Krook, Anna Christina Professor BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH
NAME
POSITION TITLE
Krook, Anna Christina
Professor
EDUCATION/TRAINING (Begin with baccalaureate or other initial professional education, such as nursing, and include postdoctoral training.)
INSTITUTION AND LOCATION
University of East Anglia, Norwich, England
Queens University, Kingston, ON, Canada
Cambridge University, Cambridge, England
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
DEGREE
(if applicable)
YEAR(s)
B.Sc (1st
Class Hons)
M.Sc.
Ph.D
Post-doc.
Docent
Professor
1988
1991
1996
1997
2002
2010
FIELD OF STUDY
Biological
Science/Genetics
Pathology
Clinical Medicine
Clinical Physiology
Cell Physiology
Integrative physiology
and diabetes
Positions and Employment
2010-to date Professor, Group leader, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet,
Stockholm, Sweden
2006-2012 Senior research position (VR forskare) from Swedish Research Council, “Diabetes”
2002-2010 Associate Professor in Cell Physiology, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
1998-2001 Assistant Professor in Physiology, Department of Surgical Sciences, Division of Clinical
Physiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
1996-1997 Post-doctoral fellow, Department of Surgical Sciences, Division of Clinical Physiology,
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
1992-1996 Graduate Student (Elmore Studentship), Departments of Medicine and Clinical Biochemistry,
Cambridge University, England
1991-1992 Research Assistant, Cambridge University, Department of Clinical Biochemistry,
Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, England
1989-1991 Graduate Student for M.Sc. studies; Cancer Research Laboratories, Department of Pathology,
Queens University, Ontario, Canada
Adjunct professorships
2009-to date Albert Einstein School of Medicine, New York, USA
Member of editorial boards and commissions of trust
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2014-to date
2013-to date
2009-to date
2008-2012
2007-2011
2003-2007
Short CV
Scientific Advisory Board , German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam,
Associate Editor Diabetes, 2013-to date
Scientific Secretary, Swedish Diabetes Association
Associate Editor Diabetologia,
Editorial Board American Journal of Physiology, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Editorial Board Journal of Endocrinology
2014
Academic committees
 2012-to date Karolinska Institutet representative 4D Diabetes project
 2005-to date Member of steering group (ledningsgruppen) at Department of Physiology and
Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet
 2004
Member of working group on resource allocation (KI05; Karolinska Institutet)
 2002-2008 Member of Karolinska Institutet associate professor review committee (Docenturnämnden)
Research evaluation
 2014-to date Novo Nordisk Foundation Nordic Research committee
 2013
Reviewer SSF – Future research leaders (Framtidens forskningsledare, LV2)
 2007-to date Scientific Secretary of Swedish Diabetes Association Scientific Council from
 2012
Member of Swedish research council grant evaluation for Danish applications
 2012
Abstract reviewer for American Diabetes Association
 2012
Review panel of the Danish Council for Independent Research, FSS Metabolism Panel
 2010-2011 Chairperson of Swedish research Council Grant evaluation panel MB2
 2007-2012 Member of grant review board, Karolinska Institutet funds
 2007-2008 Chairperson of Swedish research Council Grant evaluation panel MB2
 2010
Member of grant review board, European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes,
 2006
Chairperson of Finnish Academy evaluation of postdoctoral grants
 2005
Member of Swedish research Council “Cell biology 2” grant evaluation
 2005-2007 Chairperson for evaluation of AFA and Hageléns post doc-stipends, Karolinska Institutet,
 2004
Evaluator of Shizu Matsumuras donation/ Karolinska Institutet grants
 2004
External reviewer on grant applications for British medical research council
 2004
External reviewer on grant applications for Austrian FWF Der Wissenschaftfonds
Organisation of international scientific meetings
 2014
Programme Committee, Scandinavian Physiological Society
 2012
Programme Committee, European Association of Diabetes (EASD) annual meeting
 2011
Programme Committee, European Association of Diabetes (EASD) annual meeting
Five selected publications:
1.
R Barrès, ME Osler, J Yan, A Rune, T Fritz, K Caidahl, A Krook, JR Zierath (2009). Non-CpG Methylation of the
PGC-1a Promoter through DNMT3B Controls Mitochondrial Density. Cell Metab 10:189-98
2.
A Shemyakin, F Salehzadeh, D Esteves Duque-Guimaraes, F Böhm, E Rullman, T Gustafsson, J Pernow, A Krook
(2011). Endothelin-1 reduces glucose uptake in human skeletal muscle in vivo and in vitro. Diabetes 60:2061-2067
3.
LQ Jiang*, DE Duque-Guimaraes * UF Machado, JR Zierath, A Krook (2013) Altered response of skeletal muscle
to IL-6 in Type 2 diabetic patients. Diabetes 62:355-61
4.
LQ Jiang, N Franck, B Egan, RJO Sjögren, M Katayama, D Duque-Guimaraes, P Arner, JR Zierath, A Krook (2013)
Autocrine role of interleukin-13 on skeletal muscle glucose metabolism in Type 2 diabetic patients involves
microRNA let-7 Am J Physiol 305:E1359-66
5.
Skeletal Muscle PGC-1α1 Modulates Kynurenine Metabolism and Mediates Resilience to Stress-Induced Depression.
LZ Agudelo, T Femenía, F Orhan, M Porsmyr-Palmertz, M Goiny, V Martinez-Redondo, JC Correia, M Izadi, M
Bhat, I Schuppe-Koistinen, AT Pettersson, DM Ferreira, A Krook, R Barres, JR Zierath, S Erhardt, M Lindskog, JL
Ruas (2014). Cell. 159:33-45.
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