Short CV/Education and training

  • 1992
    Specialist in Geriatric Medicine,

  • 1984
    Licensed to practice Medicine,

  • 1981

  • 1977
    PhD Uppsala University

  • 1971
    BPharm Uppsala University

Previous academically appointments

  • 1984 – 1985
    86-88,89 Tf Professor, Dept Pharmacology, Uppsala Univ,

  • 1981 – 1982
    85,87 Director of Studies, Dept of Pharmacology, Uppsala Univ

  • 1982 – 1992
    Lecturer in Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Uppsala Univ

  • 1979 – 1982
    Research position Swedish Medical Research Council

  • Since 1979
    Associate Professor (Docent) in Pharmacology, Uppsala Univ

  • 1977 – 1979
    Post doc position, Dept of Pharmacology, Uppsala Univ

Previous clinical appointments

  • 1988 – 1992
    Consultant, Geriatric Clinic, Karolinska Univ Hospital Huddinge

  • 1982 – 1988
    Clinical training in Medicine, Neurology, Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

Other Employments

  • 1978 – 1979
    AB Kabi , Head of the anti-coagulantia division, Pharmacology section,

  • 1979 – 1982
    Swedish Drug Agency, Pharmacology division, physician,

  • 1971 – 1972
    Swedish Drug Agency, Pharmacology division

Selected publications

  • Carter S, Schöll M, Almkvist O, Wall A, Engler H, Långström B, Nordberg A. Evidence for astrocytosis in prodromal Alzheimer’s disease provided by 11C-Deuterium-L-Deprenyl – A multi-tracer PET paradigm combining 11C-PIB and 18F-FDG. J Nucl Med, 2012 ;53:37-46

  • Ni R, Gillberg PG, Bergfors A, Marutle A. Nordberg A. Amyloid tracers detect multiple binding sites in Alzheimer’s disease brain tissue. Brain, 2013 Jul;136(Pt 7):2217-27

  • Rodriguez-Vieitez E, Saint-Aubert L, Carter SF, Almkvist O, Farid K, Schöll M, Chiotis K, Thordardottir S, Graff C, Wall A, Långström B, Nordberg A. Diverging longitudinal changes in astrocytosis and amyloid PET in autosomal dominant Alzheimer´s disease. Brain. 2016:1 39:922-36. doi: 10.1093/brain/awv404.

  • Rodriguez-Vieitez E, Carter SF, Chiotis K, Saint-Aubert L, Leuzy A, Schöll M, Almkvist O, Wall A, Långström B, Nordberg A. Comparison of early-phase 11C-Deuterium-L-Deprenyl and 11C-PIB PET for assessing brain perfusion in Alzheimer´s disease. J Nucl Med. 2016b Feb 16. pii: jnumed.115.168732. [Epub ahead of print].

  • Chiotis K, Saint-Aubert L, Savitcheva I, Jelic V, Andersen P, Jonasson M, Eriksson J, Lubberlink M, Almkvist O, Wall A, Antoni G, Nordberg A. Imaging in vivo tau in Alzheimer´s disease with THK5317 in a multi-modal paradigm. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging DOI 10.1007/s00259-016-3363-z

  • Rodriguez-Vieitez E, Leuzy A, Chiotis K, Saint-Aubert L, Wall A, Nordberg A. Comparability of [18F]THK5317 and [11C]PIB blood flow proxy images with [18F]FDG positron emission tomography in Alzheimer’s disease. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism 2016;37:740-749. DOI: 10.1177/0271678X16645593 .

  • Leuzy A, Chiotis K, Hasselbalch SG, Rinne JO, de Mendonca A, Otto M, Lleo A, Castelo-Branco M, Ssantana I, Johansson J, Anderl-Straub S, von Arnim AF, Beer A, Blesa R, Fortea J, Herukka SK, Portelius E, Pannee J, Zetterberg H, Blennow K, Nordberg A. Pittsburgh compound B imaging and cerebrosoinal fluid-ß in a multi-centre European memory clinic study. Brain 2016;139: 2540-2553.

  • Murrugan NA, Halldin C, Nordberg A, Långström B, Ågren H. The culpit is in the cave: The core site explain the binding profiles of amyloid specific tracers. J Physical Chem Letters 2016; 7, 3313-3321.

  • Ni R, Gillberg P-G. Bogdanovic N, Viitanen M, Myllykangas L, Nennesmo I, Långström B, Nordberg A. Amyoid tracers binding sites in autosomal dominant and sporadic Alzheimer & Dementia 2017;13:419-430. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2016.08.006. Epub 2016 Sep 28.

  • Saint-Aubert L, Almkvist O, Chiotis K, Almeida R, Wall A, Nordberg A. Regional tau deposition measured by [18F] THK5317 positron emission tomography is associated to cognition via glucose metabolism in Alzheimer´s disease. Alzheimer Research &Therapies 2016; 8:38.

  • Lemoine L, Saint-Aubert L, Gillberg-PG, Nennesmo I, Nordberg A. Cortical laminar tau deposition and activated astrocytes in Alzheimer´s disease visualized by 3H-THK5117 and 3H-deprenyl autoradiography. Scientific Report 7:45496 | May 16. doi: 10.1038/mp.2017.108. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Chiotis K, Saint-Aubert L, Rodriguez-Vieitez E, Leuzy A, Almkvist O, Savitcheva I, Jonasson M, Lubberink M, Wall A, Antoni G, Nordberg A. Longitudinal changes of tau PET imaging in relation to hypometabolism in prodromal and Alzheimer´s disease dementia. Mol Psychiatry 2017; May 16. doi: 10.1038/mp.2017.108. [Epub ahead of print]

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

International activities

  • Organizer of 16 international symposia and conferences

Member of advisory boards

  • International conference on Alzheimer’s AD/PD conferences, 1992 – 2006

  • International Conference in progress Alzheimer and Parkinson´s disease, since 1997

  • Springfield symposium on Alzheimer therapy, since 1996 (local organizer in Stockholm 2000 and 2012)

Commission of trust

  • Member of the board of Wennergren Foundation, since 1997, vice chairman since 2005

  • Member of ENCP executive committee, 2004 – 2007

  • Member of Advisory board of Swedish Research Council, 1995 – 2000, since 2005 (chairman neurology/psychiatry 08),

  • Member of Board of Research Karolinska institutet, 2000 – 2001

  • Chairman National Society for Rearch of Aging, 2004 – 2008

  • Member of the board of faculty of pharmacy, 1986 – 1992

  • Member of Nobel Assembly. 2010 – 2015

Editorial boards

  • Editor for Neuroscience clinical section, 2007 – 2008

  • J Neural Transmission, Alzheimer disease

  • Member of editorial board of Alzheimer’s Disease and Associated Disorders

  • Current Alzheimer’s Research, Alzheimer Research & Therapy

  • CNS Neuroscience and Therapeutics

  • Priciple Investigator for more than 15 clinical trials


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