Henrietta M Nielsen, PhD

Henrietta Nielsen

Biträdande lektor

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Arbetar vid Institutionen för neurokemi
Telefon 08-16 18 86
Besöksadress Svante Arrheniusväg 16 B
Rum C 468
Postadress Institutionen för neurokemi 106 91 Stockholm

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Henrietta M Nielsen, PhD
Biträdande lektor i neurokemi med molekylär neurobiologi


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Lunds Universitet, Sverige
Leg. Biomedicinsk Analytiker

Kalmar Högskola, Sverige
Magisterexamen i biomedicin

Lunds Universitet, Sverige
Filosofie doktorsexamen i medicinska vetenskaper



Blodcentralen, Skånes Universitetssjukhus i Lund, Sverige

VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands     

Luns Universitet, Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper Malmö, Sverige
Biträdande forskare, postdoktor

Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville FL, USA
Research Associate/Instructor of neuroscience

Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville FL, USA
Assistant Professor of Neuroscience         



Förtroendevalda uppdrag

Lunds Universitet, Lund, Sverige
Studeranderepresentant i styrelsen för Biomedicinska Analytikerprogrammet

Lunds Universitet, Lund, Sverige
Styrelseledamot i Doktorandkåren

Lunds Universitet, Lund, Sverige
Grundare av och styrelsemedlem LPS, Lund Postdoctoral Society

Lunds Universitet, Medicinska fakulteten, Lund, Sverige
Future Faculty projektadministratör

Granskare av vetenskapliga manuskript inskickade för publicering i tidskrift

Annals of Anatomy, Current Alzheimer Research, GLIA, Neuroscience, Molecular Neurodegeneration, Biomarkers in Medicine, Molecular Autism, Acta Neuropathologica, Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, Neurobiology of disease, Neurology, PloS One, Journal of Neurology, Neurobiology of Aging, Journal of Alzheimer’s disease, Annals of Neurology, Aging Cell, Acta Neuropathologica Communications, Journal of Neuroscience, Scientific Reports


Redaktör för vetenskapliga tidskrifter
2012-01-12 -

Associate editor, Journal of Alzheimer’s disease

2012-03-05 -

Senior editor, Molecular Neurodegeneration


Granskare av internationella forskningsanslagsansökningar


ZonMw - The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development, Nederländerna          

Alzheimer's Research, Storbritannien

Alzheimer’s Society, Storbritannien

2016, 2017

Alzheimer’s Association, USA                                                                                                                   



3rd International Conference on Molecular Neurodegeneration, Cannes, France

4th International Conference on Molecular Neurodegeneration, Seoul, Korea

5th International Conference on Molecular Neurodegeneration, Stockholm, Sweden




  1. Nielsen HM, Chen K, Lee W, Chen Y, Bauer RJ, 3rd, Reiman E, et al. Peripheral apoE isoform levels in cognitively normal APOE epsilon3/epsilon4 individuals are associated with regional gray matter volume and cerebral glucose metabolism. Alzheimer's research & therapy. 2017 January 30;9(1):5
  2. Fu Y, Zhao J, Atagi Y, Nielsen HM, Liu CC, Zheng H, Shinohara M, Kanekiyo T, Bu G. Apolipoprotein E lipoprotein particles inhibit amyloid-β uptake through cell surface heparan sulphate proteoglycan. Molecular Neurodegeneration. 2016 May 5;11(1):37.
  3. Wennström M, Surova Y, Hall S, Nilsson C, Minthon L, Hansson O, Nielsen HM. The Inflammatory Marker YKL-40 Is Elevated in Cerebrospinal Fluid from Patients with Alzheimer's but Not Parkinson's Disease or Dementia with Lewy Bodies. 2015. PLoS One. Aug 13;10(8):e0135458.
  4. Hoozemans JJM, van Haastert ES, Mulder SD, Nielsen HM, Veerhuis R, Ruijtenbeek R, Rozemuller AJM, Hilhorts R, van der Vies SM. Increased IRAK-4 kinase activity in Alzheimer’s disease:  IRAK-1/4 inhibitor I prevents pro-inflammatory cytokine secretion but not uptake of amyloid beta by primary human glia. 2014. Journal of Clinical & Cellular Immunology. August 4: 5:4
  5. Schultz N, Nielsen HM, Minthon L, Malin Wennström. Involvement of MMP-9 in Amyloid-beta 1-42 induced shedding of pericytic NG2. 2014. Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology.  Jul;73(7):684-92
  6. Zhao J, Fu Y, Liu-C-C, Shinohara M, Nielsen HM, Dong Q, Kanekiyo T, Bu G. 2014. Retinoic acid isomers facilitate apolipoprotein E production and lipidation in astrocytes through the RXR/RAR pathway. Journal of Biological Chemistry. Apr 18;289(16):11282-92
  7. Wennström M, Nielsen  HM,  Orhan F, Londos E, Minthon L, Erhardt S. 2014. Kynurenic acid levels in cerebrospinal fluid from patients with Alzheimer´s disease or dementia with Lewy bodies. International Journal of Tryptophan Research. 7: 1–7
  8. Martinez-Morillo E, Hansson O, Atagi Y, Bu G, Minthon L, Diamandis EP, Nielsen HM. 2014. Total apolipoprotein E levels and specific isoform composition in cerebrospinal fluid and plasma from Alzheimer’s disease patients and controls.  ACTA Neuropathologica. May;127(5):633-43
  9. Martinez-Morillo E, Nielsen HM, Batruch I, Dabrovich AP, Begcevic I, Lopez MF, Minthon L, Bu G, Mattson N, Portelius E, Hansson O, Diamandis EP. 2014. Assessment of Peptide Chemical Modifications on the Development of an Accurate and Precise Multiplex Selected Reaction Monitoring Assay for Apolipoprotein E Isoforms. Journal of Proteome Research. Feb 7;13(2):1077
  10. Mulder SD, Nielsen HM, Blankestein MA, Eikelenboom P, Veerhuis R. 2014. Apolipoproteins E and J interfere with amyloid-beta uptake by primary human astrocytes and microglia in vitro. GLIA Apr;62(4):493-503
  11. Nielsen HM, Hall S, Surova Y, Nägga K, Nilsson C, Minthon L, Hansson O, Wennström M. 2014. Low levels of soluble NG2 in cerebrospinal fluid from patients with dementia with Lewy bodies. Journal of Alzheimer’s disease. Jan 1;40(2):343-50
  12. Lindqvist D, Hall S, Surova S, Sporre O, Nielsen H, Janelidze S, Brundin L, Hansson O. 2013. Cerebrospinal fluid inflammatory markers in Parkinson´s disease - associations with depression, fatigue, and cognitive impairment. Brain, behavior, and immunity. Oct;33:183-9
  13. Nielsen HM, Ek D, Avdic U, Orbjörn C, Hansson O,The Netherlands Brain Bank, Veerhuis R,
    Rozemuller AJM, Brun A, Minthon L, Wennström M. 2013. NG2 cells, a new trail for Alzheimer’s disease mechanisms? Acta Neuropathologica Communications May 9;1(1):7
  14. Wennström M, Surova Y, Hall S, Nilsson C, Minthon L, Boström F, Hansson O, Nielsen HM. 2013. Low levels of neurosin and its substrate α-synuclein in patients with synucleinopathy. PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e53250. Epub 2013 Jan 8
  15. Westin K, Buchave P, Nielsen HM, Minthon L, Janciauskiene S, Hansson O. 2012. High levels of CCL2 are associated with faster cognitive decline in prodromal Alzheimer’s disease. PLoS One. 2012;7(1):e30525. Epub 2012 Jan 30
  16. Wennström M, Londos E, Minthon L, Nielsen HM. 2012. Altered CSF orexin and α-synuclein levels in dementia patients. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease Jan 1;29(1):125-32.
  17. Nielsen HM, Palmqvist S, Minthon L, Londos E, Wennström M. 2012. Gender-dependent levels of hyaluronic acid in cerebrospinal fluid of patients with neurodegenerative dementia. Current Alzheimer Research. Mar 1;9(3):257-66
  18. Mulder SD, Veerhuis R, Blankestein MA, Nielsen HM. 2012. The effect of amyloid associated proteins on the expression of genes involved in amyloid clearance by adult human astrocytes. Experimental Neurology Jan;233(1):373-9. Epub 2011 Nov 10
  19. Nielsen HM, Mulder SD, Beliën JAM, Musters RJP, Eikelenboom P, Veerhuis R. 2010. Astrocytic Aβ1-42 uptake is determined by Aβ-aggregation state and the presence of amyloid-associated proteins. Glia. 58(10):1235-46.
  20. Nielsen HM, Veerhuis R, Holmqvist B, Janciauskiene S. 2009. Binding and uptake of Abeta1-42 by primary human astrocytes in vitro. Glia 57(9):978-88
  21. Trouw LA, Nielsen HM, Minthon L, Londos E, Landberg G, Veerhuis R, Janciauskiene S, Blom AM. 2008. C4b-binding protein in Alzheimer's disease: binding to Abeta1-42 and to dead cells. Molecular Immunology 45(13):3649-60
  22. Nielsen HM, Minthon L, Londos E, Blennow K, Miranda E, Perez J, Crowther DC, Lomas DA, Janciauskiene SM. 2007. Plasma and CSF serpins in Alzheimer disease and dementia with Lewy bodies. Neurology 69(16):1569-1579
  23. Nielsen HM, Londos E, Minthon L, Janciauskiene SM. 2007. Soluble adhesion molecules and angiotensin-converting enzyme in dementia. Neurobiology of Disease 26(1):27-35
  24. Baker C*, Nielsen HM*, Minthon L, Wright HT, Chappell S, Okyere J, May S, Morgan K, Kalsheker N, Janciauskiene SM. 2007. Effects of Alzheimer's peptide and alpha1-antichymotrypsin on astrocyte gene expression. Neurobiology of Aging 28(1):51-61 *) Equal contribution


  1. Wennström M, Nielsen HM. 2012. Cell adhesion molecules in Alzheimer’s disease. Degenerative Neurological and Neuromuscular Disease. July 4;2012(2):65-77
  2. Veerhuis R, Nielsen HM, Tenner AJ. 2011. Complement in the brain. Molecular Immunology 48(14):1592-603


  1. Carrasquillo MM, Bu G, Nielsen HM. 2012. Chapter 2: Apolipoprotein E. ‘Genetic Variants in Alzheimer's Disease’ edited by Carrasquillo and Morgan. Springer NY. June 30, 2013. ISBN 978-1-4614-7308-4


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