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Contributors Gabriele Fischer Prof. Dr. Gabriele Fischer is Medical Director of the Addiction Clinic, Medical University Vienna; Chair of the University Board of Medical University Innsbruck, Austria; Member of the Scientific Board for Quality Control & Quality Management in Medicine, Austria; Member of the General Medical Council , Austria; Senior Editor of ‘Addiction’ and board member of other peerreviewed journals; Active Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts; Founding (board) member: ‘Women for women: health policy in focus’; Consultant : WHO, UNO, EU, European Parliament, OSI; National and International research Grants as well as Member of National and International Societies including chair positions. Her recent publications are: Fischer G, Ortner R, Rohrmeister K, Jagsch R, Baewert A, Langer M, Aschauer H: Methadone versus Buprenorphine in Pregnant Addicts: A Double-blind, Double-dummy Comparison Study. Addiction 101; 2006; 275–281. Winklbaur B, Kopf N, Ebner N, Jung E, Thau K, Fischer G: Treating pregnant women dependent on opioids is not the same as treating pregnancy and opioid dependence: a knowledge synthesis for better treatment for women and neonates. Addiction 103; 2008; 1429–1440. Winklbaur B, Baewert A, Jagsch R, Rohrmeister K, Aeschbach Jachman C, Thau K, Fischer G: Association between prenatal tobacco exposure and neonatal outcomes of opioid maintained pregnant women and how to handle it. European Addiction Research 15; 2009; 150–156. Kirsten Jordan Dr. rer. nat. Kirsten Jordan is working as research assistant at the department for Forensic Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the Georg-AugustUniversity Göttingen. Her research focuses on functional neuroanatomy of spatial cognitive and verbal processes, sex differences as well as on neurobiological and endocrinological aspects of forensic relevant disorders. Key publications are: Hausmann M, Schoofs D, Rosenthal HE, Jordan K: Interactive effects of sex Contributors 126 hormones and gender stereotypes on cognitive sex differences. A psychobiosocial approach. Psychoneuroendocrinology 34; 2009; 389–401. Jordan K., Wüstenberg T: The Neural Network of Spatial Cognition and it’s Modulation by Biological and Environmental Factors. Journal of Individual Differences; 2009 (in press). Jordan K., Wüstenberg T, Heinze HJ, Peters M, Jancke L: Women and men exhibit different cortical activation patterns during mental rotation tasks. Neuropsychologia 40; 2002; 2397–2408. Ineke Klinge Dr. Ineke Klinge is associated professor of Gender Medicine at the Caphri School for Public Health and Primary Care of the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences of Maastricht University. Her research focuses on the integration of sex and gender issues in biomedical and health related research from basic to societal level and on mainstreaming diversity and patients’ perspective in health care research policies. Her empirical work contributes to theories of difference and intersectionality. Key publications are: Klinge I: Gender perspectives in European research. Pharmacological research 58(3); 2008; 183–189. Klinge I: Bringing Gender Expertise to Biomedical and Health-Related Research. Gender Medicine 4(2); 2007; 59–63. Klinge I, Bosch M: Transforming Research Methodologies in EU Life Sciences and Biomedicine. Gender-Sensitive ways of Doing Research. State of the Art. European Journal of Women’s Studies 12(3); 2005; 377–395. Klinge I, Bosch M: Gender in Research. Gender Impact Assessment of the specific programmes of the Fifth Framework Programme. Quality of Life and Management of Living Resources (EUR 20017). Brussels: European Commission; 2001. Verena Metz Verena Metz is a clinical psychologist, and working as a research assistant in the team of Prof. Gabriele Fischer at the Addiction Clinic at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria. She is currently writing her doctoral thesis on outcome parameters and neonatal abstinence syndrome in infants born to opioidmaintained mothers. Her research topics are gender medicine, particularly women's health. Her recent publications is: Metz V, Radler D, Fischer G: Sex differences in psychopharmacology: gender medicine in psychiatry. Psychiatr Psychother 2(4); 2009; 64-69. Silke Schicktanz Prof. Dr. Silke Schicktanz is Juniorprofessor of History, Theory, and Ethics in Medicine at the University Medical School Göttingen, Germany. She teaches ethics and history in medicine as well as gender studies. Her research focuses on the relationship between ethical and socio-cultural aspects of modern medicine. Recent topics are the normative role of body and identity including gender and age, cross-cultural similarities and differences in public attitudes towards biomedicine, and normative concepts of responsibility and autonomy. Recent key publications are: Schicktanz S, Pethes N (eds): Sexuality as Experiment? Identity, Morality and Reproduction between Science and Fiction. Frankfurt/Main: Cam- Contributors 127 pus; 2008 (in German). Schicktanz S, Ehm S (eds): Body as measure? Biomedicine and its impact on...


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