Idan Shalev

Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health

Idan Shalev

Research Summary

Interdisciplinary approach to identify mechanisms underpinning the biological embedding of stress across the lifespan with a special focus on biological aging.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Telomere Genes Health Hydrocortisone Vasopressin Receptors Oxytocin Alleles Exons Research Methylation Biomarkers Depression Hypothalamus Oxytocin Receptors Exposure To Violence Emotions Psychiatry Arginine Vasopressin Epigenomics Economics Mental Disorders Longitudinal Studies Dna Therapeutics Psychopathology

Most Recent Papers

Biological embedding of maternal postpartum depressive symptoms

Roseriet Beijers, Daria Daehn, Idan Shalev, Jay Belsky, Carolina de Weerth, 2020, Biological Psychology

Comparability of biological aging measures in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Study, 1999–2002

Waylon J. Hastings, Idan Shalev, Daniel W. Belsky, 2019, Psychoneuroendocrinology on p. 171-178

Sex-specific effect of intranasal vasopressin, but not oxytocin, on emotional recognition and perception in schizophrenia patients

Boaz Bloch, Raz Levin, Limor Vadas, Idan Shalev, Salomon Israel, Florina Uzefovsky, Roni Granot, Rachel Bachner-Melman, Alon Reshef, Richard P. Ebstein, Ilana Kremer, 2019, Israel Journal of Psychiatry on p. 21-25

Neuroendocrine stress response is moderated by sex and sex hormone receptor polymorphisms

W. J. Hastings, Anne-Marie Chang, R. P. Ebstein, Idan Shalev, 2018, Hormones and Behavior on p. 74-80

COMPETITIVENESS AND STRESS

Songfa Zhong, Idan Shalev, David Koh, Richard P. Ebstein, Soo Hong Chew, 2018, International Economic Review on p. 1263-1281

Change in the rate of biological aging in response to caloric restriction

Daniel W. Belsky, Kim M. Huffman, Carl F. Pieper, Idan Shalev, William E. Kraus, Rozalyn Anderson, 2018, Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences on p. 4-10

Translating measures of biological aging to test effectiveness of geroprotective interventions

Waylon J. Hastings, Idan Shalev, Daniel W. Belsky, 2017, Frontiers in Genetics

Risky family processes prospectively forecast shorter telomere length mediated through negative emotions

Gene H. Brody, Tianyi Yu, Idan Shalev, 2017, Health Psychology on p. 438-444

Childhood Sexual Abuse and Early Timing of Puberty

Jennie G. Noll, Penelope K. Trickett, Jeffrey D. Long, Sonya Negriff, Elizabeth J. Susman, Idan Shalev, Jacinda C. Li, Frank W. Putnam, 2017, Journal of Adolescent Health on p. 65-71

Contextual adversity, telomere erosion, pubertal development, and health

Jay Belsky, Idan Shalev, 2016, Development and Psychopathology on p. 1367-1383

Most-Cited Papers

The p factor

Avshalom Caspi, Renate M. Houts, Daniel W. Belsky, Sidra J. Goldman-Mellor, Honalee Harrington, Salomon Israel, Madeline H. Meier, Sandhya Ramrakha, Idan Shalev, Richie Poulton, Terrie E. Moffitt, 2014, Clinical Psychological Science on p. 119-137

Exposure to violence during childhood is associated with telomere erosion from 5 to 10 years of age

I. Shalev, T. E. Moffitt, K. Sugden, B. Williams, R. M. Houts, A. Danese, J. Mill, L. Arseneault, A. Caspi, 2013, Molecular Psychiatry on p. 576-581

Sensitive parenting is associated with plasma oxytocin and polymorphisms in the OXTR and CD38 genes

Ruth Feldman, Orna Zagoory-Sharon, Omri Weisman, Inna Schneiderman, Ilanit Gordon, Rina Maoz, Idan Shalev, Richard P. Ebstein, 2012, Biological Psychiatry on p. 175-181

Stress and telomere biology

Idan Shalev, Sonja Entringer, Pathik D. Wadhwa, Owen M. Wolkowitz, Eli Puterman, Jue Lin, Elissa S. Epel, 2013, Psychoneuroendocrinology on p. 1835-1842

Internalizing disorders and leukocyte telomere erosion

I. Shalev, T. E. Moffitt, A. W. Braithwaite, A. Danese, N. I. Fleming, S. Goldman-Mellor, H. L. Harrington, R. M. Houts, S. Israel, R. Poulton, S. P. Robertson, K. Sugden, B. Williams, A. Caspi, 2014, Molecular Psychiatry on p. 1163-1170

Intranasal oxytocin modulates EEG mu/alpha and beta rhythms during perception of biological motion

Anat Perry, Shlomo Bentin, Idan Shalev, Salomon Israel, Florina Uzefovsky, Dori Bar-On, Richard P. Ebstein, 2010, Psychoneuroendocrinology on p. 1446-1453

Childhood exposure to violence and lifelong health

Terrie E. Moffitt, Louise Arseneault, Andrea Danese, Helen Fisher, Jonathan Mill, Carmine Pariante, Don Baucom, Avshalom Caspi, Edith Chen, Gregory Miller, Kurt Halweg, Ann Katrin Job, Nina Heinrichs, Barbara Heiniger Haldimann, Mariann Grawe-Gerber, Misa Kuper-Yamanaka, Matt Sanders, Idan Shalev, Susanne Walitza, 2013, Development and Psychopathology on p. 1619-1634

Oxytocin receptor and vasopressin receptor 1a genes are respectively associated with emotional and cognitive empathy

F. Uzefovsky, I. Shalev, S. Israel, S. Edelman, Y. Raz, D. Mankuta, A. Knafo-Noam, R. P. Ebstein, 2015, Hormones and Behavior on p. 60-65

Avpr1a variant associated with preschoolers' lower altruistic behavior

Reut Avinun, Salomon Israel, Idan Shalev, Inga Gritsenko, Gary Bornstein, Richard P. Ebstein, Ariel Knafo, 2011, PloS one

Epigenetic and Genetic Factors Predict Women's Salivary Cortisol following a Threat to the Social Self

Shany Edelman, Idan Shalev, Florina Uzefovsky, Salomon Israel, Ariel Knafo, Ilana Kremer, David Mankuta, Marsha Kaitz, Richard P. Ebstein, 2012, PloS one