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About me




MSc in Medical sciences (M.D.), Karolinska Institutet 2016

PhD in Medicine, Karolinska Institutet 2014

MSc in Molecular Biology and Biology, Stockholm University 2008


Research description

My research focuses on regenerative mechanisms in Alzheimer disease. I'm especially interested in how astrocytes influence inflammation, plasticity and neurogenesis in the hippocampus. The overall aim is finding new molecular targets for regenerative therapies that could benefit Alzheimer patients.

I am supported by a postdoctoral fellowship from the Olle Engkvist Byggmästare Foundation and a clinical research internship (forskar-AT) from Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinksa Institutet . 

Academic honours, awards and prizes

Junior Faculty Award, AD/PD International Conference, 2011, Barcelona, Spain



Altering inflammatory processes impairs neurogenesis and regenerative mechanisms in Alzheimer disease, AAIC 2013, Boston USA. Oral presentation.

The effects of b-amyloid on inflammatory and neuroplastic processes regulating human embryonic stem cell differentiation, AD/PD International Conference 2011, Barcelona, Spain. Oral presentation.

Human embryonic stem cells - understanding cholinergic differentiation and dysfunction in Alzheimer's disease with implications for future regenerative therapies, AD/PD International Conference 2009, Prague, Czech Republic. Oral presentation.