1. Acute and Training Effects of Mindfulness Meditation on Brain Networks Reflect Neuronal Mechanisms of its Antidepressant Efficacy
    Yang CC, Barrós-Loscertales A, Pinazo D, Ventura-Campos N, Borchardt V, Bustamante JC, Rodríguez-Pujadas A, Fuentes-Claramonte P, Balaguer R, Ávila C, Walter M.
    Neural Plasticity, January 2016, in press.
  2. Book Chapter: The Acute and Chronic Effects of Ketamine as Revealed by Noninvasive Brain Imaging
    in "Neuropathology of Drug Addictions and Substance Misuse - Stimulants, Club and Dissociative Drugs, Hallucinogens, Steroids, Inhalants and International Aspects, Volume 2, Edition 1, Editor: V Preedy
    Meng Li and Martin Walter
    Elsevier press, ISBN: 9780128002124, expected release date: 13 July 2016.
  3. Habenula volume increases with disease severity in unmedicated major depressive disorder as revealed by 7T MRI
    Schmidt F, Schindlera S, Adamidisa M, Strauß M, Tränknera A, Trampel R, Walter M, Hegerl U, Turner R, Geyer S*, Schönknecht P
    European Archives of Psychiatry & Clinical Neuroscience, January 2016, in press.
  4. Ketamine administration reduces amygdalo-hippocampal reactivity to emotional stimulation
    Scheidegger M,Henning A, Walter M, Lehmann M, Kraehenmann R, Boeker H, Seifritz E, Grimm S
    Human Brain Mapping, February 2016, in press.
  5. Dismissing attachment characteristics dynamically modulate brain networks subserving social aversion
    Krause AL, Borchardt V, Li M, van Tol M-J, Demenescu R, Strauss B, Kirchmann H, Buchheim A, Metzger CD, Nolte T, Walter M
    Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, February 2016, in press.
  6. "Eyes Open - Eyes Closed" EEG/fMRI data set for evaluating hardware motion sensors (Carbon-Wire Loops) with respect to corretion of the Helium pump artefact
    van der Meer J, Pampel A, van Someren E, Ramautar J, van der Werf Y, Gomez-Herrero G, Lepsien J, Hellrung L, Hinrichs H, Möller H, Walter M
    Data in Brief, March 2016, in press.
  7. Cognitive processing involves dynamic reorganization of the whole-brain network's functional community structure
    Bola M, Borchardt V
    Journal of Neuroscience - Journal Club, March 2016, in press.
  8. Differential effects of rumination and distraction on ketamine induced modulation of resting state functional connectivity and reactivity of regions within the default-mode network
    Lehmann M, Seifritz E, Walter M, Böker H, Henning A, Scheidegger M, Grimm S.
    Social Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience, March 2016, in press.
  9. Brain Network Architecture and Plasticity: MR Neuroimaging Perspectives
    Shi F, Liu Y, Li S, Li X, Walter M
    Neural Plasticity, March 2016, in press.
  10. Cortical Abnormalities in Adults and Adolescents with Major Depression based on Brain Scans from 20 Cohorts Worldwide in the ENIGMA Major Depressive Disorder Working Group
    Schmaal L, ..., Li M, Walter M, ... and ENIGMA Major Depressive Disorder Working Group
    Molecular Psychiatry, March 2016, in press.
  11. Decreased resting-state activity in the precuneus is associated with depressive episodes in recurrent depression
    Liu C-H, Ma X, Yuan Z, Song L-P, Jing B, Lu H-Y, Tang L-R, Fan J, Walter M, Wang L, Wang C-Y
    The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, April 2016, in press.
  12. A Spectroscopic Approach towards Depression Diagnosis: Local Metabolism Meets Functional Connectivity
    Demenescu LR, Colic L, Li M, Safron A, Biswal B, Metzger CD, Li S, Walter M
    European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, August 2016, in press.
  13. Altered task-specific deactivation in the default mode network depends on valence in patients with major depressive disorder
    Zhang B, Li S, Zhuo C, Li M, Safron A, Genz A, Qin W, Yu C, Walter M
    Journal of Affective Disorders, August 2016, in press.
  14. Temporal Dynamics of Antidepressant Ketamine Effects on Glutamine Cycling Follow Regional Fingerprints of AMPA and NMDA Receptor Densities
    Li M, Demenescu LR, Colic L, Metzger C, Heinze H-J, Steiner J, Speck O, Fejtova A, Salvadore G, Walter M
    Neuropsychopharmacology, September 2016, in press.
  15. Evidence for superior neurobiological and behavioral inhibitory control abilities in non-offending as compared to offending pedophiles
    Kärgel C, Massau C, Weiß S, Walter M, Borchardt V, Krüger THC, Tenbergen G, Kneer J, Wittfoth M, Pohl A, Gerwinn H, Ponseti J, Amelung T, Beier K, Mohnke S, Walter H, Schiffer B
    Human Brain Mapping, accepted October 2016.
  16. Detecting neuroimaging biomarkers for depression: A meta-analysis of multivariate pattern recognition studies
    Kambeitz J, Cabral C, Sacchet MD, Gotlib IH, Zahn R, Serpa MH, Walter M, Falkai P, Koutsouleris N
    Biological Psychiatry, accepted October 2016.
  17. Robust detection of impaired resting state functional connectivity networks in Alzheimer’s disease using elastic net regularized regression
    Teipel S, Grothe MJ, Metzger CD, Grimmer T, Sorg C, Ewers M, Franzmeier N, Meisenzahl E, Klöppel S, Borchardt V, Walter M, Dyrba M
    Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, accepted December 2016.
  18. Increased levels of 5HT2A receptor mRNA expression in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of patients with major depression: correlations with severity and duration of illness
    Amidfar M, Kim YK, Colic L, Arbabi M, Mobaraki G, Hassanzadeh G, Walter M
    Nordic Journal of Psychiatry, accepted December 2016.
  19. Multicenter stability of resting state fMRI in the detection of Alzheimer's disease and amnestic MCI
    Teipel S, Wohlert A, Metzger C, Grimmer T, Sorg C, Ewers M, Meisenzahl E, Klöppel S, Borchardt V, Grothe M, Walter M, Dyrba M.
    NeuroImage, in press.
  20. Neural Correlates of Sexual Orientation in Heterosexual, Bisexual, and Homosexual Men
    Safron A, Sylva D, Klimaj V, Rosenthal A, Li M, Walter M, Bailey J.
    Scientific Reports, in press.
  21. Multimodal brain imaging with magnetoencephalography: A method for measuring blood pressure and cardiorespiratory oscillations
    Myllylä T, Zacharias N, Korhonen V, Zienkiewicz A, Hinrichs H, Kiviniemi V, Walter M
    Scientific Reports, in press.
  22. Richness in functional connectivity depends on the neuronal integrity of its structural backbone
    L Anton, Li M, Demenescu LR, van der Meer J, Borchardt V, Krause AL, Heinze HJ, Breakspear M, Walter M
    Frontiers in Neuroscience, in press.
  23. Higher interference susceptibility in reaction time task is accompanied by weakened functional dissociation between salience and default mode network
    Götting FN, Borchardt V, Demenescu LR, Teckentrup V, Dinica K, Lord AR, Rohe T, Hausdörfer DI, Li M, Metzger CD, Walter M
    Neuroscience Letters, in press.
  24. Richness in Functional Connectivity Depends on the Neuronal Integrity within the Posterior Cingulate Cortex
    Lord A, Li M, Demenescu LR, van der Meer J, Borchardt V, Krause AL, Heinze HJ, Breakspear M, Walter M
    Frontiers in Neuroscience, section Systems Biology, in press.
  25. Executive functioning in pedophilia and child sexual offending
    Massau C, Tenbergen G, Kärgel C, Weiß S, Gerwinnh H, Pohl A, Amelung T, Mohnke S, Kneer J, Wittfoth M, Ristow I, Schiltz K, Beier KM, Ponseti J, Walter M, Krüger THC, Walter H, Schiffer B
    Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society (JINS), in press.
  26. Gray matter abnormalities in pedophiles with and without a history of child sexual offending
    Schiffer B, Amelung T, Pohl A, Kärgel C, Tenbergen G, Gerwinn H, Mohnke S, Massau C, Wittfoth M, Weiß S, Marr V, Beier KM, Walter M, Ponseti J, Krüger THC, Schiltz K, Walter H
    Translational Psychiatry, in press.


  1. How can we predict treatment outcome for depression?
    Walter M & Lord A
    EBioMedicine, 2015(2), 9-10.
  2. The separation of Gln and Glu in STEAM: a comparison study using short and long TE/TM at 3 and 7 T.
    Dou W, Kaufmann J, Li M, Zhong K, Walter M, Speck O
    Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine, 2015, published online 15.01.2015, 1-11.
  3. Diminished functional connectivity on the road to child sexual abuse in pedophilia.
    Kärgel C, Massau C, Weiß S, Walter M, Krüger THC, Schiffer B
    Journal of Sexual Medicine, 2015, 783-795.
  4. Altered baseline brain activities before food intake in obese men: A resting state fMRI study.
    Zhang B, Tian D, Yu C, Zhang J, Tian X, von Deneen KM, Zang Y, Walter M, Liu Y.
    Neuroscience Letters, 2015(584), 156-161.
  5. Reduced functional connectivity in the thalamo-insular subnetwork in patients with acute anorexia nervosa.
    Ehrlich S, Lord AR, Geisler D, Borchardt V, Boehm I, Seidel M, Ritschel F, Schulze A, King JA, Weidner K, Roessner V, Walter M.
    Human Brain Mapping. Jan 2015, in press
  6. Pädophilie und sexueller Kindesmissbrauch- Klinik und Forschung.
    Beier KM, Krüger THC, Walter H, Schiffer B, Ponseti J, Walter M.
    Trauma & Gewalt. 2015(9), 2:2-17.
  7. Reduced Default Mode Network Connectivity in Schizophrenia Patients.
    Pankow A, Deserno L, Walter M, Fydrich T, Bermpohl F, Schlagenhauf F, Heinz A.
    Schizophrenia Research. March 2015, in press
  8. Abnormal functional global and local brain connectivity in patients with anorexia nervosa.
    Geisler D*, Borchardt V*, Lord AR, Boehm I, Ritschel F, Zwipp J, Clas S, King JA, Wolff-Stephan S, Roessner V, Walter M, Ehrlich S*.
    Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience. March 2015, in press
  9. The Neurobiology and Psychology of Pedophilia: Recent Advances and Challenges.
    Tenbergen G, Wittfoth M, Frieling H, Ponseti J, Walter M, Walter H, Beier K, Schiffer B, Kruger THC
    Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. May 2015, in press
  10. Altered baseline brain activity differentiates regional mechanisms subserving biological and psychological alterations in obese men.
    Zhang B, Tian D, Yu C, Li M, Zang Y-F, Liu Y, Walter M
    Scientific Reports. May 2015, in press
  11. Reduced density of glutamine synthetase immunoreactive astrocytes in different cortical areas in major depression but not in bipolar I disorder.
    Bernstein H-G, Meyer-Lotz G, Dobrowlny H, Bannier J, Steiner J, Walter M, Bogerts B
    Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. June 2015, in press
  12. Altered functional connectivity density in major depressive disorder at rest.
    Zhang B, Li M, Demenescu LR, Metzger CD, Bogerts B, Yu C, Walter M
    European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience. June 2015, in press
  13. Self-directedness and the Susceptibility to Distraction by Saliency.
    Dinica K, Demenescu LR, Lord A, Krause AL, Kaiser R, Horn D, Metzger CD, Walter M
    Cognition and Emotion. June 2015, in press
  14. Segregation of face sensitive areas within the Fusiform Gyrus by using Global Signal Regression? A study on Amygdala resting-state functional connectivity.
    Kruschwitz JD, Meyer-Lindenberg A, Veer IM, Wackerhagen C, Erk S, Mohnke S, Pöhl L, Haddad L, Grimm O, Tost H, Romanczuk-Seiferth N, Heinz A, Walter M, Walter H
    Human Brain Mapping. June 2015, in press
  15. Brain volume reduction predicts weight development in adolescent patients with anorexia nervosa.
    Seitz J, Walter M, Mainz V, Herpertz-Dahlmann B, Konrad K, von Polier G
    Journal of Psychiatric Research. July 2015, in press
  16. Dynamic disconnection of the SMA after processing of dismissive biographic narratives.
    Borchardt V, Krause AL, Li M, van Tol M-J, Demesescu LR, Buchheim A, Metzger C, Sweeney-Reed CM, Nolte T, Lord A, Walter M
    Brain & Behavior. July 2015, in press
  17. Local and global resting–state activity in the noradrenergic and dopaminergic pathway modulated by reboxetine and amisulpride in healthy subjects.
    Metzger CD, Wiegers M, Walter M, Abler B, Graf H
    The International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology. July 2015, in press
  18. Metabolic mapping reveals sex dependent involvement of default mode and salience network in alexithymia.
    Colic L, Demenescu L R, Li M, Kaufmann J, Krause A L, Metzger C, Walter M
    Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. September 2015, in press
  19. Effects of Ketamine on Cognition-Emotion Interaction in the Brain.
    Scheidegger M, Henning A, Walter M, Boeker H, Weigand A, Seifritz E, Grimm S
    NeuroImage. September 2015, in press
  20. Serotonergic antidepressants decrease hedonic signals but leave learning signals in the nucleus accumbens unaffected.
    Graf H, Walter M, Metzger C, Abler B
    Neuroreport. October 2015, in press
  21. Carbon-wire loop based artefact correction outperforms post-processing EEG/fMRI corrections—A validation of a real-time simultaneous EEG/fMRI correction method.
    van der Meer J, Pampel A, van Someren E, Ramautar J, van der Werf YD, Gomez-Herrero G, Lepsien J, Hellrung L, Hinrichs H, Möller H, Walter M
    Neuroimage. October 2015, in press
  22. Brain parcellation choice affects disease-related topology differences increasingly from global to local network levels.
    Lord A, Ehrlich S, Borchardt V, Geisler D, Seidel M, Huber S, Murr J, Walter M.
    Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging. December 2015, in press
  23. Preprocessing strategy influences graph-based exploration of altered functional networks in Major Depression.
    Borchardt V, Lord A, Li M, van der Meer J, Heinze H-J, Bogerts B, Breakspear M, Walter M
    Human Brain Mapping. December 2015, in press


  1. Antidepressant-related sexual dysfunction - perspectives from neuroimaging.
    Graf H, Walter M, Metzger CD, Abler B.
    Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 2014, 121:138-45.
  2. Effects of acute psychosocial stress on neural activity to emotional and neutral faces in a face recognition memory paradigm.
    Li S, Weerda R, Milde C, Wolf OT, Thiel CM.
    Brain Imaging Behav. 2014(8), 4:598-610.
  3. Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Alzheimer's disease and affective disorders.
    Teipel SJ, Walter M, Likitjaroen Y, Schönknecht P, Gruber O
    European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience. 2014(264), 6:467-483.
  4. 5-HTTLPR/rs25531 polymorphism and Neuroticism are linked by resting state functional connectivity of amygdala and fusiform gyrus.
    Kruschwitz JD*, Walter M*, Varikuti D, Jensen J, Plichta MM, Haddad L, Grimm O, Mohnke S, Pöhland L, Schott B, Mühleisen TW, Heinz A, Erk S, Seiferth N, Witt S, Nöthen MM, Rietschel M, Meyer-Lindberg A, Walter H
    Brain Structure and Function, 2014 1-13
  5. Neurobiological augmentation of psychotherapy in treatment resistant depression.
    Li S*, Demenescu LR*, Krause AL, Neubacher K, Wölfer M, Langbein B, Walter M
    Journal of Depression and Anxiety, 2014(2), 2:1-7
  6. Regional Specificity of Sex Effects on Subcortical Volumes Across the Lifespan in Healthy Aging.
    Li W*, van Tol M-J*, Li M, Miao W, Jiao Y, Heinze H-J, Bogerts B, He H, Walter M.
    Human Brain Mapping,  2014 Jan;35(1):238-47.
  7. Distribution of immunoreactive glutamine synthetase in the adult human and mouse brain. Qualitative and quantitative observations with special emphasis on extra-astroglial protein localization.
    Bernstein HG, Bannier J, Meyer-Lotz G, Steiner J, Keilhoff G, Dobrowolny H, Walter M, Bogerts B.
    J Chem Neuroanat. 2014(61) 62:33-50.
  8. Erotic stimulus processing under amisulpride and reboxetine: a placebo controlled fMRI-study in healthy subjects.
    Graf H, Wiegers M, Metzger CD, Walter M,Grön G, Abler B
    Int JNP. Aug 2014(18), 2:1-8.
  9. Brain Alterations In Paedophilia: A Critical Review Progress in Neurobiology.
    Mohnke S, Müller S, Amelung T, Krüger TH, Ponseti J, Schiffer B, Walter M, Beier KM, Walter H
    Progress In Neurobiology. Nov 2014, 1-23
  10. Dissociation of glutamate and cortical thickness is restricted to regions subserving trait but not state markers in major depressive disorder.
    Li M*, Metzger CD*, Li W*, Safron A, van Tol M-J, Lord A, Krause AL, Borchardt V, Dou W, Genz A, Heinze H-J, He H, Walter M
    Journal of Affective Disorders. Aug 2014(169), 91-100.
  11. ADRA2B genotype differentially modulates stress-induced neural activity in the amygdala and hippocampus during emotional memory retrieval.
    Li S, Weerda R, Milde C, Wolf OT, Thiel CM.
    Psychopharmacology. Aug 2014, 1-10
  12. Graph Theory reveals hyper-functionality in visual cortices of Seasonal Affective Disorder patients.
    Borchardt V*, Krause AL*, Starck T, Nissilä J, Timonen M, Kiviniemi V, Walter M.
    The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry, Sept 2014(0), 1-12
  13. Increased resting state functional connectivity in the fronto-parietal and default mode network in anorexia nervosa.
    Boehm I, Geisler D, King JA, Ritschel F, Seidel M, Araujo YD, Petermann J, Lohmeier H, Weiss J, Walter M, Roessner V, Ehrlich S
    Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, Sept 2014(8), 346.
  14. Multistage drug effects of ketamine in the treatment of major depression. (Review)
    Walter M, Li S, Demenescu LR
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci, Sept 2014(264), 1:55-65.
  15. Automatic Voxel Positioning for MRS at 7T.
    Dou W, Speck O, Benner T, Kaufmann J, Li M, Zhong K, Walter M
    Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine, 2014 published online 20.11.14, 1-12.


  1. Neural correlates of erotic stimulation under different levels of female sexual hormones.
    Abler B, Kumpfmueller D, Grön G, Walter M, Stingl J, Seeringer A
    PLoS ONE 2013;8(2):e54447.
  2. Aberrant limbic and salience network resting-state functional connectivity in panic disorder without comorbidity.
    Pannekoek JN, Veer IM, van Tol MJ, van der Werff SJ, Demenescu LR, Aleman A, Veltman DJ, Zitman FG, Rombouts SA, van der Wee NJ.
    Journal of Affective Disorders, 2013 Feb 15;145(1):29-35.
  3. Association between heart rate variability and fluctuations in resting-state functional connectivity.
    Chang C*, Metzger CD*, Glover GH, Duyn JH, Heinze H-J, Walter M
    NeuroImage, 2013 Mar;68:93-104.
  4. Resting-state functional connectivity abnormalities in limbic and salience networks in social anxiety disorder without comorbidity.
    Pannekoek JN, Veer IM, van Tol MJ, van der Werff SJ, Demenescu LR, Aleman A, Veltman DJ, Zitman FG, Rombouts SA, van der Wee NJ.
    European Neuropsychopharmacolology,  2013 Mar;23(3):186-95.
  5. Modulation of attention network activation under antidepressant agents in healthy subjects.
    Graf H, Abler B, Hartmann A, Metzger CD, Walter M
    International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 2013 Jul;16(6):1219-30
  6. Family history of alcohol dependence modulates functional neurophysiology in mood/anxiety disorders.
    Sjoerds Z, van Tol MJ, van den Brink W, van der Wee NJ, Aleman A, Beekman AJ, Penninx BW, Veltman DJ
    Psychological Medicine, 2013 Jul;43(7):1487-97.
  7. SSRI-related modulation of sexual functioning is predicted by pre-treatment resting state functional connectivity in healthy men.
    Metzger CD, Walter M, Graf H, Abler B
    Archives of Sexual Behavior, 2013 Aug;42(6):935-47
  8. Resilience to childhood maltreatment is associated with abnormal salience network resting-state functional connectivity
    van der Werff SJ, Pannekoek NJ, Veer IM, van Tol MJ, Aleman A, Veltman DJ, Zitman FG, Rombouts SA, Elzinga BM, van der Wee NJ
    Child Abuse & Neglect 2013 Aug 12. pii: S0145-2134(13)00188-9.
  9. Disruption of Glutamate-Glutamine-GABA cycle significantly impacts on suicidal behaviour: survey of the literature and own findings on glutamine synthetase.
    Bernstein H-G, Tausch A, Wagner R, Steiner J, Seeleke P, Walter M, Dobrowolny H and Bogerts B
    CNS & Neurological Disorders - Drug Targets, Jan 2013
  10. Increased Prevalence of Diverse N -Methyl-D-Aspartate Glutamate Receptor Antibodies in Patients With an Initial Diagnosis of Schizophrenia: Specific Relevance of IgG NR1a Antibodies for Distinction From N -Methyl-D-Aspartate Glutamate Receptor Encephalitis.
    Steiner J*, Walter M*, Glanz W, Sarnyai Z, Bernstein H-G, Vielhaber S, Kästner A, Skalej M, Jordan W, Schiltz K, Klingbeil C, Wandiger K-P, Bogerts B, Stoecker W.
    JAMA Psychiatry, 2013 Mar;70(3):271-8
  11. Functional mapping of thalamic nuclei and their integration into cortico-striatal-thalamo-cortical loops via ultra-high resolution imaging - From animal anatomy to in vivo imaging in humans.
    Metzger CD, van der Werf Y, Walter M
    Frontiers in Neuroscience, 2013 May 8;7:24. 
  12. Modulatory effects of the Piccolo genotype on emotional memory in health and depression.
    Woudstra S, van Tol M-J, Bochdanovits Z, van der Wee NJ, Zitman FG, van Buchem MA, Opmeer EM, Aleman A, Penninx BW, Veltman DJ, Hoogendijk WJ.
    PLOS one, April 2013.
  13. Amygdala activation and its functional connectivity during perception of emotional faces in social phobia and panic disorder.
    Demenescu LR, Cremers HJ, Kortekaas R, Renken RJ, van Tol M-J, van der Wee NJ, Veltman D, den Boer JA, Roelofs K, Aleman A.
    J Psychiatr Res., 2013 Aug;47(8):1024-31.
  14. Interaction of neuropeptide Y genotype and childhood emotional maltreatment on brain activity during emotional processing.
    Opmeer EM, Kortekaas R, van Tol M-J, van der Wee NJ, Woudstra S, van Buchem MA, Penninx BW, Veltman DJ, Aleman A
    Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2013 Apr 10.
  15. Detection of physiological noise in resting state fMRI using machine learning.
    Tom Ash, John Suckling, Martin Walter, Cinly Ooi, Claus Tempelmann, Adrian Carpenter, Guy Williams.
    Human Brain Mapping, 2013 Apr;34(4):985-98.
  16. Dynamic functional connectivity: Promises, issues, and interpretations.
    Hutchison RM, Womelsdorf T, Allen EA, Bandettini PA, Calhoun VD, Corbetta M, Penna SD, Duyn J, Glover G, Gonzalez-Castillo J, Handwerker DA,
    Keilholz S, Kiviniemi V, Leopold DA, de Pasquale F, Sporns O, Walter M, Chang C.
    NeuroImage, 2013 Oct 15;80:360-78.
  17. Systematic regional variations of GABA, Gln and Glu concentrations follow receptor fingerprints of human cingulate cortex.
    Dou W, Palomero-Gallagher N, van Tol M-J, Kaufmann J, Zhong K, Bernstein H-G, Heinze H-J, Speck O, Walter M
    Journal of Neuroscience, 2013 Jul 31;33(31):12698-12704.
  18. Integration of ultra-high field MRI and histology for connectome based research of brain disorders.
    Yang S*, Yang Z*, Fischer K, Zhong K, Stadler J, Godenschwenger F, Steiner J, Heinze H-J, Bernstein H-G, Bogerts B, Mawrin C, Reutens D, Speck O, Walter M.
    Frontiers in Neuroanatomy, 2013 Sept, PMCID: PMC3784919.
  19. Acoustic noise reduction in pseudo-Continuous Arterial Spin Labeling (pCASL).
    van der Meer JN*, Heijtel DFR*, van Hest G, Plattèl G, van Osch MJP, van Someren EJW, van Bavel ET, Nederveen AJ
    Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine, 2013, 1-8.
  20. Local cortical thinning links to resting state disconnectivity in major depressive disorder.
    van Tol M-J, Li M, Metzger CD, Hailla N, Horn DI, Heinze HJ, Bogerts B, Steiner J, He H, Walter M.
    Psychological Medicine, 2013, 1:1-13.


  1. Quantification of the human lateral geniculate nucleus in vivo using MR imaging based on morphometry: volume loss with age.
    Li M, He H, Wei S, Li J, Miao Q, Wang Ch, Wang Zh, Wang Ni, Walter M, Sabel BA.
    American Journal of Neuroradiology (AJNR), 2012 May;33(5):915-21
  2. Piccolo genotype modulates neural correlates of emotion processing but not executive functioning.
    Woudstra S, Bochdanovits Z, van Tol M-J, Veltman D J, Zitman F G, van Buchem M A, van der Wee N J, Opmeer E M, Demenescu L R, Aleman A, Penninx B W and Hoogendijk W J
    Translational Psychiatry. 2012 Apr 3;2:e99.
  3. Modulation of frontostriatal interaction aligns with reduced primary reward processing under serotonergic drugs.
    Abler B, Grön G, Hartmann A, Metzger C, Walter M.
    Journal of Neuroscience. 2012 Jan 25;32(4):1329-35
  4. Changes in community structure of resting state brain networks in unipolar depression.
    Lord A, Horn D, Breakspear M, Walter M.
    PLoS ONE 2012;7(8):e41282.
  5. Functional covariance networks: obtaining resting state networks from intersubject variability.
    Taylor P, Gohel SR, Di X, Walter M, Biswal B.
    Brain Connectivity 2012;2(4):203-17.
  6. Ketamine Decreases Resting State Functional Network Connectivity in Healthy Subjects: Implications for Antidepressant Drug Action.
    Scheidegger M*, Walter M*, Lehmann M, Metzger C, Grimm S, Boecker H, Boesiger P, Henning A, Seifritz E.
    PLoS ONE, 2012;7(9):e44799.
  7. Disease severity is correlated to tract specific changes of fractional anisotropy in MD and CM thalamus - A DTI study in major depressive disorder.
    Osoba A, Hänggi J, Li M, Horn DI, Metzger CD, Eckert U, Kaufmann J, Zierhut K, Steiner J, Schiltz K, Heinze H-J, Bogerts B, Walter M
    Journal of Affective Disorders, 2012 Nov;33(11):2627-37
  8. Orbitofrontal gray matter relates to early morning awakening: a neural correlate of insomnia complaints?
    Stoffers D, Moens S, Benjamins J, van Tol MJ, Penninx BW, Veltman DJ, Van der Wee NJ, Van Someren EJ
    Frontiers Neurology, 2012 Jun 28;3:105.
  9. Preferential networks of the mediodorsal nucleus and centromedian-parafascicular complex of the thalamus-A DTI tractography study.
    Eckert U, Metzger CD, Buchmann JE, Kaufmann J, Osoba A, Li M, Safron A, Liao W, Steiner J, Bogerts B, Walter M.
    Human Brain Mapping. 2012 Nov;33(11):2627-37
  10. Insight in schizophrenia: involvement of self-reflection networks?
    van der Meer EM, Vos A, Stiekema A, Peijnenborg, van Tol MJ, Nolen W, David A, Aleman A
    Schizophrenia Bulletin, 2012 Oct 27.
  11. Bridging the gap between the immune and glutamate hypotheses of schizophrenia and major depression: Potential role of glial NMDA receptor modulators and impaired bloodbrain barrier integrity
    Steiner J, Bogerts B, Sarnyai Z, Walter M., Gos T., Bernstein HG., Myint AM.
    World J Biol Psychiatry. 2012 Oct;13(7):482-92.


  1. Directional diffusivity changes in the optic nerve and optic radiation in optic neuritis.
    Li M, Li J, He H, Wang Z, Lv B, Li W, Hailla N, Yan F, Xian J and Ai L.
    The British Journal of Radiology. 2011 Apr;84(1000):304-14.
  2. Severe depression is associated with increased microglial quinolinic acid in subregions of the anterior cingulate gyrus: Evidence for an immune-modulated glutamatergic neurotransmission?
    Steiner J, Walter M, Gos T, Gilles J, Guillemin, Bernstein HG, Sarnyai Z, Mawrin C, Brisch R, Bielau H, Schwabedissen L, Bogerts B, Myint AM.
    Journal of Neuroinflamation. 2011 Aug 10;8:94.
  3. Aberant resting state mechanisms in major depression - converging evidence from histopathology and non invasive imaging reveal the importance of glial dysfunction.
    Walter M, Horn D, Steiner J, Bogerts B.
    Nervenheilkunde, 2011. (Review, German)
  4. Neural Correlates of Antidepressant-Related Sexual Dysfunction: A Placebo-Controlled fMRI Study on Healthy Males Under Subchronic Paroxetine and Bupropion.
    Abler B, Seeringer A, Hartmann A, Grön G, Metzger C, Walter M, Stingl J.
    Journal Neuropsychopharmacology, 2011 Aug;36(9):1837-47.
  5. Functional segregation of the human cingulate cortex is confirmed by functional connectivity based neuroanatomical parcellation.
    Yu C, Zhou Y, Liu Y, Jiang T, Dong H, Zhang Y, Walter M.
    Neuroimage. 2011 Feb 14;54(4):2571-81.
  6. Resting State Functional Connectivity in Perfusion Imaging: Correlation Maps with BOLD Connectivity and Resting State Perfusion.
    Viviani R, Messina I, Walter M.
    Journal PlosOne 2011;6(11):e27050. 


  1. Haloperidol and clozapine decrease S100B release from glial cells
    Steiner J, Schroeter M, Schiltz K, Bernstein H.G, Müller U, Walter M, Gosz T, Keilhoff G, Bogerts B.
    Neuroscience. 2010 Jun 2;167(4):1025-31.
  2. The role of hippocampus dysfunction in deficient memory encoding and positive symptoms in schizophrenia.
    Zierhut K, Bogerts B, Schott B, Fenker D, Walter M, Albrecht D, Steiner J, Schütze H, Northoff G, Düzel E, Schiltz K.
    Psychiatry Res. 2010 Sep 30;183(3):187-94.
  3. S100B serum levels are closely correlated with body mass index: an important caveat in neuropsychiatric research.
    Steiner J, Schiltz K, Walter M, Wunderlich MT, Keilhoff G, Brisch R., Bielau H, Bernstein HG, Bogerts B, Schroeter ML, Westphal S.
    Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2010 Feb;35(2):321-4.
  4. Elevated S100B levels in schizophrenia are associated with insulin resistance.
    Steiner J, Walter M, Guest PC, Myint AM, Panteli B, Brauner M, Schiltz K, Bernstein HG, Gos T, Herberth M, Schroeter ML, Schwarz MJ, Westphal S, Bahn S, Bogerts B.
    Molecular Psychiatry. 2010 Jan;15(1):3-4.
  5. High Field fMRI Reveals Thalamocortical Integration of Segregated Cognitive and Emotional Processing in Mediodorsal and Intralaminar Thalamic Nuclei.
    Metzger CD, Eckert U, Steiner J, Sartorius A, Buchmann JE, Stadler J, Tempelmann C, Speck O, Bogerts B, Abler B and Walter M.
    Frontiers in Neuroanatomy. 2010 Nov 1;4:138.
  6. Toward discovery science of human brain function.
    Biswal BB, Mennes M, Zuo XN, Gohel S, Kelly C, Smith SM, Beckmann CF, Adelstein JS, Buckner RL, Colcombe S, Dogonowski AM, Ernst M, Fair D, Hampson M, Hoptman MJ, Hyde JS, Kiviniemi VJ, Kötter R, Li SJ, Lin CP, Lowe MJ, Mackay C, Madden DJ, Madsen KH, Margulies DS, Mayberg HS, McMahon K, Monk CS, Mostofsky SH, Nagel BJ, Pekar JJ, Peltier SJ, Petersen SE, Riedl V, Rombouts SA, Rypma B, Schlaggar BL, Schmidt S, Seidler RD, Siegle GJ, Sorg C, Teng GJ, Veijola J, Villringer A, Walter M, Wang L, Weng XC, Whitfield-Gabrieli S, Williamson P, Windischberger C, Zang YF, Zhang HY, Castellanos FX, Milham MP.
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).  2010 Mar 9;107(10):4734-9. 
  7. Acute schizophrenia is accompanied by reduced T cell and increased B cell immunity
    Steiner, J; Jacobs, R; Panteli, B; Brauner M, Schiltz, K; Bahn, S; Herberth, M; Westphal, Sabine; Gos, Tomasz; Walter, M; Bernstein, H-G; Myint, A M; Bogerts, B.
    European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience. 2010 Oct;260(7):509-18.
  8. S100B Serum Levels in Schizophrenia Are Presumably Related to Visceral Obesity and Insulin Resistance.
    Steiner J., Myint AM, Schiltz K, Westphal S, Bernstein HG, Walter M, Schroeter M, Schwarz M, Bogerts B.
    Cardiovascular Psychiatry and Neurology, 2010:480707.
  9. Glutamatergic and resting-state functional connectivity correlates of severity in major depression - the role of pregenual anterior cingulate cortex and anterior insula.
    Horn DI, Yu C, Steiner J, Buchmann J, Kaufmann J, Osoba A, Eckert U, Zierhut KC, Schiltz K, He H, Biswal B, Bogerts B, Walter M.
    Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. 2010 Jul 15;4.
  10. Sex in the brain – imaging neural correlates of sexual stimulation.
    Seeringer A, Walter M, Kirchheiner J, Abler B.
    Nervenheilkunde. 2010. Juli (review, German).
  11. Altered effective connectivity network of the amygdala in social anxiety disorder: a resting-state FMRI study.
    Liao W, Qiu C, Gentili C, Walter M, Pan Z, Ding J, Zhang W, Gong Q, Chen H.
    PLoS One. 2010 Dec 22;5(12):e15238.
  12. Spectral clustering of resting state fMRI reveals default mode network with specifically reduced network homogeneity in major depression.
    Sojoudi A, Shams S, Hossein-Zadeh A, Soltanian-Zadeh H, Bogerts B, Schiltz K, Walter M.
    17th Iranian Conference of Biomedical Engineering (ICBME). 2010 Nov.
  13. Neurobiological markers for the diagnosis and treatment of pedophiliacs and their role in prevention of sexual abuse of children.
    Walter M, Ponseti J, Witzel J, Bogerts B.
    Forensic Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, 2010 Dec.


  1. Attentional modulation of emotional stimulus processing in patients with major depression – alterations in prefrontal cortical regions.
    Bermpohl F, Walter M, Sajonz B, Lücke C, Hägele C, Sterzer P, Adli M, Heinz A,Northoff G.
    Neuroscience Letters. 2009 Oct 2;463(2):108-13.
  2. Altered negative blood oxygenation level – dependent responses in the ventral defaultmode network during emotion processing in depressed subjects.
    S. Grimm, P. Boesiger; J. Beck, D. Schuepbach, F. Bermpohl, M. Walter, J. Ernst, Hell D, Boeker H, Northoff G.
    Neuropsychopharmacology. 2009 Mar;34(4):932-43.
  3. Preceding attention and the dorsomedial prefrontal cortex: Process specificity versus domain dependence.
    Walter M, Matthiä C, Rotte M, Bogerts B, Heinze HJ, Northoff G.
    Human Brain Mapping. 2009 Jan;30(1):312-26.
  4. Differential parametric modulation of self-relatedness and emotions in different brain regions.
    Northoff G, Schneider F, Rotte M, Matthiae C, Tempelmann C, Wiebking C, Bermpohl F, Heinzel A, Danos P, Heinze HJ, Bogerts B, Walter M, Panksepp J.
    Human Brain Mapping, 2009 Feb;30(2):369-82.
  5. The relationship between aberrant neuronal activation patterns in the pregenual anterior cingulate, altered glutamatergic metabolism and anhedonia in Major Depression.
    Walter M, Henning A, Grimm S, Beck J, Schulte RF, Dydak U, Boeker H, Boesiger P, Northoff G
    Archives of General Psychiatry 2009 May;66(5):478-86.
  6. Neurobiology of sexual offense.
    Walter M, Schiltz K, Peter E, Bogerts B.
    Neurotransmitter.2009 May. (review, German).
  7. A new pathophysiological aspect of S100B in schizophrenia: Potential regulation of S100B by its scavenger soluble RAGE.
    Steiner J, Walter M, Bernstein HG, Wunderlich M, Panteli B, Brauner M, Jacobs R, Gos T, Rothermundt M, Bogerts B.
    Biological Psychiatry. 2009 Jun 15;65(12):1107-10.


  1. Distinguishing sexual and emotional effects during erotic picture viewing in subcortical and cortical regions.
    M. Walter, F. Bermpohl, H. Mouras, K. Schiltz, C. Tempelmann, M.Rotte, H. J. Heinze, B. Bogerts, G. Northoff.
    Neuroimage, 2008 May 1;40(4):1482-94. 
  2. High resolution fMRI of subcortical regions during visual erotic stimulation at 7 Tesla.
    Walter M, Stadler J, Tempelmann C, Speck O, Northoff G.
    Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics (Magma). 2008 Mar;21(1-2):103-11.
  3. Forensic Psychiatry meets neuroscience – Do we need a paradigm shift to Forensic Neuropsychiatry.
    Witzel J, Walter M, Bogerts B, Northoff G.
    Behav. Sciences and the Law - Neuroimaging, 2008.
  4. The resting brain and our Self: Stimulus-associated self-relatedness modulates subsequent resting state neural activity in cortical midline structures.
    Schneider F, Bermpohl F, Heinzel A, Rotte M, Walter M, Tempelmann C, Wiebking C, Dobrowolny H, Heinze HJ, Northoff G.
    Neuroscience.  2008 Nov 11;157(1):120-31.

2007 and earlier

  1. GABA concentration in the human anterior cingulate cortex predicts negative BOLD response in fMRI.
    Northoff G, Walter M, Schulte DF, Beck J, Dydak U, Henning A, Boeker H, Grimm S, Boesiger P.
    Nature Neuroscience, 2007 Dec;10(12):1515-7.
  2. Pedophilia is linked to reduced activation in hypothalamus and lateral prefrontal cortex during visual erotic stimulation.
    Walter M, Witzel J, Wiebking C, Gubka U, Rotte M, Schiltz K, Tempelmann C, Bogerts B, Heinze HJ, Northoff G.
    Biological Psychiatry, 2007 Sep 15;62(6):698-701.
  3. Emerging aspects of novel brain imaging techniques for major depressive disorder.
    Walter M.
    Neuropsychiat. Nachr. 2007 (review, German) 2006
  4. Self related processing in the sexual domain: a parametric event elated fMRI study.
    Heinzel A, Walter M, Schneider F, Rotte M, Matthiae C, Tempelmann C, Heinze HJ, Bogerts B, Northoff G.
    Social Neuroscience. 2006;1(1):41-51.
  5. Deficits in emotion processing and decision making in pedophilia - a combined fMRI and neuropsychological study.
    Wiebking C, Witzel J, Walter M, Gubka U, Northoff G.
    Forensic Psychiatry & Psychotherapy. 2006.
  6. What is pedophilia? A neuropsychological and neurobiological model.
    Walter M, Wiebking C, Northoff G.
    Forens. Psych. & Psychother. 2005 (review, German)
* these authors contributed equally to the work.