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Ingrid Wernstedt Asterholm

Senior lecturer

Ingrid Wernstedt Asterholm
Senior lecturer
+46 31 786 3364

Postal Address: Box 432, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Medicinaregatan 11 , 41390 Göteborg

Department of Physiology at Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology (More Information)
Box 432
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Medicinaregatan 11-13 , 413 90 Göteborg

About Ingrid Wernstedt Asterholm

Our overall research aim is to study the association between obesity and increased risk of metabolic disease and cancer.

In particular, we examine whether and how adipocyte functionality play a role for immunological regulation, whole-body metabolism as well as tumor progression.

Please check out the IWA lab website for more information!

Teaching: Metabolism, research methodology

Latest publications

Somatostatin secretion by Na+-dependent Ca2+-induced Ca2+ release in pancreatic delta-cells.
Elisa Vergari, Geoffrey Denwood, Albert Salehi, Quan Zhang, Julie Adam et al.
Nature metabolism, Journal article 2020
Journal article

Insulin inhibits glucagon release by SGLT2-induced stimulation of somatostatin secretion
E. Vergari, J. G. Knudsen, R. Ramracheya, Albert Salehi, Q. Zhang et al.
Nature Communications, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Increased bone mass in a mouse model with low fat mass.
Louise Grahnemo, Karin L. Gustafsson, Klara Sjögren, Petra Henning, Vikte Lionikaite et al.
American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and metabolism, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Adiponectin protects against development of metabolic disturbances in a PCOS mouse model
Anna Benrick, Belén Chanclón, Peter Micallef, Yanling Wu, Laila Hadi et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Protein kinase STK25 aggravates the severity of non-alcoholic fatty pancreas disease in mice
Esther Nuñez Durán, Belén Chanclón, Silva Sütt, Joana Real, Hanns-Ulrich Marschall et al.
Journal of Endocrinology, Journal article 2017
Journal article

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Metabolic effects of interleukin-6
Ingrid Wernstedt
Doctoral thesis 2005
Doctoral thesis


Reduced exercise endurance in interleukin-6-deficient mice
Jenny Fäldt, Ingrid Wernstedt, Sharyn M. Fitzgerald, Kristina Wallenius, Göran Bergström et al.
Endocrinology, Journal article 2004
Journal article


On the site and mechanism of action of the anti-obesity effects of interleukin-6.
John-Olov Jansson, Kristina Wallenius, Ingrid Wernstedt, Claes Ohlsson, Suzanne L. Dickson et al.
Growth hormone & IGF research : official journal of the Growth Hormone Research Society and the International IGF Research Society, Journal article 2003
Journal article

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