Dr. Sandra Iglesias

Head of Clinical Research Management


Translational Neuromodeling Unit
Institute for Biomedical Engineering
University of Zurich and ETH Zurich
Sandra Iglesias
Wilfriedstrasse 6
8032 Zurich



Edwin Thanarajah S, DiFeliceantonio AG, Albus K, Kuzmanovic B, Rigoux L, Iglesias S, Hanßen R, Schlamann M, Cornely OA, Brüning JC, Tittgemeyer M, Small DM (2023). Habitual daily intake of a sweet and fatty snack modulates reward processing in humans. Cell Metab 35, 1-14. [PDF]

Weber LA, Tomiello S, Schöbi D, Wellstein KV, Müller D, Iglesias S, Stephan KE (2022) Auditory mismatch responses are differentially sensitive to changes in muscarinic acetylcholine versus dopamine receptor function. eLife, 11:e74835 [PDF].

Frässle S, Aponte EA, Bollmann S, Brodersen KH, Do CT, Harrison OK, Harrison SJ, Heinzle J, Iglesias S, Kasper L, Lomakina EI, Mathys C, Müller-Schrader M, Pereira I, Petzschner FH, Raman S, Schöbi D, Toussaint B, Weber LA, Yao Y, Stephan KE (2021). TAPAS: An Open-Source Software Package for Translational Neuromodeling and Computational Psychiatry. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 12: 857 [PDF]

Harrison OK, Köchli L, Marino S, Luechinger R, Hennel F, Brand K, Hess AJ, Frässle S, Iglesias S, Vinckier F, Petzschner F, Harrison SJ, Stephan KE (2021). Interoception of breathing and its relationship with anxiety. Neuron, 109(24):4080-4093.e8. [PDF]

Harrison SJ, Bianchi S, Heinzle J, Stephan KE, Iglesias S, Kasper L (2021). A Hilbert-based method for processing respiratory timeseries. NeuroImage,  230:117787. [PDF]

Iglesias S, Kasper L, Harrison SJ, Manka R, Mathys C, & Stephan KE (2020). Cholinergic and dopaminergic effects on prediction error and uncertainty responses during sensory associative learning. NeuroImage, 117590

Manjaly ZM, Iglesias S (2020) A Computational Theory of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy from the “Bayesian Brain” Perspective. Frontiers in Psychiatry 11:404. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00404

Al-Zubaidi A, Iglesias S, Stephan KE, Buades-Rotger M, Heldmann M, Nolde JM, Kirchner H, Mertins A, Jauch-Chara K, Münte TF (2020). Effects of hunger, satiety and oral glucose on effective connectivity between hypothalamus and insular cortex. NeuroImage, 217: 116931 [PDF]

Edwin Thanarajah S, Iglesias S, Kuzmanovic B, Rigoux L, Stephan KE, Brüning JC,  Tittgemeyer M (2019) Modulation of Midbrain Neurocircuitry by Intranasal Insulin. NeuroImage, 194: 120-127. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.03.050

Kasper L, Bollmann S, Diaconescu AO, Hutton C, Heinzle J, Iglesias S, Hauser TU, Sebold M, Manjaly ZM, Pruessmann KP, Stephan KE (2017) The PhysIO Toolbox for Modeling Physiological Noise in fMRI Data. Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 276: 56-72. [PDF]

Iglesias S, Tomiello S, Schneebeli M, Stephan KE (2017). Models of neuromodulation for computational psychiatry. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science, n/a-n/a. doi: 10.1002/wcs.1420.

Stephan KE, Diaconescu AO, Iglesias S (2016) Bayesian inference, dysconnectivity and neuromodulation in schizophrenia. Brain, 139: 1874-1876.

Stephan KE, Iglesias S, Heinzle J, Diaconescu AO (2015). Translational Perspectives for Computational Neuroimaging. Neuron 87: 716-732. [PDF]

Mathys C, Lomakina EI, Daunizeau J, Iglesias S, Brodersen KH, Friston KJ, Stephan KE (2014). Uncertainty in perception and the Hierarchical Gaussian Filter. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 8: 825 [PDF]

Bernal-Casas D, Balaguer-Ballester E, Gerchen MF, Iglesias S, Walter H, Heinz A, Meyer-Lindenberg A, Stephan KE, Kirsch P (2013) Multi-site reproducibility of prefrontal-hippocampal connectivity estimates by stochastic DCM. NeuroImage 82: 555-863. [PDF]

Iglesias S, Mathys C, Brodersen KH, Kasper L, Piccirelli M, den Ouden HEM, Stephan KE (2013) Hierarchical prediction errors in midbrain and basal forebrain during sensory learning. Neuron 80: 519-530. [PDF]