Dr Nathan Gillespie Email
Telephone: +61 7 3362 0275
Facsimile: +61 7 3362 0101
Email: nathan.gillespie@vcuhealth.org

Dr Nathan Gillespie has moved to Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioural Genetics. His email address is ngillespie@vcu.edu and his homepage is http://www.vipbg.vcu.edu/~nathan/.

Below are some of the publications Dr Gillespie has co-authored with other research staff at GenEpi. For a complete list of publications please contact Dr Gillespie.

 Ebejer JL, Medland SE, van der Werf J, J Wright M, Henders AK, Gillespie NA, Hickie IB, Martin NG, Duffy DL: Contrast Effects and Sex Influence Maternal and Self-Report Dimensional Measures of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Behavior Genetics 45(1):35-50, 2015 [PDF] [N/OSI] [PubMed] [More...]
 Meier MH, Gillespie NA, Hansell NK, Hewitt AW, Hickie IB, Lu Y, McGrath J, MacGregor S, Medland SE, Sun C, Wong TY, Wright MJ, Zhu G, Martin NG, Mackey DA: Retinal microvessels reflect familial vulnerability to psychotic symptoms: A comparison of twins discordant for psychotic symptoms and controls. Schizophrenia research 164(1-3):47-52, 2015 [PDF] [N/OSI] [PubMed] [More...]
 Strohmaier J, van Dongen J, Willemsen G, Nyholt DR, Zhu G, Codd V, Novakovic B, Hansell N, Wright MJ, Rietschel L, Streit F, Henders AK, Montgomery GW, Samani NJ, Gillespie NA, Hickie IB, Craig JM, Saffery R, Boomsma DI, Rietschel M, Martin NG: Low Birth Weight in MZ Twins Discordant for Birth Weight is Associated with Shorter Telomere Length and lower IQ, but not Anxiety/Depression in Later Life. Twin Research and Human Genetics 18(2):198-209, 2015 [PDF] [N/OSI] [PubMed] [More...]
 Kubarych TS, Kendler KS, Aggen SH, Estabrook R, Edwards AC, Clark SL, Martin NG, Hickie IB, Neale MC, Gillespie NA: Comparing Factor, Class, and Mixture Models of Cannabis Initiation and DSM Cannabis Use Disorder Criteria, Including Craving, in the Brisbane Longitudinal Twin Study. Twin Research and Human Genetics 17(2):89-98, 2014 [PDF] [N/OSI] [PubMed] [More...]
 Meier MH, Gillespie NA, Hansell NK, Hewitt AW, Hickie IB, Lu Y, MacGregor S, Medland SE, Sun C, Wong TY, Wright MJ, Zhu G, Martin NG, Mackey DA: Associations Between Depression and Anxiety Symptoms and Retinal Vessel Caliber in Adolescents and Young Adults. Psychosomatic Medicine 76(9):732-738, 2014 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Gillespie NA, Henders AK, Davenport TA, Hermens DF, Wright MJ, Martin NG, Hickie IB: The Brisbane Longitudinal Twin Study: Pathways to Cannabis Use, Abuse, and Dependence Project-Current Status, Preliminary Results, and Future Directions. Twin Research and Human Genetics 16(1):21-33, 2013 [PDF] [N/OSI] [PubMed] [More...]
 Ebejer JL, Duffy DL, van der Werf J, Wright MJ, Montgomery G, Gillespie NA, Hickie IB, Martin NG, Medland SE: Genome-wide association study of inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity measured as quantitative traits. Twin Research and Human Genetics 16(2):560-574, 2013 [PDF] [N/OSI] [PubMed] [More...]
 Stephens SH, Hartz SM, Hoft NR, Saccone NL, Corley RC, Hewitt JK, Hopfer CJ, Breslau N, Coon H, Chen X, Ducci F, Dueker N, Franceschini N, Frank J, Han Y, Hansel NN, Jiang C, Korhonen T, Lind PA, Liu J, Lyytikäinen LP, Michel M, Shaffer JR, Short SE, Sun J, Teumer A, Thompson JR, Vogelzangs N, Vink JM, Wenzlaff A, Wheeler W, Yang BZ, Aggen SH, Balmforth AJ, Baumeister SE, Beaty TH, Benjamin DJ, Bergen AW, Broms U, Cesarini D, Chatterjee N, Chen J, Cheng YC, Cichon S, Couper D, Cucca F, Dick D, Foroud T, Furberg H, Giegling I, Gillespie NA, Gu F, Hall AS, Hällfors J, Han S, Hartmann AM, Heikkilä K, Hickie IB, Hottenga JJ, Jousilahti P, Kaakinen M, Kähönen M, Koellinger PD, Kittner S, Konte B, Landi MT, Laatikainen T, Leppert M, Levy SM, Mathias RA, McNeil DW, Medland SE, Montgomery GW, Murray T, Nauck M, North KE, Paré PD, Pergadia M, Ruczinski I, Salomaa V, Viikari J, Willemsen G, Barnes KC, Boerwinkle E, Boomsma DI, Caporaso N, Edenberg HJ, Francks C, Gelernter J, Grabe HJ, Hops H, Jarvelin MR, Johannesson M, Kendler KS, Lehtimäki T, Magnusson PK, Marazita ML, Marchini J, Mitchell BD, Nöthen MM, Penninx BW, Raitakari O, Rietschel M, Rujescu D, Samani NJ, Schwartz AG, Shete S, Spitz M, Swan GE, Völzke H, Veijola J, Wei Q, Amos C, Cannon DS, Grucza R, Hatsukami D, Heath A, Johnson EO, Kaprio J, Madden P, Martin NG, Stevens VL, Weiss RB, Kraft P, Bierut LJ, Ehringer MA: Distinct Loci in the CHRNA5/CHRNA3/CHRNB4 Gene Cluster Are Associated With Onset of Regular Smoking. Genetic Epidemiology 37(8):846-859, 2013 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Webb BT, Guo AY, Maher BS, Zhao Z, van den Oord EJ, Kendler KS, Riley BP, Gillespie NA, Prescott CA, Middeldorp CM, Willemsen G, de Geus EJ, Hottenga JJ, Boomsma DI, Slagboom EP, Wray NR, Montgomery GW, Martin NG, Wright MJ, Heath AC, Madden PA, Gelernter J, Knowles JA, Hamilton SP, Weissman MM, Fyer AJ, Huezo-Diaz P, McGuffin P, Farmer A, Craig IW, Lewis C, Sham P, Crowe RR, Flint J, Hettema JM: Meta-analyses of genome-wide linkage scans of anxiety-related phenotypes. European Journal of Human Genetics 20:1078-1084, 2012 [PDF] [OSI] [PubMed] [More...]
 Gillespie NA, Gehrman P, Byrne EM, Kendler KS, Heath AC, Martin NG: Modeling the direction of causation between cross-sectional measures of disrupted sleep, anxiety and depression in a sample of male and female Australian twins. Journal of sleep research 21(6):675-683, 2012 [PDF] [N/OSI] [PubMed] [More...]
 Agrawal A, Verweij KJ, Gillespie NA, Heath AC, Lessov-Schlaggar CN, Martin NG, Nelson EC, Slutske WS, Whitfield JB, Lynskey MT: The genetics of addiction-a translational perspective. Translational Psychiatry 2:e140, 2012 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Gehrman PR, Byrne EM, Gillespie NA, Martin NG: Genetics of insomnia. Sleep Medicine Clinics 6:191-202, 2011 [PDF]
 Coventry WL, James MR, Eaves LJ, Gordon SD, Gillespie NA, Ryan L, Heath AC, Montgomery GW, Martin NG, Wray NR: Do 5HTTLPR and stress interact in risk for depression and suicidality? Item response analyses of a large sample. American journal of medical genetics. Part B, Neuropsychiatric genetics 153B(3):757-765, 2010 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Nyholt DR, Gillespie NG, Merikangas KR, Treloar SA, Martin NG, Montgomery GW: Common genetic influences underlie comorbidity of migraine and endometriosis. Genetic Epidemiology 33:105-113, 2009 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Wright MJ, Gillespie NA, Luciano M, Zhu G, Martin NG: Genetics of personality and cognition in adolescents. In J Hudziak Ed. Development Psychopathology and Wellness : Genetic and Environmental Influences , pp.85-107 American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., Washington, 2008. [PDF]
 Gillespie NA, Zhu G, Evans DM, Medland SE, Wright MJ, Martin NG: A genome-wide scan for Eysenckian personality dimensions in adolescent twin sibships: psychoticism, extraversion, neuroticism, and lie. Journal of Personality 76(6):1415-1446, 2008 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Wade TD, Gillespie N, Martin NG: A comparison of early family life events amongst monozygotic twin women with lifetime anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, or major depression. International Journal of Eating Disorders 40(8):679-686, 2007 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Wade TD, Bergin JL, Martin NG, Gillespie NA, Fairburn CG: A transdiagnostic approach to understanding eating disorders. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 194(7):510-517, 2006 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Gillespie NA, Martin NG: Neuroticism as a genetic marker for mood and anxiety. Pp.225-250. In T Canli (Ed), Biology of Personality and Individual Differences. Guilford Press, New York, 2006. [PDF]
 Birley AJ, Gillespie NA, Heath AC, Sullivan PF, Boomsma DI, Martin NG: Heritability and nineteen-year stability of long and short EPQ-R neuroticism scales. Personality and Individual Differences 40(4):737-747, 2006 [PDF]
 Gillespie NA, Martin NG: Gillespie NA, Martin NG. Direction of causation models. In BS Everitt & DC Howell (Eds), Encyclopedia of Statistics in Behavioral Science. Pp. 496-499. (Wiley, Chichester, 2005). [PDF]
 Gillespie NA, Whitfield JB, Williams B, Heath AC, Martin NG: The relationship between stressful life events, the serotonin transporter (5-HTTLPR) genotype and major depression. Psychological Medicine 35(1):101-111, 2005 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Loehlin JC, Jönsson EG, Gustavsson JP, Stallings MC, Gillespie NA, Wright MJ, Martin NG: Psychological masculinity-femininity via the gender diagnosticity approach: heritability and consistency across ages and populations. Journal of Personality 73(5):1295-1319, 2005 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Gillespie NA, Martin NG: Multivariate genetic analysis. In BS Everitt & DC Howell (Eds), Encyclopedia of Statistics in Behavioral Science. Pp. 1363-1370. (Wiley, Chichester, 2005). [PDF]
 Middeldorp CM, Birley AJ, Cath DC, Gillespie NA, Willemsen G, Statham DJ, de Geus EJ, Andrews JG, van Dyck R, Beem AL, Sullivan PF, Martin NG, Boomsma DI: Familial clustering of major depression and anxiety disorders in Australian and Dutch twins and siblings. Twin Research and Human Genetics 8(6):609-615, 2005 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Gillespie NA, Evans DE, Wright MM, Martin NG: Genetic simplex modeling of Eysenck's dimensions of personality in a sample of young Australian twins. Twin Research 7(6):637-648, 2004 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Bates TC, Castles A, Coltheart M, Gillespie NA, Wright MJ, Martin NG: Behaviour genetic analyses of reading and spelling: a component processes approach. Australian Journal of Psychology 56(2):115-126, 2004 [PDF]
 Coventry WL, Gillespie NA, Heath AC, Martin NG: Perceived social support in a large community sample--age and sex differences. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 39(8):625-636, 2004 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Zhu G, Evans DM, Duffy DL, Montgomery GW, Medland SE, Gillespie NA, Ewen KR, Jewell M, Liew YW, Hayward NK, Sturm RA, Trent JM, Martin NG: A genome scan for eye color in 502 twin families: most variation is due to a QTL on chromosome 15q. Twin Research 7(2):197-210, 2004 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Nyholt DR, Gillespie NG, Heath AC, Merikangas KR, Duffy DL, Martin NG: Latent class and genetic analysis does not support migraine with aura and migraine without aura as separate entities. Genetic Epidemiology 26(3):231-244, 2004 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Gillespie NA, Kirk KM, Evans DM, Heath AC, Hickie IB, Martin NG: Do the genetic or environmental determinants of anxiety and depression change with age? A longitudinal study of Australian twins. Twin Research 7(1):39-53, 2004 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Gillespie NA, Cloninger CR, Heath AC, Martin NG: The genetic and environmental relationship between Cloninger's dimensions of temperament and character. Personality and Individual Differences 35(8):1931-1946, 2003 [PDF]
 Gillespie NA, Zhu G, Neale MC, Heath AC, Martin NG: Direction of causation modeling between cross-sectional measures of parenting and psychological distress in female twins. Behavior Genetics 33(4):383-396, 2003 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Nyholt DR, Gillespie NA, Heath AC, Martin NG: Genetic basis of male pattern baldness. Journal of Investigative Dermatology 121(6):1561-1564, 2003 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Evans DM, Gillespie NA, Martin NG: Biometrical genetics. Biological Psychology 61(1-2):33-51, 2002 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Gillespie NA, Johnstone S, Boyce P, Heath AC, Martin NG: The genetic and environmental relationship between the interpersonal sensitivity measure(IPSM) and the personality dimensions of Eysenck and Cloninger. Personality and Individual Differences 31(7):1039-1051, 2001 [PDF]
 Gillespie NA, Zhu G, Heath AC, Hickie IB, Martin NG: The genetic aetiology of somatic distress. Psychological Medicine 30(5):1051-1061, 2000 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Gillespie N, Kirk KM, Heath AC, Martin NG, Hickie I: Somatic distress as a distinct psychological dimension. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 34(9):451-458, 1999 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]