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Research Article - Frontoparietal activation during visual conjunction search: Effects of bottom-up guidance and adult age.
Writers are current and former BIAC faculty and staff David J. Madden, Emily L. Parks, Catherine W. Tallman, Maria A. Boylan, Davi [more info]
Resting-State Functional Connectivity and Cognition After Major Cardiac Surgery in Older Adults without Preoperative Cognitive Impairment: Preliminary Findings" by Jeffrey Browndyke, Ph.D, Miles Berger, Ph.D.,Todd Harshbarger, Ph.D., Patrick Smith, Ph.D., [more info]
Weingarten CP, Doraiswamy PM, and Fisher MP recently had a paper accepted for publication by Frontiers in Human Neuroscience (10:541) entitled: A new spin on neural processing: quantum cognition. [more info]
Manuscript titled "Integrated parallel reception, excitation, and shimming (iPRES) with multiple shim loops per radio-frequency coil element for improved B0 shimming" by Dean Darnell, Trong-Kha Truong, and Allen Song has been published in Magn Reson Med. [PDF]
Manuscript by Rajendra Morey, Joseph Dunsmoor, Courtney Haswell, Vanessa Brown, Dan Stjepanovic, Kevin LaBar titled "Fear Learning Circuitry is Biased Toward Generalization of Fear Associations in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder" see Translational Psychiat
Manuscript “Neuroimaging of Parkinson's disease: Expanding views” authored by Carol Weingarten, Mark Sundman, Patrick Hickey & Nan-kuei Chen has been accepted by Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews. Congrats!
Manuscript titled "Correction for eddy current-induced echo-shifting effect in partial-Fourier diffusion tensor imaging" by Trong-Kha Truong, Allen Song, and Nan-kuei Chen has been published in Biomed Research International. [PDF]
Manuscript “Human brain diffusion tensor imaging at submillimeter isotropic resolution on a 3 Tesla clinical MRI scanner” authored by Hing-Chiu (Charles) Chang et al. has been published in Neuroimage. [more info]
Manuscript by Rajendra Morey, Sarah Lancaster, and Courtney Haswell titled "Trauma Re-Experiencing Symptoms Modulate Topology of Intrinsic Functional Networks" was accepted for publication in Biological Psychiatry.
“Effect of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on fMRI Resting-State Connectivity in Multiple System Atrophy” authored by Ying-hui Chou and Nan-kuei Chen has been published in Brain Connectivity. [more info]
“Motion immune diffusion imaging using augmented MUSE for high-resolution multi-shot EPI” authored by Shayan Guhaniyogi et al. has been published in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Congrats! [more info]
Resting-State Connectivity Predictors of Response to Psychotherapy in Major Depressive Disorder by Crowther, Smoski, Minkel, Moore, Gibbs, Petty, Bizzell, Schiller, Sideris, Carl and Dichter was published in the Neuropsychopharmacology journal. Congrats! [more info]
"Brain structural connectivity increases concurrent with functional improvement: Evidence from diffusion tensor MRI in children with cerebral palsy during therapy" by Zoë Englander and Allen Song has been published in NeuroImage: Clinical. [more info]
"Effects of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on Motor Symptoms in Parkinson’s Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis" by Ying-hui Chou, Patrick Hickey, Mark Sundman, Allen Song, Nan-kuei Chen has been accepted by JAMA Neurology.
“POCS-Based Reconstruction of Multiplexed Sensitivity Encoded MRI (POCSMUSE): A General Algorithm for Reducing Motion-Related Artifacts” authored by Mei-Lan (Christy) Chu et al., has been published in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. [more info]
Manuscript entitled "Smoking automaticity and tolerance moderate brain activation during explore-exploit behavior" by Addicott MA, Pearson JM, Froeliger B, Platt ML, McClernon FJ has been accepted by Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging. Congrats!
BIAC among the first funded in President's BRAIN initiative, our interdisciplinary team includes Drs. Allen Song, Trong-Kha Truong, Marty Woldorff, Nan-Kuei Chen, Guilllermo Sapiro, Chunlei Liu, and Miguel Nicolelis. Congrats! [more info]
Manuscript titled "Integrated RF/shim coil array for parallel reception and localized B0 shimming in the human brain" by Trong-Kha Truong, Dean Darnell, and Allen Song has been published in NeuroImage. [PDF]
Manuscript "Improved delineation of short cortical association fibers using whole-brain 3D DTI at sub-millimeter spatial resolution", by Allen Song, Hing-Chiu Chang, Chris Petty, Arnaud Guidon, and Nan-Kuei Chen, has been published in Brain Connectivity.
Manuscript titled "Age Mediation of Frontoparietal Activation during Visual Feature Search" authored by David Madden, Emily Parks, Simon Davis, Michele Diaz, Guy Potter, Ying-hui Chou, Nan-kuei Chen, and Roberto Cabeza was published in Neuroimage!
Manuscript titled "Global versus Tract-Specific Components of Cerebral White Matter Integrity: Relation to Adult Age and Perceptual-Motor Speed" authored by Micah Johnson, M. Diaz, and D. Madden was accepted for publication in Brain Structure & Function!
Manuscript titled "Interleaved diffusion-weighted EPI improved by adaptive partial-Fourier and multi-band multiplexed sensitivity-encoding reconstruction" authored by H. Chang, S. Guhaniyogi, and N. Chen was accepted for publication in Magn Reson Med!
Manuscript titled "Age-related differences in the neural bases of phonological and semantic processes" authored by BIAC investigators Michele Diaz, Micah Johnson, Dave Madden and Pomona colleague Debby Burke has been accepted for publication in JoCN!
Manuscript titled "Amygdala-prefrontal cortex functional connectivity during threat-induced anxiety and goal distraction" authored by Andrea Gold, Rajendra Morey, and Gregory McCarthy has been accepted for publication in Biological Psychiatry.
Manuscript titled "Cortical depth dependence of the diffusion anisotropy in the human cortical gray matter in vivo" by Trong-Kha Truong, Arnaud Guidon, and Allen Song has been published in PLoS ONE. [PDF]
Paper titled "Written distractor words influence brain activity during overt picture naming" accepted for publication in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience!! Biac authors include Michele Diaz, Jie Zhuang, Micah Johnson and Jim Voyvodic.
Paper titled "White Matter Compromise in Veterans Exposed to Primary Blast Forces" appears today in the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. BIAC contributing authors include Rajendra Morey and Courtney Haswell.
Manuscript "Examining the Relationship between Head Trauma and Neurodegenerative Disease: A Review of Epidemiology, Pathology and Neuroimaging Techniques" by M Sundman, E Hall, & N Chen was published in the Journal of Alzheimers Disease & Parkinsonism. [more info]
Duke Today features Bass Connections research projects that are being conducted by BIAC researchers including Michele Diaz and Kim Carpenter.
Guy Potter and David Madden have a new article published in the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, titled “Reduced comparison speed during visual search in late life depression.”
Imke Kirste, a BIAC postdoc, has been selected to serve as a Research Ambassador of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), for the 2013/2014 academic year. Imke is one of 23 individuals selected to serve as liaisons for DAAD in the US and Canada. [more info]
"Altered resting-state functional connectivity of basolateral and centromedial amygdala complexes in posttraumatic stress disorder" by Vanessa Brown, Kevin LaBar, Courtney Haswell, Greg McCarthy, and Rajendra Morey accepted to Neuropsychopharmacology
Manuscript titled "Integrated parallel reception, excitation, and shimming (iPRES)" by Hui Han, Allen Song, and Trong-Kha Truong has been published in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Congrats, Hui! [PDF]
Manuscript titled "Dynamic and inherent B0 correction for DTI using stimulated echo spiral imaging" by Alexandru Avram, Arnaud Guidon, Trong-Kha Truong, Chunlei Liu, and Allen Song has been published in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Congrats, Alex! [PDF]
Dr. Nan-Kuei Chen's new manuscript "A robust multi-shot scan strategy for high-resolution diffusion weighted MRI enabled by multiplexed sensitivity-encoding (MUSE)" has been published by NeuroImage. Congrats, Nan-Kuei!
A manuscript "Diffuse Reduction of White Matter Connectivity in Cerebral Palsy with Specific Vulnerability of Long Range Fiber Tracts" by Zoe Englander et al. has been accepted by NeuroImage: Clinical. Congrats, Zoe!
Manuscript titled "High-resolution multishot spiral diffusion tensor imaging with inherent correction of motion-induced phase errors" by Trong-Kha Truong and Arnaud Guidon has been published in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. [PDF]
BIAC is excited to announce that an article by Dr. Ying-hui Chou, Dr. Nan-kuei Chen, and Dr. David Madden entitled "Functional Brain Connectivity and Cognition: Effects of Adult Age and Task Demands" was accepted in the Journal of Neurobiology of Aging.
Article by Paul NA, Stanton SJ, Greeson JM, Smoski MJ, and Wang L entitled "Psychological and neural mechanisms of trait mindfulness in reducing depression vulnerability" was published in the Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience journal. [more info]
The BIAC Offices will be closed Thursday and Friday (November 22-23) for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Our scanners will also be closed. If you need assistance please see us on Wednesday, November 21, or earlier. Thanks!
David Madden is presenting a paper titled “Neuroimaging of Visual Attention in Aging,” at the Third Symposium on Visual Search and Selective Attention (VSSA III), Munich, Germany, July 20-23.
Article by Morey, Haswell, Selgrade, Massoglia, Liu, Marx, Cernak, and McCarthy titled "Effects of Chronic Mild Traumatic Brain Injury on White Matter Integrity in Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans" has been accepted to Human Brain Mapping for publication
Paper by M Dougherty, H Gu, J Bizzell, S Ramsey, G Gerig, D Perkins, & A Belger: "Differences in subcortical structures in young adolescents at familial risk for schizophrenia: a preliminary study" accepted in the Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging Journal
Ioannis Argyridis, MS student of Medical Physics, was awarded the Magna Cum Laude Merit Award for the 20th Annual ISMRM meeting for his abstract “Quantitative Magnetic Susceptibility Mapping of the developing mouse brain”.Co-authors:Wei Li and Chunlei Liu
Wei Li, PhD, was awarded the Summa Cum Laude Merit Award for the 20th Annual ISMRM meeting for his abstract “Molecular underpinnings of magnetic susceptibility anisotropy in the brain white matter”. Co-authors: Bing Wu, Alexandru Avram and Chunlei Liu.
Manuscript titled "Amygdala volume changes with posttraumatic stress disorder in a large case-controlled veteran group" by Morey, Gold, LaBar, Beall, Brown, Haswell, Nasser, Wagner and McCarthy was accepted in the Archives of General Psychiatry
BIAC welcomes David Hoagey to the staff. David takes the role as a Research Technician in the Madden Lab. David completed his undergraduate degree in Psychology with minors in Neuroscience and Biology at Penn State last May. Welcome, David!
BIAC welcomes Dr. Emily Parks, Postdoctoral Associate, to the staff. Dr. Parks recently completed her training with Dr. Joe Hopfinger at UNC-Chapel Hill. She will be working with the Madden lab. Welcome, Emily!
Manuscript entitled: "Phenotypic regional fMRI activation patterns during memory encoding in MCI and AD" by Drs. Browndyke, Giovanello, Petrella, Hayden, Chiba-Falek, Tucker, Burke, & Welsh-Bohmer has been accepted for publication in Alzheimer's & Dementi
Manuscript titled "Inherent correction of motion-induced phase errors in multi-shot spiral diffusion-weighted imaging" by Trong-Kha Truong, Nan-kuei Chen, and Allen Song has been published in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. [PDF]
Manuscript titled "Neural systems for guilt from actions affecting self versus others" by BIAC investigators Morey, McCarthy, Selgrade, Seth, Nasser, and LaBar is in press in the journal NeuroImage.
Manuscript titled "Impact of BDNF Val66Met and 5-HTTLPR Polymorphism Variants on Neural Substrates Related to Sadness and Executive Function" by Wang, Ashley-Koch, Steffens, Krishnan, and Taylor has been accepted for publication in Genes, Brain and Behavi
Manuscript titled "Serotonin transporter gene polymorphisms and brain function during emotional distraction from cognitive processing in posttraumatic stress disorder" by BIAC investigators Morey, Hariri, and McCarthy has been published in BMC Psychiatry [PDF]
BIAC Investigators Jeff Browndyke and Todd Harshbarger receive a 2-year R21 grant award from the NHLBI to study possible functional connectivity and structural brain changes in post-cardiac surgery patients. Congratulations Jeff and Todd!
A review article titled "Diffusion tensor imaging of cerebral white matter integrity in cognitive aging" was published recently in BBA-Molecular Basis of Disease, by BIAC investigators David Madden, Guy Potter, Nan-kuei Chen, and Allen Song [PDF]
A manuscript entitled “Investigation of long-term reproducibility of intrinsic connectivity network mapping: A resting-state fMRI study” by Ying-hui Chou, Larry Panych, Chandlee Dickey, Jeff Petrella, and Nan-kuei Chen has been accepted by American Journa
"Structural integrity of the uncinate fasciculus and resting state functional connectivity of the ventral ventral prefrontal cortex in late life depression" by Steffens, Taylor, Denny, Bergman, and Wang has been accepted for publication
A review paper entitled "Delivery Happiness: Translating Positive Psychology Intervention Research for Treating Major and Minor Deprssion Disorders" has been published in JACM by Layous, Chancellor, Lyubomirsky, Wang, and Doraiswarmy. [more info]
Manuscript titled “Dynamic correction of artifacts due to susceptibility effects and time-varying eddy currents in diffusion tensor imaging” by Trong-Kha Truong, Nan-kuei Chen, and Allen Song has been published in NeuroImage. [PDF]
Manuscript entitled "Altered Cerebellar-Cerebral Functional Connectivity in Geriatric Depression" by BIAC investigators and Lihong Wang's collaborators Alalade;Denny;Potter;Steffens;Wang is accepted for publication in PLoS ONE.
Manuscript entitled "Neural Correlates Associated with Cognitive Decline in Late-life Depression" by BIAC investigators and collaborators Lihong Wang;Guy Potter;Ranga Krishnan;Florin Dolcos;Gwenn Smith;David Steffens is accepted for publication in AJGP.
"The influence of emotional distraction on verbal working memory: An fMRI investigation comparing individuals with schizophrenia and healthy adults" by BIAC investigators Diaz, Gadde, Voyvodic & others is accepted for publication in the Journal of Psychia
Manuscript entitled " The influence of sentence novelty and figurativeness on brain activity" by BIAC investigators Diaz, Barrett, and Hogstrom is accepted for publication in Neuropsychologia
Manuscript titled "Staying cool when things get hot: emotion regulation modulates neural mechanisms of memory encoding." by BIAC investigators Hayes, Morey, McCarthy, Smoski, Petty, and LaBar is published in Frontiers in Neuroscience. [PDF]
Manuscript titles "Reduced hippocampal and amygdala activity predicts memory distortions for trauma reminders in combat-related PTSD" by BIAC investigators Hayes, LaBar, McCarthy, Selgrade, Nasser, Dolcos, and Morey is published in Journal of Psychiatric
BIAC Investigator Allen Song, PhD, receives a new NIH R01 grant entitled “MRI of Cortical Neuronal Activity”. His co-investigators are Drs. Trong-Kha Truong, Marty Woldorff (CCN), Nan-Kuei Chen, Chunlei Liu and Craig Henriquez (BME).
Manuscript titled “Application of k-space energy spectrum analysis for inherent and dynamic B0 mapping and deblurring in spiral imaging” by Trong-Kha Truong, Nan-kuei Chen, and Allen Song has been published in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. [PDF]
Manuscript titled "Apparent diffusion coefficient dependent fMRI: Spatiotemporal characteristics and implications on calibrated fMRI" by Allen Song and Trong-Kha Truong has been published in International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology. [PDF]
Manuscript by Morey, Selgrade, Huettel, Wang, Wagner, and McCarthy titled "Scan-rescan reliability of subcortical brain volumes derived from automated segmentation" has been accepted for publication to Human Brain Mapping.
BIAC investigator Lihong Wang has received the Young Investigator Award from NARSAD, to investigate the differential neural mechanism underlying cognitive impairment in patients with and without depression.
Manuscript titled "Cortical depth dependence and implications on the neuronal specificity of the functional apparent diffusion coefficient contrast" by Trong-Kha Truong and Allen Song has been published in NeuroImage. [PDF]
BIAC investigator Morey along with collaborators at Yale (McCarthy) and Duke Center for Human Genetics (Schmidt and Hauser) were awarded a VHA merit review grant. The proposed study will examine how candidate genes modulate brain function in PTSD.
BIAC manuscript by Morey, Petty, Xu, Pannu Hayes, Wagner, Lewis, LaBar, Styner, McCarthy: "Comparison of Automated Segmentation and Manual Tracing for Quantifying of Hippocampal and Amygdala Volumes" was accepted to NeuroImage
Manuscript by Morey, Dolcos, Petty, Cooper, Pannu Hayes, LaBar, and McCarthy: "The role of trauma-related distractors on neural systems for working memory and emotion processing in posttraumatic stress disorder." in Press : Journal of Psychiatric Research
Paper by Harshbarger and Song "Differentiating Sensitivity of Post-Stimulus Undershoot under Diffusion Weighting: Implication of Vascular and Neuronal Hierarchy" has been published in PLoS ONE.
Paper by Pannu Hayes, LaBar, Petty, McCarthy and Morey "Alterations in the neural circuitry for emotion and attention associated with posttraumatic stress symptomatology" has been accepted for publication in Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging
BIAC researchers (Prince, Woo, Doraiswamy, and Petrella) published an editorial "Functional MRI in the early diagnosis of Alzhermer's disease: is it time to refocus?" in Expert Rev. Neurotherapeutics.
BIAC manuscript "Depressive State- and Disease-Related Alterations in Neural Responses to Affective and Executive Challenges in Geriatric Depression" has been accepted for publication in The American Journal of Psychiatry.
BIAC manuscript "Guided saccades modulate face- and body-sensitive activation in the occipitotemporal cortex during social perception." has been accepted for publication in Brain and Cognition.
Manuscript titled "Integrated SENSE DTI with correction of susceptibility- and eddy current-induced geometric distortions" by Trong-Kha Truong, Bin Chen, and Allen Song has been published in NeuroImage. [PDF]
Manuscript titled "Single-shot dual-z-shimmed sensitivity-encoded spiral-in/out imaging for functional MRI with reduced susceptibility artifacts" by Trong-Kha Truong and Allen Song has been published in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. [PDF]
Paper by Morey, Mitchell, Inan, Lieberman, and Belger "Neural Correlates of Automatic and Controlled Processing in Schizophrenia" was accepted for publication in the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences.
In 2007, BIAC and UNC NDRC Investigator Dr. Gabriel Dichter was selected to be a UNC K12 Roadmap Scholar. His proposed research will use functional brain imaging to investigate response to psychopharmacologic treatment in individuals with autism spectrum [more info]
Paper by Morey, Petty, Cooper, Labar, and McCarthy "Neural systems for executive and emotional processing are modulated by symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorders in Iraq War veterans" was accepted for publication in Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging.
Florin Dolcos has won the Young Investigator Award from NARSAD, to investigate the neural mechanisms undelying the impact of emotion on cognition in healthy aging and depression. [more info]
Paper by Dolcos, Miller, Kragel, Jha, and McCarthy "Regional Brain Differences in the Effect of Distraction During the Delay Interval of a Working Memory Task" accepted for publication in Brain Research.
Madden Lab Article "Age-Related Slowing of Memory Retrieval: Contributions of Perceptual Speed and Cerebral White Matter Integrity" accepted for publication in Neurobiology of Aging. Bucur, Madden, Spaniol, Provenzale, Cabeza, White, & Huettel
During 2006, UNC and BIAC Investigator Gabriel Dichter was awarded grants from NIMH and NARSAD to study the effects of psychotherapy in depression and a grant from the Dana Foundation to investigate the effects of SSRI treatment in autism.
BIAC undergraduate student Parker Goyer was named as an "Honorable Mention" for the Faculty Scholars Award, the highest award given by Duke to its undergraduates. Congratulations, Parker!
Congratulations to BIAC BME graduate student Hua Guo for succcessfully defending his PhD dissertation yesterday. Come join us today at 4:00 pm in the big lab for a dessert break to help him celebrate.
Manuscript titled "Finding neuroelectric activity under magnetic-field oscillations (NAMO) with magnetic resonance imaging in vivo" by Trong-Kha Truong and Allen Song has been published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. [PDF]
Duke University's Kevin Pelphrey receives a grant from the National Alliance for Autism Research / Autism Speaks to study the longitudinal development of the social brain in children with and without autism. [more info]
Manuscript titled "Synchronized detection of minute electrical currents with MRI using Lorentz effect imaging" by Trong-Kha Truong, Jennifer Wilbur, and Allen Song has been published in Journal of Magnetic Resonance. [PDF]
BIAC Paper "Behavioral, but not reward, risk modulates activation of prefrontal, parietal, and insular cortices" accepted for publication in Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience.
BIAC UNC Faculty Aysenil Belger receives the 2005 Ruth and Phillip Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement.
The award is one of UNC's most prestigious acknowledgments of faculty excellence.
BIAC paper "Abstinence-Induced Changes in Self-Report Craving Correlate With Event-related fMRI Responses to Smoking Cues" accepted for publication in Neuropsychopharmacology. [more info] [PDF]
BIAC paper "Grasping the Intentions of Others: The Perceived Intentionality of an Action Influences Activity in the Superior Temporal Sulcus during Social Perception" publshed in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.
Due to Hurricane Isabel, Duke University is putting into effect its Severe Weather & Emergency Conditions Policy beginning at 3 p.m. today. Non-essential staff may leave after 3 p.m. [more info]