Shaolin Yang, PhD
Education & Training
- Yang S, Wu M, Ajilore O, Lamar M & Kumar A. (2019) Impaired biophysical integrity of macromolecular protein pools in the uncinate circuit in late-life depression, Molecular Psychiatry, 24(12):1844-1855,
- Wu M, Fang L, Ray C, Kumar A & Yang S. (2017) Adaptively optimized combination (AOC) of phased-array MR spectroscopy data in the presence of correlated noise: Compared with noise-decorrelated or whitened methods, Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 78(3):848-859.
- Wu M, Kumar A & Yang S. (2016) Development and aging of superficial white matter myelin from young adulthood to old age: Mapping by vertex-based surface statistics (VBSS), Human Brain Mapping, (37):1759-1769.
Pitt Psychiatry Awarded $33.5M National Institute on Aging Program Project Grant Focused on the Pathological and Clinical Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) has awarded the University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychiatry a Program Project Grant (PPG) renewal for “The role of astrogliosis in aging and the pathological and clinical progression of Alzheimer's disease.” The Alzheimer’s PPG will be led by a multiple principal investigator team including Ann Cohen, PhD (Associate Professor of Psychiatry), Howard Aizenstein, MD, PhD...
Journal of NeuroVirology: Effects of Cocaine and HIV on Decision-making Abilities
Among people living with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), substance use impacts medication adherence and treatment outcome. Research has shown that stimulants—with cocaine as one of the most commonly used in this population—are associated with the greater risk for poor medication adherence. Impairments in executive functioning are often seen in individuals with HIV who use cocaine, as both cocaine and HIV...
The Department of Psychiatry Welcomes Shaolin Yang, PhD, to the Faculty
We are delighted to announce that Shaolin Yang, PhD, has joined the faculty as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry. Dr. Yang received his PhD from the Department of Radio Physics, School of Electronic Information, at Wuhan University in China. He received postdoctoral training from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Department of Radiology and was a postdoctoral visiting fellow in the Neuroimaging...