Cimbi PhD course

The emotional brain: Functional and structural dimensions of emotion processing and emotional disorders

September 17-21, 2012. Auditorium 93, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen


Course organizers


Patrick Fisher


Katrine Skak Madsen

Monday, Sept. 17

Introduction Monday

Gitte Moos Knudsen

NRU & Cimbi, Copenhagen







Anders Gade

Dept. of Psychology
Copenhagen University




Emotions and limbic structures    



Gitte Moos Knudsen

Emotional processing and neurotransmitters



  Serotonin images


Gitta Wörtwein

Dept. of Public Health &
Laboratory of Neuropsychiatry,








Tuesday, Sept. 18    


Vibe Frøkjær and Patrick Fisher









Vibe Frøkjær

NRU & Cimbi,








Jesper Mogensen

Dept. of Psychology
Copenhagen University


Behavioural assessments
in animals











Mats Fredrikson

Dept. of Psychology,


Anxiety disorders



















    Uppsala PET studies in social anxiety: Behavioral challenge



Philip Cowen

Warneford Hospital, Oxford

Mood disorders





Nicolas Singewald

Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology,
University of Innsbruck


1) Neural circuitry of fear conditioning

2) Inhibition of fear - mechanisms and therapeutic strategies




Wednesday, Sept. 19    

Erik Lykke Mortensen

Dept. of Public Health,
Copenhagen University


Personality and personality related disorders








Lukas Pezawas

Dept. of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Univ. of Vienna, Austria











Ron de Kloet

Dept. of Medical Pharmacology, LACDR/LUMC, Leiden















Patrick Fisher

NRU & Cimbi,

Pharmacological neuroimaging









Oliver Hulme, DRCMR, Hvidovre: Pleasure and the brain (missing photographs)    
Thursday, Sept. 20    

Finn Årup Nielsen

IMM, Technical University of Denmark,



Meta-analysis techniques









Hartwig Siebner

DRCMR, Hvidovre

Multimodal imaging







Michael Kai Petersen, DTU Informatics, Technical University of Denmark: Copenhagen EEG - mobile applications    
Sune Lehmann, DTU Informatics: Emotions on the internet.    



Stephen Strother

Rotman Research Institute, Toronto


Multi-dataset analytics














Klaus Holst

Dept. of Public Health,
University of Copenhagen

Sttuctural equation modeling










Friday, Sept. 21    

Terry Jernigan

Dept. of Psychiatry,
University of California, San Diego

Brain development









Gregoria Kalpouzos    



Last to poke into the workings of the brain:


Cheryl Grady

Rotman Research Institute, Toronto












This was, I think, Cheryl's conclusion. (Gitte might add some juices)    

Course secretary

Dorthe Givard

NRU & Cimbi, Copenhagen

Photographs: Anders Gade