Department of Clinical Neuroscience
At the Department of Clinical Neuroscience (CNS), we conduct research and teaching regarding the function of the brain - from a molecular level to the effect on society.
Simon Jangard receives this year's Jörgen Engels scholarship
Simon Jangard, psychologist and doctoral student at the Centre for Psychiatry Research, is awarded this year's Jörgen Engel scholarship for an article in which he investigated a number of different aspects of social decision-making in young people with alcohol use syndrome.
Pete Williams is awarded 3 MSEK from StratNeuro for eye treatment with nanotechnology
Pete Williams, associate professor and research group leader at Karolinska Institutet and St. Erik Eye Hospital, has been awarded 3 MSEK from the Strategic Research Area Neuroscience (StratNeuro) at Karolinska Institutet to develop methods for delivering neuroprotective drugs to the eye using nanocarriers.
Study on internet-mediated CBT in Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) published in Lancet Psychiatry
Alexander Rozental at the Center for Psychiatry Research is one of the researchers behind the published article that shows promising results for internet-mediated CBT in the treatment of PTSD.
Multiple sclerosis: new evidence for the role of glandular fever virus
Olivia Thomas from CNS published in The Conversation.
"A 2022 study confirmed that people with MS have almost always been infected with EBV previously (generally the infection occurs several years before MS emerges).
But researchers are still debating exactly how this common virus could cause MS in certain people. Our new research offers some clues."
Johanna Gripenberg is awarded Systembolaget´s Knowledge Prize and Erica Sundin their Junior Prize 2023
Systembolaget awards the Knowledge Prize 2023 to Johanna Gripenberg for her contribution to prevention research on alcohol and other drugs. The junior prize goes to Erica Sundin for research on harm caused by other people's drinking.
Four CNS researchers among Sweden's hundred leading researchers 2023
Lorena Fernández de la Cruz receives 6 Mkr from Norhed Foundation's prevention grant
Lorena Fernández de la Cruz has been awarded the Norhed Foundation's prevention grant of six million SEK via Hjärt-Lungfonden to study the effects of a lifestyle intervention that will stimulate healthy behaviour for people with obsessive-compulsive disorder and thereby reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Glaucoma research receives grant from the Glaucoma Research Foundation
James Tribble, Assistant Professor at Karolinska Institutet and St. Erik Eye Hospital, has been granted 0,5 MSEK from the Glaucoma Research Foundation. In this one year project, James Tribble’s lab will identify ways to turn down damaging inflammation that can occur in the retina in glaucoma as nerve cells become dysfunctional and break down.
Environment and Sustainable Development at CNS
We as part of a University has a central roll in the work to combat climate change, both by contributing through teaching and research, but we also need to contribute by reducing the impact of our own activities. Here you can find tips on what changes you can do in your daily life to reduce your climate footprint.
GDPR at KI
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, or Dataskyddsförordningen) for the processing of personal data is to be applied on May 25 2018 in Sweden. Here you will find information on GDPR and the implementation of the regulation at KI.