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Håkan Olausson





Research about skin sensation gave insights into pain

Håkan Olausson’s breakthrough research has partially upset the textbook description of the nervous system. His research group recently discovered a previously unknown component of the human pain-signalling system.

Håkan Olausson.

Håkan Olausson appointed Wallenberg Clinical Scholar

Håkan Olausson has been appointed as a Wallenberg Clinical Scholar by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. He receives SEK 15 million for his research into the clinical significance of a newly discovered ultrarapid pain-signalling system.


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Mattias Savallampi, Anne Maallo, Sumaiya Shaikh, Francis McGlone, Frederique J. Bariguian-Revel, Håkan Olausson, Rebecca Böhme (2023) Social Touch Reduces Pain Perception-An fMRI Study of Cortical Mechanisms Brain Sciences, Vol. 13, Article 393 Continue to DOI
Lisa Radman, Andrew Wold, Kerstin Norman, Håkan Olausson, Magnus Thordstein (2023) Hand Function After an Electrical Accident-A Case-Control Study Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Vol. 65, p. 242-248 Continue to DOI
Mats Svantesson, Håkan Olausson, Anders Eklund, Magnus Thordstein (2023) Get a New Perspective on EEG: Convolutional Neural Network Encoders for Parametric t-SNE Brain Sciences, Vol. 13, Article 453 Continue to DOI