Alan S Lewis, MD, PhD
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Lecturer in Psychiatry
Neuroscience Research Training Program Fellow
Education and Training
Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Med (2012)
The Graduate School, Northwestern University, Neuroscience (2010)
University of Pennsylvania, Chemistry (2005)
Yale University School of Medicine
Honors and Recognitions
Travel Award: American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (2017)
Laughlin Foundation Merit Award: (2016)
Meixner Postdoctoral Fellowship in Translational Research: Autism Speaks (2015)
Seymour L. Lustman Resident Research Award: Yale Department of Psychiatry (2015)
Travel Fellowship Award: Society of Biological Psychiatry (2015)
Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators: American Psychiatric Association (2014)
McNeil Research Award: Department of Psychiatry, Yale University (2013)
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Individual MD/PhD Fellows: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (2008)
Phi Beta Kappa: University of Pennsylvania (2005)
AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Psychiatry (2016)
Lewis AS, van Schalkwyk GI, Bloch MH (2017) Alpha-7 nicotinic agonists for cognitive deficits in neuropsychiatric disorders: A translational meta-analysis of rodent and human studies. Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry. In press.
Lewis AS, Mineur YS, Smith PH, Cahuzac EL, Picciotto MR (2015) Modulation of aggressive behavior in mice by nicotinic receptor subtypes. Biochemical Pharmacology 97:488-97.
Van Schalkwyk GI, Lewis AS, Qayyum Z, Koslosky K, Picciotto MR, Volkmar FR (2015) Reduction of Aggressive Episodes After Repeated Transdermal Nicotine Administration in a Hospitalized Adolescent with Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Autism Dev Disord. 45:3061-6.
Picciotto MR, Lewis AS, van Schalkwyk GI, Mineur YS (2015) Mood and anxiety regulation by nicotinic acetylcholine receptors: a potential pathway to modulate aggression and related behavioral states. Neuropharmacology. 96(Pt B):235-43.
Lewis AS, Picciotto MR (2013) High-affinity nicotinic acetylcholine receptor expression and trafficking abnormalities in psychiatric illness. Psychopharmacology (Berl) 229:477-485.
Lewis AS, Schwartz E, Chan CS, Noam Y, Shin M, Wadman WJ, Surmeier DJ, Baram TZ, Macdonald RL, Chetkovich DM (2009) Alternatively spliced isoforms of TRIP8b differentially control h channel trafficking and function. Journal of Neuroscience 29:6250-6265.
Lewis AS, Vaidya SP, Blais CA, Liu Z, Stoub TR, Brager DH, Chen X, Bender RA, Estep CM, Popov AB, Kang CE, van Veldhoven PP, Bayliss DA, Nicholson DA, Powell CM, Johnston D, Chetkovich DM (2011) Deletion of the HCN channel auxiliary subunit TRIP8b impairs hippocampal Ih localization and function and promotes antidepressant behavior in mice. Journal of Neuroscience 31:7424-7440.
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