Lingjun Zuo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Research Interests

Genetics; Substance dependence; Alcoholism; Smoking,; Schizophrenia; Cannabinoid; Glutamate; Neuroscience; Epigenetics

Selected Publications

  • Zuo L, Covault J, Luo X, Kranzler HR, Gelernter J. CNR1 variation modulates risk for drug and alcohol dependence. Biol Psychiatry. 2007;62:616-626.
  • Zuo L, Luo X, Krystal JH, Cramer J, Charney DS, Gelernter J. The efficacies of clozapine and haloperidol in refractory schizophrenia are related to DTNBP1 variation. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2009;19(6):437-446. [PMC2857717]
  • Zuo L, Kranzler HR, Luo X, Yang BZ, Weiss R, Brady K, Poling J, Farrer L, Gelernter J. Interaction between two independent CNR1 variants increases risk for cocaine dependence in European Americans: A replication study in family-based sample and population-based sample. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2009;34(6):1504-1513. [NIHMSID # 74472]
  • Zuo L, Gelernter J, Zhang CK, Zhao H, Lu L, Kranzler HR, Malison RT, Li CS, Wang F, Zhang XY, Deng HW, Krystal JH, Zhang F, Luo X. Genome-wide association study of alcohol dependence implicates KIAA0040 on chromosome 1q. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2012 Jan;37(2):557-66. [PMID: 21956439]
  • Zuo L, Zhang F, Zhang H, Zhang XY, Wang F, Li CS, Lu L, Hong J, Lu L, Krystal J, Deng HW, Luo X. Genome-wide search for replicable risk gene regions in alcohol and nicotine co-dependence. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2012 Apr 4 [PMID: 22488850]

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