Research

Current projects

  • Identification of neurobiological changes associated with cocaine addiction on a functional, metabolic and structural level using multimodal neuroimaging
  • Impact of pharmacological interventions on brain function, metabolism  and behavior in cocaine addiction
  • Neurofeedback-guided training of self-regulation of the dopaminergic reward system in cocaine users
  • Validation of drug craving measures/questionnaires
  • Evaluation of  opioid substitution therapy in the canton of Zurich
  • Epidemiology of drug use
  • Substance use patterns of patients in opioid substitution therapy
  • Functional and metabolic brain changes in food addiction