Elizabeth Heron
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Connolly, S., Anney, R., Gallagher, L., Heron, E.A., A genome-wide investigation into parent-of-origin effects in autism spectrum disorder identifies previously associated genes including SHANK3, European Journal of Human Genetics, 25, (2), 2017, p234-239 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Merikangas, A.K., Segurado, R., Kelleher, E., Hogan, D., Delaney, C., Gill, M., Gallagher, L., Corvin, A.P., and Heron, E.A. , Parental age, birth order and neurodevelopmental disorders, Molecular Psychiatry, 21, 2016, p728-730 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Falk, M.G., Alston, C.L., McGrory, C.A., (...), Pettitt, A.N., Mengersen, K.L., Recent Bayesian approaches for spatial analysis of 2-D images with application to environmental modelling, Environmental and Ecological Statistics, 2015 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Merikangas AK, Segurado R, Heron EA, Anney RJ, Paterson AD, Cook EH, Pinto D, Scherer SW, Szatmari P, Gill M, Corvin AP, Gallagher L., The phenotypic manifestations of rare genic CNVs in autism spectrum disorder., Molecular Psychiatry, 2014, p1-7 Journal Article, 2014 DOI TARA - Full Text

Kenny EM, Cormican P, Furlong S, Heron E, Kenny G, Fahey C, Kelleher E, Ennis S, Tropea D, Anney R, Corvin AP, Donohoe G, Gallagher L, Gill M, Morris DW, Excess of rare novel loss-of-function variants in synaptic genes in schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorders., Molecular psychiatry, 19, 2014, p872-879 Journal Article, 2014 DOI TARA - Full Text

Connolly, S and Heron, E.A., Review of statistical methodologies for the detection of parent-of-origin effects in family trio genome-wide association data with binary disease traits., Briefings in Bioinformatics, 2014 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text DOI

Heron, E.A., Cormican, P., Donohoe, G., O'Neill, F.A., Kendler, K.S., Riley, B.P., Gill, M., Corvin, A.P., Morris, D.W., No evidence that runs of homozygosity are associated with schizophrenia in an Irish genome-wide association dataset, Schizophrenia Research, 154, (1-3), 2014, p79-82 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text DOI

Merikangas AK, Segurado R, Cormican P, Heron EA, Anney RJ, Moore S, Kelleher E, Hargreaves A, Anderson-Schmidt H, Gill M, Gallagher L, Corvin A., The phenotypic manifestations of rare CNVs in schizophrenia., Schizophrenia Research, 158, (1-3), 2014, p255 - 260 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Thekiso, T.B., Heron, E.A., Masood, B., Murphy, M., McLoughlin, D.M., Kennedy, N., Mauling of the "celtic Tiger": Clinical characteristics and outcome of first-episode depression secondary to the economic recession in Ireland, Journal of Affective Disorders, 151, (2), 2013, p455-460 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Anney R, Klei L, Pinto D, Almeida J, Bacchelli E, Baird G, Bolshakova N, Bölte S, Bolton PF, Bourgeron T, Brennan S, Brian J, Casey J, Conroy J, Correia C, Corsello C, Crawford EL, de Jonge M, Delorme R, Duketis E, Duque F, Estes A, Farrar P, Fernandez BA, Folstein SE, Fombonne E, Gilbert J, Gillberg C, Glessner JT, Green A, Green J, Guter SJ, Heron EA, Holt R, Howe JL, Hughes G, Hus V, Igliozzi R, Jacob S, Kenny GP, Kim C, Kolevzon A, Kustanovich V, Lajonchere CM, Lamb JA, Law-Smith M, Leboyer M, Le Couteur A, Leventhal BL, Liu XQ, Lombard F, Lord C, Lotspeich L, Lund SC, Magalhaes TR, Mantoulan C, McDougle CJ, Melhem NM, Merikangas A, Minshew NJ, Mirza GK, Munson J, Noakes C, Nygren G, Papanikolaou K, Pagnamenta AT, Parrini B, Paton T, Pickles A, Posey DJ, Poustka F, Ragoussis J, Regan R, Roberts W, Roeder K, Roge B, Rutter ML, Schlitt S, Shah N, Sheffield VC, Soorya L, Sousa I, Stoppioni V, Sykes N, Tancredi R, Thompson AP, Thomson S, Tryfon A, Tsiantis J, Van Engeland H, Vincent JB, Volkmar F, Vorstman JA, Wallace S, Wing K, Wittemeyer K, Wood S, Zurawiecki D, Zwaigenbaum L, Bailey AJ, Battaglia A, Cantor RM, Coon H, Cuccaro ML, Dawson G, Ennis S, Freitag CM, Geschwind DH, Haines JL, Klauck SM, McMahon WM, Maestrini E, Miller J, Monaco AP, Nelson SF, Nurnberger JI, Oliveira G, Parr JR, Pericak-Vance MA, Piven J, Schellenberg GD, Scherer SW, Vicente AM, Wassink TH, Wijsman EM, Betancur C, Buxbaum JD, Cook EH, Gallagher L, Gill M, Hallmayer J, Paterson AD, Sutcliffe JS, Szatmari P, Vieland VJ, Hakonarson H, Devlin B, Individual common variants exert weak effects on the risk for autism spectrum disorderspi., Human molecular genetics, 21, (21), 2012, p4781-92 Journal Article, 2012 TARA - Full Text DOI

Bridges M, Heron E, O'Dushlaine, Segurado R, The International Schizophrenia Consortium (ISC), Morris DW, Corvin A, Gill M, Pinto C. , Genetic Classification of Populations using Supervised Learning., PLos One, 6, (5), 2011, pe14802 Journal Article, 2011 TARA - Full Text DOI

Heron Elizabeth A, O'Dushlane C, Segurado R, Gallagher L, Gill M., Exploration of empirical Bayes hierarchical modeling for the analysis of genome-wide association study data., Oxford Journal Mathematics & Physical Sciences Biostatistics, 12, (3), 2011, p445-461 Journal Article, 2011 TARA - Full Text

O'Dushlaine C, Kenny E, Heron E, Donohoe G, Gill M, Morris D, Consortium IS, Corvin A, Molecular pathways involved in neuronal cell adhesion and membrane scaffolding contribute to schizophrenia and bipolar disorder susceptibility., Molecular Psychiatry, 16, (3), 2011, p286-292 Journal Article, 2011 TARA - Full Text DOI

Vieland VJ, Hallmayer J, Huang Y, Pagnamenta A, Pinto D, Khan H, Monaco AP, Paterson AD, Scherer SW, Sutcliffe JS, Szatmari P, Klei L, Anney R, Merico D, Regan R,Conroy J, Magalhaes T, CorreiaC, AbrahamsBS, Almeida J, Bacchelli E, Bader GD, Bailey AJ, Baird G, Battaglia A, Berney T, Bolshakova N, Bölte S, Bolton PF, Bourgeron T, Brennan S, Brian J, Bryson SE, Carson AR, Casallo G, Casey J, Cochrane L, Corsello C, Crawford EL, Crossett A, Dawson G, de Jonge M, Delorme R, Drmic I, Duketis E, Duque F, Estes A, Farrar P, Fernandez BA, Filippi T, Fombonne E, Freitag CM, Gilbert J, Gillberg C, Glessner JT, Goldberg J, Green A, Green J, Guter SJ, Hakonarson H, Heron EA, Hill M, Holt R, Howe JL, Hughes G, Hus V, Igliozzi R, Kim C, Klauck SM, Kolevzon A, Korvatska O, Kustanovich V, Lajonchere CM, Lamb JA, Laskawiec M, Leboyer M, Le Couteur A, Leventhal BL, Lionel AC, Liu X-Q, Lord C, Lotspeich L, Lund SC, Maestrini E, Mahoney W, Mantoulan C, Marshall CR, McConachie H, McDougle CJ, McGrath J, McMahon WM, Merikangas A, Migita O, Minshew NJ, Mirza GK, Munson J, Nelson SF, Noakes C, Noor A, Nygren G, Oliveira G, Papanikolaou K, Parr JR, Parrini B, Paton T, Pickles A, Pilorge M, Piven J, Ponting CP, Posey DJ, Poustka A, Poustka F, Prasad A, Ragoussis J, Renshaw K, Rickaby J, Roberts W, Roeder K, Roge B, Rutter ML, Bierut LJ, Rice JP, SAGE Consortium, Salt J, Sansom K, Sato D, Segurado R, Senman L, Shah N, Sheffield VC, Soorya L, Sousa I, Stein O, Stoppioni V, Strawbridge C, Tancredi R, Tansey K, Thiruvahindrapduram B, Thompson AP, Thomson S, Tryfon A, Tsiantis J, Van Engeland H, Vincent JB, Volkmar F, Wallace S, Wang K, Wang Z, Wassink TH, Webber C, Wing K, Wittemeyer K, Wood S, Wu J, Yaspan BL, Zurawiecki D, Zwaigenbaum L, Buxbaum JD, Cantor RM, Cook EH, Coon H, Cuccaro ML, Devlin B, Ennis S, Gallagher L, Geschwind DH, Gill M, Haines JL, Miller J, Nurnberger Jr. JI, Pericak-Vance MA, Schellenberg GD, VicenteAM, Wijsman EM, Betancur C., Novel method for combined linkage and genomewide association analysis finds evidence of distinct genetic architecture for two subtypes of autism, Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 3, 2011, p113 - 123 Journal Article, 2011

Pinto, D, Pagnamenta, AT, Klei, L, Anney, R, Merico, D, Regan, R, Conroy, J, Magalhaes, TR, Correia, C, Abrahams, BS, Almeida, J, Bacchelli, E, Bader, GD, Bailey, AJ, Baird, G, Battaglia, A, Berney, T, Bolshakova, N, Bolte, S, Bolton, PF, Bourgeron, T, Brennan, S, Brian, J, Bryson, SE, Carson, AR, Casallo, G, Casey, J, Chung, BHY, Cochrane, L, Corsello, C, Crawford, EL, Crossett, A, Cytrynbaum, C, Dawson, G, de Jonge, M, Delorme, R, Drmic, I, Duketis, E, Duque, F, Estes, A, Farrar, P, Fernandez, BA, Folstein, SE, Fombonne, E, Freitag, CM, Gilbert, J, Gillberg, C, Glessner, JT, Goldberg, J, Green, A, Green, J, Guter, SJ, Hakonarson, H, Heron, EA, Hill, M, Holt, R, Howe, JL, Hughes, G, Hus, V, Igliozzi, R, Kim, C, Klauck, SM, Kolevzon, A, Korvatska, O, Kustanovich, V, Lajonchere, CM, Lamb, JA, Laskawiec, M, Leboyer, M, Le Couteur, A, Leventhal, BL, Lionel, AC, Liu, XQ, Lord, C, Lotspeich, L, Lund, SC, Maestrini, E, Mahoney, W, Mantoulan, C, Marshall, CR, McConachie, H, McDougle, CJ, McGrath, J, McMahon, WM, Merikangas, A, Migita, O, Minshew, NJ, Mirza, GK, Munson, J, Nelson, SF, Noakes, C, Noor, A, Nygren, G, Oliveira, G, Papanikolaou, K, Parr, JR, Parrini, B, Paton, T, Pickles, A, Pilorge, M, Piven, J, Ponting, CP, Posey, DJ, Poustka, A, Poustka, F, Prasad, A, Ragoussis, J, Renshaw, K, Rickaby, J, Roberts, W, Roeder, K, Roge, B, Rutter, ML, Bierut, LJ, Rice, JP, Salt, J, Sansom, K, Sato, D, Segurado, R, Sequeira, AF, Senman, L, Shah, N, Sheffield, VC, Soorya, L, Sousa, I, Stein, O, Sykes, N, Stoppioni, V, Strawbridge, C, Tancredi, R, Tansey, K, Thiruvahindrapduram, B, Thompson, AP, Thomson, S, Tryfon, A, Tsiantis, J, Van Engeland, H, Vincent, JB, Volkmar, F, Wallace, S, Wang, K, Wang, ZZ, Wassink, TH, Webber, C, Weksberg, R, Wing, K, Wittemeyer, K, Wood, S, Wu, J, Yaspan, BL, Zurawiecki, D, Zwaigenbaum, L, Buxbaum, JD, Cantor, RM, Cook, EH, Coon, H, Cuccaro, ML, Devlin, B, Ennis, S, Gallagher, L, Geschwind, DH, Gill, M, Haines, JL, Hallmayer, J, Miller, J, Monaco, AP, Nurnberger, JI, Paterson, AD, Pericak-Vance, MA, Schellenberg, GD, Szatmari, P, Vicente, AM, Vieland, VJ, Wijsman, EM, Scherer, SW, Sutcliffe, JS, Betancur, C, Functional impact of global rare copy number variation in autism spectrum disorders, NATURE, 466, 2010, p368-372 Journal Article, 2010 TARA - Full Text

Anney R, Klei L, Pinto D, Regan R, Conroy J, Magalhaes TR, Correia C, Abrahams BS, Sykes N, Pagnamenta AT, Almeida J, Bacchelli E, Bailey AJ, Baird G, Battaglia A, Berney T, Bolshakova N, Bölte S, Bolton PF, Bourgeron T, Brennan S, Brian J, Carson AR, Casallo G, Casey J, Chu S, Cochrane L, Corsello C, Crawford EL, Crossett A, Dawson G, de Jonge M, Delorme R, Drmic I, Duketis E, Duque F, Estes A, Farrar P, Fernandez BA, Folstein SE, Fombonne E, Freitag CM, Gilbert J, Gillberg C, Glessner JT, Goldberg J, Green A, Green J, Guter SJ, Hakonarson H, Heron EA, Hill M, Holt R, Howe JL, Hughes G, Hus V, Igliozzi R, Kim C, Klauck SM, Kolevzon A, Korvatska O, Kustanovich V, Lajonchere CM, Lamb JA, Laskawiec M, Leboyer M, Le Couteur A, Leventhal BL, Lionel AC, Liu XQ, Lord C, Lotspeich L, Lund SC, Maestrini E, Mahoney W, Mantoulan C, Marshall CR, McConachie H, McDougle CJ, McGrath J, McMahon WM, Melhem NM, Merikangas A, Migita O, Minshew NJ, Mirza GK, Munson J, Nelson SF, Noakes C, Noor A, Nygren G, Oliveira G, Papanikolaou K, Parr JR, Parrini B, Paton T, Pickles A, Piven J, Posey DJ, Poustka A, Poustka F, Prasad A, Ragoussis J, Renshaw K, Rickaby J, Roberts W, Roeder K, Roge B, Rutter ML, Bierut LJ, Rice JP, Salt J, Sansom K, Sato D, Segurado R, Senman L, Shah N, Sheffield VC, Soorya L, Sousa I, Stoppioni V, Strawbridge C, Tancredi R, Tansey K, Thiruvahindrapduram B, Thompson AP, Thomson S, Tryfon A, Tsiantis J, Van Engeland H, Vincent JB, Volkmar F, Wallace S, Wang K, Wang Z, Wassink TH, Wing K, Wittemeyer K, Wood S, Yaspan BL, Zurawiecki D, Zwaigenbaum L, Betancur C, Buxbaum JD, Cantor RM, Cook EH, Coon H, Cuccaro ML, Gallagher L, Geschwind DH, Gill M, Haines JL, Miller J, Monaco AP, Nurnberger JI, Paterson AD, Pericak-Vance MA, Schellenberg GD, Scherer SW, Sutcliffe JS, Szatmari P, Vicente AM, Vieland VJ, Wijsman EM, Devlin B, Ennis S, Hallmayer J, A genomewide scan for common alleles affecting risk for autism., Human molecular genetics, 19, (20), 2010, p4072-4082 Journal Article, 2010 DOI TARA - Full Text

Nwachukwu I, Crumlish N, Heron EA, Gill M, The Irish Mental Health Act 2001: Impact on involuntary admissions in a community mental health service in Dublin, The Psychiatrist, 34, 2010, p436-440 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Heron, E.A., Walsh, C., Bayesian Discrete Latent Spatial Modelling of Crack Initiation in Orthopaedic Hip Replacement Bone Cement, Journal of Applied Statistics, 37, (7), 2010, p1153 - 1171 Journal Article, 2010 URL

O'Dushlaine C., Kenny E., Heron E.A., Segurado R., Gill M,, Morris D.W., Corvin A. , The SNP ratio test: pathway analysis of genome-wide association datasets., Bioinformatics, 25, (20), 2009, p2762 - 2763 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Tang, S., Heron, E.A., Bayesian inference for a stochastic logistic model with switching points, Ecological Modelling , 219, (1-2), 2008, p153 - 169 Journal Article, 2008

Finkenstädt, B., Heron, E.A., Komorowski, M., Edwards, K., Tang, S., Harper, C.V., Davis, J.R., White, M.R., Millar, A.J., Rand, D.A., Reconstruction of transcriptional dynamics from gene reporter data using differential equations, Bioinformatics, 15, (24), 2008, p2901 - 2907 Journal Article, 2008

Heron, E.A., Walsh, C., A continuous latent spatial model for crack initiation in bone cement, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series C (Applied Statistics), 57, 2008, p25 - 42 Journal Article, 2008

Heron, E.A., Finkenstädt, B. and Rand, D.A. , Bayesian inference for dynamic transcriptional regulation; the Hes1 system as a case study, Bioinformatics, 23, (19), 2007, p2596 - 2603 Journal Article, 2007

Research Expertise

Keywords

Bayesian Inference; Bioinformatics; Biostatistical methods; Genetics; MATHEMATICAL MODELLING; Statistics

Recognition

Memberships

Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society 2005 – Present