Eric A. Epping, MD, PhD


Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Information

Office: 2-202 Medical Education Building
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-384-1168

Web: UIHC Profile Page


BS, Biochemistry and Economics, Honors, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
MD, Physiology and Biophysics, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
PhD, Physiology and Biophysics, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Residency, Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship, Genetics of Schizophrenia and Autism (Research), Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa

Licensure and Certifications

ABPN Certification in Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Selected Publications

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Rudd D, Axelson M, Epping E, Andreasen N, Wassink T.  A genome-wide CNV analysis of schizophrenia reveals a potential role for a multiple-hit model.  Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet.  2014 September 16. 

Epping E, Mills J, Beglinger L, Fiedorowicz J, Craufurd D, Smith M, Groves M, Rowe K, Downing N, Williams J, Long J, Paulsen J, PREDICT-HD Investigators and Coordinators of the Huntington Study Group .  Characterization of depression in prodromal Huntington Disease in the Neurobiological Predictors of HD (PREDICT-HD) Study.  Journal of Psychiatry Research.  2013 October. 47(10):1423-1431.

McCusker E, Gunn D, Epping E, Loy C, Radford K, Griffith J, Mills J, Long J, Paulsen J.  Unawareness of motor phenoconversion in Huntington Disease.  Neurology.  2013 September. 81(13):1141-1147.

Onwuameze O, Nam K, Epping E, Wassink T, Ziebell S, Andreasen N, Ho B.  MAPK14 and CNR1 gene variant interactions: Effects on brain volume deficits in schizophrenia patients with marijuana misuse.  Psychological Medicine.  2013 March. 43(3):619-31.

Andreasen N, Wilcox M, Ho B, Epping E, Ziebell S, Zeien E, Weiss B, Wassink T.  Statistical epistasis and progressive brain change in schizophrenia: an approach for examining the relationships between multiple genes.  Molecular Psychiatry.  2012 November. 17(11):1093-102.

Smith M, Mills J, Epping E, Westervelt H, Paulsen J.  Depressive symptom severity is related to poorer cognitive performance in prodromal Huntington disease.  Neuropsychology.  2012 September. 26(5):664-9.

Wassink T, Epping E, Rudd D, Axelsen M, Ziebell S, Fleming F, Monson E, Ho B, Andreasen N.  Influence of ZNF804a on brain structure volumes and symptom severity in individuals with schizophrenia.  Archives of General Psychiatry.  2012 September. 69(9):885-92.

Nopoulos P, Epping E, Wassink T, Schlaggar B, Perlmutter J.  Correlation of CAG repeat length between the maternal and paternal allele of the Huntingtin gene: Evidence for assortative mating.  Behavioral and Brain Functions.  2011. 7:45.

Ho B, Epping E, Wang K, Andreasen N, Librant A, Wassink T.  Basic helix-loop-helix transcription factor NEUROG1 and schizophrenia: effects on illness susceptibility, MRI brain morphometry and cognitive abilities.  Schizophrenia Research.  2008 December. 106(2-3):192-9.

Wassink T, Hazlett H, Epping E, Arndt S, Dager S, Schellenberg G, Dawson G, Piven J.  Cerebral cortical gray matter overgrowth and functional variation of the serotonin transporter gene in autism.  Archives of General Psychiatry.  2007 June. 64(6):709-17.

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