Thomas L. Kemper, MD
Emeritus Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Anatomy & Neurobiology

MD, University of Illinois

Major areas of research interest are: (1) The anatomical organization of aging changes in the human and monkey brain; and (2) The anatomical changes in the brain of infantile autism and other developmental disorders.
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  1. Skefos J, Cummings C, Enzer K, Holiday J, Weed K, Levy E, Yuce T, Kemper T, Bauman M. Regional alterations in purkinje cell density in patients with autism. PLoS One. 2014; 9(2):e81255.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24586223; PMCID: PMC3933333; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081255;.
  2. Fatemi SH, Aldinger KA, Ashwood P, Bauman ML, Blaha CD, Blatt GJ, Chauhan A, Chauhan V, Dager SR, Dickson PE, Estes AM, Goldowitz D, Heck DH, Kemper TL, King BH, Martin LA, Millen KJ, Mittleman G, Mosconi MW, Persico AM, Sweeney JA, Webb SJ, Welsh JP. Consensus paper: pathological role of the cerebellum in autism. Cerebellum. 2012 Sep; 11(3):777-807.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22370873; PMCID: PMC3677555; DOI: 10.1007/s12311-012-0355-9;.
  3. Peters A, Kemper T. A review of the structural alterations in the cerebral hemispheres of the aging rhesus monkey. Neurobiol Aging. 2012 Oct; 33(10):2357-72.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22192242; PMCID: PMC3337968; DOI: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2011.11.015;.
  4. Lister JP, Blatt GJ, Kemper TL, Tonkiss J, DeBassio WA, Galler JR, Rosene DL. Prenatal protein malnutrition alters the proportion but not numbers of parvalbumin-immunoreactive interneurons in the hippocampus of the adult Sprague-Dawley rat. Nutr Neurosci. 2011 Jul; 14(4):165-78.View Related Profiles. PMID: 21902887; DOI: 10.1179/147683011X13009738172396;.
  5. Oblak AL, Rosene DL, Kemper TL, Bauman ML, Blatt GJ. Altered posterior cingulate cortical cyctoarchitecture, but normal density of neurons and interneurons in the posterior cingulate cortex and fusiform gyrus in autism. Autism Res. 2011 Jun; 4(3):200-11.View Related Profiles. PMID: 21360830; PMCID: PMC3110607; DOI: 10.1002/aur.188;.
  6. Desikan RS, Sabuncu MR, Schmansky NJ, Reuter M, Cabral HJ, Hess CP, Weiner MW, Biffi A, Anderson CD, Rosand J, Salat DH, Kemper TL, Dale AM, Sperling RA, Fischl B. Selective disruption of the cerebral neocortex in Alzheimer's disease. PLoS One. 2010; 5(9):e12853.View Related Profiles. PMID: 20886094; PMCID: PMC2944799; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0012853;.
  7. Lawrence YA, Kemper TL, Bauman ML, Blatt GJ. Parvalbumin-, calbindin-, and calretinin-immunoreactive hippocampal interneuron density in autism. Acta Neurol Scand. 2010 Feb; 121(2):99-108.View Related Profiles. PMID: 19719810; DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0404.2009.01234.x;.
  8. Whitney ER, Kemper TL, Rosene DL, Bauman ML, Blatt GJ. Density of cerebellar basket and stellate cells in autism: evidence for a late developmental loss of Purkinje cells. J Neurosci Res. 2009 Aug 1; 87(10):2245-54.View Related Profiles. PMID: 19301429; PMCID: PMC2760265; DOI: 10.1002/jnr.22056;.
  9. Simms ML, Kemper TL, Timbie CM, Bauman ML, Blatt GJ. The anterior cingulate cortex in autism: heterogeneity of qualitative and quantitative cytoarchitectonic features suggests possible subgroups. Acta Neuropathol. 2009 Nov; 118(5):673-84.View Related Profiles. PMID: 19590881; DOI: 10.1007/s00401-009-0568-2;.
  10. Desikan RS, Fischl B, Cabral HJ, Kemper TL, Guttmann CR, Blacker D, Hyman BT, Albert MS, Killiany RJ. MRI measures of temporoparietal regions show differential rates of atrophy during prodromal AD. Neurology. 2008 Sep 9; 71(11):819-25.View Related Profiles. PMID: 18672473; PMCID: PMC2577003; DOI: 10.1212/01.wnl.0000320055.57329.34;.
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Major areas of expertise are whole brain serial section
stereological cell counting

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