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Daniel Keeser

Dr. Daniel Keeser

Regular member MCN


Research Group Leader “Neuromodulation And Multimodal NeuroImaging”


Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Department of Radiology
University Hospital LMU

Phone: +49 89 4400 5 5755


Further Information

Research focus: multimodal neuroimaging, connectome, neuromodulation in psychiatric and neurological patients

Key Words: Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation (NIBS), Neuromodulation, rsfcMRI, sMRI, fMRI, DTI

Selected publications:

Bulubas L*, Padberg F*, Bueno PV, Duran F, Busatto G, Amaro E Jr, Benseñor IM, Lotufo PA, Goerigk S, Gattaz W, Keeser D*, Brunoni AR*. Antidepressant effects of tDCS are associ-ated with prefrontal gray matter volumes at baseline: Evidence from the ELECT-TDCS trial. Brain Stimul. 2019 Sep - Oct;12(5):1197-1204

Wörsching J, Padberg F, Goerigk S, Heinz I, Bauer C, Plewnia C, Hasan A, Ertl-Wagner B, Keeser D. Testing assumptions on prefrontal transcranial direct current stimulation: Compar-ison of electrode montages using multimodal fMRI. Brain Stimul. 2018 Sep-Oct; 11(5): 998-1007.

Wörsching J, Padberg F, Helbich K, Hasan A, Koch L, Goerigk S, Stoecklein S, Ertl-Wagner B, Keeser D. Test-retest reliability of prefrontal transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) effects on functional MRI connectivity in healthy subjects. NeuroImage. 2017; 155: 187-201.

Wörsching J, Padberg F, Ertl-Wagner B, Kumpf U, Kirsch B, Keeser D. Imaging transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) of the prefrontal cortex-correlation or causality in stimula-tion-mediated effects? Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews. 2016;69:333-56.

Palm, U*, Keeser, D*, Hasan, A, Kupka, M, Blautzik, J, Sarubin, N, Kaymakanova, F, Unger, I, Kupka, MJ, Falkai, P, Ertl-Wagner, B,, Padberg, F. Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) changes negative symptoms and resting-state functional MRI connectivity in schizo-phrenia: A double-blind, sham-controlled, clinical trial. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 2016 Sep;42(5):1253-61.

Keeser, D, Meindl, T, Bor, J, Reiser, M, Palm, U, Pogarell, O, Mulert, C, Padberg, F. Prefrontal transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) mudulates resting-state functional connectivi-ty in healthy subjects: a functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) study. Journal of Neuroscience. 2011 Oct 26;31(43):15284-93.

Keeser D*, Padberg F*, Reisinger E, Pogarell O, Kirch V, Palm U, Karch S, Möller HJ, Nitsche MA, Mulert C (2011). Prefrontal direct current stimulation modulates resting EEG and event-related potentials in healthy subjects: A standardized low resolution tomography (sLORETA) study. NeuroImage 55(2): 644-657.

*contributed equally