Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Sonja Entringer


Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Luisenstraße 57
10117 Berlin

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University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine
3117 Gillespie Neuroscience Research Facility,
Irvine, CA 92697, USA
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Ausgewählte Publikationen:

  • Entringer S, Kumsta R, Hellhammer DH, Nelson E, Wadhwa PD, Wüst S. Influence of Prenatal Psychosocial Stress on Immune Function in Adult Women. Developmental Psychobiology, 2008, 50(6):579-587. Impact-Factor: 2.23
  • Entringer S, Wüst S, Kumsta R, Layes I, Hellhammer DH, Nelson E, Wadhwa PD. Exposure to prenatal psychosocial stress is associated with insulin resistance in young adults. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 2008, 199(5), 498.e1-498.e7. Impact-Factor: 4.70
  • Entringer S, Kumsta R, Hellhammer DH, Wadhwa PD, Wüst S. Prenatal exposure to maternal psychosocial stress and HPA axis regulation in young adults. Hormones and Behavior. 2009, 55: 292-298. Impact-Factor: 4.63
  • Entringer S, Buss C, Kumsta R, Hellhammer, Wadhwa PD, Wüst S. Prenatal stress and working memory in young adults. Behavioral Neuroscience, 2009, 123(4): 886-893. Impact-Factor: 2.69
  • Wadhwa PD, Buss C, Entringer S, Swanson J. Developmental origins of health and disease: brief history of the approach and current focus on epigenetic mechanisms. Seminars in Reproductive Medicine, 2009, 7:358-368. Impact-Factor: 2.35
  • Swanson J, Entringer S, Buss C & Wadhwa PD. Developmental Origins of Health and Disease and Environmental Exposures: Classes, Timing, Genetic Effects, and Documented Consequences. Seminars in Reproductive Medicine, 2009, 27:358-368. Impact-Factor: 2.35
  • Buss C, Entringer S, Cammack Al, Jonazary FR, Chicz-DeMet A, Sandman CA, Wadhwa PD. Attenuation of the cortisol awakening response (CAR) over the course of human gestation is associated with size at birth. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2009, 201(4):398.e1-8. Impact-Factor: 4.70
  • Entringer S, Buss C, Shirtcliff EA, Yim IS , Cammack AL, MPH, Chicz-DeMet A, Sandman CA,  Wadhwa PD. Attenuation of maternal psychophysiological stress responses and the maternal cortisol awakening response (CAR) over the course of human pregnancy, Stress, 2010, 13(3):258-68. Impact-Factor: 2.72
  • Hitze B, Hubold C, van Dyken R, Schlichting K, Lehnert H, Entringer S, Peters A. The Selfish Brain's supply and demand. Frontiers in Neuroenergetics, 2010, 2:7. Impact-Factor: 3.40
  • Entringer S, Buss C, Wadhwa PD. Prenatal stress and developmental programming of human health and disease risk: concepts and integration of empirical findings. Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity, 2010, 17(6):507-16. Impact-Factor: 3.37
  • Entringer S, Buss C, Andersen J, DeMet A, Wadhwa PD. Ecological momentary assessment of maternal cortisol profiles over a multiple-day period predicts the length of human gestation. Psychosomatic Medicine, 2011, 73(6):469-74. Impact-Factor: 3.47
  • Cammack AL, Buss C, Entringer S, Hogue CJ, Hobel CJ, Wadhwa PD. The association between early life adversity and bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2011, 204(5):431.e1-8. Impact-Factor: 4.70
  • Wadhwa PD, Entringer S, Buss C, Lu MC. The contribution of maternal stress to preterm birth: Issues and considerations. Clinics in Perinatology, 2011, 38(3):351-84. Impact-Factor: 2.44
  • Entringer S, Epel ES, Kumsta R, Lin J, Hellhammer DH, Blackburn EF, Wüst S, Wadhwa PD. Stress exposure in intrauterine life is associated with shorter telomere length in young adulthood. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 2011, 108(33):E513-8. Impact-Factor: 9.68
  • Kubera B, Hubold C, Zug S, Wischnath H, Wilhelm I, Hallschmid M, Entringer S, Langemann D, Peters A. The brain's supply and demand in obesity. Front Neuroenergetics, 2012, 10(4):4.
  • Entringer S, Buss C, Swanson JM, Cooper DM, Wing DA, Waffarn F, Wadhwa PD. Fetal programming of body composition, obesity, and metabolic function: The Role of Intrauterine Stress and Stress Biology. Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, 2012: 632548. Impact-Factor: 3.26
  • Buss C/ Entringer S, Davis EP, Hobel CJ, Swanson JM, Wadhwa PD, Sandman CA. Impaired Executive Function Mediates the Association between Maternal Pre-Pregnancy Body Mass Index and Child ADHD Symptoms. PLoS ONE. 2012, 7(6):e37758. Impact-Factor: 3.23
  • Wadhwa PD, Simhan HN, Entringer S, Buss C, Smith R, Hobel CJ, Shimmin L, Hixson JE, Sing CF. Variation in the maternal corticotrophin releasing hormone-binding protein (CRH-BP) gene and birth weight in Blacks, Hispanics and Whites. PLoS one, 2012;7(9):e43931. Impact-Factor: 3.23
  • Buss C, Entringer S, Swanson JM, Wadhwa PD. The Role of Stress in Brain Development. Cerebrum (The Dana Foundation), 2012, April.
  • Buss C, Entringer S, Wadhwa PD. Fetal programming of brain development: intrauterine stress and susceptibility to psychopathology. Science Signaling, 2012, 5(245):pt7. Impact-Factor: 6.28
  • Kubera B, Hubold C, Otte S, Lindenberg AS, Zeiss I, Krause R, Steinkamp M, Klement J, Entringer S, Pellerin L, Peters A. Rise in plasma lactate concentrations with psychosocial stress: a possible sign of cerebral energy demand. Obesity Facts. 2012;5(3):384-92. Impact-Factor: 2.40
  • Entringer S, Buss C, Wadhwa PD. Prenatal stress, telomere biology, and fetal programming of health and disease risk. Science Signaling, 2012, 5(248):pt12. Impact-Factor: 6.28
  • Entringer S, Epel ES, Lin J, Buss C, Shahbaba B, Blackburn EH, Hyagriv SN, Wadhwa PD. Maternal psychosocial stress during pregnancy is associated with newborn leukocyte telomere length. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2013;208(2):134.e1-7. Impact-Factor: 4.70
  • Entringer S. Impact of stress and stress physiology during pregnancy on child metabolic function and obesity risk. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2013 May;16(3):320-7. Impact-Factor: 3.37
  • Shalev I, Entringer S, Wadhwa PD, Wolkowitz OM, Puterman E, Lin J, Epel ES. Stress and telomere biology: a lifespan perspective. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2013;38(9):1835-42. Impact-Factor: 4.94
  • Entringer S, Wadhwa PD. Developmental programming of obesity and metabolic dysfunction: role of prenatal stress and stress biology. Nestle Nutritional Institute Workshop Series. 2013;74:107-20.
  • Voellmin A, Entringer S, Moog N, Wadhwa PD, Buss C. Maternal positive affect over the course of pregnancy is associated with the length of gestation and reduced risk of preterm delivery. J Psychosom Res. 2013;75(4):336-40. Impact-Factor: 1.10
  • Rasmussen JM, Entringer S, Nguyen A, van Erp TGM, Guijarro A, Oveisi F, Swanson JM, Piomelli D, Wadhwa PD, Potkin SG/Buss C. Imaging Brown Adipose Tissue in Neonates Using Water-Fat Separated MRI. PLoS ONE. 2013 Oct 30;8(10):e77907. Impact-Factor: 3.23
  • Entringer S, Epel ES, Lin J, Blackburn EH, Buss C, Simhan HN, Wadhwa PD. Maternal estriol (E3) concentrations in early gestation predict infant telomere length. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2015, 100(1):267-273. Impact-Factor: 6.21
  • Entringer S, Buss C, Wadhwa PD. Prenatal stress, development, health and disease risk: A psychobiological perspective - 2015 Curt Richter Award Paper. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2015;62:366-375. Impact-Factor: 4.94
  • Lee K, Cherel M, Budin F, Gilmore J, Consing KZ, Rasmussen J, Wadhwa PD, Entringer S, Glasser MF, Van Essen DC, Buss C, Styner M. Early Postnatal Myelin Content Estimate of White Matter via T1w/T2w Ratio. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2015;9417.
  • Lindsay KL, Hellmuth C, Uhl O, Buss C, Wadhwa PD, Koletzko B, Entringer S.Longitudinal metabolomic profiling of amino acids and lipids across healthy pregnancy. PLoS One. 2015 Dec 30;10(12):e0145794.
  • Moog NK, Buss C, Entringer S, Shahbaba B, Gillen DL, Hobel CJ, Wadhwa PD. Maternal Exposure to Childhood Trauma Is Associated During Pregnancy with Placental-Fetal Stress Physiology. Biol Psychiatry. 2016 May 15;79(10):831-9.
  • Graham AM, Buss C, Rasmussen JM, Rudolph MD, Demeter DV, Gilmore JH, Styner M, Entringer S, Wadhwa PD, Fair DA. Implications of newborn amygdala connectivity for fear and cognitive development at 6-months-of-age. Dev Cogn Neurosci. 2016 Apr;18:12-25.
  • Short SJ, Stalder T, Marceau K, Entringer S, Moog NK, Shirtcliff EA, Wadhwa PD, Buss C. Correspondence between hair cortisol concentrations and 30-day integrated daily salivary and weekly urinary cortisol measures. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2016 May 10;71:12-18.
  • Ross KM, Miller G, Culhane J, Grobman W, Simhan HN, Wadhwa PD, Williamson D, McDade T, Buss C, Entringer S, Adam E, Qadir S, Keenan-Devlin L, Leigh AK, Borders A. Patterns of peripheral cytokine expression during pregnancy in two cohorts and associations with inflammatory markers in cord blood. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2016 Nov;76(5):406-414.
  • Entringer S, Buss C, Heim C. Early-life stress and vulnerability for disease in later life. (In German) Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. 2016 Oct;59(10):1255-61.
  • Hellmuth C, Lindsay KL, Uhl O, Buss C, Wadhwa PD, Koletzko B, Entringer S. Association of maternal pre-pregnancy BMI with metabolomic profile across gestation. International Journal of Obesity (Lond). Int J Obes (Lond). 2017 Jan;41(1):159-169.
  • Moog NK, Entringer S, Heim C, Wadhwa PD, Kathmann N, Buss C. Influence of maternal thyroid hormones during gestation on fetal brain development. Neuroscience. 2017 Feb 7;342:68-100.
  • Streit F, Akdeniz C, Haddad L, Kumsta R, Entringer S, Frank J, Yim IS, Zänkert S, Witt SH, Kirsch P, Rietschel M, Wüst S. Sex-specific association between functional neuropeptide S receptor gene (NPSR1) variants and cortisol and central stress responses. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2017 Feb;76:49-56.
  • Rasmussen JM, Kruggel F, Gilmore JH, Styner M, Entringer S, Consing KN, Potkin SG, Wadhwa PD, Buss C. A Novel Maturation Index Based on Neonatal Diffusion Tensor Imaging Reflects Typical Perinatal White Matter Development in Humans. Int J Dev Neurosci. 2017 Feb;56:42-51.
  • Girchenko P, Lahti M, Tuovinen S, Savolainen J, Lahti J, Binder E, Reynolds R, Entringer S, Buss C, Wadhwa PD, Hämäläinen E, Kajantie E, Pesonen AK, Villa PM, PREDO Study group, Laivuori H, Räikkönen K. Prediction and Prevention of Preeclampsia and Intrauterine Growth Restriction (PREDO) Study. International Journal of Epidemiology (in press).
  • Ikenoue S, Waffarn F, Sumiyoshi K, Ohashi M, Ikenoue C, Buss C, Gillen DL, Simhan HN, Entringer S, Wadhwa PD. Association of ultrasound-based measures of fetal body composition with newborn adiposity.Pediatr Obes. 2016 Nov 29. doi: 10.1111/ijpo.12198. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Entringer S, Buss C, Rasmussen JM, Lindsay K, Gillen DL, Cooper DM, Wadhwa PD. Maternal cortisol during pregnancy and infant adiposity: a prospective investigation. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Dec 23:jc20163025. doi: 10.1210/jc.2016-3025. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Toepfer P, Heim C, Entringer S, Binder E, Wadhwa P, Buss C. Oxytocin pathways in the intergenerational transmission of maternal early life stress. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2016 Dec 24;73:293-308. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2016.12.026. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
  • Lindsay K, Buss C, Wadhwa PD, Entringer S. The Interplay between Maternal. Nutrition and Stress during Pregnancy: Issues and Considerations. Ann Nutr Metab. 2017 (in press).

Lebenslauf Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Sonja Entringer

Sonja Entringer studierte Psychologie und promovierte anschließend in Psychobiologie an der Universität Trier. Danach forschte sie als Postdoc an der University of California, Irvine (USA), wo sie 2010 zum Assistant Professor berufen wurde. Seit September 2013 ist sie W-2 Professorin am Institut für Medizinische Psychologie an der Charité und leitet dort die AG Psychobiologische Methoden. Sie ist außerdem Professorin im Department of Pediatrics, Development, Health and Disease Research Program an der University of California, Irvine.

Funktionen / Ämter

Universitätsprofessorin, Institut für Medizinische Psychologie, Charité Berlin

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Senior Investigator, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine