Imaging and Psychiatry

Main field of research: 

Neurological and psychiatric diseases


Brain imaging

ENP label: 


Research Center / Institute: 

Imagen Orsay Service Hospitalier Frédéric Joliot

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Over the past 4 years, we have been studying psychiatric disorders and addictions that are prevalent and have a high social cost. We use magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography to capture brain images in severely impaired patients and to assess the effects of treatment on brain function. We are based in the Service Hospitalier Frédéric Joliot (SHFJ), Orsay. We also collaborate with a network of psychiatrists within the Paris area and collaborate on large data sets with North Europe research teams.






Principal Institution: 


Affiliated institutions: 



Université Paris Saclay / Université Paris Descartes

Doctoral School: 



Laboratoire Imagerie et Psychiatrie

Initiatives d'Excellence: 

IHU Necker


Dubol M, Trichard C, Leroy C, Sandu AL, Rahim M, Granger B, Tzavara ET, Karila L, Martinot JL, Artiges E. Dopamine Transporter and Reward Anticipation in a Dimensional Perspective: A Multimodal Brain Imaging Study. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2017 Aug 22. doi: 10.1038/npp.2017.183. [Epub ahead of print]

Stringaris A,. Martinot JL*, Schumann G*, Paillère-Martinot ML* & the IMAGEN Consortium. The brain’s response to reward anticipation and depression in adolescence: dimensionality, specificity and longitudinal predictions in a community-based sample. American Journal of Psychiatry 2015 Dec;172(12):1215-23.

Paillère-Martinot ML, Lemaitre H, Artiges E, Miranda R, Goodman R, Penttilä J, Struve M, Fadai T, Kappel V, Poustka L, Conrod P, Banaschewski T, Barbot A, Barker GJ, Büchel C, Flor H, Gallinat J, Garavan H, Heinz A, Ittermann B, Lawrence C, Loth E, Mann K, Paus T, Pausova Z, Rietschel M, Robbins TW, Smolka MN, Schumann G, Martinot JL & IMAGEN Consortium. White-matter microstructure and gray-matter volumes in adolescents with subthreshold bipolar symptoms. Molecular Psychiatry 2014, 19(4):462-70.

Sandu AL, Artiges E, Galinowski A, Gallarda T, Bellivier F, Lemaitre H, Granger B, Ringuenet D, Tzavara ET, Martinot JL, Paillère Martinot ML. Amygdala and regional volumes in treatment-resistant versus nontreatment-resistant depression patients. Depress Anxiety. 2017 Aug 9. doi: 10.1002/da.22675. [Epub ahead of print]

Artiges E, Leroy C, Dubol M, Prat M, Pepin A, Mabondo A, de Beaurepaire R, Beaufils B, Korwin JP, Galinowski A, D'Albis MA, Santiago-Ribeiro MJ, Granger B, Tzavara ET, Martinot JL, Trichard C. Striatal and Extrastriatal Dopamine Transporter Availability in Schizophrenia and Its Clinical Correlates: A Voxel-Based and High-Resolution PET Study. Schizophr Bull. 2017 Feb 8. doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbw192