Skip Navigation
Print This Page
Share this page: More

Bassett, Susan S., PhD

Dr. Susan Bassett

Associate Professor
Director, Division of Psychiatric Neuroimaging

Main Office Address

Phipps 300-D
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287-0005

Phone: 410-614-2813
Fax: 410-614-3676


Administrative Assistant

Katherine Bakker
Phone: 410-955-2754




University of Maryland, College Park



The Johns Hopkins University


Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Dementias of Aging

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Professional Interests

  • Genetics of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Neuroimaging and genetics
  • Cognitive changes in Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease
  • Disability and psychiatric illness
  • Genetic testing

Selected Publications

Bassett SS, Avramopoulos D, Fallin MD.  Evidence for parent of origin effect in late onset Alzheimer’s disease. American Journal of Medical Genetics (Neuropsychiatric Genetics). 2002; 114(6):679-686.

Bassett SS, Havastad SL, Chase GA. The role of test accuracy in predicting acceptance of genetic
susceptibility testing for Alzheimer’s disease. Genetic Testing.  2004; 8(2):120-126.

Avramopoulos D, Fallin MD, Bassett SS. Linkage to chromosome 14q in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) patients without psychotic symptoms. American Journal of Medical Genetics  (Neuropsychiatric Genetics). 2004; 132B(1):9-13.

Bassett SS., Kusevic I, Cristinzio C, Yassa M., Avramopoulos D., Yousem D., Fallin, DM.  Differential fMRI activation patterns in offspring of late-onset Alzheimer’s disease  correspond to previously identified linkage heterogeneity for Chromosome 10. Annals of Neurology. 2005; 58: 142-146.

Go RCP, Perry RT, Weiner H, Bassett SS, Blacker D, Devlin BJ, Sweet RA. Neuregulin-1 Polymorphism in Late Onset Alzheimer’s Disease Families with Psychoses.  American Journal of Medical Genetics; B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics.2005; 139B:28-32.

100th Anniversary Banner
Great Works

GREAT WORKS: 100 Years of Philanthropy in Service of Hopkins Psychiatry.



Research Volunteers Needed

Psychiatry E-News Update

For Faculty & Staff


© The Johns Hopkins University, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Health System. All rights reserved.

Privacy Policy and Disclaimer