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Arpana Agrawal

Arpana Agrawal, Tutor

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine
agrawala@psychiatry.wustl.edu

Research area(s):

My research focuses on the epidemiology and genetics of substance involvement with an emphasis on the use of novel statistical methods for data analysis. I have two NIH funded grants focused on data analysis of substance-related outcomes as well as a grant from ABMRF/Foundation for Alcohol Research. I am a collaborator on several a genomics projects that utilizes data from adolescents in treatment for substance-related problems.

WEBSITE: Lab Website

Publications:

Agrawal A, Lynskey MT (2007 May 11). Does gender contribute to heterogeneity in criteria for cannabis abuse and dependence? Results from the national epidemiological survey on alcohol and related conditions. Drug Alcohol Depend. 88(2-3): 300-7.  Full Article ->

Agrawal A, Lynskey MT, Bucholz KK, Martin NG, Madden PA, Heath AC (2007 Jan). Contrasting models of genetic co-morbidity for cannabis and other illicit drugs in adult Australian twins. Psychol Med. 37(1): 49-60.  Full Article ->

Agrawal A, Lynskey MT (2006 Jun). The genetic epidemiology of cannabis use, abuse and dependence. Addiction. 101(6): 801-12.  Full Article ->

Agrawal A, Hinrichs AL, Dunn G, Bertelsen S, Dick DM, Saccone SF, Saccone NL, Grucza RA, Wang JC, Cloninger CR, Edenberg HJ, Foroud T, Hesselbrock V, Kramer J, Bucholz KK, Kuperman S, Nurnberger JI Jr, Porjesz B, Schuckit MA, Goate AM, Bierut LJ (2008 Jan 11). Linkage scan for quantitative traits identifies new regions of interest for substance dependence in the Collaborative Study on the Genetics of Alcoholism (COGA) sample. Drug Alcohol Depend. 93(1-2): 12-20.  Full Article ->

Dick DM, Agrawal A, Schuckit MA, Bierut L, Hinrichs A, Fox L, Mullaney J, Cloninger CR, Hesselbrock V, Nurnberger JI Jr, Almasy L, Foroud T, Porjesz B, Edenberg H, Begleiter H (2006 Mar). Marital status, alcohol dependence, and GABRA2: evidence for gene-environment correlation and interaction. J Stud Alcohol. 67(2): 185-94.  Full Article ->

Agrawal A, Neale MC, Prescott CA, Kendler KS (2004 Oct). A twin study of early cannabis use and subsequent use and abuse/dependence of other illicit drugs. Psychol Med. 34(7): 1227-37.  Full Article ->

2009 Curators of the University of Missouri. DMCA and other copyright information. An equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

For more information about the program, e-mail alcoholstudies@missouri.edu.