Maria E Jalbrzikowski, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

University of California, Los Angeles, College of Life Sciences Clinical Psychology
University of PittsburghNeuroimaging Genetics
University of PittsburghDevelopmental Neuroscience
University of California, Los AngelesNeurobehavioral Genetics

Research Interests

Metrics of neurodevelopment & genetics in youth; Deviations from typical neurodevelopment; Structural/functional MRI aberrations in psychosis
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. Jalbrzikowski M, Lazaro M, Gao F, Huang A, Chow C, Coppola G, Bearden CE. Genome-wide transcription profiling of 22q11.2 deletion syndrome reveals functional pathways related to phenotypic expression of psychosis and autism spectrum disorders. PLOS ONE. 2015; 10(7):e0132542. PMID: 26201030 PMCID: PMC4511766
  2. Jalbrzikowski M, Ahmed KH, Patel A, Jonas R, Kushan L, Chow C, Bearden CE. Categorical versus dimensional approaches to autism-associated intermediate phenotypes in 22q11.2 microdeletion syndrome. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging. 2017; 2(1):53-65.
  3. Jalbrzikowski M, Villalon-Reina JE, Karlsgodt KH, Senturk D, Chow C, Thompson PM, Bearden CE. Altered white matter microstructure in 22q11.2 microdeletion syndrome: Relevance to social cognition and psychotic symptoms. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 2014; 8:393. PMID: 25426042 PMCID: PMC4227518
  4. Jalbrzikowski M, Jonas R, Senturk D, Patel A*, Chow C, Green MF, Bearden CE. Structural abnormalities in cortical volume, thickness, and surface area in 22q11.2 microdeletion syndrome: relationship with psychotic symptoms. Neuroimage: Clinical, 2013 (3): 405-415. PMID: 24273724 PMCID: PMC3814944
  5. Jalbrzikowski M, Larsen B, Hallquist MN, Foran W, Calabro F, Luna B. Development of white matter microstructure and intrinsic functional connectivity between the amygdala and ventromedial prefrontal cortex: associations with anxiety and depression. Biological Psychiatry. 2017; 17. pii: S0006-3223(17)30040-9. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2017.01.008.

Clinical Interests

Psychosis risk factors; Prevention & early interventions
Selected Clinical Publications & Products
  1. Jalbrzikowski M, Sugar CA, Zinberg J, Bachman P, Cannon TD, Bearden CE. Coping style as a predictor of outcome in individuals at clinical high risk for developing psychosis.Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 2014; 8(1):68-76. PMID: 23164368 PMCID: PMC3582773
  2. Jalbrzikowski M, Krasileva KE, Marvin S, Zinberg J, Andaya A, Bachman P, Cannon TD, Bearden CE. Reciprocal social behavior in youth with psychotic illness and those at clinical high risk. Development and Psychopathology, 2013 (25): 1189-1199. PMID: 24229557 PMCID: PMC4416482

Education Interests

Research mentorship