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Chad M. Sylvester, MD, PhD

Instructor, Psychiatry

Specialty Areas

Anxiety Disorders
Pediatric Psychiatry
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Anxiety disorders, pediatric psychiatry

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2014
Residency: Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2012
PhD: Neuroscience, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2009
B.S. : University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana 2001
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2009

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Top-down cortical interactions in visuospatial attention.
Meehan TP, Bressler SL, Tang W, Astafiev SV, Sylvester CM, Shulman GL, Corbetta M
Brain Struct Funct. 2017 Mar 20; doi: 10.1007/s00429-017-1390-6.

PMID:
    28321551
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Neonatal Amygdala Functional Connectivity at Rest in Healthy and Preterm Infants and Early Internalizing Symptoms.
Rogers CE, Sylvester CM, Mintz C, Kenley JK, Shimony JS, Barch DM, Smyser CD
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2017 Feb; 56(2)157-166. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2016.11.005.

PMID:
    28117062
    [PubMed - in process]
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Face processing in adolescents with positive and negative threat bias.
Sylvester CM, Petersen SE, Luby JL, Barch DM
Psychol Med. 2017 Apr; 47(5)800-809. doi: 10.1017/S003329171600310X.

PMID:
    27873557
    [PubMed - in process]
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Early Childhood Behavioral Inhibition Predicts Cortical Thickness in Adulthood.
Sylvester CM, Barch DM, Harms MP, Belden AC, Oakberg TJ, Gold AL, White LK, Benson BE, Troller-Renfree S, Degnan KA, Henderson HA, Luby JL, Fox NA, Pine DS
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2016 Feb; 55(2)122-9.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2015.11.007.

PMID:
    26802779
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of Hippocampal and Amygdala Connectivity on the Relationship Between Preschool Poverty and School-Age Depression.
Barch D, Pagliaccio D, Belden A, Harms MP, Gaffrey M, Sylvester CM, Tillman R, Luby J
Am J Psychiatry. 2016 Jun 1; 173(6)625-34. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2015.15081014.

PMID:
    26771739
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Stimulus-Driven Attention, Threat Bias, and Sad Bias in Youth with a History of an Anxiety Disorder or Depression.
Sylvester CM, Hudziak JJ, Gaffrey MS, Barch DM, Luby JL
J Abnorm Child Psychol. 2016 Feb; 44(2)219-31. doi: 10.1007/s10802-015-9988-8.

PMID:
    25702927
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Altered gray matter volume and school age anxiety in children born late preterm.
Rogers CE, Barch DM, Sylvester CM, Pagliaccio D, Harms MP, Botteron KN, Luby JL
J Pediatr. 2014 Nov; 165(5)928-35. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.06.063.

PMID:
    25108541
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Resting state functional connectivity of the ventral attention network in children with a history of depression or anxiety.
Sylvester CM, Barch DM, Corbetta M, Power JD, Schlaggar BL, Luby JL
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2013 Dec; 52(12)1326-1336.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2013.10.001.

PMID:
    24290465
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Functional network dysfunction in anxiety and anxiety disorders.
Sylvester CM, Corbetta M, Raichle ME, Rodebaugh TL, Schlaggar BL, Sheline YI, Zorumski CF, Lenze EJ
Trends Neurosci. 2012 Sep; 35(9)527-35. doi: 10.1016/j.tins.2012.04.012.

PMID:
    22658924
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Measuring Granger causality between cortical regions from voxelwise fMRI BOLD signals with LASSO.
Tang W, Bressler SL, Sylvester CM, Shulman GL, Corbetta M
PLoS Comput Biol. 2012; 8(5)e1002513. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002513.

PMID:
    22654651
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Anticipatory and stimulus-evoked blood oxygenation level-dependent modulations related to spatial attention reflect a common additive signal.
Sylvester CM, Shulman GL, Jack AI, Corbetta M
J Neurosci. 2009 Aug 26; 29(34)10671-82. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1141-09.2009.

PMID:
    19710319
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Top-down control of human visual cortex by frontal and parietal cortex in anticipatory visual spatial attention.
Bressler SL, Tang W, Sylvester CM, Shulman GL, Corbetta M
J Neurosci. 2008 Oct 1; 28(40)10056-61. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1776-08.2008.

PMID:
    18829963
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Anticipatory suppression of nonattended locations in visual cortex marks target location and predicts perception.
Sylvester CM, Jack AI, Corbetta M, Shulman GL
J Neurosci. 2008 Jun 25; 28(26)6549-56. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0275-08.2008.

PMID:
    18579728
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Independence of anticipatory signals for spatial attention from number of nontarget stimuli in the visual field.
Sestieri C, Sylvester CM, Jack AI, d'Avossa G, Shulman GL, Corbetta M
J Neurophysiol. 2008 Aug; 100(2)829-38. doi: 10.1152/jn.00030.2008.

PMID:
    18550727
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Asymmetry of anticipatory activity in visual cortex predicts the locus of attention and perception.
Sylvester CM, Shulman GL, Jack AI, Corbetta M
J Neurosci. 2007 Dec 26; 27(52)14424-33.

PMID:
    18160650
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Models of human visual attention should consider trial-by-trial variability in preparatory neural signals.
Sylvester CM, d'Avossa G, Corbetta M
Neural Netw. 2006 Nov; 19(9)1447-9.

PMID:
    17045781
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Losing our brainless minds: how neuroimaging informs cognition.
Jack AI, Sylvester CM, Corbetta M
Cortex. 2006 Apr; 42(3)418-21; discussion 422-7.

PMID:
    16771052
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Suprachiasmatic nucleus projection to the medial prefrontal cortex: a viral transneuronal tracing study.
Sylvester CM, Krout KE, Loewy AD
Neuroscience. 2002; 114(4)1071-80.

PMID:
    12379260
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The significance of carotid bruits in children: transmitted murmur or vascular origin, studies by pulsed Doppler ultrasound.
Kawabori I, Stevenson JG, Dooley TK, Phillips DJ, Sylvester CM, Guntheroth WG
Am Heart J. 1979 Aug; 98(2)160-7.

PMID:
    453018
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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