Publications

2021

Mantell K, Sutter E, Shirinpour S, Nemanich S, Lench D, Gillick B, Opitz A (2021). Evaluating transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) induced electric fields in pediatric stroke. NeuroImage: Clinical 29

 

2020

Johnson L*, Alekseichuk I*, Krieg J, Doyle A, Yu Y, Vitek J, Johnson M, Opitz A (2020). Dose-dependent effects of transcranial alternating current stimulation on spike timing in awake nonhuman primates. Science Advances 6(36)

Shirinpour S, Alekseichuk I, Mantell K, Opitz A (2020). Experimental evaluation of methods for real-time EEG phase-specific transcranial magnetic stimulation. Journal of Neural Engineering 17(4)

Boayue NM, Csifcsak G, Aslaksen P, Turi Z, Antal A, Groot J, Hawkins GE, Forstmann B, Opitz A, Thielscher A, Mittner M (2020). Increasing propensity to mind‐wander by transcranial direct current stimulation? A registered report. European Journal of Neuroscience 51(3)

 

2019

Li LM, Violante IR, Zimmerman K, Leech R, Hampshire A, Patel M, Opitz A, McArthur D, Jolly A, Carmichael DW, Sharp DJ (2019). Traumatic axonal injury influences the cognitive effect of non-invasive brain stimulation. Brain 142(10)

Alekseichuk I, Falchier AY, Linn G, Xu T, Milham MP, Schroeder CE, Opitz A (2019). Electric field dynamics in the brain during multi-electrode transcranial electric stimulation. Nature Communications 10

Alekseichuk I, Shirinpour S, Mantell K, Opitz A (2019). Comparative modeling of transcranial magnetic and electric stimulation in mouse, monkey, and human. NeuroImage 194

Turi Z, Csifcsak G, Boayue NM, Aslaksen P, Antal A, Paulus W, Groot J, Hawkins GE, Forstmann B, Opitz A, Thielscher A, Mittner M (2019). Blinding is compromised for transcranial direct current stimulation at 1 mA for 20 min in young healthy adults. European Journal of Neuroscience 50(8)

Li LM, Violante IR, Leech R, Ross E, Hampshire A, Opitz A, Rothwell JC, Carmichael DW, Sharp DJ (2019). Brain state and polarity dependent modulation of brain networks by transcranial direct current stimulation. Human Brain Mapping 40(3)

Li LM, Violante IR, Leech R, Hampshire A, Opitz A, McArthur D, Carmichael DW, Sharp DJ (2019). Cognitive enhancement with Salience Network electrical stimulation is influenced by network structural connectivity. NeuroImage 185

 

2018

Liu A, Vöröslakos M, Kronberg G, Henin S, Krause MR, Huang Y, Opitz A, Mehta A, Pack CC, Krekelberg B, Berenyi A, Parra LC, Melloni L, Devinsky O, Buzsaki G (2018). Immediate neurophysiological effects of transcranial electrical stimulation. Nature Communications 9

Opitz A, Yeagle E, Thielscher A, Schroeder C, Mehta AD, Milham MP (2018). On the importance of precise electrode placement for targeted transcranial electric stimulation. NeuroImage 181

Xu T, Falchier A, Sullivan EL, Linn G, Ramirez JSB, Ross D, Feczko E, Opitz A, Bagley J, Sturgeon D, Earl E, Miranda-Domínguez O, Perrone A, Craddock RC, Schroeder CE, Colcombe S, Fair DA, Milham MP (2018). Delineating the macroscale areal organization of the macaque cortex In vivo. Cell Reports 23(2)

 

2017

Kunz P, Antal A, Hewitt M, Neef A, Opitz A, Paulus W (2017). 5 kHz transcranial alternating current stimulation: lack of cortical excitability changes when grouped in a theta burst pattern Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 10

Opitz A, Falchier A, Linn GS, Milham MP, Schroeder CE (2017). Limitations of ex vivo measurements for in vivo neuroscience. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114(20)

Opitz A, WJ Tyler (2017). No implant needed. Nature Biomedical Engineering 1(8)

Faber H, Opitz A, Müller-Dahlhaus F, Ziemann U (2017). Polarity-independent effects of tDCS on paired associative stimulation-induced plasticity. Brain Stimulation 10(6)

 

2016

Opitz A, Fox MD, Craddock RC, Colcombe S, Milham MP (2016). An integrated framework for targeting functional networks via transcranial magnetic stimulation. NeuroImage 127

Lenz M, Galanis C, Müller-Dahlhaus F, Opitz A, Wierenga CJ, Szabó G, Ziemann U, Deller T, Funke K, Vlachos A (2016). Repetitive magnetic stimulation induces plasticity of inhibitory synapses. Nature communications 7

Cabral-Calderin Y, Williams KA, Opitz A, Dechent P, Wilke M. (2016). Transcranial alternating current stimulation modulates spontaneous low frequency fluctuations as measured with fMRI. NeuroImage 141

Opitz A, Falchier A, Yan CG, Yeagle E, Linn G, Megevand P, Thielscher A, Ross DA, Milham MP, Mehta A, Schroeder CE (2016). Spatiotemporal structure of intracranial electric fields induced by transcranial electric stimulation in humans and nonhuman primates. Scientific reports

Xu T, Opitz A, Craddock RC, Wright MJ, Zuo XN, Milham MP (2016). Assessing Variations in Areal Organization for the Intrinsic Brain: From Fingerprints to Reliability. Cerebral Cortex 26

 

2015

Turi Z,* Mittner M*, Opitz A*, Popkes M, Paulus W, Antal A (2015). Towards functional differentiation between prefrontal and striatal components of instrumental learning by prefrontal transcranial direct current stimulation. Cortex 63

Opitz A, Paulus W, Will S, Antunes A, Thielscher A (2015). Anatomical determinants of the electric field during transcranial direct current stimulation. NeuroImage 109

Polanía R, Moisa M, Opitz A, Grueschow M, Ruff CC (2015). The precision of value-based choices depends causally on fronto-parietal phase coupling. Nature communications 6

 

2014

Chaieb L, Antal A, Pisoni A, Saiote C, Opitz A, Ambrus GG, Focke N, Paulus W. (2014). Safety of 5 kHz tACS. Brain Stimulation 7

Legon W, Sato TF, Opitz A, Mueller J, Barbour A, Williams A, Tyler WJ (2014). Transcranial focused ultrasound modulates the activity of primary somatosensory cortex in humans. Nature Neuroscience 17

Saiote C, Goldschmidt T, Timäus C, Steenwijk M.D., Opitz A, Antal A, Paulus W, Nitsche M. (2014). Impact of transcranial direct current stimulation on fatigue in multiple sclerosis. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience 32

Opitz A*, Zafar N*, Bockermann V, Rohde V, Paulus W. (2014). Validating computationally predicted TMS stimulation areas using direct electrical stimulation in patients with brain tumors near precentral regions. Neuroimage: Clinical 4

Romero Lauro L, Rosanova M, Mattavelli G, Convento S, Pisoni A, Opitz A, Bolognini N, Valla G. (2014). TDCS increases cortical excitability: Direct evidence from TMS–EEG. Cortex 58

Mueller J, Legon W, Opitz A, Sato TF, Tyler WJ (2014). Transcranial focussed ultrasound modulates intrinsic and evoked EEG dynamics. Brain Stimulation 7

Opitz A*, Legon W*, Mueller J, Barbour A, Paulus W, Tyler WJ (2014). Is sham cTBS real cTBS? The effect on EEG dynamics. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience

 

2013

Windhoff M, Opitz A, Thielscher A (2013). Electric field calculations in brain stimulation based on finite elements: an optimized processing pipeline for the generation and usage of accurate individual head models. Human Brain Mapping 34

Paulus W, Opitz A (2013). Ohm's law and tDCS over the centuries. Clinical Neurophysiology 124

Opitz A, Legon W, Rowlands A, Bickel WK, Paulus W, Tyler WJ (2013). Physiological observations validate finite element models for estimating subject-specific electric field distributions induced by transcranial magnetic stimulation of the human motor cortex. NeuroImage 81

 

2012

Thielscher A, Opitz A, Will S, Windhoff W (2012). Electric field calculations in brain stimulation: The importance of geometrically accurate head models. Biomedical Engineering/Biomedizinische Technik 57

Legon W, Rowlands A, Opitz A, Sato TF, Tyler WJ (2012). Pulsed ultrasound differentially stimulates somatosensory circuits in humans as indicated by EEG and FMRI. PloS One 7

 

2011

Thielscher A, Opitz A, Windhoff M (2011). Impact of the gyral geometry on the electric field induced by transcranial magnetic stimulation. NeuroImage 54

Opitz A, Windhoff M, Heidemann RM, Turner R, Thielscher A (2011). How the brain tissue shapes the electric field induced by transcranial magnetic stimulation. NeuroImage 58