Anja Schmidt-Christensen

Associate Professor (Docent) , Research Engineer, Associate professor (Senior Lecturer/Universitetslektor) - cell biology, Doctor of natural sciences (Dr. rer.nat.), Diplom degree, Postdoc, Postdoc, Diploma thesis

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Immunology
  • Endocrinology and Diabetes
  • Immunology in the medical area


  • inflammation, type 1 diabetes, Fibrosis, Animal Models, 3D Imaging, multiphoton imaging, optical projection tomography


My research profile and expertise is in the field of immunology of chronic inflammation related to Diabetes and Diabetes complications, with a special focus on advanced imaging methods, incl. synchrotron-based imaging and working with in vivo models.



I have been an active teacher throughout my career. My teaching experience ranges from demonstration and laboratory training of medical students and master students, lectures at advanced level, seminar series with master students, examination of masterstudents as well as supervisor of master students and PhD students. I have also been course organizer for a master course. I have pedagogical training from Lund University including a courses on "Research supervision", "Problem based Learning" and "Perspectives on Learning".

Recent research outputs

Elyzana Dewi Putrianti, Anja Schmidt-Christensen, Volker Heussler, Kai Matuschewski & Alyssa Ingmundson, 2020, In: PLoS Pathogens. 16, 9, e1008891.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Julia Nilsson, Maria Hörnberg, Anja Schmidt-Christensen, Kajsa Linde, Maria Nilsson, Marine Carlus, Saskia F. Erttmann, Sofia Mayans & Dan Holmberg, 2020, In: Scientific Reports. 10, 1, 21778.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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