The article: “Does COMT genotype influence the effects of d-amphetamine on executive functioning?” has been accepted for publication in Genes, Brain and Behavior. Authors are Margaret Wardle, Amy Hart, Abraham Palmer and Harriet de Wit.
Riyan Cheng’s article ” … Assessing Statistical Significance in the Case of Unequal Relatedness” accepted for publication in Genetics
Riyan and Abe’s article: “A Simulation Study of Permutation, Bootstrap and Gene Dropping for Assessing Statistical Significance in the Case of Unequal Relatedness” has been accepted for publication in genetics.
Amy Hart’s article: “Candidate gene studies of a promising intermediate phenotype: failure to replicate” accepted for publication in Neuropsychopharmacology
Amy’s article: “Candidate gene studies of a promising intermediate phenotype: failure to replicate” has been accepted for publication in Neuropsychopharmacology. You can find the full article here.
Margaret and Abe’s article: ” Assessment of behaviors modeling aspects of schizophrenia in Csmd1 mutant mice” has been accepted for publication on PLOS ONE.
Margaret Distler & Abraham Palmer’s review of Glo1 and MG accepted for publication in Frontiers in Genetics
Margaret and Abe’s review article: “Role of Glyoxalase 1 (Glo1) and methylglyoxal (MG) in behavior: recent advances and mechanistic insights” has been accepted for publication in Frontiers in Behavioral and Psychiatric Genetics. You can find the article here.
Amy Hart’s paper ‘Genome-wide association study of d-amphetamine response in healthy volunteers identifies putative associations, including cadherin 13 (CDH13)’ accepted for publication in PLoS ONE
After a lengthy review process Amy’s paper is finally in press. Other authors include Brbara E. Engelhardt*, Margaret C. Wardle, Greta Sokoloff, Matthew Stephens, Harriet de Wit and Abraham A. Palmer.
Here is are some of the articles about Margaret’s paper: http://sciencelife.uchospitals.edu/2012/05/15/a-new-model-for-anxietyand-more/ http://www.uchospitals.edu/news/2012/20120515-anxiety-disorders.html http://blogs.brandeis.edu/science/ http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/05/120515131715.htm http://www.medicaldaily.com/news/20120516/9898/anxiety-glo1-gene-methylglyoxal.htm http://psychcentral.com/news/2012/05/16/mouse-study-uncovers-genetic-clues-to-anxiety/38739.html http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/05/120515131715.htm http://medicalxpress.com/news/2012-05-mystery-gene-reveals-mechanism-anxiety.html http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/smart-takes/the-morning-briefing-genetic-research/26516 http://newrelevant.com/tag/anxiety-2/ http://medicalinfo.info/?p=2248 http://www.fiercebiotechresearch.com/story/treat-anxiety-drug-inhibits-glo1-gene-researchers-believe/2012-05-17 http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-05/joci-jet051012.php http://anxiety.ihealthyzone.com/gene-opens-unique-way-to-attack-anxiety/ http://www.medpagetoday.com/LabNotes/LabNotes/32781 http://www.bioworld.com/content/metabolic-enzyme-glo1-has-role-anxiety-disorders?c2VhcmNoX3dvcmQ9YToyOntpOjA7czo3OiJhbnhpZXR5IjtpOjM7czo3OiJBbnhpZXR5Ijt9
Camron Bryant’s paper “Congenic dissection of a major QTL for methamphetamine sensitivity implicates epistasis” accepted for publication in Genes, Brain & Behavior
Here is a link to the article. Co-authors include undergraduates Michael Guido and Loren Cole.
Margaret Distler’s paper “Glyoxalase 1 increases anxiety by reducing GABAA receptor agonist” accepted for publication in the Journal of Clinical Investigation
This paper had been under review at various journals for more than a year, it was finally accepted the day before Margaret defended her thesis!