André Schmidt

PD André
Schmidt, PhD

Position(s)
Research Group Leader
Translational Neuroscience

Institution
University Psychiatric Clinic Basel

Phone +41 61 325 59 29

Email

 

Research Focus

Psychiatry

Area of Research

Biomarker development for early detection and interventions of psychiatric disorders


Approved Research Projects

  • Mapping whole-brain structural networks in emerging psychosis, Swiss National Science Foundation,  p3.snf.ch/project-155184
  • Risk Prediction in Offspring of Patients with Schizophrenia and Depression using Whole-Brain Network Markers, Stiftung zur Förderung der gastroenterologischen und allgemeinen klinischen Forschung sowie der medizinischen Bildauswertung

    Collaborations

    National Collaborations

    • Prof. Undine Lang, UPK Basel
    • Prof. Marc Walter, UPK Basel
    • PD Dr. Marc Vogel, Psychiatrische Dienste Thurgau
    • Dr. Matthias Kirschner, PUK Zurich
    • Dr. Philipp Homan, PUK Zurich
    • Prof Eling de Bruin, ETH Zurich
    • Prof Mark Ibberson, University of Lausanne
    • Prof Stefan Kaiser, University of Geneva


    International Collaborations

    • Prof Jeroen Raes, KU Leuven
    • Prof Lena Palaniyappan, Western University
    • Prof Sophia Frangou, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    • Prof Stefan Borgwardt, Universität zu Lübeck
    • Prof Paolo Fusar-Poli, King’s College London
    • Prof Ulrich Ettinger, University of Bonn
    • Prof Martin Debbané, University College London

    Ongoing Research Projects

    • BRAIN-IT (Partner: Prof Eling de Bruin ETH Zurich), Synapsis Foundation Alzheimer Research Switzerland
    • Multidimensional Biomarker Development for Personalized Probiotic Treatment Outcome in Depression, Excellent Junior Researchers, University of Basel
    • Surrogate Brain Biomarkers of Probiotic Treatment Outcome in Depression, Forschungsfonds UPK Basel
    • A randomized add-on trial of D-serine for depression, Gertrud Thalmann Fonds
    • Gut microbiota - hippocampus synergisms in non-clinical subjects with high positive schizotypy, Swiss National Science Foundationhttp://p3.snf.ch/project-200801#

    Research Team

    Galya Iseli, MSc

    PhD candidate

    Phone +41 61 325 59 31
    Email

    Anna-Chiara Schaub MSc

    PhD candidate

    Phone +41 61 325 58 56
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    Viviane Pinti BSc

    Master student

    Phone +41 61 325 58 70
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    Sara Ulrich MSc   

    Research assistant   

    Phone +41 61 325 53 93
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    Alexander Powol BSc 

    Master student

    Phone +41 61 325 81 59
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    Lukas Sempach, MSc

    PhD candidate

    Phone +41 61 325 58 71
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    Vera Reber

    Master student

    Phone +41 61 325 81 59
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    Tamara Bachmann BSc  

    Master student  

    Phone +41 61 325 58 70
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    Eve-Yaël Gerber BSc 

    Master student

    Phone +41 61 325 81 59
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    Regina Komminoth MSc 

    Research assistant

    Phone +41 61 325 53 93
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    Jessica Doll MSc

    PhD candidate

    Phone +41 61 325 50 07
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    Maxine Heft BSc

    Master student

    Phone +41 61 325 81 59
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    Michelle von Arx BSc 

    Master student

    Phone +41 61 325 81 59
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    Verena Limbach, BSc

    Master student

    Phone +41 61 325 81 59
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    Dr. rer.nat. Gulnara Yamanbaeva PhDMD thesis
    Dr. phil. Else Schneider PhDMD thesis