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

Short presentation

The Uppsala Sleep Science Lab (integrated in the Unit of Functional Pharmacology) is a team of clinical and preclinical researchers. Our research aims to characterize the effects of sleep and sleep loss on health and performance. The group is headed by Christian Benedict. Our group is currently supported by the Swedish Research Council (VR), Novo Nordisk Foundation, Åke Wiberg Foundation, the Family Ernfors Foundation, and the Folksam Foundation.

Peer-reviewed publications


Keywords: diabetes sleep deprivation sleep obesity alzheimer memory lifestyle experiments cohort

My courses


Current Team: Christian Benedict| Jonathan Cedernaes| Xiao Tan| Frida Rångtell | Olga Titova| Lieve van Egmond| Joachim Engström | Maria Ilemosoglou| Lauri Lampola

Alumni: Felix Schmidt| Faye Keller| Swathy Karamchedu| Peter Andersson| Emil Nilsson| Filip Sand| Emil Axelsson | Adine Yeganeh| Lisann Liethof| Olof Ros


The main focus of our research group is to determine the health consequences of poor lifestyle in humans


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