Program For Genetics and Psychoses

Principal Investigator: Vishwajit L. Nimgaonkar
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Recent Publications

Bhatia T, Mazumdar S, Mishra NN, Gur RE, Gur RC, Nimgaonkar VL, Deshpande SN. Protocol to evaluate the impact of yoga supplementation on cognitive function in schizophrenia: a randomised controlled trial. Acta europsychiatr. 2014 Oct;26(5):280-90. PubMed PMID: 25241756.

Narendran R, Lopresti BJ, Mason NS, Deuitch L, Paris J, Himes ML, Kodavali CV,Nimgaonkar VL. Cocaine abuse in humans is not associated with increased microglial activation: an 18-kDa translocator protein positron emission tomography imaging study with [11C]PBR28. J Neurosci. 2014 Jul 23;34(30):9945-50. PubMed PMID: 25057196.

Frank E, Nimgaonkar VL, Phillips ML, Kupfer DJ. All the world's a (clinical)stage: rethinking bipolar disorder from a longitudinal perspective. Mol Psychiatry. 2014 Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25048003.

Roalf DR, Vandekar SN, Almasy L, Ruparel K, Satterthwaite TD, Elliott MA, Podell J, Gallagher S, Jackson CT, Prasad K, Wood J, Pogue-Geile MF, Nimgaonkar VL, Gur RC, Gur RE. Heritability of Subcortical and Limbic Brain Volume and Shape in Multiplex-Multigenerational Families with Schizophrenia. Biol Psychiatry. 2014 May 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24976379.

Sewilam AM, Watson AM, Kassem AM, Clifton S, McDonald MC, Lipski R, Deshpande S, Mansour H, Nimgaonkar VL. Suggested avenues to reduce the stigma of mental illness in the Middle East. Int J Soc Psychiatry. 2014 Jun 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24957595.

Mishra NN, Bhatia T, Kumar N, Nimgaonkar VL, Parker LS, Deshpande SN. Knowledge & attitudes of mental health professionals regarding psychiatric research. Indian J Med Res. 2014 Feb;139:246-51. PubMed PMID: 24718399.

D'Aiuto L, Prasad KM, Upton CH, Viggiano L, Milosevic J, Raimondi G, McClain L, Chowdari K, Tischfield J, Sheldon M, Moore JC, Yolken RH, Kinchington PR,Nimgaonkar VL. Persistent Infection by HSV-1 Is Associated With Changes in Functional Architecture of iPSC-Derived Neurons and Brain Activation Patterns Underlying Working Memory Performance. Schizophr Bull. 2014 Mar 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24622295.

Thakral S, Bhatia T, Gettig EA, Nimgaonkar VL, Deshpande SN. A comparative study of health locus of control in patients with schizophrenia and their first degree relatives. Asian J Psychiatr. 2014 Feb;7(1):34-7. PubMed PMID: 24524707.

Roalf DR, Ruparel K, Gur RE, Bilker W, Gerraty R, Elliott MA, Gallagher RS, Almasy L, Pogue-Geile MF, Prasad K, Wood J, Nimgaonkar VL, Gur RC. Neuroimaging predictors of cognitive performance across a standardized neurocognitive battery. Neuropsychology. 2014 Mar;28(2):161-76. PubMed PMID: 24364396.

Bhatia T, Agrawal A, Beniwal RP, Thomas P, Monk TH, Nimgaonkar VL, Deshpande SN. A Hindi version of the Composite Scale of Morningness. Asian J Psychiatr. 2013 Dec;6(6):581-4. PubMed PMID: 24309877.

De S, Bhatia T, Thomas P, Chakraborty S, Prasad S, Nagpal R, Nimgaonkar VL,Deshpande SN. Bizarre delusions: a qualitative study on Indian schizophrenia patients. Indian J Psychol Med. 2013 Jul;35(3):268-72. PubMed PMID: 24249929.

Kodavali CV, Watson AM, Prasad KM, Celik C, Mansour H, Yolken RH, Nimgaonkar VL. HLA associations in schizophrenia: are we re-discovering the wheel? Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2014 Jan;165B(1):19-27. Review. PubMed PMID: 24142843.

Kukshal P, Kodavali VC, Srivastava V, Wood J, McClain L, Bhatia T, Bhagwat AM, Deshpande SN, Nimgaonkar VL, Thelma BK. Dopaminergic gene polymorphisms and cognitive function in a north Indian schizophrenia cohort. J Psychiatr Res. 2013 Nov;47(11):1615-22. PubMed PMID: 23932573.

Mishra NN, Bhatia T, Parker LS, Nimgaonkar VL, Deshpande SN. Tutorials on basics of bioethics: an experience with post-graduate health professionals. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013;192:1054. PubMed PMID: 23920828.

Thomas P, Bhatia T, Gauba D, Wood J, Long C, Prasad K, Dickerson FB, Gur RE, Gur RC, Yolken RH, Nimgaonkar VL, Deshpande SN. Exposure to herpes simplex virus,type 1 and reduced cognitive function. J Psychiatr Res. 2013 Nov;47(11):1680-5. PubMed PMID: 23920011.

Gulsuner S, Walsh T, Watts AC, Lee MK, Thornton AM, Casadei S, Rippey C, Shahin H; Consortium on the Genetics of Schizophrenia (COGS); PAARTNERS Study Group, Nimgaonkar VL, Go RC, Savage RM, Swerdlow NR, Gur RE, Braff DL, King MC,McClellan JM. Spatial and temporal mapping of de novo mutations in schizophrenia to a fetal prefrontal cortical network. Cell. 2013 Aug 1;154(3):518-29. PubMed PMID: 23911319.

Bamne MN, Ponder CA, Wood JA, Mansour H, Frank E, Kupfer DJ, Young MW, Nimgaonkar VL. Application of an ex vivo cellular model of circadian variation for bipolar disorder research: a proof of concept study. Bipolar Disord. 2013 Sep;15(6):694-700. PubMed PMID:23782472.

Kukshal P, Bhatia T, Bhagwat AM, Gur RE, Gur RC, Deshpande SN, Nimgaonkar VL,Thelma BK. Association study of neuregulin-1 gene polymorphisms in a North Indian schizophrenia sample. Schizophr Res. 2013 Mar;144(1-3):24-30. PubMed PMID: 23360725.

Nimgaonkar VL, Yolken RH. Neurotropic infectious agents and cognitive impairment in schizophrenia. Schizophr Bull. 2012 Nov;38(6):1135-6. PubMed PMID: 23117985.