Patrick M. Fisher, PhD




Dr. Julie Price


Current Affiliation

Center for Integrated Molecular Brain Imaging, Neurobiology Research Unit, Copenhagen, Denmark

Current Position

Postdoctoral fellow

Prior Degree

BS, Carnegie Mellon University (2004)


Fisher, P.M., Meltzer, C.C., Price, J.C., Coleman, R.L., Ziolko, S.K., Becker, C., Moses-Kolko, E.L., Berga, S.L. and Hariri, A.R. Medial prefrontal cortex 5-HT(2A) density is correlated with amygdala reactivity, response habituation, and functional coupling. Cerebral Cortex, 19(11): 2499-2507, 2009.

Forbes, E.E., Hariri, A.R., Martin, S.L., Silk, J.S., Moyles, D.L., Fisher, P.M., Brown, S.M., Ryan, N.D., Birmaher, B., Axelson, D.A. and Dahl, R.E. Altered striatal activation predicting real-world positive affect in adolescent major depressive disorder. American Journal of Psychiatry, 166(1): 64-73, 2009.

Fakra, E., Hyde, L.W., Gorka, A., Fisher, P.M., Munoz, K.E., Kimak, M., Halder, I., Ferrell, R.E., Manuck, S.B. and Hariri, A.R. Effects of HTR1A C(-1019)G on amygdala reactivity and trait anxiety. Archives of General Psychiatry, 2009 Jan; 66(1): 33-40.

Bigos, K.L., Pollock, B.G., Aizenstein, H.J., Fisher, P.M., Bies, R.R. and Hariri, A.R. Acute 5-HT reuptake blockade potentiates human amygdala reactivity. Neuropsychopharmacology, 2008 Dec; 33(13): 3221-5. Epub 2008 May 7.

Fisher, P.M., Munoz, K.E. and Hariri, A.R. Identification of neurogenetic pathways of risk for psychopathology. Am J Med Genet C Semin Med Genet, 2008 May 15;148(2): 147-53, 2008. Review.

Hariri, A.R. and Fisher, P.M. 5-HT1A autoreceptor regulation of corticolimbic reactivity in the pathophysiology and treatment of depression, Future Neurology 2(2): 121-124, 2007.

Fisher, P.M., Meltzer, C.C., Ziolko, S.K., Price, J.C. and Hariri, A.R. Capacity for 5-HT1A mediated autoregulation predicts amygdala reactivity. Nature Neuroscience, 9(11): 1362-1363, 2006.