Dr. rer. nat. Andrea Gierens

Scientific Associate

 

Office hours

By appointment.

Activities

Leader of the Biochemical Laboratory

Publications

Kudielka, B. M., Gierens, A., Hellhammer, D. H., Wüst, S., & Schlotz, W. (2012). Salivary cortisol in ambulatory assessment--some dos, some don’ts, and some open questions. Psychosomatic Medicine, 74(4), 418–431.

Buske-Kirschbaum, A., Ebrecht, M., Kern, S., Gierens, A., & Hellhammer, D. H. (2008). Personality characteristics in chronic and non-chronic allergic conditions. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 22(5), 762–768.

Macedo, J. A., Hesse, J., Turner, J. D., Ammerlaan, W., Gierens, A., Hellhammer, D. H., & Muller, C. P. (2007). Adhesion molecules and cytokine expression in fibromyalgia patients: increased L-selectin on monocytes and neutrophils. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 188(1–2), 159–166.

Talge, N. M., Donzella, B., Kryzer, E. M., Gierens, A., & Gunnar, M. R. (2005). It’s not that bad: error introduced by oral stimulants in salivary cortisol research. Developmental Psychobiology, 47(4), 369–376.

Buske-Kirschbaum, A., Geiben, A., Höllig, H., Morschhäuser, E., & Hellhammer, D. (2002). Altered responsiveness of the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis and the sympathetic adrenomedullary system to stress in patients with atopic dermatitis. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 87(9), 4245–4251.

Buske-Kirschbaum, A., Gierens, A., Höllig, H., & Hellhammer, D. H. (2002). Stress-induced immunomodulation is altered in patients with atopic dermatitis. Journal of Neuroimmunology, 129(1–2), 161–167.

Buske-Kirschbaum, A., Geiben, A., & Hellhammer, D. (2001). Psychobiological aspects of atopic dermatitis: an overview. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 70(1), 6–16.

Buske-Kirschbaum, A., Geiben, A., Wermke, C., Pirke, K. M., & Hellhammer, D. (2001). Preliminary evidence for Herpes labialis recurrence following experimentally induced disgust. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, 70(2), 86–91.

Wolf, O. T., Neumann, O., Hellhammer, D. H., Geiben, A. C., Strasburger, C. J., Dressendörfer, R. A., … Kirschbaum, C. (1997). Effects of a two-week physiological dehydroepiandrosterone substitution on cognitive performance and well-being in healthy elderly women and men. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 82(7), 2363–2367.