H Himmerich

Summary

Affiliation: University of Leipzig
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Modulation of cytokine production by drugs with antiepileptic or mood stabilizer properties in anti-CD3- and anti-Cd40-stimulated blood in vitro
    Hubertus Himmerich
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Semmelweisstr 10, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Oxid Med Cell Longev 2014:806162. 2014
  2. pmc Cervicothoracic intradural arachnoid cyst misdiagnosed as motor neuron disease
    P G Sämann
    Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Kraepelinstrasse 2 10, 80804 Munich, Germany
    Case Report Med 2010:261657. 2010
  3. pmc Impact of antidepressants on cytokine production of depressed patients in vitro
    Alexander Munzer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Semmelweisstr 10, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Toxins (Basel) 5:2227-40. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of mood stabilizers and antiepileptic drugs on cytokine production in-vitro
    Hubertus Himmerich
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Semmelweisstr 10, 04103 Leipzig, Germany Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 47:1751-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Stress-induced cytokine changes in rats
    Hubertus Himmerich
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical Faculty, University of Leipzig, Semmelweisstraße 10, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Eur Cytokine Netw 24:97-103. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of Involvement of Eicosanoids and their Precursors in the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Schizophrenia
    Luise Schmidt
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig Semmelweisstr 10, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Med Chem 9:763-73. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Choice of treatment with antidepressants: influencing factors
    Hubertus Himmerich
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Curr Pharm Des 18:5958-75. 2012
  8. pmc Time perception at different EEG-vigilance levels
    Juliane Minkwitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Leipzig, Semmelweisstr, 10, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Behav Brain Funct 8:50. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of clozapine, N-desmethylclozapine and chlorpromazine on thromboxane production in vitro
    Hubertus Himmerich
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Med Chem 8:1032-8. 2012
  10. pmc Prestimulus vigilance predicts response speed in an easy visual discrimination task
    Juliane Minkwitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Leipzig, Semmelweisstr, 10, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Behav Brain Funct 7:31. 2011

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Modulation of cytokine production by drugs with antiepileptic or mood stabilizer properties in anti-CD3- and anti-Cd40-stimulated blood in vitro
    Hubertus Himmerich
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Semmelweisstr 10, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Oxid Med Cell Longev 2014:806162. 2014
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  2. pmc Cervicothoracic intradural arachnoid cyst misdiagnosed as motor neuron disease
    P G Sämann
    Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Kraepelinstrasse 2 10, 80804 Munich, Germany
    Case Report Med 2010:261657. 2010
    ..Histopathology confirmed an arachnoid origin as suspected from MRI. Spinal cysts may mimic ALS and need to be thoroughly excluded by appropriate imaging...
  3. pmc Impact of antidepressants on cytokine production of depressed patients in vitro
    Alexander Munzer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Semmelweisstr 10, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Toxins (Basel) 5:2227-40. 2013
    ..Mirtazapine and citalopram increased IL-22 production. The differing profile of cytokine production may relate to differences in therapeutic effects, risk of relapse and side effects. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of mood stabilizers and antiepileptic drugs on cytokine production in-vitro
    Hubertus Himmerich
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Semmelweisstr 10, 04103 Leipzig, Germany Electronic address
    J Psychiatr Res 47:1751-9. 2013
    ..IL-22 may be a research target for specific therapeutic effects of mood stabilizers and AEDs. These drugs might influence cytokine production by modulating ion channels and γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptors of immune cells. ..
  5. doi request reprint Stress-induced cytokine changes in rats
    Hubertus Himmerich
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical Faculty, University of Leipzig, Semmelweisstraße 10, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Eur Cytokine Netw 24:97-103. 2013
    ..The reported changes in IFN-γ could provide an explanation for the higher susceptibility to infection seen in life periods associated with sustained levels of stress. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of Involvement of Eicosanoids and their Precursors in the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Schizophrenia
    Luise Schmidt
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig Semmelweisstr 10, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Med Chem 9:763-73. 2013
    ..COX-2 inhibitors may exert this therapeutic action through their effects in reducing PGE2, type-2 cytokine and kynurenic acid production and strengthening glutamatergic neurotransmission. ..
  7. ncbi request reprint Choice of treatment with antidepressants: influencing factors
    Hubertus Himmerich
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Curr Pharm Des 18:5958-75. 2012
    ..Treatment guidelines, algorithms, and most recently, computational supports and biological markers serve as decision supports...
  8. pmc Time perception at different EEG-vigilance levels
    Juliane Minkwitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Leipzig, Semmelweisstr, 10, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Behav Brain Funct 8:50. 2012
    ..Thus, we hypothesised that the re-tapping interval length and the accuracy of reproduction performance would vary depending on the state of vigilance determined by EEG...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of clozapine, N-desmethylclozapine and chlorpromazine on thromboxane production in vitro
    Hubertus Himmerich
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Med Chem 8:1032-8. 2012
    ..Additionally, known side effects of APs such as orthostatic hypotension may be a result of changes in the concentrations of TxA2 or TxB2...
  10. pmc Prestimulus vigilance predicts response speed in an easy visual discrimination task
    Juliane Minkwitz
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Leipzig, Semmelweisstr, 10, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Behav Brain Funct 7:31. 2011
    ..We hypothesised that a low EEG-vigilance state immediately before a reaction task would entail a longer RT. Shorter RTs were expected for a high EEG-vigilance state...
  11. doi request reprint Impact of antipsychotics on cytokine production in-vitro
    Hubertus Himmerich
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 45:1358-65. 2011
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  12. doi request reprint Laboratory parameters and appetite regulators in patients with anorexia nervosa
    Hubertus Himmerich
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Leipzig, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Psychiatr Pract 16:82-92. 2010
    ..To date, despite these associated laboratory alterations, the diagnosis of anorexia is a clinical one, based on weight and specific psychopathology...
  13. ncbi request reprint TNF-alpha and ghrelin: opposite effects on immune system, metabolism and mental health
    Hubertus Himmerich
    Claussen Simon Endowed Professorship for Neurobiology of Affective Disorders, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Protein Pept Lett 17:186-96. 2010
    ..Therefore, TNF-alpha and ghrelin seem to have opposite effects regarding the hypothalamic regulation of eating behavior, modulation of the immune response and the state of mental health...
  14. doi request reprint [The relevance of the TNF-alpha system in psychiatric disorders]
    H Himmerich
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitätsklinikum der RWTH Aachen
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 77:334-45. 2009
    ..Hopefully, these hypotheses may lead to new therapeutical strategies for psychiatric patients in the near future...
  15. doi request reprint Glucose tolerance in depressed inpatients, under treatment with mirtazapine and in healthy controls
    J M Hennings
    Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, 80804 Munich, Germany
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 118:98-100. 2010
    ..Although glucose tolerance improved under mirtazapine treatment, insulin sensitivity was still impaired and remained significantly lower in patients compared to controls...
  16. doi request reprint [Metabolic disorders under antipsychotic treatment]
    N Steffenhagen
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Psychiatrie, Medizinische Fakultät der Universität Leipzig, Semmelweisstr 10, 04103, Leipzig, Deutschland
    Nervenarzt 83:337-44. 2012
    ..This article reviews the epidemiology and pharmacodynamics of metabolic abnormalities in psychiatric patients treated with antipsychotics, focusing on substance-specific differences...
  17. doi request reprint [Antihistaminergic antipsychotics cause weight gain]
    T Veselinovic
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Universitätsklinikum der RWTH Aachen, Aachen
    Nervenarzt 81:329-34. 2010
    ..Hypothalamic AMPK activity has an integrative function regarding orexigenic and anorexigenic signals...
  18. doi request reprint Depression, comorbidities and the TNF-alpha system
    H Himmerich
    Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Kraepelinstrasse 2 10, 80804, Munich, Germany
    Eur Psychiatry 23:421-9. 2008
    ..These results confirm earlier studies regarding the comorbidities of depression and support the hypothesis that activation of the TNF-alpha system may contribute to the development of a depressive disorder...