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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

Use of a Video Scoring Anchor for Rapid Serial Assessment of Social Communication in Toddlers.
Marrus N, Kennon-McGill S, Harris B, Zhang Y, Glowinski AL, Constantino JN
J Vis Exp. 2018 Mar 14; (133)doi: 10.3791/57041.

PMID:
    29608153
    [PubMed - in process]
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Subcortical Brain and Behavior Phenotypes Differentiate Infants With Autism Versus Language Delay.
Swanson MR, Shen MD, Wolff JJ, Elison JT, Emerson RW, Styner MA, Hazlett HC, Truong K, Watson LR, Paterson S, Marrus N, Botteron KN, Pandey J, Schultz RT, Dager SR, Zwaigenbaum L, Estes AM, Piven J, IBIS Network.
Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging. 2017 Nov; 2(8)664-672. doi: 10.1016/j.bpsc.2017.07.007.

PMID:
    29560900
    [PubMed - in process]
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Early Origins of Autism Comorbidity: Neuropsychiatric Traits Correlated in Childhood Are Independent in Infancy.
Hawks ZW, Marrus N, Glowinski AL, Constantino JN
J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2018 Mar 16; doi: 10.1007/s10802-018-0410-1.

PMID:
    29546561
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Walking, Gross Motor Development, and Brain Functional Connectivity in Infants and Toddlers.
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, IBIS Network., Schlaggar BL, Piven J, Pruett JR Jr.
Cereb Cortex. 2018 Feb 1; 28(2)750-763. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhx313.

PMID:
    29186388
    [PubMed - in process]
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Infant viewing of social scenes is under genetic control and is atypical in autism.
Constantino JN, Kennon-McGill S, Weichselbaum C, Marrus N, Haider A, Glowinski AL, Gillespie S, Klaiman C, Klin A, Jones W
Nature. 2017 Jul 20; 547(7663)340-344. doi: 10.1038/nature22999.

PMID:
    28700580
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Early Origins of Autism.
Constantino JN, Marrus N
Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2017 Jul; 26(3)555-570. doi: 10.1016/j.chc.2017.02.008.

PMID:
    28577609
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intellectual Disability and Language Disorder.
Marrus N, Hall L
Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2017 Jul; 26(3)539-554. doi: 10.1016/j.chc.2017.03.001.

PMID:
    28577608
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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Psychotropic Medications and Their Effect on Brain Volumes in Childhood Psychopathology.
Marrus N, Bell M, Luby JL
Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol News. 2014 Apr; 19(2)1-8. doi: 10.1521/capn.2014.19.2.1.

PMID:
    28701856
    [PubMed]
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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