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Integrative Neurobiology of Psychiatric Disorders

Lab Members

Steven Kushner
Prof.Dr. Steven Kushner (S.A.)
Full Professor
Lab Head
Jurate Aleknaviciute
Dr. Jurate Aleknaviciute
Postdoctoral Fellow
Sara Hijazi
Sara Hijazi
Postdoctoral Fellow
Hilde Smeenk
Hilde Smeenk
Phd Student
Bas Lendemeijer
Bas Lendemeijer
Phd Student
Amir Asghari
Amir Asghari
Phd Student
Anniek Meesters
Anniek Meesters
Research Technician
Denise Slump
Denise Slump
Research Technician
Mark van der Kroeg
Mark van der Kroeg
Research Technician
Sakshi Bansal
Sakshi Bansal
Scientific Researcher

Recent Publications

Schizophrenia polygenic risk is associated with child mental health problems through early childhood adversity: evidence for a gene-environment correlation.

Bolhuis K, Steenkamp LR, Blanken LME, Neumann A, Jansen PR, Hillegers MHJ, Cecil CAM, Tiemeier H, Kushner SA
in European child & adolescent psychiatry 2021

miR-142-3p Regulates Cortical Oligodendrocyte Gene Co-expression Networks Associated with Tauopathy.

Hinman JD, Ngo KJ, Kim D, Chen C, Abraham CR, Ghanbari M, Ikram MA, Kushner SA, Kawaguchi R, Coppola G, Goth K, Bellusci S, Hernandez I, Kosik KS, Fogel BL
in Human molecular genetics 2021

Monogenic Causes of Apparently Idiopathic Perinatal Intracranial Hemorrhage.

Hausman-Kedem M, Malinger G, Modai S, Kushner SA, Shiran SI, Ben-Sira L, Roth J, Constantini S, Fattal-Valevski A, Ben-Shachar S
in Annals of neurology 2021

Peer-reported bullying, rejection and hallucinatory experiences in childhood.

Steenkamp LR, Tiemeier H, Bolhuis K, Hillegers MHJ, Kushner SA, Blanken LME
in Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica 2021

Genome-wide association study of more than 40,000 bipolar disorder cases provides new insights into the underlying biology.

Mullins N, Forstner AJ, O'Connell KS, Coombes B, Coleman JRI, Qiao Z, Als TD, Bigdeli TB, Børte S, Bryois J, Charney AW, Drange OK, Gandal MJ, Hagenaars SP, Ikeda M, Kamitaki N, Kim M, Krebs K, Panagiotaropoulou G, Schilder BM, Sloofman LG, Steinberg S, Trubetskoy V, Winsvold BS, Won HH, Abramova L, Adorjan K, Agerbo E, Al Eissa M, Albani D, Alliey-Rodriguez N, Anjorin A, Antilla V, Antoniou A, Awasthi S, Baek JH, Bækvad-Hansen M, Bass N, Bauer M, Beins EC, Bergen SE, Birner A, Bøcker Pedersen C, Bøen E, Boks MP, Bosch R, Brum M, Brumpton BM, Brunkhorst-Kanaan N, Budde M, Bybjerg-Grauholm J, Byerley W, Cairns M, Casas M, Cervantes P, Clarke TK, Cruceanu C, Cuellar-Barboza A, Cunningham J, Curtis D, Czerski PM, Dale AM, Dalkner N, David FS, Degenhardt F, Djurovic S, Dobbyn AL, Douzenis A, Elvsåshagen T, Escott-Price V, Ferrier IN, Fiorentino A, Foroud TM, Forty L, Frank J, Frei O, Freimer NB, Frisén L, Gade K, Garnham J, Gelernter J, Giørtz Pedersen M, Gizer IR, Gordon SD, Gordon-Smith K, Greenwood TA, Grove J, Guzman-Parra J, Ha K, Haraldsson M, Hautzinger M, Heilbronner U, Hellgren D, Herms S, Hoffmann P, Holmans PA, Huckins L, Jamain S, Johnson JS, Kalman JL, Kamatani Y, Kennedy JL, Kittel-Schneider S, Knowles JA, Kogevinas M, Koromina M, Kranz TM, Kranzler HR, Kubo M, Kupka R, Kushner SA, Lavebratt C, Lawrence J, Leber M, Lee HJ, Lee PH, Levy SE, Lewis C, Liao C, Lucae S, Lundberg M, MacIntyre DJ, Magnusson SH, Maier W, Maihofer A, Malaspina D, Maratou E, Martinsson L, Mattheisen M, McCarroll SA, McGregor NW, McGuffin P, McKay JD, Medeiros H, Medland SE, Millischer V, Montgomery GW, Moran JL, Morris DW, Mühleisen TW, O'Brien N, O'Donovan C, Olde Loohuis LM, Oruc L, Papiol S, Pardiñas AF, Perry A, Pfennig A, Porichi E, Potash JB, Quested D, Raj T, Rapaport MH, DePaulo JR, Regeer EJ, Rice JP, Rivas F, Rivera M, Roth J, Roussos P, Ruderfer DM, Sánchez-Mora C, Schulte EC, Senner F, Sharp S, Shilling PD, Sigurdsson E, Sirignano L, Slaney C, Smeland OB, Smith DJ, Sobell JL, Søholm Hansen C, Soler Artigas M, Spijker AT, Stein DJ, Strauss JS, Świątkowska B, Terao C, Thorgeirsson TE, Toma C, Tooney P, Tsermpini EE, Vawter MP, Vedder H, Walters JTR, Witt SH, Xi S, Xu W, Yang JMK, Young AH, Young H, Zandi PP, Zhou H, Zillich L, Adolfsson R, Agartz I, Alda M, Alfredsson L, Babadjanova G, Backlund L, Baune BT, Bellivier F, Bengesser S, Berrettini WH, Blackwood DHR, Boehnke M, Børglum AD, Breen G, Carr VJ, Catts S, Corvin A, Craddock N, Dannlowski U, Dikeos D, Esko T, Etain B, Ferentinos P, Frye M, Fullerton JM, Gawlik M, Gershon ES, Goes FS, Green MJ, Grigoroiu-Serbanescu M, Hauser J, Henskens F, Hillert J, Hong KS, Hougaard DM, Hultman CM, Hveem K, Iwata N, Jablensky AV, Jones I, Jones LA, Kahn RS, Kelsoe JR, Kirov G, Landén M, Leboyer M, Lewis CM, Li QS, Lissowska J, Lochner C, Loughland C, Martin NG, Mathews CA, Mayoral F, McElroy SL, McIntosh AM, McMahon FJ, Melle I, Michie P, Milani L, Mitchell PB, Morken G, Mors O, Mortensen PB, Mowry B, Müller-Myhsok B, Myers RM, Neale BM, Nievergelt CM, Nordentoft M, Nöthen MM, O'Donovan MC, Oedegaard KJ, Olsson T, Owen MJ, Paciga SA, Pantelis C, Pato C, Pato MT, Patrinos GP, Perlis RH, Posthuma D, Ramos-Quiroga JA, Reif A, Reininghaus EZ, Ribasés M, Rietschel M, Ripke S, Rouleau GA, Saito T, Schall U, Schalling M, Schofield PR, Schulze TG, Scott LJ, Scott RJ, Serretti A, Shannon Weickert C, Smoller JW, Stefansson H, Stefansson K, Stordal E, Streit F, Sullivan PF, Turecki G, Vaaler AE, Vieta E, Vincent JB, Waldman ID, Weickert TW, Werge T, Wray NR, Zwart JA, Biernacka JM, Nurnberger JI, Cichon S, Edenberg HJ, Stahl EA, McQuillin A, Di Florio A, Ophoff RA, Andreassen OA
in Nature genetics 2021

Genetic risk for Alzheimer disease in children: Evidence from early-life IQ and brain white-matter microstructure.

Vinueza-Veloz MF, Martín-Román C, Robalino-Valdivieso MP, White T, Kushner SA, De Zeeuw CI
in Genes, brain, and behavior 2020

Synthetic Polymers Provide a Robust Substrate for Functional Neuron Culture.

Zhang Y, Venkateswaran S, Higuera GA, Nath S, Shpak G, Matray J, Fratila-Apachitei LE, Zadpoor AA, Kushner SA, Bradley M, De Zeeuw CI
in Advanced healthcare materials 2020

Second-tier trio exome sequencing after negative solo clinical exome sequencing: an efficient strategy to increase diagnostic yield and decipher molecular bases in undiagnosed developmental disorders.

Tran Mau-Them F, Moutton S, Racine C, Vitobello A, Bruel AL, Nambot S, Kushner SA, de Vrij FMS, Lehalle D, Jean-Marçais N, Lecoquierre F, Delanne J, Thevenon J, Poe C, Jouan T, Chevarin M, Geneviève D, Willems M, Coubes C, Houcinat N, Masurel-Paulet A, Mosca-Boidron AL, Tisserant E, Callier P, Sorlin A, Duffourd Y, Faivre L, Philippe C, Thauvin-Robinet C
in Human genetics 2020

Long-Term Outcomes of Postpartum Psychosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Gilden J, Kamperman AM, Munk-Olsen T, Hoogendijk WJG, Kushner SA, Bergink V
in The Journal of clinical psychiatry 2020

Conserved UBE3A subcellular distribution between human and mice is facilitated by non-homologous isoforms.

Association of Gestational Age at Birth With Brain Morphometry.

El Marroun H, Zou R, Leeuwenburg MF, Steegers EAP, Reiss IKM, Muetzel RL, Kushner SA, Tiemeier H
in JAMA pediatrics 2020

Loss of nuclear UBE3A causes electrophysiological and behavioral deficits in mice and is associated with Angelman syndrome.

in Nature neuroscience 2019

A functional variant in the miR-142 promoter modulating its expression and conferring risk of Alzheimer disease.

Ghanbari M, Munshi ST, Ma B, Lendemeijer B, Bansal S, Adams HH, Wang W, Goth K, Slump DE, van den Hout MCGN, van IJcken WFJ, Bellusci S, Pan Q, Erkeland SJ, de Vrij FMS, Kushner SA, Ikram MA
in Human mutation 2019

Engram-specific transcriptome profiling of contextual memory consolidation.

Rao-Ruiz P, Couey JJ, Marcelo IM, Bouwkamp CG, Slump DE, Matos MR, van der Loo RJ, Martins GJ, van den Hout M, van IJcken WF, Costa RM, van den Oever MC, Kushner SA
in Nature communications 2019

Intranasal administration of oxytocin decreases task-related aggressive responses in healthy young males.

Berends YR, Tulen JHM, Wierdsma AI, van Pelt J, Feldman R, Zagoory-Sharon O, de Rijke YB, Kushner SA, van Marle HJC
in Psychoneuroendocrinology 2019
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Vacancies

There are currently no vacancies on our lab.