Gil Hoftman

Assistant Professor-in-residence, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California Los Angeles


  1. Kapler S, Adery L, Hoftman GD, Amir CM, Grigoryan V, Cooper ZD, Bearden CE. Assessing evidence supporting cannabis harm reduction practices for adolescents at clinical high-risk for psychosis: a review and clinical implementation tool.. Psychological medicine, 2023.
  2. Tadayonnejad R, Citrenbaum C, Ngo TDP, Corlier J, Wilke SA, Slan A, Distler MG, Hoftman G, Adelekun AE, Leuchter MK, Koek RJ, Ginder ND, Krantz D, Artin H, Strouse T, Bari AA, Leuchter AF. Right lateral orbitofrontal cortex inhibitory transcranial magnetic stimulation for treatment of refractory mood and depression.. Brain stimulation, 2023.
  3. O'Hora KP, Kushan-Wells L, Hoftman GD, Jalbrzikowski M, Gur RC, Gur R, Bearden CE. Distinct Neurocognitive Profiles and Clinical Phenotypes Associated with Copy Number Variation at the 22q11.2 Locus.. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences, 2023.
  4. Amir CM, Kapler S, Hoftman GD, Kushan L, Zinberg J, Cadenhead KS, Kennedy L, Cornblatt BA, Keshavan M, Mathalon DH, Perkins DO, Stone W, Tsuang MT, Walker EF, Woods SW, Cannon TD, Addington J, Bearden CE. Neurobehavioral risk factors influence prevalence and severity of hazardous substance use in youth at genetic and clinical high risk for psychosis.. Frontiers in psychiatry, 2023.
  5. Hernandez LM, Kim M, Zhang P, Bethlehem RAI, Hoftman G, Loughnan R, Smith D, Bookheimer SY, Fan CC, Bearden CE, Thompson WK, Gandal MJ. Multi-ancestry phenome-wide association of complement component 4 variation with psychiatric and brain phenotypes in youth.. Genome biology, 2023.
  6. Gandal MJ, Haney JR, Wamsley B, Yap CX, Parhami S, Emani PS, Chang N, Chen GT, Hoftman GD, de Alba D, Ramaswami G, Hartl CL, Bhattacharya A, Luo C, Jin T, Wang D, Kawaguchi R, Quintero D, Ou J, Wu YE, Parikshak NN, Swarup V, Belgard TG, Gerstein M, Pasaniuc B, Geschwind DH. Broad transcriptomic dysregulation occurs across the cerebral cortex in ASD.. Nature, 2022.
  7. Fiksinski AM, Hoftman GD, Vorstman JAS, Bearden CE. A genetics-first approach to understanding autism and schizophrenia spectrum disorders: the 22q11.2 deletion syndrome.. Molecular psychiatry, 2022.
  8. Lin A, Forsyth JK, Hoftman GD, Kushan-Wells L, Jalbrzikowski M, Dokuru D, Coppola G, Fiksinski A, Zinkstok J, Vorstman J, Nachun D, Bearden CE. Transcriptomic profiling of whole blood in 22q11.2 reciprocal copy number variants reveals that cell proportion highly impacts gene expression.. Brain, behavior, & immunity - health, 2021.
  9. Hoftman GD, Bazmi HH, Ciesielski AJ, Dinka LA, Chen K, Lewis DA. Postnatal Development of Glutamate and GABA Transcript Expression in Monkey Visual, Parietal, and Prefrontal Cortices.. Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991), 2021.
  10. Hernandez LM, Kim M, Hoftman GD, Haney JR, de la Torre-Ubieta L, Pasaniuc B, Gandal MJ. Transcriptomic Insight Into the Polygenic Mechanisms Underlying Psychiatric Disorders.. Biological psychiatry, 2020.
  11. Alexander-Bloch AF, Raznahan A, Vandekar SN, Seidlitz J, Lu Z, Mathias SR, Knowles E, Mollon J, Rodrigue A, Curran JE, Görring HHH, Satterthwaite TD, Gur RE, Bassett DS, Hoftman GD, Pearlson G, Shinohara RT, Liu S, Fox PT, Almasy L, Blangero J, Glahn DC. Imaging local genetic influences on cortical folding.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2020.
  12. Dienel SJ, Enwright JF, Hoftman GD, Lewis DA. Markers of glutamate and GABA neurotransmission in the prefrontal cortex of schizophrenia subjects: Disease effects differ across anatomical levels of resolution.. Schizophrenia research, 2019.
  13. Hoftman GD, Dienel SJ, Bazmi HH, Zhang Y, Chen K, Lewis DA. Altered Gradients of Glutamate and Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid Transcripts in the Cortical Visuospatial Working Memory Network in Schizophrenia.. Biological psychiatry, 2017.
  14. Hoftman GD, Datta D, Lewis DA. Layer 3 Excitatory and Inhibitory Circuitry in the Prefrontal Cortex: Developmental Trajectories and Alterations in Schizophrenia.. Biological psychiatry, 2016.
  15. Gonzalez-Burgos G, Miyamae T, Pafundo DE, Yoshino H, Rotaru DC, Hoftman G, Datta D, Zhang Y, Hammond M, Sampson AR, Fish KN, Ermentrout GB, Lewis DA. Functional Maturation of GABA Synapses During Postnatal Development of the Monkey Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex.. Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991), 2014.
  16. Hoftman GD, Volk DW, Bazmi HH, Li S, Sampson AR, Lewis DA. Altered cortical expression of GABA-related genes in schizophrenia: illness progression vs developmental disturbance.. Schizophrenia bulletin, 2013.
  17. Fish KN, Hoftman GD, Sheikh W, Kitchens M, Lewis DA. Parvalbumin-containing chandelier and basket cell boutons have distinctive modes of maturation in monkey prefrontal cortex.. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 2013.
  18. Hoftman GD, Lewis DA. Postnatal developmental trajectories of neural circuits in the primate prefrontal cortex: identifying sensitive periods for vulnerability to schizophrenia.. Schizophrenia bulletin, 2011.
  19. van Erp TG, Thompson PM, Kieseppä T, Bearden CE, Marino AC, Hoftman GD, Haukka J, Partonen T, Huttunen M, Kaprio J, Lönnqvist J, Poutanen VP, Toga AW, Cannon TD. Hippocampal morphology in lithium and non-lithium-treated bipolar I disorder patients, non-bipolar co-twins, and control twins.. Human brain mapping, 2011.
  20. Ogren JA, Bragin A, Wilson CL, Hoftman GD, Lin JJ, Dutton RA, Fields TA, Toga AW, Thompson PM, Engel J, Staba RJ. Three-dimensional hippocampal atrophy maps distinguish two common temporal lobe seizure-onset patterns.. Epilepsia, 2008.
  21. Hoftman N, Braunfeld M, Hoftman G, Mahajan A. Peripheral venous pressure as a predictor of central venous pressure during orthotopic liver transplantation.. Journal of clinical anesthesia, 2006.