29th September 2023
Our employee Adriane Icenhour is professor of affective neuroscience at the Ruhr University Bochum since September 2023. We would like to warmly congratulate you on this. You can find out more about this here.
04th August 2023
Our new publication in the Journal of Crohn's and Colitis compares pain processing between patients with ulcerative colitis and irritable bowel syndrome. The publication is available here.
27th June 2023
Our new publication in Brain, Behaviour and Immunity shows, that acute inflammation and depressed mood interact as vulnerability factors for pain. The publication is available here.
06th January 2023
Our new publication in Brain, Behaviour and Immunity shows, that acute inflammation impacts on neural circuitry during interoceptive fear extinction. Das publication is available here.
10th October 2022
As part of this year's Visceral Medicine conference, our colleague PD Dr. Adriane Icenhour was awarded the Foundation Prize for Neurogastroenterology by the German Society for Gastroenterology, Digestive and Metabolic Diseases (DGVS) for her research on the mechanisms of visceral pain. Congratulations!
27th September 2022
Our employee Robert Jan Pawlik successfully defended his doctoral thesis on November 27th, 2022 and received his doctorate from the psychological faculty of the Ruhr University Bochum. We would like to congratulate you on this!
23rd June 2022
At this year's conferences of the PsychoNeuroImmunology Research Society (PNIRS) and the German Endocrine Brain Immune Network (GEBIN), doctoral students Robert Jan Pawlik and Hanna Öhlmann were each honored for their work on extinction learning in the context of acute and chronic inflammation. We would like to congratulate you on this!
07th January 2022
New collaborative work was published. Have a look at two important publications on irritable bowel syndrom and on behavioural interventions for disorders of gut-brain intereaction.
10th December 2021
Our employee Dr. Adriane Icenhour received her habilitation from the Medical Faculty of the University of Duisburg-Essen on December 9th, 2021. We would like to congratulate you on this!
20th October 2021
Our new publication in Frontiers in Neurology shows partly distinct alterations in brain morphology in patients with chronic-inflammatory and functional bowel disorders. The project is available here.
04th June 2021
At the end of the course, the students of WS 20/21 got creative. You can see some of the great work here.
27th May 2021
How can genes be switched on and off? For the fifth episode of the podcast “Kannste vergessen?”, Rainer Holl welcomes Robert Kumsta, Professor of Genetic Psychology at the Ruhr University in Bochum. Look forward to a crash course in epigenetics! Available here.