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Prof. Dr.
Mathias Schreckenberger

Professor, Head of the Department of Nuclear Medicine

Contact

Department of Nuclear Medicine
University Medical Center
Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Langenbeckstr. 1
55131 Mainz

+49 (0) 6131 17 7124

CRC 1193 PROJECTS

Expertise

PET imaging of the dopaminergic system in addiction and substance abuse, PET imaging of the central opioidergic system in sensory perception and pain disorders, Imaging of the neurobiological correlates of personality traits (opioidergic, dopaminergic, and cannabinoidergic transmission)

Vita

Since 10/2008

Full Professor (W3) and Head of the Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mainz

2006 – 2008

Head (prov.) of the Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mainz

2003

Associate Professor (C3) of Nuclear Medicine

2000 – 2006

Deputy Head of the Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center Mainz

1999 – 2000

Senior Physician of Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center, RWTH Aachen

1994 – 1999

Professional training in Nuclear Medicine, University Medical Center, RWTH Aachen

1991 – 1994

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuroanatomy, Neuro-ophthalmology and Neurology, Universities of Erlangen-Nürnberg and Mainz

Publications

Miederer I, Uebbing K, Röhrich J, Maus S, Bausbacher N, Krauter K, Weyer-Elberich V, Lutz B, Schreckenberger M, Urban R. (2017) Effects of tetrahydrocannabinol on glucose uptake in the rat brain. Neuropharmacology 117:273-281. 

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Schneider M, Kasanetz F, Lynch DL, Friemel CM, Lassalle O, Hurst DP, Steindel F, Monory K, Schäfer C, Miederer I, Leweke FM, Schreckenberger M, Lutz B, Reggio PH, Manzoni OJ, Spanagel R (2015) Enhanced Functional Activity of the Cannabinoid Type-1 Receptor Mediates Adolescent Behavior. J Neurosci 35:13975-88.

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Miederer I, Maus S, Zwiener I, Podoprygorina G, Meshcheryakov D, Lutz B, Schreckenberger M (2013) Evaluation of cannabinoid type 1 receptor expression in the rat brain using [¹⁸F]MK-9470 microPET. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 40:1739-47.

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Mueller C, Klega A, Buchholz HG, Rolke R, Magerl W, Schirrmacher R, Schirrmacher E, Birklein F, Treede RD, Schreckenberger M (2010) Basal opioid receptor binding is associated with differences in sensory perception in healthy human subjects: a [18F]diprenorphine PET study. Neuroimage 49:731-7.

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Fehr C, Yakushev I, Hohmann N, Buchholz HG, Landvogt C, Deckers H, Eberhardt A, Kläger M, Smolka MN, Scheurich A, Dielentheis T, Schmidt LG, Rösch F, Bartenstein P, Gründer G, Schreckenberger M (2008) Association of low striatal dopamine D2 receptor availability with nicotine dependence similar to that seen with other drugs of abuse. Am J Psychiatry 165:507-14.

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Coordinating Functions

Member of the Board for radiation protection in medicine (LÄK Rheinland-Pfalz)

Member of the Board for quality supervision (“Ärztliche Stelle”) in Nuclear Medicine (LÄK Rheinland-Pfalz)

Awards, Grants and Honor

2000

Research Award of the BGN (Bav. Soc. Nucl. Med.)

2010

Full Member „Akademie gemeinnütziger Wissenschaften zu Erfurt“

Memberships

Member of the Brain Imaging Council (Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging)

Member of the Board for Neurological Nuclear Medicine (German Society of Nuclear Medicine)