Genomes and Genes


Monika Löfgren


Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden


  1. Löfgren M, Opava C, Demmelmaier I, Fridén C, Lundberg I, Nordgren B, et al. Long-term, health-enhancing physical activity is associated with reduction of pain but not pain sensitivity or improved exercise-induced hypoalgesia in persons with rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Res Ther. 2018;20:262 pubmed publisher
    ..ISRCTN25539102 , ISRCTN registry, date assigned March 4, 2011. The trial was retrospectively registered. ..
  2. Hållstam A, Stålnacke B, Svensen C, Lofgren M. Living with painful endometriosis - A struggle for coherence. A qualitative study. Sex Reprod Healthc. 2018;17:97-102 pubmed publisher
    ..Health-care providers should promote the struggle for coherence by explaining the feeling of difference, minimizing dependence and supporting the process of disease-related grief. ..
  3. Larsson A, Palstam A, Löfgren M, Ernberg M, Bjersing J, Bileviciute Ljungar I, et al. Resistance exercise improves muscle strength, health status and pain intensity in fibromyalgia--a randomized controlled trial. Arthritis Res Ther. 2015;17:161 pubmed publisher identification number: NCT01226784, Oct 21, 2010. ..
  4. Kosek E, Martinsen S, Gerdle B, Mannerkorpi K, Löfgren M, Bileviciute Ljungar I, et al. The translocator protein gene is associated with symptom severity and cerebral pain processing in fibromyalgia. Brain Behav Immun. 2016;58:218-227 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, the functional magnetic resonance findings indicated an effect of translocator protein on the affective-motivational components of pain perception. ..
  5. Löfgren M, Opava C, Demmelmaier I, Fridén C, Lundberg I, Nordgren B, et al. Pain sensitivity at rest and during muscle contraction in persons with rheumatoid arthritis: a substudy within the Physical Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis 2010 study. Arthritis Res Ther. 2018;20:48 pubmed publisher
    ..ISRCTN registry, ISRCTN25539102 . Retrospectively registered on 4 March 2011. ..
  6. Hållstam A, Löfgren M, Svensen C, Stålnacke B. Patients with chronic pain: One-year follow-up of a multimodal rehabilitation programme at a pain clinic. Scand J Pain. 2016;10:36-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Increased knowledge of MMR in different settings can also contribute to increased understanding and collaboration between pain clinics and rehabilitation units. ..
  7. Hållstam A, Löfgren M, Benson L, Svensen C, Stålnacke B. Assessment and treatment at a pain clinic: A one-year follow-up of patients with chronic pain. Scand J Pain. 2017;17:233-242 pubmed publisher