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Elisabeth Binder

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Elisabeth Binder, Dr. Dr. med. univ.

Managing Director
Director Translational Research
Text Link Intern RG Binder: Molecular Genetics of Affective Disorder
Phone: 089/30622-586
Fax: 089/30622-370
Email: binder[a]mpipsykl.mpg.de
Interests: Affective disorders, genetics, endocrine systems
   
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Born 1971 in Vienna, Austria. Study of medicine at the University of Vienna and PhD in Neuroscience at Emory University, Atlanta GA. Since 2004 Assistant Professor of Depts. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine. Since 2007 Research group leader at the Max-Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich. Text Link Intern CV (pdf)

Selected publications:
Mehta D, Gonik M, Klengel T, Rex-Haffner M, Menke A, Rubel J, Mercer KB, Pütz B, Bradley B, Holsboer F, Ressler KJ, Müller-Myhsok B, Binder EB. (2011) Polymorphisms in FKBP5 define biologically distinct subtypes of PTSD: evidence from endocrine and gene expression studies. Archives of General Psychiatry 68(9):901-10. * equal contributing first authors

Kohli MA, Lucae S, Saemann PG, Schmidt MV, Demirkan A, Hek K, Czamara D, Alexander M, Salyakina D, Ripke S, Hoehn D, Specht M, Menke A, Hennings J, Heck A, Wolf C, Ising M, Schreiber S, Czisch M, Müller MB, Uhr M, Bettecken T, Becker A, Schramm J, Rietschel M, Maier W, Bradley B, Ressler KJ, Nöthen MM, Cichon S, Craig IW, Breen G, Lewis CM, Hofman A, Tiemeier H, van Duijn CM, Holsboer F, Müller-Myhsok B, Binder EB. (2011) The neuronal transporter gene SLC6A15 confers risk to major depression. Neuron 70(2):252-65.

Erhardt A, Czibere L, Roeske D, Lucae S, Unschuld PG, Ripke S, Specht M, Kohli MA, Kloiber S, Ising M, Heck A, Pfister H, Zimmermann P, Lieb R, Pütz B, Uhr M, Weber P, Deussing JM, Gonik M, Bunck M, Keßler MS, Frank E, Hohoff C, Domschke K, Krakowitzky P, Maier W, Bandelow B, Jacob C, Deckert J, Schreiber S, Strohmaier J, Nöthen M, Cichon S, Rietschel M, Bettecken T, Keck ME, Landgraf R, Müller-Myhsok B, Holsboer F, Binder EB. TMEM132D: a new candidate for anxiety phenotypes – evidence from human and mouse studies. Molecular Psychiatry 2011 Jun;16(6):647-63.

Binder EB*, Bradley RG*, Liu W, Epstein MP, Deveau TC, Mercer KB, Tang Y, Gillespie CF, Heim CM, Nemeroff CB, Cubells JF, Ressler KJ. (2008) Association of FKBP5 Polymorphisms and Childhood Abuse with Risk of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms in Adults, Journal of the American Medical Association 299(11):1-5.

Binder EB, Salyakina D, Lichtner P, Wochnik GM, Ising M, Putz B, Papiol S, Seaman S, Lucae S, Kohli MA, Nickel T, Kunzel HE, Fuchs B, Majer M, Pfennig A, Kern N, Brunner J, Modell S, Baghai T, Deiml T, Zill P, Bondy B, Rupprecht R, Messer T, Kohnlein O, Dabitz H, Bruckl T, Muller N, Pfister H, Lieb R, Mueller JC, Lohmussaar E, Strom TM, Bettecken T, Meitinger T, Uhr M, Rein T, Holsboer F, Muller-Myhsok B. 2004:Polymorphisms in FKBP5 determine a novel subtype of depression characterized by increased recurrence and rapid response to antidepressant treatment, Nature Genetics 36(12):1319-25.