Prof. Dr. Gerald Hüther is head of the Department of Fundamental Neurobiological Research at the psychiatric clinic of Göttingen University.
His research interests concern the effects of fear, stress, psychcological addiction and nourishment on the brain. Moreover, he researches the possible influences that pscho-social factors and psycho-pharmacological treatments may have on the development of children's brains.
Apart from ca. 150 original works on experimental brain research in international scientific journals, he has published different scientific monographs and popular-science books. He is a member of different professional societies and on the editorial board of scientific journals and book editions.