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1992 …2024

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Research interests

Substance dependence including heroin, other illicit drugs and alcohol; childhood trauma and PTSD. Research has primarily involving behavior genetic and genetic studies including gene-environment interactions.

Clinical interests

Psychiatry, neurology, obsessive compulsive disorder in children, affective disorders, social phobia and alcoholism, tourette syndrome, depressive disorder, bipolar disease


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  • Potential causal association between gut microbiome and posttraumatic stress disorder

    He, Q., Wang, W., Xu, D., Xiong, Y., Tao, C., You, C., Ma, L., Ma, J., Nievergelt, C. M., Maihofer, A. X., Klengel, T., Atkinson, E. G., Chen, C. Y., Choi, K. W., Coleman, J. R. I., Dalvie, S., Duncan, L. E., Logue, M. W., Provost, A. C., Ratanatharathorn, A., & 165 othersStein, M. B., Torres, K., Aiello, A. E., Almli, L. M., Amstadter, A. B., Andersen, S. B., Andreassen, O. A., Arbisi, P. A., Ashley-Koch, A. E., Austin, S. B., Avdibegovic, E., Babić, D., Bækvad-Hansen, M., Baker, D. G., Beckham, J. C., Bierut, L. J., Bisson, J. I., Boks, M. P., Bolger, E. A., Børglum, A. D., Bradley, B., Brashear, M., Breen, G., Bryant, R. A., Bustamante, A. C., Bybjerg-Grauholm, J., Calabrese, J. R., Caldas-de-Almeida, J. M., Dale, A. M., Daly, M. J., Daskalakis, N. P., Deckert, J., Delahanty, D. L., Dennis, M. F., Disner, S. G., Domschke, K., Dzubur-Kulenovic, A., Erbes, C. R., Evans, A., Farrer, L. A., Feeny, N. C., Flory, J. D., Forbes, D., Franz, C. E., Galea, S., Garrett, M. E., Gelaye, B., Gelernter, J., Geuze, E., Gillespie, C., Uka, A. G., Gordon, S. D., Guffanti, G., Hammamieh, R., Harnal, S., Hauser, M. A., Heath, A. C., Hemmings, S. M. J., Hougaard, D. M., Jakovljevic, M., Jett, M., Johnson, E. O., Jones, I., Jovanovic, T., Qin, X. J., Junglen, A. G., Karstoft, K. I., Kaufman, M. L., Kessler, R. C., Khan, A., Kimbrel, N. A., King, A. P., Koen, N., Kranzler, H. R., Kremen, W. S., Lawford, B. R., Lebois, L. A. M., Lewis, C. E., Linnstaedt, S. D., Lori, A., Lugonja, B., Luykx, J. J., Lyons, M. J., Maples-Keller, J., Marmar, C., Martin, A. R., Martin, N. G., Maurer, D., Mavissakalian, M. R., McFarlane, A., McGlinchey, R. E., McLaughlin, K. A., McLean, S. A., McLeay, S., Mehta, D., Milberg, W. P., Miller, M. W., Morey, R. A., Morris, C. P., Mors, O., Mortensen, P. B., Neale, B. M., Nelson, E. C., Nordentoft, M., Norman, S. B., O’Donnell, M., Orcutt, H. K., Panizzon, M. S., Peters, E. S., Peterson, A. L., Peverill, M., Pietrzak, R. H., Polusny, M. A., Rice, J. P., Ripke, S., Risbrough, V. B., Roberts, A. L., Rothbaum, A. O., Rothbaum, B. O., Roy-Byrne, P., Ruggiero, K., Rung, A., Rutten, B. P. F., Saccone, N. L., Sanchez, S. E., Schijven, D., Seedat, S., Seligowski, A. V., Seng, J. S., Sheerin, C. M., Silove, D., Smith, A. K., Smoller, J. W., Solovieff, N., Sponheim, S. R., Stein, D. J., Sumner, J. A., Teicher, M. H., Thompson, W. K., Trapido, E., Uddin, M., Ursano, R. J., van den Heuvel, L. L., van Hooff, M., Vermetten, E., Vinkers, C. H., Voisey, J., Wang, Y., Wang, Z., Werge, T., Williams, M. A., Williamson, D. E., Winternitz, S., Wolf, C., Wolf, E. J., Wolff, J. D., Yehuda, R., Young, K. A., Young, R. M. D., Zhao, H., Zoellner, L. A., Liberzon, I., Ressler, K. J., Haas, M. & Koenen, K. C., Dec 2024, In: Translational psychiatry. 14, 1, 67.

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  • Associations Between Cannabis Use, Polygenic Liability for Schizophrenia, and Cannabis-related Experiences in a Sample of Cannabis Users

    Johnson, E. C., Colbert, S. M. C., Jeffries, P. W., Tillman, R., Bigdeli, T. B., Karcher, N. R., Chan, G., Kuperman, S., Meyers, J. L., Nurnberger, J. I., Plawecki, M. H., Degenhardt, L., Martin, N. G., Kamarajan, C., Schuckit, M. A., Murray, R. M., Dick, D. M., Edenberg, H. J., D’Souza, D. C., Forti, M. D., & 3 othersPorjesz, B., Nelson, E. C. & Agrawal, A., May 1 2023, In: Schizophrenia bulletin. 49, 3, p. 778-787 10 p.

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    1 Scopus citations
  • Cnih3 Deletion Dysregulates Dorsal Hippocampal Transcription across the Estrous Cycle

    Mulvey, B., Frye, H. E., Lintz, T., Fass, S., Tycksen, E., Nelson, E. C., Morón, J. A. & Dougherty, J. D., Mar 2023, In: eNeuro. 10, 3, ENEURO.0153-22.2023.

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  • The effects of childhood trauma and mental disorders on treatment engagement, contact with the criminal justice system, and mortality among people with opioid dependence

    Santo, T., Gisev, N., Campbell, G., Nelson, E. & Degenhardt, L., Feb 1 2023, In: Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 243, 109734.

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    2 Scopus citations
  • The Relationship of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Two-Sample Mendelian Randomization and Population-Based Sibling Comparison Study

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, Feb 15 2023, In: Biological Psychiatry. 93, 4, p. 362-369 8 p.

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    14 Scopus citations