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Prof. Dr.
Oliver Tüscher

Group leader; Director, FTN/DRZ - Clinical Investigation Center (CIC); Vice-Chair and Attending, Dept. of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Contact

Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
University Medical Center
Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Untere Zahlbacher Str. 8
55131 Mainz

+49 (0) 6131 17 2920

CRC 1193 PROJECTS

Expertise

Cognitive Neuroscience

Neurobiology of emotion regulation and interference control (ERIC) in health (neurophysiology), prevention (resilience) and disease (emotion regulation and impulse control disorders like ADHD & BPD) and Translational Neuropsychiatry of (rare) neurodegenerative disorders (Diagnosis & Treatment of atypical Parkinson Syndromes, Primary progressive aphasias, PPA, Huntington’s Disease). 

Vita

Since 08/2016

Full Professor of Clinical Resilience Research and Neuropsychiatry

Since 02/2015

Vice-chair, Dept. of Psychiatry, Univ. of Mainz, Germany

Since 08/2013

Attending in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

07/2013

Board certification for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

01/2011 – 07/2013

Assistant Attending of Neurology in Psychiatry (Memory Clinic), University Hospital Mainz, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

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, Univ. of Mainz, Germany

04/2006 – 10/2010

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

Publications

Kalisch R, Müller MB, Tüscher O (2015) A conceptual framework for the neurobiological study of resilience. Behav Brain Sci 38:e92(1-21).

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Sebastian A*, Jung P*, Neuhoff J, Wibral M, Fox PT, Lieb K, Fries P, Eickhoff SB, Tüscher O*, Mobascher A* (2015) 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):1635-51. *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 143:850-86.

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Jacob GA, Zvonik K, Kamphausen S, Sebastian A, Maier S, Philipsen A, Tebartz van Elst L, Lieb K, Tüscher O (2013) Emotional modulation of motor response inhibition in women with borderline personality disorder: an fMRI study. J Psychiatry Neurosci 38:164-72.

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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 64:601-5.

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Coordinating Functions

Since 07/2014

Director, Clinical Investigation Center (CIC), of the Focus Program Translational Neuroscience (FTN)/German Resilience Center (DRZ) Mainz

Editorial and Scientific Advisory Board

Editorial Board Member (Review editor): Frontiers in Neuropsychiatric Imaging and Stimulation

Awards, Grants and Honor

07/2015 – 12/2018

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

02/2015

Tertio loco listing for W3-professorship “Translational Psychiatry”, Münster

10/2014 – 09/2017

Co-PI DFG funded project on imaging of Anorexia nervosa (JO 744/2-1) Joos, Zeeck, Tebartz van Elst, Tüscher

07/2013 – 06/2016

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

08/2013 – 12/2013

Projektförderung Forschungsschwerpunkt Neuronale Koordination Frankfurt NeFF im Rahmen der Exzellenz-Förderung des Landes Hessen (LOEWE)

01/2011 – 12/2014

DFG/ORA-Sachbeihilfe "Emotionale Dysregulation und Bedrohungsbias bei Borderline-PS: Die Veränderung von Gehirnaktivierungen und Informationsverarbeitung durch psychologische Behandlung" Jacob, Domes, Tuschen-Caffier, Tüscher

01/2008 – 09/2011

BMBF – Initiative Research collaborations on cognitive performance and relevant disorders in humans: Neural circuitry of impulse control.

06/2007 – 12/2009

DFG-Sachbeihilfe „Emotionale Modulation der Impulskontrolle: eine fMRT-Studie bei der BPS“ Jacob, Lieb, Tebartz van Elst, Tüscher

07/2006 – 12/2006

Incoming-Stipend Medical School, University Freiburg

10/1999 – 05/2000

DAAD-Stipend IAS-Programm

03/1996 – 03/1999

DFG-Stipend Graduiertenkolleg Molekulare und zelluläre Neurobiologie

03/1995 – 11/2000

Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

Memberships

Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie (DGPPN)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Biologische Psychiatrie (DGBP)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Neurologie (DGN)