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Research Interests for Melanie J. Bonner

Research Interests:

My research program is focused on neurocognitive assessment and intervention in children with chronic illness. Current projects include: 1) cognitive rehabilitation interventions in children with cancer and with sickle cell disease; 2) understanding the impact of child chronic illness on caregivers 3)) evaluation of quality of life factors in children with chronic illness. Please see my Scholars@Duke profile for publications and other information

Keywords:
Abnormalities, Multiple, Achievement, Adaptation, Psychological, Adolescent, Adolescent Behavior, Adult, Age Factors, Anemia, Sickle Cell, Anger, Animals, Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols, Anxiety, Attention, Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity, Attitude to Health, Body Height, Body Weight, Brain, Brain Neoplasms, Calcium, Dietary, Caregivers, Central Nervous System Stimulants, Cerebellar Neoplasms, Child, Child Behavior Disorders, Child, Preschool, Chromosome Deletion, Chromosomes, Human, Pair 22, Chronic Disease, Cognition, Cognition Disorders, Cognitive Therapy, Combined Modality Therapy, Cranial Irradiation, Craniospinal Irradiation, Cross-Over Studies, Cross-Sectional Studies, Demography, Diet, Dietary Fats, DiGeorge Syndrome, Disabled Children, Dose-Response Relationship, Drug, Double-Blind Method, Drug Administration Schedule, Drug Tolerance, Educational Status, Emotions, Executive Function, Exercise, Fathers, Feasibility Studies, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Food Habits, Guidelines as Topic, Health Behavior, Health Care Surveys, Health Education, Health Promotion, Health Status, Helplessness, Learned, Humans, Hydroxyurea, Infant, Intelligence, Internal-External Control, International Agencies, Kidney, Learning Disorders, Legal Guardians, Leisure Activities, Leukoencephalopathies, Life Style, Logistic Models, Longitudinal Studies, Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic, Male, Mathematics, Medulloblastoma, Memory, Memory, Short-Term, Mental Disorders, Methylphenidate, Motivation, Motor Activity, Neoplasms, Neuroimaging, Neuronal Plasticity, Neuropsychological Tests, Obesity, Pain, Pain Management, Parents, Personal Construct Theory, Phenotype, Pilot Projects, Postal Service, Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma, Probability, Prognosis, Prospective Studies, Psychological Tests, Psychology, Psychometrics, Psychomotor Disorders, Psychomotor Performance, Quality of Life, Questionnaires, Radiation Injuries, Reference Values, Registries, Reproducibility of Results, Research Design, Risk, Risk Assessment, Risk Factors, Schizophrenia, Self Concept, Severity of Illness Index, Smoking, Smoking Cessation, Social Behavior, Socialization, Spleen, Stress, Psychological, Survivors, Therapy, Computer-Assisted, Treatment Outcome, Ultrasonography, Doppler, Transcranial, United States, Velocardiofacial syndrome, Young Adult
Recent Publications   (search)
  1. Jasien, JM; Bonner, M; D'alli, R; Prange, L; Mclean, M; Sachdev, M; Uchitel, J; Ricano, J; Smith, B; Mikati, MA, Cognitive, adaptive, and behavioral profiles and management of alternating hemiplegia of childhood., Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology (October, 2018) [doi[abs].
  2. Tan, QK-G; Cope, H; Spillmann, RC; Stong, N; Jiang, Y-H; McDonald, MT; Rothman, JA; Butler, MW; Frush, DP; Lachman, RS; Lee, B; Bacino, CA; Bonner, MJ; McCall, CM; Pendse, AA; Walley, N; Undiagnosed Diseases Network, ; Shashi, V; Pena, LDM, Further evidence for the involvement of EFL1 in a Shwachman-Diamond-like syndrome and expansion of the phenotypic features., Cold Spring Harbor Molecular Case Studies, vol. 4 no. 5 (October, 2018) [doi[abs].
  3. Anderson, LM; Leonard, S; Jonassaint, J; Lunyera, J; Bonner, M; Shah, N, Mobile health intervention for youth with sickle cell disease: Impact on adherence, disease knowledge, and quality of life, Pediatric Blood & Cancer, vol. 65 no. 8 (August, 2018), pp. e27081-e27081 [doi].
  4. Allen, TM; Anderson, LM; Rothman, JA; Bonner, MJ, [Formula: see text]Executive functioning and health-related quality of life in pediatric sickle cell disease., Child Neuropsychology : a Journal on Normal and Abnormal Development in Childhood and Adolescence, vol. 23 no. 8 (November, 2017), pp. 889-906 [doi[abs].
  5. Schreiber, JE; Palmer, SL; Conklin, HM; Mabbott, DJ; Swain, MA; Bonner, MJ; Chapieski, ML; Huang, L; Zhang, H; Gajjar, A, Posterior fossa syndrome and long-term neuropsychological outcomes among children treated for medulloblastoma on a multi-institutional, prospective study., Neuro Oncology, vol. 19 no. 12 (November, 2017), pp. 1673-1682 [doi[abs].

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