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Graciela Teran

Country of origin: Bolivia Currently in: Sweden, Stockholm General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background


2019 Doctorate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

Medical doctor deeply interested on research related to immunology and infections. I have got a PhD on Medical Sciences in 2019 and continued as a postdoc at Karolinska Institute in Sweden. I have experience working on molecular and cell biology, microscopy, and modulation of immune responses in murine models of diabetes and infection (parasitic and tuberculosis). I have experience teaching Parasitology and combining clinical assistance and research. Currently working in a Diabetes Research Project as a postdoc in SIDA bilateral programme.

Publications resulting from Research: 

Terán G, Li H, Catrina SB, Liu R, Brighenti S, Zheng X, Grünler J, Nylén S, Carow B,
Rottenberg ME. High Glucose and Carbonyl Stress Impair HIF-1-Regulated
Responses and the Control of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Macrophages. Mbio.
2022 Sep 19:e01086-22
• Zhang J, Terán G, Popa M, Madapura H, Ladds MJGW, Lianoudaki D, Grünler J,
Arsenian-Henriksson M, McCormack E, Rottenberg ME, Catrina SB, Laín S, Darekar
S. DHODH inhibition modulates glucose metabolism and circulating GDF15, and
improves metabolic balance. iScience. 2021 May 1;24(5):102494. doi:
10.1016/j.isci.2021.102494. PMID: 34113829; PMCID: PMC8169992. (2021)
• Terán G, Cuna W, Brañez F, Persson K, Rottenberg M. E, Nylén S, Rodriguez C.
Differences in Nutritional and Health Status in School Children from the Highlands
and Lowlands of Bolivia. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 98,
326-333 (2018).
• Feng X, Classon C, Terán G, Yang Y, Li L, Chan S, Ribacke U, Rothfuchs A. G, Coquet
J. M, Nylén S. Atrophy of skin-draining lymph nodes predisposes for impaired
immune responses to secondary infection in mice with chronic intestinal nematode
infection. PLOS Pathogens 14, e1007008 (2018)
• Carow B, Gao Y, Terán G, Yang X. O, Dong C, Yoshimura A, Rottenberg M. E. CISH
controls bacterial burden early after infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis in
mice. Tuberculosis, 107, 175-180. (2017).

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Postdoctoral fellow Hypoxia and Diabetes Research UMSA (Bolivia)- KI (Sweden)

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