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Kelly N. Botteron, MD

Professor, Psychiatry (Child)
Associate Professor, Radiology

Specialty Areas

Child Psychiatry
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

Child Psychiatry
Psychiatry

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Missouri Baptist Medical Center
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Referral Information

Not Accepting New Patients

Areas of Clinical Interest

Child and adolescent psychiatry, early onset depression, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorder, Tourette's disorder, bipolar affective disorder, autism, pervasive developmental disorder, neuropsychiatry

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Fellowship: Child Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine at St. Louis Children's Hospital 1993
Residency: Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1991
Medical Degree: University Of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS 1988
B.A.: Psychology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 1984

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Functional neuroimaging of high-risk 6-month-old infants predicts a diagnosis of autism at 24 months of age.
Emerson RW, Adams C, Nishino T, Hazlett HC, Wolff JJ, Zwaigenbaum L, Constantino JN, Shen MD, Swanson MR, Elison JT, Kandala S, Estes AM, Botteron KN, Collins L, Dager SR, Evans AC, Gerig G, Gu H, McKinstry RC, Paterson S, Schultz RT, Styner M, IBIS Network., Schlaggar BL, Pruett JR Jr, Piven J
Sci Transl Med. 2017 Jun 7; 9(393)pii: eaag2882. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aag2882.

PMID:
    28592562
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Emergence of Network Inefficiencies in Infants With Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Lewis JD, Evans AC, Pruett JR Jr, Botteron KN, McKinstry RC, Zwaigenbaum L, Estes AM, Collins DL, Kostopoulos P, Gerig G, Dager SR, Paterson S, Schultz RT, Styner MA, Hazlett HC, Piven J, Infant Brain Imaging Study Network.
Biol Psychiatry. 2017 Aug 1; 82(3)176-185. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2017.03.006.

PMID:
    28460842
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Increased Extra-axial Cerebrospinal Fluid in High-Risk Infants Who Later Develop Autism.
Shen MD, Kim SH, McKinstry RC, Gu H, Hazlett HC, Nordahl CW, Emerson RW, Shaw D, Elison JT, Swanson MR, Fonov VS, Gerig G, Dager SR, Botteron KN, Paterson S, Schultz RT, Evans AC, Estes AM, Zwaigenbaum L, Styner MA, Amaral DG, Piven J, Infant Brain Imaging Study Network., Infant Brain Imaging Study Network, The Infant Brain Imaging Study (IBIS) Network is a National Institutes of Health–funded Autism Center of Excellence project and consists of a consortium of eight universities in the United States and Canada., Piven J, Hazlett HC, Chappell C, Dager S, Estes A, Shaw D, Botteron K, McKinstry R, Constantino J, Pruett J, Schultz R, Zwaigenbaum L, Elison J, Evans AC, Collins DL, Pike GB, Fonov V, Kostopoulos P, Das S, Gerig G, Styner M, Gu H
Biol Psychiatry. 2017 Aug 1; 82(3)186-193. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2017.02.1095.

PMID:
    28392081
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Neural circuitry at age 6 months associated with later repetitive behavior and sensory responsiveness in autism.
Wolff JJ, Swanson MR, Elison JT, Gerig G, Pruett JR Jr, Styner MA, Vachet C, Botteron KN, Dager SR, Estes AM, Hazlett HC, Schultz RT, Shen MD, Zwaigenbaum L, Piven J, IBIS Network.
Mol Autism. 2017; 88. doi: 10.1186/s13229-017-0126-z.

PMID:
    28316772
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Potential Risk Factors for the Development of Self-Injurious Behavior among Infants at Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Dimian AF, Botteron KN, Dager SR, Elison JT, Estes AM, Pruett JR Jr, Schultz RT, Zwaigenbaum L, Piven J, Wolff JJ, IBIS Network.
J Autism Dev Disord. 2017 May; 47(5)1403-1415. doi: 10.1007/s10803-017-3057-9.

PMID:
    28220358
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Early brain development in infants at high risk for autism spectrum disorder.
Hazlett HC, Gu H, Munsell BC, Kim SH, Styner M, Wolff JJ, Elison JT, Swanson MR, Zhu H, Botteron KN, Collins DL, Constantino JN, Dager SR, Estes AM, Evans AC, Fonov VS, Gerig G, Kostopoulos P, McKinstry RC, Pandey J, Paterson S, Pruett JR, Schultz RT, Shaw DW, Zwaigenbaum L, Piven J, IBIS Network., Clinical Sites., Data Coordinating Center., Image Processing Core., Statistical Analysis.
Nature. 2017 Feb 15; 542(7641)348-351. doi: 10.1038/nature21369.

PMID:
    28202961
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Age-related volumetric change of limbic structures and subclinical anxious/depressed symptomatology in typically developing children and adolescents.
Albaugh MD, Nguyen TV, Ducharme S, Collins DL, Botteron KN, D'Alberto N, Evans AC, Karama S, Hudziak JJ, Brain Development Cooperative Group.
Biol Psychol. 2017 Mar; 124133-140. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsycho.2017.02.002.

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    28185945
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Joint Attention and Brain Functional Connectivity in Infants and Toddlers.
Eggebrecht AT, Elison JT, Feczko E, Todorov A, Wolff JJ, Kandala S, Adams CM, Snyder AZ, Lewis JD, Estes AM, Zwaigenbaum L, Botteron KN, McKinstry RC, Constantino JN, Evans A, Hazlett HC, Dager S, Paterson SJ, Schultz RT, Styner MA, Gerig G, Das S, Kostopoulos P, IBIS Network†., Schlaggar BL, Petersen SE, Piven J, Pruett JR Jr
Cereb Cortex. 2017 Mar 1; 27(3)1709-1720. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhw403.

PMID:
    28062515
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Sex-specific associations of testosterone with prefrontal-hippocampal development and executive function.
Nguyen TV, Lew J, Albaugh MD, Botteron KN, Hudziak JJ, Fonov VS, Collins DL, Ducharme S, McCracken JT
Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2017 Feb; 76206-217. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2016.12.005.

PMID:
    27984812
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Erratum to "A testosterone-related structural brain phenotype predicts aggressive behavior from childhood to adulthood" [Psychoneuroendocrinology 63 (2016) 109-118].
Nguyen TV, McCracken JT, Albaugh MD, Botteron KN, Hudziak JJ, Ducharme S
Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2016 Oct; 72219. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2016.07.208.

PMID:
    27469293
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Anxious/depressed symptoms are related to microstructural maturation of white matter in typically developing youths.
Albaugh MD, Ducharme S, Karama S, Watts R, Lewis JD, Orr C, Nguyen TV, Mckinstry RC, Botteron KN, Evans AC, Hudziak JJ, Brain Development Cooperative Group.
Dev Psychopathol. 2017 Aug; 29(3)751-758. doi: 10.1017/S0954579416000444.

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    27297294
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The developmental relationship between DHEA and visual attention is mediated by structural plasticity of cortico-amygdalar networks.
Nguyen TV, Gower P, Albaugh MD, Botteron KN, Hudziak JJ, Fonov VS, Collins L, Ducharme S, McCracken JT
Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2016 Aug; 70122-33. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2016.05.003.

PMID:
    27236606
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Development of cortical shape in the human brain from 6 to 24months of age via a novel measure of shape complexity.
Kim SH, Lyu I, Fonov VS, Vachet C, Hazlett HC, Smith RG, Piven J, Dager SR, Mckinstry RC, Pruett JR Jr, Evans AC, Collins DL, Botteron KN, Schultz RT, Gerig G, Styner MA, IBIS Network.
Neuroimage. 2016 Jul 15; 135163-76. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.04.053.

PMID:
    27150231
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De novo development of gliomas in a child with neurofibromatosis type 1, fragile X and previously normal brain magnetic resonance imaging.
Zafar R, Hsiao EY, Botteron KN, McKinstry RC, Gutmann DH
Radiol Case Rep. 2016 Mar; 11(1)33-5. doi: 10.1016/j.radcr.2015.12.008.

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    26973730
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Amygdala functional connectivity, HPA axis genetic variation, and life stress in children and relations to anxiety and emotion regulation.
Pagliaccio D, Luby JL, Bogdan R, Agrawal A, Gaffrey MS, Belden AC, Botteron KN, Harms MP, Barch DM
J Abnorm Psychol. 2015 Nov; 124(4)817-33. doi: 10.1037/abn0000094.

PMID:
    26595470
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Splenium development and early spoken language in human infants.
Swanson MR, Wolff JJ, Elison JT, Gu H, Hazlett HC, Botteron K, Styner M, Paterson S, Gerig G, Constantino J, Dager S, Estes A, Vachet C, Piven J, IBIS Network.
Dev Sci. 2017 Mar; 20(2)doi: 10.1111/desc.12360.

PMID:
    26490257
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A testosterone-related structural brain phenotype predicts aggressive behavior from childhood to adulthood.
Nguyen TV, McCracken JT, Albaugh MD, Botteron KN, Hudziak JJ, Ducharme S
Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2016 Jan; 63109-18. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2015.09.021.

PMID:
    26431805
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The diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) component of the NIH MRI study of normal brain development (PedsDTI).
Walker L, Chang LC, Nayak A, Irfanoglu MO, Botteron KN, McCracken J, McKinstry RC, Rivkin MJ, Wang DJ, Rumsey J, Pierpaoli C, Brain Development Cooperative Group.
Neuroimage. 2016 Jan 1; 124(Pt B)1125-30. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.05.083.

PMID:
    26048622
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Longitudinal cortical thinning in adolescents with autism: good or bad?
Botteron KN
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2015 Jun; 54(6)442-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2015.03.017.

PMID:
    26004658
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Altered corpus callosum morphology associated with autism over the first 2 years of life.
Wolff JJ, Gerig G, Lewis JD, Soda T, Styner MA, Vachet C, Botteron KN, Elison JT, Dager SR, Estes AM, Hazlett HC, Schultz RT, Zwaigenbaum L, Piven J, IBIS Network.
Brain. 2015 Jul; 138(Pt 7)2046-58. doi: 10.1093/brain/awv118.

PMID:
    25937563
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