About me

Doctor of pharmacology with focus on neuro-psychopharmacology, with more than 10 years of research and teaching experience. I am not shy of a challenge and particularly enjoy working with a focused and creative team to meet goals and deadlines. I project lead with trust and high expectations. I am fearless, confident and competent and I am delighted to read and interpret science with the purpose of communicating it to the public, clinicians, management or experts.

Teaching portfolio

Supervision (undergraduate students)

Present               Course leader- Unit of Teaching and Learning

2017-2019                Supervision of graduate work: 13 master students, 15 HP and examination of master students


2017-2019    Course leader- department of Women’s and Children’s Health KI.

2001-2012    Teaching basic pharmacology, department of physiology & pharmacology KI

2007-2008   International public health, teaching drug use and resistance and supervision and examination of master students


Doctorate of Pharmacology, PhD                                                    2000-2006

Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Supervisors: Professor Torgny H. Svensson and Professor Marie-Louise Wadenberg/Björn Schilström

Dissertation topic: Experimental studies on novel pharmacological strategies in the treatment of schizophrenia

Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences                                                       1993-1998

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Khartoum, Sudan

Academic honours, awards and prizes

Participant at the young scientists’ competition symposium Scandinavian college of Neuro-psychopharmacology 43rd annual-meeting, 2002: Nice, France.

· Swedish Society for Medical Research Foundation award (SEK 20,000), 2002.

· Lundbeck Foundation award (DKK 100,000), Scandinavian college of Neuro-psychopharmacology 46th annual-meeting, 2005: Copenhagen, Denmark.

· The National Board of Health and Welfare via the Swedish Federation of Immigrant women’s associations-RIFFI (SEK 85000) 2008-2012.