Michael R. Irwin, M.D.

Titles

Director, Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology
Mindful Awareness Research Center
Co-Leader, Clinical Immunology Research Laboratory (CIRL)
Pilot and Collaborative Translational Clinical Studies Program
Professor, Psychology
Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Member, Adult Psychiatry
Brain Research Institute
CTSI
JCCC Patients and Survivors Program Area
Neuroscience GPB Home Area
Neuroscience IDP

Awards and Honors:

University of California, San Diego University of California, Los Angeles

Contact Information

Email
mirwin1@ucla.edu
Phone
Work Phone Number: (310) 825-8281
Address
Work Address: Medical Plaza 300, Room 3109Campus - 707624Los Angeles, CA 90095UNITED STATES

Biography

Michael Irwin, M.D. holds the Norman Cousins Chair for Psychoneuroimmunology at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and is a Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine. He is Director of the UCLA Cousins Center in Psychoneuroimmunology, Director of the Training Program in Psychoneuroimmunology and Mental Health, and Director of the Inflammatory Biology Core of the Older Adults for Independence Center.

Publications:

Griffis Charles A, Crabb Breen Elizabeth, Compton Peggy, Goldberg Alyssa, Witarama Tuff, Kotlerman Jenny, Irwin Michael R   Acute Painful Stress and Inflammatory Mediator Production Neuroimmunomodulation, 2013; 20(3): 127-133.
Hoyt Michael A, Stanton Annette L, Irwin Michael R, Thomas KaMala S   Cancer-related masculine threat, emotional approach coping, and physical functioning following treatment for prostate cancer Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association, 2013; 32(1): 66-74.
Youngstedt Shawn D, Jean-Louis Girardin, Bootzin Richard R, Kripke Daniel F, Cooper Jonnifer, Dean Lauren R, Catao Fabio, James Shelli, Vining Caitlin, Williams Natasha J, Irwin Michael R   Chronic moderate sleep restriction in older long sleepers and older average duration sleepers: a randomized controlled trial Contemporary clinical trials, 2013; 36(1): 175-86.
Ganz Patricia A, Kwan Lorna, Castellon Steven A, Oppenheim Amy, Bower Julienne E, Silverman Daniel H S, Cole Steve W, Irwin Michael R, Ancoli-Israel Sonia, Belin Thomas R   Cognitive Complaints After Breast Cancer Treatments: Examining the Relationship With Neuropsychological Test Performance Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 2013; 31(13): .
Bower Julienne E, Ganz Patricia A, Irwin Michael R, Castellon Steven, Arevalo Jesusa, Cole Steven W   Cytokine genetic variations and fatigue among patients with breast cancer Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2013; 31(13): 1656-61.
Irwin Michael R   Depression and insomnia in cancer: prevalence, risk factors, and effects on cancer outcomes Current psychiatry reports, 2013; 15(11): 404.
O'Connor Mary-Frances, Schultze-Florey Christian R, Irwin Michael R, Arevalo Jesusa M G, Cole Steven W   Divergent gene expression responses to Complicated Grief and Non-complicated Grief Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2013; .
Campo Rebecca A, O'Connor Kathleen, Light Kathleen C, Nakamura Yoshio, Lipschitz David L, Lastayo Paul C, Pappas Lisa, Boucher Kenneth, Irwin Michael R, Agarwal Neeraj, Kinney Anita Y   Feasibility and Acceptability of a Tai Chi Chih Randomized Controlled Trial in Senior Female Cancer Survivors Integrative cancer therapies, 2013; 31(13): .
Hoyt Michael A, Stanton Annette L, Bower Julienne E, Thomas Kamala S, Litwin Mark S, Breen Elizabeth C, Irwin Michael R   Inflammatory Biomarkers and Emotional Approach Coping in Men with Prostate Cancer Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2013; 31(13): .
Lee Eun, Cho Hyong Jin, Olmstead Richard, Levin Myron J, Oxman Michael N, Irwin Michael R   Persistent sleep disturbance: a risk factor for recurrent depression in community-dwelling older adults Sleep, 2013; 36(11): 1685-91.
Barsevick Andrea M, Irwin Michael R, Hinds Pamela, Miller Andrew, Berger Ann, Jacobsen Paul, Ancoli-Israel Sonia, Reeve Bryce B, Mustian Karen, O'Mara Ann, Lai Jin-Shei, Fisch Michael, Cella David, Cella David   Recommendations for high-priority research on cancer-related fatigue in children and adults Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 2013; 105(19): 1432-40.
Dimsdale Joel E, Creed Francis, Escobar Javier, Sharpe Michael, Wulsin Lawson, Barsky Arthur, Lee Sing, Irwin Michael R, Levenson James   Somatic symptom disorder: an important change in DSM Journal of psychosomatic research, 2013; 75(3): 223-8.
Pomykala K L, Ganz P A, Bower J E, Kwan L, Castellon S A, Mallam S, Cheng I, Ahn R, Breen E C, Irwin M R, Silverman D H S   The association between pro-inflammatory cytokines, regional cerebral metabolism, and cognitive complaints following adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer Brain imaging and behavior, 2013; 7(4): 511-23.
Irwin Michael R, Levin Myron J, Laudenslager Mark L, Olmstead Richard, Lucko Anne, Lang Nancy, Carrillo Carmen, Stanley Harold A, Caulfield Michael J, Weinberg Adriana, Chan Ivan S F, Clair Jim, Smith Jeff G, Marchese R D, Williams Heather M, Beck Danielle J, McCook Patricia T, Zhang Jane H, Johnson Gary, Oxman Michael N   Varicella zoster virus-specific immune responses to a herpes zoster vaccine in elderly recipients with major depression and the impact of antidepressant medications Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 2013; 56(8): 1085-93.
Nicassio Perry M, Ormseth Sarah R, Custodio Mara K, Irwin Michael R, Olmstead Richard, Weisman Michael H   A Multidimensional Model of Fatigue in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis The Journal of rheumatology, 2012; .
Lavretsky H, Epel E S, Siddarth P, Nazarian N, Cyr N St, Khalsa D S, Lin J, Blackburn E, Irwin M R   A pilot study of yogic meditation for family dementia caregivers with depressive symptoms: effects on mental health, cognition, and telomerase activity International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 2012; .
Cho H J, Kivimäki M, Bower J E, Irwin M R   Association of C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 with new-onset fatigue in the Whitehall II prospective cohort study Psychological medicine, 2012; 32(1): 1-11.
Irwin Michael R, Rothermundt Matthias   Clinical psychoneuroimmunology Handbook of clinical neurology / edited by P.J. Vinken and G.W. Bruyn, 2012; 106(4): 211-25.
Nicassio Perry M, Ormseth Sarah R, Custodio Mara K, Olmstead Richard, Weisman Michael H, Irwin Michael R   Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Behavioral sleep medicine, 2012; 32(1): .
Kierlin Lara, Olmstead Richard, Yokomizo Megumi, Nicassio Perry, Irwin Michael R   Diagnostic and Statistical Manual criteria for insomnia related impairment in daytime functioning: polysomnographic correlates in older adults Sleep medicine, 2012; 13(7): 958-60.
O'Connor Mary-Frances, Wellisch David K, Stanton Annette L, Olmstead Richard, Irwin Michael R   Diurnal cortisol in Complicated and Non-Complicated Grief: slope differences across the day Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2012; 37(5): 725-8.
Ganz Patricia A, Bower J E, Kwan L, Castellon S A, Silverman D H S, Geist C, Breen E C, Irwin M R, Cole S W   Does tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α) play a role in post-chemotherapy cerebral dysfunction? Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2012; .
Doering Lynn V, Chen Belinda, Cross BodĂĄn Rebecca, Magsarili Marise C, Nyamathi Adey, Irwin Michael R   Early Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression After Cardiac Surgery The Journal of cardiovascular nursing, 2012; .
Cho Hyong Jin, Bower Julienne E, Kiefe Catarina I, Seeman Teresa E, Irwin Michael R   Early life stress and inflammatory mechanisms of fatigue in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2012; 37(5): .
Ishii Shinya, Karlamangla Arun S, Bote Marcos, Irwin Michael R, Jacobs David R, Cho Hyong Jin, Seeman Teresa E   Gender, Obesity and Repeated Elevation of C-Reactive Protein: Data from the CARDIA Cohort PloS one, 2012; 7(4): e36062.
Inagaki Tristen K, Muscatell Keely A, Irwin Michael R, Cole Steve W, Eisenberger Naomi I   Inflammation selectively enhances amygdala activity to socially threatening images NeuroImage, 2012; 59(4): 3222-6.
Elderkin-Thompson Virginia, Irwin Michael R, Hellemann Gerhard, Kumar Anand   Interleukin-6 and memory functions of encoding and recall in healthy and depressed elderly adults The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, 2012; 20(9): 753-63.
Creswell J David, Irwin Michael R, Burklund Lisa J, Lieberman Matthew D, Arevalo Jesusa M G, Ma Jeffrey, Breen Elizabeth Crabb, Cole Steven W   Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction training reduces loneliness and pro-inflammatory gene expression in older adults: A small randomized controlled trial Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2012; 26(7): 1095-101.
Irwin Michael R   Sleep and infectious disease risk Sleep, 2012; 35(8): 1025-6.
Irwin Michael R, Olmstead Richard E, Ganz Patricia A, Haque Reina   Sleep disturbance, inflammation and depression risk in cancer survivors Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2012; .
Irwin Michael R, Olmstead Richard, Carrillo Carmen, Sadeghi Nina, Fitzgerald John D, Ranganath Veena K, Nicassio Perry M   Sleep loss exacerbates fatigue, depression, and pain in rheumatoid arthritis Sleep, 2012; 35(4): 537-43.
Nicassio Perry M, Ormseth Sarah R, Kay Morgan, Custodio Mara, Irwin Michael R, Olmstead Richard, Weisman Michael H   The contribution of pain and depression to self-reported sleep disturbance in patients with rheumatoid arthritis Pain, 2012; 153(1): 107-12.
Schultze-Florey Christian R, MartĂ­nez-Maza Otoniel, Magpantay Larry, Breen Elizabeth Crabb, Irwin Michael R, GĂŒndel Harald, O'Connor Mary-Frances   When grief makes you sick: Bereavement induced systemic inflammation is a question of genotype Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2012; 26(7): 1066-71.
Black David S, Cole Steve W, Irwin Michael R, Breen Elizabeth, St Cyr Natalie M, Nazarian Nora, Khalsa Dharma S, Lavretsky Helen   Yogic meditation reverses NF-ÎșB and IRF-related transcriptome dynamics in leukocytes of family dementia caregivers in a randomized controlled trial Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2012; 13(7): .
Nicassio Perry M, Kay Morgan A, Custodio Mara K, Irwin Michael R, Olmstead Richard, Weisman Michael H   An evaluation of a biopsychosocial framework for health-related quality of life and disability in rheumatoid arthritis Journal of psychosomatic research, 2011; 71(2): 79-85.
Cole Steven W, Arevalo Jesusa M G, Manu Kavya, Telzer Eva H, Kiang Lisa, Bower Julienne E, Irwin Michael R, Fuligni Andrew J   Antagonistic pleiotropy at the human IL6 promoter confers genetic resilience to the pro-inflammatory effects of adverse social conditions in adolescence Developmental psychology, 2011; 47(4): 1173-80.
Lavretsky Helen, Alstein Lily L, Olmstead Richard E, Ercoli Linda M, Riparetti-Brown Marquertie, Cyr Natalie St, Irwin Michael R   Complementary use of tai chi chih augments escitalopram treatment of geriatric depression: a randomized controlled trial The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, 2011; 19(10): 839-50.
Bower Julienne E, Ganz Patricia A, Irwin Michael R, Arevalo Jesusa M G, Cole Steve W   Fatigue and gene expression in human leukocytes: increased NF-ÎșB and decreased glucocorticoid signaling in breast cancer survivors with persistent fatigue Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2011; 25(1): 147-50.
Bower Julienne E, Ganz Patricia A, Irwin Michael R, Kwan Lorna, Breen Elizabeth C, Cole Steve W   Inflammation and behavioral symptoms after breast cancer treatment: do fatigue, depression, and sleep disturbance share a common underlying mechanism? Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2011; 29(26): 3517-22.
Irwin Michael R   Inflammation at the intersection of behavior and somatic symptoms The Psychiatric clinics of North America, 2011; 34(3): 605-20.
Irwin Michael R, Levin Myron J, Carrillo Carmen, Olmstead Richard, Lucko Anne, Lang Nancy, Caulfield Michael J, Weinberg Adriana, Chan Ivan S F, Clair Jim, Smith Jeff G, Marchese R D, Williams Heather M, Beck Danielle J, McCook Patricia T, Johnson Gary, Oxman Michael N   Major depressive disorder and immunity to varicella-zoster virus in the elderly Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2011; 25(4): 759-66.
Irwin Michael R, Olmstead Richard   Mitigating Cellular Inflammation in Older Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Tai Chi Chih The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, 2011; 19(10): .
Irwin Michael R, Cole Steven W   Reciprocal regulation of the neural and innate immune systems Nature reviews. Immunology, 2011; 11(9): 625-32.
Thomas KaMala S, Motivala S, Olmstead R, Irwin M R   Sleep depth and fatigue: role of cellular inflammatory activation Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2011; 25(1): 53-8.
Bower Julienne E, Garet Deborah, Sternlieb Beth, Ganz Patricia A, Irwin Michael R, Olmstead Richard, Greendale Gail   Yoga for persistent fatigue in breast cancer survivors: A randomized controlled trial Cancer, 2011; 7(4): .
Lavretsky Helen, Siddarth Prabha, Irwin Michael R   Improving depression and enhancing resilience in family dementia caregivers: a pilot randomized placebo-controlled trial of escitalopram The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, 2010; 18(2): 154-62.
Irwin Michael R, Olmstead Richard, Valladares Edwin M, Breen Elizabeth Crabb, Ehlers Cindy L   In response to: Etanercept for sleep in patients with Alcohol use disorder - mechanisms need to be elucidated Biological psychiatry, 2010; 67(1): e3.
Eisenberger Naomi I, Inagaki Tristen K, Mashal Nehjla M, Irwin Michael R   Inflammation and social experience: an inflammatory challenge induces feelings of social disconnection in addition to depressed mood Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2010; 24(4): 558-63.
Eisenberger Naomi I, Berkman Elliot T, Inagaki Tristen K, Rameson Lian T, Mashal Nehjla M, Irwin Michael R   Inflammation-induced anhedonia: endotoxin reduces ventral striatum responses to reward Biological psychiatry, 2010; 68(8): 748-54.
O'Connor M-F, Irwin M R   Links between behavioral factors and inflammation Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics, 2010; 87(4): 479-82.
Cho Hyong Jin, Lavretsky Helen, Olmstead Richard, Levin Myron, Oxman Michael N, Irwin Michael R   Prior depression history and deterioration of physical health in community-dwelling older adults--a prospective cohort study The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, 2010; 18(5): 442-51.
Fuligni Andrew J, Telzer Eva H, Bower Julienne, Cole Steve W, Kiang Lisa, Irwin Michael R   A preliminary study of daily interpersonal stress and C-reactive protein levels among adolescents from Latin American and European backgrounds Psychosomatic medicine, 2009; 71(3): 329-33.
Eisenberger Naomi I, Inagaki Tristen K, Rameson Lian T, Mashal Nehjla M, Irwin Michael R   An fMRI study of cytokine-induced depressed mood and social pain: the role of sex differences NeuroImage, 2009; 47(3): 881-90.
Fuligni Andrew J, Telzer Eva H, Bower Julienne, Irwin Michael R, Kiang Lisa, Cole Steve W   Daily family assistance and inflammation among adolescents from Latin American and European backgrounds Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2009; 23(6): 803-9.
Gold Stefan M, Irwin Michael R   Depression and immunity: inflammation and depressive symptoms in multiple sclerosis Immunology and allergy clinics of North America, 2009; 29(2): 309-20.
Creswell J David, Myers Hector F, Cole Steven W, Irwin Michael R   Mindfulness meditation training effects on CD4+ T lymphocytes in HIV-1 infected adults: a small randomized controlled trial Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2009; 23(2): 184-8.
Motivala Sarosh J, Tomiyama A Janet, Ziegler Michael, Khandrika Srikrishna, Irwin Michael R   Nocturnal levels of ghrelin and leptin and sleep in chronic insomnia Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2009; 34(4): 540-5.
Cho HJ, Seeman TE, Bower JE, Kiefe CI, Irwin MR.   Prospective Association Between C-Reactive Protein and Fatigue in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study Biological psychiatry, 2009; 23(6): .
Irwin MR, Carrillo C, Olmstead R.   Sleep loss activates cellular markers of inflammation: Sex differences Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2009; 122(12): .
Dickerson SS, Gable SL, Irwin MR, Aziz N, Kemeny ME.   Social-Evaluative Threat and Proinflammatory Cytokine Regulation: An Experimental Laboratory Investigation Psychological science : a journal of the American Psychological Society / APS, 2009; 200(7): .
Frasure-Smith Nancy, LespĂ©rance François, Irwin Michael R, Talajic Mario, Pollock Bruce G   The relationships among heart rate variability, inflammatory markers and depression in coronary heart disease patients Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2009; 23(8): 1140-7.
O'Connor Mary-Frances, Bower Julie E, Cho Hyong Jin, Creswell J David, Dimitrov Stoyan, Hamby Mary E, Hoyt Michael A, Martin Jennifer L, Robles Theodore F, Sloan Erica K, Thomas Kamala S, Irwin Michael R   To assess, to control, to exclude: effects of biobehavioral factors on circulating inflammatory markers Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2009; 23(7): 887-97.
Irwin Michael R, Olmstead Richard, Valladares Edwin M, Breen Elizabeth Crabb, Ehlers Cindy L   Tumor necrosis factor antagonism normalizes rapid eye movement sleep in alcohol dependence Biological psychiatry, 2009; 66(2): 191-5.
Weinberg Adriana, Zhang Jane H, Oxman Michael N, Johnson Gary R, Hayward Anthony R, Caulfield Michael J, Irwin Michael R, Clair James, Smith Jeffrey G, Stanley Harold, Marchese Rocio D, Harbecke Ruth, Williams Heather M, Chan Ivan S F, Arbeit Robert D, Gershon Anne A, Schödel Florian, Morrison Vicki A, Kauffman Carol A, Straus Steve E, Schmader Kenneth E, Davis Larry E, Levin Myron J, Levin Myron J   Varicella-zoster virus-specific immune responses to herpes zoster in elderly participants in a trial of a clinically effective zoster vaccine The Journal of infectious diseases, 2009; 200(7): 1068-77.
O'Connor Mary-Frances, Irwin Michael R, Wellisch David K   When grief heats up: pro-inflammatory cytokines predict regional brain activation NeuroImage, 2009; 47(3): 891-6.
Klumpp Klaus, Kalayanov Genadiy, Ma Han, Le Pogam Sophie, Leveque Vincent, Jiang Wen-Rong, Inocencio Nicole, De Witte Anniek, Rajyaguru Sonal, Tai Ezra, Chanda Sushmita, Irwin Michael R, Sund Christian, Winqist Anna, Maltseva Tatiana, Eriksson Staffan, Usova Elena, Smith Mark, Alker Andre, Najera Isabel, Cammack Nick, Martin Joseph A, Johansson Nils Gunnar, Smith David B   2'-deoxy-4'-azido nucleoside analogs are highly potent inhibitors of hepatitis C virus replication despite the lack of 2'-alpha-hydroxyl groups The Journal of biological chemistry, 2008; 283(4): 2167-75.
Irwin Michael R, Davis Mary, Zautra Alex   Behavioral Comorbidities in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Psychoneuroimmunological Perspective The Psychiatric times, 2008; 25(9): 1.
Davis Mary C, Zautra Alex J, Younger Jarred, Motivala Sarosh J, Attrep Jeanne, Irwin Michael R   Chronic stress and regulation of cellular markers of inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis: implications for fatigue Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2008; 22(1): 24-32.
Zautra Alex J, Davis Mary C, Reich John W, Nicassario Perry, Tennen Howard, Finan Patrick, Kratz Anna, Parrish Brendt, Irwin Michael R   Comparison of cognitive behavioral and mindfulness meditation interventions on adaptation to rheumatoid arthritis for patients with and without history of recurrent depression Journal of consulting and clinical psychology, 2008; 76(3): 408-21.
O'Connor Mary-Frances, Wellisch David K, Stanton Annette L, Eisenberger Naomi I, Irwin Michael R, Lieberman Matthew D   Craving love? Enduring grief activates brain's reward center NeuroImage, 2008; 42(2): 969-72.
Collado-Hidalgo Alicia, Bower Julienne E, Ganz Patricia A, Irwin Michael R, Cole Steve W   Cytokine gene polymorphisms and fatigue in breast cancer survivors: early findings Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2008; 22(8): 1197-200.
Irwin Michael R   Human psychoneuroimmunology: 20 years of discovery Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2008; 22(2): 129-39.
Dantzer Robert, Capuron Lucile, Irwin Michael R, Miller Andrew H, Ollat Helene, Perry Victor Hugh, Rousey Sarah, Yirmiya Raz   Identification and treatment of symptoms associated with inflammation in medically ill patients Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2008; 33(1): 18-29.
Irwin Michael R, Olmstead Richard, Motivala Sarosh J   Improving sleep quality in older adults with moderate sleep complaints: A randomized controlled trial of Tai Chi Chih Sleep, 2008; 31(7): 1001-8.
Miller Andrew H, Ancoli-Israel Sonia, Bower Julienne E, Capuron Lucile, Irwin Michael R   Neuroendocrine-immune mechanisms of behavioral comorbidities in patients with cancer Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2008; 26(6): 971-82.
Irwin Matthew R, Downey Donald B, Gardi Lori, Fenster Aaron   Registered 3-D ultrasound and digital stereotactic mammography for breast biopsy guidance IEEE transactions on medical imaging, 2008; 27(3): 391-401.
Valladares Edwin M, Eljammal Sam M, Motivala Sarosh, Ehlers Cindy L, Irwin Michael R   Sex differences in cardiac sympathovagal balance and vagal tone during nocturnal sleep Sleep medicine, 2008; 9(3): 310-6.
Cho Hyong Jin, Lavretsky Helen, Olmstead Richard, Levin Myron J, Oxman Michael N, Irwin Michael R   Sleep disturbance and depression recurrence in community-dwelling older adults: a prospective study The American journal of psychiatry, 2008; 165(12): 1543-50.
Irwin Michael R, Wang Minge, Ribeiro Denise, Cho Hyong Jin, Olmstead Richard, Breen Elizabeth Crabb, Martinez-Maza Otoniel, Cole Steve   Sleep loss activates cellular inflammatory signaling Biological psychiatry, 2008; 64(6): 538-40.
Motivala Sarosh J, Khanna Dinesh, FitzGerald John, Irwin Michael R   Stress activation of cellular markers of inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis: protective effects of tumor necrosis factor alpha antagonists Arthritis and rheumatism, 2008; 58(2): 376-83.
Levin M J, Oxman M N, Zhang J H, Johnson G R, Stanley H, Hayward A R, Caulfield M J, Irwin M R, Smith J G, Clair J, Chan I S F, Williams H, Harbecke R, Marchese R, Straus S E, Gershon A, Weinberg A, Weinberg A   Varicella-zoster virus-specific immune responses in elderly recipients of a herpes zoster vaccine The Journal of infectious diseases, 2008; 197(6): 825-35.
Irwin Michael R, Olmstead Richard, Oxman Michael N   Augmenting immune responses to varicella zoster virus in older adults: a randomized, controlled trial of Tai Chi Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2007; 55(4): 511-7.
Redwine Laura S, Mills Paul J, Hong Suzi, Rutledge Thomas, Reis Veronica, Maisel Alan, Irwin Michael R   Cardiac-related hospitalization and/or death associated with immune dysregulation and symptoms of depression in heart failure patients Psychosomatic medicine, 2007; 69(1): 23-9.
Irwin Michael R, Olmos Luis, Wang Minge, Valladares Edwin M, Motivala Sarosh J, Fong Tim, Newton Tom, Butch Anthony, Olmstead Richard, Cole Steve W   Cocaine dependence and acute cocaine induce decreases of monocyte proinflammatory cytokine expression across the diurnal period: autonomic mechanisms The Journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics, 2007; 320(2): 507-15.
Meeks Thomas W, Wetherell Julie L, Irwin Michael R, Redwine Laura S, Jeste Dilip V   Complementary and alternative treatments for late-life depression, anxiety, and sleep disturbance: a review of randomized controlled trials The Journal of clinical psychiatry, 2007; 68(10): 1461-71.
Irwin Michael R   Depression and risk of cancer progression: an elusive link Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2007; 25(17): 2343-4.
Frasure-Smith Nancy, LespĂ©rance François, Irwin Michael R, SauvĂ© Claude, LespĂ©rance Jacques, ThĂ©roux Pierre   Depression, C-reactive protein and two-year major adverse cardiac events in men after acute coronary syndromes Biological psychiatry, 2007; 62(4): 302-8.
Irwin Michael R, Miller Andrew H   Depressive disorders and immunity: 20 years of progress and discovery Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2007; 21(4): 374-83.
Valladares Edwin M, Eljammal Sam M, Iyer Anand V, Irwin Michael R   EEG and vagal tone degradation during nocturnal sleep in abstinent alcohol dependence Sleep medicine, 2007; 8(3): 284-5.
Bower Julienne E, Ganz Patricia A, Aziz Najib, Olmstead Richard, Irwin Michael R, Cole Steve W   Inflammatory responses to psychological stress in fatigued breast cancer survivors: relationship to glucocorticoids Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2007; 21(3): 251-8.
Griffis Charles A, Irwin Michael R, Martinez-Maza Otoniel, Doering Lynn, Nyamathi Adeline, Kaufman Robert, Elashoff David, Aziz Najib, Compton Peggy   Pain-related activation of leukocyte cellular adhesion molecules: preliminary findings Neuroimmunomodulation, 2007; 14(5): 224-8.
Valladares Edwin M, Irwin Michael R   Polysomnographic sleep dysregulation in cocaine dependence TheScientificWorldJournal, 2007; 7(1): 213-6.
O'Connor Mary-Frances, Irwin Michael R, Seldon Joyce, Kwan Lorna, Ganz Patricia A   Pro-inflammatory cytokines and depression in a familial cancer registry Psycho-oncology, 2007; 16(5): 499-501.
O'Connor Mary-Frances, Motivala Sarosh J, Valladares Edwin M, Olmstead Richard, Irwin Michael R   Sex differences in monocyte expression of IL-6: role of autonomic mechanisms American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology, 2007; 293(1): R145-51.
Irwin Michael R, Valladares Edwin M, Motivala Sarosh, Thayer Julian F, Ehlers Cindy L   Association between nocturnal vagal tone and sleep depth, sleep quality, and fatigue in alcohol dependence Psychosomatic medicine, 2006; 68(1): 159-66.
Irwin Michael R, Cole Jason C, Nicassio Perry M   Comparative meta-analysis of behavioral interventions for insomnia and their efficacy in middle-aged adults and in older adults 55+ years of age Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association, 2006; 25(1): 3-14.
Gold Stefan M, Irwin Michael R   Depression and immunity: inflammation and depressive symptoms in multiple sclerosis Neurologic clinics, 2006; 24(3): 507-19.
Pike Jennifer L, Irwin Michael R   Dissociation of inflammatory markers and natural killer cell activity in major depressive disorder Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2006; 20(2): 169-74.
Motivala Sarosh J, Levin Myron J, Oxman Michael N, Irwin Michael R   Impairments in health functioning and sleep quality in older adults with a history of depression Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2006; 54(8): 1184-91.
Collado-Hidalgo Alicia, Bower Julienne E, Ganz Patricia A, Cole Steve W, Irwin Michael R   Inflammatory biomarkers for persistent fatigue in breast cancer survivors Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, 2006; 12(9): 2759-66.
Eljammal Sam M, Valladares Edwin M, Irwin Michael R   Loss of slow-wave sleep Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 2006; 2(2): 213-4.
Cole Jason C, Khanna Dinesh, Clements Philip J, Seibold James R, Tashkin Donald P, Paulus Harold E, Irwin Michael R, Motivala Sarosh J, Furst Daniel E   Single-factor scoring validation for the Health Assessment Questionnaire-Disability Index (HAQ-DI) in patients with systemic sclerosis and comparison with early rheumatoid arthritis patients Quality of life research : an international journal of quality of life aspects of treatment, care and rehabilitation, 2006; 15(8): 1383-94.
Irwin Michael R, Wang Minge, Campomayor Capella O, Collado-Hidalgo Alicia, Cole Steve   Sleep deprivation and activation of morning levels of cellular and genomic markers of inflammation Archives of internal medicine, 2006; 166(16): 1756-62.
Motivala Sarosh J, Sollers John, Thayer Julian, Irwin Michael R   Tai Chi Chih acutely decreases sympathetic nervous system activity in older adults The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences, 2006; 61(11): 1177-80.
Cole Jason C, Motivala Sarosh J, Buysse Daniel J, Oxman Michael N, Levin Myron J, Irwin Michael R   Validation of a 3-factor scoring model for the Pittsburgh sleep quality index in older adults Sleep, 2006; 29(1): 112-6.
Oxman M N, Levin M J, Johnson G R, Schmader K E, Straus S E, Gelb L D, Arbeit R D, Simberkoff M S, Gershon A A, Davis L E, Weinberg A, Boardman K D, Williams H M, Zhang J Hongyuan, Peduzzi P N, Beisel C E, Morrison V A, Guatelli J C, Brooks P A, Kauffman C A, Pachucki C T, Neuzil K M, Betts R F, Wright P F, Griffin M R, Brunell P, Soto N E, Marques A R, Keay S K, Goodman R P, Cotton D J, Gnann J W, Loutit J, Holodniy M, Keitel W A, Crawford G E, Yeh S-S, Lobo Z, Toney J F, Greenberg R N, Keller P M, Harbecke R, Hayward A R, Irwin M R, Kyriakides T C, Chan C Y, Chan I S F, Wang W W B, Annunziato P W, Silber J L, Silber J L   A vaccine to prevent herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia in older adults The New England journal of medicine, 2005; 352(22): 2271-84.
Motivala SJ, Sarfatti A, Olmos L, Irwin MR   Inflammatory markers and sleep disturbance in major depression Psychosomatic medicine. , 2005; 67(2): 187-94.
Motivala Sarosh J, Sarfatti Avishay, Olmos Luis, Irwin Michael R   Inflammatory markers and sleep disturbance in major depression Psychosomatic medicine, 2005; 67(2): 187-94.
Cole Jason C, Motivala Sarosh J, Khanna Dinesh, Lee Jessica Y, Paulus Harold E, Irwin Michael R   Validation of single-factor structure and scoring protocol for the Health Assessment Questionnaire-Disability Index Arthritis and rheumatism, 2005; 53(4): 536-42.
Redwine L, Dang J, Irwin M   Cellular adhesion molecule expression, nocturnal sleep, and partial night sleep deprivation Brain, behavior, and immunity. , 2004; 18(4): 333-40.
Irwin Michael R, Rinetti Gina   Disordered sleep, nocturnal cytokines, and immunity: interactions between alcohol dependence and African-American ethnicity Alcohol (Fayetteville, N.Y.), 2004; 32(1): 53-61.
Zautra AJ, Yocum DC, Villanueva I, Smith B, Davis MC, Attrep J, Irwin M   Immune activation and depression in women with rheumatoid arthritis The Journal of rheumatology. , 2004; 31(3): 457-63.
Irwin M, Rinetti G, Redwine L, Motivala S, Dang J, Ehlers C   Nocturnal proinflammatory cytokine-associated sleep disturbances in abstinent African American alcoholics Brain, behavior, and immunity. , 2004; 18(4): 349-60.
Aziz Najib, Irwin Michael R, Dickerson Sally S, Butch Anthony W   Spurious tumor necrosis factor-alpha and interleukin-6 production by human monocytes from blood collected in endotoxin-contaminated vacutainer blood collection tubes Clinical chemistry, 2004; 50(11): 2215-6.
KĂŒhlwein Eva, Hauger Richard L, Irwin Michael R   Abnormal nocturnal melatonin secretion and disordered sleep in abstinent alcoholics Biological psychiatry, 2003; 54(12): 1437-43.
Kuhlwein E, Hauger RL, Irwin MR   Abnormal nocturnal melatonin secretion and disordered sleep in abstinent alcoholics Biol Psychiatry, 2003; 54(12): 1437-43.
Redwine L, Snow S, Mills P, Irwin M   Acute psychological stress: effects on chemotaxis and cellular adhesion molecule expression Psychosomatic medicine. , 2003; 65(4): 598-603.
Redwine L, Dang J, Hall M, Irwin M   Disordered sleep, nocturnal cytokines, and immunity in alcoholics Psychosomatic medicine. , 2003; 65(1): 75-85.
Irwin Michael R, Pike Jennifer L, Cole Jason C, Oxman Michael N   Effects of a behavioral intervention, Tai Chi Chih, on varicella-zoster virus specific immunity and health functioning in older adults Psychosomatic medicine, 2003; 65(5): 824-30.
Grant Igor, Adler Karen A, Patterson Thomas L, Dimsdale Joel E, Ziegler Michael G, Irwin Michael R   Health consequences of Alzheimer's caregiving transitions: effects of placement and bereavement Psychosomatic medicine, 2003; 64(3): 477-86.
Motivala Sarosh J, Dang Jeff, Obradovic Tanja, Meadows Gary G, Butch Anthony W, Irwin Michael R   Leptin and cellular and innate immunity in abstinent alcoholics and controls Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research, 2003; 27(11): 1819-24.
Motivala SJ, Dang J, Obradovic T, Meadows GG, Butch AW, Irwin MR   Leptin and cellular and innate immunity in abstinent alcoholics and controls Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research. , 2003; 27(11): 1819-24.
Irwin M, Clark C, Kennedy B, Christian Gillin J, Ziegler M   Nocturnal catecholamines and immune function in insomniacs, depressed patients, and control subjects Brain, behavior, and immunity. , 2003; 17(5): 365-72.