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Per Stål

Per Stål is professor in anatomy. His research is focused on cellular and molecular changes in healthy and diseased muscles and nerves.

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Professor at Department of Integrative Medical Biology (IMB) Units: Group Per Stål, Teachers A-wing
Umeå universitet, 901 87 Umeå

Professor Per Stål is a research leader at the muscle biology laboratory and his team is involved in translational projects on human muscles and nerves.  The research focus is on cellular and molecular changes that occur during physical activity, different disease states, healing, and aging. The objective of the research is to increase the understanding of normal muscle and nerve function and biological processes involved in neuromuscular disease. Emphasis is on changes in cell membranes, cytoskeletal and contractile proteins, micro-vascularization and signaling substances involved in growth, protection, and regeneration. The long-term goal of the research is to find new and effective treatment strategies for neuromuscular injuries. For his involvement in muscle research, Docent Per Stål has received Messner Foundation Award in 2012 and the Thuréus Award in 2018.
Per Stål is qualified as a merited teacher and teaches within the medical, dental and nursing program. He has received numerous awards from students and Umeå University for his teaching efforts.

Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, John Wiley & Sons 2021, Vol. 63, (10) : 1204-1212
von Walden, Ferdinand; Vechetti, Ivan J., Jr.; Englund, Davis; et al.
Frontiers in Pediatrics, Frontiers Media S.A. 2020, Vol. 8
von Walden, Ferdinand; Fernandez-Gonzalo, Rodrigo; Pingel, Jessica; et al.
Trials, BioMed Central 2019, Vol. 20, (1)
Frykholm, Erik; Klijn, Peter; Saey, Didier; et al.
Laryngoscope Investigative Otolaryngology, Wiley Periodicals, Inc. 2019, Vol. 4, (1) : 174-180
Shah, Farhan; Forsgren, Sture; Holmlund, Thorbjörn; et al.
Respiratory Research, BioMed Central 2019, Vol. 20
Shah, Farhan; Franklin, Karl A; Holmlund, Thorbjörn; et al.
Journal of Biological Chemistry, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2019, Vol. 394, (44) : 15889-15897
Tran, Phong; Wanrooij, Paulina H.; Lorenzon, Paolo; et al.
Muscle and Nerve, John Wiley & Sons 2018, Vol. 57, (2) : 229-239
Edmundsson, David S.; Toolanen, Göran L.; Stål, Per S.
Chest, Elsevier 2018, Vol. 154, (5) : 1091-1098
Shah, Farhan; Holmlund, Thorbjörn; Levring Jäghagen, Eva; et al.
Muscle and Nerve, Wiley-Blackwell 2018, Vol. 58, (2) : 277-285
Von Walden, Ferdinand; Gantelius, Stefan; Liu, Chang; et al.
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, Vol. 18, (1)
Renström, Lina; Stål, Per; Song, Yafeng; et al.
Journal of Anatomy, Wiley-Blackwell 2016, Vol. 228, (3) : 487-494
Shah, Farhan; Berggren, Diana; Holmlund, Thorbjörn; et al.
MLTJ - Muscles Ligaments and Tendons Journal, Vol. 5, (4) : 305-309
Nielsen, Rasmus Oestergaard; Schjerling, Peter; Tesch, Per; et al.
Journal of Anatomy, John Wiley & Sons 2015, Vol. 227, (2) : 136-156
Thornell, Lars-Eric; Carlsson, Lena; Eriksson, Per-Olof; et al.
PLOS ONE, Vol. 9, (12) : e116455-
Song, Yafeng; Forsgren, Sture; Liu, Jing-Xia; et al.
PLOS ONE, Public Library Science 2014, Vol. 9, (9)
Yu, Ji-Guo; Bonnerud, Patrik; Eriksson, Anders; et al.
Journal Clinical & Cellular Immunology, Vol. 4, (2)
Renström, Lina; Song, Yafeng; Stål, Per; et al.
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, BioMed Central 2013, Vol. 14
Song, Yafeng; Stål, Per; Yu, Jiguo; et al.
PLOS ONE, Vol. 8, (4)
Yu, Ji-Guo; Liu, Jing-Xia; Carlsson, Lena; et al.
PLOS ONE, Public Library Science 2012, Vol. 7, (12) : e52230-
Song, Yafeng; Forsgren, Sture; Yu, Jiguo; et al.
Respiration, S. Karger 2012, Vol. 83, (5) : 407-417
Stål, Per S; Johansson, Bengt
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Vol. 469, (12) : 3495-3500
Dahl, Morten; Hansen, Philip; Stål, Per; et al.
Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2010, Vol. 51, (7) : 3494-3501
Ahmadi, Mahboobah; Liu, Jing-Xia; Brännström, Thomas; et al.
Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, Copenhagen: Munksgaard 2010, Vol. 20, (6) : 805-813
Edmundsson, David; Toolanen, Göran; Thornell, Lars-Eric; et al.
Cells Tissues Organs, Vol. 192, (5) : 303-313
Granberg, I; Lindell, Björn; Eriksson, Per-Olof; et al.
Respiration, Vol. 77, (3) : 303-310
Stål, Per; Lindman, Rolf; Johansson, Bengt
International Journal of Cardiology, Vol. 126, (2) : 252-257
Johansson, Bengt; Mörner, Stellan; Waldenström, Anders; et al.
Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2006, Vol. 47, (10) : 4188-4193
Kjellgren, Daniel; Stål, Per; Larsson, Lars; et al.
Cells Tissues Organs, Vol. 173, (3) : 147-161
Stål, Per; Marklund, Susanna; Thornell, Lars-Eric; et al.
Journal of the Neurological Sciences, Elsevier 2002, Vol. 195, (1) : 11-23, Article Number: PII S0022-510X(01)00676-1
Lindman, Rolf; Stål, Per S
Journal of Muscle Research and Cell Motility, Vol. 23, (4) : 317-326
Yu, F; Stål, Per; Thornell, Lars-Eric; et al.
Muscle and Nerve, John Wiley & Sons 2001, Vol. 24, (9) : 1202-1212
Jergović, D; Stål, Per; Lidman, D; et al.
The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, Vol. 38, (5) : 438-448
Lindman, Rolf; Paulin, Gunnar; Stål, Per S
Journal of Anatomy, Vol. 197 ( Pt 2) : 275-90
Stål, Per; Lindman, R
Edmundsson, David; Toolanen, Göran; Stål, Per