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Natasha Marrus, MD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Specialty Areas

Child Psychiatry
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Child and adolescent psychiatry, autism, pervasive developmental disorder, developmental disability, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, mood disorder, anxiety disorder, school consultation

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

BS: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 1999
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2007
PhD: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2007
Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2012
BA: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 1999
Residency: General Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2010

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Ventromedial prefrontal cortex thinning in preschool-onset depression.
Marrus N, Belden A, Nishino T, Handler T, Ratnanather JT, Miller M, Barch D, Luby J, Botteron K
J Affect Disord. 2015 Jul 15; 18079-86. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2015.03.033.

PMID:
    25881284
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Rapid video-referenced ratings of reciprocal social behavior in toddlers: a twin study.
Marrus N, Glowinski AL, Jacob T, Klin A, Jones W, Drain CE, Holzhauer KE, Hariprasad V, Fitzgerald RT, Mortenson EL, Sant SM, Cole L, Siegel SA, Zhang Y, Agrawal A, Heath AC, Constantino JN
J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2015 Dec; 56(12)1338-46. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12391.

PMID:
    25677414
    [PubMed - in process]
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Lack of effect of risperidone on core autistic symptoms: data from a longitudinal study.
Marrus N, Underwood-Riordan H, Randall F, Zhang Y, Constantino JN
J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2014 Nov; 24(9)513-8. doi: 10.1089/cap.2014.0055.

PMID:
    25361070
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Brief Report: Chimpanzee Social Responsiveness Scale (CSRS) Detects Individual Variation in Social Responsiveness for Captive Chimpanzees.
Faughn C, Marrus N, Shuman J, Ross SR, Constantino JN, Pruett JR Jr, Povinelli DJ
J Autism Dev Disord. 2015 May; 45(5)1483-8. doi: 10.1007/s10803-014-2273-9.

PMID:
    25312279
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The effects of poverty on childhood brain development: the mediating effect of caregiving and stressful life events.
Luby J, Belden A, Botteron K, Marrus N, Harms MP, Babb C, Nishino T, Barch D
JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Dec; 167(12)1135-42. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2013.3139.

PMID:
    24165922
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Training of child and adolescent psychiatry fellows in autism and intellectual disability.
Marrus N, Veenstra-Vanderweele J, Hellings JA, Stigler KA, Szymanski L, King BH, Carlisle LL, Cook EH Jr, American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Autism and Intellectual Disability Committee, Pruett JR Jr
Autism. 2014 May; 18(4)471-5. doi: 10.1177/1362361313477247.

PMID:
    24113341
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Initial description of a quantitative, cross-species (chimpanzee-human) social responsiveness measure.
Marrus N, Faughn C, Shuman J, Petersen SE, Constantino JN, Povinelli DJ, Pruett JR Jr
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2011 May; 50(5)508-18. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2011.01.009.

PMID:
    21515200
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Autism, development of language and social cognition, emotion regulation in early childhood, biomarkers of child psychiatric disorders, neuroimaging