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Jenny Öhman

Current position

Project leader, Cardiology Department, Lund University

Thesis title

Diabetic Vascular Complications & Inflammation Role of NFAT and TNFα

List of papers included

  • J.Nilsson, L M Nilsson, Y W Chen, J D Molkentn, D Erlinge & M F Gomez. High glucose activates Nuclear Factor of Activated T-cells (NFAT) in native vascular smooth muscle. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2006 Apr;26(4):794-800.
  • L M Nilsson-Berglund, Anna V Zetterqvist, J Nilson-Öhman, M Sigvardsson, LV Gonzalez-Bosc, ML Smith, AS Salehi, E Agardh, G Nordin-Fredrikson, C-D Agardh, J Nilsson, BR Warnhoff, A Hultgårdh-Nilsson & MF Gomez. Nuclear Factor of Activated T-cells (NFAT) c3 regulates osteopontin expression in arterial smooth muscle in response to diabetes-induced hyperglycemia. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2009. (submitted)
  • J Nilsson-Öhman, AV Zetterqvist, S de Frutos Garcia, PG McGuire, LV Gonzalez Bosc & MF Gomez. Hyperglycemia activates the Ca2+/calcineurin-dependent transcription factor NFAT (Nuclear Factor of Activated T Cells) in retinal microvessels in vivo. 2009 (manuscript, * indicates equal contributions)
  • J Nilsson-Öhman, G Nordin-Fredrikson, LM Nilsson, C Gustavsson, E Bengtsson, ML Smith, C-d Agardh, E Agardh, S Jovinge, MF Gomez & J Nilsson. Tumor necrosis factor-alpha does not mediate diabetes-induced vascular inflammation in mice. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, 2009. (accepted)

Date of dissertation

16 October, 2009


Maria F Gomez and Per Hellstrand