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    Judson A Brewer MD, PhD

    TitleAssociate Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentMedicine
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    222 Maple Avenue, Hoagland Pincus
    Shrewsbury MA 01545
    Phone508-856-1632
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      InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
      DepartmentPsychiatry

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        1. Garrison KA, Zeffiro TA, Scheinost D, Constable RT, Brewer JA. Meditation leads to reduced default mode network activity beyond an active task. Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci. 2015 Sep; 15(3):712-20.
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        2. Steinfeld M, Brewer J. The Psychological Benefits from Reconceptualizing Music-Making as Mindfulness Practice. Med Probl Perform Art. 2015 Jun; 30(2):84-9.
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        3. Garrison KA, Pal P, Rojiani R, Dallery J, O'Malley SS, Brewer JA. A randomized controlled trial of smartphone-based mindfulness training for smoking cessation: a study protocol. BMC Psychiatry. 2015; 15:83.
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        4. Fineberg SK, Steinfeld M, Brewer JA, Corlett PR. A Computational Account of Borderline Personality Disorder: Impaired Predictive Learning about Self and Others Through Bodily Simulation. Front Psychiatry. 2014; 5:111.
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        5. Brewer J. Mindfulness in the military. Am J Psychiatry. 2014 Aug; 171(8):803-6.
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        6. Schuman-Olivier Z, Hoeppner BB, Evins AE, Brewer JA. Finding the right match: mindfulness training may potentiate the therapeutic effect of nonjudgment of inner experience on smoking cessation. Subst Use Misuse. 2014 Apr; 49(5):586-94.
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        7. Garrison KA, Scheinost D, Constable RT, Brewer JA. BOLD signal and functional connectivity associated with loving kindness meditation. Brain Behav. 2014 May; 4(3):337-47.
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        8. Brewer JA, Garrison KA, Whitfield-Gabrieli S. What about the "Self" is Processed in the Posterior Cingulate Cortex? Front Hum Neurosci. 2013; 7:647.
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        9. Brewer JA, Garrison KA. The posterior cingulate cortex as a plausible mechanistic target of meditation: findings from neuroimaging. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2014 Jan; 1307:19-27.
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        10. Garrison KA, Santoyo JF, Davis JH, Thornhill TA, Kerr CE, Brewer JA. Effortless awareness: using real time neurofeedback to investigate correlates of posterior cingulate cortex activity in meditators' self-report. Front Hum Neurosci. 2013; 7:440.
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        11. Garrison KA, Scheinost D, Worhunsky PD, Elwafi HM, Thornhill TA, Thompson E, Saron C, Desbordes G, Kober H, Hampson M, Gray JR, Constable RT, Papademetris X, Brewer JA. Real-time fMRI links subjective experience with brain activity during focused attention. Neuroimage. 2013 Nov 1; 81:110-8.
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        12. Elwafi HM, Witkiewitz K, Mallik S, Thornhill TA, Brewer JA. Mindfulness training for smoking cessation: moderation of the relationship between craving and cigarette use. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2013 Jun 1; 130(1-3):222-9.
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        13. Brewer JA, Elwafi HM, Davis JH. Craving to quit: psychological models and neurobiological mechanisms of mindfulness training as treatment for addictions. Psychol Addict Behav. 2013 Jun; 27(2):366-79.
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        14. Libby DJ, Worhunsky PD, Pilver CE, Brewer JA. Meditation-induced changes in high-frequency heart rate variability predict smoking outcomes. Front Hum Neurosci. 2012; 6:54.
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        15. Brewer JA, Worhunsky PD, Gray JR, Tang YY, Weber J, Kober H. Meditation experience is associated with differences in default mode network activity and connectivity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Dec 13; 108(50):20254-9.
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        16. Brewer JA, Mallik S, Babuscio TA, Nich C, Johnson HE, Deleone CM, Minnix-Cotton CA, Byrne SA, Kober H, Weinstein AJ, Carroll KM, Rounsaville BJ. Mindfulness training for smoking cessation: results from a randomized controlled trial. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2011 Dec 1; 119(1-2):72-80.
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        17. Carroll KM, Kiluk BD, Nich C, Babuscio TA, Brewer JA, Potenza MN, Ball SA, Martino S, Rounsaville BJ, Lejuez CW. Cognitive function and treatment response in a randomized clinical trial of computer-based training in cognitive-behavioral therapy. Subst Use Misuse. 2011; 46(1):23-34.
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        18. Brewer JA, Bowen S, Smith JT, Marlatt GA, Potenza MN. Mindfulness-based treatments for co-occurring depression and substance use disorders: what can we learn from the brain? Addiction. 2010 Oct; 105(10):1698-706.
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        19. Brewer JA, Potenza MN, Desai RA. Differential associations between problem and pathological gambling and psychiatric disorders in individuals with and without alcohol abuse or dependence. CNS Spectr. 2010 Jan; 15(1):33-44.
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        20. Brewer JA, Sinha R, Chen JA, Michalsen RN, Babuscio TA, Nich C, Grier A, Bergquist KL, Reis DL, Potenza MN, Carroll KM, Rounsaville BJ. Mindfulness training and stress reactivity in substance abuse: results from a randomized, controlled stage I pilot study. Subst Abus. 2009 Oct-Dec; 30(4):306-17.
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        21. Brewer JA, Worhunsky PD, Carroll KM, Rounsaville BJ, Potenza MN. Pretreatment brain activation during stroop task is associated with outcomes in cocaine-dependent patients. Biol Psychiatry. 2008 Dec 1; 64(11):998-1004.
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        22. Ghaznavi S, Nakic M, Rao P, Hu J, Brewer JA, Hannestad J, Bhagwagar Z. Rechallenging with clozapine following neutropenia: treatment options for refractory schizophrenia. Am J Psychiatry. 2008 Jul; 165(7):813-8.
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        23. Kim HJ, Zhao H, Kitaura H, Bhattacharyya S, Brewer JA, Muglia LJ, Patrick Ross F, Teitelbaum SL. Glucocorticoids and the osteoclast. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2007 Nov; 1116:335-9.
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        24. Brewer JA, Potenza MN. The neurobiology and genetics of impulse control disorders: relationships to drug addictions. Biochem Pharmacol. 2008 Jan 1; 75(1):63-75.
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        25. Bhattacharyya S, Brown DE, Brewer JA, Vogt SK, Muglia LJ. Macrophage glucocorticoid receptors regulate Toll-like receptor 4-mediated inflammatory responses by selective inhibition of p38 MAP kinase. Blood. 2007 May 15; 109(10):4313-9.
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        26. Kim HJ, Zhao H, Kitaura H, Bhattacharyya S, Brewer JA, Muglia LJ, Ross FP, Teitelbaum SL. Dexamethsone suppresses bone formation via the osteoclast. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2007; 602:43-6.
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        27. Grant JE, Brewer JA, Potenza MN. The neurobiology of substance and behavioral addictions. CNS Spectr. 2006 Dec; 11(12):924-30.
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        28. Kim HJ, Zhao H, Kitaura H, Bhattacharyya S, Brewer JA, Muglia LJ, Ross FP, Teitelbaum SL. Glucocorticoids suppress bone formation via the osteoclast. J Clin Invest. 2006 Aug; 116(8):2152-60.
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        29. Boyle MP, Brewer JA, Funatsu M, Wozniak DF, Tsien JZ, Izumi Y, Muglia LJ. Acquired deficit of forebrain glucocorticoid receptor produces depression-like changes in adrenal axis regulation and behavior. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Jan 11; 102(2):473-8.
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        30. Boyle MP, Brewer JA, Vogt SK, Wozniak DF, Muglia LJ. Genetic dissection of stress response pathways in vivo. Endocr Res. 2004 Nov; 30(4):859-63.
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        31. Brewer JA, Khor B, Vogt SK, Muglia LM, Fujiwara H, Haegele KE, Sleckman BP, Muglia LJ. T-cell glucocorticoid receptor is required to suppress COX-2-mediated lethal immune activation. Nat Med. 2003 Oct; 9(10):1318-22.
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        32. Brewer JA, Bethin KE, Schaefer ML, Muglia LM, Vogt SK, Weninger SC, Majzoub JA, Muglia LJ. Dissecting adrenal and behavioral responses to stress by targeted gene inactivation in mice. Stress. 2003 Jun; 6(2):121-5.
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        33. Kaplan F, Comber J, Sladek R, Hudson TJ, Muglia LJ, Macrae T, Gagnon S, Asada M, Brewer JA, Sweezey NB. The growth factor midkine is modulated by both glucocorticoid and retinoid in fetal lung development. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2003 Jan; 28(1):33-41.
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        34. Frank DU, Fotheringham LK, Brewer JA, Muglia LJ, Tristani-Firouzi M, Capecchi MR, Moon AM. An Fgf8 mouse mutant phenocopies human 22q11 deletion syndrome. Development. 2002 Oct; 129(19):4591-603.
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        35. Brewer JA, Kanagawa O, Sleckman BP, Muglia LJ. Thymocyte apoptosis induced by T cell activation is mediated by glucocorticoids in vivo. J Immunol. 2002 Aug 15; 169(4):1837-43.
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        36. Brewer JA, Sleckman BP, Swat W, Muglia LJ. Green fluorescent protein-glucocorticoid receptor knockin mice reveal dynamic receptor modulation during thymocyte development. J Immunol. 2002 Aug 1; 169(3):1309-18.
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