Rachel Loewy, PhD


Academic Title

Associate Professor


UCLA School of Psychiatry 2005


UCSF Medical Center, Clinical Psychology 2006

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Whitford TJ, Oestreich LKL, Ford JM, Roach BJ, Loewy RL, Stuart BK, Mathalon DH. Deficits in Cortical Suppression During Vocalization are Associated With Structural Abnormalities in the Arcuate Fasciculus in Early Illness Schizophrenia and Clinical High Risk for Psychosis. Schizophr Bull. 2017 Nov 29.
  2. Du Y, Fryer SL, Lin D, Sui J, Yu Q, Chen J, Stuart B, Loewy RL, Calhoun VD, Mathalon DH. Identifying functional network changing patterns in individuals at clinical high-risk for psychosis and patients with early illness schizophrenia: A group ICA study. Neuroimage Clin. 2018; 17:335-346.
  3. Du Y, Fryer SL, Fu Z, Lin D, Sui J, Chen J, Damaraju E, Mennigen E, Stuart B, Loewy RL, Mathalon DH, Calhoun VD. Dynamic functional connectivity impairments in early schizophrenia and clinical high-risk for psychosis. Neuroimage. 2017 Oct 14.
  4. Ramsay IS, Fryer S, Boos A, Roach BJ, Fisher M, Loewy R, Vinogradov S, Mathalon DH. Response to Targeted Cognitive Training Correlates with Change in Thalamic Volume in a Randomized Trial for Early Schizophrenia. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2017 Sep 12.
  5. Savill M, D'Ambrosio J, Cannon TD, Loewy RL. Psychosis risk screening in different populations using the Prodromal Questionnaire: A systematic review. Early Interv Psychiatry. 2017 Aug 06.
  6. Biagianti B, Roach BJ, Fisher M, Loewy R, Ford JM, Vinogradov S, Mathalon DH. Trait aspects of auditory mismatch negativity predict response to auditory training in individuals with early illness schizophrenia. Neuropsychiatr Electrophysiol. 2017; 3.
  7. Mayo D, Corey S, Kelly LH, Yohannes S, Youngquist AL, Stuart BK, Niendam TA, Loewy RL. The Role of Trauma and Stressful Life Events among Individuals at Clinical High Risk for Psychosis: A Review. Front Psychiatry. 2017; 8:55.
  8. Kotzalidis GD, Solfanelli A, Piacentino D, Savoja V, Fiori Nastro P, Curto M, Lindau JF, Masillo A, Brandizzi M, Fagioli F, Raballo A, Gebhardt E, Preti A, D'Alema M, Fucci MR, Miletto R, Andropoli D, Leccisi D, Girardi P, Loewy RL, Schultze-Lutter F. The Italian version of the 92-item Prodromal Questionnaire: Concurrent validity with the SIPS and factor analysis in a sample of 258 outpatients aged 11-36years. Schizophr Res. 2017 Feb 18.
  9. Biagianti B, Fisher M, Neilands TB, Loewy R, Vinogradov S. Engagement with the auditory processing system during targeted auditory cognitive training mediates changes in cognitive outcomes in individuals with schizophrenia. Neuropsychology. 2016 11; 30(8):998-1008.
  10. Fryer SL, Roach BJ, Wiley K, Loewy RL, Ford JM, Mathalon DH. Reduced Amplitude of Low-Frequency Brain Oscillations in the Psychosis Risk Syndrome and Early Illness Schizophrenia. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2016 Aug; 41(9):2388-98.
  11. Loewy R, Fisher M, Schlosser DA, Biagianti B, Stuart B, Mathalon DH, Vinogradov S. Intensive Auditory Cognitive Training Improves Verbal Memory in Adolescents and Young Adults at Clinical High Risk for Psychosis. Schizophr Bull. 2016 Jul; 42 Suppl 1:S118-26.
  12. Schlosser DA, Campellone TR, Biagianti B, Delucchi KL, Gard DE, Fulford D, Stuart BK, Fisher M, Loewy RL, Vinogradov S. Modeling the role of negative symptoms in determining social functioning in individuals at clinical high risk of psychosis. Schizophr Res. 2015 Dec; 169(1-3):204-208.
  13. Fulford D, Pearson R, Stuart BK, Fisher M, Mathalon DH, Vinogradov S, Loewy RL. Symptom assessment in early psychosis: the use of well-established rating scales in clinical high-risk and recent-onset populations. Psychiatry Res. 2014 Dec 30; 220(3):1077-83.
  14. Therman S, Lindgren M, Manninen M, Loewy RL, Huttunen MO, Cannon TD, Suvisaari J. Predicting psychosis and psychiatric hospital care among adolescent psychiatric patients with the Prodromal Questionnaire. Schizophr Res. 2014 Sep; 158(1-3):7-10.
  15. Schlosser DA, Fisher M, Gard D, Fulford D, Loewy RL, Vinogradov S. Motivational deficits in individuals at-risk for psychosis and across the course of schizophrenia. Schizophr Res. 2014 Sep; 158(1-3):52-7.
  16. Nahum M, Fisher M, Loewy R, Poelke G, Ventura J, Nuechterlein KH, Hooker CI, Green MF, Merzenich M, Vinogradov S. A novel, online social cognitive training program for young adults with schizophrenia: A pilot study. Schizophr Res Cogn. 2014 Mar 01; 1(1):e11-e19.
  17. Fisher M, Loewy R, Carter C, Lee A, Ragland JD, Niendam T, Schlosser D, Pham L, Miskovich T, Vinogradov S. Neuroplasticity-based auditory training via laptop computer improves cognition in young individuals with recent onset schizophrenia. Schizophr Bull. 2015 Jan; 41(1):250-8.
  18. Rietdijk J, Fokkema M, Stahl D, Valmaggia L, Ising HK, Dragt S, Klaassen RM, Nieman DH, Loewy R, Cuijpers P, Delespaul P, Linszen DH, van der Gaag M. The distribution of self-reported psychotic-like experiences in non-psychotic help-seeking mental health patients in the general population; a factor mixture analysis. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2014 Mar; 49(3):349-58.
  19. Fulford D, Niendam TA, Floyd EG, Carter CS, Mathalon DH, Vinogradov S, Stuart BK, Loewy RL. Symptom dimensions and functional impairment in early psychosis: more to the story than just negative symptoms. Schizophr Res. 2013 Jun; 147(1):125-131.
  20. Ising HK, Veling W, Loewy RL, Rietveld MW, Rietdijk J, Dragt S, Klaassen RM, Nieman DH, Wunderink L, Linszen DH, van der Gaag M. The validity of the 16-item version of the Prodromal Questionnaire (PQ-16) to screen for ultra high risk of developing psychosis in the general help-seeking population. Schizophr Bull. 2012 Nov; 38(6):1288-96.

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