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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

Marrus N, Eggebrecht AT, Todorov A, Elison JT, Wolff JJ, Cole L, Gao W, Pandey J, Shen MD, Swanson MR, Emerson RW, Klohr CL, Adams CM, Estes AM, Zwaigenbaum L, Botteron KN, McKinstry RC, Constantino JN, Evans AC, Hazlett HC, Dager SR, Paterson SJ, Schultz RT, Styner MA, Gerig G, , Schlaggar BL, Piven J, Pruett JR, (2018 Feb). Walking, Gross Motor Development, and Brain Functional Connectivity in Infants and Toddlers. Cereb. Cortex. 28(2): 750-763.  

Hwang, HG, Marrus, N, Irving, K, and Markson, L. Three-year-old children detect social exclusion in third-party interactions. Journal of Cognition and Development, 2017 Sep 19. doi: 10.1080/15248372.2017.1368517. 

Constantino JN, Kennon-McGill S, Weichselbaum C, Marrus N, Haider A, Glowinski AL, Gillespie S, Klaiman C, Klin A, Jones W, (2017 07). Infant viewing of social scenes is under genetic control and is atypical in autism. Nature. 547(7663): 340-344.  

Marrus N, Belden A, Nishino T, Handler T, Ratnanather JT, Miller M, Barch D, Luby J, Botteron K, (2015 Jul). Ventromedial prefrontal cortex thinning in preschool-onset depression. J Affect Disord. 180: 79-86.  

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, (2015 Dec). Rapid video-referenced ratings of reciprocal social behavior in toddlers: a twin study. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 56(12): 1338-46.  

Marrus N, Faughn C, Shuman J, Petersen SE, Constantino JN, Povinelli DJ, Pruett JR, (2011 May). Initial description of a quantitative, cross-species (chimpanzee-human) social responsiveness measure. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 50(5): 508-18.  


Areas of Research Interest

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