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Fabiano Nery, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Education/Credentials
  • Doctorate, Sciences: University of Sao Paulo Medical School

Board Certifications & Licenses
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Psychiatry) 09/18/2017
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Bauer, Isabelle E; Suchting, Robert; Cazala, Fadwa; Alpak, Gokay; Sanches, Marsal; Nery, Fabiano G; Zunta-Soares, Giovana B; Soares, Jair C 2018. Changes in amygdala, cerebellum, and nucleus accumbens volumes in bipolar patients treated with lamotrigine. Psychiatry research. Neuroimaging, 278 , 13-20

de Oliveira, Katia Cristina; Grinberg, Lea Tenenholz; Hoexter, Marcelo Queiroz; Brentani, Helena; Suemoto, Claudia Kimie; Nery, Fabiano Gonçalves; Lima, Luzia Carreira; Alho, Ana Tereza Di Lorenzo; Farfel, José Marcelo; Ferretti-Rebustini, Renata Eloah de Lucena; Leite, Renata Elaine Paraizo; Moretto, Ariane Cristine; da Silva, Alexandre Valotta; Lafer, Beny; Miguel, Eurípedes Constantino; Nitrini, Ricardo; Jacob-Filho, Wilson; Heinsen, Helmut; Pasqualucci, Carlos Augusto 2018. Layer-specific reduced neuronal density in the orbitofrontal cortex of older adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Brain structure & function, ,

Soeiro-de-Souza, Marcio Gerhardt; Otaduy, Maria Concepcion Garcia; Machado-Vieira, Rodrigo; Moreno, Ricardo Alberto; Nery, Fabiano G; Leite, Claudia; Lafer, Beny 2018. Anterior Cingulate Cortex Glutamatergic Metabolites and Mood Stabilizers in Euthymic Bipolar I Disorder Patients: A Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Study. Biological psychiatry. Cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging, 3 12, 985-991

Soeiro-de-Souza, Marcio Gerhardt; Otaduy, Maria Concepcion Garcia; Machado-Vieira, Rodrigo; Moreno, Ricardo Alberto; Nery, Fabiano G; Leite, Claudia; Lafer, Beny 2018. Lithium-associated anterior cingulate neurometabolic profile in euthymic Bipolar I disorder: A 1H-MRS study. Journal of affective disorders, 241 , 192-199

Zhang, Wenjing; Xiao, Yuan; Sun, Huaiqiang; Patino, L Rodrigo; Tallman, Maxwell J; Weber, Wade A; Adler, Caleb M; Klein, Christina; Strawn, Jeffrey R; Nery, Fabiano G; Gong, Qiyong; Sweeney, John A; Lui, Su; DelBello, Melissa P 2018. Discrete patterns of cortical thickness in youth with bipolar disorder differentially predict treatment response to quetiapine but not lithium. Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 43 11, 2256-2263

Goldstein, Benjamin I; Birmaher, Boris; Carlson, Gabrielle A; DelBello, Melissa P; Findling, Robert L; Fristad, Mary; Kowatch, Robert A; Miklowitz, David J; Nery, Fabiano G; Perez-Algorta, Guillermo; Van Meter, Anna; Zeni, Cristian P; Correll, Christoph U; Kim, Hyo-Won; Wozniak, Janet; Chang, Kiki D; Hillegers, Manon; Youngstrom, Eric A 2017. The International Society for Bipolar Disorders Task Force report on pediatric bipolar disorder: Knowledge to date and directions for future research. Bipolar disorders, 19 7, 524-543

Nery, Fabiano G; Norris, Matthew; Eliassen, James C; Weber, Wade A; Blom, Thomas J; Welge, Jeffrey A; Barzman, Drew A; Strawn, Jeffrey R; Adler, Caleb M; Strakowski, Stephen M; DelBello, Melissa P 2017. White matter volumes in youth offspring of bipolar parents. Journal of affective disorders, 209 , 246-253

Berutti, Mariangeles; Dias, Rodrigo Silva; Pereira, Vivian Alves; Lafer, Beny; Nery, Fabiano G 2016. Association between history of suicide attempts and family functioning in bipolar disorder. Journal of affective disorders, 192 , 28-33

Nery, Fabiano G; Gigante, Alexandre D; Amaral, Jose A; Fernandes, Francy B; Berutti, Mariangeles; Almeida, Karla M; Stertz, Laura; Bristot, Giovana; Kapczinski, Flavio; Lafer, Beny 2016. Serum BDNF levels in unaffected first-degree relatives of patients with bipolar disorder. Revista brasileira de psiquiatria (Sao Paulo, Brazil : 1999), ,

Bauer, Michael; Glenn, Tasha; Alda, Martin; Andreassen, Ole A; Angelopoulos, Elias; Ardau, Raffaella; Baethge, Christopher; Bauer, Rita; Baune, Bernhard T; Bellivier, Frank; Belmaker, Robert H; Berk, Michael; Bjella, Thomas D; Bossini, Letizia; Bersudsky, Yuly; Wo Cheung, Eric Yat; Conell, Jörn; Del Zompo, Maria; Dodd, Seetal; Etain, Bruno; Fagiolini, Andrea; Frye, Mark A; Fountoulakis, Kostas N; Garneau-Fournier, Jade; Gonzalez-Pinto, Ana; Gottlieb, John F; Harima, Hirohiko; Hassel, Stefanie; Henry, Chantal; Iacovides, Apostolos; Isometsä, Erkki T; Kapczinski, Flávio; Kliwicki, Sebastian; König, Barbara; Krogh, Rikke; Kunz, Mauricio; Lafer, Beny; Larsen, Erik R; Lewitzka, Ute; Lopez-Jaramillo, Carlos; MacQueen, Glenda; Manchia, Mirko; Marsh, Wendy; Martinez-Cengotitabengoa, Mónica; Melle, Ingrid; Monteith, Scott; Morken, Gunnar; Munoz, Rodrigo; Nery, Fabiano G; O'Donovan, Claire; Osher, Yamima; Pfennig, Andrea; Quiroz, Danilo; Ramesar, Raj; Rasgon, Natalie; Reif, Andreas; Ritter, Philipp; Rybakowski, Janusz K; Sagduyu, Kemal; Miranda-Scippa, Ângela; Severus, Emanuel; Simhandl, Christian; Stein, Dan J; Strejilevich, Sergio; Sulaiman, Ahmad Hatim; Suominen, Kirsi; Tagata, Hiromi; Tatebayashi, Yoshitaka; Torrent, Carla; Vieta, Eduard; Viswanath, Biju; Wanchoo, Mihir J; Zetin, Mark; Whybrow, Peter C 2015. Influence of light exposure during early life on the age of onset of bipolar disorder. Journal of psychiatric research, 64 , 1-8

Nery, Fabiano G; Gigante, Alexandre Duarte; Amaral, Jose A; Fernandes, Francy B F; Berutti, Mariangeles; Almeida, Karla M; Carneiro, Camila de Godoi; Duran, Fabio Luis Souza; Otaduy, Maria G; Leite, Claudia Costa; Busatto, Geraldo; Lafer, Beny 2015. Gray matter volumes in patients with bipolar disorder and their first-degree relatives. Psychiatry research, 234 2, 188-93

Bauer, Michael; Glenn, Tasha; Alda, Martin; Andreassen, Ole A; Angelopoulos, Elias; Ardau, Raffaella; Baethge, Christopher; Bauer, Rita; Bellivier, Frank; Belmaker, Robert H; Berk, Michael; Bjella, Thomas D; Bossini, Letizia; Bersudsky, Yuly; Cheung, Eric Yat Wo; Conell, Jörn; Del Zompo, Maria; Dodd, Seetal; Etain, Bruno; Fagiolini, Andrea; Frye, Mark A; Fountoulakis, Kostas N; Garneau-Fournier, Jade; González-Pinto, Ana; Harima, Hirohiko; Hassel, Stefanie; Henry, Chantal; Iacovides, Apostolos; Isometsä, Erkki T; Kapczinski, Flávio; Kliwicki, Sebastian; König, Barbara; Krogh, Rikke; Kunz, Mauricio; Lafer, Beny; Larsen, Erik R; Lewitzka, Ute; Lopez-Jaramillo, Carlos; MacQueen, Glenda; Manchia, Mirko; Marsh, Wendy; Martinez-Cengotitabengoa, Mónica; Melle, Ingrid; Monteith, Scott; Morken, Gunnar; Munoz, Rodrigo; Nery, Fabiano G; O'Donovan, Claire; Osher, Yamima; Pfennig, Andrea; Quiroz, Danilo; Ramesar, Raj; Rasgon, Natalie; Reif, Andreas; Ritter, Philipp; Rybakowski, Janusz K; Sagduyu, Kemal; Scippa, Ângela M; Severus, Emanuel; Simhandl, Christian; Stein, Dan J; Strejilevich, Sergio; Sulaiman, Ahmad Hatim; Suominen, Kirsi; Tagata, Hiromi; Tatebayashi, Yoshitaka; Torrent, Carla; Vieta, Eduard; Viswanath, Biju; Wanchoo, Mihir J; Zetin, Mark; Whybrow, Peter C 2014. Relationship between sunlight and the age of onset of bipolar disorder: an international multisite study. Journal of affective disorders, 167 , 104-11

Berutti, Mariangeles; Nery, Fabiano G; Sato, Rodrigo; Scippa, Angela; Kapczinski, Flavio; Lafer, Beny 2014. Association between family history of mood disorders and clinical characteristics of bipolar disorder: results from the Brazilian bipolar research network. Journal of affective disorders, 161 , 104-8

Nery, Fabiano G; Miranda-Scippa, Angela; Nery-Fernandes, Fabiana; Kapczinski, Flavio; Lafer, Beny 2014. Prevalence and clinical correlates of alcohol use disorders among bipolar disorder patients: results from the Brazilian Bipolar Research Network. Comprehensive psychiatry, 55 5, 1116-21

Mathias de Almeida, Karla; Nery, Fabiano Gonçalves; Moreno, Ricardo Alberto; Gorenstein, Clarice; Lafer, Beny 2013. A sib-pair analysis of impulsivity in bipolar disorder type I. Comprehensive psychiatry, 54 8, 1148-52

Nery, Fabiano G; Hatch, John P; Monkul, E Serap; Matsuo, Koji; Zunta-Soares, Giovana B; Bowden, Charles L; Soares, Jair C 2013. Trait impulsivity is increased in bipolar disorder patients with comorbid alcohol use disorders. Psychopathology, 46 3, 145-52

Nery, Fabiano G; Monkul, E Serap; Lafer, Beny 2013. Gray matter abnormalities as brain structural vulnerability factors for bipolar disorder: A review of neuroimaging studies of individuals at high genetic risk for bipolar disorder. The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry, 47 12, 1124-35

Selek, Salih; Nicoletti, Mark; Zunta-Soares, Giovana B; Hatch, John P; Nery, Fabiano G; Matsuo, Koji; Sanches, Marsal; Soares, Jair C 2013. A longitudinal study of fronto-limbic brain structures in patients with bipolar I disorder during lithium treatment. Journal of affective disorders, 150 2, 629-33

Bauer, Michael; Glenn, Tasha; Alda, Martin; Andreassen, Ole A; Ardau, Raffaella; Bellivier, Frank; Berk, Michael; Bjella, Thomas D; Bossini, Letizia; Del Zompo, Maria; Dodd, Seetal; Fagiolini, Andrea; Frye, Mark A; Gonzalez-Pinto, Ana; Henry, Chantal; Kapczinski, Flávio; Kliwicki, Sebastian; König, Barbara; Kunz, Mauricio; Lafer, Beny; Lopez-Jaramillo, Carlos; Manchia, Mirko; Marsh, Wendy; Martinez-Cengotitabengoa, Mónica; Melle, Ingrid; Morken, Gunnar; Munoz, Rodrigo; Nery, Fabiano G; O'Donovan, Claire; Pfennig, Andrea; Quiroz, Danilo; Rasgon, Natalie; Reif, Andreas; Rybakowski, Janusz; Sagduyu, Kemal; Simhandl, Christian; Torrent, Carla; Vieta, Eduard; Zetin, Mark; Whybrow, Peter C 2012. Impact of sunlight on the age of onset of bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorders, 14 6, 654-63

Brietzke, Elisa; Moreira, Camila Luzia Roganti Leite; Duarte, Stephanie Vendramini Bianco; Nery, Fabiano Gonçalves; Kapczinski, Flávio; Miranda Scippa, Ângela; Lafer, Beny 2012. Impact of comorbid migraine on the clinical course of bipolar disorder. Comprehensive psychiatry, 53 6, 809-12

de Abreu, Lena Nabuco; Nery, Fabiano G; Harkavy-Friedman, Jill M; de Almeida, Karla Matias; Gomes, Bernardo Carramao; Oquendo, Maria A; Lafer, Beny 2012. Suicide attempts are associated with worse quality of life in patients with bipolar disorder type I. Comprehensive psychiatry, 53 2, 125-9

Monkul, E Serap; Silva, Leandro A P; Narayana, Shalini; Peluso, Marco A M; Zamarripa, Frank; Nery, Fabiano G; Najt, Pablo; Li, John; Lancaster, Jack L; Fox, Peter T; Lafer, Beny; Soares, Jair C 2012. Abnormal resting state corticolimbic blood flow in depressed unmedicated patients with major depression: a (15)O-H(2)O PET study. Human brain mapping, 33 2, 272-9

Gigante, Alexandre Duarte; Young, Lionel Trevor; Yatham, Lakshmi N; Andreazza, Ana Cristina; Nery, Fabiano Gonçalves; Grinberg, Lea Tenenholz; Heinsen, Helmut; Lafer, Beny 2011. Morphometric post-mortem studies in bipolar disorder: possible association with oxidative stress and apoptosis. The international journal of neuropsychopharmacology / official scientific journal of the Collegium Internationale Neuropsychopharmacologicum (CINP), 14 8, 1075-89

Nery, Fabiano G; Matsuo, Koji; Nicoletti, Mark A; Monkul, E Serap; Zunta-Soares, Giovana B; Hatch, John P; Lafer, Beny; Soares, Jair C 2011. Association between prior alcohol use disorders and decreased prefrontal gray matter volumes in bipolar I disorder patients. Neuroscience letters, 503 2, 136-40

Matsuo, Koji; Nielsen, Niels; Nicoletti, Mark A; Hatch, John P; Monkul, E Serap; Watanabe, Yoshifumi; Zunta-Soares, Giovana B; Nery, Fabiano G; Soares, Jair C 2010. Anterior genu corpus callosum and impulsivity in suicidal patients with bipolar disorder. Neuroscience letters, 469 1, 75-80

Nery, Fabiano G; Stanley, Jeffrey A; Chen, Hua-Hsuan; Hatch, John P; Nicoletti, Mark A; Monkul, E Serap; Lafer, Beny; Soares, Jair C 2010. Bipolar disorder comorbid with alcoholism: a 1H magnetic resonance spectroscopy study. Journal of psychiatric research, 44 5, 278-85

Barretto, Eliza Martha de Paiva; Kayo, Monica; Avrichir, Belquiz S; Sa, Antonio Reis; Camargo, Maria das Gracas Miquelutti; Napolitano, Isabel Cristina; Nery, Fabiano Gonçalves; Pinto, Jony Arrais; Bannwart, Silvia; Scemes, Silvia; Di Sarno, Elaine; Elkis, Helio 2009. A preliminary controlled trial of cognitive behavioral therapy in clozapine-resistant schizophrenia. The Journal of nervous and mental disease, 197 11, 865-8

Kathleen Holmes, M; Bearden, Carrie E; Barguil, Marcela; Fonseca, Manoela; Serap Monkul, E; Nery, Fabiano G; Soares, Jair C; Mintz, Jim; Glahn, David C 2009. Conceptualizing impulsivity and risk taking in bipolar disorder: importance of history of alcohol abuse. Bipolar disorders, 11 1, 33-40

Matsuo, Koji; Nicoletti, Mark A; Peluso, Marco A M; Hatch, John P; Nemoto, Kiyotaka; Watanabe, Yoshifumi; Nery, Fabiano G; Monkul, E Serap; Zunta-Soares, Giovana B; Bowden, Charles L; Soares, Jair C 2009. Anterior cingulate volumes associated with trait impulsivity in individuals with bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorders, 11 6, 628-36

Matsuo, Koji; Nicoletti, Mark; Nemoto, Kiyotaka; Hatch, John P; Peluso, Marco A M; Nery, Fabiano G; Soares, Jair C 2009. A voxel-based morphometry study of frontal gray matter correlates of impulsivity. Human brain mapping, 30 4, 1188-95

Matsuo, Koji; Walss-Bass, Consuelo; Nery, Fabiano G; Nicoletti, Mark A; Hatch, John P; Frey, Benicio N; Monkul, Emel S; Zunta-Soares, Giovana B; Bowden, Charles L; Escamilla, Michael A; Soares, Jair C 2009. Neuronal correlates of brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met polymorphism and morphometric abnormalities in bipolar disorder. Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 34 8, 1904-13

Nery, Fabiano G; Chen, Hua-Hsuan; Hatch, John P; Nicoletti, Mark A; Brambilla, Paolo; Sassi, Roberto B; Mallinger, Alan G; Keshavan, Matcheri S; Soares, Jair C 2009. Orbitofrontal cortex gray matter volumes in bipolar disorder patients: a region-of-interest MRI study. Bipolar disorders, 11 2, 145-53

Nery, Fabiano G; Hatch, John P; Nicoletti, Mark A; Monkul, E Serap; Najt, Pablo; Matsuo, Koji; Cloninger, C Robert; Soares, Jair C 2009. Temperament and character traits in major depressive disorder: influence of mood state and recurrence of episodes. Depression and anxiety, 26 4, 382-8

Nery, Fabiano G; Stanley, Jeffrey A; Chen, Hua-Hsuan; Hatch, John P; Nicoletti, Mark A; Monkul, Emel Serap; Matsuo, Koji; Caetano, Sheila C; Peluso, Marco A; Najt, Pablo; Soares, Jair C 2009. Normal metabolite levels in the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex of unmedicated major depressive disorder patients: a single voxel (1)H spectroscopy study. Psychiatry research, 174 3, 177-83

Chen, Hua-Hsuan; Rosenberg, David R; MacMaster, Frank P; Easter, Philip C; Caetano, Sheila C; Nicoletti, Mark; Hatch, John P; Nery, Fabiano G; Soares, Jair C 2008. Orbitofrontal cortex volumes in medication naïve children with major depressive disorder: a magnetic resonance imaging study. Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology, 18 6, 551-6

Nery, Fabiano G; Borba, Eduardo F; Viana, Vilma S T; Hatch, John P; Soares, Jair C; Bonfá, Eloísa; Neto, Francisco Lotufo 2008. Prevalence of depressive and anxiety disorders in systemic lupus erythematosus and their association with anti-ribosomal P antibodies. Progress in neuro-psychopharmacology & biological psychiatry, 32 3, 695-700

Nery, Fabiano G; Hatch, John P; Glahn, David C; Nicoletti, Mark A; Monkul, E Serap; Najt, Pablo; Fonseca, Manoela; Bowden, Charles L; Cloninger, C Robert; Soares, Jair C 2008. Temperament and character traits in patients with bipolar disorder and associations with comorbid alcoholism or anxiety disorders. Journal of psychiatric research, 42 7, 569-77

Nery, Fabiano G; Monkul, Emel S; Hatch, John P; Fonseca, Manoela; Zunta-Soares, Giovana B; Frey, Benício N; Bowden, Charles L; Soares, Jair C 2008. Celecoxib as an adjunct in the treatment of depressive or mixed episodes of bipolar disorder: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study. Human psychopharmacology, 23 2, 87-94

Frey, Benicio N; Andreazza, Ana C; Nery, Fabiano G; Martins, Marcio R; Quevedo, João; Soares, Jair C; Kapczinski, Flávio 2007. The role of hippocampus in the pathophysiology of bipolar disorder. Behavioural pharmacology, 18 5-6, 419-30

Frey, Benício N; Stanley, Jeffrey A; Nery, Fabiano G; Monkul, E Serap; Nicoletti, Mark A; Chen, Hua-Hsuan; Hatch, John P; Caetano, Sheila C; Ortiz, Oswaldo; Kapczinski, Flávio; Soares, Jair C 2007. Abnormal cellular energy and phospholipid metabolism in the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex of medication-free individuals with bipolar disorder: an in vivo 1H MRS study. Bipolar disorders, 9 Suppl 1 , 119-27

Frey, Benicio N; Walss-Bass, Consuelo; Stanley, Jeffrey A; Nery, Fabiano G; Matsuo, Koji; Nicoletti, Mark A; Hatch, John P; Bowden, Charles L; Escamilla, Michael A; Soares, Jair C 2007. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor val66met polymorphism affects prefrontal energy metabolism in bipolar disorder. Neuroreport, 18 15, 1567-70

Coyle, Thomas R; Kochunov, Peter; Patel, Rupal D; Nery, Fabiano G; Lancaster, Jack L; Mangin, Jean-François; Rivière, Denis; Pillow, David R; Davis, Gregory J; Nicoletti, Mark A; Serap Monkul, E; Fox, Peter T; Soares, Jair C 2006. Cortical sulci and bipolar disorder. Neuroreport, 17 16, 1739-42

Almeida, Karla Mathias; Nery, Fabiano G; Moreno, Ricardo Alberto; Gorenstein, Clarice; Lafer, Beny . Personality traits in bipolar disorder type I: a sib-pair analysis. Bipolar disorders, 13 7-8, 662-9

Fernandes, Francy B F; Rocca, Cristiana C; Gigante, Alexandre D; Dottori-Silva, Paola R; Gerchmann, Luciana; Rossini, Danielle; Sato, Rodrigo; Lafer, Beny; Nery, Fabiano G . The association between social skills deficits and family history of mood disorder in bipolar I disorder. Revista brasileira de psiquiatria (Sao Paulo, Brazil : 1999), 40 3, 244-248

Nery, Fabiano G; Borba, Eduardo F; Hatch, John P; Soares, Jair C; Bonfá, Eloísa; Neto, Francisco Lotufo . Major depressive disorder and disease activity in systemic lupus erythematosus. Comprehensive psychiatry, 48 1, 14-9