representative Research Publications


  1. de la Torre-Ubieta L*, Won H*, Stein JL*, Geschwind DH. (2016). "Advancing the understanding of autism mechanisms through genetics." Nature Medicine. 22:345-61. Review.
  2. Franke B*, Stein JL*, Ripke S*, Anttila V, Hibar DP, van Hulzen KJE, Arias-Vasquez A, Smoller JW, Nichols TE, Neale MC, McIntosh AM, Lee PH, McMahon FJ, Meyer-Lindenberg A, Mattheisen M, Andreassen OA, Gruber O, Sachdev PS, Roiz-Santiañez R, Saykin AJ, Ehrlich S, Mather KA, Turner JA, Schwarz E, Thalamuthu A, Yao Y, Ho YYW, G Martin NG, Wright MJ, Schizophrenia Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, ENIGMA Consortium, O’Donovan MC*, Thompson PM*, Neale BM*, Medland SE*, Sullivan PF*. (2016). "Genetic influences on schizophrenia and subcortical brain volumes: large-scale proof of concept." Nature Neuroscience. 19(3):420-31.
  3. Martinez RA*, Stein JL*, Krostag AF, Nelson AM, Marken JS, Menon V, May RC, Yao Z, Kaykas A, Geschwind DH, Grimley JS. (2015). “Genome engineering of isogenic human ES cells to model autism disorders.” Nucleic Acids Research. 43(10):e65.
  4. Hibar DP*, Stein JL*, Renteria ME*, Arias-Vasquez A*, Desrivières S*, [276 additional co-authors], Martin NG, Wright MJ, Schumann G, Franke B, Thompson PM, Medland SE. (2015). “Common genetic variants influence human subcortical brain structures.” Nature520(7546):224-9.
  5. Stein JL*, de la Torre-Ubieta L*, Tian Y, Parikshak NN, Hernandez IA, Marchetto MC, Baker DK, Lu D, Lowe JK, Wexler EM, Muotri AR, Gage FH, Kosik KS, Geschwind DH. (2014). “A quantitative framework to evaluate modeling of cortical development by neural stem cells.” Neuron. Jul 2;83(1):69-86. Cover article.
  6. Stein JL, Parikshak NN, Geschwind DH. (2013). “Rare inherited variation in autism: beginning to see the forest and a few trees.” Neuron. 77(2):209-11. Commissioned Preview.
  7. Stein JL*, Medland SE*, Vasquez AA*, Hibar DP*, Senstad RE, [193 additional co-authors], Martin NG*, Franke B*, Wright MJ*, Thompson PM* for the Enhancing Neuro Imaging Genetics through Meta-Analysis (ENIGMA) Consortium. (2012). “Identification of common variants associated with human hippocampal and intracranial volumes.” Nature Genetics. 44(5):552-561.
  8. Bis JC, Decarli C, Smith AV, van der Lijn F, Crivello F, [41 additional co-authors], Stein JL, Medland SE, Vasquez AA, Hibar DP, Wright MJ, Franke B, Martin NG, Thompson PM; the Enhancing Neuro Imaging Genetics through Meta-Analysis (ENIGMA) Consortium, Nalls MA, Uitterlinden AG, Au R, Elbaz A, Beare RJ, van Swieten JC, Lopez OL, Harris TB, Chouraki V, Breteler MM, De Jager PL, Becker JT, Vernooij MW, Knopman D, Fazekas F, Wolf PA, van der Lugt A, Gudnason V, Longstreth WT Jr, Brown MA, Bennett DA, van Duijn CM, Mosley TH, Schmidt R, Tzourio C, Launer LJ, Ikram MA, Seshadri S. (2012) “Common variants at 12q14 and 12q24 are associated with hippocampal volume.” Nature Genetics. 44(5):545-551.
  9. Marenco S*, Stein JL*, Savostyanova AA, Sambataro F, Tan HY, Goldman AL, Verchinski BA, Barnett AS, Dickinson D, Apud JA, Callicott JH, Meyer-Lindenberg A, Weinberger DR. (2012). “Investigation of Anatomical Thalamo-cortical Connectivity and fMRI Activation in Schizophrenia.” Neuropsychopharmacology. 37(2):499-507.
  10. Stein JL, Hibar DP, Madsen SK, Khamis M, McMahon KL, de Zubicaray GI, Hansell NK, Montgomery GW, Martin NG, Wright MJ, Saykin AJ, Jack CR Jr, Weiner MW, Toga AW, Thompson PM. (2011). “Discovery and replication of dopamine-related gene effects on caudate volume in young and elderly populations (N=1198) using genome-wide search.” Molecular Psychiatry. 16(9):927-37. Manuscript highlighted as a feature image.
  11. Braskie MN*, Jahanshad N*, Stein JL*, Barysheva M, McMahon KL, de Zubicaray GI, Martin NG, Wright MJ, Ringman JM, Toga AW, Thompson PM. (2011). “Common Alzheimer’s disease risk variant within CLU gene affects white matter microstructure in young adults.” Journal of Neuroscience. 31(18):6764-6770.
  12. Stein JL, Hua X, Morra JH, Lee S, Hibar DP, Ho AJ, Leow AD, Toga AW, Sul JH, Kang HM, Eskin E, Saykin AJ, Shen L, Foroud T, Pankratz N, Huentelman MJ, Craig DW, Gerber JD, Allen AN, Corneveaux JJ, Stephan DA, Webster J, DeChairo BM, Potkin SG, Jack CR Jr, Weiner MW, Thompson PM. (2010). “Genome-Wide Analysis Reveals Novel Genes Influencing Temporal Lobe Structure with Relevance to Neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's Disease.” NeuroImage. 51(2): 542-54.
  13. Stein JL, Hua X, Lee S, Ho AJ, Leow AD, Toga AW, Saykin AJ, Shen L, Foroud T, Pankratz N, Huentelman MJ, Craig DW, Gerber JD, Allen AN, Corneveaux JJ, Dechairo BM, Potkin SG, Weiner MW, Thompson PM. (2010). “Voxelwise Genome-Wide Association Study (vGWAS).” NeuroImage. 53(3):1160-74.
  14. Ho AJ*, Stein JL*, Hua X, Lee S, Hibar DP, Leow AD, Dinov ID, Toga AW, Saykin AJ, Shen L, Foroud T, Pankratz N, Huentelman MJ, Craig DW, Gerber JD, Allen AN, Corneveaux JJ, Stephan DA, DeCarli CS, DeChairo BM, Potkin SG, Jack CR Jr, Weiner MW, Raji CA, Lopez OL, Becker JT, Carmichael OT, Thompson PM. (2010). “Commonly carried allele within FTO, an obesity-associated gene, relates to accelerated brain degeneration in the elderly.” PNAS. 107(18): 8404-9.
  15. Stein JL, Wiedholz LM, Bassett DS, Weinberger DR, Zink CF, Mattay VS, Meyer-Lindenberg A. (2007). “A Validated Network of Effective Amygdala Connectivity.”  NeuroImage 36(3):736-45.

* indicates equal contribution