Melissa D Bauman

Title(s)Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
SchoolSchool of Medicine
AddressMIND Institute/UCDMC
CA 95817
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    Maternal antibodies and fetal brain development
    NIH/NIMH R21MH118574Nov 15, 2018 - Oct 31, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Pre-clinical evaluation of oxytocin for ASD treatment discovery
    NIH/NICHD R21HD080498Feb 1, 2015 - Jan 31, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Translating paradigms from clinical populations to animal models of schizophrenia
    NIH/NIMH K18MH105099Sep 15, 2014 - Aug 31, 2015
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Efficacy of a Novel Neuroprotective Compound in Nonhuman Primate
    NIH/NINDS R21NS081487Sep 20, 2012 - Aug 31, 2015
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Primate Models of Autism
    NIH/NIMH R01MH080218Sep 1, 2008 - Jul 31, 2012
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

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    1. Maternal Proinflammatory Processes and Fetal Neurodevelopment: Integrating Clinical and Preclinical Research Approaches and Identifying Knowledge Gaps That Warrant Future Collaboration. Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging. 2022 05; 7(5):444-446. Bauman MD, Buss C. PMID: 35534095.
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    2. Impact of Maternal Immune Activation on Nonhuman Primate Prefrontal Cortex Development: Insights for Schizophrenia. Biol Psychiatry. 2022 09 15; 92(6):460-469. Hanson KL, Grant SE, Funk LH, Schumann CM, Bauman MD. PMID: 35773097.
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    3. Reconsidering animal models used to study autism spectrum disorder: Current state and optimizing future. Genes Brain Behav. 2022 06; 21(5):e12803. Silverman JL, Thurm A, Ethridge SB, Soller MM, Petkova SP, Abel T, Bauman MD, Brodkin ES, Harony-Nicolas H, Wöhr M, Halladay A. PMID: 35285132; PMCID: PMC9189007.
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    4. Primate Models as a Translational Tool for Understanding Prenatal Origins of Neurodevelopmental Disorders Associated With Maternal Infection. Biol Psychiatry Cogn Neurosci Neuroimaging. 2022 05; 7(5):510-523. Ryan AM, Bauman MD. PMID: 35276404; PMCID: PMC8902899.
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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. New approaches to quantify social development in rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta): Integrating eye tracking with traditional assessments of social behavior. Dev Psychobiol. 2020 11; 62(7):950-962. Ryan AM, Murai T, Lau AR, Hogrefe CE, McAllister AK, Carter CS, Bauman MD. PMID: 32666534; PMCID: PMC8754470.
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    9. Baseline immunoreactivity before pregnancy and poly(I:C) dose combine to dictate susceptibility and resilience of offspring to maternal immune activation. Brain Behav Immun. 2020 08; 88:619-630. Estes ML, Prendergast K, MacMahon JA, Cameron S, Aboubechara JP, Farrelly K, Sell GL, Haapanen L, Schauer JD, Horta A, Shaffer IC, Le CT, Kincheloe GN, Tan DJ, van der List D, Bauman MD, Carter CS, Van de Water J, McAllister AK. PMID: 32335198; PMCID: PMC7415552.
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    10. Translational opportunities in the prenatal immune environment: Promises and limitations of the maternal immune activation model. Neurobiol Dis. 2020 07; 141:104864. Bauman MD, Van de Water J. PMID: 32278881; PMCID: PMC8754471.
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    11. 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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    12. 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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    13. Non-invasive Eye Tracking Methods for New World and Old World Monkeys. Front Behav Neurosci. 2019; 13:39. Ryan AM, Freeman SM, Murai T, Lau AR, Palumbo MC, Hogrefe CE, Bales KL, Bauman MD. PMID: 30890923; PMCID: PMC6412371.
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    14. Bridging the species gap in translational research for neurodevelopmental disorders. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2019 11; 165:106950. Ryan AM, Berman RF, Bauman MD. PMID: 30347236; PMCID: PMC6474835.
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    15. Opportunities and challenges for intranasal oxytocin treatment studies in nonhuman primates. Am J Primatol. 2018 10; 80(10):e22913. Bauman MD, Murai T, Hogrefe CE, Platt ML. PMID: 30281820; PMCID: PMC6690341.
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    16. 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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    17. Maternal immune activation: reporting guidelines to improve the rigor, reproducibility, and transparency of the model. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2019 01; 44(2):245-258. Kentner AC, Bilbo SD, Brown AS, Hsiao EY, McAllister AK, Meyer U, Pearce BD, Pletnikov MV, Yolken RH, Bauman MD. PMID: 30188509; PMCID: PMC6300528.
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    18. Variability in PolyIC induced immune response: Implications for preclinical maternal immune activation models. J Neuroimmunol. 2018 10 15; 323:87-93. Careaga M, Taylor SL, Chang C, Chiang A, Ku KM, Berman RF, Van de Water JA, Bauman MD. PMID: 30196839; PMCID: PMC6782055.
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    19. 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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    20. Developmental social communication deficits in the Shank3 rat model of phelan-mcdermid syndrome and autism spectrum disorder. Autism Res. 2018 04; 11(4):587-601. Berg EL, Copping NA, Rivera JK, Pride MC, Careaga M, Bauman MD, Berman RF, Lein PJ, Harony-Nicolas H, Buxbaum JD, Ellegood J, Lerch JP, Wöhr M, Silverman JL. PMID: 29377611; PMCID: PMC5903935.
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    21. 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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    22. 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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    23. Early amygdala or hippocampus damage influences adolescent female social behavior during group formation. Behav Neurosci. 2017 02; 131(1):68-82. Moadab G, Bliss-Moreau E, Bauman MD, Amaral DG. PMID: 28054806; PMCID: PMC5269439.
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    24. Long-term altered immune responses following fetal priming in a non-human primate model of maternal immune activation. Brain Behav Immun. 2017 Jul; 63:60-70. Rose DR, Careaga M, Van de Water J, McAllister K, Bauman MD, Ashwood P. PMID: 27876552; PMCID: PMC5432383.
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    25. Maternal Immune Activation and Autism Spectrum Disorder: From Rodents to Nonhuman and Human Primates. Biol Psychiatry. 2017 03 01; 81(5):391-401. Careaga M, Murai T, Bauman MD. PMID: 28137374; PMCID: PMC5513502.
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    26. Behavioral Phenotyping of Juvenile Long-Evans and Sprague-Dawley Rats: Implications for Preclinical Models of Autism Spectrum Disorders. PLoS One. 2016; 11(6):e0158150. Ku KM, Weir RK, Silverman JL, Berman RF, Bauman MD. PMID: 27351457; PMCID: PMC4924796.
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    27. 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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    28. 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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    29. The Women in Medicine and Health Science program: an innovative initiative to support female faculty at the University of California Davis School of Medicine. Acad Med. 2014 Nov; 89(11):1462-6. Bauman MD, Howell LP, Villablanca AC. PMID: 25006704; PMCID: PMC4213297.
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    30. Maternal immune activation in nonhuman primates alters social attention in juvenile offspring. Biol Psychiatry. 2015 May 01; 77(9):823-32. Machado CJ, Whitaker AM, Smith SE, Patterson PH, Bauman MD. PMID: 25442006; PMCID: PMC7010413.
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    31. 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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    32. The impact of early amygdala damage on juvenile rhesus macaque social behavior. J Cogn Neurosci. 2013 Dec; 25(12):2124-40. Bliss-Moreau E, Moadab G, Bauman MD, Amaral DG. PMID: 24047387; PMCID: PMC4330965.
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    33. Activation of the maternal immune system during pregnancy alters behavioral development of rhesus monkey offspring. Biol Psychiatry. 2014 Feb 15; 75(4):332-41. Bauman MD, Iosif AM, Smith SE, Bregere C, Amaral DG, Patterson PH. PMID: 24011823; PMCID: PMC6782053.
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    34. 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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    35. 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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    36. Chapter 4.2 Nonhuman Primate Models for Autism Spectrum Disorders. . 2013 Jan 1; 379-390. Bauman BM, Amaral AD. .
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    37. Neonatal amygdala lesions result in globally blunted affect in adult rhesus macaques. Behav Neurosci. 2011 Dec; 125(6):848-58. Bliss-Moreau E, Bauman MD, Amaral DG. PMID: 21988521; PMCID: PMC3313682.
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    38. Neonatal amygdala lesions alter responsiveness to objects in juvenile macaques. Neuroscience. 2011 Mar 31; 178:123-32. Bliss-Moreau E, Toscano JE, Bauman MD, Mason WA, Amaral DG. PMID: 21215794; PMCID: PMC3962772.
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    39. 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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    40. Neonatal amygdala or hippocampus lesions influence responsiveness to objects. Dev Psychobiol. 2010 Jul; 52(5):487-503. Bliss-Moreau E, Toscano JE, Bauman MD, Mason WA, Amaral DG. PMID: 20583145; PMCID: PMC4577025.
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    41. Interest in infants by female rhesus monkeys with neonatal lesions of the amygdala or hippocampus. Neuroscience. 2009 Sep 15; 162(4):881-91. Toscano JE, Bauman MD, Mason WA, Amaral DG. PMID: 19482067; PMCID: PMC2836226.
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    42. Emergence of stereotypies in juvenile monkeys (Macaca mulatta) with neonatal amygdala or hippocampus lesions. Behav Neurosci. 2008 Oct; 122(5):1005-15. Bauman MD, Toscano JE, Babineau BA, Mason WA, Amaral DG. PMID: 18823158; PMCID: PMC2884986.
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    43. The expression of social dominance following neonatal lesions of the amygdala or hippocampus in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Behav Neurosci. 2006 Aug; 120(4):749-60. Bauman MD, Toscano JE, Mason WA, Lavenex P, Amaral DG. PMID: 16893283.
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    44. Early social experience and brain development. J Neurosci. 2006 Feb 15; 26(7):1889-90. Bauman MD. PMID: 16481418; PMCID: PMC6674933.
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    45. The distribution of serotonergic fibers in the macaque monkey amygdala: an immunohistochemical study using antisera to 5-hydroxytryptamine. Neuroscience. 2005; 136(1):193-203. Bauman MD, Amaral DG. PMID: 16182456.
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    46. The development of social behavior following neonatal amygdala lesions in rhesus monkeys. J Cogn Neurosci. 2004 Oct; 16(8):1388-411. Bauman MD, Lavenex P, Mason WA, Capitanio JP, Amaral DG. PMID: 15509386.
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    47. The development of mother-infant interactions after neonatal amygdala lesions in rhesus monkeys. J Neurosci. 2004 Jan 21; 24(3):711-21. Bauman MD, Lavenex P, Mason WA, Capitanio JP, Amaral DG. PMID: 14736857; PMCID: PMC6729254.
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    48. 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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    49. The amygdala: is it an essential component of the neural network for social cognition? Neuropsychologia. 2003; 41(4):517-22. Amaral DG, Bauman MD, Capitanio JP, Lavenex P, Mason WA, Mauldin-Jourdain ML, Mendoza SP. PMID: 12559167.
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    50. Erratum to “The Amygdala: is it an essential component of the neural network for social cognition? ” [Neuropsychologia 41 (2) 235–240]. Neuropsychologia. 2003 Jan 1; 41(4):516. Amaral AD, Bauman BM, Capitanio CJ, Lavenex LP, Mason MW, Mauldin-Jourdain MM, Mendoza MS. .
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