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Last update: 27/07/2015

Lyubomir I. AFTANAS,

M.D., Ph.D., Dr. Sci., Professor, Academician of the  Russian Academy of Science

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Personal History:

 

Birthdate:         September 18, 1956

Languages: English, French

Academic Address:

Department of Experimental & Clinical Neuroscience,

Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution “Scientific Research Institute of Physiology & Basic Medicine” - (SRIPhMB)

Timakova str., 4

630117 Novosibirsk

Russian Federation

e-mail:

liaftanas@physiol.ru

liaftanas@gmail.com

Phone: +7 (383) 3359855

Fax  : +7 (383) 3359754

 

Educational History:

 

Ivano-Frankovsk State Medical Institute. Major: General Practitioner – 1973–1979;

Appointment and registration as psychiatrist: – 1979–1982;

Post-graduate student. Institute of Physiology Siberian Branch Russian Academy of Medical sciences Major: Psychophysiology –  1982–1985;

 

Degrees:

 

M.D. (i.e. Candidate of Medical Sciences) Thesis: Interhemispheric Intereference Inhibition Analysis in Man (Laboratory of Memory Processes: Prof. Ilyuchenok R.Yu.) – 1986;

Dr. Sci. (i.e. Doctor of Medical Sciences) Thesis: Cortical Mechanisms of Induced Emotions in Man: Psychophysiology study. – 1999;

Professor of Psychophysiology – 2004;

Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences – 2004;

Full Member (academician) of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences – 2007;

Full Member (academician) of the Russian Academy of Sciences – 2014;

International Fellowships:

 

Department of Psychology University of Butapest, Hungary – invited researcher (academician of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, professor C. Adam, professor E. Lang),  - 1986;

Centre hospitalier universitaire de Poitiers, France - invited researcher (Prof. R. Gil, Chaire de Neurologie (France) - 1996

Centre Hospitalier Henri Laborit de Poitiers, France - invited researcher, 1996;

Statement of Professional Interests:

Experimental and Clinical Neuroscience; Affective neuroscience; Emotion; Emotion Regulation; Meditation; Cognitive Neuroscience; Neuronal Plasticity; Neurogenetics; Cognitive Neuroscience and Gender Differences; Biological Psychiatry; Personality and Individual Differences; Major Depressive Disorder; PTSD; Schizophrenia; Psychosomatic Medicine; Essential Hypertension; Ulcerative Collitis; Clinical Neurophysiology; High Resolution EEG & ERPs; fMRI; Neurotherapy; Brain Modulation; Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation; Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS).

 

Professional Positions:

 

Psychiatry intern and practitioner: Supervisor: Prof. N. Geifurova –1979–1982

Post-graduate student: supervisor - Prof. Ilyuchenok R.Yu., Lab. of Memory Regulation, Institute of Physiology Siberian Branch Russian Academy of Medical Sciences – 1982–1985

Junior scientific researcher: Supervisor: Prof. Ilyuchenok R.Yu., Lab. of Memory Regulation, Institute of Physiology Siberian Branch Russian Academy of Medical Sciences  – 1985–1988

Senior scientific researcher, Head of the Psychophysiology Laboratory: State-Research Institute of Physiology Siberian Branch Russian Academy of Medical Sciences –  1988;

Scientific Director: State-Research Institute of Physiology Siberian Branch Russian Academy of Medical Sciences -  1989 – 2012

Vice-President: Russian Academy of Medical Sciences – 2011 – 2013;

Director:

Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution “Scientific Research Institute of Physiology & Basic Medicine” - (SRIPhMB) – 2012 - pres. time;

Federal State Budgetary Organization “Siberian Branch of Medical Sciences” – 2014 – pres. time

International Societies Membership:

Vice-President of the International Union of Circumpolar Health

International Organization of Psychophysiology (IOP);

Society for Psychophysiological Rseearches – (SPR, USA);

Applied Neuroscience Society (ANS);

Society of Biological Psychiatry (SOBP, USA);

International Pharmaco-EEG Society, Association for Electrophysiological Brain Research in Preclinical and Clinical Pharmacology and Related Fields;

Honourable Member of the Russian Psychiatric Society;

International Awards

John Arthur Hildes Circumpolar Health Medal - 2015

 

Reviewer to the International Journals

 

International Journal of Psychophysiology,

Psychophysiology,

Biological Psychology,

Psychosomatic Medicine,

Brain Researches,

World Journal of Biological Psychiatry

 

Selected publications:

Aftanas L.I., Koshkarov V.I., Mordvintsev Yu.N., Pokrovskaja V.L. (1994). Dimensional analysis of human EEG during experimental affective experience. Int. J. Psychophysiol., 18, 67-70.

Aftanas L.I., Koshkarov V.I., Pokrovskaja V.L., Lotova N.V., Mordvintsev Yu.N. (1996). Event-related desynchronization (ERD) patterns to emotion-related feedback stimuli. Int. J. Neurosci., 87: 151-173.

Aftanas L.I., Koshkarov V.I., Pokrovskaja V.L., Mordvintsev Yu.N. (1996). Dimensional analysis of human EEG and anxiety coping styles. J. Psychophysiol., 10: 49-60.

Aftanas L.I., Koshkarov V.I., Pokrovskaja V.L., Lotova N.V. et al. (1996). Pre- and post-stimulus processes in affective task and еvent-related desynchronization (ERD): do they discriminate anxiety coping styles. Int. J. Psychophysiol., 24: 197-212.

Aftanas L.I., Lotova N.V., Koshkarov V.I., Pokrovskaja V.L., Popov S.A., Makhnev V.P. (1997). Non-linear analysis of emotion EEG: calculation of Kolmogorov entropy and the principal Lyapunov exponent. Neurosci. Lett., 226: 13-16.

Aftanas L.I., Lotova N.V., Koshkarov V.I., Popov S.A., Makhnev V.P. (1997). Nonlinear forecasting measurements of the human EEG during evoked emotions. Brain Topogr., 10: 155-162.

Aftanas L.I., Lotova N.V., Koshkarov V.I., Makhnev V.P. et al. (1998). Non-linear dynamic complexity of the human EEG during evoked emotions. Int. J. Psychophysiol., 28: 63-67.

Aftanas L.I., Lotova N.V., Koshkarov V.I., Popov S.A. (1998). Non-linear dynamical coupling between different brain areas during evoked emotions: an EEG investigation. Biol.  Psychol., 48: 121-138.

Aftanas, L.I., Varlamov, A.A., Pavlov, S.V., Makhnev, V.P. and Reva, N.V. (2001) Affective picture processing: event-related synchronization within individually defined human theta band is modulated by valence dimension, Neurosci Lett, 303: 115-8.

Aftanas, L.I., Varlamov, A.A., Pavlov, S.V., Makhnev, V.P., Reva, N.V. (2001). Affective picture processing: event-related synchronization within individually defined human theta band is modulated by valence dimension. Neurosci. Lett., 303: 115-118.

Aftanas, L.I., Golocheikine, S.A. (2001). Human anterior and frontal midline theta and lower alpha reflect emotionally positive states and internalized attention: high-resolution EEG investigation of meditation. Neurosci. Lett., 310: 57-60.

Aftanas, L.I., Varlamov, A.A., Pavlov, S.V., Makhnev, V.P., (2001). Event-related synchronization and desynchronization during affective processing: emergence of valence-related time-dependent hemispheric asymmetries in theta and upper alpha band. Int. J. Neurosci., 110: 197-219.

Aftanas, L.I., Varlamov, A.A., Pavlov, S.V., Makhnev, V.P., Reva, N.V. (2002). Time-dependent cortical asymmetries induced by emotional arousal: EEG analysis of event-related synchronization and desynchronization in individually defined frequency bands. Int. J. Psychophysiol., 44 (1): 67-82.

Aftanas, L.I., Golocheikine, S.A. (2002). Non-linear dynamic complexity of the human EEG during meditation. Neurosci. Lett., 330: 143-146.

Aftanas L.I., Varlamov, A.A., Reva, N.V., Pavlov, S.V. (2003). Disruption of early event-related theta synchronization of human EEG in alexithymics viewing affective pictures. Neurosci. Lett., 340 (1): 57-60.

Aftanas L.I., Pavlov S.V., Reva N.V., Varlamov A.A. (2003). Trait anxiety impact on the EEG theta band power changes during appraisal of threatening and pleasant visual stimuli. Int. J. Psychophysiol., V.50. N3, P. 205-212.

Reva N.V., Aftanas L.I. (2004). The coincidence between late non-phase-locked gamma synchronization response and saccadic eye movements. Int. J. Psychophysiol., V.51. N3, P. 215-222.

Aftanas L., Varlamov A. (2004). Associations of alexithymia with anterior and posterior activation asymmetries during evoked emotions: EEG evidence of right hemisphere “electrocortical effort”. Int. J. Neurosci., 114 (11): 1443-1462.

Aftanas, L.I., Reva N.V., Varlamov, A.A., Pavlov, S.V., Makhnev, V.P., (2004). Analysis of evoked EEG synchronization and desynchronization in conditions of emotional activation in humans: temporal and topographic characteristics. Neurosci. Behav. Physiol., 34 (8): 859-867.

Aftanas LI, Savotina LN, Makhnev VP, Reva NV. (2005). Analysis of evoked EEG synchronization and desynchronization during perception of emotiogenic stimuli: association with autonomic activation processes. Neurosci. Behav. Physiol. – V. 35. – P. 951-957.

Aftanas LI, Pavlov SV. (2005). Trait anxiety impact on posterior activation asymmetries at rest and during evoked negative emotions: EEG investigation. Int. J. Psychophysiol., 55(1):85-94.

Aftanas L, Golosheykin S. (2005). Impact of regular meditation practice on EEG activity at rest and during evoked negative emotions. Int. J. Neurosci., 115 (6): 893-909.

Aftanas LI, Reva NV, Savotina LN, Makhnev VP. (2006). Neurophysiological correlates of induced discrete emotions in humans: an individually oriented analysis. Neurosci. Behav. Physiol., 36(2):119-130.

Bazanova O.M., Aftanas L.I. Using individual EEG peculiarities increase neurofeedback efficiency Annals of General Psychiatry. – 2006. -  V.5 (Suppl. 1), p. 38-39

Bazanova O.M., Aftanas L.I. Relationships between learnability and individual indices of EEG alpha activity. Annals of General Psychiatry. – 2006. -  V. 5 (Suppl. 1), p. 74-75

Aftanas L. I., Varlamov A. A. (2007). Effects of alexithymia on the activity of the anterior and posterior areas of the cortex of the right hemisphere in positive and negative emotional activation. Neuroscience and Behavioral Physiology. - Vol. 37. - No. 1. – P. 67-73.

Aftanas LI, Sidorova PV, Pavlov SV, Makhnev VP, Korenek VV, Reva NV, Amstislavskaya TG. (2008). Activity of the positive and negative reinforcement motivation systems and baseline arterial blood pressure in humans. Neurosci. Behav. Physiol., 38(8):799-806.

Bazanova O.M., Aftanas L.I. (2008). The individual alpha activity indices as predictors of fluency, flexibility and originality of nonverbal creativity. Int. J. Psychophysiol. 69: P. 178.

Aftanas KL.I., Reva N.V., Makhnev V.P. (2008). Individual variability of brain oscillatory and autonomous concomitants of motivated attention. Int. J. Psychophysiol. 69: P. 197.

Reva N.V., Korenyok V.V., Pavlov S.V., Aftanas L.I. (2008). Oscillatory EEG concomitants of emotional blood pressure reactivity to imagery of personality salient events. Int. J. Psychophysiol. 69: P. 201.

Pavlov S.V., Aftanas L.I., Miroshnikova P.V. (2008). EEG, biochemical and psychometric concomitants of individual differences in selective attention to masked emotional faces. Int. J. Psychophysiol. 69: P. 254.

Tumyalis A.V., Reva N.V., Brak I.V., Pavlov S.V., Aftanas L.I. (2008). Time-course of EEG oscillatory activity during cardiac defense response in man. Int. J. Psychophysiol. 69: P. 266.

Bazanova O.M., Aftanas L.I. (2010). Individual EEG alpha activity Analysis for enhancement neurofeedback efficiency: two case studies. J. Neurotherapy. – V. 14. – #3. – P. 244–253.

S.V. Pavlov, N.V. Reva, , V.V. Korenek, L.I. Aftanas EEG correlates of self-reported experience and physiological activation during emotional states of anger and happiness. Int. J. Psychophysiol. – 2010. Vol. 77 – P. 268.

N.V. Reva, , S.V. Pavlov, , V.V. Korenek, , L.I. Aftanas.  Interrelationships of baseline EEG, personality and emotional cardiovascular activity. Int. J. Psychophysiol. – 2010. Vol. 77 – P. 269.

Pavlov S.V., Reva N. V.,  Loktev K. V., Aftanas L. I. Dynamical aspects of voluntary reappraisal of emotions: Outcomes for experience and cardiovascular reactivity. International Journal of psychophysiology. 2012. Vol. 85, N3. P. 420.

Pavlov S.V., Reva N.V., Loktev K.V., Tumyalis A.V., Korenyok V.V., Aftanas L.I. The temporal dynamics of cognitive reappraisal: cardiovascular consequences of down-regulation of negative emotion and up-regulation of positive emotion. – Psychophysiology. - 2014. – V. 51 (2). – P. 178-186.

Pavlov S.V., Korenyok V.V., Reva N.V., Tumyalis A.V., Loktev K., Aftanas L.I. (2014). Effects of long-term meditation practice on attentional biases towards emotional faces: An eye tracking study. – 2014. - Cognition and Emotion: 11: 1-9.

Reva N.V., S.V. Pavlov, K.V. Loktev, V.V. Korenyok, Aftanas L.I. (2014). The influence of long term Sahaja Yoga meditation practice on emotional processing in the brain: an ERP study. Neuroscience. – 2014. – V. 281. – P.  195-201.

L.I. Aftanas, I.V. Brak, O.M. Gilinskaya, V.V. Korenek, S.V. Pavlov, N.V. Reva. Hypoactivation of Reward Motivational System in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Hypertension Grade I-II//Bulletin of experimental Biology and Medicine. – 2014. – V. 157. - #4. – P. 430-435.

A. V. Tumyalis, L. I. Aftanas. Contribution of Neurophysiological Endophenotype, Individual Frequency of EEG Alpha Oscillations, to Mechanisms of Emotional Reactivity// Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine. – 2014. – V. 156. - Issue 6. – P. 711-716

L. I. Aftanas, K. V. Loktev, P. V. Miroshnikova, V. V. Gafarov, E. A. Gromova. Polymorphism of Dopamine Transporter Gene DAT1 and Individual Variability of Defense Cardiac Response in Humans//Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine. – 2014. – V. 156. - Issue 6. – P. 845-848.

Pavlov SV, Reva NV, Loktev KV, Korenyok VV, Aftanas LI. Impact of long-term meditation practice on cardiovascular reactivity during perception and reappraisal of affective images. Int J Psychophysiol. 2015 Jan 9. pii: S0167-8760(15)00014-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2015.01.002. На странице ошибка вывода определенных записей.