Francesca Ducci

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc TTC12-ANKK1-DRD2 and CHRNA5-CHRNA3-CHRNB4 influence different pathways leading to smoking behavior from adolescence to mid-adulthood
    Francesca Ducci
    Medical Research Council Social Genetics and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 69:650-60. 2011
  2. pmc Association of substance use disorders with childhood trauma but not African genetic heritage in an African American cohort
    Francesca Ducci
    Division of Psychological Medicine, PO63, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 166:1031-40. 2009
  3. pmc Glucocorticoid receptor (NR3C1) gene polymorphisms and onset of alcohol abuse in adolescents
    Sylvane Desrivieres
    MRC SGDP Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, UK
    Addict Biol 16:510-3. 2011
  4. pmc The genetic basis of addictive disorders
    Francesca Ducci
    Institute of Psychiatry, Psychological Medicine, Kings College, London, UK
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 35:495-519. 2012
  5. pmc Genetic approaches to addiction: genes and alcohol
    Francesca Ducci
    Laboratory of Neurogenetics, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism NIH, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Addiction 103:1414-28. 2008
  6. pmc Sex-specific role for adenylyl cyclase type 7 in alcohol dependence
    Sylvane Desrivieres
    Medical Research Council Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 69:1100-8. 2011
  7. pmc Genome-wide association and genetic functional studies identify autism susceptibility candidate 2 gene (AUTS2) in the regulation of alcohol consumption
    Gunter Schumann
    Medical Research Council Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:7119-24. 2011

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc TTC12-ANKK1-DRD2 and CHRNA5-CHRNA3-CHRNB4 influence different pathways leading to smoking behavior from adolescence to mid-adulthood
    Francesca Ducci
    Medical Research Council Social Genetics and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 69:650-60. 2011
    ..CHRNA5-CHRNA3-CHRNB4 and TTC12-ANKK1-DRD2 gene-clusters influence smoking behavior. Our aim was to test developmental changes in their effects as well as the interplays between them and with nongenetic factors...
  2. pmc Association of substance use disorders with childhood trauma but not African genetic heritage in an African American cohort
    Francesca Ducci
    Division of Psychological Medicine, PO63, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 166:1031-40. 2009
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  3. pmc Glucocorticoid receptor (NR3C1) gene polymorphisms and onset of alcohol abuse in adolescents
    Sylvane Desrivieres
    MRC SGDP Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, UK
    Addict Biol 16:510-3. 2011
    ..0067; odds ratio=1.7, for drunkenness). Our data provide the first evidence that GR modulates initiation of alcohol abuse and reveal a polymorphism that might contribute to susceptibility to addiction...
  4. pmc The genetic basis of addictive disorders
    Francesca Ducci
    Institute of Psychiatry, Psychological Medicine, Kings College, London, UK
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 35:495-519. 2012
    ..However, the genetic predictors available are few in number and account for only a small portion of the genetic variance in liability, and have not been integrated into clinical nosology or care...
  5. pmc Genetic approaches to addiction: genes and alcohol
    Francesca Ducci
    Laboratory of Neurogenetics, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism NIH, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Addiction 103:1414-28. 2008
    ..Alcoholism is a chronic relapsing disorder with an enormous societal impact. Understanding the genetic basis of alcoholism is crucial to characterize individuals' risk and to develop efficacious prevention and treatment strategies...
  6. pmc Sex-specific role for adenylyl cyclase type 7 in alcohol dependence
    Sylvane Desrivieres
    Medical Research Council Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry, King s College London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 69:1100-8. 2011
    ..To further understand the role of cAMP synthesis in alcohol drinking and dependence, we investigated a specific adenylyl cyclase isoform, adenylyl cyclase (AC) Type 7, whose activity is selectively enhanced by ethanol...
  7. pmc Genome-wide association and genetic functional studies identify autism susceptibility candidate 2 gene (AUTS2) in the regulation of alcohol consumption
    Gunter Schumann
    Medical Research Council Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:7119-24. 2011
    ..001). Our finding of a regulator of alcohol consumption adds knowledge to our understanding of genetic mechanisms influencing alcohol drinking behavior...