Suma Jacob, M.D./Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
Disease/Therapeutics, Integrative Systems
Our lab examines biomechanisms underlying development of rigid versus flexible, social behaviors. We also investigate autism treatments (e.g. neurohormones) to improve functional and learning outcomes.
- Jacob S, Landeros-Weisenberger A, Leckman J. Autism Spectrum and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders: OC behaviors, phenotypes and genetics. Autism Research, 2(6):293-311, 2009. (PMID: 20029829)
- Jacob S, Brune CW, Carter CS, Leventhal BL, Lord C, Cook EH Jr. Association with Oxytocin Receptor Gene (OXTR) in Children and Adolescents with Autism. Neuroscience Letters 24;417(1):6-9, 2007. (PMID: 17383819)
- Jacob S, Demosthenous M, Carter CS. "Hormones, Neuropeptides and Autism." Fein, D. (Ed). The Neuropsychology of Autism. Oxford University Press, 2011, ISBN13: 9780195378313.