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About me

I work at the Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (MEB) as project manager in the Swedish Twin Registry. 

Education

  • 1999 MSc Biology, University of Linköping, Linköping, Sweden
  • 2004 PhL Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2006 PhD Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Research description

My main research interests focus on exploring the etiological role of the human gut microflora in cancers of the aero-digestive tract.

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Publications

Helicobacter pylori infection, chronic corpus atrophic gastritis and pancreatic cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort: A nested case-control study
Huang J, Zagai U, Hallmans G, Nyrén O, Engstrand L, Stolzenberg-solomon R, et al
International journal of cancer 2017;140(8):1727-1735

Pirfenidone and nintedanib modulate properties of fibroblasts and myofibroblasts in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Lehtonen St, Veijola A, Karvonen H, Lappi-blanco E, Sormunen R, Korpela S, et al
Respiratory research 2016;17():14-

Eosinophil Cationic Protein Stimulates Migration of Human Lung Fibroblasts In Vitro
Zagai U, Lundahl J, Klominek J, Venge P, Skold Cm
SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY 2009;69(4):381-6

The coding ECP 434(G>C) gene polymorphism determines the cytotoxicity of ECP but has minor effects on fibroblast-mediated gel contraction and no effect on RNase activity
Rubin J, Zagai U, Blom K, Trulson A, Engström A, Venge P
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950) 2009;183(1):445-51

Eosinophil cationic protein stimulates TGF-beta(1) release by human lung fibroblasts in vitro
Zagai U, Dadfar E, Lundahl J, Venge P, Skold Cm
INFLAMMATION 2007;30(5):153-60

The effect of eosinophils on collagen gel contraction and implications for tissue remodelling
Zagai U, Skold Cm, Trulson A, Venge P, Lundahl J
CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL IMMUNOLOGY 2004;135(3):427-33

Platelets stimulate fibroblast-mediated contraction of collagen gels
Zagai U, Fredriksson K, Rennard Si, Lundahl J, Skold Cm
RESPIRATORY RESEARCH 2003;4(13):13-

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