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Aye-Mu Myint

Dr. Aye-Mu Myint

Former member MCN, GSN former faculty


Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
University Clinic, Campus Innenstadt
PsychoNeuroImmunology Research Group
Nußbaumstr. 7
D-80336 Munich

Phone: +49 (0)89 / 4400-53433
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 4400-55496

Further Information

Research focus: Major psychiatric disorders (depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorders), depression- dementia link, psychoneuroimmunology, kynurenine pathway and related neuroendocrinology, animal models of depression

Key words: Behavioral neuroscience, cellular neurobiology, clinical neuroscience, systems neurobiology, molecular neurobiology, developmental neurobiology

Selected publications:

Myint AM, Schwarz MJ, Steinbusch HWM and Leonard BE. (2008) Neuropsychiatric Disorders related to Interferon and Interleukins treatment. Metabolic Brain Diseases, DOI: 10.1007/s11011-008-9114-5.

Myint AM, Kim YK, Verkerk R, Scharpé S, Steinbusch H and Leonard B. (2007) Kynurenine pathway in major depression: evidence of impaired neuroprotection. J Affect Disord. 98(1-2):143-51.

Myint AM, Schawaller M, Verkerk R, Schwarz MJ, Hampel H and Müller N. (2006) Neurodegenerative markers for psychiatric conditions, Patent application at: Fa. Diamed Eurogen, Belgium, Inventors: October 12, 2006: Patent publication No: WO2006105907.

Myint AM, Leonard BE, Steinbusch HW and Kim YK. (2005) Th1, Th2, and Th3 cytokine alterations in major depression. J Affect Disord. 88(2):167-73.

Myint AM and Kim YK. (2003) Cytokine-serotonin interaction through IDO: a neurodegeneration hypothesis of depression. Med Hypothese 61(5-6): 519-25.