Karolina berg

 

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Karolina berg, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

          Center for Biomarker Research and Precision Medicine  

School of Pharmacy     

Virginia Commonwealth University

   

McGuire Hall, Room 217

1112 East Clay Street

P. O. Box 980533
    Richmond, VA 23298-0581
Fax (
804) 628 3991

Phone (804) 628 3023

Email kaaberg@vcu.edu


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McGuire Hall, Room 209B

1112 East Clay Street

Richmond, VA 23298-0581

    

 

 


Resources:

 

Downloads (zipped)

 

Supplementary Material to:

á               Genomewide association study of movement-related adverse antipsychotic effects. Aberg K et al., Biol Psychiatry. 2009 Oct 27.

P-values from genome-wide association studies using PLINK.

 

Publications:

 

1.         Reconstruction of ancestral haplotypes in a 12-generation schizophrenia pedigree. Lindholm E, Aberg K, Ekholm B, Pettersson U, Adolfsson R, Jazin EE. Psychiatr Genet. 2004 Mar;14(1):1-8. PubMed

2.         Serotonin receptor 2C (HTR2C) and schizophrenia: examination of possible medication and genetic influences on expression levels. Castensson A, Aberg K, McCarthy S, Saetre P, Andersson B, Jazin E. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2005 Apr 5;134B(1):84-9. PubMed

3.         Human QKI, a new candidate gene for schizophrenia involved in myelination. Aberg K, Saetre P, Lindholm E, Ekholm B, Pettersson U, Adolfsson R, Jazin E. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2006 Jan 5;141B(1):84-90. PubMed

4.         Human QKI, a potential regulator of mRNA expression of human oligodendrocyte-related genes involved in schizophrenia. Aberg K, Saetre P, Jareborg N, Jazin E. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 May 9;103(19):7482-7. PubMed

5.         Genome-wide scan for adiposity-related phenotypes in adults from American Samoa. Dai F, Keighley ED, Sun G, Indugula SR, Roberts ST, Aberg K, Smelser D, Tuitele J, Jin L, Deka R, Weeks DE, McGarvey ST. Int J Obes (Lond). 2007 Dec;31(12):1832-42. PubMed

6.         Support for schizophrenia susceptibility locus on chromosome 2q detected in a Swedish isolate using a dense map of microsatellites and SNPs. Aberg K, Axelsson E, Saetre P, Jiang L, Wetterberg L, Pettersson U, Lindholm E, Jazin E. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2008 Oct 5;147B(7):1238-44. PubMed

7.         A genome-wide linkage scan identifies multiple chromosomal regions influencing serum lipid levels in the population on the Samoan islands. Aberg K, Dai F, Sun G, Keighley E, Indugula SR, Bausserman L, Viali S, Tuitele J, Deka R, Weeks DE, McGarvey ST. J Lipid Res. 2008 Oct;49(10):2169-78. PubMed

8.         A whole genome linkage scan identifies multiple chromosomal regions influencing adiposity-related traits among Samoans. Dai F, Sun G, Aberg K, Keighley ED, Indugula SR, Roberts ST, Smelser D, Viali S, Jin L, Deka R, Weeks DE, McGarvey ST. Ann Hum Genet. 2008 Nov;72(Pt 6):780-92. PubMed

9.         Merging microsatellite data: enhanced methodology and software to combine genotype data for linkage and association analysis. Presson AP, Sobel EM, Pajukanta P, Plaisier C, Weeks DE, Aberg K, Papp JC. BMC Bioinformatics. 2008 Jul 21;9:317. PubMed

10.       Applying novel genome-wide linkage strategies to search for loci influencing type 2 diabetes and adult height in American Samoa. Aberg K, Sun G, Smelser D, Indugula SR, Tsai HJ, Steele MS, Tuitele J, Deka R, McGarvey ST, Weeks DE. Hum Biol. 2008 Apr;80(2):99-123. PubMed

11.       Susceptibility loci for adiposity phenotypes on 8p, 9p, and 16q in American Samoa and Samoa. Aberg K, Dai F, Sun G, Keighley ED, Indugula SR, Roberts ST, Zhang Q, Smelser D, Viali S, Tuitele J, Jin L, Deka R, Weeks DE, McGarvey ST. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 Mar;17(3):518-24. PubMed

12.       Genome-wide pharmacogenomic analysis of response to treatment with antipsychotics. McClay JL, Adkins DE, Aberg K, Stroup S, Perkins DO, Vladimirov VI, Lieberman JA, Sullivan PF, van den Oord EJ. Mol Psychiatry. 2009 Sep 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed

13.       Genomewide association study of movement-related adverse antipsychotic effects. Aberg K, Adkins DE, Buksz‡r J, Webb BT, Caroff SN, Miller DD, Sebat J, Stroup S, Fanous AH, Vladimirov VI, McClay JL, Lieberman JA, Sullivan PF, van den Oord EJ. Biol Psychiatry. 2009 Oct 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed

14.       Suggestive linkage detected for blood pressure related traits on 2q and 22q in the population on the Samoan islands. Aberg K, Dai F, Viali S, Tuitele J, Sun G, Indugula SR, Deka R, Weeks DE, McGarvey ST. BMC Med Genet. 2009 Oct 23;10:107. PubMed

 

Grants:

 

á      The American-Scandinavian Foundation        Aberg (PI)        2006 – 2007

Title: Post-doctoral studies

Aim: To perform Post-doctoral studies in statistical genetics.

 

á      Knut and Alice WallenbergÕs fund                   Aberg (PI)        2006 – 2007

Title: Post-doctoral studies

Aim: To perform Post-doctoral studies in statistical genetics.

 

á      Swedish Research Council (# 2006-4274)    Aberg (PI)        2007 – 2008

Title: Genetic investigation of human obesity related phenotypes in extended pedigrees from Samoa, using a variance component approach

Aim: To perform Post-doctoral studies in statistical genetics while studying obesity-related phenotypes in the population form the Samoan islands.

 

á      Swedish Research Council (# 2008-4564)    Aberg (PI)        2009 – 2012

Title: Effects of myelination and methylation on the development of schizophrenia

Aim: To investigate the possible connection between the development of schizophrenia and variations in myelination and methylation.

(Grant declined due to required residency in Sweden.)

 

á      NIMH (# 1RC2MH089996 van den Oord)         Aberg (Co-I)    20092011

Title: Whole genome profiling to detect schizophrenia methylation markers

Aim: Conduct a 2-stage whole genome profiling study to detect schizophrenia methylation markers.

 

Degrees and Training:

 

B.Sc. in Medical Science (2000), Uppsala University, Sweden

M.Sc. in Medical Science (2001), Uppsala University, Sweden

Ph.D. in Biology (2005), Uppsala University, Sweden

 

Postdoctoral Training:

2006-2008    Postdoctoral Fellow in the Group of Statistical Genetics at the Department of Human Genetics, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

 

2008-2009    Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Biomarker Research and Personalized Medicine, School of Pharmacy, at Virginia Commonwealth University, VA, USA.

 

 

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Last updated on January 8, 2010.

 

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