Academic credentials

MSc in Biology from Uppsala university 2010

PhD from Karolinska Institutet 2015

If you have a love for words like “phosphatidylinositol-3,4,5 trisphosphate” you can check out my doctoral research thesis. I’ll never lose hope that someone might actually read it again! 😉


Scientific publications

Pettersson AM, Acosta JR, Björk C, Krätzel J, Stenson B, Blomqvist L, Viguerie N, Langin D, Arner P, Laurencikiene J. MAFB as a novel regulator of human adipose tissue inflammation. Diabetologia. 2015 Sep;58(9):2115-23. PMID: 26115698

Pettersson AM, Stenson BM, Lorente-Cebrián S, Andersson DP, Mejhert N, Krätzel J, Aström G, Dahlman I, Chibalin AV, Arner P, Laurencikiene J. LXR is a negative regulator of glucose uptake in human adipocytes. Diabetologia. 2013 Sep;56(9):2044-54. PMID: 23765184

Säll J, Pettersson AM, Björk C, Henriksson E, Wasserstrom S, Linder W, Zhou Y, Hansson O, Andersson DP, Ekelund M, Degerman E, Stenkula KG, Laurencikiene J, Göransson O. Salt-inducible kinase 2 and -3 are downregulated in adipose tissue from obese or insulin-resistant individuals: implications for insulin signalling and glucose uptake in human adipocytes. Diabetologia. 2016 Nov 2. PMID: 27807598

Stenson BM, Rydén M, Venteclef N, Dahlman I, Pettersson AM, Mairal A, Aström G, Blomqvist L, Wang V, Jocken JW, Clément K, Langin D, Arner P, Laurencikiene J. Liver X receptor (LXR) regulates human adipocyte lipolysis. J Biol Chem. 2011 Jan 7;286(1):370-9. PMID: 21030586

Dahlman I, Belarbi Y, Laurencikiene J, Pettersson AM, Arner P, Kulyté A. Comprehensive functional screening of miRNAs involved in fat cell insulin sensitivity among women. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Mar 7. PMID: 28270439

Non-academic courses of relevance

Course by dr Jess Armine: Reversing Chronic Illness
Course by dr Jess Armine: Live blood cell analysis