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Dr. Chella Kamarajan

Dr. Chella Kamarajan

SUNY Downstate Medical Center, USA

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry


Email: kam@hbnl.downstate.edu


Qualifications

2001 Ph.D., National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Clinical Psychology

1996 M.Phil., Central Institute of Psychiatry, Medical and Social Psychology

1993 M.A., Annamalai University, Psychology


Publications (selected)

  1. Kamarajan C, Pandey AK, Chorlian DB, Porjesz B (2015) The use of current source density as electrophysiological correlates in neuropsychiatric disorders: A review of human studies. International Journal of Psychophysiology.
  2. Kamarajan C, Rangaswamy M, Manz N, Chorlian DB, Pandey AK, Roopesh BN, and Porjesz B (2012) Topography, power and current source density of theta oscillations during reward processing as markers for alcohol dependence. Human Brain Mapping.
  3. Garrett M, Singh A, Amanbekova D, and Kamarajan C (2011) Lack of insight and conceptions of “mental illness” in schizophrenia, assessed in the third person through case vignettes. Psychosis. [Epub ahead of print].
  4. Kamarajan C, Rangaswamy M, Tang Y, Chorlian DB, Pandey AK, Roopesh BN, Manz N, Saunders R, Stimus AT, and Porjesz B (2010) Dysfunctional reward processing in male alcoholics: An ERP study during a gambling task. Journal of Psychiatric Research 44: 576-590.
  5. Roopesh BN, Rangaswamy M, Kamarajan C, Chorlian DB, Pandey AK, and Porjesz B (2010) Reduced Resource Optimization in Male Alcoholics: N400 in a Lexical Decision Paradigm. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 34: 1905-1914.
  6. Roopesh BN, Rangaswamy M, Kamarajan C, Chorlian D, Stimus A, Bauer, LO, Rohrbaugh J, O'Connor SJ, Kuperman S, Schuckit M, and Porjesz B (2009) Priming deficiency in male subjects at risk for alcoholism: The N4 during a lexical decision task. Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research 33: 2027-2036.
  7. Kamarajan C, Porjesz B, Rangaswamy M, Tang Y, Chorlian DB, Padmanabhapillai A, Pandey AK, Roopesh BN, Saunders R, Manz N, Stimus AT, Begleiter H (2009) Brain signatures of monetary loss and gain: Outcome-related potentials in a single outcome gambling task. Behavioural Brain Research 197: 62-76.
  8. Kamarajan C, Rangaswamy M, Tang Y, Chorlian DB, Manz N, Pandey AK, Roopesh BN, Stimus AT, Porjesz B (2008) Theta oscillations during the processing of monetary loss and gain: A perspective on gender and impulsivity. Brain Research 1235: 45-62.
  9. Chen AC, Porjesz B, Rangaswamy M, Kamarajan C, Tang Y, Jones KA, Chorlian DB, Stimus AT, Begleiter H (2007) Reduced frontal lobe activity in subjects with high impulsivity and alcoholism. Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research 31: 156-165.
  10. Rangaswamy M, Jones KA, Porjesz B, Chorlian DB, Padmanabhapillai A, Kamarajan C, Kuperman S, Rohrbaugh J, O'Connor S J, Bauer LO, Schuckit MA, Begleiter H (2007) Delta and theta oscillations as risk markers in adolescent offspring of alcoholics. International Journal of Psychophysiology 63: 3-15.
  11. Kamarajan C, Porjesz B, Jones K, Chorlian D, Padmanabhapillai A, Rangaswamy M, Stimus A, Begleiter H (2006) Event-related oscillations in offspring of alcoholics: neurocognitive disinhibition as a risk for alcoholism. Biological Psychiatry 59: 625-634.
  12. Jones KA, Porjesz B, Chorlian D, Rangaswamy M, Kamarajan C, Padmanabhapillai A, Stimus A, Begleiter H (2006) S-transform time-frequency analysis of P300 reveals deficits in individuals diagnosed with alcoholism. Clinical Neurophysiology 117: 2128-2143.
  13. Padmanabhapillai A, Porjesz B, Ranganathan M, Jones KA, Chorlian DB, Tang Y, Kamarajan C, Rangaswamy M, Stimus A, Begleiter H (2006a) Suppression of early evoked gamma band response in male alcoholics during a visual oddball task. International Journal of Psychophysiology 60: 15-26.
  14. Padmanabhapillai A, Tang, Y, Ranganathan M, Rangaswamy M, Jones KA, Chorlian DB, Kamarajan C, Stimus AT, Kuperman S, Rohrbaugh J, O'Connor SJ, Bauer LO, Schuckit MA, Begleiter H, Porjesz B (2006b) Evoked gamma band response in male adolescent subjects at risk for alcoholism during a visual oddball task. International Journal of Psychophysiology 62: 262-271.
  15. Kamarajan C, Porjesz B, Jones KA, Choi K, Chorlian DB, Padmanabhapillai A, Rangaswamy M, Stimus AT, Begleiter H (2005a) Alcoholism is a disinhibitory disorder: neurophysiological evidence from a Go/No-Go task. Biological Psychology 69: 353-373.
  16. Kamarajan C, Porjesz B, Jones KA, Chorlian DB, Padmanabhapillai A, Rangaswamy M, Stimus AT, Begleiter H (2005b) Spatial-anatomical mapping of NoGo-P3 in the offspring of alcoholics: evidence of cognitive and neural disinhibition as a risk for alcoholism. Clinical Neurophysiology 116: 1049-1061.
  17. Porjesz B, Rangaswamy M, Kamarajan C, Jones KA, Padmanabhapillai A, Begleiter H (2005) The utility of neurophysiological markers in the study of alcoholism. Clinical Neurophysiology 116: 993-1018.
  18. Kamarajan C, Porjesz B, Jones KA, Choi K, Chorlian DB, Padmanabhapillai A, Rangaswamy M, Stimus AT, Begleiter H (2004) The role of brain oscillations as functional correlates of cognitive systems: a study of frontal inhibitory control in alcoholism. International Journal of Psychophysiology 51: 155-180.

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