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We strive to improve human health and quality of life through research.
Our research groups deal with different functions of the nervous system.
We provide education in areas of biomedicine, neuroscience and nanoscience.
Read more about the research groups at the Department of Neuroscience here.
The strategic research area neuroscience
StratNeuro's mission is to integrate clinical and basic research and to foster a new generation of leaders and scientists in translational neuroscience.
Read more about the affiliated centers here
Actin dynamics provides membrane tension to merge fusing vesicles
A recent paper in Nature Communications shows that the fusion event may occur via pushing the vesicle membrane through the fusion pore into the plasma membrane, which is controlled by the cellular membrane tension.
Molecular chameleons reveal bacterial biofilm
A research team lead by Karolinska Institutet have synthesized a new compound that is set to shine a light on the clandestine life of infectious bacteria.
Perceived obesity causes lower body satisfaction for women than men
In the first study of its kind investigating healthy individuals and their brain activity when perceiving themselves as either slim or obese, psychologists at the University of York and Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm found that the way we perceive our bodies directly triggers neural responses which can lead to body dissatisfaction.
14 Dec 2016 - 09:00
Workshop 2: Statistical inference on functional neuroimaging data: group analysis and corrections for multiple comparisons
15 Dec 2016 - 09:30
Dissertation: Vanessa Ribeiro Caldeira
16 Dec 2016 - 09:00
Dissertation: Swapnali Shantaram Barde
19 Dec 2016 - 13:00
Dissertation: Kai Du