Christiana M Leonard

Christiana M Leonard,

Professor Emeritus

Department: MD-NEUROSCIENCE
Business Phone: (352) 294-0048
Business Email: leonardc@ufl.edu

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2009-2010
GMS6029 Brain Journal Club

Publications

2016
Finding prefrontal cortex in the rat.
Brain research. 1645:1-3 [DOI] 10.1016/j.brainres.2016.02.002. [PMID] 26867704.
2014
A pilot study evaluating presurgery neuroanatomical biomarkers for postoperative cognitive decline after total knee arthroplasty in older adults.
Anesthesiology. 120(3):601-13 [DOI] 10.1097/ALN.0000000000000080. [PMID] 24534857.
2013
A Whole-Brain Analysis of Cortical Asymmetries
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.
2013
Anterior temporobasal sulcal morphology: development of a reliable rating protocol and normative data.
Brain structure & function. 218(4):889-901 [DOI] 10.1007/s00429-012-0436-z. [PMID] 22744398.
2013
Structural asymmetry of anterior insula: behavioral correlates and individual differences.
Brain and language. 126(2):109-22 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bandl.2013.03.005. [PMID] 23681069.
2012
Individual differences in reading skill and language lateralisation: a cluster analysis.
Laterality. 17(2):225-51 [DOI] 10.1080/1357650X.2011.561860. [PMID] 22385144.
2011
Brain anatomy, processing speed, and reading in school-age children.
Developmental neuropsychology. 36(7):828-46 [DOI] 10.1080/87565641.2011.606398. [PMID] 21978008.
2011
Does degree of asymmetry relate to performance? A reply to Boles and Barth.
Brain and cognition. 77(1):135-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bandc.2011.05.005. [PMID] 21658832.
2010
Alternate reading strategies and variable asymmetry of the planum temporale in adult resilient readers.
Brain and language. 113(2):73-83 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bandl.2010.01.003. [PMID] 20223512.
2010
Entorhinal cortex volume in older adults: reliability and validity considerations for three published measurement protocols.
Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS. 16(5):846-55 [DOI] 10.1017/S135561771000072X. [PMID] 20937164.
2009
A large-scale investigation of lateralization in cortical anatomy and word reading: are there sex differences?
Neuropsychology. 23(2):210-22 [DOI] 10.1037/a0014265. [PMID] 19254094.
2009
Behavioral correlates of corpus callosum size: anatomical/behavioral relationships vary across sex/handedness groups.
Neuropsychologia. 47(12):2427-35 [DOI] 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2009.04.008. [PMID] 19383501.
2009
Does degree of asymmetry relate to performance? An investigation of word recognition and reading in consistent and mixed handers.
Brain and cognition. 69(3):521-30 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bandc.2008.11.002. [PMID] 19100673.
2009
Early childhood obesity is associated with compromised cerebellar development.
Developmental neuropsychology. 34(3):272-83 [DOI] 10.1080/87565640802530961. [PMID] 19437203.
2009
Lexical Processing Skill in College-Age Resilient Readers
Reading and Writing. 22(3):353-371 [DOI] 10.1007/s11145-008-9120-3.
2009
Neural substrates of object identification: Functional magnetic resonance imaging evidence that category and visual attribute contribute to semantic knowledge.
Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS. 15(2):169-81 [DOI] 10.1017/S1355617709090468. [PMID] 19232155.
2009
Paracingulate asymmetry in anterior and midcingulate cortex: sex differences and the effect of measurement technique.
Brain structure & function. 213(6):553-69 [DOI] 10.1007/s00429-009-0210-z. [PMID] 19636589.
2009
Paracingulate Asymmetry in Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia Bulletin. 35
2008
Age-related changes in word retrieval: role of bilateral frontal and subcortical networks.
Neurobiology of aging. 29(3):436-51 [PMID] 17147975.
2008
Asymmetry and dyslexia.
Developmental neuropsychology. 33(6):663-81 [DOI] 10.1080/87565640802418597. [PMID] 19005910.
2008
Gene mutations and cognitive delay.
Science (New York, N.Y.). 321(5889) [DOI] 10.1126/science.321.5889.640a. [PMID] 18669843.
2008
Identical neural risk factors predict cognitive deficit in dyslexia and schizophrenia.
Neuropsychology. 22(2):147-58 [DOI] 10.1037/0894-4105.22.2.147. [PMID] 18331156.
2008
Manual and automated measures of superior temporal gyrus asymmetry: concordant structural predictors of verbal ability in children.
NeuroImage. 41(3):813-22 [DOI] 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2008.03.002. [PMID] 18440244.
2008
Size matters: cerebral volume influences sex differences in neuroanatomy.
Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). 18(12):2920-31 [DOI] 10.1093/cercor/bhn052. [PMID] 18440950.
2007
Kernel Fisher discriminant for shape-based classification in epilepsy.
Medical image analysis. 11(1):79-90 [PMID] 17157051.
2007
Sylvian fissure morphology in Prader-Willi syndrome and early-onset morbid obesity.
Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics. 9(8):536-43 [PMID] 17700392.
2006
Converging evidence for triple word form theory in children with dyslexia.
Developmental neuropsychology. 30(1):547-89 [PMID] 16925475.
2006
Diffusion tensor imaging of frontal white matter and executive functioning in cocaine-exposed children.
Pediatrics. 118(5):2014-24 [PMID] 17079574.
2006
Exploiting human anatomical variability as a link between genome and cognome.
Genes, brain, and behavior. 5 Suppl 1(0 1):64-77 [PMID] 16417619.
2006
Individual differences in anatomy predict reading and oral language impairments in children.
Brain : a journal of neurology. 129(Pt 12):3329-42 [PMID] 17012292.
2006
Neuroanatomical and behavioral asymmetry in an adult compensated dyslexic.
Brain and language. 98(2):169-81 [PMID] 16737735.
2006
Uncoupled leftward asymmetries for planum morphology and functional language processing.
Brain and language. 98(1):102-11 [PMID] 16697453.
2005
Anatomical signatures of dyslexia in children: unique information from manual and voxel based morphometry brain measures.
Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior. 41(3):304-15 [PMID] 15871596.
2004
Cerebral asymmetries for language: evidence for structural-behavioral correlations.
Neuropsychology. 18(2):219-31 [PMID] 15099144.
2004
Longitudinal mapping of cortical thickness and brain growth in normal children.
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 24(38):8223-31 [PMID] 15385605.
2004
Verbal memory abilities of children with brain tumors.
Child neuropsychology : a journal on normal and abnormal development in childhood and adolescence. 10(2):76-88 [PMID] 15590487.
2003
Anatomical correlates of dyslexia: frontal and cerebellar findings.
Brain : a journal of neurology. 126(Pt 2):482-94 [PMID] 12538414.
2003
Comorbid auditory processing disorder in developmental dyslexia.
Ear and hearing. 24(5):448-56 [PMID] 14534414.
2003
Image registration via level-set motion: applications to atlas-based segmentation.
Medical image analysis. 7(1):1-20 [PMID] 12467719.
2003
Left and right basal ganglia and frontal activity during language generation: contributions to lexical, semantic, and phonological processes.
Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS. 9(7):1061-77 [PMID] 14738287.
2002
ADHD and conduct disorder: an MRI study in a community sample.
The world journal of biological psychiatry : the official journal of the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry. 3(4):216-20 [PMID] 12516313.
2002
The epigenesis of planum temporale asymmetry in twins.
Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). 12(7):749-55 [PMID] 12050086.
2002
Variability in the anatomy of the planum temporale and posterior ascending ramus: do right- and left handers differ?
Brain and language. 83(3):403-24 [PMID] 12468396.
2001
Anatomical risk factors for phonological dyslexia.
Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). 11(2):148-57 [PMID] 11208669.
2001
Planar asymmetry tips the phonological playground and environment raises the bar.
Child development. 72(4):988-1002 [PMID] 11480950.
2001
Relative shift in activity from medial to lateral frontal cortex during internally versus externally guided word generation.
Journal of cognitive neuroscience. 13(2):272-83 [PMID] 11244551.
2001
Working memory deficits in schizophrenia are not necessarily specific or associated with MRI-based estimates of area 46 volumes.
Psychiatry research. 108(3):187-209 [PMID] 11756016.
2000
Digitizing the moving face during dynamic displays of emotion.
Neuropsychologia. 38(7):1028-39 [PMID] 10775713.
2000
Structural imaging in dyslexia: the planum temporale.
Mental retardation and developmental disabilities research reviews. 6(3):198-206 [PMID] 10982497.
1999
Activity in the paracingulate and cingulate sulci during word generation: an fMRI study of functional anatomy.
Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). 9(4):307-16 [PMID] 10426410.
1999
Cumulative effect of anatomical risk factors for schizophrenia: an MRI study.
Biological psychiatry. 46(3):374-82 [PMID] 10435203.
1999
Influence of speech stimuli intensity on the activation of auditory cortex investigated with functional magnetic resonance imaging.
The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 105(5):2738-45 [PMID] 10335626.
1999
LOFA: software for individualized localization of functional MRI activity.
NeuroImage. 10(6):749-55 [PMID] 10600420.
1998
An efficient motion estimator with application to medical image registration.
Medical image analysis. 2(1):79-98 [PMID] 10638854.
1998
Hand preference and magnetic resonance imaging asymmetries of the central sulcus.
Neuropsychiatry, neuropsychology, and behavioral neurology. 11(2):65-71 [PMID] 9652486.
1998
Normal variation in the frequency and location of human auditory cortex landmarks. Heschl’s gyrus: where is it?
Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). 8(5):397-406 [PMID] 9722083.
1997
Atrophy of the hippocampus, parietal cortex, and insula in Alzheimer’s disease: a volumetric magnetic resonance imaging study.
Neuropsychiatry, neuropsychology, and behavioral neurology. 10(2):81-9 [PMID] 9150507.
1997
Brain morphology in children with specific language impairment.
Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR. 40(6):1272-84 [PMID] 9430748.
1997
Corpus callosum: sex or size?
Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). 7(1) [PMID] 9023427.
1997
Deficits in auditory temporal and spectral resolution in language-impaired children.
Nature. 387(6629):176-8 [PMID] 9144287.
1997
Fast numerical algorithms for fitting multiresolution hybrid shape models to brain MRI.
Medical image analysis. 1(4):343-62 [PMID] 9873915.
1996
Pars triangularis asymmetry and language dominance.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 93(2):719-22 [PMID] 8570622.
1996
Quantified volumes of temporal lobe structures in patients with epilepsy.
Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging. 6(2):108-14 [PMID] 8634483.
1996
The human primary motor cortex.
Neurology. 46(5):1491-2 [PMID] 8628515.
1995
Magnetic resonance imaging of cerebral anomalies in subjects with resistance to thyroid hormone.
American journal of medical genetics. 60(3):238-43 [PMID] 7573179.
1995
Morphologic cerebral asymmetries and handedness. The pars triangularis and planum temporale.
Archives of neurology. 52(5):501-8 [PMID] 7733846.
1994
Planum temporale asymmetry and language dominance.
Neuropsychologia. 32(10):1225-31 [PMID] 7845562.
1993
Angelman and Prader-Willi syndrome: a magnetic resonance imaging study of differences in cerebral structure.
American journal of medical genetics. 46(1):26-33 [PMID] 8494031.
1993
Anomalous cerebral structure in dyslexia revealed with magnetic resonance imaging.
Archives of neurology. 50(5):461-9 [PMID] 8489401.
1992
Alterations of natural hand movements after interruption of fasciculus cuneatus in the macaque.
Somatosensory & motor research. 9(1):75-89 [PMID] 1595323.
1992
Altered precision grasping in stumptail macaques after fasciculus cuneatus lesions.
Somatosensory & motor research. 9(1):61-73 [PMID] 1595322.
1991
Comparative neuroanatomy of the sexually dimorphic hypothalamus in monogamous and polygamous voles.
Brain research. 541(2):232-40 [PMID] 2054639.
1987
Terminal nerve damage impairs the mating behavior of the male hamster.
Brain research. 417(2):293-303 [PMID] 3308003.
1986
Acetylcholinesterase and luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone distinguish separate populations of terminal nerve neurons.
Neuroscience. 19(3):719-40 [PMID] 3540722.
1986
Developmental changes in the astrocytic response to lateral olfactory tract section.
The Anatomical record. 215(4):374-82 [PMID] 3740471.
1986
The terminal nerve projects centrally in the hamster.
Neuroscience. 19(3):709-17 [PMID] 3540721.
1983
Early recovery of function after olfactory tract section correlated with reinnervation of olfactory tubercle.
Brain research. 283(1):25-40 [PMID] 6299477.
1982
Developmental changes in the topographical distribution of cells contributing to the lateral olfactory tract.
Brain research. 255(3):387-400 [PMID] 7066696.
1969
The prefrontal cortex of the rat. I. Cortical projection of the mediodorsal nucleus. II. Efferent connections.
Brain research. 12(2):321-43 [PMID] 4184997.

Contact Details

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(352) 294-0048
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