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Nunzio Pomara

Nunzio Pomara

Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Professor, Department of Pathology

Keywords
pharmacogenetics, Alzheimer's disease, drug-induced cognitive toxicity, late-life depression
Summary

A major focus of Dr. Pomara’s research has been to elucidate pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic factors that may contribute to individual vulnerability to drug induced cognitive and psychomotor toxicity in the elderly. He has shown that certain variants of the APOE and TOMM40 genes increase risk for drug-induced adverse events unrelated to pharmacokinetic factors and likely reflecting pharmacodynamic mechanisms.

Other important contributions include his early reports of increased activity in the HPA axis associated with both aging and AD, as determined by studies of baseline cortisol and dexamethasone response. These results led to the first pilot clinical trial that examined the cognitive effects of the glucocorticoid receptor antagonist, RU486, in AD. Dr. Pomara also provided the first report on an absence of a cortisol response to naltrexone and an elevation in CSF-glutamate in Alzheimer’s patients.

Dr. Pomara additionally presented the first evidence that late life depression, a condition associated with increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or prodromal phase, may be accompanied by disturbances in central and peripheral metabolism of amyloid-beta, a peptide implicated in AD. More recently, he has been collaborating with the NYU Cohen Veterans Center to identify biomarkers for PTSD/TBI.

Phone

646-754-4848

Academic office

One Park Avenue

Eighth Floor

New York, NY 10016

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Teipel, Stefan J; Dyrba, Martin; Ballarini, Tommaso; Brosseron, Frederic; Bruno, Davide; Buerger, Katharina; Cosma, Nicoleta-Carmen; Dechent, Peter; Dobisch, Laura; Düzel, Emrah; Ewers, Michael; Fliessbach, Klaus; Haynes, John D; Janowitz, Daniel; Kilimann, Ingo; Laske, Christoph; Maier, Franziska; Metzger, Coraline D; Munk, Matthias H; Peters, Oliver; Pomara, Nunzio; Preis, Lukas; Priller, Josef; Ramírez, Alfredo; Roy, Nina; Scheffler, Klaus; Schneider, Anja; Schott, Björn H; Spottke, Annika; Spruth, Eike J; Wagner, Michael; Wiltfang, Jens; Jessen, Frank; Heneka, Michael T

Journal of Alzheimer's disease. 2022 01; 85(3):1267-1282

Carbone, Manuel Glauco; Pagni, Giovanni; Tagliarini, Claudia; Imbimbo, Bruno Pietro; Pomara, Nunzio

Ageing research reviews. 2021 Aug 08; 71:101420

Teipel, Stefan; Bruno, Davide; Plaska, Chelsea Reichert; Heslegrave, Amanda; Ramos-Cejudo, Jaime; Osorio, Ricardo S; Zetterberg, Henrik; Blennow, Kaj; Pomara, Nunzio

Journal of affective disorders. 2021 Jun 24; 293:429-434

Pomara, Nunzio; Bruno, Davide; Plaska, Chelsea Reichert; Pillai, Anilkumar; Ramos-Cejudo, Jaime; Osorio, Ricardo; Imbimbo, Bruno P; Heslegrave, Amanda; Zetterberg, Henrik; Blennow, Kaj

Journal of affective disorders. 2021 Mar 09; 286:275-281

Tagliarini, Claudia; Carbone, Manuel Glauco; Pagni, Giovanni; Marazziti, Donatella; Pomara, Nunzio

CNS spectrums. 2020 Oct 23; 1-65

Bruno, Davide; Reichert Plaska, Chelsea; Clark, Daniel P A; Zetterberg, Henrik; Blennow, Kaj; Verbeek, Marcel M; Pomara, Nunzio

International journal of neuroscience. 2020 Mar 31; 1-5

Yan, Tingxiang; Liang, Jingjing; Gao, Ju; Wang, Luwen; Fujioka, Hisashi; Zhu, Xiaofeng; Wang, Xinglong; Weiner, Michael W; Schuff, Norbert; Rosen, Howard J; Miller, Bruce L; Perry, David; Aisen, Paul; Toga, Arthur W; Jimenez, Gustavo; Donohue, Michael; Gessert, Devon; Harless, Kelly; Salazar, Jennifer; Cabrera, Yuliana; Walter, Sarah; Hergesheimer, Lindsey; Toga, Arthur W; Crawford, Karen; Neu, Scott; Schneider, Lon S; Pawluczyk, Sonia; Becerra, Mauricio; Teodoro, Liberty; Spann, Bryan M; Aisen, Paul; Petersen, Ronald; Jack, Clifford R; Bernstein, Matthew; Borowski, Bret; Gunter, Jeff; Senjem, Matt; Vemuri, Prashanthi; Jones, David; Kantarci, Kejal; Ward, Chad; Mason, Sara S; Albers, Colleen S; Knopman, David; Johnson, Kris; Graff-Radford, Neill R; Parfitt, Francine; Poki-Walker, Kim; Jagust, William; Landau, Susan; Trojanowki, John Q; Shaw, Leslie M; Karlawish, Jason H; Wolk, David A; Vaishnavi, Sanjeev; Clark, Christopher M; Arnold, Steven E; Lee, Virginia; Korecka, Magdalena; Figurski, Michal; Beckett, Laurel; Harvey, Danielle; DeCArli, Charles; Fletcher, Evan; Maillard, Pauline; Olichney, John; Carmichael, Owen; Green, Robert C; Sperling, Reisa A; Johnson, Keith A; Marshall, Gad A; Saykin, Andrew J; Foroud, Tatiana M; Shen, Li; Faber, Kelley; Kim, Sungeun; Nho, Kwangsik; Farlow, Martin R; Hake, Ann Marie; Matthews, Brandy R; Brosch, Jared R; Herring, Scott; Morris, John; Raichle, Marc; Holtzman, David; Morris, John C; Cairns, Nigel J; Franklin, Erin; Taylor-Reinwald, Lisa; Ances, Beau; Winkfield, David; Carroll, Maria; Oliver, Angela; Creech, Mary L; Mintun, Mark A; Schneider, Stacy; Kuller, Lew; Mathis, Chet; Lopez, Oscar L; Oakley, MaryAnn; Simpson, Donna M; Paul, Steven; Relkin, Norman; Chiang, Gloria; Lin, Michael; Ravdin, Lisa; Davies, Peter; Mesulam, M Marcel; Mesulam, Marek-Marsel; Rogalski, Emily; Lipowski, Kristine; Weintraub, Sandra; Bonakdarpour, Borna; Kerwin, Diana; Wu, Chuang-Kuo; Johnson, Nancy; Snyder, Peter J; Montine, Tom; Donohue, Michael; Thal, Lean; Brewer, James; Vanderswag, Helen; Fleisher, Adam; Thompson, Paul; Woo, Ellen; Silverman, Daniel H S; Teng, Edmond; Kremen, Sarah; Apostolova, Liana; Tingus, Kathleen; Lu, Po H; Bartzokis, George; Koeppe, Robert A; Ziolkowski, Jaimie; Heidebrink, Judith L; Lord, Joanne L; Foster, Norm; Albert, Marilyn; Onyike, Chiadi; D'Agostino, Daniel; Kielb, Stephanie; Quinn, Joseph; Silbert, Lisa C; Lind, Betty; Kaye, Jeffrey A; Carter, Raina; Dolen, Sara; Villanueva-Meyer, Javier; Pavlik, Valory; Pacini, Nathaniel; Lamb, Ashley; Kass, Joseph S; Doody, Rachelle S; Shibley, Victoria; Chowdhury, Munir; Rountree, Susan; Dang, Mimi; Stern, Yaakov; Honig, Lawrence S; Bell, Karen L; Yeh, Randy; Marson, Daniel; Geldmacher, David; Natelson, Marissa; Griffith, Randall; Clark, David; Brockington, John; Grossman, Hillel; Mitsis, Effie; Shah, Raj C; Lamar, Melissa; Samuels, Patricia; Sadowski, Martin; Sheikh, Mohammed O; Singleton-Garvin, Jamika; Ulysse, Anaztasia; Gaikwad, Mrunalini; Doraiswamy, P Murali; James, Olga; Borges-Neto, Salvador; Wong, Terence Z; Coleman, Edward; Smith, Charles D; Jicha, Greg; Hardy, Peter; El Khouli, Riham; Oates, Elizabeth; Conrad, Gary; Porsteinsson, Anton P; Martin, Kim; Kowalksi, Nancy; Keltz, Melanie; Goldstein, Bonnie S; Makino, Kelly M; Ismail, M Saleem; Brand, Connie; Thai, Gaby; Pierce, Aimee; Yanez, Beatriz; Sosa, Elizabeth; Witbracht, Megan; Potkin, Steven; Womack, Kyle; Mathews, Dana; Quiceno, Mary; Levey, Allan I; Lah, James J; Cellar, Janet S; Burns, Jeffrey M; Swerdlow, Russell H; Brooks, William M; van Dyck, Christopher H; Carson, Richard E; Varma, Pradeep; Chertkow, Howard; Bergman, Howard; Hosein, Chris; Turner, Raymond Scott; Johnson, Kathleen; Reynolds, Brigid; Kowall, Neil; Killiany, Ronald; Budson, Andrew E; Norbash, Alexander; Johnson, Patricia Lynn; Obisesan, Thomas O; Oyonumo, Ntekim E; Allard, Joanne; Ogunlana, Olu; Lerner, Alan; Ogrocki, Paula; Tatsuoka, Curtis; Fatica, Parianne; Johnson, Sterling; Asthana, Sanjay; Carlsson, Cynthia M; Yesavage, Jerome; Taylor, Joy L; Chao, Steven; Lane, Barton; Rosen, Allyson; Tinklenberg, Jared; Scharre, Douglas W; Kataki, Maria; Tarawneh, Rawan; Zimmerman, Earl A; Celmins, Dzintra; Hart, David; Flashman, Laura A; Seltzer, Marc; Hynes, Mary L; Santulli, Robert B; Sink, Kaycee M; Yang, Mia; Mintz, Akiva; Miller, Delwyn D; Smith, Karen Ekstam; Koleva, Hristina; Nam, Ki Won; Shim, Hyungsub; Schultz, Susan K; Smith, Amanda; Leach, Christi; Raj, Balebail Ashok; Fargher, Kristin; Reiman, Eric M; Chen, Kewei; Tariot, Pierre; Burke, Anna; Hetelle, Joel; DeMarco, Kathryn; Trncic, Nadira; Fleisher, Adam; Reeder, Stephanie; Zamrini, Edward; Belden, Christine M; Sirrel, Sherye A; Duara, Ranjan; Greig-Custo, Maria T; Rodriguez, Rosemarie; Bernick, Charles; Munic, Donna; Khachaturian, Zaven; Buckholtz, Neil; Hsiao, John; Potter, William; Fillit, Howard; Hefti, Franz; Sadowsky, Carl; Villena, Teresa; Hsiung, Ging-Yuek Robin; Mudge, Benita; Sossi, Vesna; Feldman, Howard; Assaly, Michele; Finger, Elizabeth; Pasternack, Stephen; Pavlosky, William; Rachinsky, Irina; Drost, Dick; Kertesz, Andrew; Black, Sandra; Stefanovic, Bojana; Heyn, Chrinthaka; Ott, Brian R; Tremont, Geoffrey; Daniello, Lori A; Bodge, Courtney; Salloway, Stephen; Malloy, Paul; Correia, Stephen; Lee, Athena; Pearlson, Godfrey D; Blank, Karen; Anderson, Karen; Bates, Vernice; Capote, Horacio; Rainka, Michelle; Mintzer, Jacobo; Spicer, Kenneth; Bachman, David; Finger, Elizabeth; Pasternak, Stephen; Rachinsky, Irina; Rogers, John; Kertesz, Andrew; Drost, Dick; Finger, Elizabeth; Pasternak, Stephen; Rachinsky, Irina; Rogers, John; Kertesz, Andrew; Drost, Dick; Pomara, Nunzio; Hernando, Raymundo; Sarrael, Antero; Kittur, Smita; Borrie, Michael; Lee, T-Y; Bartha, Rob; Frank, Richard; Fox, Nick; Logovinsky, Veronika; Corrillo, Maria; Sorensen, Greg

Nature communications. 2020 01 21; 11(1):411

Pillai, Anilkumar; Bruno, Davide; Nierenberg, Jay; Pandya, Chirayu; Feng, Tami; Reichert, Chelsea; Ramos-Cejudo, Jaime; Osorio, Ricardo; Zetterberg, Henrik; Blennow, Kaj; Pomara, Nunzio

Biomarkers in neuropsychiatry. 2019 Dec; 1: