M A Eckert

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Uncoupled leftward asymmetries for planum morphology and functional language processing
    Mark A Eckert
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, USA
    Brain Lang 98:102-11. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Neuroanatomical markers for dyslexia: a review of dyslexia structural imaging studies
    Mark Eckert
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94305, USA
    Neuroscientist 10:362-71. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Evidence for superior parietal impairment in Williams syndrome
    M A Eckert
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94305, USA
    Neurology 64:152-3. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Anatomical signatures of dyslexia in children: unique information from manual and voxel based morphometry brain measures
    Mark A Eckert
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305, USA
    Cortex 41:304-15. 2005
  5. pmc Extrahippocampal gray matter loss and hippocampal deafferentation in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy
    Leonardo Bonilha
    Division of Neurology, Department of Neurosciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Epilepsia 51:519-28. 2010
  6. pmc An experiment of nature: brain anatomy parallels cognition and behavior in Williams syndrome
    Allan L Reiss
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Neurosci 24:5009-15. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint The neurobiology of Williams syndrome: cascading influences of visual system impairment?
    M A Eckert
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Avenue, P O Box 250550, Charleston, 29425, USA
    Cell Mol Life Sci 63:1867-75. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Anomalous sylvian fissure morphology in Williams syndrome
    Mark A Eckert
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, 29425, USA
    Neuroimage 33:39-45. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Frontostriatal dysfunction during response inhibition in Williams syndrome
    Dean Mobbs
    Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5719, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:256-61. 2007
  10. pmc Age-related relative volume preservation of the dominant hand cortical region
    Leonardo Bonilha
    Division of Neurology, Medical University of South Carolina, 96 Jonathan Lucas St, 3rd Floor, Charleston, SC 29412, USA
    Brain Res 1305:14-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. pmc Uncoupled leftward asymmetries for planum morphology and functional language processing
    Mark A Eckert
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, USA
    Brain Lang 98:102-11. 2006
    ..25, p < .05). Individuals with small brains were more likely to demonstrate strong left hemisphere language laterality. These results suggest that language laterality is a multidimensional construct with complex neurological origins...
  2. ncbi request reprint Neuroanatomical markers for dyslexia: a review of dyslexia structural imaging studies
    Mark Eckert
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94305, USA
    Neuroscientist 10:362-71. 2004
    ..A comprehensive neurobiological understanding of dyslexia will depend on studies of dyslexic individuals with homogeneous perceptual, cognitive, and genetic backgrounds...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evidence for superior parietal impairment in Williams syndrome
    M A Eckert
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94305, USA
    Neurology 64:152-3. 2005
    ..Impaired superior parietal function could explain WS visual-spatial and visual-motor problems...
  4. ncbi request reprint Anatomical signatures of dyslexia in children: unique information from manual and voxel based morphometry brain measures
    Mark A Eckert
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94305, USA
    Cortex 41:304-15. 2005
    ..We conclude that manual and automated methods provide valuable and complementary approaches to the search for functionally significant neurobiological characteristics of dyslexia...
  5. pmc Extrahippocampal gray matter loss and hippocampal deafferentation in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy
    Leonardo Bonilha
    Division of Neurology, Department of Neurosciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Epilepsia 51:519-28. 2010
    ..This study aimed to investigate the relationship between hippocampal deafferentation and brain atrophy in MTLE...
  6. pmc An experiment of nature: brain anatomy parallels cognition and behavior in Williams syndrome
    Allan L Reiss
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Neurosci 24:5009-15. 2004
    ..These findings point to specific neuroanatomical correlates for the unique topography of cognitive and behavioral features associated with this disorder...
  7. ncbi request reprint The neurobiology of Williams syndrome: cascading influences of visual system impairment?
    M A Eckert
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Avenue, P O Box 250550, Charleston, 29425, USA
    Cell Mol Life Sci 63:1867-75. 2006
    ..While hemizygosity for the transcription factor II-I gene family probably affects the development of visual systems, we also suggest that Lim-kinase 1 hemizygosity exacerbates the impairments in performing space-based actions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Anomalous sylvian fissure morphology in Williams syndrome
    Mark A Eckert
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, 29425, USA
    Neuroimage 33:39-45. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Frontostriatal dysfunction during response inhibition in Williams syndrome
    Dean Mobbs
    Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5719, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:256-61. 2007
    ..Here we explore the neural systems that mediate response inhibition in WS...
  10. pmc Age-related relative volume preservation of the dominant hand cortical region
    Leonardo Bonilha
    Division of Neurology, Medical University of South Carolina, 96 Jonathan Lucas St, 3rd Floor, Charleston, SC 29412, USA
    Brain Res 1305:14-9. 2009
    ..These results are consistent with evidence that disuse leads to atrophy and suggest that age-related declines in gray matter, and perhaps function, may be limited by increasing the use of the non-dominant hand...
  11. pmc At the heart of the ventral attention system: the right anterior insula
    Mark A Eckert
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425 5500, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:2530-41. 2009
    ..These results support the hypothesis that the right aI/fO aids in the coordination and evaluation of task performance across behavioral tasks with varying perceptual and response demands...
  12. doi request reprint Manual and automated measures of superior temporal gyrus asymmetry: concordant structural predictors of verbal ability in children
    Mark A Eckert
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, SC 29425, USA
    Neuroimage 41:813-22. 2008
    ..These results demonstrate significant advantages of an automated voxel-based measure over a manual measure of planum temporale asymmetry...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reduced parietal and visual cortical activation during global processing in Williams syndrome
    Dean Mobbs
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5719, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:433-8. 2007
    ..These preliminary results largely confirm previous research findings and neural models implicating neurodevelopmental abnormalities in extended subcortical and cortical visual systems in WS, most notably dorsal-stream pathways...
  14. doi request reprint Automated MRI analysis for identification of hippocampal atrophy in temporal lobe epilepsy
    Leonardo Bonilha
    Department of Neurology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Epilepsia 50:228-33. 2009
    ..Manual morphometry of the hippocampus is sensitive to detecting HA, but is time-consuming and prone to operator error. Automated MRI morphometry has the potential to provide rapid and accurate assistance in the clinical detection of HA...
  15. doi request reprint How common is brain atrophy in patients with medial temporal lobe epilepsy?
    Leonardo Bonilha
    Division of Neurology, Department of Neurosciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Epilepsia 51:1774-9. 2010
    ..This study aimed to evaluate where and how much atrophy is to be expected in an individual patient with MTLE...
  16. pmc Selective alterations of white matter associated with visuospatial and sensorimotor dysfunction in turner syndrome
    Marie Holzapfel
    Center for Interdisciplinary Brain Sciences Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5719, USA
    J Neurosci 26:7007-13. 2006
    ..These complementary analyses provide evidence for alterations in white matter pathways that subserve affected and preserved cognitive functions in TS...
  17. ncbi request reprint To modulate or not to modulate: differing results in uniquely shaped Williams syndrome brains
    Mark A Eckert
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Avenue, P O Box 250550, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Neuroimage 32:1001-7. 2006
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  18. pmc Age-related effects on word recognition: reliance on cognitive control systems with structural declines in speech-responsive cortex
    Mark A Eckert
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Avenue, MSC 550, Charleston, SC 29425 5500, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 9:252-9. 2008
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  19. pmc A cross-modal system linking primary auditory and visual cortices: evidence from intrinsic fMRI connectivity analysis
    Mark A Eckert
    Department of Otolaryngology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 29:848-57. 2008
    ..Our study provides novel, fcMRI-based, support for a neural system involving low-level auditory and visual cortices...
  20. pmc Age-related differences in gap detection: effects of task difficulty and cognitive ability
    Kelly C Harris
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Ave, MSC 550, Charleston, SC 29425 5500, USA
    Hear Res 264:21-9. 2010
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that age-related differences in complex measures of auditory temporal processing may be explained, in part, by age-related deficits in processing speed and attention...
  21. pmc In vivo mapping of the human locus coeruleus
    Noam I Keren
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Neuroimage 47:1261-7. 2009
    ..This map can be used to test hypotheses about the LC in human structural and functional imaging studies. Such efforts will contribute to our understanding of attention systems in normal and clinical populations...
  22. pmc Speech recognition in younger and older adults: a dependency on low-level auditory cortex
    Kelly C Harris
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425 5500, USA
    J Neurosci 29:6078-87. 2009
    ..More broadly, the results suggest the possibility that aging may exaggerate developmental limitations on the ability to recognize speech...
  23. ncbi request reprint Abnormal cortical complexity and thickness profiles mapped in Williams syndrome
    Paul M Thompson
    Laboratory of Neuroimaging, Brain Mapping Division, Department of Neurology, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1769, USA
    J Neurosci 25:4146-58. 2005
    ..03). These findings visualize cortical zones with altered anatomy in WS, which merit additional study with techniques to assess function and connectivity...
  24. ncbi request reprint Anatomical correlates of dyslexia: frontal and cerebellar findings
    Mark A Eckert
    Department of Neuroscience, McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Brain 126:482-94. 2003
    ..This study may be the first to show that anomalies in a cerebellar-frontal circuit are associated with rapid automatic naming and the double-deficit subtype of dyslexia...
  25. ncbi request reprint Anatomical risk factors that distinguish dyslexia from SLI predict reading skill in normal children
    Christiana M Leonard
    Department of Neuroscience, McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    J Commun Disord 35:501-31. 2002
    ..These results suggest that PD and SLI are qualitatively different disorders associated with anatomical deviations in opposite directions from the population mean...
  26. ncbi request reprint Modulation of neural connectivity during tongue movement and reading
    Alex G He
    Department of Psychiatry and McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 18:222-32. 2003
    ....
  27. pmc The epigenesis of planum temporale asymmetry in twins
    Mark A Eckert
    Department of Neuroscience, McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
    Cereb Cortex 12:749-55. 2002
    ..Birth weight differences were also related to twin differences in total cerebral volume, but not central sulcus asymmetry. These results suggest that exogenous perinatal factors affect the epigenesis of planar asymmetry development...