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Andrei Manoliu

Andrei Manoliu

a [dot] manoliu [at] ucl [dot] ac [dot] uk
Honorary Fellow

Short CV

  • Since 2019 Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) research fellowship
  • 2019 Final Examination for the Venia Legendi, University of Zurich, Switzerland (“Privatdozent” / Senior lecturer)
  • 2018 Consultant, Psychiatric University Hospital, University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2018 Final Board Examination, Swiss Society of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (100%)
  • 2018 Specialization in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, VFKV Munich, Germany
  • Since 2017 MHBA (Health economics), FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany (estimated date of completion: 2019)
  • 2014 Dr. med. (Summa Cum Laude), Medicine, TU Munich, Germany
  • 2013 Ph.D. (Summa Cum Laude), Medical Life Science and Technology, TU Munich, Germany
  • 2012 - 2018  Clinical/Research Training and Fellowships in Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Radiology and Internal Medicine (TU Munich, Germany / University of Zurich & ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
  • 2012 Medical degree (license to practise), LMU & TU Munich, Germany

Research Interests

  • Development / application of Magnetic Resonance Imaging techniques in Neuroimaging.
  • Neurobiology of transdiagnostic symptom dimensions in psychosis, addiction and mood disorders.
  • Resilience / Vulnerability in mental disorders.


Selected Publications 

  • Sorg C*, Manoliu A*, Neufang S, Myers N, Peters H, Schwerthöffer D, Scherr M, Mühlau M, Zimmer C, Drzezga A, Förstl H, Bäuml J, Eichele T, Wohlschläger A M, Riedl V: Increased intrinsic brain activity in the striatum reflects symptom dimensions in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 2013 (*equal contribution).
  • Manoliu A, Riedl V, Zherdin A, Mühlau M, Schwerthöffer D, Scherr M, Peters H, Zimmer C, Förstl H, Bäuml J, Wohlschläger A M, Sorg C: Aberrant dependence of default mode/central executive network interactions on anterior insular salience network activity in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 2014.
  • Manoliu A, Spinner G, Wyss M, Ettlin D A, Nanz D, Kuhn F P, Gallo L M, Andreisek G: Magnetic resonance imaging of the temporomandibular joint at 7.0 T using high-permittivity dielectric pads: A feasibility study. Investigative Radiology, 2015.
  • Manoliu A, Ho M, Nanz D, Piccirelli M, Dappa E, Klarhöfer M, Del Grande F, Kuhn F P: Diffusion tensor imaging of lumbar nerve roots: Comparison between fast readout-segmented and selective-excitation acquisitions. Investigative Radiology, 2016.
  • Manoliu A, Ho M, Nanz D, Dappa E, Boss A, Grodzski D M, Liu W, Chhabra A, Andreisek G, Kuhn F P: MR neurographic orthopantomogram: Ultra-short echo-time imaging of the mandibular bone and teeth complemented with high-resolution morphological and functional MR neurography. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2016.
  • Manoliu A, Ho M, Piccirelli M, Nanz D, Filli L, Dappa E, Liu E, Ettlin D A, Boss A, Andreisek G, Kuhn F P: Simultaneous multislice-readout segmented echo planar imaging for accelerated diffusion tensor imaging of the mandibular nerve: A feasibility study. Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2017.
  • Kirschner M, Haugg A, Manoliu A, Simon J J, Huys Q J M, Seifritz E, Tobler P N, Kaiser S: Deficits in context-dependent adaptive coding in early psychosis and healthy individuals with schizotypal personality traits. Brain, 2018.