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Scholarship/grant recipients

2007 Recipients

500,000 crown Recipients

Peter Stenvinkel, CLINTEC, Dept of Nephrology, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge: Importance of sex differences for the development of atherosclerosis and malnutrition in patients with chronic kidney failure.

Kristina Alexandersson, Institution for Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet: Consequences of sick-leave in terms of early retirement and premature death- a 21 year prospective cohort study on a Swedish County population.

Silvia Paddock, Institution for Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet: Genetic analysis on unipolar depression and response to treatment with citalopram on women and men.

Ivanka Savic-Berglund, Institution for Clinical Neuroscience,Karolinska University Hospital, Solna: Studies on sex differences in human epilepsi with cerebral imaging techniques.

250,000 crown recipients:

Per Tesch, Institution for Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet: Protein synthesis in skeletal muscle in women and men.

Birgitta Evengård, Dept. of Clinical Bacteriology, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge: Clinical, epidemiological and gender aspects on chronic fatigue and therapeutic possibilities.

Margareta Voss, Institution for Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet: Sick-leave and return to work among women and men after coronary artery revascularization. A national epidemiological study.

Helle Kieler, Clinical Epidemiology, Institution for Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Solna: Thrombo Embolism Hormone Study (TEHS) - a national case-control study on genetic and acquired risk factors for venous thromboembolism.

2006 Recipients

The following individuals were awarded research funding from the Center for Gender Medicine 2006.

Recipients of 500,000 Swedish crowns

Ivanka Savic-Berglund: PET and MRI studies on the effect of sex hormones on the differentiation of the human brain.

Barbara Canlon: Functional description of estrogen receptors in the inner ear.

Anna Wedell: Molecular mechanisms related to disturbances in steroid metabolism and sexual development.

Petra Tollet-Egnell: Molecular mechanisms contributing to gender differences in the development of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes.

Recipients of 250,000 Swedish crowns

Karolina Kublickiene: Gender aspects on endothelial function- pathophysiological mechanisms and therapeutic possibilities.

Karima Chergui: Synaptic transmission and plasticity in the female brain.

Stefan Brené: Underlying biological explanations to stress reactions and response to anti-depressive treatment in men and women.

Per Tesch: Effect of weight training on protein synthesis in skeletal muscle in men and women.

2005 Recipients

The following individuals received research funding from the Center for Gender Medicine 2005.

Recipients of 250,000 crowns

Karolina Kublickiene:Gender aspects on endothelial function-pathophysiological mechanisms and therapeutic possibilities.

Anna Wedell: Molecular mechanisms related to disturbances in steroid metabolism and sexual differentiation.

Per Tesch: Effects of PGC1 in skeletal muscle in women and men.

Petra Tollet-Egnell: Can gender differences in the expression of FAT/CAD36 in the liver contribute to metabolic disturbances and cardiovascular disease?

Ivanka Savic-Berglund: PET studies on cerebral gender differences in human epilepsia.

Lubna Al-Khalili: Gender differences in lipid oxidation and metabolism in skeletal muscle- studies on human skeletal muscle cell cultures.

Anna Bennet: The importance of gender in the genetics and molecular epidemiology of myocardial infarction: particular emphasis on insulin.

2004 Recipients

The following individuals have received research funding from the Center for Gender Medicine 2004.

Recipients of 500,000 Swedish crowns

Yihai Cao: Gender differences in angiogenesis.

Britt-Mari Landgren: Gender differences in osteoporosis.

Karin Schenck-Gustafsson: Risk factors for cardiovascular disease in women.

Sigbritt Werner: Follow-up studies on individuals undergoing a sex change operation in Sweden during the past 30 years.

Recipients of 250,000 Swedish crowns

Eva Jansson: Effect of physical activity and estrogen treatment on cardiovascular disease.

Agneta Mode: Gender aspects on cellular and molecular biological mechanisms in growth hormone metabolism.

Ivanka Savic-Berglund: Gender related differences in the brains structure and function.

Peter Stenvinkel: The impact of gender on the development of kidney failure and its complications such as cardiovascular disease and malnutrition.

PhD students receiving support

Cissi Gardmo:(12 months) Growth hormone regulation of gene transcription.

Elisabeth Svenungsson,(6 months) Cardiovascular disease in SLE- a new human model for premature atherosclerosis in women.

Tina Hallman (6 months): Conditions govering a womens life related to stress and coronary heart disease.

Bodil Lund (6 months) The normal human microflora in health and disease does gender matter?

Dan Andersson (6 months): Etiology of recurrent headaches: Quantitative genetic analyses of twins.

Margita Berg (6 months): Hemostasis in women with ischemic heart disease.

Ulla Pripp (6 months): The effect of sex hormones on healthy postmenopausla women and the importance of hormone substitution in women with coronary artery disease.

Aida Wahab-Wahlgren (6 months): Local regulation of spermatogenesis.