Kristina Fredriksen

Entering Class - 2019

E-MAIL:  fredr384@umn.edu

Undergraduate Institution and Major:

University of Massachusetts - Amherst, B.S. in Translational Neuroscience and Music Cognition, 2016

Previous Publications:

  • Cuddy LK, Wani WY, Morella ML, Pitcairn C, Tsutsumi K, Fredriksen K, Justman CJ, Grammatopoulos TN, Belur NR, Zunke F, Subramanian A, Affaneh A, Lansbury PT Jr, Mazzulli JR. Stress-induced cellular clearance Is mediated by the SNARE protein ykt6 and disrupted by α-synuclein. Neuron. 2019;104(5):869-884.
  • Kim J, Hu C, Moufawad El Achkar C, Black LE, Douville J, Larson A, Pendergast MK, Goldkind SF, Lee EA, Kuniholm A, Soucy A, Vaze J, Belur NR, Fredriksen K, Stojkovska I, Tsytsykova A, Armant M, DiDonato RL, Choi J, Cornelissen L, Pereira LM, Augustine EF, Genetti CA, Dies K, Barton B, Williams L, Goodlett BD, Riley BL, Pasternak A, Berry ER, Pflock KA, Chu S, Reed C, Tyndall K, Agrawal PB, Beggs AH, Grant PE, Urion DK, Snyder RO, Waisbren SE, Poduri A, Park PJ, Patterson A, Biffi A, Mazzulli JR, Bodamer O, Berde CB, Yu TW. Patient-customized oligonucleotide therapy for a rare genetic disease. N Engl J Med. 2019;381(17):1644-1652.
  • Zunke F, Moise AC, Belur NR, Gelyana E, Stojkovska I, Dzaferbegovic H, Toker NJ, Jeon S, Fredriksen K, Mazzulli JR. Reversible conformational conversion of α-synuclein into toxic assemblies by glucosylceramide. Neuron. 2018;97(1):92-107.

Graduate Advisor:

DGS in First Year (Linda McLoon, PhD. Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences, Department of Neuroscience)

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