Publications

Select publications are below. A full list of publications is available here.

 

Recent

Couvy-Duchesne, B., Strike, L. T., McMahon, K. L., de Zubicaray, G. I., Thompson, P. M., Martin, N. G., . . . Wright, M. J. (2019). A Fast Method for Estimating Statistical Power of Multivariate GWAS in Real Case Scenarios: Examples from the Field of Imaging Genetics. Behav Genet, 49(1), 112-121. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10519-018-9936-9

Hwang, L. D., Lin, C., Gharahkhani, P., Cuellar-Partida, G., Ong, J. S., An, J., . . . Reed, D. R. (2019). New insight into human sweet taste: a genome-wide association study of the perception and intake of sweet substances. Am J Clin Nutr, 109(6), 1724-1737. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqz043

Hwang, L. D., Strike, L. T., Couvy-Duchesne, B., de Zubicaray, G. I., McMahon, K., Breslin, P. A. S., . . . Wright, M. J. (2019). Associations between brain structure and perceived intensity of sweet and bitter tastes. Behav Brain Res, 363, 103-108. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2019.01.046

Strike, L. T., Hansell, N. K., Thompson, P. M., de Zubicaray, G. I., McMahon, K. L., Zietsch, B. P., & Wright, M. J. (2019). Absolute and relative estimates of genetic and environmental variance in brain structure volumes. Brain Struct Funct. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00429-019-01931-8

 

QTIM

Blokland, G. A., McMahon, K. L., Hoffman, J., Zhu, G., Meredith, M., Martin, N. G., . . . Wright, M. J. (2008). Quantifying the heritability of task-related brain activation and performance during the N-back working memory task: a twin fMRI study. Biol Psychol, 79(1), 70-79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2008.03.006

Blokland, G. A., McMahon, K. L., Thompson, P. M., Martin, N. G., de Zubicaray, G. I., & Wright, M. J. (2011). Heritability of working memory brain activation. J Neurosci, 31(30), 10882-10890. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5334-10.2011

Chiang, M. C., McMahon, K. L., de Zubicaray, G. I., Martin, N. G., Hickie, I., Toga, A. W., . . . Thompson, P. M. (2011). Genetics of white matter development: a DTI study of 705 twins and their siblings aged 12 to 29. Neuroimage, 54(3), 2308-2317. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.10.015

Couvy-Duchesne, B., Blokland, G. A., Hickie, I. B., Thompson, P. M., Martin, N. G., de Zubicaray, G. I., . . . Wright, M. J. (2014). Heritability of head motion during resting state functional MRI in 462 healthy twins. Neuroimage, 102 Pt 2, 424-434. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.08.010

Couvy-Duchesne, B., Strike, L. T., de Zubicaray, G. I., McMahon, K. L., Thompson, P. M., Hickie, I. B., . . . Wright, M. J. (2018). Lingual Gyrus Surface Area Is Associated with Anxiety-Depression Severity in Young Adults: A Genetic Clustering Approach. eneuro, 5(1). https://doi.org/10.1523/ENEURO.0153-17.2017

Lupton, M. K., Strike, L., Hansell, N. K., Wen, W., Mather, K. A., Armstrong, N. J., . . . Wright, M. J. (2016). The effect of increased genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease on hippocampal and amygdala volume. Neurobiol Aging, 40, 68-77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2015.12.023

Renteria, M. E., Hansell, N. K., Strike, L. T., McMahon, K. L., de Zubicaray, G. I., Hickie, I. B., . . . Wright, M. J. (2014). Genetic architecture of subcortical brain regions: common and region-specific genetic contributions. Genes Brain Behav, 13(8), 821-830. https://doi.org/10.1111/gbb.12177

Sinclair, B., Hansell, N. K., Blokland, G. A., Martin, N. G., Thompson, P. M., Breakspear, M., . . . McMahon, K. L. (2015). Heritability of the network architecture of intrinsic brain functional connectivity. Neuroimage, 121, 243-252. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.07.048

Strike, L. T., Hansell, N. K., Couvy-Duchesne, B., Thompson, P. M., de Zubicaray, G. I., McMahon, K. L., & Wright, M. J. (2018). Genetic Complexity of Cortical Structure: Differences in Genetic and Environmental Factors Influencing Cortical Surface Area and Thickness. Cereb Cortex. https://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhy002

ENIGMA

Franke, B., Stein, J. L., Ripke, S., Anttila, V., Hibar, D. P., van Hulzen, K. J. E., . . . Sullivan, P. F. (2016). Genetic influences on schizophrenia and subcortical brain volumes: large-scale proof of concept. Nature Neuroscience, 19(3), 420-431. https://doi.org/10.1038/nn.4228

Hibar, D. P., Stein, J. L., Renteria, M. E., Arias-Vasquez, A., Desrivieres, S., Jahanshad, N., . . . Medland, S. E. (2015). Common genetic variants influence human subcortical brain structures. Nature, 520(7546), 224-229. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature14101

Schmaal, L., Hibar, D. P., Samann, P. G., Hall, G. B., Baune, B. T., Jahanshad, N., . . . Veltman, D. J. (2017). Cortical abnormalities in adults and adolescents with major depression based on brain scans from 20 cohorts worldwide in the ENIGMA Major Depressive Disorder Working Group. Mol Psychiatry, 22(6), 900-909. https://doi.org/10.1038/mp.2016.60

Schmaal, L., Veltman, D. J., van Erp, T. G., Samann, P. G., Frodl, T., Jahanshad, N., . . . Hibar, D. P. (2016). Subcortical brain alterations in major depressive disorder: findings from the ENIGMA Major Depressive Disorder working group. Mol Psychiatry, 21(6), 806-812. https://doi.org/10.1038/mp.2015.69

Thompson, P. M., Stein, J. L., Medland, S. E., Hibar, D. P., Vasquez, A. A., Renteria, M. E., . . . Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative, E. C. I. C. S. Y. S. G. (2014). The ENIGMA Consortium: large-scale collaborative analyses of neuroimaging and genetic data. Brain Imaging and Behavior, 8(2), 153-182. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11682-013-9269-5

Reviews

Blokland, G. A., de Zubicaray, G. I., McMahon, K. L., & Wright, M. J. (2012). Genetic and environmental influences on neuroimaging phenotypes: a meta-analytical perspective on twin imaging studies. Twin Res Hum Genet, 15(3), 351-371. https://doi.org/10.1017/thg.2012.11

Strike, L. T., Couvy-Duchesne, B., Hansell, N. K., Cuellar-Partida, G., Medland, S. E., & Wright, M. J. (2015). Genetics and brain morphology. Neuropsychol Rev, 25(1), 63-96. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11065-015-9281-1

 

Cohort Summaries

Couvy-Duchesne, B., O’Callaghan, V., Parker, R., Mills, N., Kirk, K. M., Scott, J., . . . Gillespie, N. A. (2018). Nineteen and Up study (19Up): understanding pathways to mental health disorders in young Australian twins. BMJ Open, 8(3), e018959. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018959