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School of Medical Sciences

International Master's Programme in Experimental Medicine, defences of degree projects

27 May 2024 — 29 May 2024

Defence of degree projects by students in the Master's Programme in Experimental Medicine.

Attendance via Zoom is available for those that cannot attend in person at Campus USÖ. Click here to attend.

27th of May

08:00-09:00 Katarina Kristoffersson
”Proinflammatory cytokines effect on tryptophan transport on patients with ADHD”
Supervisors: Jessica Montero and Ulrika Hylen
Senior opponent: Julia Rode
Student opponent: Deborah Olaoseeji

Coffee break

10:30-11:30 Max Möller
”Development of UHPLC-MS/MS methods for therapeutic drug monitoring of Dalbavancin and iohexol serum concentration”
Supervisor: Samira Salihovic
Senior opponent: Hazem Khalaf
Student opponent: Rediet Fikru

Lunch break

13:00-14:00 Gabriela Pereira
”The counteracting effect of chrysin on dietary fructose-induced metabolic disruption and hepatic injury in the rat”
Supervisors: Fátima Martel and Nelson Andrade
Senior opponent: Isak Demirel
Student opponent: Linda Andersson

Coffee break

14:45-15:45 Maria Absim
”Activity of compounds that inhibit p38ɑ autophosphorylation or target the oxidized conformation”
Supervisor: Mónica Cubillos and Ismael Sánchez
Senior opponent: Alexander Persson
Student opponent: Max Möller

28th of May

08:00-09:00 Rediet Fikru
”The effect of Lactocaseibacillus rhamnosus based probiotic in improving the mental health of the elderly: a randomised clinical trial AnaBio study - LaRMEd Sub-Trial”
Supervisors: Julia Rode and Ashley Hutchinson
Senior opponent: Mussie Msghina
Student opponent: Ncedo Mncedisi Ndlovu

09:15-10:15 Cosmas Adindu Uzowuru
”The effect of Tet2 deficiency in endothelial cells response to pro-inflammatory stimuli”
Supervisors: Mulugeta M Zegeye and Ashok Kumawat
Senior opponent: Daniel Eklund
Student opponent: Gabriela Pereira

10:30-11:30 Liv Sundkvist
”Effect of Trimethylamine N-oxide and Porphyromonas gingivalis on the vascular endothelium”
Supervisors: Ashok Kumawat and Isak Demirel
Senior opponent: Ignacio Rangel
Student opponent: Maria Absim

Lunch break

13:00-14:00 Linda Andersson
”Comparing the efficacy of micro-encapsulated Lactocaseibacillus rhamnosus vs free probiotic in powder to affect cognitive function in older adults-A randomized clinical trial”
Supervisors: Ashley Hutchinson and Julia Rode
Senior opponent: Julia König
Student opponent: Katarina Kristoffersson

Coffee break – grab and go

14:15-15:15 Deborah Olaoseeji
”Cholesterol crystals induce endothelial activation and promote neutrophile adhesions”
Supervisor: Geena Paramel
Senior opponent: Madelene Lindkvist
Student opponent: Liv Sundkvist

15:30-16:30 Ncedo Mncedisi Ndlovu
”Impact of Adhesion Molecular Gene Expression on the Adhesion Potential of Neisseria Meningitidis isolates on Nasopharyngeal Cells”
Supervisor: Alexander Persson
Senior opponent: Katarina Persson
Student opponent: Cosmas Adindu Uzowuru and Martina Süsserová

29th of May

9:15-10:15 Martina Süsserová
”PROVITA study (2020) on metainflammation: Synbiotic effect of Omega-3, probiotic mix, and Vitamin D on C-reactive protein, plasma cytokine, fatty acid profile, and osteoarthritis index”
Supervisor: Ashley Hutchinson
Senior opponent: Samira Prado