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Research Groups

Research groups at the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology

Research groups - Physiology

Principal InvestigatorResearch group / project
Albertsson Wikland, KerstinWhy is growth in children a marker of health and mortality?
Billig, HåkanPhysiology of the Fallopian Tube and Ectopic Pregnancy
Buvall, LisaMolecular mechanisms in renal diseases
Börjesson, MatsCenter for Health and Performance
Dickson, SuzanneNeurobiology of Appetite
Gustafsson, BengtThe Glutamate Synapse in the Developing Hippocampus
Gustafsson, Jenny 
Hammar, IngelaSpinal Cord and Motor Control
Hanse, EricCellular Neurophysiology
Holmäng, AgnetaMetabolism during Pregnancy
Jankowska, ElzbietaSpinal Cord and Motor Control
Jansson, John-OlovImmunometabolism Group
Johansson, Maria E.Cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway and its role in cardiovascular disease
Dietary effects on the immune system
Mallard, CarinaTreating the newborn brain
Nilsson, HolgerVascular function
Nyström, JennyRenal function and glomerular kidney disease
Olofsson, CharlottaRegulation of Adipokine Secretion in White Adipocytes
Pettersson, Lars-GunnarSpinal Cord and Motor Control
Rorsman, PatrikRegulation of Pancreatic Hormone Secretion
Rosengren, AndersWallenberg Centre for Molecular and Translational Medicine
Ruud, Johan 
Skibicka, KarolinaNeurobiology of Feeding and Energy Expenditure
Wang, XiaoyangThe Developmental Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation Research Group
Wernstedt Asterholm, IngridRole of Adipose tissue in Metabolic Disease and Tumor Progression
Wessberg, JohanTactile Sensory Mechanisms of the Human Hand and Hairy Skin


Research groups - Pharmacology

Principal Investigator
Research group / project
Ashton, Michael Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism
Bergkvist, Filip  
Ekman, Agneta Inflammatory Mechanisms and Depression
Ekström, Jörgen Autonomic Neuroscience - Oral Physiology and Pharmacology
Engel, Jörgen Drug Dependence
Eriksson, Elias Psychopharmacology group
Jerlhag Holm, Elisabet Gut-brain Axis: Involvement of gastrointestinal hormones in addictive disorders
Kalm, Marie Neurotoxicity in cancer survivors
Matsson, Pär Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism
Nissbrandt, Hans Parkinson's disease
Wallerstedt, Susanna Rational and safe use of medicines
Wass, Caroline Cognitive dysfunctionality in schizophrenia
Westberg, Lars Social Neuroscience and Pharmacology
Winder, Michael Autonomic Nervous System
Äbelö, Angela Applied Pharmacometrics / Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism


Research Groups - Clinical Neuroscience

Principal Investigator
Research Group
Andersen, Oluf Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Andersson Grönlund, Marita Acquired and genetical impact on visual function and ocular growth
Ben-Menachem, Elinor Epilepsy
Bergquist, Filip wearITmed
Carlsson, Maria Neuropharmacology
Elam, Mikael Clinical Neurophysiology
Frisén, Lars Development of new clinical tests, particularly within the fields of vision and neuro-ophthalmology
Hansson, Elisabeth Astroglia
Hellström, Ann

The Sahlgrenska Center for Pediatric Ophthalmology Research

Jakola, Asgeir Clinical Brain Tumor Research
Jood, Katarina The Stroke Research group
Kuhn, Georg Laboratory for Neurogenesis and Stem Cell Research
Lindberg, Christopher  
Lundgren-Nilsson, Åsa Rehabilitation Medicine
Lycke, Jan Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Malmgren, Kristina



Pekna, Marcela Regenerative Neuroimmunology
Pekny, Milos Laboratory for astrocyte biology and CNS regeneration
Rosengren, Lars Stroke Centre West (SCV)
Rydenhag, Bertil

Clinical Brain Tumor Research


Rönnbäck, Lars Astroglia
Sjöström, Anders Normal and delayed visual development and cerebral visual impairment
Skoglund, Thomas  
Smits, Anja Clinical Brain Tumor Research
Stenevi, Ulf Reconstruction of damaged corneas using embryonic stem cells
Strömland, Kerstin Teratology
Stibrant Sunnerhagen, Katharina

Rehabilitation Medicine


Tatlisumak, Turgut Stroke
Popovic, Zoran Quality of vision and retinal imaging
Tullberg, Mats Hydrocephalus and CSF dynamic disorders
Wikkelsø, Carsten Hydrocephalus and CSF dynamic disorders
Zelano, Johan Epilepsy
Zetterberg, Madeleine Ophthalmic surgery
Zhu, Changlian  


Research Groups

Principal Investigator
Research group
Adermark, LouiseAddiction Biology Unit
Anckarsäter, HenrikCELAM - Centre for Ethics, Law and Mental Health
Blennow, KajNeurochemical Pathophysiology and Diagnostics
Ericson, MiaAddiction Biology Unit
Gillberg, ChristopherGillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre
Hanrieder, JörgAnalytical Neurochemistry
Kern, SilkeClinical Memory Research
Kettunen, PetronellaMolecular Cognition
Landén, MikaelAffective Disorders
Schöll, MichaelMolecular Neuroimaging
Skoog, Ingmar

Neuropsychiatric epidemiology - EPINEP

Centre for Ageing and Health - AgeCap

Svedlund, JanPsychosomatic Medicine
Söderpalm, BoAddiction Biology Unit
Waern, Margda 
Wallin, AndersAdult Cognitive Disorders
Wentz, ElisabetEating Disorders
Zetterberg, HenrikNeurochemical Pathophysiology and Diagnostics


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