Translational Neuroendocrinology

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Åsa Petersén, MD, PhD

 

aasa petersen
 

 Phone: +46 46 222 16 86
 E-mail: Asa.Petersen@med.lu.se 
 

 

Research Interests

 Visiting address 
 Translational Neuroendocrinology (TNU)
 BMC House D Floor 11, Entrance from Klinikgatan 32
 (see further details on Visit us) 
 

 Mailing address 
 Translational Neuroendocrinology (TNU), BMC D11
 Department of Experimental Medical Science
 Lund University
 221 84 Lund, Sweden
 

Key publications

Soylu-Kucharz R, Adlesic N, Baldo B, Kirik D and Petersén Å.
Hypothalamic overexpression of mutant huntingtin causes dysregulation of brown adipose tissue.
Sci Rep. 2015 Sep 30;5:14598

Hult Lundh S, Nilsson N, Soylu R, Kirik D and Petersén Å.
Hypothalamic expression of mutant huntingtin contributes to the development of depressive-like behavior in the BAC transgenic mouse model of Huntington's disease.
Human Molecular Genetics 22: 3485-3497 (2013)

Hult S*, Soylu R*, Björklund T, Belgardt BF, Mauer J, Brüning JC, Kirik D and Petersén Å.
Mutant huntingtin causes metabolic imbalance by disruption of hypothalamic neurocircuits.
Cell Metabolism 13: 428-439 (2011) *equal contribution

Gabery S, Murphy K, Schultz K, Loy CT, McCusker E, Kirik D, Halliday G and Petersén Å.
Changes in key hypothalamic neuropeptide populations in Huntington disease revealed by neuropathological analyses.  
Acta Neuropathologica 120: 777-788 (2010)

Soneson C, Fontes M, Zhou Y, Denisov V, Paulsen JS, Kirik D and Petersén A; The Huntington Study Group PREDICT-HD investigators.
Early changes in the hypothalamic region in prodromal Huntington disease revealed by MRI analysis.  
Neurobiology of Disease 40: 531-543 (2010)

Petersén Å, Gil J, Maat-Schieman MLC, Björkqvist M, Tanila H, Araujo IM, Smith R, Popovic N, Wierup N, Norlén P, Li JY, Roos RAC, Sundler F, Mulder H and Brundin P.
Orexin loss in Huntington’s disease.  
Human Molecular Genetics 14: 39-47 (2005). [Commentary by: Khamsi R, Nature 432:288 (2005) and by Hurtley S, Science 307:483 (2005)]

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