Research at the Department of Neuroscience
The Department of Neuroscience incorporates research groups dealing with different aspects of the function of the nervous system, both under normal conditions and during different diseases. The department has five main fields of research. Research projects include a broad range of studies at the molecular and cellular levels, the network level and at the level of the overall organization of the nervous system.
Affiliated centers and programs
The Animal Behavior Core Facility (ABCF)
ABCF is the new core facility at Karolinska Institutet designed to provide optimal environment, state-of-the-art instrumentation and technical/educational support to perform behavioral tests ranging from basic phenotype characterization to advanced analyses.
International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility (INCF)
The International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility (INCF) is hosted by Karolinska Institutet and the Royal Institute of Technology.
The strategic research area neuroscience at Karolinska Institutet, Umeå University and KTH has the mission to integrate clinical and basic research and to foster a new generation of leaders and scientists in translational neuroscience.
The Swedish Medical Nanoscience Center
The Swedish Medical Nanoscience Center at Karolinska Institutet is an initiative aimed to promote efficient integration of cutting edge technologies and medical research.