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Karin Wåhlén

Assistant Professor

I’m a medical biologist and a PhD student at PAINOMICS® laboratory. My research focus on finding biomarkers for generalized pain (fibromyalgia) by studying proteins in blood and the effect of exercise.




Laura Korhonen, Elisabeth Paul, Karin Wåhlén, Liina Haring, Eero Vasar, Antti Vaheri, Dan Lindholm (2023) Multivariate analyses of immune markers reveal increases in plasma EN-RAGE in first-episode psychosis patients Translational Psychiatry, Vol. 13, Article 326 Continue to DOI
Bianka Karshikoff, Karin Wåhlén, Jenny Astrom, Mats Lekander, Linda Holmstrom, Rikard K. K. Wicksell (2023) Inflammatory Blood Signature Related to Common Psychological Comorbidity in Chronic Pain Biomedicines, Vol. 11, Article 713 Continue to DOI
Bijar Ghafouri, Daria Matikhan, Nikolaos Christidis, Malin Ernberg, Eva Kosek, Kaisa Mannerkorpi, Björn Gerdle, Karin Wåhlén (2023) The Vastus Lateralis Muscle Interstitium Proteome Changes after an Acute Nociception in Patients with Fibromyalgia Compared to Healthy Subjects-A Microdialysis Study Biomedicines, Vol. 11, Article 206 Continue to DOI


Björn Gerdle, Karin Wåhlén, Torsten Gordh, Emmanuel Bäckryd, Anders Carlsson, Bijar Ghafouri (2022) Plasma proteins from several components of the immune system differentiate chronic widespread pain patients from healthy controls - an exploratory case-control study combining targeted and non-targeted protein identification Medicine, Vol. 101, Article e31013 Continue to DOI
Malin Ernberg, Hajer Jasim, Karin Wåhlén, Bijar Ghafouri (2022) Altered Plasma Proteins in Myogenous Temporomandibular Disorders Journal of Clinical Medicine, Vol. 11, Article 2777 Continue to DOI

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