RESEARCH PROFILEFunctional and structural neuroimaging, neuropsychopharmacology, psychosis, correlates of liability to psychosis, systematic reviews and meta-analysis
BACKGROUNDRenata studied at the Pharmaceutical Faculty Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia and graduated in 2000. In 2011 she obtained her PhD. in neurobiology at the Department of Biomedicine University Hospital Basel. Since 2011 she works in the Department of neuropsychiatry, University Psychiatry Clinics in Basel.
CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTSNeurofunctional abnormalities during ongoing psychosis
Multimodal imaging in the different stages of the psychosis high-risk state
Do subjects at clinical high risk for psychosis differ from those with a genetic high risk? – A systematic review of structural and functional brain abnormalities.
R Smieskova, P Fusar-Poli, J Marmy, A Schmidt, K Bendfeldt, A Riecher-Rössler, M Walter, U E Lang, S Borgwardt. Current medicinal chemistry. 11/2012
Neuroimaging and resilience factors–staging of the at-risk mental state?
Renata Smieskova, Paolo Fusar-Poli, Anita Riecher-Rössler, Stefan Borgwardt. Current pharmaceutical design. 01/2012; 18(4):416-21.
Insular volume abnormalities associated with different transition probabilities to psychosis.
R Smieskova, P Fusar-Poli, J Aston, A Simon, K Bendfeldt, C Lenz, R-D Stieglitz, P McGuire, A Riecher-Rössler, S J Borgwardt. Psychological medicine. 11/2011; 42(8):1613-25.
Different duration of at-risk mental state associated with neurofunctional abnormalities. A multimodal imaging study.
Renata Smieskova, Paul Allen, Andor Simon, Jacqueline Aston, Kerstin Bendfeldt, Jürgen Drewe, Kerstin Gruber, Ute Gschwandtner, Markus Klarhoefer, Claudia Lenz, Klaus Scheffler, Rolf-Dieter Stieglitz, Ernst-Wilhelm Radue, Philip McGuire, Anita Riecher-Rössler, Stefan J Borgwardt. Human brain mapping. 09/2011; 33(10):2281-94.
Neuroimaging predictors of transition to psychosis–a systematic review and meta-analysis.
R Smieskova, P Fusar-Poli, P Allen, K Bendfeldt, R D Stieglitz, J Drewe, E W Radue, P K McGuire, A Riecher-Rössler, S J Borgwardt. Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews. 02/2010; 34(8):1207-22.
The effects of antipsychotics on the brain: what have we learnt from structural imaging of schizophrenia? – A systematic review.
R Smieskova, P Fusar-Poli, P Allen, K Bendfeldt, R D Stieglitz, J Drewe, E W Radue, P K McGuire, A Riecher-Rössler, S J Borgwardt. Current pharmaceutical design. 02/2009; 15(22):2535-49.