in press
Book chapter

Wirtz, P.H. (in press). Chapter 40: Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenocortical Axis. In: Waldstein, S.R., Katzel, L.I. & Kop, W.J. (Eds): Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine. Springer.

2016
Article

Kuebler, U., Arpagaus, A., Meister, R.E., von Känel, R., Huber, S., Ehlert, U. & Wirtz, P.H. (2016). Dark chocolate attenuates intracellular pro-inflammatory reactivity to acute psychosocial stress in men: a randomized controlled trial. Brain Behav Immun. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2016.04.006. (IF: 5.9)[Link]

2016
Article

Zuccarella-Hackl, C., von Kanel, R., Thomas, L., Kuebler, P., Schmid, J.P., Mattle, H., Mono, M.L., Rieben, R., Wiest, R. & Wirtz, P.H. (2016). Higher macrophage superoxide anion production in coronary artery disease (CAD) patients with Type D personality. Psychoneuroendocrinology 68:186-193. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2016.02.031. (IF: 4.7)[Link]

2016
Article

Beis D, Raich J, Paluch R (shared authorship). Kritische Perspektiven auf das Raummodell der Neurowissenschaften. Schriftenreihe Marsilius Kolleg der Universität Heidelberg (accepted)

2016
Article

Zuccarella-Hackl, C., von Kanel, R., Thomas, L., Hauser, M., Kuebler, U., Widmer, H.R. & Wirtz, P.H. (2016). Macrophage superoxide anion production in essential hypertension: associations with biological and psychological cardiovascular risk factors. Psychosom Med 78(6):750-7. (IF: 3.6), www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27187852

2015
Article

*Kuebler, U., *Wirtz, P.H., Sakai, M., Stemmer, A., Meister, R.E., Ehlert, U. (2015) Anticipatory cognitive stress appraisal modulates suppression of wound-induced macrophage activation by acute psychosocial stress. Psychophysiology 52(4):499-508. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12368 (IF: 3.1)* shared first authorship; Epub ahead of print in 2014[Link]

2015
Article

Beis D, Holzwarth K, Flinders M, Bader M, Wöhr M*, Alenina N* (*shared authorship). Brain serotonin deficiency leads to social communication deficits in mice. Biology letters, doi:10.1098/rsbl.2015.0057. (IF 2015: 2.823)

2015
Article

Mosienko V, Beis D, Alenina N, Wöhr M. Reduced isolation-induced pup ultrasonic communication in mouse pups lacking brain serotonin. Mol Autism, doi: 10.1186/s13229-015-0003-6 (IF 2015: 6.02)

2015
Article

Kuebler, U., Zuccarella-Hackl, C., Arpagaus, A., Wolf, J.M., Farahmand, F., von Känel, R., Ehlert, U., Wirtz, P. (2015) Stress-induced modulation of NF-κB activation, inflammation-associated gene expression, and cytokine levels in blood of healthy men. Behavior and Immunity 46:87-95.(IF: 5.9) doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2014.12.024[Link]

2014
Article

Mosienko V, Matthes S, Hirth N, Beis D, Flinders M, Bader M, Hansson AC, Alenina N. Adaptive changes in serotonin metabolism preserve normal behavior in mice with reduced TPH2 activity. Neuropharmacology, doi: 10.1016/j.neuropharm.2014.05.015. (IF 2015: 4.936)

2014
Article

Kuebler, U., Trachsel, M., von Känel, R., Abbruzzese, E., Ehlert, U. & Wirtz, P.H. (2014). Attributional styles and stress-related atherogenic plasma lipid reactivity in essential hypertension. J Psychosom Res 77(1):51-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2014.04.004. (IF: 2.8)[Link]

2014
Article

Wirtz, P.H., von Känel, R., Meister, R., Arpagaus, A., Treichler, S., Kuebler, U., Huber, S., Ehlert, U. (2014). Dark chocolate buffers stress reactivity in humans. J Am Coll Cardiol 63(21):2297-99. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2014.02.580. (IF: 17.8) [Link]

2014
Article

von Kanel, R., Meister R., Stutz, M., Kummer, P., Arpagaus, A., Huber, S., Ehlert, U. & Wirtz, P.H. (2014). Effects of dark chocolate consumption on the prothrombotic response to acute psychosocial stress in healthy men. Thromb Haemost 112(6):1151-8. doi: 10.1160/TH14-05-0450. (IF: 5.3)[Link]

2014
Article

Mosienko V, Beis D, Pasqualetti M, Waider J, Matthes S, Qadri F, Bader M, Alenina N. Life without brain serotonin: Reevaluation of serotonin function with mice deficient in brain serotonin synthesis. Behavioral Brain Research, doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2014.06.005. (IF 2015: 3.202)

2014
Article

Junk, M., Salzwedel, J., Sindlinger, T., Bürkle, A., Moreno-Villanueva, M. (2014). Mathematical modelling of the automated FADU assay for the quantification of DNA strand breaks and their repair in human peripheral mononuclear blood cells. BMC Biophysics 7:9. doi: 10.1186/s13628-014-0009-z.

2014
Article

Kuebler, U., von Kanel, R:, Heimgartner, N., Zuccarella, C., Stirnimann, G., Ehlert, U. & Wirtz, P.H. (2014). Norepinephrine infusion with and without alpha-adrenergic blockade by phentolamine increases salivary alpha amylase but not cortisol levels in healthy men. Psychoneuroendocrinology 49:290-8. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2014.07.023. (IF: 4.7)[Link]

2014
Article

Thomas, L., Schwaninger, A., Heimgartner, N., Hedinger, P., Hofer, F., Ehlert, U. & Wirtz, P.H. (2014). Stress-induced cortisol secretion impairs detection performance in airport security x-ray baggage screening for hidden weapons by screening novices. Psychophysiology 51(9):912-20. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12229. (IF: 3.1)[Link]

2013
Article

*Kuebler, U., *Wirtz, P.H., Sakai, M., Stemmer, A. & Ehlert, U. (2013). Acute stress reduces microbicidal potential of ex vivo isolated human monocyte-derived macrophages. PLoS One 2013;8(2):e55875. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055875. (IF: 3.5) *shared first authorship [Link]

2013
Article

Kuebler, U., Ehlert, U., Zuccarella, C., Sakai, M., Stemmer, A. & Wirtz, P.H. (2013). An in vitro method to investigate the microbicidal potential of human macrophages for use in psychosomatic research. Psychosom Med 75(9):841-8. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000008. (IF: 3.6) [Link]

2013
Article

Nedeljkovic, M., Webfer, V., Ausfeld-Hafter, B., Wirtz, P.H., & Streitberger, K. (2013). Influence of general self-efficacy as a mediator in Taiji-induced stress reduction - Results from a randomized controlled trial. European Journal of Integrative Medicine 5(3);284-290. doi: 10.1016/j.eujim.2012.12.001 (IF: 0.8) [Link]

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