Ryan Irvin, Ph.D.

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Marguerite M Dickson Irvin, Ph.D. Department of Biostatistics
Ryals Public Health Building, 230P
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL 35294
Phone: (205) 975-7672
Fax: (205) 975-2540
E-mail: irvinr@uab.edu
Full CV


  • 2009
  • 2008
  • pre 2008
  1. Wiener HW, Klei L, Irvin MR, Perry RT, Aliyu MH, Allen TB, Bradford LD, Calkins ME, Devlin B, Edwards N, Gur RE, Gur RC, Kwentus J, Lyons PD, McEvoy JP, Nasrallah HA, Nimgaonkar VL, O'Jile J, Santos AB, Savage RM, Go RC. Linkage Analysis of Schizophrenia in African-American Families. Scz Res. 2009 Apr;109(1-3):70-9 [PMID: 19264455]
  1. Dickson MR, Carter CL, Carpenter MJ, McClure RL, McGee DA, Zapka JG, Strange C. Barriers to genetic testing among persons at risk for alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. Genet Test. 2008 Dec;12(4):501-5. [PMID: 19072562]
  2. Dickson MR, Li J, Wiener H, Perry RT, Blacker D, Bassett SS, Go R C.P. A Genomic Scan for Age at Onset of Alzheimer’s Disease in 437 Families from the NIMH Genetic Initiative. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2008 Sep 5;147B(6):784-92. [PMID: 18189239]
  1. Carpenter MJ, Strange C, Jones Y, Dickson MR, Carter C, Moseley MA, Gilbert GE. Does genetic testing result in behavioral health change? Changes in smoking behavior following testing for alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. Ann Behav Med. 2007 Feb;33(1):22-8. [PMID: 17291167]
  2. Strange C, Stoller JK, Sandhaus RA, Dickson R, Turino G. Results of a survey with alpha-1 antitrypsin defiency. Respiration. 2006 Aug 3; 73(2):185-90 [DOI: 10.1159/000088061]
  3. Dickson MR, Perry RT, Wiener H, Go RC. Association Studies of transforming growth factor beta 1 and Alzheimer’s Disease. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2005 Nov 5; 139(1):38-41. [PMID: 16082716]
  4. Strange C, Dickson MR, Carter C, Carpenter MJ, Holladay B, Lundquist R, Brantly ML. Genetic testing for alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. Genet Med. 2004 Jul-Aug; 6(4):204-10. [PMID: 15266208]
  5. Cayirlioglu P, Bonnette PC, Dickson MR, Duronio RJ. Drosophila E2f2 promotes the conversion from genomic DNA replication to gene amplification in ovarian follicle cells. Development 2001; 128(24): 5085-98. [PMID: 11748144]


Acknowledgement and Disclaimer
The trainee's projects are supported by Grant Number T32NS054584 from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke or the National Institutes of Health.

Years: 2009 - 2011
Mentor(s): Donna Arnett, PhD, MSPH and Hemant K. Tiwari, PhD
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, UAB, focused on Pharmacogenetics of Cardiometabolic diseases