Participants

You will find here the list of the 64 EPN participants, organized by locations.

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Austria

 

Innsbruck

Alexander Karabatsiakis, PhD

Molecular Psychotraumatology, Clinical Psychology, University of Innsbruck

Alexander.Karabatsiakis(at)uibk.ac.at

Main areas (selected):  Immunopsychiatry; Immune consequences of stress;

Selected publications

 

Vienna

Lynn Chiu, PhD

Konrad Lorenz Institute

lynnchiu(at)philscicomm.com

Main areas (selected): Brain-gut and gut-brain axes

Homepage    Twitter    Selected publications

 

 

Bulgaria

 

Plovdiv

Mariya Ivanovska, MD PhD

Department of microbiology and immunology, Medical University

and Laboratory of Clinical Immunology, University hospital ”St. George”

mariya.ivanovska(at)mu-plovdiv.bg

Main areas (selected): Immune-to-brain and brain-to-immune communication pathwaysImmune consequences of stress;

Homepage    Facebook    Selected publications

 

 

Canada (with strong European link)

 

Hamilton, Ontario

Giada De Palma, PhD

Bercik-Collins Laboratory, McMaster University

depalma(at)mcmaster.ca

Main areas (selected): Immune-to-brain and brain-to-immune communication pathways;

Selected publications

 

 

Denmark

 

Copenhagen

Michael Benros, PhD

Mental Health Center Copenhagen

Michael.Eriksen.Benros(at)regionh.dk

Main areas (selected): Immunopsychiatry

Twitter    Selected publications

 

 

France

 

Bordeaux

Nathalie Castanon, PhD

University of Bordeaux, NutriNeuro Laboratory

nathalie.castanon(at)inrae.fr

Main areas (selected): Immunopsychiatry; Nutritional modulation of behavior

Homepage    Selected publications

 

Muriel Darnaudéry, PhD, Professor

University of Bordeaux, NutriNeuro Laboratory

muriel.darnaudery(at)u-bordeaux.fr

Main areas (selected): Brain-gut and gut-brain axes; Nutritional modulation of behavior

Homepage    Selected publications

 

Jan-Pieter Konsman, PhD

Aquitaine Institute for Cognitive and Integrative Neuroscience, CNRS

jan-pieter.konsman(at)u-bordeaux.fr

Main areas (selected): Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challengesImmune-to-brain and brain-to-immune communication pathways

Selected publications

 
Sophie Layé, PhD

NutriNeuro, INRAE

sophie.laye(at)inrae.fr

Main areas (selected): Nutritional modulation of behavior; Immunopsychiatry

Homepage    Twitter    Selected publications

 
Agnes Nadjar, PhD

Neurocentre Magendie

agnes.nadjar(at)u-bordeaux.fr

Main areas (selected): Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challengesNutritional modulation of behavior

Homepage    Twitter    Selected publications

 

 

Paris

Tarek Sharshar, Professor

Neuro-Intensive Care Unit, GHU-Paris, University of Paris

t.sharshar(at)ghu-paris.fr.

Main areas (selected): Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challenges; Immune-to-brain and brain-to-immune communication pathways

Selected publications

 

 

Rouen

Sergueï Fetissov, PhD

Inserm UMR1239 Neuroendocrine and neuronal differentiation and communication, University of Rouen

Serguei.Fetissov(at)univ-rouen.fr

Main areas (selected): ImmunopsychiatryBrain-gut and gut-brain axes

Selected publications

 

 

Germany

 

Berlin

Karin de Punder, PhD

Institute of Medical Psychology, Charité – Universitätsmedizin

karin.de-punder(at)charite.de

Main areas (selected): Immune consequences of stressImmunopsychiatry

Selected publications

 

 

Bochum

Sigrid Elsenbruch, PhD, Professor

Dept. of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, Faculty of Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum

sigrid.elsenbruch(at)rub.de

Main areas (selected): Role of the immune system in pain disordersBrain-gut and gut-brain axes

Selected publications

 

 

Dortmund

Silvia Capellino, PhD

Junior Research Group “Neuroimmunology”, Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors

Capellino(at)ifado.de

Main areas (selected): Immune consequences of stressImmunopsychiatry

Homepage    Twitter    Selected publications
 

 

Erlangen

Nicolas Rohleder, PhD, Professor

Chair of Health Psychology, Institute of Psychology, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

rohleder(at)brandeis.edu

Main areas (selected): Immune consequences of stressImmune-to-brain and brain-to-immune communication pathways

Homepage    Twitter    Selected publications
 

 

Essen

Sven Benson, PhD, Professor

Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital Essen

sven.benson(at)uk-essen.de

Main areas (selected): Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challenges; Role of the immune system in pain disorders

Homepage    Selected publications

 
Harald Engler, PhD, Professor

Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital Essen

harald.engler(at)uk-essen.de

Main areas (selected): Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challengesImmunopsychiatry

Homepage    Selected publications

 
Martin Hadamitzky, PhD

Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital Essen

martin.hadamitzky(at)uk-essen.de

Main areas (selected): Placebo immunomodulationImmune-to-brain and brain-to-immune communication pathways

Homepage    Twitter    Selected publications

 
Martin Schäfer, MD, Professor

Evang. Kliniken Essen-Mitte, Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Psychosomatics and Addiction Medicine

M.Schaefer(at)kem-med.com

Main areas (selected): Immunopsychiatry; Role of the immune system in the diseases of the central nervous system

Selected publications

 
Manfred Schedlowski, PhD, Professor

Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Immunobiology, University Hospital Essen

manfred.schedlowski(at)uk-essen.de

Main areas (selected): Placebo immunomodulation; Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challenges

Homepage
 

 

Giessen

Christoph Rummel, PhD

Institute for Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen

Christoph.D.Rummel(at)vetmed.uni-giessen.de

Main areas (selected): Obesity and neuro-immune interactionsImmune-to-brain and brain-to-immune communication pathways

Selected publications

 
Eva Peters, PhD, Professor

Psychoneuroimmunology Laboratory, Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen

eva.peters(at)eva-peters.com

Main areas (selected): Immune consequences of stress; Brain-skin and skin-brain axis

Homepage

 

 

Hannover

Karsten Krüger, PhD, Professor

Institute of Sports Science, Dept. of Exercise and Health, Leibniz University

karsten.krueger(at)sportwiss.uni-hannover.de

Main areas (selected): Immune consequences of stress; Exercise, brain and immune interactions

Homepage    Selected publications

 

 

Regensburg

Rainer H Straub, PhD, Professor

Lab. of Experimental Rheumatology and Neuroendocrine Immunology, University Hospital

rainer.straub(at)ukr.de

Main areas (selected): Immune consequences of stressObesity and neuro-immune interactions

Homepage    Selected publications

 

 

Irland

 

Dublin

Colm Cunningham, PhD

Cunningham group, Trinity Inst. of Neurosciences, Trinity college Dublin

colm.cunningham(at)tcd.ie

Main areas (selected): Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challenges; Immunopsychiatry

Homepage    Twitter    Selected publications

 

 

Israel

 

Haifa

Asya Rolls, PhD

Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Technion- Israel Institute of Technology

rolls(at)tx.technion.ac.il

Main areas (selected): Immunopsychiatry; Placebo immunomodulation

Homepage    Twitter    Selected publications

 

 

Jerusalem

Raz Yirmiya, PhD, Professor

Laboratory for Psychoneuroimmunology, Hebrew University

razyirmiya(at)huji.ac.il

Main areas (selected): Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challenges; Immunopsychiatry

Homepage    Selected publications

 

 

Tel Aviv

Shamgar Ben-Eliyahu, PhD, Professor

Neuroimmunology Research Unit, Tel Aviv University

shamgar(at)post.tau.ac.il

Main areas (selected): Immune consequences of stressImmune-to-brain and brain-to-immune communication pathways

Homepage    Selected publications

 

Itay Ricon-Becker, PhD student

Neuroimmunology Research Unit, Tel Aviv University

itayrico(at)mail.tau.ac.il

Main areas (selected): Immune consequences of stress; Immunopsychiatry

Homepage    Selected publications

 

 

Italy

 

Varese

Marco Cosentino, PhD

Center of Research in Medical Pharmacology, University of Insubria

Marco.Cosentino(at)uninsubria.it

Main areas (selected): Role of the immune system in the diseases of the central nervous systemImmune-to-brain and brain-to-immune communication pathways

Homepage    Twitter    Facebook    Selected publications

 
Franca Marino, PhD

Center of Research in Medical Pharmacology, University of Insubria

Franca.Marino(at)uninsubria.it

Main areas (selected): Role of the immune system in the diseases of the central nervous systemImmune-to-brain and brain-to-immune communication pathways

Homepage    Selected publications

 

 

The Netherlands

 

Amsterdam

Jos Bosch, PhD

Clinical Psychobiology lab, University of Amsterdam, Department of Clinical Psychology

J.A.Bosch(a)uva.nl

Main areas (selected): Role of the immune system in motivational processes and fatigue; Immune consequences of stress

Homepage    Selected publications

 

 

Groningen

Ulrich Eisel, PhD, Professor

GELIFES, Molecular Neurobiology, University of Groningen

u.l.m.eisel(at)rug.nl

Main areas (selected): ImmunopsychiatryRole of the immune system in the diseases of the central nervous system

Homepage    Selected publications

 

Regien Schoemaker, PhD

GELIFES, Molecular Neurobiology, University of Groningen

r.g.schoemaker(at)umcg.nl

Main areas (selected): Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challengesImmune-to-brain and brain-to-immune communication pathways

Selected publications

 

 

Nijmegen

Marieke van der Schaaf, PhD

Radboud UMC, dept of Psychiatry, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Centre for Neuroimaging

M.vanderschaaf(at)donders.ru.nl

Main areas (selected): Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challengesRole of the immune system in motivational processes and fatigue

Homepage    Twitter    Selected publications

 

 

Utrecht

S. Mechiel Korte, PhD

NeuroImmunoPharmacology, UIPS, Utrecht University

S.M.Korte(at)uu.nl

Main areas (selected): ImmunopsychiatryRole of the immune system in motivational processes and fatigue

Homepage    Twitter    Selected publications

 

 

Norway

 

Oslo

Henrik Børsting Jacobsen, PhD

Mind-Body Lab, University of Oslo

h.b.jacobsen(at)psykologi.uio.no

Main areas (selected): Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challenges; Immune consequences of stress

Homepage    Selected publications

 
Soili Lehto, MD PhD

Institute of Clinical Medicine / Psychiatry, University of Oslo

s.m.lehto(at)medisin.uio.no

Main areas (selected): Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challenges; Immunopsychiatry

Homepage    Selected publications

 

 

Ottestad

Helge Toft, PhD

NIDARC

Helge.Prytz.Toft(at)sykehuset-innlandet.no

Main areas (selected): Immunopsychiatry

Selected publications

 

 

Serbia

 

Belgrade

Đorđe Miljković, PhD

Neuroimmunology, IBISS, University of Belgrade

georgije_zw(at)yahoo.com

Main areas (selected): Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challengesBrain-gut and gut-brain axes

Homepage    Facebook    Selected publications

 

 

Switzerland

 

Zurich

Annina Seiler, PhD

Department of Consultation-Liaison-Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine, University Hospital of Zurich

annina.seiler(at)usz.ch

Main areas (selected): Immune-to-brain and brain-to-immune communication pathwaysBrain-gut and gut-brain axes

Homepage    Selected publications

 

 

Sweden

 

Linköping

Anders Blomqvist, PhD

Division of Neurobiology, Dept Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty Medicine and Health, Linköping University

anders.blomqvist(at)liu.se

Main areas (selected): Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challengesImmune-to-brain and brain-to-immune communication pathways

Selected publications
 

 

Stockholm

Anna Andreasson, PhD

Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University

and Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet

anna.andreasson(at)su.se

Main areas (selected): Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challengesBrain-gut and gut-brain axes

Homepage    Selected publications

 
John Axelsson, PhD, Professor

Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University

and Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet

john.axelsson(at)su.se

Main areas (selected): Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challengesRole of the immune system in motivational processes and fatigue

Homepage    Selected publications

 

Leonie Balter, PhD

Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University

leonie.balter(at)su.se

Main areas (selected): Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challenges; Role of the immune system in motivational processes and fatigue

 

Lina Hansson, MSc

Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University

and Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet

lina.hansson(at)su.se

Main areas (selected): Role of the immune system in motivational processes and fatigue

 

Martin Jonsjö, PhD

Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University

martin.jonsjo(at)ki.se

Main areas (selected): Role of the immune system in pain disorders; Role of the immune system in motivational processes and fatigue

Selected publications

 

Bianka Karshikoff, PhD

Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet

bianka.karshikoff(at)ki.se

Main areas (selected): Role of the immune system in pain disordersBehavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challenges

Selected publications

 
Eva Kosek, PhD

Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet

eva.kosek(at)ki.se

Main areas (selected): Role of the immune system in pain disordersImmune-to-brain and brain-to-immune communication pathways

Homepage

 

Julie Lasselin, PhD

Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet

and Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University

julie.lasselin(at)su.se

Main areas (selected): Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challenges; Role of the immune system in motivational processes and fatigue

Homepage    Twitter    Selected publications

 
Mats Lekander, PhD, Professor

Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University

and Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet

mats.lekander(at)ki.se

Main areas (selected): Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challengesRole of the immune system in motivational processes and fatigue

Homepage    Twitter    Selected publications

 
Kristoffer Månsson, PhD

Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet

kristoffer.mansson(at)ki.se

Main areas (selected): Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challenges; Immunopsychiatry

Homepage    Twitter

 
Shireen Sindi, PhD

Nordic Brain Network, Karolinska Institutet

shireen.sindi(at)ki.se

Main areas (selected): Brain-gut and gut-brain axes

Homepage    Twitter    Selected publications
 

 

United Kingdom

 

Cambridge

Golam Khandaker, PhD

Inflammation and Psychiatry Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge

gmk24(at)medschl.cam.ac.uk

Main areas (selected): ImmunopsychiatryRole of the immune system in the diseases of the central nervous system

Homepage    Selected publications

 

 

Cardiff

Neil Harrison, PhD, Professor

Immunopsychiatry Group, CUBRIC, Cardiff University

HarrisonN4(at)cardiff.ac.uk

Main areas (selected): ImmunopsychiatryBehavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challenges

Homepage    Twitter     Selected publications

 

 

London

Carmine Pariante, PhD, Professor

Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London

carmine.pariante(at)kcl.ac.uk

Main areas (selected): ImmunopsychiatryBehavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challenges

Homepage    Twitter

 

 

United States (with strong European link)

 

Houston, Texas

Robert Dantzer, PhD, Professor

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Rdantzer(at)mdanderson.org

Main areas (selected): Role of the immune system in motivational processes and fatigueImmune-to-brain and brain-to-immune communication pathways

Selected publications

 
Cobi Heijnen, PhD, Professor

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

CJHeijnen(at)mdanderson.org

Main areas (selected): Role of the immune system in pain disordersImmune-to-brain and brain-to-immune communication pathways

 
Annemieke Kavelaars, PhD, Professor

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

AKavelaars(at)mdanderson.org

Main areas (selected): Role of the immune system in pain disordersImmune-to-brain and brain-to-immune communication pathways

Twitter     Selected publications

 
Tamara Lacourt, PhD

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

tlacourt(at)mdanderson.org

Main areas (selected): Role of the immune system in motivational processes and fatigueBehavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challenges

Twitter     Selected publications

 

 

East Lansing, Michigan

Geoffroy Laumet, PhD

Michigan State University

laumetge(at)msu.edu

Main areas (selected): Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challengesRole of the immune system in pain disorders;

Homepage    Twitter    Selected publications

 

 

San Diego, California

Jan Sebastian Grigoleit, PhD

Janssen Research & Development, Neuroscience Therapeutic Area

jgrigole(at)its.jnj.com

Main areas (selected): Behavioral and neuronal consequences of immune challengesRole of the immune system in the diseases of the central nervous system

Selected publications