Lisa James, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience

Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry


PhD, Clinical Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL (2009)

MS, Clinical Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL (2003-2009)

BA, Psychology, Boston University, Boston MA (1999)

Postdoctoral Fellow in the Neurobehavioral Research Laboratory and Clinic a the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX (2009-2010)

Research

Publications

James, LM & Georgopoulos, AP 2019, ‘Human Leukocyte Antigen as a Key Factor in Preventing Dementia and Associated Apolipoprotein E4 Risk’ Front Aging Neurosci, vol. 11, p. 82. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2019.00082

Georgopoulos, AP, James, LM, Christova, P & Engdahl, BE 2018, ‘A Two-Hit Model of The Biological Origin of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)’ J Ment Health Clin Psychol, vol. 2, no. 5, pp. 9-14.

James, LM, Dolan, S, Leuthold, AC, Engdahl, BE, Georgopoulos, A & Georgopoulos, AP 2018, ‘The effects of human leukocyte antigen DRB1*13 and apolipoprotein E on age-related variability of synchronous neural interactions in healthy women’ EBioMedicine, vol. 35, pp. 288-294. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ebiom.2018.08.026

Mattson, E, James, L & Engdahl, B 2018, ‘Personality Factors and Their Impact on PTSD and Post-traumatic Growth is Mediated by Coping Style Among OIF/OEF Veterans’ Mil Med. https://doi.org/10.1093/milmed/usx201

James, LM, Christova, P, Lewis, SM, Engdahl, BE, Georgopoulos, A & Georgopoulos, AP 2018, ‘Protective Effect of Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) Allele DRB1*13:02 on Age-Related Brain Gray Matter Volume Reduction in Healthy Women’ EBioMedicine, vol. 29, pp. 31-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ebiom.2018.02.005

Tsilibary, EC, Souto, EP, James, LM, Engdahl, BE & Georgopoulos, AP 2018, ‘Human Immunoglobulin G (IgG) Neutralizes Adverse Effects of Gulf War Illness (GWI) Serum in Neural Cultures: Paving the Way to Immunotherapy for GWI’ J Neurol Neuromedicine, vol. 3, no. 5, pp. 23-28. https://doi.org/10.29245/2572.942X/2018/5.1219

Georgopoulos, AP, Tsilibary, EC, Souto, EP, James, LM, Engdahl, BE & Georgopoulos, A 2018, ‘Adverse effects of Gulf War Illness (GWI) serum on neural cultures and their prevention by healthy serum’ J Neurol Neuromedicine, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 19-27. https://doi.org/10.29245/2572.942X/2018/2.1177

Engdahl, BE, James, LM, Miller, RD, Leuthold, AC, Lewis, SM, Carpenter, AF & Georgopoulos, AP 2018, ‘Brain Function in Gulf War Illness (GWI) and Associated Mental Health Comorbidities’ J Neurol Neuromedicine, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 24-34.

James, LM, Christova, P, Engdahl, BE, Lewis, SM, Carpenter, AF & Georgopoulos, AP 2017, ‘Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) and Gulf War Illness (GWI): HLA-DRB1*13:02 Spares Subcortical Atrophy in Gulf War Veterans’ EBioMedicine, vol. 26, pp. 126-131. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ebiom.2017.11.005

Georgopoulos, AP, James, LM, Carpenter, AF, Engdahl, BE, Leuthold, AC & Lewis, SM 2017, ‘Gulf War illness (GWI) as a neuroimmune disease’ Exp Brain Res, vol. 235, no. 10, pp. 3217-3225. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00221-017-5050-0