Adrian Preda

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Psychiatry & Human Behavior
School of Medicine

M.D., Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 1992

Phone: (714) 456-5902

University of California, Irvine
UC Irvine Neuropsychiatric Center
101 The City Dr., Bldg 3, Room 313
Orange, CA 92697
Research Interests
schizophrenia, Alzheimer's dementia, clinical trials methodology
Awards and Honors
2019 “Physician of Excellence” by the Orange County Medical Association
2020 “Physician of Excellence” by the Orange County Medical Association
2021 Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
Short Biography
Professor Adrian Preda completed his medical degree at Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania. He completed an internship in psychiatry at University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, and a residency in psychiatry at Yale University, where he served as the program wide Chief Resident and Yale New Haven Hospital Chief Resident in Psychiatry. He hold academic appointments at Yale and UT Southwestern, prior to joining the UC Irvine faculty. His areas of interest include schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, cognitive disorders, and clinical trials.
Miller RL, Yaesoubi M, Turner JA, Mathalon D, Preda A, Pearlson G, Adali T, Calhoun VD.
Higher Dimensional Meta-State Analysis Reveals Reduced Resting fMRI Connectivity Dynamism in Schizophrenia Patients.
PLoS One. 2016 Mar 16;11(3):e0149849. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0149849. eCollection 2016.
PMID: 26981625
Hare SM, Ford JM, Ahmadi A, Damaraju E, Belger A, Bustillo J, Lee HJ, Mathalon DH, Mueller BA, Preda A, van Erp TG, Potkin SG, Calhoun VD, Turner JA; Functional Imaging Biomedical Informatics Research Network.
Modality-Dependent Impact of Hallucinations on Low-Frequency Fluctuations in Schizophrenia.
Schizophr Bull. 2016 Jul 15. pii: sbw093. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 27421792
Shaffer JJ, Peterson MJ, McMahon MA, Bizzell J, Calhoun V, van Erp TG, Ford JM, Lauriello J, Lim KO, Manoach DS, McEwen SC, Mathalon DH, O'Leary D, Potkin SG, Preda A, Turner J, Voyvodic J, Wible CG, Belger A.
Neural Correlates of Schizophrenia Negative Symptoms: Distinct Subtypes Impact Dissociable Brain Circuits.
Mol Neuropsychiatry. 2015 Dec;1(4):191-200. doi: 10.1159/000440979. Epub 2015 Oct 17.
PMID: 27606313
Professional Societies
Society of Biological Psychiatry
Schizophrenia International Research Society
International College of Neuropsychopharmacology
American Psychiatric Association
Other Experience
Chief Resident in Psychiaty
Yale University 1998—1999

Residency in Psychiatry
Yale University 1996—1999

Internship in Psychiatry
University of Rochester 1995—1996

Graduate Programs

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