Previous Dissertations & information for PhD students'

If you are a PhD with an upcoming defense, we here provide a short information sheet (PDF) about how we at the division can support you.
We also present our previous PhD students from the last two years at the Division of Neuro.

Support at Dissertations, information for PhD students'


Do you want information of upcoming dissertations?
Please see Neuro's Activities Calendarium or search in the KI calendar.


Previous Dissertations 2023

Silvia Fanton defense
Silvia Fanton


June 9

  • Silvia Fanton (Kosek's reserach group)
    Title: Brain imaging of chronic pain: From the association with immune mechanisms to brain networks
    Andreas Vesalius, Berzelius väg 3, Campus Solna
Keying Zhu dissertation
Keying Zhu


May 17

  • Keying Zhu (Harris´research group)
    Title: Reinforced Regulation of Myeloid Cells in Experimental Neuropathologies
    Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, Lecture Hall, L8:00, CMM, Visionsgatan 18
Mana Shams
Mana Shams


April 28

  • Mana Shams (Granberg´s research group)
    Title: Microvascular Disease in Cognitive Impairment
    Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset, HuddingeBlickagången, C1:87
Ulf Kläppe defense
Ulf Kläppe


  • Ulf Kläppe (Ingre's research group)
    Title: Biomarkers and psychological stress in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset, Huddinge, Blickagången, C1:87



February 17

  • Yachao He (Svenningsson's reserach group)
    Title: Bridging the gap between lipid dyshomeostasis and brain disorders: Role of prosaposin and progranulin
    Karolinska University Hospital, SolnaJ3:11, Birger & Margareta Blombäck, U220032100, Bioclinicum
Mattias Bronge dissertation_cut
Mattias Bronge




January 27

  • Mattias Bronge (Grönlund's research group). 
    Title: Identification of autoantigens in multiple sclerosis
    Centrum för molekylär medicin, L8:00, Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset, Solna.


Previous dissertations 2022

Dissertation Simon Skyrman
Simon Skyrman


November 24

  • Simon Skyrman (Edström/Elmi-Terander's research group).
    Title: "Advanced Cranial Navigation". 09.00AM. St. Eriks Ögonsjukhus, Aulan, plan -1, Eugeniavägen 12 
Jenny Pettersson Segerlind


November 22

  • Jenny Pettersson Segerlind (Edström/Elmi-Terander's research group).
    Title: Risk factors, surgical outcome, and quality of life in patients with cranial or spinal meningioma
    St. Eriks Ögonsjukhus, Aulan, plan -1, Eugeniavägen 12 
Peter Alping


November 3

  • Peter Alping (Piehl's research group).
    Title: Pharmacoepidemiological Studies of Rituximab and Other Recent Therapies in Multiple Sclerosis
    CMM lecture hall, L8:00, Visionsgatan 18, Solna


September 16

  • Leonard Yeo (Holmin's research group).  
    Title: Optimizing Thrombectomy and the Patient in Acute Ischemic Stroke
    Inghesalen, Widerströmska huset, Tomtebodavägen 18A, Campus Solna. 


Moa Pontén
  • Moa Pontén (Jensen's reserach group).
    Title: Testing the boundaries for expectation effects in health and disease
    Atrium, Nobels väg 12b Campus Solna

June 2

  • Jesse Huang (Kockum's research group)
    Title: Biomarkers and viral risk factors in multiple sclerosis
    Kl. 09.00AM
    Center for Molecular Medicine, Visionsgatan 18, L8, 171 76, Solna

May 25

  • Panagiota Tsitsi (Svenningsson's research group)
    Title: Studies on eye movements in Parkinson’s Disease
    Kl. 09.00AM
    CMM, L8:00, Visionsgatan 18, Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset, Solna

May 13

  • Mattias Andréasson (Svenningsson's reserach group)
    Title: Peripheral neuropathy and altered cobalamin metabolism in Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders
    C1.87, Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset, Huddinge
  • Granit Kastrati (Jensen's research group)
    Title: Neural processes underpinning pain perception: genetic, temporal, and behavioral
    Peter Reichard, Biomedicum, Solnavägen 9 and online
    Campus Solna
  • Arvin Chireh (Holmin's research group)
    Title: Feasibility, safety, and diagnostic potential of endomyocardial micro-biopsies
    Nanna Svartz, J3:12, Karolinska universitetssjukhuset, Solna
    Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset, Solna

May 11

  • Ioannis Mantas (Svenningson's research group)
    Title: Regulation of monoaminergic functions by GPCRS with a special emphasis on mental and movement disorder
    Kl 2PM
    Lecture Hall, L8:00 024, CMM, Karolinska University Hospital, Solna

April 8

  • Jens Fust (Jensen's research group)
    Title: The Role of Pain Modulation in Non-Suicidal Self-Injury
    Nils Ringertz, Solnavägen 9, Solna and Online
    Solna Campus
  • Karin Westin (Lundqvist's reserach group)
    Title: On mapping epilepsy: magneto- and electroencephalographic characterizations of epileptic activities
    Rockefeller, Nobels väg 11 and Online
    Solna Campus

March 25

  • Michael Plattén (Granberg/Kristoffersen's research group)
    Title: Quantitative MRI Biomarkers of Neurodegeneration in Multiple Sclerosis.
    Rappesalen, Alfred Nobels Allé 10, Flemingsberg and Online
    Flemingsberg Campus

March 18

  • Rikard Grankvist (Holmin's research group)
    Title: Titel: Development of Superselective Endovascular Tissue Access and Sampling
    Rolf Luft Auditorium, L1:00, Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset, Stockholm Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset, Solna