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Tina Rönn, post-doc

Current positions

Associate researcher

Ongoing projects

Integrating DNA methylation with genetic and non-genetic factors in the understanding of type 2 diabetes pathogenesis - with main focus on genes involved in oxidative phosphorylation
Genome wide identification of genetic variants affecting DNA methylation sites and incidence of type 2 diabetes in humans
Investigating common genetic variants in type 2 diabetes susceptibility genes and association with the disease in Han Chinese individuals


Young Investigator´s Award by the Scandinavian Society for the Study of Diabetes (SSSD) 2008
Diabetes Programme at Lund University (DPLU) 2008, 20 000 SEK
Diabetes Programme at Lund University (DPLU) 2007, 20 000 SEK

Selected articles

  • Age influences DNA methylation and gene expression of COX7A1 in humanskeletal muscle. Rönn T, Poulsen P, Hansson O, Holmkvist J, Almgren P, Nilsson P, Tuomi T, Isomaa B, Groop L, Vaag A, Ling C. Diabetologia. 2008 Jul;51(7):1159-68. Epub 2008 May 17.
  • Genetic Variation in ATP5O is Associated with Skeletal Muscle ATP50 mRNA Expression and Glucose Uptake in Young Twins. Tina Rönn, Pernille Poulsen, Tiinamaija Tuomi, Bo Isomaa, Leif Groop, Allan Vaag, Charlotte Ling. PLoSONE 2009, in press.
  • A common variant in MTNR1B, encoding melatonin receptor 1B, is associated with type 2 diabetes and fasting plasma glucose in Han Chinese individuals. T. Rönn, J. Wen, Z. Yang, B. Lu, Y. Du, L. Groop, R. Hu, C. Ling. Diabetologia 2009, in press.


Retrieved from Lund University's publications database

Tina Rönn
E-mail: tina [dot] ronn [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Assistant researcher

Epigenetics and Diabetes

+46 40 39 12 18

CRC 91-12-021


Lund University Diabetes Centre, CRC, SUS Malmö, Entrance 72, House 91:12. SE-205 02 Malmö. Telephone: +46 40 39 10 00