Rochester, Minnesota


Karpyak.Victor@mayo.edu Clinical Profile


Main research interests: Genomics of Addictions, Psychiatric Pharmacogenomics, Prediction of the treatment outcome.

Research Protocols:


MPDZ polymorphisms and severe alcohol withdrawal.
Role: Principal Investigator

Evaluation of Predictive Value of Heart Rate Variability (HRV) in Treatment of Depression with Electroconvulsive Therapy.
Role: Principal Investigator

Pharmacogenomics of Phase II Drug Metabolizing Enzymes (PGRN II)- SSRI Pharmacogenomic Project.
Role: Co-Investigator

Treatment Outcomes in Patients Prescribed Acamprosate in Residing and Outpatient Settings: A Chart Review.
Role: Co-Investigator

Developing a DNA Repository for Genomic Studies of Addiction: A Pilot Study.
Role: Co-Investigator


Evaluation of Genetic Differences in Alcoholics with Severe Withdrawal: A Pilot Study.
Role: Principal Investigator

Effect of Electroconvulsive Therapy on Heart Rate Variability: A Pilot Study.
Role: Principal Investigator


Primary Appointment

  1. Department of Psychiatry & Psychology

Academic Rank

  1. Associate Professor of Pharmacology
  2. Professor of Psychiatry


  1. Clinical Fellowship - Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. Clinical/Research Fellowship - Basic Research in Alcoholism Mayo-Thompson Research Fellowship, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  3. Resident Department of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. Resident Psychiatry, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. Internship/Residency Maimonides Medical Center
  6. PhD - Medical Sciences Research (Psychiatry & Addiction Psychiatry) Thesis: Alcoholism with Seizures (Clinical and Psychological Aspects and Emergency Care). Tomsk Scientific Center of Mental Health, Tomsk, Russia, USSR Academy of Medical Sciences
  7. Internship Odessa Regional Clinical Psychiatric Hospital No. 1, Odessa, Ukraine
  8. MD Odessa Pirogov Medical Institute, Odessa

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