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Jennifer Coughlin, M.D.

Jennifer Marie Coughlin, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Expertise: Adult Psychiatry , Inflammation, Mood Disorders, Neuroimaging



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



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


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


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

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Psychiatry (2011)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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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.

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • Probing Mechanisms of Schizophrenia Through Imaging
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