Kristina Simonyan

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Speech-induced striatal dopamine release is left lateralized and coupled to functional striatal circuits in healthy humans: A combined PET, fMRI and DTI study
    Kristina Simonyan
    Department of Neurology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA Department of Otolaryngology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA Laryngeal and Speech Section, National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, USA Electronic address
    Neuroimage 70:21-32. 2013
  2. pmc Dopamine regulation of human speech and bird song: a critical review
    Kristina Simonyan
    Department of Neurology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States
    Brain Lang 122:142-50. 2012
  3. pmc Abnormal structure-function relationship in spasmodic dysphonia
    Kristina Simonyan
    Department of Neurology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cereb Cortex 22:417-25. 2012
  4. pmc Abnormal activation of the primary somatosensory cortex in spasmodic dysphonia: an fMRI study
    Kristina Simonyan
    Laryngeal and Speech Section, Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bathesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cereb Cortex 20:2749-59. 2010
  5. pmc Functional but not structural networks of the human laryngeal motor cortex show left hemispheric lateralization during syllable but not breathing production
    Kristina Simonyan
    Laryngeal and Speech Section, Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Neurosci 29:14912-23. 2009
  6. pmc Laryngeal motor cortex and control of speech in humans
    Kristina Simonyan
    Departments of Neurology and Otolaryngology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Neuroscientist 17:197-208. 2011
  7. pmc Functional neuroanatomy of human voluntary cough and sniff production
    Kristina Simonyan
    Laryngeal and Speech Section, Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Room 5D38, Bethesda, MD 20814 1416, USA
    Neuroimage 37:401-9. 2007
  8. pmc Sensory stimulation activates both motor and sensory components of the swallowing system
    Soren Y Lowell
    Laryngeal and Speech Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Building 10, 5D 38, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1416, Bethesda, MD 20892 1416, USA
    Neuroimage 42:285-95. 2008
  9. pmc Human brain activation during phonation and exhalation: common volitional control for two upper airway functions
    Torrey M J Loucks
    Laryngeal and Speech Section, Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neuroimage 36:131-43. 2007
  10. pmc Brainstem pathology in spasmodic dysphonia
    Kristina Simonyan
    Laryngeal and Speech Section, Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 1416, USA
    Laryngoscope 120:121-4. 2010

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Speech-induced striatal dopamine release is left lateralized and coupled to functional striatal circuits in healthy humans: A combined PET, fMRI and DTI study
    Kristina Simonyan
    Department of Neurology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA Department of Otolaryngology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA Laryngeal and Speech Section, National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, USA Electronic address
    Neuroimage 70:21-32. 2013
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  2. pmc Dopamine regulation of human speech and bird song: a critical review
    Kristina Simonyan
    Department of Neurology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States
    Brain Lang 122:142-50. 2012
    ..We discuss the parallels between bird song and human speech from the perspective of dopaminergic control as well as outline important differences between these species...
  3. pmc Abnormal structure-function relationship in spasmodic dysphonia
    Kristina Simonyan
    Department of Neurology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cereb Cortex 22:417-25. 2012
    ..These findings provide evidence for coupling between structural and functional abnormalities at different levels within the speech production system in SD...
  4. pmc Abnormal activation of the primary somatosensory cortex in spasmodic dysphonia: an fMRI study
    Kristina Simonyan
    Laryngeal and Speech Section, Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bathesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cereb Cortex 20:2749-59. 2010
    ..The primary somatosensory cortex shows consistent abnormalities in activation extent, intensity, correlation with other brain regions, and symptom severity in SD patients and, therefore, may be involved in the pathophysiology of SD...
  5. pmc Functional but not structural networks of the human laryngeal motor cortex show left hemispheric lateralization during syllable but not breathing production
    Kristina Simonyan
    Laryngeal and Speech Section, Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Neurosci 29:14912-23. 2009
    ..Significant left-hemispheric lateralization of functional networks during simple but highly learned voice production suggests the readiness of the LMC network for production of a complex voluntary behavior, such as human speech...
  6. pmc Laryngeal motor cortex and control of speech in humans
    Kristina Simonyan
    Departments of Neurology and Otolaryngology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Neuroscientist 17:197-208. 2011
    ....
  7. pmc Functional neuroanatomy of human voluntary cough and sniff production
    Kristina Simonyan
    Laryngeal and Speech Section, Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Room 5D38, Bethesda, MD 20814 1416, USA
    Neuroimage 37:401-9. 2007
    ..Understanding the sensorimotor sniff control mechanisms may provide a new view on the cerebral functional reorganization of olfactory control in patients with neurological disorders...
  8. pmc Sensory stimulation activates both motor and sensory components of the swallowing system
    Soren Y Lowell
    Laryngeal and Speech Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Building 10, 5D 38, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1416, Bethesda, MD 20892 1416, USA
    Neuroimage 42:285-95. 2008
    ..The effectiveness of oral-sensory stimulation for engaging both sensory and motor components of the cerebral swallowing system demonstrates the importance of sensory input in cerebral swallowing control...
  9. pmc Human brain activation during phonation and exhalation: common volitional control for two upper airway functions
    Torrey M J Loucks
    Laryngeal and Speech Section, Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neuroimage 36:131-43. 2007
    ..Overall, a similar central neural system was identified for both speech phonation and voluntary exhalation that primarily differed in auditory monitoring...
  10. pmc Brainstem pathology in spasmodic dysphonia
    Kristina Simonyan
    Laryngeal and Speech Section, Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 1416, USA
    Laryngoscope 120:121-4. 2010
    ..No abnormal protein accumulations and no demyelination or axonal degeneration were found. These neuropathological findings may provide insights into the pathophysiology of SD...
  11. pmc Focal white matter changes in spasmodic dysphonia: a combined diffusion tensor imaging and neuropathological study
    Kristina Simonyan
    Laryngeal and Speech Section, Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, Building 10, Room 5D38, Bethesda, MD 20892 1416, USA
    Brain 131:447-59. 2008
    ..509, P = 0.037). These brain abnormalities may alter the central control of voluntary voice production and, therefore, may underlie the pathophysiology of this disorder...
  12. pmc Abnormal Striatal Dopaminergic Neurotransmission during Rest and Task Production in Spasmodic Dysphonia
    Kristina Simonyan
    Departments of Neurology and Otolaryngology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York 10029, Human Motor Control Section, Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, Department of Neurology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, Colorado 80045, and PET Department, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892
    J Neurosci 33:14705-14. 2013
    ..These changes can be linked to the clinical and subclinical features of spasmodic dysphonia and may represent the neurochemical basis of basal ganglia alterations in this disorder. ..
  13. pmc Combined laryngeal inflammation and trauma mediate long-lasting immunoreactivity response in the brainstem sensory nuclei in the rat
    Kristina Simonyan
    Departments of Neurology and Otolaryngology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York, NY, USA Laryngeal and Speech Section, Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD, USA
    Front Integr Neurosci 6:97. 2012
    ..trauma alone) may cause prolonged excitability of the brainstem nuclei receiving a direct sensory input from the larynx, which, in turn, may lead to (mal)plastic changes within the laryngeal central sensory control...