Welcome to the website of the new International Max Planck Research School for Translational Psychiatry (IMPRS-TP).

The IMPRS-TP PhD program provides first class training to internationally outstanding students who are passionate about molecular, cellular and systemic psychiatric research.

Research areas covered within the Program are molecular medicine, neuroscience, psychiatry, quantitative epigenetics and imaging, neuroimaging, design-based stereology and clinical studies.

In addition to traditional PhD positions, we offer a unique integrated PhD/residenceprogram in psychiatry to exceptional medical doctors. 

Upcoming Seminars & Events

Central amygdala circuits that regulate appetite behavior

Dr. Rüdiger Klein
Jan 29, 2019 15:00 - 16:00
Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Room: Lecture Hall

Neural control of human defensive reactions to social threat

Dr. Karin Roelofs
Feb 19, 2019 15:00 - 16:00
Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Room: Lecture Hall

Looking back to move forward: Bridging the gap: From large-scale aggregation to individual prediction

Dr. Simon B. Eickhoff
Mar 12, 2019 15:00 - 16:00
Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Room: Lecture Hall

Recent publications


Kalman_et_al-2018-Bipolar_Disorders
Bolis & Schilbach 2018
Bolis+al17
Balsevich+al2018
Engel+al 2018
Comes et al. Translational Psychiatry (2018)8:160
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