Barzilay R, Lawrence GM, Berliner A, Gur RE, Leventer-Roberts M, Weizman A, Feldman B. (2019). Association between prenatal exposure to a 1-month period of repeated rocket attacks and neuropsychiatric outcomes up through age 9: a retrospective cohort study. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. In press.

Barzilay R, Calkins ME, Moore TM, Boyd RC, Jones JD, Benton T, Oquendo MA, Gur RC, Gur RE. (2019). Neurocognitive functioning in community youth with suicidal ideation: gender and pubertal effects. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 215 (3), 552-558.

Featured in Medscape:  “Youth suicidal ideation does not suggest lower intelligence”.https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/911705

Barzilay R, Calkins ME, Moore TM, Wolf DH, Satterthwaite TD, Scott JC, Jones JD, Benton TD, Gur RC, Gur RE. (2019). Association between traumatic stress load, psychopathology and cognition in the Philadelphia Neurodevelopmental Cohort. Psychological Medicine, 49(2), 325-334.

Barzilay R, Patrick AM, Calkins ME, Moore TM, Wolf DH, Benton TD, Leckman JF, Gur RC, Gur RE. (2019). Obsessive compulsive symptomatology in community youth: Typical development or a red flag for psychopathology? Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 58(2), 277-286.

Featured in Medscape: “OCS symptoms and risk of psychopathology”. https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/908230  

Barzilay R, Patrick AM, Calkins ME, Moore TM, Gur RC, Gur RE. (2019). Association between early-life trauma and obsessive compulsive symptoms in community youth. Depression and Anxiety, 36(7),586-595.


Bustan Y, Drapisz A, Avrahami M, Ben-Dor DH, Schwartz-Lifschitz M, Weizmann A, Barzilay R. (2018). Elevated neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio in non-affective psychotic adolescent inpatients: Evidence for early association between inflammation and psychosis. Psychiatry Research, 262:149-153. 

Barzilay R, White LK, Calkins ME, Moore TM, Young JF, Wolf DH, Satterthwaite TD, Gur RC, Gur RE. (2018). Sex-specific association between high traumatic stress exposure and social cognitive functioning in youth. Biological Psychiatry Cognitive Neuroscience Neuroimaging, 3(10), 860-867. PMCID: PMC6177332.


Segal-Gavish H, Gazit N, Barhum Y, Ben-Zur T, Taler M, Henry Hornfeld S, Gil-Ad I, Weizman A, Slutsky I, Niwa M, Kamiya A, Sawa A, Offen D, Barzilay R. (2017). BDNF overexpression prevents cognitive deficit elicited by adolescent cannabis exposure and host susceptibility interaction. Human Molecular Genetics, 26 (13), 2462-2471. PMCID: PMC6251614.

Featured in Science daily: “Mechanisms for adolescent cannabis and cognitive changes in genetically susceptible mice”. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170426124305.htm

Zohar N, Hochman E, Krivoy A, Katz N, Weizman A, Barzilay R. (2017). Association between elevated C-reactive protein and manic polarity in acute psychiatric inpatients with affective symptomatology. Neuropsychobiology, 76(3), 166-170.


 Zalsman G, Hawton K, Wasserman D, Van Heeringen K, Arensman E, Sarchiapone M, Carli V, Hoschl C, Barzilay R, Balzas J, Purebl G, Kahn JP, Saiz PA, Lipsicas CB, Bobes J, Cozman D, Hegerl U, Zohar J. (2016). Suicide prevention strategies revisited: 10-year systematic review. Lancet Psychiatry, 3 (7), 646-59.

Barzilay R, Ventorp F, Segal H, Aharoni I, Bieber A, Dar S, Vescan M, Globus R, Weizman A, Naor D, Lipton J, Janelidze S, Brundin L, Offen D. (2016). CD44 deficiency is associated with increased susceptibility to stress-induced anxiety-like behavior in mice. Journal of Molecular Neuroscience, 60 (4), 548-558.

Barzilay R, Lobel T, Krivoy R, Shlosberg D, Weizman A, Katz N. (2016) Elevated C-reactive protein levels in schizophrenia inpatients is associated with aggressive behavior. European Psychiatry, 31, 8-12.

Ventorp* F, Barzilay* R, Erhardt S, Samuelsson M, Träskman-Bendz L, Janelidze S, Weizman A, Offen D, Brundin L. (2016). The CD44 ligand hyaluronic acid is elevated in the cerebrospinal fluid of suicide attempters and is associated with increased blood-brain barrier permeability. Journal of Affective Disorders, 193, 349-354. * Equal first authorship.