PD Dr. Yulia Golub has been appointed Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the Department of Human Medicine and has also taken over as Director of the University Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy at Klinikum Oldenburg.
Golub studied human medicine at Samara State Medical University (Russia) and neuroscience at the University of Tübingen. She completed her doctorate at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich in 2009, after which she worked as a resident medical doctor in various clinics and trained as a specialist in child and adolescent psychiatry.
In 2017 Golub moved to the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus in Dresden, where she was an executive senior physician at the Clinic and Polyclinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, before coming to Oldenburg. She earned her habilitation at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg in 2019.
A key focus of Golub's research is neurodevelopmental and behavioral consequences of childhood adversity including trauma and substance exposure. Among other she investigates epigenetic mechanisms transmitting environmental impact into an early behavioural phenotype. Furthermore, she conducts clinical trials on psychotherapeutic group interventions in adolescents with addiction and posttraumatic stress.