Cynthia M Schumann

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Optimization of electron microscopy for human brains with long-term fixation and fixed-frozen sections
    Xiao Bo Liu
    University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, MIND Institute, Sacramento, USA
    Acta Neuropathol Commun 2:42. 2014
  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. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc Postnatal development of the hippocampus in the Rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta): A longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging study
    Michael R Hunsaker
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California The MIND Institute, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California
    Hippocampus 24:794-807. 2014
  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. 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

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Publications15

  1. pmc Optimization of electron microscopy for human brains with long-term fixation and fixed-frozen sections
    Xiao Bo Liu
    University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, MIND Institute, Sacramento, USA
    Acta Neuropathol Commun 2:42. 2014
    ..Here we present a method to assess the quality and quantity of axons from long-term fixed and frozen-sectioned human brain samples to demonstrate their use for electron microscopy (EM) measures of axonal ultrastructure...
  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. 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...
  4. 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
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  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Postnatal development of the hippocampus in the Rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta): A longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging study
    Michael R Hunsaker
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California The MIND Institute, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California
    Hippocampus 24:794-807. 2014
    ..These data provide a comprehensive evaluation of the longitudinal development of male and female rhesus macaque hippocampus across development from 1 week to 5 years of age. © 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. ..
  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. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mapping early brain development in autism
    Eric Courchesne
    Department of Neurosciences, School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Neuron 56:399-413. 2007
    ..As such, autism may additionally provide unique insight into genetic and developmental processes that shape early neural wiring patterns and make possible higher-order social, emotional, and communication functions...
  13. 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
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  14. 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
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  15. 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...