Two grants to Katja

Ekaterina Ivanova has received not one but TWO grants from Swedish Society of Medicine (Svenska Läkaresällskapet), the post doc grant and the project grant.

Both of the grants are for the Bergen 4 Day treatment project, an RCT testing the non-inferiority, speed of recovery, and cost-effectiveness of Bergen 4-Day Treatment (B4DT) for obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), compared to gold-standard CBT.

Read more about the Bergen 4 Day treatment-project here.

Congratulations Katja! 🎺🎺🎺

New grant to Mia Asplund

For the second year in a row, Mia Asplund has received a grant from the Mental Health Fund (Fonden för Psykisk Hälsa).

The grant is for the last part of Mia’s PhD research project, a randomized controlled study (RCT) testing the effect of internet based behavior therapy for dermatillomania.

100 000 kr for interesting and important research.


Photo: Micke Sandström

Elin Lindsäter receives grant for primary care research

Elin Lindsäter recently received a two-year grant, “clinical postdoc in primary care”!  🎊

The grant is a part of a larger fund announcement within primary care. The SLSO Research, Development and Education commettee (SLSO’s FoUU-kommitté) describes the investment as an effort to strengthen and renew the clinically oriented medical research that improves and develops healthcare, with a focus on the role of primary care in the healthcare system.

Elin Lindsäter is a lic. Psychologist and PhD at Karolinska Institutet. She works at Gustavsberg primary care center where she, along with her clinical research, works with education and implementation of evidence-based treatments for conditions such as depression, anxiety disorders and stress-related disorders. 

Swedish Research Council gives grant to Christian Rück

V for Victory: Erik Andersson, Volen Ivanov and Christian Rück.

The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) has awarded our group leader a half-time position (“forskare på halvtid i klinisk miljö”) for a maximum of 6 years and the position comes with a yearly contribution of 880000 SEK.