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Christoph Kraus
MD PhD Christoph Kraus

Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (Division of General Psychiatry)
Position: Doctor-in-training

Further Information


Depression; Neuronal Plasticity; Receptors, Serotonin

Research group(s)

  • NEUROIMAGING LABs (NIL) - PET & MRI & EEG & Chemical Lab

Research interests

Serotonin, Depression, Neuroplasticity

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

MRI, PET, Neuropsychopharmacology

Selected publications

  1. Kraus, C. et al., 2014. Gray matter and intrinsic network changes in the posterior cingulate cortex after selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor intake. NeuroImage, 84, pp.236-244. Available at:
  2. Kraus, C. et al., 2014. Exploring the Impact of BDNF Val66Met Genotype on Serotonin Transporter and Serotonin-1A Receptor Binding V. Sgambato-Faure, ed. PLoS ONE, 9(9), p.e106810. Available at:
  3. Kraus, C. et al., 2012. Serotonin-1A receptor binding is positively associated with gray matter volume � A multimodal neuroimaging study combining PET and structural MRI. NeuroImage, 63(3), pp.1091-1098. Available at: