Ann M Peiffer

Summary

Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Age-related multisensory enhancement in a simple audiovisual detection task
    Ann M Peiffer
    Department of Radiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Neuroreport 18:1077-81. 2007
  2. pmc Differential effects of radiation and age on diffusion tensor imaging in rats
    Ann M Peiffer
    Department of Radiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Brain Res 1351:23-31. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Ethics in 15 min per week
    Ann M Peiffer
    Department of Radiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, PP1 7th Floor, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Sci Eng Ethics 17:289-97. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Aging and the interaction of sensory cortical function and structure
    Ann M Peiffer
    Department of Radiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:228-40. 2009
  5. pmc Cross-modal deactivations during modality-specific selective attention
    Jennifer L Mozolic
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    BMC Neurol 8:35. 2008
  6. pmc The effect of daily caffeine use on cerebral blood flow: How much caffeine can we tolerate?
    Merideth A Addicott
    Department of Radiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:3102-14. 2009
  7. pmc Preservation of crossmodal selective attention in healthy aging
    Christina E Hugenschmidt
    Department of Radiology, ANSIR Laboratory, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Exp Brain Res 198:273-85. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Modality-specific selective attention attenuates multisensory integration
    Jennifer L Mozolic
    Graduate Program in Neuroscience, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Exp Brain Res 184:39-52. 2008
  9. pmc Power and sample size calculation for neuroimaging studies by non-central random field theory
    Satoru Hayasaka
    Biostatistical Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Neuroimage 37:721-30. 2007
  10. pmc Neuroanatomical target theory as a predictive model for radiation-induced cognitive decline
    Ann M Peiffer
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Neurology 80:747-53. 2013

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Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Age-related multisensory enhancement in a simple audiovisual detection task
    Ann M Peiffer
    Department of Radiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Neuroreport 18:1077-81. 2007
    ..Data support the conclusion that differences in multisensory processing for older adults cannot be explained solely by the effects of general cognitive slowing...
  2. pmc Differential effects of radiation and age on diffusion tensor imaging in rats
    Ann M Peiffer
    Department of Radiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Brain Res 1351:23-31. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that targets of the fWBI-induced change in this model may be the less myelinated or unmyelinated axons, extracellular matrix, or synaptic fields rather than heavily myelinated tracts...
  3. ncbi request reprint Ethics in 15 min per week
    Ann M Peiffer
    Department of Radiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, PP1 7th Floor, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Sci Eng Ethics 17:289-97. 2011
    ..We still struggle with how to accurately assess this behavioral change; although, we present preliminary survey results on the evaluation and impact of this style of curriculum for ethics instruction in our laboratory...
  4. ncbi request reprint Aging and the interaction of sensory cortical function and structure
    Ann M Peiffer
    Department of Radiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:228-40. 2009
    ..Thus, functional differences in cortical activity between older and younger adults cannot solely be accounted for by differences in gray matter volume...
  5. pmc Cross-modal deactivations during modality-specific selective attention
    Jennifer L Mozolic
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    BMC Neurol 8:35. 2008
    ..This study was designed to determine how focusing attention on the auditory or visual modality impacts neural activity in cortical regions responsible for processing stimuli in the unattended modality...
  6. pmc The effect of daily caffeine use on cerebral blood flow: How much caffeine can we tolerate?
    Merideth A Addicott
    Department of Radiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:3102-14. 2009
    ..Our results suggest a limited ability of the cerebrovascular adenosine system to compensate for high amounts of daily caffeine use...
  7. pmc Preservation of crossmodal selective attention in healthy aging
    Christina E Hugenschmidt
    Department of Radiology, ANSIR Laboratory, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Exp Brain Res 198:273-85. 2009
    ..Thus, age-related increases in distractibility across sensory modalities are likely due to mechanisms other than deficits in attentional processing...
  8. ncbi request reprint Modality-specific selective attention attenuates multisensory integration
    Jennifer L Mozolic
    Graduate Program in Neuroscience, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Exp Brain Res 184:39-52. 2008
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  9. pmc Power and sample size calculation for neuroimaging studies by non-central random field theory
    Satoru Hayasaka
    Biostatistical Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Neuroimage 37:721-30. 2007
    ..From the simulations, we found that our method was able to estimate power quite accurately. In the fMRI data analysis, despite the small sample size, we were able to determine power and the number of subjects required to detect signals...
  10. pmc Neuroanatomical target theory as a predictive model for radiation-induced cognitive decline
    Ann M Peiffer
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Neurology 80:747-53. 2013
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  11. ncbi request reprint Relating imaging indices of white matter integrity and volume in healthy older adults
    Christina E Hugenschmidt
    Neuroscience Program, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:433-42. 2008
    ..As such, the ability to detect early white matter alterations may facilitate development of targeted treatments that prevent or slow age-related white matter degradation and associated cognitive sequelae...
  12. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes of brain metastases treated with Gamma Knife radiosurgery with 3.0 T versus 1.5 T MRI-based treatment planning: have we finally optimised detection of occult brain metastases?
    Amritraj G Loganathan
    Department of Neurosurgery, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 56:554-60. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to determine if clinically relevant endpoints were changed by improved MRI resolution during radiosurgical treatment planning...
  13. pmc Radiation-induced brain injury: A review
    Dana Greene-Schloesser
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Front Oncol 2:73. 2012
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  14. pmc Imaging radiation-induced normal tissue injury
    Mike E Robbins
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Radiat Res 177:449-66. 2012
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  15. pmc Developing a problem-based learning (PBL) curriculum for professionalism and scientific integrity training for biomedical graduate students
    Nancy L Jones
    Division Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Med Ethics 36:614-9. 2010
    ..Both faculty and students endorsed the active learning approach for these topics, in contrast to a compliance-based approach that emphasises learning rules and regulations...
  16. pmc Methodological considerations for the quantification of self-reported caffeine use
    Merideth A Addicott
    Department of Radiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 203:571-8. 2009
    ..However, various self-report measures have different methodologies, and the accuracy of these different methods has not been compared...
  17. ncbi request reprint Rapid auditory processing and MGN morphology in microgyric rats reared in varied acoustic environments
    Ann M Peiffer
    Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Unit 4154, 3107 Horse Barn Hill Rd, Storrs, CT 06269 4154, USA
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 138:187-93. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that a more active form of acoustic stimulation (e.g., training) may be required to ameliorate the deleterious behavioral and anatomical consequences of focal microgyric lesions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Age and experience-related improvements in gap detection in the rat
    Jennifer T Friedman
    Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers University, 197 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 152:83-91. 2004
    ..The present findings also demonstrate maturational improvements in silent gap detection using a pre-pulse inhibition paradigm...
  19. ncbi request reprint Severity of focal microgyria and associated rapid auditory processing deficits
    Ann M Peiffer
    Department of Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience Division, University of Connecticut, 3107 Horse Barn Hill Rd U 4154, Storrs, CT 06269 4154, USA
    Neuroreport 15:1923-6. 2004
    ..Greater disruptions are also seen in the MGN of double-pair compared to single-pair bilateral microgyric subjects...
  20. pmc Brain weight differences associated with induced focal microgyria
    Ann M Peiffer
    Department of Psychology Behavioral Neuroscience Division, University of Connecticut, USA
    BMC Neurosci 4:12. 2003
    ..In this experiment, we investigated changes in brain weight as an index of global disruption of neural systems caused by focal damage to the developing cortical plate...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in rapid auditory processing deficits in ectopic BXSB/MpJ mice
    Ann M Peiffer
    Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Neuroreport 13:2277-80. 2002
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  22. pmc Use of a modified prepulse inhibition paradigm to assess complex auditory discrimination in rodents
    R Holly Fitch
    Department of Psychology, Division of Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Connecticut, 406 Babbidge Rd, Box U 1020, Storrs, CT 06269, United States
    Brain Res Bull 76:1-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of the current review is to provide a background on the PPI paradigm, and to summarize what has been learned more recently using modified versions of PPI with rodent models...
  23. ncbi request reprint Impaired gap detection in juvenile microgyric rats
    Ann M Peiffer
    Behavioral Neuroscience Division, Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, 3107 Horse Barn Hill Road, Unit 4154, Storrs, CT 06269 4154, USA
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 152:93-8. 2004
    ..g., simple gap detection), but may require "higher-order" auditory discrimination tasks (e.g., tone sequences, phonemic discriminations) to be elicited later in life...
  24. ncbi request reprint Auditory processing deficits in rats with neonatal hypoxic-ischemic injury
    Melissa M McClure
    Department of Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience Division, Unit 4154, 3107 Horse Barn Hill Rd, Storrs, CT 06269 4154, USA
    Int J Dev Neurosci 23:351-62. 2005
    ..As such, the current model may have critical implications for the study of neurophysiological underpinnings of cognitive deficits in premature/VLBW infants...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in rapid auditory processing deficits in microgyric rats
    Ann M Peiffer
    Behavioral Neuroscience Division, Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut Unit 4154, 3107 Horse Barn Hill Road, Storrs, CT 06269 4154, USA
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 148:53-7. 2004
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Research Grants2

  1. Aging and Unisensory Influence of Multisensory Processing
    ANN PEIFFER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Taking the information gained by this proposal, older adults can be given new techniques for maintaining their day to day activity level within the community by maximizing the benefits of this sensory cross-talk. ..