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Yale University School of Medicine, Foundations Fund Professor of Psychiatry
Yale University School of Medicine, Professor of Genetics and Neurobiology
National Institute of Mental Health, Clinical Neurogenetics Branch, Fellowship, 1988
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, Residency, 1986
State University of New York at Stony Brook, Department of Psychiatry, Internship, 1984
State University of New York, Downstate Medical School, School of Medicine, M.D., 1983
Yale University, Music and Biology, B.S., 1979
Expertise and Interests
Genetics of PTSD
Complex trait genetics
Genetics of drug and alcohol dependence
Membership in Professional Societies
American Society of Human Genetics
American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
Society of Biological Psychiatry
Asia-Pacific Society for Alcohol and Addiction Research (APSAAR)
Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologicum (CINP)
Awards and Honors
MA Privatum (honorary), Yale University
Xie, P., Kranzler, H.R., Yang, H., Farrer, L.A., Gelernter, J., & Zhao, H. (2013). Genome-wide association study identifies new susceptibility loci for posttraumatic stress disorder. Biological Psychiatry. Advance Online Publication. doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2013.04
Pietrzak, R. H., Galea, S., Southwick, S. M., Gelernter, J. (2013). Examining the relation between the serotonin transporter 5-HTTPLR genotype x trauma exposure interaction on a contemporary phenotypic model of posttraumatic stress symptomatology: A pilot study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 148, 123-128. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2012.11.003
Xie, P., Kranzler, H., Poling, J., Stein, M., Anton, R., Farrer, L., Gelernter, J. (2010). Interaction of FKBP5 with childhood adversity on risk for posttraumatic stress disorder. Neuropsychopharmacology, 35, 1684-1692. doi:10.1038/npp.2010.37
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