Boris B. Quednow

Boris B. Quednow, Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Associate Professor - Group Leader

Phone: +41 (0)44 384 27 77

Telfax: +41 (0)44 384 24 99

quednow@bli.uzh.ch

Curriculum vitae

Boris B. Quednow studied psychology and pharmacy at the University of Bonn. He wrote his dissertation on the neurobiological consequences of ecstasy (MDMA) use at the Ruhr-University of Bochum and worked as a research assistant at the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Bonn. At present, he is Associate Professor at the Department for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics at the Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Zurich. His main research interests are the behavioral neurotoxicology and neuroplasticity of illegal drug use, the neurochemistry of sensorimotor gating and higher cognitive functions, behavioral genetics, and disturbed information processing in psychiatric diseases, particularly in schizophrenia and drug addiction.

 

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