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iRelate Pre-Published Papers
iRelate Pre-published papers
Corley E, Holleran L, Fahey L, Corvin A, Morris DW, Donohoe G. Microglial-expressed genetic risk variants, cognitive function and brain volume in patients with schizophrenia and healthy controls. Transl Psychiatry. Corley 2021
King S, Holleran L, Mothersill D, Patlola S, Rokita K, McManus R, Kenyon M, McDonald C, Hallahan B, Corvin A, Morris D, Kelly J, McKernan D, Donohoe G. Early life Adversity, functional connectivity and cognitive performance in Schizophrenia: The mediating role of IL-6. Brain Behav Immun., King 2021
Mothersill D, King S, Holleran L, Dauvermann M, Patlola S, Rokita K, McManus R, Keynon M, McDonald C, Hallahan B, Corvin A, Morris D, Kelly J, McKernan D, Donohoe G. Interleukin 6 predicts increased neural response during face processing in a sample of individuals with schizophrenia and healthy participants: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study. Neuroimage Clin., Mothersill 2021
Laighneach, A., Desbonnet, L., Kelly, JP., Donohoe, G., Morris, DW., (2021) Meta-Analysis of Brain Gene Expression Data from Mouse Model Studies of Maternal Immune Activation using Poly(I:C). Genes (Basel) Laighneach 2021
Dauvermann, M. R., Mothersill, D., Rokita, K. I., King, S., Holleran, L., Kane, R., ... & Donohoe, G. (2021). Changes in Default-Mode Network Associated With Childhood Trauma in Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia bulletin. Dauvermann 2021
Cowman, M., Holleran, L., Lonergan, E., O’Connor, K., Birchwood, M., & Donohoe, G. (2021). Cognitive Predictors of Social and Occupational Functioning in Early Psychosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Data. Schizophrenia Bulletin. Cowman Cognitive predictors and Cowman supplementary info
Holleran, L., Kelly, S., Alloza, C., Agartz, I., Andreassen, O. A., Arango, C., ... & Donohoe, G. (2020). The relationship between white matter microstructure and general cognitive ability in patients with schizophrenia and healthy participants in the ENIGMA consortium. American Journal of Psychiatry, 177(6), 537-547. L.Holleran 2020 manuscript
M Flynn et al. 2020.Flynn, M., Whitton, L., Donohoe, G., Morrison, C. G., & Morris, D. W. (2020). Altered gene regulation as a candidate mechanism by which ciliopathy gene SDCCAG8 contributes to schizophrenia and cognitive function. Human molecular genetics, 29(3), 407-417. Flynn et al 2020 Manuscript Flynn Figures
JFitzgerald, J., Morris, D. W., & Donohoe, G. (2020). Cognitive Genomics: Recent Advances and Current Challenges. Current psychiatry reports, 22(1), 1-10. Fitzgerald 2020 Manuscript
Holland, J. F., Khandaker, G. M., Dauvermann, M. R., Morris, D., Zammit, S., & Donohoe, G. (2020). Effects of early life adversity on immune function and cognitive performance: results from the ALSPAC cohort. Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology, 55(6), 723-733.
Corcoran, M., Hawkins, E. L., O'Hora, D., Whalley, H. C., Hall, J., Lawrie, S. M., & Dauvermann, M. R. (2020). Are working memory and glutamate concentrations involved in early‐life stress and severity of psychosis?. Brain and behavior, 10(6), e01616. Corcoran Dauverman 2020 Manuscript.
Cosgrove, D., Whitton, L., Fahey, L., Broin, P. Ó., Donohoe, G., & Morris, D. W. (2019). Genes influenced by MEF2C contribute to neurodevelopmental disease via gene expression changes that affect multiple types of cortical excitatory neurons. bioRxiv. Cosgrove et al 2020 manuscript.
Dauvermann, M. R., & Donohoe, G. (2019). Cortisol stress response in psychosis from the high-risk to the chronic stage: a systematic review. Ir J Psychol Med, 36(4), 305-15. Dauvermann 2019 Manuscript
Holland, J. F., Cosgrove, D., Whitton, L., Harold, D., Corvin, A., Gill, M., ... & Donohoe, G. (2019). Beyond C4: Analysis of the complement gene pathway shows enrichment for IQ in patients with psychotic disorders and healthy controls. Genes, Brain and Behavior, 18(8), e12602. JF Holland 2019 manuscript
Mothersill, D., & Donohoe, G. (2019). Neural effects of cognitive training in schizophrenia: a systematic review and activation likelihood estimation meta-analysis. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 4(8), 688-696. Mothershill 2019
Donohoe, G., Holland, J., Mothersill, D., McCarthy-Jones, S., Cosgrove, D., Harold, D., ... & Morris, D. W. (2018). Genetically predicted complement component 4A expression: effects on memory function and middle temporal lobe activation. Psychological medicine, 48(10), 1608-1615. Donohoe G 2018 manuscript.
Donohoe, G., Dillon, R., Hargreaves, A., Mothersill, O., Castorina, M., Furey, E., ... & Robertson, I. H. (2018). Effectiveness of a low support, remotely accessible, cognitive remediation training programme for chronic psychosis: cognitive, functional and cortical outcomes from a single blind randomised controlled trial. Psychological medicine, 48(5), 751-764. Donohoe et al 2018 manuscript
Mothersill, D., Dillon, R., Hargreaves, A., Castorina, M., Furey, E., Fagan, A. J., & Donohoe, G. (2018). Computerised working memory‐based cognitive remediation therapy does not affect Reading the Mind in The Eyes test performance or neural activity during a Facial Emotion Recognition test in psychosis. European Journal of Neuroscience, 48(1), 1691-1705. Mothershill 2018
Whitton, L., Apostolova, G., Rieder, D., Dechant, G., Rea, S., Donohoe, G., & Morris, D. W. (2018). Genes regulated by SATB2 during neurodevelopment contribute to schizophrenia and educational attainment. PLoS genetics, 14(7), e1007515. Whitton et al 2018 manuscript
Fahey, L., Donohoe, G., Broin, P. Ó., & Morris, D. W. (2020). Genes regulated by BCL11B during T‐cell development are enriched for de novo mutations found in schizophrenia patients. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 183(6), 370-379. L Fahey et al 2018 manuscript
Dauvermann, M. R., & Donohoe, G. (2019). The role of childhood trauma in cognitive performance in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder–A systematic review. Schizophrenia Research: Cognition, 16, 1-11. Dauvermann Donohoe 2018 manuscript
Rokita, K. I., Dauvermann, M. R., & Donohoe, G. (2018). Early life experiences and social cognition in major psychiatric disorders: a systematic review. European psychiatry, 53, 123-133. Rokita 2018 Manuscript Rokita Fig 1 Rokita Supplementary table 1
Kelly, S., Jahanshad, N., Zalesky, A., Kochunov, P., Agartz, I., Alloza, C., ... & Yamamori, H. (2018). Widespread white matter microstructural differences in schizophrenia across 4322 individuals: results from the ENIGMA Schizophrenia DTI Working Group. Molecular psychiatry, 23(5), 1261-1269. Kelly et al 2018 manuscript.
Cosgrove, D., Mothersill, D. O., Whitton, L., Harold, D., Kelly, S., Holleran, L., ... & Donohoe, G. (2018). Effects of MiR‐137 genetic risk score on brain volume and cortical measures in patients with schizophrenia and controls. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 177(3), 369-376. Cosgrove et al 2018 manuscript Cosgrove Supp tables
Dauvermann, M. R., Lee, G., & Dawson, N. (2017). Glutamatergic regulation of cognition and functional brain connectivity: insights from pharmacological, genetic and translational schizophrenia research. British Journal of Pharmacology, 174(19), 3136-3160. M Dauvermann et al 2017
M Dauverman et al 2017b.Dauvermann, M. R., Moorhead, T. W., Watson, A. R., Duff, B., Romaniuk, L., Hall, J., ... & Lawrie, S. M. (2017). Verbal working memory and functional large-scale networks in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 270, 86-96.Psychiatry Res Neuroimaging. Dauvermann 2017b Manuscript
Mothersill, O., Tangney, N., Morris, D. W., McCarthy, H., Frodl, T., Gill, M., ... & Donohoe, G. (2017). Further evidence of alerted default network connectivity and association with theory of mind ability in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia research, 184, 52-58. mothershill 2017
Dillon, R., Hargreaves, A., Anderson-Schmidt, H., Castorina, M., Corvin, A., Fitzmaurice, B., ... & Donohoe, G. (2016). Adherence to a low-support cognitive remediation training program for psychosis. The Journal of nervous and mental disease, 204(10), 741-745. Dillon et al 2016 manuscript
Mothersill, O., Knee-Zaska, C., & Donohoe, G. (2016). Emotion and theory of mind in schizophrenia—investigating the role of the cerebellum. The Cerebellum, 15(3), 357-368.Mothershill 2016
Mothersill, O., & Donohoe, G. (2016). Neural effects of social environmental stress-an activation likelihood estimation meta-analysis. Psychological medicine, 46(10), 2015. mothershill 2015
Murray, C., Cosgrove, D., Corvin, A., Gill, M., Morris, D. W., & Donohoe, G. (2015). Greater number of older siblings is associated with decreased theory of mind ability in psychosis. Schizophrenia research, 165(2-3), 247-248. Murray et al 2015 manuscript.
Hargreaves, A., Dillon, R., Anderson-Schmidt, H., Corvin, A., Fitzmaurice, B., Castorina, M., ... & Donohoe, G. (2015). Computerised working-memory focused cognitive remediation therapy for psychosis—A preliminary study. Schizophrenia research, 169(1-3), 135-140. Hargreaves et al 2015 manuscript.