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ZI-HUb has set up a joint virtual research colloquium to foster interaction between the sites by regular exchange on ongoing research. In each colloquium, two researchers from either ZI, Heidelberg or Ulm present their work.


The following joint colloquia have been realized:


1st ZIHUb Research Colloquium – Presentation of the three sites

  • Prof. Dr. Sabine Herpertz, Heidelberg University

  • Prof. Dr. Jörg Fegert, Ulm UNiversity

  • Prof. Dr. Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, ZI

  • Prof. Dr. Dr. Tobias Banaschewski, ZI


2nd ZIHUb Research Colloquium

  • Prof. Dr. Valery Grinevich, Neuropeptides in Psychiatry, ZI: Novel oxytocin circuits and targets orchestrating socio-emotional behaviors

  • Prof. Dr. Uli Ebner-Priemer, Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, ZI & KIT: E-diaries and digital phenotyping to understand and predict psychopathology


3rd ZIHUb Research Colloquium

  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Becker, Ulm/Günzburg: Understanding complex psychosocial interventions for people with severe mental illness

  • Prof. Dr. Prof. Dr. Stefan Reber, Psychosomatik, Ulm: A translational approach to understand, prevent and treat stress-associated disorders

4th ZIHUb Research Colloquium

  • Prof. Dr. Svenja Taubner, University of Heidelberg From neurobiology to treatment – the development of a therapeutic program for Conduct Disorder

  • Prof. Dr. Hans-Christoph Friederich, University of Heidelberg Mechanism of change in psychotherapy and its digital translation

5th ZIHUb Research Colloquium

  • Prof. Dr. Daniel Durstewitz, Theoretical Neuroscience, ZI, Deep learning of dynamical systems for diagnosis, prognosis and intervention in psychiatry

  • Prof. Dr. Gerhard Gründer & Lea Mertens, Molecular Psychiatry, ZI, Propsychotherapeutic and psychedelic pharmacology: Towards a Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research at CIMH


6th ZIHUb Research Colloquium

  • PD Dr. Stephanie Bauer, University of Heidelberg, Digital interventions to enhance the reach, continuity, and outcome of mental healthcare

  • Apl. Prof. Dr. Jonas Tesarz, University of Heidelberg, Embodied trauma, ecological distress, and emerging early interventions

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