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Craig Risch, M.D.



Washington University School of Medicine 1976


UCSD Medical Center 1979


National Institute of Mental Health Medical Center 1981

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Risch SC, Horner MD, McGurk SR, Palecko S, Markowitz JS, Nahas Z, DeVane CL. Double-blind donepezil-placebo crossover augmentation study of atypical antipsychotics in chronic, stable schizophrenia: a pilot study. Schizophr Res. 2007 Jul; 93(1-3):131-5.
  2. Risch SC, Horner MD, McGurk SR, Palecko S, Markowitz JS, Nahas Z, DeVane CL. Donepezil effects on mood in patients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2006 Oct; 9(5):603-5.
  3. DeVane CL, Donovan JL, Liston HL, Markowitz JS, Cheng KT, Risch SC, Willard L. Comparative CYP3A4 inhibitory effects of venlafaxine, fluoxetine, sertraline, and nefazodone in healthy volunteers. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2004 Feb; 24(1):4-10.
  4. Nahas Z, George MS, Horner MD, Markowitz JS, Li X, Lorberbaum JP, Owens SD, McGurk S, DeVane L, Risch SC. Augmenting atypical antipsychotics with a cognitive enhancer (donepezil) improves regional brain activity in schizophrenia patients: a pilot double-blind placebo controlled BOLD fMRI study. Neurocase. 2003 Jun; 9(3):274-82.
  5. Davis R, Risch SC. Ziprasidone induction of hypomania in depression? Am J Psychiatry. 2002 Apr; 159(4):673-4.
  6. Liston HL, DeVane CL, Boulton DW, Risch SC, Markowitz JS, Goldman J. Differential time course of cytochrome P450 2D6 enzyme inhibition by fluoxetine, sertraline, and paroxetine in healthy volunteers. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2002 Apr; 22(2):169-73.
  7. Markowitz JS, Devane CL, Liston HL, Boulton DW, Risch SC. The effects of probenecid on the disposition of risperidone and olanzapine in healthy volunteers. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2002 Jan; 71(1):30-8.
  8. Markowitz JS, DeVane CL, Boulton DW, Liston HL, Risch SC. Hypotension and bradycardia in a healthy volunteer following a single 5 mg dose of olanzapine. J Clin Pharmacol. 2002 Jan; 42(1):104-6.

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