Amaia Carrion

Amaia Carrion

Postdoctoral Researcher
Juan de la Cierva Incorporación 2020-2022

reading, dyslexia, brain asymmetry, human genetics, brain imaging genetics, language lateralization.

Tel.: +34 943 309 300 (ext: 203 )


  • Carrion-Castillo, A., Pepe, A., Kong, X. -., Fisher, S. E., Mazoyer, B., Tzourio-Mazoyer, N., Crivello, F. & Francks, C., ( In Press ) Genetic effects on planum temporale asymmetry and their limited relevance to neurodevelopmental disorders, intelligence or educational attainment Cortex. DOI: 10.1016/j.cortex.2019.11.006
  • de Kovel, C.G.F., Carrion-Castillo, A., Francks, C. , ( 2019 ) A large-scale population study of early life factors influencing left-handedness Scientific reports 9 (1), 584. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-37423-8
  • Eising, E., Carrion-Castillo, A., Vino, A., Strand, E.A., Jakielski, K.J., Scerri, T.S., Hildebrand, M.S., Webster, R., Ma, A., Mazoyer, B., Francks, C., Bahlo, M., Scheffer, I.E., Morgan, A.T., Shriberg, L.D., Fisher, S.E. , ( 2019 ) A set of regulatory genes co-expressed in embryonic human brain is implicated in disrupted speech development Molecular psychiatry 24 (7), 1065-1078. DOI: 10.1038/s41380-018-0020-x
  • Carrion-Castillo, A., Van der Haegen, L., Tzourio-Mazoyer, N., Kavaklioglu, T., Badillo, S., Chavent, M., Saracco, J., Brysbaert, M., Fisher, S.E., Mazoyer, B. & Franks, C., ( 2019 ) Genome sequencing for rightward hemispheric language dominance Genes, Brain and Behavior, e12572. DOI: 10.1111/gbb.12572
  • Carrion-Castillo, A., Maassen, B., Franke, B., Heister, A., Naber, M., Van der Leij, A., Francks, C., & Fisher, S.E. , ( 2017 ) Association analysis of dyslexia candidate genes in a Dutch longitudinal sample European Journal of Human Genetics 25 (4), 452. DOI: 10.1038/ejhg.2016.194
  • Carrion-Castillo, A., van Bergen, E., Vino, A., Van Zuijen, T., de Jong, P.F., Francks, C., Fisher, S.E. , ( 2016 ) Evaluation of results from genome‐wide studies of language and reading in a novel independent dataset Genes, Brain and Behavior 15 (6), 531-541. DOI: 10.1111/gbb.12299
  • Agus, T.R., Carrion-Castillo, A., Pressnitzer, D., Ramus, F. , ( 2014 ) Perceptual learning of acoustic noise by individuals with dyslexia Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research 57 (3), 1069-77. DOI: 10.1044/1092-4388(2013/13-0020)
  • Carrion-Castillo, A., Franke, B., Fisher, S.E. , ( 2013 ) Molecular genetics of dyslexia: an overview Dyslexia 19 (4), 214-240. DOI: 10.1002/dys.1464