Ongoing Projects

Ongoing research and article projects where CONEM is involved, sorted alphabetically by title. Note: Several other projects are under preparation at a too early stage to be listed here. The final titles on the articles can differ from what is written here.



Asperger Syndrome: Do We Still Need Its Identification and Diagnosis?
Bjørklund G, Saad K, Chartrand MS

Dietary Regimens as a Therapeutic Approach for Autism Management 
Waly MI, Al-Farsi Y, Bjørklund G (In preparation #16/07/2015)

Heavy Metals and Inflammatory Response System in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Bjørklund G, Yassa HA, Kern JK, Geier DA, Geier MR (In preparation 09/04/2016)

Metabolic Investigations in Childhood Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
*Endreffy I, Bjørklund G, Urbina MA, Dicső F (In preparation 28/06/2015)

Oxidative Stress in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Bjørklund G, et al., Urbina MA  (In preparation 23/12/2015)

Selenium and Autism
Bjørklund G, Saad K, et al. (In preparation 13/07/2015)

The Role of Paraoxonase 1 in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Bjørklund G, et al. (Review idea)


Mercury, Other Metals, and Brain Disease
Bjørklund G, et al. (In preparation 12/10/2015)

The Possible Role of Mercury as One of the Causal Factors in Alzheimer’s Disease
Bjørklund G, et al. (In preparation)

Selenium and Parkinson’s disease
Bjørklund G, et al. (Review idea)


Copper, Zinc and Cardiovascular Disorders
Bjørklund G et al. (Literature study)

Drinking Water Lead Concentrations in Europe and Cardiovascular Mortality
Bjørklund G, Chirumbolo S, et al. (In preparation)

Matrix Gla Protein (MGP): A New Player in Vascular Calcifications
Svanberg E, Bjørklund G et al. (In preparation until the beginning of 2016)


Cancer and Pain
Bjørklund G, et al. (In preparation 25/08/2015)

Cancer-Associated Cachexia, Reactive Oxygen Species, and Nutrition Therapy
Bjørklund G, Pen J (In preparation 13/08/2015)

The Effects of Melatonin on the Survival of Normal and Malignant Cells
Bjørklund G, Rajib SA, Saffoon N (In preparation)

Osteoporosis and Treatment of Bone Metastases
Bjørklund G, et al. (In preparation)

Toxic and Trace Elements in Medicine

Antagonistic Interactions between Iron and Other Micronutrients in the Treatment of Iron Deficiency
*Bjørklund G, Alkhatib AJ, et al. (In preparation)

Bjørklund G, et al. (Review idea)

Heavy Metals and Diabetes
?Alkhatib AJ, …, ?Bjørklund G (Article idea)

Intolerance to Metals in Rheumatic Diseases
Bjørklund G, et al. (Review)

Long-Term Accumulation in the Skeleton and Subsequent Mobilization of Bone-Seeking Elements
Bjørklund G, et al. (Review idea)

Moderate Doses of Mercury is a Hazard to the Human Brain 
Bjørklund G, Urbina MA, et al. (In preparation)

Inhibition of Thioredoxin Reductase and Association with Different Diseases
*Bjørklund G, Osredkar J, et al. (In preparation 17/07/2015)

Vitamin Research

Vitamin D and Osteoporosis
Bjørklund G, Kundu S,  et al. (In preparation)

Vitamin D Deficiency and Various Disorders
Bjørklund G, Kundu S, et al. (In preparation)


Anti-Aging Effects of Plants Used in Cosmetics
Smetanina K, Bjørklund G, Lysiuk R et al. (In preparation 21/11/2015)

Brief Challenges on Medicinal Plants: Reliable Anti-Aging Agents
Lysiuk R, Bjørklund G, Martins N, Smetanina K, Ferreira IC et al. (In preparation 15/10/2015)

Flavonoids as Detoxifying Agents
Lysiuk R, Bjørklund G et al. (In preparation 31/10/2015)

Medicinal Plants of Detoxifying and Related Activities
Lysiuk R, Bjørklund G et al. (In preparation 15/10/2015)


Detoxification: Its Types and Pathways
Lysiuk R, Bjørklund G et al. (In preparation 31/10/2015)

Tissue Repair-stimulating Effects of Thymosin beta4
Bjørklund G, Chirumbolo S (In preparation 30/03/2016) 

Manuscripts Submitted