Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2022 Ultrasound as a Neurotherapeutic: A Circuit- and System-Based Interrogation. 2022
2021 Transdermal electrical neuromodulation for anxiety and sleep problems in high-functioning autism spectrum disorder: Feasibility and preliminary findingsJournal of Personalized Medicine.  11. 2021
2020 Transcranial Focused Ultrasound Alters Conflict and Emotional Processing, Physiology, and Performance I: Dorsal Anterior Cingulate Cortex Targeting 2020
2020 Transcranial Focused Ultrasound to the Right Prefrontal Cortex Improves Mood and Alters Functional Connectivity in HumansFrontiers in Human Neuroscience.  14. 2020
2019 Transcranial electrical stimulation nomenclatureBrain Stimulation.  12:1349-1366. 2019
2019 The Safety and Efficacy of Transdermal Auricular Vagal Nerve Stimulation Earbud Electrodes for Modulating Autonomic Arousal, Attention, Sensory Gating, and Cortical Brain Plasticity in Humans 2019
2018 Ultrasonic modulation of neural circuit activityCurrent Opinion in Neurobiology.  50:222-231. 2018
2018 Limited output transcranial electrical stimulation (LOTES-2017): Engineering principles, regulatory statutes, and industry standards for wellness, over-the-counter, or prescription devices with low riskBrain Stimulation.  11:134-157. 2018
2017 No implant neededNature Biomedical Engineering.  1:632-633. 2017
2017 Transcranial focused ultrasound: a new tool for non-invasive neuromodulation 2017
2017 Effects on EEG Dynamics by Weak Electric Fields from Sham TMSBrain Stimulation.  10:e6-e7. 2017
2017 The Use of Transcranial Focused Ultrasound for Fmri Bold Response In HumansBrain Stimulation.  10:e5-e6. 2017
2016 Tolerability of Repeated Application of Transcranial Electrical Stimulation with Limited Outputs to Healthy SubjectsBrain Stimulation.  9:740-754. 2016
2016 Transdermal electrical neuromodulation of the trigeminal sensory nuclear complex improves sleep quality and mood. 2016
2015 Transdermal neuromodulation of noradrenergic activity suppresses psychophysiological and biochemical stress responses in humansScientific Reports.  5. 2015
2015 Regulatory considerations for the clinical and research use of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS): Review and recommendations from an expert panel 2015
2015 Is sham cTBS real cTBS? The effect on EEG dynamicsFrontiers in Human Neuroscience.  8. 2015
2014 Transcranial focused ultrasound modulates intrinsic and evoked EEG dynamicsBrain Stimulation.  7:900-908. 2014
2014 A quantitative overview of biophysical forces impinging on neural functionPhysical Biology.  11. 2014
2014 Transcranial focused ultrasound modulates the activity of primary somatosensory cortex in humansNature Neuroscience.  17:322-329. 2014
2013 Physiological observations validate finite element models for estimating subject-specific electric field distributions induced by transcranial magnetic stimulation of the human motor cortexNeuroImage.  81:253-264. 2013
2012 Pulsed Ultrasound Differentially Stimulates Somatosensory Circuits in Humans as Indicated by EEG and fMRIPLoS ONE.  7. 2012
2012 The mechanobiology of brain functionNature Reviews Neuroscience.  13:867-878. 2012
2011 Ultrasonic neuromodulation by brain stimulation with transcranial ultrasoundNature Protocols.  6:1453-1470. 2011
2011 Noninvasive neuromodulation with ultrasound? A continuum mechanics hypothesis 2011
2010 Transcranial Pulsed Ultrasound Stimulates Intact Brain CircuitsNeuron.  66:681-694. 2010
2010 Pain: Noninvasive functional neurosurgery using ultrasoundNature Reviews Neurology.  6:13-14. 2010
2008 Remote excitation of neuronal circuits using low-intensity, low-frequency ultrasoundPLoS ONE.  3. 2008
2008 Modulation of the regulatory activity of bacterial two-component systems by SlyAJournal of Biological Chemistry.  283:28158-28168. 2008
2007 Kinase activity is not required for αCaMKII-dependent presynaptic plasticity at CA3-CA1 synapsesNature Neuroscience.  10:1125-1127. 2007
2007 Experience-dependent modification of primary sensory synapses in the mammalian olfactory bulb 2007
2006 BDNF increases release probability and the size of a rapidly recycling vesicle pool within rat hippocampal excitatory synapses 2006
2005 Synaptic vesicle recycling studied in transgenic mice expressing synaptopHluorin 2005
2004 Synaptic vesicles.Current Biology.  14. 2004
2003 Miniature synaptic transmission and BDNF modulate dendritic spine growth and form in rat CA1 neurones 2003
2002 The role of neurotrophins in neurotransmitter release 2002
2002 From acquisition to consolidation: On the role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor signaling in hippocampal-dependent learningLearning and Memory.  9:224-237. 2002
2001 Protein Synthesis-dependent and -independent Regulation of Hippocampal Synapses by Brain-derived Neurotrophic FactorJournal of Biological Chemistry.  276:37585-37593. 2001
2001 Recombinant GABAC receptors expressed in rat hippocampal neurons after infection with an adenovirus containing the human ρ1 subunit 2001
2001 BDNF enhances quantal neurotransmitter release and increases the number of docked vesicles at the active zones of hippocampal excitatory synapses 2001
2001 Celiac vagotomy reduces suppression of feeding by jejunal fatty acid infusionsNeuroReport.  12:1093-1096. 2001
2000 Suppression of food intake, body weight, and body fat by jejunal fatty acid infusions. 2000
2000 Responses of celiac and cervical vagal afferents to infusions of lipids in the jejunum or ileum of the rat 2000
2000 Responses of celiac and cervical vagal afferents to infusions of lipids in the jejunum or ileum of the rat. 2000
2000 Suppression of food intake, body weight, and body fat by jejunal fatty acid infusions 2000
1996 Inhibition of sucrose intake by continuous celiac, superior mesenteric, and intravenous CCK-8 infusions 1996
1996 Inhibition of sucrose intake by continuous celiac, superior mesenteric, and intravenous CCK-8 infusions.American Journal of Physiology.  270:R319-R325. 1996
1996 Inhibition of sucrose intake by continuous celiac, superior mesenteric, and intravenous CCK-8 infusions 1996
1995 SUPPRESSION OF SUCROSE INTAKE BY CONTINUOUS NEAR-CELIAC AND INTRAVENOUS CHOLECYSTOKININ INFUSIONS IN RATS 1995
1995 Suppression of sucrose intake by continuous near-celiac and intravenous cholecystokinin infusions in rats 1995
1995 Suppression of sucrose intake by continuous near-celiac and intravenous cholecystokinin infusions in rats.American Journal of Physiology.  268:R150-R155. 1995
Transcranial Focused Ultrasound Alters Conflict and Emotional Processing, Physiology, and Performance II: Right Anterior Insula/Frontal Operculum Targeting

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Behavioral Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2003
  • Bachelor of Social or Behavioral Science in Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1998
  • Full Name

  • William Tyler