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Anna Krook

Anna Krook received her initial training in molecular biology and pathology in the UK and Canada before completing her PhD at the University of Cambridge, UK. She then moved to Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, where she is now Professor at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology. Her research focuses on the regulation of skeletal muscle insulin resistance, in particular in the context of type 2 diabetes. Research interests also include the role of miRNAs and secreted factors, in particular with relation to muscle insulin sensitivity. Anna is currently chair of the Strategic Research Programme in Diabetes at Karolinska Institutet and also serves on the editorial board of American Journal of Physiology, Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Photographer: Ulf Sirborn

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