SBI Research Seminar February 16, 2015 at 12.15


“Neuronal identification of acoustic communication cues”   Anna Magnusson, PhD Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer Auditory Research Group CLINTEC, Karolinska Institutet Email: Abstract: The temporal structure of slow sound amplitude fluctuations (sound envelope) is an important cue for the perception of complex acoustic stimuli. For instance, perception of human speech […]

SBI Research Seminar February 2, 2015 at 12.15


“Functional brain networks in time display both bursty and persistent properties” William Hedley Thompson PhD Student DeptofClinical Neuroscience Karolinska Institutet Abstract: The brain consists of multiple large-scale functional networks. These networks process different types of information. For example, we know that the information processed in the visual network of […]

SBI Research Seminar January 19, 2015 at 12.15-13.15

“Molecular Imaging with PET in Parkinson´s disease” Andrea Varrone Department of Clinical Neuroscience Abstract: Parkinson´s disease (PD) is conventionally considered a neurodegenerative disorder affecting primarily the dopaminergic neurons of the substantia nigra. However, recent post-mortem and pre-clinical studies suggest that the primary site of pathology is at the level […]

SBI Research Seminar December 8, 2014, 12.15-13.15


”Cognitive neuroscience of self-concept and self-awareness”. Pawel Tacikowski, PhD Brain, Body & Self Laboratory (Henrik Ehrsson’s lab) Department of Neuroscience Karolinska Institute Place: Tellus, Scheeles väg 1, plan 5, Karolinska Institutet Abstract Self-concept is our mental representation of who we are and what we are like. It serves as […]

SBI Research Seminar November 10, 12.15-13.15


“Nerve growth factor treatment and Alzheimer´s disease” Maria Eriksdotter  Head, Professor Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society Karolinska Institutet 141 83 Huddinge Abstract: Alzheimer´s disease is a progressive, fatal neurodegenerative disorder. Millions of people suffer from AD for many years, experiencing a slow cognitive and functional decline. In Sweden. […]

SBI Research Seminar October 27, 12.15-13.15


“Processing of geometric features in human first-order tactile neurons.” Roland S Johansson, prof Department of Integrative Medical Biology Umeå university Place: Tellus, Karolinska Institutet, Scheeles väg 1, plan 5 ABSTRACT: A fundamental feature of first-order neurons in the tactile system is that their distal axon branches in the skin […]

Research Grants for Translational Neuroscience Research 2014

SBI Research Seminar September 29, 12.15-13.15


“Two neural pathways to creative achievement” Örjan de Manzano PhD Dept of Neuroscience Karolinska Institutet   Place: Tellus, Scheeles väg 1, plan 5, Karolinska Institutet   Abstract: Different neuroimaging studies of creative performance have shown seemingly paradoxical results regarding the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC), which has been found to […]

SBI Research Seminar September 15, 12.30-13.30 (OBS the time)


“The role of higher cognitions in placebo responses” Karin Jensen, PhD. Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet Place: Tellus, Scheeles väg 1, plan 5, Karolinska Institutet. Abstract: Until recently, theories concerning placebo and nocebo(negative placebo) mechanisms had a strong emphasis on conscious expectations, suggesting that higher order areas of […]

SBI Research Seminar May 26, 2014 at 12.00


”Seasonal and diurnal effects on brain neurotransmission systems – recent findings from the Karolinska Behavioural PET Database” Granville Matheson MSc, PhD student   Pontus Plavén Sigray, MSc, PhD student   Place: Tellus, Scheeles väg 1, plan 5, Karolinska Institutet       Host: Simon Cervenka, MD, PhD Dept […]