Research Areas

  • Development of biomarkers in the field of mental disorders
  • High-dimensional pattern recognition (machine learning and modeling)
  • Neural basis of stable behavioral tendencies

Selected Publications

Winter NR, Leenings R, Ernsting J, …, Dohm K, …, Leehr EJ, …, Jansen A, Nenadic I, …, Forstner AJ, …, Groß J, …, Kircher T, Dannlowski U*, Hahn T* (*equal contribution). Quantifying Deviations of Brain Structure and Function in Major Depressive Disorder across Neuroimaging Modalities. JAMA Psychiatry 2022;79(9):879-888.

Hahn T, Ernsting J, Winter NR, …, Kircher T, Risse B, Gaser C, Cole JH, Dannlowski U, Berger K. An uncertainty-aware, shareable and transparent neural network architecture for brain-age modeling. Science Advances 2022;8(1):eabg9471.

Winter NR, Cearns M, Clark SR, Leenings R, Dannlowski U, Baune BT, Hahn T. From multivariate methods to an AI ecosystem. Molecular Psychiatry 2021; 26(11):6116-6120.

Flint C, Cearns M, Opel N, Redlich R, Mehler DMA, Emden D, Winter NR, Leenings R, Eickhoff SB, Kircher T, Krug A, Nenadic I, Arolt V, Clark S, Baune BT, Jiang X, Dannlowski U, Hahn T. Systematic misestimation of machine learning performance in neuroimaging studies of depression. Neuropsychopharmacology 2021;46(8):1510-1517.

Hahn T, Fisch L, Ernsting J, Winter NR, Leenings R, Sarink K, Emden D, Kircher T, Berger K, Dannlowski U. From ‘loose fitting’ to high-performance, uncertainty-aware brain-age modelling. Brain 2021;144(3):e31.

Academic CV

2019-present     W3 Heisenberg Professor for Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics in Psychiatry, Universität Münster, Germany
2017-2019    Group leader Medical Machine Learning Group Institute for Translational Psychiatry, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany
2011-2017    Akademischer Rat at the Department of Cognitive Psychology II, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Germany
2010    PhD in Neurobiology, Universität Würzburg, Germany
2007-2010   PhD scholarship of the German Excellence Initiative at the Graduate School of Life Science, Universität Würzburg (with Prof. A. Fallgatter)
2001-2007    Psychology, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany