Center for Psychiatric Research

Coordinator: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Christopher Pryce
Deputy Coordinator Clinical: Prof. Dr. med. univ. Philipp Homan, PhD
Deputy Coordinator Preclinial: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Boris B. Quednow


The Center for Psychiatric Research is the organizational structure for research within the Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. Research within the Center is focused on a selection of major Research Topics


  • Affective Disorders
  • Affective and Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Anxiety and Stress-related Disorders
  • Experimental Treatments
  • Humanities
  • Mental Health Care
  • Neuroimaging
  • Neuropsychopharmacology
  • Psychedelics
  • Psychosis
  • Psychotherapy Research
  • Sleep
  • Substance Use and Addiction


The Center emphasizes collaboration within and across these research topics. The Center also provides administrative and technical support for its integrated Research Groups