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Cynthia Ma, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Medicine
Division of Oncology
Section of Medical Oncology

Specialty Areas

Breast Oncology
Medical Oncology
Oncology
Breast Health

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Hematology
Medical Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Cancer, breast cancer

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: B
Floor: 7
Office Phone: 314-747-1171
Fax: 314-362-7086

Siteman Cancer Center - South County

5225 MidAmerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

Office Phone: 314-747-1171

Education

Education

Fellowship: Hematology/Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 2005
Residency: Internal Medicine, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, North Carolina 2001
Research Fellowship: Endocrinology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 1998
Ph.D.: Development Biology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 1997
Medical Degree: Beijing Medical University, Beijing, P.R. China 1990

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Identification and Characterization of Forced Degradation Products and Stability-indicating Assay for Notoginsenoside Fc by Using UHPLC-Q-TOF-MS and UHPLC-MS/MS: Insights into Stability Profile and Degradation Pathways.
Ma C, Guan H, Ju Z, Li S, Deng G, Zhang Y, Lin Q, Cheng X, Yang L, Wang Z, Wang C
J Sep Sci. 2019 Feb 15; doi: 10.1002/jssc.201801295.

PMID:
    30768757
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Degradation Characteristics of a Novel PAF Receptor Antagonist, SY0916, in Aqueous Solution.
Jin B, Wang Y, Zhang T, Yin W, Zhang D, Huang H, Ma C
J Anal Methods Chem. 2019; 20198789470. doi: 10.1155/2019/8789470.

PMID:
    30766739
    [PubMed]
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Thyroid Diagnosis from SPECT Images Using Convolutional Neural Network with Optimization.
Ma L, Ma C, Liu Y, Wang X
Comput Intell Neurosci. 2019; 20196212759. doi: 10.1155/2019/6212759.

PMID:
    30766599
    [PubMed - in process]
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Tuning Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance of Nanoporous Gold with a Silica Shell for Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering.
Li W, Ma C, Zhang L, Chen B, Chen L, Zeng H
Nanomaterials (Basel). 2019 Feb 12; 9(2)pii: E251. doi: 10.3390/nano9020251.

PMID:
    30759881
    [PubMed]
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An Agrobacterium tumefaciens transformation protocol effective on a variety of cottonwood hybrids (genus Populus).
Han KH, Meilan R, Ma C, Strauss SH
Plant Cell Rep. 2000 Jan; 19(3)315-320. doi: 10.1007/s002990050019.

PMID:
    30754915
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Exosomes are the novel players involved in the beneficial effects of exercise on type 2 diabetes.
Li G, Liu H, Ma C, Chen Y, Wang J, Yang Y
J Cell Physiol. 2019 Feb 12; doi: 10.1002/jcp.28319.

PMID:
    30756380
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The AAA-ATPase MIDASIN 1 Functions in Ribosome Biogenesis and Is Essential for Embryo and Root Development.
Li PC, Li K, Wang J, Zhao CZ, Zhao SZ, Hou L, Xia H, Ma CL, Wang XJ
Plant Physiol. 2019 Feb 12; pii: pp.01225.2018. doi: 10.1104/pp.18.01225.

PMID:
    30755475
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Risk of miscarriage in women with endometriosis undergoing IVF fresh cycles: a retrospective cohort study.
Yang P, Wang Y, Wu Z, Pan N, Yan L, Ma C
Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 2019 Feb 12; 17(1)21. doi: 10.1186/s12958-019-0463-1.

PMID:
    30755216
    [PubMed - in process]
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Dacomitinib, a new pan-EGFR inhibitor, is effective in attenuating pulmonary vascular remodeling and pulmonary hypertension.
Yu X, Zhao X, Zhang J, Li Y, Sheng P, Ma C, Zhang L, Hao X, Zheng X, Xing Y, Qiao H, Qu L, Zhu D
Eur J Pharmacol. 2019 Feb 9; pii: S0014-2999(19)30095-0. doi: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2019.02.008.

PMID:
    30753867
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Comprehensive genome-wide analysis of the pear (Pyrus bretschneideri) laccase gene (PbLAC) family and functional identification of PbLAC1 involved in lignin biosynthesis.
Cheng X, Li G, Ma C, Abdullah M, Zhang J, Zhao H, Jin Q, Cai Y, Lin Y
PLoS One. 2019; 14(2)e0210892. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0210892.

PMID:
    30753186
    [PubMed - in process]
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Carbon-supported Ni nanoparticles for efficient CO<sub>2</sub> electroreduction.
Jia M, Choi C, Wu TS, Ma C, Kang P, Tao H, Fan Q, Hong S, Liu S, Soo YL, Jung Y, Qiu J, Sun Z
Chem Sci. 2018 Dec 21; 9(47)8775-8780. doi: 10.1039/c8sc03732a.

PMID:
    30746113
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Evaluation of salivary exosomal chimeric <i>GOLM1-NAA35</i> RNA as a potential biomarker in esophageal carcinoma.
Lin Y, Dong H, Deng W, Lin W, Li K, Xiong X, Guo Y, Zhou F, Ma C, Chen Y, Ren H, Yang H, Dai N, Ma L, Meltzer SJ, Yeung SJ, Zhang H
Clin Cancer Res. 2019 Feb 11; pii: clincanres.3169.2018. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-18-3169.

PMID:
    30745298
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A Magnetic Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework Nanohybrid for Fast and Efficient Extraction of Clothianidin, Imidacloprid, Acetamiprid, and Thiacloprid in Water.
Qi Y, Cao X, El-Aty AMA, Ma C, Li H, Jiang Z, She Y, Wang S, Wang J, Yang S
J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2019 Jun 1; 19(6)3310-3318. doi: 10.1166/jnn.2019.16138.

PMID:
    30744758
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Novel dealloying-fabricated NiCo2S4 nanoparticles with excellent cycling performance for supercapacitors.
Wang H, Liang M, Ma C, Shi W, Duan D, He G, Sun Z
Nanotechnology. 2019 Feb 11; doi: 10.1088/1361-6528/ab0605.

PMID:
    30743256
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Risk factors for coronary artery ectasia and the relationship between hyperlipidemia and coronary artery ectasia.
Qin Y, Tang C, Ma C, Yan G
Coron Artery Dis. 2019 Feb 7; doi: 10.1097/MCA.0000000000000709.

PMID:
    30741741
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The Mechanism and Pathways of Dopamine and Dopamine Agonists in Prolactinomas.
Liu X, Tang C, Wen G, Zhong C, Yang J, Zhu J, Ma C
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2018; 9768. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2018.00768.

PMID:
    30740089
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Activating mutations in PIK3CD disrupt the differentiation and function of human and murine CD4<sup>+</sup> T cells.
Bier J, Rao G, Payne K, Brigden H, French E, Pelham SJ, Lau A, Lenthall H, Edwards ESJ, Smart JM, Cole TS, Choo S, Joshi AY, Abraham RS, O'Sullivan M, Boztug K, Meyts I, Gray PE, Berglund LJ, Hsu P, Wong M, Holland SM, Notarangelo LD, Uzel G, Ma CS, Brink R, Tangye SG, Deenick EK
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2019 Feb 6; pii: S0091-6749(19)30192-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2019.01.033.

PMID:
    30738173
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TNF-α/STAT3 pathway epigenetically upregulates Nav1.6 expression in DRG and contributes to neuropathic pain induced by L5-VRT.
Ding HH, Zhang SB, Lv YY, Ma C, Liu M, Zhang KB, Ruan XC, Wei JY, Xin WJ, Wu SL
J Neuroinflammation. 2019 Feb 8; 16(1)29. doi: 10.1186/s12974-019-1421-8.

PMID:
    30736806
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Genotype distribution and prevalence of human papillomavirus among women with cervical cytological abnormalities in Xinjiang, China.
Wang J, Tang D, Wang J, Zhang Z, Chen Y, Wang K, Zhang X, Ma C
Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2019 Feb 8; doi: 10.1080/21645515.2019.1578598.

PMID:
    30735478
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Reduction of influenza A(H3N2)-associated symptoms by influenza vaccination in school aged-children during the 2014-2015 winter season dominated by mismatched H3N2 viruses.
Duan W, Zhang L, Wu S, Ma C, Sun Y, Zhang M, Zhang Y, Zhang X, Wang Q, Yang P
Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2019 Feb 8; doi: 10.1080/21645515.2019.1575573.

PMID:
    30735448
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Areas of Research Interest

Identification of predictive genetic markers in the treatment of breast cancer, especially with hormonal and other targeted therapies, pharmacogenomics, phase I and II clinical trials to develop novel therapeutic agents for the treatment of solid tumors, especially breast cancer