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Curriculum vitae

CHRISTINE M. HEIM CHRISTINE MARCELLE HEIM
Curriculum Vitae OFFICE ADDRESS
Institute of Medical Psychology Charité Center for Health and Human Sciences Charité University Medicine Berlin Tel: +49 (0)30 450 529 221 Fax: +49 (0)30 450 529 990
CURRENT POSITIONS AND AFFILIATIONS

Professor (W3) and Director of Institute of Medical Psychology, Charité Center for Health and Human Sciences, Charité University Medicine, Humboldt University and Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA Faculty Member, Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Graduate School in German Excellence Initiative, Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany
PREVIOUS TITLES AND AFFILIATIONS
Associate Professor (with tenure), Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA Adjunct Faculty, Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA Assistant Professor (tenure track), Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA C1 Scientific Associate, Department of Clinical & Physiological Psychology, University of Trier, Trier, Germany Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA Research Associate, Center for Psychobiological & Psychosomatic Research, University of Trier, Trier, Germany Research Associate, Department of Clinical & Physiological Psychology, University of Trier, Trier, Germany
EDUCATION AND TRAINING

M.S. (Diploma), Psychology, University of Trier, Trier, Germany Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.), Psychology, University of Trier, Trier, Germany (Summa Postdoctoral Fellow, Clinical Psychobiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, CHRISTINE M. HEIM
HONORS AND AWARDS
Governmental Stipend for graduate studies (Landesgraduiertenförderungs- Gesetz Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany) Travel Award, German Science Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft; DFG), Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, Miami, FL, USA "Summa cum laude" honors for the dissertation and defense of theses, Department of Clinical and Physiological Psychology, University of Trier, Trier, Annual Award for Most Distinguished Dissertations, University of Trier, Trier, Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, German Science Foundation (DFG) for training Young Investigator Award, International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology (ISPNE), 24th ISPNE Congress, Trier, Germany Young Investigator Award, National Alliance for Research in Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) Travel Award of the Endocrine Society, 4th World Congress on Stress, Elected Scholar of the Society for Biological Psychiatry (SOBP) Chaim Danieli Young Professional Award, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) (for outstanding contributions in the field of trauma Young Investigator Award, NARSAD Junior Faculty Research Grant Award, Anxiety Disorders Association of Research Scientist Career Development Award, National Institutes of Health Curt P. Richter Award, ISPNE (for outstanding contributions in the field of Elected Regular Member, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

Society for Neuroscience American Psychosomatic Society Society of Biological Psychiatry International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society Deutsche Gesellschaft für Verhaltensmedizin & Verhaltensmodifikation Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie International Society for Developmental Psychobiology International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologicum, Invited Fellow Anxiety Disorders Association of America, Invited Member American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Elected Member Association for Psychological Science, Invited Member CHRISTINE M. HEIM EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES
Editorial Board
Journal of Trauma and Dissociation (2005-2009); Psychoneuroendocrinology: Special Series Editor
Scientific Advisory Board

Zeitschrift für Medizinische Psychologie (2009-present)
Manuscript Reviews

Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica; Addiction Biology; American Journal of Medical Genetics; American Journal of Psychiatry; Archives of General Psychiatry; Archives of Women's Mental Health; Arthritis and Rheumatism; Behavior Research and Therapy; Biological Psychiatry; Biological Psychology; Brain, Behavior and Immunity; CNS Spectrums; Depression and Anxiety; Developmental Psychology; Development & Psychopathology; Fertility & Sterility; Health Psychology; Hormones and Behavior; International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology; International Journal of Psychophysiology; JAMA; Journal of Abnormal Psychology; Journal of Neuroscience; Journal of Psychiatric Research; Journal of Psychophysiology; Journal of Psychosomatic Research; Journal of Traumatic Stress; Life Sciences; Neuropsychopharmacology; Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews; Patents in Endocrine, Metabolic and Immune Drug Discovery; Pediatrics; Progress in Neuropharmacology & Biological Psychiatry; Psychiatry Research; Psychological Bulletin; Psychological Medicine; Psychoneuroendocrinology; Psychopharmacology; Psychosomatic Medicine; Psychosomatics; Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
COMMITTEES AND GRANT REVIEWS
International and National
Scientific Review, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), Department of Health & Human Services, Atlanta, GA, USA (Contracts) Scientific Review, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Department of Health & Human Services, Bethesda, ML, USA (B Start grants) Scientific Review, Israel Science Foundation, Tel Aviv, Israel (Grants) Membership Committee, International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology Scientific Review, National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH), Special Emphasis Group "Violence in Children", Washington, DC, USA (R01 and R21 Scientific Review, Department of Veterans' Affairs, Department of Health & Human Services, USA (Grants) Program Committee/Reviewer, Annual Meeting, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (Abstracts for Biomedical Research: oral presentations, symposia) Scientific Review, Swiss National Science Foundation (Schweizer Nationalfonds, SNF), Switzerland (Grants) Scientific Review, Funds of Scientific Research Flanders (FWO), Belgium Scientific Review, The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development, The Netherlands (Grants) Scientific Review, Medical Research Council (MRC), United Kingdom (Grants) Scientific Review, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Switzerland (Fellowship Award) Scientific Review, Swiss National Science Foundation (Schweizer Nationalfonds, SNF), Switzerland (Stipends and fellowships) CHRISTINE M. HEIM Scientific Review, Wellcome Trust, United Kingdom (Grants) Awards Committee, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Scientific Review, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Germany (Grants) Co-Chair, Panel for the Social Sciences, Evaluation of Doctoral Research Programs, University of Helsinki, Finland Education & Training Committee, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
Institutional

Member of the Dean's committee for the selection of a Chair in Neuropsychology at the University of Trier, Trier, Germany Examinations and Dissertation Committees, Faculty of Psychology, University of Trier, Trier, Germany Elected member of the Faculty Advisory Board, Faculty of Psychology, University of Trier, Trier, Germany Interview and evaluation of post-doctoral and faculty candidates, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA General Clinical Research Center (GCRC) Advisory Committee (GAC), Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA Faculty Development Committee, Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA Institutional Review Board (IRB) Member, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA Member, Appointment Committee for the selection of a W2 Professor of Medical Psychology with Focus on Prenatal Stress and Neurodevelopment at Charité University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany Chair, Appointment Committee for the selection of a W2 Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychology at Charité University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany Member, Appointment Committee for the selection of a W2 Professor of Medical Psychology with Focus on Psychobiological Methods at Charité University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany Member, Appointment Committee for the selection of Gender/Women Equality Representative at Charité University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany Member, Examination Committee for Habilitation degree; Dr. Meryam Schouler-Ocak; Dept. of Psychiatry; Charité University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Member, Examination Committee for Habilitation degree; Dr. Friederike Kendel; Institute of Medical Psychology; Charité University Medicine Berlin, Member, Committee for the Evaluation of junior professor tenure track; Prof. Dr. Niko Busch, Berlin School Mind & Brain, Charité University Medicine Berlin, Reviewer, Applications for Berlin School Mind & Brain, Berlin, Germany Reviewer, Gerok Scholarships, Excellence Cluster NeuroCure, Charité University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany Member, Examination Committee for Habilitation degree; Dr. Adrian Mundt; Dept. of Psychiatry; Charité University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany Member, Appointment Committee for the selection of the Chair (W3) of the Department for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at Charité University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany CHRISTINE M. HEIM
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY SERVICES
Contributions to development of a "Brain Briefing" on Child Abuse (web-based educational materials), Society for Neuroscience, USA Contributions to development a "Brain Briefing" on Depression and Stress Hormones (web-based educational material; newsletter), Society for Neuroscience, USA Membership Committee, International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology Development of a "Behavioral Health Curriculum" for the education of Behavioral Health Care Providers regarding the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (paper brochures, webpage and online course), Continuing Medical Education (CME), American Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS) Association, Charlotte, NC, USA Contribution to a "Public Awareness Campaign" on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, a project of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA, with a contractual agreement with the American Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS) Association, Charlotte, NC, USA Deputy Chair for Medical and Biological Sciences, 21st Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), Toronto, Canada. Program Committee, Neurobiology, 22nd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), Hollywood, CA. Program Committee, Neurobiology, 23rd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), Baltimore, MD. Awards Committee, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) Fundraising lecture for NARSAD, Atlanta, GA, USA Service on Training & Education Committee, ACNP Travel Awardee Selection, ACNP Public Advocacy Forum (The Developing Brain: How Research and Advocacy is Shaping Public Policy), Neuroscience 2012, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA,
RESEARCH

RESEARCH FOCUS
• Psychobiological consequences of early adverse experience, i.e. child maltreatment and other developmental stressors • Neurobiology of stress, depression & anxiety disorders, including posttraumatic stress • Psychoneuroendocrinology of functional somatic syndromes • Neural correlates of stress and emotion • Interactions between neural and endocrine systems in stress-related disorders • Interactions of stress and dispositional factors across development • Prevention/treatment of stress-related disorders • Methods of psychoneuroendocrinology • Differential treatment response as a function of early trauma
GRANT SUPPORT

• Principal Investigator/Coordinator: Christine Heim; BMBF; 07/01/2013-06/30/2016; Research Network Project: Immediate Biological Embedding of Maltreatment in Children: Berlin Longitudinal Children Study (BerlinLCS); €2.2 Million • Principal Investigator: Christine Heim; NeuroCure Innovation Funds; 04/01/2013- 03/21/2014; Validation of Intranasal Oxytocin for Human Neuromaging Studies; €15.000 CHRISTINE M. HEIM • Investigator within NeuroCure Excellence Cluster (Coordinators: Schmitz/Rosenmund); Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG); 11/01/2008-10/31/2012; €40 Million; Renewal 11/01/2012-10/31/2016: €25 Million • Principal Investigator: Christine Heim; K01 MH073698-01; NIMH; 07/01/2006- 04/15/2011; Neural Substrates of Depression Risk after Child Abuse; $641.736 • Principal Investigator: Christine Heim; Junior Faculty Research Grant; Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA); Mitgefördert durch Novartis Pharmaceuticals; 04/01/2006- 09/30/2010 (nce); Regulation of Human Fear Responses by Cortisol Status: A Neuroendocrine fMRI Study; $30.000 • Principal Investigator: Christine Heim; Young Investigator Award; National Alliance for Research in Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD); 07/01/2005-06/30/2010 (nce); Imaging Neural Substrates of Depression Risk after Child Abuse: Processing of Masked Emotional Faces; $60.000 • Co-Investigator (Principal Investigator: Kerry Ressler); R01 MH071537-01A1; NIMH; 09/01/2005-08/31/2010; Genetic and Trauma-Related Risk Factors for PTSD; ; • Co-Investigator (Principal Investigator: Clinton Kilts); R01 DA019999-01; NIDA; 09/01/2006-08/31/2011; An fMRI Study of the Impact of Stress on Drug Addiction; • Principal Investigator: Christine Heim; Institutional Personnel Agreement (IPA); Centers for Disease Control & Prevention; 12/15/2009-11/30/2010; Epidemiological and Clinical Studies of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; $30.000 • Co-Investigator (Principal Investigator Viola Vaccarino, M.D., Ph.D.); R21 HL093665-01; NIH; 04/01/2009-03/31/2011; Sex Differences in Myocardial Ischemia Triggered by Emotional Factors after MI; $250.000 • Co-Investigator (Principal Investigator Charles Raison); R01 MH070553-01A1; NIMH; 01/13/2005-12/31/2009; Risk Factors for Interferon-Induced Depression in Patients with Hepatitis C; $202.500/year • Subproject Principal Investigator (Center PI: Clinton Kilts); 2P50 MH-58922; NIMH; 09/16/2004-09/15/2009; Emory Conte Center for the Neuroscience of Mental Disorders; Subproject Title: Clinical Psychobiology of Early Life Trauma; Subproject: $150.000/year; total center: $1.9 Mio/year. • Principal Investigator: Christine Heim; IPA; Centers for Disease Control & Prevention; 04/01/2005-03/31/2007; IPA with Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) • Principal Investigator: Christine Heim; Young Investigator Award; National Alliance for Research in Schizophrenia and Depression; 7/1/2002-3/31/2007 (nce); Neurobiological and Hematological Correlates of Child Abuse in Adult Men: Relevance for Major Depression and Cardiovascular Disease; $59.800 • Co-Principal Investigator (Principal Investigator William C. Reeves); CDC Intramural Funding; 09/30/2004-12/31/2005; Survey of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Chronic Unwellness in Georgia; $4 Million • Principal Investigator: Christine Heim; IPA; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 09/28/2001-09/16/2005; IPA with Centers for Disease Controls & Prevention (CDC); • Co-Investigator (Principal Investigator William C. Reeves). CDC Clinical Studies of Chronic Fatigue in Wichita, KS. Intramural Funding; $7 Million • Subproject Principal Investigator (Principal Investigator: Dirk H. Hel hammer); DFG Research Group (FOR 255); DFG; 01/01/2000-12/31/2002; Prj. D: Mechanisms of Hypocortisolism in PTSD, Pelvic Pain and Fibromyalgia; Prj. F: Mechanisms of Stress CHRISTINE M. HEIM Sensitization after Early Adversity; Subprojects D/F: €460.000; total research group: €2.1 • Principal Investigator: Christine Heim; B1Y-MC-X176; Eli Lilly Company; 09/01/1999- 06/30/2006; Does Fluoxetine Reverse Neurobiological & Behavioral Effects of Early • Co-Investigator (Principal Investigator: Charles B. Nemeroff); P50 MH-58922; NIMH; 09/20/1999-08/31/2004; Emory Conte Center for the Neuroscience of Mental Disorders; Subproject $100.000/year, total center $1.8 Mio/year. • Postdoctoral stipend: Christine Heim, Ph.D.; DFG; 01/01/1997-06/30/1998 • Predoctoral stipend: Christine Heim; Rheinland-Pfalz, State Ministry for Education and Research; 01/01/1994-12/31/1996
OTHER RESEARCH ACTIVITIES AND COLLABORATIONS

• Early stress and cardiovascular risk (Collaboration with Dominique Musselman, M.D., M.S., Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami, • Psychoneuroimmunology of early adverse experience (Collaboration with Andrew H. Miller, M.D, William P. Timmie Professor, und Thaddeus Pace, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA) • Psychobiology of endometriosis (Collaboration with Friedrich Wieser, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA) • Structural and functional neuroimaging studies in relation early-life trauma (Collaboration with Helen S. Mayberg, M.D, Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology and Dorothy Fuqua Chair of Psychiatric Neuroimaging and Therapeutics, Depts. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA) • Cortical thickness mapping in childhood trauma (Collaboration with Jens C. Pruessner, Ph.D., McGil University, Montreal, Canada) • Gene-environment interactions after early trauma (Collaboration with Elisabeth B. Binder, M.D., Ph.D., Max Planck Institut für Psychiatrie, München, Germany & Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry & Behaviroal Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, • Metabolic effects of early trauma (Collaboration with Charles Gillespie, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA)
TEACHING

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
1. Model Curriculum in Human Medicine, Charité University Medicine Berlin, Member of Leadership Committee for the development of the module "Psyche and Pain", 2011-present 2. Development of seminars and lectures for the Model Curriculum in Human Medicine, Charité University Medicine Berlin, 2011-present 3. Development of seminars for the curriculum „Medical and Nursing Education", Charité University Medicine Berlin, 2011-present 4. Model Curriculum in Human Medicine, Charité University Medicine Berlin, Member of Leadership Committee for the development of the module "Psychiatric Disorders", 2013- CHRISTINE M. HEIM
FORMAL TEACHING
1. Hellhammer D, Heim C, et al. 1993-1996. Symptomatik, Ätiologie und Verlauf psychischer
Störungen: Psychosomatische Störungen. Seminar, 2 hours weekly for Masters students in psychology. University of Trier, Trier, Germany 2. Heim C. 1999-2001. Biopsychologie (A and B). Lecture, 2 hours weekly for undergraduates
in psychology. University of Trier, Trier, Germany 3. Heim C. 1999-2001. Empirie-Praktikum (I and II). Practice, 2-4 hours weekly for
undergraduates in psychology. University of Trier, Trier, Germany 4. Hellhammer D, Heim C, et al. 1999-2001. Forschungsorientierte Vertiefung.
Gesundheitspsychologie und Psychosomatik (A and B): Psychosomatische Störungen. Seminar, 2 hours weekly for Masters students in psychology. University of Trier, Trier, Germany 5. Heim C, 2002. Translational Research Seminar in Developmental Psychopathology, Emory
University School of Medicine and Psychology Department, Atlanta, GA, USA 6. Heim C, 2005. Seminar for doctoral students in neuroscience and psychology, Center for
Behavioral Neuroscience, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA 7. Heim C, 2006. Journal Club. Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
& Behavioral Sciences, Atlanta, GA, USA 8. Heim C, 2009. Block seminar for doctoral students (5 days). Dept. of Clinical Psychology,
University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland 9. Heim C, 2011-present. Modellstudiengang, Biopsychosoziale Aspekte in der Medizin, Lecture,
Module 1; Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany 10. Heim C, 2011-present. Modellstudiengang, Stress und Stressverarbeitung; Seminar, Module
6; Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany 11. Heim C, 2011-2012. Modellstudiengang, Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten; Practice, Module 8;
Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany 12. Heim C, 2012-present; Model studiengang, Frühe Programmierung der
Krankheitsvulnerabilität; Seminar, Module 20; Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany 13. Heim C, 2012-present; Modellstudiengang, Das gestresste Gehirn; Seminar, Module 20;
Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany 14. Heim C, 2013-present; Modellstudiengang, Neurobiologie von Partnerschaft; Seminar,
Module 22; Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany 1. Heim C, 1999-2011. Written exam for undergraduates in biopsychology (2 exam cycles per
year). University of Trier, Trier, Germany 2. Heim C, 1999-2001. Oral exam in psychology (M.S.), co-examiner, 2 exam cycles per year.
University of Trier, Trier, Germany 3. Heim C, 1999-2005. Defense of theses (Ph.D.), co-examiner, University of Trier, Trier,
4. Heim C, 2011. Dissertation committee, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA,
5. Heim C, 2011-present. Responsible for exams in Medical Psychology in Reform Curriculum
Human Medicine, Model Curriculum Human Medicine, and Medical and Nursing Education, Charité University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany. 6. Heim C, 2011. Interviews for selection of medical students from applicants. Charité
University Medicine Berlin, Germany. 7. Heim, C, 2012-present. Defense of theses for MD degrees and habilitations, Charité
University Medicine Berlin, Germany CHRISTINE M. HEIM
SUPERVISORY TEACHING
Supervision of Masters Students
1. Tanja Mletzko, Mentor, University of Trier, Trier, Germany, 1999-2000; Thesis: Psychological and Endocrine Features of Pelvic Pain 2. Veronika Engert, Mentor, University of Trier, Trier, Germany, 2000-2002; Thesis: Stress Reactivity in Institutionalized Children 3. Tanja Schad, Mentor, University of Trier, Trier, Germany, 2000-2002; Thesis: MRI Measurement of Adrenal Cortex Volume in Patients with Hypocortisolism 4. Silke Welter, Mentor, University of Trier, Trier, Germany, 2000-2003; Thesis: Psychoendocrine-immune interactions after Childhood Trauma
Supervision of Ph.D. Students

1. Iris Schmidt, Mentor, University of Trier, Trier, Germany, 1999-2004; Dissertation: Fear Potentiated Startle reactivity and Discrimination Learning of Safety Cues after Childhood Abuse (funded through DFG grant to CH; Summa cum laude; Dissertation Award of The University of Trier) 2. Katja Wingenfeld, Mentor, University of Trier, Trier, Germany, 1999-2004; Dissertation: Mechanisms of Hypocortisolism in PTSD, Pelvic Pain and Fibromyalgia (funded through DFG grant to CH; Magna cum laude); was awarded a Heisenberg W2 Professorship in 2013. 3. Gunther Meinlschmidt, Mentor, University of Trier, Trier, Germany, 2000-2005; Dissertation: Psychobiology of Childhood Trauma (funded through stipend from Cusanuswerk; Summa cum laude) 4. Andrea Liatis, Member of Dissertation Committee, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA 2007- 2011; Dissertation: Norepinephrine Regulation of Inflammatory Responses during Monocyte Activation and Differentiation and during Acute Stress in Patients with Major Depression 5. Juliane Wissmann; Institute of Medical Psychology, Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany, 2011-present. 6. Noemie Jacoby, Institute of Medical Psychology, Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany, 2012-present. 7. Judith Overfeld, Institute of Medical Psychology, Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany, 2012-present. 8. Laurel Raffington, Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Berlin, Germany, 2013-present. 9. Nora Moog, Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Berlin, Germany, 2013-present.
Supervision of Postdoctoral Fellows

1. Kristin Penza, Ph.D. (University of Oregon), Emory University, Atlanta GA, USA, 2002-2004; Psychobiology of Childhood Trauma 2. Dieter Wagner, Ph.D. (University of Trier), Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA, 2003-2004; Psychobiology of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 3. Mathias Majer, Ph.D. (Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry), Emory University, Atlanta GA, USA, 2004-2006; Cognitive Dysfunction after Childhood Trauma; Cognition in CFS 4. Thaddeus Pace, Ph.D. (University of Colorado Boulder), Emory University, Atlanta GA, USA, 2005-2006 (Collaboration, post-doc of Dr. Andrew H. Miller); Neuroendocrine-Immune Interactions in Depression 5. Urs Nater, Ph.D. (University of Zurich), Emory University, Atlanta GA, USA, 2005-2007 (funded through Swiss National Science Foundation); Psychobiology of CFS (Dr. Nater received the following awards related to his work during his postdoc: Irmela-Florin Award, German Society of Behavioral Medicine, 2007; Early Career Award, International Society for Behavioral Medicine, 2006; Scholar Award, American Psychosomatic Society; He was selected for a Lichtenberg Professorship in 2010; in 2012 he was awarded the Charlotte and Karl Bühler Award of the German Society for Psychology) CHRISTINE M. HEIM 6. Beate Ditzen, Ph.D. (University of Zurich), Emory University, Atlanta GA, USA, 2005-2007 (funded through Swiss National Science Foundation); Psychobiology of Functional Gynecological Disorders 7. Orla Hornung, Ph.D., Institute of Medical Psychology, Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany, 2011-present.
OTHER TEACHING ACTIVITIES
1. "Brain Briefing" on Child Abuse and the Brain (web-based educational materials, newsletter), Society for Neuroscience, USA, 2001 2. "Brain Briefing" on Depression and Stress hormones (web-based educational materials, newsletter), Society for Neuroscience, USA, 2002 3. Trier Social Stress Test training for peers from other institutions, pharmaceutical companies, etc. (preparation of a TSST Manual in English, educational slides, GCRC nurse training), 2001-2005 4. Training/courses in Diagnostic Interview Schedule (DIS), Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV (SCID), and various psychometric testing instruments for CDC and subcontractors (educational slides, courses, practice, selection of staff; organized trainings together with Dr. Michael First and Abt Associates; >10 training sessions held in Wichita, Macon, Atlanta, Chicago), 2001-2005 5. CANTAB training and quality control for CDC and contractors (practice; training sessions in Wichita, Macon, Atlanta), 2003-2005 6. Student Advisor, Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society (PNIRS), Amelia Island, FL, 7. Faculty, Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA), Continuing Medical Education, Seminar on Anxiety Disorders, Toronto, Canada, 2003 8. Faculty, American Psychiatric Association (APA), Continuing Medical Education, Seminar on Anxiety Disorders, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2003 9. Faculty, American Psychiatric Association (APA), Continuing Medical Education, Seminar on Mood Disorders, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2003 10. Faculty, Short Course on Mood Disorders, Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society (PNIRS), Amelia Island, FL, USA, 2003 11. Training in childhood trauma interviews and translation of US interviews for various German research groups, 2003-2008 12. Provider Education, Behavioral Health Curriculum, CDC and American Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS) Association, Development of Continuing Medical Education materials (brochures, texts, website, online CME course) for mental health professionals, 2003-2005 13. Provider Education, Rehabilitation Health Curriculum, CDC and American Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS) Association, Development of Continuing Medical Education materials (brochures, texts, website, online CME course) on CFS for rehabilitation health professionals, 2004-2005 14. Public Awareness Campaign on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, a public education project of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) with a contractual agreement with the American Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS) Association (brochures, ads, etc.). 15. Faculty, Workshop for graduate students in Psychology, Neuroscience, and Medicine, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2006 16. Faculty, Seminar for Honors-Class, Department of Psychology, University of Leiden, The Netherlands, 2006 17. Summer School, Visiting Scholar, Doctoral Student Program, 3 day seminar on "Early-Life Stress", Institute for Psychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland, 2009. CHRISTINE M. HEIM 18. Visiting Professor, Graduate School for Psychology and Graduate School for Neuroscience, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland. Block Seminar on Early Life Stress: Human Studies, 19. Textbook chapters, >30 chapters (see below) 20. Invited speaker, keynote/plenary speaker, and Grand Rounds speaker (>70) at institutes or conferences (see below). 21. Educational materials in public media (internet, magazines, radio, TV; see below)
BIBLIOGRAPHY

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ORIGINAL AND REVIEW ARTICLES

1. Heim C, Ehlert U, Rexhausen J, Hanker JP, Hellhammer DH. Psychoendocrinological
observations in women with chronic pelvic pain. Ann NY Acad Sci 1997; 821:456-58. Impact- Factor: 0.964; Citations: 19 2. Heim C, Owens MJ, Plotsky PM, Nemeroff CB. The potential role of early adverse life events
in the pathophysiology of major depression and posttraumatic stress disorder: focus on corticotropin-releasing factor. Ann NY Acad Sci 1997;821:194-208. Impact-Factor: 0.964; Citations: 142 3. Heim C, Owens MJ, Plotsky PM, Nemeroff CB. Persistent changes in CNS CRF systems due to
early adverse life events and their relationship to the pathophysiology of major depression and posttraumatic stress disorder. Psychopharmacol Bull 1997;33:185-92. Impact-Factor: 2.245; Citations: 164 4. Heim C, Ehlert U, Hanker JP, Hellhammer DH. Abuse-related posttraumatic stress disorder
and alterations of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in women with chronic pelvic pain. Psychosom Med 1998;60:309-18. Impact-Factor: 3.429; Citations: 251 5. Ehlert U, Heim C, Hanker JP. Chronische Unterbauchbeschwerden. Welchen Beitrag kann die
Psychoendokrinologie zur Diagnostik des Beschwerdebilds leisten? Frauenarzt 6. Ehlert U, Heim C. Verhaltensmedizin bei Frauen mit chronischen Unterbauchbeschwerden.
Verhaltenstherapie 1998;8:106-11. Impact-Factor: 0.463; Citations: 3 7. Ehlert U, Heim C, Hellhammer DH. Chronic pelvic pain as a somatoform disorder. Psychother
Psychosom 1999;68:87-94. Impact-Factor: 2.259; Citations: 75 8. Heim C, Ehlert U, Hanker JP, Hellhammer DH. Psychological and endocrine correlates of
chronic pelvic pain associated with adhesions. J Psychosom Obstet Gynecol 1999;20:11-20. 9. Heim C, Nemeroff CB. Prädisponieren frühe Stresserfahrungen für die Entwicklung einer
Depression oder einer Posttraumatischen Belastungsstörung im Erwachsenenalter? Evidenz aus neurobiologischen Untersuchungen. Psychomed 1999;1, 21-30. 10. Ehlert U, Wagner D, Heinrichs M, Heim C. Psychobiologische Aspekte der Posttraumatischen
Belastungsstörung. Nervenarzt 1999;70:773-9. Impact-Factor: 0.557; Citations: 34 CHRISTINE M. HEIM 11. Graham YP, Heim C, Goodman S, Nemeroff CB. The effects of neonatal stress on brain
development. Dev Psychopathol, 1999;11:545-65. Impact-Factor: 4.374; Citations: 142 12. Heim C, Nemeroff CB. The impact of early adverse experiences on brain systems involved in
anxiety and affective disorders. Biol Psychiatry 1999;46:1509-22. Impact-Factor: 5.505; 13. Heim C, Ehlert U, Hellhammer DH. The potential role of hypocortisolism in the
pathophysiology of stress-related bodily disorders. Psychoneuroendocrinology 2000;25:1-35. Impact Factor: 3.369; Citations: 972 14. Heim C, Newport DJ, Heit S, Graham YP, Wilcox M, Bonsal R, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB.
Pituitary-adrenal and autonomic responses to stress in adult women with sexual and physical abuse in childhood. JAMA 2000;284:592-7. Impact Factor: 17.569; Citations: 1144 15. Heim C, Newport DJ, Bonsall R, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB. Altered pituitary-adrenal axis
responses to provocative challenge tests in adult survivors of childhood abuse. Am J Psychiatry 2001;158:575-81. Impact Factor: 6.913; Citations: 487 16. Heim C, Nemeroff CB. The role of childhood trauma in the neurobiology of mood and anxiety
disorders: pre-clinical and clinical studies. Biol Psychiatry 2001;49:1023-39. Impact Factor: 5.505; Citations: 1203 17. Heim C, Owens MJ. Role of early adverse life events in the pathogenesis of depression. WPA
Bulletin on Depression 2001;5:3-7. 18. Heim C, Newport DJ, Wagner D, Wilcox M, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB. The role of early adverse
experience and adulthood stress in the prediction of neuroendocrine stress reactivity in women: A multiple regression analysis. Depression Anx 2002;15:117-25. Impact Factor: 0.91; 19. Vythilingam M, Heim C, Newport DJ, Miller AH, Vermetten E, Anderson E, Bronen R, Staib L,
Charney DS, Nemeroff CB, Bremner JD. Childhood trauma associated with smaller hippocampal volume in women with major depression. Am J Psychiatry 2002;159:2072-80. Impact Factor: 6.458; Citations: 433 20. Heim C, Nemeroff CB. Neurobiology of early-life stress: clinical studies. Seminars in Clinical
Neuropsychiatry 2002;7:147-59. Citations: 152 21. Newport DJ, Heim C, Owens MJ, Ritchie JC, Ramsey CH, Bonsall R, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB.
Cerebrospinal fluid corticotrophin-releasing factor (CRF) and vasopressin concentrations predict pituitary response in the CRF stimulation test: a multiple regression analysis. Neuropsychopharmacology 2003;28:569-76. Impact Factor: 5.201; Citations: 41 22. Heim C, Meinlschmidt G, Nemeroff CB. Neurobiology of early-life stress and its relationship
to PTSD. Psychiatr Ann 2003;33:1-10. Citations: 34 23. *Penza K, Heim C, Nemeroff CB. Neurobiological effects of childhood abuse: implications for
the pathophysiology of depression and anxiety. Arch Wom Ment Health 2003;6:15-22. 24. Nemeroff CB, Heim C, Thase ME, Rush AJ, Schatzberg AF, Ninan PT, Klein DN, McCullough JP,
Weiss P, Dunner DL, Rothbaum BO, Kornstein S, Keitner G, Keller MB. Differential responses to psychotherapy versus pharmacotherapy in the treatment of patients with chronic forms of major depression and childhood trauma. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA 2003;100:14293-6. Impact Factor: 10.272; Citations: 345 25. Reeves WC, Lloyd A, Jason L, Klimas N, Bleijenberg G, Evengard B, White P, Nisenbaum R, Vernon S, Unger EB, & the International CFS Group (Abbey S, Campbell C, Cleare A, Gantz N, Glaser R, Heim C, Jones AB, Jones J, Karem K, Kenney, KK, Lange G, McCormick K, Miller AH,
Moldofsky H, Natelson B, O'Laughlin T, Papanicolaou DA, Rajeevan M, Ranamukhaarchchi D, Stewart J, Subedar N, Tan E). Identification of ambiguities in the 1994 chronic fatigue syndrome research case definition and recommendations for resolution. BMC Health Serv Res 2003;3:25. Impact Factor: 0.676; Citations: 212 CHRISTINE M. HEIM 26. Newport DJ, Heim C, Bonsall R, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB. Pituitary-adrenal responses to
standard and low dose dexamethasone suppression tests in adult survivors of childhood abuse. Biol Psychiatry 2004;55:10-20. Impact Factor: 6.159; Citations: 105 27. Heim C, Bierl C, Nisenbaum R, Wagner D, Reeves WC. Regional prevalence of fatiguing
illnesses in the United States before and after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Psychosom Med 2004;66, 672-678. Impact Factor: 3.429; Citations: 22 28. Heim C, Plotsky PM, Nemeroff CB. The importance of studying the contributions of early
adverse experience to the neurobiology of depression. Neuropsychopharmacology 2004;29:641–8. Impact Factor: 4.941; Citations: 327 29. Bremner JD, Mletzko TM, Welter S, Siddiq S, Heim C, Nemeroff CB. Treatment of post-
traumatic stress disorder with phenytoin (Dilantin®): An open label pilot study. J Clin Psychiatry 2004;65:1559-64. Impact Factor: 4.806; Citations: 41 30. Bremner JD, Mletzko T, Welter S, Quinn S, Williams C, Brummer M, Siddiq S, Reed L, Heim C,
Nemeroff CB. Effects of phenytoin on memory, cognition and brain structure in posttraumatic stress disorder. J Psychopharmacol 2004;19:159-65. Impact Factor: 3.994; 31. *Meinlschmidt G, Heim C. Decreased cortisol awakening response after early loss
experience. Psychoneuroendocrinology 2005;30:568-76. Impact Factor: 4.381; Citations: 79 32. *Wagner D, Nisenbaum R, Heim C, Jones JF, Unger ER, Reeves WC. Psychometric properties
of the CDC Symptom Inventory for the assessment of chronic fatigue syndrome. BMC Popul Health Metrics 2005;22:8-15. Impact Factor: 1.358; Citations: 58 33. Jones JF, Nicholson A, Nisenbaum R, Papanicolaou DA, Solomon L, Heim C, Reeves WC.
Orthostatic instability is not present in persons from the general population with chronic fatigue syndrome. Am J Medicine 2005;118:1415. Impact Factor: 4.388; Citations: 29 34. Reeves WC, Wagner D, Nisenbaum R, Jones JF, Gurbaxani B, Solomon L, Papanicolaou DA, Unger ER, Vernon SD, Heim C. Chronic fatigue syndrome: An empirical approach to its
definition and study. BMC Medicine 2005;3:19. Impact Factor: 3.21; Citations: 168 35. *Nater UM, Wagner D, Papanicolaou DA, Solomon L, Jones JF, Unger ER, Reeves WC, Heim C.
Coping styles in cases with chronic fatigue syndrome identified from the general population in Wichita, Kansas. J Psychosom Res 2006; 60:567-73. Impact Factor: 2.322; Citations: 23 36. Capuron L, Welberg L, Heim C, Wagner D, Solomon L, Papanicolaou DA, Craddock RC, Miller,
AH, Reeves WC. Cognitive dysfunction relates to subjective report of mental fatigue in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome. Neuropsychopharmacology 2006;31:1777-84. Impact Factor: 5.889; Citations: 37 37. Rajeevan MS, Smith AK, Dimulescu I, Unger ER, Vernon SD, Heim C, Reeves WC. Association
of glucocorticoid receptor polymorphisms and haplotypes with chronic fatigue syndrome. Genes Brain Behav 2006;6:167-76. Impact Factor: 3.533; Citations: 54 38. *Pace TWW, Mletzko T, Alagbe O, Nemeroff CB, Musselman DL, Mil er AH, Heim C. Increased
stress-induced inflammatory responses in male patients with major depression and increased early life stress. Am J Psychiatry 2006;163:1630-3. Impact Factor: 9.127; Citations: 39. Heim C, Wagner D, Maloney E, Papanicolaou DA, Solomon L, Jones JF, Unger ER, Reeves WC.
Early adverse experience and risk for chronic fatigue syndrome: a population based study. Arch Gen Psychiatry, 2006;63:1258-66. (Medscape top psychiatry article in November 2006; top 5 most downloaded articles in Archives of General Psychiatry). Impact Factor: 13.936; 40. Reeves WC, Heim C, Maloney E, Youngblood LS, Unger E, Decker MJ, Jones JF, Rye DB. Sleep
characteristics of persons with CFS and non-fatigued controls: Results from a population- based study. BMC Neurology 2006;6:41. Impact Factor: 1.903; Citations: 30 41. *Meinlschmidt G, Heim C. Sensitivity to intranasal oxytocin in adult men after early parental
separation. Biol Psychiatry 2007;61:1109-11. Impact Factor: 8.456; Citations: 70 CHRISTINE M. HEIM 42. *Wingenfeld K, Wagner D, Schmidt I, Meinlschmidt G, Hellhammer DH, Heim C. The low-
dose dexamethasone suppression test in fibromyalgia. J Psychosom Res 2007;62:85-91. Impact Factor: 1.859; Citations: 41 43. Laures-Gore J, Heim C, Hsu YS. Assessing cortisol reactivity to a linguistic task as a marker of
stress in individuals with left hemisphere stroke and aphasia. J Speech Language Hearing Res 2007;50:493-507. 44. Reeves WC, Maloney E, Jones JF, Heim C, Hoaglin DC, Boneva R, Morrissey M, Devlin R.
Prevalence of chronic fatigue syndrome in metropolitan, urban, and rural Georgia populations. BMC Pop Health Metrics 2007;5:5. Impact Factor: 1.558; Citations: 75 45. Boneva RS, Decker MJ, Maloney EM, Lin JM, Jones JF, Helgason HG, Heim C, Rye DB, Reeves
WC. Higher heart rate and reduced heart rate variability persist during sleep in chronic fatigue syndrome: A population-based study. Autonom Neurosci 2007;137:94-101. Impact Factor: 1.756; Citations: 43 46. *Majer M, Jones JF, Unger ER, Youngblood LS, Decker MJ, Maloney E, Gurbaxani B, Heim C,
Reeves WC. Perception versus polysomnographic assessment of sleep in CFS and non- fatigued controls: results from a population-based study. BMC Neurology 2007;7:40. Impact Factor: 1.903; Citations: 19 47. Ramasubbu R, Masalovich S, Peltier S, Holtzheimer PE, Heim C, Mayberg HS. Neural
representation of maternal face processing: an fMRI study. Can J Psychiatry 2007;52:726-34. Impact Factor: 3.026; Citations: 9 48. Heim C, Newport DJ, Mletzko TM, Bonsall R, Mil er AH, Nemeroff CB. The link between
childhood trauma and depression: Insights from HPA axis studies in humans (2007 Curt Richter Award Paper). Psychoneuroendocrinology 2008;33:693-710. Impact Factor: 4.422; 49. Heim C, Mletzko T, Purselle D, Musselman DL, Nemeroff CB. The combined dexamethasone/
CRF test in men with major depression: Role of childhood trauma. Biol Psychiatry 2008; 63:398-405. Impact Factor: 8.453; Citations: 129 50. *Wingenfeld K, Heim C, Schmidt I, Meinlschmidt G, Wagner D, Hellhammer DH. HPA axis
reactivity and glucocorticoid sensitivity in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome and chronic pelvic pain. Psychosom Med 2008;70:65-72. Impact Factor: 3.209; Citations: 48 51. Bradley RG, Binder EB, Epstein M, Tang Y, Nair H, Liu W, Gillespie CF, Berg T, Evces M, Heim
CM, Nemeroff CB, Schwartz A, Cubells JF, Ressler KJ. Influence of child abuse on adult
depression: moderation by the corticotropin-releasing hormone receptor gene. Arch Gen Psychiatry 2008;65:190-200. Impact Factor: 15.976; Citations: 260 52. *Nater UM, Youngblood LS, Jones JF, Unger ER, Reeves WC, Heim C. Alterations in diurnal
salivary cortisol rhythm in a population-based sample of cases with chronic fatigue syndrome. Psychosom Med 2008;70, 298-305. Impact Factor: 3.109; Citations: 50 53. Smith AK, Dimulescu I, Narasimhan S, Heim C, Vernon SD, Rajeevan MS. Genetic evaluation
of the serotonergic system in chronic fatigue syndrome. Psychoneuroendocrinology 2008;33:188-97. Impact Factor: 4.422; Citations: 22 54. *Nater UM, Maloney E, Boneva RS, Jones JF, Reeves WC, Heim C. Attenuated morning
salivary cortisol concentrations in a population-based sample of cases with chronic fatigue syndrome and wel controls. J Clin Endocrinol Metabol 2008;93:703-09. Impact Factor: 5.493; Citations: 46 55. Binder EB, Bradley RG, Liu W, Epstein MP, Deveau TC, Tang Y, Gillespie CF, Heim CM,
Nemeroff CB, Schwartz AC, Cubells JF, Ressler KJ. Risk for adult posttraumatic stress disorder is predicted by child abuse and FKBP5, a gene regulating stress-responsiveness. JAMA 2008; 299:1291-305. Impact Factor: 25.547; Citations: 364 56. Heim C, Young LJ, Newport DJ, Mletzko TC, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB. Persistent CSF oxytocin
deficiency after childhood abuse. Mol Psychiatry 2009;14:954-8. Impact Factor: 10.9; CHRISTINE M. HEIM 57. Heim C, Nater UM, Maloney EB, Boneva R, Jones JF, Reeves WC. Childhood risk factors for
chronic fatigue syndrome: Association with neuroendocrine dysfunction. Arch Gen Psychiatry 2009;66:72-80. (Article included in Faculty of 1000 Medicine). Impact Factor: 15.976; Citations: 93 58. Heim C, Nemeroff CB. Neurobiology of posttraumatic stress disorder. Consensus Meeting on
PTSD. CNS Spectrums 2009;14:13-24. Impact Factor: 2.22; Citations: 111 59. Lupien SJ, McEwen BS, Gunnar M, Heim C. Effects of stress throughout the lifespan on brain,
behavior and cognition. Nature Rev Neurosci 2009;10:434-45. Impact Factor: 26.483; 60. *Nater UM, Maloney EB, Boneva R, Jones JF, Raison CL, Reeves WC, Heim C. Psychiatric
comorbidity in a population-based sample with chronic fatigue syndrome. Psychosom Med 2009; 71:557-65. Impact Factor: 3.109; Citations: 19 61. Heim C. New perspective on chronic fatigue syndrome: Lessons from developmental
neuroscience. Future Neurol 2009;4:377-81. 62. *Nater UM, Whistler T, Lonergan W, Vernon SD, Heim C. Impact of acute psychosocial stress
on peripheral blood gene expression pathways in healthy men. Biol Psychology 2009;82:125-32. Impact Factor: 4.363 63. Heim C, Bradley-Davino BG, Mletzko TC, Deveau TC, Musselman DL, Nemeroff CB, Ressler KJ,
Binder EB. Effect of childhood trauma on adult depression and neuroendocrine function: sex-specific moderation by CRH receptor 1 gene. Front Behav Neurosci 2009;6:3:41. 64. Wingenfeld K, Hellhammer DH, Schmidt I, Wagner D, Meinlschmidt G, Heim C. HPA axis
reactivity in chronic pelvic pain: association with depression. J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 2009; 30:282-6. Impact Factor: 1.585; Citations: 3 65. Heim C, Shugart M, Craighead WE, Nemeroff CB. Neurobiological and psychiatric
consequences of child abuse and neglect. Develop Psychobiology 2010:52:671-90. Impact Factor: 2.119; Citations: 63 66. Dunlop BW, Betancourt Y, Binder EB, Heim C, Holsboer F, Ising M, McKenzie M, Mletzko T,
Pfister H, Nemeroff CB, Craighead WE, Mayberg HS. Tolerability of the dexamethasone corticotropin releasing hormone test in major depressive disorder. J Psychiatric Res 2011;45:24-8. Impact Factor: 3.723 67. Silverman MN, Heim CM, Nater UM, Marques AH, Sternberg EM. Neuroendocrine and
immune contributors to fatigue. Phys Med Rehab, 2010;2:338-46. Citations: 31 68. *Nater UM, Jones JF, Lin JM, Maloney E, Reeves WC, Heim C. Personality features and
personality disorders in chronic fatigue syndrome: A population-based study. Psychother Psychosom 2011;79:312-318. Impact Factor: 5.368; Citations: 14 69. Pace TTW, Heim C. A short review on the psychoneuroimmunology of posttraumatic stress
disorder: From risk factors to medical comorbidities. Brain Behav Immunity 2011;25:6-13. Impact Factor: 5.061; Citations: 32 70. Wingenfeld K, Heim C, Schmidt I, Spitzer C, Hellhammer DH. Chronische
Alltagsbelastungen und frühe Traumatisierung: Auswirkungen auf die aktuelle PTSD Symptomatik. Trauma Gewalt 2010;3:214-20. 71. Bradley B, Westen D, Jovanovic T, Binder EB, Crain D, Wingo A, Heim C. Association between
childhood maltreatment and adult emotional dysregulation in a low income, urban, African American sample: Moderation by oxytocin receptor gene. Dev Psychopathol 2011;23:439-52. Impact Factor: 4.949 72. Boneva RS, Lin JS, Maloney EM, Jin-Mann L, Jones J, Wieser F, Nater U, Heim C, Reeves WC.
Gynecologic history in chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS): a population-based case-control study. J Wom Health 2011;20:21-8. 73. Wingenfeld K, Driessen M, Mensebach C, Rullkoetter N, Schaffrath C, Spitzer C, Schlosser N, Beblo T, Heim C. Die deutsche Version des „Early Trauma Inventory" (ETI). Erste
CHRISTINE M. HEIM psychometrische Charakterisierung eines Interviews zur Erfassung traumatischer Lebensereignisse in der Kindheit und Jugend. Diagnostica 2011;57:27-38. Impact Factor: 74. Pace TTW, Wingenfeld K, Meinlschmidt G, Schmidt I, Hellhammer DH, Heim C. Increased
peripheral NF-kappa B pathway activity in women with childhood abuse-related posttraumatic stress disorder. Brain Behav Immunity 2012:26;13-17. Impact Factor: 5.061 75. Nater UM, Maloney E, Heim C, Reeves WC. Cumulative life stress in chronic fatigue
syndrome. Psychiatry Res 2011;189:318-20. Impact Factor: 2.803; Citations: 5 76. Ramasubbu R, Masalovich S, Gaxiola I, Peltier S, Holtzheimer PE, Heim C, Goodyear B,
Macqueen G, Mayberg HS. Differential neural activity and connectivity for processing one's own face: A preliminary report. Psychiatry Res 2011;194:130-40. Impact Factor: 2.803 77. Heim C, Binder EB. Current research trends in early life stress and depression: Review of
human studies on sensitive periods, gene-environment interactions, and epigenetics. Experimental Neurology 2001;233:102-11. Impact Factor: 3.91 (top 1 most downloaded article in Experimental Neurology) 78. Ditzen B, Bradley B, Heim CM. Oxytocin and pair bonding: on possible influences during the
life course. Biol Psychiatry: in press (Epub Feb 22, 2012). Impact Factor: 8.453. 79. Nater UM, Maloney E, Lin JM, Heim C, Reeves WC. Coping styles in chronic fatigue syndrome:
Findings from a population-based study. Psychother Psychosom 2012;81:127-129. Impact 80. Gould F, Clarke J, Heim C, Harvey PD, Majer M, Nemeroff CB. The effects of child abuse and
neglect on cognitive functioning in adulthood. J Psychiatric Res 2012;46:500-6. Impact 81. Cisler JM, James GA, Tripathi S, Mletzko T, Heim C, Hu XP, Mayberg HS, Nemeroff CB, Kilts CD. Differential functional connectivity within an emotion regulation neural network among individuals resilient and susceptible to the depressogenic effects of early life stress. Psychological Medicine 2013;43:507-18. Impact Factor: 3.33 82. Klengel T, Mehta D, Anacker C, Rex-Haffner M, Pruessner JC, Pariante CM, Pace, TWW, Mercer KB, Mayberg HS, Bradley B, Nemeroff CB, Holsboer F, Heim CM, Ressler KJ, Rein T,
Binder EB. Allele-specific DNA demethylation in FKBP5: a molecular mediator of gene x childhood trauma interactions. Nature Neuroscience 2013;16:33-41. Impact Factor: 15.531 83. Keyes KM, Cheslack-Postava K, Westhoff C, Heim CM, Haloossim M, Walsh K, Koenen K.
Hormonal contraception use is associated with reduced depressive symptoms: A national study of sexual y active women in the US. Am J Epidem: in press. Impact Factor: 5.216 84. Heim C, Mayberg HS, Mletzko T, Nemeroff CB, Pruessner JC. Decreased cortical
representation of genital somatosensory field after childhood sexual abuse. Am J Psychiatry 2013;170:616-23. Impact Factor: 12.539 1. Heim C, Newport DJ, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB. The role of gender or retrospective self-
reports as modulators of findings on increased stress reactivity after childhood abuse. JAMA 2000;284:2322. Impact Factor: 17.569; Citations: 38 2. Heim C, Newport DJ, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB. Effects of ethnicity on findings on
neuroendocrine function after childhood abuse. Am J Psychiatry 2001;159:158-9. Impact 1. Heim C. Psychoendokrinologische Untersuchung von Frauen mit chronischen
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BOOK CHAPTERS
1. Ehlert U, Heim C, Rösner A. Behavioral medicine in gynecology: psychoendocrinological
correlates of female infertility. In M Stauber (Ed.), Proceedings of the 11th International Congress of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology (pp. 301-308). Bologna: Monduzzi, 2. Hellhammer DH, Kirschbaum C, Heim C, Ehlert U. Differences of pituitary-adrenal reactivity
in men. In Schriftenreihe der Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsmedizin (Ed.), Occupational Health and Safety Aspects at Modern Work Places (pp. 62-65). Berlin: Wirtschaftsverlag, 1996. 3. Heim C.; Ehlert U. Zur Diagnostik sexuellen Mißbrauchs und der daraus resultierenden
psychischen Auffälligkeiten. In G Ammann, R Wipplinger (Hrsg.), Sexuel er Mißbrauch (S. 333-354). Tübingen: dgvt-Verlag; 1997. 4. Ehlert U, Heim C, Hellhammer DH. Somatoforme Störungen: Dysregulation der
Hypophysen-Nebennierenrinden-Achse am Beispiel chronischer Unterbauchbeschwerden. In G Rudolf, P Henningsen (Hrsg.), Somatoforme Störungen. Aktuelle Entwicklungen in der psychotherapeutischen Medizin (S. 235-247). Stuttgart: Schattauer Verlag, 1998. 5. Hellhammer DH, Heim C, Buske-Kirschbaum A. Biochemische Ansätze in der Klinischen
Psychologie. In M Perez, U Baumann (Hrsg.), Lehrbuch der Klinischen Psychologie. Grundlagen (S. 177-1991). Bern: Hans Huber, 1998. 6. Nemeroff CB, Heim C, Owens MJ, Plotsky PM. Neurochemical mechanisms underlying
depression and anxiety disorders: the influence of early trauma. In New Developments in Understanding Depression and Its Treatment: Proceedings of a Symposium Held During the 21st CINP Congress (pp. 3-6). Washington Crossing, PA: Scientific Frontiers, Inc., 1999. 7. Heim C, Ehlert U. Pharmakologische Provokationstests zur Einschätzung der
neuroendokrinen Funktion. In C Kirschbaum, DH Hellhammer (Hrsg.), Enzyklopädie der Psychologie (Serie I, Band 3). Psychoendokrinologie und Psychoimmunologie (S. 307-359). Göttingen: Hogrefe, 1999. 8. Hellhammer DH, Heim C. Hypokortisolismus bei psychosomatischen Störungen. In F
Dohrenbusch & F Kaspers (Eds.), Fortschritte der Klinischen Psychologie und Verhaltensmedizin (pp. 33-41). Lengerich: Papst, 2001. 9. Mormède P, Dallman MF, Fuchs E, Heijnen CJ, Heim C, Hellhammer DH, Irwin M, Paykel ES,
von Holst D, von Hoersten S. Pathological Consequences of Stress. In DM Broom (Ed.), Coping with Challenge: Welfare in Animals including Humans (pp. 337-355). Berlin: Dahlem University Press, 2002. 10. Heim C, Nemeroff CB. Neurobiology of Early Life Stress and its Disorders. In A Martin, L
Scahill, D Charney, F Leckman (Eds.), Textbook of Pediatric Psychopharmacology (pp. 110- 124). New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2002. 11. Heim C, Meinlschmidt G. Biologische Grundlagen. In U Ehlert (Hrsg.), Lehrbuch der
Verhaltensmedizin (S. 17-88). Berlin: Springer, 2002. 12. Heim C. Psychobiologische Folgen früher Stresserfahrungen. In: UT Egle, SO Hoffmann, P
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presentation. In J Licinio, ML Wong (Eds.). Biology of Depression: Towards a Novel Understanding and Therapeutic Strategies. Psychosocial Aspects and Animal Models Section. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2005. 14. *Penza K, Heim C, Nemeroff CB. Trauma and depression. In CLM Keyes, SH Goodman (Eds.).
Handbook for the Study of Women and Depression. Social, Political, and Economic Models of Risk. Cambridge: University Press, 2005. 15. Heim C, Wingenfeld K, Ehlert U. Zur Erfassung sexuellen Missbrauchs und daraus
resultierender psychischer Auffälligkeiten. In G Amann, R Wipplinger (Hrsg.), Sexueller Mißbrauch, 2. Aufl. Tübingen: dgvt-Verlag, 2005. CHRISTINE M. HEIM 16. Matzen K, Ehlert U, Heim C.. Sexueller Missbrauch und chronische Unterbauchbeschwerden.
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PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

1. Heim C, Ehlert U, Hanker JP, Hellhammer DH. Ein interdisziplinäres Forschungsprojekt zur
psychoendokrinologischen Untersuchung von Frauen mit chronischen Unterbauchbeschwerden. Verhaltenstherapie 1995:5; A7. 2. Heim C, Ehlert U, Hanker JP, Hellhammer DH. Enhanced suppression of cortisol fol owing
dexamethasone administration in chronic pelvic pain. Eur J Oral Sci 1995;103, 35. 3. Hellhammer D, Heim C, Ehlert U, Hanker JP. The potential relevance of hypocortisolism in
bodily disorders: evidence in women suffering from chronic pelvic pain. Psychosom Med 4. Heim C, Pisell TL, Pearce BD, Miller AH. Discrimination of activation versus down-regulation
of the glucocorticoid receptor using a cytosolic binding assay combined with a whole cel Western blot. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 1997;27:490.1. 5. Stout SC, Owens MJ, Heim C, Nemeroff CB. Attenuation by venlafaxine of stress effects on
CRF systems and the HPA axis of rats. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 1997;27:424.5. 6. Heim C, Graham YP, Heit S, Bonsall R, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB. Increased reactivity of the
hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis to psychosocial stress in adult survivors of childhood abuse. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 1998;28:201.12. 7. Heim C, Graham YP, Heit S, Bonsall B, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB. Increased sensitivity of the
hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis to psychosocial stress in adult survivors of childhood abuse. Psychoneuroendocrinology 1998;23:S23. 8. Ehlert U, Heim C, Hellhammer DH. Sind somatoforme Stoerungen mit einer Dysregulation
der Hypophysen-Nebennierenrinden-Achse assoziiert? Verhaltenstherapie 1998;7:A7. 9. Heim C, Graham YP, Heit S, Newport DJ, Bonsall R, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB. Pituitary-adrenal
responses to the CRF stimulation test in adult survivors of childhood abuse with and without depression. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 1999;29:358.1. 10. Hellhammer DH, Buske-Kirschbaum A, Heim C. Stress induced disorders.
Neuropsychopharmacology 2000;23:S76. 11. Heim C, Newport DJ, Pearce BD, Wilcox MS, Nemeroff CB, Mil er AH (2001). Neuroendocrine
and immune alterations in adult women after childhood abuse: implications for the pathophysiology of physical complaints. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 2001;30:412.15. 12. *Meinlschmidt G, Hellhammer DH, Heim C. Erniedrigte Anstiege der Cortisolkonzentration
im Speichel nach dem Erwachen bei Erwachsenen mit frühen Verlusterlebnissen. Nervenheilkunde 2001;20:S135. 13. Heim C, Newport D, Mil er AH, Nemeroff CB. Neurobiological correlates of child abuse in
women. Stress 2002;5:S58. 14. *Meinlschmidt G, Schmidt I, Wingenfeld K, Wagner D, Hellhammer DH, Heim C.
Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis reactivity to physical stress in adult women with a history of child abuse. Stress 2002;5:S59. 15. *Meinlschmidt G, Schmidt I, Wingenfeld K, Wagner D, Schad T, Braun HJ, Sigmund GL, Pruessner J, Hellhammer DH, Heim C). Adrenal gland volume in adult women after sexual
and physical abuse in childhood. Psychoneuroendocrinology 2003. 16. *Wingenfeld K, Schmidt I, Meinlschmidt G, Wagner D, Hellhammer DH, Heim C.
Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis alterations in women with fibromyalgia syndrome. Psychoneuroendocrinology 2003. 17. *Meinlschmidt G, Schmidt I, Wingenfeld K, Wagner D, Hellhammer DH, Heim C. Decreased
hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis reactivity after physical exerxise in adult women with a history of early life stress. Psychosom Med 2004;65:S45. CHRISTINE M. HEIM 18. *Mletzko T, Bruce EC, Fu P, Le N, Nemeroff CB, Manatunga A, Heim C, Musselman DL.
Oxidative stress increases after mental stress. Biol Psychiatry 2005;57:212S. 19. Rajeevan MS, Smith AR, Dimulescu I, Vernon SD, Heim C, Reeves WC. Association of
polymorphisms and haplotypes in the glucocorticoid receptor with chronic fatigue syndrome. American Society of Human Genetics Abstracts 2005. 20. *Pace TWW, Mletzko T, Alagbe O, Vogt GJ, Hu F, Miller AH, Bruce EC, Musselman DL, Nemeroff CB, Heim C. Indicators of innate immune system activity in humans increase with
psychosocial stressor challenge: Major depressives vs. non-depressives. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 2005. 21. Nemeroff CB, Heim C, Musselman DL, Miller AH. Brain systems regulating the organism's
response to stress: Preclinical and clinical studies. Neuropsychopharmacology, 2006;30:S19. 22. Heim C, Mletzko T, Musselman DL, Nemeroff CB. The combined dexamethasone/CRF test in
men with major depression: Role of childhood trauma. Neuropsychopharmacology, 2005;30:S173:78. 23. Alagbe O, Pace T, Mletzko T, Vogt J, Nemeroff CB, Heim C, Miller AH. Changes in natural killer
cell function, inflammatory signaling, and plasma IL-6 production during acute stress in patients with major depression. Neuropsychopharmacology 2005;30:S264:145. 24. *Meinlschmidt G, Schmidt I, Wingenfeld K, Wagner D, Hellhammer DH, Heim C. Long-term
biological changes after early adverse experiences in form of sexual and physical violence Verhaltenstherapie 2005;15(S1):6. 25. *Meinlschmidt G, Schmidt I, Wingenfeld K, Wagner D, Hellhammer DH, Heim C. Altered
female sex hormone effects on adrenocorticotropin secretion in women with adverse childhood experiences. Biologine Psichiatrija Ir Psichofarmakologija, 2006;8:33. 26. *Nater UM, Wagner D, Jones JF, Unger ER, Reeves WC, Heim C. Coping styles in cases with
chronic fatigue syndrome identified from the general population in Wichita, Kansas. Psychosom Med 2006;68:A-101-102. 27. *Nater UM, Reeves WC, Heim C. Die Rolle von Stress beim Chronischen
Erschöpfungssyndrom. In GW Alpers, H Krebs, A Mühlberger, P Weyers, P Pauli (Hrsg.), Wissenschaftliche Beiträge zum 24. Symposium der Fachgruppe Klinische Psychologie & Psychotherapie (S. 23-24). Lengerich: Pabst, 2006. 28. Heim C, Newport DJ, Mletzko T, Bonsall R, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB. Increased cerebrospinal
fluid CRF concentrations associated with childhood physical abuse in adult women. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 2006. 29. *Nater UM, Reeves WC, Heim C. The role of stress in chronic fatigue syndrome – results from
a population-based study. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 2006;13:196. 30. *Nater UM, Jones JF, Unger ER, Reeves WC, Heim C. Endocrine-immune dysregulation in a
population-based sample of cases with chronic fatigue syndrome, cases with insufficient fatigue, and non-fatigued controls. Psychosom Med 2007;69:98-9. 31. *Nater UM, Jones JF, Unger ER, Reeves WC, Heim C. Basal endocrine and immune
dysregulations in a population-based sample of cases with chronic fatigue syndrome, cases with insufficient fatigue, and non-fatigued controls. Verhaltenstherapie 2007;17:11. 32. *Pace TWW, Alagbe O, Mletzko T, Nemeroff CB, Musselman DL, Heim C, Miller AH. Enhanced
psychological stress-induced IL-6 responses are associated with attenuated stress-induced cortisol responses in patients with major depression and increased early life stress. Brain Behav Immunity, 2006;20:54. 33. *Nater UM, Lin JM, Maloney E, Jones JF, CL, Reeves WC, Heim C. Psychiatrische Komorbidität
bei Personen mit Chronischem Erschöpfungssyndrom. In P. Warschburger, W Ihle, G Esser (Hrsg.), Seelisch gesund von Anfang an. Potsdam: Universitätsverlag Potsdam, 2008. 34. *Nater UM, Reeves WC, Heim C. The relationship between stress and chronic fatigue
syndrome (CFS) – a population-based approach. Int J Psychology 2008;43 (3/4). CHRISTINE M. HEIM 35. *Nater UM, Whistler T, Lonergan W, Vernon SD, Heim C. Changes in peripheral blood gene
expression pathways due to acute psychosocial stress. Psychosom Med 2008;70:57. 36. *Nater UM, Jones JF, Reeves WC, Heim C. The role of personality in chronic fatigue syndrome
– findings from a population-based study. Psychosom Med, 2009;71:47-8. 37. *Nater UM, Jones JF, Reeves WC, Heim C. Persönlichkeit beim Chronischen
Erschöpfungssyndrom - Befunde einer populationsbasierten Studie. Zeitschr Klin Psychol Psychother 2009;38 (Suppl. 1), 15.
CONFERENCES, LECTURES, AND SYMPOSIA CONTRIBUTIONS

(* denotes contributions with supervised students/fellows)
INVITED LECTURES

1. Heim C, Ehlert U, Hanker JP, Hellhammer DH (1995). The possible role of hypocortisolism in
psychosomatic disorders: evidence in women suffering from chronic pelvic pain (Plenary Talk). 26th Conference of the International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology, München, Germany (Invited by Isabella Heuser, MD) 2. Heim C, Ehlert U, Hanker JP, Hellhammer DH (1995). Psychoendocrinology of sexually abused
women with chronic pelvic pain. European Symposium on Traumatic Stress, Paris, France (Invited by Rachel Yehuda, PhD) 3. Heim C, Ehlert U, Hanker JP, Hellhammer DH (1995). HPA axis alterations in women (with
and without abuse) suffering from chronic pelvic pain. 11th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Boston, MA, USA (Invited by Rachel Yehuda, PhD) 4. Nemeroff CB, Owens MJ, Ladd C, Heim C, Plotsky PM (1996). The potential role of early
adverse life events in the pathophysiology of mood and anxiety disorders (Plenary Lecture). Conference of the New York Academy of Sciences: Psychobiology of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, New York, NY, USA (Invited by Rachel Yehuda, PhD) 5. Heim C, Ehlert U, Hanker JP, Hellhammer DH (1997). Abuse-related posttraumatic stress
disorder and alterations of the HPA axis in women with chronic pelvic pain (Plenary Lecture). Symposium on Stress and the HPA Axis, Trier, Germany (Invited by Dirk Hellhammer, PhD) 6. Heim C, Graham YP, Heit S, Bonsall B, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB (1998). Increased sensitivity of
the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis to psychosocial stress in adult survivors of childhood abuse. International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology, 28th Congress, Trier, Germany (Plenary Lecture; Young Investigator Award) 7. Heim C (1999). Abuse-related alterations of the HPA axis and relevance for psychopathology
and physical health (Guest Lecture), Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA (Invited by Bruce S. McEwen, PhD) 8. Heim C (1999). Veränderungen der Hypothalamus-Hypophysen-Nebennierenrinden-Achse und
Bedeutsamkeit für psychische und körperliche Erkrankungen (Guest Lecture). University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany (Invited by Thomas Klauer, PhD) 9. Heim C, Nemeroff CB (1999). Frühe Stresserfahrungen und Vulnerabilität für die Depression
und die Posttraumatische Belastungsstörung (Plenary Lecture). 1. Kongress der deutschsprachigen Gesellschaft für Psychotraumatologie, Jena, Germany (Invited by Regina 10. Heim C (1999). Early stress experiences and stress vulnerability in adult women. Symposium
on Glucocorticoids and Stress Vulnerability, Trier, Germany (Invited by Dirk Hellhammer, 11. Heim C (1999). Sexuelle Traumata in der Kindheit und biologische Folgen. 104.
Fortbildungsveranstaltung der Landesärztekammer Hessen (Plenary Lecture). Deutsche Klinik für Diagnostik, Wiesbaden, Germany (Invited by Landesärztekammer Hessen) CHRISTINE M. HEIM 12. Heim C, Hellhammer DH (2000). Erschöpfung, Schmerzen und Stress: Ansätze zur
psychobiologischen Diagnostik und Therapie (Plenary Lecture). 10. Mainzer Arbeitsmedizinische Fortbildungstage, Mainz, Germany (Invited by Landesärztekammer, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany) 13. Heim C (2000). Kindheitstraumata und Depression (Guest Lecture), Psychiatrische Klinik des
Universitätsklinikums Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany 14. Heim C (2001). Neurobiologische Merkmale von in der Kindheit missbrauchten Frauen (Guest
Lecture). Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany (Invited by Michael 15. Heim C, Newport JD, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB (2001). The role of early adverse experiences in
the pathophysiology of mood and anxiety disorders: neuroendocrine studies in adult women with a history of child abuse. 1st World Congress of Women's Mental Health, Berlin, Germany (Invited by Ulrike Ehlert, PhD) 16. Heim C (2001). Affective disorders: from early formulations to neurobiological disease models
(Plenary Lecture). International Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research Group, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Callaway Gardens, GA, USA (Invited by William C. Reeves, 17. Heim C (2002). Neurobiological correlates of early trauma (Guest Lecture). University of
Auckland, New Zealand (Invited by Andrew Moskowitz, PhD) 18. Heim C (2002). Neurobiologische Korrelate von traumatischen Erfahrungen in der
Entwicklung und Vulnerabilität für psychische Störungen im Erwachsenenalter (Plenary Lecture). Deutschsprachige Gesellschaft für Psychotraumatologie, Köln, Germany (Invited by Klaus Fischer, PhD) 19. Heim C (2002). Traumatische Erfahrungen in der Kindheit und Störungsvulnerabilität im
Erwachsenenalter (Guest Lecture). University Hospital Freiburg, Dept. of Psychiatry & Psychotherapy, Freiburg, Germany (Invited by M. Bohus, MD) 20. Heim C (2002). Neuroendocrine and immune function in women with a history of child abuse
(Guest Lecture). Translational Research Seminars, Emory University, Atlanta, GA (Invited by Sandra Sexton, PhD) 21. Heim C, Newport DJ, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB (2002). Neurobiological correlates of child
abuse in women (Plenary Lecture). 4th World Congress on Stress, Edinburgh, UK 22. Heim C (2002). Langfristige Auswirkungen frühkindlicher Erfahrungen auf neurobiologische
Systeme und Verhaltensfunktionen (Lecture in Appointment Competition; short listed). Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland 23. Heim C (2003). What causes anxiety disorders? The possible role of childhood stress (Plenary
Lecture; Dinner Symposium). Fundet by Forest Pharmaceuticals. Anxiety Disorder Association of America, Toronto, Canada (other speakers: S Pollack, N Watts, M Otto; 24. Heim C (2003). Effects of childhood trauma on mood and anxiety disorders: relationship to the
neurobiology of stress (Guest Lecture). New York Psychoanalytic Institute, Arnold Pfeffer Center for Neuro-Psychoanalysis Lecture Series, Discussant: Mark Solms (Invited by Mark 25. Heim C (2003). Examining anxiety's underpinnings (CME-Lunch Symposium). Funded by
Forest Pharmaceuticals. American Psychiatric Association, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA (Other speakers: J Davidson, MB Stein, D Stahl, M Lipkin) 26. Heim C (2003). Overview of the relationship between stress, depression and anxiety (Plenary
Lecture; Lunch-Symposium). Funded by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. American Psychiatric Association, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA (Other sepakers: MJ Meaney, N Kalin, RM CHRISTINE M. HEIM 27. Heim C (2003). CRF, stress and depression (Workshop Lecture). Annual Meeting of the
Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society, Amelia Island, FL, USA. (Other speakers: G Pagnoni, CL Raison, CM Pariante) 28. Heim C (2003). Chronic fatigue syndrome: A mind body perspective (Grand Rounds). Wesley
Medical Center, Wichita, KS, USA 29. Heim C (2003). Early adversity and depression: relationship to the neurobiology of stress
(Plenary Lecture). Sackler Research Symposium, New Orleans, LA, USA (Invited by Judith 30. Heim C (2004). Effects of childhood trauma on the neurobiology of depression. World
Congress of Women's Mental Health, Philadelphia, PA, USA (Invited by Carolyn Mazure, MD) 31. Heim C (2004). The contributions of early adverse experience to the neurobiology of
depression. 1st Meeting of SFB636 Learning, Memory and Brain Plasticity: Implications for Psychopathology, Freudenstadt, Germany (Invited by Herta Flor, PhD) 32. Heim C (2005). Neuroendocrinology of stress. (Plenary Lecture). 6th International
Symposium on Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders, Milwaukee, WI (Invited by Douglas A. 33. Heim C (2005). Neurobiologische Spätfolgen von frühkindlichen Mißbraucherlebnissen -
Bedeutung für die Differenzialtherapie depressiver Störungen (Guest Lecture; CME). University Hospital Freiburg, Dept. of Psychiatry & Psychotherapy, Freiburg, Germany (Invited by Dietrich van Calker, MD) 34. Heim C (2006). Der Einfluss früher Stresserfahrungen auf die Neurobiologie der Depression.
(Lecture in Appointment Competition; W3-Professorship Clinical Psychology; primo loco). Central Institute of Mental Health Mannheim, Universität Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany 35. Heim C (2006). Early life stress, HPA axis functioning and psychopathology (Plenary Lecture).
Conference on Stress, Metabolism and Psychiatric Disorders. Department of Psychiatry, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands (Invited by Fans G. Zitman, MD) 36. Heim C (2006). Der Einfluss früher Stresserfahrungen auf die Neurobiologie der Depression.
(Lecture in Appointment Competition, W3-Professor Developmental Psychology; primo loco). University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany. 37. Heim C (2007). Neuroendocrinology of depression (Plenary Lecture). Berliner Psychiatrie-
Tage. Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany (Invited by Ion-George Anghelescu, MD) 38. Heim C (2007). Acute and long-term influences of psychological factors on HPA axis activity:
Implications for psychiatric disorders (Guest Lecture). Depression Center Colloquium Series, University of Michigan Depression Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA (Invited by John Greden, MD) 39. Heim C (2007). Neuroendocrinology of depression: role of childhood trauma (Guest Lecture).
Clinical Outcomes Conferences, Emory Program in Cardiovascular Outcomes Research and Epidemiology (EPICORE), Emory University School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Atlanta, GA, USA (Invited by Viola Vaccarino, MD, PhD) 40. Heim C (2007). Frühe Stresserfahrungen, Depression und funktionel e somatische Störungen
und Schmerzsyndrome. Symposium on Affective Disorders across the Life Span (Plenary Lecture; University Hospital Freiburg, Dept. of Psychiatry & Psychotherapy, Germany (Invited by Klaus Lieb, MD) 41. Heim C (2007) The link between childhood trauma and depression: Insights from HPA axis
studies in humans. Curt Richter Award Lecture. International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology. Madison, WI, USA 42. Heim C (2007). Early-life stress and depression (Guest Lecture). Douglas Hospital, Clinical
Research Division, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (Invited by Jens C. Pruessner, PhD) 43. Heim C (2007). Psychobiologische Folgen früher Stresserfahrungen. Main Symposium.
Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie und Nervenheilkunde, Berlin, Germany (Invited by Matthias Berger, MD, Beate Herpertz-Dahlmann, MD) CHRISTINE M. HEIM 44. Heim C (2007). Early stress and functional somatic disorders (Plenary Lecture). Symposium
on: Functional Somatic Syndromes: From Neuroscience to Clinical Practice. K.U. Leuven, Leuven, Belgien (Invited by Boudewijn Van Houdenhove, MD) 45. Heim C (2008). Childhood trauma and risk for chronic fatigue syndrome: Results from Georgia
Survey. Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, USA 46. Heim C (2008). New findings on neuroendocrine effects of childhood trauma (Section
Symposium). World Congress of Psychiatry, Prague, Czech Republic. 47. Heim C (2009). Childhood stress, gender and psychopathology (Workshop Presentation).
Duke University, Durham, NC, USA (Invited by Jane Costello, MD) 48. Heim C (2009). Neurobiology of early-life stress and relevance for psychosomatic disorders
(Plenary Lecture) American Psychosomatic Society Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. 49. Heim C (2009). Der Beitrag früher Stresserfahrungen zur Neurobiologie der Depression.
(Appointment Competition, W3 Professor in Medical Psychology). Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany 50. Heim C (2009). Psychobiology of early-life stress (Guest Lecture). King's College, London, UK
(Invited by Peter D. White, MD) 51. Heim C (2009). Childhood trauma and chronic fatigue syndrome (Plenary Lecture). United
Kingdom Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Clinicians' Meeting, Milton Keynes, UK 52. Heim C (2009). Konsequenzen frühkindlicher traumatischer Erfahrungen für das
Erwachsenenalter (Plenary Lecture). 6. Workshopkongress für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie. Zurich, Switzerland (Invited by Ulrike Ehlert, PhD) 53. Heim C (2009). Psychobiology of childhood trauma: Differential effects in depression versus
PTSD? Dutch EPN, Niederlande (Invited by Bernet Elzinga, MD) 54. Heim, C. (2009). Childhood trauma and depression (Plenary Lecture). Frontiers of
Translational Research on Trauma Symposium, 30 Year Anniversary of Mt. Hope Family Center. University of Rochester, Mt. Hope Family Center, Rochester, NY, USA (Invited by Sheree Toth, PhD and Dante Cicchetti, PhD) 55. Heim C (2009). Longterm Effects of Childhood Trauma on Brain Development. Annual Retreat
of DFG Excellence Cluster NeuroCure, Potsdam, Germany (Invited by Dietmar Schmitz, PhD) 56. Heim C (2009). Der Beitrag früher Stresserfahrungen zur Neurobiologie der Depression.
(Appointment Competition, W3 Professor Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology; primo loco). University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany 57. Heim C (2010). Early Adversity and Depression (Guest Lecture). University of Regensburg,
Regensburg, Germany (Invited by Inga Neumann, PhD) 58. Heim C (2010). Kindheitstrauma und Neurobiologie affektiver Störungen. Carus Keynote
Lecture, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychosomatische Medizin, Berlin, Germany (Invited by Herbert Fliege, PhD) 59. Heim C (2010). Visiting Scholars Program (Guest Lecture). Pittsburgh Mind-Body Center,
Pittsburg, PA, USA (Invited by Karen Matthews, MD, and Michael Scheier, MD) 60. Heim C (2010). Psychobiology of Early Trauma (Invited Lecture). American Psychological
Society, Boston, MA, USA (Invited by Dan Klein, MD) 61. Heim C (2010). Psychobiological Consequences of Early Adversity (Grand Rounds). Ohio State University, Dept. of Psychiatry & Institute of Behavioral Medicine, Columbus, OH, USA (Invited by Radu Saveanu, MD) 62. Heim C (2010). Frühe Stresserfahrungen (Guest Lecture). University of Vienna, Institute of
Psychology, Vienna, Austria (Invited by Ilse Kryspin-Exner, PhD) 63. Heim C (2010). Early Adverse Experience and the Oxytocin System. The Parental Brain
Conference IV, Edinburgh, UK. 64. Heim C (2010). Childhood Adversity and Depression (Guest Lecture). Colloquium Series,
Brandeis University, Boston, MA, USA CHRISTINE M. HEIM 65. Heim C (2010). Kindheitstrauma (Guest Lecture; CME). University Hospital Basel, Dept. of
Psychosomatic Medicine, Basel, Switzerland (Invited by Andreas Linde, MD) 66. Heim C (2011). Guest Lecture. Universität Helsinki, Graduate School for Neuroscience and
Psychology. Helsinki, Finland (Invited by Karlsson, MD) 67. Heim C (2011). Plenary Lecture. Berner Jahrestagung „Psyche und Gehirn". Berne,
Switzerland (Invited by Prof. Dr. Konrad Michel) 68. Heim C (2011). Plenary Lecture. Lübecker Psychotherapietage, Lübeck, Germany (Invited by
Christoph Hermann-Lingen, MD) 69. Heim C (2011). Plenary Lecture. Berliner Psychiatrie-Tage, Charité University Medicine,
Berlin, Germany (Invited by Christian Otte, MD) 70. Heim C (2012). Guest Lecture. Psychological Colloquium, University of Marburg, Marburg,
Germany (Invited by Urs Nater, PhD) 71. Heim C (2012). Guest Lecture. Colloquium Medical Psychology, University Hospital
Hamburg Eppendorf (UKE), Hamburg, Germany (Invited by Martin Härter, MD) 72. Heim C (2012). Berliner Depressionsgespräche (together with Prof. Dr. Dr. Florian
Holsboer). Charité University Medicine Berlin, Germany (Invited by Mazda Adli, MD). 73. Heim C (2012). Guest Lecture. Narrative Bewältigung von Trauma und Verlust, Freiburg
Institute of Advanced Studies (FRIAS) Workshop, University of Freiburg, Germany (Invited by Carl-Eduard Scheidt, MD) 73. Heim C (2012). Keynote Lecture. Annual Meeting of the European Association for
Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and Psychosomatics (EACLPP) & the European Conference on Psychosomatic Research (ECPR), Aarhus, Dänemark 74. Heim C (2012) Stress Factors in Depression. Emotional Neuroscience, Charité Berlin
(Invited by Andreas Heinz, MD) 75. Heim C (2012). 1. Segeberger Psychotherapie Tage; Sprecher; Bad Segeberg, Germany
(Invited by Lutz Götzmann, MD). 76. Heim C (2012), Mittagsvorlesung (Keynote), Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für
Psychologie; Bielefeld, Germany 77. Heim C (2912). Postgraduate Training Developmental Psychology, Ärztekammer Schleswig
Holstein; Bad Segeberg, Germany. 78. Heim C (2012). Lecture; Public Advocacy Forum "The Developing Brain: How Research and
Advocacy Shape Public Policy", Neuroscience 2012; New Orleans, USA (Invited by Bruce 79. Heim C (2012). Lecture; Benjamin Franklin Schmerztag; Berlin, Germany (Invited by
Andreas Kopf, MD). 80. Heim C (2012). Lecture, Klaus Jacobs Awards, University of Zurich, Switzerland (Invited by
Klaus Jacobs Foundation). 81. Heim C (2013). Keynote Lecture. Congress of German Society for Traumatic Stress Studies,
Freiburg, Germany (Invited by Jürgen Bengel, PhD). 82. Heim C (2013). Invited Lecture. Berlin-Brandenburger Akademie der Wissenschaften.
Berlin, Germany (Invited by H.H. Ropers, MD) INVITED PANELIST OR DISCUSSANT
1. Heim C (2000). Dahlem Workshop on Coping with Challenge: Welfare in Animals including
Humans. This Workshop promoted an interchange of ideas among scientists studying human psychological disorders, neuropsychology, or the behavior, physiology and immunology of other animals, about the attempts of individuals to adapt or cope with their environments. Berlin, Germany (Invited by D.M. Broom) 2. Heim C (2002). Do we need a new paradigm in psychiatry? Discussion on the consideration
of developmental and pathophysiologic pathways in the classification of psychiatric CHRISTINE M. HEIM disorders. Conference of the Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Auckland, New Zealand (Invited by Andrew Moskowitz, PhD) 3. Heim C (2003). Discussant in Young Investigators Research Symposium to promote research
ideas of young investigators. Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society, Amelia Island, FL, USA (Invited by Andrew Miller, MD) 4. Heim C (2005). Discussion group on Relational Processes in Mental Health: From
Neuroscience to Assessment and Treatment. Funded by the Fetzer Institute and NIMH. Washington, DC, USA (Invited by Steven Beach, PhD, & Nadine Kaslow, PhD) 5. Heim C (2009). Sex, Stress, and Emotional Disorders: Uniting Preclinical and Epidemiologic
Research. Discussion Group Participant, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA 6. Heim C (2009). Discussion Group Participant to be held after plenary at American
Psychosomatic Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA 7. Heim C (2009). Discussion Group Participant. Exchange between Scientists and Artists
working on Trauma. Zurich, Switzerland 8. Heim C (2012). Invited panelist in current state of knowledge in early life stress. Columbia
University, New York, NY, USA 9. Heim C (2012). Invited panelist, Society for Neuroscience "The Developing Brain: How
Research and Advocacy Shape Public Policy", New Orleans, USA (Invited by Bruce McEwen, ORGANIZATION OF CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIA
Organized Conferences
Reeves WC, Vernon S, Heim C (conference chairs). "Towards Understanding of
Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Medically Unexplained Fatigue". Banbury Center, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York, NY, USA. *Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Heim C. Deputy Chair for Medical and Biological Sciences, International
Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Toronto, Canada Program Committee, Neurobiology, 22nd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), Hollywood, CA, USA Program Committee, Neurobiology, 23rd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), Baltimore, MD, USA Symposia
Heim C. "Early Trauma and Adult Mental Illness". Conference of the
Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Auckland, New Zealand Heim C. "New Directions in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research".
International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology, 35th Annual Conference, Glasgow, Scotland. *Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Heim C, Lupien S. "New Human Studies on the Effects of Childhood Trauma on
Brain Development." 40th Annual Conference of the International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology (ISPNE), San Francisco, CA, USA Otte C, Heim C. "HPA Axis Activity in Health and Disease: Association with
Cognition and Brain Morphology". 41st Annual Conference of the International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology (ISPNE), Berlin, Germany Heim C, Danese A. From Molcules to Minds and Beyond: The far-reaching
Effects of Early Adversity". 42nd Annual Conference of the International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology (ISPNE), Leiden, The Netherlands CHRISTINE M. HEIM
OTHER ORAL PRESENTATIONS
1. Heim C, Ehlert U, Hellhammer DH (1994). Zur potentiellen Bedeutung Postraumatischer
Belastungsstörungen in der Psychosomatik: Untersuchungen an Frauen mit chronischen Unterbauchbeschwerden. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie und Nervenheilkunde, Darmstadt, Germany. 2. Heim C, Ehlert U, Hanker P, Hellhammer DH (1994). Sexual abuse trauma in women suffering
from chronic pelvic pain. 4th European Conference on Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bad Säckingen, Germany 3. Heim C, Ehlert U (1994). Psychologische und endokrine Aspekte des prämenstruellen
Syndroms. 68. Jahrestagung der Bayrischen Gesellschaft für Gynäkologie, Bad Kissingen, 4. Heim C, Ehlert U, Hanker P, Hellhammer DH (1995). Ein interdisziplinäres Forschungsprojekt
zur psychoendokrinologischen Untersuchung von Frauen mit chronischen Unterbauchbeschwerden. 5. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Verhaltensmedizin und Verhaltensmodifikation, Bad Kreuznach, Germany 5. Heim C, Ehlert U, Hanker JP, Hellhammer DH (1995). Enhanced suppression of cortisol
fol owing dexamethasone administration in chronic pelvic pain. 4th European Conference on the Application of Saliva in Clinical Practice and Research, Berlin, Germany 6. Ehlert U, Heim C, Rösner A (1995). Behavioral medicine in gynecology:
Psychoendocrinological correlates of female infertility. 11th International Congress of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, Basel, Switzerland 7. Ehlert U, Heim C, Hanker JP, Hellhammer DH (1995). Psychoendocrinology of trauma or
chronic stress in women with idiopathic chronic pelvic pain. 11th World Congress on Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Singapore, Malaysia 8. Heim C, Ehlert U, Hanker JP, Hellhammer DH (1996). Alterations of the hypothalamic-
pituitary-adrenal axis in women with chronic pelvic pain. 2nd World Congress of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Jerusalem, Israel 9. *Varadi E, Heim C (1996). Chronic pelvic pain. Annual Conference of the Hungarian Society
for Psychiatry, Budapest, Hungary 10. Ehlert U, Heim C, Hel hammer DH (1997). Sind somatoforme Störungen mit einer
Dysregulation der Hypophysen-Nebennierenrinden-Achse assoziiert? 5. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Verhaltensmedizin und Verhaltensmodifikation, Jena, Germany 11. Heim C, Graham YP, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB (1998). Neurobiological consequences of early
adverse life events and their relationship to the pathophysiology of major depression. Emory University, General Clinical Research Center Monthly Seminar, Atlanta, GA, USA 12. Heim C, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB (1998). Neurobiologische Konsequenzen lebensgeschichtlich
früher Stresserfahrungen. 41. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Dresden, 13. Heim C, Graham YP, Heit S, Bonsall B, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB (1998). Increased reactivity of
the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis to psychosocial stress in adult survivors of childhood abuse. 28th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Los Angeles, CA, USA 14. Nemeroff CB, Heim C, Newport DJ, Miller AH (1999). Persistent effects of early untoward life
events in humans: Implications for pathophysiology and treatment. American College of Neuropharmacology, Acapulco, Mexico 15. *Schmidt I, Wingenfeld K, Meinlschmidt G, Wagner D, Hellhammer DH, Heim C (2002). Reaktionen auf Startle-Reize unter neutralen Bedingungen und unter Angstinduktion bei Frauen mit frühen sexuellen Gewalterfahrungen. Deutschsprachige Gesellschaft für Psychotraumatologie, Köln, Germany 16. *Wingenfeld K, Schmidt I, Meinlschmidt G, Wagner D, Hellhammer DH, Heim C (2002).
Endokrinologische und psychologische Auffälligkeiten bei stressbedingten CHRISTINE M. HEIM Schmerzerkrankungen unter Berücksichtigung lebensgeschichtlich früher Stresserfahrungen. Deutschsprachige Gesellschaft für Psychotraumatologie, Köln, Germany 17. *Meinlschmidt G, Schmidt I, Wingenfeld K, Wagner D, Hellhammer DH, Heim C (2004).
Langfristige Veränderungen von Stresshormonsystemen durch frühe aversive Lebensereignisse in Form von sexuel en und körperlichen Gewalterfahrungen. 44. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Göttingen, Germany 18. *Meinlschmidt G, Heim C (2004). Long-term biological consequences of early experiences:
Implications for risk and resilience. 36th Annual Conference of the International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology, Montreal, Canada 19. Nemeroff CB, Heim C, Musselman DL, Miller AH (2005). Brain systems regulating the
organism's response to stress: Preclinical and clinical studies. American Col ege of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) 44th Annual Meeting, Waikoloa, HI, USA 20. *Nater UM, Reeves WC, Heim C (2006). Die Rol e von Stress beim Chronischen
Erschöpfungssyndrom – eine populationsbasierte Studie. 24. Symposium der Fachgruppe Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, Würzburg, Germany 21. *Nater UM, Reeves WC, Heim C (2006). The role of stress in chronic fatigue syndrome –
results from a population-based study. Paper to be presented at the 9th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand 22. Aslakson E, White PD, Rajeevan M, Vollmer-Conna U, Whistler T, Heim C, Vernon SD, Reeves
WC (2007). Empirical delineation of a population of chronic fatigue syndrome patients identifies distinct pathophysiologies. 8th International IACFS Conference on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and other Related Illnesses, Fort Lauterdale, FL, USA 23. *Majer M, Jones JF, Unger ER, Youngblood LS, Decker MJ, Maloney EM, Gurbaxani B, Heim C,
Reeves WC (2007). Perception versus polysomnographic assessment of sleep in CFS and non- fatigued controls: Results from a population-based study. 8th International IACFS Conference on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and other Related Illnesses, Fort Lauterdale, FL, 24. Maloney EM, Jones JF, Heim C, Boneva R, Reeves WC (2007). CFS is associated with high
allostatic load in Georgia. 8th International IACFS Conference on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and other Related Illnesses, Fort Lauterdale, FL, USA 25. Heim C, Wagner D, Maloney E, Jones JF, Unger EB, Reeves WC (2007). Early adverse
experience and risk for chronic fatigue syndrome. 2007 Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC, USA 26. *Nater UM, Jones JF, Unger ER, Reeves WC, Heim C (2007). Basal endocrine and immune
dysregulations in a population-based sample of cases with chronic fatigue syndrome, cases with insufficient fatigue, and non-fatigued controls. 11. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Verhaltensmedizin und Verhaltensmodifikation (DGVM), Munich, Germany 27. Nemeroff CB, Heim C (2008). Persistent Reduction of CFS Oxytocin Levels after Childhood
Abuse. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA 28. *Nater UM, Lin JM, Maloney E, Jones JF, Raison CL, Reeves WC, Heim, C. (2008).
Psychiatrische Komorbidität bei Personen mit Chronischem Erschöpfungssyndrom. 26. Symposium der Fachgruppe Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, Potsdam, Germany 29. *Nater UM, Maloney E, Boneva RS, Gurbaxani BM, Lin JM, Jones JF, Reeves WC, Heim C
(2008). Sex differences in basal HPA axis activation in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – Evidence from a population-based study. 10th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Tokyo, 30. *Nater UM, Reeves WC, Heim C (2008). The relationship between stress and chronic fatigue
syndrome (CFS) – a population-based approach. XXIX. International Congress of Psychology, 31. Heim C (2009). Are there Psychobiological Markers of Resilience after Childhood Trauma?
Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO, USA CHRISTINE M. HEIM 32. Heim C (2009). Overview of Neurobiology of Childhood Trauma. Society for Research in Child
Development, Denver, Co, USA 33. Heim C (2009). Psychobiological consequences of child abuse in women. International
Congress of Psychosomatic Medicine, Turin, Italy 34. Heim C (2009). Decreased CSF oxytocin concentrations after childhood abuse. Deutsche
Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie und Nervenheilkunde, Berlin, Germany 35. Heim C (2010). Childhood Adversity and Development. International Society for
Developmental Psychobiology, San Diego, CA, USA 36. Pace TWW, Heim C, Nemeroff CB, Miller AH (2011). History of Childhood Trauma is
Associated with Glucocorticoid Sensitivity in Adulthood. American Psychosomatic Society, San Antonio, TX, USA 37. Heim C (2011). Variation in Oxytocin Receptor Gene Moderates Emotional Regulation and
Adult Attachment after Childhood Trauma. European Society for Child and Adoloscent Psychiatry, Helsinki, Finland 38. Heim C (2012). Enlarged Amygdala Volume after Childhood Abuse: Association with
Neuroendocrine Stress Response. International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology, 41st Annual Meeting, New York, NY, USA 39. Heim C (2013). Decreased Cortical Represeantion of Somatosensory Genital Field after
Cbildhood Sexual Abuse. International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology, 42nd Annual Meeting, Leiden, The Netherlands
POSTER PRESENTATIONS
1. Heim C, Ehlert U, Stützle, U, Hanker JP, Hellhammer DH (1993). Psychoendocrinological
observations in women suffering from chronic pelvic pain. 12th World Congress of Psychosomatic Medicine, Bern, Schweiz 2. Heim C, Gutberlet I, Ehlert U, Hellhammer DH (1994). A computerized Stroop test as a
diagnostic tool for sexual abuse experiences: Comparison of two different versions. 3rd International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Amsterdam, Netherlands 3. Heim C, Ehlert U, Hanker JP, Hellhammer DH (1994). Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal
dysfunction in women suffering from chronic pelvic pain. International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology, 15th Congress, Seattle, WA, USA 4. Ehlert U, Heim C, Hanker JP, Hellhammer DH (1994). Idiopathic chronic pelvic pain (ICPP):
Psychological factors and salivary cortisol. First World Congress on Stress. Bethesda, ML, USA 5. Heim C, Ehlert U, Hanker JP, Hellhammer DH (1995). Psychoendocrinology of sexual abuse in
women with chronic pelvic pain. Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, 6. Ehlert U, Heim C, Hanker JP, Hellhammer DH (1995). Psychologische Konsiliar-Liäson-
Tätigkeit in der Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe am Beispiel chronischer Unterbauchbeschwerden ohne organisches Korrelat. Fachgruppentagung für Klinische Psychologie, Meissen, Germany 7. Heim C, Ehlert U, Hanker JP, Hellhammer DH (1996). Alterations of the hypothalamic-
pituitary-adrenal axis in women with chronic pelvic pain. Conference of the New York Academy of Sciences: The Psychobiology of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, New York, NY, 8. Heim C, Gutberlet I, Ehlert U, Hanker JP, Hellhammer DH (1996). Ein computerisierter
Stroop-Test zur Diagnostik traumatischer Lebensereignisse. 40. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Munich, Germany 9. Heim C, Pisell TL, Pearce BD, Miller AH (1997). Discrimination of activation versus down-
regulation of the glucocorticoid receptor using a cytosolic binding assay combined with a whole cel Western blot. 27th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, CHRISTINE M. HEIM 10. Stout SC, Owens MJ, Heim C, Nemeroff CB (1997). Attenuation by venlafaxine of stress effects
on CRF systems and the HPA axis of rats. 27th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA, USA 11. Sánchez CI, Pearce BD, Pariante CM, Heim C, Miller AH (1998). The tricyclic antidepressant,
desipramine, induces nuclear translocation of the glucocorticoid receptor in primary human fibroblasts. International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology, 29th Congress, Trier, 12. Newport DJ, Heim C, Graham YP, Heit S, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB (1999). Increased reactivity
to psychosocial stress in adult survivors of childhood abuse. Anxiety Disorders Association of America, San Diego, CA, USA 13. Heim C, Newport DJ, Graham YP, Heit S, Bonsall R, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB (1999). Pituitary-
adrenal responsiveness to pharmacological chal enge in adult survivors of childhood abuse with and without depression. International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology 29th Congress, Orlando, FL, USA 14. Heim C, Stender S, Ehlert U, Hellhammer DH (1999). Hypocortisolism in chronic pelvic pain:
Effect of glucocorticoid replacement therapy on pain symptomatology. International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology 30th Congress, Orlando, FL, USA 15. Heim C, Newport DJ, Graham YP, Heit S, Bonsall R, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB (1999). Pituitary-
adrenal responsiveness of adult survivors of childhood abuse in the CRF stimulation test. 29th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Miami, FL, USA 16. Heim C, Miller AH (2000). Methoden zur Einschätzung der Glucocorticoid-Rezeptor-
Regulation bei klinischen Störungen. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Jena, Germany 17. Heim C, Newport DJ, Pearce BD, Wilcox MS, Nemeroff CB, Miller AH (2001). Neuroendocrine
and immune alterations in adult women after childhood abuse: implications for the pathophysiology of physical complaints. 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, USA 18. *Meinlschmidt G, Hellhammer DH, Heim C (2001). Erniedrigte Anstiege der
Cortisolkonzentration im Speichel nach dem Erwachen bei Erwachsenen mit frühen Verlusterlebnissen. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie und Nervenheilkunde, Berlin, Germany 19. Vythilingam M, Heim C, Newport DJ, Miller AH, Staib L, Anderson E, Vermetten E, Charney
DS, Nemeroff CB, Bremner JD (2001). Reduced hippocampal volume in adult major depression: the role of childhood trauma. American College of Neuropharmacology, Hawaii, 20. *Meinlschmidt G, Hellhammer DH, Heim C (2002). Langfristige Auswirkungen
lebensgeschichtlich früher Verlusterlebnisse und auf den morgendlichen Cortisolanstieg. Deutschsprachige Gesellschaft für Psychotraumatologie, Köln, Germany 21. *Meinlschmidt G, Hellhammer DH, Heim C (2002). Preliminary evidence for increased
oxytocin sensitivity in male adults with early experience of parental divorce. 28. Arbeitstagung Psychophysiologische Methodik, Tübingen, Germany 22. *Meinlschmidt G, Schmidt I, Wingenfeld K, Wagner D, Hellhammer DH, Heim C (2002).
Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis reactivity to physical stress in adult women with a history of child abuse. 4th World Congress on Stress, Edinburgh, UK 23. *Meinlschmidt G, Schmidt I, Wingenfeld K, Wagner D, Schad T, Braun HJ, Sigmund GL, Pruessner J, Hellhammer DH, Heim C (2003). Adrenal gland volume in adult women after
sexual and physical abuse in childhood. 33rd Congress of the International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology, Pisa, Italy 24. *Wingenfeld K, Schmidt I, Meinlschmidt G, Wagner D, Hellhammer DH, Heim C (2003).
Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis alterations in women with fibromyalgia syndrome. 33rd Congress of the International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology, Pisa, Italy CHRISTINE M. HEIM 25. *Meinlschmidt G, Schmidt I, Wingenfeld K, Wagner D, Hellhammer DH, Heim C (2003).
Decreased hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis reactivity after physical exercise in adult women with a history of early life stress. Annual Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Phoenix, AZ, USA 26. Heim C, Miller AH, Wagner D, Reeves WC (2004). A psychobiological perspective on chronic
fatigue syndrome. Annual Meeting of the Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society, Titisee, 27. *Meinlschmidt G, Schmidt I, Wingenfeld K, Wagner D, Hellhammer DH, Heim C (2004).
Glucocorticoid sensitivity of pro-inflammatory cytokine production in women with early adverse experiences. 35th Annual Conference of the International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology (ISPNE), Glasgow, UK 28. *Schmidt I, Ebner U, Wingenfeld K, Wagner D, Hellhammer DH, Heim C (2004). Startle
reactivity and response to safety signals after child abuse. 35th Annual Congress of the International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology (ISPNE), Glasgow, UK 29. *Schad, T, Meinlschmidt G, Wagner D, Schmidt I, Wingenfeld K, Pruessner J, Braun HJ, Sigmund G, Hellhammer DH, Heim C (2004). Magnetic resonance imaging of adrenal gland
volume in fibromyalgia. 8th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Mainz, Germany 30. *Schad T, Meinlschmidt G, Wagner D, Schmidt I, Wingenfeld K, Pruessner J, Braun HJ, Sigmund G, Hellhammer DH, Heim C (2004). MRI study: Women with fibromyalgia syndrome
have different right compared to left adrenal gland volume. Center for Neurosciences Symposium, Zurich, Switzerland 31. *Wingenfeld K, Wagner D, Schmidt I, Meinlschmidt G, Hellhammer DH, Heim C (2004).
Pituitary adrenal responses to stress in women with chronic pelvic pain are associated with self-reported depression. 35th Annual Conference of the International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology (ISPNE), Glasgow, UK 32. *Mletzko T, Bruce EC, Fu P, Le N, Nemeroff CB, Manatunga A, Heim C, Musselman DL (2005). Oxidative Stress Increases after Mental Stress. 60th Annual Meeting of the Society for Biological Psychiatry, Atlanta, GA, USA 33. *Pace TWW, Mletzko T, Alagbe O, Vogt GJ, Hu F, Miller AH, Bruce EC, Musselman DL, Nemeroff CB, Heim C. (2005). Indicators of innate immune system activity in humans increase
with psychosocial stressor chal enge: Major depressives vs. non-depressives. 12th Annual Meeting of the Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society Meeting, Denver, CO, USA 34. Rajeevan MS, Smith AR, Dimulescu I, Vernon SD, Heim C, Reeves WC. Association of
polymorphisms and haplotypes in the glucocorticoid receptor with chronic fatigue syndrome. 55th Annual Meeting of the Amercian Society of Human Genetics, Salt Lake City, UT, USA 35. *Pace TWW, Mletzko T, Alagbe O, Vogt GJ, Hu F, Miller AH, Bruce EC, Musselman DL, Nemeroff CB, Heim C (2005). Indicators of innate immune system activity in humans increase
with psychosocial stressor chal enge: Major depressives vs. non-depressives. 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC, USA 36. *Pace TWW, Mletzko T, Alagbe O, Vogt GJ, Hu F, Miller AH, Bruce EC, Musselman DL, Nemeroff CB, Heim C (2005). Indicators of innate immune system activity in humans increase
with psychosocial stressor challenge. 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC, USA 37. Heim C, Mletzko T, Musselman DL, Nemeroff CB (2005). The combined dexamethasone/CRF
test in men with major depression: Role of childhood trauma. American College for Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP), 44th Annual Meeting, Waikoloa, HI, USA 38. Alagbe O, Pace T, Mletzko T, Vogt J, Nemeroff CB, Heim C, Miller AH (2005). Changes in
natural killer cell function, inflammatory signaling, and plasma IL-6 production during acute stress in patients with major depression. American College for Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP), 44th Annual Meeting, Waikoloa, HI, USA CHRISTINE M. HEIM 39. *Meinlschmidt G, Schmidt I, Wingenfeld K, Wagner D, Hellhammer DH, Heim C (2005). Long-
term biological changes after early adverse experiences in form of sexual and physical violence. DGVM Conference, München, Germany 40. *Nater UM, Wagner D, Jones JF, Unger ER, Reeves WC, Heim C (2006). Coping styles in cases
with chronic fatigue syndrome identified from the general population in Wichita, Kansas. 64th Annual Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Denver, CO, USA 41. *Pace TWW, Alagbe O, Mletzko T, Nemeroff CB, Musselman DL, Heim C, Miller AH (2006).
Enhanced psychological stress-induced IL-6 responses are associated with attenuated stress- induced cortisol responses in patients with major depression and increased early life stress. 13th Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, USA 41. *Meinlschmidt G, Schmidt I, Wingenfeld K, Wagner D, Hellhammer DH, Heim C (2006).
Altered female sex hormone effects on adrenocorticotropin secretion in women with adverse childhood experiences. Regional International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology for Eastern Europe, Poland 42. Heim C, Newport DJ, Mletzko T, Miller AH, Young LJ, Nemeroff CB (2006). Early social
adversity associated with decreased cerebrospinal fluid oxytocin concentrations in adult women. 39th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology, Atlanta, GA, USA 43. Heim C, Newport DJ, Mletzko T, Miller AH, Young LJ, Nemeroff CB (2006). Early social
adversity associated with decreased cerebrospinal fluid oxytocin concentrations in adult women. Center for Behavioral Neuroscience Satellite Research Symposium on Oxytocin and Affiliation, Atlanta, GA, USA 44. Heim C, Newport DJ, Mletzko T, Bonsall R, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB (2006). Increased
cerebrospinal fluid CRF concentrations associated with childhood physical abuse in adult women. 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Atlanta, GA, USA 45. *Nater UM, Jones JF, Unger ER, Reeves WC, Heim C (2007). Endocrine-immune dysregulations
in a population-based sample of cases with chronic fatigue syndrome, cases with insufficient fatigue, and non-fatigued controls. 65th Annual Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society (APS), Budapest, Hungary 46. *Nater UM, Maloney E, Boneva R, Jones JF, Reeves WC, Heim C (2007). Morning cortisol
concentrations in a population-based study of chronic fatigue syndrome – evidence for sex differences. 38th Annual Conference of the International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology, Madison, WI, USA 47. Heim C, Young LJ, Newport DJ, Mletzko T, Miller AH, Nemeroff CB (2007). Persistent CSF
ocytocin reduction after childhood abuse. 46TH Annual Conference of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Boca Raton, FL, USA 48. Binder EB, Heim CM, Deveau TJ, Katz E., Mletzko T, Newport DJ, Cubells JF, Stowe ZN,
Nemeroff CB (2007). Childhood abuse alters the expression of glucocorticoid receptor- regulating chaperone and co-chaperone genes. 46th Annual Conference of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Boca Raton, FL, USA 49. *Nater UM, Whistler T, Lonergan W, Vernon SD, Heim C (2008). Changes in peripheral blood
gene expression pathways due to acute psychosocial stress. Poster presented at the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Baltimore, MD, USA 50. Heim C, Deveau TJ, Mletzko TC, Nemeroff CB, Binder EB. Association between the FKBP5
Gene and Neuroendocrine Response to Psychosocial Stress: Role of Childhood Trauma. 47th Annual Conference of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Scottsdale, AZ, 51. *Nater UM, Jones JF, Reeves WC, Heim C (2009). The role of personality in chronic fatigue
syndrome – findings from a population-based study. Poster presented at the 67. Annual Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Chicago IL, USA CHRISTINE M. HEIM 52. Heim C, Bradley-Davino BG, Mletzko TC, Deveau TC, Musselman DL, Nemeroff CB, Ressler,
KJ, Binder EB (2009). Effect of childhood trauma on adult depression and neuroendocrine function: sex-specific moderation by CRH receptor 1 gene. 48th Annual Conference of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 53. Pace TWW, Wingenfeld K, Meinlschmidt G, Schmidt I, Hellhammer D, Heim C (2011).
Increased peripheral NF-κB pathway activity in women with childhood abuse-related posttraumatic stress disorder. Society for Biological Psychiatry, San Francisco, CA, USA 54. Heim C, Mayberg HS, Mletzko T, Nemeroff CB, Pruessner JC (2011). Reorganization of
somatosensory cortex in adult women with histories of childhood abuse. 50th Annual Conference of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 55. Heim C, Mayberg HS, Mletzko T, Nemeroff CB, Prüssner JC (2011). Reorganization of
Somatosensory Cortex in Adult Women with Histories of Childhood Abuse. 50th Annual Conference of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Waikoloa, HI, USA 56. Heim C, Mayberg HS, Mletzko T, Nemeroff CB, Prüssner JC (2011). Reorganization of
Somatosensory Cortex in Adult Women with Histories of Childhood Abuse. Adam Sackler Colloquium of the National Academy of Sciences (Biological Embedding of Social Adversity: From Fruit Flies to Kindergartners), Irvine, CA, USA
SELECTED PUBLIC MEDIA REPORTS

1998 Interview on the neurobiological consequences of early adverse experience (Radio, Norddeutscher Rundfunk, Germany) 1999 Report on the study "Neurobiological consequences of early adverse life events and their relationship to major depression" in Clinical Psychiatry News, USA 1999 Report on the publication "Abuse-related posttraumatic stress disorder and alterations of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in women with chronic pelvic pain" by the Centers for the Advancement of Health, USA 1999 Studio guest in the scientific talkshow Sonde Digital on the topic „Stress Research" (TV, Südwestfunk, Germany) 1999 Interview related to the Kosovo war: „What are the consequences of trauma?" (Newspaper, Berliner Morgenpost, Germany) 2000 Report on the study neurobiological consequences of early adverse life events and their relationship to depression in the New York Times, USA 2000 Report on the study consequences of early adverse life events and their relationship to depression in the Psychiatric Times, USA 2000 Report on depression and early adverse life events in the news magazine Focus, Germany 2000 Report on depression, including findings of the study "Neurobiological consequences of early adverse life events and their relationship to major depression" in the news magazine Der Spiegel, Germany 2003 Web cast of the plenary talk "What causes anxiety disorders? The possible role of childhood stress", Anxiety Disorder Association of America, Toronto, Canada 2003 Web cast of plenary talk "Examining Anxiety's Underpinnings", American Psychiatric Association, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA 2003 Report on the study "Regional Prevalence of Fatiguing Illnesses in the United States before and after the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001" in Clinical Psychiatry News, USA 2004 Report on the study "Differential responses to psychotherapy versus pharmacotherapy in the treatment of patients with chronic forms of major depression and childhood trauma" in Clinical Psychiatry News, USA 2004 Report on 9/11 CFS study in ImmuneSupport Health Watch 2005 Report on childhood trauma and depression in German Newsmagazine Stern 2006 Reports on "Increased Stress-Induced Inflammatory Responses in Depressed Men with Increased Early-Life Stress" in HealthCentral, Pharmaceutical Business Reviews, Anxiety CHRISTINE M. HEIM Insights, Facharzt, Ivanhoe's Medical Breakthroughs, Future Undit, Medpage Today, Wissenschaft.de, etc. 2006 Media reports on "Early Adverse Experience and Risk for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome" in PsychCentral, WebMD, Medscape, Forbes, United Press International, Spotlighting News, New Scientist, Sunday Times UK, Medical News Today UK, Eurekalert, Wissenschaft.de, Geist und Gehirn, CBC News Canada, etc. 2006 Childhood adverse experience and risk for CFS: Medscape top psychiatry article in November 2006; top 5 most downloaded articles in Archives of General Psychiatry 2006 Article in JAMA regarding CFS and Childhood Stress Study 2006 CNN radio interview on "Early Adversity & Risk for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome" 2006 ABC life television interview on "Early Adverse Experience and Risk for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome", Show: Healthy Life. 2007 Special Feature and Interview in Psychiatry Weekly on CFS. 2007 Feature in Prevention Magazine on "Stress & Chronic Fatigue ". 2007 Television coverage of talk at Berlin Psychiatry Days, Berlin Local News. 2007 Inclusion in Progress Report on Brain Research (a publication summarizing research highlights of the past year), The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives. 2007 Article in Psychiatric Times on "Trauma and the Mind-Body Connection"; discussion of findings on early trauma and chronic fatigue syndrome 2007 Special Feature, Conference Newspaper, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie und Nervenheilkunde. 2007 Webcast, Curt P. Richter Award Presentation 2008 Article about "Early Trauma – Two Types of Depression?" in the German Medical Journal Ärztliche Praxis Neurologie Psychiatrie 2008 Article about Paper on Hypocortisolism in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in New York Times, 2009 Bloomberg News, BBC, ABC News, USA today, Reuters, Tribune, Science Daily, WebMD, Washington Post, etc. (>100) regarding "Early Adverse Experience and Risk for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome" (Arch Gen Psychiatry 1/6/2009) 2009 Radio Show regarding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Singapore 2010 Radioshow Norddeutscher Rundfunk on Consequences of Early Life Trauma 2010 Interview CNN 2010 Article in The Observer, a publication of the Association for Psychological Science 2010 Interview Der Stern magazine on stress resilience 2010 Article in Der Stern on Depression 2012 Webcast, Society for Neuroscience Public Advocacy Forum 2013 Article in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on lecture in Freiburg, Germany 2013 Reports on cortical thickness paper in Science news, Nature Research Highlights, Time.com. 2013 Article in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on somatosensory cortex thinning after abuse

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