Christian Benedict

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor at Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, Research; Pharmacology

Email:
christian.benedict[AT-sign]farmbio.uu.se
Visiting address:
Biomedicinskt centrum BMC, Husargatan 3
Postal address:
Box 591
751 24 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Academic merits: PhD, Associate Professor

Keywords: diabetes sleep deprivation sleep obesity alzheimer memory lifestyle experiments cohort circadian disruption circadian aging

2022 (Aug) - now: University lecturer, Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences, Uppsala University

2022 (Jan-July): Senior researcher, Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University

2014-2021: Senior researcher, Department of Neuroscience, Uppsala University

2010 – 2013: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Neuroscience, Uppsala University

2008-2009: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Neuroendocrinology, University of Lübeck

2003-2008: Ph.D. student, Department of Neuroendocrinology, University of Lübeck

1999-2001: Research assistant, Department of Human Nutrition and Food Science, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel

My group studies the health consequences of sleep and circadian disruption in humans. We have uncovered several mechanisms through which sleep-disrupting conditions increase the risk for weight gain, type 2 diabetes, and Alzheimer's disease.

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Christian Benedict