Short CV/Education and training

  • 1992
    Master of Science in Engineering Physics, Chalmers technical University, Gothenburg, Sweden

  • 1997
    Postdoctoral studies, Dept. of Physiology, Lund University, Sweden

  • 1997
    PhD, Cellular Physiology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

  • 2009
    Senior Research position at the Swedish Research Council

  • since 2011
    Professor in Experimental Diabetes Research, Lund University

Selected publications

  • Christensen GL, Jacobsen ML, Wendt A, Mollet IG, Friberg J, Frederiksen KS, Meyer M, Bruun C, Eliasson L*, Billestrup N*. Bone morphogenetic protein 4 inhibits insulin secretion from rodent beta cells through regulation of calbindin1 expression and reduced voltage-dependent calcium currents. Diabetologia. 2015 Jun;58(6):1282-90.

  • Salunkhe VA, Esguerra JL, Ofori JK, Mollet IG, Braun M, Stoffel M, Wendt A and Eliasson L*. Modulation of microRNA-375 expression alters voltage-gated Na(+) channel properties and exocytosis in insulin-secreting cells. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2015 Apr;213(4):882-92

  • Eliasson L and Esguerra JL. Role of non-coding RNAs in pancreatic beta-cell development and physiology. Acta Physiol (Oxf). 2014 Mar 26; 211 (2): 273-284. (review)

  • Edlund A, Esguerra JLS, Wendt A, Flodström-Tullberg, M and Eliasson L. CFTR and Anocatamin 1 (ANO1) contribute to cAMP amplified exocytosis and insulin secretion in human and murine pancreatic β-cells. BMC Medicine, 2014 May 28; 12(87)

  • Latreille, M., Hausser J., Stutzer I., Zhan Q., Hastoy B.,Gargani S., Kerr-Conte J., Pattou F., Zavolan M., Esguerra JLS., Eliasson L., Rulicke T., Rorsman P and Stoffel M. 2014. miR-7a regulates pancreatic β‐cell function. J Clin Invest, 2014 May 1; 124(6): 2722-2735

  • Andersson SA , Olsson AH, Esguerra JS, Heimann E, Ladenvall C, Edlund A, Salehi AS, Taneera J, Degerman E, Groop L, Ling C and Eliasson L. Reduced insulin secretion correlates with decreased expression of exocytotic genes in pancreatic islets from patients with type 2 diabetes. Mol Cell Endocrinol 2012 Nov 25;364(1-2):36-45

  • Rosengren AH, Braun M, Mahdi T, Andersson SA, Travers ME, Shigeto M, Zhang E, Almgren P, Ladenvall C, Axelsson A, Edlund A, Pedersen MG, Jonsson A, Ramracheya R, Tanga Y, Walker JN, Johnson PRV, Lyssenko V, McCarthy MI, Groop L, Salehi A, Gloyn A, Renström E, Rorsman P and Eliasson L . Reduced insulin exocytosis in human pancreatic beta-cells with gene variants linked to type-2 diabetes. Diabetes. July 61(7):1726-33, 2012.

  • Esgurerra J, Bolmesson C, Cilio CM and Eliasson L. Impaired glucose regulation of microRNAs in the pancreatic islets of the non-obese type 2 diabetes model Goto-Kakizaki rat. PloS ONE, Apr 7;6(4):e18613, 2011.

  • Poy MN, Eliasson L, Krützfeldt J, Kuwajima S, Ma X, MacDonald PE, Pfeffer S, Tuschl T, Rajewsky N, Rorsman P and Stoffel M. A pancreatic islet-specific microRNA regulates insulin secretion.

    Nature 432:226-230, 2004.

  • Eliasson L, Ämmälä C, Renström E, Berggren P-O, Bertello A-M, Bokvist K, Chibalin A, Deeney J, Flatt PR, Gäbel J, Gromada J, Larsson O, Lindström P, Rhodes CJ and Rorsman P. PKC-dependent stimulation of exocytosis by sulfonylureas in pancreatic beta-cells. Science 271: 813-815, 1996.

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