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.



***Alpha-Lipoic Acid as a Possible Antioxidant with Antiaging Properties
Bjørklund G, Dadar M, Gasmi G, Chirumbolo S, Doşa MD, Mujawdiya PK, Ongenae A, Piscopo S, Aaseth J (To be Submitted)

***Herbal Compounds in Hair Loss Healing
Gasmi A, Mujawdiya PK, Beley N, Lysiuk R, Ongenae A, Dadar M, Lenchyk L, Strus O, Piscopo S, Komisarenko A, Fedorovska M, Chirumbolo S, Bjørklund G (To be Submitted 2019)

***Natural Dietary Compounds in the Treatment of Arsenic Toxicity
Bjørklund G, Rahaman MS, Shanaida M, Lysiuk R, Dadar M, Oliynyk P, Lenchyk L, Chirumbolo S (To be Submitted)

***The Relationship Between Glutathione Redox Imbalance and Autism Spectrum Disorder
Bjørklund G, Doşa MD, Maes M, Dadar M, Frye RE, Aaseth J, Chirumbolo S (To be submitted XXX 2019 PHARMREV)

***The Role of Glutathione Redox Imbalance in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Critical Review
Bjørklund G, Skalny AV, Skalnaya MG, Chirumbolo S, Dadar M, Hosnedlová B, Kizek R, Qasem H, El-Ansary A, Ajsuvakova OP, Aaseth J, Adams JB, Tinkov AA (To be submitted XXX 2019 ANEU or PRONEU)

Affinity for Sulfhydryl (Thiol; -SH) Groups and Mercury Toxicity
Bjørklund G, Dadar M, [Skalny AV], Butnariu M, Sarac I, [Tinkov AA] 18.05.2019

Delayed-Type Hypersensitivity to Metal Pollutants in Newly Diagnosed Patients with Non-Ischaemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Manousek J, Felsoci M, Miklik R, Parenica J, Krejci J, Bjørklund G, Klanova J, Mlejnek D, Miklikova M, Lokaj P, Chirumbolo S, Spinar J (To be Submitted)

Mercury-Induced Autoimmunity: Drifting from Micro to Macro Concerns on Autoimmune Disorders
Bjørklund G, Dadar M, Martins N, Chirumbolo S, Aaseth J (To be Submitted xxx 2019)

The Effects of Ozone Therapy on Apoptosis in a Rat Model of Bladder Cancer
Muhammed Emin Keleş, Afshin Samadi, Kerem Teke, Tayyar Alp Özkan, Oğuz Özden Cebeci, Müslüm Gök, Ahmet Yalcinkaya, Birol Öztürk, Meltem Özlen Dillioğlugil, Özdal Dillioğlugil, Salvatore Chirumbolo, Geir Bjørklund (To be Submitted)

Toxic and Trace Elements in Medicine

Deficiency of iron
Bjørklund G, et al.

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

Lead in Drinking Water as a Potential Threat for Developmental Neurotoxicity
Bjørklund G, Rahman MM, Dadar M, Osredkar J, Chirumbolo S, Aaseth J

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

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

Uranium Exposure and Cancer
Bjørklund G, et al. (To be submitted XXX 2019)

Vitamin Research

Vitamin D and Osteoporosis
Bjørklund G, et al. 

Vitamin D Deficiency and Various Disorders
Bjørklund G, et al.

CONEM Kazakhstan Environmental Health and Safety Research Group

Combination of Vitamin D and Vitamin K2 in Phosphocalcic Metabolism
Gasmi A, Mujawdiya PK, [Pivina L], Ongenae A, Piscopo S, Bjørklund G [14 Dec 2019]

CONEM Romania

Natural Compounds in the Anti-Aging Perspective
Bjørklund G, Shanaida M, Lysiuk R, [Butnariu M], Dadar M, Strus O, Smetanina K [14 Dec 2019]

CONEM Scientific Secretary

A Dissipative Perspective of the Human Mind. Maturana, Varela and the New Triadic Model
*Chirumbolo S, Bjørklund G, Vella G, Vella G, Capobianco NC, Vella A (To be Submitted xxx 2019)

Gut Microbiome Dysbiosis and Heavy Metals Pollution in Autism. Some Comments
*Chirumbolo S, Lysiuk R, Bjørklund G (To be Submitted xxx 2019)

*On the Origin of Human Mind and the Need of a New Epistemology for Neuroscience
*Chirumbolo S, Bjørklund G, Vella G, Vella G, Capobianco NC, Vella A (Handled by SC IJNL)

Preventive Measures to Slow Down the Progression of Parkinson’s Disease
Bjørklund G, Dadar M, Doşa MD, Chirumbolo S (To be Submitted xxx 2019)

Reproductive and Developmental Effects of Mercury 
Bjørklund G, et al. (To be submitted XXX 2019)

Spectrochemical Analysis of the Inclusion Mechanism of Some Allelochemicals (Tropane Alkaloids) from Plant Extracts in the Hydrophobic Cavity of Cyclodextrins
Butnariu M, Sarac I, Chirumbolo S, Bjørklund G (To be Submitted)

CONEM Ukraine Life Science Research Group

**Anti-Aging Effects of Plants Used in Cosmetics
Smetanina K, Bjørklund G, Lysiuk R et al.

**Medicinal Plants as a Source of Detoxifying Agents
Lysiuk R, et al., Bjørklund G

**Selected Medicinal Plants with Promising Properties as Detoxifying Agents
Lysiuk R, et al., Bjørklund G

CONEM Poland Chemistry and Nutrition Research Group

Asperger Syndrome: Do We Still Need Its Identification and Diagnosis?
Bjørklund G, et al.

CONEM Metallomics Nanomedicine Research Group

***A Method for the Investigation of the Adsorption Behavior of Strontium Ions in Porous Bone Powder
Butnariu M, Pentea M, Corneanu M, Petrescu I, Stef R, Bostan C, Sarac I, Chirumbolo S, Kizek R, Hosnedlová B, Bjørklund G (To be Submitted xxx 2019 ABC)

*Mercury and Other Metals in the Pathogenesis of Multiple Sclerosis
Bjørklund G, et al.

*The Role of Selenium and Glutathione Redox Imbalance in Parkinson’s Disease
Bjørklund G, et al.

*The Role of Selenium and Toxic Metal(loid) Interplay in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Review
Bjørklund G, et al.


Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS): Current State of the Art and Potential Advances in the Detection of Laboratory Markers
Osredkar J, Bjørklund G, Chirumbolo S, Fras Z

Delayed Encephalopathy: Examining Latent Neurological Effects and Progressive Brain Pathogenesis Following Exposure to Neurotoxic Agents or Events
*Kern JK, Geier DA, Homme KG, Bjørklund G, Chirumbolo S, Geier MR 01.10.2019

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

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Review
Bjørklund G, Saad K, Urbina MA

Is Burning Mouth Syndrome Associated with Dental Metal Allergies? A Case-Control Study
Sălăvăstru CM, Coculescu EC, Bjørklund G, Grigore RN, Urbina MA, Marcu A, Coculescu BI, *Ţiplica GS

Medicinal Plant-Derived Phytochemicals as Promising Detoxifying Agents
Bjørklund G, Dadar M, Martins N, Goh BH, Doşa MD, Chirumbolo S, Lysiuk R

***Nutritional Status of Essential Trace Elements and Minerals in Boys with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
*Tinkov AA, Mazaletskaya AL, Ajsuvakova OP, Bjørklund G, Huang PT, Chernova LN, Skalny AA, Burtseva TI, Skalny AV (To be Submitted)

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

Manuscripts Submitted