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ChatGPT and Psychiatry: Opportunities and challenges of a new technology

24. June 2024

PD Dr. Oliver Grimm, Klinik für Psychiatrie, Psychosomatik und Psychotherapie, Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt

Are mental disorders diseases of the brain network?

26. June 2023

Prof. Dr. Jonathan Repple, Klinik für Psychiatrie, Psychosomatik und Psychotherapie, Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt

The Neuropeptid Oxytocin – a miraculous drug?

25. November 2019

Prof. Dr.David Slattery, Klinik für Psychiatrie, Psychosomatik und Psychotherapie, Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt

Clockwork Blue – The clock in our head

27. Mai 2019

Prof. Dr. Jörg Stehle, Dr. Senckenbergische Anatomie, Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt

Optogenetics – Hope, Expectation and Disillusionment

8. April 2019

Prof. Dr. Peter Hegemann, Institut für Biologie, Experimentelle Biophysik, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Can bees think? – The amazing performances of a mini brain

21. Januar 2019

Prof. Dr. Bernd Grünewald, Institut für Bienenkunde, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

Drugs in mass sports

26. November 2018

Prof. Dr. Ellen Niederberger, Institut für klinische Pharmakologie, Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt

Light into the darkness

18. Juni 2018

Prof. Dr. med Peter Biberthaler, Klinik und Poliklinik für Unfallchirurgie, München

Morbus Parkinson – a mysterious disease

7. Mai 2018

Prof. Dr. Estifanos Ghebremedhin, Institut für klinische Neuroanatomie

Epilepsy – Epidemiology, Consequences and New Therapeutic Approaches

29. Januar 2018

Prof. Dr. Felix Rosenow, Epilepsiezentrum Frankfurt Rhein-Main, Klinik für Neurologie

Glioma surgery between art and connectivity

17. November 2017

PD Dr. med. habil. Marie-Theres Forster, Klinik und Poliklinik für Neurochirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt

Better learning with new nerve cells?

Mai 15, 2017

PD Dr. Stephan Schwarzacher, Institut für Klinische Neuroanatomie

Maps of Thinking: The Neural Network Survey

30. Januar 2017

Dr. Moritz Helmstaedter, Direktor Max-Planck-Institut für Hirnforschung

Why we speak with the left – and what the right hemisphere conceals to us

Mai 9, 2016

PD Dr. med. Christian Kell, Leiter der Arbeitsgruppe Kognitive Neurowissenschaft, Klinik für Neurologie

What holds the perception of the world together at its core

Januar 25, 2016

Prof. Dr. Melissa Vo, Scene Grammar Lab, Department of Cognitive Psychology

Psychiatry as clinical neuroscience – can it help us?

November 9,  2015

Prof. Dr. Andreas Reif,  Director of the Clinic for Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy

The role of expectation and experience in pain perception

October 8, 2015

Prof. Dr. Christian Büchel, Institut für Systemische Neurowissenschaften Hamburg

Brain Research and Psychotherapy

April 13, 2015

Prof. Dr. Herta Flor, Zentralinstitut für Seelische Gesundheit Mannheim

Are we neuronal machines? – Computer models of the brain

January 19,  2015

Dr. med. habil Peter Jedlicka, Institute of Clinical Neuroanatomy

Neuroeconomy – how does the marketplace function in the brain?

October 27, 2014

Prof. Dr. Jochen Roeper, Director of the Institute of Neurophysiology

Brain degeneration in the light of genomic research

July 7, 2014

Prof. Dr. Georg Auburger, Experimental Neurology

Overcoming hearing loss and deafness with hearing implants

February 17, 2014

Prof. Dr. Uwe Baumann, Head of the department Audiological Acoustics

The glioblastoma: Clinic, pathology and genetics

November 11, 2013

Professor Dr. med. Paul Kleihues, Former Director of the Institute for Neuropathology, University Medical Center, Zuerich, Switzerland

Infants take control – new knowledge about cognitive development in babies

July 8, 2013

Prof. Dr. Monika Knopf, Department of Psychology and Prof. Dr. Jochen Triesch, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS)

The remote controlled worm – opto-genetic methods revolutionize neuroscience

May 6, 2013

Prof. Dr. Alexander Gottschalk, Institute for Biochemistry and Buchmann Institute of Molecular Biosciences

Language and the Brain – Neurocognitive Mechanisms of Language Processing

November 19, 2012

Prof. Dr. Christian Fiebach, Department of Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience Lab

Myths about brain tumors – homing in on a fateful disease

July 9, 2012

Prof. Dr. Joachim Steinbach, Dr. Senckenbergisches Institut für Neuroonkologie

Autistic disorders – myths and facts

March 12, 2012

Prof. Dr. Christine Freitag, Klinik für Psychiatrie, Psychososmatik und Psychotherapie des Kindes- und Jugendalters

Multisensory perception – how the brain integrates sensory impressions

January 23, 2012

Prof. Dr. Jochen Kaiser, Institute for Medical Psychology

Different views of the world: How mammals see colours

October 31, 2011

Prof. Dr. Leo Peichl, Max-Planck-Institut für Hirnforschung

How brains form memories

July 4, 2011

Prof. Dr. Bernd Grünewald, Institut für Bienenkunde

Aspects of modern pain therapy

March 14, 2011

Prof. Dr. Dr. Gerd Geisslinger, Direktor des Instituts für Klinische Pharmakologie

Alzheimer’s disease – new ways to early diagnosis and therapie?

November 15, 2010

Prof. Dr. Harald Hampel, Director of the Clinic for psychyiatry, psychosomatics and psychotherapy

Seeing with the ears – neurobiology of echolocation in bats

March 15, 2010

Prof. Dr. Manfred Kössl, Institute for Cell Biology and Neuroscience

Palaeoneurology: Brain growth, speech and human evolution

March 15, 2010

Prof. Dr. Helmuth Steinmetz, Clinic for Neurology

In the fragile home of the soul – how modern neurosurgery works

November 16, 2009

Prof. Dr. Volker Seifert, Clinic for Neurosurgery

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: Brain function activation – modulation – therapy

July 6, 2009

Prof. Dr. Ulf Ziemann, Clinic for Neurology


Computers more intelligent than humans?

March 16, 2009

Prof. Dr. Christoph von der Malsburg, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS)

The eye – a window to the brain

January 19, 2009

Prof. Dr. Heinz Wässle, emer. Direktor, Max-Planck-Institue for Brain Research

Deep brain stimulation in Parkinson’s disease – from the nerve cells to the patients

November 24, 2008

Prof. Dr. Jochen Roeper, Institute for Neurophysiology
with Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Hilker and PD Dr. Thomas Gasser

Formation of new nerve cells in the adult brain: mechanisms and possibilities

June 9, 2008

Prof. Dr. Herbert Zimmermann, Institute for Cell Biology and Neuroscience

Who reigns in the brain?

March 10, 2008

Prof. Dr. Wolf Singer, MPI for Brain Research

Learning in early childhood – how is the inner world formed?

January 21, 2008

Prof. Dr. Ruxandra Sireteanu, MPI for Brain Research

Stroke – prevention and therapy

November 19, 2007

Prof. Dr. Helmuth Steinmetz, Clinic for Neurology

Alzheimer’s disease – hope for a cure?

July 02, 2007

Prof. Dr. Johannes Pantel, Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Infection and Multiple Sclerosis: Inflammation in the brain as a balancing act

May 7, 2007

Prof. Dr. Ingo Bechmann, Institute for Neuroanatomy

Neuro-anatomical basis for learning and memory

January 22, 2007

Prof. Dr. Thomas Deller, Institute for Neuroanatomy

How does our biological clock tick?

November 27, 2006

Prof. Dr. Horst-Werner Korf, Institute for Experimental Neurobiology

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