Research in CTGlab explores the genetic and environmental causes of individual differences in behavior, cognition and mental and physical health. We integrate knowledge from different fields (biology, genetics, neuroimaging, bioinformatics) and use and develop statistical tools to analyze and understand genomic data for complex traits.
“Towards better phenotyping and cellular models for sensory sensitivity in Autism Spectrum Disorder”. ZonMw awarded Tinca Polderman, Niels Cornelisse, and Matthijs Verhage (Neuroscience, VUmc and VU), together with Sander Begeer from the Netherlands Autism Register (Developmental Psychology, VU), a TOP grant of €675.000.
17 December 2016: Tinca Polderman’s expert opinion about the overlap between ADHD and autism in the Dutch ‘Volkskrant’, and about parental influences on children’s behavior (not much!) in the German ‘Süddeutsche Zeitung’.
Jorim Tielbeek, Tinca Polderman and co-authors publish a review on the development of aggressive behavior in the prestigious journal Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews: