Prof. Dr. Dominique de Quervain
+41 61 / 207 02 37
+41 61 / 207 02 41
Faculty of Psychology and Faculty of Medicine, Psychiatric University Clinics, University of Basel

Office 306
Birmannsgasse 8
4055 Basel


  • 1: Schicktanz N, Fastenrath M, Milnik A, Spalek K, Auschra B, Nyffeler T, Papassotiropoulos A, de Quervain DJ, Schwegler K. Continuous Theta Burst Stimulation over the Left Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex Decreases Medium Load Working Memory Performance in Healthy Humans. PLoS One. 2015 Mar 17;10(3):e0120640. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0120640. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 25781012; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4364010.
  • 2: Papassotiropoulos A, de Quervain DJ. Failed drug discovery in psychiatry: time for human genome-guided solutions. Trends Cogn Sci. 2015 Apr;19(4):183-187. doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2015.02.002. Epub 2015 Feb 27. Review. PubMed PMID: 25727774.
  • 3: Debette S, Ibrahim Verbaas CA, Bressler J, Schuur M, Smith A, Bis JC, Davies G, Wolf C, Gudnason V, Chibnik LB, Yang Q, deStefano AL, de Quervain DJ, Srikanth V, Lahti J, Grabe HJ, Smith JA, Priebe L, Yu L, Karbalai N, Hayward C, Wilson JF, Campbell H, Petrovic K, Fornage M, Chauhan G, Yeo R, Boxall R, Becker J, Stegle O, Mather KA, Chouraki V, Sun Q, Rose LM, Resnick S, Oldmeadow C, Kirin M, Wright AF, Jonsdottir MK, Au R, Becker A, Amin N, Nalls MA, Turner ST, Kardia SL, Oostra B, Windham G, Coker LH, Zhao W, Knopman DS, Heiss G, Griswold ME, Gottesman RF, Vitart V, Hastie ND, Zgaga L, Rudan I, Polasek O, Holliday EG, Schofield P, Choi SH, Tanaka T, An Y, Perry RT, Kennedy RE, Sale MM, Wang J, Wadley VG, Liewald DC, Ridker PM, Gow AJ, Pattie A, Starr JM, Porteous D, Liu X, Thomson R, Armstrong NJ, Eiriksdottir G, Assareh AA, Kochan NA, Widen E, Palotie A, Hsieh YC, Eriksson JG, Vogler C, van Swieten JC, Shulman JM, Beiser A, Rotter J, Schmidt CO, Hoffmann W, Nöthen MM, Ferrucci L, Attia J, Uitterlinden AG, Amouyel P, Dartigues JF, Amieva H, Räikkönen K, Garcia M, Wolf PA, Hofman A, Longstreth WT Jr, Psaty BM, Boerwinkle E, DeJager PL, Sachdev PS, Schmidt R, Breteler MM, Teumer A, Lopez OL, Cichon S, Chasman DI, Grodstein F, Müller-Myhsok B, Tzourio C, Papassotiropoulos A, Bennett DA, Ikram MA, Deary IJ, van Duijn CM, Launer L, Fitzpatrick AL, Seshadri S, Mosley TH Jr; Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology Consortium. Genome-wide Studies of Verbal Declarative Memory in Nondemented Older People: The Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology Consortium. Biol Psychiatry. 2015 Apr 15;77(8):749-63. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2014.08.027. Epub 2014 Nov 25. PubMed PMID: 25648963.
  • 4: Spalek K, Fastenrath M, Ackermann S, Auschra B, Coynel D, Frey J, Gschwind L, Hartmann F, van der Maarel N, Papassotiropoulos A, de Quervain D, Milnik A. Sex-dependent dissociation between emotional appraisal and memory: a large-scale behavioral and fMRI study. J Neurosci. 2015 Jan 21;35(3):920-35. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2384-14.2015. PubMed PMID: 25609611.
  • 5: Schicktanz N, Schwegler K, Fastenrath M, Spalek K, Milnik A, Papassotiropoulos A, Nyffeler T, de Quervain DJ. Motor threshold predicts working memory performance in healthy humans. Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2014 Jan;1(1):69-73. doi: 10.1002/acn3.22. Epub 2013 Dec 6. PubMed PMID: 25356384; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4207507.
  • 6: Ackermann S, Hartmann F, Papassotiropoulos A, de Quervain DJ, Rasch B. No Associations between Interindividual Differences in Sleep Parameters and Episodic Memory Consolidation. Sleep. 2014 Oct 17. pii: sp-00429-14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25325488.
  • 7: Fastenrath M, Coynel D, Spalek K, Milnik A, Gschwind L, Roozendaal B, Papassotiropoulos A, de Quervain DJ. Dynamic modulation of amygdala-hippocampal connectivity by emotional arousal. J Neurosci. 2014 Oct 15;34(42):13935-47. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0786-14.2014. PubMed PMID: 25319690.
  • 8: Vogler C, Gschwind L, Coynel D, Freytag V, Milnik A, Egli T, Heck A, de Quervain DJ, Papassotiropoulos A. Substantial SNP-based heritability estimates for working memory performance. Transl Psychiatry. 2014 Sep 9;4:e438. doi: 10.1038/tp.2014.81. PubMed PMID: 25203169; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4203010.
  • 9: Vukojevic V, Kolassa IT, Fastenrath M, Gschwind L, Spalek K, Milnik A, Heck A, Vogler C, Wilker S, Demougin P, Peter F, Atucha E, Stetak A, Roozendaal B, Elbert T, Papassotiropoulos A, de Quervain DJ. Epigenetic modification of the glucocorticoid receptor gene is linked to traumatic memory and post-traumatic stress disorder risk in genocide survivors. J Neurosci. 2014 Jul 30;34(31):10274-84. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1526-14.2014. PubMed PMID: 25080589.
  • 10: Wilker S, Pfeiffer A, Kolassa S, Elbert T, Lingenfelder B, Ovuga E, Papassotiropoulos A, de Quervain D, Kolassa IT. The role of FKBP5 genotype in moderating long-term effectiveness of exposure-based psychotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder. Transl Psychiatry. 2014 Jun 24;4:e403. doi: 10.1038/tp.2014.49. PubMed PMID: 24959896; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4080328.
  • 11: Wilker S, Elbert T, Papassotiropoulos A, de Quervain DJ, Kolassa IT. Response to: further support for an association between the memory-related gene WWC1 and posttraumatic stress disorder: results from the Detroit Neighborhood Health Study. Biol Psychiatry. 2014 Dec 1;76(11):e27-8. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2014.05.003. Epub 2014 May 15. PubMed PMID: 24947540.
  • 12: de Quervain DJ, McGaugh JL. Stress and the regulation of memory: from basic mechanisms to clinical implications Neurobiology of Learning and Memory Special Issue. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2014 Jul;112:1. doi: 10.1016/j.nlm.2014.04.011. Epub 2014 Apr 19. PubMed PMID: 24752153.
  • 13: Harrisberger F, Spalek K, Smieskova R, Schmidt A, Coynel D, Milnik A, Fastenrath M, Freytag V, Gschwind L, Walter A, Vogel T, Bendfeldt K, de Quervain DJ, Papassotiropoulos A, Borgwardt S. The association of the BDNF Val66Met polymorphism and the hippocampal volumes in healthy humans: a joint meta-analysis of published and new data. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2014 May;42:267-78. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2014.03.011. Epub 2014 Mar 24. PubMed PMID: 24674929.
  • 14: Hadziselimovic N, Vukojevic V, Peter F, Milnik A, Fastenrath M, Fenyves BG, Hieber P, Demougin P, Vogler C, de Quervain DJ, Papassotiropoulos A, Stetak A. Forgetting is regulated via Musashi-mediated translational control of the Arp2/3 complex. Cell. 2014 Mar 13;156(6):1153-66. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2014.01.054. PubMed PMID: 24630719.
  • 15: Heck A, Fastenrath M, Ackermann S, Auschra B, Bickel H, Coynel D, Gschwind L, Jessen F, Kaduszkiewicz H, Maier W, Milnik A, Pentzek M, Riedel-Heller SG, Ripke S, Spalek K, Sullivan P, Vogler C, Wagner M, Weyerer S, Wolfsgruber S, de Quervain DJ, Papassotiropoulos A. Converging genetic and functional brain imaging evidence links neuronal excitability to working memory, psychiatric disease, and brain activity. Neuron. 2014 Mar 5;81(5):1203-13. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2014.01.010. Epub 2014 Feb 13. PubMed PMID: 24529980; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4205276.
  • 16: Luksys G, Ackermann S, Coynel D, Fastenrath M, Gschwind L, Heck A, Rasch B, Spalek K, Vogler C, Papassotiropoulos A, de Quervain D. BAIAP2 is related to emotional modulation of human memory strength. PLoS One. 2014 Jan 2;9(1):e83707. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0083707. eCollection 2014. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2014;9(3):e92933. PubMed PMID: 24392092; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3879265.
  • 17: Soravia LM, Heinrichs M, Winzeler L, Fisler M, Schmitt W, Horn H, Dierks T, Strik W, Hofmann SG, de Quervain DJ. Glucocorticoids enhance in vivo exposure-based therapy of spider phobia. Depress Anxiety. 2014 May;31(5):429-35. doi: 10.1002/da.22219. Epub 2013 Nov 21. PubMed PMID: 24265104.
  • 18: Papassotiropoulos A, Gerhards C, Heck A, Ackermann S, Aerni A, Schicktanz N, Auschra B, Demougin P, Mumme E, Elbert T, Ertl V, Gschwind L, Hanser E, Huynh KD, Jessen F, Kolassa IT, Milnik A, Paganetti P, Spalek K, Vogler C, Muhs A, Pfeifer A, de Quervain DJ. Human genome-guided identification of memory-modulating drugs. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Nov 12;110(46):E4369-74. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1314478110. Epub 2013 Oct 21. PubMed PMID: 24145423; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3831994.
  • 19: Ackermann S, Hartmann F, Papassotiropoulos A, de Quervain DJ, Rasch B. Associations between basal cortisol levels and memory retrieval in healthy young individuals. J Cogn Neurosci. 2013 Nov;25(11):1896-907. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_00440. Epub 2013 Jun 28. PubMed PMID: 23806175.
  • 20: Wilker S, Kolassa S, Vogler C, Lingenfelder B, Elbert T, Papassotiropoulos A, de Quervain DJ, Kolassa IT. The role of memory-related gene WWC1 (KIBRA) in lifetime posttraumatic stress disorder: evidence from two independent samples from African conflict regions. Biol Psychiatry. 2013 Nov 1;74(9):664-71. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2013.02.022. Epub 2013 Apr 10. PubMed PMID: 23582269.
  • 21: Hauer D, Kolassa IT, Laubender RP, Mansmann U, Hagl C, Roozendaal B, de Quervain DJ, Schelling G. A genotype-specific, randomized controlled behavioral intervention to improve the neuroemotional outcome of cardiac surgery: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2013 Apr 1;14:89. doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-14-89. PubMed PMID: 23548162; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3653684.
  • 22: Fisler MS, Federspiel A, Horn H, Dierks T, Schmitt W, Wiest R, de Quervain DJ, Soravia LM. Spider phobia is associated with decreased left amygdala volume: a cross-sectional study. BMC Psychiatry. 2013 Feb 26;13:70. doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-13-70. PubMed PMID: 23442196; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3599010.
  • 23: Bentz D, Michael T, Wilhelm FH, Hartmann FR, Kunz S, von Rohr IR, de Quervain DJ. Influence of stress on fear memory processes in an aversive differential conditioning paradigm in humans. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013 Jul;38(7):1186-97. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2012.12.018. Epub 2013 Jan 18. PubMed PMID: 23333200.
  • 24: Ackermann S, Heck A, Rasch B, Papassotiropoulos A, de Quervain DJ. The BclI polymorphism of the glucocorticoid receptor gene is associated with emotional memory performance in healthy individuals. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013 Jul;38(7):1203-7. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2012.10.009. Epub 2012 Nov 10. PubMed PMID: 23148886.
  • 25: Milnik A, Heck A, Vogler C, Heinze HJ, de Quervain DJ, Papassotiropoulos A. Association of KIBRA with episodic and working memory: a meta-analysis. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2012 Dec;159B(8):958-69. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.b.32101. Epub 2012 Oct 12. PubMed PMID: 23065961.
  • 26: Easton AC, Lourdusamy A, Loth E, Toro R, Giese KP, Kornhuber J, de Quervain DJ, Papassotiropoulos A, Fernandes C, Müller CP, Schumann G. CAMK2A polymorphisms predict working memory performance in humans. Mol Psychiatry. 2013 Aug;18(8):850-2. doi: 10.1038/mp.2012.114. Epub 2012 Jul 24. Erratum in: Mol Psychiatry. 2013 Aug;18(8):951. Torro, R [corrected to Toro, R]. PubMed PMID: 22824813.
  • 27: Binder J, de Quervain DJ, Friese M, Luechinger R, Boesiger P, Rasch B. Emotion suppression reduces hippocampal activity during successful memory encoding. Neuroimage. 2012 Oct 15;63(1):525-32. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2012.07.007. Epub 2012 Jul 14. PubMed PMID: 22796982.
  • 28: de Quervain DJ, Kolassa IT, Ackermann S, Aerni A, Boesiger P, Demougin P, Elbert T, Ertl V, Gschwind L, Hadziselimovic N, Hanser E, Heck A, Hieber P, Huynh KD, Klarhöfer M, Luechinger R, Rasch B, Scheffler K, Spalek K, Stippich C, Vogler C, Vukojevic V, Stetak A, Papassotiropoulos A. PKCα is genetically linked to memory capacity in healthy subjects and to risk for posttraumatic stress disorder in genocide survivors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 May 29;109(22):8746-51. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1200857109. Epub 2012 May 14. PubMed PMID: 22586106; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3365172.
  • 29: Ackermann S, Spalek K, Rasch B, Gschwind L, Coynel D, Fastenrath M, Papassotiropoulos A, de Quervain DJ. Testosterone levels in healthy men are related to amygdala reactivity and memory performance. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2012 Sep;37(9):1417-24. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2012.01.008. Epub 2012 Feb 15. PubMed PMID: 22341731.
  • 30: Vukojevic V, Gschwind L, Vogler C, Demougin P, de Quervain DJ, Papassotiropoulos A, Stetak A. A role for α-adducin (ADD-1) in nematode and human memory. EMBO J. 2012 Mar 21;31(6):1453-66. doi: 10.1038/emboj.2012.14. Epub 2012 Feb 3. PubMed PMID: 22307086; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3321180.
  • 31: Heck A, Vogler C, Gschwind L, Ackermann S, Auschra B, Spalek K, Rasch B, de Quervain D, Papassotiropoulos A. Statistical epistasis and functional brain imaging support a role of voltage-gated potassium channels in human memory. PLoS One. 2011;6(12):e29337. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0029337. Epub 2011 Dec 21. PubMed PMID: 22216252; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3244442.
  • 32: Papassotiropoulos A, Stefanova E, Vogler C, Gschwind L, Ackermann S, Spalek K, Rasch B, Heck A, Aerni A, Hanser E, Demougin P, Huynh KD, Luechinger R, Klarhöfer M, Novakovic I, Kostic V, Boesiger P, Scheffler K, de Quervain DJ. A genome-wide survey and functional brain imaging study identify CTNNBL1 as a memory-related gene. Mol Psychiatry. 2013 Feb;18(2):255-63. doi: 10.1038/mp.2011.148. Epub 2011 Nov 22. Erratum in: Mol Psychiatry. 2013 Feb;18(2):264. PubMed PMID: 22105620; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3554877.
  • 33: Papassotiropoulos A, de Quervain DJ. Genetics of human episodic memory: dealing with complexity. Trends Cogn Sci. 2011 Sep;15(9):381-7. doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2011.07.005. Epub 2011 Aug 10. Review. PubMed PMID: 21835680.
  • 34: de Quervain DJ, Bentz D, Michael T, Bolt OC, Wiederhold BK, Margraf J, Wilhelm FH. Glucocorticoids enhance extinction-based psychotherapy. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Apr 19;108(16):6621-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1018214108. Epub 2011 Mar 28. PubMed PMID: 21444799; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3081033.
  • 35: Vogler C, Gschwind L, Röthlisberger B, Huber A, Filges I, Miny P, Auschra B, Stetak A, Demougin P, Vukojevic V, Kolassa IT, Elbert T, de Quervain DJ, Papassotiropoulos A. Microarray-based maps of copy-number variant regions in European and sub-Saharan populations. PLoS One. 2010 Dec 16;5(12):e15246. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0015246. PubMed PMID: 21179565; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3002949.
  • 36: Hauer D, Weis F, Papassotiropoulos A, Schmoeckel M, Beiras-Fernandez A, Lieke J, Kaufmann I, Kirchhoff F, Vogeser M, Roozendaal B, Briegel J, de Quervain D, Schelling G. Relationship of a common polymorphism of the glucocorticoid receptor gene to traumatic memories and posttraumatic stress disorder in patients after intensive care therapy. Crit Care Med. 2011 Apr;39(4):643-50. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e318206bae6. PubMed PMID: 21169818.
  • 37: Rasch B, Spalek K, Buholzer S, Luechinger R, Boesiger P, de Quervain DJ, Papassotiropoulos A. Aversive stimuli lead to differential amygdala activation and connectivity patterns depending on catechol-O-methyltransferase Val158Met genotype. Neuroimage. 2010 Oct 1;52(4):1712-9. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.05.054. Epub 2010 May 25. PubMed PMID: 20510373.
  • 38: Cathomas F, Vogler C, Euler-Sigmund JC, de Quervain DJ, Papassotiropoulos A. Fine-mapping of the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) gene supports an association of the Val66Met polymorphism with episodic memory. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2010 Sep;13(8):975-80. doi: 10.1017/S1461145710000519. Epub 2010 May 19. PubMed PMID: 20482942.
  • 39: Kolassa IT, Ertl V, Eckart C, Glöckner F, Kolassa S, Papassotiropoulos A, de Quervain DJ, Elbert T. Association study of trauma load and SLC6A4 promoter polymorphism in posttraumatic stress disorder: evidence from survivors of the Rwandan genocide. J Clin Psychiatry. 2010 May;71(5):543-7. doi: 10.4088/JCP.08m04787blu. Epub 2010 Apr 6. PubMed PMID: 20441718.
  • 40: Schwegler K, Ettlin D, Buser I, Klaghofer R, Goetzmann L, Buddeberg C, Alon E, Brügger M, de Quervain DJ. Cortisol reduces recall of explicit contextual pain memory in healthy young men. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2010 Sep;35(8):1270-3. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2010.02.011. Epub 2010 Mar 7. PubMed PMID: 20211530.
  • 41: Rasch B, Papassotiropoulos A, de Quervain DF. Imaging genetics of cognitive functions: Focus on episodic memory. Neuroimage. 2010 Nov 15;53(3):870-7. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.01.001. Epub 2010 Jan 11. Review. PubMed PMID: 20060913.
  • 42: Papassotiropoulos A, Henke K, Stefanova E, Aerni A, Müller A, Demougin P, Vogler C, Sigmund JC, Gschwind L, Huynh KD, Coluccia D, Mondadori CR, Hänggi J, Buchmann A, Kostic V, Novakovic I, van den Bussche H, Kaduszkiewicz H, Weyerer S, Bickel H, Riedel-Heller S, Pentzek M, Wiese B, Dichgans M, Wagner M, Jessen F, Maier W, de Quervain DJ. A genome-wide survey of human short-term memory. Mol Psychiatry. 2011 Feb;16(2):184-92. doi: 10.1038/mp.2009.133. Epub 2009 Dec 29. PubMed PMID: 20038948; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3030750.
  • 43: Bentz D, Michael T, de Quervain DJ, Wilhelm FH. Enhancing exposure therapy for anxiety disorders with glucocorticoids: from basic mechanisms of emotional learning to clinical applications. J Anxiety Disord. 2010 Mar;24(2):223-30. doi: 10.1016/j.janxdis.2009.10.011. Epub 2009 Nov 6. Review. PubMed PMID: 19962269.
  • 44: Kolassa IT, Kolassa S, Ertl V, Papassotiropoulos A, De Quervain DJ. The risk of posttraumatic stress disorder after trauma depends on traumatic load and the catechol-o-methyltransferase Val(158)Met polymorphism. Biol Psychiatry. 2010 Feb 15;67(4):304-8. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2009.10.009. Epub 2009 Nov 27. PubMed PMID: 19944409.
  • 45: Rasch B, Spalek K, Buholzer S, Luechinger R, Boesiger P, Papassotiropoulos A, de Quervain DJ. A genetic variation of the noradrenergic system is related to differential amygdala activation during encoding of emotional memories. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Nov 10;106(45):19191-6. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0907425106. Epub 2009 Oct 13. PubMed PMID: 19826083; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2761241.
  • 46: Vogler C, Spalek K, Aerni A, Demougin P, Müller A, Huynh KD, Papassotiropoulos A, de Quervain DJ. CPEB3 is associated with human episodic memory. Front Behav Neurosci. 2009 May 4;3:4. doi: 10.3389/neuro.08.004.2009. eCollection 2009. PubMed PMID: 19503753; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2691156.
  • 47: Soravia LM, de Quervain DJ, Heinrichs M. Glucocorticoids do not reduce subjective fear in healthy subjects exposed to social stress. Biol Psychol. 2009 Jul;81(3):184-8. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2009.04.001. Epub 2009 Apr 11. PubMed PMID: 19482235.
  • 48: de Quervain DJ, Aerni A, Schelling G, Roozendaal B. Glucocorticoids and the regulation of memory in health and disease. Front Neuroendocrinol. 2009 Aug;30(3):358-70. doi: 10.1016/j.yfrne.2009.03.002. Epub 2009 Mar 31. Review. PubMed PMID: 19341764.
  • 49: Hoerndli FJ, Walser M, Fröhli Hoier E, de Quervain D, Papassotiropoulos A, Hajnal A. A conserved function of C. elegans CASY-1 calsyntenin in associative learning. PLoS One. 2009;4(3):e4880. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0004880. Epub 2009 Mar 16. PubMed PMID: 19287492; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2654071.
  • 50: Lutz J, Jäger L, de Quervain D, Krauseneck T, Padberg F, Wichnalek M, Beyer A, Stahl R, Zirngibl B, Morhard D, Reiser M, Schelling G. White and gray matter abnormalities in the brain of patients with fibromyalgia: a diffusion-tensor and volumetric imaging study. Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Dec;58(12):3960-9. doi: 10.1002/art.24070. PubMed PMID: 19035484.
  • 51: Sigmund JC, Vogler C, Huynh KD, de Quervain DJ, Papassotiropoulos A. Fine-mapping at the HTR2A locus reveals multiple episodic memory-related variants. Biol Psychol. 2008 Oct;79(2):239-42. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2008.06.002. Epub 2008 Jun 14. PubMed PMID: 18602445.
  • 52: Buchmann A, Mondadori CR, Hänggi J, Aerni A, Vrticka P, Luechinger R, Boesiger P, Hock C, Nitsch RM, de Quervain DJ, Papassotiropoulos A, Henke K. Prion protein M129V polymorphism affects retrieval-related brain activity. Neuropsychologia. 2008;46(9):2389-402. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2008.03.002. Epub 2008 Mar 12. PubMed PMID: 18423780.
  • 53: Coluccia D, Wolf OT, Kollias S, Roozendaal B, Forster A, de Quervain DJ. Glucocorticoid therapy-induced memory deficits: acute versus chronic effects. J Neurosci. 2008 Mar 26;28(13):3474-8. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4893-07.2008. PubMed PMID: 18367613.
  • 54: de Quervain DJ, Margraf J. Glucocorticoids for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder and phobias: a novel therapeutic approach. Eur J Pharmacol. 2008 Apr 7;583(2-3):365-71. doi: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2007.11.068. Epub 2008 Jan 24. Review. PubMed PMID: 18275950.
  • 55: de Quervain DJ. Glucocorticoid-induced reduction of traumatic memories: implications for the treatment of PTSD. Prog Brain Res. 2008;167:239-47. Review. PubMed PMID: 18037019.
  • 56: Kolassa IT, Eckart C, Ruf M, Neuner F, de Quervain DJ, Elbert T. Lack of cortisol response in patients with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) undergoing a diagnostic interview. BMC Psychiatry. 2007 Oct 4;7:54. PubMed PMID: 17916253; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2175503.
  • 57: de Quervain DJ, Kolassa IT, Ertl V, Onyut PL, Neuner F, Elbert T, Papassotiropoulos A. A deletion variant of the alpha2b-adrenoceptor is related to emotional memory in Europeans and Africans. Nat Neurosci. 2007 Sep;10(9):1137-9. Epub 2007 Jul 29. PubMed PMID: 17660814.
  • 58: de Quervain DJ, Aerni A, Roozendaal B. Preventive effect of beta-adrenoceptor blockade on glucocorticoid-induced memory retrieval deficits. Am J Psychiatry. 2007 Jun;164(6):967-9. PubMed PMID: 17541058.
  • 59: Huentelman MJ, Papassotiropoulos A, Craig DW, Hoerndli FJ, Pearson JV, Huynh KD, Corneveaux J, Hänggi J, Mondadori CR, Buchmann A, Reiman EM, Henke K, de Quervain DJ, Stephan DA. Calmodulin-binding transcription activator 1 (CAMTA1) alleles predispose human episodic memory performance. Hum Mol Genet. 2007 Jun 15;16(12):1469-77. Epub 2007 Apr 30. PubMed PMID: 17470457.
  • 60: Mondadori CR, de Quervain DJ, Buchmann A, Mustovic H, Wollmer MA, Schmidt CF, Boesiger P, Hock C, Nitsch RM, Papassotiropoulos A, Henke K. Better memory and neural efficiency in young apolipoprotein E epsilon4 carriers. Cereb Cortex. 2007 Aug;17(8):1934-47. Epub 2006 Oct 31. PubMed PMID: 17077159.
  • 61: Papassotiropoulos A, Stephan DA, Huentelman MJ, Hoerndli FJ, Craig DW, Pearson JV, Huynh KD, Brunner F, Corneveaux J, Osborne D, Wollmer MA, Aerni A, Coluccia D, Hänggi J, Mondadori CR, Buchmann A, Reiman EM, Caselli RJ, Henke K, de Quervain DJ. Common Kibra alleles are associated with human memory performance. Science. 2006 Oct 20;314(5798):475-8. PubMed PMID: 17053149.
  • 62: Schmidt C, Peigneux P, Muto V, Schenkel M, Knoblauch V, Münch M, de Quervain DJ, Wirz-Justice A, Cajochen C. Encoding difficulty promotes postlearning changes in sleep spindle activity during napping. J Neurosci. 2006 Aug 30;26(35):8976-82. PubMed PMID: 16943553.
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  • 64: Schelling G, Roozendaal B, Krauseneck T, Schmoelz M, DE Quervain D, Briegel J. Efficacy of hydrocortisone in preventing posttraumatic stress disorder following critical illness and major surgery. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2006 Jul;1071:46-53. Review. PubMed PMID: 16891561.
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