Publications Genetics



  • Gratten J, Visscher PM, Mowry BJ and Wray NR (2013) Interpreting the role of de novo protein-coding mutations in neuropsychiatric disease. Nat Genet 45:234-238.
  • Mowry BJ and Gratten J (2013) The emerging spectrum of allelic variation in schizophrenia: current evidence and strategies for the identification and functional characterization of common and rare variants. Mol Psychiatry 18:38-52.


  • Fanous AH, …, Mowry BJ, … Levinson DF (2012) Genome-wide association study of clinical dimensions of schizophrenia: polygenic effect on disorganized symptoms. Am J Psychiatry 169:1309-17.
  • Levinson, D.F. et al. Genome-wide Association Study of Multiplex Schizophrenia Pedigrees. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2012; 169(9): 963-973.
  • Weickert, C., Tiwari, Y., Schofield, P., Mowry B. & Fullerton, J. Schizophrenia-associated HapICE haplotype is associated with increased NRG1 Type III expression and high nucleotide diversity. Translational Psychiatry (2012).
  • McAuley, E. et al. Identification of Sialyltransferase 8B as a Generalized Susceptibility Gene for Psychotic and Mood Disorders on Chromosome 15q25-26. PLoS ONE, Accepted 02-05-12 (2012).
  • McLean D, John S, Barrett R, McGrath J, Loa P, Thara R and Mowry B (2012) Refining clinical phenotypes by contrasting ethnically different populations with schizophrenia from Australia, India and Sarawak. Psychiatry Res 196:194-200.
  • Lee, S.H. et al. Estimating the proportion of variation in susceptibility to schizophrenia captured by common SNPs. Nature Genetics 44, 247-250 (2012).
  • Sullivan, P. Don’t give up on GWAS. Mol Psychiatry 17, 2-3 (2012).
  • McLean, D., Gladman, B. & Mowry, B. Significant relationship between lifetime alcohol use disorders and suicide attempts in an Australian schizophrenia sample. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 46, 132-140 (2012).
  • Ragan C, Mowry BJ and Bauer DC (2012) Hybridization-based reconstruction of small non-coding RNA transcripts from deep sequencing data. Nucleic Acids Res 40:7633-43.
  • Mowry BJ and Gratten J. (In press) The emerging spectrum of allelic variation in schizophrenia: current evidence and strategies for the identification and functional characterization of common and rare variants. Molecular psychiatry (2012) doi:10.1038/mp.2012.34


  • The Schizophrenia Psychiatric Genome-Wide Association Study (GWAS) Consortium. Genome-Wide Association Study Identifies Five Novel Schizophrenia Loci. Nature Genetics. 2011; Sep 18; 43(10):969-976. doi: 10.1038/ng.940. (IF = 34.284)
  • Levinson DF, Duan JB, Oh S, Wang K, Sanders AR, Shi JX, Zhang N, Mowry BJ, Olincy A, Amin F, Cloninger CR, Silverman JM, Buccola NG, Byerley WF, Black DW, Kendler KS, Freedman R, Dudbridge F, Pe’er I, Hakonarson H, Bergen SE, Fanous AH, Holmans PA, Gejman PV. Copy Number Variants in Schizophrenia: Confirmation of Five Previous Findings and New Evidence for 3q29 Microdeletions and VIPR2 Duplications. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2011; 168(3): 302-16. (IF = 12.522, citations 2)
  • Ripke S, Sanders AR, Kendler KS, Levinson DF, Sklar P, Holmans PA et al. Genome-wide association study identifies five new schizophrenia loci. Nature Genetics 2011; 43(10): 969-976.
  • Simonson TS, Xing JC, Barrett R, Jerah E, Loa P, Zhang YH, Watkins WS, Witherspoon DJ, Huff CD, Woodward S, Mowry B, Jorde LB. Ancestry of the Iban Is Predominantly Southeast Asian: Genetic Evidence from Autosomal, Mitochondrial, and Y Chromosomes. PLoS One. 2011; 6(1). (IF = 4.351)
  • Fornito A, Zalesky A, Bassett DS, Meunier D, Ellison-Wright I, Yucel M, Wood SJ, Shaw K, O’Connor J, Nertney D, Mowry BJ, Pantelis C, Bullmore ET. Genetic Influences on Cost-Efficient Organization of Human Cortical Functional Networks. Journal of Neuroscience. 2011; 31(9): 3261-70. (IF = 7.178, citations 1)
  • Harris M, Gladman B, Hennessy N, Lloyd C, Mowry B, Waghorn G. Reliability and validity of a measure of role functioning among people with psychiatric disabilities. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal. 2011; 58(3): 203-8. (IF = 0.634)
  • Harris M, Gladman B, Hennessy N, Lloyd C, Mowry B, Waghorn G. The Reliability of an Education-related Self-efficacy Scale for People with Psychiatric Disabilities. Community Mental Health Journal. 2011; 47(2): 136-42. (IF = 1.232)


  • Sanders, A. R., Levinson, D. F., Duan, J., Dennis, J. M., Li, R., Kendler, K. S., Rice, J. P., Shi, J., Mowry, B. J., Amin, F., Silverman, J. M., Buccola, N. G., Byerley, W. F., Black, D. W., Freedman, R., Cloninger, C. R. & Gejman, P. V. The Internet-Based MGS2 Control Sample: Self Report of Mental Illness. American Journal of Psychiatry. July 2010. 167(7): 854-865. (IF = 12.522, citations 6)
  • Stewart, G.G., Sara, G., Harris, M., Waghorn, G., Hall, A., Sivarajasingam, S., Gladman, B., Mowry, B. A brief measure of vocational activity and community participation: development and reliability of the Activity and Participation Questionnaire. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry March 2010. 44(3): 258-266 (IF = 2.253, citations 2)
  • Harris M, Gladman B, Hennessy N, Lloyd C, Mowry B, Waghorn G. Reliability of a scale of work-related self-efficacy for people with psychiatric disabilities. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research. 2010; 33(2): 183-6. (IF = 0.358)
  • Loughland C, Draganic D, McCabe K, Richards J, Nasir A, Allen J, Catts S, Jablensky A, Henskens F, Michie P, Mowry B, Pantelis C, Schall U, Scott R, Tooney P, Carr V. Australian Schizophrenia Research Bank: a database of comprehensive clinical, endophenotypic and genetic data for aetiological studies of schizophrenia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 2010; 44(11): 1029-35. (IF = 2.253, citations 1)
  • Mowry, B.J. The status of genetic investigations of schizophrenia. In Secondary Schizophrenia. P. Sachdev and M. Keshavan. Cambridge University Press, 2010.


  • Holmans PA, Riley B, Pulver AE, Owen MJ, Wildenauer DB, Gejman PV, Mowry BJ, Laurent C, Kendler KS, Nestadt G, Williams NM, Schwab SG, Sanders AR, Nertney D, Mallet J, Wormley B, Lasseter VK, O’Donovan MC, Duan J, Albus M, Alexander M, Godard S, Ribble R, Liang KY, Norton N, Maier W, Papadimitriou G, Walsh D, Jay M, O’Neill A, Lerer FB, Dikeos D, Crowe RR, Silverman JM, Levinson DF. Genomewide linkage scan of schizophrenia in a large multicenter pedigree sample using single nucleotide polymorphisms. Molecular Psychiatry. 2009. 14(8): 786-795 (IF = 15.049, citations 8)
  • Ng MYM, Levinson DF, Faraone SV, Suarez BK, DeLisi LE, Arinami T, Riley B, Paunio T, Pulver AE, Irmansyah, Holmans PA, Escamilla M, Wildenauer DB, Williams NM, Laurent C, Mowry BJ, Brzustowicz L, Maziade M, Sklar P, Garver DL, Abecasis G, Lerer B, Fallin MD, Gurling HMD, Gejman PV, Lindholm E, Moises H, Byerley W, Wijsman EM, Forabosco P, Tsuang MT, Hwu H-G, Okazaki Y, Kendler KS, Wormley B, Fanous A, Walsh D, O’Neill A, Peltonen L, Nestadt G, Lasseter VK, Liang KY, Papadimitriou G, Dikeos D, Schwab SG, Owen MJ, O’Donovan MC , Norton N, Hare E, Raventos H, Nicolini H, Albus M, Maier W, Nimgaonkar VL, Terenius L, Mallet J, Jay M, Godard S, Nertney D, Alexander M, Crowe RR, Silverman JM, Bassett AS, Roy M-A, Mérette C, Pato CN, Pato MT, Roos J Louw, Kohn Y, Amann-Zalcenstein D, Kalsi G, McQuillin A, Curtis D, Brynjolfson J, Sigmundsson T, Petursson H, Sanders AR, Duan J, Jazin E, Myles-Worsley M, Karayiorgou M and Lewis CM. Meta-analysis of 32 genomewide linkage studies of schizophrenia. Molecular Psychiatry 2009; 14(8): 774-785 (IF = 15.049, citations 35)
  • Xing, J, Watkins, WS, Witherspoon DJ, Zhang Y, Guthery SL, Mowry BJ, Thara R, Bulayeva K, Weiss RB, Jorde LB. Fine-Scaled Human Genetic Structure Revealed by SNP Microarrays. Genome Research, May 2009 19(5): 815-825 (IF=11.342, citations 13)
  • Thara R, Srinivasan T, John S, Nancarrow D, Chant D, Holliday E, Mowry B. Design and clinical characteristics of a homogeneous schizophrenia pedigree sample from Tamil Nadu, India. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, June 2009 43(6): 561-570 (IF = 2.253)
  • Holliday, E. G., Nyholt, D. R., Tirupati, S., John, S., Ramachandran, P., Ramamurti, M., Ramadoss, A. J., Jeyagurunathan, A., Kottiswaran, S., Smith, H., Filippich, C., Nertney, D., Watkins, W. S., Jorde, L. B., Thara, R., & Mowry, B.J. Strong evidence for a novel schizophrenia risk locus in 1p31.1 in homogeneous pedigrees from Tamil Nadu, India. American Journal of Psychiatry, February 2009. 166(2): 238 (IF = 12.522, citations 2)
  • O’Donovan MC, Norton N, Williams H, Peirce T, Moskvina V, Nikolov I, Hamshere M, Carroll L, Georgieva L, Dwyer S, Holmans P, Marchini JL, Spencer CC, Howie B, Leung HT, Giegling I, Hartmann AM, Möller HJ, Morris DW, Shi Y, Feng G, Hoffmann P, Propping P, Vasilescu C, Maier W, Rietschel M, Zammit S, Schumacher J, Quinn EM, Schulze TG, Iwata N, Ikeda M, Darvasi A, Shifman S, He L, Duan J, Sanders AR, Levinson DF, Adolfsson R, Osby U, Terenius L, Jönsson EG, Cichon S, Nöthen MM, Gill M, Corvin AP, Rujescu D, Gejman PV, Kirov G, Craddock N, Williams NM, Owen MJ, Molecular Genetics of Schizophrenia Collaboration*. Analysis of 10 independent samples provides evidence for association between schizophrenia and a SNP flanking fibroblast growth factor receptor 2. Molecular Psychiatry. 2009; 14(1): 30-6. *Mowry BJ listed as author under the Molecular Genetics of Schizophrenia Collaboration. (IF = 15.049, citations 17)
  • Shi, J.D., Levinson, D.F., Duan, J., Sanders, A.R., Zheng, Y., Pe’er, I., Dudbridge, F., Holmans, P.A., Whittemore, A.S., Mowry, B.J., Olincy, A., Amin, F., Cloninger, C.R., Silverman, J.M., Buccola, N.G., Byerley, W.F., Black, D.W., Crowe, R.R., Oksenberg, J.R., Mirel, D.B., Kendler, K.S., Freedman, R., Gejman, P.V. Common variants on chromosomes 6p22.1 are associated with schizophrenia. Nature August 2009. 460(7256): 753-757 (IF = 34.48, citations 147)
  • Jones AL, Holliday EG, Mowry BJ, McLean DE, McGrath JJ, Pender MP, Greer JM. CTLA-4 single-nucleotide polymorphisms in a Caucasian population with schizophrenia. Brain Behavior and Immunity. March 2009. 23(3): 347-350. (IF = 5.061, citations 2)
  • Holliday, E.G., McLean, D.E., Nyholt, D.R., Mowry, B.J. Susceptibility locus on chromosome 1q23-25 for a schizophrenia subtype resembling deficit schizophrenia identified by latent class analysis. Archives of General Psychiatry. October 2009. 66(10): 1058-1067. (IF = 12.257, citations 3)
  • Mahon, P.B., Payne, J.L., Mackinnon, D.F., Mondimore, F.M., Goes, F.S., Schweizer, B., Jancic, D., NIMH Genetics Initiative Bipolar DisorderConsortium; BiGS Consortium, Coryell, W.H., Holmans, P.A., Shi, J., Knowles, J.A., Scheftner, W.A., Weissman, M.M., Levinson, D.F., DePaulo, J.R. Jr, Zandi, P.P., Potash, J.B. Genome-wide linkage and follow-up association study of postpartum mood symptoms. American Journal of Psychiatry. November 2009. 166(11): 1229-37.
  • Psychiatric GWAS Consortium Coordinating Committee, Cichon, S., Craddock, N., Daly, M., Faraone, S.V., Gejman, P.V., Kelsoe, J., Lehner, T., Levinson, D.F., Moran, A., Sklar, P., Sullivan, P.F. Genomewide association studies: history, rationale, and prospects for psychiatric disorders. American Journal of Psychiatry. May 2009. 166(5): 540-556.