Tibor Harkany


Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet


Tibor Harkany is a molecular neurobiologist. He is professor and research group leader at the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics.

Research topics:
- Endocannabinoid signaling in the developing nervous system,
- Molecular mechanisms of psychoactive drug action in the fetal brain,
- Calcium-binding protein functions in the nervous system, with particular emphasis on hypothalamic neuropeptide and hormone release,
- Molecular identity of sensory and hypothalamic neurons.

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