C R McDonald

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The use of neuroimaging to study behavior in patients with epilepsy
    Carrie R McDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 12:600-11. 2008
  2. pmc Diffusion tensor imaging correlates of memory and language impairments in temporal lobe epilepsy
    C R McDonald
    Multimodal Imaging Laboratory, Suite C101, 8950 Villa La Jolla Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Neurology 71:1869-76. 2008
  3. pmc Changes in fiber tract integrity and visual fields after anterior temporal lobectomy
    C R McDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, Multimodal Imaging Laboratory, University of California San Diego, 8950 Villa La Jolla Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Neurology 75:1631-8. 2010
  4. pmc Distributed source modeling of language with magnetoencephalography: application to patients with intractable epilepsy
    Carrie R McDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Epilepsia 50:2256-66. 2009
  5. pmc Subcortical and cerebellar atrophy in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy revealed by automatic segmentation
    Carrie R McDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, United States
    Epilepsy Res 79:130-8. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Regional neocortical thinning in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy
    Carrie R McDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, and Multimodal Imaging Laboratory, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0841, USA
    Epilepsia 49:794-803. 2008
  7. pmc Regional rates of neocortical atrophy from normal aging to early Alzheimer disease
    C R McDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Neurology 73:457-65. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint A componential analysis of proverb interpretation in patients with frontal lobe epilepsy and temporal lobe epilepsy: relationships with disease-related factors
    Carrie R McDonald
    Veterans Administration San Diego Healthcare System, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 22:480-96. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Episodic memory in patients with focal frontal lobe lesions
    Carrie R McDonald
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, FL, USA
    Cortex 42:1080-92. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint The relationship of regional frontal hypometabolism to executive function: a resting fluorodeoxyglucose PET study of patients with epilepsy and healthy controls
    Carrie R McDonald
    Multimodal Imaging Laboratory, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 9:58-67. 2006

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc The use of neuroimaging to study behavior in patients with epilepsy
    Carrie R McDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 12:600-11. 2008
    ..In addition, advances in multimodal imaging are discussed along with their potential application to the presurgical evaluation of patients with seizure disorders...
  2. pmc Diffusion tensor imaging correlates of memory and language impairments in temporal lobe epilepsy
    C R McDonald
    Multimodal Imaging Laboratory, Suite C101, 8950 Villa La Jolla Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Neurology 71:1869-76. 2008
    ..To investigate the relationship between white matter tract integrity and language and memory performances in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE)...
  3. pmc Changes in fiber tract integrity and visual fields after anterior temporal lobectomy
    C R McDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, Multimodal Imaging Laboratory, University of California San Diego, 8950 Villa La Jolla Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Neurology 75:1631-8. 2010
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  4. pmc Distributed source modeling of language with magnetoencephalography: application to patients with intractable epilepsy
    Carrie R McDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Epilepsia 50:2256-66. 2009
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  5. pmc Subcortical and cerebellar atrophy in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy revealed by automatic segmentation
    Carrie R McDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, United States
    Epilepsy Res 79:130-8. 2008
    ..To determine the validity and utility of using automated subcortical segmentation to identify atrophy of the hippocampus and other subcortical and cerebellar structures in patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE)...
  6. doi request reprint Regional neocortical thinning in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy
    Carrie R McDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, and Multimodal Imaging Laboratory, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0841, USA
    Epilepsia 49:794-803. 2008
    ..To determine the nature and extent of regional cortical thinning in patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE)...
  7. pmc Regional rates of neocortical atrophy from normal aging to early Alzheimer disease
    C R McDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Neurology 73:457-65. 2009
    ..To evaluate the spatial pattern and regional rates of neocortical atrophy from normal aging to early Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  8. ncbi request reprint A componential analysis of proverb interpretation in patients with frontal lobe epilepsy and temporal lobe epilepsy: relationships with disease-related factors
    Carrie R McDonald
    Veterans Administration San Diego Healthcare System, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 22:480-96. 2008
    ..Overall, FLE patients exhibit greater impairment than TLE patients in interpreting proverbs. However, the nature and disease-specific correlates of impaired performances in proverb interpretation differ between the groups...
  9. ncbi request reprint Episodic memory in patients with focal frontal lobe lesions
    Carrie R McDonald
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, FL, USA
    Cortex 42:1080-92. 2006
    ..Furthermore, both patient groups show a lack of directed forgetting when familiarity-based processes guide performance...
  10. ncbi request reprint The relationship of regional frontal hypometabolism to executive function: a resting fluorodeoxyglucose PET study of patients with epilepsy and healthy controls
    Carrie R McDonald
    Multimodal Imaging Laboratory, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 9:58-67. 2006
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  11. ncbi request reprint Discriminating patients with frontal-lobe epilepsy and temporal-lobe epilepsy: utility of a multilevel design fluency test
    Carrie R McDonald
    Veterans Administration San Diego Healthcare System, La Jolla, CA 92611, and Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Neuropsychology 19:806-13. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint Is impairment in set-shifting specific to frontal-lobe dysfunction? Evidence from patients with frontal-lobe or temporal-lobe epilepsy
    Carrie R McDonald
    Psychology Service 116B Delis Lab, Veterans Administration San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, La Jolla, CA 92611, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 11:477-81. 2005
    ..These results suggest that patients with FLE can be reliably distinguished from those with TLE and control subjects on set-shifting as measured by the DKEFS TMT...
  13. ncbi request reprint Response inhibition and set shifting in patients with frontal lobe epilepsy or temporal lobe epilepsy
    Carrie R McDonald
    Veterans Administration San Diego Healthcare System, and Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 7:438-46. 2005
    ..In addition, side of the seizure focus and seizure frequency may contribute to executive dysfunction in patients with epilepsy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Semantic priming in patients with right frontal lobe lesions
    Carrie R McDonald
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 11:132-43. 2005
    ..These results support a role for the right frontal lobe in semantic priming and suggest possible specialization within the right prefrontal cortex for the processing of lexical-semantic information...
  15. ncbi request reprint Attentional inhibition in patients with focal frontal lobe lesions
    Carrie R McDonald
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 27:485-503. 2005
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  16. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological change following gamma knife surgery in patients with left temporal lobe epilepsy: a review of three cases
    Carrie R McDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 5:949-57. 2004
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  17. pmc Multimodal imaging of repetition priming: Using fMRI, MEG, and intracranial EEG to reveal spatiotemporal profiles of word processing
    Carrie R McDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Neuroimage 53:707-17. 2010
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  18. pmc Relationship between regional atrophy rates and cognitive decline in mild cognitive impairment
    Carrie R McDonald
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 33:242-53. 2012
    ..MRI measures of regional atrophy can provide valuable information for understanding the neural basis of cognitive impairment in MCI...
  19. pmc Role of frontotemporal fiber tract integrity in task-switching performance of healthy controls and patients with temporal lobe epilepsy
    N Erkut Kucukboyaci
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:57-67. 2012
    ..These findings suggest a breakdown of typical structure-function relationships in TLE that may reflect aberrant developmental or degenerative processes...
  20. pmc Side matters: diffusion tensor imaging tractography in left and right temporal lobe epilepsy
    M E Ahmadi
    Multimodal Imaging Laboratory, University of California, San Diego, CA 92103 8756, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 30:1740-7. 2009
    ..Noninvasive imaging plays a pivotal role in lateralization of the seizure focus in presurgical patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE). Our goal was to evaluate the utility of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) tractography in TLE...
  21. doi request reprint Recovery of white matter tracts in regions of peritumoral FLAIR hyperintensity with use of restriction spectrum imaging
    C R McDonald
    Departments of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 34:1157-63. 2013
    ..We introduce a new technique, RSI, which overcomes this limitation by removing the spherical, fast diffusion component introduced by edema, providing better analysis of white matter architecture...
  22. ncbi request reprint Verbal encoding deficits in a patient with a left retrosplenial lesion
    C R McDonald
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida Brain Institute, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0165, USA
    Neurocase 7:407-17. 2001
    ..These results imply that the retrosplenial region plays a role in the verbal encoding of information, which contributes to the profound verbal memory impairment reported in previous case studies of patients with retrosplenial damage...
  23. pmc Automated white-matter tractography using a probabilistic diffusion tensor atlas: Application to temporal lobe epilepsy
    Donald J Hagler
    Multimodal Imaging Laboratory, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:1535-47. 2009
    ..However, the between-group effect sizes using the atlas-derived fibers were generally as large or larger than those obtained with manually selected fiber tracks...
  24. pmc White matter tracts associated with set-shifting in healthy aging
    Michele E Perry
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Neuropsychologia 47:2835-42. 2009
    ..Automated tractography methods can enhance our understanding of the fiber systems involved in performance of specific cognitive tasks and of the functional consequences of age-related changes in those systems...
  25. doi request reprint Improved conspicuity and delineation of high-grade primary and metastatic brain tumors using "restriction spectrum imaging": quantitative comparison with high B-value DWI and ADC
    N S White
    University of California, San Diego, Department of Radiology, Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 34:958-64, S1. 2013
    ..Here, we evaluate RSI-CMs derived from the spherically-restricted water compartment for improved tumor conspicuity and delineation from nontumor tissue and reduced sensitivity to edema compared with high-b-value DWI and ADC...
  26. pmc Cognitive discrepancies versus APOE genotype as predictors of cognitive decline in normal-functioning elderly individuals: a longitudinal study
    Eric M Fine
    Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:366-74. 2008
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Research Grants3

  1. Cortical Dynamics of Episodic Memory Processing in Tempora Lobe Epilepsy
    Carrie McDonald; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This information may facilitate surgical planning and reduce the potential for postoperative cognitive decline. ..
  2. Multimodal Imaging of Language in the Preoperative Evaluation of Epilepsy
    Carrie R McDonald; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The information gained from this investigation may facilitate surgical planning and reduce the potential for postoperative language decline in patients with epilepsy. ..