Bridget Callaghan

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Psychology
SchoolCollege of Letters and Science
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    Early Adversity and Human Microbiome-Hippocampal Development: Anxiety Associations
    NIH R00MH113821Jul 1, 2019 - Apr 30, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Early Adversity and Human Microbiome- Hippocampal Development: Anxiety Associations
    NIH K99MH113821Aug 9, 2017 - Jul 31, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. The effects of parental presence on amygdala and mPFC activation during fear conditioning: An exploratory study. Dev Sci. 2024 Mar 28; e13505. Abramson L, Callaghan BL, Silvers JA, Choy T, VanTieghem M, Vannucci A, Fields A, Tottenham N. PMID: 38549194.
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    2. Childhood adversity is associated with anxiety and depression in older adults: A cumulative risk and latent class analysis. J Affect Disord. 2024 Jun 01; 354:181-190. Lian J, Kiely KM, Callaghan BL, Anstey KJ. PMID: 38484890.
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    3. Neuroimaging and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes Among Individuals With Complex Congenital Heart Disease: JACC State-of-the-Art Review. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2023 12 05; 82(23):2225-2245. Phillips K, Callaghan B, Rajagopalan V, Akram F, Newburger JW, Kasparian NA. PMID: 38030353.
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    4. Stratification of enterochromaffin cells by single-cell expression analysis. bioRxiv. 2023 Aug 25. Song Y, Fothergill LJ, Lee KS, Liu BY, Koo A, Perelis M, Diwakarla S, Callaghan B, Huang J, Wykosky J, Furness JB, Yeo GW. PMID: 37662229; PMCID: PMC10473706.
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    5. A comparison of the infant gut microbiome before versus after the start of the covid-19 pandemic. Sci Rep. 2023 08 16; 13(1):13289. Querdasi FR, Vogel SC, Thomason ME, Callaghan BL, Brito NH. PMID: 37587195; PMCID: PMC10432475.
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    6. Multigenerational adversity impacts on human gut microbiome composition and socioemotional functioning in early childhood. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2023 07 25; 120(30):e2213768120. Querdasi FR, Enders C, Karnani N, Broekman B, Yap Seng C, Gluckman PD, Mary Daniel L, Yap F, Eriksson JG, Cai S, Chong MF, Toh JY, Godfrey K, Meaney MJ, Callaghan BL. PMID: 37463211; PMCID: PMC10372691.
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    7. Sex and gender as critical and distinct contributors to the human brain-gut-microbiome axis. Brain Res Bull. 2023 07; 199:110665. Gancz NN, Levinson JA, Callaghan BL. PMID: 37192716.
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    8. It's Time to Rebrand "Mommy Brain". JAMA Neurol. 2023 04 01; 80(4):335-336. McCormack C, Callaghan BL, Pawluski JL. PMID: 36745418.
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    9. Associations between the human immune system and gut microbiome with neurodevelopment in the first 5 years of life: A systematic scoping review. Dev Psychobiol. 2023 03; 65(2):e22360. Mancini VO, Brook J, Hernandez C, Strickland D, Christophersen CT, D'Vaz N, Silva D, Prescott S, Callaghan B, Downs J, Finlay-Jones A. PMID: 36811373; PMCID: PMC10107682.
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    10. Human threat learning is associated with gut microbiota composition. PNAS Nexus. 2022 Nov; 1(5):pgac271. Oyarzun JP, Kuntz TM, Stussi Y, Karaman OT, Vranos S, Callaghan BL, Huttenhower C, LeDoux JE, Phelps EA. PMID: 36712344; PMCID: PMC9802442.
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    11. Effects of maternal childhood trauma on child emotional health: maternal mental health and frontoamygdala pathways. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2023 03; 64(3):426-436. Uy JP, Tan AP, Broeckman BBFP, Gluckman PD, Chong YS, Chen H, Fortier MV, Meaney MJ, Callaghan BL. PMID: 36331294.
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    12. Sometimes "we" can help: parents' pronoun use buffers fear and anxiety transmission. Anxiety Stress Coping. 2023 07; 36(4):488-501. Somers JA, Chu K, Schwartz C, Towner E, Callaghan B. PMID: 36153744; PMCID: PMC10038937.
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    13. Virtual social interaction and loneliness among emerging adults amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Curr Res Ecol Soc Psychol. 2022; 3:100058. Towner E, Tomova L, Ladensack D, Chu K, Callaghan B. PMID: 35937279; PMCID: PMC9338168.
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    14. Fear modulates parental orienting during childhood and adolescence. J Exp Child Psychol. 2022 09; 221:105461. Fields A, Silvers JA, Callaghan BL, VanTieghem M, Choy T, O'Sullivan K, Tottenham N. PMID: 35617793; PMCID: PMC10019908.
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    15. Being the third wheel: Toddlers use bystander learning to acquire cue-specific valence knowledge. J Exp Child Psychol. 2022 07; 219:105391. Callaghan BL, Choy T, O'Sullivan K, Routhier E, Cabrera N, Goode V, Klein T, Tottenham N. PMID: 35276421.
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    16. Parenting under pressure: Parental transmission and buffering of child fear during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dev Psychobiol. 2022 Mar; 64(3):e22253. Uy JP, Schwartz C, Chu KA, Towner E, Lemus A, Brito NH, Callaghan BL. PMID: 35312053.
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    17. The Added Value of Crosstalk Between Developmental Circuit Neuroscience and Clinical Practice to Inform the Treatment of Adolescent Anxiety. Biol Psychiatry Glob Open Sci. 2023 Apr; 3(2):169-178. Meyer HC, Fields A, Vannucci A, Gerhard DM, Bloom PA, Heleniak C, Opendak M, Sullivan R, Tottenham N, Callaghan BL, Lee FS. PMID: 37124361; PMCID: PMC10140450.
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    18. Evidence for cognitive plasticity during pregnancy via enhanced learning and memory. Memory. 2022 05; 30(5):519-536. Callaghan B, McCormack C, Tottenham N, Monk C. PMID: 34985388.
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    19. Shifting children's attentional focus to emotions during art museum experiences. Br J Dev Psychol. 2022 03; 40(1):73-91. Korom M, Callaghan BL, VanTieghem M, Silvers JA, Choy T, Kalter J, Blumenthal E, Tottenham N. PMID: 34231247.
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    20. Parenting under pressure: A mixed-methods investigation of the impact of COVID-19 on family life. J Affect Disord Rep. 2021 Jul; 5:100161. Chu KA, Schwartz C, Towner E, Kasparian NA, Callaghan B. PMID: 34642680; PMCID: PMC8497173.
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    21. Using gastrointestinal distress reports to predict youth anxiety risk: Implications for mental health literacy and community care. Dev Psychobiol. 2021 09; 63(6):e22126. Bloom PA, Douglas I, VanTieghem M, Tottenham N, Callaghan B. PMID: 33948944.
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    22. Bugs and Brains, the Gut and Mental Health Study: a mixed-methods study investigating microbiota composition and function in anxiety, depression and irritable bowel syndrome. BMJ Open. 2021 03 15; 11(3):e043221. Simpson CA, Schwartz OS, Eliby D, Butler CA, Huang K, O'Brien-Simpson N, Callaghan BL, Dashper SG, Gooley PR, Whittle S, Haslam N, Simmons JG. PMID: 33722869; PMCID: PMC7970253.
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    23. Child-parent cardiac transference is decreased following disrupted/absent early care. Dev Psychobiol. 2021 07; 63(5):1279-1294. Callaghan B, Pini N, Silvers JA, Van Tieghem M, Choy T, O'Sullivan K, Fifer WP, Tottenham N. PMID: 33590482.
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    24. Does maternal separation accelerate maturation of perineuronal nets and parvalbumin-containing inhibitory interneurons in male and female rats? Dev Cogn Neurosci. 2021 02; 47:100905. Richardson R, Bowers J, Callaghan BL, Baker KD. PMID: 33385787; PMCID: PMC7786030.
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    25. Age-Related Increases in Posterior Hippocampal Granularity Are Associated with Remote Detailed Episodic Memory in Development. J Neurosci. 2021 02 24; 41(8):1738-1754. Callaghan B, Gasser C, Silvers JA, VanTieghem M, Choy T, O'Sullivan K, Tompary A, Davachi L, Tottenham N. PMID: 33443075; PMCID: PMC8115881.
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    26. An exploration of amygdala-prefrontal mechanisms in the intergenerational transmission of learned fear. Dev Sci. 2021 05; 24(3):e13056. Silvers JA, Callaghan BL, VanTieghem M, Choy T, O'Sullivan K, Tottenham N. PMID: 33103280; PMCID: PMC8162830.
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    27. Early Life Stress and the Development of the Infant Gut Microbiota: Implications for Mental Health and Neurocognitive Development. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2020 09 12; 22(11):61. Vogel SC, Brito NH, Callaghan BL. PMID: 32918633.
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    28. Nested sensitive periods: how plasticity across the microbiota-gut-brain axis interacts to affect the development of learning and memory. Curr Opin Behav Sci. 2020 Dec; 36:55-62. Callaghan B. PMID: 32905497; PMCID: PMC7469930.
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    29. Mind and gut: Associations between mood and gastrointestinal distress in children exposed to adversity. Dev Psychopathol. 2020 02; 32(1):309-328. Callaghan BL, Fields A, Gee DG, Gabard-Durnam L, Caldera C, Humphreys KL, Goff B, Flannery J, Telzer EH, Shapiro M, Tottenham N. PMID: 30919798; PMCID: PMC6765443.
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    30. Commentary: Microbial panaceas: does development have the answer? - reflections on Cowan, Dinan, & Cryan (2020). J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2020 03; 61(3):372-375. Callaghan B. PMID: 31944315; PMCID: PMC8009034.
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    31. The brain-gut connection: environmental influences on gastrointestinal biology and neurobehavior across development. Dev Psychobiol. 2019 07; 61(5):639. Firestein M, Callaghan B. PMID: 31115036.
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    32. Using a Developmental Ecology Framework to Align Fear Neurobiology Across Species. Annu Rev Clin Psychol. 2019 05 07; 15:345-369. Callaghan B, Meyer H, Opendak M, Van Tieghem M, Harmon C, Li A, Lee FS, Sullivan RM, Tottenham N. PMID: 30786246; PMCID: PMC7219957.
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    33. Decreased Amygdala Reactivity to Parent Cues Protects Against Anxiety Following Early Adversity: An Examination Across 3 Years. Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging. 2019 07; 4(7):664-671. Callaghan BL, Gee DG, Gabard-Durnam L, Telzer EH, Humphreys KL, Goff B, Shapiro M, Flannery J, Lumian DS, Fareri DS, Caldera C, Tottenham N. PMID: 30952600; PMCID: PMC6612442.
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    34. Is adolescence the missing developmental link in Microbiome-Gut-Brain axis communication? Dev Psychobiol. 2019 07; 61(5):783-795. Flannery J, Callaghan B, Sharpton T, Fisher P, Pfeifer J. PMID: 30690712; PMCID: PMC6776431.
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    35. Perinatal attention, memory and learning during sleep. Enfance. 2021 Sep; 69(3):349-361. Callaghan B, Fifer WP. PMID: 34538877; PMCID: PMC8444708.
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    36. Amygdala Resting Connectivity Mediates Association Between Maternal Aggression and Adolescent Major Depression: A 7-Year Longitudinal Study. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2017 Nov; 56(11):983-991.e3. Callaghan BL, Dandash O, Simmons JG, Schwartz O, Byrne ML, Sheeber L, Allen NB, Whittle S. PMID: 29096781.
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    37. A mother's past can predict her offspring's future: Previous maternal separation leads to the early emergence of adult-like fear behavior in subsequent male infant rat offspring. Behav Neurosci. 2016 10; 130(5):511-20. Kan JM, Callaghan BL, Richardson R. PMID: 27537827.
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    38. Treating Generational Stress: Effect of Paternal Stress on Development of Memory and Extinction in Offspring Is Reversed by Probiotic Treatment. Psychol Sci. 2016 09; 27(9):1171-80. Callaghan BL, Cowan CS, Richardson R. PMID: 27422874.
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    39. The effects of a probiotic formulation (Lactobacillus rhamnosus and L. helveticus) on developmental trajectories of emotional learning in stressed infant rats. Transl Psychiatry. 2016 05 31; 6(5):e823. Cowan CS, Callaghan BL, Richardson R. PMID: 27244232; PMCID: PMC5545650.
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    40. The Stress Acceleration Hypothesis: Effects of early-life adversity on emotion circuits and behavior. Curr Opin Behav Sci. 2016 Feb; 7:76-81. Callaghan BL, Tottenham N. PMID: 29644262; PMCID: PMC5890821.
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    41. The lasting impact of early-life adversity on individuals and their descendants: potential mechanisms and hope for intervention. Genes Brain Behav. 2016 Jan; 15(1):155-68. Cowan CS, Callaghan BL, Kan JM, Richardson R. PMID: 26482536.
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    42. The Neuro-Environmental Loop of Plasticity: A Cross-Species Analysis of Parental Effects on Emotion Circuitry Development Following Typical and Adverse Caregiving. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2016 Jan; 41(1):163-76. Callaghan BL, Tottenham N. PMID: 26194419; PMCID: PMC4677125.
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    43. The international society for developmental psychobiology Sackler symposium: early adversity and the maturation of emotion circuits--a cross-species analysis. Dev Psychobiol. 2014 Dec; 56(8):1635-50. Callaghan BL, Sullivan RM, Howell B, Tottenham N. PMID: 25290865; PMCID: PMC4831705.
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    44. Bridging the gap: Lessons we have learnt from the merging of psychology and psychiatry for the optimisation of treatments for emotional disorders. Behav Res Ther. 2014 Nov; 62:3-16. Graham BM, Callaghan BL, Richardson R. PMID: 25115195.
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    45. Infantile amnesia: forgotten but not gone. Learn Mem. 2014 Feb 14; 21(3):135-9. Li S, Callaghan BL, Richardson R. PMID: 24532837; PMCID: PMC3929851.
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    46. The elusive engram: what can infantile amnesia tell us about memory? Trends Neurosci. 2014 Jan; 37(1):47-53. Callaghan BL, Li S, Richardson R. PMID: 24287309.
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    47. Acute early-life stress results in premature emergence of adult-like fear retention and extinction relapse in infant rats. Behav Neurosci. 2013 Oct; 127(5):703-11. Cowan CS, Callaghan BL, Richardson R. PMID: 24128359.
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    48. From resilience to vulnerability: mechanistic insights into the effects of stress on transitions in critical period plasticity. Front Psychiatry. 2013; 4:90. Callaghan BL, Graham BM, Li S, Richardson R. PMID: 23964249; PMCID: PMC3741646.
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    49. Early experiences and the development of emotional learning systems in rats. Biol Mood Anxiety Disord. 2013; 3:8. Callaghan BL, Richardson R. PMID: 23575272; PMCID: PMC3637360.
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    50. The effect of adverse rearing environments on persistent memories in young rats: removing the brakes on infant fear memories. Transl Psychiatry. 2012 Jul 10; 2:e138. Callaghan BL, Richardson R. PMID: 22781171; PMCID: PMC3410617.
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    51. Early-life stress affects extinction during critical periods of development: an analysis of the effects of maternal separation on extinction in adolescent rats. Stress. 2012 Nov; 15(6):671-9. Callaghan BL, Richardson R. PMID: 22356214.
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    52. Maternal separation results in early emergence of adult-like fear and extinction learning in infant rats. Behav Neurosci. 2011 Feb; 125(1):20-8. Callaghan BL, Richardson R. PMID: 21319883.
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    53. Systematic review of prospective studies investigating "remission" from amphetamine, cannabis, cocaine or opioid dependence. Addict Behav. 2010 Aug; 35(8):741-9. Calabria B, Degenhardt L, Briegleb C, Vos T, Hall W, Lynskey M, Callaghan B, Rana U, McLaren J. PMID: 20444552.
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    54. Analgesic alpha-conotoxins Vc1.1 and Rg1A inhibit N-type calcium channels in rat sensory neurons via GABAB receptor activation. J Neurosci. 2008 Oct 22; 28(43):10943-51. Callaghan B, Haythornthwaite A, Berecki G, Clark RJ, Craik DJ, Adams DJ. PMID: 18945902; PMCID: PMC6671365.
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