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Lena Jonasson

Dean, Professor

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Publications

2023

Eva Swahn, Hanna Lekedal, Jan Engvall, Fredrik Nyström, Lena Jonasson (2023) Prevalence and determinants of dilated ascending aorta in a Swedish population: a case-control study European Heart Journal Open, Vol. 3, Article oead08 Continue to DOI
Elin Good, Linda Åkerman, Sofia N. Nyström, Lena Jonasson, Jan Ernerudh, Ebo de Muinck (2023) Changes in natural killer and T lymphocyte phenotypes in response to cardiovascular risk management Scientific Reports, Vol. 13, Article 20810 Continue to DOI
Jan Neelissen, Per Leanderson, Lena Jonasson, Rosanna W. S. Chung (2023) The Effects of Dairy and Plant-Based Liquid Components on Lutein Liberation in Spinach Smoothies Nutrients, Vol. 15, Article 779 Continue to DOI
Filip Hammaréus, Lennart Nilsson, Kwok-Leung Ong, Margareta Kristenson, Karin Festin, Anna K. Lundberg, Rosanna W. S. Chung, Eva Swahn, Joakim Alfredsson, Signe Holm Nielsen, Lena Jonasson (2023) Plasma type I collagen α1 chain in relation to coronary artery disease: findings from a prospective population-based cohort and an acute myocardial infarction prospective cohort in Sweden. BMJ Open, Vol. 13, Article e073561 Continue to DOI
Mårten Sandstedt, Rosanna Chung, Camilla Skoglund, Anna Lundberg, Carl Johan Östgren, Jan Ernerudh, Lena Jonasson (2023) Complete fatty degeneration of thymus associates with male sex, obesity and loss of circulating naïve CD8+ T cells in a Swedish middle-aged population Immunity & Ageing, Vol. 20, Article 45 Continue to DOI

News

male and female researchers discuss a CT scan.

Immune system ageing can be revealed by CT scan

Thymus may play a bigger role in the immune system of adults than was previously believed. With age, the glandular tissue in the thymus is replaced by fat, but the rate at which this happens is linked to sex, age and lifestyle factors.

smoothie and spinach leaves.

Best liquids to maximise antioxidant content in spinach smoothies

Different market products give very different results when it comes to liberating the antioxidant lutein from spinach in smoothies, according to a study from LiU. Of 14 common dairy and plant-based products, only four increased lutein liberation.

Older man with chest pain during running.

SEK 17 million for cardiopulmonary research at LiU

Nine researchers at LiU have received research funding from the Swedish Heart Lung Foundation. The funded research will include work on the immune system in heart disease, the development of new drugs, and the effects of remote yoga on heart failure.

Research

Publications

Selected publications

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Rosanna W S Chung, Per Leandersson, Anna K Lundberg, Lena Jonasson (2017)

Atherosclerosis , Vol.262 , s.87-93 Continue to DOI

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Lekbira Hasib, Anna Lundberg, Helene Zachrisson, Jan Ernerudh, Lena Jonasson (2016)

Journal of Internal Medicine , Vol.279 , s.63-77 Continue to DOI

Latest publications

2023

Eva Swahn, Hanna Lekedal, Jan Engvall, Fredrik Nyström, Lena Jonasson (2023) Prevalence and determinants of dilated ascending aorta in a Swedish population: a case-control study European Heart Journal Open, Vol. 3, Article oead08 Continue to DOI
Elin Good, Linda Åkerman, Sofia N. Nyström, Lena Jonasson, Jan Ernerudh, Ebo de Muinck (2023) Changes in natural killer and T lymphocyte phenotypes in response to cardiovascular risk management Scientific Reports, Vol. 13, Article 20810 Continue to DOI
Jan Neelissen, Per Leanderson, Lena Jonasson, Rosanna W. S. Chung (2023) The Effects of Dairy and Plant-Based Liquid Components on Lutein Liberation in Spinach Smoothies Nutrients, Vol. 15, Article 779 Continue to DOI
Filip Hammaréus, Lennart Nilsson, Kwok-Leung Ong, Margareta Kristenson, Karin Festin, Anna K. Lundberg, Rosanna W. S. Chung, Eva Swahn, Joakim Alfredsson, Signe Holm Nielsen, Lena Jonasson (2023) Plasma type I collagen α1 chain in relation to coronary artery disease: findings from a prospective population-based cohort and an acute myocardial infarction prospective cohort in Sweden. BMJ Open, Vol. 13, Article e073561 Continue to DOI
Mårten Sandstedt, Rosanna Chung, Camilla Skoglund, Anna Lundberg, Carl Johan Östgren, Jan Ernerudh, Lena Jonasson (2023) Complete fatty degeneration of thymus associates with male sex, obesity and loss of circulating naïve CD8+ T cells in a Swedish middle-aged population Immunity & Ageing, Vol. 20, Article 45 Continue to DOI

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