Ahmad Hariri, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
The Caspi/Moffitt Laboratory collaborates with Ahmad Hariri in imaging research. Please click here for further information.
Integrating psychology, neuroimaging, pharmacology and molecular genetics in the search for biological pathways mediating individual differences in behavior and related risk for psychopathology.
Evaluating neurodegenerative risk in middle-aged adults exposed to lead as children awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Principal Investigator). 2018 to 2021
Neural signatures of healthy and unhealthy aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2021
A Compute Cluster for Brain Imaging and Analysis awarded by National Institutes of Health (Major User). 2016 to 2017
Neurogenetic Pathways to Drug Use in Young Adults awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2013 to 2017
Instructed Activation of the Human Dopaminergic Midbrain using Real-Time fMRI awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Sponsor). 2014 to 2016
Self-Regulation Failure: Identifying and Modifying a Risk Phenotype awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Principal Investigator). 2010 to 2014
From Phenotype to Mechanism: Mapping the Pathways underlying Risky Choice awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co Investigator). 2009 to 2011
Development of Amygdala-Prefrontal Interactions awarded by National Institute of Mental Health (Principal Investigator). 2005 to 2010
Baranger, David A. A., et al. “Convergent Evidence for Predispositional Effects of Brain Gray Matter Volume on Alcohol Consumption.” Biological Psychiatry, vol. 87, no. 7, Apr. 2020, pp. 645–55. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.biopsych.2019.08.029. Full Text
Avinun, Reut, et al. “Divergence of an association between depressive symptoms and a dopamine polygenic score in Caucasians and Asians.” European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, vol. 270, no. 2, Mar. 2020, pp. 229–35. Epmc, doi:10.1007/s00406-019-01040-x. Full Text
Elliott, Maxwell L., et al. “Brain-age in midlife is associated with accelerated biological aging and cognitive decline in a longitudinal birth cohort.” Molecular Psychiatry, Dec. 2019. Epmc, doi:10.1038/s41380-019-0626-7. Full Text
Romer, Adrienne L., et al. “Replicability of structural brain alterations associated with general psychopathology: evidence from a population-representative birth cohort.” Molecular Psychiatry, Dec. 2019. Epmc, doi:10.1038/s41380-019-0621-z. Full Text
Farber, Madeline J., et al. “Maternal overprotection in childhood is associated with amygdala reactivity and structural connectivity in adulthood.” Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, vol. 40, Dec. 2019, p. 100711. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2019.100711. Full Text
Wetherill, Leah, et al. “ERRATUM: Genome-wide association study identifies loci associated with liability to alcohol and drug dependence that is associated with variability in reward-related ventral striatum activity in African- and European-Americans.” Genes, Brain, and Behavior, vol. 18, no. 8, Nov. 2019, p. e12608. Epmc, doi:10.1111/gbb.12608. Full Text
Lam, Max, et al. “Pleiotropic Meta-Analysis of Cognition, Education, and Schizophrenia Differentiates Roles of Early Neurodevelopmental and Adult Synaptic Pathways.” Am J Hum Genet, vol. 105, no. 2, Aug. 2019, pp. 334–50. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2019.06.012. Full Text
Elliott, Maxwell L., et al. “A Polygenic Score for Higher Educational Attainment is Associated with Larger Brains.” Cerebral Cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991), vol. 29, no. 8, July 2019, pp. 3496–504. Epmc, doi:10.1093/cercor/bhy219. Full Text
Lai, Dongbing, et al. “Genome-wide association studies of alcohol dependence, DSM-IV criterion count and individual criteria.” Genes, Brain, and Behavior, vol. 18, no. 6, July 2019, p. e12579. Epmc, doi:10.1111/gbb.12579. Full Text
Hariri, Ahmad R. “The Emerging Importance of the Cerebellum in Broad Risk for Psychopathology.” Neuron, vol. 102, no. 1, Apr. 2019, pp. 17–20. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2019.02.031. Full Text