Jacqueline Lutz

Jacqueline Lutz, MSc

PhD student


Curriculum vitae

Since 2012PhD student, research group “Psychiatric Imaging”, University Hospital of Zurich. Head: M.D., M.A Uwe Herwig
Since 2012Clinical psychologist, Clinic for Social and General Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich
2007 - 2012Bachelor and master of science in psychology, minor: neuroinformatics, University of Zurich
2010 - 2011Research assistant, Center for Neuro- and Sociophysiology, Program for Sustainable Development of Mental Health Services (ZINEP), Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich
2006 - 2010Research associate, marketing and communications, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, School of Management, Winterthur
2002 - 2005Bachelor of science in business administration, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur


  • Lutz, J., Herwig, U., Opialla, S., Hittmeyer, A., Jäncke, L., Rufer, M., Grosse Holtforth, M. & Brühl, A. B. (2013). Mindfulness and Emotion Regulation–an fMRI Study. Social cognitive and affective neuroscience.
  • Hari, J., & Lutz, J. (2006). Kundenverhalten als Indikator des Zukunftpotenzials?. In: Löffler, J (Hg.). Marketingtrends 2006. Maximizing the Customer Value, 36-37.

Current Research

  • Neurobiology of emotion processing and emotion regulation (mindfulness, cognitive control) in health and affective disorders.
  • Neurobiological changes of self-referential cognitions and emotions after a Mindfulness-Based-Cognitive-Therapy in remitted depressive patients
  • Neural correlates of self-referential cognitions and emotions in meditators