Debby W Tsuang

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Is there an association between advanced paternal age and endophenotype deficit levels in schizophrenia?
    Debby Tsuang
    VISN 20 Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, United States of America Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e88379. 2014
  2. pmc Genetic association between APOE*4 and neuropsychiatric symptoms in patients with probable Alzheimer's disease is dependent on the psychosis phenotype
    Drew Christie
    VISN 20 Mental Illness, Seattle, WA, USA
    Behav Brain Funct 8:62. 2012
  3. pmc GBA mutations increase risk for Lewy body disease with and without Alzheimer disease pathology
    Debby Tsuang
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System Seattle, WA, USA
    Neurology 79:1944-50. 2012
  4. pmc Criterion validity of the Short Mood and Feelings Questionnaire and one- and two-item depression screens in young adolescents
    Isaac C Rhew
    Social Development Research Group, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 4:8. 2010
  5. pmc The effect of algorithms on copy number variant detection
    Debby W Tsuang
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e14456. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Antisaccade performance in schizophrenia patients, their first-degree biological relatives, and community comparison subjects: data from the COGS study
    Allen D Radant
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington and Department of Veteran Affairs, VISN 20, Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Psychophysiology 47:846-56. 2010
  7. pmc Inheritance model introduces differential bias in CNV calls between parents and offspring
    Sulgi Kim
    Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7720, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 36:488-98. 2012
  8. pmc Tau phosphorylation pathway genes and cerebrospinal fluid tau levels in Alzheimer's disease
    Lynn M Bekris
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center GRECC, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 159:874-83. 2012
  9. pmc The UCHL1 S18Y polymorphism and Parkinson's disease in a Japanese population
    Katherine W Snapinn
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 17:473-5. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Lewy body pathology in late-onset familial Alzheimer's disease: a clinicopathological case series
    Debby W Tsuang
    Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Centers, Veteran Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 9:235-42. 2006

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  1. doi request reprint Is there an association between advanced paternal age and endophenotype deficit levels in schizophrenia?
    Debby Tsuang
    VISN 20 Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, United States of America Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e88379. 2014
    ..These findings suggest that factors other than advanced paternal age at birth may account for endophenotypic deficit levels in schizophrenia. ..
  2. pmc Genetic association between APOE*4 and neuropsychiatric symptoms in patients with probable Alzheimer's disease is dependent on the psychosis phenotype
    Drew Christie
    VISN 20 Mental Illness, Seattle, WA, USA
    Behav Brain Funct 8:62. 2012
    ..The E4 allele of the apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene is a well-documented risk factor for the development of AD. However, genetic association studies of the APOE 4 allele and BPS in AD have produced conflicting findings...
  3. pmc GBA mutations increase risk for Lewy body disease with and without Alzheimer disease pathology
    Debby Tsuang
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System Seattle, WA, USA
    Neurology 79:1944-50. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether GBA influences risk of dementia with LBDNCs, Alzheimer disease (AD) neuropathologic changes (ADNCs), or both...
  4. pmc Criterion validity of the Short Mood and Feelings Questionnaire and one- and two-item depression screens in young adolescents
    Isaac C Rhew
    Social Development Research Group, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health 4:8. 2010
    ..However, when parents are not available, and the cost of a false positive result is minimal, then a one- or two-item screen may be useful for initial identification of at-risk youth...
  5. pmc The effect of algorithms on copy number variant detection
    Debby W Tsuang
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e14456. 2010
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  6. doi request reprint Antisaccade performance in schizophrenia patients, their first-degree biological relatives, and community comparison subjects: data from the COGS study
    Allen D Radant
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington and Department of Veteran Affairs, VISN 20, Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Psychophysiology 47:846-56. 2010
    ..Given the significant heritability of antisaccade performance, the effects of a genetic polymorphism is one possible explanation of our results...
  7. pmc Inheritance model introduces differential bias in CNV calls between parents and offspring
    Sulgi Kim
    Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7720, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 36:488-98. 2012
    ..Our results advise need for caution in use of the Joint-model calls in CNV association studies with family-based datasets...
  8. pmc Tau phosphorylation pathway genes and cerebrospinal fluid tau levels in Alzheimer's disease
    Lynn M Bekris
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center GRECC, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington 98108, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 159:874-83. 2012
    ..These results suggest that rs7768046 and rs913275 both influence CSF tau levels in an AD-associated manner...
  9. pmc The UCHL1 S18Y polymorphism and Parkinson's disease in a Japanese population
    Katherine W Snapinn
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 17:473-5. 2011
    ..47-1.20; YY vs. SS, OR, 0.64; 95% CI, 0.36-1.14; trend test, P=0.12). These results indicate that, if involved in PD, the S18Y variant is not a major determinant of risk and its effect might be restricted to early-onset disease...
  10. ncbi request reprint Lewy body pathology in late-onset familial Alzheimer's disease: a clinicopathological case series
    Debby W Tsuang
    Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Centers, Veteran Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 9:235-42. 2006
    ..Lewy body pathology (LBP) is a common finding in Alzheimer's disease (AD), but the pathophysiology for this coexistent pathology remains unclear...
  11. pmc Comprehensive analysis of APOE and selected proximate markers for late-onset Alzheimer's disease: patterns of linkage disequilibrium and disease/marker association
    Chang En Yu
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Genomics 89:655-65. 2007
    ..These observations diminish the possibility that loci in the TOMM40 gene may have a major effect on the risk for LOAD in Caucasians...
  12. pmc ADAM10 expression and promoter haplotype in Alzheimer's disease
    Lynn M Bekris
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center GRECC, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 33:2229.e1-2229.e9. 2012
    ..Taken together, these findings suggest that ADAM10 expression is modulated according to a promoter haplotype that is influenced in a brain region- and cell type-specific manner...
  13. pmc Genetics of Alzheimer disease
    Lynn M Bekris
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 23:213-27. 2010
    ..Identification of these genes has led to a number of animal models that have been useful to study the pathogenesis underlying AD. In this article, we provide an overview of the clinical and genetic features of AD...
  14. pmc Familial dementia with Lewy bodies with an atypical clinical presentation
    Lauren T Bonner
    Department of Veterans Affairs Northwest Network Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, University of Washington, Seattle 98108, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 16:59-64. 2003
    ..Family history revealed 7 relatives with a history of dementia including 4 with possible or probable DLB. This case is unique because of the FTLD-like presentation, positive family history of dementia, and autopsy confirmation of DLB...
  15. pmc SNCA variant associated with Parkinson disease and plasma alpha-synuclein level
    Ignacio F Mata
    Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Mailstop S 182, 1660 S Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Arch Neurol 67:1350-6. 2010
    ..A functional repeat polymorphism in the SNCA promoter (REP1) conveys susceptibility for Parkinson disease (PD). There is also increasing evidence that single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) elsewhere in the gene are associated with PD risk...
  16. pmc Cognitive impairment in older adults without dementia: clinical and pathologic outcomes in a community-based sample
    Lucy Y Wang
    Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 22:256-65. 2009
    ..4 +/- 2.1 vs 3.1 +/- 2.7, P = .02). These observations are consistent with the view that nondemented patients with underlying AD may be more likely to present with memory than nonmemory cognitive impairment...
  17. ncbi request reprint Successful multi-site measurement of antisaccade performance deficits in schizophrenia
    Allen D Radant
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States
    Schizophr Res 89:320-9. 2007
    ..These results confirm previous findings of antisaccade deficits in schizophrenia subjects and support the use of the antisaccade task as a potential schizophrenia endophenotype in multi-site genetic studies...
  18. doi request reprint Support for the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor hypofunction hypothesis of schizophrenia from exome sequencing in multiplex families
    Andrew E Timms
    Department of Pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA
    JAMA Psychiatry 70:582-90. 2013
    ..Investigation of genetic forms of schizophrenia will lead to a better understanding of the underlying molecular pathways, which will then enable targeted approaches for disease prevention and treatment...
  19. pmc Empiric refinement of the pathologic assessment of Lewy-related pathology in the dementia patient
    James B Leverenz
    Department of Veterans Affairs Northwest Network Mental Illness and Parkinson s Disease Research, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Brain Pathol 18:220-4. 2008
    ..In addition, this modification allows for more limited sampling of brain regions for classification of LRP. We propose that these modified criteria for the categorization of LRP be utilized in patients with a history of dementia...
  20. ncbi request reprint Proteomic identification of novel proteins in cortical lewy bodies
    James B Leverenz
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Brain Pathol 17:139-45. 2007
    ..Further investigation of these novel candidates is also necessary to ensure that the potential proteins in cortical LBs are not identified incorrectly because of incomplete current human protein database...
  21. ncbi request reprint Familial dementia with lewy bodies: a clinical and neuropathological study of 2 families
    Debby W Tsuang
    Department of Veterans Affairs Northwest Network Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way, Mailstop 116MIRECC, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Arch Neurol 59:1622-30. 2002
    ..Few families with DLB have been described with detailed clinical, pathological, and genetic assessments...
  22. pmc Evidence for involvement of GNB1L in autism
    Ying Zhang Chen
    Department of Medicine Medical Genetics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 7720, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 159:61-71. 2012
    ..Prior studies provided evidence that GNB1L may have a role in schizophrenia. Our findings support involvement of GNB1L in ASDs as well...
  23. ncbi request reprint Salivary cortisol and memory function in human aging
    Ge Li
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 27:1705-14. 2006
    ..Previous studies have suggested that elevated glucocorticoid concentrations alter hippocampal neuronal morphology, inhibit neurogenesis, and impair cognition...
  24. pmc Familial occurrence of dementia with Lewy bodies
    Debby W Tsuang
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 12:179-88. 2004
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  25. pmc LRRK2 mutations and risk variants in Japanese patients with Parkinson's disease
    Cyrus P Zabetian
    Department of Neurology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Mov Disord 24:1034-41. 2009
    ..However, LRRK2 mutations appear to be rare among Japanese patients with PD...
  26. ncbi request reprint Propranolol for disruptive behaviors in nursing home residents with probable or possible Alzheimer disease: a placebo-controlled study
    Elaine R Peskind
    Department of Veterans Affairs Northwest Network VISN 20 Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 19:23-8. 2005
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of the beta-adrenergic antagonist propranolol for treatment-resistant disruptive behaviors and overall behavioral status in nursing home residents with probable or possible AD...