Bone metabolic diseases
Maria Sääf is responsible for clinical studies on on bone metabolic disorders, specially vitamin D deficiency.
Research group Growth and metabolism
Serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D in mothers of Swedish and of Somali origin who have children with and without autism.
Acta Paediatr. 2010 May;99(5):743-747
Prediction of mortality in elderly patients with hip fractures: a two-year prospective study of 1,944 patients.
Gerontology 2009 ;55(5):496-504
Bone histomorphometry in male idiopathic osteoporosis.
Calcif. Tissue Int. 2009 Jun;84(6):430-8
Effects of physical training on bone mineral density in fertile women with idiopathic osteoporosis.
Clin. Rheumatol. 2008 Aug;27(8):1035-8
The role of IGF-I and IGFBP-1 status and secondary hyperparathyroidism in relation to osteoporosis in elderly Swedish women.
Osteoporos Int 2008 Feb;19(2):201-9