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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
Phone: 314-747-7222

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

Structural insights into ankyrin repeat-mediated recognition of the kinesin motor protein KIF21A by KANK1, a scaffold protein in focal adhesion.
Pan W, Sun K, Tang K, Xiao Q, Ma C, Yu C, Wei Z
J Biol Chem. 2017 Dec 7; pii: jbc.M117.815779. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M117.815779.

PMID:
    29217769
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Regional Differences in Antithrombotic Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation: Insights from the GLORIA-AF Phase II Registry.
Mazurek M, Huisman MV, Rothman KJ, Paquette M, Teutsch C, Diener HC, Dubner SJ, Halperin JL, Ma CS, Zint K, Elsaesser A, Lu S, Lip GYH, GLORIA-AF Investigators.
Thromb Haemost. 2017 Dec; 117(12)2376-2388. doi: 10.1160/TH17-08-0555.

PMID:
    29212125
    [PubMed - in process]
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Molecular cloning, expression, promoter analysis and functional characterization of a new Crustin from Litopenaeus vannamei.
Li M, Ma C, Li H, Peng J, Zeng D, Chen X, Li C
Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2017 Dec 5; 7342-49. doi: 10.1016/j.fsi.2017.12.002.

PMID:
    29208497
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Clinical and next-generation sequencing findings in a Chinese family exhibiting severe familial exudative vitreoretinopathy.
Lin Y, Gao H, Chen C, Zhu Y, Li T, Liu B, Ma C, Jiang H, Li Y, Huang Y, Wu Q, Li H, Liang X, Jin C, Ye J, Huang X, Lu L
Int J Mol Med. 2017 Dec 5; doi: 10.3892/ijmm.2017.3308.

PMID:
    29207047
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In Situ Probing of the Particle-Mediated Mechanism of WO<sub>3</sub> -Networked Structures Grown inside Confined Mesoporous Channels.
Zhang L, Li J, You H, Ma C, Lan S, Wu Z, Zeng J, Tian F, Fang J
Small. 2017 Dec 4; doi: 10.1002/smll.201702565.

PMID:
    29205816
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Dimethoxy-etomidate: A Non-hypnotic Etomidate Analog that Potently Inhibits Steroidogenesis.
McGrath M, Ma C, Raines D
J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2017 Dec 4; pii: jpet.117.245332. doi: 10.1124/jpet.117.245332.

PMID:
    29203576
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Fully coated semitransparent organic solar cells with a doctor blade coated composite anode buffer layer of phosphomolybdic acid and PEDOT:PSS and a spray coated silver nanowire top electrode.
Guoqi JI, Wang Y, Luo Q, Han K, Xie M, Zhang L, Wu N, Lin J, Xiao S, Li Y, Luo L, Ma CQ
ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2017 Dec 4; doi: 10.1021/acsami.7b13346.

PMID:
    29200264
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Fanconi Anemia Signaling and Cancer.
Nepal M, Che R, Zhang J, Ma C, Fei P
Trends Cancer. 2017 Dec; 3(12)840-856. doi: 10.1016/j.trecan.2017.10.005.

PMID:
    29198440
    [PubMed - in process]
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Cumulative dose of radiation therapy of hepatocellular carcinoma patients and its deterministic relation to radiation-induced liver disease.
Huang P, Yu G, Kapp DS, Bian XF, Ma CS, Li HS, Chen JH, Liang YQ, Zhang Y, Qin SH, Xie YQ, Yang Y, Yin Y, Xing L, Li DW
Med Dosim. 2017 Nov 29; pii: S0958-3947(17)30113-9. doi: 10.1016/j.meddos.2017.10.002.

PMID:
    29198389
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Vaccine-derived poliovirus surveillance in China during 2001-2013: the potential challenge for maintaining polio free status.
Wang HB, Luo HM, Li L, Fan CX, Hao LX, Ma C, Su QR, Yang H, Reilly KH, Wang HQ, Wen N
BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Dec 2; 17(1)742. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2849-z.

PMID:
    29197328
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Evolution of intron-poor clades and expression patterns of the glycosyltransferase family 47.
Tan J, Miao Z, Ren C, Yuan R, Tang Y, Zhang X, Han Z, Ma C
Planta. 2017 Dec 1; doi: 10.1007/s00425-017-2821-6.

PMID:
    29196940
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Emergence of BA9 genotype of human respiratory syncytial virus subgroup B in China from 2006 to 2014.
Song J, Wang H, Shi J, Cui A, Huang Y, Sun L, Xiang X, Ma C, Yu P, Yang Z, Li Q, Ng TI, Zhang Y, Zhang R, Xu W
Sci Rep. 2017 Dec 1; 7(1)16765. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-17055-0.

PMID:
    29196726
    [PubMed - in process]
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The miR-875-5p inhibits SATB2 to promote the invasion of lung cancer cells.
Wang J, Lu Y, Ding H, Gu T, Gong C, Sun J, Zhang Z, Zhao Y, Ma C
Gene. 2017 Nov 28; pii: S0378-1119(17)31032-6. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2017.11.066.

PMID:
    29196257
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A Copper-Catalyzed Tandem Cyclization Reaction of Aminoalkynes with Alkynes for the Construction of Tetrahydropyrrolo[1,2-a]quinolines Scaffold.
Ma CL, Zhao JH, Yang Y, Zhang MK, Shen C, Sheng R, Dong XW, Hu YZ
Sci Rep. 2017 Nov 30; 7(1)16640. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-16887-0.

PMID:
    29192158
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Identification and target-modifications of temporin-PE: A novel antimicrobial peptide in the defensive skin secretions of the edible frog, Pelophylax kl. esculentus.
Sang M, Wu Q, Xi X, Ma C, Wang L, Zhou M, Burrows JF, Chen T
Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2017 Nov 27; pii: S0006-291X(17)32350-1. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2017.11.173.

PMID:
    29191658
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Melamine-containing polyphosphazene wrapped ammonium polyphosphate: A novel multifunctional organic-inorganic hybrid flame retardant.
Qiu S, Ma C, Wang X, Zhou X, Feng X, Yuen RKK, Hu Y
J Hazard Mater. 2017 Nov 20; 344839-848. doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2017.11.018.

PMID:
    29190581
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Evaluation of local anesthetic effects of Lidocaine-Ibuprofen ionic liquid stabilized silver nanoparticles in Male Swiss mice.
Jiang Q, Yu S, Li X, Ma C, Li A
J Photochem Photobiol B. 2017 Nov 22; 178367-370. doi: 10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2017.11.028.

PMID:
    29190552
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The dietary diversity and stunting prevalence in minority children under 3 years old: a cross-sectional study in forty-two counties of Western China.
Wang A, Scherpbier RW, Huang X, Guo S, Yang Y, Josephs-Spaulding J, Ma C, Zhou H, Wang Y
Br J Nutr. 2017 Nov; 118(10)840-848. doi: 10.1017/S0007114517002720.

PMID:
    29189194
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Botanical origin of Mei-gui Hua in Chinese markets.
Sarangowa O, Nishizawa M, Myoda T, Ma C, Yamagishi T
J Nat Med. 2017 Nov 29; doi: 10.1007/s11418-017-1153-y.

PMID:
    29188415
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Adapting Local Features for Face Detection in Thermal Image.
Ma C, Trung NT, Uchiyama H, Nagahara H, Shimada A, Taniguchi RI
Sensors (Basel). 2017 Nov 27; 17(12)pii: E2741. doi: 10.3390/s17122741.

PMID:
    29186923
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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