Kristina Rutkute

Rutkute Kristina

  • Senior Research Fellow, Department of Medicine
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Manager, SPRINT-TB Programme, National University Health System
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, University of Kentucky, USA
  • MBA, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Tuberculosis
  • Drug Discovery
  • Clinical Trials
Recent Publications
  • 1. Nikolova-Karakashian M, Karakashian A, Rutkute K. 2008. Role of neutral sphingomyelinases in aging and inflammation. Subcell Biochem. 49:469-86. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4020-8831-5_18. 18751923.
  • 2. Rutkute K, Asmis RH, Nikolova-Karakashian MN. 2007 Nov. Regulation of neutral sphingomyelinase-2 by GSH: a new insight to the role of oxidative stress in aging-associated inflammation. J Lipid Res. 48(11):2443-52. doi: 10.1194/jlr.M700227-JLR200. 17693623.
  • 3. Rutkute K, Karakashian AA, Giltiay NV, Dobierzewska A, Nikolova-Karakashian MN. 2007 Oct. Aging in rat causes hepatic hyperresposiveness to interleukin-1beta which is mediated by neutral sphingomyelinase-2. Hepatology. 46(4):1166-76. doi: 10.1002/hep.21777. 17668873.
  • 4. Rutkute K, Nikolova-Karakashian MN. 2007 Sep. Regulation of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1 expression during aging. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 361(2):263-9. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2007.06.079. 17645865.