Publications – MLML

Dillon Lab (MLML)

Trivedi, M.H., South, C., Jha, M.K., Rush, A.J., Cao, J., Kurian, B., Phillips, M., Pizzagalli, D.A., Trombello, J.M., Oquendo, M.A., Cooper, C., Dillon, D.G., Webb, C., Grannemann, B.D., Bruder, G., McGrath, P.J., Parsey, R., Weissman, M., Fava, M. (in press). A novel strategy to identify placebo responders: Prediction index of clinical and biological markers in the EMBARC trial. Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics. 2018 Aug 15:1-11. doi: 10.1159/000491093. [Epub ahead of print]

Dillon, D. G., & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2018). Mechanisms of memory disruption in depression. Trends Neurosci, 41, 137-149.

Barrick, E. M., & Dillon, D. G. (2018). An ERP study of multidimensional source retrieval in depression. Biol Psychol, 132, 176-191.

Dillon, D. G.*, Gonenc, A.*, Belleau, E., & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2018). Depression is associated with dimensional and categorical effects on white matter pathways. Depress Anxiety, 35, 440-447.

Pizzagalli, D. A.*, Webb, C. A.*, Dillon, D. G., Tenke, C.E., Kayser, J., Goer, F., Fava, M., McGrath, P., Weissman, M., Parsey, R., Adams, P., Trombello, J., Cooper, C., Deldin, P., Oquendo, M.A., McInnis, M.G., Carmody, T., Bruder, G., Trivedi, M.H. (2018). Pretreatment rostral anterior cingulate cortex theta activity in relation to symptom improvement in depression: A randomized clinical trial. JAMA Psychiatry, 75, 547-554.

Webb, C. A., Trivedi, M.D., Cohen, C., Dillon, D. G., Fournier, F., Goer, F., Fava, M. McGrath, P. J., Weissman, M., Parsey, R., Adams, P., Trombello, J. M., Cooper, C., Deldin, P., Oquendo, M. A., McInnis, M.G., Huys, Q., Bruder, G., Kurian, B., Jha, M., DeRubeis, R. J., and Pizzagalli D. A. (2018). Personalized prediction of antidepressant versus placebo response: Evidence from the EMBARC study. Psychol Med, in press. doi:

Wu, C.*, Dillon, D. G.*, Hsu, H., Huang, S., Barrick, E., & Liu, Y. (2018). Depression detection using relative EEG power induced by emotionally positive images and a conformal kernel support vector machine. Appl Sci, 8, 1244.

Kumar, P., Goer, F., Murray, L., Dillon, D. G., Beltzer, M. L., Cohen, A. L., Brooks, N. H., & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2018). Impaired reward prediction error encoding and striatal-midbrain connectivity in depression. Neuropsychopharmacology, 43, 1581-1588.

Trombello, J. M., Pizzagalli, D. A., Weissman, M., Grannemann, B. D., Cooper, C. M., Greer, T. L., Malchow, A. L., Jha, M. K., Carmody, T. J., Kurian, B. T., Webb, C. A., Dillon, D. G., McGrath, P. J., Bruder, G., Fava, M., Parsey, R. V., McInnis, M. G., Adams, P., & Trivedi, M. H. (2018). Characterizing anxiety subtypes and the relationship to behavioral phenotyping in major depression: Results from the EMBARC Study. J Psychiatr Res, 102, 207-215.

Sperl, M. F. J., Panitz, C., Rosso, I. M., Dillon, D. G., Kumar, P., Hermann, A., Whitton, A. E., Hermann, C., Pizzagalli, D. A., & Mueller, E. M. (2018). Fear extinction recall modulates human fronto-medial theta and amygdala activity. Cereb Cortex. doi:

Whitton, A. E., Van’t Veer, A., Kakani, P., Dillon, D. G., Ironside, M. L., Haile, A., Crowley, D. J. & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2017). Acute stress impairs frontocingulate activation during error monitoring in remitted depression. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 75, 164-172.

Tenke, C., Kayser, J., Pechtel, P., Webb, C., Dillon, D. G., Goer, F., Murray, L., Deldin, P., Kurian, B., McGrath, P., Parsey, R., Trivedi, M., Fava, M., Weissman, M., McInnis, M., Abraham, K., Alvarenga, J., Alschuler, D., Cooper, C., Pizzagalli, D., & Bruder, G. (2017). Demonstrating test-retest reliability of electrophysiological measures for healthy adults in a multisite study of biomarkers of antidepressant treatment response. Psychophysiology, 54, 34-50.

Admon*, R., Kaiser*, R. H., Dillon, D. G., Beltzer, M., Goer, F., Olson, D. P., Vitaliano, G., & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2016). Dopaminergic enhancement of striatal response to reward in major depression. Am J Psychiatry, 174, 378-386.

Kaiser, R., Whitfield-Gabrieli, S., Dillon, D. G., Goer, F., Beltzer, M., Minkel, J., Smoski, M., Dichter, G., & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2015). Dynamic resting-state functional connectivity in major depression. Neuropsychopharmacology, 41, 1822-1830.

Hsu, K. J., Beard, C., Rifkin, L., Dillon, D. G., Pizzagalli, D. A., & Björgvinsson, T. (2015). Transdiagnostic mechanisms in depression and anxiety: the role of rumination and attention control. J Affect Disord, 188, 22-27.

Webb, C. A., Dillon, D. G., Pechtel, P., Goer, F., Murray, L., Huys, Q. J. M., Fava, M., McGrath, P. J., Weissman, M., Parsey, R., Kurian, B., Adams, P., Weyandt, S., Trombello, J., Grannemann, B., Cooper, C., Deldin, P., Tenke, C., Trivedi, M., Bruder, G., & Pizzagalli, D.A. (2015). Neural correlates of three promising endophenotypes of depression: evidence from the EMBARC study. Neuropsychopharmacology, 41, 454-463.

Dillon, D. G. (2015). The neuroscience of positive memory deficits in depression. Front Psychol, 6, 1295.

Dillon, D. G.*, Wiecki, T. W.*, Pechtel, P., Webb, C., Goer, F., Murray, L., Trivedi, M., Fava, M., McGrath, P.J., Weissman, M., Parsey, R., Kurian, B., Adams, P., Carmody, T., Weyandt, S., Shores-Wilson, K., Toups, M., McInnis, M., Oquendo, M. A., Cusin, C., Deldin, P., Bruder, G., & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2015). A computational analysis of flanker interference in depression. Psychol Med, 45, 2333-2344.

Beard, C., Donahue, R. J., Dillon, D. G., Van’t Veer, A., Webber, C., Lee, J., Barrick, E., Hsu, K. J., Foti, D., Carroll, F. I., Carlezon, W. A., Jr., Bjögvinsson, & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2015). Abnormal error processing in depressive states: a translational examination in humans and rats. Transl Psychiatry, 5, e564.

Admon, R., Nickerson, L. D., Dillon, D. G., Holmes, A. J., Bogdan, R., Kumar, P., Dougherty, D. D., Iosifescu, D. V., Mischoulon, D., Fava, M., & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2015). Dissociable cortico-striatal connectivity abnormalities in major depression in response to monetary gains and penalties. Psychol Med, 45, 121-131.

Treadway, M. T., Waskom, M. L., Dillon, D. G., Holmes, A. J., Park, M. T. M., Chakravarty, M. M., Dutra, S. J., Polli, F. E., Iosifescu, D. V., Fava, M., Gabrieli, J. D. E., Pizzagalli, D. A. (2015). Illness progression, recent stress and morphometry of hippocampal subfields and medial prefrontal cortex in major depression. Biol Psychiatry, 77, 285-294.

Rosso, I., Dillon, D. G., Pizzagalli, D. A., & Rauch, S. L. (2015). Translational perspectives on anxiety disorders and the Research Domain Criteria construct of potential threat. In K. J. Ressler, D. Pine, and B. O. Rothbaum (Eds.), Anxiety Disorders: Translational Perspectives on Diagnosis and Treatment. New York, Oxford University Press.

Dillon, D. G., Dobbins, I. G., & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2014). Weak reward source memory in depression reflects blunted activation of VTA/SN and parahippocampus. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci, 9, 1576-1583.

Dillon, D. G., Rosso, I. M., Pechtel, P., Killgore, W. D. S., Rauch, S. L., & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2014). Peril and pleasure: an RDoC-inspired examination of threat responses and reward processing in anxiety and depression. Depress Anxiety, 31, 233-249.

Dillon, D. G., & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2013). Evidence of successful modulation of brain activation and subjective experience during reappraisal of negative emotion in unmedicated depression. Psychiatry Res, 212, 99-107.

Vanderhasselt, M. A., De Raedt, R., Dillon, D. G., Dutra, S. J., Brooks, N., Pizzagalli, D. A. (2012). Decreased cognitive control in response to negative information in remitted depression: an event-related potential study. J Psychiatry Neurosci, 37, 250-258.

Dillon, D. G., Deveney, C. M., & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2011). From basic processes to real-world problems: How research on emotion and emotion regulation can inform understanding of psychopathology, and vice versa. Emot Rev, 3, 74-82.

Pizzagalli, D. A., Dillon, D. G., Bogdan, R., & Holmes, A. J. (2011). Reward and punishment processing in the human brain: clues from affective neuroscience and implications for depression research. In O. Vartanian & D. R. Mandel (Eds.), Neuroscience of Decision Making (pp. 199-220). New York: Psychology Press.

Dillon, D. G., & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2010). Maximizing positive emotions: a translational, transdiagnostic look at positive emotion regulation. In A. M. Kring & D. M. Sloan (Eds.), Emotion Regulation and Psychopathology. New York: Guilford Press.

Dillon, D. G.*, Bogdan, R. H., Fagerness, J., Holmes, A. J., Perlis, R. H., & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2010). Variation in TREK1 gene linked to depression-resistant phenotype is associated with potentiated neural responses to rewards in humans. Hum Brain Mapp, 31, 210-221.

Dillon, D. G., Holmes, A. J., Birk, J. L., Brooks, N., Lyons-Ruth, K., & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2009). Childhood adversity is associated with left basal ganglia dysfunction during reward anticipation. Biol Psychiatry, 66, 206-213.

Pizzagalli, D. A., Holmes, A. J., Dillon, D. G., Goetz, E. L., Birk, J. L., Bogdan, R., Dougherty, D. D., Iosifescu, D. V., Rauch, S. L., & Fava, M. (2009). Reduced caudate and nucleus accumbens response to rewards in unmedicated subjects with Major Depressive Disorder. Am J Psychiatry, 166, 702-710.

Wacker, J., Dillon, D. G., & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2009). The role of the nucleus accumbens and rostral anterior cingulate cortex in anhedonia: Integration of resting EEG, fMRI, and volumetric techniques. Neuroimage, 46, 327-337.

Santesso, D. L., Dillon, D. G., Birk, J. L., Holmes, A. J., Goetz, E., Bogdan, R., & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2008). Individual differences in reinforcement learning: Behavioral, electrophysiological, and neuroimaging correlates. Neuroimage, 42, 807-816.

Dillon, D. G., Holmes, A. J., Jahn, A. L., Bogdan, R., Wald, L. L., & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2008). Dissociation of neural regions associated with anticipatory versus consummatory phases of incentive processing. Psychophysiology, 45, 36-49.

Dillon, D. G., & Pizzagalli, D. A. (2007). Inhibition of action, thought, and feeling: A selective neurobiological review. Appl Prev Psychol, 12, 99-114.

Dillon, D. G., Ritchey, M., Johnson, B. D., & LaBar, K. S. (2007). Dissociable effects of conscious emotion regulation strategies on explicit and implicit memory. Emotion, 7, 354-365.

Dillon, D. G., Cooper, J. J., Grent-t’-Jong, T., Woldorff, M. G., & LaBar, K. S. (2006). Dissociation of event-related potentials indexing arousal and semantic cohesion during emotional word encoding. Brain Cogn, 62, 43-57.

Dillon, D. G., & LaBar, K. S. (2005). Startle modulation during conscious emotion regulation is arousal-dependent. Behav Neurosci, 119, 1118-1124.

Fichtenholtz, H. M., Dean, H. L., Dillon, D. G., Yamasaki, H., McCarthy, G., & LaBar, K. S. (2004). Emotion-attention network interactions during a visual oddball task. Cogn Brain Res, 20, 67-80.

*These authors made equal contributions to the manuscript.