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Gitta Wörtwein

Gitta Wörtwein

Associate Professor

Primary fields of research

Neuroplasticity: role in psychiatric disorders, namely depression, anxiety disorders, and substance abuse.

Musacarinergic-dopaminergic interactions.

Behavioral characterization of genetically modified mice and rats.

Current research

The role of muscarinergic M4 and M5 receptors in the regulation of dopamine release in the limbic system: relationship to addiction and psychosis.

Neuroplasticity and its role in depression.

Transfere and validation of rat behavioral models to genetically modified mice.

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