Laboratory of Epigenetic Regulation of the Human Brain

Bharadwaj, R*, Peter CJ*, Jiang Y*, Roussos P, Vogel-Cierna A, Shen E, Mitchell A, Mao W, Whittle C, Dincer A, Jakovcevski M, Pothula V, Rasmussen TP, Giakoumaki SG, Bitsios P, Sherif A, Gardner PD, Ernst P, Ghose S, Sklar P, Haroutunian V, Tamminga C, Myers RH, Futai K, Wood MA, Akbarian S (* share first authorship) Conserved higher order chromatin regulates NMDA receptor gene expression and cognition. NEURON 84: 997-1008. PMID: 25467983. 2014.

"We explore epigenetic regulation of gene expression, in order to identify epigenetic drug targets and novel treatment avenues for psychosis, depression and other psychiatric disease."

— Schahram Akbarian, MD PHD
[Principal Investigator]