Cognition encompasses a range of mental abilities, including perception, attention, working memory, planning and decision-making. Proper cognitive functions are thus essential for many aspects of our everyday life. Little is known about how the brain’s networks perform cognitive processes, including the role of different neuronal subtypes. Cognitive processes have repetitively been correlated to…

Marie Carlén

Dr. Marie Carlén is an associate professor and group leader at the Department of Neuroscience at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. Marie received her Ph.D. in medicine from Karolinska Institutet in 2005. Her doctoral studies were conducted in the laboratory of Professor Jonas Frisén and focused on stem cells and neurogenesis in the adult brain and spinal cord.

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