Cynthia M Schumann

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Abnormal structure or function of the amygdala is a common component of neurodevelopmental disorders
    Cynthia M Schumann
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95618, USA
    Neuropsychologia 49:745-59. 2011
  2. pmc Bridging the gap between MRI and postmortem research in autism
    Cynthia Mills Schumann
    University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The MIND Institute, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Brain Res 1380:175-86. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Cortical folding abnormalities in autism revealed by surface-based morphometry
    Christine Wu Nordahl
    The Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Neurosci 27:11725-35. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Neuroanatomy of autism
    David G Amaral
    The M I N D Institute, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis, 2825 50th Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Trends Neurosci 31:137-45. 2008
  5. pmc Longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging study of cortical development through early childhood in autism
    Cynthia M Schumann
    Autism Center of Excellence, Department of Neurosciences, Center for Human Development, and Departments of Psychiatry and Radiology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Neurosci 30:4419-27. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Stereological analysis of amygdala neuron number in autism
    Cynthia Mills Schumann
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the M I N D Institute, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Neurosci 26:7674-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The amygdala is enlarged in children but not adolescents with autism; the hippocampus is enlarged at all ages
    Cynthia Mills Schumann
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Neuroscience and the M I N D Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Neurosci 24:6392-401. 2004
  8. pmc Stereological estimation of the number of neurons in the human amygdaloid complex
    Cynthia Mills Schumann
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Comp Neurol 491:320-9. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Neuronal populations in the basolateral nuclei of the amygdala are differentially increased in humans compared with apes: a stereological study
    Nicole Barger
    Department of Anthropology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Comp Neurol 520:3035-54. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Investigation of neuroanatomical differences between autism and Asperger syndrome
    Linda J Lotspeich
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:291-8. 2004

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Abnormal structure or function of the amygdala is a common component of neurodevelopmental disorders
    Cynthia M Schumann
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95618, USA
    Neuropsychologia 49:745-59. 2011
    ..Nonetheless, the amygdala is a common site for neuropathology in neurodevelopmental disorders and is therefore a potential target for therapeutics to alleviate associated symptoms...
  2. pmc Bridging the gap between MRI and postmortem research in autism
    Cynthia Mills Schumann
    University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The MIND Institute, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Brain Res 1380:175-86. 2011
    ..We then describe how they relate and what they can learn from each other. Only by integrating these approaches will we be able to fully explain the neuropathology of autism...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cortical folding abnormalities in autism revealed by surface-based morphometry
    Christine Wu Nordahl
    The Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Neurosci 27:11725-35. 2007
    ..These findings are consistent with evidence of an altered trajectory of early brain development in autism, and they identify several regions that may have abnormal patterns of connectivity in individuals with autism...
  4. doi request reprint Neuroanatomy of autism
    David G Amaral
    The M I N D Institute, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis, 2825 50th Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Trends Neurosci 31:137-45. 2008
    ..Defined phenotypes in larger samples of children and well-characterized brain tissue will be necessary for clarification of the neuroanatomy of autism...
  5. pmc Longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging study of cortical development through early childhood in autism
    Cynthia M Schumann
    Autism Center of Excellence, Department of Neurosciences, Center for Human Development, and Departments of Psychiatry and Radiology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Neurosci 30:4419-27. 2010
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Stereological analysis of amygdala neuron number in autism
    Cynthia Mills Schumann
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the M I N D Institute, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Neurosci 26:7674-9. 2006
    ..It will be important to determine in future studies whether neuron loss in the amygdala is a consistent characteristic of autism and whether cell loss occurs in other brain regions as well...
  7. ncbi request reprint The amygdala is enlarged in children but not adolescents with autism; the hippocampus is enlarged at all ages
    Cynthia Mills Schumann
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Neuroscience and the M I N D Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Neurosci 24:6392-401. 2004
    ..The cause of amygdala and hippocampal abnormalities in autism is currently unknown...
  8. pmc Stereological estimation of the number of neurons in the human amygdaloid complex
    Cynthia Mills Schumann
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Comp Neurol 491:320-9. 2005
    ..To facilitate these types of analyses, this paper provides a detailed anatomical description of the methods used to define subdivisions of the human amygdaloid complex...
  9. doi request reprint Neuronal populations in the basolateral nuclei of the amygdala are differentially increased in humans compared with apes: a stereological study
    Nicole Barger
    Department of Anthropology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    J Comp Neurol 520:3035-54. 2012
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Investigation of neuroanatomical differences between autism and Asperger syndrome
    Linda J Lotspeich
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 61:291-8. 2004
    ....
  11. pmc Amygdala enlargement in toddlers with autism related to severity of social and communication impairments
    Cynthia Mills Schumann
    Department of Neurosciences, Autism Center of Excellence, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 66:942-9. 2009
    ....
  12. pmc A comprehensive volumetric analysis of the cerebellum in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder
    Julia A Scott
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis, M I N D Institute, Sacramento, California, USA
    Autism Res 2:246-57. 2009
    ..These findings are discussed in relation to the pathology of autism and to the fairly common alterations of vermal morphology in various neurodevelopmental disorders...