Peter J. Gianaros, Ph.D.


Contact

506 Old Engineering Hall

gianaros@pitt.edu

Phone:

412-624-9578

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Research Interests

Neurobiology of psychological stress, socioeconomic status, and cardiovascular disease risk.

Biography

Accepting Graduate Students: Yes

Graduate Student Advisees

  • Lockwood, Kimberly
  • Thomas Kraynak

Degrees

  • PhD, Penn State University

Awards

  • American Psychological Association Award for Distinguished Early Career Scientific Contributions to Psychology in Health Psychology (2010)
  • The Herbert Weiner Early Career Award, American Psychosomatic Society (2008)

Publications

  • gianaros 1

    Cohen S, Gianaros PJ, Manuck SB (2016). A stage model of stress and disease. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 11, 456-63.

  • gianaros 2

    Gianaros PJ, Kuan D C-H, Marsland AL, Sheu LK, Hackman DA, Miller KG, Manuck SB (in press). Community socioeconomic disadvantage in midlife relates to cortical morphology via neuroendocrine and cardiometabolic pathways. Cerebral Cortex.

  • gianaros 4

    Gianaros PJ, Marsland AL, Kuan D C-H, Jennings JR, Sheu LK, Hariri AR, Gross JJ, Manuck SB (2014). An inflammatory pathway links atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk to neural activity evoked by the cognitive regulation of emotion. Biological Psychiatry, 75, 738-45. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3989430/