Peter J. Gianaros, Ph.D.

  • Professor, Department of Psychology

Graduate Student Advisees:

Kimberly Lockwood

Thomas Kraynak

Education & Training

  • PhD, Penn State University

Research Interests

Neurobiology of psychological stress, socioeconomic status, and cardiovascular disease risk.

Accepting Graduate Students:

Yes

Representative Publications

Ginty AT, Kraynak TE, Fisher JP, Gianaros PJ (in press) Cardiovascular and autonomic reactivity to psychological stress: Neurophysiological substrates and links to cardiovascular disease. Autonomic Neuroscience: Basic and Clinical.

Gianaros PJ, Kuan D C-H, Marsland AL, Sheu LK, Hackman DA, Miller KG, Manuck SB (2017). Community socioeconomic disadvantage in midlife relates to cortical morphology via neuroendocrine and cardiometabolic pathways. Cerebral Cortex, 27, 460–473.

Gianaros PJ, Sheu LK, Uyar F, Koushik J, Jennings JR, Wager TD, Singh A, Verstynen T (2017). A brain phenotype for stressor-evoked cardiovascular reactivity. Journal of the American Heart Association.

Gianaros PJ & Wager TD (2015). Brain body pathways linking psychological stress and physical health. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 24, 313-321.

Accepting Graduate Students

Yes

Program(s)