Dr Liza van Eijk has a strong interest in neuroimaging and neuropsychology. She is in particular interested in identifying biomarkers to improve patient’s lives, whether that is by assisting with earlier diagnosis, personalizing treatment, or distinguishing between subtypes of disease.

She is currently working on predicting clinical outcomes in preterm-born infants based on measures derived from neonatal MRI, in collaboration with the Australian-eHealth Research Centre, the CSIRO, and the Child health Research Centre, the University of Queensland. Previously, she examined biological sex differences in the brain, and how these brain sex differences are related to behaviour and disorders that have shown sex differences, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder. She has published first-author papers in high-quality journals such as Neuroimaging (Q1, IF=5.8) and Psychological science (Q1, IF=4.9), and has presented her work at both international (e.g. Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping) and national conferences (e.g. Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society meeting).

Liza is a subject coordinator and lecturer for third-year Psychology subject PY3109 ‘Cognitive Neuroscience: The Biology of Mind’, as well as second-year Psychology subject PY2101 ‘Psychological Neuroscience’. She has a visiting researcher affiliation with the Australian e-Health Research Centre, at the CSIRO. 

  • PY2101: Psychological Neuroscience (Level 2; CNS, SIN & TSV)
  • PY3109: Cognitive Neuroscience: The Biology of Mind (Level 3; CNS, SIN & TSV)
  • Neuroimaging
  • Neuropsychology
  • Predicting outcomes
  • Translational research
  • MRI
  • 2019 to 2020 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Faculty of Medicine, University of Queensland & Australian e-Health Research Centre, CSIRO (Brisbane)
Research Disciplines
Socio-Economic Objectives

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Journal Articles
  • Kong X, ENIGMA Laterality Working Group and Franks C (in press) Reproducibility in the absence of selective reporting: an illustration from large?scale brain asymmetry research. Human Brain Mapping, , DOI:10.1002/hbm.25154.
  • van Eijk L, Zhu D, Couvy-Duchesne B, Strike L, Lee A, Hansell N, Thompson P, de Zubicaray G, McMahon K and Wright M (in press) Are sex differences in human brain structure associated with sex differences in behaviour? Psychological Science, .
  • Grasby K, Jahanshad N, Painter J, Colodro-Conde L, Bralten J, Hibar D, Lind P, Pizzagalli F, Ching C, McMahon M, Shatokhina N, Zsembik L, Thomopoulos S, Zhu A, Strike L, Agartz I, Alhusaini S, Almeida M, Alnæs D, Amlien I, Andersson M, Ard T, Armstrong N, Ashley-Koch A, Atkins J, Bernard M, Brouwer R, Buimer E, Bülow R, Bürger C, Cannon D, Chakravarty M, Chen Q, Cheung J, Couvy-Duchesne B, Dale A, Dalvie S, de Araujo T, de Zubicaray G, de Zwarte S, den Braber A, Doan N, Dohm K, Ehrlich S, Engelbrecht H, Erk S, Fan C, Fedko I, Foley S, Ford J, Fukunaga M, Garrett M, Ge T, Giddaluru S, Goldman A, Green M, Groenewold N, Grotegerd D, Gurholt T, Gutman B, Hansell N, Harris M, Harrison M, Haswell C, Hauser M, Herms S, Heslenfeld D, Ho N, Hoehn D, Hoffmann P, Holleran L, Hoogman M, Hottenga J, Ikeda M, Janowitz D, Jansen I, Jia T, Jockwitz C, Kanai R, Karama S, Kasperaviciute D, Kaufmann T, Kelly S, Kikuchi M, Klein M, Knapp M, Knodt A, Krämer B, Lam M, Lancaster T, Lee P, Lett T, Lewis L, Lopes-Cendes I, Luciano M, Macciardi F, Marquand A, Mathias S, Melzer T, Milaneschi Y, Mirza-Schreiber N, Moreira J, Mühleisen T, Müller-Myhsok B, Najt P, Nakahara S, Nho K, Olde Loohuis L, Orfanos D, Pearson J, Pitcher T, Pütz B, Quidé Y, Ragothaman A, Rashid F, Reay W, Redlich R, Reinbold C, Repple J, Richard G, Riedel B, Risacher S, Rocha C, Mota N, Salminen L, Saremi A, Saykin A, Schlag F, Schmaal L, Schofield P, Secolin R, Shapland C, Shen L, Shin J, Shumskaya E, Sønderby I, Sprooten E, Tansey K, Teumer A, Thalamuthu A, Tordesillas-Gutiérrez D, Turner J, Uhlmann A, Vallerga C, van der Meer D, van Donkelaar M, van Eijk L, van Erp T, van Haren N, van Rooij D, van Tol M, Veldink J, Verhoef E, Walton E, Wang M, Wang Y, Wardlaw J, Wen W, Westlye L, Whelan C, Witt S, Wittfeld K, Wolf C, Wolfers T, Wu J, Yasuda C, Zaremba D, Zhang Z, Zwiers M, Artiges E, Assareh A, Ayesa-Arriola R, Belger A, Brandt C, Brown G, Cichon S, Curran J, Davies G, Degenhardt F, Dennis M, Dietsche B, Djurovic S, Doherty C, Espiritu R, Garijo D, Gil Y, Gowland P, Green R, Häusler A, Heindel W, Ho B, Hoffmann W, Holsboer F, Homuth G, Hosten N, Jack C, Jang M, Jansen A, Kimbrel N, Kolskår K, Koops S, Krug A, Lim K, Luykx J, Mathalon D, Mather K, Mattay V, Matthews S, Mayoral Van Son J, McEwen S, Melle I, Morris D, Mueller B, Nauck M, Nordvik J, Nöthen M, O’Leary D, Opel N, Martinot M, Pike G, Preda A, Quinlan E, Rasser P, Ratnakar V, Reppermund S, Steen V, Tooney P, Torres F, Veltman D, Voyvodic J, Whelan R, White T, Yamamori H, Adams H, Bis J, Debette S, Decarli C, Fornage M, Gudnason V, Hofer E, Ikram M, Launer L, Longstreth W, Lopez O, Mazoyer B, Mosley T, Roshchupkin G, Satizabal C, Schmidt R, Seshadri S, Yang Q, Alvim M, Ames D, Anderson T, Andreassen O, Arias-Vasquez A, Bastin M, Baune B, Beckham J, Blangero J, Boomsma D, Brodaty H, Brunner H, Buckner R, Buitelaar J, Bustillo J, Cahn W, Cairns M, Calhoun V, Carr V, Caseras X, Caspers S, Cavalleri G, Cendes F, Corvin A, Crespo-Facorro B, Dalrymple-Alford J, Dannlowski U, de Geus E, Deary I, Delanty N, Depondt C, Desrivières S, Donohoe G, Espeseth T, Fernández G, Fisher S, Flor H, Forstner A, Francks C, Franke B, Glahn D, Gollub R, Grabe H, Gruber O, Håberg A, Hariri A, Hartman C, Hashimoto R, Heinz A, Henskens F, Hillegers M, Hoekstra P, Holmes A, Hong L, Hopkins W, Hulshoff Pol H, Jernigan T, Jönsson E, Kahn R, Kennedy M, Kircher T, Kochunov P, Kwok J, Le Hellard S, Loughland C, Martin N, Martinot J, McDonald C, McMahon K, Meyer-Lindenberg A, Michie P, Morey R, Mowry B, Nyberg L, Oosterlaan J, Ophoff R, Pantelis C, Paus T, Pausova Z, Penninx B, Polderman T, Posthuma D, Rietschel M, Roffman J, Rowland L, Sachdev P, Sämann P, Schall U, Schumann G, Scott R, Sim K, Sisodiya S, Smoller J, Sommer I, St Pourcain B, Stein D, Toga A, Trollor J, Van der Wee N, van ’t Ent D, Völzke H, Walter H, Weber B, Weinberger D, Wright M, Zhou J, Stein J, Thompson P and Medland S (2020) The genetic architecture of the human cerebral cortex. Science, 367 (6484), Article: eaay6690, DOI:10.1126/science.aay6690.
  • van Eijk L, Hansell N, Strike L, Couvy-Duchesne B, de Zubicaray G, Thompson P, McMahon K, Zietsch B and Wright M (2020) Region-specific sex differences in the hippocampus. NeuroImage, 215, Article: 116781, DOI:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.116781.
  • van Eijk L, Zwijsen S, Keeser D, Oosterman J, Pogarell O and Engelbregt H (2017) EEG-neurofeedback training and quality of life of institutionalized elderly women (a pilot study). Advances in Gerontology, 30 (2), pp. 248-254.
  • Engelbregt H, Keeser D, van Eijk L, Suiker E, Eichhorn D, Karch S, Deijen J and Pogarell O (2016) Short and long-term effects of sham-controlled prefrontal EEG-neurofeedback training in healthy subjects. Clinical Neurophysiology, 127, pp. 1931-1937, DOI:10.1016/j.clinph.2016.01.004.
  • van Eijk L, Groot E, van Spronsen M, Maas Y, Keeser D, Pogarell O and Engelbregt H (2015) Testing Van Gool’s Hypothesis: a method to predict side effects of cholinesterase inhibitors in patients with cellular degenerative and vascular dementia. Advances in Geriatrics, 2015, Article: 270657, DOI:10.1155/2015/270657.

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