Richard M. Sherva, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Medicine

Richard Sherva
617.638.5361
72 E. Concord St Instructional (L)

Biography

My expertise is in the design and analysis of genetic association studies of complex disease.

Education

  • University of Minnesota, PhD
  • University of Minnesota, MPH
  • Gustavus Adolphus College, BA

Classes Taught

Publications

  • Published on 7/13/2018

    Minica CC, Verweij KJH, van der Most PJ, Mbarek H, Bernard M, van Eijk KR, Lind PA, Liu MZ, Maciejewski DF, Palviainen T, Sánchez-Mora C, Sherva R, Taylor M, Walters RK, Abdellaoui A, Bigdeli TB, Branje SJT, Brown SA, Casas M, Corley RP, Smith GD, Davies GE, Ehli EA, Farrer L, Fedko IO, Garcia-Martínez I, Gordon SD, Hartman CA, Heath AC, Hickie IB, Hickman M, Hopfer CJ, Hottenga JJ, Kahn RS, Kaprio J, Korhonen T, Kranzler HR, Krauter K, van Lier PAC, Madden PAF, Medland SE, Neale MC, Meeus WHJ, Montgomery GW, Nolte IM, Oldehinkel AJ, Pausova Z, Ramos-Quiroga JA, Richarte V, Rose RJ, Shin J, Stallings MC, Wall TL, Ware JJ, Wright MJ, Zhao H, Koot HM, Paus T, Hewitt JK, Ribasés M, Loukola A, Boks MP, Snieder H, Munafò MR, Gelernter J, Boomsma DI, Martin NG, Gillespie NA, Vink JM, Derks EM. GENOME-WIDE ASSOCIATION META-ANALYSIS OF AGE AT FIRST CANNABIS USE. Addiction. 2018 Jul 13. PMID: 30003630.

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  • Published on 2/19/2018

    Datta S, Sherva RM, De La Cruz M, Long MT, Roy P, Backman V, Chowdhury S, Roy HK. Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Facilitated Down-Regulation of the Cohesin Stromal Antigen-1: Implications for Colorectal Cancer Racial Disparities. Neoplasia. 2018 Mar; 20(3):289-294. PMID: 29471289.

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  • Published on 1/11/2018

    Cheng Z, Zhou H, Sherva R, Farrer LA, Kranzler HR, Gelernter J. Genome-wide Association Study Identifies a Regulatory Variant of RGMA Associated With Opioid Dependence in European Americans. Biol Psychiatry. 2018 Jan 11. PMID: 29478698.

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  • Published on 12/20/2017

    Chung J, Wang X, Maruyama T, Ma Y, Zhang X, Mez J, Sherva R, Takeyama H, Lunetta KL, Farrer LA, Jun GR. Genome-wide association study of Alzheimer's disease endophenotypes at prediagnosis stages. Alzheimers Dement. 2018 May; 14(5):623-633. PMID: 29274321.

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  • Published on 12/1/2017

    Zhou H, Polimanti R, Yang BZ, Wang Q, Han S, Sherva R, Nuñez YZ, Zhao H, Farrer LA, Kranzler HR, Gelernter J. Genetic Risk Variants Associated With Comorbid Alcohol Dependence and Major Depression. JAMA Psychiatry. 2017 Dec 01; 74(12):1234-1241. PMID: 29071344.

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  • Published on 11/7/2017

    Agrawal A, Chou YL, Carey CE, Baranger DAA, Zhang B, Sherva R, Wetherill L, Kapoor M, Wang JC, Bertelsen S, Anokhin AP, Hesselbrock V, Kramer J, Lynskey MT, Meyers JL, Nurnberger JI, Rice JP, Tischfield J, Bierut LJ, Degenhardt L, Farrer LA, Gelernter J, Hariri AR, Heath AC, Kranzler HR, Madden PAF, Martin NG, Montgomery GW, Porjesz B, Wang T, Whitfield JB, Edenberg HJ, Foroud T, Goate AM, Bogdan R, Nelson EC. Genome-wide association study identifies a novel locus for cannabis dependence. Mol Psychiatry. 2018 May; 23(5):1293-1302. PMID: 29112194.

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  • Published on 10/3/2017

    Hancock DB, Guo Y, Reginsson GW, Gaddis NC, Lutz SM, Sherva R, Loukola A, Minica CC, Markunas CA, Han Y, Young KA, Gudbjartsson DF, Gu F, McNeil DW, Qaiser B, Glasheen C, Olson S, Landi MT, Madden PAF, Farrer LA, Vink J, Saccone NL, Neale MC, Kranzler HR, McKay J, Hung RJ, Amos CI, Marazita ML, Boomsma DI, Baker TB, Gelernter J, Kaprio J, Caporaso NE, Thorgeirsson TE, Hokanson JE, Bierut LJ, Stefansson K, Johnson EO. Genome-wide association study across European and African American ancestries identifies a SNP in DNMT3B contributing to nicotine dependence. Mol Psychiatry. 2017 Oct 03. PMID: 28972577.

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  • Published on 7/8/2017

    Sippel LM, Han S, Watkins LE, Harpaz-Rotem I, Southwick SM, Krystal JH, Olff M, Sherva R, Farrer LA, Kranzler HR, Gelernter J, Pietrzak RH. Oxytocin receptor gene polymorphisms, attachment, and PTSD: Results from the National Health and Resilience in Veterans Study. J Psychiatr Res. 2017 Nov; 94:139-147. PMID: 28715704.

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  • Published on 6/1/2017

    Polimanti R, Meda SA, Pearlson GD, Zhao H, Sherva R, Farrer LA, Kranzler HR, Gelernter J. S100A10 identified in a genome-wide gene × cannabis dependence interaction analysis of risky sexual behaviours. J Psychiatry Neurosci. 2017 Jun; 42(4):252-261. PMID: 28418321.

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  • Published on 3/30/2017

    Adkins AE, Hack LM, Bigdeli TB, Williamson VS, McMichael GO, Mamdani M, Edwards AC, Aliev F, Chan RF, Bhandari P, Raabe RC, Alaimo JT, Blackwell GG, Moscati A, Poland RS, Rood B, Patterson DG, Walsh D, Whitfield JB, Zhu G, Montgomery GW, Henders AK, Martin NG, Heath AC, Madden PAF, Frank J, Ridinger M, Wodarz N, Soyka M, Zill P, Ising M, Nöthen MM, Kiefer F, Rietschel M, Gelernter J, Sherva R, Koesterer R, Almasy L, Zhao H, Kranzler HR, Farrer LA, Maher BS, Prescott CA, Dick DM, Bacanu SA, Mathies LD, Davies AG, Vladimirov VI, Grotewiel M, Bowers MS, Bettinger JC, Webb BT, Miles MF, Kendler KS, Riley BP. Genomewide Association Study of Alcohol Dependence Identifies Risk Loci Altering Ethanol-Response Behaviors in Model Organisms. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2017 May; 41(5):911-928. PMID: 28226201.

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