Kristina Bostrom, M.D., Ph.D.


Work Titles
UCLA Co-Director, Cholesterol and Lipid Management Center Associate Professor, Medicine Member, Adult Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Member, Cell & Developmental Biology GPB Home Area Member, Molecular, Cellular & Integrative Physiology GPB Home Area
Education:
Degrees:
M.D., University of Goteborg, Goteborg, Sweden, 1987
Ph.D., University of Goteborg, Goteborg, Sweden, 1987
Fellowship:
1995 UC Los Angeles School of Medicine, Clinical Fellowship: Cardiology
Academic Experience:
1992 UC Los Angeles School of Medicine, Internship Internal Medicine
Academic Experience:
1991 UC Los Angeles School of Medicine, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Cardiovascular Disease
1987 UC San Francisco School of Medicine, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Cardiovascular Disease
Medical Experience:
1993 UC Los Angeles School of Medicine, Residency Internal Medicine
Certifications:
Certifications:
1998 Medical Board: American Board of Internal Medicine, Area of Specialty: Cardiovascular Disease
1995 Medical Board: American Board of Internal Medicine, Area of Specialty: Internal Medicine

Contact Information:

Work Email Address:

kbostrom@mednet.ucla.edu


Website:

Web-Profile
Bostrom Lab

Lab Number:

310-267-4951

Work Phone Number:

(310) 825-8811

310-794-4417

Publications:

A selected list of publications:

Yao Yucheng, Jumabay Medet, Ly Albert, Radparvar Melina, Wang Anthony H, Abdmaulen Raushan, Boström Kristina I   Crossveinless 2 regulates bone morphogenetic protein 9 in human and mouse vascular endothelium Blood, 2012; 119(21): 5037-47.
Boström Kristina I, Garfinkel Alan, Yao Yucheng, Jumabay Medet   Concise review: applying stem cell biology to vascular structures Stem cells (Dayton, Ohio), 2012; 30(3): 386-91.
Yao Yucheng, Jumabay Medet, Wang Anthony, Boström Kristina I   Matrix Gla protein deficiency causes arteriovenous malformations in mice The Journal of clinical investigation, 2011; 121(8): 2993-3004.
Boström Kristina I, Rajamannan Nalini M, Towler Dwight A   The regulation of valvular and vascular sclerosis by osteogenic morphogens Circulation research, 2011; 109(5): 564-77.
Boström Kristina I, Jumabay Medet, Matveyenko Aleksey, Nicholas Susanne B, Yao Yucheng   Activation of vascular bone morphogenetic protein signaling in diabetes mellitus Circulation research, 2011; 108(4): 446-57.
Yao Y, Bennett BJ, Wang X, Rosenfeld ME, Giachelli C, Lusis AJ, Bostrom KI   Inhibition of bone morphogenetic proteins protects against atherosclerosis and vascular calcification, Circulation Research, 2010; .
Jumabay M, Zhang R, Yao Y, Goldhaber JI, Bostrom KI   Spontaneously beating cardiomyocytes dervied from white mature adiopocytes , Cardiovascular Research, 2010; 85: 17-27.
Shao ES, Lin L, Yao Y, Bostrom KI   Expression of vascular endothelial growth factor is coordinately regulated by the activin-like kinase receptors 1 and 5 in endothelial cells , Blood, 2009; 114: 2197-2206.
Yao Y, Shahbazian A, Bostrom KI   Proline and gamma-carboxylated glutamate residues in Matrix GLA protein are critical for binding of bone morphogenetic protein-4, Circulation Research, 2008; 102: 1065-1074.
Yao, Y. Nowak, S. Yochelis, A. Garfinkel, A. Bostrom, K. I.   Matrix GLA protein, an inhibitory morphogen in pulmonary vascular development J Biol Chem, 2007; 282(41): 30131-42.
Garfinkel, A. Tintut, Y. Petrasek, D. Bostrom, K. Demer, L. L.   Pattern formation by vascular mesenchymal cells Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2004; 101(25): 9247-50.

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