Marlene Oscar Berman, Ph.D.

Director, Laboratory of Neuropsychology

Boston University School of Medicine, L-815
72 E. Concord Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02118 USA

oscar@bu.edu

At Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Marlene Oscar Berman holds the academic ranks of Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Professor of Psychiatry, and Professor of Neurology (Neuropsychology).  In addition, she is the Director of the Laboratory of Neuropsychology, and Director of the Behavioral Neuroscience Ph.D. Program, involved in training graduate students and medical students throughout the Boston University Community. The Ph.D. Program is coordinated with Suffolk University’s Psychology Department (where Dr. Berman is Affiliate Professor of Psychology) and the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VA) in Boston. At the VA, Dr. Berman is a Research Career Scientist working on the neuropsychological sequelae of brain damage. Since the early 1970s, her research has been supported by grants from the Medical Research Service of the VA, and from the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The grants she has received have included three Research Scientist Awards from DHHS (the most recent one in 2007), and a Clinical Investigator Award from the VA. In addition, in 1995, Dr. Berman was honored with the prestigious MERIT Award from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, which funded her research uninterruptedly for 10 years. Dr. Berman is an author of more than 150 publications on diverse topics, e.g., the behavioral consequences of brain lesions in nonhuman animals; brain laterality in healthy people and in brain damaged patients; the effects of alcoholism on cognitive and emotional functioning; the clinical effects of various treatments on neurological patients; and ethical issues in work with human research participants.

Dr. Berman has been on the National Lectureship Circuit of the Scientific Honor Society, Sigma Xi, and a Fulbright Senior Scholar in Australia. She has served on numerous committees for the American Psychological Association, the Fulbright Foundation, the Massachusetts Psychological Association, the New England Psychological Association, the Research Society on Alcoholism, and the Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society. Dr. Berman has been a member and Chairperson of Initial Review Groups and Special Review Groups for DHHS, and a Program Specialist in Alcohol and Drug Dependence for the VA nationally.

ACADEMIC TITLES

Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM)

Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM)

Professor of Neurology (Neuropsychology), BUSM

Professor and Director, Behavioral Neuroscience Ph.D. Program, BUSM

Affiliate Professor of Psychology, Suffolk University

Affiliate Professor of Neurology, Tufts University School of Medicine

ACADEMIC TRAINING

University of Pennsylvania B.A. June, 1961

Bryn Mawr College M.A. June, 1964

University of Connecticut Ph.D. August, 1968

Harvard University Post-Doc. 1968 to 1970

HONORS AND AWARDS

Clinical Investigator Award, US Veterans Administration 1973 – 1975.

Research Career Development Award, US Public Health Service, NINCDS, 1976 – 1981.

Invited National Lectureship: Society of Sigma Xi, 1980 and 1981.

Research Scientist Development Award, US Public Health Service, NIAAA, 1981 – 1986.

Fulbright Senior Scholar Award, Australia, 1991.

MERIT Award, US Public Health Service, NIAAA, 1995 – 2005.

Senior Scientist Award, US Public Health Service, NIAAA, 1996 – 2006.

Visiting Senior Fellow Award, University of Melbourne, 1999-2001.

Research Career Scientist Award, US Department of Veterans Affairs, 2001-2014.

Senior Scientist Award and Mentorship Award, US Public Health Service, NIAAA, 2007-2012.

Tribute for Lifetime Achievement, Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society, 2004.

Honorary Emeritus Member, Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society, 2004.

Senior Scientist Research and Mentorship Award, NIAAA, 2007-2012.

Henri Begleiter Excellence in Research Award, Research Society on Alcoholism, 2011.

Distinguished Career Award, International Neuropsychological Society, 2012.

EMPLOYMENT

1970-1976: Lecturer in Psychology, Harvard University Extension School.

1970-1981: Assistant to Associate Professor of Neurology (Neuropsychology), BUSM.

1973-2003.: Affiliate Professor, Clark University, Worcester, MA.

1970-Pres.: Research Psychologist, Psychology Research Service, Boston VAMC.

1981-Pres.: Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Neurology; Director, Laboratory of Neuropsychology, BUSM.

1993-Pres.: Affiliate Professor of Neurology, Tufts University School of Medicine.

2001-Pres.: Professor of Anatomy & Neurobiology, BUSM.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

USPHS Mental Health Small-Grant Committee (NIMH), Member, July, 1974 to June, 1978.

NIAAA Biomedical Research Review Committee, IRG Member, 1987-1991. Chairperson, 1990-91.

NIDA-D Research Review Committee, IRG Member, 1996-1998.

Member, Human Subjects Subcommittee, American Psychological Association Board of Scientific Affairs, 1979 -1982; Member & Chair, Boston VA’s R&D Human Subjects Committee, 1979 to 1985.

Co-author, Ethical Principles in the Conduct of Research with Human Participants. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 1983.

Editorial Advisory Boards: Psychological Research, 1976 to 1988; The Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 1979 to present; J. Studies on Alcohol, 1992 to present; Neuropsychology, 1992 to present; Alcohol: Health & Research World, 1994 to 1996.

Member, Program Committee, Division 6, APA, 1976 to 1978; Chairperson for 1977 Convention. Secretary-Treasurer, Division 6, 1980-1983; Member-at-Large of the Executive Committee, 1981-1984.

Program Specialist, Alcohol and Drug Dependence, Department of Veterans Affairs, 1988-91.

VA Medical Research Service Clinical Investigator Award, 1973 to 1976.

Invited National Lectureship: Society of Sigma Xi, 1980 and 1981.

Recipient, NINCDS Research Career Development Award, 1976-1981. NIAAA Research Scientist Development Award, 1981-1986, Senior Scientist Award, 1996-2001, and MERIT Award, 1996-2006.

Recipient, Fulbright Senior Scholar Award, Australia, 1991. Fulbright Foundation Reviewer, 1994-1997

Member, Program Committee, Research Society on Alcoholism, 1994. Chair, Awards Committee, 1999.

Recipient, NIAAA Senior Scientist and Mentorship Award, 2007-2012.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS SINCE 1980 (from over 150 total publications)

Oscar-Berman, M., Heyman, G.M., Bonner, R.T., & Ryder, J. (1980). Human Neuropsychology: Some differences between Korsakoff and normal operant performance. Psychological Research, 41, 235-247.

Oscar-Berman, M. (1980). Neuropsychological consequences of long-term chronic alcoholism. American Scientist, 68(4), 410-419.

Oscar-Berman, M. & Zola-Morgan, S.M. (1980). Comparative neuropsychology and Korsakoff’s syndrome. I: Spatial and visual reversal learning. Neuropsychologia, 18(4/5), 499-512.

Oscar-Berman, M. & Zola-Morgan, S.M. (1980). Comparative neuropsychology and Korsakoff’s syndrome. II: Two-choice visual discrimination learning. Neuropsychologia, 18(4/5), 513-526.

Oscar-Berman, M. (1980). Alcoholism and Korsakoff’s syndrome: A reply. American Scientist, 68(6), 612-614.

Oscar-Berman, M. (1981). Psychosurgery: Affects and effects. Contemporary Psychology, 26(6), 421-424.

Weinstein, A., Oscar-Berman, M., & Wysocki, D. (1982). Hemispheric lateralization, alcoholism, and aging. The International Neuropsychology Society (European) Bulletin, 5, 41-42 (Abstract).

Oscar-Berman, M., Zola-Morgan, S.M., Oberg, R.G.E. & Bonner, R.T. (1982). Comparative neuropsychology and Korsakoff’s syndrome. III: Delayed response, delayed alternation and DRL performance. Neuropsychologia, 20, 187-202.

Oscar-Berman, M. & Bonner, R.T. (1985). Matching- and delayed matching-to-sample performance as measures of visual processing, selective attention, and memory in aging and alcoholic individuals. Neuropsychologia, 23, 639-651.

Freedman, M. & Oscar-Berman, M. (1986). Bilateral frontal lobe disease and selective delayed-response deficits in humans. Behavioral Neuroscience, 100, 337-342.

Oscar-Berman, M. & Ellis, R.J. (1987). Cognitive deficits related to memory impairments in alcoholism. In M. Galanter (Ed.), Recent Developments in Alcoholism, Volume 5. NY: Plenum.

Oscar-Berman, M. (1987). Alcohol-related ERP changes in cognition. Journal of Studies on Alcohol (Special issue for EPIC VIII), 4, 289-292..

Kish, S., El-Awar, M., Schut, L., Leach, L., Oscar-Berman, M. & Freedman, M. (1988). Cognitive deficits in olivopontocerebellar atrophy: Implications for the cholinergic hypothesis of Alzheimer’s dementia. Annals of Neurology, 24, 200-206.

Oscar-Berman, M. (1989). Links between clinical and experimental neuropsychology. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 11, 571-588.

Ellis, R. & Oscar-Berman, M. (1989). Alcoholism, aging and functional hemispheric asymmetries. Psychological Bulletin, 106, l28-147.

Oscar-Berman, M. & Bonner, R.T. (1989). Nonmatching- (oddity) and delayed nonmatching-to-sample performance in aging, alcoholic, and alcoholic Korsakoff individuals. Psychobiology, 17, 424-430.

Oscar-Berman, M., Hancock, M., Mildworf, B., Hutner, N. & Weber, DA. (1990). Emotional perception and memory in alcoholism and aging. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 4, 383-393.

Oscar-Berman, M., Pulaski, J.L., Hutner, N., Weber, D.A. & Freedman, M. (1990). Cross modal functions in alcoholism and aging. Neuropsychologia, 28, 851-869.

Smith, M.E. & Oscar-Berman, M. (1990). Repetition priming of words and pseudowords in divided attention and in amnesia. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 16, 1033-1042.

Oscar-Berman, M., McNamara, P. & Freedman, M. (1991). Delayed-response tasks: Parallels between experimental ablation studies and findings in patients with frontal lesions. In H.S. Levin, H.M. Eisenberg, & A.L. Benton (Eds.), Frontal Lobe Function and Injury. NY: Oxford.

El-Awar, M., Kish, S., Oscar-Berman, M., Robitaille, Y., Schut, L. & Freedman, M. (1991). Selective delayed alternation deficits in dominantly-inherited OPCA. Brain and Cognition, 16, 121-129.

Smith, M.E. & Oscar-Berman, M. (1992). Resource-limited information processing in alcoholism. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 53, 514-518.

Oscar-Berman, M., Hutner, N. & Bonner, R.T. (1992). Visual and auditory spatial and nonspatial DR performance by Korsakoff and non-Korsakoff alcoholic and aging individuals. Behavioral Neuroscience, 106, 613-622.

Oscar-Berman, M. (1992). The contribution of emotional & motivational abnormalities to cognitive deficits in alcoholism and aging. In L. Squire & N. Butters (Eds.), Neuropsychology of Memory, NY: Guilford.

Carlesimo, G.A. & Oscar-Berman, M. (1993). Memory deficits in Alzheimer’s disease: A comprehensive review. Neuropsychology Review, 3, 119-169.

Oscar-Berman, M., Clancy, J.P., & Weber, D.A. (1993). Discrepancies between IQ and memory scores in alcoholism and aging. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 7, 281-296.

Oscar-Berman, M. (1994). A comparative neuropsychological approach to alcoholism and the brain. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 29, Suppl. 2, 281-289.

Evert, D.L. & Oscar-Berman, M. (1995). Alcohol-related cognitive impairments: An overview of how alcoholism may affect the workings of the brain. Alcohol Health and Research World, 19(2), 89-96.

Seidman, L.J., Oscar-Berman, M., Kalinowski, A.G., Ajilor, O., Kremen, W.S., Faraone, S.V. & Tsuang, M.T. (1995). Experimental and clinical neuropsychological measures of prefrontal dysfunction in schizophrenia. Neuropsychology, 9(4), 481-490.

Gansler, D.A., Covall, S.B., McGrath, N., & Oscar-Berman, M. (1996). Measures of prefrontal dysfunction after closed head injury. Brain and Cognition, 30(2), 194-204.

Hutner, N. & Oscar-Berman, M. (1996). Visual laterality patterns for the perception of emotional words in alcoholic and aging individuals. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 57(2), 144-154.

Oscar-Berman, M. & Evert, D. (1997). Alcoholic Korsakoff’s syndrome. In P.D. Nussbaum (Ed.), Handbook of Neuropsychology and Aging. NY: Plenum, pp. 201-215.

Oscar-Berman, M. & Pulaski, J.L. (1997). Association learning and recognition memory in alcoholic Korsakoff patients. Neuropsychology, 11(2), 282-289.

Oscar-Berman, M., Shagrin, B., Evert, D.L., & Epstein, C. (1997). Impairments of brain and behavior. The neurological effects of alcohol. Alcohol Health and Research World, 21(1), 65-75.

Freedman, M. & Oscar-Berman, M. (1997). Breakdown of cross-modal function in dementia. Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology, and Behavioral Neurology, 10(2), 102-106.

Oscar-Berman, M. & Bardenhagen, F. (1998). Nonhuman animal models of memory dysfunction in neurodegenerative disease. In A. Tröster (Ed.), Memory in Neurodegenerative Disease. NY: Cambridge University Press. pp. 3-20.

Hutner, N., Duboff, J.M., Oscar-Berman, M., & Mueller, S. (1999). Comparing visual perception on conventional cabinet tachistoscopes versus computer monitor tachistoscopes. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 31(3), 400-409.

Oscar-Berman, M. (1999). Residual neurobehavioral consequences of alcoholism. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, p. 25 (Abs.).

Harris, G.J., Oscar-Berman, M., Gansler, D.A., Streeter, C., Lewis, R.F., Ahmed, I., & Achong, D. (1999). Hypoperfusion of cerebellum and aging effects on cerebral cortex blood flow in abstinent alcoholics: A SPECT study. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 23(7), 1219-1227.

Bardenhagen, F., Oscar-Berman, M., Bowden, S., Schendan, H., & Weber, D. (1999). A prerequisite for inferring defective response inhibition from perseverative errors. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 14(8), 638-639.

Gansler, D.A., Harris, G.J., Oscar-Berman, M., Streeter, C., Lewis, R.F., Ahmed, I., & Achong, D. (2000). Hypoperfusion of inferior frontal brain regions in abstinent alcoholics: A pilot SPECT study. Journal of Studies on Alcohol, 61(1), 32-37.

McNamara, P., Oscar-Berman, M., & Albert, M.L. (2000). Frontal lobe function and pain in the elderly. Journal of Adult Development, 7(2), 113-119.

Oscar-Berman, M. & Schendan, H.E. (2000). Asymmetries of brain function in alcoholism: Relationship to aging. In L. Obler & L.T. Connor (Eds.), Neurobehavior of Language and Cognition: Studies of Normal Aging and Brain Damage, New York: Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 213-240.

Oscar-Berman, M. (2000). Neuropsychological vulnerabilities in chronic alcoholism. In A. Noronha M. Eckardt, & K. Warren (Eds.), Review of NIAAA’s Neuroscience and Behavioral Research Portfolio. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Research Monograph – 34. Bethesda, MD: The Institute, pp. 149-158.

Oscar-Berman, M. (2000). Neuropsychological sequelae of chronic alcoholism: Gaps in knowledge and research opportunities. In A. Noronha M. Eckardt, & K. Warren (Eds.), Review of NIAAA’s Neuroscience and Behavioral Research Portfolio. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Research Monograph – 34. Bethesda, MD: The Institute, pp. 553-554.

Oscar-Berman, M. (2000). Comparability of human and nonhuman animal models of alcohol-related neurobehavioral effects. Proceedings of the Research Society on Alcoholism, 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting, p. 39 (Abs.).

Oscar-Berman, M. & McNamara, P. (2001). Cognitive changes in aging alcoholics. In RR. Watson (Ed.), Alcohol and Coffee Use in the Aging. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press, pp. 21-39.

Oscar-Berman, M. (2001). Comparative neuropsychology. In W.E. Craighead & C.B. Nemeroff (Eds.), The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science, Third Edition. Vol. 1. NY: Wiley, pp. 330-331.

Oscar-Berman, M. & McNamara, P. (2001). Brain injuries. In W.E. Craighead & C.B. Nemeroff (Eds.), The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science, Third Edition. Vol. 1. NY: Wiley, pp. 236-237.

Oscar-Berman, M. & McNamara, P. (2001). Central nervous system disorders. In W.E. Craighead & C.B. Nemeroff (Eds.), The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science, Third Edition. Vol. 1. NY: Wiley. pp. 265-267.

Oscar-Berman, M. & McNamara, P. (2001). Psychosurgery. In W.E. Craighead & C.B. Nemeroff (Eds.), The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science, Third Edition. Vol. 3. NY: Wiley, pp. 1339-1340.

Koenen, K.C., Driver, K.L., Oscar-Berman, M., Wolfe, J., Folsom, S., Huang, M.T., & Schlesinger, L. (2001). Measures of prefrontal system dysfunction in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Brain and Cognition, 45(1), 64-78.

Evert, D.L. & Oscar-Berman, M. (2001). Selective attentional processing and the right hemisphere: Effects of aging and alcoholism. Neuropsychology, 15(4), 452-461.

Kirkley, S.M., Oscar-Berman, M., Gansler, D.A., & Renick, A. (2001). Frontal dysfunction in alcoholism with and without Antisocial Personality Disorder. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 15(2), 280.

Dirksen, C.L., Cronin-Golomb, A., & Oscar-Berman, M. (2001). Explorations of source memory in Parkinson’s disease. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting Abstracts, 27(1), 272 [1398]; CD-ROM 530.1.

Dirksen, C.L., Howard, J., & Oscar-Berman, M. (2002). Memory for verbal vs. spatial/facial materials in alcoholism. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 26(5), 32A.

Dirksen, C.L. & Oscar-Berman, M. (2002) Explorations of source memory in alcoholism. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 26(5), 33A.

Oscar-Berman, M. & Marinkovic, K. (2003). Alcoholism and the brain: An overview. Alcohol Research & Health, 27(2), 125-133.

Howard, J., Oscar-Berman, M., Marinkovic, K., O’Reilly, C., & Harris, G. (2003). Affective and cognitive changes in alcoholism: Recognition of faces and words. Program No. 419.15. Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience.

Oscar-Berman, M. (2004). Brain. In W.E. Craighead & C.B. Nemeroff (Eds.), The Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science, Third Edition. NY: Wiley, pp. 135-137.

Oscar-Berman, M. (2004). Brain injuries. In W.E. Craighead & C.B. Nemeroff (Eds.), The Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science, Third Edition. NY: Wiley, pp. 142-143.

Oscar-Berman, M. (2004). Central nervous system disorders. In W.E. Craighead & C.B. Nemeroff (Eds.), The Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science, Third Edition. NY: Wiley, pp. 159-160.

Oscar-Berman, M. (2004). Comparative neuropsychology. In W.E. Craighead & C.B. Nemeroff (Eds.), The Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science, Third Edition. NY: Wiley, pp. 197-199.

Oscar-Berman, M. (2004). Psychosurgery. In W.E. Craighead & C.B. Nemeroff (Eds.), The Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science, Third Edition. NY: Wiley, pp. 774-775.

Oscar-Berman, M., Kirkley, S.M., Gansler, D.A. & Couture, A. (2004). Comparisons of Korsakoff and non-Korsakoff alcoholics on neuropsychological tests of prefrontal brain functioning. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 28(4), 667-675.

Bowirrat, A., Chi, J., Waraska, K., Friedland, R.P., Oscar-Berman, M., Farrer, L.A., Korczyn, A., & Baldwin, C.T. (2004). Lack of association between angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) and dementia of the Alzheimer’s type (DAT) in an elderly Arab population in Wadi Ara, Israel. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 1(1), 73-76.

Bowirrat, A., Reider-Groswasser, I.I., Oscar-Berman, M., Aizenstein, O., Levy, G., & Korczyn, A.D. (2004). MRI parameters of Alzheimer’s disease in an Arab population of Wadi Ara, Israel. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 1(1), 77-85.

Bowirrat, A. & Oscar-Berman, M. (2005). Relationship between dopaminergic neurotransmission, alcoholism, and reward deficiency syndrome. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 132B(1), 29-37.

Oscar-Berman, M. & Bowirrat, A. (2005). Genetic influences in emotional dysfunction and alcoholism-related brain damage. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 1(3), 211-229.

Jagaroo, V. & Oscar-Berman, M. (2005). Neuroinformatics: How it will reinnervate the field of neuropsychology. Journal of the International Neuropsycholgical Society, 11(S1), 180.

Clark, U.S., Berman, M.O. Shagrin, B., Greenberg, G., & Pencina, M. (2005). Effects of alcoholism and aging on judgments of affective stimuli. Program No. 798.14. Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience.

Bowirrat, A., Oscar-Berman, M., & Logroscino, G. (2006). Association of depression with Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia in an elderly Arab population of Wadi-Ara, Israel. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 21(3), 246-251.

Zaid, A.-N., Bowirrat, A., Kort, J.J., & Oscar-Berman, M. (2006). Bioequivalence study of two fluoxetine capsule formulations in healthy Middle Eastern volunteers. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 44(11), 593-602.

Dirksen, C.L., Howard, J.A,, Cronin-Golomb., & Oscar-Berman, M., (2006). Patterns of prefrontal dysfunction in alcoholics with or without Korsakoff’s syndrome, patients with Parkinson’s disease, and patients with rupture and repair of the anterior communicating artery. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 2(3), 327-339.

Clark, U.S., Oscar-Berman, M. Shagrin, B., & Pencina, M. (2007). Alcoholism and judgments of affective stimuli. Neuropsychology, 21(3), 346-362.

Oscar-Berman, M. & Marinkovic, K. (2007). Alcohol: Effects on neurobehavioral functions and the brain. Neuropsychology Review, 17, 239-257.

Oscar-Berman, M. & Marinkovic, K. (2007). Effects of alcoholism on neurocogniton. In A.D. Kalechstein & W.G. van Gorp (Eds.), Neuropsychological Consequences of Substance Abuse. NY: Taylor & Francis, pp. 43-73.

Marinkovic, K., Azma, S., & Oscar-Berman, M. (2007). Effects of alcohol on the neural dynamics of cognitive control. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 31(s2), 109A.

Urban, T., Oscar-Berman, M., Marinkovic, K., Sawyer, K., & Harris, G. (2007). Neural correlates of gender differences in the processing of emotional stimuli. Program No. 750.5, Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience.

Sawyer, K., Marinkovic, K., Oscar-Berman, M., Urban, T., & Harris, G. (2007). Gender differences in fMRI BOLD activation to faces and words. Program No. 837.13, Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience.

Bardenhagen, F.J., Oscar-Berman, M., & Bowden, S.C. (2007). Rule knowledge aids performance on spatial and object alternation tasks by alcoholic patients with and without Korsakoff’s amnesia. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 3(6), 907-918.

Makris, N., Oscar-Berman, M., Jaffin, S.K., Hodge, S.M., Kennedy, D.N., Caviness, V.S., Marinkovic, K., Breiter, H.C., Gasic, G.P., & Harris, G.J. (2008). Decreased volume of the brain reward system in alcoholism. Biological Psychiatry, 64(3), 192-202.

Harris, G.J., Jaffin, S.K., Hodge, S.M., Kennedy, D.N., Caviness, V.S., Marinkovic, K., Papadimitriou, G.M., Makris, N., & Oscar-Berman, M. (2008). Frontal white matter and cingulum diffusion tensor imaging deficits in alcoholism. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 32(6), 1001-1013.

Blum, K., Downs, B.W., Chen, A.L.-C., Chen, T.J.H., Waite, R.L., Williams, L., Braverman, E.R., Kerner, M., Rhoades, P., Prihoda, T.J., Palomo, T., & Oscar-Berman, M. (2008). A trieste on nutrigenomic targeting of overall wellness and carbohydrate craving behavior. The genetic positioning system (GPS) map. PLOS Medicine: Health in Action. 5(7). (Temporary on-line issue:  http://medicine.plosjournals.org/perlserv/?request=index-html&issn=1549-1676).

Blum, K., Chen, A.L.-C., Braverman, E.R., Comings, D.E., Chen, T.J.H., Acruri, V., Blum, S.H., Downs, B.W., Waite, R.L., Notaro, A., Lubar, J., Williams, L., Prihoda, T.J., Palomo, T., & Oscar-Berman, M. (2008). Attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder and reward deficiency syndrome. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 4(5), 893-917.

Blum, K., Chen, A.L.C., Chen, T.J.H., Braverman, E.R., Reinking, J., Blum, S.H., Cassel, K., Downs, B.W., Waite, R.L., Williams, L., Prihoda, T.J., Kerner, M.M., Palomo, T., Comings, D.E., Tung, H., Rhoads, P., & Oscar-Berman, M. (2008). Activation instead of blocking mesolimbic dopaminergic reward circuitry is a preferred modality in the long term treatment of Reward Deficiency Syndrome (RDS); a commentary. Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling, 5(24), 1-16. (http://www.tbiomed.com/content/5/1/24)

Blum, K., Chen, A.L.C., Chen, T.J.H., Lubar, J., White, N., Lubar, J., Braverman, E., Schoolfield, J., Downs, B.W., Bowirrat, A., Oscar-Berman, M., Reinking, J., Blum, S.H., Comings, D.E., Prihoda, T.J., Waite, R.L., Williams, L., Acruni, V., Kerner, K., Braverman, D., & Palomo, T. (2008). Generational association studies of dopaminergic genes (DRD1, DRD2, DAT1, & DBH) in reward deficiency syndrome (RDS): A paradigm shift in selecting appropriate phenotypes for reward dependence behaviors. XVth World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics, 2007 (Abs.), and PLOS One.

Chen, A.L., Chen, T.J., Waite, R.L., Reinking, J., Tung , H.L., Rhoads, P., Downs, B.W., Braverman, E., Braverman, D., Kerner, M., Blum, S.H., Dinubile, N., Smith, D., Oscar-Berman, M., Prihoda, T.J., Floyd, J.B., O’Brien, D.,Liu, H.H., & Blum, K. (2009). Hypothesizing that brain reward circuitry genes are genetic antecedents of pain sensitivity and critical diagnostic and pharmacogenomic treatment targets for chronic pain conditions. Medical Hypotheses, 72(1), 14-22.

Downs, B.W., Chen, A.L.C., Chen, T.J.H., Waite, R.L., Braverman, E.R, Kerner, M., Braverman, D., Rhoads, P., Prihoda, T.J., Palomo, T., Oscar-Berman, M., Reinking, J., Blum, S.H., DiNubile, N.A., Liu, H.H., & Blum, K. (2009). Nutrigenomic targeting of carbohydrate craving behavior: Can we manage obesity and aberrant craving behaviors with neurochemical pathway manipulation by Immunological Compatible Substances (nutrients) using a Genetic Positioning System (GPS) Map? Medical Hypotheses, 73, 427-434.

Blum, K., Chen, A.L.C., Chen, T.J.H., Bowirrat, A., Downs, B.W., Waite, R.L., Reinking, J., Kerner, M., Braverman, D., DiNubile, N., Rhoads, P., Braverman, E.,R., Savarimuthu, S.M., Blum, S.H., Oscar-Berman, M., Palomo, T., Stice, E., Gold, M., & Comings, D.E.  (2009). Genes and happiness. Gene Therapy and Molecular Biology, 13, 91-129.

Oscar-Berman, M., Valmas, M.M., Sawyer, K.S., Kirkley, S.M., Gansler, D.A., Merritt, D., & Couture, A. (2009). Frontal brain dysfunction in alcoholism with and without Antisocial Personality Disorder. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 5(5), 309-326.

Blum, K., Chen, A.L.C., Chen, T.J.H., Bowirrat, A., Waite, R.L., Kerner, M., Blum, S.H., Downs, B.W., Savarimuthu, S.M., Rhoads, P., Reinking, J., Braverman, E.R., Braverman, D., DiNubile, N., & Oscar-Berman, M.  (2009). Putative targeting of dopamine D2 receptor function in Reward Deficiency Syndrome (RDS) by Synaptamine Complex™ Variant (KB220): Clinical trial showing anti-anxiety effects. Gene Therapy and Molecular Biology, 13, 214-230.

Marinkovic, K., Oscar-Berman, M., Urban, T., O’Reilly, C.E., Howard, J.A., Sawyer, K., & Harris, G.J. (2009). Alcoholism and dampened temporal limbic activation to emotional faces. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 33(11), 1880-1892.

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Oscar-Berman, M.  (2010). Brain injuries. In The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, I. B. Weiner & W.E. Craighead, Eds. NY:  Wiley, pp. 257-258. (Also in Encyclopedia of Psyhology, 1st ed., 1984, pp. 167-168; Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1987, p. 153; Ibid, 2nd ed., 1996.)

Oscar-Berman, M.  (2010). Central nervous system disorders.  In The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, I. B. Weiner & W.E. Craighead, Eds. NY:  Wiley, pp. 287-289. (Also in Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1st ed., 1984, pp. 190-191; Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1987, pp. 170-171; Ibid, 2nd ed., 1996.)

Oscar-Berman, M.  (2010). Comparative neuropsychology. In The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, I. B. Weiner & W.E. Craighead, Eds. NY:  Wiley, pp. 365-366. (Also in W.E. Craighead & C.B. Nemeroff, Eds., The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science, 3rd ed., Vol. 1, 2001. NY: Wiley, pp. 330-331.)

Oscar-Berman, M. & Valmas, M.M. (2010).  Psychosurgery.  In The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, I. B. Weiner & W.E. Craighead, Eds. NY:  Wiley, pp. 1369-1370. (Also in R.J. Corsini, Ed., Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1st ed.  NY:  Wiley, 1984, p. 183; Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1987, pp. 940-941; Ibid, 2nd ed., 1996).

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Blum, K., Chen, T.J.H., Downs, B.W., Bowirrat, A., Waite, R.L., Braverman, E.R., Madigan, M., Oscar–Berman, M., DiNubile, N., Stice, E., & Gold, M. (2010). Neurogentics of dopaminergic receptor super-sensitivity in activation of brain reward circuitry and relapse: Proposing “Deprivation-Amplification Relapse Therapy” (DART). Postgraduate Medicine (in press).

Bowirrat, A., Chen, T.J.H., Madigan, M., Bailey, J.A., Chen, A.L.C., Downs, B.W., Braverman, E.R., Gold, M.S., Radi, S., Waite, R.L., Kerner, M, Giordano, J, Morse, S., Oscar-Berman, M., & Blum, K. (2010). Neuro-psychopharmacogenetics and neurological antecedents of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Unlocking the mysteries of resilience and vulnerability. Current Neuropharmacology, 8(4), 335-358.  DOI: 10.2174/157015910793358123.

Archer, T., Oscar-Berman, M., & Blum, K. (2011). Epigenetics in developmental disorder: ADHD and endophenotypes. Journal of Genetic Syndromes & Gene Therapy, 2(1), 1-17. DOI: 10.4172/2157-7412.1000104

Blum, K., Chen, T.J.H., Bailey, J.A., Bowirrat, A., Femino, J., Chen, A.L.C., Simpatico, T., Morse, S., Giordano, J., Damle, U., Kerner, M., Braverman, E.R., Fornari, F., Downs, B.W., Rector, C., Barh, D., & Oscar-Berman, M. (2011). Can the chronic administration of the combination of buprenorphine and naloxone block dopaminergic activity causing anti-reward and relapse potential? Molecular Neurobiology, 44(2), 250-268. (Epub September 24). DOI: 10.1007/s12035-011-8206-0. PMID: 21948099

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Oscar-Berman, M. & Song, J. (2011). Brain volumetric measures in alcoholics: A comparison of two segmentation methods. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 7, 65-75. PMID: 21430796

 

 

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