Karin Jensen

Karin Jensen

Professor | Docent
Telephone: +46852482775
Visiting address: Nobels väg 9, D3, 17165 Solna
Postal address: K8 Klinisk neurovetenskap, K8 Neuro Jensen, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • I am a clinical psychologist and neuroscientist specializing in the human perception of pain, placebo effects and long-term pain conditions. I lead an interdisciplinary research group at the Department of Clinical Neuroscience (CNS) at Karolinska Institutet. My scientific goal is to understand the cognitive mechanisms and brain pathways involved in the generation and regulation of pain in humans. Faculty positions 2023 - now.....Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden 2019 - 2023...Associate Professor, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden 2014 - 2019....Assistant Professor, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden 2013 - 2017.....Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, USA Other merits 2022 - now.....Deputy Head, Neuro Division, CNS, Karolinska Institutet 2022 - 2022...Visiting Professor, University of Oxford, UK 2021 - now......Board Member, Strategic Research Area Neuro (StratNeuro) 2019 - now......Pro Futura Fellow, Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS), Sweden 2015 - 2023....Board Member, International Society for Interdisciplinary Placebo Studies (SIPS) Education Postdoctoral education 2010 - 2013.....Harvard Medical School / Mass General Hospital, Boston, USA Doctoral education 2005 - 2009...PhD Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Basic education 2000 - 2005...MSc Clinical Psychology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Research

  • To understand the cognitive mechanisms and brain pathways involved in the generation and regulation of pain in humans.

Teaching

  • Currently teaching Medical Program 2021 - now....Cognitive Neuroscience, Basvetenskap 4, Modul 4, Karolinska Institutet PhD-course 2022 - now....The Science of the Placebo Effect, Karolinska Institutet

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Employments

  • Professor, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, 2023-

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karolinska Institutet, 2019
  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, 2009

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