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Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Ned Kalin earned his medical degree at Jefferson Medical College and completed his residency at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. He completed a fellowship at the National Institutes of Mental Health. Dr. Kalin is the Chair of the Department of Psychiatry.

Dr. Kalin serves as chair of the UW-Madison Department of Psychiatry. He has a patient care and research focus on anxiety, and is interested in emotions and health. For the last 15 years, Dr. Kalin has hosted, with Richard Davidson, PhD, of the UW-Madison Department of Psychology, the annual Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion, which highlights progress in various research avenues in health and emotion.



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Neuropsychopharmacology, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

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Medical School Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

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PubMed Articles
Widge AS Bilge MT Montana R Chang W Rodriguez CI Deckersbach T Carpenter LL Kalin NH Nemeroff CB Electroencephalographic Biomarkers for Treatment Response Prediction in Major Depressive Illness: A Meta-Analysis. Am J Psychiatry . 2018 Oct 3;:appiajp201817121358
[PubMed ID: 30278789]
Dean DC 3rd Planalp EM Wooten W Kecskemeti SR Adluru N Schmidt CK Frye C Birn RM Burghy CA Schmidt NL Styner MA Short SJ Kalin NH Goldsmith HH Alexander AL Davidson RJ Association of Prenatal Maternal Depression and Anxiety Symptoms With Infant White Matter Microstructure. JAMA Pediatr . 2018 Oct 1;172(10):973-981
[PubMed ID: 30177999]
Zeier Z Carpenter LL Kalin NH Rodriguez CI McDonald WM Widge AS Nemeroff CB Clinical Implementation of Pharmacogenetic Decision Support Tools for Antidepressant Drug Prescribing. Am J Psychiatry . 2018 Sep 1;175(9):873-886
[PubMed ID: 29690793]
Fox AS Oler JA Birn RM Shackman AJ Alexander AL Kalin NH Functional Connectivity within the Primate Extended Amygdala Is Heritable and Associated with Early-Life Anxious Temperament. J Neurosci . 2018 Aug 29;38(35):7611-7621
[PubMed ID: 30061190]
Zhao G Liu F Oler JA Meyerand ME Kalin NH Birn RM Bayesian convolutional neural network based MRI brain extraction on nonhuman primates. Neuroimage . 2018 Jul 15;175:32-44
[PubMed ID: 29604454]
Block TS Kushner H Kalin N Nelson C Belanoff J Schatzberg A Combined Analysis of Mifepristone for Psychotic Depression: Plasma Levels Associated With Clinical Response. Biol Psychiatry . 2018 Jul 1;84(1):46-54
[PubMed ID: 29523415]
Kalin NH Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone Binding Protein: Stress, Psychopathology, and Antidepressant Treatment Response. Am J Psychiatry . 2018 Mar 1;175(3):204-206
[PubMed ID: 29490496]
Alisch RS Van Hulle C Chopra P Bhattacharyya A Zhang SC Davidson RJ Kalin NH Goldsmith HH A multi-dimensional characterization of anxiety in monozygotic twin pairs reveals susceptibility loci in humans. Transl Psychiatry . 2017 Dec 11;7(12):1282
[PubMed ID: 29225348]
Block T Petrides G Kushner H Kalin N Belanoff J Schatzberg A Mifepristone Plasma Level and Glucocorticoid Receptor Antagonism Associated With Response in Patients With Psychotic Depression. J Clin Psychopharmacol . 2017 Oct;37(5):505-511
[PubMed ID: 28708736]
Bogdan R Salmeron BJ Carey CE Agrawal A Calhoun VD Garavan H Hariri AR Heinz A Hill MN Holmes A Kalin NH Goldman D Imaging Genetics and Genomics in Psychiatry: A Critical Review of Progress and Potential. Biol Psychiatry . 2017 Aug 1;82(3):165-175
[PubMed ID: 28283186]
Kalin NH Mechanisms underlying the early risk to develop anxiety and depression: A translational approach. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol . 2017 Jun;27(6):543-553
[PubMed ID: 28502529]
Oler JA Tromp DP Fox AS Kovner R Davidson RJ Alexander AL McFarlin DR Birn RM E Berg B deCampo DM Kalin NH Fudge JL Connectivity between the central nucleus of the amygdala and the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis in the non-human primate: neuronal tract tracing and developmental neuroimaging studies. Brain Struct Funct . 2017 Jan;222(1):21-39
[PubMed ID: 26908365]
Kalin NH Fox AS Kovner R Riedel MK Fekete EM Roseboom PH Tromp do PM Grabow BP Olsen ME Brodsky EK McFarlin DR Alexander AL Emborg ME Block WF Fudge JL Oler JA Overexpressing Corticotropin-Releasing Factor in the Primate Amygdala Increases Anxious Temperament and Alters Its Neural Circuit. Biol Psychiatry . 2016 Sep 1;80(5):345-55
[PubMed ID: 27016385]
Dantzer R Kalin NH The cortisol awakening response at its best. Psychoneuroendocrinology . 2016 Jan;63:412-3
[PubMed ID: 26604094]
Kennis M van Rooij SJ Tromp do PM Fox AS Rademaker AR Kahn RS Kalin NH Geuze E Treatment Outcome-Related White Matter Differences in Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Neuropsychopharmacology . 2015 Sep;40(10):2434-42
[PubMed ID: 25837284]
Fox AS Oler JA Shackman AJ Shelton SE Raveendran M McKay DR Converse AK Alexander A Davidson RJ Blangero J Rogers J Kalin NH Intergenerational neural mediators of early-life anxious temperament. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A . 2015 Jul 21;112(29):9118-22
[PubMed ID: 26150480]
Williams LE Oler JA Fox AS McFarlin DR Rogers GM Jesson MA Davidson RJ Pine DS Kalin NH Fear of the unknown: uncertain anticipation reveals amygdala alterations in childhood anxiety disorders. Neuropsychopharmacology . 2015 May;40(6):1428-35
[PubMed ID: 25502633]
Fox AS Oler JA Tromp do PM Fudge JL Kalin NH Extending the amygdala in theories of threat processing. Trends Neurosci . 2015 May;38(5):319-29
[PubMed ID: 25851307]
Motzkin JC Philippi CL Oler JA Kalin NH Baskaya MK Koenigs M Ventromedial prefrontal cortex damage alters resting blood flow to the bed nucleus of stria terminalis. Cortex . 2015 Mar;64:281-8
[PubMed ID: 25569763]
Caldwell JZ Armstrong JM Hanson JL Sutterer MJ Stodola DE Koenigs M Kalin NH Essex MJ Davidson RJ Preschool externalizing behavior predicts gender-specific variation in adolescent neural structure. PLoS One . 2015;10(2):e0117453
[PubMed ID: 25658357]