Welcome to the 2021 Nibs-Workshop Poster Presentation!

Thank you to all of those who submitted their posters and abstracts to the 2021 conference! For discussion with the authors and other conference attendees regarding the information presented in the posters below please head over to the 2021 Nibs-Workshop Forum.


Effective transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) parameters for the modulation of eating behaviour: A systematic literature review

Jordan D. Beaumont1, David Starr1, Natalie C. Smith (a), Danielle Davis1, Michelle Dalton1, Alexander Nowicky2, Mark Russell​​​​​​​1 and Martin J. Barwood​​​​​​​1

1 - School of Social and Health Sciences, Leeds Trinity University, Leeds, LS18 5HD, UK
2 - Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Health and Life Sciences, Brunel University London, Uxbridge, UB8 3PH, UK

Contact: [email protected]

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Initial data on long-term effects of laryngeal vibro-tactile stimulation in people with spasmodic dysphonia

Divya Bhaskaran, Naveen Elangovan, Jinseok Oh, Arash Mahnan, Peter Watson, Jurgen Konczak

University of Minnesota

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Midfrontal theta tACS facilitates motor coordination in dyadic human-avatar motor interactions

Sarah Boukarras1,2, Duru Gun Ozkan1,2, Vanessa Era1,2, Quentin Moreau1,2, Gaetano Tieri2,3, Matteo Candidi1,2

1 - Department of Psychology, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
2 - IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy
3 - Virtual Reality Lab, Unitelma Sapienza, Rome, Italy

Contact: [email protected]

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Targeting stimulus-brain synchrony via tACS modulates auditory perception

Yuranny Cabral-Calderin & Molly j. Henry

Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt am Main

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Modulation of the Visual Cortex by Non Invasive Brain Stimulation

Carlos Nieto, Matteo Feurra

Centre for Cognition & Decision Making (HSE), Memory and Motor Control Group

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Neurocircuitry-Guided TMS in Psychiatry: Personalization, Precision & Clinical Response

R Cash, L Cocchi, J Lv, P Fitzgerald, A Zalesky

University of Melbourne

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TAP: Targeting and analysis pipeline for optimization and verification of coil placement in transcranial magnetic brain stimulation

Moritz Dannhauer1, Ziping Huang1,5, Lysianne Beynel1, Eleanor Wood1, Noreen Bukhari-Parlakturk2, Angel V. Peterchev1,3,4,5

1 - Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
2 - Department of Neurology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705, USA
3 - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708
4 - Department of Neurosurgery, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710, USA
5 - Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA

Contact: [email protected]

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STOP-TIC: Strengthening Tourette Treatment OPtions using TMS to Improve CBIT

Jessica Frey, Aparna Wagle Shukla

University of Florida

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A Resting fMRI Investigation of TMS-Related Inhibition Reduction in Schizophrenia

Stephanie M. Hare, PhD, Xiaoming Du, PhD, Bhim M. Adhikari, PhD, Shuo Chen, PhD, Chen Mo, DrPH, Ann Summerfelt, BS, Mark D. Kvartaa, MD, PhD, Laura Garcia, BS, Peter Kochunov, PhD, and L. Elliot Hong, MD

Maryland Psychiatric Research Center Department of Psychiatry University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

Contact: [email protected]

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Inter-individual variability in rTMS target connectivity

Shreyas Harita, John D. Griffiths

University of Toronto, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Toronto

Contact: [email protected]

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Decoding individualized motor cortical excitability states from whole-brain electroencephalography

Sara J Hussain, Romain Quentin

Movement and Cognitive Rehabilitation Science Program, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin. Austin, TX, USA. COPHY Team, Lyon Neuroscience Research Center (CRNL), INSERM, CRNS, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Lyon, France.

Contact: [email protected]

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Developing An In Silico Framework of Synaptic Plasticity for Individualized Neurostimulation Treatments of Depression

Kevin Kadak, John Griffiths

University of Toronto, CAMH

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Variability in cortical excitability - a TMS-EMG study with stimulus-response curves

Elisa Kallioniemi1, Friedemann Awiszus2, Minna Pitkänen3, Petro Julkunen3,4

1 - Department of Psychiatry, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
2 - Neuromuscular Research Group at the Department of Orthopaedics, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
3 - Department of Applied Physics, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
4 - Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland

Contact: [email protected]

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A wearable whole-head "RF-EEG Cap" for concurrent TMS/EEG/fMRI experiments at 3T: a feasibility study

Lucia Navarro de Lara1, Padma Sundaram1, Lena Nohava2, Elmar Lasitter2, Mohammad Daneshzand1, Jason Stockmann1, Jyrki Ahveninen1, Lawrence L. Wald1, and Aapo Nummenmaa1

1 - Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2 - High Field MR Center, Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria 

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Predictive factors for tACS effects

Avery Ostrand, Kevin Jones, Theodore Zanto, Adam Gazzaley

UCSF Neuroscape

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Investigating early neural responses during transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in a non-human primate model

Nipun D. Perera1, Sina Shirinpour1, Ivan Alekseichuk1, Miles Wischnewski1, Harry Tran1, Gary Linn2, Charles E. Schroeder2,3, Arnaud Falchier2, Alexander Opitz1

1 - Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2 - Center for Biomedical Imaging and Neuromodulation, The Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, NY
3 - Departments of Psychiatry and Neurosurgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York City, NY

Contact: [email protected]

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Phase of ongoing brain oscillation is a source of variability in TMS-EEG signal

Mohsen Poorganji1,2, Reza Zomorrodi1, Aiyush Bansal1, Colin Hawco1,2,3, Aron T. Hill1,4, Itay Hadas7, Tarek K. Rajji1,2,3, Robert Chen2,5,6, Daphne Voineskos1,2,3, Daniel M. Blumberger1,2,3, Zafiris J. Daskalakis1,2,3,7

1 - Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
2 - Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
3 - Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
4 - Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, School of Psychology, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
5 - Krembil Neuroscience Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
6 - Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
7 - Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Health, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA

Contact: [email protected]

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Resting EEG Microstates Change in rTMS stimulation in Parkinson's Patients

Eren Toplutaş1,2, Mevhibe Sarıcaoğlu2,3, Bahar Güntekin4, Lütfü Hanoğlu1

1 - Department of Neurology, Istanbul Medipol University, Istanbul, Turkey
2 - Department of Neuroscience, Institute of Medical Science, Istanbul Medipol University, Istanbul, Turkey
3 - Program of Electroneurophysiology, Vocational School, Istanbul Medipol University, Istanbul, Turkey
4 - Department of Biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul Medipol University, Istanbul, Turkey

Contact: [email protected]

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tACS induces neural entrainment in neocortical neuron models

Harry Tran1, Sina Shirinpour1, Alexander Opitz1

1 - Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN, USA

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Toward Automatic Segmentation for Non-human Primates

Xinhui Li1, Xindi Wang2, Kathleen Mantell3, Estefania Cruz Casillo3, Michael Milham1, Alex Opitz3, Ting Xu1

1 - Child Mind Institute, New York, USA
2 - Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada
3 - Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA

Contact: [email protected]hildmind.org

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High-definite transcranial direct current stimulation over lesioned motor cortices reduces the expression of the flexion synergy in hemiparetic stroke

Runfeng Tian1, Julius Dewald2, William Andrew Sikora1, Raghuveer Chandrashekhar3, Louis Vince Lepak3, Carolyn Cheema3, Abbey Bandeh4, Martina Jelley3, Hongwu Wang3, Evgeny Sidorov3, Yuan Yang1,2*

1 - University of Oklahoma
2 - Northwestern University
3 - University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
4 - St. John Rehabilitation Hospital

Contact: [email protected]

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Biophysical modeling of Deep TMS H-coils within a TMS Modeling Toolkit

Samuel Zibman1, Dmitri Motenko1, William Wartman2, Gaby Pell1, Sergey Makarov2,3

1 - BrainsWay
2 - Electrical & Computer Engineering Department, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA,
3 - Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Contact: [email protected]

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