Meike D. Hettwer

Meike D. Hettwer

Doktorandin
Forschungsinteressen: • imaging genetics • neural correlates of risk and resilience to psychiatric disorders • functional networks and inter-hemispheric interactions • adaptation and plasticity

 

Akademischer Werdegang

seit 2020       Doktorandin, Max Planck School of Cognition, Leipzig
                        Promotionsarbeit an der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf & dem Forschungszentrum Jülich
                        Betreuer: Simon B. Eickhoff und Sofie L. Valk

2018–2020   Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Neuroscience, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt/Main

2015–2018   Bachelor of Science in Human Movement Science, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

 

Wissenschaftliche Preise und Stipendien

2019–2020   Deutschlandstipendium, Goethe Universität Frankfurt/Main & Merz Pharma
2019               Valedictorian/graduation award, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
2019               Valedictorian/graduation award, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt/Main
2018               DAAD Stipendium
2018               Jasso Stipendium
2017               DAAD Promo Stipendium
2014 & 2015 President's Honor Roll for outstanding students, Santa Barbara City College, CA, USA

 

Publikationen

Bittner, R. A., Barnes-Scheufler, C. V., Hettwer, M., Qubad, M., & Reif, A. (preprint). Pathophysiology and treatment of cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia.

Hettwer, M. D., Larivière, S., Park, B. Y., van den Heuvel OA, […], Eickhoff, S. B., & Valk, S. L. (in press). Coordinated cortical thickness alterations across six neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders. Nature Communications

Valk, S., & Hettwer, M. D. (in press)., Commentary on ‘Reproducible brain-wide association studies require thousands of individuals‘. Apuerto Neuro.

Bayrak, Ş., de Wael, R. V., Schaare, H. L., Hettwer, M. D., Caldairou, B., Bernasconi, A., [], & Valk, S. L. (2022). Heritability of hippocampal functional and microstructural organisation. NeuroImage, 264:119656. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2022.119656

Hettwer, M. D., Lancaster, T. M., Raspor, E., Hahn, P. K., Mota, N. R., Singer, W., […], & Bittner, R. A. (2022). Evidence from imaging resilience genetics for a protective mechanism against schizophrenia in the ventral visual pathway. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 48(3), 551-562.

Hettwer, M. D., Saberi, A., Fan, Y. S., & Valk, S. L. (2022). Schizophrenia and macroscale brain structure: Genes in context. Biological Psychiatry, 92(4), 258260.

Park, B. Y., Kebets, V., Larivière, S., Hettwer, M. D., Paquola, C., van Rooij, D., [], & Bernhardt, B. C. (2022). Multiscale neural gradients reflect transdiagnostic effects of major psychiatric conditions on cortical morphology. Communications Biology, 5(1):1024. doi:10.1038/s42003-022-03963-z

Sanfelici, R., Ruef, A., Antonucci, L. A., Penzel, N., Sotiras, A., Dong, M. S., Urquijo-Castro, M., Wenzel, J., Kambeitz-Ilankovic, L, Hettwer, M. D., […], & PRONIA Consortium. (2022). Novel gyrification networks reveal links with psychiatric risk factors in early illness. Cerebral Cortex, 32(8), 16251636.

Krüger, B., Hettwer, M., Zabicki, A., de Haas, B., Munzert, J., Zentgraf, K. (2020). Practice modality of motor sequences impacts the neural signature of motor imagery. Scientific Reports, 10:19176. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-76214-y

 

Posterpräsentationen und Vorträge

Hettwer, M. D. (2022). Coordinated cortical thickness alterations across mental disorders: A transdiagnostic ENIGMA study. Talk given at 28th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), Glasgow, Scotland, June.

Hettwer, M. D. (2022). Coordinated cortical thickness alterations across mental disorders: A transdiagnostic ENIGMA study. Poster presented at 28th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), Glasgow, Scotland, June.

Hettwer, M. D. (2022). Transdiagnostic gradients capture coordinated cortical thickness alterations across mental disorders. Gradients of Brain Organization Pre-OHBM Workshop, Cambridge, UK, June.

 

 

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