Degrees and Awards


Doctoral degrees:

Mathias Toft: Genetic studies of LRRK2 and PINK1 in Parkinson's disease. PhD thesis NTNU, Trondheim, Norway, March 2007.

Sigrid Botne Sando: Alzheimer's disease in central Norway. Dr. med. thesis NTNU, Trondheim, Norway, May 2008.

Kristoffer Haugarvoll: Identifying genetic causes of Parkinson's disease in Norway. PhD thesis NTNU, Trondheim, Norway, June 2008.

Master degrees:

Grete Kjelvik: Dementia in North Trøndelag (Inderøy district) and the predictive use of hyposmia (B-SIT), and defect in verbal language fluency (ANT) for the detection of dementia development. MSc in Neuroscience, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway, October 2005.


Sigrid Botne Sando

Leon Jarner's Research Prize, December 2008

Krisztina Kunszt Johansen

Cornelli Award, March 2007

Kristoffer Haugarvoll

Forsberg and Aulie's legacy 2005

Mathias Toft

Forsberg and Aulie's legacy 2006

GSK Research Prize for Neurological Research 2005

Contact information

Project leader/ coordinator:
Professor Linda R. White , PhD

Clinical Leader:
Geir Bråthen, MD PhD
Department leader

Research leader: Alzheimer's disease
Sigrid Botne Sando , MD PhD
Senior Consulting Neurologist

Research leader: Parkinson disease
Professor Jan Aasly , MD PhD