Scientific Publications 2018

Abbott, Carla J., David A. X. Nayagam, Chi D. Luu, Stephanie B. Epp, Richard A. Williams, Cesar M. Salinas-LaRosa, Joel Villalobos, Ceara McGowan, Mohit N. Shivdasani, Owen Burns, Jason Leavens, Jonathan Yeoh, Alice A. Brandli, Patrick C. Thien, Jenny Zhou, Helen Feng, Chris E. Williams, Robert K. Shepherd, and Penelope J. Allen. 2018. Safety Studies for a 44-Channel Suprachoroidal Retinal Prosthesis: A Chronic Passive Study. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 59(3): 1410-1424. doi: 10.1167/iovs.17-23086. Full Text

Azadpour, M., C. M. McKay, and M. A. Svirsky. 2018. Effect of Pulse Rate on Loudness Discrimination in Cochlear Implant Users. Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology : JARO: [epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1007/s10162-018-0658-8.

Boonstra, F. M. C., T.  Perera, G. Noffs, C. Marotta, A. P. Vogel, A. H. Evans, H. Butzkueven, B. A. Moffat, A. van der Walt, and S. C. Kolbe. 2018. Novel Functional MRI Task for Studying the Neural Correlates of Upper Limb Tremor. Frontiers in Neurology. 9(513). doi: 10.3389/fneur.2018.00513. Full Text

Brochier, T., C. McKay, and H. McDermott. 2018. Rate modulation detection thresholds for cochlear implant users. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 143(2): 1214 – 1222. doi: 10.1121/1.5025048.

Brochier, T., C. McKay, and H. McDermott. 2018. Encoding speech in cochlear implants using simultaneous amplitude and rate modulation. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 144(4): 2042-2051. doi: 10.1121/1.5055989.

Conway, Z. J., P. A. Silburn, W. Thevathasan, K. O’Maley, G. A. Naughton, and M. H. Cole. 2018. Alternate subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation parameters to manage motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Movement Disorders Clinical Practice. 6(1): 17-26. doi: 10.1002/mdc3.12681.

D’Abaco, G. M., C. Mattei, B. Nasr, E. J. Hudson, A. J. Alshawaf, G. Chana, I. P. Everall, B. Nayagam, M. Dottori, and E. Skafidas. 2018. Graphene foam as a biocompatible scaffold for culturing human neurons. Royal Society Open Science. 5(3): 171364. doi: 10.1098/rsos.171364. Full Text

Hernández, D., R. Millard, P. Sivakumaran, A. M. Kong, G. M. Mitchell, A. Pebay, R. Shepherd, G. J. Dusting, and S. Y. Lim. 2018. Influence of continuous electrical stimulation on development of human cardiomyocytes from induced pluripotent stem cells. Conditioning Medicine. 1(6): 306-312.

Hughes, M. E., J. Nkyekyer, H. Innes-Brown, S. L. Rossell, D. Sly, S. Bhar, A. Pipingas, A. Hennessy, and D. Meyer. 2018. Hearing Aid Use in Older Adults With Postlingual Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Protocol for a Prospective Cohort Study. JMIR research protocols. 7(10): e174. doi: 10.2196/resprot.9916.

Irvine, D. R. F. 2018. Auditory perceptual learning and changes in the conceptualization of auditory cortex. Hearing Research: [epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1016/j.heares.2018.03.011.

Irvine, D. R. F. 2018. Plasticity in the auditory system. Hearing Research. 362: 61-73. doi: 10.1016/j.heares.2017.10.011.

Ma, Y., M. Björnmalm, A. K. Wise, C. Cortez-Jugo, E. Revalor, Y. Ju, O. M. Feeney, R. T. Richardson, E. Hanssen, R. K. Shepherd, C. J. H. Porter, and F. Caruso. 2018. Gel‑Mediated Electrospray Assembly of Silica Supraparticles for Sustained Drug Delivery. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 10(37): 31019-31031. doi: 10.1021/acsami.8b10415.

Mao, D., H. Innes-Brown, M. A. Petoe, Y. T. Wong, and C. M. McKay. 2018. Cortical auditory evoked potential time-frequency growth functions for fully objective hearing threshold estimation. Hearing Research. 370: 74-83. doi: 10.1016/j.heares.2018.09.006.

Mattei, C., A. Alshawaf, G. D’Abaco, B. Nayagam, and M. Dottori. 2018. Generation of Neural Organoids from Human Embryonic Stem Cells Using the Rotary Cell Culture System: Effects of Microgravity on Neural Progenitor Cell Fate. Stem cells and development. 27(12): 848-857. doi: 10.1089/scd.2018.0012.

McKay, C. M., N. Rickard, and K. Henshall. 2018. Intensity Discrimination and Speech Recognition of Cochlear Implant Users. Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology : JARO: [epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1007/s10162-018-0675-7. View-only version

Noffs, G., T. Perera, S. C. Kolbe, C. J. Shanahan, F. M. C. Boonstra, A. Evans, H. Butzkueven, A. van der Walt, and A. P. Vogel. 2018. What speech can tell us: A systematic review of dysarthria characteristics in Multiple Sclerosis. Autoimmunity reviews. 17(12): 1202-1209. doi: 10.1016/j.autrev.2018.06.010.

O’Sullivan-Greene, E., T. Kameneva, D. Trevaks, A. Shafton, S. C. Payne, R. McAllen, J. B. Furness, and D. B. Grayden. 2018. Modeling experimental recordings of vagal afferent signaling of intestinal inflammation for neuromodulation. Journal of Neural Engineering. 15(5): 056032. doi: 10.1088/1741-2552/aad96d.

Palmer, J. C., M. S. Lord, J. L. Pinyon, A. K. Wise, N. H. Lovell, P. M. Carter, Y. L. Enke, G. D. Housley, and R. A. Green. 2018. Comparing perilymph proteomes across species. Laryngoscope. 128(1): E47-e52. doi: 10.1002/lary.26885.

Paredes-Gallardo, A., H. Innes-Brown, S. M. K. Madsen, T. Dau, and J. Marozeau. 2018. Auditory Stream Segregation and Selective Attention for Cochlear Implant Listeners: Evidence From Behavioral Measures and Event-Related Potentials. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 12(581). doi: 10.3389/fnins.2018.00581. Full Text

Payne, S. C., J. B. Furness, and M. J. Stebbing. 2018. Bioelectric neuromodulation for gastrointestinal disorders: effectiveness and mechanisms. Nature reviews. Gastroenterology & hepatology. 16(2): 89-105. doi: 10.1038/s41575-018-0078-6.

Payne, S. C., R. K. Shepherd, A. Sedo, J. B. Fallon, and J. B. Furness. 2018. An objective in vivo diagnostic method for inflammatory bowel disease. Royal Society Open Science. 5(3): 180107. doi: 10.1098/rsos.180107. Full Text

Peng, F., H. Innes-Brown, C. M. McKay, J. Fallon, Y. Zhou, X. Wang, N. Hu, and W. Hou. 2018. Temporal Coding of Voice Pitch Contours in Mandarin Tones. Frontiers in Neural Circuits. 12(55). doi: 10.3389/fncir.2018.00055. Full Text

Peng, F., C. M. McKay, D. Mao, W. Hou, and H. Innes-Brown. 2018. Auditory Brainstem Representation of the Voice Pitch Contours in the Resolved and Unresolved Components of Mandarin Tones. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 12(820). doi: 10.3389/fnins.2018.00820. Full Text

Perera, T., W. L. Lee, S. A. C. Yohanandan, A. L. Nguyen, B. Cruse, F. M. C. Boonstra, G. Noffs, A. P. Vogel, S. C. Kolbe, H. Butzkueven, A. Evans, and A. van der Walt. 2018. Validation of a Precision Tremor Measurement System for Multiple Sclerosis. Journal of Neuroscience Methods: [epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2018.09.022.

Perera, T., J. L. Tan, M. H. Cole, S. A. C. Yohanandan, P. Silberstein, R. Cook, R. Peppard, T. Aziz, T. Coyne, P. Brown, P. A. Silburn, and W. Thevathasan. 2018. Balance control systems in Parkinson’s disease and the impact of pedunculopontine area stimulation. Brain. 141(10): 3009-3022. doi: 10.1093/brain/awy216.

Senn, P., R. K. Shepherd, and J. B. Fallon. 2018. Focused electrical stimulation using a single current source. Journal of Neural Engineering. 15(5): 056018. doi: 10.1088/1741-2552/aad0a5. Full Text

Shepherd, R. K., P. Carter, Y. L. Enke, A. K. Wise, and J. B. Fallon. 2018. Chronic intracochlear electrical stimulation at high charge densities results in platinum dissolution but not neural loss or functional changes in vivo. Journal of Neural Engineering. 16(2): 026009. doi: 10.1088/1741-2552/aaf66b.

Shepherd, R. K., J. Villalobos, O. Burns, and D. Nayagam. 2018. The development of neural stimulators: a review of preclinical safety and efficacy studies. Journal of Neural Engineering: [epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1088/1741-2552/aac43c.

Sinclair, N. C., H. J. McDermott, K. J. Bulluss, J. B. Fallon, T. Perera, S. S. Xu, P. Brown, and W. Thevathasan. 2018. Subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation evokes resonant neural activity. Annals of neurology. 83(5): 1027-1031. doi: 10.1002/ana.25234.

Spencer, T. C., J. B. Fallon, and M. N. Shivdasani. 2018. Creating virtual electrodes with two-dimensional current steering. Journal of Neural Engineering. 15(3): 035002. doi: 10.1088/1741-2552/aab1b8.

Tan, J. L., T. Perera, J. L. McGinley, S. A. C. Yohanandan, P. Brown, and W. Thevathasan. 2018. Neurophysiological analysis of the clinical pull test. Journal of Neurophysiology: [epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1152/jn.00789.2017.

Thevathasan, W., and E. Moro. 2018. What is the therapeutic mechanism of pedunculopontine nucleus stimulation in Parkinson’s disease? Neurobiology of disease: [epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1016/j.nbd.2018.06.014.

Thien, P. C., R. Millard, S. B. Epp, and D. A. X. Nayagam. 2018. A Flexible Wireless System for Preclinical Evaluation of Retinal Prosthesis. Sensors and Materials. 30(2): 269 – 286. doi:

Titchener, S. A., M. N. Shivdasani, J. B. Fallon, and M. A. Petoe. 2018. Gaze Compensation as a Technique for Improving Hand-Eye Coordination in Prosthetic Vision. Translational Vision Science & Technology. 7(1): 2. doi: 10.1167/tvst.7.1.2. Full Text

Weder, S., X. Zhou, M. Shoushtarian, H. Innes-Brown, and C. McKay. 2018. Cortical Processing Related to Intensity of a Modulated Noise Stimulus-a Functional Near-Infrared Study. Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology : JARO. 19(3): 273-286. doi: 10.1007/s10162-018-0661-0. Full Text

Zhou, X., A. K. Seghouane, A. Shah, H. Innes-Brown, W. Cross, R. Litovsky, and C. M. McKay. 2018. Cortical Speech Processing in Postlingually Deaf Adult Cochlear Implant Users, as Revealed by Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. Trends in Hearing. 22: 2331216518786850. doi: 10.1177/2331216518786850. Full Text

Book Chapters

McKay, C. M. 2018. ‘Brain Plasticity and Rehabilitation with a Cochlear Implant.’ in S.K.W.  Lloyd and N.P. Donnelly (eds.), Advances in Hearing Rehabilitation (Karger Publishers). doi: 10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-06315-8

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