R. Smolders

PhD Candidate
Main activities
Cognitive Neuroscience
Focus of research

In this project we record EEG and intracranial LFPs from patients implanted for DBS treatment of refractory obsessive compulsive disorder, depression or drug-addiction. During the recording sessions, the patients perform a battery of clinical and basic-research psychophysics tests.

Key publications
  • Smolders Ruud, Rijpkema Mark, Franke Barbara, Fernández Guillén BDNF Val66Met polymorphism interacts with sex to influence bimanual motor control in healthy humans Brain and behavior 2012;2 (6):726-731 [PubMed]
  • Valencia-Alfonso Carlos-Eduardo, Luigjes Judy, Smolders Ruud, Cohen Michael X., Levar Nina, Mazaheri Ali, van den Munckhof Pepijn, Schuurman P. Richard, van den Brink Wim, Denys Damiaan Effective Deep Brain Stimulation in Heroin Addiction: A Case Report with Complementary Intracranial Electroencephalogram Biological psychiatry 2012;71 (8):E35-E37 [PubMed]
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