Selected publications from our group (Impact Factor 2018):


  1. 1.      Antonucci LA, Penzel N, Sanfelici R, Pigoni A, Kambeitz-Ilankovic L, Dwyer D, ..., & PRONIA Consortium (2022). Using combined environmental–clinical classification models to predict role functioning outcome in clinical high-risk states for psychosis and recent-onset depression. The British Journal of Psychiatry;1-17. IF: 7.2
  2. D'Ambrosio E, Jauhar S, Kim S, Veronese M, Rogdaki M, Pepper F, …, & Howes OD (2021). The relationship between grey matter volume and striatal dopamine function in psychosis: a multimodal 18F-DOPA PET and voxel-based morphometry study. Molecular Psychiatry;26(4):1332–1345. IF: 13.4
  3. 3.      *Passiatore R, *Antonucci LA, Bierstedt S, Saranathan M, Bertolino A, Suchan B, & Pergola G (2021). How recent learning shapes the brain: Memory-dependent functional reconfiguration of brain circuits. NeuroImage;245:118636. *equal contribution as leading authors. IF: 6.6
    1. 4.      Penzel N, Antonucci LA, Betz LT, … Pergola G, ...Korda A, & Rohner H (2021). Association between age of cannabis initiation and gray matter covariance networks in recent onset psychosis. Neuropsychopharmacology;46(8): 1484–1493. IF: 7.9
    2. *Antonucci LA, *Penzel N, Pigoni A, Dominke C, Kambeitz J, Pergola G. (2021) Flexible and specific contributions of thalamic subdivisions to human cognition. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews;23(124):35-53. *equal contribution as leading authors. IF: 9.0
    3. Antonucci LA, Pergola G, Pigoni A, Dwyer D, Kambeitz-Ilankovic L, Penzel N, Romano R, Gelao B, Torretta S, Rampino A, Trojano M, Caforio G, Falkai P, Blasi G, Koutsouleris N, Bertolino A. (2020). A Pattern of Cognitive Deficits Stratified for Genetic and Environmental Risk Reliably Classifies Patients With Schizophrenia From Healthy Control Subjects. Biological Psychiatry;87(8): 697-707. IF: 13.4
    4. Antonucci LA, Penzel N, Pergola G, Kambeitz-Ilankovic L, Dwyer D, Kambeitz J, Haas SS, Passiatore R, Fazio L, Caforio G, Falkai P, Blasi G, Bertolino A, Koutsouleris N. Multivariate classification of schizophrenia and its familial risk based on load-dependent attentional control brain functional connectivity (2020). Neuropsychopharmacology;45(4):613-621. IF: 7.9
    5. Torretta S, Rampino A, Basso M, Pergola G, Di Carlo P, Shin JH, Kleinman JE, Hyde TM, Weinberger DR, Masellis R, Blasi G, Pennuto M, and Bertolino A. (2020). NURR1 and ERR1 modulate the expression of genes of a DRD2 co-expression network enriched for schizophrenia riskJournal of Neuroscience;40(4):932-941. IF: 6.2
    6. Pergola G, Papalino M, Gelao B, Sportelli L, Vollerbergh W, Grattagliano I, Bertolino A. (2019). Evocative gene-environment correlation between genetic risk for schizophrenia and bullying victimization. World Psychiatry;18(3):366-367. IF: 49.6
    7. 10.  Pergola G*, Di Carlo P*, Jaffe AE, Papalino M, Chen Q, Hyde TM, Kleinman JE, Shin JH, Rampino A, Blasi G, Weinberger DR, Bertolino A. (2019). Prefrontal co-expression of schizophrenia risk genes is associated with treatment response in patientsBiological Psychiatry;86(1):45–55. *equal contribution as leading authors. IF: 13.4
    8. Di Carlo, P., Pergola, G., Antonucci, L. A., Bonvino, A., Mancini, M., Quarto, T., ... & Blasi, G. (2020). Multivariate patterns of gray matter volume in thalamic nuclei are associated with positive schizotypy in healthy individuals. Psychological Medicine;50(9):1501-1509. IF: 7.7
    9. Selvaggi P*, Pergola G*, Gelao B, Di Carlo P, Nettis MA, Amico G, Fazio L, Rampino A, Sambataro F, Blasi G, Bertolino A. (2019). Genetic Variation of a DRD2 Co-Expression Network is Associated with Changes in Prefrontal Function After D2 Receptors Stimulation. Cerebral Cortex;29(3):1162-1173. *equal contribution as leading authors. IF: 5.4
    10. Selvaggi P, Hawkins PCT, Dipasquale O, Rizzo G, Bertolino A, Dukart J, Sambataro F, Pergola G, Williams SCR, Turkheimer F, Zelaya F, Veronese M, Mehta MA. (2019). Increased cerebral blood flow after single dose of antipsychotics in healthy volunteers depends on dopamine D2 receptor density profilesNeuroImage;188:774-784. IF: 6.6
    11. Antonucci LA, Taurisano P, Coppola G, Cassibba R (2018). Attachment style: The neurobiological substrate, interaction with genetics and role in neurodevelopmental disorders risk pathways.Neuroscience and Biobehavioural Reviews;95:515-527. IF:9.0
    12. Fazio L*, Pergola G*, Papalino M, Di Carlo P, Monda A, Gelao B, Amoroso N, Tangaro S, Rampino A, Popolizio T, Bertolino A, Blasi G (2018). The transcriptomic context of DRD1 is associated with prefrontal activity and behavior during working memory. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA;115(21):5582-5587. *equal contribution as leading authors. IF: 11.2
    13. Pergola G, Danet L, Pitel AL, Carlesimo GA, Segobin S, Pariente J, Suchan B, Mitchell AS, Barbeau EJ. (2018). The regulatory role of the human mediodorsal thalamusTrends in Cognitive Sciences;22(11):1011–1025. IF: 12.0
    14. Quarto T, Paparella I, De Tullio D, Viscanti G, Fazio L, Taurisano P, Romano R, Rampino A, Masellis R, Selvaggi P, Pergola G, Bertolino A, Blasi G (2018). Familial risk and a genome-wide supported DRD2 variant for schizophrenia predict lateral prefrontal-amygdala effective connectivity during emotion processing. Schizophrenia Bulletin;44(4):834-843. IF: 9.3



  1. 1.      Trubetskoy, V., Pardiñas, A. F., Qi, T., Panagiotaropoulou, G., Awasthi, S., Bigdeli, T. B., ... Blasi G, …, & Lazzeroni, L. C. (2022). Mapping genomic loci implicates genes and synaptic biology in schizophrenia. Nature;604(7906):502-508. IF: 50.0.
  2. Mucci A, Galderisi S, Gibertoni D, Rossi A, Rocca P, Bertolino A, ..., Blasi G, …, Papalino M, Calia V, Romano R, …,  & Del Favero E. (2021). Factors associated with real-life functioning in persons with schizophrenia in a 4-year follow-up study of the Italian Network for Research on Psychoses. JAMA psychiatry;78(5):550-559. IF: 17.5.
  3. 3.      Van der Meer D, Rokicki J, Kaufmann T, Córdova-Palomera A, Moberget T, Alnæs D, ... & Westlye LT (2020). Brain scans from 21,297 individuals reveal the genetic architecture of hippocampal subfield volumes. Molecular Psychiatry;25(11):3053-3065. IF: 12.4.
  4. 4.      Braun U, Harneit A, Pergola G, Menara T, Schäfer A, Betzel RF, ..., Balsi G, Bertolino A, …. & Tost H. (2021). Brain network dynamics during working memory are modulated by dopamine and diminished in schizophrenia. Nature Communications;12(1):1-11. IF: 14.9.
    1. Ghosal S, Chen Q, Pergola G, ..., Mattay VS, & Venkataraman A. (2021). A generative-discriminative framework that integrates imaging, genetic, and diagnosis into coupled low dimensional space. NeuroImage;238:118200. IF: 6.6
    2. Córdova-Palomera A, van der Meer D, Kaufmann T, …, Pergola G, …, Westlye LT. (2021). Genetic control of variability in subcortical and intracranial volumes. Molecular Psychiatry;26(8):3876–3883. IF: 12.4.
    3. Wenzel J, Haas SS, Dwyer DB, … Pergola G, ...Korda A, & Rohner H. (2021). Cognitive subtypes in recent onset psychosis: distinct neurobiological fingerprints? Neuropsychopharmacology;46(8):1475–1483. IF: 7.9
    4. Elvsashagen T, Bahrami S, van der Meer D, Agartz I, Alnaes D, Barch DM, …, Bertolino A, …, Gelao B, …, Papalino M, …, Pergola G, &, Kaufmann T (2020). The genetic architecture of human brainstem structures and their involvement in common brain disorders. Nature Communications;11(1):4016. IF: 14.9
    5. 9.      Koutsouleris N, Dwyer DB, Degenhardt F, Maj C, Urquijo MF, Sanfelici R, …, Antonucci LA, …, & the PRONIA Consortium (2020). Multi-modal Workflows for Psychosis Prediction in Clinical High-Risk Syndromes and Recent-Onset Depression: A Multi-Site Machine Learning Analysis. JAMA Psychiatry;78(2):195-209. IF: 17.5
    6. Alnaes D, Kaufmann T, van der Meer D, Cordova-Palomera A, Rokicki J, …, Bertolino A, …, Pergola G, …, Quarto T, …, & Karolinska Schizophrenia Project C (2019). Brain Heterogeneity in Schizophrenia and Its Association With Polygenic Risk. JAMA Psychiatry;76(7):739-748. IF: 17.5
    7. Kaufmann T, van der Meer D, Doan NT, Schwarz E, Lund MJ, Agartz I, …, Bertolino A, …, Di Carlo P, …, Papalino M, …, Pergola G, …, & Westlye LT (2019).Common brain disorders are associated with heritable patterns of apparent aging of the brain. Nature Neuroscience;22(10):1617-1623. IF: 24.9
    8. Ursini G, Punzi G, Chen Q, Marenco S, Robinson JF, Porcelli A, Hamilton EG, Mitjans M, Maddalena G, Begemann M, Seidel J, Yanamori H, Jaffe AE, Berman KF, Egan MF, Straub RE, Colantuoni C, Blasi G, Hashimoto R, Rujescu D, Ehrenreich H, Bertolino A, Weinberger DR (2018). Convergence of placenta biology and genetic risk for schizophrenia Nature Medicine;24(6):792-801. IF: 55.4


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