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

KL Grasby, N Jahanshad, JN Painter, L Colodro-Conde, J Bralten & ... (2020) The genetic architecture of the human cerebral cortex. Science 367 (6484)
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, CA Hartman, J Oosterlaan & ... (2020) Genome-wide DNA methylation patterns in persistent ADHD and in association with impulsive and callous traits. Frontiers in Genetics 11, 16
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
AP Groenman, LJS Schweren, W Weeda, M Luman, SDS Noordermeer & ... (2019) Stimulant treatment profiles predicting co-occurring substance use disorders in individuals with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. European child & adolescent psychiatry 28 (9), 1213-1222
PM Gromann, DJ Heslenfeld, AK Fett, DW Joyce, SS Shergill & ... (2019) Trust versus paranoia: abnormal response to social reward in psychotic illness (vol 136, pg 1968, 2013). BRAIN 142
TV Vu, A van der Meulen, D Heslenfeld, K Woodcock, S Han & ... (2019) Neural responses to affective stimuli across culturally similar and dissimilar situations. Culture and Brain, 1-26
M Hoogman, R Muetzel, JP Guimaraes, E Shumskaya, M Mennes & ... (2019) Brain imaging of the cortex in ADHD: a coordinated analysis of large-scale clinical and population-based samples. American Journal of Psychiatry 176 (7), 531-542
RHR Pruim, CF Beckmann, M Oldehinkel, J Oosterlaan, D Heslenfeld & ... (2019) An integrated analysis of neural network correlates of categorical and dimensional models of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging 4 (5), 472-483
M van Lieshout, M Luman, LJS Schweren, JWR Twisk, SV Faraone & ... (2019) The Course of Neurocognitive Functioning and Prediction of Behavioral Outcome of ADHD Affected and Unaffected Siblings. Journal of abnormal child psychology 47 (3), 405-419
E Schwarz, NT Doan, G Pergola, LT Westlye, T Kaufmann, T Wolfers & ... (2019) Reproducible grey matter patterns index a multivariate, global alteration of brain structure in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Translational psychiatry 9 (1), 1-13
W Jiang, K Duan, K Rootes-Murdy, PJ Hoekstra, C Hartman, J Oosterlaan & ... (2019) Structural Brain Alterations and Their Association with Cognitive Function and Symptoms in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Families. bioRxiv, 863605
T Elvsashagen, S Bahrami, D van der Meer, I Agartz, D Alnaes, DM Barch & ... (2019) The genetic architecture of human brainstem structures and their involvement in common brain disorders. bioRxiv, 811711
RJ Chauvin, JK Buitelaar, M Oldehinkel, B Franke, C Hartman & ... (2019) An integrated analysis across separate task domains reveals a lack of common processing in the ADHD brain. bioRxiv, 755603
PM Gromann, DJ Heslenfeld, AK Fett, DW Joyce & SS Shergill (2019) versus paranoia: abnormal response to social reward in psychotic illness. Brain 2013; 136: 1968–1975; doi: 10.1093/brain/awt076. In the above article, funding acknowledgement …. Brain 142 (1), e46
D van der Meer, PJ Hoekstra, D van Rooij, AM Winkler, H van Ewijk & ... (2018) Anxiety modulates the relation between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder severity and working memory-related brain activity. The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry 19 (6), 450-460
XZ Kong, SR Mathias, T Guadalupe, DC Glahn, B Franke, F Crivello & ... (2018) Mapping cortical brain asymmetry in 17,141 healthy individuals worldwide via the ENIGMA Consortium. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 115 (22), E5154-E5163
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, Supplement), S257-S257
TWP Janssen, DJ Heslenfeld, R van Mourik, K Geladé, A Maras & ... (2018) Alterations in the ventral attention network during the stop-signal task in children with ADHD: an event-related potential source imaging study. Journal of attention disorders 22 (7), 639-650

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