Deborah P Waber

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Four-year longitudinal performance of a population-based sample of healthy children on a neuropsychological battery: the NIH MRI study of normal brain development
    Deborah P Waber
    Division of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:179-90. 2012
  2. pmc Neuropsychological outcomes of standard risk and high risk patients treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia on Dana-Farber ALL consortium protocol 95-01 at 5 years post-diagnosis
    Deborah P Waber
    Division of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 58:758-65. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological outcomes from a randomized trial of triple intrathecal chemotherapy compared with 18 Gy cranial radiation as CNS treatment in acute lymphoblastic leukemia: findings from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ALL Consortium Protocol 95-01
    Deborah P Waber
    Division of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:4914-21. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Executive functions and performance on high-stakes testing in children from urban schools
    Deborah P Waber
    Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 29:459-77. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The NIH MRI study of normal brain development: performance of a population based sample of healthy children aged 6 to 18 years on a neuropsychological battery
    Deborah P Waber
    Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:729-46. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Neurodevelopmental characteristics of children with learning impairments classified according to the double-deficit hypothesis
    Deborah P Waber
    Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Learn Disabil 37:451-61. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of a randomized trial of hyperfractionated cranial radiation therapy for treatment of high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia: therapeutic efficacy and neurotoxicity
    Deborah P Waber
    Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:2701-7. 2004
  8. pmc Cognitive impairment as a mediator in the developmental pathway from infant malnutrition to adolescent depressive symptoms in Barbadian youth
    Deborah P Waber
    Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:225-32. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Everyday cognitive function after craniopharyngioma in childhood
    Deborah P Waber
    Division of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 34:13-9. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Neuropsychological outcomes of a randomized trial of prednisone versus dexamethasone in acute lymphoblastic leukemia: findings from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute All Consortium Protocol 00-01
    Deborah P Waber
    Division of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:1785-91. 2013

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Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Four-year longitudinal performance of a population-based sample of healthy children on a neuropsychological battery: the NIH MRI study of normal brain development
    Deborah P Waber
    Division of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:179-90. 2012
    ..They thus provide important background for the use and interpretation of these instruments in both research settings and clinical practice...
  2. pmc Neuropsychological outcomes of standard risk and high risk patients treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia on Dana-Farber ALL consortium protocol 95-01 at 5 years post-diagnosis
    Deborah P Waber
    Division of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 58:758-65. 2012
    ..We compared neuropsychological outcomes in children treated for Standard Risk (SR) or HR ALL on Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) Consortium ALL Protocol 95-01. We also evaluated their performance relative to normative expectations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological outcomes from a randomized trial of triple intrathecal chemotherapy compared with 18 Gy cranial radiation as CNS treatment in acute lymphoblastic leukemia: findings from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ALL Consortium Protocol 95-01
    Deborah P Waber
    Division of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:4914-21. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Executive functions and performance on high-stakes testing in children from urban schools
    Deborah P Waber
    Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 29:459-77. 2006
    ..Efforts to improve children's academic achievement should consider developmental factors as well as curricular content...
  5. ncbi request reprint The NIH MRI study of normal brain development: performance of a population based sample of healthy children aged 6 to 18 years on a neuropsychological battery
    Deborah P Waber
    Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 13:729-46. 2007
    ..Performance of this healthy sample was generally better than published norms. This linked imaging-clinical/behavioral database will be an invaluable public resource for researchers for many years to come...
  6. ncbi request reprint Neurodevelopmental characteristics of children with learning impairments classified according to the double-deficit hypothesis
    Deborah P Waber
    Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Learn Disabil 37:451-61. 2004
    ..The double-deficit groupings identify children with different neuropsychological profiles and variation in the efficiency of basic online information processing, extending beyond the oral and written language domain...
  7. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of a randomized trial of hyperfractionated cranial radiation therapy for treatment of high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia: therapeutic efficacy and neurotoxicity
    Deborah P Waber
    Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:2701-7. 2004
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  8. pmc Cognitive impairment as a mediator in the developmental pathway from infant malnutrition to adolescent depressive symptoms in Barbadian youth
    Deborah P Waber
    Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:225-32. 2011
    ..In the context of a developmental cascade model, we tested the hypothesis that the association between early malnutrition and adolescent depressive symptoms is mediated by the cognitive impairment that ensues from the malnutrition...
  9. ncbi request reprint Everyday cognitive function after craniopharyngioma in childhood
    Deborah P Waber
    Division of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 34:13-9. 2006
    ..The extent of self-rated cognitive problems is related to spatial working memory and somatic concerns...
  10. doi request reprint Neuropsychological outcomes of a randomized trial of prednisone versus dexamethasone in acute lymphoblastic leukemia: findings from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute All Consortium Protocol 00-01
    Deborah P Waber
    Division of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 60:1785-91. 2013
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  11. pmc Infant malnutrition is associated with persisting attention deficits in middle adulthood
    Janina R Galler
    Judge Baker Children s Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 142:788-94. 2012
    ..This finding has major public health implications for populations exposed to early childhood malnutrition...
  12. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological functioning after surgery in children treated for brain tumor
    Sarah C Carpentieri
    Division of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Neurosurgery 52:1348-56; discussion 1356-7. 2003
    ..Subsequent reports will describe the neuropsychological functioning of children treated with surgery and stereotactic radiation therapy on Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 92-077...
  13. pmc Socioeconomic outcomes in adults malnourished in the first year of life: a 40-year study
    Janina R Galler
    Judge Baker Children s Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e1-7. 2012
    ..We also examined to what extent childhood IQ mediated any group differences...
  14. pmc Infant malnutrition predicts conduct problems in adolescents
    Janina R Galler
    Judge Baker Children s Center, 53 Parker Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Nutr Neurosci 15:186-92. 2012
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  15. pmc Acute cognitive and behavioral effects of systemic corticosteroids in children treated for inflammatory bowel disease
    Christine Mrakotsky
    Department of Psychiatry, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 19:96-109. 2013
    ..Corticosteroid therapy can have acute effects on cognition, emotion, and behavior in chronically ill children; the clinical and long-term significance of these effects require further investigation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Neurobehavioral factors associated with referral for learning problems in a community sample: evidence for an adaptational model for learning disorders
    Deborah P Waber
    Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Learn Disabil 36:467-83. 2003
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  17. pmc Malnutrition in the first year of life and personality at age 40
    Janina R Galler
    Judge Baker Children s Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 54:911-9. 2013
    ..Early childhood malnutrition is associated with cognitive and behavioral impairment during childhood and adolescence, but studies in adulthood are limited...
  18. ncbi request reprint Motor sequence learning and reading ability: is poor reading associated with sequencing deficits?
    Deborah P Waber
    Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Exp Child Psychol 84:338-54. 2003
    ..Explicit learning was predicted by cognitive ability, but not by reading or attention problems. Thus, we found no evidence that poor reading is preferentially associated with a domain general deficit in sequential learning...
  19. ncbi request reprint Information processing deficits in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, inattentive type, and children with reading disability
    Michael David Weiler
    Department of Psychiatry, Learning Disabilities Research Center, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Learn Disabil 35:448-61. 2002
    ..The children with ADHD were not globally poor at information processing or inattentive, but they demonstrated diminished speed of visual processing...
  20. pmc Neurobehavioral side effects of corticosteroids during active treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children are age-dependent: report from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ALL Consortium Protocol 00-01
    Christine M Mrakotsky
    Department of Psychiatry, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 57:492-8. 2011
    ..We evaluated acute neurobehavioral side effects of corticosteroid therapy in preschool versus school-age children by obtaining structured reports weekly for 1 month...
  21. ncbi request reprint Early malnutrition predicts parent reports of externalizing behaviors at ages 9-17
    Janina R Galler
    Judge Baker Children s Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Nutr Neurosci 14:138-44. 2011
    ..To determine whether externalizing behaviors are more prevalent in youth who have experienced an episode of malnutrition in the first year of life than in healthy comparison youth...
  22. ncbi request reprint A functional magnetic resonance imaging study of paced finger tapping in children
    Michael J Rivkin
    Department of Neurology, Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 28:89-95. 2003
    ..Posterior superior temporal gyrus may be important for encoding auditory information, and presupplementary motor area and midline cerebellum play an important role in self-paced finger tapping...
  23. ncbi request reprint More good news about neuropsychological late effects in long-term survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Deborah P Waber
    Department of Psychiatry, The Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 24:86-7. 2002
  24. doi request reprint Family functioning and posttraumatic stress symptoms in youth and their parents after unintentional pediatric injury
    Rachael M Coakley
    Department of Psychiatry and Anesthesiology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Trauma Stress 23:807-10. 2010
    ..Family functioning had both direct and moderating influences on the development of PTSS in parents. We were unable to demonstrate a systematic impact of family functioning on the development of PTSS in children from the same families...
  25. ncbi request reprint Event-related correlations in learning impaired children during A hybrid go/no-go choice reaction visual-motor task
    Jurriaan M Peters
    Department of Neurology, VU University Medical Center, Postbus 7057 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Electroencephalogr 34:99-109. 2003
    ..Our data support previously reported difficulties of learning impaired children in low-level information processing. Furthermore, we hypothesize that LI, in contrast to NLI children, demonstrate difficulty in automatizing routine tasks...