Richard P Ebstein



  1. Ebstein R, Knafo A, Mankuta D, Chew S, Lai P. The contributions of oxytocin and vasopressin pathway genes to human behavior. Horm Behav. 2012;61:359-79 pubmed publisher
    ..This article is part of a Special Issue entitled Oxytocin, Vasopressin, and Social Behavior. ..
  2. Yim O, Zhang X, Shalev I, Monakhov M, Zhong S, Hsu M, et al. Delay discounting, genetic sensitivity, and leukocyte telomere length. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016;113:2780-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Notably, oxytocin and estrogen receptor polymorphisms temper accelerated cellular aging in young females who tend to make impatient choices. ..
  3. Set E, Saez I, Zhu L, Houser D, Myung N, Zhong S, et al. Dissociable contribution of prefrontal and striatal dopaminergic genes to learning in economic games. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014;111:9615-20 pubmed publisher
  4. Bachner Melman R, Ebstein R. The role of oxytocin and vasopressin in emotional and social behaviors. Handb Clin Neurol. 2014;124:53-68 pubmed publisher
    ..We end the chapter with suggestions for future research directions. ..
  5. Ebstein R, Monakhov M, Lu Y, Jiang Y, Lai P, Chew S. Association between the dopamine D4 receptor gene exon III variable number of tandem repeats and political attitudes in female Han Chinese. Proc Biol Sci. 2015;282:20151360 pubmed publisher
  6. Weisman O, Pelphrey K, Leckman J, Feldman R, Lu Y, Chong A, et al. The association between 2D:4D ratio and cognitive empathy is contingent on a common polymorphism in the oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR rs53576). Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2015;58:23-32 pubmed publisher
  7. Riebold M, Mankuta D, Lerer E, Israel S, Zhong S, Nemanov L, et al. All-trans retinoic acid upregulates reduced CD38 transcription in lymphoblastoid cell lines from Autism spectrum disorder. Mol Med. 2011;17:799-806 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, our results provide an empirical basis for the development of a pharmacological ASD treatment strategy based on retinoids. ..
  8. Ebstein R, Mankuta D, Yirmiya N, Malavasi F. Are retinoids potential therapeutic agents in disorders of social cognition including autism?. FEBS Lett. 2011;585:1529-36 pubmed publisher
  9. Chong A, Malavasi F, Israel S, Khor C, Yap V, Monakhov M, et al. ADP ribosyl-cyclases (CD38/CD157), social skills and friendship. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2017;78:185-192 pubmed publisher
    ..To summarize, this study by uniquely leveraging various measures reveals salient elements contributing to nonkin sociality and friendship, revealing a likely pathway underpinning the transition from normality to psychopathology. ..