Herbert Y Meltzer

  • 67179 Citations
1961 …2022
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Research Interests

Herbert Y. Meltzer, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Pharmacology and Physiology and Director of the Translational Neuropharmacology Program at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. He received his BA from Cornell University, an MA in Chemistry from Harvard, and his MD from Yale University. Dr. Meltzer has been President of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) and the Collegium International Neuro-psychopharmacologicum (CINP). He was co-editor of the ACNP journal, Neuropsychopharmacology. Current research interests include: 1) development of novel drugs for treatment and prevention of psychosis, depression, opioid abuse, and age associated cognitive impairment; 2) behavioral and neurochemical studies of antipsychotic, antidepressant, cognitive improving, and antisuicide drugs; and 3) genetic biomarkers. Dr. Meltzer is the recipient of the Efron and Paul Hoch Awards of the ACNP, the Lieber Prize for Schizophrenia Research from NARSAD/Brain Behavior Research Foundation, the Dean Award for Research in Schizophrenia of the American College of Psychiatry, the Gold Medal Award of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, the Sutherland Prize for Research and Grant Liddle Award for Clinical Research of Vanderbilt University, the Research Prize of the American Psychiatric Association, and the Lifetime Achievement awards from the Schizophrenia International Research Society (SIRS).

Training Experience

1964Internship, Saint Luke's Hospital
1966Residency, Massachusetts Mental Health Center

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Yale University

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Keywords

  • Clinical Research
  • Depression
  • Mental Health
  • Neuropsychology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Psychiatry
  • Schizophrenia

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Grants 2011 2022

Research Output 1961 2019

Activation of dopamine receptor 2 prompts transcriptomic and metabolic plasticity in glioblastoma

Caragher, S. P., Shireman, J. M., Huang, M., Miska, J., Atashi, F., Baisiwala, S., Park, C. H., Saathoff, M. R., Warnke, L., Xiao, T., Lesniak, M. S., David James, C., Meltzer, H. Y., Tryba, A. K. & Ahmed, A. U., Mar 13 2019, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 39, 11, p. 1982-1993 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dopamine Receptors
Glioblastoma
Dopamine
Neurotransmitter Agents
Tumor Microenvironment
5 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic study of neuregulin 1 and receptor tyrosine-protein kinase erbB-4 in tardive dyskinesia

Zai, C. C., Tiwari, A. K., Chowdhury, N. I., Yilmaz, Z., de Luca, V., Müller, D. J., Potkin, S. G., Lieberman, J. A., Meltzer, H. Y., Voineskos, A. N., Remington, G. & Kennedy, J. L., Jan 2 2019, In : World Journal of Biological Psychiatry. 20, 1, p. 91-95 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuregulin-1
Neuregulins
Movement Disorders
Antipsychotic Agents
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Phencyclidine
Dopamine D1 Receptors
Memory Disorders
Acetylcholine
Rivastigmine

Twenty-Four-Hour Measures of Heart Rate-Corrected QT Interval, Peak-to-End of the T-Wave, and Peak-to-End of the T-Wave/Corrected QT Interval Ratio during Antipsychotic Treatment

Tümüklü, M. N., Tümüklü, M. M., Nesterenko, V., Jayathilake, K., Beasley, C. M. & Meltzer, H. Y., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of clinical psychopharmacology. 39, 2, p. 100-107 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antipsychotic Agents
Heart Rate
Torsades de Pointes
Electrocardiography
Therapeutics
1 Citation (Scopus)
Phencyclidine
Episodic Memory
gamma-Aminobutyric Acid
Acetylcholine
Glutamic Acid