John Nurnberger

  • Joyce & Iver Small Professor of Psychiatry, Psychiatry
  • 35346 Citations
  • 91 h-Index
1968 …2019
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Publications 1968 2019

1988
83 Citations (Scopus)

Supersensitivity to melatonin suppression by light in young people at high risk for affective disorder. A preliminary report

Nurnberger, J., Berrettini, W., Tamarkin, L., Hamovit, J., Norton, J. & Gershon, E., Sep 1988, In : Neuropsychopharmacology. 1, 3, p. 217-223 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melatonin
Mood Disorders
Light
1987
16 Citations (Scopus)

Beta–adrenergic receptors on lymphoblasts: A study of manic–depressive illness

Berrettini, W. H., Cappellari, C. B., Nurnberger, J. & Gershon, E. S., 1987, In : Neuropsychobiology. 17, 1-2, p. 15-18 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cell Line
Research
149 Citations (Scopus)

Birth-Cohort Changes in Manic and Depressive Disorders in Relatives of Bipolar and Schizoaffective Patients

Gershon, E. S., Hamovit, J. H., Guroff, J. J. & Nurnberger, J., 1987, In : Archives of General Psychiatry. 44, 4, p. 314-319 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Depressive Disorder
Mood Disorders
Bipolar Disorder
Parturition
Life Tables
29 Citations (Scopus)

CSF neuropeptides in euthymic bipolar patients and controls

Berrettini, W. H., Nurnberger, J., Zerbe, R. L., Gold, P. W., Chrousos, G. P. & Tomai, T., 1987, In : British Journal of Psychiatry. 150, FEB., p. 208-212 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurotensin
Neuropeptides
Peptides
Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone
Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide
17 Citations (Scopus)

EPIDURAL BLOOD PATCH DOES NOT PREVENT HEADACHE AFTER LUMBAR PUNCTURE

Berrettini, W., Simmons-Alling, S. & Nurnberger, J., Apr 11 1987, In : The Lancet. 329, 8537, p. 856-857 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Eye-tracking, attention and amphetamine challenge

Siever, L. J., Insel, T. R., Hamilton, J., Nurnberger, J., Alterman, I. & Murphy, D. L., 1987, In : Journal of Psychiatric Research. 21, 2, p. 129-135 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smooth Pursuit
Amphetamine
Eye Movements
Psychotropic Drugs
7 Citations (Scopus)

Failure to alleviate symptoms of schizophrenia with the novel use of an antiviral agent, acyclovir (Zovirax)

DeLisi, L. E., Goldin, L. R., Nurnberger, J., Simmons-Alling, S., Hamovit, J. & Dingman, C. W., 1987, In : Biological Psychiatry. 22, 2, p. 216-220 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Herpesviridae Infections
Acyclovir
Human Herpesvirus 4
Antiviral Agents
Schizophrenia
9 Citations (Scopus)

Growth hormone releasing factor in human cerebrospinal fluid

Berrettini, W. H., Nurnberger, J. & Simmons-Alling, S., 1987, In : Psychiatry Research. 22, 2, p. 141-147 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Lithium
Spinal Puncture
Radio

In Reply

Delisi, L. E., Nurnberger, J., Goldin, L. R., Simmons Alling, S. & Gershon, E. S., 1987, In : Archives of General Psychiatry. 44, 8, p. 760 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Citations (Scopus)

Mediational factors underlying cognitive changes and laterality in affective illness

Sapin, L. R., Berrettini, W. H., Nurnberger, J. & Rothblat, L. A., 1987, In : Biological Psychiatry. 22, 8, p. 979-986 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Automatic Data Processing
Cerebrum
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Population
Cognitive Dysfunction
4 Citations (Scopus)

Mediation of "calcium antagonist" effects by dopamine receptor blockade.

Nurnberger, J. & Simmons-Alling, S., Jul 1987, In : American Journal of Psychiatry. 144, 7, p. 966-967 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dopamine Antagonists
Diltiazem
Dopamine Receptors
Verapamil
Bipolar Disorder

Mood-independent aberrancies of word responses and action of lithium on their repetition in manic depressed illness

Pons, L., Nurnberger, J., Murphy, D., Jouvent, R., Rips, C. & Widlocher, D., 1987, In : Pharmacopsychiatry. 20, 5, p. 227-229 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Word Association Tests
Bipolar Disorder
Lithium
Semantics
4 Citations (Scopus)

Pharmacogenetics of psychoactive drugs

Nurnberger, J., 1987, In : Journal of Psychiatric Research. 21, 4, p. 499-505 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arecoline
Pharmacogenetics
Psychotropic Drugs
Cholinergic Agonists
Amphetamine
12 Citations (Scopus)

Skin fibroblast beta-adrenergic receptor function in manie-depressive illness

Berrettini, W. H., Bardakjian, J., Cappellari, C. B., Barnett, A. L., Albright, A., Nurnberger, J. & Gershon, E. S., 1987, In : Biological Psychiatry. 22, 12, p. 1439-1443 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Receptors, Adrenergic, beta
Isoproterenol
Fibroblasts
Skin
Cyclic AMP
16 Citations (Scopus)

The role of molecular genetics in psychiatry

Gershon, E. S., Merril, C. R., Goldin, L. R., DeLisi, L. E., Berrettini, W. H. & Nurnberger, J., 1987, In : Biological Psychiatry. 22, 11, p. 1388-1405 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genetic Linkage
Chromosome Mapping
Genetic Markers
Mental Disorders
Psychiatry
1986
22 Citations (Scopus)

Alpha2-adrenergic receptor function in patients with unipolar and bipolar affective disorders

Kafka, M. S., Nurnberger, J., Siever, L., Targum, S., Uhde, T. W. & Gershon, E. S., 1986, In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 10, 2, p. 163-169 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mood Disorders
Bipolar Disorder
Adrenergic Receptors
Alprostadil
Cyclic AMP
6 Citations (Scopus)

Beta-adrenoceptor function in human adult skin fibroblasts: a study of manic-depressive illness.

Berrettini, W. H., Bardakjian, J., Barnett, A. L., Nurnberger, J. & Gershon, E. S., 1986, In : CIBA Foundation Symposia. 123, p. 30-41 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Isoproterenol
Cyclic AMP
Adrenergic Receptors
Fibroblasts
Skin
22 Citations (Scopus)

Cerebrospinal fluid studies of bipolar patients with and without a history of suicide attempts

Berrettini, W. H., Nurnberger, J., Narrow, W., Simmons-Alling, S. & Gershon, E. S., 1986, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 487, p. 197-201 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebrospinal fluid
Neuropeptides
gamma-Aminobutyric Acid
Neurotransmitter Agents
10 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical methods in psychiatric genetics. II. The high risk approach

Goldin, L. R., Nurnberger, J. & Gershon, E. S., 1986, In : Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 74, 2, p. 119-128 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychiatry
Biomarkers
Parents
Population
Power (Psychology)
33 Citations (Scopus)

CSF GABA in euthymic manie-depressive patients and controls

Berrettini, W. H., Nurnberger, J., Hare, T. A., Simmons-Alling, S. & Gershon, E. S., 1986, In : Biological Psychiatry. 21, 8-9, p. 844-846 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bipolar Disorder
Lithium
gamma-Aminobutyric Acid
15 Citations (Scopus)

Different neurotransmitter metabolite concentrations in CSF samples from inpatient and outpatient normal volunteers

Guthrie, S. K., Berrettini, W., Rubinow, D. R., Nurnberger, J., Bartko, J. J. & Linnoila, M., 1986, In : Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 73, 3, p. 315-321 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Puncture
Neurotransmitter Agents
Inpatients
Homovanillic Acid
Healthy Volunteers
11 Citations (Scopus)

Epstein-Barr virus and depression.

DeLisi, L. E., Nurnberger, J., Goldin, L. R., Simmons-Alling, S. & Gershon, E. S., Aug 1986, In : Archives of General Psychiatry. 43, 8, p. 815-816 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Viral Antibodies
Human Herpesvirus 4
Mood Disorders
Virus
Medieval Period
11 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for developmental synaptic regression of cholinergic afferents to the rat main olfactory bulb

Rea, M. A. & Nurnberger, J., 1986, In : Developmental Brain Research. 24, 1-2, p. 233-237 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Olfactory Bulb
Cholinergic Agents
Parturition
Muscarinic Receptors
Choline O-Acetyltransferase

Evidence for developmental synaptic regression of cholinergic afferents to the rat main olfactory bulb.

Rea, M. A. & Nurnberger, J., Jan 1986, In : Brain Research. 389, 1-2, p. 233-237 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Olfactory Bulb
Cholinergic Agents
Parturition
Muscarinic Receptors
Choline O-Acetyltransferase
15 Citations (Scopus)

Intravenous GABA administration is anxiogenic in man

Nurnberger, J., Berrettini, W. H., Simmons-Alling, S., Guroff, J. J. & Gershon, E. S., 1986, In : Psychiatry Research. 19, 2, p. 113-117 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intravenous Administration
gamma-Aminobutyric Acid
Blood Pressure
Aminobutyrates
Healthy Volunteers
34 Citations (Scopus)

Neuropeptide Y immunoreactivity in human cerebrospinal fluid

Berrettini, W. H., Nurnberger, J. & Dimaggio, D. A., 1986, In : Peptides. 7, 3, p. 455-458 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebrospinal fluid
Neuropeptide Y
Cerebrospinal Fluid
High pressure liquid chromatography
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography
31 Citations (Scopus)
Cerebellar Cortex
Purkinje Cells
Population
Carisoprodol
Dendrites
3 Citations (Scopus)

Pirbuterol trial as antidepressant

Nurnberger, J., Kessler, L., Simmons-alling, S. & Gershon, E. S., 1986, In : Biological Psychiatry. 21, 5-6, p. 565-566 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethanolamines
Adrenergic beta-Agonists
Depressive Disorder
Double-Blind Method
Antidepressive Agents
45 Citations (Scopus)

Premenstrual changes: A comparison of five populations

Roy-Byrne, P. P., Rubinow, D. R., Hoban, M. C., Parry, B. L., Rosenthal, N. E., Nurnberger, J. & Byrnes, S., 1986, In : Psychiatry Research. 17, 2, p. 77-85 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Premenstrual Syndrome
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Population
Mood Disorders
Incidence
1985
6 Citations (Scopus)

Cerebral ventricular enlargement as a possible genetic marker for schizophrenia

DeLisi, L. E., Goldin, L. R., Hamovit, J. R., Maxwell, M. E., Kurtz, D., Nurnberger, J. & Gershon, E. S., 1985, In : Psychopharmacology Bulletin. 21, 3, p. 365-367 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genetic Markers
Schizophrenia
Cerebral Ventricles
Lateral Ventricles
Tomography
47 Citations (Scopus)

Cerebrospinal fluid and plasma monoamines and their metabolites in euthymic bipolar patients

Berrettini, W. H., Nurnberger, J., Scheinin, M., Seppala, T., Linnoila, M., Narrow, W., Simmons-Alling, S. & Gershon, E. S., 1985, In : Biological Psychiatry. 20, 3, p. 257-269 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebrospinal Fluid
Lithium
Healthy Volunteers
Major Affective Disorder 2
Therapeutics
72 Citations (Scopus)

CSF substance P immunoreactivity in affective disorders

Berrettini, W. H., Rubinow, D. R., Nurnberger, J., Simmons-Alling, S., Post, R. M. & Gershon, E. S., 1985, In : Biological Psychiatry. 20, 9, p. 965-970 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Substance P
Mood Disorders
Lithium
Psychiatry
Inpatients
12 Citations (Scopus)

Diuretic-Induced lithium toxicity presenting as Mania

Nurnberger, J., 1985, In : Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 173, 5, p. 316-318 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bipolar Disorder
Lithium
Diuretics
Hydrochlorothiazide
Poisons
15 Citations (Scopus)

Failure to Confirm Muscarinic Receptors on Skin Fibroblasts

Lenox, R. H., Hitzemann, R. J., Richelson, E., Kelsoe, J. R., Kelsoe, J. R., Gillin, J. C., Janowsky, D. S., Brown, J. H., Risch, S. C., Lumkin, B., Gershon, E. S., Nadi, N. S., Nurnberger, J. & Berrettini, W. H., Mar 28 1985, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 312, 13, p. 861-862 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Muscarinic Receptors
Fibroblasts
Quinuclidinyl Benzilate
Skin
Depressive Disorder
7 Citations (Scopus)

Mood-independent aberrancies in associative processes in bipolar affective disorder: An apparent stabilizing effect of lithium

Pons, L., Nurnberger, J. & Murphy, D. L., 1985, In : Psychiatry Research. 14, 4, p. 315-322 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mood Disorders
Bipolar Disorder
Lithium
Cyclothymic Disorder
Word Association Tests
27 Citations (Scopus)

Neuropeptides in human cerebrospinal fluid

Berrettini, W. H., Nurnberger, J., Gold, P. W., Chretien, M., Chrousos, G. P., Chan, J. S. D., Goldin, L. R. & Gershon, E. S., Sep 30 1985, In : Life Sciences. 37, 13, p. 1265-1270 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebrospinal fluid
Neuropeptides
Cerebrospinal Fluid
beta-Lipotropin
Pro-Opiomelanocortin
24 Citations (Scopus)

Platelet alpha-adrenergic receptor function in affective disorders and schizophrenia

Kafka, M. S., Siever, L. J., Nurnberger, J., Uhde, T. W., Targum, S., Cooper, D. M., van Kammen, D. P. & Tokola, N. S., 1985, In : Psychopharmacology Bulletin. 21, 3, p. 599-602 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Receptors, Adrenergic, alpha
Mood Disorders
Adenylyl Cyclases
Schizophrenia
Blood Platelets
52 Citations (Scopus)

Potentiation of antidepressant medications by phase advance of the sleep-wake cycle

Sack, D. A., Nurnberger, J., Rosenthal, N. E., Ashburn, E. & Wehr, T. A., 1985, In : American Journal of Psychiatry. 142, 5, p. 606-608 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antidepressive Agents
Sleep
Depression
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Therapeutics
17 Citations (Scopus)

Pro-opiomelanocortin-related peptides in cerebrospinal fluid: A study of manic-depressive disorder

Berrettini, W. H., Nurnberger, J., Chan, J. S. D., Chrousos, G. P., Gaspar, L., Gold, P. W., Seidah, N. G., Simmons-Alling, S., Goldin, L. R., Chrétien, M. & Gershon, E. S., 1985, In : Psychiatry Research. 16, 4, p. 287-302 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pro-Opiomelanocortin
Depressive Disorder
Bipolar Disorder
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormones
14 Citations (Scopus)
Cerebellar Nuclei
Purkinje Cells
Benzodiazepines
Cerebellum
GABA-A Receptors
208 Citations (Scopus)

Supersensitivity to light: Possible trait marker for manic-depressive illness

Lewy, A. J., Nurnberger, J., Wehr, T. A., Pack, D., Becker, L. E., Powell, R. L. & Newsome, D. A., 1985, In : American Journal of Psychiatry. 142, 6, p. 725-727 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melatonin
Light
Mood Disorders
Bipolar Disorder
Major Affective Disorder 2
87 Citations (Scopus)

Transient sensory, cognitive and affective phenomena in affective illness. A comparison with complex partial epilepsy

Silberman, E. K., Post, R. M., Nurnberger, J., Theodore, W. & Boulenger, J. P., 1985, In : British Journal of Psychiatry. 146, JAN., p. 81-89 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Complex Partial Epilepsy
Epilepsy
Amnesia
Tricyclic Antidepressive Agents
Lithium
3 Citations (Scopus)

Vasoactive intestinal peptide and bipolar affective illness. Evidence for an effect of lithium

Berrettini, W. H., Nurnberger, J., Hotvedt, P., Simmons-Alling, S. & Gershon, E. S., 1985, In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 8, 1, p. 55-59 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide
Lithium
Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide Receptors
Lymphocytes
Mood Disorders
1984
118 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical findings in patients with anorexia nervosa and affective illness in their relatives

Gershon, E. S., Schreiber, J. L., Hamovit, J. R., Dibble, E. D., Kaye, W., Nurnberger, J., Andersen, A. E. & Ebert, M., 1984, In : American Journal of Psychiatry. 141, 11, p. 1419-1422 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anorexia Nervosa
Mood Disorders
Bulimia
Genetic Heterogeneity
Vomiting
6 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic factors in affective illness

Berrttini, W. H., Goldin, L. R., Nurnberger, J. & Gershon, E. S., 1984, In : Journal of Psychiatric Research. 18, 4, p. 329-350 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cholinergic Receptors
Mood Disorders
Genetic Markers
Cholinergic Agents
Cerebrospinal Fluid
56 Citations (Scopus)

Muscarinic cholinergic receptors on skin fibroblasts in familial affective disorder

Nadi, N. S., Nurnberger, J. & Gershon, E. S., 1984, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 311, 4, p. 225-230 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cholinergic Receptors
Muscarinic Receptors
Mood Disorders
Fibroblasts
Skin
41 Citations (Scopus)

Separate mechanisms for behavioral, cardiovascular, and hormonal responses to dextroamphetamine in man

Nurnberger, J., Simmons-Alling, S., Kessler, L., Jimerson, S., Schreiber, J., Hollander, E., Tamminga, C. A., Nadi, N. S., Goldstein, D. S. & Gershon, E. S., Oct 1984, In : Psychopharmacology. 84, 2, p. 200-204 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dextroamphetamine
Moxisylyte
Haloperidol
Volunteers
Norepinephrine
1983
5 Citations (Scopus)

A risk factor strategy for investigating affective illness.

Nurnberger, J., Jimerson, D. C. & Bunney, W. E., Aug 1983, In : Biological Psychiatry. 18, 8, p. 903-909 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bipolar Disorder
Epidemiologic Studies
Molecular Biology
Demography
Prospective Studies
24 Citations (Scopus)

A twin study of cholinergic REM induction

Nurnberger, J., Sitaram, N., Gershon, E. S. & Gillin, J. C., 1983, In : Biological Psychiatry. 18, 10, p. 1161-1165 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arecoline
Twin Studies
Cholinergic Agents
Mood Disorders
Muscarinic Agonists
51 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioral, physiological, and neuroendocrine responses to arecoline in normal twins and "well state" bipolar patients

Nurnberger, J., Jimerson, D. C., Simmons-Alling, S., Tamminga, C., Nadi, N. S., Lawrence, D., Sitaram, N., Gillin, J. C. & Gershon, E. S., 1983, In : Psychiatry Research. 9, 3, p. 191-200 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arecoline
Monozygotic Twins
Prolactin
Blood Pressure
Cholinergic Agonists