Publications by authors named "Veronica Contini"

31Publications

Synergistic effects between ADORA2A and DRD2 genes on anxiety disorders in children with ADHD.

Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 2019 07 1;93:214-220. Epub 2019 Apr 1.

Post-Graduate Program in Biosciences, Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil. Electronic address:

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July 2019

Evidence of sexual dimorphism of HTR1B gene on major adult ADHD comorbidities.

J Psychiatr Res 2017 12 8;95:269-275. Epub 2017 Sep 8.

Department of Genetics, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil; ADHD Outpatient Program, Adult Division, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil. Electronic address:

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December 2017

Erratum to: Further evidence for the association between a polymorphism in the promoter region of SLC6A3/DAT1 and ADHD: findings from a sample of adults.

Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 2016 Dec;266(8):775-776

Department of Genetics, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Caixa Postal: 15053, Porto Alegre, RS, 91501-970, Brazil.

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December 2016

A vitamin D pathway gene-gene interaction affects low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels.

J Nutr Biochem 2016 12 15;38:12-17. Epub 2016 Aug 15.

Programa de Pós-Graduação em Biotecnologia, Centro Universitário UNIVATES, 95900-000, Lajeado, RS, Brazil; Programa de Pós-Graduação em Biociências, Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre, 90050-170, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil. Electronic address:

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December 2016

Waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) and triglyceride to HDL-C ratio (TG/HDL-c) as predictors of cardiometabolic risk.

Nutr Hosp 2015 May 1;31(5):2115-21. Epub 2015 May 1.

Programa de Pós-Graduação em Biotecnologia, Centro de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde, Centro Universitário UNIVATES. Rio Grande do Sul. Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre, Departamento de Nutrição (UFCSPA) e Centro de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde, Centro Universitário UNIVATES. Rio Grande do Sul. Brazil..

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May 2015

Should we keep on? Looking into pharmacogenomics of ADHD in adulthood from a different perspective.

Pharmacogenomics 2014 Jul;15(10):1365-81

Departament of Genetics, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil.

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July 2014

ADHD pharmacogenetics across the life cycle: New findings and perspectives.

Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 2014 Jun 8;165B(4):263-82. Epub 2014 May 8.

Genetics Department, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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June 2014

Severity but not comorbidities predicts response to methylphenidate in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: results from a naturalistic study.

J Clin Psychopharmacol 2014 Apr;34(2):212-7

From the *ADHD Outpatient Clinic, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, and †Department of Genetics, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul; ‡Postgraduate Program in Biotechnology, Centro Universitário UNIVATES, Lajeado; §Department of Psychiatry, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul; and ||National Institute of Development Psychiatry for Children and Adolescents, São Paulo, Brazil.

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April 2014

Further evidence for the association between a polymorphism in the promoter region of SLC6A3/DAT1 and ADHD: findings from a sample of adults.

Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 2014 Aug 1;264(5):401-8. Epub 2014 Feb 1.

Department of Genetics, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Caixa Postal: 15053, Porto Alegre, RS, 91501-970, Brazil.

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August 2014

MR and GR functional SNPs may modulate tobacco smoking susceptibility.

J Neural Transm (Vienna) 2013 Oct 31;120(10):1499-505. Epub 2013 Mar 31.

Department of Genetics, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Avenida Bento Gonçalves - 15053, Porto Alegre, RS, 91501-970, Brazil.

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October 2013

Pharmacogenetics of response to methylphenidate in adult patients with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): a systematic review.

Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 2013 Jun 17;23(6):555-60. Epub 2012 Jun 17.

ADHD Outpatient Clinic, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.

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June 2013

A haplotype analysis is consistent with the role of functional HTR1B variants in alcohol dependence.

Drug Alcohol Depend 2012 Apr 17;122(1-2):100-4. Epub 2011 Oct 17.

Departament of Genetics, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.

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April 2012

Adrenergic α2A receptor gene is not associated with methylphenidate response in adults with ADHD.

Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 2011 Apr 20;261(3):205-11. Epub 2010 Nov 20.

Departament of Genetics, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Caixa Postal 15053, CEP 91501-970, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.

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April 2011

Response to methylphenidate is not influenced by DAT1 polymorphisms in a sample of Brazilian adult patients with ADHD.

J Neural Transm (Vienna) 2010 Feb 5;117(2):269-76. Epub 2010 Jan 5.

Departament of Genetics, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Caixa Postal:15053, Porto Alegre, RS 91501-970, Brazil.

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February 2010

The serotonin 2A receptor gene in alcohol dependence and tobacco smoking.

Drug Alcohol Depend 2009 Apr 25;101(1-2):128-31. Epub 2008 Dec 25.

Departamento de Genética, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.

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April 2009

MAOA-uVNTR polymorphism in a Brazilian sample: further support for the association with impulsive behaviors and alcohol dependence.

Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 2006 Apr;141B(3):305-8

Department of Genetics, Institute of Biosciences, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

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April 2006