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Deborah Paula Waber, Ph.D.

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Overview
My research activities over the past several decades have focused on the neuropsychology of learning disorders in school age children. The work can be organized loosely in to two main areas: developmentally based and medically related learning disorders. The studies have integrated multiple aspects of learning disorders, including neural correlates, outcomes associated with medical therapies, diagnostic considerations, and social contextual influences.

Developmental. My research on developmentally based learning disorders has grown out of my clinical experience in the Learning Disabilities Program at Children’s Hospital Boston, informed by my training in developmental psychology and neuropsychology. Whereas most psychologists and educators view academic achievement deficits as the core diagnostic feature of learning disabilities, my theoretical approach has emphasized learning disorders broadly as developmentally constructed phenomena arising from the dynamic interaction of biological and environmental forces in development. This constructivist approach places the focus on the child in developmental context rather than on a modular skill. In more than 20 publications, my colleagues and I established that children with learning problems are distinguished by variation in the basic building blocks of information processing, which themselves are linked to both physiological markers (EEG, fMRI) and to academic and social functioning. More recently, we have applied the same theoretical framework to the problem of the achievement gap, demonstrating that differences in academic achievement between historically disadvantaged minority and white children are related to variation in neurodevelopmental functions other than the academic skills of interest.

Medically Related. My work on the CNS impact of medical conditions and their therapy has been focused primarily on acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). As the ALL Consortium at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) has expanded, our research program has grown to include 10 collaborating institutions in North America. The early studies documented significant cognitive morbidity among children treated successfully for ALL, and our group was the first to report a dramatic sex difference, with females being far more vulnerable to toxicity. Our findings and those of other investigators motivated pediatric oncologists to seek less toxic therapies. Dose reduction or elimination of cranial irradiation therapy (CRT) has resulted in a significant improvement in cognitive outcomes, particularly for females. We have more recently reported excellent efficacy of therapy without significant cognitive morbidity among a cohort of children treated with 1800 cGy CRT as well as the results of several randomized trials intended to reduce morbidity associated with therapy. Current work is focused on the impact of steroid therapies on CNS development, specifically prospective evaluation of children randomized to either prednisone or dexamethasone for their steroid therapy.

In addition to these primary areas of concentration, related areas of work in recent years have included studies of adult outcomes in children who experienced significant malnutrition in the first year of life, a large multi-site study of the structural and functional development of the human brain from birth to young adulthood, as well as collaborative involvement in studies of children with epilepsy, brain tumors and prenatal cocaine exposure, as well as functional magnetic resonance imaging in children.

Research
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  1. P30HD018655 (POMEROY, SCOTT LOREN) Aug 1, 1996 - Sep 29, 2011
    NIH/NICHD
    Intellectual and Developmental Disablities Research Center
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
  2. P50HD033803 (WABER, DEBORAH P) Mar 12, 1996 - Nov 30, 2002
    NIH/NICHD
    NEURODEVELOPMENTAL BASES OF LEARNING DIABILITIES
    Role: Principal Investigator
  3. R01NS022108 (WABER, DEBORAH P) Sep 1, 1985 - Aug 31, 1996
    NIH/NINDS
    CONSEQUENCES OF CNS PROPHYLAXIS IN CHILDREN WITH ALL
    Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Bearden DJ, Waber DP, Schreiber JE, Mrakotsky C. Functional abdominal pain symptom severity: Associations between cognition and emotion in a pediatric sample. Appl Neuropsychol Child. 2020 Jun 13; 1-12. PMID: 32538220.
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  2. Raghuram A, Hunter DG, Waber DP. Accurately Assessing Visual Deficits in Children With Developmental Dyslexia-Reply. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019 May 30. PMID: 31145423.
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  3. Wu W, McAnulty G, Hamoda HM, Sarill K, Karmacharya S, Gagoski B, Ning L, Grant PE, Shenton ME, Waber DP, Makris N, Rathi Y. Detecting microstructural white matter abnormalities of frontal pathways in children with ADHD using advanced diffusion models. Brain Imaging Behav. 2019 Apr 30. PMID: 31041662.
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  4. Nguyen TV, Jones SL, Gower T, Lew J, Albaugh MD, Botteron KN, Hudziak JJ, Fonov VS, Louis Collins D, Campbell BC, Booij L, Herba CM, Monnier P, Ducharme S, Waber D, McCracken JT. Age-specific associations between oestradiol, cortico-amygdalar structural covariance, and verbal and spatial skills. J Neuroendocrinol. 2019 04; 31(4):e12698. PMID: 30776161.
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  5. Raghuram A, Hunter DG, Gowrisankaran S, Waber DP. Self-reported visual symptoms in children with developmental dyslexia. Vision Res. 2019 02; 155:11-16. PMID: 30528188.
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  6. Raghuram A, Gowrisankaran S, Swanson E, Zurakowski D, Hunter DG, Waber DP. Frequency of Visual Deficits in Children With Developmental Dyslexia. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018 10 01; 136(10):1089-1095. PMID: 30027208.
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  7. Waber DP, Boiselle EC, Forbes PW, Girard JM, Sideridis GD. Quality of Life in Children and Adolescents With Learning Problems: Development and Validation of the LD/QOL15 Scale. J Learn Disabil. 2019 Mar/Apr; 52(2):146-157. PMID: 29860921.
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  8. Zhang F, Wu W, Ning L, McAnulty G, Waber D, Gagoski B, Sarill K, Hamoda HM, Song Y, Cai W, Rathi Y, O'Donnell LJ. Suprathreshold fiber cluster statistics: Leveraging white matter geometry to enhance tractography statistical analysis. Neuroimage. 2018 05 01; 171:341-354. PMID: 29337279.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Hock RS, Bryce CP, Waber DP, McCuskee S, Fitzmaurice GM, Henderson DC, Galler JR. Relationship between infant malnutrition and childhood maltreatment in a Barbados lifespan cohort. Vulnerable Child Youth Stud. 2017; 12(4):304-313. PMID: 30034507.
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  10. Waber DP. Commentary: Toward a More Rational System for Delivering Pediatric Neuropsychological Services. J Pediatr Psychol. 2017 09 01; 42(8):823-824. PMID: 28369448.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Waber DP, Bryce CP, Girard JM, Fischer LK, Fitzmaurice GM, Galler JR. Parental history of moderate to severe infantile malnutrition is associated with cognitive deficits in their adult offspring. Nutr Neurosci. 2018 Apr; 21(3):195-201. PMID: 27885962.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. Waber DP, Boiselle EC, Girard JM, Amaral JL, Forbes PW. Ascertaining educational outcomes after assessment in children with learning disorders. Clin Neuropsychol. 2017 01; 31(1):219-232. PMID: 27730849.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Peter CJ, Fischer LK, Kundakovic M, Garg P, Jakovcevski M, Dincer A, Amaral AC, Ginns EI, Galdzicka M, Bryce CP, Ratner C, Waber DP, Mokler D, Medford G, Champagne FA, Rosene DL, McGaughy JA, Sharp AJ, Galler JR, Akbarian S. DNA Methylation Signatures of Early Childhood Malnutrition Associated With Impairments in Attention and Cognition. Biol Psychiatry. 2016 11 15; 80(10):765-774. PMID: 27184921.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  14. Cole PD, Finkelstein Y, Stevenson KE, Blonquist TM, Vijayanathan V, Silverman LB, Neuberg DS, Sallan SE, Robaey P, Waber DP. Polymorphisms in Genes Related to Oxidative Stress Are Associated With Inferior Cognitive Function After Therapy for Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Jul 01; 33(19):2205-11. PMID: 25987702.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Vega C, Brenner LA, Madsen J, Bourgeois B, Waber DP, Boyer K. Lexical retrieval pre- and posttemporal lobe epilepsy surgery in a pediatric sample. Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Jan; 42:61-5. PMID: 25500357.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. Faridi N, Karama S, Burgaleta M, White MT, White M, Evans AC, Fonov V, Collins DL, Waber DP. Neuroanatomical correlates of behavioral rating versus performance measures of working memory in typically developing children and adolescents. Neuropsychology. 2015 Jan; 29(1):82-91. PMID: 25000324.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  17. Waber DP, Bryce CP, Fitzmaurice GM, Zichlin ML, McGaughy J, Girard JM, Galler JR. Neuropsychological outcomes at midlife following moderate to severe malnutrition in infancy. Neuropsychology. 2014 Jul; 28(4):530-40. PMID: 24635710.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Waber DP, Bryce CP, Girard JM, Zichlin M, Fitzmaurice GM, Galler JR. Impaired IQ and academic skills in adults who experienced moderate to severe infantile malnutrition: a 40-year study. Nutr Neurosci. 2014 Feb; 17(2):58-64. PMID: 23484464.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  19. Burgaleta M, Johnson W, Waber DP, Colom R, Karama S. Cognitive ability changes and dynamics of cortical thickness development in healthy children and adolescents. Neuroimage. 2014 Jan 01; 84:810-9. PMID: 24071525.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Waber DP, McCabe M, Sebree M, Forbes PW, Adams H, Alyman C, Sands SA, Robaey P, Romero I, Routhier MÈ, Girard JM, Sallan SE, Silverman LB. Neuropsychological outcomes of a randomized trial of prednisone versus dexamethasone in acute lymphoblastic leukemia: findings from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute All Consortium Protocol 00-01. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Nov; 60(11):1785-91. PMID: 23832430.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. Galler JR, Bryce CP, Zichlin ML, Waber DP, Exner N, Fitzmaurice GM, Costa PT. Malnutrition in the first year of life and personality at age 40. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2013 Aug; 54(8):911-9. PMID: 23488644.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Galler JR, Bryce CP, Waber DP, Zichlin ML, Fitzmaurice GM, Costa PT. MATERNAL DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS IN CHILDHOOD AND OPENNESS TO EXPERIENCE IN ADULTHOOD. Imagin Cogn Pers. 2013; 33(1-2):151-163. PMID: 25506118.
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  23. Mrakotsky C, Forbes PW, Bernstein JH, Grand RJ, Bousvaros A, Szigethy E, Waber DP. Acute cognitive and behavioral effects of systemic corticosteroids in children treated for inflammatory bowel disease. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2013 Jan; 19(1):96-109. PMID: 23157730.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Gonzalez-Heydrich J, Hamoda HM, Luna L, Rao S, McClendon J, Rotella P, Waber D, Boyer K, Faraone SV, Whitney J, Guild D, Biederman J. Elevated rates of ADHD in mothers of children with comorbid ADHD and epilepsy. Neuropsychiatry (London). 2012 Oct 01; 2(5):385-391. PMID: 23397446.
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  25. Monje M, Thomason ME, Rigolo L, Wang Y, Waber DP, Sallan SE, Golby AJ. Functional and structural differences in the hippocampus associated with memory deficits in adult survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Feb; 60(2):293-300. PMID: 22887801.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  26. Galler JR, Bryce C, Waber DP, Zichlin ML, Fitzmaurice GM, Eaglesfield D. Socioeconomic outcomes in adults malnourished in the first year of life: a 40-year study. Pediatrics. 2012 Jul; 130(1):e1-7. PMID: 22732170.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. Galler JR, Bryce CP, Waber DP, Hock RS, Harrison R, Eaglesfield GD, Fitzmaurice G. Infant malnutrition predicts conduct problems in adolescents. Nutr Neurosci. 2012 Jul; 15(4):186-92. PMID: 22584048.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  28. Waber DP, Forbes PW, Almli CR, Blood EA. Four-year longitudinal performance of a population-based sample of healthy children on a neuropsychological battery: the NIH MRI study of normal brain development. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2012 Mar; 18(2):179-90. PMID: 22364826.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. Galler JR, Bryce CP, Zichlin ML, Fitzmaurice G, Eaglesfield GD, Waber DP. Infant malnutrition is associated with persisting attention deficits in middle adulthood. J Nutr. 2012 Apr; 142(4):788-94. PMID: 22378333.
    Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Sarco DP, Boyer K, Lundy-Krigbaum SM, Takeoka M, Jensen F, Gregas M, Waber DP. Benign rolandic epileptiform discharges are associated with mood and behavior problems. Epilepsy Behav. 2011 Oct; 22(2):298-303. PMID: 21862414.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  31. Galler JR, Bryce CP, Waber DP, Medford G, Eaglesfield GD, Fitzmaurice G. Early malnutrition predicts parent reports of externalizing behaviors at ages 9-17. Nutr Neurosci. 2011 Jul; 14(4):138-44. PMID: 21902884.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Waber DP, Queally JT, Catania L, Robaey P, Romero I, Adams H, Alyman C, Jandet-Brunet C, Sallan SE, Silverman LB. Neuropsychological outcomes of standard risk and high risk patients treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia on Dana-Farber ALL consortium protocol 95-01 at 5 years post-diagnosis. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 May; 58(5):758-65. PMID: 21721112.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  33. Waber DP. Central nervous system late effects: a new frontier? Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 Sep; 57(3):355-6. PMID: 21638757.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  34. Waber DP. CNS germinoma: one more piece of the puzzle. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 Oct; 57(4):537-8. PMID: 21638758.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  35. Ganjavi H, Lewis JD, Bellec P, MacDonald PA, Waber DP, Evans AC, Karama S. Negative associations between corpus callosum midsagittal area and IQ in a representative sample of healthy children and adolescents. PLoS One. 2011; 6(5):e19698. PMID: 21625542.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  36. Mrakotsky CM, Silverman LB, Dahlberg SE, Alyman MC, Sands SA, Queally JT, Miller TP, Cranston A, Neuberg DS, Sallan SE, Waber DP. Neurobehavioral side effects of corticosteroids during active treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children are age-dependent: report from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ALL Consortium Protocol 00-01. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 Sep; 57(3):492-8. PMID: 21560226.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  37. Waber DP, Eaglesfield D, Fitzmaurice GM, Bryce C, Harrison RH, Galler JR. Cognitive impairment as a mediator in the developmental pathway from infant malnutrition to adolescent depressive symptoms in Barbadian youth. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2011 Apr; 32(3):225-32. PMID: 21285893.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  38. Karama S, Colom R, Johnson W, Deary IJ, Haier R, Waber DP, Lepage C, Ganjavi H, Jung R, Evans AC. Cortical thickness correlates of specific cognitive performance accounted for by the general factor of intelligence in healthy children aged 6 to 18. Neuroimage. 2011 Apr 15; 55(4):1443-53. PMID: 21241809.
    Citations: 31     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  39. Maril A, Davis PE, Koo JJ, Reggev N, Zuckerman M, Ehrenfeld L, Mulkern RV, Waber DP, Rivkin MJ. Developmental fMRI study of episodic verbal memory encoding in children. Neurology. 2010 Dec 07; 75(23):2110-6. PMID: 21135385.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  40. Coakley RM, Forbes PW, Kelley SD, Lebovidge J, Beasley P, Demaso DR, Waber DP. Family functioning and posttraumatic stress symptoms in youth and their parents after unintentional pediatric injury. J Trauma Stress. 2010 Dec; 23(6):807-10. PMID: 21104856.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  41. Gonzalez-Heydrich J, Whitney J, Waber D, Forbes P, Hsin O, Faraone SV, Dodds A, Rao S, Mrakotsky C, Macmillan C, Demaso DR, de Moor C, Torres A, Bourgeois B, Biederman J. Adaptive phase I study of OROS methylphenidate treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder with epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2010 Jul; 18(3):229-37. PMID: 20493783.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  42. Galler JR, Bryce CP, Waber D, Hock RS, Exner N, Eaglesfield D, Fitzmaurice G, Harrison R. Early childhood malnutrition predicts depressive symptoms at ages 11-17. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2010 Jul; 51(7):789-98. PMID: 20331492.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  43. Waber DP. Getting a "Head Start": neuropsychological functioning of young children treated for brain tumors with delayed or no cranial radiation therapy. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Mar; 54(3):346-7. PMID: 19902522.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  44. Rose-Jacobs R, Waber D, Beeghly M, Cabral H, Appugleise D, Heeren T, Marani J, Frank DA. Intrauterine cocaine exposure and executive functioning in middle childhood. Neurotoxicol Teratol. 2009 May-Jun; 31(3):159-68. PMID: 19146950.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  45. Waber DP, Pomeroy SL. Introduction: survivors of childhood cancer: the new face of developmental disabilities. Dev Disabil Res Rev. 2008; 14(3):183-4. PMID: 18924153.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  46. Waber DP, Turek J, Catania L, Stevenson K, Robaey P, Romero I, Adams H, Alyman C, Jandet-Brunet C, Neuberg DS, Sallan SE, Silverman LB. Neuropsychological outcomes from a randomized trial of triple intrathecal chemotherapy compared with 18 Gy cranial radiation as CNS treatment in acute lymphoblastic leukemia: findings from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ALL Consortium Protocol 95-01. J Clin Oncol. 2007 Nov 01; 25(31):4914-21. PMID: 17971588.
    Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  47. Waber DP, De Moor C, Forbes PW, Almli CR, Botteron KN, Leonard G, Milovan D, Paus T, Rumsey J. The NIH MRI study of normal brain development: performance of a population based sample of healthy children aged 6 to 18 years on a neuropsychological battery. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2007 Sep; 13(5):729-46. PMID: 17511896.
    Citations: 82     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  48. Gonzalez-Heydrich J, Dodds A, Whitney J, MacMillan C, Waber D, Faraone SV, Boyer K, Mrakotsky C, DeMaso D, Bourgeois B, Biederman J. Psychiatric disorders and behavioral characteristics of pediatric patients with both epilepsy and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Epilepsy Behav. 2007 May; 10(3):384-8. PMID: 17368109.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  49. Bernstein JH & Waber DP. Executive capacities from a developmental perspective. Meltzer L (Ed.) Understanding Executive Function. 2007.
  50. Fischer, KW, Immordino-Yang, MH, Waber, DP. Toward a Grounded Synthesis of Mind, Brain and Education for Reading: An Introduction to the Field and This Book. Fischer KW, & Bernstein JH (Eds). Mind, Brain, and Education in Reading Disorders. 2007.
  51. Mrakotsky C. & Waber DP. Chemotherapy agents for treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Bellinger D. Human Developmental Neurotoxicology. 2006; 131-147.
  52. Waber DP, Gerber EB, Turcios VY, Wagner ER, Forbes PW. Executive functions and performance on high-stakes testing in children from urban schools. Dev Neuropsychol. 2006; 29(3):459-77. PMID: 16671862.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  53. Waber DP. Beyond Reading: How does neuroscience inform our understanding of LD?. The Educational Therapist. 2006; 27:12-15.
  54. Waber DP, Pomeroy SL, Chiverton AM, Kieran MW, Scott RM, Goumnerova LC, Rivkin MJ. Everyday cognitive function after craniopharyngioma in childhood. Pediatr Neurol. 2006 Jan; 34(1):13-9. PMID: 16376272.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  55. Mrakotsky C, Bousvaros A, Kenney E, Carpenter H, Szigethy E, Waber DP, & Grand R. Executive functions and memory in children treated for inflammatory bowel disease: Impact of steroids vs. disease factors. 2006.
  56. Galler JR, Waber D, Harrison R, Ramsey F. Behavioral effects of childhood malnutrition. Am J Psychiatry. 2005 Sep; 162(9):1760-1; author reply 1761. PMID: 16135650.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  57. Waber DP, Forbes PW, Wolff PH, Weiler MD. Neurodevelopmental characteristics of children with learning impairments classified according to the double-deficit hypothesis. J Learn Disabil. 2004 Sep-Oct; 37(5):451-61. PMID: 15460351.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  58. Waber DP, Silverman LB, Catania L, Mautz W, Rue M, Gelber RD, Levy DE, Goldwasser MA, Adams H, Dufresne A, Metzger V, Romero I, Tarbell NJ, Dalton VK, Sallan SE. Outcomes of a randomized trial of hyperfractionated cranial radiation therapy for treatment of high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia: therapeutic efficacy and neurotoxicity. J Clin Oncol. 2004 Jul 01; 22(13):2701-7. PMID: 15226337.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic HealthCTClinical Trials
  59. Waber DP, Weiler MD, Forbes PW, Bernstein JH, Bellinger DC, Rappaport L. Neurobehavioral factors associated with referral for learning problems in a community sample: evidence for an adaptational model for learning disorders. J Learn Disabil. 2003 Sep-Oct; 36(5):467-83. PMID: 15497490.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  60. Peters JM, Waber DP, McAnulty GB, Duffy FH. Event-related correlations in learning impaired children during A hybrid go/no-go choice reaction visual-motor task. Clin Electroencephalogr. 2003 Jul; 34(3):99-109. PMID: 14521272.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  61. Weiler MD, Forbes P, Kirkwood M, Waber D. The developmental course of processing speed in children with and without learning disabilities. J Exp Child Psychol. 2003 Jun; 85(2):178-94. PMID: 12799167.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  62. Carpentieri SC, Waber DP, Pomeroy SL, Scott RM, Goumnerova LC, Kieran MW, Billett AL, Tarbell NJ. Neuropsychological functioning after surgery in children treated for brain tumor. Neurosurgery. 2003 Jun; 52(6):1348-56; discussion 1356-7. PMID: 12762880.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  63. Waber DP, Marcus DJ, Forbes PW, Bellinger DC, Weiler MD, Sorensen LG, Curran T. Motor sequence learning and reading ability: is poor reading associated with sequencing deficits? J Exp Child Psychol. 2003 Apr; 84(4):338-54. PMID: 12711531.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  64. Rivkin MJ, Vajapeyam S, Hutton C, Weiler ML, Hall EK, Wolraich DA, Yoo SS, Mulkern RV, Forbes PW, Wolff PH, Waber DP. A functional magnetic resonance imaging study of paced finger tapping in children. Pediatr Neurol. 2003 Feb; 28(2):89-95. PMID: 12699857.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  65. Waber DP. Parsing children’s productions of the Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure: What Develops?. Kaplan E, and Knight J. Handbook of Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure Usage: Clinical and Research Applications. 2003.
  66. Sorensen LG, Forbes PW, Bernstein JH, Weiler MD, Mitchell WM & Waber DP. Psychosocial functioning in learning impaired children over a two-year period: Risk, Resilience, & Adaptation. Learning Disabilities Research adn Practice. 2003; 18:10-24.
  67. Weiler MD, Forbes PW, Kirkwood M, & Waber DP. The developmental course of processing speed in children with and without larning impairment. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 2003; 85:178-194.
  68. Yeates KO, Patterson CM, Waber DP & Bernstein JH. The ROCF and Pediatric Closed Head Injury. Kaplan E, and Knight J. , Handbook of Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure Usage: Clinical and Research Applications. 2003.
  69. Weiler MD, Bernstein JH, Bellinger D, Waber DP. Information processing deficits in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, inattentive type, and children with reading disability. J Learn Disabil. 2002 Sep-Oct; 35(5):448-61. PMID: 15490541.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  70. Waber DP. More good news about neuropsychological late effects in long-term survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2002 Feb; 24(2):86-7. PMID: 11990710.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  71. Waber DP. More good news about neuropsychological late effets in long-term survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. J. Ped Hem/Onc. 2002; 24:86-87.
  72. Carpentieri SC, Waber DP, Scott RM, Goumnerova LC, Kieran MW, Cohen LE, Kim F, Billett AL, Tarbell NJ, Pomeroy SL. Memory deficits among children with craniopharyngiomas. Neurosurgery. 2001 Nov; 49(5):1053-7; discussion 1057-8. PMID: 11846897.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  73. Kirkwood MW, Weiler MD, Bernstein JH, Forbes PW, Waber DP. Sources of poor performance on the Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure Test among children with learning difficulties: a dynamic assessment approach. Clin Neuropsychol. 2001 Aug; 15(3):345-56. PMID: 11778773.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  74. Valencia I, McAnulty GB, Waber DP, Duffy FH. Auditory evoked responses to similar words with phonemic difference: comparison between children with good and poor reading scores. Clin Electroencephalogr. 2001 Jul; 32(3):160-7. PMID: 11512380.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  75. Duffy FH, Valencia I, McAnulty GB, Waber DP. Auditory evoked response data reduction by PCA: development of variables sensitive to reading disability. Clin Electroencephalogr. 2001 Jul; 32(3):168-78. PMID: 11512381.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  76. Waber DP, Shapiro BL, Carpentieri SC, Gelber RD, Zou G, Dufresne A, Romero I, Tarbell NJ, Silverman LB, Sallan SE. Excellent therapeutic efficacy and minimal late neurotoxicity in children treated with 18 grays of cranial radiation therapy for high-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a 7-year follow-up study of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Consortium Protocol 87-01. Cancer. 2001 Jul 01; 92(1):15-22. PMID: 11443604.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  77. Waber DP, Weiler MD, Wolff PH, Bellinger D, Marcus DJ, Ariel R, Forbes P, Wypij D. Processing of rapid auditory stimuli in school-age children referred for evaluation of learning disorders. Child Dev. 2001 Jan-Feb; 72(1):37-49. PMID: 11280488.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  78. Singer-Harris N, Forbes P, Weiler MD, Bellinger D, Waber DP. Children with adequate academic achievement scores referred for evaluation of school difficulties: information processing deficiencies. Dev Neuropsychol. 2001; 20(3):593-603. PMID: 12002095.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  79. Waber DP. Aberrations in Timing in Children with Impaired Reading: Cause, Effect or Correlate?. Wolf M (Ed.) Dyslexia, Fluency and the Brain. 2001.
  80. Waber DP, Wolff PH, Forbes PW, Weiler MD. Rapid automatized naming in children referred for evaluation of heterogeneous learning problems: how specific are naming speed deficits to reading disability? Child Neuropsychol. 2000 Dec; 6(4):251-61. PMID: 11992189.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  81. Weiler MD, Harris NS, Marcus DJ, Bellinger D, Kosslyn SM, Waber DP. Speed of information processing in children referred for learning problems: performance on a visual filtering test. J Learn Disabil. 2000 Nov-Dec; 33(6):538-50. PMID: 15495396.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  82. Morgan AE, Singer-Harris N, Bernstein JH, Waber DP. Characteristics of children referred for evaluation of school difficulties who have adequate academic achievement scores. J Learn Disabil. 2000 Sep-Oct; 33(5):489-500. PMID: 15495550.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  83. Weiler MD, Bernstein JH, Bellinger DC, Waber DP. Processing speed in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, inattentive type. Child Neuropsychol. 2000 Sep; 6(3):218-34. PMID: 11402399.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  84. Waber DP, Carpentieri SC, Klar N, Silverman LB, Schwenn M, Hurwitz CA, Mullenix PJ, Tarbell NJ, Sallan SE. Cognitive sequelae in children treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia with dexamethasone or prednisone. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2000 May-Jun; 22(3):206-13. PMID: 10864051.
    Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  85. Weiler MD, Bellinger DK, Simmons EK, Rappaport LK, Urion DK, Mitchell WJ, Bassett NJ, Burke PJ, Marmor J, Waber D. Reliability and validity of a DSM-IV based ADHD screener. Child Neuropsychol. 2000 Mar; 6(1):3-23. PMID: 10980665.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  86. Waber DP, Weiler MD, Bellinger DC, Marcus DJ, Forbes PW, Wypij D, Wolff PH. Diminished motor timing control in children referred for diagnosis of learning problems. Dev Neuropsychol. 2000; 17(2):181-97. PMID: 10955202.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  87. Waber DP, Strand KE. Commentary: otitis media: consistency is the hobgoblin? J Pediatr Psychol. 2000 Jan-Feb; 25(1):19-21. PMID: 10826240.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  88. Waber DP & Strand KE. Otitis media: Consistency is the hobgoblin. Journal of Pediatric Psychiatry. 2000; 25:19-21.
  89. Waber DP, Wolff PH, Forbes PW & Weiler MD. Rapid automatized naming in children referred for evaluation of heterogeneous learning problems: How specific are naming speed deficits in reading disability?. Child Neuropsychology. 2000; 6:251-261.
  90. Weiler MD, Bellinger D, Marmor J, Rancier S, Waber D. Mother and teacher reports of ADHD symptoms: DSM-IV Questionnaire data. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1999 Sep; 38(9):1139-47. PMID: 10504813.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  91. Duffy FH, McAnulty GB, Waber DP. Auditory evoked responses to single tones and closely spaced tone pairs in children grouped by reading or matrices abilities. Clin Electroencephalogr. 1999 Jul; 30(3):84-93. PMID: 10578470.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  92. Waber DP & Mullenix PJ. Neuropsychological Sequelae in Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). Yeates KO, Ris MD, and Taylor HG, (Eds). Pediatric Neuropsychology: Research, Theory and Practice. 1999.
  93. Weiler MD, Bellinger D, Marmor J, Jypij D, Rancier S, Waber DP. Mother and teacher reports of ADHD symptoms: DSM-IV questionnaire data. Journal of th American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 1999; 38:1139-1147.
  94. Waber DP, Tarbell NJ. Toxicity of CNS prophylaxis for childhood leukemia. Oncology (Williston Park). 1997 Feb; 11(2):259-64; discussion 264-5. PMID: 9057179.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  95. Bernstein JH & Waber DP. Pediatric neuropsychological assessment. Feinberg TE, and Farah M, (Eds.) Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology. 1997.
  96. Chapman CA, Waber DP, Bassett N, Urion DK, Korf BR. Neurobehavioral profiles of children with neurofibromatosis 1 referred for learning disabilities are sex-specific. Am J Med Genet. 1996 Apr 09; 67(2):127-32. PMID: 8723038.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  97. Bernstein JH & Waber DP. . Developmental Scoring System for the Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure. 1996.
  98. Waber DP, McCormick MC. Late neuropsychological outcomes in preterm infants of normal IQ: selective vulnerability of the visual system. J Pediatr Psychol. 1995 Dec; 20(6):721-35. PMID: 8558374.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  99. Waber DP, Tarbell NJ, Fairclough D, Atmore K, Castro R, Isquith P, Lussier F, Romero I, Carpenter PJ, Schiller M, et al. Cognitive sequelae of treatment in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: cranial radiation requires an accomplice. J Clin Oncol. 1995 Oct; 13(10):2490-6. PMID: 7595698.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  100. Sonis AL, Waber DP, Sallan S, Tarbell NJ. The oral health of long-term survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia: a comparison of three treatment modalities. Eur J Cancer B Oral Oncol. 1995 Jul; 31B(4):250-2. PMID: 7492921.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  101. Chapman CA, Waber DP, Bernstein JH, Pomeroy SL, LaVally B, Sallan SE, Tarbell N. Neurobehavioral and neurologic outcome in long-term survivors of posterior fossa brain tumors: role of age and perioperative factors. J Child Neurol. 1995 May; 10(3):209-12. PMID: 7642890.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  102. Waber DP and Bernstein JH. Performance of learning disabled and non-learning disabled children on the Rey-osterrith Complex Figure Test (ROCF): Validation of the Developmental Scoring System. Dev. Neuropsych. 1995; 11:237-252.
  103. Mullenix PJ, Kernan WJ, Schunior A, Howes A, Waber DP, Sallan SE, Tarbell NJ. Interactions of steroid, methotrexate, and radiation determine neurotoxicity in an animal model to study therapy for childhood leukemia. Pediatr Res. 1994 Feb; 35(2):171-8. PMID: 8165051.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsPHPublic Health
  104. Kleinman SN and Waber DP. Prose memory strategies of children treated for leukemia: a story grammar analysis of the Anna Thompson passage. Neuropsychology,. 1994; 8:464-470.
  105. Waber DP, Isquith PK, Kahn CM, Romero I, Sallan SE, Tarbell NJ. Metacognitive factors in the visuospatial skills of long-term survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL): An experimental approach to the Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure Test (ROCF). Dev. Neuropsych. 1994; 10:349-367.
  106. Waber DP, Bernstein JH. Repetitive graphomotor output in learning disabled and non-learning disabled children: the Repeated Pattern Test. Dev. Neuropsych. 1994; 10:51-65.
  107. Waber DP, Tarbell NJ, Kahn CM, Gelber RD, Sallan SE. The relationship of sex and treatment modality to neuropsychologic outcome in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. J Clin Oncol. 1992 May; 10(5):810-7. PMID: 1569453.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  108. Waber DP, Bernstein JH, Kammerer BL, Tarbell NJ, and Sallan SE. Neuropsychological diagnostic profiles of children who received CNS treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia: the systemic approach to assessment. Dev. Neuropsych. 1992; 8:1-28.
  109. Kleinman SN, Waber DP. Neurodevelopmental bases of spelling acquisition in children treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Cog. Neuropsych. 1992; 9:403-426.
  110. Mullenix PJ, Kernan WJ, Tassinari MS, Schunior A, Waber DP, Howes A, Tarbell NJ. An animal model to study toxicity of central nervous system therapy for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: effects on behavior. Cancer Res. 1990 Oct 15; 50(20):6461-5. PMID: 2208105.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  111. Waber DP, Urion DK, Tarbell NJ, Niemeyer C, Gelber R, Sallan SE. Late effects of central nervous system treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in childhood are sex-dependent. Dev Med Child Neurol. 1990 Mar; 32(3):238-48. PMID: 2311827.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  112. Waber DP, Gioia G, Paccia J, Sherman B, Dinklage D, Sollee N, Urion DK, Tarbell NJ, Sallan SE. Sex differences in cognitive processing in children treated with CNS prophylaxis for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. J Pediatr Psychol. 1990 Feb; 15(1):105-22. PMID: 2324905.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  113. Bernstein JH & Waber DP. Developmental neuropsychological assessment: The systemic approach. Boulton AA, Baker GB and Hiscock M, (Eds). Neuromethods. 1990; 17.
  114. Waber DP, Bernstein JH and Merola JM. Remembering the Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure: A Dual-Code Model. Dev. Neuropsych. 1989; 5:1-15.
  115. Waber DP. Rate and state: a critique of models underlying the assessment of learning disabled children. Barr R, and Zelazo P (Eds). Challenges to paradigms in development. 1989.
  116. Waber DP. The biological boundaries of cognitive styles: a neuropsychological analysis. Globerson T, and Zelniker T (Eds). Cognitive Style and Cognitive Development. 1989.
  117. Waber DP, Holmes JM. Assessing children's memory productions of the Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 1986 Oct; 8(5):563-80. PMID: 3805253.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  118. Waber DP, Mann MB, Merola J. Motor overflow and attentional processes in normal school-age children. Dev Med Child Neurol. 1985 Aug; 27(4):491-7. PMID: 4029519.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  119. Waber DP, Holmes JM. Assessing children's copy productions of the Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 1985 Jun; 7(3):264-80. PMID: 3998091.
    Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  120. Waber DP, Mann M, Merola J and Moylan P. Physical maturation rate and cognitive performance in early adolescence: a longitudinal examination. Dev. Psych. 1985; 21:666-681.
  121. Waber DP, Merola JL. Motor correlates of dichotic listening asymmetries in children. Neuropsychologia. 1985; 23(3):403-10. PMID: 4022307.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  122. Waber DP. The search for biological correlates of behavioral sex differences. Martin J, and Newcombe F, (Eds). Sexual Dimorphism. 1985.
  123. Waber DP, Carlson D, Mann M, Merola J, Moylan P. SES-related aspects of neuropsychological performance. Child Dev. 1984 Oct; 55(5):1878-86. PMID: 6510058.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  124. Waber DP, Carlson D, Mann M. Developmental and differential aspects of mental rotation in early adolescence. Child Dev. 1982 Dec; 53(6):1614-21. PMID: 7172784.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  125. Wolff PH, Waber D, Bauermeister M, Cohen C, Ferber R. The neuropsychological status of adolescent delinquent boys. J Child Psychol Psychiatry. 1982 Jul; 23(3):267-79. PMID: 7107743.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  126. Waber DP, Bauermeister M, Cohen C, Ferber R, Wolff PH. Behavioral correlates of physical and neuromotor maturity in adolescents from different environments. Dev Psychobiol. 1981 Dec; 14(6):513-22. PMID: 7297762.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  127. Waber DP, Vuori-Christiansen L, Ortiz N, Clement JR, Christiansen NE, Mora JO, Reed RB, Herrera MG. Nutritional supplementation, maternal education, and cognitive development of infants at risk of malnutrition. Am J Clin Nutr. 1981 04; 34(Suppl 4):807-13. PMID: 7223696.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  128. Waber DP. Environmental influences on brain and behavior. Albert M, Galaburda A, Gartrell N, and Ansara A, (Eds). Significance of sex differences in dyslexia. 1981; 73-79.
  129. Herrera M, Mora JO, Christiansen N, Ortiz N, Clement J, Vuori L, deParedes B, Wagner M, & Waber DP. Effects of nutritional supplementaion and early education of physical and cognitive development. Turner RR, & Reese FJ, (Eds). Life-span developmental psychology intervention. 1980.
  130. Waber DP. Maturation: thoughts on renewing an old acquaintanceship. Caplan D, (Ed). Biological studies of mental processes. 1980.
  131. Waber DP. What is the significance of sex differences in performance asymmetries?. McGlone J, ed. Sex differences in human brain asymmetry: a critical survey. 1980.
  132. Waber DP. Neuropsychological aspects of Turner's syndrome. Dev Med Child Neurol. 1979 Feb; 21(1):58-70. PMID: 437385.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  133. Waber DP. The meaning of sex-related variation in maturation rates. Gullahorn J. (Ed). Psychology and women: in transition. 1979.
  134. Waber DP. Cognitive abilities and sex-related variations in the maturation of cerebral cortical functions. Wittig MA and Petersen AC (Eds.) Determinants of sex-related differences in cognitive functioning. 1979.
  135. Waber DP. Biological substrates of field dependence: implications of the sex difference. Psychol Bull. 1977 Nov; 84(6):1076-87. PMID: 928570.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  136. Waber DP. Sex differences in Mental abilities, hemispheric lateralization, and rate of physical growth at adolescence. Dev. Psych. 1977; 13:29-38.
  137. Needleman HL, Waber D. Letter: Amitriptyline therapy in patients with anorexia nervosa. Lancet. 1976 Sep 11; 2(7985):580. PMID: 60661.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  138. Waber DP. Sex differences in cognition: a function of maturation rate? Science. 1976 May 07; 192(4239):572-4. PMID: 1257795.
    Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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