Welcome to the research website of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Mainz.
We focus on the following main research area:
The major research groups in our department are:
Our Department is an active member of the Focus Program Translational Neurosciences (FTN) at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz and is also a member of the rhine main neuroscience network (rmn2), a research network between the universities of Frankfurt and Mainz and several other research institutions in the Rhine-Main-area. Researcher from our Department are also an integral part of a new research center founded in 2014, which focuses on resilience to stress, the German Resilience Center (Deutsches Resilienz Zentrum, DRZ).
The Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy is part of the following main research consortia:
CRC 1193 of the German Research Foundation: “Neurobiology of resilience”: http://www.ftn.uni-mainz.de/eng/251.php
German Resilience Center funded by Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation and the Ministry of Science of Rhineland Palatinate: https://www.german-resilience-center.uni-mainz.de/
EU Horizon 2020 project DynaMORE (Dynamic MOdelling of REsilience): https://intresa.org/
BMBF-ESCAlife (Evidence-based, Stepped Care of ADHD along the life-span): http://www.esca-life.org/
Research group of the Volkswagenstiftung “Independence of research”: https://independenceofresearch.org/
BMBF research consortium “Transfer of cognitive training gains in cognitively healthy aging: Mechanisms and Modulators”
Furthermore, our research is also supported by private foundations. This is particularly the case in the field of dementia research. The Alfons Geib Foundation for the Study of Alzheimer's Dementia provides a valuable contribution to support both patient-oriented research and basic research in this field (more about foundations of university medicine: http://www.unimedizin-mainz.de/ueber-uns/stiftung-universitaetsmedizin.html.
For more information see left column.