Research Profile Prof. Regula Everts Brekenfeld

Research focus 

The research group led by Prof. Everts investigates neuropsychological aspects of endocrine and metabolic diseases. Among other areas, the research group for neuroendocrinology combines classical neuropsychological examinations with state-of-the-art imaging methods such as functional MRIs and magnetic resonance spectroscopy of the brain. This is used to investigate the effects of endocrine and metabolic diseases on cognition and their underlying mechanisms.

Further clinical studies investigating plasticity:

  • Brainfit-Study: Effect of physical activity and working memory training in survivors of childhood cancer
  • Mio-Study: Metacognitive Intervention in Youth with Oncology Disease
  • EMIRA-Study: Development and evaluation of an Health intervention to reduce residual symptoms in euthyroid Hashimoto's thyroiditis - a randomized controlled trial