Our research relates to neuroimmune changes in psychiatric diseases with particular focus on chronic infections and affective disorders.
In recent years, more and more research has suggested that an inflammatory component exists in affective disorders and other psychiatric diseases. Our research focus is:
The overall aim of our research is to improve our understanding of the underlying molecular mechanisms behind psychiatric disease. We are specifically interested in improving our understanding of the relationship between inflammatory processes and depression with a view to develop alternative pharmacological treatment strategies.
We welcome bachelor, master, research year and PhD students from relevant disciplines such as biology, biomedicine, medicine, molecular biology, pharmacology and psychology to perform research projects within any of our areas of expertise.