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Friederike Tam

Research Statement

Working as a medical doctor in the field of autism spectrum disorders, I would like to understand more about the underlying mechanisms and causes of the disorder and associated impairments. I investigate the interaction between socioemotional information and working memory in adults with autism spectrum disorder using fMRI.

Scientific Education

2015
Doctoral Thesis (summa cum laude), Technische Universität Dresden, Faculty of Medicine Carl Gustav Carus

2006-2012
Medicine, MD, Technische Universität Dresden, Faculty of Medicine Carl Gustav Carus

2005-2006
Cell Biology BSc Program, University of Alberta (Edmonton, Canada)

Professional Experience

2013 - present
Medical doctor, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Department for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Other Scientific Activities, Honors, Awards

2010-2013
Completion of the extracurricular Medical Doctors Program for doctoral candidates, Technische Universität Dresden, Faculty of Medicine Carl Gustav Carus

2006
Inscription on the Dean’s Honor Roll University of Alberta, First Class Standing 2005/2006

2005
Medal of the Saxon State Ministry of Science and the Arts for outstanding school graduation

University of Alberta Academic Excellence Scholarship

University of Alberta Faculty of Science Academic Excellence Scholarship

University of Alberta Registrar’s International Student Scholarship

University of Alberta Registrar’s International Student Scholarship

Selected Publications

Tam FIW, Huebner A, Hofbauer LC, Rohayem J. 2015. Effects of adolescence-onset hypogonadism on metabolism, bone mineral density and quality of life in adulthood. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism [Epub ahead of print] DOI 10.1515/jpem-2015-0005.

Boehm I, Geisler D, Tam FIW, King JA, Ritschel F, Seidel M, Bernardoni F, Murr J, Goschke T, Calhoun VD, Roessner V, Ehrlich S. Partially restored resting-state functional connectivity in women recovered from anorexia nervosa. J Psychiatry Neurosci. [in press]

Bernardoni F, King JA, Geisler D, Stein E, Jaite C, Naetsch D, Tam FI, Boehm I, Seidel M, Roessner V, Ehrlich S. Weight restoration therapy rapidly reverses cortical thinning in anorexia nervosa: A longitudinal study. Neuroimage. 2016 Apr 15;130:214-22.


Contact information

University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus

Department for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Technische Universität Dresden

Fetscherstraße 74, 01307 Dresden

Email: friederike.tam[at]uniklinikum-dresden.de