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Interventional Biological Psychiatry

Prof. Dr. Thomas E. Schläpfer

Head of Division of Interventional Biological Psychiatry

 

Division of Interventional Biological Psychiatry

University Hospital Freiburg

Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Hauptstraße 5

79104 Freiburg im Breisgau

 

 

E-Mail: thomas.schlaepfer@uniklinik-freiburg.de

 

Secretariat:

Sharon Blanchard-Wacker
Telephone: 0761 - 270 69800
Telefax: 0761 - 270 9669800
Mail: sharon.blanchard-wacker@uniklinik-freiburg.de

  • since 2016 Director of the Division of Interventional Biological Psychiatry, University Hospital Freiburg (Germany)
  • since 2016 Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida (Gainsville)
  • 2003-2016 Vice Chair of the Department pf Psychiatry, University Hospital Bonn (Germany)
  • 1997 - 2003 Director of the Psychiatric Neuroimaging Group, Department of Psychiatry, University of Bern (CH)
  • 1994 - 1997 Assistant Professor, Department of Mental Hygiene and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The John Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland (USA)
  • 1981 - 1993 Medical School, University of Bern (CH) and graduate programs in Bern and Baltimore (USA)

 

Research Focus

  • Development of new methods of neuromodulation for the treatment of resistant depression
  • Improvement of the understanding of the neurobiology of affective disorders using neuromodulation procedures
  • Development of a patient- oriented lecture (POL) in psychiatry

 

Selected Publications

  • Schlaepfer TE. Deep Brain Stimulation for Major Depression-Steps on a Long and Winding Road. Biol Psychiatry. 2015;78(4):218-219. doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2015.06.020.
  • Schlaepfer TE, Bewernick BH, Kayser S, Mädler B, Coenen VA. Rapid effects of deep brain stimulation for treatment-resistant major ' depression. Biol Psychiatry. 2013; 73(12):1204-12.
  • Schlaepfer TE, Fins JJ. Deep brain stimulation' and the neuroethics of responsible publishing: when one is not enough. JAMA. 2010;303(8):775-6.
  • Lieb K, Schlaepfer TE. Deep-brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease. N Engl J Med. 2006; 355(21):2256.
  • Schlaepfer TE, Lieb K. Deep brain stimulation for treatment of refractory depression. Lancet. 2005; 366(9495):1420-2.

Division of Interventional Biological Psychiatry

Division of Interventional Biological Psychiatry
University Hospital Freiburg
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Hauptstraße 5
79104 Freiburg im Breisgau
 
Phone: 0761 - 270 69800 (secretariat) 
Fax: 0761 - 270 9669800 (secretariat) 
Mail: hirnstimulation@uniklinik-freiburg.de

Secretariat (contact by phone)
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 9:00-13:00
Wednesday: 13:30-18:30