Post Docs


Søren Vinther Larsen
Post Doc
Dept. Neurology and Neurobiology Research Unit,
Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet,
Building 8057,
Blegdamsvej 9, DK-2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
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3545 6708

Curriculum vitae

Curriculum vitae

Scientific interests:

Hormonal contributions to mental disorders with focus on neurobiological risk mechanisms.
In my PhD project, I investigate neurobiological effects of oral contraceptive use. Read more about the project here:




2024 -  Post Doc at Neurobiology Research Unit (NRU)

2020 - 2024

PhD student at Neurobiology Research Unit (NRU)


Clinical training in family medicine (KBU) at Ans Lægehus

2019 - 2020

Clinical training in internal medicine (KBU) at Silkeborg Diagnostisk Center


Research assistant at NRU


Cand.med, University of Copenhagen (UCPH)

2018 - 2019

Pre-graduate Research Assistant, NRU

2017 - 2019

Locum doctor at Slagelse Akutmodtagelse, part-time position

2015 - 2017

Student assistant at Global Scientific Affairs, LEO Pharma A/S


Pre-graduate research assistant, Neuropharm and Genetics Lab, UCPH


Pre-graduate research stay at CIDICS at Universidad Autónoma de nuevo León, Mexico


ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1428-4131


  • Köhler-Forsberg K, Dam VH, Ozenne B, Sankar A, Beliveau V, Landman EB, Larsen SV, Poulsen AS, Ip CH, Jørgensen A, Meyer M, Stenbæk DS, Eiberg HRL, Madsen J, Svarer C, Jørgensen MB, Frokjaer VG, Knudsen GM, Serotonin 4 Receptor Brain Binding in Major Depressive Disorder and Association With Memory Dysfunction, JAMA Psychiatry, 2023 Apr 1;80(4):296-304, doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2022.4539
  • Köhler-Forsberg K, Ozenne B, Larsen SV, Poulsen AS, Landman E, Dam V, Ip CT, Jorgensen A, Svarer C, Knudsen GM, Frokjaer VG, Jørgensen MB, Concurrent anxiety in patients with major depression and cerebral serotonin 4 receptor binding. A Neuropharm-1 study, Transl Psychiatry 2022 Jul 11;12(1):273. DOI: 10.1038/s41398-022-02034-5
  • Jensen KHR, McCulloch DEW, Olsen AS, Bruzzone SEP, Larsen SV, Fisher PM, Frokjaer VG, Effects of an Oral Contraceptive on Dynamic Brain States and Network Modularity in a Serial Single-Subject Study, Front. Neurosci., 14 June 2022 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2022.855582
  • Larsen SV, Ozenne B, Köhler-Forsberg K, Poulsen AS, Dam VH, Svarer C, Knudsen GM, Jørgensen MB, Frokjaer VG, The Impact of Hormonal Contraceptive Use on Serotonergic Neurotransmission and Antidepressant Treatment Response: Results From the NeuroPharm 1 Study, Front. Endocrinol., 11 March 2022 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2022.799675
  • Köhler-Forsberg K, Ozenne B, Landman E, Larsen SV, Poulsen AS, Dam VH, Teng-Ip C, Jørgensen A, Meyer M, Eiberg HRL, Svarer C, Jørgensen MB, Frokjaer VG, Knudsen G, Evidence for a serotonergic subtype of major depressive disorder: A NeuroPharm-1 study, MedRxiv 2021, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.06.17.21258740
  • Larsen SV, Köhler-Forsberg K, Dam VH, Poulsen AS, Svarer C, Jensen PS, Knudsen GM, Fisher PM, Ozenne B, Frokjaer VG, Oral contraceptives and the serotonin 4 receptor: a molecular brain imaging study in healthy women, Acta Pychiatr Scand 2020:1-13, DOI: 10.111/acps.13211
  • Larsen SV, Poulsen A, Low-cost bubble-CPAP treatment of a severe case of pneumonia in a low- and middle-income country: A case report on the importance of optimizing bubble-CPAP setup, J Trop Pediatr 2021 Jul 2;67(3):fmaa049. doi: 10.1093/tropej/fmaa049



ECNP Excellence Abstract Award 2021
1st place, “The best master's thesis 2019” by The Medical Society of Copenhagen (DMSK)