ABOUT THE RESEARCHER

OVERVIEW

Cortical and cerebellar systems-level sensory processing and its translation into perception/behavior. Currently investigating the impact of cerebellar tumor resection on pain perception and brain physiology in pediatric patients.

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. In memoriam: Joel D. Greenspan 1952 to 2021. Pain. 2021 Oct 01; 162(10):2459-2463. View abstract
  2. A lateralized model of the pain-depression dyad. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2021 08; 127:876-883. View abstract
  3. Neuropathic corneal pain and dry eye: a continuum of nociception. Br J Ophthalmol. 2021 Apr 30. View abstract
  4. Atypical spatiotemporal activation of cerebellar lobules during emotional face processing in adolescents with autism. Hum Brain Mapp. 2021 05; 42(7):2099-2114. View abstract
  5. Ictal and interictal brain activation in episodic migraine: Neural basis for extent of allodynia. PLoS One. 2021; 16(1):e0244320. View abstract
  6. Photophobia: shared pathophysiology underlying dry eye disease, migraine and traumatic brain injury leading to central neuroplasticity of the trigeminothalamic pathway. Br J Ophthalmol. 2021 06; 105(6):751-760. View abstract
  7. Blue light activates pulvinar nuclei in longstanding idiopathic photophobia: A case report. Neuroimage Clin. 2019; 24:102096. View abstract
  8. C-Fiber Assays in the Cornea vs. Skin. Brain Sci. 2019 Nov 12; 9(11). View abstract
  9. Elucidating the Structural and Functional Correlates of Upper-Limb Poststroke Motor Impairment. Stroke. 2019 12; 50(12):3647-3649. View abstract
  10. Effect of Scleral Lenses on Corneal Topography in Keratoconus: A Case Series of Cross-Linked Versus Non-Cross-Linked Eyes. Cornea. 2019 Aug; 38(8):986-991. View abstract
  11. Multivariate prediction of functional outcome using lesion topography characterized by acute diffusion tensor imaging. Neuroimage Clin. 2019; 23:101821. View abstract
  12. Connectivity between the visual word form area and the parietal lobe improves after the first year of reading instruction: a longitudinal MRI study in children. Brain Struct Funct. 2019 May; 224(4):1519-1536. View abstract
  13. Pain affect disrupted in children with posterior cerebellar tumor resection. Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2019 02; 6(2):344-354. View abstract
  14. Comparison of spatial normalization strategies of diffusion MRI data for studying motor outcome in subacute-chronic and acute stroke. Neuroimage. 2018 12; 183:186-199. View abstract
  15. Oculofacial Pain: Corneal Nerve Damage Leading to Pain Beyond the Eye. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2016 Oct 01; 57(13):5285-5287. View abstract
  16. Red-Tinted Contact Lenses May Improve Quality of Life in Retinal Diseases. Optom Vis Sci. 2016 Apr; 93(4):445-50. View abstract
  17. Axial Diffusivity of the Corona Radiata at 24 Hours Post-Stroke: A New Biomarker for Motor and Global Outcome. PLoS One. 2015; 10(11):e0142910. View abstract
  18. Female migraineurs show lack of insular thinning with age. Pain. 2015 Jul; 156(7):1232-1239. View abstract
  19. Consensus paper: the role of the cerebellum in perceptual processes. Cerebellum. 2015 Apr; 14(2):197-220. View abstract
  20. The responsive amygdala: treatment-induced alterations in functional connectivity in pediatric complex regional pain syndrome. Pain. 2014 Sep; 155(9):1727-1742. View abstract
  21. The cerebellum and addiction: insights gained from neuroimaging research. Addict Biol. 2014 May; 19(3):317-31. View abstract
  22. Altered hypothalamic functional connectivity with autonomic circuits and the locus coeruleus in migraine. PLoS One. 2014; 9(4):e95508. View abstract
  23. The human amygdala and pain: evidence from neuroimaging. Hum Brain Mapp. 2014 Feb; 35(2):527-38. View abstract
  24. An approach to localizing corneal pain representation in human primary somatosensory cortex. PLoS One. 2012; 7(9):e44643. View abstract
  25. BOLD responses in somatosensory cortices better reflect heat sensation than pain. J Neurosci. 2012 Apr 25; 32(17):6024-31. View abstract
  26. Mapping pain activation and connectivity of the human habenula. J Neurophysiol. 2012 May; 107(10):2633-48. View abstract
  27. The Migraine Brain. Editors: Goadsby P, May A, Borsook D, Hargreaves R. Functional imaging of the migraine brain: new insights into brain dysfunction. 2012. View abstract
  28. Neuroimaging of the periaqueductal gray: state of the field. Neuroimage. 2012 Mar; 60(1):505-22. View abstract
  29. Aversion-related circuitry in the cerebellum: responses to noxious heat and unpleasant images. J Neurosci. 2011 Mar 09; 31(10):3795-804. View abstract
  30. Painful heat reveals hyperexcitability of the temporal pole in interictal and ictal migraine States. Cereb Cortex. 2011 Feb; 21(2):435-48. View abstract
  31. The cerebellum and pain: passive integrator or active participator? Brain Res Rev. 2010 Oct 05; 65(1):14-27. View abstract
  32. A fMRI evaluation of lamotrigine for the treatment of trigeminal neuropathic pain: pilot study. Pain Med. 2010 Jun; 11(6):920-41. View abstract
  33. An fMRI case report of photophobia: activation of the trigeminal nociceptive pathway. Pain. 2009 Oct; 145(3):358-363. View abstract
  34. Segmentally arranged somatotopy within the face representation of human primary somatosensory cortex. Hum Brain Mapp. 2009 Mar; 30(3):757-65. View abstract
  35. CNS Measures of Pain Responses Pre- and Post-Anesthetic Ketamine in a Patient with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Pain Med. 2009 Feb 25. View abstract
  36. Head, Face, and Neck Pain: Science, Evaluation, and Management. Editors: Mehta N, Maloney GE, Bana DS, Scrivani SJ. Structural and functional imaging of the trigeminal system. 2009. View abstract
  37. Interictal dysfunction of a brainstem descending modulatory center in migraine patients. PLoS One. 2008; 3(11):e3799. View abstract
  38. fMRI reveals distinct CNS processing during symptomatic and recovered complex regional pain syndrome in children. Brain. 2008 Jul; 131(Pt 7):1854-79. View abstract
  39. Human cerebellar responses to brush and heat stimuli in healthy and neuropathic pain subjects. Cerebellum. 2008; 7(3):252-72. View abstract
  40. Comparison of evoked vs. spontaneous tics in a patient with trigeminal neuralgia (tic doloureux). Mol Pain. 2007 Nov 06; 3:34. View abstract
  41. Neuroimaging revolutionizes therapeutic approaches to chronic pain. Mol Pain. 2007 Sep 11; 3:25. View abstract
  42. Capsaicin-induced thermal hyperalgesia and sensitization in the human trigeminal nociceptive pathway: an fMRI study. Neuroimage. 2007 May 01; 35(4):1586-600. View abstract
  43. Encyclopedic Reference of Pain. Editors: Schmidt RF, Willis WD. Secondary somatosensory cortex (S2) and insula; effect of lesions and stimulation on pain related behavior in animals and humans. 2007. View abstract
  44. Trigeminal neuropathic pain alters responses in CNS circuits to mechanical (brush) and thermal (cold and heat) stimuli. J Neurosci. 2006 Oct 18; 26(42):10646-57. View abstract
  45. Functional imaging of the trigeminal system: applications to migraine pathophysiology. Headache. 2006 Jun; 46 Suppl 1:S32-8. View abstract
  46. Sex differences in the cerebral BOLD signal response to painful heat stimuli. . 2006 Aug; 291(2):R257-67. View abstract
  47. Regional intensive and temporal patterns of functional MRI activation distinguishing noxious and innocuous contact heat. J Neurophysiol. 2005 Apr; 93(4):2183-93. View abstract