Assistant professor

Dirk Heslenfeld

Assistant professor

E-mail: dirk@psy.vu.nl
Phone: +31(0)20 5988831
Room: 1C-21

Projects

Brain Imaging support

Biography

1986 – 1992: Dept. of Psychonomics, University of Amsterdam, Degree: M.Sc. (with distinction)
1990 – 1992: Dept. of Psychonomics, University of Amsterdam, Research assistant
1992 – 1998: Dept. of Psychonomics, University of Amsterdam, Degree: Ph.D. (cum laude)
1998 – 2000: Dynamic Neuroimaging Lab, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, Post-doc
2000 – 2005: Dept. of Cognitive Psychology, VU, Amsterdam, Post-doctoral researcher
2005 – present: Dept. of Cognitive Psychology, VU, Amsterdam, Assistant professor

Research interests

Cognitive, social, emotional, clinical neuroscience

Links

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Recent publications

D van der Meer, T Kaufmann, A Córdova-Palomera, F Bettella, O Frei & ... (2018) F50. Genetic Architecture of Hippocampal Subfield Volumes: Shared and Specific Influences. Biological Psychiatry 83 (9), S257
D Alfandari, C Vriend, DJ Heslenfeld, NJ Versfeld, SE Kramer & AA Zekveld (2018) Brain Volume Differences Associated With Hearing Impairment in Adults. Trends in hearing 22, 2331216518763689
T Kaufmann, D van der Meer, NT Doan, E Schwarz, MJ Lund, I Agartz & ... (2018) Genetics of brain age suggest an overlap with common brain disorders. bioRxiv, 303164
SDS Noordermeer, M Luman, CU Greven, K Veroude, SV Faraone & ... (2017) Structural brain abnormalities of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder with oppositional defiant disorder. Biological psychiatry 82 (9), 642-650
NJ Forde, L Ronan, MP Zwiers, LJS Schweren, AF Alexander-Bloch & ... (2017) Healthy cortical development through adolescence and early adulthood. Brain Structure and Function 222 (8), 3653-3663
SDS Noordermeer, M Luman, WD Weeda, JK Buitelaar, JS Richards & ... (2017) Risk factors for comorbid oppositional defiant disorder in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. European child & adolescent psychiatry 26 (10), 1155-1164
D van der Meer, CA Hartman, RHR Pruim, M Mennes, D Heslenfeld & ... (2017) The interaction between 5-HTTLPR and stress exposure influences connectivity of the executive control and default mode brain networks. Brain imaging and behavior 11 (5), 1486-1496
H Ewijk, J Bralten, EDA Duin, M Hakobjan, JK Buitelaar, DJ Heslenfeld & ... (2017) Female‐specific association of nos1 genotype with white matter microstructure in Adhd patients and controls. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 58 (8), 958-966
LJS Schweren, A Groenman, W Weeda, SF Faraone, M Luman & ... (2017) Stimulant Treatment Trajectories Are Associated With Neural Reward Processing in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.. The Journal of clinical psychiatry 78 (7), e790-e796
D van der Meer, PJ Hoekstra, M Van Donkelaar, J Bralten, J Oosterlaan & ... (2017) Predicting attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder severity from psychosocial stress and stress-response genes: a random forest regression approach. Translational psychiatry 7 (6), e1145
JS Richards, A Arias Vásquez, D van Rooij, D van der Meer, B Franke & ... (2017) Testing differential susceptibility: Plasticity genes, the social environment, and their interplay in adolescent response inhibition. The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry 18 (4), 308-321
D van der Meer, P Hoekstra, M van Donkelaar, J Bralten, J Oosterlaan & ... (2017) 909. Predicting Attention-Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder Severity from Stress and Stress Response Genes. Biological Psychiatry 81 (10), S367
D von Rhein, CF Beckmann, B Franke, J Oosterlaan, DJ Heslenfeld & ... (2017) Network‐level assessment of reward‐related activation in patients with ADHD and healthy individuals. Human brain mapping 38 (5), 2359-2369
NJ Forde, L Ronan, MP Zwiers, AF Alexander-Bloch, SV Faraone & ... (2017) No Association between Cortical Gyrification or Intrinsic Curvature and Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Adolescents and Young Adults. Frontiers in neuroscience 11, 218
M Hoogman, J Bralten, DP Hibar, M Mennes, MP Zwiers, LSJ Schweren & ... (2017) Subcortical brain volume differences in participants with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and adults: a cross-sectional mega-analysis. The Lancet Psychiatry 4 (4), 310-319
D van der Meer, CA Hartman, D van Rooij, B Franke, DJ Heslenfeld & ... (2017) Effects of dopaminergic genes, prenatal adversities, and their interaction on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and neural correlates of response inhibition. Journal of psychiatry & neuroscience: JPN 42 (2), 113
D van der Meer, PJ Hoekstra, D van Rooij, AM Winkler, H van Ewijk & ... (2017) Anxiety modulates the relation between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder severity and working memory-related brain activity. The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry, 1-11
M van Lieshout, M Luman, JWR Twisk, SV Faraone, DJ Heslenfeld & ... (2017) Neurocognitive predictors of ADHD outcome: a 6-year follow-up study. Journal of abnormal child psychology 45 (2), 261-272
DP Hibar, HHH Adams, N Jahanshad, G Chauhan, JL Stein, E Hofer & ... (2017) Novel genetic loci associated with hippocampal volume. Nature communications 8, 13624
D Meer, CA Hartman, RHR Pruim, M Mennes, D Heslenfeld, J Oosterlaan & ... (2017) The interaction between 5-HTTLPR and stress exposure influences connectivity of the executive control and default mode brain networks.

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