The Synaptic Bases of Mental Diseases


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

NCCR-Synapsy Phase-3 SNSF grant number : 51NF40-185897

*Equal contribution in each publication, accordingly.


Sept 2020

Bacq A, Astori S, Gebara E, Tang W, Silva BA, Sanchez-Mut J, Grosse J, Guillot de Suduiraut I, Zanoletti O, Maclachlan C, Knott GW, Gräff J, Sandi C.
Amygdala GluN2B-NMDAR dysfunction is critical in abnormal aggression of neurodevelopmental origin induced by St8sia2 deficiency.
Molecular psychiatry. 2020 Sep;25(9):2144-2161. doi: 10.1038/s41380-018-0132-3

Mancini V, Zöller D, Schneider M, Schaer M, Eliez S.
Abnormal Development and Dysconnectivity of Distinct Thalamic Nuclei in Patients With 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Experiencing Auditory Hallucinations.
Biological psychiatry. Cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging. 2020 Sep;5(9):875-890. doi: 10.1016/j.bpsc.2020.04.015.

Aug 2020

Cantonas LM, Mancini V, Rihs TA, Rochas V, Schneider M, Eliez S, Michel CM.
Abnormal Auditory Processing and Underlying Structural Changes in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome.
Schizophrenia bulletin. 2020 Aug 4:sbaa104. doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbaa104. Epub ahead of print.

Cretenoud AF, Francis G, Herzog MH.
When illusions merge.
Journal of vision. 2020 Aug 3;20(8):12. doi: 10.1167/jov.20.8.12.

Rudaz D, Vandeleur CL, Gholam M, Castelao E, Strippoli MF, Marquet P, Aubry JM, Merikangas KR, Preisig M.
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, and allied disciplines. 2020 Aug 25. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.13307. Epub ahead of print.

Solcà M, Park HD, Bernasconi F, Blanke O.
Behavioral and neurophysiological evidence for altered interoceptive bodily processing in chronic pain.
NeuroImage. 2020 Aug 15;217:116902. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.116902.

Zheng M, Allard A, Hagmann P, Alemán-Gómez Y, Serrano MÁ.
Geometric renormalization unravels self-similarity of the multiscale human connectome.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2020 Aug 18;117(33):20244-20253. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1922248117.

July 2020

da Cruz JR, Shaqiri A, Roinishvili M, Favrod O, Chkonia E, Brand A, Figueiredo P, Herzog MH.
Neural Compensation Mechanisms of Siblings of Schizophrenia Patients as Revealed by High-Density EEG.
Schizophrenia bulletin. 2020 Jul 8;46(4):1009-1018. doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbz133

Fournier M, Scolamiero M, Gholam-Rezaee MM, Cleusix M, Jenni R, Ferrari C, Golay P, Baumann PS, Cuenod M, Conus P, Do KQ, Hess K.
Topology predicts long-term functional outcome in early psychosis.
Molecular psychiatry. 2020 Jul 6. doi: 10.1038/s41380-020-0826-1. Epub ahead of print.

Guillot de Suduiraut I, Grosse J, Ramos-Fernández E, Sandi C, Hollis F.
Astrocytic release of ATP through type 2 inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate receptor calcium signaling and social dominance behavior in mice.
The European journal of neuroscience. 2020 Jul 1. doi: 10.1111/ejn.14892. Epub ahead of print.

Lauffs MM, Geoghan SA, Favrod O, Herzog MH, Preuschoff K.
Risk prediction error signaling: A two-component response?
Neuroimage. 2020 Jul 1;214:116766. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.116766

Mariano V, Achsel T, Bagni C, Kanellopoulos AK.
Modelling Learning and Memory in Drosophila to Understand Intellectual Disabilities.
Neuroscience. 2020 Jul 28:S0306-4522(20)30477-2. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2020.07.034. Epub ahead of print.

Picard M, Sandi C.
The social nature of mitochondria: Implications for human health.
Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews. 2020 Jul 8:S0149-7634(19)31125-X. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2020.04.017. Epub ahead of print.

Retsa C, Matusz PJ, Schnupp JWH, Murray MM.
Selective attention to sound features mediates cross-modal activation of visual cortices.
Neuropsychologia. 2020 Jul;144:107498. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2020.107498.

Salomon R, Progin P, Griffa A, Rognini G, Do KQ, Conus P, Marchesotti S, Bernasconi F, Hagmann P, Serino A, Blanke O.
Sensorimotor Induction of Auditory Misattribution in Early Psychosis.
Schizophrenia bulletin. 2020 Jul 8;46(4):947-954. doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbz136.

Sandini C, Schneider M, Eliez S, Armando M.
Association Between Parental Anxiety and Depression Level and Psychopathological Symptoms in Offspring With 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome.
Frontiers in psychiatry. 2020 Jul 23;11:646. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00646.

Strasser A, Luksys G, Xin L, Pessiglione M, Gruetter R, Sandi C.
Glutamine-to-glutamate ratio in the nucleus accumbens predicts effort-based motivated performance in humans.
Neuropsychopharmacology. 2020 Jul 20. doi: 10.1038/s41386-020-0760-6

Zalachoras I, Hollis F, Ramos-Fernández E, Trovo L, Sonnay S, Geiser E, Preitner N, Steiner P, Sandi C, Morató L.
Therapeutic potential of glutathione-enhancers in stress-related psychopathologies.
Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews. 2020 Jul;114:134-155. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2020.03.015.

June 2020

Chéreau R, Bawa T, Fodoulian L, Carleton A, Pagès S, Holtmaat A.
Dynamic perceptual feature selectivity in primary somatosensory cortex upon reversal learning.
Nature communications. 2020 Jun 26;11(1):3245. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-17005-x.

Cretenoud AF, Grzeczkowski L, Bertamini M, Herzog MH.
Individual differences in the Müller-Lyer and Ponzo illusions are stable across different contexts.
Journal of vision. 2020 Jun 3;20(6):4. doi: 10.1167/jov.20.6.4

da Cruz JR, Favrod O, Roinishvili M, Chkonia E, Brand A, Mohr C, Figueiredo P, Herzog MH.
EEG microstates are a candidate endophenotype for schizophrenia.
Nature communications. 2020 Jun 18;11(1):3089. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-16914-1.

Dehghani M, Do KQ, Magistretti P, Xin L.
Lactate measurement by neurochemical profiling in the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex at 7T: accuracy, precision, and relaxation times.
Magnetic resonance in medicine. 2020 Jun;83(6):1895-1908. doi: 10.1002/mrm.28066

Marchi NA, Ramponi C, Hirotsu C, Haba-Rubio J, Lutti A, Preisig M, Marques-Vidal P, Vollenweider P, Kherif F, Heinzer R, Draganski B.
Mean Oxygen Saturation during Sleep Is Related to Specific Brain Atrophy Pattern.
Annals of neurology. 2020 Jun;87(6):921-930. doi: 10.1002/ana.25728

May 2020

Armando M, Ciampoli M, Padula MC, Amminger P, De Crescenzo F, Maeder J, Schneider M, Schaer M, Managò F, Eliez S, Papaleo F.
Favorable effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in attentional control and conversion rate to psychosis in 22q11.2 deletion syndrome.
Neuropharmacology. 2020 May 15;168:107995. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2020.107995.

April 2020

Bellone C, Loureiro M, Lüscher C.
Drug-Evoked Synaptic Plasticity of Excitatory Transmission in the Ventral Tegmental Area.
Cold Spring Harbor perspectives in medicine. 2020 Apr 27:a039701. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a039701

Dubourg L, Maeder J, Pouillard V, Eliez S, Schneider M.
Goal-Directed-Behavior in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome: Implication for Social Dysfunctions and the Emergence of Negative Symptoms.
Frontiers in psychiatry. 2020 Apr 1;11:230. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00230

Suardi F, Moser DA, Sancho Rossignol A, Manini A, Vital M, Merminod G, Kreis A, Ansermet F, Rusconi Serpa S, Schechter DS.
Maternal reflective functioning, interpersonal violence-related posttraumatic stress disorder, and risk for psychopathology in early childhood.
Attachment & human development. 2020 Apr;22(2):225-245. doi: 10.1080/14616734.2018.1555602

Taubert M, Roggenhofer E, Melie-Garcia L, Muller S, Lehmann N, Preisig M, Vollenweider P, Marques-Vidal P, Lutti A, Kherif F, Draganski B.
Converging patterns of aging-associated brain volume loss and tissue microstructure differences.
Neurobiology of aging. 2020 Apr;88:108-118. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2020.01.006.

March 2020

Amare AT, Schubert KO, Hou L, Clark SR, Papiol S, Cearns M, Heilbronner U, Degenhardt F, Tekola-Ayele F, Hsu YH, Shekhtman T, Adli M, Akula N, Akiyama K, Ardau R, Arias B, Aubry JM, Backlund L, Bhattacharjee AK, Bellivier F, Benabarre A, Bengesser S, Biernacka JM, Birner A, Brichant-Petitjean C, Cervantes P, Chen HC, Chillotti C, Cichon S, Cruceanu C, Czerski PM, Dalkner N, Dayer A, Del Zompo M, DePaulo JR, Étain B, Jamain S, Falkai P, Forstner AJ, Frisen L, Frye MA, Fullerton JM, Gard S, Garnham JS, Goes FS, Grigoroiu-Serbanescu M, Grof P, Hashimoto R, Hauser J, Herms S, Hoffmann P, Hofmann A, Jiménez E, Kahn JP, Kassem L, Kuo PH, Kato T, Kelsoe JR, Kittel-Schneider S, Kliwicki S, König B, Kusumi I, Laje G, Landén M, Lavebratt C, Leboyer M, Leckband SG, Tortorella A, Manchia M, Martinsson L, McCarthy MJ, McElroy SL, Colom F, Mitjans M, Mondimore FM, Monteleone P, Nievergelt CM, Nöthen MM, Novák T, O’Donovan C, Ozaki N, Ösby U, Pfennig A, Potash JB, Reif A; Major Depressive Disorder Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, Reininghaus E, Rouleau GA, Rybakowski JK, Schalling M, Schofield PR, Schweizer BW, Severino G, Shilling PD, Shimoda K, Simhandl C, Slaney CM, Squassina A, Stamm T, Stopkova P, Maj M, Turecki G, Vieta E, Veeh J, Witt SH, Wright A, Zandi PP, Mitchell PB, Bauer M, Alda M, Rietschel M, McMahon FJ, Schulze TG, Baune BT.
Association of polygenic score for major depression with response to lithium in patients with bipolar disorder.
Molecular psychiatry. 2020 Mar 16 Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1038/s41380-020-0689-5.

Damborská A, Honzírková E, Barteček R, Hořínková J, Fedorová S, Ondruš Š, Michel CM, Rubega M.
Altered directed functional connectivity of the right amygdala in depression: high-density EEG study.
Scientific reports. 2020 Mar 10;10(1):4398. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-61264-z

Faivre N, Vuillaume L, Bernasconi F, Salomon R, Blanke O, Cleeremans A.
Sensorimotor conflicts alter metacognitive and action monitoring.
Cortex. 2020 Mar;124:224-234. doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2019.12.001

Kanellopoulos AK, Mariano V, Spinazzi M, Woo YJ, McLean C, Pech U, Li KW, Armstrong JD, Giangrande A, Callaerts P, Smit AB, Abrahams BS, Fiala A, Achsel T, Bagni C.
Aralar Sequesters GABA into Hyperactive Mitochondria, Causing Social Behavior Deficits.
Cell. 2020 Mar 19;180(6):1178-1197.e20. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2020.02.044.

Robain F, Franchini M, Kojovic N, Wood de Wilde H, Schaer M.
Predictors of Treatment Outcome in Preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Observational Study in the Greater Geneva Area, Switzerland.
Journal of autism and developmental disorders. 2020 Mar 12. doi: 10.1007/s10803-020-04430-6

Sandini C, Chambaz M, Schneider M, Armando M, Zöller D, Schaer M, Sandi C, Van De Ville D, Eliez S.
Pituitary dysmaturation affects psychopathology and neurodevelopment in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome.
Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2020 Mar;113:104540. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2019.104540.

February 2020

Cleynen I, Engchuan W, Hestand MS, Heung T, Holleman AM, Johnston HR, Monfeuga T, McDonald-McGinn DM, Gur RE, Morrow BE, Swillen A, Vorstman JAS, Bearden CE, Chow EWC, van den Bree M, Emanuel BS, Vermeesch JR, Warren ST, Owen MJ, Chopra P, Cutler DJ, Duncan R, Kotlar AV, Mulle JG, Voss AJ, Zwick ME, Diacou A, Golden A, Guo T, Lin JR, Wang T, Zhang Z, Zhao Y, Marshall C, Merico D, Jin A, Lilley B, Salmons HI, Tran O, Holmans P, Pardinas A, Walters JTR, Demaerel W, Boot E, Butcher NJ, Costain GA, Lowther C, Evers R, van Amelsvoort TAMJ, van Duin E, Vingerhoets C, Breckpot J, Devriendt K, Vergaelen E, Vogels A, Crowley TB, McGinn DE, Moss EM, Sharkus RJ, Unolt M, Zackai EH, Calkins ME, Gallagher RS, Gur RC, Tang SX, Fritsch R, Ornstein C, Repetto GM, Breetvelt E, Duijff SN, Fiksinski A, Moss H, Niarchou M, Murphy KC, Prasad SE, Daly EM, Gudbrandsen M, Murphy CM, Murphy DG, Buzzanca A, Fabio FD, Digilio MC, Pontillo M, Marino B, Vicari S, Coleman K, Cubells JF, Ousley OY, Carmel M, Gothelf D, Mekori-Domachevsky E, Michaelovsky E, Weinberger R, Weizman A, Kushan L, Jalbrzikowski M, Armando M, Eliez S, Sandini C, Schneider M, Béna FS, Antshel KM, Fremont W, Kates WR, Belzeaux R, Busa T, Philip N, Campbell LE, McCabe KL, Hooper SR, Schoch K, Shashi V, Simon TJ, Tassone F, Arango C, Fraguas D, García-Miñaúr S, Morey-Canyelles J, Rosell J, Suñer DH, Raventos-Simic J; International 22q11.2DS Brain and Behavior Consortium, Epstein MP, Williams NM, Bassett AS.
Genetic contributors to risk of schizophrenia in the presence of a 22q11.2 deletion.
Molecular psychiatry. 2020 Feb 3 Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1038/s41380-020-0654-3.

Hu C, Kanellopoulos AK, Richter M, Petersen M, Konietzny A, Tenedini FM, Hoyer N, Cheng L, Poon CLC, Harvey KF, Windhorst S, Parrish JZ, Mikhaylova M, Bagni C, Calderon de Anda F, Soba P.
Conserved Tao Kinase Activity Regulates Dendritic Arborization, Cytoskeletal Dynamics, and Sensory Function in Drosophila.
The Journal of neuroscience. 2020 Feb 26;40(9):1819-1833. Epub 2020 Jan 21. Erratum in: J Neurosci. 2020 Jul 1;40(27):5341 doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1846-19.2020

Papilloud A, Weger M, Bacq A, Zalachoras I, Hollis F, Larrieu T, Battivelli D, Grosse J, Zanoletti O, Parnaudeau S, Tronche F, Sandi C.
The glucocorticoid receptor in the nucleus accumbens plays a crucial role in social rank attainment in rodents.
Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2020 Feb;112:104538. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2019.104538.

January 2020

Cherix A, Larrieu T, Grosse J, Rodrigues J, McEwen B, Nasca C, Gruetter R, Sandi C.
Metabolic signature in nucleus accumbens for anti-depressant-like effects of acetyl-L-carnitine.
Elife. 2020 Jan 10;9:e50631. doi: 10.7554/eLife.50631

Conus P, Abrahamyan Empson L, Baumann PS, Söderström O, Codeluppi Z, Söderström D, Golay P, Khazaal Y.
[Psychiatry: novelties in 2019]
Revue Medicale Suisse 2020; volume 16. 144147

Deiber MP, Hasler R, Colin J, Dayer A, Aubry JM, Baggio S, Perroud N, Ros T.
Linking alpha oscillations, attention and inhibitory control in adult ADHD with EEG neurofeedback.
NeuroImage. Clinical. 2020;25:102145. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2019.102145.

Molinard-Chenu A, Fluss J, Laurent S, Laurent M, Guipponi M, Dayer AG.
MCF2 is linked to a complex perisylvian syndrome and affects cortical lamination.
Annals of clinical and translational neurology. 2020 Jan;7(1):121-125. doi: 10.1002/acn3.50949