Institute of Biochemistry
Faculty of Medicine
University of Ljubljana

Vrazov trg 2
SI 1000, Ljubljana
Slovenia

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Laboratory for molecular basis of hormone-dependent diseases and biomarkers (0381-059)

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Tea Lanišnik RižnerMEMBERS


Tea Lanišnik Rižner

HEAD OF THE LABORATORY

E-mail: tea.lanisnik-rizner@mf.uni-lj.si


EDUCATION:

PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1996)
MSc in Biochemistry (Faculty of Chemistry, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1993)
BSc in Chemistry (Faculty of Chemistry, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1989)


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (2011-present)
Visiting Scholar, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany (2014-15, 3 months)
Visiting Professor, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA (2012-13, 4 months)
Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (2006-11)
Visiting Scholar, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA (2001-02, 11 months)
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (2001-06)
Postdoctoral Researcher, Genome Analysis Centre, GSF, Neuherberg, Germany (2000, 2 months)
Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute of Mammalian Genetics, GSF, Neuherberg, Germany (1997-98, 9 months)
Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (1996-2001)
PhD student, Max-Planck Institute of Experimental Endocrinology, Hannover, Germany (3 months, 1995)


FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

DAAD Fellowship (2014)
FULBRIGHT Research Award (2012)
Cobase Fellowship, National Research Council, USA (2001)
Postdoctoral Fellowship of the Slovenian Science Foundation (1998)
EMBO and DAAD Short-Term Fellowships (1997)
FEBS Short-Term Fellowship (1994)


MEMBERSHIP

Slovenian Biochemical Society
World Endometriosis Society
European Society of Gynecological Oncology
European Network for Individualized Treatment of Endometrial Cancer


EDITORIAL WORK

from 2020: Section Board Member of International Journal of Molecular Sciences, section Molecular Endocrinology and Metabolism (I.F. 5.923)
from 2015: Associate Editor of Frontiers in Pharmacology, section Experimental Pharmacology and Drug Discovery (I.F. 5.81)
from 2015-2020: Associate Editor of the Journal Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (I.F. 4.292)
from 2009: Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Molecular basis of hormone-dependent diseases
Biomarkers
Metabolomics, proteomics, transcriptomics


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

PENNING M. Trevor, JONNALAGADDA Sravan, TRIPPIER C. Paul, LANIŠNIK RIŽNER Tea. Aldo-Keto Reductases and Cancer Drug Resistance. Pharmacological Reviews, 2021, 73:1-22, IF=25.68, doi:10.1124/pharmrev.120.000122. [COBISS.SI-ID 67481603]

LANIŠNIK RIŽNER Tea, PENNING M. Trevor. Aldo-keto reductase 1C3 – assessment as a new target for the treatment of endometriosis. Pharmacological Research, 2019, Vol. 152 doi: 10.1016/j.phrs.2019.104446 . [COBISS.SI-ID 34486233].

LANIŠNIK RIŽNER Tea, ADAMSKI Jerzy. Paramount importance of sample quality in pre-clinical and clinical research–Need for standard operating procedures (SOPs). Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2019, Vol. 186, 1-3, doi: 10.1016/j.jsbmb.2018.09.0174446. [COBISS.SI-ID 33951449]

LANIŠNIK RIŽNER Tea, ADAMSKI Jerzy. It is high time to discontinue use of misidentified and contaminated cells: guidelines for description and authentication of cell lines. Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2018, doi: 10.1016/j.jsbmb.2017.12.017. [COBISS.SI-ID 33572569]

LANIŠNIK RIŽNER Tea, THALHAMMER Theresia, ÖZVEGY LACZKA Csilla. The importance of steroid uptake and intracrine action in endometrial and ovarian cancers. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 2017, Vol. 8, 346, doi: 10.3389/fphar.2017.00346. [COBISS.SI-ID 33256153]

LANIŠNIK RIŽNER Tea. Discovery of biomarkers for endometrial cancer: current status and prospects. Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics, 2016, Iss. 12, Vol. 16, 1315-1336, doi: 10.1080/14737159.2016.1258302. [COBISS.SI-ID 32924633]

LANIŠNIK RIŽNER Tea. Noninvasive biomarkers of endometriosis : myth or reality? Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics, 2014, Vol. 14, 365-385, doi: 10.1586/14737159.2014.899905. [COBISS.SI-ID 31203545]

Author's publication in PubMed and Scopus


TEACHING

Undergraduate courses (Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Concepts of biochemistry
Biochemistry of steroids
Hormone-dependent gynecological diseases: clinical and biochemical aspects


Graduate courses (Interdisciplinary Doctoral Programme in Biomedicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Steroid hormones and hormone-dependent diseases
Experimental methods for studying the biochemistry of steroid hormones