Heidi Grantz


Research Summary

Supporting children and families with Tic disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and anxiety conditions. Implementing Cognitive-Behavioral interventions for childhood psychiatric disorders.


Selected Publications

  • Leckman, J. F., King, R. A., Gilbert, D. L., Coffey, B. J., Singer, H. S., Dure, L. S. T., . . . Kaplan, E. L. (2011). Streptococcal upper respiratory tract infections and exacerbations of tic and obsessive-compulsive symptoms: a prospective longitudinal study. [Multicenter Study Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural]. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry, 50(2), 108-118 e103. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2010.10.011
  • Kataoka, Y., Kalanithi, P. S., Grantz, H., Schwartz, M. L., Saper, C., Leckman, J. F., & Vaccarino, F. M. (2010). Decreased number of parvalbumin and cholinergic interneurons in the striatum of individuals with Tourette syndrome. [Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't]. J Comp Neurol, 518(3), 277-291. doi: 10.1002/cne.22206
  • Lin, H., Williams, K.A., Katsovich, L, Findley D.B., Grantz, H., Lombroso, P.J., King, R.A.,, Bessen DE, Johnson, D., Kaplan, E.L., Landeros-Weisenberger, A., Zhang, H., & Leckman, J.F (2010). Streptococcal upper respiratory tract infections and psychosocial stress predict future tic and obsessive-compulsive symptom severity in children and adolescents with Tourette syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Biological Psychiatry, 67(7):684-91.

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