TAMARA WALL

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Ethnic differences in level of response to alcohol between Chinese Americans and Korean Americans
    Nicole C E Duranceaux
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:227-34. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Parental history of alcoholism and problem behaviors in Native-American children and adolescents
    T L Wall
    Department of Neuropharmacology, The Scripps Research Institute, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 24:30-4. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Genetic associations of alcohol dehydrogenase with alcohol use disorders and endophenotypes in white college students
    Tamara L Wall
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:456-65. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Protective association of genetic variation in alcohol dehydrogenase with alcohol dependence in Native American Mission Indians
    Tamara L Wall
    Department of Neuropharmacology, Scripps Research Institute, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:41-6. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic associations of alcohol and aldehyde dehydrogenase with alcohol dependence and their mechanisms of action
    Tamara L Wall
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California and the Psychology Service, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System 92161, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 27:700-3. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint A genetic association with the development of alcohol and other substance use behavior in Asian Americans
    T L Wall
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, and Psychology Service, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 110:173-8. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint ALDH2*2 is associated with a decreased likelihood of alcohol-induced blackouts in Asian American college students
    Susan E Luczak
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:349-53. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Associations of variations in alcohol dehydrogenase genes with the level of response to alcohol in non-Asians
    Nicole C E Duranceaux
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1470-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Religious influences on heavy episodic drinking in Chinese-American and Korean-American college students
    Susan E Luczak
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:467-71. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Association of ALDH1 promoter polymorphisms with alcohol-related phenotypes in southwest California Indians
    Cindy L Ehlers
    Department of Neuropharmacology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:1481-6. 2004

Research Grants

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Publications32

  1. pmc Ethnic differences in level of response to alcohol between Chinese Americans and Korean Americans
    Nicole C E Duranceaux
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:227-34. 2008
    ..The current study examined self-report level of response to alcohol, ALDH2 and ADH1B, country of origin, and family history of alcoholism in 154 Chinese- and 181 Korean-American college students...
  2. ncbi request reprint Parental history of alcoholism and problem behaviors in Native-American children and adolescents
    T L Wall
    Department of Neuropharmacology, The Scripps Research Institute, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 24:30-4. 2000
    ..Native-American Indians, in addition to high rates of alcoholism and alcohol-related mortality, have the highest prevalence of a positive family history for alcoholism of all ethnic groups in the United States...
  3. ncbi request reprint Genetic associations of alcohol dehydrogenase with alcohol use disorders and endophenotypes in white college students
    Tamara L Wall
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:456-65. 2005
    ..These findings are consistent with the hypothesis that enhanced sensitivity to alcohol and lower levels of alcohol use reflect the mechanism by which ADH1B*2 protects against developing an AUD...
  4. ncbi request reprint Protective association of genetic variation in alcohol dehydrogenase with alcohol dependence in Native American Mission Indians
    Tamara L Wall
    Department of Neuropharmacology, Scripps Research Institute, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:41-6. 2003
    ..An additional goal was to determine if any associations exist between these polymorphisms and the endophenotype, maximum number of drinks ever consumed in a 24-hour period...
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic associations of alcohol and aldehyde dehydrogenase with alcohol dependence and their mechanisms of action
    Tamara L Wall
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California and the Psychology Service, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System 92161, USA
    Ther Drug Monit 27:700-3. 2005
    ..These findings highlight the value of trying to elucidate the mechanism by which genes ultimately give rise to differences in alcohol dependence through the examination of mediating behaviors...
  6. ncbi request reprint A genetic association with the development of alcohol and other substance use behavior in Asian Americans
    T L Wall
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, and Psychology Service, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 110:173-8. 2001
    ..These findings suggest that ALDH2 is associated with the development of not only alcohol-related behavior but other substance use behavior as well...
  7. ncbi request reprint ALDH2*2 is associated with a decreased likelihood of alcohol-induced blackouts in Asian American college students
    Susan E Luczak
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:349-53. 2006
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  8. ncbi request reprint Associations of variations in alcohol dehydrogenase genes with the level of response to alcohol in non-Asians
    Nicole C E Duranceaux
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 30:1470-8. 2006
    ..Variations in the ADH1B and ADH1C genes may influence the LR to alcohol by increasing levels of acetaldehyde during alcohol metabolism, although most data on this question come from Asian populations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Religious influences on heavy episodic drinking in Chinese-American and Korean-American college students
    Susan E Luczak
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:467-71. 2003
    ..The purpose of the current study was to examine religious influences that relate to heavy episodic drinking in Chinese-American and Korean-American college students, after controlling for the effects of ALDH2 gene status...
  10. ncbi request reprint Association of ALDH1 promoter polymorphisms with alcohol-related phenotypes in southwest California Indians
    Cindy L Ehlers
    Department of Neuropharmacology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:1481-6. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of these polymorphisms in a sample of Southwest California Indians and to test for associations with alcohol dependence and other substance-related behaviors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Stability of heavy episodic drinking in Chinese- and Korean-American college students: effects of ALDH2 gene status and behavioral undercontrol
    Neal Doran
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 68:789-97. 2007
    ..The purpose of this longitudinal study was to examine the roles of ALDH2 and behavioral undercontrol (a temperamental trait that is associated with conduct disorder) in stability of heavy episodic drinking...
  12. ncbi request reprint Associations of ALDH2 and ADH1B genotypes with response to alcohol in Asian Americans
    Travis A R Cook
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 66:196-204. 2005
    ..This study was designed to determine whether the ADH1B genotype is associated with more intense reactions to alcohol after controlling for the ALDH2 genotype...
  13. ncbi request reprint Genomic screen for loci associated with alcohol dependence in Mission Indians
    Cindy L Ehlers
    Department of Neuropharmacology, The Scripps Research Institute, University of California, San Diego, California 92037, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 129:110-5. 2004
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  14. ncbi request reprint ALDH2 status and conduct disorder mediate the relationship between ethnicity and alcohol dependence in Chinese, Korean, and White American college students
    Susan E Luczak
    University of California, San Diego and Veterans Medical Research Foundation, 92161, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 113:271-8. 2004
    ..Results suggest that different rates of risk (e.g., conduct disorder) and protective (e.g., ALDH2 status) factors partially account for ethnic differences in rates of alcohol dependence...
  15. ncbi request reprint Meta-analyses of ALDH2 and ADH1B with alcohol dependence in Asians
    Susan E Luczak
    Department of Psychology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089 1061, and the Veterans Medical Research Foundation, San Diego, CA, USA
    Psychol Bull 132:607-21. 2006
    ..These findings highlight the importance of methodological issues and potential gene-gene and gene-environment interactions that must be considered when examining relationships between genetic polymorphisms and phenotypes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Genetic risk for alcoholism relates to level of response to alcohol in Asian-American men and women
    Susan E Luczak
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego 92161 2002, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 63:74-82. 2002
    ..The present study was designed to determine whether similar levels of response to alcohol, using objective and subjective measurements, are seen in men and women with different ALDH2 genotypes...
  17. ncbi request reprint ALDH2, ADH1B, and ADH1C genotypes in Asians: a literature review
    Mimy Y Eng
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Alcohol Res Health 30:22-7. 2007
    ..ADH1B*2 is highly prevalent among Asians, with the exception of Indians. ADH1C*1 also is highly prevalent in Asians, but has only been examined in a few studies of Chinese and Korean samples...
  18. pmc Psychosocial, cultural and genetic influences on alcohol use in Asian American youth
    Christian S Hendershot
    Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 66:185-95. 2005
    ..The present study assessed parental alcohol use, acculturation and ALDH2 gene status in relation to lifetime, current and heavy episodic drinking among Chinese and Korean American undergraduates...
  19. pmc A prospective study of cigarette smoking initiation during college: Chinese and Korean American students
    Mark G Myers
    Psychology Service, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Health Psychol 28:448-56. 2009
    ..The present study was a prospective investigation of baseline influences on initial smoking and transition to established smoking among college students who had not smoked prior to college...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, predictors, and outcomes of early adherence after starting or changing antiretroviral therapy
    W Christopher Mathews
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 16:157-72. 2002
    ..Structured assessment of self-reported adherence is an inexpensive and useful tool to assist clinicians in monitoring adherence...
  21. ncbi request reprint Binge drinking in Jewish and non-Jewish white college students
    Susan E Luczak
    University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 26:1773-8. 2002
    ..In addition, the association among genetic, cultural, and religious variables and binge drinking was examined in the Jewish sample alone...
  22. ncbi request reprint The clinical course of alcoholism in 243 Mission Indians
    Cindy L Ehlers
    Department of Neuropharmacology, Scripps Research Institute, VCN 14, 10550 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 161:1204-10. 2004
    ..This study was conducted to describe the order of appearance and the progression of alcohol-related life events in Mission Indian men and women with a lifetime diagnosis of alcohol dependence...
  23. ncbi request reprint Heritability of illicit drug use and transition to dependence in Southwest California Indians
    Cindy L Ehlers
    Department of Neuropharmacology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Psychiatr Genet 17:171-6. 2007
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  24. ncbi request reprint Differences in pharmacogenetics of nicotine and alcohol metabolism: review and recommendations for future research
    Tamara L Wall
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, Psychology Service, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, California, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:S459-74. 2007
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  25. ncbi request reprint Family history of alcohol dependence in Asian Americans
    Nicole C Ebberhart
    San Diego State University, Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, California, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 35:375-7. 2003
    ..These findings highlight the heterogeneity in vulnerability to alcohol-related problems between Asian subgroups...
  26. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric diagnoses among Mission Indian children with and without a parental history of alcohol dependence
    David A Gilder
    Department of Neuropharmacology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 63:18-23. 2002
    ..A secondary goal was to explore associations of other familial variables with rates of childhood psychiatric disorders...
  27. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity of select anxiety and affective disorders with alcohol dependence in southwest California Indians
    David A Gilder
    Department of Neuropharmacology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:1805-13. 2004
    ..However, the frequencies of these disorders and their comorbidity with alcohol dependence in Native American populations are relatively unknown...
  28. ncbi request reprint EEG alpha and level of response to alcohol in Hispanic- and non-Hispanic-American young adults with a family history of alcoholism
    Cindy L Ehlers
    Department of Neuropharmacology, Scripps Research Institute, Department of Psychiaty, University of California, San Diego, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 65:301-8. 2004
    ..The present study's aims were to investigate EEG alpha and response to alcohol in Hispanic-American and non-Hispanic-American young adults...
  29. ncbi request reprint Ethnic variation in CYP2A6*7, CYP2A6*8 and CYP2A6*10 as assessed with a novel haplotyping method
    Jill C Mwenifumbo
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 15:189-92. 2005
    ..Our new method demonstrated higher frequencies of CYP2A6*7 and CYP2A6*10, and a lower frequency of CYP2A6*8 in Asian populations, but no significant change of allele frequencies in Caucasian or African-Canadian populations...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of aldehyde dehydrogenase 1 promoter polymorphisms identified in human populations
    John P Spence
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 27:1389-94. 2003
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  31. ncbi request reprint Biological and behavioral markers of alcohol sensitivity
    Kim Fromme
    Department of Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 28:247-56. 2004
    ..Dr. David Goldman provides concluding remarks...
  32. ncbi request reprint Testing of an orthogonal measure of cultural identification with adult mission Indians
    Kamilla L Venner
    Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addictions, Department of Psychology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque 87131 1161, USA
    Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 12:632-43. 2006
    ..Confirmatory factor analysis revealed 2 factors: (1) Anglo American Identification and (2) Native American Identification. These results indicate the OCIS is a reliable and valid instrument for use with adult Native Americans...

Research Grants10

  1. Alcohol Research: Risk and Protection in Ethnic Groups
    TAMARA WALL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Wall's Independent Scientist Award will provide her the opportunity to continue to engage in research activities on nearly a full-time basis, thus ensuring her continued development as a scientist and as a mentor. ..
  2. Alcohol Involvement in Asian American Men and Women
    TAMARA WALL; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  3. Alcohol Involvement in Asian American Men and Women
    Tamara L Wall; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Through this understanding, findings from the proposed research have the potential to lead to more effective prevention of alcoholism. ..