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Curriculim Vitae - Lea Backhausen, M. Sc.

Curriculim Vitae - Lea Backhausen, M. Sc.

Professional Experience

Education & Training 


Research Interests

  • Influence of mindfulness training on emotion regulation in obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Longitudinal development of cortical and subcortical anatomy during adolescence
  • Cortical and subcortical anatomical alterations in clinical populations (ADHD, conduct disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, Tics)
  • Quality control in structural MRI

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Backhausen LL, Herting M, Tamnes CK, & Vetter, NC: Best practices in clinical developmental structural neuroimaging. (Under Review)
  • Vetter NC, Backhausen LL, Buse J, Roessner V, & Smolka MN (2020). Altered brain morphology in boys with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder with and without comorbid conduct disorder/oppositional defiant disorder. Human Brain Mapping, 41(4), 973-983, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1002/hbm.24853.
  • Vetter NC, Buse J, Backhausen LL, Rubia K, Smolka MN, & Roessner V: Anterior insula hyperactivation in ADHD when faced with distracting negative stimuli. Human brain mapping, 39(7), 2972-2986., 2018. https://doi.org/10.1002/hbm.24053.
  • Backhausen LL, Herting MM, Buse J, Roessner V, Smolka MN, & Vetter NC: Quality control of structural MRI images applied using FreeSurfer—a hands-on workflow to rate motion artifacts. Frontiers in neuroscience, 10, 558, 2016. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2016.00558.

Poster Presentations

  • Backhausen LL, Fröhner J, Smolka MN, Vetter NC (2020). The influence of stressful life events on trajectories of subcortical structural brain development from adolescence to early adulthood. Poster presented at the Flux 2020 Virtual Congress.
  • Vetter NC, Backhausen LL, Buse, J, Roessner V & Smolka MN (2019). Cortical, subcortical and cerebellar structural alterations in adolescents with pure and comorbid attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder with oppositional defiant disorder/conduct disorder analyzed using FreeSurfer. Poster presented at the PUG (Psychologie und Gehirn), Dresden, Germany.
  • Backhausen LL, Buse J, Böhme F, Roessner V, Smolka MN & Vetter NC (2018). Subcortical and cerebellar alterations in boys with pure ADHD and comorbid ADHD with conduct disorder analyzed using FreeSurfer’s volume-based processing stream. Poster presented at the 6th Annual Flux Congress, Berlin, Germany
  • Vetter NC, Backhausen LL, Buse, J, Roessner V & Smolka MN (2018). Altered cortical morphology in pure and comorbid ADHD with conduct disorder. Poster presented at the 6th Annual Flux Congress, Berlin, Germany
  • Vetter NC, Backhausen LL, Herting M, Buse J, Smolka MN & Roessner V (2016). Quality control of structural MRI images – A proposal of a hands-on workflow for developmental and other samples regarding (motion) artifacts. Poster presented at the PUG (Psychologie und Gehirn), Berlin, Germany.
  • Vetter NC, Backhausen LL, Buse J, Wuttig F, Smolka MN & Roessner V (2014). Comparison of subcortical structural volumes in ADHD with and without comorbidity of conduct disorder and healthy controls. Poster presented at the First Workshop of the DFG-network (“Netzwerk”): The use of neuroscientific methods in developmental psychology, Munich, Germany.

Professional Memberships


Current Responsibilities

  • REDO - Dopaminergic modulation of processing rewards and losses in children and adolescents with obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Emotion & Lernen - Emotionsverarbeitung und Lernprozesse im jugendlichen Gehirn, eine fMRT-Studie an Jugendlichen mit ADHD und Störung des Sozialverhaltens
  • INSSYDE - Der Einfluss von belastenden Lebensereignissen auf den Verlauf der Hirnentwicklung und psychopathologische Symptome im Jugendalter

Contact

Medical Faculty Carl Gustav Carus
Technische Universität Dresden
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Fetscherstraße 74, 01307 Dresden

+49 351 458 7160