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


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

Selected Publication

  • Han S, Gelernter J, Luo X, Yang BZ. Meta-analysis of 15 genomewide linkage scans of smoking behavior. Biological Psychiatry 2009 (in press).

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • Young Investigator Award(2011) , NARSAD Brain and Behavior Research Foundation