Cynthia Schumann

Title(s)Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
SchoolUniversity of California, Davis
Phone(858)352-8241
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    Molecular alterations in primate amygdala following prenatal immune challenge
    NIH R21MH119650Jun 1, 2019 - Apr 30, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Cell-specific molecular mechanisms underlying brain pathology in ASD
    NIH R21MH108909Sep 24, 2015 - Jun 30, 2018
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Axonal Ultrastructure of Temporal White Matter in Autism
    NIH R03MH104735Aug 1, 2014 - Jul 31, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Typical and Pathological Cellular Development of the Human Amygdala
    NIH R01MH097236Sep 1, 2011 - Jan 31, 2023
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Maternal Immune Activation during Pregnancy Alters Postnatal Brain Growth and Cognitive Development in Nonhuman Primate Offspring. J Neurosci. 2021 12 01; 41(48):9971-9987. Vlasova RM, Iosif AM, Ryan AM, Funk LH, Murai T, Chen S, Lesh TA, Rowland DJ, Bennett J, Hogrefe CE, Maddock RJ, Gandal MJ, Geschwind DH, Schumann CM, Van de Water J, McAllister AK, Carter CS, Styner MA, Amaral DG, Bauman MD. PMID: 34607967; PMCID: PMC8638691.
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    2. Autism BrainNet: A Collaboration Between Medical Examiners, Pathologists, Researchers, and Families to Advance the Understanding and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2021 04 01; 145(4):494-501. Anderson MP, Quinton R, Kelly K, Falzon A, Halladay A, Schumann CM, Hof PR, Tamminga CA, Hare CK, Amaral DG. PMID: 32960953.
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    3. Alterations in Retrotransposition, Synaptic Connectivity, and Myelination Implicated by Transcriptomic Changes Following Maternal Immune Activation in Nonhuman Primates. Biol Psychiatry. 2021 05 01; 89(9):896-910. Page NF, Gandal MJ, Estes ML, Cameron S, Buth J, Parhami S, Ramaswami G, Murray K, Amaral DG, Van de Water JA, Schumann CM, Carter CS, Bauman MD, McAllister AK, Geschwind DH. PMID: 33386132; PMCID: PMC8052273.
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    4. Putative dendritic correlates of chronic traumatic encephalopathy: A preliminary quantitative Golgi exploration. J Comp Neurol. 2021 05 01; 529(7):1308-1326. Warling A, Uchida R, Shin H, Dodelson C, Garcia ME, Shea-Shumsky NB, Svirsky S, Pothast M, Kelley H, Schumann CM, Brzezinski C, Bauman MD, Alexander A, McKee AC, Stein TD, Schall M, Jacobs B. PMID: 32869318; PMCID: PMC8554981.
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    5. Serotonergic innervation of the amygdala is increased in autism spectrum disorder and decreased in Williams syndrome. Mol Autism. 2020 02 05; 11(1):12. Lew CH, Groeniger KM, Hanson KL, Cuevas D, Greiner DMZ, Hrvoj-Mihic B, Bellugi U, Schumann CM, Semendeferi K. PMID: 32024554; PMCID: PMC7003328.
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    6. Serotonergic innervation of the human amygdala and evolutionary implications. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2019 11; 170(3):351-360. Lew CH, Hanson KL, Groeniger KM, Greiner D, Cuevas D, Hrvoj-Mihic B, Schumann CM, Semendeferi K. PMID: 31260092; PMCID: PMC7875516.
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    7. Amygdala growth from youth to adulthood in the macaque monkey. J Comp Neurol. 2019 12 15; 527(18):3034-3045. Schumann CM, Scott JA, Lee A, Bauman MD, Amaral DG. PMID: 31173365; PMCID: PMC6790169.
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    8. Preliminary evidence of increased striatal dopamine in a nonhuman primate model of maternal immune activation. Transl Psychiatry. 2019 04 12; 9(1):135. Bauman MD, Lesh TA, Rowland DJ, Schumann CM, Smucny J, Kukis DL, Cherry SR, McAllister AK, Carter CS. PMID: 30979867; PMCID: PMC6461624.
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    9. Rigor in science and science reporting: updated guidelines for submissions to Molecular Autism. Mol Autism. 2019; 10:6. Buxbaum JD, Baron-Cohen S, Anagnostou E, Ashwin C, Betancur C, Chakrabarti B, Crawley JN, Hoekstra RA, Hof PR, Lai MC, Lombardo MV, Schumann CM. PMID: 30828415; PMCID: PMC6385386.
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    10. Early Variations in Amygdala Development May Signal Divergent Behavioral Outcomes. Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging. 2019 01; 4(1):3-4. Nordahl CW, Schumann CM. PMID: 30616748.
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    11. Neuroprotective efficacy of P7C3 compounds in primate hippocampus. Transl Psychiatry. 2018 09 26; 8(1):202. Bauman MD, Schumann CM, Carlson EL, Taylor SL, Vázquez-Rosa E, Cintrón-Pérez CJ, Shin MK, Williams NS, Pieper AA. PMID: 30258178; PMCID: PMC6158178.
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    12. Neuron numbers increase in the human amygdala from birth to adulthood, but not in autism. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 04 03; 115(14):3710-3715. Avino TA, Barger N, Vargas MV, Carlson EL, Amaral DG, Bauman MD, Schumann CM. PMID: 29559529; PMCID: PMC5889677.
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    13. Autism BrainNet: A network of postmortem brain banks established to facilitate autism research. Handb Clin Neurol. 2018; 150:31-39. Amaral DG, Anderson MP, Ansorge O, Chance S, Hare C, Hof PR, Miller M, Nagakura I, Pickett J, Schumann C, Tamminga C. PMID: 29496150.
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    14. A postmortem stereological study of the amygdala in Williams syndrome. Brain Struct Funct. 2018 May; 223(4):1897-1907. Lew CH, Groeniger KM, Bellugi U, Stefanacci L, Schumann CM, Semendeferi K. PMID: 29270815; PMCID: PMC5982107.
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    15. Protracted dendritic growth in the typically developing human amygdala and increased spine density in young ASD brains. J Comp Neurol. 2018 Feb 01; 526(2):262-274. Weir RK, Bauman MD, Jacobs B, Schumann CM. PMID: 28929566; PMCID: PMC5728110.
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    16. Baseline connectome modular abnormalities in the childhood phase of a longitudinal study on individuals with chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. Hum Brain Mapp. 2018 01; 39(1):232-248. Zhan L, Jenkins LM, Zhang A, Conte G, Forbes A, Harvey D, Angkustsiri K, Goodrich-Hunsaker NJ, Durdle C, Lee A, Schumann C, Carmichael O, Kalish K, Leow AD, Simon TJ. PMID: 28990258; PMCID: PMC5757536.
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    17. Advances in nonhuman primate models of autism: Integrating neuroscience and behavior. Exp Neurol. 2018 01; 299(Pt A):252-265. Bauman MD, Schumann CM. PMID: 28774750; PMCID: PMC5810939.
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    18. Possible sexually dimorphic role of miRNA and other sncRNA in ASD brain. Mol Autism. 2017; 8:4. Schumann CM, Sharp FR, Ander BP, Stamova B. PMID: 28184278; PMCID: PMC5294827.
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    19. The hippocampi of children with chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome have localized anterior alterations that predict severity of anxiety. J Psychiatry Neurosci. 2016 04; 41(3):203-13. Scott JA, Goodrich-Hunsaker N, Kalish K, Lee A, Hunsaker MR, Schumann CM, Carmichael OT, Simon TJ. PMID: 26599134; PMCID: PMC4853211.
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    20. Specific Regional and Age-Related Small Noncoding RNA Expression Patterns Within Superior Temporal Gyrus of Typical Human Brains Are Less Distinct in Autism Brains. J Child Neurol. 2015 Dec; 30(14):1930-46. Stamova B, Ander BP, Barger N, Sharp FR, Schumann CM. PMID: 26350727; PMCID: PMC4647182.
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    21. Longitudinal analysis of the developing rhesus monkey brain using magnetic resonance imaging: birth to adulthood. Brain Struct Funct. 2016 06; 221(5):2847-71. Scott JA, Grayson D, Fletcher E, Lee A, Bauman MD, Schumann CM, Buonocore MH, Amaral DG. PMID: 26159774; PMCID: PMC4884209.
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    22. Atypical miRNA expression in temporal cortex associated with dysregulation of immune, cell cycle, and other pathways in autism spectrum disorders. Mol Autism. 2015; 6:37. Ander BP, Barger N, Stamova B, Sharp FR, Schumann CM. PMID: 26146533; PMCID: PMC4491207.
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    23. Preliminary evidence of neuropathology in nonhuman primates prenatally exposed to maternal immune activation. Brain Behav Immun. 2015 Aug; 48:139-46. Weir RK, Forghany R, Smith SE, Patterson PH, McAllister AK, Schumann CM, Bauman MD. PMID: 25816799; PMCID: PMC5671487.
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    24. Stereological study of pyramidal neurons in the human superior temporal gyrus from childhood to adulthood. J Comp Neurol. 2015 May 01; 523(7):1054-72. Barger N, Sheley MF, Schumann CM. PMID: 25556320; PMCID: PMC4359029.
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    25. Disrupted fornix integrity in children with chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. Psychiatry Res. 2015 Apr 30; 232(1):106-14. Deng Y, Goodrich-Hunsaker NJ, Cabaral M, Amaral DG, Buonocore MH, Harvey D, Kalish K, Carmichael OT, Schumann CM, Lee A, Dougherty RF, Perry LM, Wandell BA, Simon TJ. PMID: 25748884; PMCID: PMC4404209.
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    26. Stereological study of amygdala glial populations in adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder. PLoS One. 2014; 9(10):e110356. Morgan JT, Barger N, Amaral DG, Schumann CM. PMID: 25330013; PMCID: PMC4201518.
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    27. Optimization of electron microscopy for human brains with long-term fixation and fixed-frozen sections. Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2014 Apr 11; 2:42. Liu XB, Schumann CM. PMID: 24721148; PMCID: PMC4003521.
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    28. Postnatal development of the hippocampus in the Rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta): a longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging study. Hippocampus. 2014 Jul; 24(7):794-807. Hunsaker MR, Scott JA, Bauman MD, Schumann CM, Amaral DG. PMID: 24648155; PMCID: PMC4065201.
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    29. Maternal antibodies from mothers of children with autism alter brain growth and social behavior development in the rhesus monkey. Transl Psychiatry. 2013 Jul 09; 3:e278. Bauman MD, Iosif AM, Ashwood P, Braunschweig D, Lee A, Schumann CM, Van de Water J, Amaral DG. PMID: 23838889; PMCID: PMC3731783.
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    30. Is 'bench-to-bedside' realistic for autism? An integrative neuroscience approach. Neuropsychiatry (London). 2013 Apr; 3(2):159-168. Bauman MD, Schumann CM. PMID: 24000295; PMCID: PMC3757943.
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    31. Chapter 3.5 The Amygdala in Autism Spectrum Disorders. . 2013 Jan 1; 297-312. Morgan MJ, Nordahl NC, Schumann SC. .
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    32. Neuronal populations in the basolateral nuclei of the amygdala are differentially increased in humans compared with apes: a stereological study. J Comp Neurol. 2012 Sep 01; 520(13):3035-54. Barger N, Stefanacci L, Schumann CM, Sherwood CC, Annese J, Allman JM, Buckwalter JA, Hof PR, Semendeferi K. PMID: 22473387; PMCID: PMC4904735.
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    33. Neurodevelopmental Disorders. . 2012 Jul 19; 174-199. Prehn-Kristensen PA, Cooke CR, Baving BL, Schumann SC. .
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    34. Neuropathologic features in the hippocampus and cerebellum of three older men with fragile X syndrome. Mol Autism. 2011 Feb 08; 2(1):2. Greco CM, Navarro CS, Hunsaker MR, Maezawa I, Shuler JF, Tassone F, Delany M, Au JW, Berman RF, Jin LW, Schumann C, Hagerman PJ, Hagerman RJ. PMID: 21303513; PMCID: PMC3045897.
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    35. Abnormal structure or function of the amygdala is a common component of neurodevelopmental disorders. Neuropsychologia. 2011 Mar; 49(4):745-59. Schumann CM, Bauman MD, Amaral DG. PMID: 20950634; PMCID: PMC3060967.
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    36. Bridging the gap between MRI and postmortem research in autism. Brain Res. 2011 Mar 22; 1380:175-86. Schumann CM, Nordahl CW. PMID: 20869352; PMCID: PMC3050078.
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    37. Longitudinal magnetic resonance imaging study of cortical development through early childhood in autism. J Neurosci. 2010 Mar 24; 30(12):4419-27. Schumann CM, Bloss CS, Barnes CC, Wideman GM, Carper RA, Akshoomoff N, Pierce K, Hagler D, Schork N, Lord C, Courchesne E. PMID: 20335478; PMCID: PMC2859218.
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    38. A comprehensive volumetric analysis of the cerebellum in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Autism Res. 2009 Oct; 2(5):246-57. Scott JA, Schumann CM, Goodlin-Jones BL, Amaral DG. PMID: 19885834; PMCID: PMC2999464.
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    39. Amygdala enlargement in toddlers with autism related to severity of social and communication impairments. Biol Psychiatry. 2009 Nov 15; 66(10):942-9. Schumann CM, Barnes CC, Lord C, Courchesne E. PMID: 19726029; PMCID: PMC2795360.
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    40. Neuroanatomy of autism. Trends Neurosci. 2008 Mar; 31(3):137-45. Amaral DG, Schumann CM, Nordahl CW. PMID: 18258309.
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    41. Evidence for direct projections from the basal nucleus of the amygdala to retrosplenial cortex in the Macaque monkey. Exp Brain Res. 2008 Mar; 186(1):47-57. Buckwalter JA, Schumann CM, Van Hoesen GW. PMID: 18049816.
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    42. Mapping early brain development in autism. Neuron. 2007 Oct 25; 56(2):399-413. Courchesne E, Pierce K, Schumann CM, Redcay E, Buckwalter JA, Kennedy DP, Morgan J. PMID: 17964254.
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    43. Cortical folding abnormalities in autism revealed by surface-based morphometry. J Neurosci. 2007 Oct 24; 27(43):11725-35. Nordahl CW, Dierker D, Mostafavi I, Schumann CM, Rivera SM, Amaral DG, Van Essen DC. PMID: 17959814; PMCID: PMC6673212.
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    44. Hippocampal size positively correlates with verbal IQ in male children. Hippocampus. 2007; 17(6):486-93. Schumann CM, Hamstra J, Goodlin-Jones BL, Kwon H, Reiss AL, Amaral DG. PMID: 17407128.
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    45. Stereological analysis of amygdala neuron number in autism. J Neurosci. 2006 Jul 19; 26(29):7674-9. Schumann CM, Amaral DG. PMID: 16855095; PMCID: PMC6674270.
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    46. Stereological estimation of the number of neurons in the human amygdaloid complex. J Comp Neurol. 2005 Oct 31; 491(4):320-9. Schumann CM, Amaral DG. PMID: 16175550; PMCID: PMC2572713.
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    47. The amygdala is enlarged in children but not adolescents with autism; the hippocampus is enlarged at all ages. J Neurosci. 2004 Jul 14; 24(28):6392-401. Schumann CM, Hamstra J, Goodlin-Jones BL, Lotspeich LJ, Kwon H, Buonocore MH, Lammers CR, Reiss AL, Amaral DG. PMID: 15254095; PMCID: PMC6729537.
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    48. Investigation of neuroanatomical differences between autism and Asperger syndrome. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2004 Mar; 61(3):291-8. Lotspeich LJ, Kwon H, Schumann CM, Fryer SL, Goodlin-Jones BL, Buonocore MH, Lammers CR, Amaral DG, Reiss AL. PMID: 14993117.
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    49. The amygdala and autism: implications from non-human primate studies. Genes Brain Behav. 2003 Oct; 2(5):295-302. Amaral DG, Bauman MD, Schumann CM. PMID: 14606694.
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    50. Magnetic resonance imaging of the post-mortem autistic brain. J Autism Dev Disord. 2001 Dec; 31(6):561-8. Schumann CM, Buonocore MH, Amaral DG. PMID: 11814267.
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    51. Quantitative description of the workload associated with airway management procedures. J Clin Anesth. 2000 Jun; 12(4):273-82. Weinger MB, Vredenburgh AG, Schumann CM, Macario A, Williams KJ, Kalsher MJ, Smith B, Truong PC, Kim A. PMID: 10960198.
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