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EPMA Journal (Scopus IF 7.7, top 3% in "Health Policy"; Clarivate Analytics IF 4.901 / Q1 in "Medicine, Research & Experimental"; SCImago IF 5.529 / Q1 in "Health Policy", Biochemistry (medicine)", "Drug Discovery") welcomed today Dr. Alexander Karabatsiakis as a new member.

- 2020.11.16: The project "Effects of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) on mitochondrial function in depression" was funded by the province of Tyrol through the Tyrolean Science Fund (TWF) with € 12,000. We are very pleased for the financial support of the project.

- 2020.10.15: A new publication describes the epigenetic analysis of aging markers in the context of adverse childhood experiences. The paper is entitled: Ramo-Fernández, L., Karabatsiakis, A., Boeck, C., Koenig, A.M., Gumpp, A.M., Mavioglu, R.N., Ammerpohl, O., Kolassa, I.-T. (in press). Characterization of the effects of age and childhood maltreatment on ELOVL2 DNA methylation. Development and Psychopathology

- 2020.10.01: A new publication in PNAS describes the intergenerational investigation of mitochondrial bioenergetics in the context of adverse childhood experiences: Gumpp, A.M., Boeck, C., Behnke, A., Bach, A.M., Ramo-Fernández. , Welz, T., Gündel, H., Iris-Tatjana Kolassa, I.T., Karabatsiakis, A.. Childhood maltreatment is associated with changes in mitochondrial bioenergetics in maternal, but not in neonatal immune cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), October 1, 2020;

- 2020.09.09: Theses (B.Sc., M.Sc.) can also be offered to students of Molecular Medicine (MUI). If you are interested, please send an email to