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Joshua J. Chiappelli, MD

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Assistant Professor

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Education and Training

2004                B.A. Psychology, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

2008                M.D., Drexel University College of Medicine

2008-2012       Psychiatry Residency, University of Maryland / Sheppard Pratt

Research/Clinical Keywords

Schizophrenia, stress pathophysiology, magnetic resonance spectroscopy

Highlighted Publications

Chiappelli J, Postolache TT, Kochunov P, Rowland LM, Wijtenburg SA, Shukla DK, Tagamets M, Du X, Savransky A, Lowry CA, Can A, Fuchs D, Hong LE. Tryptophan Metabolism and White Matter Integrity in Schizophrenia. Neuropsychopharmacology 2016 41(10):2587-95.

Chiappelli J, Shi Q, Kodi P, Savransky A, Kochunov P, Rowland LM, Nugent KL, Hong LE. Disrupted glucocorticoid-Immune interactions during stress response in schizophrenia. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2016 Jan;63:86-93.

Chiappelli J, Rowland LM, Wijtenburg SA, Muellerklein F, Tagamets M, McMahon RP, Gaston F, Kochunov P, Hong LE. Evaluation of myo-Inositol as a Potential Biomarker for Depression in Schizophrenia. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2015 Aug;40(9):2157-64.

Chiappelli J, Pocivavsek A, Nugent KL, Notarangelo FM, Kochunov P, Rowland LM, Schwarcz R, Hong LE. Stress Induced Kynurenic Acid as a Potential Biomarker for Schizophrenia Patients with Distress Intolerance. JAMA Psychiatry. 2014 71(7):761-8.