I work as a researcher in the Umeå Hydrocephalus Research Group, my main focus is modeling and analysis of the pressure and flow dynamics of the brain.
I work as a researcher at Biomedical Engineering R&D (MT-FoU) at the university hospital (CMTS, NUS) within the Umeå Hydrocephalus Research Group. Mainly I work with modeling and analysis of the pressure in the brain (intracranial pressure) and the flow dynamics in the fluid system that surrounds the brain and spinal cord (cerebrospinal fluid system). My research is mainly focused at developing and validating protocols and analysis methods for lumbar infusion measurements, which are performed at the Neurological Department at NUS. I am the project manager for a Nordic multicenter study where we investigate whether this type of examination can be used to personalize the treatment of so-called Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH).
My research also includes working with MR imaging of the brain, specifically with applications towards NPH and/or assessment of flow and fluid dynamics. My latest project is about image analysis for identification of changes in brain structure related to disturbances in the cerebrospinal fluid system, using neural networks. I also work in research regarding the newly discovered glymphatic system of the brain.
I am also active in MedTech4Health, a National Strategic Innovation Programme financed by VINNOVA, where MT-FoU, as a representative for the Center for Medical Technology and Physics (CMTF) acts as one of the programme's regional nodes.
I have a degree in Engineering Physics from KTH (2008) and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the Dept. of Radiation Sciences, UMU (2013).
My main teaching activity is the course "Biomedical Sensors and Analyses".