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Doctoral theses by PhD students

Below you will find dissertations by doctoral students at Lund University, affiliated with Lund University Diabetes Centre (LUDC) and the strategic research area EXODIAB (Excellence of Diabetes Research in Sweden).


Profiling plasma metabolite alterations in diet-induced obesity and diabetes using NMR Metabolomics
João Vieira

Regulation of insulin secretion in diabetes: Molecular mechanism and applications
Rui Wu

Genetic and phenotypic discordance in cardiometabolic diseases
Daniel Coral

The impact of our lifestyle on the epigenome and metabolism
Josefine Jönsson


Regulation of T cells in Atherosclerosis
Megan Mulholland

From Molecule to Motion: Understanding Skeletal Muscle Insulin Resistance
Ola Ekström

Participation in prospective studies of children with high for type 1 diabetes. Psychological effects, experience and study compliance
Jessica Melin

Answers of big biological data to unsolved diabetes questions - Unveiling causes of impaired ß-cell insulin secretion
Alexandros Karagiannopoulos

Fetal programming and parent-of-origin effects of type 2 diabetes and insulin secretion
Gad Hatem

Functional genomics approaches to dissect causal DNA variations in obesity and rype 2 diabetes
Mi Huang

Use of data mining and artificial intelligence to derive public health evidence from large datasets
Hugo Fitipaldi

Bioactive lipids as neuroprotective targets in type 2 diabetes
Cecilia Skoug

Roles of unconventional ion channels and insulin granule structure in the pathogenesis of type-2 diabetes
Mohammad Barghouth

Aspects of immunogenetics, infections, and nutrition on the risk of celiac disease autoimmunity in an Ethiopian pediatric birth cohort
Adugna Negussie Gudeta


Genetics of Diabetes Subtypes. Characterization of novel cluster-based diabetes subtypes.
Dina Mansour Aly

Early life dietary factors on the risk of celiac disease. Associations of dietary factors with risk of celiac disease in children at genetic risk.
Elin M Hård af Segerstad

Peripheral neuropathy in type 1 and type 2 diabetes – screening of vibrotactile sense and proteomics in human nerve biopsies
Erik Ising

Cardiovascular Dysautonomia in older adults. Aetiology, Diagnosis and Health related consequences
Ekrem Yasa

Sugar-Coated. The role of sugar intake and cardiovascular disease development in the context of nutritional recommendations
Esther González-Padilla

GPCRs in pancreatic islet of rodent and human. An emerging role for adenosine A1, P2Y6 and P2Y14 in the regulation of insulin secretion
Fariborz Parandeh

Role of Proneurotensin in Cardiometabolic Diseases
Ayesha Fawad

Elucidating causal relationships between energy homeostasis and cardiometabolic outcomes
Pascal Mutie

Modern roles for an ancient system. Intracellular Complement in the regulation of cell function
Ewelina Golec

Peripheral blood biomarkers of cell-specific autoimmunity. Studies in children at increased risk for type 1 diabetes.
Falastin Salami

Immunological markers of type 1 diabetes pathogenesis prior to clinical diagnosis
Agnes Andersson-Svärd

Optimizing Exposome-wide Assessments in Cardiometabolic Risk
Hugo Pomares-Millan



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