• Abundant Genetic Overlap between Blood Lipids and Immune-Mediated Diseases Indicates Shared Molecular Genetic Mechanisms 

      Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Desikan, Rahul S.; Wang, Yunpeng; Thompson, Wesley K.; Schork, Andrew J.; Zuber, Verena; Doncheva, Nadezhda T.; Ellinghaus, E.va; Mattingsdal, Morten; Franke, Andre; Lie, Benedicte. A.; Mills, Ian Geoffrey; Aukrust, Pål; McEvoy, Linda K.; Djurovic, Srdjan; Karlsen, Tom Hemming; Dale, Anders M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-04-08)
      Epidemiological studies suggest a relationship between blood lipids and immune-mediated diseases, but the nature of these associations is not well understood. We used genome-wide association studies (GWAS) to investigate ...
    • Alterations in schizophrenia-associated genes can lead to increased power in delta oscillations 

      Mäki-Marttunen, Tuomo; Krull, Florian; Bettella, Francesco; Hagen, Espen; Næss, Solveig; Ness, Torbjørn V; Moberget, Torgeir; Elvsåshagen, Torbjørn; Metzner, Christoph; Devor, Anna; Edwards, Andrew G.; Fyhn, Marianne; Djurovic, Srdjan; Dale, Anders; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Einevoll, Gaute (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-02)
      Genome-wide association studies have implicated many ion channels in schizophrenia pathophysiology. Although the functions of these channels are relatively well characterized by single-cell studies, the contributions of ...
    • Applying polygenic risk scoring for psychiatric disorders to a large family with bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder 

      de Jong, Simone; Diniz, Mateus Jose Abdalla; Saloma, Andiara; Gadelha, Ary; Santoro, Marcos L.; Ota, Vanessa K.; Noto, Cristiano; Morken, Gunnar; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Melle, Ingrid; Djurovic, Srdjan; Curtis, Charles; Newhouse, Stephen J.; Patel, Hamel; Hall, Lynsey S.; O`Reilly, Paul F.; Belangero, Sintia I.; Bressan, Rodrigo A.; Breen, Gerome (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-10-08)
      Psychiatric disorders are thought to have a complex genetic pathology consisting of interplay of common and rare variation. Traditionally, pedigrees are used to shed light on the latter only, while here we discuss the ...
    • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder shares copy number variant risk with schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorder 

      Gudmundsson, Ólafur Ó.; Walters, Gudmundur Bragi; Ingason, Andrés; Johansson, Stefan; Zayats, Tetyana; Athanasiu, Lavinia; Sønderby, Ida Elken; Gustafsson, Omar; Nawaz, Muhammad Sulaman; Jónsson, Gudbjörn F.; Jónsson, Lina; Knappskog, Per; Ingvarsdóttir, Ester; Davidsdóttir, Katrin; Djurovic, Srdjan; Knudsen, Gun Peggy Strømstad; Askeland, Ragna Bugge; Haraldsdóttir, Gyda S.; Baldursson, Gísli; Magnússon, Páll; Sigurdsson, Engilbert; Gudbjartsson, Daníel Fannar; Stéfansson, Hreinn; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Haavik, Jan; Reichborn-Kjennerud, Ted; Stefánsson, Kári (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-10-17)
      Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a highly heritable common childhood-onset neurodevelopmental disorder. Some rare copy number variations (CNVs) affect multiple neurodevelopmental disorders such as ...
    • Attenuated Notch signaling in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder 

      Hoseth, Eva Zsuzsanna; Krull, Florian; Dieset, Ingrid; Mørch, Ragni Helene; Hope, Sigrun; Gardsjord, Erlend Strand; Steen, Nils Eiel; Melle, Ingrid; Brattbakk, Hans-Richard; Steen, Vidar Martin; Aukrust, Pål; Djurovic, Srdjan; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Ueland, Thor (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-03-28)
      The Notch signaling pathway plays a crucial role in neurodevelopment and in adult brain homeostasis. We aimed to further investigate Notch pathway activity in bipolar disorder (BD) and schizophrenia (SCZ) by conducting a ...
    • Bivariate causal mixture model quantifies polygenic overlap between complex traits beyond genetic correlation 

      Frei, Oleksandr; Holland, Dominic; Smeland, Olav Bjerkehagen; Shadrin, Alexey A.; Fan, Chun Chieh; Maeland, Steffen; O'Connell, Kevin S.; Wang, Yunpeng; Djurovic, Srdjan; Thompson, Wesley Kurt; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Dale, Anders (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-06-03)
      Accumulating evidence from genome wide association studies (GWAS) suggests an abundance of shared genetic influences among complex human traits and disorders, such as mental disorders. Here we introduce a statistical tool, ...
    • Brain scans from 21,297 individuals reveal the genetic architecture of hippocampal subfield volumes 

      van der Meer, Dennis; Rokicki, Jaroslav; Kaufmann, Tobias; Còrdova Palomera, Aldo; Moberget, Torgeir; Alnæs, Dag; Bettella, Francesco; Frei, Oleksandr; Doan, Nhat Trung; Sønderby, Ida Elken; Smeland, Olav Bjerkehagen; Agartz, Ingrid; Bertolino, Alessandro; Bralten, Janita; Brandt, Christine Lycke; Buitelaar, Jan K.; Djurovic, Srdjan; van Donkelaar, Marjolein; Dørum, Erlend Solberg; Espeseth, Thomas; Faraone, Stephen V.; Fernandéz, Guillén; Fisher, Simon E.; Franke, Barbara; Haatveit, Beathe Christin; Hartman, Catharina A.; Hoekstra, Pieter J.; Håberg, Asta; Jönsson, Erik G.; Kolskår, Knut-Kristian; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Lund, Martina Jonette; Lundervold, Astri; Lundervold, Arvid; Melle, Ingrid; Monereo Sanchez, Jennifer; Norbom, Linn Christin Bonaventure; Nordvik, Jan Egil; Nyberg, Lars; Oosterlaan, Jaap; Papalino, Marco; Papassotiropoulos, Andreas; Pergola, Giulio; de Quervain, Dominique J.F.; Richard, Geneviéve´; Sanders, Anne-Marthe; Selvaggi, Pierluigi; Shumskaya, Elena; Steen, Vidar Martin; Tønnesen, Siren; Ulrichsen, Kristine Moe; Zwiers, Marcel P.; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Westlye, Lars Tjelta (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-10-02)
      The hippocampus is a heterogeneous structure, comprising histologically distinguishable subfields. These subfields are differentially involved in memory consolidation, spatial navigation and pattern separation, complex ...
    • Cell type specificity of neurovascular coupling in cerebral cortex 

      Uhlirova, Hana; Kiliç, Kivilcim; Tian, Peifang; Thunemann, Martin; Desjardins, Michèle; Saisan, Payam A.; Sakadžić, Sava; Ness, Torbjørn Vefferstad; Mateo, Celine; Cheng, Qun; Weldy, Kimberly L.; Razoux, Florence; Vandenberghe, Matthieu; Cremonesi, Jonathan A.; Ferri, Christopher G.L.; Nizar, Krystal; Sridhar, Vishnu B.; Steed, Tyler C.; Abashin, Maxim; Fainman, Yeshaiahu; Masliah, Eliezer; Djurovic, Srdjan; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Silva, Gabriel A.; Boas, David A.; Kleinfeld, David; Buxton, Richard B.; Einevoll, Gaute; Dale, Anders; Devor, Anna (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-05-31)
      Identification of the cellular players and molecular messengers that communicate neuronal activity to the vasculature driving cerebral hemodynamics is important for (1) the basic understanding of cerebrovascular regulation ...
    • Chronotype and cellular circadian rhythms predict the clinical response to lithium maintenance treatment in patients with bipolar disorder 

      McCarthy, Michael J.; Stautland, Andrea; Jakobsen, Petter; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Djurovic, Srdjan; Morken, Gunnar; Schøyen, Helle Kristine; McInnis, Melvin G.; Alda, Martin; Gage, Fred H.; Calabrese, Joseph R.; Zandi, Peter P.; Nievergelt, Caroline M.; Shilling, Paul D.; Kelsoe, John R. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Bipolar disorder (BD) is a serious mood disorder associated with circadian rhythm abnormalities. Risk for BD is genetically encoded and overlaps with systems that maintain circadian rhythms. Lithium is an effective mood ...
    • Common brain disorders are associated with heritable patterns of apparent aging of the brain 

      Kaufmann, Tobias; van der Meer, Dennis; Doan, Nhat Trung; Schwarz, Emanuel; Lund, Martina Jonette; Agartz, Ingrid; Alnæs, Dag; Barch, Deanna M.; Baur-Streubel, Ramona; Bertolino, Alessandro; Bettella, Francesco; Beyer, Mona K.; Bøen, Erlend; Borgwardt, Stefan; Brandt, Christine Lycke; Buitelaar, Jan; Celius, Elisabeth Gulowsen; Cervenka, Simon; Conzelmann, Annette; Còrdova Palomera, Aldo; Dale, Anders; de Quervain, Dominique J.F.; di Carlo, Pasquale; Djurovic, Srdjan; Dørum, Erlend Solberg; Eisenacher, Sarah; Elvsåshagen, Torbjørn; Espeseth, Thomas; Fatouros-Bergman, Helena; Flyckt, Lena; Franke, Barbara; Frei, Oleksandr; Haatveit, Beathe; Håberg, Asta; Harbo, Hanne Flinstad; Hartman, Catharina A; Heslenfeld, Dirk J; Hoekstra, Pieter J; Høgestøl, Einar August; Jernigan, Terry L.; Jonassen, Rune; Jönsson, Erik Gunnar; Kirsch, Peter; Kłoszewska, Iwona; Kolskår, Knut-Kristian; Landrø, Nils Inge; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Lesch, Klaus-Peter; Lovestone, Simon; Lundervold, Arvid; Lundervold, Astri; Maglanoc, Luigi Angelo; Malt, Ulrik Fredrik; Mecocci, Patrizia; Melle, Ingrid; Meyer-Lindenberg, Andreas; Moberget, Torgeir; Norbom, Linn Christin Bonaventure; Nordvik, Jan Egil; Nyberg, Lars; Oosterlaan, Jaap; Papalino, Marco; Papassotiropoulos, Andreas; Pauli, Paul; Pergola, Giulio; Persson, Karin Ester Torun; Richard, Geneviève; Rokicki, Jaroslav; Sanders, Anne-Marthe; Selbæk, Geir; Shadrin, Alexey A.; Smeland, Olav Bjerkehagen; Soininen, Hilkka; Sowa, Piotr; Steen, Vidar Martin; Tsolaki, Magda; Ulrichsen, Kristine Moe; Vellas, Bruno; Wang, Lei; Westman, Eric; Ziegler, Georg C.; Zink, Mathias; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Westlye, Lars Tjelta (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Common risk factors for psychiatric and other brain disorders are likely to converge on biological pathways influencing the development and maintenance of brain structure and function across life. Using structural MRI data ...
    • Conservation of Distinct Genetically-Mediated Human Cortical Pattern 

      Qian, Peng; Schork, Andrew J.; Bartsch, Hauke; Lo, Min-Tzu; Panizzon, Matthew S.; Westlye, Lars Tjelta; Kremen, William S.; Jernigan, Terry L.; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Steen, Vidar Martin; Espeseth, Thomas; Huentelman, Matt; Håberg, Asta; Agartz, Ingrid; Djurovic, Srdjan; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Dale, Anders; Schork, Nicholas J.; Chen, Chi-Hua; Schork, Nicholas J (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-07-26)
      The many subcomponents of the human cortex are known to follow an anatomical pattern and functional relationship that appears to be highly conserved between individuals. This suggests that this pattern and the relationship ...
    • Deep 2-photon imaging and artifact-free optogenetics through transparent graphene microelectrode arrays 

      Thunemann, Martin; Lu, Yichen; Liu, Xin; Kılıç, Kıvılcım; Desjardins, Michèle; Vandenberghe, Matthieu; Sadegh, Sanaz; Saisan, Payam A.; Cheng, Qun; Weldy, Kimberly L.; Lyu, Hongming; Djurovic, Srdjan; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Dale, Anders; Devor, Anna; Kuzum, Duygu (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-05-23)
      Recent advances in optical technologies such as multi-photon microscopy and optogenetics have revolutionized our ability to record and manipulate neuronal activity. Combining optical techniques with electrical recordings ...
    • Discovery of shared genomic loci using the conditional false discovery rate approach 

      Smeland, Olav Bjerkehagen; Frei, Oleksandr; Shadrin, Alexey A.; O'Connell, Kevin; Fan, Chun Chieh; Bahrami, Shahram; Holland, Dominic; Djurovic, Srdjan; Thompson, Wesley Kurt; Dale, Anders; Andreassen, Ole Andreas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-09-13)
      In recent years, genome-wide association study (GWAS) sample sizes have become larger, the statistical power has improved and thousands of trait-associated variants have been uncovered, offering new insights into the genetic ...
    • Distinct multivariate brain morphological patterns and their added predictive value with cognitive and polygenic risk scores in mental disorders 

      Doan, Nhat Trung; Kaufmann, Tobias; Bettella, Francesco; Jørgensen, Kjetil Nordbø; Brandt, Christine Lycke; Moberget, Torgeir; Alnæs, Dag; Douaud, Gwenaëlle; Duff, Eugene; Djurovic, Srdjan; Melle, Ingrid; Ueland, Torill; Agartz, Ingrid; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Westlye, Lars Tjelta (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-06-09)
      The brain underpinnings of schizophrenia and bipolar disorders are multidimensional, reflecting complex pathological processes and causal pathways, requiring multivariate techniques to disentangle. Furthermore, little is ...
    • Elevated expression of a minor isoform of ANK3 is a risk factor for bipolar disorder 

      Hughes, Timothy; Sønderby, Ida Elken; Polushina, Tatiana; Hansson, Lars Johan Axel; Holmgren, Asbjørn; Athanasiu, Lavinia; Melbø-Jørgensen, Christian; Hassani, Sahar; Hoeffding, Louise K.; Herms, Stefan; Bergen, Sarah E.; Karlsson, Robert; Song, Jie; Rietschel, Marcella; Nöthen, Markus M.; Forstner, Andreas J.; Hoffmann, Per; Hultman, Christina M.; Landén, Mikael; Cichon, Sven; Werge, Thomas; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Djurovic, Srdjan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      Ankyrin-3 (ANK3) is one of the few genes that have been consistently identified as associated with bipolar disorder by multiple genome-wide association studies. However, the exact molecular basis of the association remains ...
    • The endogenous hallucinogen and trace amine N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT) displays potent protective effects against hypoxia via sigma-1 receptor activation in human primary iPSC-derived cortical neurons and microglia-like immune cells 

      Szabo, Attila; Kovács, Attila L.; Riba, Jordi; Djurovic, Srdjan; Rajnavölgyi, Éva; Frecska, Ede (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT) is a potent endogenous hallucinogen present in the brain of humans and other mammals. Despite extensive research, its physiological role remains largely unknown. Recently, DMT has been found ...
    • Enrichment of genetic markers of recent human evolution in educational and cognitive traits 

      Srinivasan, Saurabh; Bettella, Francesco; Frei, Oleksandr; Hill, W. David; Wang, Yunpeng; Witoelar, Aree; Schork, Andrew J.; Thompson, Wesley Kurt; Davies, Gail; Desikan, Rahul S.; Deary, Ian J.; Melle, Ingrid; Ueland, Torill; Dale, Anders; Djurovic, Srdjan; Smeland, Olav Bjerkehagen; Andreassen, Ole Andreas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-08-22)
      Higher cognitive functions are regarded as one of the main distinctive traits of humans. Evidence for the cognitive evolution of human beings is mainly based on fossil records of an expanding cranium and an increasing ...
    • Examining the association between genetic liability for schizophrenia and psychotic symptoms in Alzheimer's disease 

      Creese, Byron; Vassos, Evangelos; Bergh, Sverre; Athanasiu, Lavinia; Johar, Iskandar; Rongve, Arvid; Medbøen, Ingrid Tøndel; Da Silva, Miguel Vasconcelos; Aakhus, Eivind; Andersen, Fred; Bettella, Francesco; Brækhus, Anne; Djurovic, Srdjan; Paroni, Giulia; Proitsi, Petroula; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Seripa, Davide; Stordal, Eystein; Fladby, Tormod; Aarsland, Dag; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Ballard, Clive; Selbæk, Geir (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-10-22)
      Psychosis (delusions or hallucinations) in Alzheimer’s disease (AD + P) occurs in up to 50% of individuals and is associated with significantly worse clinical outcomes. Atypical antipsychotics, first developed for ...
    • Exploring lithium's transcriptional mechanisms of action in bipolar disorder: a multi-step study 

      Akkouh, Ibrahim; Skrede, Silje; Holmgren, Asbjørn; Ersland, Kari Merete; Hansson, Lars Johan Axel; Bahrami, Shahram; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Steen, Vidar Martin; Djurovic, Srdjan; Hughes, Timothy (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Lithium has been the first-line treatment for bipolar disorder (BD) for more than six decades. Although the molecular effects of lithium have been studied extensively and gene expression changes are generally believed to ...
    • Exploring the Wnt signaling pathway in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder 

      Hoseth, Eva Zsuzsanna; Krull, Florian; Dieset, Ingrid; Mørch, Ragni Helene; Hope, Sigrun; Gardsjord, Erlend Strand; Steen, Nils Eiel; Melle, Ingrid; Brattbakk, Hans-Richard; Steen, Vidar Martin; Aukrust, Pål; Djurovic, Srdjan; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Ueland, Thor (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      The Wnt signaling pathway plays a crucial role in neurodevelopment and in regulating the function and structure of the adult nervous system. Schizophrenia (SCZ) and bipolar disorder (BD) are severe mental disorders with ...