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Juleen Rae Zierath

Juleen Rae Zierath, American research scientist, educator, consultant. Recipient Junior Investigator award, Swedish Medical Research Council, 1995, Young Promising Investigator award, 1996, award, Wallenberg Foundation, 1996, Fernstrom prize, Karolinska Institute, 1999, Sven and Ebba-Christina Hagberg's prize, 2001, Minkowski prize, European Association Study of Diabetes, 2001.

Background

  • Zierath, Juleen Rae was born on September 29, 1961 in Milwaukee. Daughter of Donald George and Janet Wilhamina (Klug) Zierath.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Wisconsin, River Falls, 1984. Master of Arts, Ball State University, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1995.

    Career

    • Research assistant School Medicine Washington University, St. Louis, 1986-1989. Doctoral fellow Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1989-1995, assistant professor physiology, 1996—1997, associate professor, 1998—2000, professor, since 2001. Research fellow in medicine Harvard University, Boston, 1995-1996.

    Membership

    Member of Endocrine Society, European Diabetes Association, American Diabetes Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Athletics, bicycling, swimming, field hockey, skiing.

    Connections

    • father: Donald George Zierath
    • mother: Janet Wilhamina (Klug) Zierath
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    Born September 29, 1961
    (age 55)
    Nationality
    • 1984
      University Wisconsin
    • 1986
      Ball State University
    • 1995
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1986 - 1989
      Research assistant, School Medicine Washington University
    • 1989 - 1995
      doctoral fellow, Karolinska Institute
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1995 - 1996
      research fellow, in medicine Harvard University
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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