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Gelinas JN, Khodagholy D, Thesen T, Devinsky O, Buzsáki G. Interictal epileptiform discharges induce hippocampal-cortical coupling in temporal lobe epilepsy. Nature Medicine. 2016 Apr 25. PubMed PMID: 27111281.

Blackmon, K.*, Pardoe, H.*, Barr, W. B., Ardekani B. A., Doyle, W. K., Devinsky, O., Kuzniecky, R. & Thesen, T. (2015) The corpus callosum and recovery of working memory after epilepsy surgery. Epilepsia. (*equal contributions) [PDF]

Miskin N, Thesen T, Barr WB, Butler T, Wang X, Dugan P, Kuzniecky R, Doyle W, Devinsky O, Blackmon K. Prefrontal lobe structural integrity and trail making test, part B: converging findings from surface-based cortical thickness and voxel-based lesion symptom analyses. Brain Imaging & Behavior. 2015 Sep 23 PMID: 26399235.

Blackmon K, Ben-Avi E, Wang X, Pardoe HR, Di Martino A, Halgren E, Devinsky O, Thesen T, Kuzniecky R. Periventricular white matter abnormalities and restricted  repetitive behavior in autism spectrum disorder. Neuroimage Clinical. 2015 Oct31;10:36-45. PMCID: PMC4660377.

Liu A, Bryant A, Jefferson A, Friedman D, Minhas P, Barnard S, Barr W, Thesen T, O’Connor M, Shafi M, Herman S, Devinsky O, Pascual-Leone A, Schachter S. Exploring the efficacy of a 5-day course of transcranial direct current stimulation (TDCS) on depression and memory function in patients with well-controlled temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior. 2016 Feb;55:11-20. PubMed PMID: 26720704

Kang JY, Kim R, Kim H, Kang Y, Hahn S, Fu Z, Khalid MI, Schenck E, Thesen T. (2016) Automated Tracking and Quantification of Autistic Behavioral Symptoms Using Microsoft Kinect. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics. 2016;220:167-70. PubMed PMID:27046572

Ahmed, B., Brodley, C.E., Blackmon, K.E., Kuzniecky, R., Barash, G., Carlson, C., Quinn, B.T., Doyle, W, French, J., Devinsky, O., Thesen, T. (2015). Cortical feature analysis and machine learning improves detection of “MRI-negative” focal cortical dysplasia. Epilepsy and Behavior.[PDF].

Taylor, P. N., Thomas, J., Sinha, N., Dauwels, J., Kaiser, M., Thesen, T. & Ruths, J. (2015). Optimal control based seizure abatement using patient derived connectivity. Frontiers in Neuroscience: Neuroprosthetic.[PDF].

Ahmed B., Thesen T., Blackmon B., Zhang Y., Devinsky O., Kuzniecky R., & Brodley C. E. (2014). Hierarchical Conditional Random Fields for Outlier Detection: An Application to Detecting Epileptogenic Cortical Malformations. Journal of Machine Learning [PDF].

Berry, K., Suh, K., Blackmon, K., Devinsky, O., Carlson, C., Kuzniecky, R., Doyle, W. & Thesen, T. (2014). Limitations of fMRI in mapping cortical function near a vascular lesion: A case study. Journal of Pediatric Neuroradiology [PDF]

Blackmon K. & Thesen T. (2015). Structural and Quantitative MRI in Epilepsy. In: “Handbook of Neuropsychology in Epilepsy”. William Barr and Chris Morrison, Eds., Springer, New York.

Khodagholy D, Gelinas JN, Thesen T, Doyle W, Devinsky O, Malliaras GG, Buzsáki G. NeuroGrid: recording action potentials from the surface of the brain. Nature Neuroscience. 2014 Dec 22.  PubMed PMID: 25531570. [PDF]

Ma, Y., Koyama, MS., Milham, MP., Castellanos, FX., Quinn, BT.,  Pardoe, H., Wang, X., Kuzniecky, R., Devinsky, O., Thesen, T.*, & Blackmon, K.* (2014). Cortical thickness abnormalities associated with dyslexia, independent of remediation status. Neuroimage Clinical (* equal contributions) [PDF]

Barron, D. S., Fox, P. T., Pardoe, H., Lancaster, J. L., Price, L., Blackmon, K., Berry, K., Cavazos, J. E., Kuzniecky, R. I., Devinsky, O. & Thesen, T. (2014). Thalamic Functional Connectivity Predicts Seizure Laterality in Individual TLE Patients: application of a biomarker development strategy. NeuroImage:Clinical. [Pubmed] [PDF]

McGill,M. L., Devinsky, O. Wang, X., Quinn, B. T., Carlson, C., Butler, T., Kuzniecky, R. & Thesen, T. (2014). Functional neuroimaging abnormalities in idiopathic generalized epilepsy. NeuroImage: Clinical. [PDF].

Ahmed B., Thesen T., Blackmon B., Zhang Y., Devinsky O., Kuzniecky R., & Brodley C. E. (2014). Hierarchical Conditional Random Fields for Outlier Detection: An Application to Detecting Epileptogenic Cortical Malformations. International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2014). [PDF].

Blackmon K., Kuzniecky R., Barr W. B., Snuderl M., Doyle W., Devinsky O., & Thesen T. (2014). Cortical gray-white matter blurring and cognitive morbidity in focal cortical dysplasia. Cerebral Cortex. [PDF]

Butler T., Zaborzky L., Pirraglia E., Li J., Wang X., Li Y., Wai T., Talos D., Devinsky O., Kuchna I., Nowicki K., French J., Kuzniecky R., Wegiel J., Glodzik L., Rusinek H., De Leon M. J., &  Thesen T. (2014). Comparison of human septal nuclei MRI measurements using automated segmentation and a new manual tracing protocol based on histology. NeuroImage. PMID: 24736183.  [Pubmed] [PDF]

Cogan G.B., Thesen T., Carlson C., Doyle W., Devinsky O., Pesaran B. (2014). Sensory-motor transformations for speech occur bilaterally. Nature, AOP. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Quinn B. T., Carlson C., Doyle W., Cash S.S., Devinsky O., Spence C., Halgren E. & Thesen T. (2014). Intracranial cortical responses during visual-tactile integration in humans. Journal of Neuroscience.  [Pubmed] [PDF]

Butler T., Zaborszky L., Wang X., McDonald C. R., Blackmon K., Quinn B. T., Dubois J., Carlson C., Barr W. B., French J., Kuzniecky R., Halgren E., Devinsky O., & Thesen T. (2013). Septal nuclei enlargement in human temporal lobe epilepsy without mesial temporal sclerosis. Neurology. Jan 9. PMID: 23303846. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Thesen T., McDonald C.R., Carlson C., Doyle W., Cash S., Sherfey J., Felsovalyi O., Girard H., Barr W., Devinsky O., Kuzniecky R., Halgren E. (2012). Sequential then interactive processing of letters and words in the left fusiform gyrus. Nature Communication. PMID: 23250414. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Honey C. J., Thesen T., Donner T. H., Silbert L. J., Carlson C. E., Devinsky O., Doyle W. K., Rubin N., Heeger D. J., Hasson U. (2012). Slow cortical dynamics and the accumulation of information over long timescales. Neuron, 76 (2):423-34. PMID: 23083743. [Pubmed] [PDF]

McGill M. L., Devinsky O. Halgren E., Kelly C., Milham M., Castellanos X. F., Quinn B. T., DuBois J., Young J., Carlson C., French J., Kuzniecky R. & Thesen T. (2012). Default mode network abnormalities in idiopathic generalized epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior, Mar. 23(3):353-9, PMID: 22381387. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Butler T., Blackmon K., Zaborsky L., Wang X., DuBois J., Carlson C., Barr W. B., French J., Devinsky O., Kuzniecky R., Halgren E. & Thesen T. (2012). Volume of the human septal forebrain region is a predictor of source memory accuracy. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, Jan;18(1):157-61. Epub 2011 Dec 9. PubMed PMID: 22152217. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Yang A. I., Wang X., Doyle W. K., Halgren E., Carlson C., Belcher T. L., Cash S. S., Devinsky O., & Thesen T. (2012). Localization of dense intracranial electrode arrays using magnetic resonance imaging. Neuroimage, 63(1):157-65 PMID: 22759995. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Goldberg E., Roediger D., Kucukboyaci E. N., Carlson C., Devinsky O, Kuzniecky R., Halgren E., & Thesen T. (2011) Hemispheric Asymmetries of Cortical Volume in the Human Brain. Cortex.  PMID: 2217687. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Blackmon K., Halgren E., Barr W. B., Carlson C., Devinsky O., DuBois J., French J., Kuzniecky R. & Thesen T. (2011). Individual differences in verbal abilities associated with regional blurring of the left gray and white matter boundary. Journal of Neuroscience, 26 October 2011, 31(43): 15257-15263. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Butler T., Blackmon K., McDonald C. R., Carlson C., Barr W. B., Devinsky O., Kuzniecky R., Dubois J., French J., Halgren E., & Thesen T. (2011). Cortical thickness abnormalities associated with depressive symptoms in temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy & Behavior. 2011 Nov 16. PMID: 22099527. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Dykstra A. R., Halgren E., Thesen T., Carlson C. E., Doyle W., Madsen J. R., Eskandar E. M. & Cash S. S. (2011). Widespread Brain Areas Engaged during a Classical Auditory Streaming Task Revealed by Intracranial EEG. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Blackmon K., Barr W. B., Carlson C., Devinsky O., Dubois J., Pogash D., Quinn B. T., Kuzniecky R., Halgren E., & Thesen T. Structural evidence for involvement of a left amygdala-orbitofrontal network in subclinical anxiety. (2011). Psychiatry Research.PubMed PMID: 21803551. [Pubmed] [PDF]

DuBois J. M., Devinsky O., Carlson C., Kuzniecky R., Quinn B. T., Alper K., Butler T., Starner K., Halgren E., & Thesen T. (2011). Abnormalities of Cortical Thickness in Postictal Psychosis. Epilepsy & Behavior. PMID: 21543262. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Devinsky O., Davachi L., Santchi C., Quinn B. T., Staresina B. P.  & Thesen T. (2010). Hyperfamiliarity for Faces. Neurology, (12):970-4.   PMID: 20308681. [Pubmed[PDF]

Thesen T., Carlson C. E., Quinn B. T., Devinsky O., Halgren,E., DuBois J., McDonald C. R., French J., Leventer R., Felsovalyi O., Wang X., & Kuzniecky R. (2010). Detection of Epileptogenic Malformations with Surface-based MRI Morphometry. PLOS, 6(2):e16430. PMID: 21326599. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Thesen, T., Leontiev, O., Song, T., Dehghani, N., Hagler, D. J., Huang, M., Buxton, R., & Halgren E. (2011). Depression of  Cortical Activity in Humans by Mild Hypercapnia. Human Brain Mapping, April 15. PMID: 21500313. [Pubmed]

McDonald C. R., Thesen T., Carlson C., Blumberg M., Girard H. M., Trongnetrpunya A., Sherfey J. S., Devinksy O., Kuzniecky R., Doyle W. K., Cash S. S., Leonard M. K., Hagler D., J., Dale A. M. & Halgren E. (2010).  Multimodal imaging of repetition priming: Using fMRI, MEG, and intracranial EEG to reveal spatiotemporal profiles of word processing. NeuroImage, 53(2):707-17. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Keller C., Truccolo W., Gale J., Eskandar E., Thesen T., Carlson C. E., Devinsky O., Kuzniecky R., Doyle W., Madsen J., Schomer D., Mehta A., Brown E., Halgren E., & Cash S. S. (2010) Distinct Neuronal Firing Types during Interictal Epileptoform Discharges in the Human Cortex. Brain, Jun;133 (Pt 6):1668-81. PMID: 20511283. [Pubmed[PDF]

Blackmon T., Barr W. B., Kuzniecky R, DuBois J., Carlson C. E., Quinn B. T., Blumberg M., Halgren E., Hagler D. J., Mikhly M., Devinsky O., McDonald C. R., Dal, A. M., & Thesen T. (2010). Phonetically Irregular Word Pronunciation and Cortical Thickness in the Adult Brain. NeuroImage. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Cash S. S., Halgren E., Dehghani N., Rossetti A. O., Thesen T., Wang C., Devinsky O., Kuzniecky R., Doyle W., Wittner L., Ulbert I. (2009). The human K-Complex represents an isolated cortical down-state. ScienceMay 22;324(5930):1084-7. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Kuzniecky R., Thesen T., Devinsky O. (2009). Is localization-related epilepsy a progressive disorder? Nature Reviews Neurology. Jul;5(7):356-7. [Pubmed]

McDonald C. R. Thesen T., Hagler D., J., Carlson C.,Devinksy O., Kuzniecky R., Barr W., Gharapetian L., Trongnetrpunya A., Dale A., & Halgren E. (2009). Distributed Source Modeling of Language with Magnetoencephalography: Application to Patients with Intractable Epilepsy. Epilepsia, June 22. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Keller C. J., Cash S. S., Narayanan S., Wang C., Kuzniecky C., Carlson C., Devinsky D., Thesen T., Doyle D., Sassaroli A. , Boas D. A., Ulbert I., & Halgren E. (2009). Intracranial microprobe for evaluating neuro-hemodynamic coupling in unanesthetized human neocortex. Journal of Neuroscience MethodsMay 15;179(2):208-18. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Moettoenen R., Calvert G. A., Jaaskelainen I. P., Matthews P. M., Thesen T., Tuomainen J. & Sams M. (2006). Perceiving identical sounds as speech or non-speech modulates activity in the left posterior superior temporal sulcus. NeuroImage, 30(2):563-9. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Reale R.A., Calvert G.A., Thesen T., Jenison R.L., Kawasaki H., Oya H., Howard M.A. & Brugge, J.F. (2005). Auditory-Visual Processing Represented in the Human Superior Temporal Gyrus. Neuroscience. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Thesen T., Vibell J., Calvert G. A. & Osterbauer R. (2004). Neuroimaging of multisensory processing in vision, audition, touch and olfaction. Cognitive Processing, 5 (2): 84-93. [PDF]

Calvert G.A. & Thesen T. (2004). Multisensory integration: Methodological approaches and emerging principles in the human brain. Journal of Physiology, 98 (1-3): 191-2005. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Thesen T. & Murphy C. (2002). A reliability analysis of event-related brain potentials to olfactory stimuli. Psychophysiology, 39 (6): 733-738. [Pubmed] [PDF]

Thesen T. & Murphy C. (2001). Age-related changes in olfactory processing detected with event-related brain potentials using velopharyngeal closure and normal breathing. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 40 (2): 27-35. [Pubmed] [PDF]


Cover story: Blackmon et al. (2010). Phonetically Irregular Word Pronunciation and Cortical Thickness in the Adult Brain.