

Lewitt M.S., Hilding A., Östenson C.-G., Efendic S., Brismar K., Hall K. Insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-1 and abdominal obesity in the development of type 2 diabetes in women. European Journal of Endocrinology 2010; 163:233-242

Brandt K., Wang J., Lundell K., Hall K., von Horn H. Ehrenborg E., Jörnvall H., Lewitt M.S. IGFBP-1 protease activity and IGFBP-1 fragments in a patient with multiple myeloma.  Growth Hormone & IGF Research 2009; 19:507-512

Lewitt M.S., Ehrenborg E., Scheja M., Brauner A. Interprofessional learning involving future doctors and biomedical scientists reveals stereotyping at the undergraduate level. Journal of Interprofessional Care 2009; 24:53-6241

Kotronen A., Lewitt M.S., Hall K., Brismar K., Yki-Järvinen H. Insulin-like growth factor-binding protein 1 as a novel specific marker of hepatic insulin sensitivity. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 2008; 93:4867-4872

Lewitt M.S., Hilding A., Östenson C.-G., Efendic S., Brismar K., Hall K. IGFBP-1 in the prediction and development of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged Swedish men. Diabetologia 2008; 51:1135-1145

Ahmed T., Ugarph-Morawski A. Lewitt M.S., Sääf M., Brismar K. Diabetic osteopathy and the IGF system in the Goto-Kakizaki rat. Growth Hormone & IGF Research 2008; 18:404-411

Olausson H., Löf M., Brismar K., Lewitt M., Forsum E., Sohlström A. Longitudinal study of the maternal insulin-like growth factor system before, during and after pregnancy in relation to fetal and infant weight. Hormone Research 2008; 69:99-106


Diaz L.E., Chuan Y.-C., Lewitt M.S., Fernandez-Perez L., Carrasco-Rodríguez, Sanchez-Gomez M., Flores-Morales A. IGF-II regulates metastatic properties of choriocarcinoma cells through the activation of the insulin receptor. Molecular Human Reproduction 2007; 13:567-565

Olausson H., Lewitt, M., Brismar K., Uvnas-Moberg K., Sohlström A. Maternal food restriction during gestations elevates insulin-like growth factor I and insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-1 in male adult rat offspring. Nutrition Research 2006: 26:350-355

Wang J., Shafqat J., Hall K., Ståhlberg M., Wivall-Helleryd I.-L., Bouzakri K., Zierath J., Brismar K., Jörnvall H., Lewitt M.S. Specific cleavage of insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-1 by a novel protease activity. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 2006; 63:2405-2414

Catrina S.-B., Lewitt M., Massambu C., Dricu A., Grünler J., Axelson M., Biberfeld P., Brismar K. Insulin-like growth factor I receptor activity is essential for Kaposi sarcoma growth and survival. British Journal of Cancer 2005; 92:1467-1474

Lewitt M., Hall K., Bang P., Brismar K. Altered response of IGFBP-1 to nutritional deprivation in type 2 diabetes mellitus. Metabolism 2005; 54:276-280

Sundell J., Ala-Houhala M., Lewitt M., Laine H., Nuutila P. Non-tumour hypoglycaemia. Duodecim 2004; 120:2689-2692

Wang, J., Grünler, J., Lewitt, M.S. Gender-specific pattern of insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-3 protease activity in mouse thyroid. Endocrinology 2004; 145:1137-1143

Hilding, A., Hall, K, Skogsberg, J., Ehrenborg, E, Lewitt M.S. Troglitazone stimulates IGF-binding protein-1 by a PPARalpha-independent mechanism. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 2003; 303:693-699

Undén A.-L., Elofsson S., Knox S., Lewitt M.S., Brismar K. IGF-I in a normal population. Relation to psychosocial factors. Clinical Endocrinology 2002; 57:793-803

Lewitt M.S., Brismar K..  Gender differences in the leptin response to feeding in peroxisome-proliferator-activated receptor-alpha knockout mice. International Journal of Obesity 2002; 26:1296-1300

Lewitt M.S., Brismar K., Ohlson J., Hartman J. Lithium chloride inhibits the expression and secretion of insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-1. Journal of Endocrinology 2001; 171:R11-R16

Lewitt M.S., Brismar K., Wivall I.-L., Wang, J., Sindelar P., Gonzalez F.J., Bergman T., Bobek G. Responses of insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I and IGF-binding proteins to nutritional status in peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-alpha knockout mice. Growth Hormone & IGF Research 2001; 11:303-313

Lewitt M.S. Stimulation of IGF-binding protein-1 by AMP-activated protein kinase. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 2001; 282:1126-1131

Anthony T.G., Anthony J.C., Lewitt M.S., Donovan S.M., Layman D.K. Time course changes in plasma concentrations and hepatic mRNA expression of IGFBP-1 following treadmill exercise and post-exercise food intake in rats. American Journal of Physiology 2001; 280:E650-E656

Lewitt M.S., Hazel S.J., Church D., Watson, D.J.A., Powell S., Tan K. Regulation of insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-3 ternary complex in feline diabetes mellitus. Journal of Endocrinology 2000; 166:21-27

Divino Filho J.C., Hazel S.J., Anderstam B., Bergström, J., Lewitt M.S., Hall K. Effect of protein intake on plasma and erythrocyte free amino acids, and serum IGF-I and IGFBP-1 levels in rats. American Journal of Physiology 1999; 277:E693-E701

Skjæbæk C., Grøfte T., Frystyk J., Flyvbjerg A., Lewitt M.S., Baxter R.C., Ørskov H. Serum free insulin-like growth factor-I is dose-dependently decreased by methylprednisolone and related to body weight changes in rats. Growth Hormone and IGF Research 1999; 9:74-80


Lewitt M.S., Scott F.P., Clarke N.M., Wu T., Sinosich M.J., Baxter R.C. (1998) Regulation of IGFBP-3 ternary complex formation in pregnancy. Journal of Endocrinology 1998; 159:265-274

Lewitt M.S., Cameron-Smith D., Clarke N.M., Saunders H., Phuyal J.L. Factors regulating the rat insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-1 response to octreotide. Journal of Endocrinology 1998; 158:61-68

Lewitt M.S., Saunders H., Baxter R.C. Interaction of insulin, glucocorticoids and protein kinase C in the regulation of insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-1 production by H4IIE rat hepatoma cells. Journal of Cellular Physiology 1996; 166:121-129

Lewitt M.S., Scott F.P., Clarke N.M., Baxter R.C. Developmental regulation of circulating IGFBPs in normal pregnancies and in preeclampsia. Progress in Growth Factor Research 1995; 6:475-480

Rajkumar K., Barron D., Lewitt M.S., Murphy L.J. Growth retardation and hyperglycemia in insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 transgenic mice. Endocrinology 1995; 136:4029-4034

Lewitt M.S., Saunders H., Phuyal J.L, Baxter R.C. Complex formation by human insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-3 and human acid-labile subunit in GH-deficient rats. Endocrinology 1994; 134:2404-2409

Crawford B.A., Dobbie P., Bass J.J., Lewitt M.S., Baxter R.C., Handelsman D.J. Growth hormone (GH) regulation of circulating insulin-like growth factor-I levels during sexual maturation of the GH-deficient dwarf (dw/dw) rat. Journal of Endocrinology 1994; 141:393-401

Lewitt M.S., Saunders H., Phuyal J.L, Baxter R.C. Regulation of insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-1 in rat serum. Diabetes 1994; 43:232-239

Lewitt M.S., Saunders H., Baxter R.C.  Bioavailability of circulating insulin-like growth factors (IGFs): molecular distribution of human IGF-binding protein-3 in rats. Endocrinology 1993; 133:1797-1802

Lewitt M.S., Saunders H., Lennon A.J., Holman S.R., Baxter R.C. Distribution and actions of human IGFBP-1 and -3 in the rat.  Growth Regulation 1993; 3:44-46

Lewitt M.S., Saunders H., Cooney G.J., Baxter R.C.  Effect of insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-1 on the half-life and action of administered insulin-like growth factor-I in rats. Journal of Endocrinology 1993; 136:253-260

Lewitt M.S., Saunders H., Baxter R.C. Regulation of rat insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-1: the effect of insulin-induced hypoglycemia. Endocrinology 1992; 131:2357-2364


Lewitt M.S., Denyer G.S., Cooney G.J., Baxter R.C.  Insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-1 modulates blood glucose levels. Endocrinology 1991; 129:2254-2256

Lewitt M.S., Baxter R.C. Cytochalasin B stimulates insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-1 production by Hep G2 cells. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 1991; 77:149-157

Lewitt M.S., Baxter R.C. Inhibitors of glucose uptake stimulate the production of insulin-like growth factor-binding protein (IGFBP-1) by human fetal liver. Endocrinology 1990; 126:1527-1533

Lewitt M.S., Baxter R.C.  Regulation of growth hormone-independent insulin-like growth factor binding protein (BP-28) in cultured human fetal liver explants.  Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 1989; 69:246-252

Lewitt M., Laing D., Panhuber H., Corbett A., Carter J.  Sensory changes in hypothyroidism.  Chemical Senses 1989; 14:537-546

Lewitt M.S., Yu D.K.F., Rennie G.C., Carter J.N., Marel G.M., Yue D.K.S., Hooper M.J.  Effects of combined insulin-sulfonylurea therapy in type II patients.  Diabetes Care 1989; 12:379-383

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