Bao-Zhu Yang PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchPsychiatry: Human Genetics, Division of

Research Interests

Substance dependence; Alcoholism; Depression; Psychiatric genetics; Statistical genetics; Genetic epidemiology more...


  • M.S., university at Albany, 1993
  • Ph.D., university at Albany, 2001

Selected Publications

  • Han S, Gelernter J, Luo X, Yang BZ. Meta-analysis of 15 genomewide linkage scans of smoking behavior. Biological Psychiatry 2009 (in press).
  • Han S, Ma L, Li D, Yang BZ. Is the Tail-Strength Measure More Powerful in Tests of Genetic Association? Am J Human Genetics 2009; 84(2):295-98.
  • Yang BZ, Kranzler HR, Zhao H, Gruen JR, Luo X, Gelernter J. Haplotypic Variants in DRD2, ANKK1, TTC12 and NCAM1 are Associated with Comorbid Alcohol and Drug Dependence. Alcoholism Clinical and Experimental Research 2008 32(12):2117-27.



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