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

Säll J, Negoita F, Hansson B, Kopietz F, Linder W, Pettersson AML, Ekelund M, Laurencikiene J, Degerman E, Stenkula KG, Göransson O. Insulin induces Thr484 phosphorylation and stabilization of SIK2 in adipocytes. Cell Signal. 2018 Dec 23. PMID:  30586628

Non-academic courses of relevance

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