CV

Degrees

  • MD, Karolinska Institutet, 2009

  • PhD, Experimental Pathology, Karolinska Institutet, 2009: Experimental therapeutics against malignant mesothelioma: investigations in vitro. Full text: KI Open Archive

Employment and appointments

  • Military service in the mounted band of the Royal Lifeguard Dragoons, 2002

  • Prosector, Department of Pathology, Karolinska University Hospital, 2005-2006

  • Junior physician, geriatric and cognitive medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, 2010

  • Postdoc, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, 2010-2011

  • Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, Donders Institute of Cognitive Neuroimaging, 2012

  • Postdoc, Stockholm University, Stress Research Institute, 2012-2014

  • Associated postdoc, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, 2012-2014

  • Researcher, Stockholm University, Stress Research Institute, 2014-

  • Associated researcher, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, 2014-

  • Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, Department of Psychology, 2017

Supervision of PhD students

  • Michael Ingre, Stockholm University, co-supervisor. Thesis: P-hacking in academic research: a critical review of the job strain model and of the association between night work and breast cancer in women. Dissertation: 2017-05-22. web: DiVA.

  • Sandra Tamm, Karolinska Institutet, co-supervisor 2014-. Half-time seminar: 2016

  • Eva Hesselmark, Karolinska Institutet, co-supervisor 2014-. Half-time seminar: 2016

  • Hannibal Ölund Alonso, Karolinska Institutet, co-supervisor 2017-.

Research grants

  • Swedish Heart and Lung Foundation, five grants for a total of 24 months of PhD student scholarships (grants no. 20051024, 20060003, 20070042, 20070209, and 20090797).

  • Swedish Society for Medicine, 12 months postdoctoral scholarship.

  • Fredrik och Ingrid Thurings stiftelse, project grant, 75 000 SEK

  • Svensk Förening för Sömnforskning och Sömnmedicin, scholarship, 10 000 SEK

  • Riksbankens Jubileumsfond 2015, 3-year project grant, 4 053 000 SEK, P15-0310:1. web: anslag.rj.se

  • Fredrik och Ingrid Thurings stiftelse, project grant, 50 000 SEK

  • Swedish Medical Association, project grant, 50 000 SEK

Teaching

  • Teaching in the form of lectures, seminars, lab exercises, clinical supervision, and written and oral examination in the study programmes for medicine, dentistry, biomedical science, nursing, psychology, medical informatics, and nutrition, all at Karolinska Institutet, in the study programme for molecular cell biology, Södertörn University College, in the study programme for psychology, Uppsala University, and in the master’s programme in Public Health at Stockholm University.

  • Course assistant (amanuens):

    • Pathology for dentistry students, Karolinska Institutet 2005

    • Pathology for medical students, Karolinska Institutet 2005

    • Cognitive neuroscience with applications in psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet 2011-2012

  • Course leader:

    • Introduction to brain imaging, PhD course, Karolinska Institutet 2014

    • Cognitive neuroscience, elective course for medical students, Karolinska Institutet 2014-2015

    • Research ethics, Open science, and Reproducible research, PhD course, Stockholm University 2016

    • Open science and Reproducible research, PhD course, Karolinska Institutet 2017. Web: ki.se. Course materials: osf.io/fa9rg/

  • Director of postgraduate studies (studierektor), Stress Research Institute, 2014-

  • Supervisor to student thesis work:

    • Semra Öz, Bachelor thesis in biomedical science, Karolinska Institutet, 2006: Undersökningar av experimentella cytostatika mot malignt mesoteliom (co-supervisor)

    • Adam Szulkin, Summer research school in biomedical science, Karolinska Institutet, 2006: Phenotypic differences of Malignant Mesothelioma cells in sensitivity to Gemcitabine and Alimta

    • Filip Mundt, Summer research school in biomedical science, Karolinska Institutet, 2006: Investigations of the Cytotoxicity of Carboplatin against Malignant Mesothelioma Cells and the Effects in Combination with Selenite

    • Sandra Tamm, Degree project in medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2010: Farmakologisk modulering av empati, ett beteendeförsök om effekterna av oxazepam – ett anxiolytiskt bensodiazepinpreparat – på empatiska responser

    • Philip Little, Degree project in medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2011: Effects of Midazolam and Flumazenil on Empathic Response – an Exploratory Study

    • Madeleine Hedlund, Elective essay in psychology, 2015: The relationship between IL-6 and sleep – a meta-analysis

    • Sahand Sharifzadeh, Degree project in medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2016: The influence of maternal depression during pregnancy on neonatal fiber tract integrity
      url: openarchive.ki.se/xmlui/handle/10616/45432

    • Erika Unsbo, Degree project in medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2017: Motor abnormalities among children with PANS and/or PANDAS. doi: 10.6084/m9.figshare.4584034.v2

    • Malin Blomberg, Degree project in medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2017: Visuospatial ability in children with PANDAS and PANS. doi: 10.6084/m9.figshare.4591657.v1

    • Arian Jafari and Bo Jenner, Degree project in psychology, Karolinska Institutet, 2017: Ethical review board-approved protocols and intent to use open practices in research on human subjects in Sweden. osf: osf.io/vgbw2

    • Alia Lellouchi, Degree project in medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2017: Cognitive and motor function in children with suspected PANS/PANDAS.

    • Daniel Samsami, Degree project in medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2017: Activation of ventral striatum during anticipation of reward – A pilot study using functional magnetic resonance imaging for a future experiment about psychopathy. doi: 10.6084/m9.figshare.5005238.v2

    • Jakob Berefelt, Degree project in medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2017: Activation of Anterior Insular Cortex and Anterior Medial Cingulate Cortex Associated with Direct Pain Perception and Empathy for Pain. doi: 10.6084/m9.figshare.5084557.v1

    • Fredrik hannfors, Degree project in medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2017: Associations between Empathy for Pain ,Emotional Mimicry and EmotionalContagion – Indicative Evidence from fMRI and EMG Paradigms. doi: 10.6084/m9.figshare.5307361.v1

Academic commissions of trust

  • Member of committee for research and education (FoUU-kommittén), Karolinska University Hospital, 2005 (Student representative)

  • Member of steering group for Karolinska Institutet Cancer network, 2004-2005 (Student representative)

  • Speech writer to Karolinska Institutet president Harriet Wallberg-Henriksson, 2005-2007, with Carl Savage

  • Member of Biotermgruppen, (Swedish Committee for Terminology in the Biomedical Sciences) 2010-, Vice president 2011

  • Organiser, IgNobel tour events in Stockholm, yearly 2012-

  • Co-founder of Nätverket för evidensbaserad policy (Swedish Network for Evidence-Based Policy) 2015, President 2016-

  • Organizer of Imaging the Sleepy Brain symposium, Karolinska Institutet 2014, with Torbjörn Åkerstedt
    Program: ki.se Abstracts: idear-net

  • Ambassador for the Center for Open Science

  • Chairperson of the Committee for Badges for open practices, Center for Open Science, 2014-2017

  • Organiser, Lecture series in conjunction with the Swedish Network for Psychedelic Science, Karolinska Institutet 2016

  • Member of programme committee, SUHF conference on open science 2017

  • Co-organiser of Stockholm BrainHack 2017 with Malin Sandström and Anders Eklund

  • Member of Steering Committee for Thesis Commons

  • Member of programme committee, Engaging Researchers in Good Data Management – A one-day conference sharing fresh ideas and good practices for creating and promoting effective research data practices, Cambridge 2017

  • Member of committee for evaluation of open access mandates, National Library of Sweden 2017-

  • Ad hoc reviewer for scientific journals and conferences:

    • International Journal of Cancer

    • Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention*

    • BMC Cancer

    • British Journal of Cancer*

    • Journal of Hematology and Oncology*

    • Science Translational Medicine

    • Brain, Behavior, and Immunity*

    • PLOS One*

    • Scandinavian journal of Psychology*

    • F1000 Research* (open peer review reports listed )

    • Organization for Human Brain Mapping 2017

    • American Psychologist*

    • Sleep Medicine Reviews*

    • Journal of Inflammation Research*

    *Registered in Publons, ID: 1199064

  • Ad hoc reviewer for scientific grants:

    • Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska Curie 2017

  • Ad hoc reviewer of nonfiction books, Fri Tanke Förlag

Other commissions of trust

  • Association of Swedish School Student Unions (Elevorganisationen i Sverige, now Sveriges Elevkårer)

    • Elevorganisationen Stockholms Län, board member and treasurer, 1999-2000

    • Elevorganisationen i Sverige, board member and coordinator for international cooperation, 2000-2001

    • Elevorganisationen Stockholms Län, auditor, 2001-2002

  • Organizing Bureau of European School Student Unions (OBESSU)

    • Member of conference steering group “Languages in School”, 2001

    • Member of Internal Auditors’ Commission, 2001-2005

    • Advisor to the Board, 2005-2007

  • Medical Students’ Association at Karolinska Institutet (Medicinska Föreningen)

    • Medical Students’ Section, secretary, 2003

    • Business committee, member 2003; president 2004

    • Council (Kårfullmäktige), member 2003-2004

    • Board, member 2004

  • Students’ Association of the Swedish Medical Association (Medicine Studerandes Förbund, now Läkarförbundet Student)

    • Stockholm branch, board member 2003-2006

    • Stockholm branch, vice president 2005

    • National board, member 2003-2005

    • Swedish Medical Association collective bargaining delegation (Förhandlingsdelegationen), 2004-2006

  • Högskolerestauranger AB, board member, 2005-2006

  • Stiftelsen Stockholms Studentbostäder (SSSB), board member, 2006

  • Swedish Association for Sexuality Education (RFSU)

    • RFSU Stockholm, board member, 2010

    • RFSU Stockholm, president, 2011

    • RFSU Stockholm, auditor, 2013-

    • RFSU Researchers’ Network, founding member, 2013-

  • Nya Moderaterna: Medlem i arbetsgrupp för reformer, 2016-2017