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Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

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Francisco Romo-Nava, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Education/Credentials
  • MD: Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi
  • Psychiatrist: National Institute of Psychiatry/ Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
  • Fellow Affective Disorders: National Institute of Psychiatry/ Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
  • PhD: Institute For Biomedical Research, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

Research/Clinical Interests

Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Mood Disorders, Hypothalamus

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Romo-Nava F, Buijs FN, Valdés-Tovar M, Benítez-King G, Basualdo M, Perusquía M, Heinze G, Escobar C, Buijs RM. 2017. Olanzapine-Induced Early Cardiovascular Effects are Mediated by the Biological Clock and Prevented by Melatonin. J Pineal Res, 62 4,

Frederik N Buijs, Luis León-Mercado, Mara Guzmán-Ruiz4, Natali N Guerrero- Vargas, Francisco Romo-Nava, Ruud M Buijs. 2016. The circadian system: A regulatory feedback network of periphery and brain Physiology, ,

Romo-Nava F, Tafoya SA, Gutiérrez-Soriano J, Osorio Y, Carriedo P, Ocampo B, Bobadilla RI, Heinze G. 2016. The Association between Chronotype and Perceived Academic Stress to Depression in Medical Students. Chronobiol Int. , Aug 31, 1

ADRIANA DÍAZ-ANZALDÚA, YOLANDA OCAMPO-MENDOZA, JOSÉ OCTAVIO HERNÁNDEZ-LAGUNAS, FEDERICO ALEJANDRO DÍAZ-MADRID, FRANCISCO ROMO-NAVA, FRANCISCO JUÁREZ-GARCÍA, HIRAM ORTEGA-ORTIZ, ALEJANDRO DÍAZ-ANZALDÚA, DORIS GUTIÉRREZ-MORA, CLAUDIA BECERRA-PALARS BERLANGA-CISNEROS. 2015. DIFFERENCES IN BODY MASS INDEX ACCORDING TO FAT MASS- AND OBESITY-ASSOCIATED (FTO) GENOTYPE IN MEXICAN PATIENTS WITH BIPOLAR DISORDER. Bipolar Disorders, 6 , 662

LLOYD CE, SARTORIUS N, CIMINO LC, ALVAREZ A, DE BRAUDE MG, RABBANI G, AHMED HU, PAPELBAUM M, DE FREITAS SR, JI L, YU X, GAEBEL W, MÜSSIG K, CHATURVEDI SK, SRIKANTA SS, BURTI L, BULGARI V, MUSAU A, NDETEI D, HEINZE MARTIN G, ROMO NAVA F, TAJ R, KHAN A, KOKOSZKA A, PAPASZ-SIEMIENIUK A, STAROSTINA EG, BOBROV AE, LECIC-TOSEVSKI D, LALIC NM, UDOMRATN P, TANGWONGCHAI S, BAHENDEKA S, BASANGWA D, MANKOVSKY B. 2015. THE INTERPRET-DD STUDY OF DIABETES AND DEPRESSION: A PROTOCOL. Diabetes Med, 32 7, 925

ROMO- NAVA F, ALVAREZ-ICAZA D, FRESÁN- ORELLANA A, SARACCO R, BECERRA- PALARS C, MORENO J, ONTIVEROS MP, BERLANGA C, HEINZE G, BUIJS RM. 2014. MELATONIN ATTENUATES ANTIPSYCHOTIC METABOLIC EFFECTS: A DOUBLE BLIND RANDOMIZED, PLACEBO CONTROLLED, PARALLEL GROUP CLINICAL TRIAL. Bipolar Disorders, 16 4, 410

ROMO-NAVA F, FRESÁN-ORELLANA A., BARRAGÁN V., SARACCO-ÁLVAREZ R., BECERRA-PALARS C, OSORIO Y, PÉREZ E., HEINZE H., LARA D.R. 2014. THE AFFECTIVE AND EMOTIONAL COMPOSITE TEMPERAMENT SCALE (AFECTS): PSYCHOMETRIC PROPERTIES OF THE SPANISH VERSION IN A COMMUNITY SAMPLE FROM MEXICO CITY AND COMPARISON BETWEEN REMITTED PSYCHIATRIC PATIENTS. Journal of Affective Disorders, 172 , 251

ROMO- NAVA F, TAFOYA A, CORTES J, HEINZE G 2013. A COMPARATIVE STUDY ON DEPRESSION AND ASSOCIATED FACTORS IN FIRST AND FIFTH YEAR MEDICAL STUDENTS. Salud Mental, 36 , 375

ROMO-NAVA F, HOOGENBOOM WS, PELAVIN PE, ALVARADO JL, BOBROW LH, MACMASTER FP, KESHAVAN M, MCCARLEY RW, SHENTON ME. 2013. PITUITARY VOLUME IN SCHIZOPHRENIA SPECTRUM DISORDERS SCHIZOPHR RES, 146 1-3, 301

SOLÍS-CHAGOYÁN H, CALIXTO E, FIGUEROA A, MONTAÑO LM, BERLANGA C, RODRÍGUEZ-VERDUGO MS, ROMO F, JIMÉNEZ M, GURROLA CZ, RIQUELME A, BENÍTEZ-KING G 2013. MICROTUBULE ORGANIZATION AND L-TYPE VOLTAGE-ACTIVATED CALCIUM CURRENT IN OLFACTORY NEURONAL CELLS OBTAINED FROM PATIENTS WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA AND BIPOLAR DISORDER. SCHIZOPHR RES, 143 2-3, 384

BENÍTEZ-KING G, RIQUELME A, ORTÍZ-LÓPEZ L, BERLANGA C, RODRÍGUEZ-VERDUGO MS, ROMO F, CALIXTO E, SOLÍS-CHAGOYÁN H, JÍMENEZ M, MONTAÑO LM, RAMÍREZ-RODRÍGUEZ G, MORALES-MULIA S, DOMÍNGUEZ-ALONSO A. 2011. A NON-INVASIVE METHOD TO ISOLATE THE NEURONAL LINAGE FROM THE NASAL EPITHELIUM FROM SCHIZOPHRENIC AND BIPOLAR DISEASES. J NEUROSCI METHODS. J NEUROSCI METHODS. , 201 1, 35

. L. PALACIOS, F. ROMO, R. PATIÑO, BARRAGÁN E., LEYVA F., DE LA PEÑA F 2008. ATTENTION-DEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER AND PEDIATRIC BIPOLAR DISORDER, COMORBIDITY OR OVERLAP? A REVIEW. PART TWO. Salud Mental, 31 2, 87

L. PALACIOS, F. ROMO, R. PATIÑO, BARRAGÁN E., LEYVA F., DE LA PEÑA F 2008. DEFICIT DISORDER ATTENTION-DEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER AND PEDIATRIC BIPOLAR DISORDER, COMORBIDITY OR OVERLAP? A REVIEW. PART ONE. Salud Mental, 31 , 19