Eric M Wassermann

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Variation in the response to transcranial magnetic brain stimulation in the general population
    Eric M Wassermann
    Brain Stimulation Unit, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:1165-71. 2002
  2. pmc Injured brain regions associated with anxiety in Vietnam veterans
    Kristine M Knutson
    Behavioral Neurology Unit, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Neuropsychologia 51:686-94. 2013
  3. pmc Association of ideomotor apraxia with frontal gray matter volume loss in corticobasal syndrome
    Edward D Huey
    Cognitive Neuroscience Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1440, USA
    Arch Neurol 66:1274-80. 2009
  4. pmc Safety study of 50 Hz repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients with Parkinson's disease
    David H Benninger
    Human Motor Control Section, Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Building 10 Room 7D42 MSC1428, Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:809-15. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Transcranial direct current stimulation for the treatment of Parkinson's disease
    David H Benninger
    Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:1105-11. 2010
  6. pmc Reward processing abnormalities in Parkinson's disease
    Dimitrios Kapogiannis
    Behavioral Neurology Unit, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Mov Disord 26:1451-7. 2011
  7. pmc Focal brain damage protects against post-traumatic stress disorder in combat veterans
    Michael Koenigs
    Cognitive Neuroscience Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, US National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1440, Bethesda, Maryland, 20892 1440, USA
    Nat Neurosci 11:232-7. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of apathy revealed by lesion mapping in participants with traumatic brain injuries
    Kristine M Knutson
    Cognitive Neuroscience Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
    Hum Brain Mapp 35:943-53. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Placebo-controlled study of rTMS for the treatment of Parkinson's disease
    Mikhail P Lomarev
    Human Motor Control Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1428, USA
    Mov Disord 21:325-31. 2006
  10. doi request reprint A psychological and neuroanatomical model of obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Edward D Huey
    The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Cognitive Neuroscience Section, NIH NINDS, Bethesda, MD 20892 1440, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 20:390-408. 2008

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Variation in the response to transcranial magnetic brain stimulation in the general population
    Eric M Wassermann
    Brain Stimulation Unit, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:1165-71. 2002
    ..The aim of this study is to describe the variability and other characteristics of the motor evoked potential (MEP) to transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in a large database...
  2. pmc Injured brain regions associated with anxiety in Vietnam veterans
    Kristine M Knutson
    Behavioral Neurology Unit, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Neuropsychologia 51:686-94. 2013
    ..We compared this control group against veterans with brain lesions in areas associated with anxiety, and against veterans with lesions only in other brain areas...
  3. pmc Association of ideomotor apraxia with frontal gray matter volume loss in corticobasal syndrome
    Edward D Huey
    Cognitive Neuroscience Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1440, USA
    Arch Neurol 66:1274-80. 2009
    ..To determine the brain areas associated with specific components of ideomotor apraxia (IMA) in corticobasal syndrome (CBS)...
  4. pmc Safety study of 50 Hz repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients with Parkinson's disease
    David H Benninger
    Human Motor Control Section, Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Building 10 Room 7D42 MSC1428, Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:809-15. 2009
    ..Fifty Hertz rTMS may be superior to 25 Hz rTMS investigated so far. The objective of this study was to determine if 50 Hz rTMS could be delivered safely in PD patients since current safety limits are exceeded...
  5. doi request reprint Transcranial direct current stimulation for the treatment of Parkinson's disease
    David H Benninger
    Medical Neurology Branch, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:1105-11. 2010
    ..Deep brain stimulation has proven efficacy but carries risks and is not possible in all patients. Non-invasive brain stimulation has shown promising results and may provide a therapeutic alternative...
  6. pmc Reward processing abnormalities in Parkinson's disease
    Dimitrios Kapogiannis
    Behavioral Neurology Unit, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Mov Disord 26:1451-7. 2011
    ..The cortical response to reward expectation may represent an endophenotype for risk-taking behavior in patients on agonist treatment...
  7. pmc Focal brain damage protects against post-traumatic stress disorder in combat veterans
    Michael Koenigs
    Cognitive Neuroscience Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, US National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1440, Bethesda, Maryland, 20892 1440, USA
    Nat Neurosci 11:232-7. 2008
    ..These results suggest that the vmPFC and amygdala are critically involved in the pathogenesis of PTSD...
  8. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of apathy revealed by lesion mapping in participants with traumatic brain injuries
    Kristine M Knutson
    Cognitive Neuroscience Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
    Hum Brain Mapp 35:943-53. 2014
    ..Apathy is a significant symptom since it can reduce participation of the patient in family and other social interactions, and diminish affective decision-making. Hum Brain Mapp 35:943-953, 2014. © 2013 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint Placebo-controlled study of rTMS for the treatment of Parkinson's disease
    Mikhail P Lomarev
    Human Motor Control Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1428, USA
    Mov Disord 21:325-31. 2006
    ..Although short-term benefit may be due to MC excitability enhancement, the mechanism of cumulative benefit must have another explanation...
  10. doi request reprint A psychological and neuroanatomical model of obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Edward D Huey
    The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Cognitive Neuroscience Section, NIH NINDS, Bethesda, MD 20892 1440, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 20:390-408. 2008
    ..The authors believe that this model explains the specific symptoms, and integrates the psychology and neuroanatomy of OCD better than previous models...
  11. pmc Reward improves long-term retention of a motor memory through induction of offline memory gains
    Mitsunari Abe
    Human Cortical Physiology and Stroke Neurorehabilitation Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Curr Biol 21:557-62. 2011
    ..We conclude that training under rewarded conditions is more effective than training under punished or neutral conditions in eliciting lasting motor learning, an advantage driven by offline memory gains that persist over time...
  12. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic intracranial hypertension following kidney transplantation: a case report and review of the literature
    Christine E Chamberlain
    Pharmacy Department, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 9:545-50. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Recharging cognition with DC brain polarization
    Eric M Wassermann
    Brain Stimulation Unit, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:503-5. 2005
    ..Compact and safe, this old technique seems poised to allow major advances cognitive science and therapy...
  14. doi request reprint Semi-automated trajectory analysis of deep ballistic penetrating brain injury
    Les Folio
    Department of Radiology, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive MSC 1440, Bethesda, MD 20892 1440, USA
    Mil Med 178:338-45. 2013
    ..Penetrating head injuries (PHIs) are common in combat operations and most have visible wound paths on computed tomography (CT)...
  15. pmc Normative database of judgment of complexity task with functional near infrared spectroscopy--application for TBI
    Franck Amyot
    National Institutes of Health, Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD, Program on Pediatric Imaging and Tissue Sciences, Section on Analytical and Functional Biophotonics, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Neuroimage 60:879-83. 2012
    ..With this original technique, we will construct a normative database for a simple cognitive test which can be useful in evaluating cognitive disability such as mild traumatic brain injury...
  16. pmc Tolerability of transcranial direct current stimulation in childhood-onset schizophrenia
    Anand Mattai
    Child Psychiatry Branch, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Brain Stimul 4:275-80. 2011
    ..In recent years, transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has been used to study and treat many neuropsychiatric conditions. However, information regarding its tolerability in the pediatric population is lacking...
  17. ncbi request reprint Visual deprivation effects on human motor cortex excitability
    Fidias E Leon-Sarmiento
    Brain Stimulation Unit, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Neurosci Lett 389:17-20. 2005
    ..These findings also illustrate an important potential confound in TMS studies of the motor cortex...
  18. doi request reprint Consensus: Can transcranial direct current stimulation and transcranial magnetic stimulation enhance motor learning and memory formation?
    Janine Reis
    Human Cortical Physiology Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1430, USA
    Brain Stimul 1:363-9. 2008
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  19. doi request reprint Central sensitization as a component of post-deployment syndrome
    Jeffrey D Lewis
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Behavioral Neurology Unit, Bethesda, MD, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 31:367-72. 2012
    ..We also discuss how factors such as stress and genetics may promote chronic widespread pain in veterans and service members who develop PDS...
  20. doi request reprint Reward-related activity in the human motor cortex
    Dimitrios Kapogiannis
    Brain Stimulation Unit, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, MSC 1440, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 1440, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 27:1836-42. 2008
    ..Transcranial magnetic stimulation of M1 may be useful as a quantitative measure of reward-related activity...
  21. pmc Analysis of IFT74 as a candidate gene for chromosome 9p-linked ALS-FTD
    Parastoo Momeni
    Laboratory of Neurogenetics, National Institute of Aging, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
    BMC Neurol 6:44. 2006
    ..A new locus for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis--frontotemporal dementia (ALS-FTD) has recently been ascribed to chromosome 9p...
  22. pmc Characteristics of frontotemporal dementia patients with a Progranulin mutation
    Edward D Huey
    Cognitive Neuroscience Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1440, USA
    Ann Neurol 60:374-80. 2006
    ..The range of mutations of PGRN that can result in the FTD phenotype and the clinical presentation of patients with PGRN mutations have yet to be determined...
  23. ncbi request reprint The ipsilateral silent period in boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Marjorie A Garvey
    Pediatric Movement Disorders Unit, Human Motor Control Section, MNB, NINDS, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:1889-96. 2005
    ..Characterize maturation of transcallosal inhibition (ipsilateral silent period [iSP]) in attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) using transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)...
  24. doi request reprint Antidepressant Efficacy of High and Low Frequency rTMS at 110% of Motor Threshold versus Sham Stimulation over Left Prefrontal Cortex
    Andrew M Speer
    Laboratory of Brain and Cognition, 4804 Montgomery Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Brain Stimul 7:36-41. 2014
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  25. doi request reprint FUS and TDP43 genetic variability in FTD and CBS
    Edward D Huey
    Taub Institute and Gertrude H Sergievsky Center, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 33:1016.e9-17. 2012
    ..In summary, we report that genetic variability in FUS and TDP-43 encompasses a wide range of phenotypes (including ALS, FTD, and CBS) and that there is substantial genetic variability in FUS gene in neurologically normal controls...
  26. ncbi request reprint Priming stimulation enhances the depressant effect of low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Meenakshi B Iyer
    Brain Stimulation Unit, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1430, USA
    J Neurosci 23:10867-72. 2003
    ..Although not conclusive evidence, this strengthens the case for overlapping mechanisms and suggests a potent new technique for enhancing low-frequency rTMS depression that may have experimental and clinical applications...
  27. ncbi request reprint Functional connectivity between somatosensory and visual cortex in early blind humans
    George F Wittenberg
    Human Cortical Physiology Section, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Eur J Neurosci 20:1923-7. 2004
    ..These results are consistent with the hypothesis that tactile information may reach early visual areas in early blind humans through cortico-cortical pathways, possibly supporting enhanced tactile information processing...
  28. ncbi request reprint Abnormal luteal phase excitability of the motor cortex in women with premenstrual syndrome
    Mark J Smith
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 54:757-62. 2003
    ..Here, we studied women with PMS to see if their response to endogenous progesterone differed from that of control subjects...
  29. ncbi request reprint Left prefrontal-repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) and regional cerebral glucose metabolism in normal volunteers
    Timothy A Kimbrell
    Biological Psychiatry Branch, NIMH, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Psychiatry Res 115:101-13. 2002
    ..While these results are in the predicted direction, further studies using other designs and higher intensities and frequencies of rTMS are indicated to better describe the local and distant changes induced by rTMS...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effects of ovarian hormones on human cortical excitability
    Mark J Smith
    Brain Stimulation Unit, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 1430, USA
    Ann Neurol 51:599-603. 2002
    ..These findings demonstrate an excitatory neuronal effect associated with estradiol and confirm our earlier finding of inhibition associated with progesterone...
  31. ncbi request reprint Intensity-dependent regional cerebral blood flow during 1-Hz repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in healthy volunteers studied with H215O positron emission tomography: I. Effects of primary motor cortex rTMS
    Andrew M Speer
    Biological Psychiatry Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Building 10 Room 5N234, Bethesda, MD 20892 1430, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 54:818-25. 2003
    ..We combined the administration of varying intensities of 1-Hz rTMS of the motor cortex with simultaneous positron emission tomography (PET) to delineate local and distant effects on brain activity...
  32. ncbi request reprint Intensity-dependent regional cerebral blood flow during 1-Hz repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) in healthy volunteers studied with H215O positron emission tomography: II. Effects of prefrontal cortex rTMS
    Andrew M Speer
    Biological Psychiatry Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Building 10 Room 5N234, Bethesda, MD 20892 1430, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 54:826-32. 2003
    ..We examined intensity-related changes in brain activity with positron emission tomography (PET) in normal volunteers during rTMS delivered to the left PFC...
  33. ncbi request reprint Multimodal imaging of brain reorganization in motor areas of the contralesional hemisphere of well recovered patients after capsular stroke
    Christian Gerloff
    Cortical Physiology Research Group, Department of Neurology, Eberhard Karls University Medical School, Tuebingen, Germany
    Brain 129:791-808. 2006
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  34. ncbi request reprint Transcranial magnetic stimulation-evoked cortical inhibition: a consistent marker of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder scores in tourette syndrome
    Donald L Gilbert
    Division of Neurology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 57:1597-600. 2005
    ..We sought to validate this observation...
  35. pmc In vivo and postmortem clinicoanatomical correlations in frontotemporal dementia and parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17
    Bernardino Ghetti
    Indiana Alzheimer Disease Center, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Ind 46202, USA
    Neurodegener Dis 5:215-7. 2008
    ..Despite the differences, FTDP-17T and FTDP-17U share a largely overlapping clinical phenotype...
  36. ncbi request reprint Consecutive transcranial magnetic stimulation: phosphene thresholds in migraineurs and controls
    William B Young
    Jefferson Headache Center, Department of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Headache 44:131-5. 2004
    ..To characterize the temporal course of transcranial magnetic stimulation-induced phosphene thresholds in subjects with migraine and in controls...
  37. ncbi request reprint Association of cortical disinhibition with tic, ADHD, and OCD severity in Tourette syndrome
    Donald L Gilbert
    Division of Neurology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    Mov Disord 19:416-25. 2004
    ..53; P = 0.003) than with tic severity (r = 0.42; P = 0.02), suggesting that in TS, the association between SICI and ADHD symptoms may be more consistent or direct than the association between SICI and tics...
  38. pmc Atomoxetine treatment of ADHD in Tourette syndrome: reduction in motor cortex inhibition correlates with clinical improvement
    Donald L Gilbert
    Division of Neurology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, and The University of Cincinnati, Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:1835-41. 2007
    ..We sought to determine in children with Tourette Syndrome (TS) whether clinical responses correlate with changes in short interval cortical inhibition (SICI)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Corticobasal syndrome associated with the A9D Progranulin mutation
    Salvatore Spina
    Indiana Alzheimer Disease Center, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 66:892-900. 2007
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  40. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the inhibitory and excitatory effects of ADHD medications methylphenidate and atomoxetine on motor cortex
    Donald L Gilbert
    Division of Neurology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 31:442-9. 2006
    ..Cortical inhibition, shown previously to be abnormal in ADHD, may play a key role producing behavioral pathology...
  41. pmc No effect of DC brain polarization on verbal fluency in patients with advanced frontotemporal dementia
    Edward D Huey
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:1417-8. 2007
  42. ncbi request reprint Dopamine transporter genotype influences the physiological response to medication in ADHD
    Donald L Gilbert
    Division of Neurology Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Brain 129:2038-46. 2006
    ..In conclusion, MPH and ATX have similar effects on SICI in children with ADHD. A genetic variation in DAT1, previously linked to ADHD risk and MPH behavioural responses, influences the neurophysiological effects of both MPH and ATX...