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Curriculum Vitae - Prof. Dr. med. Veit Roessner


Education and Employment 


Honors and Awards 

Editorial service (peer review journals, selection)
Member of Editorial Board for

Selected other scientific activities 

Board Member of the German Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (DGKJP), Member of the European Society for Study of Tourettes Syndrome (ESSTS), the European Network of Research on Hyperkinetic Disorders (EUNETHYDIS), and the Scientific Advisory Board of the German Tourette Society and German Society for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, ECNP Networks Initiative

Research Funding (past 5 yrs):

About 3.4 Mio Euros (e.g. U, DFG, BMBF, Friede Springer Stiftung, Roland Ernst Stiftung, Else-Kröner-Fresenius-Stiftung, GBA Innovationsfonds, Sächsisches Staatsministerium für Soziales und Verbraucherschutz etc.)

h-Index: 33; citations past 10 yrs: 3966

Top10 Publications

  • Pringsheim T, MD, MSc; Holler-Managan Y, MD; Okun M S, MD; Jankovic J, MD; Piacentini J, PhD; Cavanna A E, MD, PhD; Martino D, MD, PhD; Müller-Vahl K, MD; Woods D W, PhD; Robinson M; Jarvie E, MSW, LCSW; Roessner V MD; Oskoui M, MD, MSc: Comprehensive systematic review summary: The treatment of tics in people with Tourette syndrome and chronic tic disorders. Report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology, 2019, im Druck
  • Roessner V, Plessen K J, Rothenberger A, Ludolph A, Rizzo R, Skov L, Strand G, Stern J, Termine C, Hoekstra P J, the ESSTS Guidelines Group: European clinical guidelines for Tourette syndrome and other tic disorders. Part II: pharmacological treatment. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 20(4):173-96, 2011. IF 2.821
  • Vetter NC, Buse J, Backhausen LL, Rubia K, Smolka MN, Roessner V: Anterior insula hyperactivation in ADHD when faced with distracting negative stimuli. Hum Brain Mapp, 39(7):2972-2986, 2018. IF 4.927
  • Schmitt J, Buske-Kirschbaum A, Tesch F, Trikojat K, Stephan V, Abraham S, Bauer A, Nemat K, Plessow F, Roessner V: Increased attention-deficit/hyperactivity symptoms in atopic dermatitis are associated with history of antihistamine use. Allergy, 73(3):615-626, 2018. IF 7.361
  • Robertson MM, Eapen V, Singer HS, Martino D, Scharf JM, Paschou P, Roessner V, Woods DW, Hariz M, Mathews CA, Črnčec R, Leckman JF: Gilles de la Tourette syndrome. Nat Rev Dis Primers, 3:16097, 2017. IF 6.389
  • Wolff N, Chmielewski WX, Beste C, Roessner V: Working memory load affects repetitive behaviour but not cognitive flexibility in adolescent autism spectrum disorder. World J Biol Psychiatry, 16:1-12, 2017. IF 3.658
  • Buse J, Enghardt S, Kirschbaum C, Ehrlich S, Roessner V: Tic Frequency Decreases during Short-term Psychosocial Stress - An Experimental Study on Children with Tic Disorders. Front Psychiatry, 7:84, 2016. IF 4.58
  • Buse J, Beste C, Herrmann E, Roessner V: Neural correlates of altered sensorimotor gating in boys with Tourette Syndrome: A combined EMG/fMRI study. World J Biol Psychiatry, 1:1-11, 2015. IF 4.159
  • Buse J, Roessner V: Neural correlates of processing harmonic expectancy violations in children and adolescents with OCD. Neuroimage Clin, 10:267-73, 2015. IF 3.857
  • Bluschke A, Roessner V, Beste C: Editorial Perspective: How to optimise frequency band neurofeedback for ADHD. J Child Psychol Psychiatry, 57(4):457-61, 2016. IF 6.615