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Jennifer Coughlin, M.D.

Jennifer Marie Coughlin, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


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Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Out-of-State & International Patients +
Out of State Patients

Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Call +1-410-502-7683 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science



The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-5212

600 N. Wolfe Street
Meyer Building 3-161
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 443-287-4701
Fax: 410-955-0152

Contact for Research Inquiries

Phone: 410-746-6072


Adult Psychiatry , Inflammation, Mood Disorders, Neuroimaging

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • University of Maryland School of Medicine / MD (2006)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Psychiatry (2010)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Psychiatry (2012)


    • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Psychiatry (2011)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Coughlin, JM; Ishizuka, I; Kano, SI; Edwards, JA; Seifuddin, FT; Shimano; MA; Daley; EL; Zandi, PP; Leweke, FM; Cascella NG; Sawa, A. Marked reduction of soluble superoxide dismutase-1 (SOD1) in cerebrospinal fluid of patients with recent-onset schizophrenia. Molecular Psychiatry. 2012, Feb 21.

    Coughlin, JM; Rodenbach, K; Lee, P; Hayat, MJ; Griffin, MM; Mirski, MA; Reti, IM. Asystole in Ultrabrief Pulse Electroconvulsive Therapy. J ECT. 2012; Apr 17.

    Coughlin, JM; Wang, Y, Ma, S; Yue, C., Kim, PK; Adams, AV; Roosa, HV; Gage, KL; Stathis M; Rais, R; Rojas, C; McGlothan, J; Sacktor, N; Guilarte, TR; Zhou, Y; Sawa, A; Slusher, BS; Caffo, B; Kassiou, M; Endres, C; Pomper, MG. Regional Brain Distribution of Translocator Protein using [11C]DPA-713 PET in Individuals Infected with HIV. J NeuroVirology. 2014; Feb 25.

    Hayes, LN; Severance, EG; Leek, JT; Gressitt, KL; Coughlin, JM; Leweke, FM; Yolken, RH; Sawa, A.. Inflammatory molecular signature associated with infectious agents in psychosis. Schizophr Bull. 2014; April 17.

    Coughlin, JM; Tenaka, T; Marsman, A; Wang, H; Bonekamp, S; Kim, PK; Higgs, C; Varvaris, M; Edden, R; Pomper MG; Schretlen, D; Barker, P; Sawa. Decoupling of N-acetyl-aspartate and Glutamate Within the Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex in Schizophrenia. Curr Molec Med. In Press.

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
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    Lectures and Presentations

    Probing Mechanisms of Schizophrenia Through Imaging

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