Director

Name
Phone
Professor Dr. Arno Villringer
Director
  • +49 341 9940-2220

Research group leader

Name
Phone
Dr. Vadim Nikulin
Research group leader
  • +49 341 9940-2207

Group leaders

Name
Phone
Professor Dr. Thomas Fritz
Group leader
  • +49 341 9940-2413
Dr. Michael Gaebler
Group leader
  • +49 341 9940-2309
Professor Dr. Annette Horstmann
Group leader (in cooperation with University of Helsinki)
Professor Dr. Hellmuth Obrig
Group leader (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9724-980
Professor Dr. Patrick Ragert, PhD
Group leader (in cooperation with Leipzig University), Research associate
  • +49 341 9731704
Professor Dr. Julia Sacher
Group leader (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9940-2409
Professor Dr. Dr. Matthias Schroeter, M.A.
Group leader (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9724962
PD Dr. med. Bernhard Sehm
Group leader
  • +49 341 9940-116
PD Dr. Veronica Witte
Group leader (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9940-2426

Scientific researchers and Postdocs

Name
Phone
Dr. Nazife Ayyildiz
Scientific researcher
  • +49 341 9940 - 2219
Dr. Frauke Beyer
Scientific researcher (in cooperation with University of Bordeaux)
  • +49 341 9940-2412
Dr. Cheng Chen
Postdoc (in cooperation with Taiyuan University of Technology)
Dr. Samyogita Hardikar
E-learning officer, Postdoc
  • +49 341 9940-2412
Dr. Lieneke Janssen
Postdoc (in cooperation with University of Magdeburg)
  • +49 341 9940 2600
Dr. Daria Jensen
Postdoc (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Alexandros Kastrinogiannis
Scientific researcher
Dr. rer. med. Marie-Theres Meemken
Postdoc
  • +49 341 9940-2412
Mia Neubauer
Scientific researcher
Eleni Panagoulas
Scientific researcher
Dr. Kerstin Rohde-Zimmermann
Research staff (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Dr. Heidrun Schultz
Postdoc (in cooperation with TU Dresden)
  • +49 - 341 - 9940 2506
Paulina Smirnov
Scientific researcher
Dr. Tilman Stephani
Postdoc
  • +49 341 9940-2243
Dr. Sam Verschooren
Postdoc (Stipend-holder "Research Foundation - Flander", Ghent University)
Dr. Qiong Wu
Postdoc
  • +49 341 9940-2219

Doctoral researchers

Name
Phone
Nastya Asamolova
Doctoral researcher (Stipend-holder "Guest Programme"))
Julia Belger, M.Sc.
Doctoral researcher (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 97-24997
Charlotte Beylier
Doctoral researcher (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Xiuhui Chen
Doctoral researcher (Stipend-holder "China Scholarship Council")
Yonghao Chen
Doctoral researcher
  • +493419940-2420
Anthony Ciston
Doctoral researcher
Lioba Enk
Doctoral researcher
  • +49 (0)341 9940-2410
Anne Felsenheimer
Doctoral researcher
Aimee Arely Flores-Sandoval, M.Sc.
Doctoral researcher (in cooperation with Charité – University Medicine Berlin)
  • +49 341 9940-2256
Carina Forster
Doctoral researcher
Antonin Fourcade
Doctoral researcher
Marta Gerosa
Doctoral researcher (Stipend-holder "DAAD Research Scholarship")
Moritz Gerster, M.Sc.
Doctoral researcher
Magdalena Gippert, M.Sc.
Doctoral researcher
Khosrov Grigoryan, M.Sc.
Doctoral researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2420
Nadine Herzog
Doctoral researcher
Kim Carina Hoffmann
Doctoral researcher (Stipend-holder "Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin")
Simon M. Hofmann, M.Sc.
Doctoral researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2243
Anna-Thekla Jäger (geb. Schmidt), M.Sc.
Doctoral researcher (external)
Aarushi Juyal
Dimitra-Maria Kandia, M.Sc.
Doctoral researcher (external)
Nikolai Kapralov
Doctoral researcher
Felix Klotzsche
Doctoral researcher
Liping Lan
Doctoral researcher
Yee Teng Lee
Doctoral researcher (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Alina S. Löser
Doctoral researcher (Stipend-holder "Leipzig University")
Max Archibald Montgomery
Doctoral researcher
  • +49 341 9940 2219
PhD candidate Agata Patyczek
Doctoral researcher (in cooperation with MPI for Human Development)
Aleksandra Piejka
Doctoral researcher
Daniéle Pino
Doctoral researcher (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Elias Reinwarth
Doctoral researcher
Paul Steinfath
Doctoral researcher
Alina Studenova
Doctoral researcher (Stipend-holder "Guest Programme")
Meghedi Vartanian
Doctoral researcher, PhD representative (internal)
  • +49 341 9940 2407
Maria Waltmann
Doctoral researcher (in cooperation with Leipzig University)

MD Students

Name
Phone
Lina Eisenberg
MD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Konrad Jakob Endres
MD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Laurenz Lammer
MD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Mathis Lammert
MD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
Diaa Masri
MD student (in cooperation with Leipzig University)

Personal assistants and scientific assistants

Name
Phone
Dr. Anahit Babayan
Scientific assistant
  • +49 341 9940-2496
Cornelia Ketscher
Personal assistant
  • +49 341 9940-2219
Jennifer Mutu
Personal assistant, Non-scientific staff representative
PhD Sandra Zurborg
Science Manager to the Chair of the Human Sciences Section
  • +49 341 9940-2258

Technical and administrative assistants

Name
Phone
Anne-Kathrin Franz
Clinical research assistant
  • +49 341 9940-2209
Silke Friedrich
Project co-ordinator (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9940-2417
Lydia Handke
Project co-ordinator (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
  • +49 341 9940-2240
Bettina Johst
Programmer
  • +49 341 9940-163
Ramona Menger
Psychological-technical assistant
  • +49 341 9940-2214
Sylvia Stasch
Medical-technical assistant
  • +49 341 9940-144
Annett Wiedemann
Medical-technical assistant
  • +49 341 9724-546

Guest researchers

Name
Phone
Maria Poessel
Guest researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2431
Dr. Maryna Polyakova
Guest researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2206
Dr. Jellina Prinsen
Guest researcher

External guest researchers

Name
Phone
Dr. Pierre-Louis Bazin
External guest researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2445
Dr. Christopher Gundlach
External guest researcher
  • +49 341 9739544
Dr. Elisabeth Kaminski
External guest researcher
  • +49 341 9940-2219
Maria Nazarova
External guest researcher
Juanli Zhang
External guest researcher

Research associates

Name
Phone
Professor Dr. Claudia Männel
Research associate
  • +49 30 450 555 402
Professor Dr. Andreas Melzer
Research associate
  • +49 34197-12101
Professor Dr. Michael Pauen
Research associate
  • +49 341 9940-2220
Professor Dr. Patrick Ragert, PhD
Group leader (in cooperation with Leipzig University), Research associate
  • +49 341 9731704
Christopher J. Steele, PhD
Research associate
  • +1514 848 2424 2487

Institute-wide Cooperations

Name
Phone
Rosa Christine Grossmann
Doctoral researcher (in cooperation with Leipzig University)
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