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Maria Christine Ruud

Maria Christine Ruud, MSc, ProCardio coordinator, consultant at the Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital.

Maria Christine Ruud earned her Master of Biomedical Science at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium. Her thesis, titled "Genetic editing of Smads" focused on genetic modifications of Smad proteins of the TGF-b pathway, using the CRISPR/Cas9 system and was conducted at Tsinghua University in China during a 6-month research exchange.

In August 2019 she joined Kristina Haugaas team, Research Group for cardiogenetics and sudden cardiac death as a consultant and she will take on the role as a coordinator for the newly started SFI, ProCardio Center for Innovation.