Jonas O'Gara Hannestad MD PhD

Assistant Professor (Adjunct) of Psychiatry; Chief, Inpatient Division, Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit

Departments & Organizations

Psychiatry: Addictions, Division of

Research Interests

Neuroimmunology; Brain-immune interactions; Cytokines; Endotoxin; PET imaging; Mood disorders more...


  • M.D., Universidad de Oviedo, 1996
  • Ph.D., University of Messina, 2000

Selected Publications

  • Hannestad J, Subramanyam K, DellaGioia N, Planeta-Wilson B, Weinzimmer D, Pittman B, Carson RE. Glucose metabolism in the insula and cingulate is affected by systemic inflammation in humans. In press, J Nucl Med.
  • Bloch MH, Hannestad J. Omega-3 fatty acids for the treatment of depression: systematic review and meta-analysis. In press, Mol Psychiatry.
  • Hannestad J, DellaGioia N, Bloch M. The Effect of Antidepressant Medication Treatment on Serum Levels of Inflammatory Cytokines: A Meta-Analysis. In press, Neuropsychopharmacology



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