The Synaptic Bases of Mental Diseases


Scientific publications from members of the Synapsy community in peer-reviewed journals.

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*Equal contribution in each publication, accordingly.


Stone, W., Nunes, A., Akiyama, K., Akula, N., Ardau, R., Aubry, J.-M., Backlund, L., Bauer, M., Bellivier, F., Cervantes, P., Chen, H.-C., Chillotti, C., Cruceanu, C., Dayer, A., Degenhardt, F., Del Zompo, M., Forstner, A. J., Frye, M., Fullerton, J. M., … Alda, M. (2021). Prediction of lithium response using genomic data. Scientific Reports, 11(1), 1155.
Petit, J.-M., Eren-Koçak, E., Karatas, H., Magistretti, P., & Dalkara, T. (2021). Brain glycogen metabolism: A possible link between sleep disturbances, headache and depression. Sleep Medicine Reviews, 59, 101449.
Saccaro, L. F., Schilliger, Z., Dayer, A., Perroud, N., & Piguet, C. (2021). Inflammation, anxiety, and stress in bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder: A narrative review. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 127, 184–192.
Lüscher, C., & Janak, P. H. (2021). Consolidating the Circuit Model for Addiction. Annual Review of Neuroscience.
Cretenoud, A. F., Barakat, A., Milliet, A., Choung, O.-H., Bertamini, M., Constantin, C., & Herzog, M. H. (2021). How do visual skills relate to action video game performance? Journal of Vision, 21(7), 10–10.
Pham, E., Aouidad, A., Edan, A., Perroud, N., & Piguet, C. (2021). Diagnostic du trouble de personnalité borderline à l’adolescence : revue francophone. Neuropsychiatrie de l’Enfance et de l’Adolescence, 69(4), 185–189.
Dwir, D., Cabungcal, J.-H., Xin, L., Giangreco, B., Parietti, E., Cleusix, M., Jenni, R., Klauser, P., Conus, P., Cuénod, M., Steullet, P., & Do, K. Q. (2021). Timely N-Acetyl-Cysteine and Environmental Enrichment Rescue Oxidative Stress-Induced Parvalbumin Interneuron Impairments via MMP9/RAGE Pathway: A Translational Approach for Early Intervention in Psychosis. Schizophrenia Bulletin.
Maeder, J., Bostelmann, M., Schneider, M., Bortolin, K., Kliegel, M., & Eliez, S. (2021). From Learning to Memory: A Comparison Between Verbal and Non-verbal Skills in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 12.
Thonney, J., Conus, P., & Golay, P. (2021). Traumatisme sexuel ou physique dans l’enfance : quel impact sur l’évolution d’un premier épisode psychotique ? L’Encéphale, 47(3), 215–220.
Gebara, E., Zanoletti, O., Ghosal, S., Grosse, J., Schneider, B. L., Knott, G., Astori, S., & Sandi, C. (2021). Mitofusin-2 in the Nucleus Accumbens Regulates Anxiety and Depression-like Behaviors Through Mitochondrial and Neuronal Actions. Biological Psychiatry, 89(11), 1033–1044.
Sandstrom, A., Perroud, N., Alda, M., Uher, R., & Pavlova, B. (2021). Prevalence of attention‐deficit/hyperactivity disorder in people with mood disorders: A systematic review and meta‐analysis. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 143(5), 380–391.
Guillot de Suduiraut, I., Grosse, J., Ramos‐Fernández, E., Sandi, C., & Hollis, F. (2021). Astrocytic release of ATP through type 2 inositol 1,4,5‐trisphosphate receptor calcium signaling and social dominance behavior in mice. European Journal of Neuroscience, 53(9), 2973–2985.
Bueno-Fernandez, C., Perez-Rando, M., Alcaide, J., Coviello, S., Sandi, C., Castillo-Gómez, E., & Nacher, J. (2021). Long term effects of peripubertal stress on excitatory and inhibitory circuits in the prefrontal cortex of male and female mice. Neurobiology of Stress, 14, 100322.
Maeder, J., Zuber, S., Schneider, M., Kliegel, M., & Eliez, S. (2021). Age-Related Improvements in Executive Functions and Focal Attention in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Vary Across Domain and Task. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 1–14.
Mancini, V., Maeder, J., Bortolin, K., Schneider, M., Schaer, M., & Eliez, S. (2021). Long-term effects of early treatment with SSRIs on cognition and brain development in individuals with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. Translational Psychiatry, 11(1).
Silva, B. A., Astori, S., Burns, A. M., Heiser, H., van den Heuvel, L., Santoni, G., Martinez-Reza, M. F., Sandi, C., & Gräff, J. (2021). A thalamo-amygdalar circuit underlying the extinction of remote fear memories. Nature Neuroscience.
Carrard, A., Cassé, F., Carron, C., Burlet-Godinot, S., Toni, N., Magistretti, P. J., & Martin, J.-L. (2021). Role of adult hippocampal neurogenesis in the antidepressant actions of lactate. Molecular Psychiatry.
Cretenoud, A. F., Grzeczkowski, L., Kunchulia, M., & Herzog, M. H. (2021). Individual differences in the perception of visual illusions are stable across eyes, time, and measurement methods. Journal of Vision, 21(5), 26–26.
Rudaz, D., Vandeleur, C. L., Gholam, M., Castelao, E., Strippoli, M.-P. F., Marquet, P., Aubry, J.-M., Merikangas, K. R., & Preisig, M. (2021). Psychopathological precursors of the onset of mood disorders in offspring of parents with and without mood disorders: results of a 13-year prospective cohort high-risk study. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 62(4), 404–413.
Helmreich, D. L., Jones, J., Kristiansen, L. V., & Sandi, C. (2021). A report on the FENS 2020 virtual FORUM. European Journal of Neuroscience, 53(8), 2446–2449.
Burns, A. M., & Gräff, J. (2021). Cognitive epigenetic priming: leveraging histone acetylation for memory amelioration. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 67, 75–84.
Basel, D., Mosheva, M., Maeder, J., Schneider, M., Shani, S., Weinberger, R., Eliez, S., & Gothelf, D. (2021). Stimulant treatment effectiveness, safety and risk for psychosis in individuals with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
Seeber, M., & Michel, C. M. (2021). Synchronous Brain Dynamics Establish Brief States of Communality in Distant Neuronal Populations. Eneuro, 8(3), ENEURO.0005–21.2021.
Stripeikyte, G., Potheegadoo, J., Progin, P., Rognini, G., Blondiaux, E., Salomon, R., Griffa, A., Hagmann, P., Faivre, N., Do, K. Q., Conus, P., & Blanke, O. (2021). Fronto-Temporal Disconnection Within the Presence Hallucination Network in Psychotic Patients With Passivity Experiences. Schizophrenia Bulletin.
Bernasconi, F., Blondiaux, E., Potheegadoo, J., Stripeikyte, G., Pagonabarraga, J., Bejr-Kasem, H., Bassolino, M., Akselrod, M., Martinez-Horta, S., Sampedro, F., Hara, M., Horvath, J., Franza, M., Konik, S., Bereau, M., Ghika, J.-A., Burkhard, P. R., Ville, D. V. D., Faivre, N., … Blanke, O. (2021). Robot-induced hallucinations in Parkinson’s disease depend on altered sensorimotor processing in fronto-temporal network. Science Translational Medicine, 13(591), eabc8362.
Zehnder, T., Petrelli, F., Romanos, J., Figueiredo, E. C. D. O., Lewis, T. L., Déglon, N., Polleux, F., Santello, M., & Bezzi, P. (2021). Mitochondrial biogenesis in developing astrocytes regulates astrocyte maturation and synapse formation. Cell Reports, 35(2).
Bapat, A., Brooks, R., Hacker, C., Landi, C., & Mahler, B. I. (2021). Morse-based Fibering of the Persistence Rank Invariant. ArXiv:2011.14967 [Cs, Math].
Weitnauer, L., Frisch, S., Melie-Garcia, L., Preisig, M., Schroeter, M. L., Sajfutdinow, I., Kherif, F., & Draganski, B. (2021). Mapping grip force to motor networks. NeuroImage, 229, 117735.
Lo, A. C., Rajan, N., Gastaldo, D., Telley, L., Hilal, M. L., Buzzi, A., Simonato, M., Achsel, T., & Bagni, C. (2021). Absence of RNA-binding protein FXR2P prevents prolonged phase of kainate-induced seizures. EMBO Reports, 22(4).
Hasty, M. K., Macneil, C. A., Cotton, S. M., Berk, M., Kader, L., Ratheesh, A., Ramain, J., Chanen, A. M., & Conus, P. (2021). Personality disorder among youth with first episode psychotic mania: An important target for specific treatment? Early Intervention in Psychiatry.
Ramain, J., Conus, P., & Golay, P. (2021). Exploring the clinical relevance of a dichotomy between affective and non-affective psychosis: Results from a first-episode psychosis cohort study. Early Intervention in Psychiatry.
Hara, M., Kanayama, N., Blanke, O., & Salomon, R. (2021). Modulation of Bodily Self-Consciousness by Self and External Touch. IEEE Transactions on Haptics, 1–1.
Delacrétaz, A., Glatard, A., Dubath, C., Gholam, M., Gamma, F., Gunten, A., Conus, P., & Eap, C. B. (2021). Valproate is associated with early decrease of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in the psychiatric population. Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, 129(1), 26–35.
Contestabile, A., Casarotto, G., Girard, B., Tzanoulinou, S., & Bellone, C. (2021). Deconstructing the contribution of sensory cues in social approach. European Journal of Neuroscience, 53(9), 3199–3211.
Pagès, S., Chenouard, N., Chéreau, R., Kouskoff, V., Gambino, F., & Holtmaat, A. (2021). An increase in dendritic plateau potentials is associated with experience-dependent cortical map reorganization. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118(9).
Nuno-Perez, A., Trusel, M., Lalive, A. L., Congiu, M., Gastaldo, D., Tchenio, A., Lecca, S., Soiza-Reilly, M., Bagni, C., & Mameli, M. (2021). Stress undermines reward-guided cognitive performance through synaptic depression in the lateral habenula. Neuron, S0896627321000088.
Ramain, J., Conus, P., & Golay, P. (2021). Subtyping based on premorbid profile: A strategy to personalize treatment in first-episode affective psychosis. Early Intervention in Psychiatry.
Feller, C., Dubois, C., Eliez, S., & Schneider, M. (2021). Episodic Future Thinking in Autism Spectrum Disorder and 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome: Association with Anticipatory Pleasure and Social Functioning. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
Zöller, D., Sandini, C., Schaer, M., Eliez, S., Bassett, D. S., & Ville, D. V. D. (2021). Structural control energy of resting-state functional brain states reveals less cost-effective brain dynamics in psychosis vulnerability. Human Brain Mapping, n/a(n/a).
Murray, R. J., Apazoglou, K., Celen, Z., Dayer, A., Aubry, J.-M., Ville, D. V. D., Vuilleumier, P., & Piguet, C. (2021). Maladaptive emotion regulation traits predict altered corticolimbic recovery from psychosocial stress. Journal of Affective Disorders, 280, 54–63.
Taborsky, B., English, S., Fawcett, T. W., Kuijper, B., Leimar, O., McNamara, J. M., Ruuskanen, S., & Sandi, C. (2021). Towards an Evolutionary Theory of Stress Responses. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 36(1), 39–48.
Picard, M., & Sandi, C. (2021). The social nature of mitochondria: Implications for human health. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 120, 595–610.
Soldati, L., Bianchi-Demicheli, F., Schockaert, P., Köhl, J., Bolmont, M., Hasler, R., & Perroud, N. (2021). Association of ADHD and hypersexuality and paraphilias. Psychiatry Research, 295, 113638.
Serino, A., Pozeg, P., Bernasconi, F., Solcà, M., Hara, M., Progin, P., Stripeikyte, G., Dhanis, H., Salomon, R., Bleuler, H., Rognini, G., & Blanke, O. (2021). Thought consciousness and source monitoring depend on robotically controlled sensorimotor conflicts and illusory states. IScience, 24(1), 101955.
Delavari, F., Sandini, C., Zöller, D., Mancini, V., Bortolin, K., Schneider, M., Ville, D. V. D., & Eliez, S. (2021). Dysmaturation Observed as Altered Hippocampal Functional Connectivity at Rest Is Associated With the Emergence of Positive Psychotic Symptoms in Patients With 22q11 Deletion Syndrome. Biological Psychiatry.
Bochet, A., Franchini, M., Kojovic, N., Glaser, B., & Schaer, M. (2021). Emotional vs. Neutral Face Exploration and Habituation: An Eye-Tracking Study of Preschoolers With Autism Spectrum Disorders. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11.
Perizzolo Pointet, V. C., Moser, D. A., Vital, M., Rusconi Serpa, S., Todorov, A., & Schechter, D. S. (2021). Violence Exposure Is Associated With Atypical Appraisal of Threat Among Women: An EEG Study. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 576852.
Hacker, C. (2021). k-simplex2vec: a simplicial extension of node2vec. ArXiv:2010.05636 [Cs, Math].
Blondiaux, E., Heydrich, L., & Blanke, O. (2021). Common and distinct brain networks of autoscopic phenomena. NeuroImage: Clinical, 30, 102612.