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Principal investigator


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Laurent Roybon, Associate Professor, Docent, PhD, Laurent [dot] Roybon [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se (E-mail)

Pubmed, LinkedIn, ResearchGate, Google scholar

Senior researcher


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Yuriy Pomeshchik, MD, PhD, yuriy [dot] pomeshchik [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se (E-mail)

Project: Modeling Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases


Postdoctoral fellow


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Ekaterina Savchenko, MD, PhD, ekaterina [dot] savchenko [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se (E-mail)

Project: Glial dysfunction in Parkinson's disease and Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis


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Kaspar Russ, PhD, kaspar [dot] russ [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se (E-mail)

Project: alpha-synuclein induced glial pathology


PhD student


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Carla Azevedo, carla [dot] azevedo [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se (Email)

Project: Generation cellular models to study oligodendrocyte pathology in MSA


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Margarita Chumarina, margarita [dot] chumarina [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se (Email)

Project: Generation of novel cellular models to study Parkinson´s Disease


Biomedical analyst


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Marianne Juhlin, marianne [dot] juhlin [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se (E-mail)



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Karoline Karlsson, karoline [dot] karlsson [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se (E-mail)

(100% employed at the EMV department)

Visiting researchers


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Assistant Professor (School of Medicine of University of Minho, ICVS, Braga, Portugal) and Medical Resident in Anatomic Pathology at Hospital of Braga, Braga, Portugal.

Dr. Nuno Lamas, MD, PhD, nunojlamas [at] med [dot] uminho [dot] pt (E-mail)


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PhD Student (from The Salgado lab, University of Minho, Portugal)  

Ana Marote, E-mail


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Master student (from the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands)  

Janneke Lassche, janneke [dot] lassche [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se (E-mail)

Past Members


Tessa de Vries CSC master student (now PhD candidate at University of Utrecht, The Netherlands)  

AnnaKarin Oldén, Biomedical analyst (retired).

Silvija Jankeviciute, visiting postdoc, 2017 (from Lithuanian University of Health and Sciences, Lithuania).  

Ulla-Kaisa Peteri, visiting PhD Student, 2016 (from University of Helsinki, Finland).

Staffan Holmqvist, CSC PhD student, 2012-2016, (now Postdoc at Cambridge University (Rowitch Lab), UK).

Manon Berns, CSC Licentiate student, 2016 (from Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands).

Mehdi Djelloul, CSC Postdoc, 2012-2015 (now Postdoc Fellow at the Karolinska Institute (Frisén lab), Sweden).

Francesca Casagrande, visiting PhD student, 2014, (Capelletti Lab, in Milan, Italy) now senior scientist at Cogentech in Milan, Italy.

Marinka Brouwer, CSC Master student, 2014, now PhD student at CNCR, Center for Neurogenomics & Cognitive Research (Verhage lab), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, .

Julie Bigarreau, CSC Master student, 2013-2014, now PhD student at I-stem (Perrier lab), Paris, France.

Clementine Vignon, CSC Master student, 2012, now scientific journalist, Paris, France.


Page Manager:
Laurent Roybon, PhD, Docent
Stem Cell Laboratory for CNS Disease Modeling
Department of Experimental Medical Science
Lund University
Sölvegatan 19
SE-221 84 Lund, Sweden

Tel: +46 46 222 9833