Doctor Mouna

Trendsetting doctor, neuroscientist and entrepreneur, who cheated death as a 3-year-old, has been singing with Pavarotti, is part of the Royal Technology Mission headed by the Swedish King and who shares her wisdom regularly on national television.

About Dr.Mouna

Dr. Mouna was born in Iran in 1980, and fled to Sweden at the age of three. Barely surviving the dramatic journey as refugee through the cold mountains, the life in Sweden was a gift and an opportunity to great academic and professional achievements.

Today, Dr. Mouna is a medical doctor, neuroscientist, entrepreneur and a Swedish TV profile covering science, technology, health, brain and the future. She has won numerous prestigeos awards, being recognized as a "Super talent" and one of the "Most Powerful Profiles in MedTech" in Sweden.

Previous to her academic career within medicine at the Karolinska Institutet, Dr. Mouna studied music and natural sciences, followed by studies up to a Master’s degree in philosophy. In addition, she has worked with human rights in the UN.

Thought Leader

In 2009, Dr. Mouna founded SciLife Clinic, an internationally recognized longevity clinic with a pioneering and unique concept, using the latest science and technology to prevent diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and cancer. She gained international acknowledgement for being the first physician integrating genetic analyses as part of advanced health check-ups on her patients, including world famous artists, athletes and business icons.

For the last decade, Dr. Mouna has actively been pushing for a paradigm shift within healthcare, promoting digitalization and the use of modern technology such as artificial intelligence and genetics for patient care and to prevent diseases and increase healthy years of life.

After selling SciLife 2016, she has been focusing on spreading knowledge and science, being the TV expert during the Nobel Prize and sharing her wisdom in her own program "Popular science with Dr. Mouna" where she makes science understandable in the most popular Swedish morning TV.


Dr. Mouna believes that science is beautiful, fun, sexy and in fact appreciated by everyone if presented in the right way. With great enthusiasm for science and the art of presenting complex things in a simple way, Dr. Mouna is a well known face from Swedish national TV4 Nyhetsmorgon, where she covers topics within her field of expertise such as longevity, the brain, artificial intelligence, future of healthcare, genetics and epigenetics, as well as other hot scientific topics.

Doctor Mouna and her brother in a personal interview in "Malou Efter Tio"

March 5, 2020

Dr. Mouna's brother, Saeid, is one of the most successful entrepreneurs and business leaders in Sweden, and she is herself one of Sweden's most popular doctors and a respected TV personality. But their journey have been dramatic and filled with hardship. In this interview with Malou von Siewers, they discuss their turbulent background.

Netflix Experts with Dr. Mouna Esmaeilzadeh on human cloning

November 19, 2019

Dr. Mouna in Netflix Experts about how we soon will be able to create better versions of ourselves, just like Paul Rudd in the movie "Living with Yourself"

Interview in Framgångspodden - "The Success Pod"

September 11, 2019

Dr. Mouna discussing longevity and the future with Alexander Pärleros in Framgångspodden ("The Success Pod"), the greatest pod in the Nordic countries.

Doctor Mouna's orders: dance!

February 6, 2019

Dr. Mouna about the science on dancing and its health benefits, compared to other forms of exercise.

The day after the Nobel Prize

December 10, 2018

Doctor Mouna shares her experiences and thoughts from the Nobel Prize 2018: the best speech of the banquet and the most important Nobel Prize of the year. Also, Doctor Mouna and The Edge from U2 dancing and having fun at the Nobel party. Doctor Mouna defends him from the criticism about not following the dress code. But who has Doctor Mouna brought with her from the afterparty of the Nobel Prize? No one less than the man who started the research that has led to the Nobel Prize in Medicine 2018, today saving lives of people whose days were counted.

Doctor Mouna choosing her Nobel Prize party dress

December 10, 2018

Doctor Mouna who hates shopping, is choosing her dress for the Nobel Prize banquet a few days before the party. Here we can follow her in being styled by one of Sweden's best stylists and choosing among dresses from Sweden's top designers.

"Me, Albert and Alfred in an intellectual threesome”

December 10, 2018

Doctor Mouna is one of the guests at the Nobel Prize ceremony and banquet, where she, together with other celebrities and royalties, will celebrate the Nobel Prize winners. Here she shares her thought on Alfred Nobel and about her expectations on tonight's party - the party of the year: The Nobel Prize Banquet.

Future of cancer therapies

December 10, 2018

Can we eliminate cancer in the future? This very day we are giving a Nobel Prize to two scientists who's discoveries today are saving lives. Doctor Mouna giving further examples of treatments that could be game changers for cancer diseases in the future.

Doctor Mouna part of the Royal Technology Mission

November 28, 2018

Doctor Mouna is part of the delegation of the Royal Technology Mission, which is an annual mission headed by the Swedish King to different countries to secure Sweden's position as a science and technology nation. Here, Doctor Mouna is reporting from their trip to China.

Year Million

November 25, 2018

Doctor Mouna one of the experts in the National Geographic series "Year Million", where she give her thoughts about the future, giving answers to questions like: Can we live forever?, Will artificial intelligence take over the world?, Will we put our brain into a digital chip? and other hot topics. The series is currently being broadcasted in Sweden and is available on SVT Play.

Babies without involv

October 14, 2018

Doctor Mouna explaining how two female mice have produced healthy babies without any involvement of male mice or even sperm. A possible future for humans?

Who will win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018?

October 3, 2018

Doctor Mouna and her brother Professor Saeid about the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

How to live longer and happier"

September 26, 2018

Doctor Mouna about the latest research on how to live longer and happier. Is loneliness more dangerous for your health than smoking? And can young blood make you younger?

"You will soon understand how crazy I really am..."

June 14, 2018

When the colleagues from the Swedish morning news call on FaceTime to congratulate Dr. Mouna on being one of the hosts of the acknowledge Swedish radio program Sommar i P1.

Watermelon, nuts and sex

June 13, 2018

Dr. Mouna about healthy snacks and fruits improving erection and increasing the amount of sex in this scientific study.

What does Dr. Mouna and Lady Gaga have in common?

June 13, 2018

Dr. Mouna discussing 3D printing of shoes, houses and human organs.

Male contraceptives?

May 30, 2018

Dr. Mouna explaining the latest research on male contraceptivepills.

Reading your mind...

May 30, 2018

Dr. Mouna explains how this device can read your mind by reading signals from your face's muscles that are activated when you think of a word.

Would you design your own baby?

April 25, 2018

Dr. Mouna about genetic scissors, it's possibilities and ethical dilemmas.

Nanorobots curing cancer and ingestible electronic pills

March 8, 2018

Dr. Mouna about ingestible electronic pills and how they can increase your knowledge about your health, followed by sharing her great news on cancer research on how nanobots are programmed to intelligently, without harming any healthy tissue, successfully clear thebody from cancer cells.

Digitalizing the brain and the power of thoughts

February 8, 2018

Reading minds, upploading the brain and controlling the physical world around us. Dr. Mouna shares her wisdom about the brain and it's interface with machines.

Does social and environmental factors like touching and having a dog affect your health and longevity?

December 13, 2017

The power of touching, epigenetics, circadian rythm and epigenetics are among the science shared by Dr. Mouna in this program.

Merging man and machine - how AI and robots become more humanoid and how we become superhumans.

November 29, 2017

Dr. Mouna explaining the science behind memory improvement by 30% as well as well as how we are gaining other superpowers. Similarly, AI is getting more intelligent and humanoid...

Driving a car with your thoughts?

October 11, 2017

Dr. Mouna about controlling the physical world around us by using our minds.

Dr. Mouna is asked to speculate about the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017.

October 4, 2017

Dr. Mouna gives her thought on potential Nobel Prize winners, and points out that there hopefully will be more women among the winners in the future.

If you could take a pill to erase traumatic memories, would you?

August 30, 2017

Dr. Mouna discussing the progresses in neuroscience and how memories can be shut down or exchanged.

How can technology help a blind man regain his sight

April 26, 2017

Dr. Mouna about the brain and how we can make blind people see.

Night owl or morning lark? How does it affect your performance, health and life?

May 3, 2017

"Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise"? Not really! Research suggests a correlation between night owls and being smart, creative and successful, whereas morning larks seem to have better lifestyle habits and are happier. Is this due to the "social jetlag" experienced by the night owls and will we adapt society to these individual biological rhythms in the future? Dr. Mouna discusses the impact of being a night owl or morning lark and how it affects your performance, health and life.

The world has never been a better place!

April 5, 2017

Dr. Mouna tells us why the world has never been a better place. For the first time in history, more people die from overeating than from eating too little, more die from age-related diseases than from infections. According to Dr. Mouna, you live a more luxurious life than kings did in the 18th century, and you are more powerful than the US president was 30 years ago. And all of this is thanks to science and technology.

Women in Science & Technology

March 8, 2017

Dr. Mouna about women's impact on science and innovation, ranging from genetics, computers, wifi, and space, to cocktails, radioactivity, solar cells, phones, and wind shield wipers.

The science of love

February 8, 2017

Dr. Mouna discussing how our genetics influences our choice of partner, how you scientifically can make love and romantic relationships last longer and why our love drive is so great - scientifically speaking...

Genetic engineering

January 11, 2017

New techniques within genetic editing has disrupted the field and will change everything – from diseases to our social norms. In a near future any teenager will be able to manipulate genes. Doctor Mouna discusses the science behind this technique and how it has the potential to stop starvation, prevent diseases and make designer babies within a near future.

Longevity and How to Prevent Aging - TV4

December 14, 2016

There seems to be an upper limit for how long we can live biologically. However, technology allows us not only to be a passive product, but we can actually influence evolution and create our own future. Will we be able to live 150 years or even forever? Dr. Mouna shares her knowledge on the latest science on the exciting topic longevity.

Epigenetics – Why Your Genes are Not Your Destiny - TV4

December 28, 2015

Epigenetics shatters the idea that we are victims of our genes. We can influence our genes by our lifestyle and the environment we are living in. Thus, we have much more control over our own health than we have been aware of. Healthy habits can in fact change your genetic expression, which even might be passed on to your children.

Robots Taking Doctors Jobs - TV4

November 30, 2015

Technology is developing at an exponential pace and robots and artificial intelligence is replacing us in many areas. But how would it be to get your doctor replaced by an artificially intelligent doctor? Doctor Mouna shares her knowledge on the latest advancements within AI and involves us in different perspectives considering its potentials and ethical concerns.

Passion - Key to a Healthy Lifestyle - TV4

February 5, 2015

A healthy lifestyle does not have to be boring. In fact, you can have a healthy lifestyle, even if you don’t love broccoli and running. Dopamine, oxytocin, serotonin and endorphins are the four substances involved in our happiness and are released in the brain when you do things that you like. If you don’t love what you do, it won’t last for long.

Live 150 Years - TV4New Movie

January 15, 2015

Dr. Mouna presents science backed tips on how to live 150 years. As we get closer to the new year, we start thinking about resolutions, many which include a more healthy diet and exercise. But as important as these factors are, challenging the brain, having fun, quality time with family & friends and a lot of sex seem to be as important.

Speaking, Consulting & Board service

Dr. Mouna is an appreciated inspirational speaker. Being philosophically trained, she is an excellent thought-initiator who gives perspective to any discussion. She has a strong medical background with a focus on neuroscience, longevity, technology and science.

Having been a personal life and health advisor for several VIPs and taking her own journey as a pioneering entrepreneur for a decade, has given Dr. Mouna a unique hands-on experience in regards to business operation, leadership and top-performance. Contact Dr. Mouna for business inquiries

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Media and News

Genetic editing, nanobots in your blood stream, artificially intelligent doctors,... Technology is changing the World at an exponential pace. But what does this mean for the future of healthcare, your life and the life of you children? And should we merely embrace this development? Will we really be able to cure every disease or even prevent them all? Will we be able to live 150 years or even forever? These are some of the topics Dr. Mouna has covered in numerous articles and interviews of which you can see a select few below:

Dr.Mouna - Dr. Mouna in radio interview - Söndagsintervjun

Dr. Mouna in radio interview - Söndagsintervjun

Doctor Mouna and radio host Martin Wicklin in a personal interview in Söndagsintervjun.

Dr.Mouna - Dr. Mouna in a video interview with ELLE magazine

Dr. Mouna in a video interview with ELLE magazine

Doctor Mouna in a video interview with the ELLE magazine, giving her 5 top advice on how to become successful.

Dr.Mouna - Dr. Mouna one of the faces printed on the Swedish National Team's world cup shirts

Dr. Mouna one of the faces printed on the Swedish National Team's world cup shirts

The National Swedish Team in soccer has in a collaboration with Adidas chosen women who inspire them. Doctor Mouna is one of them, together with the Swedish Crown Princess, and other celebrities.

Dr.Mouna - Dr. Mouna one of the speakers and moderators at Brilliant Minds 2019

Dr. Mouna one of the speakers and moderators at Brilliant Minds 2019

Doctor Mouna one of the speakers at Brilliant Minds, together with Barack Obama, Naomi Campbell, Forrest Whitaker, Gary V, Gwyneth Paltrow and a few more international speakers. In addition, Dr. Mouna was the moderator of the Health section during the conference. The conference Brilliant Minds has been called a "creative Davos" and is each year gathering the most brilliant minds around the world.

Dr.Mouna - Dr. Mouna receives the prestigious MENSA award of the year

Dr. Mouna receives the prestigious MENSA award of the year

Doctor Mouna receives the prestigious MENSA award of 2019. MENSA is the global organization for the top 1% most intelligent (highest IQ) people in the world.