Recent publications by ZNZ members

Read here about recent papers published by members of the Neuroscience Center Zurich.

Mildly compromised tetrahydrobiopterin cofactor biosynthesis due to Pts variants leads to unusual body fat distribution and abdominal obesity in mice.
J Inherit Metab Dis. 2016 Mar;39(2):309-19
Authors: Korner G, Scherer T, Adamsen D, Rebuffat A, Crabtree M, Rassi A, Scavelli R, Homma D, Ledermann B, Konrad D, Ichinose H, Wolfrum C, Horsch M, Rathkolb B, Klingenspor M, Beckers J, Wolf E, Gailus-Durner V, Fuchs H, Hrabě de Angelis M, Blau N, Rozman J, Thöny B

Rat intra-hippocampal NMDA infusion induces cell-specific damage and changes in expression of NMDA and GABAA receptor subunits.
Neuropharmacology. 2016 Feb 27;105:594-606
Authors: Rambousek L, Kleteckova L, Kubesova A, Jirak D, Vales K, Fritschy JM

Defective hepatic bicarbonate production due to carbonic anhydrase VA deficiency leads to early-onset life-threatening metabolic crisis.
Genet Med. 2016 Feb 25;
Authors: Diez-Fernandez C, Rüfenacht V, Santra S, Lund AM, Santer R, Lindner M, Tangeraas T, Unsinn C, de Lonlay P, Burlina A, van Karnebeek CD, Häberle J

Specific Inhibition of β-Secretase Processing of the Alzheimer Disease Amyloid Precursor Protein.
Cell Rep. 2016 Feb 24;
Authors: Ben Halima S, Mishra S, Raja KM, Willem M, Baici A, Simons K, Brüstle O, Koch P, Haass C, Caflisch A, Rajendran L

Phase Locking of Multiple Single Neurons to the Local Field Potential in Cat V1.
J Neurosci. 2016 Feb 24;36(8):2494-502
Authors: Martin KA, Schröder S

A Dataset for Visual Navigation with Neuromorphic Methods.
Front Neurosci. 2016 Feb 23;10:49
Authors: Barranco F, Fermuller C, Aloimonos Y, Delbruck T

Early ant trajectories: spatial behaviour before behaviourism.
J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2016 Feb 22;
Authors: Wehner R

Cilengitide in newly diagnosed glioblastoma: biomarker expression and outcome.
Oncotarget. 2016 Feb 22;
Authors: Weller M, Nabors LB, Gorlia T, Leske H, Rushing E, Bady P, Hicking C, Perry J, Hong YK, Roth P, Wick W, Goodman SL, Hegi ME, Picard M, Moch H, Straub J, Stupp R

Locomotor recovery in spinal cord injury – insights beyond walking speed and distance.
J Neurotrauma. 2016 Feb 19;
Authors: Awai L, Curt A

Linking adult hippocampal neurogenesis with human physiology and disease.
Dev Dyn. 2016 Feb 18;
Authors: Bowers M, Jessberger S

Protection from experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis by polyclonal IgG requires adjuvant-induced inflammation.
J Neuroinflammation. 2016 Feb 18;13(1):42
Authors: Quast I, Keller CW, Weber P, Schneider C, von Gunten S, Lünemann JD

Contemplating autoimmunity in the Aegean islands.
Nat Immunol. 2016 Feb 16;17(3):218-20
Authors: Walker LS, Ziegler S, Becher B

Moving in a Moving World: A Review on Vestibular Motion Sickness.
Front Neurol. 2016 Feb 15;7:14
Authors: Bertolini G, Straumann D

Mechanisms of immune escape in central nervous system infection with neurotropic JC virus variant.
Ann Neurol. 2016 Feb 13;
Authors: Jelcic I, Jelcic I, Kempf C, Largey F, Planas R, Schippling S, Budka H, Sospedra M, Martin R

Correction: Aerosols transmit prions to immunocompetent and immunodeficient mice.
PLoS Pathog. 2016 Feb 12;12(2):e1005463
Authors: Haybaeck J, Heikenwalder M, Klevenz B, Schwarz P, Margalith I, Bridel C, Mertz K, Zirdum E, Petsch B, Fuchs TJ, Stitz L, Aguzzi A

Neural repair in the adult brain.
F1000Res. 2016 Feb 12;5
Author: Jessberger S

Infectious Mononucleosis Triggers Generation of IgG Auto-Antibodies against Native Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein.
Viruses. 2016 Feb 12;8(2)
Authors: Kakalacheva K, Regenass S, Wiesmayr S, Azzi T, Berger C, Dale RC, Brilot F, Münz C, Rostasy K, Nadal D, Lünemann JD

Motion correction and frequency stabilization for MRS of the human spinal cord.
NMR Biomed. 2016 Feb 11;
Authors: Hock A, Henning A

Development and validation of the Zurich chronic middle ear inventory (ZCMEI-21): an electronic questionnaire for assessing quality of life in patients with chronic otitis media.
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2016 Feb 11;
Authors: Bächinger D, Röösli C, Ditzen B, Huber AM

The behavioural profile of gamma-hydroxybutyrate, gamma-butyrolactone and 1,4-butanediol in humans.
Brain Res Bull. 2016 Feb 11;
Authors: Bosch OG, Seifritz E

Which diagnostic findings in disorders with excessive daytime sleepiness are really helpful? A retrospective study.
J Sleep Res. 2016 Feb 10;
Authors: Kretzschmar U, Werth E, Sturzenegger C, Khatami R, Bassetti CL, Baumann CR

Mechanisms of SNR and line shape improvement by B0 correction in overdiscrete MRSI reconstruction.
Magn Reson Med. 2016 Feb 10;
Authors: Kirchner T, Fillmer A, Henning A

Modeling event-related heart period responses.
Psychophysiology. 2016 Feb 5;
Authors: Paulus PC, Castegnetti G, Bach DR

Spinal cord

injury affects the interplay between visual and sensorimotor representations of the body.
Sci Rep. 2016 Feb 4;6:20144
Authors: Ionta S, Villiger M, Jutzeler CR, Freund P, Curt A, Gassert R

Inter-hemispheric connectivity in the fusiform gyrus supports memory consolidation for faces.
Eur J Neurosci. 2016 Feb 4;
Authors: Geiger MJ, O Gorman Tuura R, Klaver P

Calsyntenin1-mediated trafficking of axon guidance receptors regulates the switch in axonal responsiveness at a choice point.
Development. 2016 Feb 2;
Authors: Alther TA, Domanitskaya E, Stoeckli ET

Dopamine regulates stimulus generalization in the human hippocampus.
Elife. 2016 Feb 2;5
Authors: Kahnt T, Tobler PN

A solid frame for the window on cognition: Modeling event-related pupil responses.
J Vis. 2016 Feb 1;16(3):28
Authors: Korn CW, Bach DR

Tic Disorders and Tourette Syndrome: Current Concepts of Etiology and Treatment in Children and Adolescents.
Neuropediatrics. 2016 Feb 1;
Authors: Tagwerker Gloor F, Walitza S

Construct validity and reliability of the Selective Control Assessment of the Lower Extremity in children with cerebral palsy.
Dev Med Child Neurol. 2016 Feb;58(2):167-72
Authors: Balzer J, Marsico P, Mitteregger E, van der Linden ML, Mercer TH, van Hedel HJ

Reliability and practicability of the straight leg raise test in children with cerebral palsy.
Dev Med Child Neurol. 2016 Feb;58(2):173-9
Authors: Marsico P, Tal-Akabi A, Van Hedel HJ

Reliability of timed walking tests and temporo-spatial gait parameters in youths with neurological gait disorders.
BMC Neurol. 2016 Jan 31;16(1):15
Authors: Graser JV, Letsch C, van Hedel HJ

Coffee, caffeine, and sleep: A systematic review of epidemiological studies and randomized controlled trials.
Sleep Med Rev. 2016 Jan 30;
Authors: Clark I, Landolt HP

Reducing pain by moving? A commentary on Ferrè et al. 2013.
Cortex. 2016 Jan 29;
Authors: Macrea LM, Macauda G, Bertolini G, Straumann D, Brugger P, Maurer K, Palla A, Lenggenhager B

Differential Toxicity of Antibodies to the Prion Protein.
PLoS Pathog. 2016 Jan 28;12(1):e1005401
Authors: Reimann RR, Sonati T, Hornemann S, Herrmann US, Arand M, Hawke S, Aguzzi A

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation for Treating Neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction: A Systematic Review.
Eur Urol. 2016 Jan 28;
Authors: Gross T, Schneider MP, Bachmann LM, Blok BF, Groen J, Hoen LA, Castro-Diaz D, Padilla Fernández B, Del Popolo G, Musco S, Hamid R, Ecclestone H, Karsenty G, Phé V, Pannek J, Kessler TM

Engineered embodiment: Comment on “The embodiment of assistive devices-from wheelchair to exoskeleton” by M. Pazzaglia and M. Molinari.
Phys Life Rev. 2016 Jan 25;
Authors: Kannape OA, Lenggenhager B

Modulatory effect of the 5-HT1A agonist buspirone and the mixed non-hallucinogenic 5-HT1A/2A agonist ergotamine on psilocybin-induced psychedelic experience.
Eur Neuropsychopharmacol. 2016 Jan 22;
Authors: Pokorny T, Preller KH, Kraehenmann R, Vollenweider FX

cVEMP morphology changes with recording electrode position but single motor unit activity remains constant.
J Appl Physiol (1985). 2016 Jan 21;:jap.00917.2015
Authors: Rosengren SM, Colebatch JG, Borire A, Straumann D, Weber KP

Therapeutic options in recurrent glioblastoma-An update.
Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2016 Jan 21;
Authors: Seystahl K, Wick W, Weller M

Comparative Studies of Three Pairs of α- and γ-Conjugated Folic Acid Derivatives Labeled with Fluorine-18.
Bioconjug Chem. 2016 Jan 20;27(1):74-86
Authors: Boss SD, Betzel T, Müller C, Fischer CR, Haller S, Reber J, Groehn V, Schibli R, Ametamey SM

Ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potentials as a test for myasthenia gravis.
Neurology. 2016 Jan 20;
Authors: Valko Y, Rosengren SM, Jung HH, Straumann D, Landau K, Weber KP

Magnetic Resonance Q Mapping Reveals a Decrease in Microvessel Density in the arcAβ Mouse Model of Cerebral Amyloidosis.
Front Aging Neurosci. 2016 Jan 19;7:241
Authors: Ielacqua GD, Schlegel F, Füchtemeier M, Xandry J, Rudin M, Klohs J

A novel common large genomic deletion and two new missense mutations identified in the Romanian phenylketonuria population.
Gene. 2016 Jan 15;576(1 Pt 1):182-8
Authors: Gemperle-Britschgi C, Iorgulescu D, Mager MA, Anton-Paduraru D, Vulturar R, Thöny B

In Vivo Evidence for a Lactate Gradient from Astrocytes to Neurons.
Cell Metab. 2016 Jan 12;23(1):94-102
Authors: Mächler P, Wyss MT, Elsayed M, Stobart J, Gutierrez R, von Faber-Castell A, Kaelin V, Zuend M, San Martín A, Romero-Gómez I, Baeza-Lehnert F, Lengacher S, Schneider BL, Aebischer P, Magistretti PJ, Barros LF, Weber B

40Hz-Transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS) selectively modulates speech perception.
Int J Psychophysiol. 2016 Jan 11;101:18-24
Authors: Rufener KS, Zaehle T, Oechslin MS, Meyer M

Complications of sigmoid sinus transvenous occlusion for the endovascular treatment of dural arteriovenous shunts with emphasis on inner ear dysfunction.
World Neurosurg. 2016 Jan 9;
Authors: Baltsavias G, Richter J, Hegemann S, Valavanis A

Effect of Cysteamine on Mutant ASL Proteins with Cysteine for Arginine Substitutions.
Mol Diagn Ther. 2016 Jan 8;
Authors: Inauen C, Rüfenacht V, Pandey AV, Hu L, Blom H, Nuoffer JM, Häberle J

Association of pain and CNS structural changes after spinal cord injury.
Sci Rep. 2016 Jan 6;6:18534
Authors: Jutzeler CR, Huber E, Callaghan MF, Luechinger R, Curt A, Kramer JL, Freund P

The Corticospinal Tract: A Biomarker to Categorize Upper Limb Functional Potential in Unilateral Cerebral Palsy.
Front Pediatr. 2016 Jan 6;3:112. doi: 10.3389
Authors: Jaspers E, Byblow WD, Feys H, Wenderoth N

How learning shapes the empathic brain.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Jan 5;113(1):80-5
Authors: Hein G, Engelmann JB, Vollberg MC, Tobler PN

Control of glioma cell migration and invasiveness by GDF-15.
Oncotarget. 2016 Jan 4;
Authors: Codó P, Weller M, Kaulich K, Schraivogel D, Silginer M, Reifenberger G, Meister G, Roth P

IL17A-Mediated Endothelial Breach Promotes Metastasis Formation.
Cancer Immunol Res. 2016 Jan;4(1):26-32
Authors: Kulig P, Burkhard S, Mikita-Geoffroy J, Croxford AL, Hövelmeyer N, Gyülvészi G, Gorzelanny C, Waisman A, Borsig L, Becher B

Very preterm adolescents show impaired performance with increasing demands in executive function tasks.
Early Hum Dev. 2016 Jan;92:37-43
Authors: Wehrle FM, Kaufmann L, Benz LD, Huber R, O’Gorman RL, Latal B, Hagmann CF

Resting State EEG in Children With Learning Disabilities: An Independent Component Analysis Approach.
Clin EEG Neurosci. 2016 Jan;47(1):24-36
Authors: Jäncke L, Alahmadi N

Critique of A Very Early Rehabilitation Trial (AVERT).
Stroke. 2016 Jan;47(1):291-2. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.115.010483.
Authors: Luft AR, Kesselring J.

Uncontrollable and unpredictable stress interacts with subclinical depression and anxiety scores in determining anxiety response.
Stress. 2016 Jan;19(1):53-62
Authors: Havranek MM, Bolliger B, Roos S, Pryce CR, Quednow BB, Seifritz E

Charting the landscape of priority problems in psychiatry, part 1: classification and diagnosis.
Lancet Psychiatry. 2016 Jan;3(1):77-83
Authors: Stephan KE, Bach DR, Fletcher PC, Flint J, Frank MJ, Friston KJ, Heinz A, Huys QJ, Owen MJ, Binder EB, Dayan P, Johnstone EC, Meyer-Lindenberg A, Montague PR, Schnyder U, Wang XJ, Breakspear M

Charting the landscape of priority problems in psychiatry, part 2: pathogenesis and aetiology.
Lancet Psychiatry. 2016 Jan;3(1):84-90
Authors: Stephan KE, Binder EB, Breakspear M, Dayan P, Johnstone EC, Meyer-Lindenberg A, Schnyder U, Wang XJ, Bach DR, Fletcher PC, Flint J, Frank MJ, Heinz A, Huys QJ, Montague PR, Owen MJ, Friston KJ

Fast and Efficient Fabrication of Intrinsically Stretchable Multilayer Circuit Boards by Wax Pattern Assisted Filtration.
Small. 2016 Jan;12(2):180-4
Authors: Tybrandt K, Vörös J

Inappropriate assumptions about EEG state changes and their impact on the quantification of EEG state dynamics.
Neuroimage. 2016 Jan 15;125:1104-6
Authors: Koenig T, Brandeis D

How learning shapes the empathic brain.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Jan 5;113(1):80-5
Authors: Hein G, Engelmann JB, Vollberg MC, Tobler PN

The end of gating? An introduction to automated analysis of high dimensional cytometry data.
Eur J Immunol. 2016 Jan;46(1):34-43
Authors: Mair F, Hartmann FJ, Mrdjen D, Tosevski V, Krieg C, Becher B

Differential Toxicity of Antibodies to the Prion Protein.
PLoS Pathog. 2016 Jan;12(1):e1005401
Authors: Reimann RR, Sonati T, Hornemann S, Herrmann US, Arand M, Hawke S, Aguzzi A

Cooperative hand movements in post-stroke subjects: Neural reorganization.
Clin Neurophysiol. 2016 Jan;127(1):748-54
Authors: Schrafl-Altermatt M, Dietz V

Selected Reaction Monitoring to Measure Proteins of Interest in Complex Samples: A Practical Guide.
Methods Mol Biol. 2016;1394:43-56. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-3341-9_4.
Authors: Feng Y, Picotti P

Can the Assessment of Spontaneous Oscillations by Near Infrared Spectrophotometry Predict Neurological Outcome of Preterm Infants?
Adv Exp Med Biol. 2016;876:521-31. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-3023-4_65.
Authors: Stammwitz A, von Siebenthal K, Bucher HU, Wolf M

Local Measurement of Flap Oxygen Saturation: An Application of Visible Light Spectroscopy.
Adv Exp Med Biol. 2016;876:391-7. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-3023-4_49.
Authors: Nasseri N, Kleiser S, Reidt S, Wolf M

Affective regulation in trichotillomania before and after self-help interventions.
J Psychiatr Res. 2015 Dec 29;75:7-13
Authors: Weidt S, Zai G, Drabe N, Delsignore A, Bruehl AB, Klaghofer R, Rufer M

Measuring action understanding: Relations between goal prediction and imitation.
Br J Dev Psychol. 2015 Dec 28;
Authors: Gampe A, Prinz W, Daum MM

Somnomat: a novel actuated bed to investigate the effect of vestibular stimulation.
Med Biol Eng Comput. 2015 Dec 26;
Authors: Crivelli F, Omlin X, Rauter G, von Zitzewitz J, Achermann P, Riener R

Motor facilitation during action observation: The role of M1 and PMv in grasp predictions.
Cortex. 2015 Dec 25;75:180-192
Authors: de Beukelaar TT, Alaerts K, Swinnen SP, Wenderoth N

Mouse chronic social stress increases blood and brain kynurenine pathway activity and fear behaviour: Both effects are reversed by inhibition of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase.
Brain Behav Immun. 2015 Dec 24;
Authors: Fuertig R, Azzinnari D, Bergamini G, Cathomas F, Sigrist H, Seifritz E, Vavassori S, Luippold A, Hengerer B, Ceci A, Pryce CR

Optimizing treatment success in multiple sclerosis.
J Neurol. 2015 Dec 24;
Authors: Ziemssen T, Derfuss T, de Stefano N, Giovannoni G, Palavra F, Tomic D, Vollmer T, Schippling S

Older but still fluent? Insights from the intrinsically active baseline configuration of the aging brain using a data driven graph-theoretical approach.
Neuroimage. 2015 Dec 23;127:346-362
Authors: Muller AM, Mérillat S, Jäncke L

Gains and losses on the road to understanding Alzheimer’s disease.
Swiss Med Wkly. 2015 Dec 23;145:w14233
Author: Konietzko U

Hypoxic preconditioning protects photoreceptors against light damage independently of hypoxia inducible transcription factors in rods.
Exp Eye Res. 2015 Dec 22;146:60-71
Authors: Kast B, Schori C, Grimm C

HSAN1 mutations in serine palmitoyltransferase reveal a close structure-function-phenotype relationship.
Hum Mol Genet. 2015 Dec 17;
Authors: Bode H, Bourquin F, Suriyanarayanan S, Wei Y, Alecu I, Othman A, Von Eckardstein A, Hornemann T

Learning Control Over Emotion Networks Through Connectivity-Based Neurofeedback.
Cereb Cortex. 2015 Dec 17;
Authors: Koush Y, Meskaldji DE, Pichon S, Rey G, Rieger SW, Linden DE, Van De Ville D, Vuilleumier P, Scharnowski F

Salivary testosterone and cortisol are jointly related to pro-environmental behavior in men.
Soc Neurosci. 2015 Dec 16;:1-14
Authors: Sollberger S, Bernauer T, Ehlert U

The Good, the Bad, or the Pretty: IL-17 Builds Lymphoid Tissues in the Brain.
Immunity. 2015 Dec 15;43(6):1033-4
Author: Becher B

Unaltered Prion Pathogenesis in a Mouse Model of High-Fat Diet-Induced Insulin Resistance.
PLoS One. 2015 Dec 14;10(12):e0144983. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144983. eCollection 2015.
Authors: Zhu C, Schwarz P, Abakumova I, Aguzzi A

Structural and functional connectivity in healthy aging: Associations for cognition and motor behavior.
Hum Brain Mapp. 2015 Dec 14;
Authors: Hirsiger S, Koppelmans V, Mérillat S, Liem F, Erdeniz B, Seidler RD, Jäncke L

Detectability of the somatosensory evoked high frequency oscillation (HFO) co-recorded by scalp EEG and ECoG under propofol.
Neuroimage Clin. 2015, Dec 14;10:318-25
Authors: Burnos S, Fedele T, Schmid O, Krayenbühl N, Sarnthein J

In Vitro Derivation of Melanocytes from Embryonic Neural Crest Stem Cells.
Methods Mol Biol. 2015 Dec 13;
Authors: Shakhova O, Sommer L

An event-based architecture for solving constraint satisfaction problems.
Nat Commun. 2015 Dec 8;6:8941
Authors: Mostafa H, Müller LK, Indiveri G

Quantitative assessment of microvasculopathy in arcAβ mice with USPIO-enhanced gradient echo MRI.
J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2015 Dec 1;
Authors: Klohs J, Deistung A, Ielacqua GD, Seuwen A, Kindler D, Schweser F, Vaas M, Kipar A, Reichenbach JR, Rudin M

The NFκB-inducing kinase is essential for the developmental programming of skin-resident and IL-17-producing γδ T cells.
Elife. 2015 Dec 1;4. pii: e10087. doi: 10.7554/eLife.10087.
Authors: Mair F, Joller S, Hoeppli R, Onder L, Hahn M, Ludewig B, Waisman A, Becher B

Anxiety-Like Behavioural Inhibition Is Normative under Environmental Threat-Reward Correlations.
PLoS Comput Biol. 2015 Dec;11(12):e1004646
Author: Bach DR

A case report on 1-year follow-up of bilateral thalamic glioma.
Neuroradiol J. 2015 Dec;28(6):584-6
Authors: Ganewatte E, Al-Zahrani Y, Purohit B, Kollias S