Christine Ecker

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Detecting functional nodes in large-scale cortical networks with functional magnetic resonance imaging: a principal component analysis of the human visual system
    Christine Ecker
    Brain Image Analysis Unit, Department of Biostatistics and Computing, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    Hum Brain Mapp 28:817-34. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Time-resolved fMRI of mental rotation revisited--dissociating visual perception from mental rotation in female subjects
    Christine Ecker
    Brain Image Analysis Unit, PO Box 89, Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences CNS, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, DeCrespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Neuroimage 32:432-44. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Is there a common underlying mechanism for age-related decline in cortical thickness?
    Christine Ecker
    Section of Brain Maturation, PO50, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE58AF, UK
    Neuroreport 20:1155-60. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Investigating the predictive value of whole-brain structural MR scans in autism: a pattern classification approach
    Christine Ecker
    Section of Brain Maturation, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Neuroimage 49:44-56. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Combining path analysis with time-resolved functional magnetic resonance imaging: the neurocognitive network underlying mental rotation
    Christine Ecker
    Brain Image Analysis Unit, Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:1003-20. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Serotonin and the neural processing of facial emotions in adults with autism: an fMRI study using acute tryptophan depletion
    Eileen M Daly
    Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Science, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:1003-13. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Describing the brain in autism in five dimensions--magnetic resonance imaging-assisted diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder using a multiparameter classification approach
    Christine Ecker
    Section of Brain Maturation, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Brain Image Analysis Unit, Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences, King s College, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 30:10612-23. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Emotion processing in schizophrenia: fMRI study of patients treated with risperidone long-acting injections or conventional depot medication
    Simon A Surguladze
    Division of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, King s College London Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 25:722-33. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Fronto-striatal circuitry and inhibitory control in autism: findings from diffusion tensor imaging tractography
    Marieke Langen
    Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Cortex 48:183-93. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Reduced activation and inter-regional functional connectivity of fronto-striatal networks in adults with childhood Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and persisting symptoms during tasks of motor inhibition and cognitive switching
    Ana Cubillo
    Department of Child Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Psychiatr Res 44:629-39. 2010

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Detecting functional nodes in large-scale cortical networks with functional magnetic resonance imaging: a principal component analysis of the human visual system
    Christine Ecker
    Brain Image Analysis Unit, Department of Biostatistics and Computing, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    Hum Brain Mapp 28:817-34. 2007
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  2. ncbi request reprint Time-resolved fMRI of mental rotation revisited--dissociating visual perception from mental rotation in female subjects
    Christine Ecker
    Brain Image Analysis Unit, PO Box 89, Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences CNS, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, DeCrespigny Park, London, SE5 8AF, UK
    Neuroimage 32:432-44. 2006
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Is there a common underlying mechanism for age-related decline in cortical thickness?
    Christine Ecker
    Section of Brain Maturation, PO50, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE58AF, UK
    Neuroreport 20:1155-60. 2009
    ..This model reconciles two seemingly mutually exclusive hypotheses, namely, the existence of different decay functions being caused by the same underlying mechanism...
  4. doi request reprint Investigating the predictive value of whole-brain structural MR scans in autism: a pattern classification approach
    Christine Ecker
    Section of Brain Maturation, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London, UK
    Neuroimage 49:44-56. 2010
    ..Also, these differences provide significant predictive power for group membership, which is related to symptom severity...
  5. doi request reprint Combining path analysis with time-resolved functional magnetic resonance imaging: the neurocognitive network underlying mental rotation
    Christine Ecker
    Brain Image Analysis Unit, Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences, Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:1003-20. 2008
    ..The results of path analysis in fMRI should therefore only be interpreted in the light of a specific experimental design and should not be considered as general indicators of effective connections...
  6. ncbi request reprint Serotonin and the neural processing of facial emotions in adults with autism: an fMRI study using acute tryptophan depletion
    Eileen M Daly
    Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Science, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:1003-13. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Describing the brain in autism in five dimensions--magnetic resonance imaging-assisted diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder using a multiparameter classification approach
    Christine Ecker
    Section of Brain Maturation, Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Brain Image Analysis Unit, Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences, King s College, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 30:10612-23. 2010
    ..The spatial patterns detected using SVM may help further exploration of the specific genetic and neuropathological underpinnings of ASD, and provide new insights into the most likely multifactorial etiology of the condition...
  8. doi request reprint Emotion processing in schizophrenia: fMRI study of patients treated with risperidone long-acting injections or conventional depot medication
    Simon A Surguladze
    Division of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, King s College London Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 25:722-33. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that networks implicated in the allocation of attentional resources (VMPFC) and emotion processing (amygdala, cerebellum) are differentially affected in patients on CONV versus RLAI...
  9. doi request reprint Fronto-striatal circuitry and inhibitory control in autism: findings from diffusion tensor imaging tractography
    Marieke Langen
    Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Cortex 48:183-93. 2012
    ..There are few studies, however, that have measured the micro-structural organisation of white matter tracts connecting striatum and frontal cortex...
  10. doi request reprint Reduced activation and inter-regional functional connectivity of fronto-striatal networks in adults with childhood Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and persisting symptoms during tasks of motor inhibition and cognitive switching
    Ana Cubillo
    Department of Child Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, London SE5 8AF, UK
    J Psychiatr Res 44:629-39. 2010
    ..This suggests that neuro-functional abnormalities in ADHD patients are likely to continue between childhood and early adulthood...
  11. doi request reprint Brain surface anatomy in adults with autism: the relationship between surface area, cortical thickness, and autistic symptoms
    Christine Ecker
    Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    JAMA Psychiatry 70:59-70. 2013
    ..However, CV is a product of 2 distinct parameters, cortical thickness (CT) and surface area (SA), that in turn have distinct genetic and developmental origins...
  12. pmc Intrinsic gray-matter connectivity of the brain in adults with autism spectrum disorder
    Christine Ecker
    Sackler Institute for Translational Neurodevelopment, Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:13222-7. 2013
    ..Thus, the atypical connectivity of the brain in ASD is complex, affecting both gray and white matter, and forms part of the core neural substrates underlying autistic symptoms. ..
  13. doi request reprint Effects of acute tryptophan depletion on neural processing of facial expressions of emotion in humans
    Eileen Daly
    Section of Brain Maturation, Department of Psychological Medicine and Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 210:499-510. 2010
    ..Acute tryptophan depletion (ATD) temporarily lowers brain serotonin (5-HT) synthesis, and behavioral studies have shown that this alters the processing of facial expressions of emotion...
  14. doi request reprint Autism in adults. New biologicial findings and their translational implications to the cost of clinical services
    Declan G M Murphy
    Department of Forensic and Developmental Sciences, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, UK
    Brain Res 1380:22-33. 2011
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint The development of emotion-processing in children: effects of age, emotion, and intensity
    Catherine M Herba
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, KCL, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:1098-106. 2006
    ..This study examined the effects of age and two novel factors (intensity and emotion category) on healthy children's developing emotion-processing from 4 to 15 years using two matching paradigms...
  16. ncbi request reprint Subcortical and ventral prefrontal cortical neural responses to facial expressions distinguish patients with bipolar disorder and major depression
    Natalia S Lawrence
    Section of Neuroscience and Emotion, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    Biol Psychiatry 55:578-87. 2004
    ..We compared responses within subcortical and prefrontal cortical regions to emotionally salient material in patients with BP and MDD using functional magnetic resonance imaging...
  17. pmc Schizophrenia patients with cognitive deficits: factors associated with costs
    Anita Patel
    Centre for the Economics of Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Schizophr Bull 32:776-85. 2006
    ..Further investigation in larger samples is needed to confirm this finding and to explore its generalizability to those with less severe deficits...
  18. ncbi request reprint Human attachment security is mediated by the amygdala: evidence from combined fMRI and psychophysiological measures
    Erwin Lemche
    Division of Psychological Medicine, Section of Neuroscience and Emotion, Institute of Psychiatry, London, United Kingdom
    Hum Brain Mapp 27:623-35. 2006
    ..We thereby demonstrate a key role of the amygdala in mediating autonomic activity associated with human attachment insecurity...