In press

Tymofiyeva O*, Henje Blom E*, Ho TC, LeWinn KZ, Connolly CG, Lin J, Lindqvist D, Wolkowitz OM, Sacchet MD, Epel ES, Han LKM, Yuan J, Bhandari S, Xu D, Yang TT (in press) High levels of mitochondrial DNA are associated with adolescent brain structural hypoconnectivity and increased anxiety but not depression. Journal of Affective Disorders.

Fischer AS, Camacho MC, Ho TC, Whitfield-Gabrieli SL, Gotlib IH (in press) Neural markers of resilience in adolescent females at familial risk for major depressive disorder. JAMA Psychiatry.


Ordaz SJ, Goyer MS, Ho TC, Singh MK, Gotlib IH (2018) Network basis of suicidal ideation in depressed adolescents. Journal of Affective Disorders. 226:92-99.



Colich NL, Williams ES, Ho TC, King LS, Humphreys KL, Price AN, Ordaz SJ, Gotlib IH (2017) The association between early life stress and prefrontal cortex activation during implicit emotion regulation is moderated by sex in early adolescence. Development and Psychopathology. 2017 Dec; 29(15):1851-1864.

Ho TC, Auerbach RP (2017) Towards an improved understanding of cortico-basal ganglia reward circuitry in adolescent depression. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging. 2017 Oct; 2(7):554-555. Invited Commentary.

Colich NL, Ho TC, Foland-Ross LC, Eggleston C, Ordaz SJ, Singh MK, Gotlib IH (2017) Hyperactivation in cognitive control and visual attention brain regions during emotional interference in adolescent depression. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging. 2017 July 2(5):388-395.

Colich NL, Ho TC, Ellwood-Lowe M, Foland-Ross LC, Sacchet MD, LeMoult J, Gotlib IH (2017) Like mother like daughter: putamen activation as a mechanism underlying intergenerational risk for depression. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 2017 May 29; doi:10.1093/scan/nsx073

Ho TC*, Sacchet MD*, Connolly CG, Margulies DS, Tymofiyeva O, Paulus MP, Simmons AN, Gotlib IH, Yang TT (2017) Inflexible functional connectivity of the dorsal anterior cingulate cortex in adolescent major depressive disorder. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2017 May 29; doi:10.1038/npp.2017.103

Ho TC, King LS, Leong JK, Colich NL, Humphreys KL, Ordaz SJ, Gotlib IH (2017) Effects of sensitivity to life stress on uncinate fasciculus segments in early adolescence. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. 2017 19 Apr 28; 10.1093/scan/nsx065

Henje Blom E, Tymofiyeva O, Chesney MA, Ho TC, Moran P, Connolly CG, Duncan L, Baldini L, Weng HY, Acree M, Goldman V, Hecht FM*, Yang TT*. Feasibility and preliminary efficacy of a novel RDoC-based treatment program for adolescent depression: Training for Awareness Resilience and Action (TARA) – a pilot study. Frontiers in Psychiatry. 2017 Jan 16; 7:208 

Connolly CG, Ho TC, Henje Blom E, LeWinn KZ, Sacchet MD, Tymofiyeva O, Simmons AN, Yang TT (2017) Resting-state functional connectivity of the amygdala and longitudinal changes in depression severity in adolescent depression. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2017 Jan 1; 207:86-94. 

Tymofiyeva O, Connolly CG, Ho TC, Sacchet MD, Henje Blom E, LeWinn KZ, Xu D, Yang TT (2017). DTI-based connectome analysis of adolescents with major depressive disorder reveals hypoconnectivity of the right caudate. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2017 Jan 1; 207:18-25. 


Sacchet MD, Ho TC, Connolly CG, Tymofiyeva O, LeWinn KZ, Han LKM, Henje Blom E, Tapert SF, Max JE, Frank GKW, Paulus MP, Simmons AN, Gotlib IH, Yang TT. Large-scale hypoconnectivity between resting-state functional networks in unmedicated adolescent major depressive disorder. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2016 Nov; 41(12):2951-2960. 

Ho TC, Sanders SJ, Gotlib IH, Hoeft F (2016). Intergenerational neuroimaging of human brain circuitry. Trends in Neurosciences. 2016 Oct; 39(10):644-648. 

Henje Blom E, Ho TC, Connolly CG, LeWinn KZ, Sacchet MD, Tymofiyeva O, Weng H, Yang TT. The neuroscience and context of adolescent depression. Acta Paediatrica. 2016 April; 105(4):358-65. 

Ho TC, Zhang S, Sacchet MD, Weng H, Connolly CG, Henje Blom E, Han LKM, Mobayed NO, Yang TT. Fusiform gyrus dysfunction is associated with perceptual processing efficiency to emotional faces in adolescent depression: a model-based approach. Frontiers in Psychology. 2016 Feb 1; 7:40. 


Henje Blom E*, Han LKM*, Connolly CG, Ho TC, Lin J, LeWinn KZ, Simmons AN, Sacchet MD, Mobayed NO, Luna M, Paulus MP, Epel ES, Blackburn EH, Wolkowitz OM, Yang TT. Peripheral telomere length and hippocampal volume in adolescents with major depressive disorder. Translational Psychiatry. 2015 Nov 10; doi: 10.1038/tp.2015.172. 

Ho TC, Connolly CG, Henje Blom E, LeWinn KZ, Strigo IA, Paulus MP, Frank G, Max JE, Wu J, Chan M, Tapert SF, Simmons AN, Yang TT. Emotion-dependent functional connectivity of the default mode network in adolescent depression. Biological Psychiatry. 2015 Nov 1; 78(9): 635-646.   See commentary by Roselinde Kaiser & Diego Pizzagalli HERE.

Henje Blom E*, Connolly CG*, Ho TC, LeWinn KZ, Mobayed NO, Han LM, Paulus MP, Wu J, Simmons AN, Yang TT. Altered insular activation and increased insular functional connectivity during sad and happy face processing in adolescent major depressive disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2015 Jun 1; 178:215-223. 


Henje Blom E, Duncan LG, Ho TC, Connolly CG, LeWinn KZ, Chesney M, Hecht FM, Yang TT. The development of an RDoC based treatment program for adolescent depression: Training of Awareness, Resilience, and Action (TARA). Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 2014 Aug 19; 8:630. 

LeWinn KZ, Connolly CG, Wu J, Drahos M, Hoeft F, Ho TC, Simmons AN, Yang TT. White matter correlates of adolescent depression: structural evidence for frontolimbic disconnectivity. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2014 Aug; 53(8):899-909.e7. 

Ester EF, Ho TC, Brown SD, Serences JT. Variability in visual working memory ability limits the efficiency of perceptual decision making. Journal of Vision. 2014 April; 14(4). 

Ho TC, Yang G, Wu J, Cassey P, Brown SD, Hoang N, Chan M, Connolly CG, Henje-Blom E, Duncan LG, Chesney MA, Paulus MP, Max JE, Patel R, Simmons AN, Yang TT. Functional connectivity of negative emotional processing in adolescent depression. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2014 Feb; 155:65-74. 


Ho TC, Wu J, Shin DD, Liu TT, Tapert SF, Yang G, Connolly CG, Frank GK, Max JE, Wolkowitz O, Eisendrath S, Hoeft F, Banerjee D, Hood K, Hendren RL, Paulus MP, Simmons AN, Yang TT. Altered cerebral perfusion in executive, affective, and motor networks during adolescent depression. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2013 Oct; 52(10):1076-1091.e2. 

Connolly CG, Wu J, Ho TC, Hoeft F, Wolkowitz O, Eisendrath S, Frank G, Hendren R, Max JE, Paulus MP, Tapert SF, Banerjee D, Simmons AN, Yang TT. Resting-state functional connectivity of subgenual anterior cingulate cortex in depressed adolescents. Biological Psychiatry. 2013 Dec 15; 74(12):898-907. 


Ho TC*, Ester EF*. Target enhancement and distractor suppression in naturalistic visual search. Journal of Neuroscience. 2012 Nov 21; 32(47):16539-40. Journal Club Commentary.

Ho TC, Brown S, Abuyo NA, Ku EH, Serences JT. Perceptual consequences of feature-based attentional enhancement and suppression. Journal of Vision. 2012 Aug 24; 12(8):15. 

Ho TC, Horn NA, Huynh T, Kelava L, Lansman JB. Evidence TRPV4 contributes to mechanosensitive ion channels in mouse skeletal muscle fibers. Channels. 2012 Jul-Aug; 6(4):246-54. 

Ho T, Brown S, van Maanen L, Forstmann BU, Wagenmakers EJ, Serences JT. The optimality of sensory processing during the speed-accuracy tradeoff. Journal of Neuroscience. 2012 Jun 6; 32(23):7992-8003. 


van Maanen L, Brown SD, Eichele T, Wagenmakers EJ, Ho T, Serences J, Forstmann BU. Neural correlates of trial-to-trial fluctuations in response caution. Journal of Neuroscience. 2011 Nov 30; 31(48):17488-95. 

Ho TC, Brown S, Serences JT. Domain general mechanisms of perceptual decision making in human cortex. Journal of Neuroscience. 2009 Jul 8; 29(27):8675-87. 

Serences JT, Saproo S, Scolari M, Ho T, Muftuler LT. Estimating the influence of attention on population codes in human visual cortex using voxel-based tuning functions. Neuroimage. 2009 Jan 1; 44(1):223-31. 

*these authors contributed equally