Organisation and staff

Christian Benedict

researcher at Department of Neuroscience, Functional Pharmacology

+4618-471 4326
Visiting address:
Room B1:2 Uppsala biomedicinska centrum (BMC)
Husargatan 3
Postal address:
Institutionen för neurovetenskap
BMC, Box 593
751 24 UPPSALA

Keywords: diabetes sleep deprivation proteomics sleep obesity alzheimer memory lifestyle experiments cohort metabolomics epigenetics

My courses



  • Christian Benedict, associate professor of neuroscience (main PI)
  • Jonathan Cedernaes, postdoctoral student (MD)
  • Xiao Tan, postdoctoral student
  • Frida Rångtell, doctoral student
  • Olga Titova, doctoral student
  • Lieve van Egmond, biomedical master student
  • Felix Schmidt, intern


The main focus of our research group is to investigate how sleep influences the metabolic crosstalk between the brain and body, and whether sleep disruption-induced alterations to this crosstalk promote the development of metabolic diseases, such as obesity and type-2-diabetes.


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