Associates and Visiting


Jonas Svensson
Dept. Neurology and Neurobiology Research Unit,
Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet,
Building 8057,
Blegdamsvej 9, DK-2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
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3545 6718

Curriculum vitae

Curriculum vitae

Scientific interests

Psychiatric neurobiology and method development in PET.



2021 -  

Postdoc at the Neurobiology Research Unit

2015 - 2021 

PhD student at the PET-group, Center for Psychiatry Research, Karolinska Institutet,


Title of thesis: The Longitudinal Biology of Depression: PET-studies of the Dopamine

and Serotonin Systems

2019 - 2021

2013 - 2019

Specialist in psychiatry, Täby allmänpsykiatri (general psychiatric outpatient clinic)

Medical Residency, psychiatry, Praktikertjänst Psykiatri, Stockholm




  1. Svensson JE, Svanborg C, Plavén-Sigray P, Kaldo V, Halldin C, Schain M, et al. Serotonin transporter availability increases in patients recovering from a depressive episode. Transl Psychiatry [Internet]. 2021;11(1):264.
  2. Svensson JE, Schain M, Knudsen GM, Ogden RT, Plavén-Sigray P. Early stopping in clinical PET studies: How to reduce expense and exposure. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab [Internet]. 2021 May 21;0271678X211017796.
  3. Almskog LM, Wikman A, Svensson J, Bottai M, Kotormán M, Wahlgren C-M, et al. Hypercoagulation detected by Rotational Thromboelastometry predicts mortality in COVID-19: A risk model based on a prospective observational study. medRxiv [Internet]. 2021 Jan 1;2021.04.29.21256241.
  4. Tiger M, Svensson J, Liberg B, Saijo T, Schain M, Halldin C, et al. [11C]raclopride positron emission tomography study of dopamine-D2/3 receptor binding in patients with severe major depressive episodes before and after electroconvulsive therapy and compared to control subjects. Psychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2020;263–9.
  5. Almskog LM, Wikman A, Svensson J, Wanecek M, Bottai M, van der Linden J, et al. Rotational thromboelastometry results are associated with care level in COVID-19. J Thromb Thrombolysis [Internet]. 2020
  6. Freiburghaus T, Svensson JE, Matheson GJ, Plavén-Sigray P, Lundberg J, Farde L, et al. Low convergent validity of [11C]raclopride binding in extrastriatal brain regions: a PET study of within-subject correlations with [11C]FLB 457. Neuroimage [Internet]. 2020;117523.
  7. Almskog LM, Hammar U, Wikman A, Östlund A, Svensson J, Wanecek M, et al. A retrospective register study comparing fibrinogen treated trauma patients with an injury severity score matched control group. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med [Internet]. 2020;28(1):5.
  8. Svensson JE, Schain M, Plavén-Sigray P, Cervenka S, Tiger M, Nord M, et al. Validity and reliability of extrastriatal [11C]raclopride binding quantification in the living human brain. Neuroimage. 2019;202:116143.
  9. Arakawa R, Stenkrona P, Takano A, Svensson J, Andersson M, Nag S, et al. Venlafaxine ER Blocks the Norepinephrine Transporter in the Brain of Patients with Major Depressive Disorder: a PET Study Using [18F]FMeNER-D2. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol [Internet]. 2019 Jan 11;22(4):278–85.


2021: The Swedish Society of Medicine, Post doc grant

2021: The Swedish Mental Health Fund, Research grant

2016: PRIMA Vuxenpsykiatri, Research grant