Avshalom Caspi

Avshalom Caspi

Edward M. Arnett Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Cornell University 1986

  • M.A., Cornell University 1983

  • B.A., University of California at Santa Cruz 1981


Development, epidemiology, genetics, health inequalities, personality

Fisher, Helen L., et al. “Methylomic analysis of monozygotic twins discordant for childhood psychotic symptoms..” Epigenetics, vol. 10, no. 11, Jan. 2015, pp. 1014–23. Epmc, doi:10.1080/15592294.2015.1099797. Full Text

Murphy, Therese M., et al. “Methylomic markers of persistent childhood asthma: a longitudinal study of asthma-discordant monozygotic twins..” Clinical Epigenetics, vol. 7, Jan. 2015. Epmc, doi:10.1186/s13148-015-0163-4. Full Text

Sugden, Karen, et al. “Blood Substrate Collection and Handling Procedures under Pseudo-Field Conditions: Evaluation of Suitability for Inflammatory Biomarker Measurement..” Biodemography and Social Biology, vol. 61, no. 3, Jan. 2015, pp. 273–84. Epmc, doi:10.1080/19485565.2015.1062717. Full Text

Israel, Salomon, et al. “Credit scores, cardiovascular disease risk, and human capital..” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 111, no. 48, Dec. 2014, pp. 17087–92. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.1409794111. Full Text Open Access Copy

Shalev, I., et al. “Internalizing disorders and leukocyte telomere erosion: a prospective study of depression, generalized anxiety disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder..” Molecular Psychiatry, vol. 19, no. 11, Nov. 2014, pp. 1163–70. Epmc, doi:10.1038/mp.2013.183. Full Text

Goldman-Mellor, Sidra, et al. “Mental health antecedents of early midlife insomnia: evidence from a four-decade longitudinal study..” Sleep, vol. 37, no. 11, Nov. 2014, pp. 1767–75. Epmc, doi:10.5665/sleep.4168. Full Text

Shalev, Idan, et al. “Perinatal complications and aging indicators by midlife..” Pediatrics, vol. 134, no. 5, Nov. 2014, pp. e1315–23. Pubmed, doi:10.1542/peds.2014-1669. Full Text

Belsky, Daniel W., et al. “Is chronic asthma associated with shorter leukocyte telomere length at midlife?.” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, vol. 190, no. 4, Aug. 2014, pp. 384–91. Epmc, doi:10.1164/rccm.201402-0370OC. Full Text Open Access Copy

Moffitt, Terrie E., and Avshalom Caspi. “Bias in a protocol for a meta-analysis of 5-HTTLPR, stress, and depression..” Bmc Psychiatry, vol. 14, June 2014. Epmc, doi:10.1186/1471-244X-14-179. Full Text