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Researcher Profile - Brandon Abbs

RESEARCHER INFORMATION
First Name:Brandon
Last Name:Abbs
Title:Dr.
Advanced Degrees:Ph.D.
Affiliation:Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department:Medicine
Street Address 1:Harvard Medical School
Street Address 2:1620 Tremont St. OBC 3-34 DWH
City:Boston
State/Province:MA
Zip/Postal Code:02120
Country/Territory:U.S.A.
Email Address: babbs@partners.org
Disclosure:
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Member reports no financial or other potential conflicts of interest. [Last Modified: 4 May 2011]
Clinical Interests:
Bipolar disorder , Anxiety disorders , Depression, Schizophrenia, Borderline personality disorder, Neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g., 22q11 deletion syndromes), Psychology
Research Focus:
Neuroanatomy/Systems Neuroscience, Neurodevelopment, Brain imaging, Neuropathology
Work Sector(s):
University, Medical hospital
Web Sites:
Lab: http://cnl-sd.bwh.harvard.edu/
Top Papers
2011
Covariance modeling of MRI brain volumes in memory circuitry in schizophrenia: Sex differences are critical.
PMID: 21497198[PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

2010
Sex differences in stress response circuitry activation dependent on female hormonal cycle.
PMID: 20071507 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

2008
Is Overt Repetition Critical to Expressive Word Learning? The Role of Overt Repetition in Word Learning with and without Semantics.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0142716408080272

2007
A behavioral and computational integration of phonological, short-term memory and vocabulary acquisition processes in nonword repetition.
http://csjarchive.cogsci.rpi.edu/proceedings/2007/docs/p59.pdf

2005
Serial position effects in nonword repetition. 2005.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jml.2004.12.002

2004
Space aliens and nonwords: stimuli for investigating the learning of novel word-meaning pairs.
PMID: 15641405 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

If resources were not limited, what research projects would you pursue?
Computational modeling of information processing in schizophrenia.

fMRI of the brainstem's contribution to auditory processing and arousal in schizophrenia.

fMRI of an estradiol clinical trial in schizophrenia.



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