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2018 and “in press”

Hinton KE, Lahey BB, Villalta-Gil V, Boyd BD, Yvernault BC, Werts KB, Plassard AJ, Applegate B, Woodward ND, Landman BA, Zald DH. (2018) Right fronto-subcortical white matter microstructure predicts cognitive control ability on the Go/No-go task in a community sample.  Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2018.00127.

Giraldo-Chica M, Rogers BP, Damon SM, Landman BA, Woodward ND. (2018) Prefrontal-thalamic anatomical connectivity and executive cognitive function in schizophrenia.  Biological Psychiatry, 83(6):509-517.



Parvathaneni P, Rogers BP, Huo Y, Schilling KG, Hainline AE, Anderson AW, Woodward ND, Landman BA. (2017) Gray matter surface based spatial statistics (GS-BSS) in diffusion microstructure.  Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv., 10433:638-646.

Woodward ND. (2017) Thalamocortical functional connectivity, cognitive impairment, and cognitive remediation in schizophrenia.  Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 2:307-309.

Woodward ND, Giraldo-Chica M, Rogers B, Cascio CJ. (2017) Thalamocortical dysconnectivity in autism spectrum disorder: An analysis of the Autism Brain Imaging Data Exchange.  Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 2(1):76-84.

Riddle K, Cascio CJ, Woodward ND. (2017) Brain structure in autism: A voxel-based morphometry analysis of the autism brain imaging database exchange.  Brain Imaging and Behavior, 11(2):541-551.

Giraldo-Chica M, Woodward ND.  (2017) Review of thalamocortical resting-state fMRI studies in schizophrenia.  Schizophrenia Research, 180:58-63.

Brosey E, Woodward ND. (2017) Neuroanatomical correlates of perceptual aberrations in psychosis.  Schizophrenia Research, 179:125-131.


Vega JN, Zurkovsky L, Albert K, Melo A, Boyd BD, Dumas J, Woodward ND, McDonald BC, Saykin AJ, Park JH, Naylor M, Newhouse PA. (2016) Increased brain connectivity in early postmenopausal women with subjective cognitive impairment.  Frontiers in Neuroscience. 

Woodward ND, Heckers S. (2016) Mapping thalamocortical functional connectivity in chronic and early stages of psychotic disorders. Biological Psychiatry, 79(12):1016-25.


Woodward ND, Heckers S. (2015) Brain structure in neuropsychologically defined sub-groups of schizophrenia and psychotic bipolar disorder.  Schizophrenia Bulletin, 41(6):1349-59.

Woodward ND, Cascio CJ.  (2015) Resting-state functional connectivity in psychiatric disorders.  American Journal of Psychiatry, 72(8):743-4. 

McHugo M, Rogers BP, Talati P, Woodward ND, Heckers S. (2015) Increased amplitude of low frequency fluctuations but normal hippocampal-default mode network connectivity in schizophrenia.  Frontiers in Psychiatry, 6:92.

Brosey E, Woodward ND. (2015) Schizoptypy and clinical symptoms, cognitive function, and quality of life in individuals with a psychotic disorder.  Schizophrenia Research, 166(1-3):92-7.

Karbasforoushan H, Duffy B, Blackford JU, Woodward ND. (2015) Processing speed impairment in schizophrenia is mediated by white matter integrity.  Psychological Medicine, 45(1):109-120.


Avery SN, Clauss JA, Winder DG, Woodward N, Heckers S, Blackford JU. (2014)  BNST neurocircuitry in humans.  Neuroimage, 91:311-323.

Woodward ND, Duffy-Alberto B, Karbasforoushan H. (2014) Response selection impairment in schizophrenia transcends sensory and motor modalities.  Schizophrenia Research, 152(2-3):446-449.


Woodward ND, Duffy-Alberto B, Karbasforoushan H. (2013) Prefrontal cortex activity during response selection predicts processing speed impairment in schizophrenia.  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 19(7): 782-91.

Samanez-Larkin G, Buckholtz JW, Cowan RL, Woodward ND, Li R, Ansari MS, Arrington CM, Baldwin RM, Smith CE, Treadway MT, Kessler RM, Zald DH. (2013)  A thalamo-cortico-striatal dopamine circuit for psychostimulant-enhanced human cognitive flexibility.  Biological Psychiatry, 74(2): 99-105.

Karbasforoushan H, Woodward ND.  (2013) Resting-state networks in schizophrenia.  Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, 12(21):2404-14.

Sheffield J, Williams LE, Woodward ND, Heckers S. (2013)  Reduced grey matter volume in psychotic disorder patients with a history of childhood sexual abuse.  Schizophrenia Research, 143(1): 185-91.


Woodward ND, Karbasforoushan H, Heckers S. (2012)  Thalamocortical dysconnectivity in schizophrenia.  American Journal of Psychiatry, 169(10): 1092-9.

Treadway MT, Buckholtz JW, Cowan RL, Woodward ND, Li R, Ansari MS, Baldwin RM, Schwartzman AN, Smith CE, Bossaller NA, Shelton RC, Kessler RM, Zald DH. (2012)  Dopaminergic mechanisms of individual differences in human effort-based decision making.  Journal of Neuroscience, 32(18): 6170-6176.


Bobo WV, Woodward ND, Jayathilake K, Meltzer HY. (2011)  The effect of armodafinil on cognitive performance and psychopathology in antipsychotic-treated patients with schizophrenia/schizoaffective disorder: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.  Schizophrenia Research, 130(1-3): 106-113.

Woodward ND, Rogers B, Heckers S. (2011)  Functional resting-state networks are differentially affected in schizophrenia.  Schizophrenia Research, 130(1-3): 86-93.

Bauernfiend AL, Deitrich MS, Blackford JU, Charboneau EJ, Lillevig JG, Cannistraci CJ, Woodward ND, Cao A, Watkins C, Di lorio CR, Cascio C, Salomon R, Cowan RL. (2011)  Human ecstasy use is associated with increased visual cortical excitability: an fMRI study.  Neuropsychopharmacology, 36(6): 1127-41.

Woodward ND, Cowan RL, Park S, Ansari MS, Baldwin RM, Li R, Doop ML, Kessler RM, Zald DH. (2011)  Correlation of individual differences in schizotypal personality traits with amphetamine-induced dopamine release in striatal and extrastriatal brain regions.  American Journal of Psychiatry, 168(4): 418-26.

Purdon SE, Waldie B, Woodward ND, Wilman A, Tibbo P. (2011)  Procedural learning in first episode schizophrenia investigated with functional magnetic resonance imaging.  Neuropsychology, 25(2): 147-58.


Williams LE, Must A, Avery S, Woolard A, Woodward ND, Cohen NJ, Heckers S. (2010) Eye movement behaviour reveals relational memory impairment in schizophrenia.  Biological Psychiatry, 68(7): 617-24.

Buckholtz JW, Treadway MT, Cowan RL, Woodward ND, Li R, Ansari MS, Baldwin RM, Schwartzman AN, Shelby ES, Smith CE, Kessler RM, Zald DH. (2010)  Dopaminergic network differences in human impulsivity.  Science, 329(5991): 532.

Woolard A, Kose S, Woodward ND, Verbruggen F, Logan G, Heckers S. (2010)  Intact associative learning in patients with schizophrenia: Evidence from a Go/NoGo paradigm.  Schizophrenia Research, 122(1-3): 131-5.

Zald DH, Woodward ND, Riccardi P, Ansari MS, Baldwin R, Cowan RL, Smith CE, Hakyemez H, Li R, Kessler RM. (2010)  The interrelationship of dopamine D2-like receptor binding in striatal and extrastriatal brain regions in healthy humans.  Neuroimage, 51(1): 53-62.

Buckholtz JW, Treadway MT, Cowan RL, Woodward ND, Benning SD, Li R, Ansari MS, Baldwin RM, Schwartzman AN, Shelby ES, Smith CE, Cole D, Kessler RM, Zald DH. (2010)  Mesolimbic dopamine reward system hypersensitivity in individuals with psychopathic traits.  Nature Neuroscience, 13(4): 419-421.

Raj V, Liang H-C, Woodward ND, Bauernfeind AL, Lee J, Dietrich M, Park S, Cowan RL. (2010)  MDMA (Ecstasy) use is associated with reduced BOLD signal change during semantic recognition in abstinent human polydrug users: A preliminary fMRI study.  Journal of Psychopharmacology, 24(2): 187-201.


Karageorgiou I, Dietrich MS, Charboneau EJ, Woodward ND, Blackford JU, Salomon, R, Cowan RL. (2009)  Prior MDMA (Ecstasy) use is associated with increased basal ganglia-thalamocortical circuit activation during motor task performance in humans: An fMRI study.  Neuroimage, 46(3): 817-826.

Woodward ND, Zald DH, Li R, Ding Z, Riccardi P, Ansari MS, Dawant B, Anderson S, Baldwin R, Kessler RM. (2009)  Cerebral morphology and dopamine D2/D3 receptor distribution in humans: A combined [18F]fallypride and voxel-based morphometry study.  Neuroimage, 46(1): 31-38.

Kessler RM, Woodward ND, Riccardi P, Li R, Ansari MS, Anderson S, Dawant B, Zald DH, Meltzer HY. (2009)  Dopamine D2 receptor levels in striatum, thalamus, substantia nigra, limbic regions, and cortex in schizophrenia subjects.  Biological Psychiatry, 65(12): 1024-1031.

Woodward ND, Waldie B, Rogers B, Seres P, Tibbo P, Purdon SE. (2009)  Abnormal prefrontal cortical activity and connectivity during response selection in first episode psychosis, chronic schizophrenia, and unaffected siblings of individuals with schizophrenia.  Schizophrenia Research, 109(1-3): 182-190.


Meltzer HY, Brennan MD, Woodward ND, Jayathilake K. (2008)  Association of SULT4A1 SNPs with psychopathology and cognition in patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder.  Schizophrenia Research, 106(2-3): 258-264.


Woodward ND, Tibbo P, Purdon SE. (2007)  An fMRI investigation of procedural learning in unaffected siblings of patients with schizophrenia.  Schizophrenia Research, 94(1-3): 306-316.

Woodward ND, Jayathilake K, Meltzer HY. (2007)  COMT val108/158met genotype, cognitive function, and cognitive improvement with clozapine in schizophrenia.  Schizophrenia Research, 90(1-3): 86-96.

Woodward ND, Purdon SE, Meltzer HY, Zald DH. (2007)  A meta-analysis of cognitive change with haloperidol in clinical trials of second generation antipsychotics: dose effects and comparison to practice effects.  Schizophrenia Research, 89(1-3): 211-224.


Zedkova L, Woodward ND, Shih EM, Seres P, Purdon SE, Tibbo, PG. (2006) Procedural learning in schizophrenia investigated with functional MRI.   Schizophrenia Research, 88(1-3): 198-207.

Riccardi P, Zald DH, Li R, Park S, Ansari MS, Dawant B, Anderson S, Woodward ND, Schmidt D, Baldwin R, Kessler R. (2006) Sex differences in amphetamine induced displacement of [18F] Fallypride in striatal and extratstriatal regions: a PET study. American Journal of Psychiatry, 163(9): 1639-1641.

Riccardi P, Li R, Ansari MS, Zald DH, Park S, Dawant B, Anderson S, Woodward ND, Schmidt D, Baldwin R, Kessler RM. (2006)  Amphetamine induced displacement of [18F] Fallypride in striatum and extratstriatal brain regions.  Neuropsychopharmacology, 31(5): 1016-1026.


Woodward ND, Purdon SE, Meltzer HY, Zald DH. (2005) A meta-analysis of neuropsychological change to clozapine, olanzapine, quetiapine, and risperidone in schizophrenia.  International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, 8(3): 457-472.


Purdon SE, Woodward ND, David SR, Stip E. (2003) Procedural learning in schizophrenia after 6 months of double-blind treatment with olanzapine, risperidone, and haloperidol.  Psychopharmacology, 169(3-4): 390-397.


Purdon SE, Woodward ND, LaBelle A, Mintz AR. (2002) Procedural learning improvements after 6 weeks of treatment with clozapine.  Schizophrenia Research, 53(1-2): 165-666.


Purdon SE, Woodward ND, Flor-Henry P. (2001) Asymmetrical hand force persistence and neuroleptic treatment in schizophrenia.  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 7(5): 606-614.