Research Profile Prof. Regula Everts Brekenfeld

Research focus 

The research group led by Prof. Everts investigates neuropsychological aspects of endocrine and metabolic diseases. Among other areas, the research group for neuroendocrinology combines classical neuropsychological examinations with state-of-the-art imaging methods such as functional MRIs and magnetic resonance spectroscopy of the brain. This is used to investigate the effects of endocrine and metabolic diseases on cognition and their underlying mechanisms.

Research focus

Further clinical studies investigating plasticity:

  • HERO-Study: Hemispheric reorganization in children after childhood stroke
  • Onset-Study: Influence of age at stroke on cognitive outcome after pediatric arterial ischemic stroke
  • Brainfit-Study: Effect of physical activity and working memory training in survivors of childhood cancer
  • NEMO-Study: Cognitive and neural development after preterm birth at school age

Publications

Publications