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Christoph Kraus
Christoph Kraus

Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (Division of General Psychiatry)
Position: Chief physician

ORCID: 0000-0002-7144-2282

Further Information


Depression; Neuronal Plasticity; Receptors, Serotonin

Research group(s)

Research interests

Depression and it's Treatment, Serotonin, Glutamate, 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:
  4. Kraus, C. et al., 2017. Administration of ketamine for unipolar and bipolar depression. International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, 21(1), pp.2-12. Available at:
  5. Kraus, C. et al., 2018. The pulvinar nucleus and antidepressant treatment: dynamic modeling of antidepressant response and remission with ultra-high field functional MRI. Molecular Psychiatry. Available at: