Published: 2018-11-05 12:36 | Updated: 2020-07-07 13:35

Two prestigious awards to KI researchers at the 17th IBEC held in Beijing, China.

Professor Juleen R. Zierath and Maléne E. Lindholm are the recipients of two prestigious awards presented at the 17th International Biochemistry of Exercise Conference (IBEC) which took place between October 23-25, 2018, in Beijing, China.

Professor Juleen R. Zierath

Honour Award

Juleen R. Zierath, Professor at the Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery and the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, was awarded the “Honour Award” for her outstanding and sustained contributions to exercise biochemistry.

Malene Lindholm, Institutionen för fysiologi och farmakologi

Young Investigator Award

Maléne E. Lindholm, postdoc at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at KI and Stanford University, is the recipient of the “Young Investigator Award” for her PhD (2015) thesis paper:

The Impact of Endurance Training on Human Skeletal Muscle Memory, Global Isoform Expression and Novel Transcripts

Lindholm, M.E., Giacomello, S., Werne Solnestam, B., Fischer, H., Huss, M., Kjellqvist, S.* & Sundberg C.J.* (*equally contributing), PLOS Genetics Sep 22;12(9):e1006294. 2016.

The Young Investigator Award is given for the best study, published or accepted for publication, in the three years prior to each IBEC, on a topic relevant to exercise biochemistry.