Childhood Neural Tumor

The research group has 4 principal investigators that all perform research to unveil the molecular landscape of malignant and corresponding non-malignant cells within the childhood neural cancers, neuroblastomas and medulloblastoma, and to apply a translational approach to identify druggable targets that can be transferred into new treatment options for children with these diseases.

Group picture

Group leaders 

Per Kogner

MD, PhD, Professor

John Inge Johnsen

PhD Associate professor

Team leaders:

Malin Wickström

PhD Assistant professor

Ninib Baryawno

PhD Assistant professor

Post Docs


Cecilia Dyberg

PhD, Postoctoral Researcher

Conny Tümmler

PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher

Jörg Otte

PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher

Thale Kristin Olsen

MD, PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher

Lena-Maria Carlson

MD, PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher

PhD students

Adena Pepich

Msc, PhD student

Adele Alchahin

Pharm, PhD student

Diana Treis

MD, PhD student MD

Linda Ljungblad

MD, PhD student

Gustav Hedberg

MD, PhD student

Master students 

  • Ioannat Tsea, Bsc, Master student
  • Bethel Embaie, Bsc, Master student
  • Sara Abu Ajamieh, Bsc, Master student
  • Manouk Verhoeven, Bsc, Master student