The Institute offers various courses for medical students attending the preclinical semesters, including seminars and lectures on topics including the fundamentals of medical psychology and sociology, research methods, patient-doctor-relationship, and stress & behaviour.
Course 'Medical Psychology and Sociology' by Prof. Dr. med. Manfred Schedlowski, Prof. Dr. Sven Benson and Karoline Boy best rated course of the first study section. Read more
Manfred Schedlowski, director of the Institute of Medical Psychology, has been filmed and interview by the BBC. Read more
Neurological and mental illnesses are on the rise worldwide. The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) is therefore combining its research activities into the new focus "Translational Neuro and Behavioral Sciences". Read the article
The evaluation results of the sommer session 2017 (Medical Faculty, University of Duisburg-Essen) revealed that Prof. Sven Benson was personally chosen by the students in the first section of medical studies as best lecturer.
[05.10.2017] Prof. Dr. med. Manfred Schedlowski has been appointed as an Adjunct Professor of Psychoneuroimmunology at the Department of Clinical Neuroscience by the prestigious Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. The professorship is comparable to an APL professorship in Germany.
We are glad to announce that the German Research Foundation (DFG) is supporting three subprojects at our institute for four years within the Collaborative Research Center SFB 1280:
TP A10 "From Pavlov to pain: extinction learning in visceral pain" (principal investigator: S. Elsenbruch)
TP A12 "The impact of inflammation on the extinction of pain-related fear" (principal investigators: H. Engler and S. Elsenbruch)
TP A18 "Extinction and reconsolidation of behaviorally-controlled anti-proliferative and anti-metabolic effects: mechanisms and potential clinical relevance" (principal investigators: M. Schedlowski and M. Hadamitzky)
Auch in diesem Semester werden wir Ihnen ein Repetitorium Medizinische Psychologie und Medizinische Soziologie zur Vorbereitung auf das Physikum anbieten.
Wir suchen ab sofort gesunde Probandinnen und Probanden für unser Projekt zur Erforschung der Frage ob Schmerz-assoziierte Lernprozesse durch eine akute Entzündungsreaktion beeinflusst werden.