Heather M Conklin

Summary

Affiliation: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Computerized assessment of cognitive late effects among adolescent brain tumor survivors
    Heather M Conklin
    Department of Psychology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Neurooncol 113:333-40. 2013
  2. pmc Cognitive outcomes following contemporary treatment without cranial irradiation for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    H M Conklin
    Department of Psychology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:1386-95. 2012
  3. pmc Long-term efficacy of methylphenidate in enhancing attention regulation, social skills, and academic abilities of childhood cancer survivors
    Heather M Conklin
    Department of Psychology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:4465-72. 2010
  4. pmc Side effects of methylphenidate in childhood cancer survivors: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Heather M Conklin
    Divisionsof Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Pediatrics 124:226-33. 2009
  5. pmc Predicting methylphenidate response in long-term survivors of childhood cancer: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial
    Heather M Conklin
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:144-55. 2010
  6. pmc Parent and teacher ratings of attention during a year-long methylphenidate trial in children treated for cancer
    Kelli L Netson
    Department of Psychology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Mail Stop 740, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:438-50. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Working memory performance following paediatric traumatic brain injury
    Heather M Conklin
    Division of Behavioural Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    Brain Inj 22:847-57. 2008
  8. pmc Predicting change in academic abilities after conformal radiation therapy for localized ependymoma
    Heather M Conklin
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 N Lauderdale St, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:3965-70. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Acute neurocognitive response to methylphenidate among survivors of childhood cancer: a randomized, double-blind, cross-over trial
    Heather M Conklin
    St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:1127-39. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Working memory performance in typically developing children and adolescents: behavioral evidence of protracted frontal lobe development
    Heather M Conklin
    Division of Behavioral Medicine St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 31:103-28. 2007

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. pmc Computerized assessment of cognitive late effects among adolescent brain tumor survivors
    Heather M Conklin
    Department of Psychology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Neurooncol 113:333-40. 2013
    ..Correlations with measures of similar constructs provide evidence for convergent validity. Findings offer initial support for the utility of ImPACT for monitoring of cognitive late effects...
  2. pmc Cognitive outcomes following contemporary treatment without cranial irradiation for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    H M Conklin
    Department of Psychology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:1386-95. 2012
    ..Treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) has included the use of prophylactic cranial irradiation in up to 20% of children with high-risk disease despite known cognitive risks of this treatment modality...
  3. pmc Long-term efficacy of methylphenidate in enhancing attention regulation, social skills, and academic abilities of childhood cancer survivors
    Heather M Conklin
    Department of Psychology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:4465-72. 2010
    ..Methylphenidate (MPH) ameliorates attention problems experienced by some cancer survivors in the short term, but its long-term efficacy is unproven...
  4. pmc Side effects of methylphenidate in childhood cancer survivors: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Heather M Conklin
    Divisionsof Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Pediatrics 124:226-33. 2009
    ..To investigate the frequency and severity of side effects of methylphenidate among childhood survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia and brain tumors and identify predictors of higher adverse effect levels...
  5. pmc Predicting methylphenidate response in long-term survivors of childhood cancer: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover trial
    Heather M Conklin
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 35:144-55. 2010
    ..To investigate the methylphenidate (MPH) response rate among childhood survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and brain tumors (BTs) and to identify predictors of positive MPH response...
  6. pmc Parent and teacher ratings of attention during a year-long methylphenidate trial in children treated for cancer
    Kelli L Netson
    Department of Psychology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Mail Stop 740, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 36:438-50. 2011
    ..Longitudinally examine attention performance in childhood cancer survivors prescribed methylphenidate (MPH) to ameliorate cognitive late effects, comparing measures for inter-rater and inter-method discrepancies...
  7. doi request reprint Working memory performance following paediatric traumatic brain injury
    Heather M Conklin
    Division of Behavioural Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    Brain Inj 22:847-57. 2008
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  8. pmc Predicting change in academic abilities after conformal radiation therapy for localized ependymoma
    Heather M Conklin
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 N Lauderdale St, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:3965-70. 2008
    ..Academic competence was chosen as the primary outcome measure given it is a measure of applied cognitive abilities in a child's natural setting...
  9. ncbi request reprint Acute neurocognitive response to methylphenidate among survivors of childhood cancer: a randomized, double-blind, cross-over trial
    Heather M Conklin
    St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 32:1127-39. 2007
    ..To investigate the acute efficacy and adverse side effects of methylphenidate (MPH) among survivors of childhood cancer [acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) or brain tumor (BT)] with learning impairments...
  10. ncbi request reprint Working memory performance in typically developing children and adolescents: behavioral evidence of protracted frontal lobe development
    Heather M Conklin
    Division of Behavioral Medicine St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Dev Neuropsychol 31:103-28. 2007
    ..Important implications for typical and atypical frontal lobe development are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors that increase the risk for reduced white matter volumes and deficits in attention and learning for survivors of childhood cancers
    Wilburn E Reddick
    Department of Radiological Sciences, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 61:1074-9. 2014
    ....
  12. pmc Working memory performance among childhood brain tumor survivors
    Heather M Conklin
    Department of Psychology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:996-1005. 2012
    ..This pattern of findings is consistent with vulnerability in functional networks that include prefrontal brain regions and has implications for the clinical management of children with brain tumors...
  13. pmc Investigating verbal and visual auditory learning after conformal radiation therapy for childhood ependymoma
    Marcos Di Pinto
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 77:1002-8. 2010
    ..The secondary objective was to investigate the impact of age and select clinical factors on learning before and after treatment...
  14. ncbi request reprint The development of nonverbal working memory and executive control processes in adolescents
    Monica Luciana
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Child Dev 76:697-712. 2005
    ..Strategic self-organization develops until ages 16 to 17 years. Recognition memory did not appear to develop over this age range. Implications for prefrontal cortex organization by level of processing are discussed...
  15. doi request reprint Emotional and behavioral functioning after conformal radiation therapy for pediatric ependymoma
    Victoria W Willard
    Department of Psychology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 88:814-21. 2014
    ..Prior research suggests that conformal radiation therapy (CRT) is associated with relative sparing of cognitive and academic functioning, but little is known about the effect of CRT on emotional and behavioral functioning...
  16. pmc Growth effects of methylphenidate among childhood cancer survivors: a 12-month case-matched open-label study
    Bruce W Jasper
    Division of Behavioral Medicine, University of Tennessee, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:39-43. 2009
    ..To investigate the effect of stimulant medication [methylphenidate (MPH)] on growth patterns among survivors of childhood cancer (acute lymphoblastic leukemia or brain tumor)...
  17. pmc A 5-year investigation of children's adaptive functioning following conformal radiation therapy for localized ependymoma
    Kelli L Netson
    Department of Psychology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 84:217-223.e1. 2012
    ..This longitudinal investigation prospectively examined intelligence quotient (IQ) and adaptive functioning during the first 5 years after irradiation in children diagnosed with ependymoma...
  18. pmc The impact of attention on social functioning in survivors of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia and brain tumors
    Katherine H Moyer
    Department of Psychology, The University of Mississippi, Mississippi, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 59:1290-5. 2012
    ..Problems with social functioning have also been identified, but their relationship with cognitive functioning is not well understood. This multi-site, cross-sectional study aimed to examine the impact of attention on social functioning...
  19. pmc Late effects of conformal radiation therapy for pediatric patients with low-grade glioma: prospective evaluation of cognitive, endocrine, and hearing deficits
    Thomas E Merchant
    Department of Radiological Sciences, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105 3678, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:3691-7. 2009
    ..We conducted a prospective trial to evaluate late effects in pediatric patients with low-grade glioma (LGG) treated with conformal radiation therapy (CRT)...
  20. pmc Evidence of change in brain activity among childhood cancer survivors participating in a cognitive remediation program
    Ping Zou
    Department of Radiological Sciences, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 27:915-29. 2012
    ..The fMRI activation index for each region of interest was inversely associated with the Conners' Clinical Competence Index (p<.01). The pilot study suggests that fMRI is useful in evaluating neural responses to cognitive remediation...
  21. pmc Predicting behavioral problems in craniopharyngioma survivors after conformal radiation therapy
    Eugenia P Dolson
    Division of Radiation Oncology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 3678, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:860-4. 2009
    ..Survival is often marked by neurologic deficits, panhypopituitarism, diabetes insipidus, cognitive deficiencies, and behavioral and social problems...
  22. pmc Genetic mediators of neurocognitive outcomes in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Kevin R Krull
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, MS 735, Memphis, TN 38105 3678, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:2182-8. 2013
    ..This study examined genetic polymorphisms associated with variability in neurocognitive outcome...
  23. pmc Survival and long-term health and cognitive outcomes after low-grade glioma
    Gregory T Armstrong
    Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Mail Stop 735, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Neuro Oncol 13:223-34. 2011
    ..Survivors of childhood LGG experience substantial long-term adverse effects that continue to increase well beyond the 5-year survival time point...
  24. pmc Attention and working memory abilities in children treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Jason Ashford
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee 38105, USA
    Cancer 116:4638-45. 2010
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' performance on the Iowa Gambling Task: implications for the development of decision making and ventromedial prefrontal cortex
    Catalina J Hooper
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Dev Psychol 40:1148-58. 2004
    ..Development of these functions may continue into young adulthood...
  26. pmc Hemodynamic responses to visual stimulation in children with sickle cell anemia
    Ping Zou
    Department of Radiological Sciences, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, MS 220, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
    Brain Imaging Behav 5:295-306. 2011
    ..8, pā€‰ ā‰¤ ā€‰0.05) with Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence scores, suggesting that fMRI may help clarify medical, hemodynamic, and neural factors that mediate adverse effects of SCA on neurocognitive function...
  27. ncbi request reprint Recognition memory for faces in schizophrenia patients and their first-degree relatives
    Heather M Conklin
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, 75 East River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Neuropsychologia 40:2314-24. 2002
    ..These findings may have important implications for reducing etiological heterogeneity among schizophrenia populations, identifying disorder susceptibility among their relatives and furthering understanding of disorder etiology...
  28. ncbi request reprint At issue: assessment of schizophrenia: getting closer to the cause
    Heather M Conklin
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Schizophr Bull 29:405-11. 2003
    ..Ultimately, this increased understanding of the disorder's etiology should facilitate the development of targeted therapeutic interventions...
  29. ncbi request reprint Working memory abilities among children treated for medulloblastoma: parent report and child performance
    Sarah J Knight
    Clinical Sciences, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Children s Cancer Centre and Psychology Department, Royal Children s Hospital, Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service, Monash Children s, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Department of Psychology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Neuro Oncology Program, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Royal Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatric Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Department of Psychology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Psychology Service, Sydney Children s Hospital, Department of Biostatistics St Jude Children s Research Hospital, and Department of Oncology, St Jude Children s Research HospitalClinical Sciences, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Children s Cancer Centre and Psychology Department, Royal Children s Hospital, Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service, Monash Children s, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Department of Psychology, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, Neuro Oncology Program, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Royal Children s Hospital, Department of Pediatric Medicine, MD 21205-2185
    J Pediatr Psychol 39:501-11. 2014
    ..We investigated the 5-year postsurgical developmental trajectory of working memory (WM) in children with medulloblastoma using parent and performance-based measures.ā€ƒ..
  30. ncbi request reprint Working memory functioning in schizophrenia patients and their first-degree relatives: cognitive functioning shedding light on etiology
    Heather M Conklin
    Department of Neuropsychology, Kennedy Krieger Institute, 1750 East Fairmount Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Neuropsychologia 43:930-42. 2005
    ..This pattern of WM performance may further implicate DLPFC dysfunction in the liability for schizophrenia and has implications for future cognitive, genetic, and neurodevelopmental research...