Keith A. Young Psychiatry and Behavioral Science College of Medicine Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Research e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 254 743-0033 Education: Ph,D., University of Texas, Austin, Tx, 1989 Professional Experience: Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Texas A&M Health Science Center (1/05-P) Core leader, Neuroimaging and Genetics, VA Center of Excellence for Research on Returning War Veterans (1/08- P). Co-Director, Neuropsychiatry Research Program, Central Texas VA Health Care System (1/00-P) Chair, Autism Tissue Program Tissue Advisory Board, Autism Speaks (8/08-P) Current Grants MOMRP: W81XWH-07-1-0244, (3/1/1997 – 2/28/2015), “Root Cause of Post-traumatic and Developmental Stress Disorders” PI-K. Young (45% effort). CDMRP: PR064845, (08/07-01/10), “Predictors of Treatment Response to Fluoxetine in PTSD Following a Recent History of War Zone Stress Exposure” P. Hicks (PI); K. Young, Co- investigator) (2% effort). CDMRP: Subaward 0800401, (08/08-01/13) “Strong Star PTSD Research Consortium” A. Peterson (PI), K. Young, Co-PI (13% effort). Recent Publications Young KA, Holcomb LA, Yazdani U, Hicks PB and German DC. Elevated neuron number in the limbic thalamus in major depression. Am J Psychiatry 161: 1270–1277 (2004). Dominitz JA, Boyko EJ, Koepsell TD, Heagerty PJ, Maynard C, Sporleder JL, Stenhouse A, Kling MA, Hrushesky W, Zeilman C, Young KA. Elevated prevalence of hepatitis C infection in users of United States veterans medical centers. Hepatology 41:88-96 (2005). Browning JL, Patel T, Brandt PC, Young KA Holcomb LA and Hicks PB. Clozapine and the MAP Kinase Signal Transduction Pathway: Implications for Antipsychotic Actions. Biol Psychaitry 57: 617-623 (2005). Faraone SV, Tsuang DW, Young KA, Skol AD, Bingham S, Haverstock SL, Menon AS, Sautter F, Baldwin C, Keith T, Boehnke M, Tsuang MT and Schellenberg GD. Genome Scan of Schizophrenia Families in a Large Veterans Affairs Cooperative Study Sample: Evidence for Linkage to 18p11.32 and for Racial Heterogeneity on Chromosomes 6 and 1. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 139: 91-100 (2005). Surís A, Lind L, Kashner MT, Bernstein IH, Young KA and Worchel J. Aggression and Impulsivity Instruments: An Examination in Veterans. Mil Psychol 17; 283-297 (2005). Holcomb LA, Dhanasekaran M, Hitt AR, Young KA, Riggs M, Manyam BV. Bacopa monniera extract reduces amyloid levels in PSAPP mice. J Alz Dis 9; 243-51 (2006). Schubert MS, Young KA and Hicks PB. Galantamine improves cognition in schizophrenics stabilized on risperidone. Biol Psychiatry 60; 530–533 (2006). Dhanasekaran M, Tharakan B, Holcomb LA, Hitt AR, Young KA, Manyam BV. Neuroprotective mechanisms of Ayurvedic antidementia botanical-Bacopa monniera. Phytochemical Research 21: 965-9 (2007). Young KA, Holcomb LA, Yazdani U, Bonkale W, Hicks PB and German DC. 5HTTLPR polymorphism and enlargement of the pulvinar: Unlocking the backdoor to the limbic system. Biol Psychiatry 61: 813-8 (2007). Young KA, Bonkale W, Holcomb LA, Hicks PB and German DC. Thalamic enlargement is associated with 5HTTLPR genotype, major depression and suicide. Br J Psychiatry 192: 285–289 (2008).
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