Dr. med. Aslan Abivardi

University of Zurich: Postdoctoral researcher / Attending physician

2019: Board certification as specialist for psychiatry and psychotherapy (FMH)
2018: Doctorate, University of Zurich (Dr. med.)
2003 – 2009: Studies of Human Medicine, University of Zurich

Clinical residency:
2013 – 2019: Department of Psychiatry (DPPP), University of Zurich, Psychiatric Hospital
2011 – 2012: Department of Diagnostic Neuroradiology, University Hospital of Zurich
2010 – 2011: Department of Trauma and Visceral Surgery, Cantonal Hospital of Lucerne

E-mail: aslan.abivardi@puk.zh.ch
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  • Abivardi, A.*, Khemka, S.*, Bach, D. R. (2020) Hippocampal representation of threat features and behavior in a human approach-avoidance conflict anxiety task (Journal of Neuroscience, 40:6748-6758)
  • Kirschner, M., […], Abivardi, A., et al. (2020) Distinct orbitofrontal-striatal structural correlates of apathy and global negative symptoms within the schizophrenia spectrum. (Schizophrenia Bulletin, accepted)
  • Burrer, A., […], Abivardi, A., et al. (2020) Apathy is not associated with reduced ventral striatal volume in patients with schizophrenia. (Schizophrenia Research, in press)
  • Tzovara, A., Meyer, S. S., Bonaiuto, J. J., Abivardi, A., Dolan, R. J., Barnes, G. R., Bach, D. R. (2019) High-precision magnetoencephalography for reconstructing amygdalar and hippocampal oscillations during prediction of safety and threat. Human Brain Mapping, 40:4114-4129
  • Staib, M., Abivardi, A., Bach, D. R. (2019) Primary auditory cortex representations of fear-conditioned musical sounds Human Brain Mapping, 41, 882-891
  • Abivardi, A., &┬áBach, D. R. (2017) Deconstructing white matter connectivity of human amygdala nuclei with thalamus and cortex subdivisions in vivo. Human Brain Mapping, 38:3927-3940