2017 ECIP Travel Awardees

Congratulations to the 2017 ECIP Travel Awardees! 

2017 ECIP Awardees

Alejandro Ávila Aguirre, Universidad de Costa Rica   
Underlying Domains of Anxiety Trait in a Costa Rican Sample

Walid Aziz, Howard University Hospital 
Electrophysiologic Differences to Alcohol Challenge in Individuals Polymorphic at ADH1B Loci

Renata Basso Cupertino, UFRGS
Further Evidence for the Association Between SYT1-rs2251214 and Use of Stimulants: Crack Cocaine Addiction Susceptibility and Severity

Janita Bralten, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre 
Genome-Wide Association Meta-Analysis of Autistic Traits in the General Population

Patricia Braun, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
IMAGE-CpG: Development of a Web-Based Search Tool for Genome-Wide DNA Methylation Correlation Between Live Human Brain and Peripheral Tissues Within Individuals

Julien Bryois, Karolinska Institutet 
Genetic Identification of Brain Cell Types Underlying Schizophrenia

Boris Chaumette, McGill University   
Longitudinal Epigenetic Changes During the Onset of Psychosis

Baptiste Couvy-Duchesne, University of Queensland   
Inter-Individual Cortical and Subcortical Similarity is Associated with Differences in Psychiatric, Cognition and Socio-Economic Traits

Rujia Dai, The State Key Laboratory of Medical Genetics, Central South University  
Evaluation and Co-Expression of Marker Genes of Cell Types in Brain

Bruna da Silva, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul  
Exocytosis-Related Gene-Sets and Response to Methylphenidate Treatment in Adults With ADHD

Chiara Fabbri, University of Bologna    
Meta-Analysis of CYP2C19 Association with Efficacy and Side Effects of Citalopram and Escitalopram Using Data from Genome-Wide Association Studies

Andreas J. Forstner, University of Bonn 
Exome Sequencing of Multiply Affected Bipolar Disorder Families and Follow-Up Resequencing Implicate Rare Variants in Neuronal Genes Contributing to Disease Etiology

Ranjan Gupta, AIIMS    
A Study on the Association of Polymorphisms and Methylation Status of Dopamine Pathway Genes in Alcohol Dependence

Ricardo Harripaul, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health  
Whole Exome Trio Sequencing Identifies Novel Variants for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Edit Hathy, Office for Research Groups Attached to Universities and Other Institutions of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences   
Experimental Model of Disrupted in Schizophrenia 1 Gene in a Stem Cell Based Neuronal Model

Laura Huckins, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 
Transcriptomic Imputation Analysis in Anorexia Nervosa Identifies Both Metabolic and Psychiatric Aetiologies

Daniela Martinez, University of Sao Paulo Medical School   
Maternal Age at Birth is Associated with Offspring Leukocyte Telomere Length in Families with Bipolar Disorder

Anton Nikolishin, V.P. Serbsky Federal Medical Research Center for Psychiatry and Narcology, Molecular Genetics Laboratory  
Effect of Dinucleotide Polymorphism (RS67175440) of DAT1 Gene: Increased Risk of Cloninger Type II Alcoholism in Sex-Specific Manner

Kevin O’Connell, Stellenbosch University     
Variation in Voltage-Gated Calcium Channel Genes is Associated with Antipsychotic Treatment Response in a South African First Episode Schizophrenia Cohort

Alish Palmos, King’s College London  
Are Some Maltreated Individuals ‘Immune’ to Later Life Depression?: An Investigation of 41 Inflammatory Markers in Over 600 U.K. Adults

Lucy Riglin, Cardiff University  
Investigating the Impact of Depression and Schizophrenia Polygenic Risk Scores on Emotional Problems from Childhood to Mid-Life

Sandra Sanchez-Roige, University of California San Diego    
Genome-Wide Association Study of Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test (AUDIT) Scores in an Unselected Cohort of 20,328 Research Participants of European Ancestry: Rs41973904 and Beyond

Eva Schulte, Psychiatrische Klinik des Klinikums der Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München
Polygenic Burden Analysis of Longitudinal Clusters of Psychopathological Features in a Cross-Diagnostic Group of Individuals with Severe Mental Illness

Somdatta Sen, NIMHANS     
Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Alzheimer’s Disease

Fernanda Talarico, Federal University of Sao Paulo  
Evaluation of Gene Expression in Early Substance Abuse

Réjane Troudet, Inserm U955, Psychiatrie Translationnelle, Université Paris Est, Faculté de Médecine
RNA Signature of Treatment Response in First-Episode Psychosis

Raymond Walters, Massachusetts General Hospital, Broad Institute    
Genome-Wide Meta-Analysis of >14,000 Alcohol Dependent Individuals Highlights Psychiatric Comorbidities

Xiao Zhang, University of Mississippi Medical Center
Genetic Effects on Mu-Opioid Receptor Ligand Biased Signaling