Huiping Zhang PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchPsychiatry: Human Genetics, Division of

Research Interests

Substance Dependence; Psychiatric Genetics; Epigenetics; Functional genomics; Stem cell more...


  • Ph.D., Queens University, Kingston, Canada, 2004

Selected Publications

  • Zhang H*, Wang F, Xu H, Liu Y, Liu J, Zhao H, Gelernter J. Differentially co-expressed genes in postmortem prefrontal cortex of individuals with alcohol use disorders: Influence on alcohol metabolism-related pathways. Hum Genet. 2014; 133(11):1383-94.
  • Zhang H*, Wang F, Kranzler HR, Yang C, Xu H, Wang Z, Zhao H, Gelernter J. Identification of methylation quantitative trait loci (mQTLs) influencing promoter DNA methylation of alcohol dependence risk genes. Hum Genet. 2014; 133(9):1093-1104.
  • Xu H, Wang F, Liu Y, Yu Y, Gelernter J, Zhang H*. Sex-biased methylome and transcriptome in human prefrontal cortex. Hum Mol Genet. 2014; 23(5):1260-7.



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