Uppsala Diabetes Centre Research

Doctoral projects

U-CAN-MOVE – effects of tailored exercise program on risk factors for type 2 diabetes and other cardiometabolic disorders in dog owners and their dogs

Principal Investigator: Erika Roman
Doctoral Candidate: Klara Smedberg
Institution: Anatomi, fysiologi och biokemi (SLU)

Development of an Online Psychological Treatment for Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

Principal Investigator: Lance McCracken
Doctoral Candidate: Jennie Hallberg
Department: Psychology

The role of Immune cell-microbial interactions for long-term islet function and glucose homeostasis

Principal Investigator: Mia Philipsson
Doctoral Candidate: Maria Ovezik
Department: Medical Cell Biology

Role of the brain in the development of type 2 diabetes

Principal Investigator: Jan Eriksson
Doctoral Candidate: Christakis Kagios
Department: Medical Sciences

INCAPET-Incretin mimetic mode of action study in PET

Principal Investigator: Olof Eriksson
Doctoral Candidate: Amina Khalil
Department: Medicinal Chemistry

Transforming communities for active and healthy lifestyle: co-design of community outreach for the prevention of type 2 diabetes

Principal Investigator: Meena Daivadanam
Doctoral Candidate: Hedda Ottesen
Department: Women's and Children's Health

A novel therapeutic option for treating horses with insulin dysregulation and preventing laminitis

Principal Investigator: Johan Bröjer
Doctoral Candidate: Elin Svonni
Department: Department of Clinical Sciences, SLU

Co-designing a social robot facilitator to boost community engagement with type-2 diabetes

Principal Investigator: Katie Winkle
Doctoral Candidate: Alessio Galatolo
Department: Information Technology

Large-scale imaging studies of associations and causality of body composition in relation to type 2 diabetes​

Principal Investigator: Joel Kullberg
Doctoral Candidate: Rama Guggilla
Department: Surgical Sciences

Combining epidemiology with artificial intelligence to examine socioeconomic positions and risk factors trajectories in relation to complications of type-2 diabetes

Principal Investigator: Hannah L. Brooke
Doctoral Candidate: Thomas Vogt
Department: Surgical Sciences

Timing of physical exercise to prevent and treat type 2 diabetes in humans: The mechanistic role of circadian rythms in metabolic tissues

Principal Investigator: Jonathan Cedernaes 
Doctoral Candidate: To Be Announced
Department: Medical Cell Biology

Large scale statistical machine learning for the type 1 diabetes management

Principal Investigator: Tatjana Pavlenko
Doctoral Candidate: Ragna Reinhammar
Department: Statistics

Image-scanning microscopy for fast super-resolution imaging of islets cell signaling and secretion

Principal Investigator: Anders Tengholm
Doctoral Candidate: Kousik Mandal
Department: Medicinsk cellbiologi

Last modified: 2023-06-19