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 […]

Welcome to a joint seminar arranged by Stockholm Brain Institute (SBI) November 24, 2014, 13.00-16.00


Registration to Louise von Essen, BEFORE November 18. SBI is a joint venture between Karolinska Institutet, the Royal Institute of Technology, and Stockholm University. This is the first seminar where we gather researchers from the three universities in order to spread knowledge of the different research ongoing at the […]

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 […]

SBI Research Seminar October 13, 12.15-13.15


OBS! Changed lecturer and title! Title: Genuine acupuncture effects and placebo effects during acupuncture needling for neurological side-effects including neuropathic pain in cancer patients. Kristina Lagerstedt, PhD-student Linköping University and County Council of Kronoberg Place: Tellus, Scheeles väg 1, plan 5, Karolinska Institutet   Abstract Chemotherapy including oxaliplatin increases […]

Call for project proposals: Deadline, September 15, 2014

Dear neuroscientist, As the Stockholm Brain Institute is entering Stage 3 of funding from Vinnova/VR we are extending a Call for new project proposals. The mission of the Stockholm Brain Institute is to be an internationally recognized centre in translational neuroscience that attracts, develops and commercializes partnerships with the private […]

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 […]