Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Michael Nitsche

Nitsche_web Head of Department

Psychology and neurosciences

Phone: +49 231 1084-301 (-302 Office)
Email: nitsche@ifado.de

Curriculum Vitae:

  • 2015-present: W3 Full Professor and Scientific Director, Leibniz research centre for working environment and human factors, IfADo
  • 2006-2015: Senior physician and head of epileptology (Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, University Medicine Göttingen)
  • 2006-2015: Neurology, Georg-August-University Goettingen
  • 2006: Habilitation (PD Dr. habil.)
  • 2005: Board Certification (Neurology)
  • 2000: Doctoral Degree (Dr. med.)
  • 1999-2005: Studies, assistant doctor clinical neurophysiology
  • 1999: License to practice medicine, M.D.
  • 1995: Diploma Psychology
  • 1991-1998: Study of Medicine, Georg-August-University Goettingen
  • 1987-1995: Study of Psychology, Georg-August-University Goettingen
Publications in Pubmed

Key publications:

  • Markovi?, V.; Vicario, C. M.; Yavari, F.; Salehinejad, M. A.; Nitsche, M. A.: ¬A¬ systematic review on the effect of transcranial direct current and magnetic stimulation on fear memory and extinction
    Front. Hum. Neurosci. 15: 655947 (26 pp) (2021)
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    https://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2021.655947
  • Farnad, L.; Ghasemian-Shirvan, E.; Mosayebi-Samani, M.; Kuo, M.-F.; Nitsche, M. A.: Exploring and optimizing the neuroplastic effects of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation over the primary motor cortex of older humans
    Brain Stimul. XX: epub ahead of print (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2021.03.013
  • Hosseinian, T.; Yavari, F.; Biagi, M. C.; Kuo, M.-F.; Ruffini, G.; Nitsche, M. A.; Jamil, A.: External induction and stabilization of brain oscillations in the human
    Brain Stimul. 14: 579-587 (2021)
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    https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2021.03.011
  • Verstraelen, S.; van Dun, K.; Depestele, S.; Jamil, A.; Ghasemian-Shirvan, E.; Nitsche, M. A.; Meesen, R. L. J.: Dissociating the causal role of left and right dorsal premotor cortices in planning and executing bimanual movements - a neuro-navigated rTMS study
    Brain Stimul. 14: 423-434 (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2021.02.006
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  • Kuo, H.-I.; Qi, F.-X.; Paulus, W.; Kuo, M.-F.; Nitsche, M. A.: Noradrenergic enhancement of motor learning, attention, and working memory in humans
    Int. J. Neuropsychopharmacol. XX: epub ahead of print (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.1093/ijnp/pyab006
  • Fried, P. J.; Santarnecchi, E.; Antal, A.; Bartrés-Faz, D.; Bestmann, S.; Nitsche, M. A.; Rothwell, J.; Pascual-Leone, A.: Training in the practice of noninvasive brain stimulationRecommendations from an IFCN committee. : Recommendations from an IFCN committee
    Clin. Neurophysiol. 132: 819-837 (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinph.2020.11.018
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  • Mosayebi-Samani, M.; Jamil, A.; Salvador, R.; Ruffini, G.; Haueisen, J.; Nitsche, M. A.: ¬The¬ impact of individual electrical fields and anatomical factors on the neurophysiological outcomes of tDCS: a TMS-MEP and MRI study
    Brain Stimul. 14: 316-326 (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2021.01.016
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  • Ghobadi-Azbari, P.; Jamil, A.; Yavari, F.; Esmaeilpour, Z.; Malmir, N.; Mahdavifar-Khayati, R.; Nitsche, M. A.; Ekhtiari, H.: fMRI and transcranial electrical stimulation (tES): A systematic review of parameter space and outcomes
    Prog. Neuropsychopharmacol. Biol. Psychiatry 107: 110149 (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pnpbp.2020.110149
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  • Nejati, V.; Majdi, R.; Salehinejad, M. A.; Nitsche, M. A.: ¬The¬ role of dorsolateral and ventromedial prefrontal cortex in the processing of emotional dimensions
    Sci. Rep. 11: (1): 1971 (12 pp) (2021)
    https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-81454-7
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  • Ney, L. J.; Vicario, C. M.; Nitsche, M. A.; Felmingham, K. L.: Timing matters: transcranial direct current stimulation after extinction learning impairs subsequent fear extinction retention
    Neurobiol. Learn. Mem. 177: 107356 (2021)
    https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2020.107356
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  • Agboada, Desmond; Nitsche, M. A. [1. Gutachter]: ¬A¬ systematic evaluation of stimulation-specific parameters of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation for inducing LTP-like plasticity in the primary motor cortexAgboada, Desmond; Nitsche, M. A. [1. Gutachter]. Bochum: Univ., 2020.
    Bochum, Univ., International Graduate School of Neuroscience, Diss., 2020
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  • Rauscher, M.; Yavari, F.; Batsikadze, G.; Ludolph, N.; Ilg, W.; Nitsche, M. A.; Timmann, D.; Steiner, K. M.: Lack of cerebellar tDCS effects on learning of a complex whole body dynamic balance task in middle-aged (50-65?years) adults
    Neurol. Res. Pract. 2: 38 (8 pp) (2020)
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    https://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s42466-020-00085-x
  • Salehinejad, Mohammad Ali; Nitsche, M. A. [Gutachter]: ¬The¬ impact of circadian factors on cortical excitability, neuroplasticity, and cognitionSalehinejad, Mohammad Ali; Nitsche, M. A. [Gutachter]. Bochum: Univ., 2020.
    Bochum, Univ. Bochum, International Graduate School of Neuroscience (IGSN), Diss., 2020
  • Hadar, R.; Winter, R.; Edemann-Callesen, H.; Wieske, F.; Habelt, B.; Khadka, N.; Nitsche, M. A.; Winter, C.: Prevention of schizophrenia deficits via non-invasive adolescent frontal cortex stimulation in rats
    Mol. Psychiatry 25: 896–905 (2020)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41380-019-0356-x
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  • Samani, M. M.; Agboada, D.; Kuo, M.-F.; Nitsche, M. A.: Probing the relevance of repeated cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation over the primary motor cortex for prolongation of after-effects
    J. Physiol. (London) 598: 805-816 (2020)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/JP278857
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  • Kimpel, O.; Hulst, T.; Batsikadze, G.; Ernst, T. M.; Nitsche, M. A.; Timmann, D.; Gerwig, M.: Long-term effects of cerebellar anodal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on the acquisition and extinction of conditioned eyeblink responses
    Sci. Rep. 10: (1): 22434 (2020)
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    https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-80023-8
  • Molavi, P.; Nadermohammadi, M.; Salvat Ghojehbeiglou, H.; Vicario, C. M.; Nitsche, M. A.; Salehinejad, M. A.: ADHD subtype-specific cognitive correlates and association with self-esteem: a quantitative difference
    BMC Psychiatry 20: (1): 502 (10 pp) (2020)
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    https://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12888-020-02887-4
  • Hassanzahraee, M.; Nitsche, M. A.; Zoghi, M.; Jaberzadeh, S.: Determination of anodal tDCS intensity threshold for reversal of corticospinal excitability: an investigation for induction of counter-regulatory mechanisms
    Sci. Rep. 10: 16108 (9 pp) (2020)
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    https://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-72909-4
  • Cheng, C. P.-W.; Chi, L. L. L.; Lung, W. Y.; Wong, C. S.-M.; Yin, L. W.; Nitsche, M. A.; Chi, C. W.: ¬The¬ effects of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on clinical symptoms in schizophrenia: A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Asian J. Psychiatry 53: 102392 (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajp.2020.102392
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  • Wertheim, J.; Colzato, L. S.; Nitsche, M. A.; Ragni, M.: Enhancing spatial reasoning by anodal transcranial direct current stimulation over the right posterior parietal cortex
    Exp. Brain Res. 238: 181-192 (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.1007/s00221-019-05699-5
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