Research groups at the Department of Neuroscience.
StratNeuro's mission is to integrate clinical and basic research and to foster a new generation of leaders and scientists in translational neuroscience.
Affiliated centers to the department.
Professors Gilberto Fisone and Tibor Harkany contributed work in a studie where researchers at Karolinska Institutet have made significant progress in the search for new treatments for Parkinson’s disease. By manipulating the gene expression of non-neuronal cells in the brain, they were able to produce new dopamine neurons.
Professor Henrik Ehrsson employs virtual reality technology to research how the senses can influence the physiological perception of self in the interface between neuroscience and psychology.
Depression inflicts a large number of human beings under their lifetime. In addition to suffering and a considerable risk for suicide, the disease is associated with major cost for Society. Tomas Hökfelt, one of the authors, explains that three methods for analysis of galanin were used.