E M Wassermann

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic application of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation: a review
    E M Wassermann
    Brain Stimulation Unit, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 10 Center Drive MSC 1428, Bethesda, MD 20892 1428, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:1367-77. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Side effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation
    E M Wassermann
    Brain Stimulation Unit, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Depress Anxiety 12:124-9. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk and safety of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation: report and suggested guidelines from the International Workshop on the Safety of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, June 5-7, 1996
    E M Wassermann
    Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1428, USA
    Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 108:1-16. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Finger movements induced by transcranial magnetic stimulation change with hand posture, but not with coil position
    E M Wassermann
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 6:390-3. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Crossed reduction of human motor cortex excitability by 1-Hz transcranial magnetic stimulation
    E M Wassermann
    Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 1428, USA
    Neurosci Lett 250:141-4. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in implicit procedural learning
    A Pascual-Leone
    Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Exp Brain Res 107:479-85. 1996
  7. ncbi request reprint Mood improvement following daily left prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients with depression: a placebo-controlled crossover trial
    M S George
    Biological Psychiatry Branch, NIMH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 154:1752-6. 1997
  8. pmc Demonstration of facilitatory I wave interaction in the human motor cortex by paired transcranial magnetic stimulation
    U Ziemann
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Gottingen, Human Motor Control Section, National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Physiol 511:181-90. 1998
  9. pmc Dissociation of the pathways mediating ipsilateral and contralateral motor-evoked potentials in human hand and arm muscles
    U Ziemann
    Human Motor Control Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Physiol 518:895-906. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a preliminary study
    B D Greenberg
    Laboratory of Clinical Science, NIMH, Bethesda, MD 20892 1264, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 154:867-9. 1997

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic application of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation: a review
    E M Wassermann
    Brain Stimulation Unit, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 10 Center Drive MSC 1428, Bethesda, MD 20892 1428, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:1367-77. 2001
    ..In this review, we discuss the clinical and scientific bases for using rTMS as treatment, and review the results of trials in psychiatric and neurological disorders to date...
  2. ncbi request reprint Side effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation
    E M Wassermann
    Brain Stimulation Unit, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Depress Anxiety 12:124-9. 2000
    ..Although tissue damage is unlikely, however, cognitive and other adverse effects have been observed and the possibility of unintended long-term changes in brain function are theoretically possible...
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk and safety of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation: report and suggested guidelines from the International Workshop on the Safety of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, June 5-7, 1996
    E M Wassermann
    Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1428, USA
    Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 108:1-16. 1998
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  4. ncbi request reprint Finger movements induced by transcranial magnetic stimulation change with hand posture, but not with coil position
    E M Wassermann
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 6:390-3. 1998
    ..Flexion was produced in the pincer position. Thus, while sensitive to changes in posture, TMS mapping may not be sensitive to the topographical organization of the M1 by movements as detected with direct cortical stimulation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Crossed reduction of human motor cortex excitability by 1-Hz transcranial magnetic stimulation
    E M Wassermann
    Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 1428, USA
    Neurosci Lett 250:141-4. 1998
    ..This demonstrates that rTMS can condition cortical excitability at a distance of one or more synapses and suggest that decreased excitability to TMS is a correlate of decreased blood flow and metabolism...
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in implicit procedural learning
    A Pascual-Leone
    Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Exp Brain Res 107:479-85. 1996
    ..Stimulation over the other areas did not interfere with learning. These results support the notion of a critical role of contralateral dorsolateral prefrontal structures in learning of motor sequences...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mood improvement following daily left prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients with depression: a placebo-controlled crossover trial
    M S George
    Biological Psychiatry Branch, NIMH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 154:1752-6. 1997
    ..Preliminary studies have indicated that daily left prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation might have antidepressant activity. The authors sought to confirm this finding by using a double-blind crossover design...
  8. pmc Demonstration of facilitatory I wave interaction in the human motor cortex by paired transcranial magnetic stimulation
    U Ziemann
    Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Gottingen, Human Motor Control Section, National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Physiol 511:181-90. 1998
    ..5. It is concluded that the MEP facilitation after paired TMS, at least for the first MEP peak, is due to facilitatory interaction between I waves, and takes place in the motor cortex at or upstream from the corticospinal neurone...
  9. pmc Dissociation of the pathways mediating ipsilateral and contralateral motor-evoked potentials in human hand and arm muscles
    U Ziemann
    Human Motor Control Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Physiol 518:895-906. 1999
    ..Other pathways, such as branching of corticomotoneuronal axons, a transcallosal projection or a slow-conducting monosynaptic ipsilateral pathway are very unlikely or can be excluded...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in obsessive-compulsive disorder: a preliminary study
    B D Greenberg
    Laboratory of Clinical Science, NIMH, Bethesda, MD 20892 1264, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 154:867-9. 1997
    ..Prefrontal mechanisms are implicated in obsessive-compulsive disorder. The authors investigated whether prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation influenced obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms...
  11. pmc Executive dysfunction in frontotemporal dementia and corticobasal syndrome
    E D Huey
    Cognitive Neuroscience Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 1440, USA
    Neurology 72:453-9. 2009
    ..To determine the pattern of executive dysfunction in frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and corticobasal syndrome (CBS) and to determine the brain areas associated with executive dysfunction in these illnesses...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cortical correlates of neuromotor development in healthy children
    M A Garvey
    Pediatric Movement Disorders Unit, Human Motor Control Section, Motor Neurology Branch, NINDS, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, 5N226, MSC 1428, Bethesda, MD 20982 1428, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:1662-70. 2003
    ..To examine the relationship between acquisition of fine motor skills in childhood and development of the motor cortex...
  13. pmc Opposite effects of high and low frequency rTMS on mood in depressed patients: relationship to baseline cerebral activity on PET
    A M Speer
    Biological Psychiatry Branch, NIMH, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, United States
    J Affect Disord 115:386-94. 2009
    ..Optimal parameters of rTMS for antidepressant efficacy in general, or within patients, have not been adequately delineated...
  14. ncbi request reprint Motor cortex excitability correlates with an anxiety-related personality trait
    E M Wassermann
    Brain Stimulation Unit, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Room 5N226, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 50:377-82. 2001
    ..Decreased intracortical inhibition may be related more to trait anxiety and depression, which are high in OCD, than to OCD itself. However, the MEP threshold (significantly lowered in OCD) was unrelated to N...
  15. ncbi request reprint Safety and cognitive effect of frontal DC brain polarization in healthy individuals
    M B Iyer
    Brain Stimulation Unit and Cognitive Neuroscience, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neurology 64:872-5. 2005
    ..Activating effects on the frontal lobe might be beneficial for patients with frontal lobe disorders. This phase 1 study tested the safety of frontal DC, including its effects on frontal and other brain functions...
  16. doi request reprint Gustatory cortical lesions affect motivation for snack foods
    K M Knutson
    a Cognitive Neuroscience Section, National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
    Cogn Neurosci 3:131-8. 2012
    ..Our findings provide further evidence of the primary GC's role in motivation for food and drink...
  17. ncbi request reprint Driving abilities in frontotemporal dementia patients
    V de Simone
    Cognitive Neuroscience Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 23:1-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate driving competency and the relationship between neuropsychiatric symptoms and driving behavior in frontotemporal dementia (FTD) patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) as a research tool in Tourette syndrome and related disorders
    M S George
    Functional Neuroimaging Division and Brain Magnetic Stimulation Laboratory, Psychiatry Department, Medical University of South Carolina, Psychiatry Department, Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Adv Neurol 85:225-35. 2001
    ..These areas of applying TMS to understanding and perhaps treating TS show much promise. Nonetheless, a great deal of basic work is likely needed before TMS can be fully used as a research tool or treatment modality for TS...