Einar August Høgestøl

Associate Professor - Kognitiv- og nevropsykologi
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Visiting address Domus Medica Gaustadalléen 34 0372 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Advanced MRI imaging markers in MS 

  • Biomarkers and MS 

  • Personlized treatment for MS patients


Einar August Høgestøl has a medical degree from University of Oslo in 2012. He then spent 1,5 year at the neurosurgical department at Oslo University Hospital, before he started his PhD project in the MS group as a clinician. He defended his PhD project titled "MRI- and other biomarkers in early multiple sclerosis" in October 27th 2020. He also works as a Doctor in training at the Department of Neurology at Oslo University Hospital and regularly sees MS patients.


He is also an associate professor with the EU-funded BRAINMINT project at the Department of Psychology, University of Oslo and NORMENT (https://www.med.uio.no/norment/english/ [Open URL]). He has many ongoing projects in collaboration with the Brain Imaging group lead by Professor Lars T. Westlye.

As for international collaboration he is involved in projects within the MAGNIMS consortium, in addition to specific collaborations with Karolinska Hospital in Sweden and VU Universitet in Amsterdam.

Tags: Cognitive neuroscience, genetics
Published Sep. 16, 2021 10:41 AM - Last modified Sep. 30, 2021 10:12 AM

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