Godfrey D Pearlson MBBS, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and of Neurobiology

Departments & Organizations


Psychiatry: Center for the Translational Neuroscience of Alcoholism | Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center | Aging & Geriatric Psychiatry, Division of


  • M.B.B.S., Newcastle University, 1974
  • M.A., Columbia University, 1976

Selected Publications

  • Anderson BM, Stevens MC, Meda SA, Jordan K, Calhoun VD, Pearlson GD. Functional imaging of cognitive control during acute alcohol intoxication. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2011 Jan;35(1):156-65. PMID:20958334
  • Yang H, Liu J, Sui J, Pearlson GD, Calhoun VD. A Hybrid Machine Learning Method for Fusing fMRI and Genetic Data: Combining both Improves Classification of Schizophrenia. Front Hum Neurosci. 2010 Oct 25;4:192. PMID:21119772
  • Andrews MM, Meda SA, Thomas AD, Potenza MN, Krystal JH, Worhunsky P, Stevens MC, O'Malley S, Book GA, Reynolds B, Pearlson GD. Individuals family history positive for alcoholism show functional magnetic resonance imaging differences in reward sensitivity that are related to impulsivity factors. Biol Psychiatry. 2011 Apr 1;69(7):675-83. PMID:21126735



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