Do you want to research at the Department of Neuroscience?

Our groups of researcher are continuously loooking for new collaborative partners, post-doctoral fellows, Ph.D. students and project students. We are able to offer a range of different projects that can be tailored to your interests. Read more about our groups of researchers and contact our group leaders.

Read more about our recruitment here.



Within the Department of Neuroscience research related to psychiatry has its focus on investigating factors relevant for psychiatric morbidity. The research group holds a wide variety of competence, and most members have substantial clinical experience.

There is broad expertise in research methods, from preclinical and experimental methods, to methods used in clinical studies. This includes, but is not limited to methods for evaluation of psychiatric symptomatology and methods used in genetic and proteomic research.

This wide knowledge base allows clinically relevant research on many levels. The ultimate goal of the research is to improve psychiatric health. This requires optimal definitions of psychiatric states optimal diagnostic procedures and subsequently best available and evidence based care and treatments. All of this shall be based on up-to-date knowledge of the enigmas of the nervous system.

Individual projects are described in the left margin of this site.

Don’t hesitate to contact us with questions.




Assistant Head of Department for Psychiatry:

Lisa Ekselius