Research and Publications - Faculty

Vargas-Medrano J., Diaz-Pacheco, V. Castaneda, C., Miranda-Arango, M., Longhurst, M., Martin, S.L., Ghumman, U. Mangadu, T., Chheda, S., Thompson, P.M., and Gadad BS (2020) Brain Behav Immun Health. doi: 10.1016/j.bbih.2020.100124

Mohammad Nami, Li Chong, Usman Ghumman, Amogh Misra, Dharmendra Kumar, George Perry, Rao KS, Bharathi S Gadad, (2020) Neuropsychological Impact from COVID-19: Risks and Remedies, J Clinical Medicine, In Press

Jia Jia Liu, Ya Bin Wei, Becci Strawbridge, Gadad BS, Trivedi MH, Yanping Bao, Suhua Chang, John R. Kelsoe, Lin Lu (2020) Peripheral cytokine levels and response to antidepressant treatment in depression: a meta-analysis. Molecular Psychiatry. doi: 10.1038/s41380-019-0474-5

Manish K. Jha,  Ling Cai,  Abu Minhajuddin,  Gadad BS, Cherise Chin Fatt, Jennifer L. Furman,  Brittany L. Mason,  Tracy L. Greer, Jennifer L. Hughes, Guanghua Xiao,  Graham Emslie, Betsy Kennard, Taryn Mayes,  Madhukar H. Trivedi (2020) Dysfunctional Adaptive Immune Response in Adolescents and Young Adults with Suicide Behavior, Psychoneuro endocrinology. 111:104-118.

Joseph Trombello, Jennifer Hughes, Taryn Mayes, Russell Toll, Cherise Chin Fatt, Abu Minhajuddin, Tom Carmody, Gadad BS, Crystal Cooper, Tracy Greer, Manish Jha, Brittany Mason, Andrew Czysz, Anne Fuller, Sangita Sethuram. (2020)  Comprehensive phenotyping of depression disease trajectory and risk: Rationale and design of Texas Resilience Against Depression study (T-RAD) J Psychiatric Research. 122:22-32.

Vidal-Martinez G, Segura-Ulate I, Yang B, Javier Vargas-Medrano, et al., (2020) FTY720-Mitoxy reduces synucleinopathy and neuroinflammation, restores behavior and mitochondria function, and increases GDNF expression in Multiple System Atrophy mouse models. Exp Neurol. 325:113-120

Van-Noy K, Payne L, Dodoo C, Ragheb M: Improving Psychiatric Medication Adherence: The Effect of Training Psychiatrists on the US-Mexico Border in Prescribing New Medications in the Children and Adolescent Population. Manuscript was submitted for publication 4/2020.

Tonarelli SB, Quinn DK. Comment: Biomarkers for mild traumatic brain injury: Role of the exosomes. Neurology. 2020;94(23):1017. doi:10.1212/WNL.0000000000009574

Noah K. Kaufman, Patricia A. Lyke, Jennifer G. Walter, Shane S. Bush, Silvina B. Tonarelli, Hugo Sandoval, Andrew S. Davis, & John King. No Free, Appropriate, Public Education for Most Neuropsychologically Referred Outpatients Journal of Pediatric Neuropsychology Published online 10 June, 2020

Jha MK, Minhajuddin A, Gadad BS, Chin Fatt C, Trivedi MH. Higher S100B Levels Predict Persistently Elevated Anhedonia with Escitalopram Monotherapy Versus Antidepressant Combinations: Findings from CO-MED Trial. Pharmaceuticals (Basel). 2019;12(4):184. Published 2019 Dec 17. doi:10.3390/ph12040184

Czysz AH, South C, Gadad BS, Arning E, Bottiglieri T and Trivedi MH (2019) Can targeted metabolomics predict depression recovery? Results from the CO-MED trial. Transl Psychiatry. 2019;9(1):11

Czysz A, Grannemann B, Mason B, Gadad BS, Carmody T, Greer T, Scherer P, Trivedi M. T142. Insulin Resistance Impacts the Relationship of Depression Severity on Cognitive Control. Biological Psychiatry. 2019; 85(10): 184-185.

Jha M, Minhajuddin A, Fatt C, Gadad BS, Greer T, Trivedi M. S90. Association of Autoimmunity With Dysfunctional Th2-Mediated Immune Response in Major Depressive Disorder. Biological Psychiatry. 2019; 85(10): 331-332.

Vargas-Medrano J, Segura-Ulate I, Yang B, Chinnasamy R, Arterburn JB, Perez RG. FTY720-Mitoxy reduces toxicity associated with MSA-like α-synuclein and oxidative stress by increasing trophic factor expression and myelin protein in OLN-93 oligodendroglia cell cultures. Neuropharmacology. 2019;158:107701. doi:10.1016/j.neuropharm.2019.107701

Vargas-Medrano J, Yang B, Garza NT, Segura-Ulate I, Perez RG. Up-regulation of protective neuronal MicroRNAs by FTY720 and novel FTY720-derivatives. Neurosci Lett. 2019;690:178-180. doi:10.1016/j.neulet.2018.10.040

Gil-Tommee C, Vidal-Martinez G, Annette Reyes C, et al. Parkinsonian GM2 synthase knockout mice lacking mature gangliosides develop urinary dysfunction and neurogenic bladder. Exp Neurol. 2019;311:265-273. doi:10.1016/j.expneurol.2018.10.014

Lek SJ, Trinh S, Gavito-Higuera J, Salazar R. Delusional Misidentification Syndrome: Phantom Boarder Syndrome Presenting With Intact General Cognition and Functional Brain Imaging Evidence of Bilateral Posterior and Orbitofrontal Hypometabolism. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2019;31(2):175-177.

Najera K, Fagan BM, Thompson PM. SNAP-25 in Major Psychiatric Disorders: A Review. Neuroscience. 2019;420:79-85. doi:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2019.02.008

Hjelm BE, Rollins B, Morgan L, et al. Splice-Break: exploiting an RNA-seq splice junction algorithm to discover mitochondrial DNA deletion breakpoints and analyses of psychiatric disorders. Nucleic Acids Res. 2019;47(10):e59. doi:10.1093/nar/gkz164

Kaufman NK, Mullins C, Davis AS, Tonarelli S, Sandoval H, Ramos-Duran L. When is neuropsychological testing medically necessary for children on medicaid in New Mexico?. Appl Neuropsychol Child. 2019;8(1):1-14. doi:10.1080/21622965.2017.1362643

Gadad BS, Bender G, Jha M, Ho E, Trivedi M. Expression of immune markers in post-mortem brain subjects of major depression and suicidality. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2019; 254:133-134.

Gadad BS, Raj P, Jha MK, et al. Association of Novel ALX4 Gene Polymorphisms with Antidepressant Treatment Response: Findings from the CO-MED Trial. Mol Neuropsychiatry. 2018;4(1):7-19. doi:10.1159/000487321

Gadad BS, Jha MK, Czysz A, et al. Peripheral biomarkers of major depression and antidepressant treatment response: Current knowledge and future outlooks. J Affect Disord. 2018;233:3-14. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2017.07.001

Vidal-Martinez G, Yang B, Vargas-Medrano J, Perez RG. Could α-Synuclein Modulation of Insulin and Dopamine Identify a Novel Link Between Parkinson's Disease and Diabetes as Well as Potential Therapies?. Front Mol Neurosci. 2018;11:465. Published 2018 Dec 21. doi:10.3389/fnmol.2018.00465

Plenge-Tellechea F, Domínguez-Solís CA, Díaz-Sánchez ÁG, Meléndez-Martínez D, Vargas-Medrano J, Sierra-Fonseca JA. Chlorpromazine and dimethyl sulfoxide modulate the catalytic activity of the plasma membrane Ca2+-ATPase from human erythrocyte. J Bioenerg Biomembr. 2018;50(1):59-69. doi:10.1007/s10863-017-9741-9

Mullins C, Miranda J, Sandoval H, Ramos-Duran L, Tonarelli SB. The Benefit of Mirtazapine in the Treatment of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy in a Young HIV-positive Patient: A Case Report. Innov Clin Neurosci. 2018;15(1-2):33-35.

Jha MK, Minhajuddin A, Gadad BS, Greer TL, Mayes TL, Trivedi MH. Interleukin 17 selectively predicts better outcomes with bupropion-SSRI combination: Novel T cell biomarker for antidepressant medication selection. Brain Behav Immun. 2017;66:103-110. doi:10.1016/j.bbi.2017.07.005

Gadad BS, Jha MK, Grannemann BD, Mayes TL, Trivedi MH. Proteomics profiling reveals inflammatory biomarkers of antidepressant treatment response: Findings from the CO-MED trial. J Psychiatr Res. 2017;94:1-6. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychires.2017.05.012

Jha MK, Minhajuddin A, Gadad BS, et al. Can C-reactive protein inform antidepressant medication selection in depressed outpatients? Findings from the CO-MED trial. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2017;78:105-113. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2017.01.023

Singh S, Yazdani U, Gadad BS, Zaman S, Hynan LS, Roatch N, Schutte C, Marti CN, Hewitson L, German DC (2017) Serum thyroid-stimulating hormone and interleukin-8 levels in boys with autism spectrum disorder. J Neuroinflammation. 2017 Jun 2;14(1):113. doi: 10.1186/s12974-017-0888-4.PMID: 28577577 

Jha MK, Minhajuddin A, Gadad BS, Trivedi MH. Platelet-Derived Growth Factor as an Antidepressant Treatment Selection Biomarker: Higher Levels Selectively Predict Better Outcomes with Bupropion-SSRI Combination. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2017;20(11):919-927. doi:10.1093/ijnp/pyx060

Lek S, Vargas-Medrano J, Villanueva E, Marcus B, Godfrey W, Perez RG. Recombinant α- β- and γ-Synucleins Stimulate Protein Phosphatase 2A Catalytic Subunit Activity in Cell Free Assays. J Vis Exp. 2017;(126):55361. Published 2017 Aug 13. doi:10.3791/55361

Salazar R, Dwivedi AK, Royall DR. Cross-Ethnic Differences in the Severity of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Persons With Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer's Disease. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2017;29(1):13-21.

Bortolato M, Walss-Bass C, Thompson PM, Moskovitz J. Manic symptom severity correlates with COMT activity in the striatum: A post-mortem study. World J Biol Psychiatry. 2017;18(3):247-254. doi:10.1080/15622975.2016.1208844

Gadad BS, Jha M, Yun Y, Kim M, Xiao G, Emslie M, Carmody T, Trivedi M.  Screening for Auto-Antibodies with Antidepressant Medications Using Glomerular Proteomic Microarray Arrays: Findings from CoMed Clinical Trial. Biological Psychiatry. 2017; 81(10): 130-131.

 Zaman S, Yazdani U, Deng Y, et al. A Search for Blood Biomarkers for Autism: Peptoids. Sci Rep. 2016;6:19164. Published 2016 Jan 14. doi:10.1038/srep19164

El Amin ME, El-Gabry D, Al-Sabousi M, Al-Hassani G, Ragheb M, Abdel-Maksoud, M, Abdel-Aziz K: Pattern of Inpatient Admissions in the United Arab Emirates: A Transcultural Perspective: Poster- June 2016. At: London, United Kingdom, Conference: Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress 2016, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.3194.3287

Thompson PM, Hill-Kapturczak N, Lopez-Cruzan M, Alvarado LA, Dwivedi AK, Javors MA. Phosphatidylethanol in Postmortem Brain and Serum Ethanol at Time of Death. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2016;40(12):2557-2562. doi:10.1111/acer.13254

Silvina B Tonarelli, Rebecca Pasillas, Luis Alvarado, Alok Dwivedi and Andrea Cancellare. “Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Compared to Treatment as Usual in Psychosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Psychiatry Open Access 2016, 19:3

Cynthia Reyes-Barron, Silvina Tonarelli, Andrew Delozier, David F. Briones, Brenda B. Su, Lewis P. Rubin and Chun Xu. “Pharmacogenetic of Antidepressants, A Review of Significant Genetic Variants in Different Populations” Clin Depress 2: 109, May 2016.

Berrocal R, Vasquez V, Gadad BS, Rao KS. α-Synuclein Misfolding Versus Aggregation Relevance to Parkinson's Disease: Critical Assessment and Modeling. Mol Neurobiol. 2015;51(3):1417-1431. doi:10.1007/s12035-014-8818-2

Gadad BS, Li W, Yazdani U, et al. Administration of thimerosal-containing vaccines to infant rhesus macaques does not result in autism-like behavior or neuropathology [published correction appears in Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. (2015) 112 (40):12498-12503. doi:10.1073/pnas.1500968112

Barrera SP, Castrejon-Tellez V, Trinidad M, et al. PKC-Dependent GlyT1 Ubiquitination Occurs Independent of Phosphorylation: Inespecificity in Lysine Selection for Ubiquitination. PLoS One. 2015;10(9):e0138897. Published 2015 Sep 29. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0138897

Salazar R, Royall DR, Palmer RF. Neuropsychiatric symptoms in community-dwelling Mexican-Americans: results from the Hispanic Established Population for Epidemiological Study of the Elderly (HEPESE) study. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2015;30(3):300-307. doi:10.1002/gps.4141

Thompson PM, Cruz DA, Fucich EA, Olukotun DY, Takahashi M, Itakura M. SNAP-25a/b Isoform Levels in Human Brain Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex and Anterior Cingulate Cortex. Mol Neuropsychiatry. 2015;1(4):220-234. doi:10.1159/000441224

Young KA, Thompson PM, Cruz DA, Williamson DE, Selemon LD. BA11 FKBP5 expression levels correlate with dendritic spine density in postmortem PTSD and controls. Neurobiol Stress. 2015;2:67-72. Published 2015 Sep 3. doi:10.1016/j.ynstr.2015.07.002

Moskovitz J, Walss-Bass C, Cruz DA, Thompson PM, Hairston J, Bortolato M. The enzymatic activities of brain catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) and methionine sulphoxide reductase are correlated in a COMT Val/Met allele-dependent fashion. Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol. 2015;41(7):941-951. doi:10.1111/nan.12219

Vargas-Medrano J, Krishnamachari S, Villanueva E, et al. Novel FTY720-Based Compounds Stimulate Neurotrophin Expression and Phosphatase Activity in Dopaminergic Cells. ACS Med Chem Lett. 2014;5(7):782-786. Published 2014 May 27. doi:10.1021/ml500128g

Salazar R, Velez CE, Royall DR. Telephone screening for mild cognitive impairment in hispanics using the Alzheimer's questionnaire. Exp Aging Res. 2014;40(2):129-139. doi:10.1080/0361073X.2014.882189

Royall DR, Salazar R, Palmer RF. Latent variables may be useful in pain's assessment. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2014;12:13. Published 2014 Jan 30. doi:10.1186/1477-7525-12-13

Aligeti S, Quinones M, Salazar R. Rapid resolution of suicidal behavior and depression with single low-dose ketamine intravenous push even after 6 months of follow-up. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2014;34(4):533-535. doi:10.1097/JCP.0000000000000146

Moskovitz J, Walss-Bass C, Cruz DA, Thompson PM, Bortolato M. Methionine sulfoxide reductase regulates brain catechol-O-methyl transferase activity. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2014;17(10):1707-1713. doi:10.1017/S1461145714000467

Murrell MD, Cruz DA, Javors MA, Thompson PM. Distribution of venlafaxine, O-desmethylvenlafaxine, and O-desmethylvenlafaxine to venlafaxine ratio in postmortem human brain tissue. J Forensic Sci. 2014;59(3):683-689. doi:10.1111/1556-4029.12393

Zhao Z, Li Y, Chen H, et al. PD_NGSAtlas: a reference database combining next-generation sequencing epigenomic and transcriptomic data for psychiatric disorders. BMC Med Genomics. 2014;7:71. Published 2014 Dec 31. doi:10.1186/s12920-014-0071-z

Xiao Y, Camarillo C, Ping Y, et al. The DNA methylome and transcriptome of different brain regions in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. PLoS One. 2014;9(4):e95875. Published 2014 Apr 28. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0095875

Gonzalez R, Bernardo C, Cruz D, Walss-Bass C, Thompson PM. The relationships between clinical characteristics, alcohol and psychotropic exposure, and circadian gene expression in human postmortem samples of affective disorder and control subjects. Psychiatry Res. 2014;218(3):359-362. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2014.04.048

Gadad BS, Hewitson L, Young KA, German DC. Neuropathology and animal models of autism: genetic and environmental factors. Autism Res Treat. 2013;2013:731935. doi:10.1155/2013/731935

Sonsalla PK, Coleman C, Wong LY, Gadad BS et al. The angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor captopril protects nigrostriatal dopamine neurons in animal models of parkinsonism. Exp Neurol. 2013;250:376-383. doi:10.1016/j.expneurol.2013.10.014

Zimmerman M, Martinez JH, Attiullah N, Friedman M, Toba C, Boerescu DA, Ragheb M.: A new type of scale for determining remission from depression: the Remission from Depression Questionnaire. J Psychiatr Res. 2013 January; 47(1):78-82

Gadad BS, Subramanya PK, Pullabhatla S, Shantharam IS, Rao KS. Curcumin-glucoside, a novel synthetic derivative of curcumin, inhibits α-synuclein oligomer formation: relevance to Parkinson's disease. Curr Pharm Des. 2012;18(1):76-84. doi:10.2174/138161212798919093

Sonsalla PK, Wong LY, Harris SL, Gadad BS et al. Delayed caffeine treatment prevents nigral dopamine neuron loss in a progressive rat model of Parkinson's disease. Exp Neurol. 2012;234(2):482-487. doi:10.1016/j.expneurol.2012.01.022 

Leiner M, Puertas H, Caratachea R, et al. Children's mental health and collective violence: a binational study on the United States-Mexico border. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2012;31(5):411-416. doi:10.1590/s1020-49892012000500009

Zimmerman M1, Martinez J, Attiullah N, Friedman M, Toba C, Boerescu DA, Rahgeb M.: Determining remission from depression on two self-report symptom scales: a comparison of the Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology and the Clinically Useful Depression Outcome Scale. Compr Psychiatry. 2012 Oct;53(7):1034-8.

Sellers RV, Salazar R, Martinez C Jr, et al. Difficult encounters with psychiatric patients: a South Texas Psychiatry practice-based research network (PBRN) study. J Am Board Fam Med. 2012;25(5):669-675. doi:10.3122/jabfm.2012.05.120050

Tonarelli S, Tibbs M, Vazquez G, Lakshminarayan K, Qureshi A. “Accuracy of the New ICD-9 Code for “Drip-and-ship” Thrombolytic Treatment In Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke” Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases, 2012  Vol 21, Issue 2 , 121-123.

Gadad BS, Britton GB, Rao KS. Targeting oligomers in neurodegenerative disorders: lessons from α-synuclein, tau, and amyloid-β peptide. J Alzheimers Dis. 2011;24 Suppl 2:223-232. doi:10.3233/JAD-2011-110182

Vargas-Medrano J, Castrejon-Tellez V, Plenge F, Ramirez I, Miranda M. PKCβ-dependent phosphorylation of the glycine transporter 1. Neurochem Int. 2011;59(8):1123-1132. doi:10.1016/j.neuint.2011.08.006

Ragheb, M: Principal Investigator: Prazosin for Treatment of Nightmares in Non-Combat Trauma Victims: An Open Label Pilot Study. Rhode Island Hospital, 593 Eddy St, Providence, RI 02903. 2006- 2011.

Zimmerman M, Galione JN, Attiullah N, Friedman M, Toba C, Boerescu DA, Ragheb M.: Depressed patients' perspectives of 2 measures of outcome: the Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology (QIDS) and the Remission from Depression Questionnaire (RDQ). Ann Clin Psychiatry. 2011 Aug; 23(3):208-12.

Briones DF, Heller PL, Carcoba LM, Weisman HW, Ledger EM, Escamilla MA. Health-related conditions and depression in elderly mexican american and non-Hispanic white residents of a United States-Mexico border county: moderating effects of educational attainment. Depress Res Treat. 2011;2011:908536. Epub 2011 Aug 15.

Gadad BS, Daher JP, Hutchinson EK, et al. Effect of fenbendazole on three behavioral tests in male C57BL/6N mice. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2010;49(6):821-825.

Ko HS, Lee Y, Shin JH,  Gadad BS et al. Phosphorylation by the c-Abl protein tyrosine kinase inhibits parkin's ubiquitination and protective function. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107(38):16691-16696. doi:10.1073/pnas.1006083107

Zimmerman M, Galione JN, Attiullah N, Friedman M, Toba C, Boerescu DA, Ragheb M: Underrecognition of clinically significant side effects in depressed outpatients. J Clin Psychiatry. 2010 Apr; 71(4):484-90.

Schillerstrom JE, Salazar R, Regwan H, Bonugli RJ, Royall DR. Executive function in self-neglecting adult protective services referrals compared with elder psychiatric outpatients. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2009;17(10):907-910. doi:10.1097/JGP.0b013e3181b4bf64 

Ragheb, M, Zimmerman M: Comorbidity of PTSD. In: Gil Reyes, Jon Elhai, and Julian Ford (editors); The Encyclopedia of Psychological Trauma. John Wiley & Sons Inc. 2008.

Ragheb, M: Psychotic symptoms, schizophrenia and antipsychotic agents. In: Richard J. Goldberg (Ed.) Practical Guide to the Care of the Psychiatric Patient: Practical Guide Series. 3rd edition. Mosby/Elsevier Inc. 2007

Bernardo CG, Singh V, Thompson PM. Safety and efficacy of psychopharmacological agents used to treat the psychiatric sequelae of common neurological disorders. Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2008;7(4):435-445. doi:10.1517/14740338.7.4.435

Tonarelli S, Vazquez G, Peacock J,  Luepker R, Tsai A, Zacharatos H, Lakshminarayan K.   “Stroke Prevention: The Best Outcome after a Transient Ischemic Attack Results from the Minnesota Stroke Registry and Opportunities to Improve Care” Journal of Vascular and Interventional Neurology 2008; 1(4):87-88

Lande RG, Marin BA, Chang AS, Mason S, Lande GR. A survey of alcohol consumption among first-year military medical students. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2007;33(4):605-610. doi:10.1080/00952990701407678

Hardin EE, Longhurst MO. Understanding the gender gap: Social cognitive changes during an introductory stem course. J Couns Psychol. 2016;63(2):233-239. doi:10.1037/cou0000119

Ragheb, M, Goldberg, R: Tardive dyskinesia in geriatric patients. Aging Health 2006; 2(5): 833-849.

*Tonarelli S, Hart RG. “What is new in stroke” The Top Ten for 2004- 2005 Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2006; 54:674-679

Briones, David F., Wilcox, James A., Mateus, Beatriz A., Boudjenah, Djillali. Risk Factors and Prevention in Adolescent Substance Abuse: A Biopsychosocial Approach. IN PRESS: Adolescent Medicine Clinics, 2005.

Heller, Peter L., Briones, David F., Schiffer, Randolph B., Guerrero, Martin, Royall, Donald R., Wilcox, James A., Ledger, Elizabeth M. Mexican-American Ethnicity and Cognitive Function: Findings from an Elderly Southwestern Sample. IN PRESS: Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Science, 2005.

*Hart RG, Tonarelli S, Pearce L. “Avoiding Central Nervous System Bleeding During Antithrombotic Therapy” Recent Data and Ideas  Stroke 2005; 36: 1588-1593

Thompson PM, Kelley M, Yao J, Tsai G, van Kammen DP. Elevated cerebrospinal fluid SNAP-25 in schizophrenia. Biol Psychiatry. 2003;53(12):1132-1137. doi:10.1016/s0006-3223(02)01599-8

Thompson PM, Egbufoama S, Vawter MP. SNAP-25 reduction in the hippocampus of patients with schizophrenia. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2003;27(3):411-417. doi:10.1016/S0278-5846(03)00027-7

Giordano, Frank L., Briones, David F. Assessing Residents' Competence in Psychotherapy. Academic Psychiatry, 27:3, Fall 2003, 145-7.

Briones, David F., Heller, Peter L., Guerrero, Martin , Schiffer, Randolph B., Wilcox, James A., Ledger, Elizabeth M., Cutter, Minerva L. Cultural vs. Educational Bias in Three Widely-Used Cognitive Screening Instruments Among Elderly Mexican-American and Non-Hispanic White Residents of El Paso County , Texas . Texas/World Health Organization Collaborating Center Proceedings of the Annual Meetings on Cross-Cultural Research and Training on Mental Health and Psychosocial Factors in Health in Mexico and Texas, Spring 2002.

Briones, David F. Book Review: Bipolar Disorders, Clinical Course and Outcome. Journal of Depressive Disorders, Fall 2002.

Briones, David F., Ramirez, Arthur L., Guerrero, Martin and Ledger, Elizabeth. Determining Cultural and Psychosocial Factors in Alzheimer Disease Among Hispanic Populations. Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders, 16 Supplement 2:S86-8, 2002.