Neuro Health

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  • Chiu, J., Tommerdahl, M., Whitsel, B. & Favorov, O. Stimulus-dependent spatial patterns of response in SI cortex. BMC Neuroscience 6, 47 (2005).
  • Favorov, O., Awan, O. & Tommerdahl, M. Minicolumnar Model of Somatosensory Perceptual Abnormalities in Autism. in Society for Neuroscience 346.5, (2008).
  • Favorov, O., Hester, J., Kelly, D., Ryder, D. & Tommerdahl, M. in Computational Models for Neuroscience (eds. Hecht-Nielsen, R. & McKenna, T.) 25–64 (Springer London, 2003). at
  • Favorov, O., Hester, J., Kelly, D., Tommerdahl, M. & Whitsel, B. Lateral interactions in cortical networks. Somatosensory processing: from single neuron to brain imaging 187 (2001).
  • Favorov, O., Hester, J., Lao, R. & Tommerdahl, M. Spurious dynamics in somatosensory cortex. Behavioural Brain Research 135, 75–82 (2002).
  • Favorov, O. & Kursun, O. Neocortical Layer 4 is a Pluipotent Function Linearizer. in Society for Neuroscience 261.21, (2009).
  • Favorov, O., Whitsel, B., Chiu, J. & Tommerdahl, M. Activation of cat SII cortex by flutter stimulation of contralateral vs. ipsilateral forepaws. Brain Research 1071, 81–90 (2006).
  • Folger, S., Tannan, V., Zhang, Z., Holden, J. & Tommerdahl, M. Effects of the N-methyl-D-Aspartate receptor antagonist dextromethorphan on vibrotactile adaptation. BMC neuroscience 9, 87 (2008).
  • Francisco, E., Favorov, O. & Tommerdahl, M. in Recent Advances in Autism Spectrum Disorders - Volume II (ed. Fitzgerald, M.) (InTech, 2013). at
  • Francisco, E., Holden, J., Favorov, O. & Tommerdahl, M. A Method for Dynamically Tracking Differences Between Two Vibrotactile Stimuli. in Society for Neuroscience 178.9, (2008).
  • Francisco, E., Holden, J., Nguyen, R., Favorov, O. & Tommerdahl, M. Neurosensory Assessments of Concussion. in Society for Neuroscience 269.02, (2012).
  • Francisco, E., Holden, J., Zhang, Z., Baranek, G. & Tommerdahl, M. Sensory Information Processing in Autism. in Society for Neuroscience 635.21, (2009).
  • Francisco, E., Holden, J., Zhang, Z., Favorov, O. & Tommerdahl, M. Rate dependency of vibrotactile stimulus modulation. Brain Research 1415, 76–83 (2011).
  • Francisco, E., Tannan, V., Zhang, Z., Holden, J. & Tommerdahl, M. Vibrotactile amplitude discrimination capacity parallels magnitude changes in somatosensory cortex and follows Weber’s Law. Experimental brain research 191, 49–56 (2008).
  • Holden, J., Francisco, E., Zhang, Z., Baric, C. & Tommerdahl, M. An Undergraduate Laboratory Exercise to Study Weber’s Law. Journal of undergraduate neuroscience education: JUNE: a publication of FUN, Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience 9, A71–74 (2011).
  • Holden, J. et al. A novel device for the study of somatosensory information processing. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 204, 215–220 (2012).
  • Hollins, M., Goble, A., Whitsel, B. & Tommerdahl, M. Time Course and Action Spectrum of Vibrotactile Adaptation. Somatosensory & Motor Research 7, 205–221 (1990).
  • Juliano, S. L., Code, R. A., Tommerdahl, M. & Eslin, D. E. Development of metabolic activity patterns in the somatosensory cortex of cats. Journal of Neurophysiology 70, 2117–2127 (1993).
  • Juliano, S. L., Whitsel, B., Tommerdahl, M. & Cheema, S. S. Determinants of patchy metabolic labeling in the somatosensory cortex of cats: a possible role for intrinsic inhibitory circuitry. The Journal of Neuroscience 9, 1–12 (1989).
  • Khan, S. et al. Neurophysiological Correlates of Tactile Sensitivities in ASD. in IMFAR (2013).
  • Kohn, A., Metz, C., Quibrera, M., Tommerdahl, M. & Whitsel, B. Functional neocortical microcircuitry demonstrated with intrinsic signal optical imaging in vitro. Neuroscience 95, 51–62 (1999).
  • Kohn, A., Metz, C., Tommerdahl, M. & Whitsel, B. Stimulus-Evoked Modulation of Sensorimotor Pyramidal Neuron EPSPs. Journal of Neurophysiology 88, 3331–3347 (2002).
  • Kohn, A., Pinheiro, A., Tommerdahl, M. & Whitsel, B. Optical imaging in vitro provides evidence for the minicolumnar nature of cortical response: NeuroReport 8, 3513–3517 (1997).
  • Kursun, O., Tommerdahl, M. & Favorov, O. Analysis of Effects of Parkinson’s Disease on the Somatosensory System via CM-4 Tactile Stimulator. in International Conference on Applied Informatics and Health and Life Sciences (2013).
  • Lee, C.-J., Whitsel, B. & Tommerdahl, M. Mechanisms Underlying Somatosensory Cortical Dynamics: II. In vitro Studies. Cerebral Cortex 2, 107–133 (1992).
  • Lee, J., Favorov, O., Tommerdahl, M., Lee, J. & Whitsel, B. Attenuated Glial K(+) Clearance Contributes to Long-Term Synaptic Potentiation Via Depolarizing GABA in Dorsal Horn Neurons of Rat Spinal Cord. Experimental Neurobiology 23, 53–64 (2014).
  • Lee, J., Favorov, O., Tommerdahl, M. & Whitsel, B. Mechanism of Sodium Fluoride-Induced Volume Reduction in Rat Hippocampal Slices. in Society for Neuroscience 736.15, (2008).
  • Lee, J., Favorov, O., Tommerdahl, M. & Whitsel, B. Activity-Dependent GABA Excitation of Sensorimotor Cortical Pyramidal Neurons. in Society for Neuroscience 78.18, (2009).
  • Lee, J., Tommerdahl, M., Favorov, O. & Whitsel, B. Optically Recorded Response of the Superficial Dorsal Horn: Dissociation From Neuronal Activity, Sensitivity to Formalin-Evoked Skin Nociceptor Activation. Journal of Neurophysiology 94, 852–864 (2005).
  • Lee, J. et al. Columnar distribution of activity dependent gabaergic depolarization in sensorimotor cortical neurons. Molecular Brain 5, 33 (2012).
  • Lee, K. et al. The influence of continuous theta-burst stimulation over the primary somatosensory cortex on temporal order judgment perception. in Society for Neuroscience 377.12, (2012).
  • Lee, K. et al. Continuous theta-burst stimulation modulates tactile synchronization. BMC neuroscience 14, 89 (2013).
  • Maeda, Y. et al. Functional deficits in carpal tunnel syndrome reflect reorganization of primary somatosensory cortex. Brain: A Journal of Neurology 137, 1741–1752 (2014).
  • Nebel, M. B. et al. Temporomandibular disorder modifies cortical response to tactile stimulation. The Journal of Pain: Official Journal of the American Pain Society 11, 1083–1094 (2010).
  • Nelson, A. et al. Dopamine alters tactile perception in Parkinson’s disease. The Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences. Le Journal Canadien Des Sciences Neurologiques 39, 52–57 (2012).
  • Nguyen, R. et al. Neurosensory assessments of migraine. Brain Research 1498, 50–58 (2013).
  • Nguyen, R. et al. Vibrotactile discriminative capacity is impacted in a digit-specific manner with concurrent unattended hand stimulation. Experimental Brain Research (2014). doi:10.1007/s00221-014-4045-3
  • Nguyen, R. et al. Centrally-mediated sensory information processing is impacted with increased alcohol consumption in college-aged individuals. Brain Research 1492, 53–62 (2013).
  • Nguyen, R. et al. Neurosensory assessments of migraine. in Society for Neuroscience 269.13, (2012).
  • Nguyen, R. et al. An undergraduate laboratory exercise to study sensory inhibition. Journal of undergraduate neuroscience education: JUNE: a publication of FUN, Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience 11, A169–173 (2013).
  • Puts, N., Edden, R., Wodka, E., Mostofsky, S. & Tommerdahl, M. A vibrotactile behavioral battery for investigating somatosensory processing in children and adults. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 218, 39–47 (2013).
  • Puts, N. et al. A Combined GABA-MRS and Behavioral Study in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. in International Meeting for Autism Research (2013).
  • Puts, N., Wodka, E., Tommerdahl, M., Mostofsky, S. & Edden, R. Impaired tactile processing in children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Neurophysiology 111, 1803–1811 (2014).
  • Rai, N., Premji, A., Tommerdahl, M. & Nelson, A. Continuous theta-burst rTMS over primary somatosensory cortex modulates tactile perception on the hand. Clinical Neurophysiology: Official Journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology 123, 1226–1233 (2012).
  • Simons, S., Chiu, J., Favorov, O., Whitsel, B. & Tommerdahl, M. Duration-Dependent Response of SI to Vibrotactile Stimulation in Squirrel Monkey. Journal of Neurophysiology 97, 2121–2129 (2007).
  • Simons, S. et al. Amplitude-dependency of response of SI cortex to flutter stimulation. BMC Neuroscience 6, 43 (2005).
  • Tannan, V., Dennis, R. & Tommerdahl, M. A novel device for delivering two-site vibrotactile stimuli to the skin. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 147, 75–81 (2005).
  • Tannan, V., Dennis, R. & Tommerdahl, M. Stimulus-dependent effects on tactile spatial acuity. Behavioral and Brain Functions 1, 1–11 (2005).
  • Tannan, V., Dennis, R., Zhang, Z. & Tommerdahl, M. A portable tactile sensory diagnostic device. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 164, 131–138 (2007).
  • Tannan, V., Holden, J., Zhang, Z., Baranek, G. & Tommerdahl, M. Perceptual metrics of individuals with autism provide evidence for disinhibition. Autism Research 1, 223–230 (2008).
  • Tannan, V., Simons, S., Dennis, R. & Tommerdahl, M. Effects of adaptation on the capacity to differentiate simultaneously delivered dual-site vibrotactile stimuli. Brain Research 1186, 164–170 (2007).
  • Tannan, V., Whitsel, B. & Tommerdahl, M. Vibrotactile adaptation enhances spatial localization. Brain Research 1102, 109–116 (2006).
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  • Tommerdahl, M., Chiu, J., Whitsel, B. & Favorov, O. Minicolumnar patterns in the global cortical response to sensory stimulation. Neocortical Modularity and the Cell Minicolumn 145–160 (2005).
  • Tommerdahl, M. et al. Response of Anterior Parietal Cortex to Different Modes of Same-Site Skin Stimulation. Journal of Neurophysiology 80, 3272–3283 (1998).
  • Tommerdahl, M., Delemos, K. A., Vierck, C., Favorov, O. & Whitsel, B. Anterior parietal cortical response to tactile and skin-heating stimuli applied to the same skin site. Journal of Neurophysiology 75, 2662–2670 (1996).
  • Tommerdahl, M., Delemos, K. A., Whitsel, B., Favorov, O. & Metz, C. Response of Anterior Parietal Cortex to Cutaneous Flutter Versus Vibration. Journal of Neurophysiology 82, 16–33 (1999).
  • Tommerdahl, M. et al. Neurosensory Assessments Of Concussion. in MHSRS-ATACC MHSRS-12-184, (2012).
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  • Tommerdahl, M., Favorov, O. & Whitsel, B. Optical imaging of intrinsic signals in somatosensory cortex. Behavioural Brain Research 135, 83–91 (2002).
  • Tommerdahl, M., Favorov, O. & Whitsel, B. Effects of high-frequency skin stimulation on SI cortex: mechanisms and functional implications. Somatosensory & Motor Research 22, 151–169 (2005).
  • Tommerdahl, M., Favorov, O. & Whitsel, B. Dynamic representations of the somatosensory cortex. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews 34, 160–170 (2010).
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  • Tommerdahl, M., Simons, S., Chiu, J., Favorov, O. & Whitsel, B. Response of SI cortex to ipsilateral, contralateral and bilateral flutter stimulation in the cat. BMC Neuroscience 6, 29 (2005).
  • Tommerdahl, M., Simons, S., Chiu, J., Favorov, O. & Whitsel, B. Ipsilateral Input Modifies the Primary Somatosensory Cortex Response to Contralateral Skin Flutter. The Journal of Neuroscience 26, 5970–5977 (2006).
  • Tommerdahl, M., Tannan, V., Cascio, C., Baranek, G. & Whitsel, B. Vibrotactile adaptation fails to enhance spatial localization in adults with autism. Brain Research 1154, 116–123 (2007).
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  • Tommerdahl, M., Tannan, V., Zachek, M., Holden, J. & Favorov, O. Effects of stimulus-driven synchronization on sensory perception. Behavioral and brain functions: BBF 3, 61 (2007).
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  • Whitsel, B. et al. SI Neuron Response Variability Is Stimulus Tuned and NMDA Receptor Dependent. Journal of Neurophysiology 81, 2988–3006 (1999).
  • Whitsel, B. et al. Nociceptive afferent activity alters the SI RA neuron response to mechanical skin stimulation. Cerebral Cortex (New York, N.Y.: 1991) 20, 2900–2915 (2010).
  • Whitsel, B., Favorov, O., Li, Y., Lee, J. & Tommerdahl, M. Nociceptor Afferent Drive Alters SI Neuron Response to Mechanical Stimulation of the RF. in Society for Neuroscience 562.11, (2009).
  • Whitsel, B., Favorov, O., Li, Y., Quibrera, M. & Tommerdahl, M. Area 3a neuron response to skin nociceptor afferent drive. Cerebral Cortex (New York, N.Y.: 1991) 19, 349–366 (2009).
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