AG Molekulare Psychotraumatologie

Projektleitung

  • Prof. Dr. Iris-Tatjana Kolassa

Team

  • Dr. Alexander Karabatsiakis
  • Dr. Hannah Gola
  • Traudl Hiller (MTA)
  • M. Sc. Christina Böck
  • Lic. Biol. Laura Ramo
  • M.Sc. Manuela Rappel
  • Cand. Dr. med. Benjamin Weber
  • M.Sc. Alexandra König
  • M.Sc. Verena Nold
  • M.Sc. Anja Gumpp
Copyright © 2014 • Heiko Grandel • Universitätsklinikum Ulm

Forschungsthemen

  • Genetik und Epigenetik von Missbrauchs-, Misshandlungs- & Vernachlässigungserfahrungen in der Kindheit
  • Psychoneuroimmunologische Konsequenzen bei Stress und Trauma
  • Psychologische und biologische Auswirkungen von Missbrauchs-, Misshandlungs- & Vernachlässigungserfahrungen in der Kindheit
  • Transdisziplinäre Traumaforschung

Drittmittel

  • 04/2009-03/2014 DFG Emmy Noether-Nachwuchsgruppe innerhalb der DFG-Forschergruppe Science of Social Stress zum Thema Stress- und Trauma-assoziierte immunologische Veränderungen und ihre Auswirkungen auf die Gesundheit.

  • 01/2013-12/2016 BMBF: Stress resilience in the transgenerational transmission of childhood maltreatment. J. Fegert (Koordinator), H. Gündel, I.-T. Kolassa

Ausgewählte Publikationen

  • Boeck, C., Krause, S., Karabatsiakis, A., Schury, K., Gündel, H., Waller, C., Kolassa, I.-T. (2017). History of child maltreatment and telomere length in immune cell subsets: Associations with stress and attachment-related hormones. Development and Psychopathology. Epub ahead of print.

  • Schury, K., Koenig, A. M., Isele, D., Hulbert, A.-L., Krause, S., Umlauft, M., Kolassa, S., Ziegenhain, U., Karabatsiakis, A., Reister, F., Gündel, H., Fegert, J.M., Kolassa, I.-T. (2017). Alterations of hair cortisol and dehydroepiandrosterone in mother-infant-dyads with maternal childhood maltreatment. BMC Psychiatry, 17:e213.

  • Schury, K., Zimmermann, J., Umlauft, M., Hulbert, A. L., Gündel, H., Ziegenhain, U., Kolassa, I.-T. (2017). Childhood maltreatment, postnatal distress and the protective role of social support. Child Abuse and Neglect, 67, 228-239.

  • Boeck, C., Koenig, A. M., Schury, K., Geiger, M. L., Karabatsiakis, A., Wilker, S., Waller, C., Gündel, H., Fegert, J. M., Calzia, E., Kolassa, I.-T. (2016). Inflammation in adult women with a history of child maltreatment: the involvement of mitochondrial alterations and oxidative stress. Mitochondrion, 30, 197-207.

  • Koenig, A. M., Schury, K., Reister, F., Köhler-Dauner, F., Schauer, M., Ruf-Leuschner, M., Gündel, H., Ziegenhain, U., Fegert, J. M., & Kolassa, I.-T. (2016). Psychosocial risk factors for child welfare among expectant mothers with a history of childhood maltreatment and neglect. Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde, 76(3), 261-267. DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-111172.

  • Ramo-Fernández, L., Schneider, A., Wilker, S., Kolassa, I.-T. (2015). Epigenetic alterations associated with war trauma and childhood maltreatment. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 33, 701-721.

  • Karabatsiakis, A., Hamuni, G., Wilker, S., Kolassa, S., Renu, D., Kadereit, S., Schauer, M., Hennessy, T. & Kolassa, I.-T. (2015). Metabolite profiling in posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Molecular Psychiatry 3(1):2. 

  • Karabatsiakis, A., Böck, C., Manrique, J.S., Kolassa, S., Calzia, E., Dietrich, D.E., Kolassa, I.-T. (2014). Mitochondrial respiration in peripheral blood mononuclear cells correlates with depressive subsymptoms and severity of major depression. Translational Psychiatry, 4:e397. [pdf]

  • Morath, J.*, Moreno-Villanueva, M.*, Hamuni, G., Kolassa, S., Ruf, M., Schauer, M., Bürkle, A., Elbert, T., Kolassa, I.-T. (2014). Effects of psychotherapy on DNA strand break accumulation originating from traumatic stress. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 83:e289-297. [pdf]

  • Papassotiropoulos, A., Gerhards, C., Heck, A., Ackermann, S., Aerni, A., Demougin, P., Elbert, T., Ertl, V., Gschwind, L., Hanser, E., Huynh, K.-D., Jessen, F., Kolassa, I.-T., Muhs, A., Paganetti, P., Spalek, K., Vogler, C., Pfeifer, A., de Quervain, D. (2013). Human genome-guided identification of memory-modulating drugs. PNAS, 110(46):e4369-74. [pdf]

  • Moreno-Villanueva, M.*, Morath, J.*, Vanhooren, V., Elbert, T., Kolassa, S., Libert, C., Bürkle, A., Kolassa, I.-T. (2013). N-Glycosylation profiling of plasma provides evidence for accelerated physiological aging in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Translational Psychiatry, 3:e320. *equally contributing [pdf]

  • Sommershof, A.1, Aichinger, H.1, Adenauer, H., Catani, C., Boneberg, E., Engler, H., Elbert, T., Groettrup, M., Kolassa, I.-T. (2009). Substantial reduction of naïve and regulatory T cells following traumatic stress. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 23, 1117-1124. [pdf]