Ahmad Hariri

Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles 2000

  • M.S., University of Maryland, College Park 1997

  • B.S., University of Maryland, College Park 1994

Overview

Integrating psychology, neuroimaging, pharmacology and molecular genetics in the search for biological pathways mediating individual differences in behavior and related risk for psychopathology.

Expertise

Neuroscience, genetics, psychopathology risk, individual differences

Lohoff, FW, Hodge, R, Narasimhan, S, Nall, A, Ferraro, TN, Mickey, BJ, Heitzeg, MM, Langenecker, SA, Zubieta, J-K, Bogdan, R, and al, E. "Functional genetic variants in the vesicular monoamine transporter 1 modulate emotion processing." Molecular Psychiatry (2013). Full Text

Fisher, PM, and Hariri, AR. "Identifying serotonergic mechanisms underlying the corticolimbic response to threat in humans." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 368.1615 (2013). Full Text

Kienast, T, Schlagenhauf, F, Rapp, MA, Wrase, J, Daig, I, Buchholz, H-G, Smolka, MN, Gründer, G, Kumakura, Y, Cumming, P, and al, E. "Dopamine-Modulated Aversive Emotion Processing Fails in Alcohol-Dependent Patients." Pharmacopsychiatry (2013). Full Text

Prather, AA, Bogdan, R, and Hariri, AR. "Impact of sleep quality on amygdala reactivity, negative affect, and perceived stress." Psychosomatic Medicine (2013). Full Text

Prather, AA, Bogdan, R, and Hariri, AR. "Impact of sleep quality on amygdala reactivity, negative affect, and perceived stress." Psychosomatic Medicine 75.4 (2013): 350-358. Full Text

Gunduz-Cinar, O, MacPherson, KP, Cinar, R, Gamble-George, J, Sugden, K, Williams, B, Godlewski, G, Ramikie, TS, Gorka, AX, Alapafuja, SO, Nikas, SP, Makriyannis, A, Poulton, R, Patel, S, Hariri, AR, Caspi, A, Moffitt, TE, Kunos, G, and Holmes, A. "Convergent translational evidence of a role for anandamide in amygdala-mediated fear extinction, threat processing and stress-reactivity." Molecular Psychiatry 18.7 (2013): 813-823. Full Text

Zuurbier, LA, Nikolova, YS, Ahs, F, and Hariri, AR. "Uncinate fasciculus fractional anisotropy correlates with typical use of reappraisal in women but not men." Emotion 13.3 (2013): 385-390. Full Text

Kienast, T, Schlagenhauf, F, Rapp, MA, Wrase, J, Daig, I, Buchholz, H-G, Smolka, MN, Gründer, G, Kumakura, Y, Cumming, P, Charlet, K, Bartenstein, P, Hariri, AR, and Heinz, A. "Dopamine-modulated aversive emotion processing fails in alcohol-dependent patients." Pharmacopsychiatry 46.4 (2013): 130-136. Full Text

Nikolova, YS, Singhi, EK, Drabant, EM, and Hariri, AR. "Reward-related ventral striatum reactivity mediates gender-specific effects of a galanin remote enhancer haplotype on problem drinking." Genes, Brain and Behavior 12.5 (2013): 516-524. Full Text

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