Universitätsklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie

Dr. Peter Sörös

Wissenschaftlicher und Beruflicher Werdegang

seit 05/2016

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, Universitätsklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie der Fakultät für Medizin und Gesundheitswissenschaften in der Karl-Jaspers-Klinik

2012 - 2014

Facharzt für Neurologie, Klinik für Neurologie, Universität Lübeck (Prof. Dr. Th. Münte)

2010 - 2012

Clinical Fellow, Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Kanada (Prof. Dr. V. Hachinski)

2008 - 2010

Assistant Professor in Neuroimaging, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA

2002 - 2008

Postdoctoral Fellow am Rotman Research Institute und am Department of Imaging Research, Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Kanada (Prof. Dr. C. Pantev, Prof. Dr. D. Stuss, Prof. Dr. S. Graham)

1996 - 2002

Weiterbildung zum Facharzt für Neurologie an der Klinik für Neurologie (Prof. Dr. E. B. Ringelstein) und an der Klinik für Psychiatrie (Prof. Dr. V. Arolt) der Universität Münster


Promotion zum Dr. med. in der Abteilung für Gastroenterologie und Hepatologie der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover (Betreuer: Prof. Dr. M. J. Müller).

Sörös P, Böttcher J, Maschek H, Selberg O, Müller MJ. Lipoprotein-X in patients with cirrhosis: Its relationship to cholestasis and hypercholesterolemia. Hepatology 1998,28(5):1199-205.


  • Funktionelles MRI und Magnetoenzephalographie
  • Sprachproduktion und -verabeitung
  • Platizität neuronaler Systeme



  • Zeitschriften: u.a. Lancet, Lancet Neurology, Neurology, Stroke, Neuroscience, Neuroimage, Human Brain Mapping, Clinical Neurophysiology - Eine vollständige Liste findet sich auf meinem Publons Profil:
  • Förderorganisationen: u.a. European Research Concil, National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, MD, USA), Swiss National Science Foundation, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Leibniz Gemeinschaft.



Eine vollständige Liste findet sich auf meinem ORCID Profil:


Sörös P, Doñamayor N, Wittke C, Al-Khaled M, Brüggemann, Münte TF. Increase in Beta-Band Activity during Preparation for Overt Speech in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 2017;11:371

Sörös P, Teasell R, Hanley DF, Spence JD. Motor Recovery Beginning 23 Years After Ischemic Stroke. Journal of Neurophysiology 2017;118:778-781

Sörös P, Hachinski V. Wounded brain ailing heart: Central autonomic network disruption in acute stroke. Annals of Neurology 2017;81:495-497


Ruiz Vargas E, Sörös P, Shoemaker K, Hachinski V. Human cerebral circuitry related to cardiac control: A neuroimaging meta-analysis. Annals of Neurology, 2016;79:709-716.

Rosburg T, Sörös P. The response decrease of auditory evoked potentials by repeated stimulation - Is there evidence for an interplay between habituation and sensitization? Clinical Neurophysiology 2016;127:397-408.


Sörös P, Harnadek M, Blake T, Hachinski V, Chan R. Executive dysfunction in patients with transient ischemic attack and minor stroke. Journal of the Neurological Sciences 2015;354: 17-20.

Sörös P. Early research on the localization of the primary gustatory cortex. Neuropsychology Review 2015;25:216-218.

Gladstone D et. al. Atrial premature beats predict atrial fibrillation in cryptogenic stroke: Results from the EMBRACE trial. Stroke 2015;46:936-941.


Gladstone D et al. Atrial fibrillation in patients with cryptogenic stroke. New England Journal of Medicine 2014;370:2467-2477.


Sörös P, Whitehead S, Spence JD, Hachinski V. Antihypertensive treatment can prevent stroke and cognitive decline. Nature Reviews Neurology 2013;9:174-178.


Sörös P, Hachinski V. Cardiovascular and neurological causes of sudden death after ischaemic stroke. Lancet Neurology 2012;11:179-188.

Sörös P, Stanton SG. On variability and genes: inter-individual differences in auditory brain function. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 6, 150.


Sörös P, Bose A, Sokoloff LG, Graham SJ, Stuss DT. Age-related changes in the functional neuroanatomy of overt speech production. Neurobiology of Aging 2011;32:1505-1513.

Sörös P, Al-Otaibi F, Wong SW, Shoemaker JK, Mirsattari SM, Hachinski V, Martin RE. Stuttered swallowing: electric stimulation of the right insula interferes with water swallowing: A case report. BMC Neurology 2011;11:20.


Rochon E, Leonard C, Burianova H, Laird L, Sörös P, Graham S. Neural changes after phonological treatment for anomia: an fMRI study. Brain and Language 2010;114:164-179.

Sörös P, MacIntosh B, Tam F, Graham SJ. fMRI-compatible registration of jaw movements using a fiberoptic bend sensor. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 2010;4:24.


Sörös P, Teismann IK, Manemann E, Lütkenhöner B. Auditory temporal processing in healthy aging: a magnetoencephalographic study. BMC Neuroscience 2009;10:34.

Sörös P, Inamoto Y, Martin RE. Functional brain imaging of swallowing: An activation likelihood estimation meta-analysis. Human Brain Mapping 2009;30:2426-39.


Sörös P, Lalone E, Smith R, Stevens T, Theurer J, Menon R, Martin R. Functional MRI of oropharyngeal air-pulse stimulation. Neuroscience 2008;153:1300-1308.


Sörös P, Marmurek J, Tam F, Baker N, Staines WR, Graham SJ. Functional MRI of working memory and selective attention in vibrotactile frequency discrimination. BMC Neuroscience 2007; 8:48.


Sörös P, Dziewas R, Manemann E, Teismann IK, Lütkenhöner B. No indication of brain reorganization after unilateral ischemic lesions of the auditory cortex. Neurology 2006;67:1059-1061.

Sörös P, Michael N, Tollkötter M, Pfleiderer B. The neurochemical basis of human cortical auditory processing: Combining proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy and magnetoencephalography. BMC Biology 2006;4:25.

Sörös P, Sokoloff LG, Bose A, McIntosh AR, Graham SJ, Stuss DT. Clustered functional MRI of overt speech production. Neuroimage 2006;32:376-387.

Tollkötter M, Pfleiderer B, Sörös P, Michael N. Effects of antidepressive therapy on auditory processing in severely depressed patients: A combined MRS and MEG study. Journal of Psychiatric Research 2006;40:293-306.


Sörös P, Vo O, Gerding H, Husstedt IW, Evers S. Enucleation and development of cluster headache: a retrospective study. BMC Neurology 2005;5:6.

Dziewas R, Sörös P, Ishii R, Chau W, Henningsen H, Ringelstein EB, Knecht S, Pantev C. Cortical processing of esophageal sensation is related to the representation of swallowing. Neuroreport 2005;16:439-443.


Michael N, Ostermann J, Sörös P, Schwindt W, Pfleiderer B. Altered habituation in the auditory cortex in a subgroup of depressed patients by functional magnetic resonance imaging. Neuropsychobiology 2004;49:5-9.

Teismann IK, Sörös P, Manemann E, Ross B, Pantev C, Knecht S. Responsiveness to repeated speech stimuli persists in left but not right auditory cortex. Neuroreport 2004;15:1267-1270.


Sörös P, Vo O, Husstedt IW, Evers S, Gerding H. Phantom eye syndrome: Its prevalence, phenomenology, and putative mechanisms. Neurology 2003;60:1542-1543.

Sörös P, Cornelissen K, Laine M, Salmelin R. Naming actions and objects: cortical dynamics in healthy adults and in an anomic patient with a dissociation in action/object naming. Neuroimage 2003;19:1787-1801.

Dziewas R, Sörös P, Ishii R, Chau W, Henningsen H, Ringelstein EB, Knecht S, Pantev C. Neuroimaging evidence for cortical involvement in the preparation and in the act of swallowing. Neuroimage 2003;20:135-144.


Dziewas R, Lüdemann P, Sörös P, Henningsen H. Neue Wege in der Diagnostik der schlaganfallassoziierten Dysphagie. Klinische Neurophysiologie 2002;33:84-87.


Sörös P, Frese A, Husstedt IW, Evers S. Cluster headache after dental extraction: implications for the pathogenesis of cluster headache? Cephalalgia 2001;2:619-622.

Sörös P, Knecht S, Bantel C, Imai T, Wüsten R, Pantev C, Lütkenhöner B, Bürkle H, Henningsen H. Functional reorganization of the human primary somatosensory cortex after acute pain demonstrated by magnetoencephalography. Neuroscience Letters 2001;298:195-198.

Lüdemann P, Dziewas R, Sörös P, Happe S, Frese A. Axonal polyneuropathy in obstructive sleep apnoea. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry 2001;70:685-687.


Stippich C, Kassubek J, Kober H, Sörös P, Vieth JB. Time course of focal slow wave activity in transient ischemic attacks and transient global amnesia as measured by magnetoencephalography. Neuroreport 2000;11:3309-3313.


Sörös P, Knecht S, Imai T, Gürtler S, Lütkenhöner B, Ringelstein EB, Henningsen H. Cortical asymmetries of the human somatosensory hand representation in right- and left-handers. Neuroscience Letters 1999;271:89-92.

Kassubek J, Sörös P, Kober H, Stippich C, Vieth JB. Focal slow and beta brain activity in patients with multiple sclerosis revealed by magnetoencephalography. Brain Topography 1999;11:193-200.


Sörös P, Böttcher J, Maschek H, Selberg O, Müller MJ. Lipoprotein-X in patients with cirrhosis: its relationship to cholestasis and hypercholesterolemia. Hepatology 1998;28:1199-1205.

Knecht S, Sörös P, Gürtler S, Imai T, Ringelstein EB, Henningsen H. Phantom sensations following acute pain. Pain 1998;77:209-213.

Stippich C, Freitag P, Kassubek J, Sörös P, Kamada K, Kober H, Scheffler K, Hopfengärtner R, Bilecen D, Radü EW, Vieth JB. Motor, somatosensory and auditory cortex localization by fMRI and MEG. Neuroreport 1998;9:1953-1957.