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Tyrone D. Cannon [Edit Page]


Ph. D., University of Southern California

Clinical Psychology

Contact Information

Office: 5586 FH

Phone: (310) 206-8765


Research and Teaching Interests

Behavior genetics, cognitive neuroscience, and
experimental psychopathology, particularly in relation to
schizophrenia and bipolar disorder; cognitive neuroscience of working and episodic memory; prenatal influences on brain and
behavioral development; animal models of
psychopathology; prevention of schizophrenia

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Clinical Neuroscience Lab


Tyrone D. Cannon's Publications  pdf icon

Representative Publications

Lichtenstein, P., Bjork, C., Yip, B., Pawitan, Y., Cannon, T.D., Sullivan, P.F., & Hultman, C.M.  (2009).  Common genetic influences for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder: A population-based study of 2 million nuclear families.  Lancet, 373, 234-239.

Sun, D., van Erp, T.G.M., Thompson, P.M., Bearden, C.E., Daley, M., Nuechterlein, K.H., Toga, A.W., & Cannon, T.D.  (2009).  Elucidating a MRI-based neuroanatomic biomarker for psychosis:  A classification analysis using cortical pattern matching and machine learning methods.  Biological Psychiatry, 66, 1055-1060.

Lutkenhoff, E., van Erp, T.G.M., Thomas, A., Therman, S., Manninen, M., Huttunen, M.O., Kaprio, J., Lonnqvist, J., & Cannon, T.D.  (2010).  Proton MRS in twins discordant for schizophrenia.  Molecular Psychiatry, 15, 308-318.

Schlosser, D.A., Zinberg, J.L., Loewy, R.L., O’Brien, M.P., Bearden, C.E., Vinogradov, S., & Cannon, T.D. (2010).  Predicting the longitudinal effects of the family environment on the risk for psychosis.  Schizophrenia Research, 118, 69-75.

Mittal, V.A., Walker, E.F., Bearden, C.E., Walder, D., Trottman, H., Daley, M., Simone, A., & Cannon, T.D. (2010). Markers of basal ganglia dysfunction and conversion to psychosis:  Neurocognitive deficits and dyskinesias in the prodromal period.  Biological Psychiatry, 68, 93-99.

Karlsgodt, K.H., Sun, D., & Cannon, T.D. (2010).  Structural and functional brain abnormalities in schizophrenia.  Current Directions in Psychological Science, 19, 226-231.

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