IMPRS for Translational Psychiatry

IMPRS for Translational Psychiatry

The IMPRS-TP PhD program provides first class training to internationally outstanding students who are passionate about molecular, cellular and systemic psychiatric research. In addition to traditional PhD positions, we offer a unique integrated PhD/residenceprogram in psychiatry to exceptional medical doctors.


Mechanism underlying the relationship between aging, stress and heart attacks discovered

June 07, 2019

Aging and stress lead to an increased risk of disease and intensified inflammatory processes. We don’t know the underlying reason or which molecular processes are behind this phenomenon. What we do know, however, is that aging and stress have an ...

Multigene test predicts depression risk

April 05, 2019

An international team led by Munich-based researchers have found a genetic score that reliably predicts in youths who will have depression, the severity of the depression and the age of onset. Furthermore, an additive effect was seen in the youths ...

A not so typical colleague

April 02, 2019

Patients with an autism spectrum diagnosis usually find it difficult to find employment. The Day Clinic for Disorders of Social Interaction at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry takes some unconventional approaches to support them in their job ...

Lab grown "brains" successfully model disease

March 12, 2019

The human brain is one of the most complex organs. Its complexity challenges our ability to study its structure and function. As a result, many brain-related diseases are not fully understood and adequate treatments are often lacking. Scientists from ...

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