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Prof. Dr. Oliver Tüscher

Research Group Leader and Head of Clinical Investigation Center LIR, Professor for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz

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Leibniz-Institut für Resilienzforschung gGmbH
Untere Zahlbacher Straße 8
55131 Mainz

+49 (0)6131 17-7363
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General Information
Year of Birth

1971

Current Position

Research Group Leader and Head of Clinical Investigation Center (CIC), Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research (LIR), Mainz, Germany

Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany

University training and degrees
10/1992 – 09/1995

Medical School, University of Bochum, Germany

10/1995 – 11/2000

Medical School, University of Heidelberg, Germany

 

Advanced academic qualifications
12/2011

Habilitation for Neurology: “Neurobehavioral mechanisms of emotion processing” University of Freiburg, Germany (supervisor: Prof. C. Weiller)

03/1996 – 03/1999

Graduate program in Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology, equivalent to American M.D./Ph.D. programs, Prof. Dr. W. B. Huttner, Department of Neurobiology, University of Heidelberg, Germany, graduated 02/2002 with Dr. med.

 

Postgraduate professional career
Since 01/2020

Research Group Leader and Head of the Clinical Investigation Center (CIC) at the Leibniz Institute for Resilience Research (LIR), Mainz, Germany

Since 01/2018

Research Group Leader and Head of the Clinical Investigation Center (CIC) at the German Resilience Center (DRZ) Mainz, Germany        

Since 08/2016

W2-Professor of Clinical Resilience Research at the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and the German Resilience Center (DRZ) Mainz

Since 02/2015

Vice-chair, Dept. of Psychiatry, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany

Since 07/2014

Director, Clinical Investigation Center (CIC), DRZ Mainz, Germany

Since 08/2013

Attending in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

07/2013

Board certification for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Since 2012

Director, Center for Clinical Trials on Mental Disorders

Since 2010

Lab head, Emotion Regulation and Impulse Control Imaging Group (ERIC)

10/2010

Board certification for Neurology

04/2010 – to date

Residency, Dept. of Psychiatry, Prof. Dr. K. Lieb, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany

07/2009 – 10/2010

Residency, Dept. of Psychiatry, Prof. Dr. M. Berger, University of Freiburg, Germany

04/2006 – 10/2010

Head, Emotion Regulation and Impulse Control Imaging Group (ERIC) at the Freiburg Brain Imaging, University of Freiburg, Germany

04/2006 – 06/2009

Residency, Dept. of Neurology, Prof. Dr. C. Weiller, University of Freiburg, Germany

02/2003 – 03/2006

Postdoc and supervised consultant service Div. of Neuropsychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Prof. Dr. D. Silbersweig, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA

04/2001 – 01/2003

Residency (22 months), Departement of Neurology, Prof. Dr. C. Weiller, UKE, University of Hamburg, Germany

 

Other professional activities or honors
01/2019

Secondo loco appointment listing for W3-Prof. (Chair), Univ. Oldenburg

04/2018 – 03/2022

EU2020-777084 “DynaMORE” personalised in-silico model of mental health in the face of adversity, e.g., stress resilience, Work package leader

06/2018

Quarto loco appointment listing for W3-Prof. (Chair), Univ. Lübeck

07/2016 – 06/2020

DFG-CRC 1193 Neurobiology of resilience PI SP C04 with M. Wibral

02/2016

Secondo loco appointment listing for W2-Prof. Psychiatry, Univ. of Würzburg

07/2015 – 06/2019

PI (Functional Imaging) BMBF-Collaborative Research Project Normal aging: „Transfer of cognitive training gains in cognitively healthy aging“

07/2013 – 06/2016

Landesförderung Stiftung Rheinland-Pfalz für Innovation: „Mainzer Resilienz-Projekt (MARP)“ Kalisch, Lieb, Nitsch, Zipp, Mobascher, Tüscher

05/2000

DAAD-Stipend IAS-Programm

03/1996 – 03/1999

DFG-Stipend Graduiertenkolleg Molekulare und zelluläre Neurobiologie

11/2000

Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

 

Selected Publications

Gerlicher AVM, Tüscher O, Kalisch (2018) Dopamine-dependent prefrontal reactivations explain long-term benefit of fear extinction. Nat Commun 9(1):4294. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-06785-y. Erratum in: Nat Commun 2019 10(1):471.

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Sebastian A, Rössler K, Wibral M, Mobascher A, Lieb K, Jung P, Tüscher O (2017) Neural architecture of selective stopping strategies: distinct brain activity patterns are associated with attentional capture but not with outright stopping. J Neurosci 37(40):9785–9794.

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Sebastian A, Jung P, Neuhoff J, Wibral M, Fox PT, Lieb K, Fries P, Eickhoff SB, Tüscher O*, Mobascher A* (2016) Dissociable attentional and inhibitory networks of dorsal and ventral areas of the right inferior frontal cortex: a combined task-specific and coordinate-based meta-analytic fMRI study. Brain Struct Funct 221(3):1635–1651. *equal contribution

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Kalisch R, Müller MB, Tüscher O (2015) A conceptual framework for the neurobiological study of resilience. Behav Brain Sci 38:e92. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X1400082X.

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Endres K, Fahrenholz F, Lotz J, Hiemke C, Teipel S, Lieb K, Tüscher O*, Fellgiebel A* (2014) Increased CSF APPs-α levels in patients with Alzheimer disease treated with acitretin. Neurology 83:1930–1935. *equal contribution

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Stahl C, Voss A, Schmitz F, Nuszbaum M, Tüscher O, Lieb K, Klauer KC (2014) Behavioral components of impulsivity. J Exp Psychol Gen 143:850–886.

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Maier SJ, Szalkowski A, Kamphausen S, Feige B, Perlov E, Kalisch R, Jacob GA, Philipsen A, Tüscher O*, van Elst LT* (2014) Altered cingulate and amygdala response towards threat and safe cues in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Psychol Med 44:85–98. *equal contribution

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Sebastian A, Pohl MF, Klöppel S, Feige B, Lange T, Stahl C, Voss A, Klauer KC, Lieb K, Tüscher O (2013) Disentangling common and specific neural subprocesses of response inhibition. Neuroimage 64:601–615.

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Hellwig S, Amtage F, Kreft A, Buchert R, Winz OH, Vach W, Spehl TS, Rijntjes M, Hellwig B, Weiller C, Winkler C, Weber WA, Tüscher O, Meyer PT (2012) [¹⁸F]FDG-PET is superior to [¹²³I]IBZM-SPECT for the differential diagnosis of parkinsonism. Neurology 79:1314–1322.

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Silbersweig D, Clarkin JF, Goldstein M, Kernberg OF, Tüscher O, Levy KN, Brendel G, Pan H, Beutel M, Pavony MT, Epstein J, Lenzenweger MF, Thomas KM, Posner MI, Stern E (2007) Failure of frontolimbic inhibitory function in the context of negative emotion in borderline personality disorder. Am J Psychiatry 164:1832–1841.

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