Stephan Bender, Prof. Dr. med.

Professor (W2) VCF

Stephan Bender

Contact information

Uniklinikum Köln

Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie, Psychosomatik und

Psychotherapie des Kindes- und Jugendalters

 

Robert-Koch-Straße 10 (Gebäude 53)

50931 Köln

Telefon: +49 221 478-5337

Phone: +49 (0)351 458-7072
E-Mail: Stephan.Bender@uniklinikum-dresden.de

Research Statement

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy / Clinical research focus on ADHD, psychotic disorders, autism spectrum disorders, neuronal mechanisms and self-regulation of cognitive and emotional processes / Methods: Clinical Neurophysiology including multi-channel EEG, source analysis of event-related potentials, frequency-based analyses, transcranial magnetic stimulation

Scientific Education

2008Habilitation in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Heidelberg, 2008, Mentor: Prof. Dr. F. Resch
2004Dissertation (summa cum laude): Clinical Neurophysiology in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Heidelberg, 2002, Supervisors: Prof. Dr. F. Resch / Prof. Dr. M. Weisbrod
2004Licenciatura en psicología (Spanish degree equivalent to MSc or diploma): Psychology, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Madrid, Spain
1996 – 2002Medicine, University of Heidelberg

Professional Experience

Since 01/2011Professor of Clinical Neurophysiology in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Technische Universität Dresden
04/2009 – 12/2010Deputy Medical Director and Head of the Neurophysiological Laboratory of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Hospital, J.-W. Goethe University Frankfurt/Main
09/2007 – 03/2009Senior Consultant, Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Hospital, University of Heidelberg
06/2006 – 03/2009Commissionary Head of the Neurophysiological Laboratory of the Psychiatric and the Psychosomatic Hospital of the University of Heidelberg
06/2004 – 08/2007Senior researcher (Section for Experimental Psychopathology) and medical training (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy), University of Heidelberg
12/2002 – 06/2004Researcher (Section of Experimental Psychopathology) and medical training (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy), University of Heidelberg

Other Scientific Activities, Honors, Awards

2011Kramer-Pollnow-Preis für Biologische Forschung in der Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie (6.000 Euro)
20091st Poster Price of the German Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Biannual Meeting
2008DJ Cohen Fellowship IACAPAP (International Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions)
2005Otto-Weber-Price for the innovative publication about the EEG-response to TMS
20042nd Price in Pain Research (supported by the pharmaceutical industry)
2002„Young medical investigator award“ of the Medical Faculty of the University of Heidelberg (50.000 Euro)

Selected Publications

Bender, S., Behringer, S., Freitag, C.M., Resch, F., & Weisbrod, M. (2010). Transmodal comparison of auditory, motor, and visual post-processing with and without intentional short-term memory maintenance. Clinical Neurophysiology, 121, 2044-64.

Bender, S., Hellwig, S., Resch, F., & Weisbrod, M., (2007). Am I safe? The ventrolateral prefrontal cortex 'detects' when an unpleasant event does not occur. Neuroimage 38, 367-385.

Bender, S., Becker, D., Oelkers-Ax, R., & Weisbrod, M., (2006). Cortical motor areas are activated early in a characteristic sequence during post-movement processing. Neuroimage 32, 333-351.

Bender, S., Weisbrod, M., Bornfleth, H., Resch, F., & Oelkers-Ax, R., (2005). How do children prepare to react? Imaging maturation of motor preparation and stimulus anticipation by late contingent negative variation. Neuroimage 27, 737-752.

Bender, S., Basseler, K., Sebastian, I., Resch, F., Kammer, T., Oelkers-Ax, R., & Weisbrod, M., (2005). Electroencephalographic response to transcranial magnetic stimulation in children: Evidence for giant inhibitory potentials. Annals of Neurology, 58, 58-67.