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Henry R Kranzler, MD

Professor of Psychiatry
Co-Associate Director of Research, VISN 4 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (VAMC)
Director, Center for Studies of Addiction (PSOM)
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Treatment Research Center
3900 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6178
Office: 215-386-6662
Fax: 215-386-6770
B.A. (Anthropology )
Monmouth University, 1976.
M.A. (Anthropology)
Rutgers University, 1980.
UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 1982.
Post-Graduate Training
Psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 1982-1986.
Alcohol Studies, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 1984-1987.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1987.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Addiction Psychiatry, 2003.
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Selected Publications

DeMartini KS, Gueorguieva R, Leeman RF, Corbin WR, Fucito LM, Kranzler HR, O’Malley SS: Longitudinal findings from a randomized clinical trial of naltrexone for young adult heavy drinkers. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology Dec 14 2015 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Polimanti R, Zhang H, Smith AH, Zhao H, Farrer LA, Kranzler HR, Gelernter J. : Genome-wide association study of body mass index (BMI) in subjects with alcohol dependence. Addiction Biology Oct 12 2015 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Schwantes-An T, Zhang J, Chen L-S, Hartz SM, Culverhouse RC, Chen X, Coon H, Frank J, Kamens HM, Konte B, Kovanen L, Latvala A, Legrand LN, Maher BS, Melroy WE, Nelson EC, Reid MW, Robinson JD, Shen P-H, Yang B-Z, Andrews JA, Aveyard P, Beltcheva O, Brown SA, Cannon DS, Cichon S, Corley RP, Dahmen N, Degenhardt L, Foroud T, Gaebel W, Giegling I, Glatt SJ, Grucza RA, Hardin J, Hartmann AM, Heath AC, Herms S, Hodgkinson CA, Hoffmann P, Hops H, Huizinga D, Ising M, Johnson EO, Johnstone E, Kaneva RP, Kendler KH, Kiefer F, Kranzler HR, Krauter KS, Levran O, Lucae S, Lynskey MT, Maier W, Mann K, Martin NG, Mattheisen M, Montgomery GW, Mössner R, Müller-Myhsok B, Murphy MF, Neale MC, Nikolov MA, Nishita D, Nöthen MM, Nurnberger J, Partonen T, Pergadia ML, Reynolds M, Ridinger M, Rose MJ, Rouvinen-Lagerström N, Scherbaum N, Schmäl C, Soyka M, Stallings MC, Steffens M, Treutlein J, Tsuang M, TL Wall, Wodarz N, Yuferov V, Zill P, Bergen AW, Chen J, Cinciripini PM, Edenberg HJ, Ehringer MA, Ferrell RE, Gelernter J, Goldman D, Hewitt JK, Hopfer CJ, Iacono WG, Kaprio J, Kreek MJ, Kremensky IM, Madden PAF, McGue M, Munafò MR, Philibert RA, Rietschel M, Roy A, Rujescu D, Saarikoski S, Swan GE, Todorov AA, Vanyukov MM, Weiss RB, Bierut LJ, Saccone NL. : Collaborative meta-analysis demonstrates modest association of the OPRM1 variant rs1799971 (A118G) with non-specific liability to substance dependence. Behavior Genetics Sep 21 2015 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Denis CM, Gelernter J, Hart AB, Kranzler HR. : Inter-observer reliability of DSM-5 Substance Use Disorders. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 153: 229-35, Aug 2015.

Nelson EC, Agrawal A, Heath AC, Sherva R, Zhang B, Al-Hasani R, Bruchas MR, Chou Y-L, Fakira AK, Farrer LA, Goate A, Gordon S, Henders AK, Hesselbrock V, Kapoor M, Lynskey MT, Madden PAF, Moron JA, Rice JP, Saccone NL, Schwab SG, Shand FL, Todorov AA, Wallace L, Wang T, Wray N, Zhou X, Degenhardt L, Martin NG, Kranzler HR, Gelernter J, Bierut LJ, Clark DJ, Montgomery GW: A genome-wide association study provides evidence of CNIH3 involvement in opioid dependence. Molecular Psychiatry Aug 4 2015 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Hart AB, Lynch KG, Farrer LA, Gelernter J, Kranzler HR.: Which alcohol use disorder criteria contribute to the association of ADH1B with alcohol dependence? Addiction Biology 39(4): 1312-27, Apr 2015.

Clarke TK, Smith AH, Gelernter J, Kranzler HR, Farrer LA, Hall LS, Fernandez-Pujals AM, MacIntyre DJ, Smith BH, Hocking LJ, Padmanabhan S, Hayward C, Thomson PA, Porteous DJ, Deary IJ, McIntosh AM: Polygenic risk for alcohol dependence associates with alcohol consumption, cognitive function and social deprivation in a population-based cohort. Addiction Biology Apr 10 2015 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

O’Malley SS, Corbin WR, Leeman RF, DeMartini KS, Fucito LM, Ikomi J, Romano DM, Wu R, Toll BA, Sher KJ, Gueorguieva R, Kranzler HR. : Reduction of alcohol drinking in young adults by naltrexone: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trial of efficacy and safety. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 76(2): e207-e213, Feb 2015.

Hou J, Seneviratne C, Su X, Taylor J, Johnson B, Wang XQ, Zhang H, Kranzler HR, Kang J, Liu L.: Subgroup identification in personalized treatment of alcohol dependence. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 39: 1253-9, 2015.

Gelernter J, Kranzler HR, Sherva R, Almasy L, Herman AI, Koesterer R, Zhao H, Farrer LA : Genome-wide association study of nicotine dependence in American populations: Identification of novel risk loci in both African-Americans and European-Americans. Biological Psychiatry 77: 493-503, 2015.

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