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Charles R. Conway, MD

Professor, Psychiatry

Specialty Areas

Adult Psychiatry
Mood Disorders
Depression

Board Certifications

Psychiatry

Areas of Clinical Interest

Vagus nerve stimulation for treatment resistant depression, bipolar disorder, mood disorders.

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital

1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-286-1700
Fax: 314-362-7017

Education

Education

B.A.: Psychology, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri 1987
Medical Degree: University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri 1995
Residency: Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 1999

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Antidepressant response to aripiprazole augmentation associated with enhanced FDOPA utilization in striatum: a preliminary PET study.
Conway CR, Chibnall JT, Cumming P, Mintun MA, Gebara MA, Perantie DC, Price JL, Cornell ME, McConathy JE, Gangwani S, Sheline YI
Psychiatry Res. 2014 Mar 30; 221(3)231-9. doi: 10.1016/j.pscychresns.2014.01.003.

PMID:
    24468015
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Association of cerebral metabolic activity changes with vagus nerve stimulation antidepressant response in treatment-resistant depression.
Conway CR, Chibnall JT, Gebara MA, Price JL, Snyder AZ, Mintun MA, Craig AD, Cornell ME, Perantie DC, Giuffra LA, Bucholz RD, Sheline YI
Brain Stimul. 2013 Sep; 6(5)788-97. doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2012.11.006.

PMID:
    23485649
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Vagus nerve stimulation therapy randomized to different amounts of electrical charge for treatment-resistant depression: acute and chronic effects.
Aaronson ST, Carpenter LL, Conway CR, Reimherr FW, Lisanby SH, Schwartz TL, Moreno FA, Dunner DL, Lesem MD, Thompson PM, Husain M, Vine CJ, Banov MD, Bernstein LP, Lehman RB, Brannon GE, Keepers GA, O'Reardon JP, Rudolph RL, Bunker M
Brain Stimul. 2013 Jul; 6(4)631-40. doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2012.09.013.

PMID:
    23122916
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pretreatment cerebral metabolic activity correlates with antidepressant efficacy of vagus nerve stimulation in treatment-resistant major depression: a potential marker for response?
Conway CR, Chibnall JT, Gangwani S, Mintun MA, Price JL, Hershey T, Giuffra LA, Bucholz RD, Christensen JJ, Sheline YI
J Affect Disord. 2012 Aug; 139(3)283-90. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2012.02.007.

PMID:
    22397889
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Brain blood-flow change with acute vagus nerve stimulation in treatment-refractory major depressive disorder.
Conway CR, Sheline YI, Chibnall JT, Bucholz RD, Price JL, Gangwani S, Mintun MA
Brain Stimul. 2012 Apr; 5(2)163-71. doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2011.03.001.

PMID:
    22037127
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Vagus nerve stimulation for depression: a case of a broken lead, depression relapse, revision surgery, and restoration of patient response.
Conway CR, Chibnall JT, Tait RC
Brain Stimul. 2008 Jul; 1(3)227-8. doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2008.05.003.

PMID:
    20633388
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ephedrine-induced emergence of bipolar symptoms.
Conway CR, Ziaee L, Langenfeld SJ
Bipolar Disord. 2006 Apr; 8(2)204-5.

PMID:
    16542194
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cerebral blood flow changes during vagus nerve stimulation for depression.
Conway CR, Sheline YI, Chibnall JT, George MS, Fletcher JW, Mintun MA
Psychiatry Res. 2006 Mar 31; 146(2)179-84.

PMID:
    16510266
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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An open-label trial of adjunctive oxcarbazepine for bipolar disorder.
Conway CR, Chibnall JT, Nelson LA, McGuire JM, Abraham PF, Baram VY, Grossberg GT, Carroll BJ
J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2006 Feb; 26(1)95-7.

PMID:
    16415718
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Nefazodone-induced liver failure.
Conway CR, McGuire JM, Baram VY
J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2004 Jun; 24(3)353-4.

PMID:
    15118496
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sensory acuity and reasoning in delusional disorder.
Conway CR, Bollini AM, Graham BG, Keefe RS, Schiffman SS, McEvoy JP
Compr Psychiatry. 2002 May-Jun; 43(3)175-8.

PMID:
    11994833
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The combined use of bupropion, lithium, and venlafaxine during ECT: a case of prolonged seizure activity.
Conway CR, Nelson LA
J ECT. 2001 Sep; 17(3)216-8.

PMID:
    11528316
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Severity of subcortical gray matter hyperintensity predicts ECT response in geriatric depression.
Steffens DC, Conway CR, Dombeck CB, Wagner HR, Tupler LA, Weiner RD
J ECT. 2001 Mar; 17(1)45-9.

PMID:
    11281515
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Mood disorders, treatment-resistant depression, mechanism of action of neurostimulation treatments, and bipolar disorders.