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

PSW Boedhoe, D Van Rooij, M Hoogman, JWR Twisk, L Schmaal, Y Abe & ... (2020) Subcortical brain volume, regional cortical thickness, and cortical surface area across disorders: findings from the ENIGMA ADHD, ASD, and OCD working groups. American Journal of Psychiatry 177 (9), 834-843
Y Patel, N Parker, J Shin, D Howard, L French, SI Thomopoulos, E Pozzi & ... (2020) Virtual histology of cortical thickness and shared neurobiology in 6 psychiatric disorders. Jama Psychiatry
XZ Kong, ENIGMA Laterality Working Group, C Francks, XZ Kong & ... (2020) Reproducibility in the absence of selective reporting: An illustration from large‐scale brain asymmetry research. Human Brain Mapping
T Elvsåshagen, S Bahrami, D van der Meer, I Agartz, D Alnæs, DM Barch & ... (2020) The genetic architecture of human brainstem structures and their involvement in common brain disorders. Nature communications 11 (1), 1-14
SDS Noordermeer, M Luman, JK Buitelaar, CA Hartman, PJ Hoekstra & ... (2020) Neurocognitive deficits in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder with and without comorbid oppositional defiant disorder. Journal of attention disorders 24 (9), 1317-1329
W Jiang, K Rootes-Murdy, K Duan, P Hoekstra, C Hartman, J Oosterlaan & ... (2020) Discrepancies Between Genetic Variants in Adolescents and Adults With ADHD. Biological Psychiatry 87 (9), S274
W Jiang, K Duan, K Rootes-Murdy, PJ Hoekstra, CA Hartman & ... (2020) Structural brain alterations and their association with cognitive function and symptoms in Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder families. NeuroImage: Clinical, 102273
KL Grasby, N Jahanshad, JN Painter, L Colodro-Conde, J Bralten & ... (2020) The genetic architecture of the human cerebral cortex. Science 367 (6484)
T Kaufmann, D van der Meer, NT Doan, E Schwarz, MJ Lund, I Agartz & ... (2020) Publisher Correction: Common brain disorders are associated with heritable patterns of apparent aging of the brain (Nature Neuroscience,(2019), 22, 10,(1617-1623), 10.1038 …. Nature Neuroscience 23 (2), 295
M Meijer, M Klein, E Hannon, D Van der Meer, C Hartman, J Oosterlaan & ... (2020) P. 109 Genome-wide methylation patterns in persistent ADHD and in association with impulsive and callous traits. European Neuropsychopharmacology 31, S7-S8
M Meijer, M Klein, E Hannon, D van der Meer, C Hartman, J Oosterlaan & ... (2020) Genome-Wide DNA Methylation Patterns in Persistent Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and in Association With Impulsive and Callous Traits. Frontiers in genetics 11, 16
K Duan, J Chen, VD Calhoun, W Jiang, K Rootes-Murdy & ... (2020) Sparse parallel independent component analysis and its application to identify linked genomic and gray matter alterations underlying working memory impairment in attention …. bioRxiv
D Dima, E Papachristou, A Modabbernia, GE Doucet, I Agartz, M Aghajani & ... (2020) Subcortical Volume Trajectories across the Lifespan: Data from 18,605 healthy individuals aged 3-90 years. bioRxiv
S Frangou, A Modabbernia, GE Doucet, E Papachristou, SCR Williams & ... (2020) Cortical Thickness Trajectories across the Lifespan: Data from 17,075 healthy individuals aged 3-90 years. bioRxiv
RJ Chauvin, JK Buitelaar, E Sprooten, M Oldehinkel, B Franke & ... (2020) Task-generic and task-specific connectivity modulations in the ADHD brain: An integrated analysis across multiple tasks. bioRxiv, 755603
RM Brouwer, M Klein, KL Grasby, HG Schnack, N Jahanshad, J Teeuw & ... (2020) Dynamics of Brain Structure and its Genetic Architecture over the Lifespan. BioRxiv
J Liu, K Duan, W Jiang, K Rootes-Murdy, G Schoenmacker, JK Buitelaar & ... (2020) Gray matter networks associated with cognitive deficit in ADHD across adolescence and adulthood. medRxiv
LM Wierenga, GE Doucet, D Dima, I Agartz, M Aghajani, TN Akudjedu & ... (2020) Greater male than female variability in regional brain structure across the lifespan. BioRxiv
CL Satizabal, HHH Adams, DP Hibar, CC White, MJ Knol, JL Stein & ... (2019) Genetic architecture of subcortical brain structures in 38,851 individuals. Nature genetics 51 (11), 1624-1636
T Kaufmann, D van der Meer, NT Doan, E Schwarz, MJ Lund, I Agartz & ... (2019) Common brain disorders are associated with heritable patterns of apparent aging of the brain. Nature neuroscience 22 (10), 1617-1623

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