Katrine Maigaard



+45 3864 1181




Child and Adolescent Mental Health Centre, Mental Health Services Capital Region of Denmark

Research Interests

My current project investigates the effect of motivation on response conflict in children with Tourette Syndrome. My key interests are:
• Neurodevelopmental disorders
• Motivation
• Cognitive control
• Plasticity

Research Groups

Curriculum Vitae



Medical Doctor, University of Copenhagen


2013 - Present

PhD student at Child and Adolescent Mental Health Centre and DRCMR

2012 - 2013

Resident, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Centre

2012 - 2012

Intern, Havnestadens lægehus

2011 - 2012

Intern, Department of Internal Medicine, Amager Hospital

2010 - 2013

Research assistant , Laboratory of Neuropsychiatry, Psychiatric Centre Copenhagen

Full CV


Jorgensen, A., Maigaard, K., Wörtwein, G., Hageman, I., Henriksen, T., Weimann, A., Møller, P., Loft, S., Hau, J., Poulsen, H. E., Jorgensen, M. B. (2013) Chronic restraint stress in rats causes sustained increase in urinary corticosterone excretionwithout affecting cerebral or systemic oxidatively generated DNA/RNA damage. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry, 40:30-7.

Maigaard K, Hageman I, Jørgensen A, Jørgensen MB, Wörtwein G (2012) Electroconvulsive stimulations prevent chronic stress-induced increases in L-type calcium channel mRNAs in the hippocampus and basolateral amygdala. Neurosci Lett.  516(1):24-8