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Thomas William Sedlak, MD PhD

Director, Adult Schizophrenia and Psychosis Consult Clinic
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Male
Appointment Phone

410-955-0424

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Director, Adult Schizophrenia and Psychosis Consult Clinic
  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Centers & Institutes

  • Molecular Psychiatry Program
  • Schizophrenia Center

Expertise

Adult Psychiatry

Languages

  • English

Additional Resources

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  • Education +

    Training

    • Washington University School of Medicine (St Louis MO) (1999)

    Residencies

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Psychiatry (Baltimore MD) (2003)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Psychiatry (Baltimore MD) (2006)

    Certifications

    • General, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Psychiatry (2008)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Our laboratory studies brain metabolic and antioxidant pathways relevant to normal brain biology and neuropsychiatric conditions such as schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s disease.

    Selected Publications

    1. Koga M, Serritella AV, Messmer MM, Hayashi-Takagi A, Hester LD, Snyder SH, Sawa A, and Sedlak TW. (2011) Glutathione is a physiologic reservoir of neuronal glutamate. Biochem. Biophys Res. Commun. 2011, 409, 596-602.
    2. Sedlak TW, Saleh M, Higginson DS, Paul BD, Juluri KR, and Snyder SH. (2009) Bilirubin and Glutathione: Complementary Antioxidant and Cytoprotective Roles. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA., 106, 5171-5176.
    3. Sedlak TW and Kaplin, AI. Novel Neurotransmitters: Nitric Oxide and beyond. Kaplan & Sadock’s Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, 9th Edition (2009). Lippincott Williams & Williams.
    4. Sedlak TW and Snyder SH. (2006) Messenger Molecules and Cell Death: Therapeutic Implications. JAMA 295, 81-89.
    5. Sedlak TW and Snyder SH. (2004) Bilirubin benefits: Cellular protection by a biliverdin reductase antioxidant cycle. Pediatrics. 113, 1776-1782.
    6. Sedlak TW, Oltvai ZN, Yang E, Wang K, Boise LH, Thompson CB, and Korsmeyer SJ. (1995) Multiple Bcl-2 family members demonstrate selective dimerizations with Bax. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 92, 7834-7838.

    Lab

    Our laboratory research:

    Sedlak Lab

     

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    Locations

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-614-6248
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-0424
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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Phone: 4100614-6248
    Appointment Phone: 410-614-6248
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    Department/Division

    • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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