Central German Mental Health Center

Igor Nenadić

Igor Nenadić

Prof. Dr. med., Dept. of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, UMR, UKGM and CMBB

Current position
Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry and Vice-Chair, Dept. of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Role within partner site
Representative Faculty

Relevant work experience
DFG RU 2107, PI
since 2018
Marburg Research Academy (MARA), Board of Directors
Thuringian Twin Study on Schizophrenia, coordinator
EU-FP6 funded ITN network project “European Twin Network on Schizophrenia”, coordinator

Professional background
since 2016
Professor and Vice-Chair, Dept. of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, UMR
Consultant Psychiatrist and Junior Group leader, Dept. of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Jena University
Visiting Research Fellowships, Dept. of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
Visiting Clinical Research Fellow, FMRIB Centre, University of Oxford, UK
Dissertation, Dr. med., Jena University
Resident in Dept. of Psychiatry and Dept. of Neurology, Jena University, and Neurosurgery rotation, Oxford University, UK

Main research foci
  • Brain imaging (structural and functional MRI) in psychiatric disorders
  • MRI morphometry methods development and implementation
  • Transdiagnostic clinical and imaging studies of psychiatric disorders
  • Psychiatric risk phenotypes and early intervention

  • Kamitaki N, …, Nenadic I, …, McCarroll S (2020) Complement genes contribute sex-biased vulnerability in diverse disorders. Nature 582:577-581.
  • Evermann U, …, Nenadic I (2020) Cortical gyrification, psychotic-like experiences, and cognitive performance in nonclinical subjects. Schizophr Bull. in press
  • Sahakyan L, …, Nenadic I (2020) Anterior vs posterior hippocampal subfields in an extended psychosis phenotype of multidimensional schizotypy in a nonclinical sample. Schizophr Bull. in press
  • Antilla V, …, Nenadic I, … Murray R (2018) Analysis of shared heritability in common disorders of the brain. Science 360: eaap8757.
  • Ruderfer DM, …, Nenadic I, …, Kendler KS (2018) Genomic dissection of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, including 28 subphenotypes. Cell 173(7):1705-1715.

Additional information
Aretaeus Schizophrenia Award (Psychosis Network)
DGPPN Research Award for Imaging in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy