Brittany Chamberlain

Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh, BPhil, 2019
  • University of Pittsburgh, BA, 2019

Representative Publications

Chamberlain B.L., Ahmari S.E. (2021) Animal Models for OCD Research. In: Fineberg N.A., Robbins T.W. (eds) The Neurobiology and Treatment of OCD: Accelerating Progress. Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences, vol 49. Springer, Cham.

Piantadosi SC, McClain LL, Klei L, Wang J, Chamberlain BL, Springer SA, Lewis DA, Devlin B, Ahmari SE. Transcriptome alterations are enriched for synapse-associated genes in the striatum of subjects with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Transl Psychiatry. 2021 Mar 15;11(1):171. doi: 10.1038/s41398-021-01290-1. PMID: 33723209; PMCID: PMC7961029.

Piantadosi SC, Chamberlain BL, Glausier JR, Lewis DA, Ahmari SE. Lower excitatory synaptic gene expression in orbitofrontal cortex and striatum in an initial study of subjects with obsessive compulsive disorder. Mol Psychiatry. 2021 Mar;26(3):986-998. doi: 10.1038/s41380-019-0431-3. Epub 2019 Jun 5. PMID: 31168067.

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Career Advisor

Sarah Berman, MD, PhD

Thesis Advisor

Susanne Ahmari, MD, PhD



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