Elliot K Edmiston, PhD
Education & Training
- Edmiston EK, Fournier JC, Chase HW, Bertocci MA, Greenberg T, Aslam HA, Lockovich JC, Graur S, Bebko G, Forbes EE, Stiffler R, Phillips ML. Assessing relationships among impulsive sensation-seeking, reward circuitry activity, and risk for psychopathology: an fMRI replication and extension study. Biological Psychiatry: CNNI. 2020; 5(7):660-68.
- Edmiston EK, Song Y, Chang M, Yin Z, Zhou Q, Zhou Y, Jiang X, Wei S, Xu K, Tang Y, Wang F. Hippocampal functional connectivity in patients with schizophrenia and unaffected family members. Frontiers in Psychiatry. 2020; 11:278.
- Sha Z*, Edmiston EK*, Versace A, Fournier JC, Graur S, Greenberg T, Lima Santos JP, Chase HW, Stiffler RS, Bonar L, Hudak R, Yendiki A, Greenberg BD, Rasmussen S, Liu H, Buckner R, Quick G, Haber S, Phillips ML. Multimodal disruptions of the cerbello-thalamo-motor circuit in obsessive compulsive disorder. Biological Psychiatry: CNNI. 2019; 5(4):438-47. *co-first authors
Pitt Psychiatry News from the 2021 Annual Meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
Following a virtual conference in 2020, the 2021 Annual Meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) was presented in a hybrid format, online and in-person in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Honorific Award Congratulations to Susanne Ahmari, MD, PhD (Associate Professor of Psychiatry), who received the 2021 ACNP Eva King Killam Research Award. This award honors outstanding translational research...
Now in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, Assessing Relationships Among Impulsive Sensation Seeking & Reward
Scientists seeking to improve understanding of bipolar disorder have focused on impulsive sensation seeking—a complex trait characterized by impulsivity (acting without advance thought) and sensation seeking (seeking new or extreme experiences). Some research has indicated that high impulsivity may be an early sign or symptom of bipolar disorder. Impulsive sensation seeking is associated with the greater valuation...
Study Is First to Show Impact of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation on Reward and Affect in Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar disorder is a debilitating mental illness and the fourth leading cause of neurological disability worldwide. There is an urgent need for novel interventions that produce sustained alleviation of symptoms while not introducing challenging, long-term side effects. Previous studies have demonstrated abnormally elevated activity during reward expectancy in the left ventrolateral prefrontal cortex among...
The Department of Psychiatry Welcomes Kale Edmiston, PhD, Marie Anne Gebara, MD, Lisa Germeroth, PhD, and Melanie Grubisha, MD, PhD, to the Faculty
The Department of Psychiatry is delighted to announce that Kale Edmiston, PhD, Marie Anne Gebara, MD, Lisa Germeroth, PhD, and Melanie Grubisha, MD, PhD, have joined the faculty at the rank of assistant professor. Dr. Edmiston received his PhD in Neuroscience from Vanderbilt University and began his postdoctoral training at China Medical University in Shenyang, China. He then joined the University of Pittsburgh...