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Katharina Domschke

Prof. Dr. Dr.
Principal Investigator

Medical Center – University of Freiburg
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Hauptstraße 5
79104 Freiburg


1997 – 2004 Studies of Medicine, University of Muenster/ Trinity College Dublin, Ireland; M.A. Program in Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
2004 Dissertation (M.D.), University of Muenster
2005 – 2010 Residency in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Universities of Bonn and Muenster, Germany (2010: Board Certification Psychiatry and Psychotherap
2008 Habilitation
2010 – 2011 Associate Professor and Consultant, Dept. of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Muenster, Germany
2010 Dissertation (Ph.D.), University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
2012 – 2016 Professor of Psychiatry (W2), Managing Director, Vice Chair, Dept. of Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, University of Wuerzburg
Since 2016 Full Professor of Psychiatry (W3) and Medical Director, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical Center – University of Freiburg
Since 2016 Adjunct Professor, Medical University Vienna, Austria
Since 2017 Member of the Leopoldina, German National Academy of Sciences

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Focus of research

  • Prediction, indicated prevention and personalized treatment of anxiety and affective disorders
  • Genetics / epigenetics / imaging genetics / therapy(epi)genetics of anxiety and affective disorders