4th Burghölzli Psychiatry Meeting

Foto: Jan Conradi

Invitation and programme of the 4th Burghölzli Psychiatry Meeting, 30/11/2017


Dear colleagues,


We are pleased to invite you again to the 4th Burghölzli Psychiatry Meeting – a symposium on contemporary experimental and clinical psychiatry and neuroscience – held from 13:30-19:00 on the 30th of November, 2017, at the lecture hall (Z1 03) of the Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Zurich (PUK). It is a pleasure for us to welcome the Swiss Epilepsy Clinic this year as the first special guest hospital of the meeting. The aim of this meeting is to bring together researchers who are looking at mental illness from different angles in order to foster cross-talk and collaboration.


Please forward this invitation to interested colleagues and collaborators. For the participation at the full programme (morning and afternoon) 6 SGPP-CME points (only morning 2 p./only afternoon 4 p.), 6 WBK points (2/4 p.), or 5 SGKJPP credit points (2/3 p.) are accredited.





Tag der Forschung (in German)

Chair: Prof. Dr. Elmar Habermeyer

10:30-10:45        Welcome address of Prof. Dr. Erich Seifritz (Director of the Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, PUK), Prof. Dr. Elmar Habermeyer (Director of the Department of Forensic Psychiatry, PUK), and Prof. Dr. Dr. Thomas Grunwald (Medical Director of the Swiss Epilepsy Clinic)


10:45-11:00        Dr. Dominik Schori (Head of Research and Development, Department of Nursing, Therapies, and Social Work, PUK) and Dr. Sonja Mötteli (Mental Health Care and Service Research, Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, PUK): Home Treatment - Ergebnisse des Qualitätsmonitorings und Evaluationskonzept


11:00-11:15        Prof. Dr. Egemen Savaskan (Chief Physician, Department of Geriatric Psychiatry, PUK): Leitlinienentwicklung in der Alterspsychiatrie


11:15-11:30        Dr. Gregor Berger (Central Emergency Service, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, PUK): Omega-3-Fettsäuren in der Psychiatrie: Mythen and Fakten


11:30-11:45        Dr. Steffen Lau (Chief Physician of the Centre for Inpatient Forensic Therapy at the Rheinau site, Department of Forensic Psychiatry, PUK): Was wissen wir über die Straffälligkeit schizophrener Patienten?


11:45-12:00        PD Dr. Marcus Herdener (Head of the Center for Addictive Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, PUK): Veränderungen des Glutamat-Systems bei Kokainabhängigkeit: Bedeutung für zukünftige Behandlungsoptionen


12:00-12:15        Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Huppertz (Head of Medical Image Processing, Swiss Epilepsy Clinic): Volumetrische MRT-Auswertung bei Epilepsie und neurodegenerativen Erkrankungen


12:15-13:30        Lunch break with catering


4. Burghölzli Psychiatry Meeting (in English)

Chairs:      Dr. Nathalie Brackmann
                 Prof. Dr. Birgit Kleim
                 Prof. Dr. Boris B. Quednow


13:30-13:45        Welcome address of Prof. Dr. Boris B. Quednow (Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, PUK)


13:45-15:00        Young scientist session I (Chair: Dr. Nathalie Brackmann)


Dr. Giorgio Bergamini (Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, PUK): Effects of chronic social stress on parvalbumin GABA interneurons in the Amygdala


Sara Tomiello, MSc (Translational Neuromodeling Unit, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich): A computational trial-by-trial EEG analysis of hierarchical prediction errors


Pia Hollerbach, MSc (Department of Forensic Psychiatry, PUK): Construct Validity of the German Version of the Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R)


Torsten Meyer, MD (Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, PUK): Ketamine Treatment in Major Depression: Predictive Power of Heart Rate


15:00-16:30        Coffee break and poster presentations (Z0 03)


16:30-17:45        Young scientist session II (Chair: Prof. Dr. Birgit Kleim)


Dr. Andrei Manoliu (Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, PUK): Disentangling craving, valence and arousal in nicotine addiction with parametric functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)


Dr. Iliana I. Karipidis (Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, PUK): Simulating reading acquisition: A multimodal neuroimaging approach for early prediction of reading fluency


Bruno Kluwe Schiavon, MSc (Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, PUK): Reduced cocaine use is associated with improved psychiatric symptoms and normalized glucocorticoid receptor expression within an one-year interval


Dr. Marcus Grueschow (Laboratory for Social and Neural Systems Research, Department of Economics, University of Zurich): Human noradrenergic conflict adaptation response predicts real-world stress resilience


18:00-18:45        Keynote lecture (Chair: Prof. Dr. Birgit Kleim)


Prof. Dr. Dominique de Quervain (Division of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology, University of Basel): Stress, Genes and Memory: new avenues in drug discovery


18:45-19:00        Awarding of the poster prizes (Chairs: Dr. Nathalie Brackmann, Prof. Dr. Birgit Kleim, and Prof. Dr. Boris B. Quednow)


19:00                   Apéro riche




Lecture Hall Z1 03, Building Z, Psychiatrische Universitätsklinik Zürich, Lenggstrasse 31, 8032 Zürich (tram 11/18 to Balgrist).


We are looking forward to an exciting symposium initiating cross-talk between various research fields and new collaborations.


With kind regards,


Prof. Dr. Boris B. Quednow, KPPP, PUK

Prof. Dr. Birgit Kleim, KPPP, PUK

Prof. Edna Grünblatt, KJPP, PUK

Dr. Nathalie Brackmann, KFP, PUK

Dr. Anton Gietl, KAP, PUK

Dr. Matthias Schmutz, Schweizerische Epilepsie-Klinik

The Organization Committee