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

Kim, MJ, Avinun, R, Knodt, AR, Radtke, SR, and Hariri, AR. "Neurogenetic plasticity and sex influence the link between corticolimbic structural connectivity and trait anxiety (Published online)." Scientific Reports 7.1 (December 2017). Full Text

Avinun, R, Nevo, A, Knodt, AR, Elliott, ML, Radtke, SR, Brigidi, BD, and Hariri, AR. "Reward-Related Ventral Striatum Activity Buffers against the Experience of Depressive Symptoms Associated with Sleep Disturbances." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience 37.40 (October 2017): 9724-9729. Full Text

Scult, MA, Knodt, AR, Hanson, JL, Ryoo, M, Adcock, RA, Hariri, AR, and Strauman, TJ. "Individual differences in regulatory focus predict neural response to reward." Social neuroscience 12.4 (August 2017): 419-429. Full Text Open Access Copy

Bogdan, R, Salmeron, BJ, Carey, CE, Agrawal, A, Calhoun, VD, Garavan, H, Hariri, AR, Heinz, A, Hill, MN, Holmes, A, Kalin, NH, and Goldman, D. "Imaging Genetics and Genomics in Psychiatry: A Critical Review of Progress and Potential." Biological Psychiatry 82.3 (August 2017): 165-175. Full Text

Gard, AM, Waller, R, Shaw, DS, Forbes, EE, Hariri, AR, and Hyde, LW. "The Long Reach of Early Adversity: Parenting, Stress, and Neural Pathways to Antisocial Behavior in Adulthood." Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging (June 2017). Full Text

Di Iorio, CR, Carey, CE, Michalski, LJ, Corral-Frias, NS, Conley, ED, Hariri, AR, and Bogdan, R. "Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis genetic variation and early stress moderates amygdala function." Psychoneuroendocrinology 80 (June 2017): 170-178. Full Text

Romer, AL, Knodt, AR, Houts, R, Brigidi, BD, Moffitt, TE, Caspi, A, and Hariri, AR. "Structural alterations within cerebellar circuitry are associated with general liability for common mental disorders." Molecular psychiatry (April 11, 2017). Full Text

Swartz, JR, Prather, AA, and Hariri, AR. "Threat-related amygdala activity is associated with peripheral CRP concentrations in men but not women." Psychoneuroendocrinology 78 (April 2017): 93-96. Full Text

Dotterer, HL, Hyde, LW, Swartz, JR, Hariri, AR, and Williamson, DE. "Amygdala reactivity predicts adolescent antisocial behavior but not callous-unemotional traits." Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience 24 (April 2017): 84-92. Full Text

Carey, CE, Knodt, AR, Conley, ED, Hariri, AR, and Bogdan, R. "Reward-Related Ventral Striatum Activity Links Polygenic Risk for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder to Problematic Alcohol Use in Young Adulthood." Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging 2.2 (March 2017): 180-187. Full Text

Pages

Faig, KE, Nikolova, YS, and Hariri, AR. "Genetic Neuroimaging of Social Perception." Brain Mapping: An Encyclopedic Reference. February 14, 2015. 97-105. Full Text

Neural signatures of healthy and unhealthy aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2020

A Compute Cluster for Brain Imaging and Analysis awarded by National Institutes of Health (Major User). 2016 to 2017

Neurogenetic Pathways to Drug Use in Young Adults awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2013 to 2017

Instructed Activation of the Human Dopaminergic Midbrain using Real-Time fMRI awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Sponsor). 2014 to 2016

Self-Regulation Failure: Identifying and Modifying a Risk Phenotype awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co-Principal Investigator). 2010 to 2014

From Phenotype to Mechanism: Mapping the Pathways underlying Risky Choice awarded by National Institutes of Health (Co Investigator). 2009 to 2011

Development of Amygdala-Prefrontal Interactions awarded by National Institute of Mental Health (Principal Investigator). 2005 to 2010