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.
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.