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    Marzena Galdzicka PhD

    TitleClinical Assistant Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    222 Maple Avenue
    Shrewsbury MA 01545
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      InstitutionUMMS - Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
      DepartmentClinical Population Health Research

      InstitutionUMMS - Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
      DepartmentInterdisciplinary Graduate Program

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        1. Ginns EI, Galdzicka M, Elston RC, Song YE, Paul SM, Egeland JA. Disruption of sonic hedgehog signaling in Ellis-van Creveld dwarfism confers protection against bipolar affective disorder. Mol Psychiatry. 2015 Oct; 20(10):1212-8.
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        2. Moya PR, Dodman NH, Timpano KR, Rubenstein LM, Rana Z, Fried RL, Reichardt LF, Heiman GA, Tischfield JA, King RA, Galdzicka M, Ginns EI, Wendland JR. Rare missense neuronal cadherin gene (CDH2) variants in specific obsessive-compulsive disorder and Tourette disorder phenotypes. Eur J Hum Genet. 2013 Aug; 21(8):850-4.
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        3. Mellios N, Galdzicka M, Ginns E, Baker SP, Rogaev E, Xu J, Akbarian S. Gender-specific reduction of estrogen-sensitive small RNA, miR-30b, in subjects with schizophrenia. Schizophr Bull. 2012 May; 38(3):433-43.
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        4. Dodman NH, Karlsson EK, Moon-Fanelli A, Galdzicka M, Perloski M, Shuster L, Lindblad-Toh K, Ginns EI. A canine chromosome 7 locus confers compulsive disorder susceptibility. Mol Psychiatry. 2010 Jan; 15(1):8-10.
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        5. Mellios N, Huang HS, Baker SP, Galdzicka M, Ginns E, Akbarian S. Molecular determinants of dysregulated GABAergic gene expression in the prefrontal cortex of subjects with schizophrenia. Biol Psychiatry. 2009 Jun 15; 65(12):1006-14.
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        6. Galdzicka M, Patnala S, Hirshman MG, Cai JF, Nitowsky H, Egeland JA, Ginns EI. A new gene, EVC2, is mutated in Ellis-van Creveld syndrome. Mol Genet Metab. 2002 Dec; 77(4):291-5.
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        7. Ginns EI, St Jean P, Philibert RA, Galdzicka M, Damschroder-Williams P, Thiel B, Long RT, Ingraham LJ, Dalwaldi H, Murray MA, Ehlert M, Paul S, Remortel BG, Patel AP, Anderson MC, Shaio C, Lau E, Dymarskaia I, Martin BM, Stubblefield B, Falls KM, Carulli JP, Keith TP, Fann CS, Lacy LG, Allen CR, Hostetter AM, Elston RC, Schork NJ, Egeland JA, Paul SM. A genome-wide search for chromosomal loci linked to mental health wellness in relatives at high risk for bipolar affective disorder among the Old Order Amish. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1998 Dec 22; 95(26):15531-6.
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        8. Hiraiwa M, O'Brien JS, Kishimoto Y, Galdzicka M, Fluharty AL, Ginns EI, Martin BM. Isolation, characterization, and proteolysis of human prosaposin, the precursor of saposins (sphingolipid activator proteins). Arch Biochem Biophys. 1993 Jul; 304(1):110-6.
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