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.

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Publication Tags

Telomere Genes Vasopressin Receptors Alleles Health Arginine Vasopressin Vasopressins Oxytocin Hydrocortisone Depression Recognition (Psychology) Oxytocin Receptors Schizophrenia Exposure To Violence Emotions Psychiatry Research Economics Mental Disorders Psychopathology Longitudinal Studies Biomarkers Prospective Studies Mothers Therapeutics

Most Recent Papers

Intergenerational transmission of childhood trauma? Testing cellular aging in mothers exposed to sexual abuse and their children

Laura Etzel, Waylon J. Hastings, Brooke C. Mattern, Monica L. Oxford, Christine Heim, Frank W. Putnam, Jennie G. Noll, Idan Shalev, 2020, Psychoneuroendocrinology

Testing three hypotheses about effects of sensitive-insensitive parenting on telomeres

Roseriet Beijers, Sarah Hartman, Idan Shalev, Waylon Hastings, Brooke C. Mattern, Carolina de Weerth, Jay Belsky, 2020, Developmental psychology on p. 237-250

Biological embedding of maternal postpartum depressive symptoms

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

Investigating the impact of early-life adversity on physiological, immune, and gene expression responses to acute stress: A pilot feasibility study

Idan Shalev, Waylon J. Hastings, Laura Etzel, Salomon Israel, Michael A. Russell, Kelsie A. Hendrick, Megan Zinobile, Sue Rutherford Siegel, 2020, PloS one

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

Early-life adversity is associated with differential gene expression in response to acute psychological stress: preliminary findings

Idan Shalev, Waylon Hastings, Laura Etzel, Salomon Israel, Michael Russell, Kelsie Hendrick, Megan Zinobile, Sue Siegel, 2019, bioRxiv on p. 727180

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

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

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

Microvascular abnormality in schizophrenia as shown by retinal imaging

Madeline H. Meier, Idan Shalev, Terrie E. Moffitt, Shitij Kapur, Richard S.E. Keefe, Tien Y. Wong, Daniel W. Belsky, Hona Lee Harrington, Sean Hogan, Renate Houts, Avshalom Caspi, Richie Poulton, 2013, American Journal of Psychiatry on p. 1451-1459

Vasopressin selectively impairs emotion recognition in men

Florina Uzefovsky, Idan Shalev, Salomon Israel, Ariel Knafo, Richard P. Ebstein, 2012, Psychoneuroendocrinology on p. 576-580

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