Nouchine Hadjikhani

Neurolimbic Research Laboratory

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Hadjikhani N, Chabris CF, Joseph RM, Clark J, McGrath L, Aharon I, Feczko E, Tager-Flusberg H, Harris GJ. Early visual cortex organization in autism: an fMRI study. Neuroreport. 2004;15(2):267-70.

Hadjikhani N, Joseph RM, Snyder J, Chabris CF, Clark J, Steele S, McGrath L, Vangel M, Aharon I, Feczko E, Harris GJ, Tager-Flusberg H. Activation of the fusiform gyrus when individuals with autism spectrum disorder view faces. Neuroimage. 2004;22(3):1141-50.

Hadjikhani N, Joseph RM, Snyder J, Tager-Flusberg H. Anatomical differences in mirror neurons system and social cognition network in autism. Cerebral Cortex. 2006;16:1276-1282 (epub 11/23/2005).

Hadjikhani N, Joseph RM, Snyder J, Tager-Flusberg H. Abnormal activation of the social brain during face perception in autism. Human Brain Mapping. 2007;28:441-449.

Hadjikhani N. Mirror Neuron System and Autism, in 'Progress in Autism Research' Editor : Paul C. Carlisle. Nova Science Publishers, NY, 2007 ;151-166.

Hadjikhani N, Hoge R, Snyder J, de Gelder B. Pointing with the eyes: the role of gaze in communicating danger. Brain and Cognition 2008;68:1-8. DOI: 10.1016/j.bandc.2008.01.008

Thakkar K, Polli F, Joseph R, Tuch D, Hadjikhani N, Barton J, Manoach D. Response monitoring, repetitive behavior, and anterior cingulate abnormalities in autism spectrum disorders. Brain 2008;131:2464-2478

Knaus T, Silver A, Lindgren K, Hadjikhani N, Tager-Flusberg H. fMRI activation during a language task in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder” The Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 2008; 14(16):967-979

Hadjikhani N, Joseph RM, Maoach DS, Naik P, Snyder J, Dominick K, Hoge R, Van den Stock J, Tager-Flusberg H, de Gelder B. Body expressions of emotion do not trigger fear contation in autism. Social Cognitive Affective Neuroscience 2009 Mar;4(1)70-8

Hadjikhani N. Serotonin, pregnancy and increased autism prevalence: is there a link? Medical Hypotheses, Dec 15 2009 [epub ahead of print]

Jacquemont S, Curie A. Des Portes V, Torrioli MA, Berry-Kravis E, Hagerman R, Ramos FJ, Cornish K, He Y, Paulding C, Neri G, Chen F, Hadjikhani N, Martinet D, Meyer J, Beckmann JS, Delange K, Brun A, Bussy G, Gasparini F, Hilse T, Floesser A, Branson J, Bilbe G, Johns D, Gomez-Mancilla B. Epigenetic modification of the FMR1 gene in fragile X leads to a differential response to the mGluR5 antagonist AFQ056 Science Translational Medicine 2011 Vol. 3, Issue 64, p. 64ra1.

Norris B, Nadel J, Barker M, Hadjikhani N, Billard A. Investigating gaze of children with ASD in naturalistic settings. PLoS One 2012;7(9)e44144.

Bakhtiari R, Zurcher N, Rogier O, Russo B, Hippolyte L, Granziera C, Araabi B, Ahmadabadi M, Hadjikhani N. Differences in white matter reflect atypical developmental trajectory in autism: a tract-based spatial statistics study. NeuroImage: Clinical, 2012;1:48-56.

Lemonnier E, Degrez C, Phelep M, Tyzio R, Josse F, Grandgeorges M, Hadjikhani N, Ben-Ari Y. A randomized controlled trial of bumetanide in the treatment of autism in children. Translational Psychiatry 2012;2:e202

Zurcher N, Donnelly N, Rogier O, Russo B, Hippolyte L, Hadwin J, Lemonnier E, Hadjikhani N. It's all in the eyes: subcortical and cortical activation during grotesqueness perception in autism. PLoS One 2013;8(1):e54313

Jiang X, Bollich A, Cox P, Hyder E, James J, Gowani SA, Hadjikhani N, Blanz V, Manoach DS, Barton JS, Gaillard WD, Riesenhuber M. A quantitative link between face discrimination deficits and neuronal selectivity for faces in autism. NeuroImage Clinical 2013; 2:320-321

Zurcher N, Rogier O, Boshyan J, Hippolyte L, Russo B, Gillberg N, Helles A, Ruest T, Lemonnier E, Gillberg Ch, Hadjikhani N. Perception of social cues of danger in autism spectrum disorders. PLoS ONE 2013, in press.

Hadjikhani N, Zurcher N, Rogier O, Ruest T, Hippolyte L, Ben-Ari Y, Lemonnier E. Improving emotional face perception in autism with diuretic bumetanide: a proof-of-concept behavioral and functional brain imaging pilot study. Autism 2013, in press.

Hadjikhani N, Zurcher NR, Rogier O, Hippolyte L, Lemonnier E, Ruest T, Ward N, Lassalle A, Gillberg N, Billstedt E, Helles A, Gillberg C, Solomon P, Pkrachin K, Gillberg C. Emotional contagion for pain is intact in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Translational Psychiatry 2014,4,e343.

Fernell E, Wilson P, Hadjikhani N, Bourgeron T, Neville B, Taylor D, Gillberg C. Screening, intervention and outcome in autism and other developmental disorders – the role of randomized controlled trials. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2014 Aug;44(8):2074-6.

Curie A, Nazir T, Brun A, Paulignan Y, Reboul A, Delange K, Cheylus A, Bertrand S, Rochefort F, Bussy G, Marignier S, Lacombe D, Chiron C, Cossee M, Leheup B, Philippe C, Laugel V, De Saint Martin A, Sacco S, Poirier K, Bienvenu T, Souville I, Gilbert-Dussardier B, Bieth E, Kauffmann D, Briot P, de Freminville B, Prieur F, Till M, Rooryck-Thambo C, Mortemousque I, Bobillier-Chaumont I, Toutain A, Touraine R, Sanlaville D, Chelly J, Freeman S, Kong J, Hadjikhani N, Gollub RL, Roy A, des Portes V. The c.429_452 duplication of the ARX gene: a unique developmental-model of limb kinetic apraxia. Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2014 Feb 14;9(1):25.

Guillon Q, Hadjikhani N, Baduel S, Roge B. Visual social attention in Autism Spectrum Disorder: insights from eye tracking studies. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 2014 (42):279-297

Durrleman S, Hippolyte L, Zufferey S, Iglesias K, Hadjikhani N. Complex Syntax in Autism Spectrum Disorders: A study of Relative Clauses. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders 2014 Sep 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Guillon Q, Hadjikhani N, Baduel S, Kruck J, Arnaud M, Roge B. Both dog and human faces are explored abnormally by young children with autism spectrum disorders. NeuroReport 2014 Oct 22;25(15):1237-41

Maillard A, Ruef A, Pizzagalli F, Migliavacca E, Hippolyte L, Adaszewski S, Dukart J, Ferrari F, Conus Ph, Männik K, Zazhytska M, Siffredi V, Maeder Ph, Kutalik Z, Kherif F, Hadjikhani N, Beckmann J, Reymond A, Draganski B, Jacquemont S. 2014 The 16p11.2 locus modulates brain structures common to autism, schizophrenia and obesity. Molecular Psychiatry, in press

Hadjikhani N. Deconstructing scientifically some of the myths regarding autism. 2014 Swiss Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry, in press

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