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Dentist , researcher

Jaana Kristiina Wahlgren, Finnish dentist, researcher. Member of Flamenco Association Helsinki (Helsinki, Finland), Finnish Female Dentists, Finnish Dental Association (grantee 2001).

Background

Wahlgren, Jaana Kristiina was born on November 15, 1959 in Tohmajärvi, Finland. Daughter of Pasi Tapio and Eila Kyllikki Härkönen.

Education

Doctor of Dental Surgery, Helsinki University, Finland, 1986.

Career

Private practice AlaMalmin Hammaslääkärit, Helsinki, 1987. Research assistant Biomedicum Helsinki, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in the expression of MMP-8 in odontoblasts and dental pulp cells is down regulated by Transforming growth factor-alfal. Research in wound healing in ovariectomized rats. Research in effects of chemically modified tetracyclin (CMT-8) and estrogen on matrix metalloproteinases -8, -13 and type I collagen expression.

    Research in expression and induction of collagenases (MMP-8 and MMP-13) in plasma cells associated with bone destructive lesions. Research in in vivo collagenase-2 (MMP-8) expression by human bronchial epithelial cells and monocytes/macrophages in bronchiectasis. Research in human odontoblast culture method the expression of collagen and matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs).

    Research in the effects of MMP inhibitors on human salivary MMP activity and caries progression in rats.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Flamenco Association Helsinki (Helsinki, Finland), Finnish Female Dentists, Finnish Dental Association (grantee 2001).

Connections

Life partner Ari Timo Hagström. Married Juhani Wahlgren (divorced ). Children: Ville, Saara.

father:
Pasi Tapio

mother:
Eila Kyllikki Härkönen

spouse:
Juhani Wahlgren

children:
Saara Wahlgren

Ville Wahlgren