Alexandra Aizenshtadt

Postdoctoral research fellow - Centre of Excellence - Hybrid Technology Hub

Academic interests

iPSC differentiation, disease modeling Microfluidic, 3D and organotypic in vitro culture models.


  • Postdoctoral Fellowship. Oslo University Hospital HF, Norwegian Center for Stem Cell Research. Advisor: prof. Joel Glover. (Modeling of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis with iPSCs-derived motor neurons, muscle cells and astrocytes  and application of microfluidic culture systems)
  • Head of the Cell Culture Laboratory,  Stem Cell Bank Pokrovsky, St-Petersburg, Russia (Development and optimization of MSC isolation, processing, expansion, differentiation. Quality control and assurance, stem cells potency testing, development of ATMP)
  • PhD, Cell Biology. St-Petersburg State University, Russia (PhD thesis: “Experimental assay of functionality of mesenchymal stem cells from different tissues”)


  • Kogler, Stian; Harrison, Sean; Aizenshtadt, Aleksandra; Skottvoll, Frøydis Sved; Abadpour, Shadab; Krauss, Stefan; Scholz, Hanne; Sullivan, Gareth; Lundanes, Elsa & Wilson, Steven Ray Haakon (2020). “Organoid-in-a-column” coupled on-line with liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry. BioRxiv.  ISSN 0362-4331. . doi:
  • Waaler, Jo; Mygland, Line; Tveita, Anders Aune; Strand, Martin Frank; Solberg, Nina; Olsen, Petter Angell; Aizenshtadt, Aleksandra; Fauskanger, Marte; Lund, Kaja; Mahmuda, Shoshy (Brinch, Shoshy Alam); Lycke, Eric Maximilian; Dybing, Elisabeth; Nygaard, Vegard; Bøe, Sigurd; Heintz, Karen Marie; Hovig, Eivind; Hammarström, Clara Louise; Corthay, Alexandre & Krauss, Stefan (2020). Tankyrase inhibition sensitizes melanoma to PD-1 immune checkpoint blockade in syngeneic mouse models. Communications Biology.  ISSN 2399-3642.  3:196, s 1- 13 . doi: 10.1038/s42003-020-0916-2
Published June 28, 2019 3:09 PM - Last modified Sep. 27, 2019 1:19 PM

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