Jiska S Peper

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Center Utrecht
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi Cerebral white matter in early puberty is associated with luteinizing hormone concentrations
    Jiska S Peper
    Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:909-15. 2008
  2. doi Sex steroids and brain structure in pubertal boys and girls
    Jiska S Peper
    Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:332-42. 2009
  3. doi Heritability of regional and global brain structure at the onset of puberty: a magnetic resonance imaging study in 9-year-old twin pairs
    Jiska S Peper
    Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:2184-96. 2009
  4. doi Does having a twin brother make for a bigger brain?
    Jiska S Peper
    Department of Psychiatry, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Center, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Endocrinol 160:739-46. 2009
  5. doi Heritability of volumetric brain changes and height in children entering puberty
    Inge L C van Soelen
    Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Hum Brain Mapp 34:713-25. 2013
  6. doi Heritability of DTI and MTR in nine-year-old children
    Rachel M Brouwer
    Department of Psychiatry, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 53:1085-92. 2010
  7. pmc White matter development in early puberty: a longitudinal volumetric and diffusion tensor imaging twin study
    Rachel M Brouwer
    Department of Psychiatry, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e32316. 2012
  8. ncbi Genetic influences on human brain structure: a review of brain imaging studies in twins
    Jiska S Peper
    Department of Psychiatry, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Center Utrecht, A01 126, 3584 CX Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Hum Brain Mapp 28:464-73. 2007

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. doi Cerebral white matter in early puberty is associated with luteinizing hormone concentrations
    Jiska S Peper
    Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:909-15. 2008
    ..In addition, genes involved in LH production may be promising candidate genes in neuropsychiatric illnesses with an onset in early adolescence...
  2. doi Sex steroids and brain structure in pubertal boys and girls
    Jiska S Peper
    Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 34:332-42. 2009
    ..We suggest that in pubertal girls, estradiol may be implicated in neuronal changes in the cerebral cortex during this important period of brain development...
  3. doi Heritability of regional and global brain structure at the onset of puberty: a magnetic resonance imaging study in 9-year-old twin pairs
    Jiska S Peper
    Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:2184-96. 2009
    ..Pubertal development may be directly involved in the decreases in gray matter areas that accompany the transition of our brains from childhood into adulthood...
  4. doi Does having a twin brother make for a bigger brain?
    Jiska S Peper
    Department of Psychiatry, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Center, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Endocrinol 160:739-46. 2009
    ..For example, in litter-bearing mammals intrauterine position increases prenatal testosterone exposure through adjacent male fetuses, resulting in masculinization of brain morphology...
  5. doi Heritability of volumetric brain changes and height in children entering puberty
    Inge L C van Soelen
    Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Hum Brain Mapp 34:713-25. 2013
    ..Brain and body each expand at their own pace and through separate genetic pathways. There are distinct genetic processes acting on structural brain development, which cannot be explained by genetic increase in height...
  6. doi Heritability of DTI and MTR in nine-year-old children
    Rachel M Brouwer
    Department of Psychiatry, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 53:1085-92. 2010
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  7. pmc White matter development in early puberty: a longitudinal volumetric and diffusion tensor imaging twin study
    Rachel M Brouwer
    Department of Psychiatry, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e32316. 2012
    ..In children who showed the most pronounced white matter growth, fractional anisotropy increased the least and vice-versa. Thus, white matter development in childhood may reflect a process of both expansion and fiber optimization...
  8. ncbi Genetic influences on human brain structure: a review of brain imaging studies in twins
    Jiska S Peper
    Department of Psychiatry, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Center Utrecht, A01 126, 3584 CX Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Hum Brain Mapp 28:464-73. 2007
    ..New techniques such as genome-wide scans may become helpful in the search for genes that are involved in the regulation of human brain volume throughout life...