Publications

B. Besteher, L. Squarcina, R. Spalthoff, M. Bellani, C. Gaser, P.S. Brambilla, I. Nenadić.
Brain structural correlates of irritability: Findings in a large healthy cohort.
Hum Brain Mapp, in press, 2017. PDF

J. Steinke, C. Gaser, K. Langbein, M. Dietzek, A. Gussew, J.R. Reichenbach, S. Smesny, H. Sauer, I. Nenadić.
Hippocampal metabolism and prefrontal brain structure: a combined 1H-MR spectroscopy, neuropsychological, and voxel-based morphometry (VBM) study.
Brain Res, 1677: 14-10, 2017. PDF

B. Besteher, C. Gaser, R. Spalthoff, I. Nenadić.
Associations between urban upbringing and cortical thickness and gyrification.
J Psychiatr Res, 95: 114-120, 2017. PDF

L. Rogenmoser, J. Kernbach, G. Schlaug, C. Gaser.
Keeping brains young with making music.
Brain Struct Funct, in press. PDF

R. Righart, P. Schmidt, R. Dahnke, V. Biberacher, A. Beer, D. Buck, B. Hemmer, J. S. Kirschke, C. Zimmer, C. Gaser, M. Mühlau.
Volume versus surface-based cortical thickness measurements: A comparative study with healthy controls and multiple sclerosis patients.
Brain Struct Funct, 12(7): e0179590, 2017. PDF

I. Nenadić, M. Dietzek, K. Langbein, H. Sauer, C. Gaser.
BrainAGE score indicates accelerated brain aging in schizophrenia, but not bipolar disorder.
Psychiatry Res, 266: 86-89, 2017. PDF

K. Franke, G.D. Clarke, R. Dahnke, C. Gaser, A.H. Kuo, C. Li, M. Schwab, P.W. Nathanielsz.
Premature Brain Aging in Baboons Resulting from Moderate Fetal Undernutrition.
Front Aging Neurosci, 9: 92, 2017. PDF

I. Nenadić, R. A, Yotter, M. Dietzek, K. Langbein, H. Sauer, C. Gaser.
Cortical complexity in bipolar disorder applying a spherical harmonics approach.
Psychiatry Res, 263: 44-47, 2017. PDF

B. Besteher, C. Gaser, K. Langbein, M. Dietzek, H. Sauer, I. Nenadić.
Effects of subclinical depression, anxiety and somatization on brain structure in healthy subjects.
J Affect Disord, 215: 111-117, 2017. PDF

L. C. Loewe, C. Gaser, K. Franke, Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative.
The Effect of the APOE Genotype on Individual BrainAGE in Normal Aging, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Alzheimer’s Disease.
PLoS ONE, 11(7): e0157514, 2016. PDF

E. Luders, N. Cherbuin, C. Gaser.
Estimating brain age using high-resolution pattern recognition: Younger brains in long-term meditation practitioners.
Neuroimage, 134: 508-513, 2016. PDF

B. Kleber, R. Veit, M. Rothermund, C.V. Moll, C. Gaser, N. Birbaumer, M. Lotze.
Voxel-based morphometry in opera singers: Increased gray-matter volume in right somatosensory and auditory cortices.
Neuroimage, 133: 477-483, 2016. PDF

B. Milleit, S. Smesny, M. Rothermund, C. Preul, M.L. Schroeter, C. von Eiff, G. Ponath, C. Milleit, H. Sauer, C. Gaser.
Serum S100B Protein is Specifically Related to White Matter Changes in Schizophrenia.
Front Cell Neurosci, 6: 10:33, 2016. PDF

S. Smesny, A. Gussew, N.J. Biesel, S. Schack, M. Walther, R. Rzanny, B. Milleit, C. Gaser, T. Sobanski, C.C. Schultz, P. Amminger, U.-C. Hipler, H. Sauer, J.R. Reichenbach.
Glutamatergic dysfunction linked to energy and membrane lipid metabolism in frontal and anterior cingulate cortices of never treated first-episode schizophrenia patients.
Schizophr Res, 168(1-2): 322-329, 2015. PDF

I. Nenadic, C. Lorenz, K. Langbein, M. Dietzek, S. Smesny, N. Schönfeld, L. Fañanás, H. Sauer, C. Gaser.
Brain structural correlates of schizotypy and psychosis proneness in a non-clinical healthy volunteer sample.
Schizophr Res, 168(1-2): 37-43, 2015. PDF

I. Nenadic, R. Maitra, M. Dietzek, K. Langbein, S. Smesny, H. Sauer, C. Gaser.
Prefrontal gyrification in psychotic bipolar I disorder vs. schizophrenia.
J Affect Disord, 185: 104-107, 2015. PDF

I. Nenadic, R. Maitra, S. Basu, M. Dietzek, N. Schönfeld, C. Lorenz, A. Gussew, P. Aminger, P. McGorry, J.R. Reichenbach, H. Sauer, C. Gaser, S. Smesny.
Associations of hippocampal metabolism and regional brain grey matter in neuroleptic-naïve ultra-high-risk subjects and first-episode schizophrenia.
Eur Neuropsychopharmacol, 25(10): 1661-1668, 2015. PDF

I. Nenadic, R. Maitra, K. Langbein, M. Dietzek, C. Lorenz, S. Smesny, J.R. Reichenbach, H. Sauer, C. Gaser.
Brain structure in schizophrenia vs. psychotic bipolar I disorder: A VBM study.
Schizophr Res, 165(2-3): 212-219, 2015. PDF

K. Franke, G. Hagemann, E. Schleussner, C. Gaser.
Changes of individual BrainAGE during the course of the menstrual cycle.
NeuroImage, 115: 1-6, 2015. PDF

I. Nenadic, R.A. Yotter, H. Sauer, C. Gaser.
Patterns of cortical thinning in different subgroups of schizophrenia.
Br J Psychiatry, 206(6): 479-483, 2015. PDF

E.E. Bron, M. Smits, W.M. van der Flier, H. Vrenken, F. Barkhof, P. Scheltens, J.M. Papma, R.M.E. Steketee, C. Méndez Orellana, R. Meijboom, M. Pinto, J.R. Meireles, C. Garrett, A.J. Bastos-Leite, A. Abdulkadir, O. Ronneberger, N. Amoroso, R. Bellotti, D. Cárdenas-Peña, A.M. Álvarez-Meza, C.V. Dolph, K.M. Iftekharuddin, S.F. Eskildsen, P. Coupé, V.S. Fonov, K. Franke, C. Gaser, C. Ledig, R. Guerrero, T. Tong, K.R. Gray, E. Moradi, J. Tohka, A. Routier, S. Durrleman, A. Sarica, G. Di Fatta, F. Sensi, A. Chincarini, G.M. Smith, Z.V. Stoyanov, L. Sørensen, M. Nielsen, S. Tangaro, P. Inglese, C. Wachinger, M. Reuter, J.C. van Swieten, W.J. Niessen, S. Klein
Standardized evaluation of algorithms for computer-aided diagnosis of dementia based on structural MRI: The CADDementia challenge.
NeuroImage, 111: 562-579, 2015. PDF

F. Kurth, C. Gaser, E. Luders.
A 12-step user guide for analyzing voxel-wise gray matter asymmetries in statistical parametric mapping (SPM).
Nature Protocols, 10: 293-304, 2015. PDF

I. Nenadic, M. Dietzek, N. Schönfeld, C. Lorenz, A. Gussew, J.R. Reichenbach, H. Sauer, C. Gaser, S. Smesny.
Brain structure in people at ultra-high risk of psychosis, patients with first-episode schizophrenia, and healthy controls: a VBM study.
Schizophrenia Res, 161(2-3): 169-176, 2015. PDF

I. Nenadic, D. Güllmar, M. Dietzek, K. Langbein, J. Steinke, C. Gaser.
Brain structure in narcissistic personality disorder: A VBM and DTI pilot study.
Psychiatry Res, 231(2): 184-186, 2015. PDF

E. Moradi, A. Pepe, C. Gaser, H. Huttunen, J. Tohka.
Machine learning framework for early MRI-based Alzheimer’s conversion prediction in MCI subjects.
NeuroImage, 104: 398-412, 2015. PDF

I. Nenadic, R. Maitra, F.B. Basmanav, C.C. Schultz, C. Lorenz, C. Schachtzabel, S. Smesny, M.M. Nöthen, S. Cichon, J.R. Reichenbach, H. Sauer, R.G. Schlösser, C. Gaser.
ZNF804A genetic variation (rs1344706) affects brain grey but not white matter in schizophrenia and healthy subjects.
Psychological Medicine, 45(1): 143-152, 2015. PDF

V. Hartung, T. Prell, C. Gaser, M.R. Turner, F. Tietz, B. Ilse, M. Bokemeyer, O.W. Witte, J. Grosskreutz.
Voxel-based MRI intensitometry reveals extent of cerebral white matter pathology in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
PLoS ONE, 9(8): e104894, 2014. PDF

K. Franke, M. Ristow, C. Gaser.
Gender-specific impact of personal health parameters on individual brain aging in cognitively unimpaired elderly subjects.
Front Aging Neurosci, 6: 94, 2014. PDF

G. Ziegler, G. Ridgway, R. Dahnke, C. Gaser.
Individualized Gaussian process-based prediction and detection of local and global gray matter abnormalities in elderly subjects.
NeuroImage, 97: 333-348, 2014. PDF

F. Kurth, E. Luders, N.L. Sicotte, C. Gaser, B.S. Giesser, R.S. Swerdloff, M.J. Montag, R.R. Voskuhl, A. Mackenzie-Graham.
Neuroprotective effects of testosterone treatment in men with multiple sclerosis.
NeuroImage Clinical, 4(2014): 454-460, 2014. PDF

W. Freund, S. Faust, C. Gaser, G. Groen, F. Birklein, A.P. Wunderlich, M. Mueller, C. Billich, U.H. Schuetz.
Regionally accentuated reversible brain grey matter reduction in ultra marathon runners detected by voxel-based morphometry.
BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation, 6: 4, 2014. PDF

N. Koutsouleris, C. Davatzikos, S. Borgwardt, C. Gaser, R. Bottlender, T. Frodl, P. Falkai, A. Riecher-Rössler, H.-J. Möller, M. Reiser, C. Pantelis, E.M. Meisenzahl.
Accelerated Brain Aging in Schizophrenia and Beyond: A Neuroanatomical Marker of Psychiatric Disorders.
Schizophrenia Bulletin, 40(5): 1140-1153, 2014. PDF

I. Nenadic, R.A. Yotter, H. Sauer, C. Gaser.
Cortical surface complexity in frontal and temporal areas varies across subgroups of schizophrenia.
Human Brain Mapping, 35(4): 1691-1699, 2014. PDF

K. Franke, C. Gaser, B. Manor, V. Novak.
Advanced BrainAGE in older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Front Aging Neurosci, 5: 90, 2013. PDF

G. Wagner, K. Koch, C. Schachtzabel, C.C. Schultz, C. Gaser, J.R. Reichenbach, H. Sauer, K.-J. Bär, R.G. Schlösser.
Structural basis of the fronto-thalamic dysconnectivity in schizophrenia: A combined DCM-VBM study.
NeuroImage: Clinical, 3: 95-105, 2013. PDF

E. Luders, F. Kurth, A.W. Toga, K.L. Narr, C. Gaser.
Meditation effects within the hippocampal complex revealed by voxel-based morphometry and cytoarchitectonic probabilistic mapping.
Frontiers in Psychology, 4(1):398, 2013. PDF

P. Schmidt, V.J. Schmid, C. Gaser, D. Buck, S. Bührlen, A. Föschler, M. Mühlau.
Fully Bayesian inference for structural MRI: application to segmentation and statistical analysis of T2-hypointensities in healthy subjects.
PLoS ONE, 8(7): e68196, 2013. PDF

G. Ziegler, R. Dahnke, A.D. Winkler, C. Gaser.
Partial Least Squares Correlation of Multivariate Cognitive Abilities and Local Brain Structure in Children and Adolescents.
NeuroImage, 82: 284-294, 2013. PDF

C. Gaser, K. Franke, S. Klöppel, N. Koutsouleris, H. Sauer, Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative.
BrainAGE in mild cognitive impaired patients: predicting the conversion to Alzheimer’s disease.
PLoS ONE, 8(6): e67346, 2013. PDF

M. Mühlau, D. Buck, A. Förschler, C.C. Boucard, M. Arsic, P. Schmidt, C. Gaser, A. Berthele, M. Hoshi, A. Jochim, H. Kronsbein, C. Zimmer, B. Hemmer, R. Ilg.
White-matter lesions drive deep gray-matter atrophy in early multiple sclerosis: support from structural MRI.
Multiple Sclerosis Journal, 19(11): 1485-92, 2013. PDF

C.C. Schultz, G. Wagner, K. Koch, C. Gaser, M. Roebel, C. Schachtzabel, I. Nenadic, J.R. Reichenbach, H. Sauer, R.G. Schlösser.
The visual cortex in schizophrenia: alterations of gyrification rather than cortical thickness-a combined cortical shape analysis.
Brain Struct Funct, 218(1): 51-8, 2013. PDF