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Ian Gizer

Ian Gizer, Preceptor

Assistant Professor
109 McAlester Hall
(573) 882-5427
gizeri@missouri.edu

Research area(s):

  • Genetic influences that contribute to the development of drug and alcohol use disorders
  • Genetic influences shared between drug and alcohol use disorders and commonly co-occurring disorders such as conduct disorder, antisocial personality disorder, and depression
  • Deficits in executive functioning and how they relate to impulsive and addictive behavior
  • Relations between aspects of personality and addictive behavior

Publications:

Ehlers, C. L., Gilder, D. A., Gizer, I. R., & Wilhelmsen, K. C. (2009). Heritability and a genome-wide linkage analysis of a Type II/B cluster construct for cannabis dependence in an American Indian community. Addiction Biology, 14, 338-348 PMID: 19413562  PMCID: PMC2850263.

Ehlers, C. L., Gizer, I. R., Schuckit, M. & Wilhelmsen, K. C. (2010). Genome-wide scan for self-rating of the effects of alcohol (SRE) in American Indians. Psychiatric Genetics, 20, 221-228. PMID: 20505555 PMCID: PMC2933945.

Ehlers, C. L., Gizer, I. R., Vieten, C., & Wilhelmsen, K. C. (2010). Linkage analyses of cannabis dependence, craving, and withdrawal in the San Francisco Family Study. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 153B, 802-811. PMID: 19937978 PMCID: PMC2940710.

Ehlers, C. L., Phillips, E., Gizer, I. R., Gilder, D. A., and Wilhelmsen, K. C. (2010). EEG spectral phenotypes: heritability and association with marijuana and alcohol dependence in an American Indian community study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 106, 101-110. PMID: 19748744  PMCID: PMC2815012

Gilder, D. A., Gizer, I. R., & Ehlers, C. L. (in press). Item response theory analysis of binge drinking and its relationship to lifetime alcohol use disorder symptom severity in an American Indian community sample. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.

Gizer, I. R., Edenberg, H. J., Gilder, D. A., Wilhelmsen, K. C., & Ehlers, C. L. (in press). Association of alcohol dehydrogenase genes with alcohol-related phenotypes in a Native American community sample. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.

Gizer, I. R., Ehlers, C. L., Vieten, C., Seaton-Smith, K. L., Feiler, H. S., Lee, J. V., Segall, S. K., Gilder, D. A., & Wilhelmsen, K. C. (2011). Linkage Scan of Alcohol Dependence in the UCSF Family Alcoholism Study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 113, 125-132. PMID: 20817416 PMCID:  PMC3008755.

Gizer, I. R., Ehlers, C. L., Vieten, C., Seaton-Smith, K. L., Feiler, H. S., Lee, J. V., Segall, S. K., Gilder, D. A., & Wilhelmsen, K. C. (2011). Linkage scan of nicotine dependence in the UCSF Family Alcoholism Study. Psychological Medicine, 41, 799-808. PMID: 20594377  PMCID: PMC3045476.

Gizer, I. R., Ficks, C. & Waldman, I. D. (2009). Candidate Gene Studies of ADHD: A meta-analytic review. Human Genetics, 126, 51-90. PMID: 19506906

Gizer, I.R., Harrington, K.M., & Waldman, I.D. (2008). ADHD: Genetic Influences. In M. Haith & J. Benson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Infancy and Early Child Development (pp. 12-25). San Diego: Academic Press.

Gizer, I.R., Seaton-Smith, K.L, Ehlers, C.L., Vietan, C. & Wilhelmsen, K.C. (2010). Heritability of MMPI-2 scales in the UCSF Family Alcoholism Study. Journal of Addictive Diseases, 29, 84-97. PMID: 20390702 PMCID: PMC2856115.

Gizer, I.R., Waldman, I.D., Abramowitz, A., Barr, C.L., Feng, Y., Wigg, K., Misener, V., & Rowe, D.C. (2008). Relations between multi-informant assessments of ADHD symptoms and DAT1 and DRD4. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 117, 869-880. PMID: 19025233.

Kim, C.-H., Hahn, M.K., Joung, Y., Steele, A.H., Cohen, B.M., Robertson, D. Waldman, I.D., Gizer, I.R., Blakely, R.D., & Kim, K.-S. (2006). A novel polymorphism in the human norepinephrine transporter gene alters promoter activity and associated with attention deficits. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 103, 19164-19169. PMID: 17146058  PMCID: PMC1748193.

Waldman, I.D. & Gizer, I.R. (2006). Genetics of ADHD. Clinical Psychology Review, 26, 396-432. PMID: 16513236.

Waldman, I.D., Gizer, I.R., Nigg, J., Friderici, K., Park, L., & Rappley, M. (2006). The adrenergic receptor 2-α gene (ADRA2A) and endophenotypes for childhood ADHD. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 6, 18-30. PMID: 16869226.

 

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.