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Rene Seiger
Mag. Dr. Rene Seiger, MSc

Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Position: Research Associate (Postdoc)

T +43 1 40400 38250

Further Information


Biological Psychiatry; Diffusion Tensor Imaging; Functional Neuroimaging; Multimodal Imaging; Ultrahigh field MRI

Research group(s)

Research interests

Multimodal neuroimaging in the healthy and diseased human brain. Biological underpinnings of psychiatric disorders. Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), Structural MRI, Diffusion weighted imaging (DWI/DTI), Electroencephalography (EEG)

Selected publications

  1. Seiger, R. et al., 2018. Cortical Thickness Estimations of FreeSurfer and the CAT12 Toolbox in Patients with Alzheimer's Disease and Healthy Controls. Journal of Neuroimaging, 28(5), pp.515-523. Available at:
  2. Seiger, R. et al., 2016. Subcortical gray matter changes in transgender subjects after long-term cross-sex hormone administration. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 74, pp.371-379. Available at:
  3. Seiger, R. et al., 2015. Voxel-based morphometry at ultra-high fields. A comparison of 7T and 3T MRI data. NeuroImage, 113, pp.207-216. Available at:
  4. Kranz, G.S. et al., 2014. White Matter Microstructure in Transsexuals and Controls Investigated by Diffusion Tensor Imaging. Journal of Neuroscience, 34(46), pp.15466-15475. Available at:
  5. Hahn, A. et al., 2014. Structural Connectivity Networks of Transgender People. Cerebral Cortex, 25(10), pp.3527-3534. Available at: