Organisation and workgroups in Neo

To manage the collaboration between the different Departments based in Neo, there are several groups responsible for different information and decisions.

Neo Manager

Erik Lundgren

Acting Neo Manager

Neo steering group

The steering group is represented by all departments in Neo. The main purpose is to discuss and make decisions concerning overall issues in Neo, such as infrastructure, economy and policy that breaches across departments.
We use an alternate chairmanship between the departments on a yearly basis.

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Department of Medicine, Huddinge

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Mikael Ryden

Professor/Senior physician
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Yenan Bryceson

Professor/Clinical Chemist
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Eva Hellström Lindberg

Professor/Senior Physician
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Petter Höglund

Professor/Senior Physician, Chair of Neo steering group

Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society

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Eric Westman


Department of Biosciences and Nutrition

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Luca Jovine

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Lennart Nilsson

Professor Emeritus/Emerita
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Thomas Tinglöv

Head of Administration

Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology

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Karolina Kublickiene

Principal Researcher
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Peter Stenvinkel

Professor/Senior Physician

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Erik Lundgren

Acting Neo manager
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Peter Svensson

Neo Scientific collaborations group (NSCG)


Protocols from the Neo steering group meetings during the latest year can be found at the bottom of this page (for logged in staff).

Neo operations

The group Neo operations oversees issues related to daily operations in Neo. This group will then coordinate the issues and delegate the task to the appropriate person, group or the property owner (Hemsö). Incidents related to work-safety should immediately be reported to right instance. The issue should at the same time also be reported to the Neo operations group so they can make sure the issues are solved ASAP

Chair: Johan Dethlefsen

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House council

The house council sets the common rules for the building and decides how the facilities in Neo should be used. The group has an overall view on how the localities are used in Neo. This is important when a new research group arrives to Neo, when research groups need to move within Neo or expand within Neo. Important that the house council is notified when a research group wants to expand or if a group shrinks, so we can use the space in Neo in an efficient way to reduce costs for rent, work efficiently and increase collaborations. The Steering group has delegated the responsibilities and decision-making of these issues to the house council.

Chair: Elisabeth Raschperger

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Protocols from the House Council meetings during the latest year can be found at the bottom of this page (for logged in staff).

Work Environment group (WEG)

This group deals with all issues related to work environment (fire safety, lab safety and general work environment) in Neo. The group works closely together with the steering group and Neo operations as well as the work environment groups at all the departments. The group organises fire drills and safety rounds in Neo. 

Chair: Håkan Ottosson

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Read more about work environment and safety in Neo and at KI here:

Neo Scientific collaborations group (NSCG)

The Neo Scientific collaborations have the following tasks:

  • Neo retreat
  • Master's student activities
  • Seminar Series for KI South

Chair: Peter Svensson

Cell culture group

The Cell culture group coordinates the work in the cell culture rooms in Neo.

Chair: Mattias Carlsten

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More information for logged in staff

There is more information for those of you working in the following groups

  • C5.Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
  • H1.Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society
  • H7.Department of Medicine, Huddinge
  • H9.Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology
  • K2.Department of Medicine, Solna
  • UF.Professional Services
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