Jane E. Schreiber, PhD
Jane E. Schreiber, PhD

Jane E. Schreiber, PhD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty

  • Pediatric Neuropsychologist



Postdoctoral Fellowship – Boston Children’s Hospital
Internship – The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
PhD – University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
MS – University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
BA – University of Rochester, Rochester, New York

Research Interests

  • Neurobehavioral functioning in children with cancer and sickle cell disease
  • Mechanisms underlying neurodevelopmental change following treatment
  • Development of effective screening and intervention strategies to improve neurobehavioral outcomes

Selected Publications

Cancio MI, Helton KM, Schreiber JE, Wang WC. Significance of MRI findings in very young children with sickle cell anemia: A 15-year follow-up. British Journal of Haematology 171(1): 120-129, 2015. 

Marceau K, Zahn-Waxler C, Shirtcliff EA, Schreiber JE, Hastings PD, Klimes-Dougan, B. Adolescents’, mothers’, and fathers’ gendered coping strategies during conflict: Youth and parent influences on conflict resolution and psychopathology. Special Issue of Development & Psychopathology on “The Influential Child” 27(4 pt 1): 1025-1044, 2015.

Merchant TE, Schreiber JE, Wu S, Lukose R, Xiong X, Gajjar A. Critical combinations of radiation dose and volume predict IQ and academic achievement scores after craniospinal irradiation in children with medulloblastoma. Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 90(3): 554-561, 2014. 

Vern-Gross, TZ, Schreiber, JE, Broniscer, A, Wu, S, Xiong, X, Merchant TE. Prospective evaluation of local control and late effects of conformal radiation therapy in childhood high grade glioma. Neuro-oncology 16 (12):1652-1660, 2014.

Knight SJ, Conklin HM, Palmer SL, Schreiber JE, Armstrong CL, Wallace D, Bonner M, Swain MA, Chapieski L, Mabbott D, Boyle R, Zhang H, Huang Q, Anderson V, Gajjar A. Working memory abilities among children treated for medulloblastoma: A longitudinal study of parent report and performance. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 39 (5):501-511, 2014. 

Schreiber JE, Gurney, JG, Palmer SL, Bass, JK, Chen S, Wang M, Zhang H, Swain M, Chapieski ML, Bonner MJ, Mabbott DJ, Knight S, Armstrong CL, Boyle R, Gajjar A. Examination of risk factors for intellectual and academic outcomes following treatment for pediatric medulloblastoma. Neuro-Oncology 16 (8):1129-1136, 2014.

Schreiber JE, Possin K, Girard JM, Rey-Casserly C. Executive Function in Children with ADHD: Utilization of the EXAMINER battery. Journal of the International Neuropsychology Society 20(1):41-51, 2014.

Palmer SL, Armstrong CL, Onar-Thomas A, Wu S, Wallace D, Bonner MJ, Schreiber J, Swain M, Chapieski L, Mabbott D, Knight S, Boyle R, Gajjar A. Processing Speed, attention and working memory after treatment for medulloblastoma: an international prospective and longitudinal study. Journal of Clinical Oncology 31(28):394-500, 2013.

Lemery-Chalfant KS, Schreiber JE, Schmidt NL, Van Hulle CA, Essex MJ, Goldsmith HH. Assessing internalizing, externalizing, and attention problems in young children: Further validation of the MacArthur HBQ. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 46(10):1315-1323, 2007.

Schreiber JE, Shirtcliff EA, Van Hulle C, Lemery-Chalfant K, Klein M, Kalin N, Essex M, Goldsmith HH. Environmental influences on family similarity in afternoon cortisol levels: Twin and parent-offspring designs. Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:1131-1137, 2006.

Goldsmith HH, Van Hulle CA, Arneson CL, Schreiber JE, Gernsbacher MA. A population-based twin study of parentally reported tactile and auditory defensiveness in young children. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology 34:393-407, 2006.

Last update: April 2016