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University of Basel
Department of Psychology
Division of Molecular Neuroscience
Office 114
Birmannsgasse 8
CH - 4055 Basel


  • 1: 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.
  • 2: 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.
  • 3: 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.
  • 4: 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.
  • 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: 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.
  • 7: 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.
  • 8: 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.
  • 9: Milnik A, Nowak I, Müller NG. Attention-dependent modulation of neural activity in primary sensorimotor cortex. Brain Behav. 2013 Mar;3(2):54-66. doi: 10.1002/brb3.114. Epub 2013 Jan 4. PubMed PMID: 23532795; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3607147.
  • 10: Milnik A, Roggenbuck D, Conrad K, Bartels C. Acute inflammatory neuropathy with monoclonal anti-GM2 IgM antibodies, IgM-κ paraprotein and additional autoimmune processes in association with a diffuse large B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Jan 21;2013. pii: bcr1120115087. doi: 10.1136/bcr-11-2011-5087. PubMed PMID: 23341581; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3603427.
  • 11: Milnik A, Gazis A, Tammer I, Bartels C. Immunocompetent young man with cerebral abscess and cortical venous infarction mimicking cerebritis caused by Gemella morbillorum. BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Jan 25;2013. pii: bcr2012007252. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2012-007252. PubMed PMID: 23355562; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3603652.
  • 12: Weyers P, Milnik A, Müller C, Pauli P. How to choose a seat in theatres: always sit on the right side? Laterality. 2006 Mar;11(2):181-93. PubMed PMID: 16513577.