E L Grigorenko

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hyperlexia in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Tina M Newman
    PACE Center, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:760-74. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Speaking genes or genes for speaking? Deciphering the genetics of speech and language
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Yale University, Child Study Center, 230 South Frontage Road, New Haven, CT 06519 1124, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:116-25. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and resilience in the developing world: one of many lessons to learn
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 19:747-65. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Exploring interactive effects of genes and environments in etiology of individual differences in reading comprehension
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Child Study Center, Yale University, 230 South Frontage Road, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 19:1089-103. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The inherent complexities of gene-environment interactions
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Yale University, PACE Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8358, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:53-64. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Rethinking disorders of spoken and written language: generating workable hypotheses
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 28:478-86. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Aggressive behavior, related conduct problems, and variation in genes affecting dopamine turnover
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Yale University Child Study Center, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA
    Aggress Behav 36:158-76. 2010
  8. pmc At the height of fashion: what genetics can teach us about neurodevelopmental disabilities
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06519 1124, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 22:126-30. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Behavior, brain, and genome in genomic disorders: finding the correspondences
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 31:602-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Annotation: Hyperlexia: disability or superability?
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:1079-91. 2003

Research Grants

  1. Genetic Bases of Developmental Language Disorders
    Elena L Grigorenko; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. Reading Disabilities in Zambian Children
    Elena Grigorenko; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. Reading Disabilities in Zambian Children
    Elena L Grigorenko; Fiscal Year: 2010
  4. Reading Disabilities in Zambian Children
    Elena Grigorenko; Fiscal Year: 2009
  5. Genetic Bases of Developmental Language Disorders
    Elena Grigorenko; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Genetic Bases of Developmental Language Disorders
    Elena Grigorenko; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Hyperlexia in children with autism spectrum disorders
    Tina M Newman
    PACE Center, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:760-74. 2007
    ..Yet, the study revealed some dissimilarities between these two types of reading when more fine-grained cognitive and linguistic abilities were considered; these dissimilarities warrant further investigations...
  2. doi request reprint Speaking genes or genes for speaking? Deciphering the genetics of speech and language
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Yale University, Child Study Center, 230 South Frontage Road, New Haven, CT 06519 1124, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:116-25. 2009
    ..This article selectively reviews the status of the genetic research in the field of speech and language disorders...
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and resilience in the developing world: one of many lessons to learn
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 19:747-65. 2007
    ..It constitutes an important indicator of resilience in overcoming difficulties related to growing up and being educated under the pressure of the multiple risk factors characteristic of the developing world...
  4. ncbi request reprint Exploring interactive effects of genes and environments in etiology of individual differences in reading comprehension
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Child Study Center, Yale University, 230 South Frontage Road, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 19:1089-103. 2007
    ..These findings were supported by the results of the haplotype analyses, in which the four investigated polymorphisms were considered simultaneously...
  5. ncbi request reprint The inherent complexities of gene-environment interactions
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Yale University, PACE Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8358, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:53-64. 2005
    ..Fourth, various types of gene-environment interactions are briefly discussed. Fifth, concluding remarks are offered, and possibilities of studying gene-environment interaction within social and biological research on aging are outlined...
  6. ncbi request reprint Rethinking disorders of spoken and written language: generating workable hypotheses
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 28:478-86. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article is to explore this multilayer overlap and to consider whether such a positive manifold can be explained by one or all of the three hypotheses delineated in the article...
  7. doi request reprint Aggressive behavior, related conduct problems, and variation in genes affecting dopamine turnover
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Yale University Child Study Center, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA
    Aggress Behav 36:158-76. 2010
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  8. pmc At the height of fashion: what genetics can teach us about neurodevelopmental disabilities
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06519 1124, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 22:126-30. 2009
    ..The last decade has generated much interest in the genetics of developmental disorders. This interest, in part, is focused on two issues: the specificity/generality and the type/frequency of the genetic mechanisms involved...
  9. doi request reprint Behavior, brain, and genome in genomic disorders: finding the correspondences
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 31:602-9. 2010
    ..This article comments on observations that have been made based on these recent data and discusses their importance for the field of investigations into developmental disorders...
  10. ncbi request reprint Annotation: Hyperlexia: disability or superability?
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:1079-91. 2003
    ..Hyperlexia is the phenomenon of spontaneous and precocious mastery of single-word reading that has been of interest to clinicians and researchers since the beginning of the last century...
  11. pmc The first candidate gene for dyslexia: Turning the page of a new chapter of research
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Child Study Center, Yale Medical School, and Center for the Psychology of Abilities, Competencies, and Expertise, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:11190-2. 2003
  12. ncbi request reprint Continuing the search for dyslexia genes on 6p
    Elena L Grigorenko
    PACE Center, Yale University, 340 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 118:89-98. 2003
    ..Second, the DD-related linkage in 6p21.3 appears to be most closely related to the manifestations of DD through phonemic awareness and single-word reading deficits...
  13. doi request reprint Cross-informant symptoms from CBCL, TRF, and YSR: trait and method variance in a normative sample of Russian youths
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Psychol Assess 22:893-911. 2010
    ..These results, once again, attest to the importance of incorporating information from multiple observers when psychopathological traits are evaluated in children and adolescents...
  14. ncbi request reprint A descriptive study of hyperlexia in a clinically referred sample of children with developmental delays
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Department of Psychology, Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 32:3-12. 2002
    ..The range of IQ and other cognitive skills and the developmental outcomes of children with hyperlexia were comparable to those of children without hyperlexia...
  15. ncbi request reprint Linkage studies suggest a possible locus for developmental dyslexia on chromosome 1p
    E L Grigorenko
    Department of Psychology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Am J Med Genet 105:120-9. 2001
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  16. doi request reprint Macrophage migration inhibitory factor and autism spectrum disorders
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Child Study Center, Department ofPsychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06519, USA
    Pediatrics 122:e438-45. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint Developmental dyslexia: an update on genes, brains, and environments
    E L Grigorenko
    Psychology Department, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8205, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:91-125. 2001
    ....
  18. pmc Dynamic assessment and response to intervention: two sides of one coin
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Yale University, 230 South Frontage Road, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    J Learn Disabil 42:111-32. 2009
    ..Because DT/A has been around much longer than RTI, it makes sense for the proponents of RTI to consider both the accomplishments and frustrations that have accumulated in the field of DT/A...
  19. ncbi request reprint Learning disabilities in juvenile offenders
    Elena L Grigorenko
    Child Study Center, Yale Medical School, New Haven, CT, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 15:353-71, viii. 2006
    ..Third, it discusses studies of postrelease academic profiles of juvenile offenders. The article closes with a comment on possible future directions of the research linking reduced levels of academic achievement and delinquency...
  20. pmc Susceptibility loci for distinct components of developmental dyslexia on chromosomes 6 and 15
    E L Grigorenko
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 60:27-39. 1997
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  21. pmc Variation in the catechol-O-methyltransferase Val 158 Met polymorphism associated with conduct disorder and ADHD symptoms, among adolescent male delinquents
    Colin G DeYoung
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minnesota, USA
    Psychiatr Genet 20:20-4. 2010
    ..In addition, because previous research suggests that COMT may be associated with ADHD in males, association between COMT and ADHD symptoms was examined...
  22. ncbi request reprint Human GABA(B) receptor 1 gene: eight novel sequence variants
    F M Hisama
    Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8018, USA
    Hum Mutat 17:349-50. 2001
    ..These DNA variants may be useful in association and linkage studies of neurobehavioral disorders, and in pharmacogenetic studies of drugs targeting GABBR1...
  23. pmc Same or different? Insights into the etiology of phonological awareness and rapid naming
    Adam J Naples
    Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Biol Psychol 80:226-39. 2009
    ..The findings of both studies were interpreted according to established theories of reading and our own understanding of the etiology of complex developmental disorders...
  24. pmc Genes controlling affiliative behavior as candidate genes for autism
    Carolyn M Yrigollen
    Department of Statistics, Department of Epidemiology and PublicHealth, Yale University, Newhaven, CT 06519 1124, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 63:911-6. 2008
    ..Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are neurodevelopmental disorders of complex etiology, with a recognized substantial contribution of heterogeneous genetic factors; one of the core features of ASD is a lack of affiliative behaviors...
  25. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of HIV counseling and testing for women: behavioral and psychological consequences are limited at 18 months posttest
    J R Ickovics
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Health Psychol 17:395-402. 1998
    ..HIV counseling and testing should be considered one aspect of a broader program of HIV prevention. Identification of alternative interventions must be a public health priority...
  26. pmc Intelligence and culture: how culture shapes what intelligence means, and the implications for a science of well-being
    Robert J Sternberg
    PACE Center, Department of Psychology, Yale University, Box 208358, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:1427-34. 2004
    ..It then describes the theory of successful intelligence, which motivates our work on the interface between culture and intelligence. Finally, the article draws some conclusions...
  27. ncbi request reprint Intelligence, race, and genetics
    Robert J Sternberg
    PACE Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT 208358, USA
    Am Psychol 60:46-59. 2005
    ..The authors also show that heritability, a behavior-genetic concept, is inadequate in regard to providing such a link...
  28. pmc Regulation of cerebral cortical size and neuron number by fibroblast growth factors: implications for autism
    Flora M Vaccarino
    Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, 230 South Frontage Rd, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 39:511-20. 2009
    ..Thus, many risk factors may converge upon FGF-regulated pathogenetic pathways, which alter excitatory/inhibitory balance and cortical modular architecture, and predispose to autism spectrum disorders...
  29. ncbi request reprint Developing a SNP panel for forensic identification of individuals
    Kenneth K Kidd
    Department of Genetics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Forensic Sci Int 164:20-32. 2006
    ..Expansion of this panel to approximately 50 comparable SNPs should give match probabilities of about 10(-15) with a small global range...
  30. pmc Phonological awareness predicts activation patterns for print and speech
    Stephen J Frost
    Haskins Laboratories, 300 George Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Ann Dyslexia 59:78-97. 2009
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  31. ncbi request reprint Platelet MAO-B, personality, and psychopathology
    Vladislav V Ruchkin
    Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 7900, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 114:477-82. 2005
    ..Future studies should help clarify the nature of the relationships between personality, biological markers, and psychopathology...
  32. pmc Annual Research Review: The promise of stem cell research for neuropsychiatric disorders
    Flora M Vaccarino
    Child Study Center, Department of Neurobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 52:504-16. 2011
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  33. pmc Teaching children with autism to read for meaning: challenges and possibilities
    Judi Randi
    University of New Haven, West Haven, CT, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 40:890-902. 2010
    ..These children can especially benefit from interventions addressing particular cognitive processes, such as locating antecedent events, generating and answering questions, locating referents, and rereading to repair understanding...
  34. pmc Twenty-one-base-pair insertion polymorphism creates an enhancer element and potentiates SLC6A1 GABA transporter promoter activity
    Rungnapa Hirunsatit
    Department of Psychiatry and the Yale Keck Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511 6624, USA
    Pharmacogenet Genomics 19:53-65. 2009
    ..Here we sought to determine the functional relevance of this variation...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cognitive vulnerability to depression: exploring risk and resilience
    Gerald J Haeffel
    Department of Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 16:435-48, x. 2007
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  36. doi request reprint Association between polymorphisms in the dopamine transporter gene and depression: evidence for a gene-environment interaction in a sample of juvenile detainees
    Gerald J Haeffel
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    Psychol Sci 19:62-9. 2008
    ..These results highlight the need for further research investigating the moderating effects of dopaminergic genes on depression...
  37. ncbi request reprint Alleles of a reelin CGG repeat do not convey liability to autism in a sample from the CPEA network
    Bernie Devlin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 126:46-50. 2004
    ..Neither is significantly associated with Reelin alleles. Our results are not consistent with a major role for Reelin alleles in liability to autism...
  38. ncbi request reprint No evidence for linkage of liability to autism to HOXA1 in a sample from the CPEA network
    Bernie Devlin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Med Genet 114:667-72. 2002
    ..Therefore, although we cannot exclude the possibility that the samples in the two studies are intrinsically different, our data from our sample argue against a major role for HOXA1 (His)73(Arg) in liability to autism...

Research Grants10

  1. Genetic Bases of Developmental Language Disorders
    Elena L Grigorenko; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  2. Reading Disabilities in Zambian Children
    Elena Grigorenko; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  3. Reading Disabilities in Zambian Children
    Elena L Grigorenko; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  4. Reading Disabilities in Zambian Children
    Elena Grigorenko; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  5. Genetic Bases of Developmental Language Disorders
    Elena Grigorenko; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  6. Genetic Bases of Developmental Language Disorders
    Elena Grigorenko; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..