Gitta Wörtwein

Gitta Wörtwein

Associate Professor

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    Primary fields of research

    Neuroplasticity: role in psychiatric disorders, namely depression, anxiety disorders, and substance abuse.

    Musacarinergic-dopaminergic interactions.

    Behavioral characterization of genetically modified mice and rats.

    Current research

    The role of muscarinergic M4 and M5 receptors in the regulation of dopamine release in the limbic system: relationship to addiction and psychosis.

    Neuroplasticity and its role in depression.

    Transfere and validation of rat behavioral models to genetically modified mice.

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