Anne Richards, MD, MPH

Title(s)Professor, Psychiatry
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1550 Fourth Street, #1492
San Francisco CA 94158
Phone415-221-4810 ext. 3312
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    Title(s)UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

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    Harvard UniversityA.B.1996History
    Columbia UniversityM.D.2004Medicine
    Columbia UniversityM.P.H.2004Public Health
    University of California, San FranciscoResidency 2008School of Medicine - Psychiatry

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    A Study of Sexual Dimorphism in PTSD-Related Sleep Disturbance: A Focus on REM
    NIH IK2CX000871Jan 1, 2015 - Jul 31, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. 0054 PTSD Severity Moderates the Association Between N3 Nested Sleep Spindles and Emotional Memory. Sleep. 2024 Apr 20; 47(Supplement_1):a24-a25. Richards RA, Natraj NN, Santistevan SA, Yack YL, Woodward WS, Mathalon MD, Neylan NT. .
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    2. 0656 Evaluating the Interrelationship Between Insomnia, Sleep Apnea and Nightmares in Veterans With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Sleep. 2023 May 29; 46(Supplement_1):a288-a289. Stuewe SE, Malcolm MK, Woodward WS, Yack YL, Metzler MT, Baquirin BD, Udupa UN, Staggs SE, Neylan NT, Richards RA. .
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    3. Sleep spindles, stress and PTSD: The state of the science and future directions. Neurobiology of Stress. 2023 Jan 1; 100516. Natraj NN, Richards RA. .
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    4. P619. An Emotion Processing Function for N2 Sleep Spindles in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Biological Psychiatry. 2022 May 1; 91(9):s339-s340. Natraj NN, Neylan NT, Yack YL, Metzler MT, Mathalon MD, Richards RA. .
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    5. Ventromedial and insular cortical volume moderates the relationship between BDNF Val66Met and threat sensitivity. J Psychiatr Res. 2021 10; 142:337-344. Young DA, Chao LL, Zhang H, Metzler T, Ross J, Richards A, O'Donovan A, Inslicht SS, Neylan TC. PMID: 34425486; PMCID: PMC9526516.
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    6. 048 Increased Cognitive Load Under Stress Modulates Sleep Spindles and Slow Oscillations in a Sleep-Stage Dependent Manner. Sleep. 2021 May 3; 44(Supplement_2):a20-a21. Natraj NN, Neylan NT, Yack YL, Mathalon MD, Richards RA. .
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    7. 047 Fear-Potentiated Startle and Sleep in Trauma-Exposed Men and Women with and without PTSD. Sleep. 2021 May 3; 44(Supplement_2):a20-a20. Richards RA, Inslicht IS, Huie HJ, Yack YL, Straus SL, Felmingham FK, Woodward WS, Neylan NT. .
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    8. Examining the Effect of Sleep Disruption on the Neural Correlates of Fear Extinction. Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging. 2021 03; 6(3):251-252. Straus LD, Richards A, Inslicht SS, Dolsen EA, Neylan TC. PMID: 33685648.
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    9. Acute cognitive effects of the hypocretin receptor antagonist almorexant relative to zolpidem and placebo: a randomized clinical trial. Sleep. 2020 10 13; 43(10). Neylan TC, Richards A, Metzler TJ, Ruoff LM, Varbel J, O'Donovan A, Sivasubramanian M, Motraghi T, Hlavin J, Batki SL, Inslicht SS, Samuelson K, Morairty SR, Kilduff TS. PMID: 32303763; PMCID: PMC7551303.
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    10. Validation of sleep measurement in a multisensor consumer grade wearable device in healthy young adults. J Clin Sleep Med. 2020 06 15; 16(6):917-924. Kanady JC, Ruoff L, Straus LD, Varbel J, Metzler T, Richards A, Inslicht SS, O'Donovan A, Hlavin J, Neylan TC. PMID: 32048595; PMCID: PMC7849656.
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    11. 1074 Fear Reactivity And Sleep In Trauma-Exposed Males And Females With And Without PTSD. Sleep. 2020 May 27; 43(Supplement_1):a409-a409. Dukes DC, Inslicht IS, Hubachek HS, Straus SL, Ruoff RL, Huie HR, Felmingham FK, Woodward WS, Neylan NT, Richards RA. .
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    12. Effects of sleep duration, time-of-day, and synchrony with circadian preference on flanker-task performance in internet braingame users from teens to advanced age. Sleep Medicine. 2019 Dec 1; 64:s320. Richards RA, Kanady KJ, Huie HR, Straus SL, Inslicht IS, Levihn-Coon LA, Metzler MT, Neylan NT. .
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    13. Work by day and sleep by night, do not sleep too little or too much: Effects of sleep duration, time of day and circadian synchrony on flanker-task performance in internet brain-game users from teens to advanced age. J Sleep Res. 2020 12; 29(6):e12919. Richards A, Kanady JC, Huie JR, Straus LD, Inslicht SS, Levihn-Coon A, Metzler TJ, Neylan TC. PMID: 31631467.
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    14. Gender Differences in Threat Biases: Trauma Type Matters in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. J Trauma Stress. 2019 10; 32(5):701-711. Cowden Hindash AH, Lujan C, Howard M, O'Donovan A, Richards A, Neylan TC, Inslicht SS. PMID: 31590206.
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    15. Sleep disturbance in PTSD and other anxiety-related disorders: an updated review of clinical features, physiological characteristics, and psychological and neurobiological mechanisms. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2020 01; 45(1):55-73. Richards A, Kanady JC, Neylan TC. PMID: 31443103; PMCID: PMC6879567.
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    16. 0085 Executive Functioning Performance across Ranges of Sleep Duration and Sleep Efficiency. Sleep. 2019 Apr 13; 42(Supplement_1):a35-a35. Kanady KJ, Neylan NT, Richards RA. .
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    17. 0882 Characteristics Of Nap Sleep In Trauma-exposed Men And Women With And Without PTSD: Contributions Of Biological Sex And PTSD To REM Sleep In A Lab-based Experimental Study. Sleep. 2019 Apr 13; 42(Supplement_1):a354-a355. Richards RA, Woodward WS, Ruoff RL, Huie HR, Neylan NT. .
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    18. Altered overnight levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines in men and women with posttraumatic stress disorder. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2019 04; 102:114-120. Küffer A, Straus LD, Prather AA, Inslicht SS, Richards A, Shigenaga JK, Madden E, Metzler TJ, Neylan TC, O'Donovan A. PMID: 30544002; PMCID: PMC6420348.
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    19. Total Sleep Time Interacts With Age to Predict Cognitive Performance Among Adults. J Clin Sleep Med. 2018 09 15; 14(9):1587-1594. Mohlenhoff BS, Insel PS, Mackin RS, Neylan TC, Flenniken D, Nosheny R, Richards A, Maruff P, Weiner MW. PMID: 30176964; PMCID: PMC6134252.
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    20. Effects of Threat Context, Trauma History, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Status on Physiological Startle Reactivity in Gulf War Veterans. J Trauma Stress. 2018 08; 31(4):579-590. Niles AN, Luxenberg A, Neylan TC, Inslicht SS, Richards A, Metzler TJ, Hlavin J, Deng J, O'Donovan A. PMID: 30058728; PMCID: PMC6415744.
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    21. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia Reduces Fear of Sleep in Individuals With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. J Clin Sleep Med. 2018 07 15; 14(7):1193-1203. Kanady JC, Talbot LS, Maguen S, Straus LD, Richards A, Ruoff L, Metzler TJ, Neylan TC. PMID: 29991428; PMCID: PMC6040781.
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    22. 0939 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia and REM Sleep Continuity in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Sleep. 2018 Apr 27; 41(suppl_1):a348-a349. Straus SL, Kanady KJ, Richards RA, Ruoff RL, Metzler MT, Neylan NT. .
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    23. The interaction of BDNF Val66Met, PTSD, and child abuse on psychophysiological reactivity and HPA axis function in a sample of Gulf War Veterans. J Affect Disord. 2018 08 01; 235:52-60. Young DA, Neylan TC, O'Donovan A, Metzler T, Richards A, Ross JA, Inslicht SS. PMID: 29649711; PMCID: PMC6354935.
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    24. An Open-Label Study of Doxazosin Extended-Release for PTSD: Findings and Recommendations for Future Research on Doxazosin. Focus (Am Psychiatr Publ). 2018 Jan; 16(1):67-73. Richards A, Inslicht S, Ruoff LM, Metzler TJ, Goldstein LA, Chapman CM, Hubachek SQ, Neylan TC. PMID: 31975904; PMCID: PMC6519572.
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    25. Subjective Sleep Related to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms among Trauma-Exposed Men and Women. Behav Sleep Med. 2019 Jul-Aug; 17(4):492-501. Gibson CJ, Richards A, Villanueva C, Barrientos M, Neylan TC, Inslicht SS. PMID: 29172723.
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    26. Sleep and hypothalamic pituitary adrenal axis responses to metyrapone in posttraumatic stress disorder. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2018 02; 88:136-143. Inslicht SS, Rao MN, Richards A, O'Donovan A, Gibson CJ, Baum T, Metzler TJ, Neylan TC. PMID: 29268182; PMCID: PMC6170159.
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    27. 1080 AN EXAMINATION OF FEAR OF SLEEP IN INDIVIDUALS WITH PTSD AND COMORBID INSOMNIA. Sleep. 2017 Apr 28; 40(suppl_1):a402-a402. Kanady KJ, Talbot TL, Maguen MS, Richards RA, Ruoff RL, Metzler MT, Neylan NT. .
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    28. 1079 ALTERED OVERNIGHT PRODUCTION OF THE PRO-INFLAMMATORY CYTOKINES INTERLEUKIN-6 AND TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR-? IN POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER. Sleep. 2017 Apr 28; 40(suppl_1):a402-a402. Kueffer KA, O’Donovan OA, Prather PA, Inslicht IS, Richards RA, Madden ME, Neylan NT. .
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    29. Sleep and Cognitive Performance From Teens To Old Age: More Is Not Better. Sleep. 2017 Jan 01; 40(1). Richards A, Inslicht SS, Metzler TJ, Mohlenhoff BS, Rao MN, O'Donovan A, Neylan TC. PMID: 28364476; PMCID: PMC6251526.
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    30. Metabolic risk factors and posttraumatic stress disorder: the role of sleep in young, healthy adults. Psychosom Med. 2015 May; 77(4):383-91. Talbot LS, Rao MN, Cohen BE, Richards A, Inslicht SS, O'Donovan A, Maguen S, Metzler TJ, Neylan TC. PMID: 25886830; PMCID: PMC4431908.
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    31. Hyperinsulinemic response to oral glucose challenge in individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2014 Nov; 49:171-81. Rao MN, Chau A, Madden E, Inslicht S, Talbot L, Richards A, O'Donovan A, Ruoff L, Grunfeld C, Neylan TC. PMID: 25108160; PMCID: PMC4165697.
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    32. Sex differences in neurosteroid and hormonal responses to metyrapone in posttraumatic stress disorder. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2014 Sep; 231(17):3581-95. Inslicht SS, Richards A, Madden E, Rao MN, O'Donovan A, Talbot LS, Rucker E, Metzler TJ, Hauger RL, Neylan TC. PMID: 24952092.
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    33. Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia in posttraumatic stress disorder: a randomized controlled trial. Sleep. 2014 Feb 01; 37(2):327-41. Talbot LS, Maguen S, Metzler TJ, Schmitz M, McCaslin SE, Richards A, Perlis ML, Posner DA, Weiss B, Ruoff L, Varbel J, Neylan TC. PMID: 24497661; PMCID: PMC3900619.
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    34. Sex differences in objective measures of sleep in post-traumatic stress disorder and healthy control subjects. J Sleep Res. 2013 Dec; 22(6):679-87. Richards A, Metzler TJ, Ruoff LM, Inslicht SS, Rao M, Talbot LS, Neylan TC. PMID: 23763708; PMCID: PMC3958933.
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    35. Sleep and lipids in posttraumatic stress disorder. European Journal of Psychotraumatology. 2012 Sep 10; 3(0). Talbot TL, Richards RA, Inslicht IS, O'Donovan OA, Neylan NT. .
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    36. Posttraumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression symptoms, and psychosocial treatment needs in Colombians internally displaced by armed conflict: A mixed-method evaluation. Psychological Trauma Theory Research Practice and Policy. 2011 Jan 1; 3(4):384. Richards RA, Ospina-Duque OJ, Barrera-Valencia BM, Escobar-Rincón EJ, Ardila-Gutiérrez AM, Metzler MT, Marmar MC. .
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    37. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Depression and Anxiety Symptoms and Psychosocial Treatment Needs in Colombians Internally Displaced by Armed Conflict: A Mixed-Method Evaluation. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy. 2011; 3(4):384-393. Richards, A., Ospina-Duque, J., Barrera-Valencia, M., Escobar-Rincon, J., Ardila-Gutierrez, M., Metzler, T., & Marmar, C.
    38. Patterns of HIV status disclosure to perinatally infected HIV- positive children and subsequent mental health outcomes. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 2001; 7:101-114. Mellins, CA., Brackis-Cott, E, Dolezal, C., Richards, A., Nicholas, S. & Abrams, E.
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