Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie
 Universitätsmedizin Leipzig

Dr. rer. nat. Dipl.Psych. Christian Sander

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Telefon: 0341-97 24 558
Fax: 0341-97 24 539
E-Mail: Christian.Sander@medizin.uni-leipzig.de

Kurzvita

• geboren 01.09.1979 in Leipzig
• 1999 bis 2005: Studium der Psychologie an der Universität Leipzig
• 2005 bis 2007: Dissertation am Lehrstuhl Klinische und Gesundheitspsychologie, Universität Leipzig unter Professor Dr. Harry Schröder (Thema: "Der Gesundheits-Q-Sort - Entwicklung und empirische Erprobung eines Q-Sort-Verfahrens zur Messung von Selbst- und Idealkonzepten der Gesundheit")
• seit 2005: Ausbildung zum Psychologischen Psychotherapeuten der Verhaltenstherapie
• seit 2007: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter der Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie, Universitätsklinikum Leipzig, AöR (Neurobiologische Forschungsgruppe)
• seit 2011: Mitglied des Leipziger Forschungszentrums für Zivilisationserkrankungen (LIFE)
• seit 2015: Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter der Stiftung Deutsche Depressionshilfe (Forschungszentrum Depression)

Publikationen

2018

Hegerl U, Mergl R, Sander C, Dietzel J, Bitter I, Demyttenaere K, Gusmão R, Arrillaga AG, Zorrilla I, Alocén AG, Sola VP, Vieta E, Juckel G, Zimmermann US, Bauer M, Sienaert P, Quintão S, Edel MA, Bolyos C, Ayuso-Mateos JL, López-García P, Kluge M.
A multi-centre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of methylphenidate in the initial treatment of acute mania (MEMAP study).
Eur Neuropsychopharmacol. 2018; 28(1):185-194.
doi: 10.1016/j.euroneuro.2017.11.003.
PMID: 29174864.

2017

Strauß M, Ulke C, Paucke M, Huang J, Mauche N, Sander C, Stark T, Hegerl U.
Brain arousal regulation in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Psychiatry Res. 2017; 261:102-108.
doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2017.12.043.
PMID: 29291475.

Ulke C, Sander C, Jawinski P, Mauche N, Huang J, Spada J, Wittekind D, Mergl R, Luck T, Riedel-Heller S, Hensch T, Hegerl U.
Sleep disturbances and upregulation of brain arousal during daytime in depressed versus non-depressed elderly subjects.
World J Biol Psychiatry. 2017; 18(8):633-640.
doi: 10.1080/15622975.2016.1224924.
PMID: 27557150.

Dogan E, Sander C, Wagner X, Hegerl U, Kohls E.
Smartphone-Based Monitoring of Objective and Subjective Data in Affective Disorders: Where Are We and Where Are We Going?
J Med Internet Res. 2017; 19(7):e262.
doi: 10.2196/jmir.7006.
PMID: 28739561

Jawinski P, Kittel J, Sander C, Huang J, Spada J, Ulke C, Wirkner K, Hensch T, Hegerl U.
Recorded and Reported Sleepiness: The Association Between Brain Arousal in Resting State and Subjective Daytime Sleepiness.
Sleep. 2017; 40(7).
doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsx099.
PubMed PMID: 28605521.

Schmidt FM, Sander C, Dietz ME, Nowak C, Schröder T, Mergl R, Schönknecht P, Himmerich H, Hegerl U.
Brain arousal regulation as response predictor for antidepressant therapy in major depression.
Sci Rep. 2017; 7:45187.
doi: 10.1038/srep45187.
PMID: 28345662

Sander C, Ueck P, Mergl R, Gordon G, Hegerl U, Himmerich H.
Physical activity in depressed and non-depressed patients with obesity.
Eat Weight Disord. 2017. [Epub ahead of print]
doi: 10.1007/s40519-016-0347-8.
PMID: 28188598.

Hinz A, Glaesmer H, Brähler E, Löffler M, Engel C, Enzenbach C, Hegerl U, Sander C.
Sleep quality in the general population: psychometric properties of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index, derived from a German community sample of 9284 people.
Sleep Med. 2017; 30:57-63.
doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2016.03.008.
PMID: 28215264.

Huang J, Hensch T, Ulke C, Sander C, Spada J, Jawinski P, Hegerl U.
Evoked potentials and behavioral performance during different states of brain arousal.
BMC Neurosci. 2017; 18(1):21.
doi: 10.1186/s12868-017-0340-9.
PMID: 28122495.

2016

Spada J, Scholz M, Kirsten H, Hensch T, Horn K, Jawinski P, Ulke C, Burkhardt R, Wirkner K, Loeffler M, Hegerl U, Sander C.
Genome-wide association analysis of actigraphic sleep phenotypes in the LIFE Adult Study.
J Sleep Res. 2016; 25(6):690-701.
doi: 10.1111/jsr.12421.
PMID: 27126917.

Sander C, Hegerl U, Wirkner K, Walter N, Kocalevent RD, Petrowski K, Glaesmer H, Hinz A.
Normative values of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS), derived from a large German sample.
Sleep Breath. 2016; 20(4):1337-1345.
doi: 10.1007/s11325-016-1363-7.
PMID: 27234595.

Hinz A, Sander C, Glaesmer H, Brähler E, Zenger M, Hilbert A, Kocalevent RD.
Optimism and pessimism in the general population: Psychometric properties of the Life Orientation Test (LOT-R).
Int J Clin Health Psychol. 2016; 17(2):161-170.
doi: 10.1016/j.ijchp.2017.02.003.

Wittekind DA, Spada J, Gross A, Hensch T, Jawinski P, Ulke C, Sander C, Hegerl U.
Early report on brain arousal regulation in manic vs depressive episodes in bipolar disorder.
Bipolar Disord. 2016; 18(6):502-510.
doi: 10.1111/bdi.12440.
PMID: 27759213.

Jawinski P, Mauche N, Ulke C, Huang J, Spada J, Enzenbach C, Sander C, Hegerl U, Hensch T.
Tobacco use is associated with reduced amplitude and intensity dependence of the cortical auditory evoked N1-P2 component.
Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2016; 233(11):2173-83.
doi: 10.1007/s00213-016-4268-z.
PMID: 26983415.

Schmidt FM, Schröder T, Kirkby KC, Sander C, Suslow T, Holdt LM, Teupser D, Hegerl U, Himmerich H.
Pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines, but not CRP, are inversely correlated with severity and symptoms of major depression.
Psychiatry Res. 2016; 239:85-91.
doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2016.02.052.
PMID: 27137966.

Jawinski P, Tegelkamp S, Sander C, Häntzsch M, Huang J, Mauche N, Scholz M, Spada J, Ulke C, Burkhardt R, Reif A, Hegerl U, Hensch T.
Time to wake up: No impact of COMT Val158Met gene variation on circadian preferences, arousal regulation and sleep.
Chronobiol Int. 2016; 33(7):893-905.
doi: 10.1080/07420528.2016.1178275.
PMID: 27148829.

Schmidt FM, Pschiebl A, Sander C, Kirkby KC, Thormann J, Minkwitz J, Chittka T, Weschenfelder J, Holdt LM, Teupser D, Hegerl U, Himmerich H.
Impact of Serum Cytokine Levels on EEG-Measured Arousal Regulation in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder and Healthy Controls.
Neuropsychobiology. 2016; 73(1):1-9.
doi: 10.1159/000441190.
PMID: 26812192.

Hegerl U, Sander C, Hensch T.
Arousal Regulation in affective disorders.
In: Frodl T (ed.). Systems Neuroscience in Depression. Academic Press, 2016
ISBN: 9780128013450
eBook ISBN: 9780128026281

2015

Huang J, Sander C, Jawinski P, Ulke C, Spada J, Hegerl U, Hensch T.
Test-retest reliability of brain arousal regulation as assessed with VIGALL2.0.
Neuropsychiatric Electrophysiology. 2015; 1:13.
doi: 10.1186/s40810-015-0013-9.

Polyakova M, Sander C, Arelin K, Lampe L, Luck T, Luppa M, Kratzsch J, Hoffmann KT, Riedel-Heller S, Villringer A, Schoenknecht P, Schroeter ML.
First evidence for glial pathology in late life minor depression: S100B is increased in males with minor depression.
Front Cell Neurosci. 2015; 9:406.
doi: 10.3389/fncel.2015.00406.
PMID: 26500502.

Olbrich S, Fischer MM, Sander C, Hegerl U, Wirtz H, Bosse-Henck A.
Objective markers for sleep propensity: comparison between the Multiple Sleep Latency Test and the Vigilance Algorithm Leipzig.
J Sleep Res. 2015; 24(4):450-7.
doi: 10.1111/jsr.12290.
PMID: 25754191.

Loeffler M, Engel C, Ahnert P, Alfermann D, Arelin K, Baber R, Beutner F, Binder H, Brähler E, Burkhardt R, Ceglarek U, Enzenbach C, Fuchs M, Glaesmer H, Girlich F, Hagendorff A, Häntzsch M, Hegerl U, Henger S, Hensch T, Hinz A, Holzendorf V, Husser D, Kersting A, Kiel A, Kirsten T, Kratzsch J, Krohn K, Luck T, Melzer S, Netto J, Nüchter M, Raschpichler M, Rauscher FG, Riedel-Heller SG, Sander C, Scholz M, Schönknecht P, Schroeter ML, Simon JC, Speer R, Stäker J, Stein R, Stöbel-Richter Y, Stumvoll M, Tarnok A, Teren A, Teupser D, Then FS, Tönjes A, Treudler R, Villringer A, Weissgerber A, Wiedemann P, Zachariae S, Wirkner K, Thiery J.
The LIFE-Adult-Study: objectives and design of a population-based cohort study with 10,000 deeply phenotyped adults in Germany.
BMC Public Health. 2015; 15:691.
doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-1983-z.
PMID: 26197779

Schmidt FM, Nowak C, Kratzsch J, Sander C, Hegerl U, Schönknecht P.
Dynamics of melanin-concentrating hormone (MCH) serum levels in major depressive disorder during antidepressant treatment.
J Affect Disord. 2015; 180:207-13.
doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2015.03.039.
PMID: 25932975.

Strauss M, Mergl R, Schindler S, Sander C, Schönknecht P, Hegerl U.
What Does the Speed of Onset of a Depressive Episode Tell Us?
J Psychiatr Pract. 2015; 21(4):275-80.
doi: 10.1097/PRA.0000000000000081.
PMID: 26164053.

Hensch T, Blume A, Böttger D, Sander C, Niedermeier N, Hegerl U.
Yawning in depression: worth looking into.
Pharmacopsychiatry. 2015; 48(3):118-20.
doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1545332.
PMID: 25723148.

Schmidt FM, Weschenfelder J, Sander C, Minkwitz J, Thormann J, Chittka T, Mergl R, Kirkby KC, Faßhauer M, Stumvoll M, Holdt LM, Teupser D, Hegerl U, Himmerich H.
Inflammatory cytokines in general and central obesity and modulating effects of physical activity.
PLoS One. 2015; 10(3):e0121971.
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121971.
PMID: 25781614

Strauss M, Mergl R, Sander C, Schönknecht P, Bock K, Hegerl U.
"Onset of Depression Inventory"--comparison between the data of depressed patients and
their relatives.
Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract. 2015; 19(3):188-91.
doi: 10.3109/13651501.2015.1028413.
PMID: 25761139.

Sander C, Hensch T, Wittekind DA, Böttger D, Hegerl U.
Assessment of Wakefulness and Brain Arousal Regulation in Psychiatric Research.
Neuropsychobiology. 2015; 72(3-4):195-205.
doi: 10.1159/000439384.
PMID: 26901462.

Jawinski P, Sander C, Mauche N, Spada J, Huang J, Schmidt A, Häntzsch M, Burkhardt R, Scholz M, Hegerl U, Hensch T.
Brain Arousal Regulation in Carriers of Bipolar Disorder Risk Alleles.
Neuropsychobiology. 2015; 72(2):65-73.
doi: 10.1159/000437438.
PMID: 26509803.

Strauss M, Mergl R, Sander C, Schönknecht P, Hegerl U.
Association of speed of onset and speed of recovery of depressive episodes in patients with major depression.
Psychopathology. 2015; 48(1):65-8.
doi: 10.1159/000367601.
PMID: 25358416.

2014

Schmidt FM, Lichtblau N, Minkwitz J, Chittka T, Thormann J, Kirkby KC, Sander C, Mergl R, Faßhauer M, Stumvoll M, Holdt LM, Teupser D, Hegerl U, Himmerich H.
Cytokine levels in depressed and non-depressed subjects, and masking effects of
obesity.
J Psychiatr Res. 2014; 55:29-34.
doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2014.04.021.
PMID: 24838047.

Spada J, Sander C, Burkhardt R, Häntzsch M, Mergl R, Scholz M, Hegerl U, Hensch T.
Genetic association of objective sleep phenotypes with a functional polymorphism in the neuropeptide S receptor gene.
PLoS One. 2014; 9(6):e98789.
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098789.
PMID: 24896296

Bekhtereva V, Sander C, Forschack N, Olbrich S, Hegerl U, Müller MM.
Effects of EEG-vigilance regulation patterns on early perceptual processes in human visual cortex.
Clin Neurophysiol. 2014; 125(1):98-107.
doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2013.06.019.
PMID: 23871178.

Polyakova M, Sonnabend N, Sander C, Mergl R, Schroeter ML, Schroeder J, Schönknecht P.
Prevalence of minor depression in elderly persons with and without mild cognitive impairment: a systematic review.
J Affect Disord. 2014; 152-154:28-38.
doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2013.09.016.
PMID: 24103852.

Strauss M, Mergl R, Sander C, Doehring C, Schönknecht P, Angst J, Hegerl U.
Test-retest stability of the Onset of Depression Inventory.
Psychopathology. 2014; 47(1):45-50.
doi: 10.1159/000348488.
PMID: 23548734.

2013

Jödicke J, Olbrich S, Sander C, Minkwitz J, Chittka T, Himmerich H, Hegerl U.
Separation of low-voltage EEG-activity during mental activation from that during transition to drowsiness.
Brain Topogr. 2013; 26(4):538-46.
doi: 10.1007/s10548-013-0287-9.
PMID: 23563907.

Schmidt FM, Schönherr J, Sander C, Kirkby KC, Hegerl U, Himmerich H.
Applying EEG-based vigilance measurement in a case of adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2013; 16(5):1169-71.
doi: 10.1017/S1461145712001381.
PMID: 23217730.

Olbrich S, Olbrich H, Jahn I, Sander C, Adamaszek M, Hegerl U, Reque F, Stengler K.
EEG-vigilance regulation during the resting state in obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Clin Neurophysiol. 2013; 124(3):497-502.
doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2012.08.018. E
PMID: 23022038.

Kluge M, Hegerl U, Sander C, Dietzel J, Mergl R, Bitter I, Demyttenaere K, Gusmão R, Gonzalez-Pinto A, Perez-Sola V, Vieta E, Juckel G, Zimmermann US, Bauer M, Sienaert P, Quintão S, Edel MA, Bolyos C, Ayuso-Mateos JL, López-García P.
Methylphenidate in mania project (MEMAP): study protocol of an international randomised double-blind placebo-controlled study on the initial treatment of acute mania with methylphenidate.
BMC Psychiatry. 2013; 13:71.
doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-13-71.
PMID: 23446109.

Tränkner A, Sander C, Schönknecht P.
A critical review of the recent literature and selected therapy guidelines since 2006 on the use of lamotrigine in bipolar disorder.
Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2013; 9:101-11.
doi: 10.2147/NDT.S37126.
PMID: 23378766

2012

Strauss M, Sander C, Mergl R, Merz C, Schönknecht P, Hegerl U.
Onset of Depression Inventory (ODI)--assessment of the speed of onset of depressive
episodes.
J Affect Disord. 2012; 142(1-3):156-60.
doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2012.05.002.
PMID: 22842020.

Minkwitz J, Trenner MU, Sander C, Olbrich S, Sheldrick AJ, Hegerl U, Himmerich H.
Time perception at different EEG-vigilance levels.
Behav Brain Funct. 2012; 8:50.
doi: 10.1186/1744-9081-8-50.
PMID: 22998925.

Hegerl U, Wilk K, Olbrich S, Schoenknecht P, Sander C.
Hyperstable regulation of vigilance in patients with major depressive disorder.
World J Biol Psychiatry. 2012; 13(6):436-46.
doi: 10.3109/15622975.2011.579164.
PMID: 21722018.

Olbrich S, Sander C, Minkwitz J, Chittka T, Mergl R, Hegerl U, Himmerich H.
EEG vigilance regulation patterns and their discriminative power to separate patients with major depression from healthy controls.
Neuropsychobiology. 2012; 65(4):188-94.
doi: 10.1159/000337000.
PMID: 22538271.

Weschenfelder J, Sander C, Kluge M, Kirkby KC, Himmerich H.
The influence of cytokines on wakefulness regulation: clinical relevance, mechanisms and methodological problems.
Psychiatr Danub. 2012; 24(2):112-26.
PMID: 22706407.

Olbrich S, Sander C, Jahn I, Eplinius F, Claus S, Mergl R, Schönknecht P, Hegerl U.
Unstable EEG-vigilance in patients with cancer-related fatigue (CRF) in comparison to healthy controls.
World J Biol Psychiatry. 2012; 13(2):146-52.
doi: 10.3109/15622975.2010.545434.
PMID: 21247259.

2011

Olbrich S, Sander C, Matschinger H, Mergl R, Trenner M, Schönknecht P, Hegerl U.
Brain and Body - Associations between EEG-Vigilance and the Autonomous Nervous System Activity During Rest.
J Psychophysiol. 2011; 25:190-200.
doi: 10.1027/0269-8803/a000061.

Sander C, Schönknecht P.
Störungen der Vigilanzregulation bei depressiven Erkrankungen.
Nervenheilkunde. 2011; 30(11):870-877.
doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1628439.

Strauß M, Sander C, Mergl R, Schönknecht P, Hegerl U.
Onset-of-Depression-Inventory - Erfassung der Geschwindigkeit des Depressionsbeginns
Nervenheilkunde. 2011; 30(11):899-901.
doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1628443.

Minkwitz J, Trenner MU, Sander C, Olbrich S, Sheldrick AJ, Schönknecht P, Hegerl U, Himmerich H.
Prestimulus vigilance predicts response speed in an easy visual discrimination task.
Behav Brain Funct. 2011; 7:31.
doi: 10.1186/1744-9081-7-31.
PubMed PMID: 21816115.

Guenther T, Schönknecht P, Becker G, Olbrich S, Sander C, Hesse S, Meyer PM, Luthardt J, Hegerl U, Sabri O.
Impact of EEG-vigilance on brain glucose uptake measured with [(18)F]FDG and PET in patients with depressive episode or mild cognitive impairment.
Neuroimage. 2011; 56(1):93-101.
doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.01.059.
PMID: 21276863.

Olbrich S, Jödicke J, Sander C, Himmerich H, Hegerl U.
ICA-based muscle artefact correction of EEG data: what is muscle and what is brain? Comment on McMenamin et al.
Neuroimage. 2011; 54(1):1-3; discussion 4-9.
doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.04.256.
PMID: 20441799.

2010

Schmidt FM, Brügel M, Kratzsch J, Strauss M, Sander C, Baum P, Thiery J, Hegerl U, Schönknecht P.
Cerebrospinal fluid hypocretin-1 (orexin A) levels in mania compared to unipolar depression and healthy controls.
Neurosci Lett. 2010; 483(1):20-2.
doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2010.07.038.
PMID: 20655364.

Sander C, Arns M, Olbrich S, Hegerl U.
EEG-vigilance and response to stimulants in paediatric patients with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
Clin Neurophysiol. 2010; 121(9):1511-8.
doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2010.03.021.
PMID: 20382071.

Schoenknecht P, Olbrich S, Sander C, Spindler P, Hegerl U.
Treatment of acute mania with modafinil monotherapy.
Biol Psychiatry. 2010; 67(11):e55-7.
doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2009.12.021.
PMID: 20138253.

2009

Hegerl U, Sander C, Olbrich S, Schoenknecht P.
Are psychostimulants a treatment option in mania?
Pharmacopsychiatry. 2009; 42(5):169-74.
doi: 10.1055/s-0029-1220888.
PMID: 19724978.

2008

Guerrero IL, Sander C.
[Falling sleep inopportunely: treatment of narcolepsy].
MMW Fortschr Med. 2008; 150(51-52):35-7.
PMID: 19156954.

Hegerl U, Olbrich S, Schönknecht P, Sander C.
Ist manisches Verhalten ein autoregulatorischer Versuch zur Vigilanzstabilisierung?
Nervenarzt. 2008; 79(11):1283-4, 1286-90.
doi: 10.1007/s00115-008-2553-8.
PMID: 18758743.


 
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