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2019 and in press

Mayer EA, Labus J, Aziz Q, Tracey I, Kilpatrick L, Elsenbruch S, Schweinhardt P, Van Oudenhove L, Borsook D.
Role of brain imaging in disorders of brain-gut interaction: a Rome Working Team Report.
Gut. 2019; Epub ahead of print.

Icenhour A, Labrenz F, Roderigo T, Siebert C, Elsenbruch S, Benson S.
Are there sex differences in visceral sensitivity in young healthy men and women?
Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2019. Epub ahead of print.

Elsenbruch S, Roderigo T, Enck P, Benson S.
Can a Brief Relaxation Exercise Modulate Placebo or Nocebo Effects in a Visceral Pain Model?
Front Psychiatry. 2019;10:144.

Benson S, Siebert C, Koenen LR, Engler H, Kleine-Borgmann J, Bingel U, Icenhour A, Elsenbruch S.
Cortisol affects pain sensitivity and pain-related emotional learning in experimental visceral but not somatic pain: A randomized-controlled study in healthy men and women.
Pain. 2019. Epub ahead of print.

Bednarska O, Icenhour A, Tapper S, Witt ST, Tisell A, Lundberg P, Elsenbruch S, Engström M, Walter S.
Reduced excitatory neurotransmitter levels in anterior insulae are associated with abdominal pain in irritable bowel syndrome.
Pain. 2019. Epub ahead of print

Lückemann L, Unteroberdörster M, Martinez Gomez E, Schedlowski M, Hadamitzky M.
Behavioral conditioning of anti-proliferative and immunosuppressive properties of the mTOR inhibitor rapamycin.
Brain Behav Immun. 2019;326-331.

Brinkhoff A, Zeng Y, Sieberichs A, Dolff S, Shilei X, Sun M, Engler H, Benson S, Korth J, Schedlowski M, Kribben A, Witzke O, Wilde B.
B cell dynamics during experimental endotoxemia in humans.
Biosci Rep. 2019. Epub ahead of print.

Benson S, Hagen S, Hoffmann O, Pasler A, Bingel U, Schedlowski M, Peters J, Elsenbruch S, Frey UH.
Can a brief psychological expectancy intervention improve postoperative pain? A randomized, controlled trial in breast cancer patients.
Pain.2019;1562-1571.

Lasselin J, Schedlowski M, Lekander M, Hadamitzky M.
Editorial: Clinical Relevance of the Immune-to-Brain and Brain-to-Immune Communications.
Front Behav Neurosci. 2019;12:336.

Bendix I, Hadamitzky M, Herz J, Felderhoff-Müser U.
Adverse neuropsychiatric development following perinatal brain injury: from a preclinical perspective.
Pediatr Res. 2019;85:198-215.

Kruger THC, Sinke C, Kneer J, Tenbergen G, Khan AQ, Burkert A, Müller-Engling L, Engler H, Gerwinn H, von Wurmb-Schwark N, Pohl A, Weiß S, Amelung T, Mohnke S, Massau C, Kärgel C, Walter M, Beier KM, Ponseti J, Schiffer B, Walter H, Jahn K, Frieling H, Schiltz K.
Child sexual offenders show prenatal and epigenetic alterations of the androgen system.
Transl Psychiatry. 2019;9:28.

Labrenz F, Ferri F, Wrede K, Forsting M, Schedlowski M, Engler H, Elsenbruch S, Benson S, Costantini M.
Altered temporal variance and functional connectivity of BOLD signal is associated with state anxiety during acute systemic inflammation.
Neuroimage. 2019;184:916-924.

Böttcher B, Gizewski ER, Siedentopf C, Steiger R, Verius M, Riedl D, Ischebeck A, Schmid J, Wildt L, Elsenbruch S.
Behavioural and neural responses to aversive visceral stimuli in women with primary dysmenorrhoea.
Eur J Pain. 2019;23:272-284.

Witt ST, Bednarska O, Keita ÅV, Icenhour A, Jones MP, Elsenbruch S, Söderholm JD, Engström M, Mayer EA, Walter S.
Interactions between gut permeability and brain structure and function in health and irritable bowel syndrome.
Neuroimage Clin. 2019;21:101602

2018

Kahl AL, Kirchhof J, Petrakova L, Müller J, Laubrock J, Brinkhoff A, Unteroberdörster M, Benson S, Wilde B, Witzke O, Schedlowski M.
Are Adverse Events Induced by the Acute Administration of Calcineurin Inhibitor Cyclosporine A Behaviorally Conditioned in Healthy Male Volunteers?
Clin Ther. 2018;40:1868-1877.

Krajewski C, Benson S, Elsenbruch S, Schadendorf D, Livingstone E.
Predictors of quality of life in melanoma patients 4 years after diagnosis: Results of a nationwide cohort study in Germany.
J Psychosoc Oncol. 2018. Epub ahead of print

Kotulla S, Elsenbruch S, Roderigo T, Brinkhoff A, Wegner A, Engler H, Schedlowski M, Benson S.
Does Human Experimental Endotoxemia Impact Negative Cognitions Related to the Self?
Front Behav Neurosci. 2018;12:183.

Koenen LR, Icenhour A, Forkmann K, Theysohn N, Forsting M, Bingel U, Elsenbruch S.
From Anticipation to the Experience of Pain: The Importance of Visceral Versus Somatic Pain Modality in Neural and Behavioral Responses to Pain-Predictive Cues.
Psychosom Med. 2018;80:826-835.

Elsenbruch S, Labrenz F.
Nocebo Effects and Experimental Models in Visceral Pain.
Int Rev Neurobiol. 2018;138:285-306.

Engler H, Elsenbruch S, Rebernik L, Köcke J, Cramer H, Schöls M, Langhorst J.
Stress burden and neuroendocrine regulation of cytokine production in patients with ulcerative colitis in remission.
Psychoneuroendocrinology 2018;98:101-107.

Brinkhoff A, Sieberichs A, Engler H, Dolff S, Benson S, Korth J, Schedlowski M, Kribben A, Witzke O, Wilde B.
Pro-Inflammatory Th1 and Th17 Cells Are Suppressed During Human Experimental Endotoxemia Whereas Anti-Inflammatory IL-10 Producing T-Cells Are Unaffected.
Front Immunol. 2018;9:1133.

Hadamitzky M, Sondermann W, Benson S, Schedlowski M.
Placebo Effects in the Immune System.
Int Rev Neurobiol. 2018;138:39-59.

Kirchhof J, Petrakova L, Brinkhoff A, Benson S, Schmidt J, Unteroberdörster M, Wilde B, Kaptchuk TJ, Witzke O, Schedlowski M.
Learned immunosuppressive placebo responses in renal transplant patients.
Proc Natl Acad Sci. 2018;115:4223-4227.

Elsenbruch S, Labrenz F.
Nocebo Effects and Experimental Models in Visceral Pain.
Int Rev Neurobiol. 2018;138:285-306.

Kruger THC, Deiter F, Zhang Y, Jung S, Schippert C, Kahl KG, Heinrichs M, Schedlowski M, Hartmann U.
Effects of Intranasal Oxytocin Administration on Sexual Functions in Healthy Women: A Laboratory Paradigm.
J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2018;38:239-242.

Koenen LR, Elsenbruch S.
Pain is modality-specific:Differences in the perception and processing of interoceptive visceral compared to exteroceptive cutaneous heat pain stimuli.
Schmerz. 2018;32:139-143.

Tremellen K, McPhee N, Pearce K, Benson S, Schedlowski M, Engler H.
Endotoxin initiated inflammation reduces testosterone production in men of reproductive age.
Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2018;314:E206-E213.

Hadamitzky M, Herring A, Kirchhof J, Bendix I, Haight MJ; Keyvani K, Lueckemann L, Unteroberdoerster M, Schedlowski M.
Repeated systemic treatment with rapamycin affects behavior and amygdala protein expression.
Int J Neuropsychopharm. 2018;6:592-602.

Fehrmann E, Kotulla S, Fischer L, Kienbacher T, Tuechler K, Mair P, Ebenbichler G, Paul B.
The impact of age and gender on the ICF-based assessment of chronic low back pain.
Disabil Rehabil. 2018;12:1-10.

2017

Elsenbruch S, Icenhour A, Enck P
Viszeraler Schmerz - eine biopsychologische Perspektive
Neuroforum. 2017;23: 141-148.

Petrakova L, Boy K, Kügler M, Benson S, Engler H, Möller L, Schedlowski M.
Plasma cortisol response cannot be classically conditioned in a taste-endocrine paradigm in humans.
Psychopharmacology. 2017;234:3249-3257.

Benson S, Brinkhoff A, Lueg L, Roderigo T, Kribben A, Wilde B, Witzke O, Engler H, Schedlowski M, Elsenbruch S
Effects of acute systemic inflammation on the interplay between sad mood and affective cognition.
Transl Psychiatry. 2017;7(12):1281

Enck P, Azpiroz F, Boeckxstaens G, Elsenbruch S, Feinle-Bisset C, Holtmann G, Lackner JM, Ronkainen J, Schemann M, Stengel A, Tack J, Zipfel S, Talley NJ.
Functional dyspepsia.
Nat Rev Dis Primers. 2017;3:17081.

Enck P, Chae Y, Elsenbruch S.
Novel designs and paradigms to study the placebo response in gastroenterology.
Curr Opin Pharmacol. 2017;37:72-79.

Elsenbruch S, Enck P.
The stress concept in gastroenterology: from Selye to today.
F1000Res. 2017;6:2149.

Euteneuer F, Dannehl K, Del Rey A, Engler H, Schedlowski M, Rief W.
Peripheral Immune Alterations in Major Depression: The Role of Subtypes and Pathogenetic Characteristics.
Front Psychiatry. 2017;8:250.

Bauer D, Busch M, Pacheco-López G, Kasper M, Wildschütz L, Walscheid K, Bähler H, Schröder M, Thanos S, Schedlowski M, Heiligenhaus A.
Behavioral Conditioning of Immune Responses with Cyclosporine A in a Murine Model of Experimental Autoimmune Uveitis.
Neuroimmunomodulation. 2017;24:87-99.

Icenhour A, Witt ST, Elsenbruch S, Lowén M, Engström M, Tillisch K, Mayer EA, Walter S.
Brain functional connectivity is associated with visceral sensitivity in women with Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Neuroimage Clin. 2017;15:449-457.

Koenen LR, Icenhour A, Forkmann K, Pasler A, Theysohn N, Forsting M, Bingel U, Elsenbruch S.
Greater fear of visceral pain contributes to differences between visceral and somatic pain in healthy women.
Pain. 2017;158(8):1599-1608

Salzmann S, Euteneuer F, Laferton JAC, Auer CJ, Shedden-Mora MC, Schedlowski M, Moosdorf R, Rief W.
Effects of preoperative psychological interventions on catecholamineand cortisol levels after surgery in coronary artery bypass graft patients: the randomized controlled PSY-HEART trial.
Psychosom Med. 2017;79:806-814

Roderigo T, Benson S, Schöls M, Hetkamp M, Schedlowski M, Enck P, Elsenbruch S.
Effects of acute psychological stress on placebo and nocebo responses in a clinically relevant model of visceroception.
Pain. 2017;158:1489-1498

Zhu J, Zeng Y, Dolff S, Bienholz A, Lindemann M, Brinkhoff A, Schedlowski M, Xu S, Sun M, Guberina H, Kirchhof J, Kribben A, Witzke O, Wilde B.
Granzyme B producing B-cells in renal transplant patients.
Clin Immunol. 2017;184:48-53

Cramer H, Schäfer M, Schöls M, Köcke J, Elsenbruch S, Lauche R, Engler H, Dobos G, Langhorst J
Randomised clinical trial: yoga vs written self-care advice for ulcerative colitis.
Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2017;45:1379-1389.

Petrakova L, Boy K, Mittmann L, Möller L, Engler H, Schedlowski M
Salivary alpha-amylase and noradrenaline responses to corticotropin-releasing hormone administration in humans.
Biol Psychol. 2017;127:34-39.

Euteneuer F, Dannehl K, Del Rey A, Engler H, Schedlowski M, Rief W
Immunological effects of behavioral activation with exercise in major depression: an exploratory randomized controlled trial.
Transl Psychiatry. 2017;7(5):e1132.

Wegner A, Benson S, Rebernik L, Spreitzer I, Jäger M, Schedlowski M, Elsenbruch S, Engler H
Sex differences in the pro-inflammatory cytokine response to endotoxin unfold in vivo but not ex vivo in healthy humans.
Innate Immun. 2017;23(5):432-439

Regenbogen C, Axelsson J, Lasselin J, Porada DK, Sundelin T, Peter MG, Lekander M, Lundström JN, Olsson MJ
Behavioral and neural correlates to multisensory detection of sick humans
PNAS 2017;114:6400-6405.

Lückemann L, Unteroberdörster M, Kirchhof J, Schedlowski M, Hadamitzky M.
Applications and limitations of behaviorally conditioned immunopharmacological responses.
Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2017;142:91-98.

Rief W, Shedden-Mora MC, Laferton JA, Auer C, Petrie KJ, Salzmann S, Schedlowski M, Moosdorf R.
Preoperative optimization of patient expectations improves long-term outcome in heart surgery patients: results of the randomized controlled PSY-HEART trial.
BMC Med. 2017;15:4.

Elorza-Ávila AR, Reyes-Lagos JJ, Hadamitzky M, Peña-Castillo MÁ, Echeverría JC, Ortiz-Pedroza MD, Lückemann L, Schedlowski M, Pacheco-López G.
Oxytocin's role on the cardiorespiratory activity of endotoxemic rats.
Respir Physiol Neurobiol. 2017;236:19-22.

Benson S, Engler H, Wegner A, Rebernik L, Spreitzer I, Schedlowski M, Elsenbruch S
What makes you feel sick after inflammation? Predictors of acute and persisting physical sickness symptoms induced by experimental endotoxemia
Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2017; Epub ahead of print

Engler H, Brendt P, Wischermann J, Wegner A, Röhling R, Schoemberg T, Meyer U, Gold R, Peters P, Benson S, Schedlowski M.
Selective increase of cerebrospinal fluid IL-6 during experimental endotoxemia in humans: association with depressive symptoms.
Mol Psychiatry. 2017;22(10):1448-1454.
                   
Kahl AL, Kirchhof J, Füting A, Hütter B-O, Wilde B, Witzke O, Benson S, Hadamitzky M, Schedlowski M.
Acute administration of cyclosporine A does not impair attention or memory performance in healthy humans.
Behav Pharmacol. 2017;28(4):255-261.

Claassen J, Labrenz F, Ernst TM, Icenhour A, Langhorst J, Forsting M, Timmann D, Elsenbruch S.
Altered Cerebellar Activity in Visceral Pain-Related Fear Conditioning in Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Cerebellum. 2017 Apr;16(2):508-517.

Icenhour A, Labrenz F, Ritter C, Theysohn N, Forsting M, Bingel U, Elsenbruch S.
Learning by experience? Visceral pain-related neural and behavioral responses in a classical conditioning paradigm.
Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2017;29(2).doi: 10.1111/nmo.13026.

2016

Labrenz F, Wrede K, Forsting M, Engler H, Schedlowski M, Elsenbruch S, Benson S.
Alterations in functional connectivity of resting state networks during experimental endotoxemia - An exploratory study in healthy men.
Brain Behav Immun. 2016;54:17-26.

Reyes-Lagos JJ, Hadamitzky M, Peña-Castillo MÁ, Echeverría JC, Bösche K, Lückemann L, Schedlowski M, Pacheco-López G.
Exogenous oxytocin reduces signs of sickness behavior and modifies heart rate fluctuations of endotoxemic rats.
Physiol Behav. 2016;165:223-230

Elsenbruch S, Enck P.
Psychobiological mechanisms in the pathophysiology of chronic visceral pain.
Schmerz. 2016;30:407-411.

Lasselin J, Elsenbruch S, Lekander M, Axelsson J, Karshikoff B, Grigoleit JS, Engler H, Schedlowski M, Benson S.
Mood disturbance during experimental endotoxemia: Predictors of state anxiety as a psychological component of sickness behavior.
Brain Behav Immun. 2016;57:30-7.

Boeckxstaens G, Camilleri M, Sifrim D, Houghton LA, Elsenbruch S, Lindberg G, Azpiroz F, Parkman HP.
Fundamentals of Neurogastroenterology: Physiology/Motility - Sensation.
Gastroenterology. 2016; Epub ahead of print

Tebbe B, Wilde B, Ye Z, Wang J, Wang X, Jian F, Dolff S, Schedlowski M, Hoyer PF, Kribben A, Witzke O, Hoerning A.
Renal Transplant Recipients Treated with Calcineurin-Inhibitors Lack Circulating Immature Transitional CD19+CD24hiCD38hi Regulatory B-Lymphocytes.
PLoS One. 2016;11:e0153170.

Petrakova L, Doering BK, Vits S, Engler H, Rief W, Schedlowski M, Grigoleit JS.
Psychosocial Stress Increases Salivary Alpha-Amylase Activity Independently from Plasma Noradrenaline Levels.
PLoS One. 2015;10:e0134561.

Giovanoli S, Engler H, Engler A, Richetto J, Feldon J, Riva MA, Schedlowski M, Meyer U.
Preventive effects of minocycline in a neurodevelopmental two-hit model with relevance to schizophrenia.
Transl Psychiatry. 2016;6:e772.

Kruger TH, Grob C, de Boer C, Peschel T, Hartmann U, Tenbergen G, Schedlowski M.
Placebo and Nocebo Effects in Sexual Medicine: An Experimental Approach.
J Sex Marital Ther. 2016;19:1-19.

Labrenz F, Icenhour A, Schlamann M, Forsting M, Bingel U, Elsenbruch S.
From Pavlov to pain: How predictability affects the anticipation and processing of visceral pain in a fear conditioning paradigm.
Neuroimage. 2016;130:104-14.

Giovanoli S, Weber-Stadlbauer U, Schedlowski M, Meyer U, Engler H.
Prenatal immune activation causes hippocampal synaptic deficits in the absence of overt microglia anomalies.
Brain Behav Immun. 2016;55:25-38.

Tuerkmen A, Bösche K, Lückemann L, Engler H, Schedlowski M, Hadamitzky M.
Rats taste-aversive learning with cyclosporine a is not affected by contextual changes.
Behav Brain Res. 2016;312:169-173.

Hadamitzky M, Orlowski K, Schwitalla JC, Bösche K, Unteroberdörster M, Bendix I, Engler H, Schedlowski M.
Transient inhibition of protein synthesis in the rat insular cortex delays extinction of conditioned taste aversion with cyclosporine A.
Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2016;133:129-135

Bloemker D, Mollerus S, Gibbert K, Dittmer U, Del Rey A, Schedlowski M, Engler H.
Inhibition of catecholamine degradation ameliorates while chemical sympathectomy aggravates the severity of acute Friend retrovirus infection in mice.
Brain Behav Immun. 2016;54:252-9.

Doering BK, Wegner A, Hadamitzky M, Engler H, Rief W, Schedlowski M.
Effects of neurexan in an experimental acute stress setting - an explorative double-blind study in healthy volunteers.
Life Sci. 2016;46:139-47.

Waller C, Bauersachs J, Hoppmann U, Höch J, Krause S, Szabo F, Engler H, Rottler E, Herrmann-Lingen C, Gündel H.
Blunted cortisol stress response and depression-induced hypocortisolism is related to inflammation in patients with CAD.
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016;67:1124-1126.

Hadamitzky M, Bösche K, Wirth T, Buck B, Beetz O, Christians U, Schniedewind B, Lückemann L, Güntürkün O, Engler H, Schedlowski M.
Memory-updating abrogates extinction of learned immunosuppression.
Brain Behav Immun. 2016;52:40-8.

Serdar M, Herz J, Kempe K, Lumpe K, Reinboth BS, Sizonenko SV, Hou X, Herrmann R, Hadamitzky M, Heumann R, Hansen W, Sifringer M, van de Looij Y, Felderhoff-Müser U, Bendix I.
Fingolimod protects against neonatal white matter damage and long-term cognitive deficits caused by hyperoxia.
Brain Behav Immun. 2016;52:106-19.

Lueckemann L, Bösche K, Engler H, Schwitalla JC, Hadamitzky M, Schedlowski M.
Pre-exposure to the unconditioned or conditioned stimulus does not affect learned immunosuppression in rats.
Brain Behav Immun. 2016;51:252-7.

Mundt S, Basler M, Buerger S, Engler H, Groettrup M.
Inhibiting the immunoproteasome exacerbates the pathogenesis of systemic candida albicans infection in mice.
Sci Rep. 2016;6:19434

Engler H, Benson S, Wegner A, Spreitzer I, Schedlowski M, Elsenbruch S.
Men and women differ in inflammatory and neuroendocrine responses to endotoxin but not in the severity of sickness symptoms.
Brain Behav Immun. 2016;52:18-26

2015

Schedlowski M, Enck P, Rief W, Bingel U
Neuro-Bio-Behavioral Mechanisms of Placebo and Nocebo Responses: Implications for Clinical Trials and Clinical Practice
Pharmacol Rev. 2015; 697-730

Elsenbruch S, Enck P.
Placebo effects and their determinants in gastrointestinal disorders.
Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015;12(8):472-85

Elsenbruch S, Häuser W, Jänig W.
[Visceral pain].
Schmerz. 2015 Oct;29(5):496-502

Albring A, Wendt L, Harz N, Engler H, Wilde B, Kribben A, Lindemann M, Schedlowski M, Witzke O.
Relationship between pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of calcineurin inhibitors in renal transplant patients.
Clin Transplant. 2015;29:294-300.

Bösche K, Weissenborn K, Christians U, Witzke O, Engler H, Schedlowski M, Hadamitzky M.
Neurobehavioral consequences of small molecule-drug immunosuppression.
Neuropharmacology. 2015;96:83-93.

Labrenz F, Icenhour A, Benson S, Elsenbruch S.
Contingency Awareness Shapes Acquisition and Extinction of Emotional Responses in a Conditioning Model of Pain-Related Fear.
Front Behav Neurosci. 2015;9:318

Elsenbruch S, Wolf OT.
Could Stress Contribute to Pain-Related Fear in Chronic Pain?
Front Behav Neurosci. 2015;9:340

Petrakova L, Doering BK, Vits S, Engler H, Rief W, Schedlowski M, Grigoleit JS.
Psychosocial Stress Increases Salivary Alpha-Amylase Activity Independently from Plasma Noradrenaline Levels.
PLoS One. 2015;10(8):e0134561

Seifert M, Przekopowitz M, Taudien S, Lollies A, Ronge V, Drees B, Lindemann M, Hillen U, Engler H, Singer BB, Küppers R.
Functional capacities of human IgM memory B cells in early inflammatory responses and secondary germinal center reactions.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2015;112(6):E546-55

Bösche K, Weissenborn K, Christians U, Witzke O, Engler H, Schedlowski M, Hadamitzky M.
Neurobehavioral consequences of small molecule-drug immunosuppression.
Neuropharmacology. 2015;96(Pt A):83-93

Hadamitzky M, Bösche K, Engler A, Schedlowski M, Engler H.
Extinction of conditioned taste aversion is related to the aversion strength and associated with c-fos expression in the insular cortex.
Neuroscience. 2015;303:34-41

Vits S, Dissemond J, Schadendorf D, Kriegler L, Körber A, Schedlowski M, Cesko E.
Expectation-induced placebo responses fail to accelerate wound healing in healthy volunteers: results from a prospective controlled experimental trial.
Int Wound J. 2015;12:664-8.

Schmid J, Langhorst J, Gaß F, Theysohn N, Benson S, Engler H, Gizewski ER, Forsting M, Elsenbruch S.
Placebo analgesia in patients with functional and organic abdominal pain: A fMRI study in irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis and healthy volunteers.
GUT. 2015;64:418-27

Livingstone E, Krajewski C, Eigentler TK, Windemuth-Kieselbach C, Benson S, Elsenbruch S, Hauschild A, Rompel R, Meiß F, Mauerer A, Kähler KC, Dippel E, Möllenhoff K, Kilian K, Mohr P, Utikal J, Schadendorf D.
Prospective evaluation of follow-up in melanoma patients in Germany -  Results of a multicentre and longitudinal study.
Eur J Cancer. 2015;51:653-67

Icenhour A, Langhorst J, Benson S, Schlamann M, Hampel S, Engler H, Forsting M, Elsenbruch S.
Neural circuitry of abdominal pain-related fear learning and memory retrieval in irritable bowel syndrome.
Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2015;27:114-27

Reinhardt W, Dolff S, Benson S, Broecker-Preuß M, Behrendt S, Hög A, Führer D, Schomburg L, Köhrle J.
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) distinctly affects relationship between Selenoprotein P status and serum thyroid hormone parameters.
Thyroid. 2015; 1091-6

Schmid J, Bingel U, Ritter C, Benson S, Schedlowski M, Gramsch C, Forsting M, Elsenbruch S.
Neural underpinnings of nocebo hyperalgesia in visceral pain: A fMRI study in healthy volunteers
Neuroimage. 2015; 114-22

Wegner A, Elsenbruch S, Rebernik L, Roderigo T, Engelbrecht E, Jäger J, Engler H, Schedlowski M, Benson S.
Inflammation-induced pain sensitization in men and women: Does sex matter in experimental endotoxemia?
PAIN. 2015; 1954-64

Icenhour A, Kattoor J, Benson S, Boekstegers, Schlamann M, Merz C, Forsting M, Elsenbruch S.
Neural circuitry underlying effects of context on human pain-related fear extinction in a renewal paradigm.
Human Brain Mapping. 2015; 3179-93

Benson S, Rebernik L, Wegner A, Kleine-Borgmann J, Engler H, Schlamann M, Forsting M, Schedlowski M, Elsenbruch S.
Neural circuitry mediating inflammation-induced central pain amplification in human experimental endotoxemia.
Brain, Behavior, and Immunity. 2015; 222-31

Tan S, Vollmar N, Benson S, Sowa J-P, Bechmann L, Gerken G, Fuhrer D, Canbay A.
Liver injury indicating fatty liver but not serologic NASH markers improve under metformin treatment in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
International Journal of Endocrinology, Vol. 2015, ID 254169

2014

Elsenbruch S.
How positive and negative expectations shape the experience of visceral pain.
Handb Exp Pharmacol. 2014;225:97-119

Hadamitzky M, Herring A, Keyvani K, Doenlen R, Krügel U, Bösche K, Orlowski K, Engler H, Schedlowski M.
Acute systemic rapamycin induces neurobehavioral alterations in rats.
Behav Brain Res. 2014;273:16-22.

Bingel U; Placebo Competence Team.
Avoiding nocebo effects to optimize treatment outcome.
JAMA. 2014;312:693-4.

Theysohn N, Schmid J, Icenhour A, Mewes C, Forsting M, Gizewski ER, Schedlowski M, Elsenbruch S, Benson S.
Are there sex differences in placebo analgesia during visceral pain processing? A fMRI study in healthy subjects.
Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2014;26:1743-53.

Wendt L, Albring A, Schedlowski M.
Learned placebo responses in neuroendocrine and immune functions.
Handb Exp Pharmacol. 2014;225:159-81.

Albring A, Wendt L, Harz N, Engler H, Wilde B, Witzke O, Schedlowski M.
Short-term treatment with the calcineurin inhibitor cyclosporine A decreases HPA axis activity and plasma noradrenaline levels in healthy male volunteers.
Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2014;126:73-76.

Gramsch C, Kattoor J, Icenhour A, Forsting M, Schedlowski M, Gizewski ER, Elsenbruch S.
Learning pain-related fear: Neural mechanisms mediating rapid differential conditioning, extinction and reinstatement processes in human visceral pain.
Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2014;116:36-45.

Wegner A, Elsenbruch S, Maluck J, Grigoleit JS, Engler H, Jäger M, Spreitzer I, Schedlowski M, Benson S.
Inflammation induced hyperalgesia: Effects of timing, dosage, and negative affect on somatic pain sensitivity in human experimental endotoxemia.
Brain Behav Immun. 2014;41:46-54.

Wendt L, Albring A, Benson S, Engler H, Engler A, Hinney A, Rief W, Witzke O, Schedlowski M.
Catechol-O-methyltransferase Val158Met polymorphism is associated with somatosensory amplification and nocebo responses.
PLoS ONE. 2014; 9:e107665.

Theysohn N, Schmid J, Icenhour A, Mewes C, Forsting M, Gizewski ER, Schedlowski M, Elsenbruch S, Benson S.
Are there sex differences in placebo analgesia during visceral pain processing? A fMRI study in healthy subjects.
Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2014;26:1743-53.

Albring A, Wendt L, Benson S, Nissen S, Yavuz Z, Engler H, Witzke O, Schedlowski M.
Preserving learned immunosuppressive placebo response: Perspectives for clinical application.
Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2014;96:247-55.

Kullmann JS, Grigoleit JS, Wolf OT, Engler H, Oberbeck R, Elsenbruch S, Forsting M, Schedlowski M, Gizewski ER.
Experimental human endotoxemia enhances brain activity during social cognition.
Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 2014;9:786-93.

Wirth T, Westendorf AM, Bloemker D, Wildmann J, Engler H, Mollerus S, Wadwa M, Schäfer MKH, Schedlowski M, del Rey A.
The sympathetic nervous system modulates CD4+Foxp3+ regulatory T cells via noradrenaline-dependent apoptosis in a murine model of lymphoproliferative disease.
Brain Behav Immun. 2014;38:100-10.

Lacourt TE, Houtveen JH, Doornen LJ, Benson S, Grigoleit JS, Cesko E, Elsenbruch S.
Biological and psychological predictors of visceral pain sensitivity in healthy premenopausal women.
Eur J Pain. 2014;18:567-74.

Dreifus L, Engler H, Kissler J
Retrieval-induced forgetting under psychosocial stress:  No reduction by delayed stress and beta-adrenergic blockade.
Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2014;110:35-46.

Benson S, Kattoor J, Kullmann JS, Hofmann S, Engler H, Forsting M, Gizewski ER, Elsenbruch S.
Towards understanding sex differences in visceral pain: Enhanced reactivation of classically-conditioned fear in healthy women.
Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2014;109:113-21.

Behnia B, Heinrichs M, Bergmann W, Jung S, Germann J, Schedlowski M, Hartmann U, Kruger TH.
Differential effects of intranasal oxytocin on sexual experiences and partner interactions in couples.
Horm Behav. 2014;65:308-18.

Kattoor J, Thurling M, Gizewski ER, Forsting M, Timmann D, Elsenbruch S.
Cerebellar Contributions to Different Phases of Visceral Aversive Extinction Learning.
Cerebellum. 2014;13:1-8.

Elsenbruch S, Schmid J, Kullmann JS, Kattoor J, Theysohn N, Forsting M, Kotsis V.
Visceral sensitivity correlates with decreased regional gray matter volume in healthy volunteers.
Pain.2014;155:244-9.

Schedlowski M, Engler H, Grigoleit JS.
Endotoxin-induced experimental systemic inflammation in humans: a model to disentangle immune-to-brain communication.
Brain Behav Immun. 2014;35:1-8.

Gola H, Engler A, Morath J, Adenauer H, Elbert T, Kolassa IT, Engler H.
Reduced peripheral expression of the glucocorticoid receptor α isoform in individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder: a cumulative effect of trauma burden.
PLOS ONE. 2014;9:e86333.

2013

Hadamitzky M, Engler H, Schedlowski M
Klassische Konditionierung von Immunfunktionen: Mechanismen und klinische
Relevanz.
Akt.Rheumatol. 2013;38:226-230

Vits S, Cesko E, Benson S, Rueckert A, Hillen U, Schadendorf D, Schedlowski M.
Cognitive factors mediate placebo responses in patients with house dust mite allergy.
PLoS One. 2013;8:e79576.

Schmid J, Theysohn N, Gass F, Benson S, Gramsch C, Forsting M, Gizewski, ER, Elsenbruch S.
Neural mechanisms mediating positive and negative treatment expectations in visceral pain: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study on placebo and nocebo effects in healthy volunteers.
Pain. 2013;154:2372-80.

Elsenbruch S, Schmid J, Lutz S, Geers B, Schara U.
Self-reported quality of life and depressive symptoms in children, adolescents, and adults with Duchenne muscular dystrophy: a cross-sectional survey study.
Neuropediatrics. 2013;44:257-264

Grigoleit JS, Kullmann JS, Oberbeck R, Schedlowski M, Engler H.
Salivary alpha-amylase response to endotoxin administration in humans.
Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013;38:1819-23.

Kullmann, JS, Grigoleit, JS, Lichte, P, Kobbe, P, Rosenberger, C, Banner, C, Wolf, OT, Engler, H, Oberbeck, R, Elsenbruch, S, Bingel, U, Forsting, M, Gizewski, ER, Schedlowski, M
Neural Response to Emotional Stimuli during Experimental Human Endotoxemia.
Hum. Brain Mapp. 2013;34:2217-27

Hamacher-Dang TC, Engler H, Schedlowski M, Wolf OT.
Stress enhances the consolidation of extinction memory in a predictive learning task.
Front Behav Neurosci. 2013;7:108.

Lichte P, Grigoleit JS, Steiner EM, Kullmann JS, Schedlowski M, Oberbeck R, Kobbe, P.
Low dose LPS does not increase TLR4 expression on monocytes in a human in vivo model.
Cytokine. 2013;63:74-80.

Rosenberger C, Thurling M, Forsting M, Elsenbruch S, Timmann D, Gizewski ER.
C
ontributions of the cerebellum to disturbed central processing of visceral stimuli in irritable bowel syndrome.
Cerebellum. 2013;12:194-8.

Enck P, Bingel U, Schedlowski M, Rief W.
The placebo reponse in medicine: minimize, maximize or personalize.
Nature Review Drug Discovery. 2013;12:191-204.

Hadamitzky M, Engler H, Schedlowski M.
Learned Immunosuppression: Extinction, Renewal, and the Callenge of Reconsolidation.
J Neuroimmune Pharmacol. 2013;8:180-8.

Giovanoli S, Engler H, Engler A, Richetto J, Voget M, Willi R, Winter C, Riva MA, MortensenPB, Schedlowski M, Meyer U.
Stress in puberty unmasks latent neuropathological consequences of prenatal immune activation in mice.
Science. 2013;339:1095-9.

Prager G, Hadamitzky M, Engler A, Doenlen R, Wirth T, Pacheco-López G, Krügel U, Schedlowski M, Engler H.
Amygdaloid signature of peripheral immune activation by bacterial lipopolysaccharide or staphylococcal enterotoxin B.
J. Neuroimmune Pharmacol. 2013,8:42-50

Pacheco-López G, Doenlen R, Krügel U, Arnold M, Riether C, Engler A, Niemi MB, Christians U, Engler H, Schedlowski M.
Neurobehavioural activation during peripheral immunosuppression.
Int. J. Neuropsychopharmacol. 2013;16:137-49.

Kattoor J, Gizewski ER, Kotsis V, Benson S, Gramsch C, Theysohn N, Maderwald S, Forsting M, Schedlowski M, Elsenbruch, S.
Fear conditioning in an abdominal pain model: neural responses during associative learning and extinction in healthy subjects.
PLoS One. 2013;8:e51149.

Steidle L, Koessler S, Engler H, Kissler J.
Stress eliminates retrieval-induced forgetting – does the oral application of cortisol?
Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013;38:94-106.

Gola H, Engler H, Sommershof A, Adenauer H, Kolassa S, Schedlowski M, Groettrup M, Elbert T, Kolassa IT.
Posttraumatic stress disorder is associated with an enhanced spontaneous production of pro-inflammatory cytokines by peripheral blood mononuclear cells.
BMC Psychiatry. 2013;13:40.

2012

Albring A, Wendt L, Benson S, Witzke O, Kribben A, Engler H, Schedlowski M.
Placebo effects on the immune response in humans: the role of learning and expectation.
PLoS One 2012;7:e49477

Gola H, Engler H, Schauer M, Adenauer H, Riether C, Kolassa S, et al.
Victims of rape show increased cortisol responses to trauma reminders: A study in individuals with war- and torture-related PTSD.
Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2012;37:213-20

Brain Behav. Immun. 2012 Feb; 26(2), 234-238.Winter L, Kruger TH, Laurens J, Engler H, Schedlowski M, Straumann , Wollmer MA.
Vestibular stimulation on a motion-simulator impacts on mood states.
Front Psychol. 2012;3:499.

Benson S, Neumann P, Unger N, Schedlowski M, Mann K, Elsenbruch S, Petersenn S
Effects of standard glucocorticoid replacement therapies on subjective well-being: A randomized, double-blind cross-over study in patients with secondary adrenal insufficiency.
European Journal of Endocrinology. 2012;167:679-85.

Elsenbruch S, Schmid J, Bäsler M, Cesco E, Schedlowski M, Benson S.
How positive and negative expectations shape the experience of visceral pain: An experimental pilot study in healthy women.
Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 2012;24:914-e460.

Kotsis V, Benson S, Bingel U, Forsting M, Schedlowski M, Gizewski ER, Elsenbruch S.
Perceived treatment group affects behavioral and neural responses to visceral pain in a deceptive placebo study.
Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 2012;24:935-e462.

Benson S, Engler H, Schedlowski M, Elsenbruch S.
Experimental endotoxemia as model to study neuro-immune mechanisms in human visceral pain.
Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2012;1262:108-17.

Wollmer MA, de Boer C, Kalak N, Beck J, Götz T, Schmidt T, Hodzic M, Bayer U, Kollmann T, Kollewe K, Sönmez D, Duntsch K, Haug MD, Schedlowski M, Hatzinger M, Dressler D, Brand S, Holsboer-Trachsler E, Kruger TH.
Facing depression with botulinum toxin: a randomized controlled trial.
J Psychiatr Res. 2012;46:574-81

Eijkelkamp N, Heijnen CJ, Carbajal AG, Willemen HL, Wang H, Minett MS, Wood JN, Schedlowski M, Dantzer R, Kelley KW, Kavelaars A.
G protein-coupled receptor kinase 6 acts as a critical regulator of cytokine-induced hyperalgesia by promoting phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase and inhibiting p38 signaling.
Mol Med. 2012;18:556-64.

Kruger TH, Leeners B, Naegeli E, Schmidlin S, Schedlowski M, Hartmann U, Egli M.
Prolactin secretory rhythm in women: immediate and long-term alterations after sexual contact.
Hum Reprod. 2012;27:1139-43.

Benson S, Kattoor J, Wegner A, Hammes F, Reidick D, Grigoleit JS, Oberbeck R, Schedlowski M, Elsenbruch S.
Acute experimental human endotoxemia induces visceral hypersensitivity and altered pain perception in healthy humans.
Pain. 2012;153:794-799

Benson S, Kotsis V, Rosenberger C, Bingel U, Forsting M, Schedlowski M, Gizewski ER, Elsenbruch S.
Behavioral and neural correlates of visceral pain sensitivity in healthy males and females: Does sex matter?
Eur J Pain. 2012;16:349-358.

Ober K, Benson S, Vogelsang M, Bylica A, Günther D, Witzke O, Kribben A, Engler H, Schedlowski M.
Plasma noradrenaline and state anxiety levels predict placebo response in learned immunosuppression.
Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2012;91:220-6.

Elsenbruch S, Kotsis V, Benson S, Rosenberger C, Reidick D, Schedlowski M, Bingel U, Theysohn N, Forsting M, Gizewski ER.
Neural Mechanisms Mediating Effects of Expectation in Visceral Placebo Analgesia: An fMRI Study in Healthy Placebo Responders and Non-Responders.
Pain. 2012;153:382-90.

Grigoleit JS, Kullmann JS, Winkelhaus A, Engler H, Hammes F, Wegner A, Oberbeck R, Schedlowski M.
Single-Trial Conditioning in a Human Taste-Endotoxin Paradigm induces Conditioned Odor Aversion but not Cytokine Responses.
Brain Behav. Immun. 2012;26:234-238.

2011

Rief W, Bingel U, Schedlowski M, Enck P.
Mechanisms involved in placebo and nocebo responses and implications for drug trials.
Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2011;90:722-6.

Kullmann, JS, Grigoleit, JS, Schedlowski, M.
Effekte Akuter Entzündungsreaktionen auf Gedächtnisleistungen, Befindlichkeiten und Neurale Aktivitäten.
Z. Med. Psychol. 2011;20:108-117.

Benson S, Gesenhues S, Weltermann B.
"Gelingendes Altern" - Ein Thema für Studierende der Humanmedizin?!
Zeitschrift für Medizinische Psychologie. 2011; 20:188-191.

Engler H, Doenlen R, Engler A, Riether C, Prager G, Niemi MB, Pacheco-López G, Krügel U, Schedlowski M.
Acute amygdaloid response to systemic inflammation.
Brain Behav Immun. 2011; 25:1384-92

Grigoleit J-S, Kullmann JS, Wolf OT, Hammes F, Wegner A, Jablonowski S, Engler H, Gizewski ER, Oberbeck R, Schedlowski M.
Dose-Dependent Effects of Endotoxin on Neurobehavioral Functions in Humans.
PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e28330. 

Elsenbruch S.
Abdominal pain in irritable bowel syndrome: A review of putative psychological, neural and neuro-immune mechanisms.
Brain Behav Immun. 2011;25:386-94.

Wirth T, Ober K, Prager G, Vogelsang M, Benson S, Witzke O, Schedlowski M.
Repeated recall of learned immunosuppression: Evidence from rats and men.
Brain Behav Immun. 2011;25:1444-51

Sommershof A, Basler M, Riether C, Engler H, Groettrup M.
Attenuation of the cytotoxic T lymphocyte response to lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus in mice subjected to chronic social stress.
Brain Behav Immun. 2011;25:340-8.

Wang H, Heijnen CJ, Eijkelkamp N, Carbajal AG, Schedlowski M, Kelley KW, et al.
GRK2 in sensory neurons regulates epinephrine-induced signalling and duration of mechanical hyperalgesia.
Pain. 2011;152:1649-58.

Vits S, Cesko E, Enck P, Hillen U, Schadendorf D, Schedlowski M.
Behavioural conditioning as the mediator of placebo responses in the immune system.
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 2011;366:1799-807.

Doenlen R, Krügel U, Wirth T, Riether C, Engler A, Prager G, Schedlowski M..
Electrical activity in rat cortico-limbic structures after single or repeated administration of lipopolysaccharide or staphylococcal enterotoxin B.
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 2011;278:1864-72.

Kruger TH, Burri A, Schedlowski M.
Melatonin plasma levels during sexual arousal and orgasm in males.
Journal of Sexual Medicine. 2011;8:1255-6.

Zwissler B, Koessler S, Engler H, Schedlowski M, Kissler J.
Acute psycho-social stress does not disrupt item-method directed forgetting, emotional stimulus content does.
Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2011;95:346-54.

Stern J, Candia V, Porchet RI, Krummenacher P, Folkers G, Schedlowski M, et al.
Placebo-mediated, naloxone-sensitive suggestibility of short-term memory performance.
Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2011;95:326-34.

Riether C, Kavelaars A, Wirth T, Pacheco-López G, Doenlen R, Willemen H, Schedlowski M., Engler H.
Stimulation of β2-adrenergic receptors inhibits calcineurin activity in CD4+ T cells via PKA-AKAP interaction.
Brain Behav Immun. 2011;25:59-66.

Benson S, Arck PC, Blois S, Schedlowski M, Elsenbruch S.
Subclinical depressive symptoms affect responses to acute psychosocial stress in healthy premenopausal women.
Stress. 2011;14:88-92.

2010

Elki S, Rühmann O, Benson S, Berndt T.
Endoprothetischer Glenoidersatz mit Rekonstruktionsschale (EPOCA RECO®).
Operative Orthopädie und Traumatologie. 2010;22:92-106

Tan S, Bechmann LP, Benson S, Dietz T, Eichner S, Hahn S, Janssen OE, Lahner H, Gerken G, Mann K., Canbay A.
Apoptotic markers indicate non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in polycystic ovary syndrome.
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2010;95:343-348

Grigoleit JS, Oberbeck JR, Lichte P, Kobbe P, Wolf OT, Montag T, Schedlowski M.
Lipopolysaccharide-induced experimental immune activation does not impair memory functions in humans.
Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2010;94:561-7.

Elsenbruch S, Rosenberger C, Bingel U, Forsting M, Schedlowski M, Gizewski ER.
Patients with irritable bowel syndrome have altered emotional modulation of neural responses to visceral stimuli.
Gastroenterology. 2010;139:1310-9.

Schedlowski M, Rief W, Enck P.
Placebo- and nocebo effects: The great challenge for the behavioral sciences in medicine.
Zeitschrift fur Medizinische Psychologie. 2010;19:107-9.

Kotsis V, Benson S, Reidick D, Rosenberger C, Gizewski ER, Elsenbruch S.
Effects of expectation in visceral placebo analgesia: A study in healthy women.
Zeitschrift fur Medizinische Psychologie. 2010;19:120-7.

Besedovsky L, Elsenbruch S.
Effects of negative emotions and stress on the neural processing of visceral pain stimuli: Current findings from imaging studies.
Zeitschrift fur Medizinische Psychologie. 2010;19:60-9.

Cesko E, Ober K, Prager G, Vits S, Wirth T, Schedlowski M.
The learned immune response as part of the placebo response.
Zeitschrift fur Medizinische Psychologie. 2010;19:161-74.

Elsenbruch S, Rosenberger C, Enck P, Forsting M, Schedlowski M, Gizewski ER.
Affective disturbances modulate the neural processing of visceral pain stimuli in irritable bowel syndrome: An fMRI study.
Gut. 2010;59(4):489-95.

Krummenacher P, Candia V, Folkers G, Schedlowski M, Schönbächler G.
Prefrontal cortex modulates placebo analgesia.
Pain. 2010;148:368-74.

Schedlowski M, Pacheco-López G.
The learned immune response: Pavlov and beyond.
Brain Behav Immun. 2010;24:176-85.

Engler H, Doenlen R, Riether C, Engler A, Besedovsky HO, del Rey A, Schedlowski M.
Chemical destruction of brain noradrenergic neurons affects splenic cytokine production.
J Neuroimmunol. 2010;219:75-80.

Benson S, Hahn S, Tan S, Janssen OE, Schedlowski M, Elsenbruch S.
Maladaptive coping with illness in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
JOGNN - Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing. 2010;39:37-45.