Profile

Zoran Brkanac, MD

Zoran Brkanac, MD

Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Autism Center

On staff since July 2005

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Psychiatry
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Medical/Professional School

University of Zagreb, Zagreb
University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio, San Antonio

Residency

Psychiatry, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
Child Psychiatry, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle

Clinical Interests

Psychaitry, behavioral genetics

Publications

  • Brkanac Z, Spencer D, Shendure J, Robertson PD, Matsushita M, Vu T, Bird TD, Olson MV, Raskind WH
    IFRD1 is a candidate gene for SMNA on chromosome 7q22-q23.
    American journal of human genetics , 2009 May : 692-7
  • Brkanac Z, Raskind WH, King BH
    Pharmacology and genetics of autism: implications for diagnosis and treatment.
    Personalized medicine , 2008 Nov. : 599-607
  • Brkanac Z, Chapman NH, Igo RP Jr, Matsushita MM, Nielsen K, Berninger VW, Wijsman EM, Raskind WH
    Genome scan of a nonword repetition phenotype in families with dyslexia: evidence for multiple loci.
    Behavior genetics , 2008 Sept. : 462-75
  • Brkanac Z, Chapman NH, Matsushita MM, Chun L, Nielsen K, Cochrane E, Berninger VW, Wijsman EM, Raskind WH
    Evaluation of candidate genes for DYX1 and DYX2 in families with dyslexia.
    American journal of medical genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric genetics : the official publication of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics , 2007 June 5 : 556-60
  • Igo RP Jr, Chapman NH, Berninger VW, Matsushita M, Brkanac Z, Rothstein JH, Holzman T, Nielsen K, Raskind WH, Wijsman EM
    Genomewide scan for real-word reading subphenotypes of dyslexia: novel chromosome 13 locus and genetic complexity.
    American journal of medical genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric genetics : the official publication of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics , 2006 Jan. 5 : 15-27
  • Saxon AJ, Oreskovich MR, Brkanac Z
    Genetic determinants of addiction to opioids and cocaine.
    Harvard review of psychiatry , 2005 July : 218-32
  • Chapman NH, Igo RP, Thomson JB, Matsushita M, Brkanac Z, Holzman T, Berninger VW, Wijsman EM, Raskind WH
    Linkage analyses of four regions previously implicated in dyslexia: confirmation of a locus on chromosome 15q.
    American journal of medical genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric genetics : the official publication of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics , 2004 Nov. 15 : 67-75
  • Chen DH, Brkanac Z, Verlinde CL, Tan XJ, Bylenok L, Nochlin D, Matsushita M, Lipe H, Wolff J, Fernandez M, Cimino PJ, Bird TD, Raskind WH
    Missense mutations in the regulatory domain of PKC gamma: a new mechanism for dominant nonepisodic cerebellar ataxia.
    American journal of human genetics , 2003 Apr, : 839-49
  • Brkanac Z, Pastor JF, Storck M
    Prazosin in PTSD.
    Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry , 2003 Apr, : 384-5
  • Brkanac Z, Bylenok L, Fernandez M, Matsushita M, Lipe H, Wolff J, Nochlin D, Raskind WH, Bird TD
    A new dominant spinocerebellar ataxia linked to chromosome 19q13.4-qter.
    Archives of neurology , 2002 Aug. : 1291-5
  • Brkanac Z, Fernandez M, Matsushita M, Lipe H, Wolff J, Bird TD, Raskind WH
    Autosomal dominant sensory/motor neuropathy with Ataxia (SMNA): Linkage to chromosome 7q22-q32.
    American journal of medical genetics , 2002 May 8 : 450-7