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Neurochemical pathophysiology and diagnostics research unit

The research group's main goal is to use neurochemical and molecular biology methodology to identify and study the pathophysiology of neurodegenerative diseases.

An important goal is to identify protein changes which are connected to the pathophysiology, so-called biochemical markers. The hypothesis is that biochemical markers will be valuable for diagnostic, identification of pharmaceutical effects as for studies of pathogenesis directly in our patients.


Henrik Zetterberg one of the recipients of the “Alzheimer Fund’s Major Research Prize”

[Dec 19, 2014] Henrik Zetterberg, Professor of Neurochemistry at the Sahlgrenska Academy, is one of two recipients of “the Alzheimer Fund’s Major Research Prize”. He shares the prize of SEK five million with the other receiver, Assistant Professor Martin Hall Beck at Linköping University. Read more here!

Alzheimer’s researcher Kaj Blennow receives the Torsten Söderberg Academy Professorial Chair in Medicine

[Dec 19, 2014] The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded Kaj Blennow at the University of Gothenburg the 2014 Torsten Söderberg Academy Professorial Chair in Medicine. The purpose of the SEK 10 million chair is to promote leading international research in medicine. Read more here!

Pr Kaj Blennow awarded by Silvihemmet

On Wednesday 21 March 2012 Professor Kaj Blennow was awarded the Silviahemmet's Research and Education Scholarship. Read more here!

Contact Information

Neurokemisk patofysiologi och diagnostik

Neurokemi laboratoriet Sahlgrenska universitetssjukhuset Mölndal, 431 80 Mölndal Sweden

+46 31-343 00 25

+46 31-41 92 89

Team leaders

Kaj Blennow, MD, PhD, Professor
Tel (office): +46 31 343 179 1
Tel (secretary): +46 31 343 00 25
Fax: +46 31 343 24 26
E-mail: kaj.blennow@neuro.gu.se

Henrik Zetterberg, MD, PhD, Professor
Tel (office): +46 31 343 01 42
Tel (secretary): +46 31 343 00 25
Fax: +46 31 343 24 26
E-mail: henrik.zetterberg@clinchem.gu.se

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