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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

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

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

Protein-polysaccharide complex coated W/O/W emulsion as secondary microcapsule for hydrophilic arbutin and hydrophobic coumaric acid.
Huang H, Belwal T, Aalim H, Li L, Lin X, Liu S, Ma C, Li Q, Zou Y, Luo Z
Food Chem. 2019 Jul 11; 300125171. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2019.125171.

PMID:
    31330369
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[Micro-cultivation system in microbiology: frontiers and prospects].
Tan Z, Ma C, Xing X, Zhang C
Sheng Wu Gong Cheng Xue Bao. 2019 Jul 25; 35(7)1151-1161. doi: 10.13345/j.cjb.190097.

PMID:
    31328472
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Synthesis of a 2D nitrogen-rich π-conjugated microporous polymer for high performance lithium-ion batteries.
Meng L, Ren S, Ma C, Yu Y, Lou Y, Zhang D, Shi Z
Chem Commun (Camb). 2019 Jul 22; doi: 10.1039/c9cc04036f.

PMID:
    31328196
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What is the role of C-reactive protein and fecal calprotectin in evaluating Crohn's disease activity?
Ma C, Battat R, Khanna R, Parker CE, Feagan BG, Jairath V
Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol. 2019 Feb - Apr; 38-39101602. doi: 10.1016/j.bpg.2019.02.004.

PMID:
    31327404
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Pharmacology, efficacy and safety of JAK inhibitors in Crohn's disease.
Ma C, Jairath V, Vande Casteele N
Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol. 2019 Feb - Apr; 38-39101606. doi: 10.1016/j.bpg.2019.03.002.

PMID:
    31327403
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IL12/23 or selective IL23 inhibition for the management of moderate-to-severe Crohn's disease?
Ma C, Panaccione R, Khanna R, Feagan BG, Jairath V
Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol. 2019 Feb - Apr; 38-39101604. doi: 10.1016/j.bpg.2019.02.006.

PMID:
    31327402
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Targeting anti-fibrotic pathways in Crohn's disease - The final frontier?
Ma C, Jairath V, Click B, Hirota SA, Lu C, Parker CE, Rieder F, Stenosis Therapy and Anti-Fibrotic Research (STAR) Consortium.
Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol. 2019 Feb - Apr; 38-39101603. doi: 10.1016/j.bpg.2019.02.005.

PMID:
    31327400
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Modulatory Effects of Gut Microbiota on Constipation: The Commercial Beverage Yakult Shapes Stool Consistency.
Chen M, Ye X, Shen D, Ma C
J Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2019 Jul 1; 25(3)475-477. doi: 10.5056/jnm19048.

PMID:
    31327224
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Genome-wide association study of pre-harvest sprouting tolerance using a 90K SNP array in common wheat (Triticum aestivum L.).
Zhu Y, Wang S, Wei W, Xie H, Liu K, Zhang C, Wu Z, Jiang H, Cao J, Zhao L, Lu J, Zhang H, Chang C, Xia X, Xiao S, Ma C
Theor Appl Genet. 2019 Jul 19; doi: 10.1007/s00122-019-03398-x.

PMID:
    31324930
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Boosting NAD<sup>+</sup> with a small molecule that activates NAMPT.
Gardell SJ, Hopf M, Khan A, Dispagna M, Hampton Sessions E, Falter R, Kapoor N, Brooks J, Culver J, Petucci C, Ma CT, Cohen SE, Tanaka J, Burgos ES, Hirschi JS, Smith SR, Sergienko E, Pinkerton AB
Nat Commun. 2019 Jul 19; 10(1)3241. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-11078-z.

PMID:
    31324777
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Mdivi-1, a mitochondrial fission inhibitor, modulates T helper cells and suppresses the development of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.
Li YH, Xu F, Thome R, Guo MF, Sun ML, Song GB, Li RL, Chai Z, Ciric B, Rostami AM, Curtis M, Ma CG, Zhang GX
J Neuroinflammation. 2019 Jul 19; 16(1)149. doi: 10.1186/s12974-019-1542-0.

PMID:
    31324254
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Arginine and Carnitine Metabolites Are Altered in Diabetic Retinopathy.
Sumarriva K, Uppal K, Ma C, Herren DJ, Wang Y, Chocron IM, Warden C, Mitchell SL, Burgess LG, Goodale MP, Osborn MP, Ferreira AJ, Law JC, Cherney EF, Jones DP, Brantley MA Jr
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2019 Jul 1; 60(8)3119-3126. doi: 10.1167/iovs.19-27321.

PMID:
    31323682
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Detection of coralyne and heparin by polymerase extension reaction using SYBR Green I.
Ma C, Chen M, He H, Chen L
Mol Cell Probes. 2019 Jul 16; 101423. doi: 10.1016/j.mcp.2019.101423.

PMID:
    31323319
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PELP1 is a novel oncogene in gastric tumorigenesis and negatively regulated by miR-15 family microRNAs.
Ma C, Miao C, Wang C, Song F, Luo M
Cancer Biomark. 2019 Jul 5; doi: 10.3233/CBM-182279.

PMID:
    31322541
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Inhibition of Rac1-dependent forgetting alleviates memory deficits in animal models of Alzheimer's disease.
Wu W, Du S, Shi W, Liu Y, Hu Y, Xie Z, Yao X, Liu Z, Ma W, Xu L, Ma C, Zhong Y
Protein Cell. 2019 Jul 18; doi: 10.1007/s13238-019-0641-0.

PMID:
    31321704
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Fine mapping of a silique length- and seed weight-related gene in Brassica napus.
Shen W, Qin P, Yan M, Li B, Wu Z, Wen J, Yi B, Ma C, Shen J, Fu T, Tu J
Theor Appl Genet. 2019 Jul 18; doi: 10.1007/s00122-019-03400-6.

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    31321475
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Randomized Trial on Comparison of the Efficacy of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy and Dry Needling in Myofascial Trigger Points.
Luan S, Zhu ZM, Ruan JL, Lin CN, Ke SJ, Xin WJ, Liu CC, Wu SL, Ma C
Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2019 Aug; 98(8)677-684. doi: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000001173.

PMID:
    31318748
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Loss of SATB2 Expression is a Biomarker of Inflammatory Bowel Disease-associated Colorectal Dysplasia and Adenocarcinoma.
Ma C, Henn P, Miller C, Herbst C, Hartman DJ, Pai RK
Am J Surg Pathol. 2019 Jul 16; doi: 10.1097/PAS.0000000000001330.

PMID:
    31318711
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Predictors of Patient-Reported Outcomes at 2 Years After Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.
MARS Group., Wright RW, Huston LJ, Haas AK, Allen CR, Anderson AF, Cooper DE, DeBerardino TM, Dunn WR, Lantz BBA, Mann B, Spindler KP, Stuart MJ, Nwosu SK, Albright JP, Amendola AN, Andrish JT, Annunziata CC, Arciero RA, Bach BR Jr, Baker CL 3rd, Bartolozzi AR, Baumgarten KM, Bechler JR, Berg JH, Bernas GA, Brockmeier SF, Brophy RH, Bush-Joseph CA, Brad Butler V J, Campbell JD, Carey JL, Carpenter JE, Cole BJ, Cooper JM, Cox CL, Creighton RA, Dahm DL, David TS, Flanigan DC, Frederick RW, Ganley TJ, Garofoli EA, Gatt CJ Jr, Gecha SR, Giffin JR, Hame SL, Hannafin JA, Harner CD, Harris NL Jr, Hechtman KS, Hershman EB, Hoellrich RG, Hosea TM, Johnson DC, Johnson TS, Jones MH, Kaeding CC, Kamath GV, Klootwyk TE, Levy BA, Ma CB, Maiers GP 2nd, Marx RG, Matava MJ, Mathien GM, McAllister DR, McCarty EC, McCormack RG, Miller BS, Nissen CW, O'Neill DF, Owens BD, Parker RD, Purnell ML, Ramappa AJ, Rauh MA, Rettig AC, Sekiya JK, Shea KG, Sherman OH, Slauterbeck JR, Smith MV, Spang JT, Svoboda LSJ, Taft TN, Tenuta JJ, Tingstad EM, Vidal AF, Viskontas DG, White RA, Williams JS Jr, Wolcott ML, Wolf BR, York JJ
Am J Sports Med. 2019 Jul 18; 363546519862279. doi: 10.1177/0363546519862279.

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    31318611
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Determination of RNA hydroxylmethylation in mammals by mass spectrometry analysis.
You XJ, Liu T, Ma CJ, Qi CB, Tong Y, Zhao X, Yuan BF, Feng YQ
Anal Chem. 2019 Jul 18; doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.9b01318.

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    31318193
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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