Yanislava Karusheva undertook her medical training at Charite Berlin, Germany, and the Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria. She is a clinician scientist at the Institute for Clinical Diabetology of the German Diabetes Center in Düsseldorf, Germany. She is currently working as a visiting clinical academic fellow at the Wellcome-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science and the Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge under the guidance of Professor Sir Stephen O’Rahilly. Her interests include clinical nutrition and metabolism, insulin resistance, obesity treatment and deep metabolic phenotyping. In 2018, Dr Karusheva completed the EASD Robert Turner Course in Oxford. In 2021, she received the Hans Adolf Krebs Award of the German Nutrition Society, the DDG Sponsorship Award of the German Diabetes Association and the Walter Benjamin Scholarship of the German Research Foundation for her fellowship in Cambridge. Her most recent research focuses on the different roles of GDF15 and rare diseases.

Duality of Interest: None declared
Date: Autumn 2023