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Anna Åkerud

Current position

Resulatory Affairs Associate at Trial Form Support

Thesis title

Uterine remodeling during pregnancy; Sstudies on the effect of Heparin/Heparan Sulfate

List of papers included

  • E. Malmström, M. Sennström, A. Holmberg, H. Frielingsdorf, E. Eklund, L. Malmström, E. Tufvesson, M.F. Gomez, G. Westergren-Thorsson, Ekman-Ordeberg andA. Malmström. The importance of fibroblasts in remodelling of the human uterine cervix during pregnancy and parturition. Mol Hum Reprod 2007 May;13(5).333-41.
  • A. Åkerud, A. Dubicke, M. Sennström, G. Ekman-Ordeberg and A. Malmström. Differences in heparan sulfate production in cervical fibroblast cultures from women undergoing term and preterm delivery. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2008;87(11):1220-8.
  • G. Ekman-Ordeberg, A. Åkerud, A. Dubicke, A. Malmström, M. Hellgren. Does Low Molecular Weight Heparin shorten Term Labor? Submitted
  • G. Ekman-Ordeberg, M. Hellgren, A. Åkerud, E.  Andersson, A. Dubicke, M. Sennström, B. Byström, G. Tzortzatos, M.F. Gomez, M. Edlund, U. Lndahl and A. Malmström. Low Molecular Weight Heparin stimulates Myometrial Contractility and Cervical Remodeling in vitro. Submitted
  • A.  Åkerud, J. Axelsson, J. Erjefält, G. Ekman-Ordeberg, A. Malmström and H. Fischer. Heparin fragments induce cervical ripening by attracting immune cells through Toll-like receptor 4. In manuscript

Date of dissertation

24 September 2009


Anders Malmström, Gunvor Ekman-Ordeberg, Gunilla Westergren-Thorsson, Maria F. Gomez

anna åkerud

Anna Åkerud