Neuroscience Graduate Program - Student Profile


Matthew Pescosolido

Student Profile

Undergraduate Institution

Wheaton College

Research | Presentations & Posters | Publications | Accomplishments | Hobbies & Outside Interests

Research Description

Presentations and Posters

1. Dickstein, D.P., Pescosolido, M.F., Reidy, B., Galvan, T., & Morrow, E.M. 2011. Preliminary findings from a developmental meta-analysis of neural correlates of autism spectrum disorders. American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Waikoloa, HI.

2. Reidy, B., Pescosolido, M.F., Galvan, T., Sikka, S., Mennes, M., Milham, M.P. & Dickstein, D.P. 2011. Preliminary Evaluation of Resting-State Functional Connectivity in Children with Bipolar Disorder or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Waikoloa, HI.

3. Pescosolido, M.F. & Morrow, E.M. 2011. Pathway analysis of highly recurrent copy number variants in neurodevelopmental disorders. Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC.

4. Pescosolido, M.F. & Morrow, E.M. 2011. Pathway analysis of highly recurrent copy number variants in disorders of cognitive development reveals novel functions for implicated genes. Cell Symposia: Autism Spectrum Disorders: From Mechanisms to Therapies, Washington, DC.

5. Pescosolido, M.F., Viscidi, E., & Morrow, E.M. 2011. Epilepsy and regression in autism: Patients sampled from large population-based and genetic studies. Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior and Brown Institute for Brain Science’s Research Symposium on Mental Health Sciences, Providence, RI.

6. Pescosolido, M.F., Mersereau, A., Reidy, B.L., Ciminelli N.L., & Dickstein D.P. 2011. Meta-analysis of autism neuroimaging studies. Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior and Brown Institute for Brain Science’s Research Symposium on Mental Health Sciences, Providence, RI.

7. Reidy, B.L., Pescosolido, M.F., Mersereau, A., Ciminelli N.L., & Dickstein D.P. 2011. Resting state functional connectivity in children with bipolar disorder vs. ADHD: Preliminary results. Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior and Brown Institute for Brain Science’s Research Symposium on Mental Health Sciences, Providence, RI.

8. Mersereau, A., Reidy, B.L., Pescosolido, M.F., Ciminelli N.L., & Dickstein D.P. 2011. Emotional face processing in pediatric bipolar disorder vs. ADHD. Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior and Brown Institute for Brain Science’s Research Symposium on Mental Health Sciences, Providence, RI.

9. Levine, T., Sheinkopf, S., Lester, B, Pescosolido, M.F., Rodino, A., & Elia, G. 2010. Arousal and anxiety in children with autism spectrum disorders. International Meeting for Autism Research, Philadelphia, PA.

10. Johnson, A. L., Miller-Loncar, C., Pescosolido, M. & Sheinkopf, S. J. 2007. Behavioral response to distress in children with autism. Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA.

Publications

1. Viscidi EW, Triche EW, Pescosolido MF, McLean RL, Joseph RM, Spence SJ, et al. (2013). Clinical characteristics of children with autism spectrum disorder and co-occurring epilepsy. PLoS One. 8:e67797.

2. Young ME, Galvan T, Reidy BL, Pescosolido MF, Kim KL, Seymour K, et al. (2013). Family functioning deficits in bipolar disorder and ADHD in youth. J Affect Disord. 150:1096-1102.

3. Seymour KE, Pescosolido MF, Reidy BL, Galvan T, Kim KL, Young M, et al. (2013). Emotional face identification in youths with primary bipolar disorder or primary attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 52:537-546.

4. Pescosolido MF, Gamsiz ED, Nagpal S, Morrow EM (2013). The distribution of disease-associated copy number variants across distinct disorders of cognitive development. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 52:414-430.

5. Dickstein DP, Pescosolido MF, Reidy BL, Galvan T, Kim K, Seymour KE, et al. (2013). Preliminary findings from a developmental meta-analysis of the functional neural correlates of autism spectrum disorders. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 52:279-289.

6. Minhas H, Pescosolido MF, Schwede M, Piasecka J, Gaitanis J, Tetravahi U, et al. (2013). An unbalanced translocation involving loss of 10q26.2 and gain of 11q25 in a pedigree with autism and cerebellar juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma. Am J Med Genet A. 161:787-91.

7. Pescosolido MF, Yang U, Sabbagh M, Morrow EM (2012). Lighting the path: Genetic studies pinpoint neurodevelopmental mechanisms in autism and related disorders. Dialogues Clin Neurosci. 14:239-252.

8. Levine TP, Sheinkopf SJ, Pescosolido M, Rodino A, Elia G, Lester B (2012). Physiologic arousal to social stress in children with autism spectrum disorders: A pilot study. Res Autism Spectr Disord. 6:177-183.

9. Sofos E, Pescosolido MF, Quintos JB, Abuelo D, Gunn S, Hovanes K, et al. (2011). A novel familial 11p15.4 microduplication associated with intellectual disability, dysmorphic features, and obesity with involvement of the ZNF214 gene. Am J Med Genet A. 158A:50-58.

10. Dickstein DP, Reidy BL, Pescosolido MF, Galvan T, Kim KL (2011). Translational neuroscience in pediatric bipolar disorder. Expert Rev Neurother. 11:1699-1701.

Accomplishments

First Prize Brain Science Research Poster, 14th Annual Research Symposium on Mental Health Sciences, Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, The Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University and Brown University’s Institute for Brain Science

Psi Chi Honor Society

Alpha Kappa Delta Honor Society

Helen L. Loud ’21 Scholar, Wheaton College

Hobbies and Outside Interests