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Defence of dissertation in the field of systems neuroscience, Tomi Karjalainen, M.Sc. (Tech.)

Opioid system regulates human sociality
Väitöstilaisuus Tomi Karjalainen

Tomi Karjalainen, M.Sc. (Tech.), will defend the dissertation "Opioidergic regulation of human affiliative behavior: Evidence from positron emission tomography studies" on Friday 26 April 2019 at 12 noon in Aalto University School of Science, lecture hall F239a, Otakaari 3, Espoo. In the dissertation, it was studied how the brain’s opioid receptors regulate emotions and social behavior. The results suggest that the opioid system may protect individuals against emotional and psychological stressors.

Opponent: Professor Christian Büchel, University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany

Custos: Professor Mikko Sams, Aalto University School of Science, Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering  

Electronic dissertation: http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-952-60-8472-5

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