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:

  • Palmisano, A.; Bossi, F.; Barlabà, C.; Febbraio, F.; Loconte, R.; Lupo, A.; Nitsche, M. A.; Rivolta, D.: Anodal tDCS effects over the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (L-DLPFC) on the rating of facial expression: evidence for a gender-specific effect
    Heliyon 7: (11): e08267 (11 pp) (2021)
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    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2021.e08267
  • Nejati, V.; Khalaji, S.; Goodarzi, H.; Nitsche, M.: ¬The¬ role of ventromedial and dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in attention and interpretation biases in individuals with general anxiety disorder (GAD): A tDCS study
    J. Psychiatr. Res. 144: 269-277 (2021)
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    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2021.10.034
  • Wang, L.; Nitsche, M. A.; Zschorlich, V. R.; Liu, H.; Kong, Z.; Qi, F.: 20 Hz transcranial alternating current stimulation inhibits observation-execution-related motor cortex excitability
    J. Pers. Med. 11: (10): 979 (10 pp) (2021)
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    https://doi.org/10.3390/jpm11100979
  • Mosbacher, J. A.; Halverscheid, S.; Pustelnik, K.; Danner, M.; Prassl, C.; Brunner, C.; Nitsche, M. A.; Grabner, R. H.: Theta band transcranial alternating current stimulation enhances arithmetic learning: A systematic comparison of different direct and alternating current stimulations
    Neuroscience 477: 89-105 (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2021.10.006
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  • Salehinejad, M. A.; Wischnewski, M.; Ghanavati, E.; Mosayebi-Samani, M.; Kuo, M.-F.; Nitsche, M. A.: Cognitive functions and underlying parameters of human brain physiology are associated with chronotype
    Nat. Commun. 12: 4672 (19 pp) (2021)
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    https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-24885-0
  • Nejati, V.; Alavi, M. M.; Nitsche, M. A.: ¬The¬ impact of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder symptom severity on the effectiveness of transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) on inhibitory control
    Neuroscience 466: 248-257 (2021)
    https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2021.05.008
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  • Molero-Chamizo, A.; Salas Sánchez, Á.; Álvarez Batista, B.; Cordero García, C.; Andújar Barroso, R.; Rivera-Urbina, G. N.; Nitsche, M. A. [1. Gutachter]; Alameda Bailén, J. R.: Bilateral motor cortex tDCS effects on post-stroke pain and spasticity: a three cases study
    Front. Pharmacol. 12: 624582 (11 pp) (2021)
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    https://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fphar.2021.624582
  • Salehinejad, M. A.; Ghanavati, E.; Rashid, Md. H. A.; Nitsche, M. A.: Hot and cold executive functions in the brain: A prefrontal-cingular network
    Brain Neurosci. Adv. 5: 1–19 (2021)
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    https://doi.org/10.1177/23982128211007769
  • Guth, S.; Hüser, S.; Roth, A.; Nitsche, M. A.; van Thriel, C.; Wascher, E.; Watzl, C.; Hengstler, J. G.: Contribution to the ongoing discussion on fluoride toxicity
    Arch. Toxicol. 95: 2571-2587 (2021)
    https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00204-021-03072-6
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  • Melo, L.; Mosayebi-Samani, M.; Ghanavati, E.; Nitsche, M. A.; Kuo, M.-F.: Dosage-dependent impact of acute serotonin enhancement on transcranial direct current stimulation effects
    Int. J. Neuropsychopharmacol. 24: 787-797 (2021)
    https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ijnp/pyab035
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  • Bandeira, I. D.; Lins-Silva, D. H.; Barouh, J. L.; Faria-Guimarães, D.; Dorea-Bandeira, I.; Souza, L.S. ; Nitsche, M. A.; Lucena, R.: Neuroplasticity and non-invasive brain stimulation in the developing brain
    Prog. Brain Res. 264: 57-89 (2021)
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    https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/bs.pbr.2021.04.003
  • Martens, G.; Ibáñez-Soria, D.; Barra, A.; Soria-Frisch, A.; Piarulli, A.; Gosseries, O.; Nitsche, M. A.; Thibaut, A.: ¬A¬ novel closed-loop EEG-tDCS approach to promote responsiveness of patients in minimally conscious state: a study protocol
    Behav. Brain Res. 409: 113311 (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2021.113311
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  • Barchetta, S.; Martino, G.; Craparo, G.; Salehinejad, M. A.; Nitsche, M. A.; Vicario, C. M.: Alexithymia is linked with a negative bias for past and current events in healthy humans
    Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 18: (13): 6696 (9 pp) (2021)
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    https://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18136696
  • 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. 14: 622-634 (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2021.03.013
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  • Salehinejad, M. A.; Paknia, N.; Hosseinpour, A. H.; Yavari, F.; Vicario, C. M.; Nitsche, M. A.; Nejati, V.: Contribution of the right temporoparietal junction and ventromedial prefrontal cortex to theory of mind in autism: A randomized, sham-controlled tDCS study
    Autism Res. 14: 1572-1584 (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.1002/aur.2538
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  • 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
  • Fresnoza, S. M.; Batsikadze, G.; Müller, L. E.; Rost, C.; Chamoun, M.; Paulus, W.; Kuo, M.-F.; Nitsche, M. A.: Inhibitory effect of apomorphine on focal and nonfocal plasticity in the human motor cortex
    Pharmaceutics 13: (5): 718 (16 pp) (2021)
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    https://dx.doi.org/10.3390/pharmaceutics13050718
  • Jafari, E.; Alizadehgoradel, J.; Pourmohseni Koluri, F.; Nejati, V.; Ghanavati, E.; Vicario, C. M.; Nitsche, M. A.; Salehinejad, M. A.: Intensified electrical stimulation targeting lateral and medial prefrontal cortices for the treatment of social anxiety disorder: A randomized, double-blind, parallel-group, dose-comparison study
    Brain Stimul. 14: 974-986 (2021)
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    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2021.06.005
  • Salehinejad, M. A.; Azarkolah, A.; Ghanavati, E.; Nitsche, M. A.: Circadian disturbances, sleep difficulties and the COVID-19 pandemic
    Sleep Med. XX: epub ahead of print (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sleep.2021.07.01