Adam Funk, Ph.D.


Research Assistant Professor
Office: 186 Block Health Science Building
Tel:  419-383-6439

2004:  BS, Biology, University of Nevada
2011:  PhD, Neurobiology, University of Alabama, Birmingham
2014:  Post Doc, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Alabama, Birmingham
2017:  Post Doc, Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Cincinnati
2017:  Research Scientist, Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Cincinnati


1. Funk, AJ., Labilloy, G., Heaven, MR., Haffey, W., Greis, K., Meller, J., McCullumsmith, RE. Protein-Protein Interactions of the PSD-95 Interactome Predict Regional Clustering and Functional Specificity. In Preparation.

2. Funk, AJ., Lipska, B., McCullumsmith, RE. Further Evidence of Abnormal PSD-95 Expression in Chronic Schizophrenia. In Press, Schizophrenia Bulletin.

3. Heaven, MR*., Funk, AJ*., Cobbs, AL., Haffey, W., Norris, JL., McCullumsmith, RE., Greis, K. Sensitive and Rapid Method for Data-Independent Acquisition Proteomics Focusing Detection on the Densely Populated Tryptic Peptide Precursor Region. In Press, Journal of Mass Spectrometry. (* denotes co-first authorship)

4. Sullivan, CR., Funk, AJ., Shan, D., Haroutunian, V., McCullumsmith, RE. Decreased Chloride Channel Expression in the Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex in Schizophrenia. Research Article. PLoS One, 2015 Mar 31;10(3)

5. Funk, AJ., Haroutunian, V., Meador-Woodruff, JH., McCullumsmith, RE. Increased G Protein-Coupled Receptor Kinase (GRK) Expression in the Anterior Cingulate Cortex in Schizophrenia. Research Article. Schizophrenia Research, 2014 Oct;159(1):130-5

6. Funk, AJ., McCullumsmith, RE., Haroutunian, V., Meador-Woodruff, JH. Abnormal activity of the MAPK- and cAMP-associated signaling pathways in frontal cortical areas in postmortem brain in schizophrenia. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2012 March, 37(4):896-905.

7. McCullumsmith, RE., Hammond, JC., Funk, AJ., Meador-Woodruff, JH. Recent advances in targeting the ionotropic glutamate receptors in treating schizophrenia. Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. 2012 Jun; 13(8): 1535-42.

8. Hammond, JC., McCullumsmith, RE., Funk, AJ., Haroutunian, V., Meador-Woodruff, JH.  Evidence for Abnormal Forward Trafficking of AMPA Receptors in Frontal Cortex of Elderly Patients with Schizophrenia. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2010 September, 35(10):2110-9.

9. Funk, AJ., Rumbaugh, G., Haroutunian, V., McCullumsmith, RE., Meador-Woodruff, JH.  Decreased Expression of NMDA Receptor-Associated Proteins in Frontal Cortex of Elderly Patients with Schizophrenia.  Neuroreport. 2009 July 15, 20(11):1019-22.

10. Roth, TL., Lubin, FD., Funk, AJ., Sweatt, JD.  Lasting Epigenetic Influence of Early-Life Adversity on the BDNF Gene. Biol. Psychiatry. 2009 May 1, 65(9):760-9. Epub 2009 Jan 15.

Last Updated: 2/12/20