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Collaborative Study on the Genetics of Alcoholism Data Articles

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Meda SA, Narayanan B, Chorlian D, Meyers JL, Gelernter J, Hesselbrock V, Bauer L, Calhoun VD, Porjesz B, Pearlson GD (2019) Multivariate Analyses Reveal Biological Components Related to Neuronal Signaling and Immunity Mediating Electroencephalograms Abnormalities in Alcohol-Dependent Individuals from the Collaborative Study on the Genetics of Alcoholism Cohort. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 43(7):1462-1477. PMID: 31009096.

Mintz CM, Hartz SM, Borodovsky JT, Bierut LJ, Grucza RA (2019) Changes in associations of prescription opioid use disorder and illegal behaviors among adults in the United States from 2002 to 20. Addiction 114(12):2150-2159. PMID: 31033084. PMCID: PMC6819203.

Scarnati MS, Halikere A, Pang ZP (2019) Using human stem cells as a model system to understand the neural mechanisms of alcohol use disorders: Current status and outlook. Alcohol 74:83-93. PMID: 30087005; PMCID: PMC6167197.

***Yu D, Sul JH, Tsetsos F, Nawaz MS, Huang AY, Zelaya I, Illmann C, Osiecki L, Darrow SM, Hirschtritt ME, Greenberg E, Muller-Vahl KR, Stuhrmann M, Dion Y, Rouleau G, Aschauer H, Stamenkovic M, Schlogelhofer M, Sandor P, Barr CL, Grados M, Singer HS, Nothen MM, Hebebrand J, Hinney A, King RA, Fernandez TV, Barta C, Tarnok Z, Nagy P, Depienne C, Worbe Y, Hartmann A, Budman CL, Rizzo R, Lyon GJ, McMahon WM, Batterson JR, Cath DC, Malaty IA, Okun MS, Berlin C, Woods DW, Lee PC, Jankovic J, Robertson MM, Gilbert DL, Brown LW, Coffey BJ, Dietrich A, Hoekstra PJ, Kuperman S, Zinner SH, Luethvigsson P, Saemundsen E, Thorarensen O, Atzmon G, Barzilai N, Wagner M, Moessner R, Ophoff R, Pato CN, Pato MT, Knowles JA, Roffman JL, Smoller JW, Buckner RL, Willsey AJ, Tischfield JA, Heiman GA, Stefansson H, Stefansson K, Posthuma D, Cox NJ, Pauls DL, Freimer NB, Neale BM, Davis LK, Paschou P, Coppola G, Mathews CA, Scharf JM (2019) Interrogating the Genetic Determinants of Tourette's Syndrome and Other Tic Disorders Through Genome-Wide Association Studies. American Journal of Psychiatry 176(3):217-227. PMID: 30818990. PMCID: PMC6677250.

***Wang K, Chen X, Ward SC, Liu Y, Ouedraogo Y, Xu C, Cederbaum AI, Lu Y (2019) CYP2A6 is associated with obesity: studies in human samples and a high fat diet mouse model. International Journal of Obesity (2005), 43:475-486.  PMID: 29568101. PMC6102101.


Cabana-Dominguez J, Arenas C, Cormand B, Fernandez-Castillo N (2018) MiR-9, miR-153 and miR-124 are down-regulated by acute exposure to cocaine in a dopaminergic cell model and may contribute to cocaine dependence. Translational Psychiatry 8(1):173. PMID: 30166527.

Donvito G, Muldoon PP, Jackson KJ, Ahmad U, Zaveri NT, McIntosh JM, Chen X, Lichtman AH, Damaj MI (2018). Neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors mediate (9) -THC dependence: Mouse and human studies. Addiction Biology [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 30378732.

Pineda-Cirera L, Cabana-Dominguez J, Roncero C, Cozar M, Grau-Lopez L, Abad AC, Martinez-Luna N, Robles-Martinez M, Sanchez-Mora C, Ramos-Quiroga JA, Casas M, Ribases M, Fernandez-Castillo N, Cormand B (2018) Evaluation of previous substance dependence genome-wide significant findings in a Spanish sample. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 187:358-362. PMID: 29715653. (PDF file)

Sulovari A, Liu Z, Zhu Z, Li D (2018) Genome-wide meta-analysis of copy number variations with alcohol dependence. The Pharmacogenomics Journal, 18(3):398-405. PMID: 28696413. (PDF file)


Jensen KP, Smith AH, Herman AI, Farrer LA, Kranzler HR, Sofuoglu M, Gelernter J (2017). A protocadherin gene cluster regulatory variant is associated with nicotine withdrawal and the urge to smoke. Mol Psychiatry, 22(2):242-249. PMID: 27067016. PMC5390815. (PDF file)

Liu D, Zhang H (2018) Residuals and Diagnostics for Ordinal Regression Models: A Surrogate Approach. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 113(522):845-854. PMID: 30220754. (PDF file)

Martinez-Rivera A, Hao J, Tropea TF, Giordano TP, Kosovsky M, Rice RC, Lee A, Huganir RL, Striessnig J, Addy NA, Han S, Rajadhyaksha AM (2017). Enhancing VTA Cav1.3 L-type Ca(2+) channel activity promotes cocaine and mood-related behaviors via overlapping AMPA receptor mechanisms in the nucleus accumbens. Mol Psychiatry 22(12):1735-1745. PMID: 28194001.

Melroy-Greif WE, Simonson MA, Corley RP, Lutz SM, Hokanson JE, Ehringer MA (2017) Examination of the Involvement of Cholinergic-Associated Genes in Nicotine Behaviors in European and African Americans. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 19(4):417-425. PMID: 27613895. (PDF file)

Polimanti R, Zhang H, Smith AH, Zhao H, Farrer LA, Kranzler HR, Gelernter J (2017). Genome-wide association study of body mass index in subjects with alcohol dependence. Addiction Biology, 22(2):535-549. PMID: 26458734.

Wang J, Talluri R, Shete S (2017). Selection of X-chromosome Inactivation Model. Cancer informatics, 16: [Epub]. PMID: 29308008.

Wang M, Huang J, Liu Y, Ma L, Potash JB, Han S (2017) COMBAT: A Combined Association Test for Genes Using Summary Statistics. Genetics, 207(3):883-891. PMID: 28878002. (PDF file)

Yang HC, Chen IC, Tsay YC, Li ZR, Chen CH, Hwu HG, Chen CH (2017) Using an Event-History with Risk-Free Model to Study the Genetics of Alcoholism. Scientific reports, 7(1):1975. PMID: 28512340. (PDF file)

Yang J, Li MD (2014) Association and interaction analyses of 5-HT3 receptor and serotonin transporter genes with alcohol, cocaine, and nicotine dependence using the SAGE data. Human genetics, 133(7):905-18. PMID: 24590108. (PDF file)

 Zollanvari A, Alterovitz G (2017) SNP by SNP by environment interaction network of alcoholism. BMC systems biology, 11(Suppl 3):19. PMID: 28361705. (PDF file)


Bidwell LC, Palmer RH, Brick L, McGeary JE, Knopik VS (2016) Genome-wide single nucleotide polymorphism heritability of nicotine dependence as a multidimensional phenotype. Psychological medicine, 46(10):2059-69. PMID: 27052577. (PDF file)

Clarke TK, Smith AH, Gelernter J, Kranzler HR, Farrer LA, Hall LS, Fernandez-Pujals AM, MacIntyre DJ, Smith BH, Hocking LJ, Padmanabhan S, Hayward C, Thomson PA, Porteous DJ, Deary IJ, McIntosh AM (2016)Polygenic risk for alcohol dependence associates with alcohol consumption, cognitive function and social deprivation in a population-based cohort. Addiction biology, 21(2):469-80. PMID: 25865819. (PDF file)

Li M, Wei CS, Wen YL, Wang T, Lu Q (2016) Detecting Gene-Gene interactions associated with multiple complex traits with U-statistics. Current Genomics 17(5):403-415. (PDF file)

Melroy-Greif WE, Vadasz C, Kamens HM, McQueen MB, Corley RP, Stallings MC, Hopfer CJ, Krauter KS, Brown SA, Hewitt JK, Ehringer MA (2016) Test for association of common variants in GRM7 with alcohol consumption. Alcohol (Fayetteville, NY), 55:43-50. PMID: 27788777. (PDF file)

Owasu D, Pan Y, Xie C, Harirforoosh S, Wang KS (2016) Polymorphisms in PDLIM5 gene are associated with alcohol dependence, type 2 diabetes, and hypertension. Journal of Psychiatric Research 84:27-34. (PDF file)

Palmer RH, Nugent NR, Brick LA, Bidwell CL, McGeary JE, Keller MC, Knopik VS (2016) Evidence of Shared Genome-Wide Additive Genetic Effects on Interpersonal Trauma Exposure and Generalized Vulnerability to Drug Dependence in a Population of Substance Users. Journal of Traumatic Stress 29:197-204. PMID: 27214850. (PDF file)

Perry BL (2016) Gendering Genetics: Biological Contingencies in the Protective Effects of Social Integration for Men and Women. American Journal of Sociology 121:1655-1696. (PDF file)

***Sherva R, Wang Q, Kranzler H, Zhao H, Koesterer R, Herman A, Farrer LA, Gelernter J (2016) Genome-wide association study of cannabis dependence severity, novel risk variants, and shared genetic risks. JAMA Psychiatry 73(5):472-480. PMIC4974817. (PDF file)

Uddin M, Pellecchia G, Thiruvahindrapuram B, D'Abate L, Merico D, Chan A, Zarrei M, Tammimies K, Walker S, Gazzellone MJ, Nalpathamkalam T, Yuen RK, Devriendt K, Mathonnet G, Lemyre E, Nizard S, Shago M, Joseph-George Am, Noor A, Carter MT, Yoon G, Kannu P, Tihy F, Thorland EC, Marshall CR, Buchanan JA, Speevak M, Stavropoulos DJ, Scherer SW (2016) Indexing effects of copy number variation on genes involved in developmental delay. Scientific Reports 6:28663. PMID: 27363808. PMC4929460.

Zhao J, Zhang H (2016) Modeling Multiple Responses via Bootstrapping Margins with an Application to Genetic Association Testing. Statistics and its interface, 9(1):47-56. PMID: 26543519.


de Leeuw C, Goudriaan A, Smit AB, Yu D, Mathews CA, Scharf JM, Verheijen MH, Posthuma D (2015)
Involvement of astrocyte metabolic coupling in Tourette syndrome pathogenesis.
European Journal of Human Genetics 23:1519-1522. PMID: 25735483. PMC4613465. (PDF file)

*** Derringer J, Corley RP, Haberstick BC, Young SE, Demmitt BA, Howrigan DP, Kirkpatrick RM, Iacono WG, McGue M, Keller MC, Brown S, Tapert S, Hopfer CJ, Stallings MC, Crowley TJ, Rhee SH, Krauter K, Hewitt JK, McQueen MB (2015)
Genome-Wide Association Study of Behavioral Disinhibition in a Selected Adolescent Sample.
Behavior Genetics 45(4):375-381. PMID: 25637581. (PDF file)

Gelernter J, Kranzler HR, Sherva R, Almasy L, Herman AI, Koesterer R, Zhao H, Farrer LA (2015) Genome-wide association study of nicotine dependence in American populations: identification of novel risk loci in both African-Americans and European-Americans. Biological psychiatry, 77(5):493-503. PMID: 25555482. (PDF file)

*** Li D, Zhao H, Kranzler HR, Li MD, Jensen KP, Zayats T, Farrer LA, Gelernter J (2015)
Genome-wide association study of copy number variations (CNVs) with opioid dependence.
Neuropsychopharmacology 40(4):1016-1026.PMID: 25345593. PMCID: PMC4330517 (PDF file)

*** Muldoon PP, Chen J, Harenza JL, Abdullah RA, Sim-Selley LJ, Cravatt BF, Miles MF, Chen X, Lichtman AH, Damaj MI (2015)
Inhibition of monoacylglycerol lipase reduces nicotine withdrawal.
British Journal of Pharmacology 172(3):869-882. PMID: 25258021. PMCID: PMC4301695 (PDF file)

*** Palmer RH, Brick L, Nugent NR, Bidwell LC, McGeary JE, Knopik VS, Keller MC (2015)
Examining the role of common genetic variants on alcohol, tobacco, cannabis and illicit drug dependence: genetics of vulnerability to drug dependence.
Addiction 110(3):530-537. PMID: 25424661. PMCID: PMC4329043 (PDF file)

*** Palmer RH, McGeary JE, Heath AC, Keller MC, Brick LA, Knopik VS (2015)
Shared Additive Genetic Influences on DSM-IV Criteria for Alcohol Dependence in Subjects of European Ancestry.
Addiction. PMID: 26211938. (PDF file)

Pan W, Chen YM, Wei P (2015)
Testing for polygenic effects in genome-wide association studies.
Genetic epidemiology 39:306-316. PMID: 25847094. PMC4406854. (PDF file)

Polimanti R, Yang C, Zhao H, Gelernter J (2015)
Dissecting ancestry genomic background in substance dependence genome-wide association studies.
Pharmacogenomics 16:1487-1498. PMID: 26267224. PMC4632979. (PDF file)

***Repunte-Canonigo V, Herman MA, Kawamura T, Kranzler HR, Sherva R, Gelernter J, Farrer LA, Roberto M, Sanna PP (2015)
Nf1 regulates alcohol dependence-associated excessive drinking and gamma-aminobutyric acid release in the central amygdala in mice and is associated with alcohol dependence in humans.
Biological Psychiatry 77:870-879. PMID: 25483400. PMC: 4428692. (PDF file)

Sadeh N, Wolf EJ, Logue MW, Lusk J, Hayes JP, McGlinchey RE, Milberg WP, Stone A, Schichman SA, Miller MW (2015)
Polygenic Risk for Externalizing Psychopathology and Executive Dysfunction in Trauma-Exposed Veterans.
Clinical Psychological Science. (PDF file)

***Suchankova P, Yan J, Schwandt ML, Stangl BL, Caparelli EC, Momenan R, Jerlhag E, Engel JA, Hodgkinson CA, Egli M, Lopez MF, Becker HC, Goldman D, Heilig M, Ramchandani VA, Leggio L (2015)
The glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor as a potential treatment target in alcohol use disorder: evidence from human genetic association studies and a mouse model of alcohol dependence.
Translational psychiatry 5:e583. PMID: 26080318. PMC4490279. (PDF file)

Sun J, Kranzler HR, Bi J (2015)
An Effective Method to Identify Heritable Components from Multivariate Phenotypes.
PloS one 10:e0144418. PMID: 26658140. PMC4678282. (PDF file)

Talluri R, Shete S (2015) Evaluating methods for modeling epistasis networks with application to head and neck cancer. Cancer informatics, 14(Suppl 2):17-23. PMID: 25733798. (PDF file)

***Wang KS, Zuo L, Pan Y, Xie C, Luo X (2015)
Genetic variants in the CPNE5 gene are associated with alcohol dependence and obesity in Caucasian populations.
Journal of psychiatric research 71:1-7. PMID: 26522866. (PDF file)

Xu K, Kranzler HR, Sherva R, Sartor CE, Almasy L, Koesterer R, Zhao H, Farrer LA, Gelernter J (2015) Genomewide Association Study for Maximum Number of Alcoholic Drinks in European Americans and African Americans. Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research, 39(7):1137-47. PMID: 26036284. (PDF file)

*** Yu D, Mathews CA, Scharf JM, Neale BM, Davis LK, Gamazon ER, Derks EM, Evans P, Edlund CK, Crane J, Fagerness JA, Osiecki L, Gallagher P, Gerber G, Haddad S, Illmann C, McGrath LM, Mayerfeld C, Arepalli S, Barlassina C, Barr CL, Bellodi L, Benarroch F, Berrió GB, Bienvenu OJ, Black DW, Bloch MH, Brentani H, Bruun RD, Budman CL, Camarena B, Campbell DD, Cappi C, Silgado JC, Cavallini MC, Chavira DA, Chouinard S, Cook EH, Cookson MR, Coric V, Cullen B, Cusi D, Delorme R, Denys D, Dion Y, Eapen V, Egberts K, Falkai P, Fernandez T, Fournier E, Garrido H, Geller D, Gilbert DL, Girard SL, Grabe HJ, Grados MA, Greenberg BD, Gross-Tsur V, Grünblatt E, Hardy J, Heiman GA, Hemmings SM, Herrera LD, Hezel DM, Hoekstra PJ, Jankovic J, Kennedy JL, King RA, Konkashbaev AI, Kremeyer B, Kurlan R, Lanzagorta N, Leboyer M, Leckman JF, Lennertz L, Liu C, Lochner C, Lowe TL, Lupoli S, Macciardi F, Maier W, Manunta P, Marconi M, McCracken JT, Mesa Restrepo SC, Moessner R, Moorjani P, Morgan J, Muller H, Murphy DL, Naarden AL, Nurmi E, Ochoa WC, Ophoff RA, Pakstis AJ, Pato MT, Pato CN, Piacentini J, Pittenger C, Pollak Y, Rauch SL, Renner T, Reus VI, Richter MA, Riddle MA, Robertson MM, Romero R, Rosário MC, Rosenberg D, Ruhrmann S, Sabatti C, Salvi E, Sampaio AS, Samuels J, Sandor P, Service SK, Sheppard B, Singer HS, Smit JH, Stein DJ, Strengman E, Tischfield JA, Turiel M, Valencia Duarte AV, Vallada H, Veenstra-VanderWeele J, Walitza S, Wang Y, Weale M, Weiss R, Wendland JR, Westenberg HG, Shugart YY, Hounie AG, Miguel EC, Nicolini H, Wagner M, Ruiz-Linares A, Cath DC, McMahon W, Posthuma D, Oostra BA, Nestadt G, Rouleau GA, Purcell S, Jenike MA, Heutink P, Hanna GL, Conti DV, Arnold PD, Freimer NB, Stewart SE, Knowles JA, Cox NJ, Pauls DL. (2015)
Cross-disorder genome-wide analyses suggest a complex genetic relationship between Tourette’s syndrome and OCD.
American Journal of Psychiatry 172(1):82-93. PMCID: PMC4282594 (PDF file)

*** Zhao J, and Zhang H (2016)
Modeling Multiple Responses via Bootstrapping Margins with an Application to Genetic Association Testing.
Statistics and its interface 9:47-56. PMID: 26543519. PMCID: PMC4629876. (PDF file)

*** Zuo L, Tan Y, Zhang X, Wang X, Krystal J, Tabakoff B, Zhong C, Luo X (2015)
A New Genomewide Association Meta-Analysis of Alcohol Dependence.
Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research 39(8):1388-1395. PMID: 26173551. (PDF file)

*** Zuo L, Zhang CK, Sayward FG, Cheung KH, Wang K, Krystal JH, Zhao H, Luo X (2015)
Gene-based and pathway-based genome-wide association study of alcohol dependence.
Shanghai Arch Psychiatry 27(2):111-118. PMID: 26120261. (PDF file)

Zuo L, Saba L, Lin X, Tan Y, Wang K, Krystal JH, Tabakoff B, Luo X (2015)
Significant association between rare IPO11-HTR1A variants and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in Caucasians.
American journal of medical genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric genetics : the official publication of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics 168:544-556. PMID: 26079129. PMC4851708. (PDF file)


*** Cao, J., Liu, X., Han, S., Zhang, C.K., Liu, Z., and Li, D. (2014).
Association of the HTR2A gene with alcohol and heroin abuse.
Human Genetics 133(3):357-365. PMID: 24178752. (PDF file)

*** Chen, G.B., Liu, N., Klimentidis, Y.C., Zhu, X., Zhi, D., Wang, X., and Lou, X.Y. (2014)
A unified GMDR method for detecting gene-gene interactions in family and unrelated samples with application to nicotine dependence.
Human Genetics 133(2):139-150. PMCID: PMC3947150 (PDF file)

Fenz, Z. (2014).
A generalized quasi-likelihood scoring approach for simultaneously testing the genetic association of multiple traits.
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C (Applied Statistics) 63(3):483-498. (PDF file)

Gelernter J, Kranzler HR, Sherva R, Almasy L, Koesterer R, Smith AH, Anton R, Preuss UW, Ridinger M, Rujescu D, Wodarz N, Zill P, Zhao H, Farrer LA (2014) Genome-wide association study of alcohol dependence:significant findings in African- and European-Americans including novel risk loci. Mol Psychiatry, 19(1):41-9. PMID: 24166409. (PDF file)

Gelernter J, Kranzler HR, Sherva R, Koesterer R, Almasy L, Zhao H, Farrer LA (2014) Genome-wide association study of opioid dependence: multiple associations mapped to calcium and potassium pathways. Biological psychiatry, 76(1):66-74. PMID: 24143882. (PDF file)

Gelernter J, Sherva R, Koesterer R, Almasy L, Zhao H, Kranzler HR, Farrer L (2014) Genome-wide association study of cocaine dependence and related traits: FAM53B identified as a risk gene. Mol Psychiatry, 19(6):717-23. PMID: 23958962. (PDF file)

Hsieh, T.-J., Chang, S.-H., and Tai, J.J. (2014).
A family-based robust multivariate association test using maximum statistic.
Annals of Human Genetics 78(2):117-128. PMID: 24571230. (PDF file)

*** Jiang, Y., Li, N., and Zhang, H.P. (2014)
Identifying Genetic Variants for Addiction via Propensity Score Adjusted Generalized Kendall's Tau.
Journal of the American Statistical Association, 109(507):905-930. PMID: 25382885. PMCID: PMC4219655. (PDF file)

*** Li, D., Sulovari, A., Cheng, C., Zhao, H., Kranzler, H.R., and Gelernter, J. (2014)
Association of gamma-aminobutyric acid A receptor a2 gene (GABRA2) with alcohol use disorder.
Neuropsychopharmacology 39(4):907-918. PMID: 24136292. PMCID: PMC3924525 (PDF file)

*** Li, M., Gardiner, J.C., Breslau, N., Anthony, J.C., and Lu, Q. (2014)
A non-parametric approach for detecting gene-gene interactions associated with age-at-onset.
BMC Genetics 15:79. PMCID: PMC4087128 (PDF file)

Lobach I, Fan R, Manga P (2014) Genotype-based association models of complex diseases to detect gene-gene and gene-environment interactions. Statistics and Its Interface, 7(1):51-60. PMID: 26191336. (PDF file)

*** McGrath LM, Yu D, Marshall C, Davis LK, Thiruvahindrapuram B, Li B, Cappi C, Gerber G, Wolf A, Schroeder FA, Osiecki L, O'Dushlaine C, Kirby A, Illmann C, Haddad S, Gallagher P, Fagerness JA, Barr CL, Bellodi L, Benarroch F, Bienvenu OJ, Black DW, Bloch MH, Bruun RD, Budman CL, Camarena B, Cath DC, Cavallini MC, Chouinard S, Coric V, Cullen B, Delorme R, Denys D, Derks EM, Dion Y, Rosário MC, Eapen V, Evans P, Falkai P, Fernandez TV, Garrido H, Geller D, Grabe HJ, Grados MA, Greenberg BD, Gross-Tsur V, Grünblatt E, Heiman GA, Hemmings SM, Herrera LD, Hounie AG, Jankovic J, Kennedy JL, King RA, Kurlan R, Lanzagorta N, Leboyer M, Leckman JF, Lennertz L, Lochner C, Lowe TL, Lyon GJ, Macciardi F, Maier W, McCracken JT, McMahon W, Murphy DL, Naarden AL, Neale BM, Nurmi E, Pakstis AJ, Pato MT, Pato CN, Piacentini J, Pittenger C, Pollak Y, Reus VI, Richter MA, Riddle M, Robertson MM, Rosenberg D, Rouleau GA, Ruhrmann S, Sampaio AS, Samuels J, Sandor P, Sheppard B, Singer HS, Smit JH, Stein DJ, Tischfield JA, Vallada H, Veenstra-VanderWeele J, Walitza S, Wang Y, Wendland JR, Shugart YY, Miguel EC, Nicolini H, Oostra BA, Moessner R, Wagner M, Ruiz-Linares A, Heutink P, Nestadt G, Freimer N, Petryshen T, Posthuma D, Jenike MA, Cox NJ, Hanna GL, Brentani H, Scherer SW, Arnold PD, Stewart SE, Mathews CA, Knowles JA, Cook EH, Pauls DL, Wang K, and Scharf JM. (2014)
Copy number variation in obsessive-compulsive disorder and tourette syndrome: a cross-disorder study.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 53(8):910-9. PMCID: PMC4218748 (PDF file)

Muldoon PP, Jackson KJ, Perez E, Harenza JL, Molas S, Rais B, Anwar H, Zaveri NT, Maldonado R, Maskos U, McIntosh JM, Dierssen M, Miles MF, Chen X, De Biasi M, Damaj MI (2014) The alpha3beta4* nicotinic ACh receptor subtype mediates physical dependence to morphine: mouse and human studies. British journal of pharmacology, 171(16):3845-57. PMID: 24750073. (PDF file)

*** Song, C. and Zhang, H. (2014)
TARV: tree-based analysis of rare variants identifying risk modifying variants in CTNNA2 and CNTNAP2 for alcohol addiction.
Genetic Epidemiology 38(6):552-559. PMID: 25041903. PMCID: PMC4154634 (PDF file)

*** Taylor, A. and Wang, K.S. (2014)
Association between DPYSL2 gene polymorphisms and alcohol dependence in Caucasian samples.
Journal of Neural Transmission 121(1):105-111. PMID: 23846846. (PDF file)

*** Wang, S.D., van der Vaart, A., Xu, Q., Seneviratne, C., Pomerleau, O.F., Pomerleau, C.S., Payne, T.J., Ma, J.Z., and Li, M.D. (2014).
Significant associations of CHRNA2 and CHRNA6 with nicotine dependence in European American and African American populations.
Human Genetics 133(5):575-586. PMID: 24253422. PMCID: PMC3988215 (PDF file)

*** Wang, J., Yu, R., adn Shete, S. (2014)
X-chromosome genetic association test accounting for X-inactivation, skewed X-inactivation, and escape from X-inactivation.
Genetic Epidemiololgy 38(6):483-93. PMCID: PMC4127090 (PDF file)

Yang, J. and Li, M.D. (2014) Association and interaction analysis of 5-HT3 receptor and serotonin transporter genes with alcohol, cocaine, and nicotine dependence using the SAGE data. Human Genetics 133(7):905-918. PMID: 24590108, PMCID: PMC4055533 (PDF file)

*** Yuan, H. and Dougherty, J.D. (2014) Investigation of Maternal Genotype Effects in Autism by Genome-Wide Association. Autism Research 7(2):245:253 PMID: 24574247. PMCID: PMC3989385 (PDF file)

Zuo L, Lu L, Tan Y, Pan X, Cai Y, Wang X, Hong J, Zhong C, Wang F, Zhang XY, Vanderlinden LA, Tabakoff B, Luo X (2014) Genome-wide association discoveries of alcohol dependence. The American Journal on Addictions, 23(6):526-39. PMID: 25278008. (PDF file)

*** Zuo, L., Wang, K., Wang, G., Pan, X., Zhang, X., Zhang, H., and Luo, X. (2014) Common PTP4A1-PHF3-EYS variants are specific for alcohol dependence. American Journal on Addictions 23(4):411-414. PMID: 24961364. PMCID: PMC4111256 (PDF file)


*** Belsky, D.W., Moffitt, T.E., Baker, T.B., Biddle, A.K., Evans, J.P., Harrington, H., Houts, R., Meier, M., Sugden, K., Williams, B., Poulton, R., and Caspi, A. (2013) Polygenic risk and the developmental progression to heavy, persistent smoking and nicotine dependence: evidence from a 4-decade longitudinal study. JAMA Psychiatry 70(5):534-542 PMID: 23536134 (PDF file)

*** Blaine, S., Claus, E., Harlaar, N., and Hutchison, K. (2013) TACR1 genotypes predict fMRI response to alcohol cues and level of alcohol dependence. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 37(Suppl 1):E125-130. PMID: 23078527 (PDF-file)

*** Cui WY, Wang S, Yang J, Yi SG, Yoon D, Kim YJ, Payne TJ, Ma JZ, Park T, Li MD. (2013). Significant association of CHRNB3 variants with nicotine dependence in multiple ethnic populations. Molecular Psychiatry 18:1149-1151 PMID: 23319001 (PDF file)

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