FACULTY PUBLICATIONS



 

Benedict Albensi, PhD, BCMAS, CRQM

  • Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Univ. of Manitoba
  • Manitoba Dementia Research Chair
  • Everett Endowment Fund Chair
  • Principal Investigator, St. Boniface Hospital Research
  • Biomedical Engineering Core Member
  • Research Affiliate, Centre on Aging

http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/health_sciences/medicine/units/pharmacology/1473.html

 

JOURNALS

  • Potential New Approaches for Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias, in,  Frontiers in Neurology
    https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fneur.2020.00496/full?utm_source=F-NTF&utm_medium=EMLX&utm_campaign=PRD_FEOPS_20170000_ARTICLE
  • The Aging Imageomics Study: Rationale, design and baseline characteristics of the study population, in,  Mechanisms of Ageing and Development
    https://authors.elsevier.com/c/1bBF1ArDpWzZp
  • Early onset of sex-dependent mitochondrial deficits in the cortex of 3xTg Alzheimer’s mice in,  Cells
    https://www.mdpi.com/journal/cells/special_issues/Sex_Differences_Signaling_Pathways
  • A. Adlimoghaddam, WM Snow, G. Stortz, AL Goertzen, JH Ko, J Djordjevic, C Perez, BC ALBENSI, Regional hypometabolism in the 3xTg mouse model of Alzheimer's disease, Neurobiol. of Disease. 127:264‐277.
  • N. Atefi, T. Vakil, Z. Abyat, S.K. Ramlochun, G. Bakir, I. M. C. Dixon, B.C. ALBENSI, T.E.S. Dahms, K.M. Gough. Infrared Spectroscopy: New Frontiers Both Near and Far. Spectroscopy (Santa Monica). Sept 33(9):34‐38.
  • C. Cadonic, E. Thomson, W. Snow, D. McAllister, S. R. Chowdhury, P. Fernyhough, J. Fiege, B.C ALBENSI*, S. Portet, Modelling Mitochondrial Electron Transport Chain Bioenergetics. *Co-senior author Submitted to In Silico.
  • C. Cadonic, M.G. Sabbir and B.C. ALBENSI. Mechanisms of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Alzheimer's Disease. Molecular Neurobiology, Nov;53(9):6078‐6090.
    S.I. Omar, B.C. ALBENSI and K. Gough. Modelling the binding of Ca2+ and Zn2+ to Calbindin D28k and understanding their competition through protein structural analysis. Current Alzheimer Research, 13(7): 777‐86.
  • C. Cadonic and B.C. ALBENSI. Oscillations and NMDA receptors: their interplay create memories. Aims Neuroscience. 1(1):52‐64. Invited Review.
    W.M. Snow, B.M. Stoesz, D. Kelly and B.C. ALBENSI. Roles for NF‐kB and Gene Targets of NF‐B in Synaptic Plasticity, Memory, and Spatial Orientation. Molecular Neurobiology. Apr;49(2):757‐7.
  • C. Liao, M. Rak, J. Lund, M. Unger, E. Platt, B.C. ALBENSI, C. Hirschmugl, K. Gough. Synchrotron FTIR reveals lipid around and within amyloid plaques in transgenic mice and Alzheimer’s Disease brain. Analyst. 138(14):3991‐7
  • M.Z. Kastyak‐Ibrahim, M.J. Nasse, M. Rak, C. Hirschmugl, M.R. Del Bigio, B.C. ALBENSI and K.M. Gough. Biochemical label‐free tissue imaging with subcellular‐resolution synchrotron FTIR‐FPA. NeuroImage 60: 376–383.
  • D. Stitt, M. Z. Kastyak‐Ibrahim, C. R. Liao, J. Morrison, B.C. ALBENSI, K.M. Gough. Tissue acquisition and storage associated oxidation considerations for FTIR microspectroscopic imaging of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Vibrational Spectroscopy 60:16‐22.
  • B.C. ALBENSI, J. Toupin*, K. Oikawa, and D.R. Oliver. Controlled pulse delivery of electrical stimulation differentially reduces epileptiform activity in Mg2+‐free treated hippocampal slices. Brain Research 1226: 163‐172. *This author is a co‐first author.
  • C. Cadonic and B.C. ALBENSI. Memory Deficits and Transcription Factor Activity Following Traumatic Brain Injury, in Traumatic Brain Injury. Edited by Farid Sadaka and Tanya Quinn. ISBN 980‐953‐307‐1139‐4. Invited Submission. InTech Publishers.

ABSTRACTS

  • C. Cadonic, E. Thomson, W. Snow, S.K. Roy Chowdhury, D. McAllister, P. Fernyhough, J. Fiege, S. Portet, B.C. ALBENSI.. Development of a Mathematical Model of Mitochondrial Bioenergetics in Cortical Neurons. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., Chicago, IL
  • W.M. Snow, S.K. Roy Chowdhury, J. Djordevic, D. McAllister, C. Cadonic, F. Fernyhough, B.C. ALBENSI. NF‐B regulates neuronal bioenergetics in vitro. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., Chicago, IL
  • J. Djordjevic, S.R. Roy Chowdhury, W. Snow, D. McAllister, C. Cadonic, E. Thomson, P. Fernyhough, B.C. ALBENSI. Mitochondrial dysfunction in 3xTg mouse brain is accompanied by deficits in Complex I. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., Chicago, IL
  • Snow, W.M., Cadonic, C., Roy Chowdhury, S.K., Thomson, E., Alashmali, S., Platt, E., Suh, M., Fernyhough, P., B.C. ALBENSI. Spatial learning capabilities and mitochondrial function in creatine‐supplemented mice. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., Washington, DC, Nov.(2014).

SYMPOSIUMS

  • J. Djordjevic, S.R. Chowdhury, W.M. Snow, C. Cadonic , C. Perez, P. Fernyhough, B.C. ALBENSI. The onset of mitochondrial deficits is region‐ and sex‐dependent in 3xTg mice. 6th Regional Translational Research in Mitochondria, Aging, and Disease (TriMAD 2016) Symposium. October 28‐29, Philadelphia, PA
  • Cadonic C, Oikawa K, Odero G, Thomson E, Chowdhury SR, Snow WM, Fernyhough P, ALBENSI BC. Roles for NF‐B in Hippocampal Synaptic Plasticity, Memory and Mitochondrial Function. The NF‐kappaB System in Health and Disease, Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology. Feb. 24‐28, 2014, Keystone, CO, USA.

CONFERENCE PAPERS

  • J. Djordjevic, W.M. Snow, C. Perez, C. Cadonic, B.C. ALBENSI. Decreased mitochondrial cyclic AMP Decreased mitochondrial cycli AM response element‐binding protein (CREB) level in the cortex of 3xTg mice coincide with mitochondrial impairment. 11th Annual Canadian Neuroscience Meeting. May 28‐31, Montreal, QC, Canada.
  • W.M. Snow, C. Cadonic, C. Perez, J. Djordjevic, K.M. Gough, M. Suh, B.C. ALBENSI. Sex‐specific effects of creatine  supplementation  on  spatial  learning  and  memory  in  the  3xTg mouse model of  Alzheimer’s disease. 11th Annual Canadian Neuroscience Meeting, May 28‐31, Montreal, QC, Canada.
  • W. M. Snow, C. Cadonic, C. Perez, A. Adlimoghaddam, J. Djordjevic, K.M. Gough, M. Suh, & B.C. ALBENSI. Creatine supplementation alters spatial cognition in the 3xTg mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease in a sex‐specific manner. 9th Canadian Conference on Dementia (CCD), Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • A. Adlimoghaddam, C. Cadonic, & B.C. ALBENSI. Therapeutic targeting of mitochondria with the anticancer drug, Nilotinib, in Alzheimer’s disease. 9th Canadian Conference on Dementia (CCD),Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • W. M. Snow, C. Cadonic, C. Perez, A. Adlimoghaddam, J. Djordjevic, K.M. Gough, M. Suh, & B.C. ALBENSI. Creatine supplementation alters spatial cognition in the 3xTg mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease in a sex‐specific manner. CCNA Annual Partners Forum and Science Day, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  • J. Djordjevic, W.M. Snow, S.R. Chowdhury, C. Cadonic, A. Adlimoghaddam, C. Perez, P. Fernyhough & B.C. ALBENSI. The onset of mitochondrial deficits is region‐ and sex‐dependent in 3xTg mice. CCNA Annual Partners Forum and Science Day, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  • C. Cadonic, E. Thomson, W. Snow, J. Djordjevic, D. McAllister, S. Roy Chowdhury, P. Fernyhough, J. Fiege, S. Portet, B.C. ALBENSI. Modelling Mitochondrial Complex IV Bioenergetics. CCNA Annual Partners Forum and Science Day, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  • C. Cadonic, E. Thomson, W. Snow, D. McAllister, J. Djordjevic, , S. Roy Chowdhury, P. Fernyhough, J. Fiege, S. Portet, B.C. ALBENSI. Modelling Mitochondrial Complex Chain Bioenergetics. Mito2017, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  • J. Djordjevic, S.R. Chowdhury, W.M. Snow, C. Cadonic , A. Adlimoghaddam, C. Perez, P. Fernyhough, B.C. ALBENSI. The onset of mitochondrial deficits is region‐ and sex‐dependent in 3xTg mice. Mito2017, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  • C. Cadonic, E. Thomson, W. Snow, S. Roy Chowdhury, D. McAllister, J. Fiege, P. Fernyhough, S. Portet, B.C. ALBENSI. Modelling Mitochondrial Complex IV Bioenergetics. Biophysical Soc. of Canada. June 1‐3, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
  • Cadonic C, Oikawa K, Odero G, Thomson E, Chowdhury SR, Snow WM, Fernyhough P, ALBENSI BC. Transcriptional regulation of mitochondrial function and memory. Memory and the Brain in Health and Disease, 24th Annual Rotman Research Institute Conference. March 10‐12, 2014, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  • C. Cadonic, E. Thompson, S.K. Roy Chowdhury, W.M. Snow, P. Fernyhough, B.C. ALBENSI. Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Alzheimer’s Disease. Mitochondrial Medicine 2014. June 4‐7, 2014, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

IN PREPARATION

  • W.M. Snow, E. Thomson, S.R. Chowdhury, E. Platt, C. Cadonic, B. Chang, S. Alashmali, C. Hirschmugl, M. Suh, C. Liao, M. Rak, K. Gough, P. Fernyhough and B.C. ALBENSI. Creatine reverses mitochondrial dysfunction and memory deficits in the 3xTg model of Alzheimer’s disease. In Preparation.
  • D. Kelly, K. Leonard, T. Aquin, C. Cadonic, E. Platt and B.C. ALBENSI. Features facilitate the encoding of geometry when mice orient in a rectangular water maze. In Preparation.

 

 

Andrew L. Goertzen, Ph.D., FCCPM

  • Associate Professor, Department of Radiology
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy
  • Coordinator, PET/CT Program, Health Sciences Centre

http://www.physics.umanitoba.ca/~goertzen/HTML/goertzen.html

 

JOURNAL

  • 2015    IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science    Stortz, G., Thompson, C.J., Retière, F., Goertzen, A.L., Kozlowski, P., Shams, E., Thiessen, J.D., Walker, M.D. and Sossi, V., “Characterization of a small animal PET detector block incorporating a digital photon counter array.” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. 62(3):732‐739, June 2015. (doi: 10.1109/TNS.2015.2414653)
  • 2016     IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science    "Goertzen, A.L., Stortz, G., Thiessen, J.D., Bishop, D., Khan, M.S., Kozlowski, P., Retière, F., Schellenberg, G., Shams, E., Sossi, V. and Thompson, C.J., “First results from a high‐resolution small animal SiPM PET insert for PET/MRI imaging.” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. 63(5):2424‐2433, October 2016. (doi: 10.1109/TNS.2016.2576963, PMID: 26794058)"
  • 2018    Journal of Nuclear Medicine    "Stortz, G., Thiessen, J.D., Bishop, D., Khan, M.S., Kozlowski, P., Retiere, F., Schellenberg, G., Shams, E., Zhang, X., Thompson, C.J., Goertzen, A.L.* and Sossi, V.* (*Co‐equal senior author), “Performance of a PET insert for high resolution small animal PET/MR imaging at 7T.” Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 59(3):536‐542, March 2018. (doi:10.2967/jnumed.116.187666, PMID: 28912147)"

 

 

Ji Hyun Ko, Ph.D.
Assoc. Professor
Dept. of Human Anatomy & Cell Science

https://www.kolabneuro.com

 

JOURNAL

  • 2019     Aljuaid M, Booth S, Hobson DE, Borys A, Williams K, Katako A, Ryner L, Goertzen A, Ko JH, “Blood flow and glucose metabolism dissociation in the putamen is predictive of levodopa induced dyskinesia in Parkinson’s disease patients”, Frontiers in Neurology, vol. 10, pp. 1217, November 2019
  • 2017    Neurobiology of Aging    Ko JH, Katako A, Aljuaid M, Goertzen AL, Borys A, Hobson DE, Kim SM, Lee CS, for the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative, “Distinct Brain Metabolic Patterns Separately Associated with Cognition, Motor Function and Aging in Parkinson’s Disease with Dementia,” Neurobiology of Aging, vol. 60, pp. 81-91, December 2017.
  • 2018    Scientific Reports    Katako A, Shelton P, Goertzen A, Levin D, Bybel B, Aljuaid M, Yoon HJ, Kang DY, Kim SM, Lee CS, Ko JH, “Machine learning identified an Alzheimer’s disease-related FDG-PET pattern which is also expressed in Lewy body dementia and Parkinson’s disease dementia,” Scientific Reports, vol. 8(1), pp.13236, September 2018.
  • 2019    Neurobiology of Disease    Adlimoghaddam A, Snow WM, Stortz G, Perez C, Djordjevi J, Goertzen AL, Ko JH, Albensi BC, Regional hypometabolism in the 3xTg mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease, Neurobiology of Disease, vol. 127, pp. 264-277, July 2019

 

 

Hagar Labouta, Ph.D.
Asst. Professor
College of Pharmacy 

http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/health_sciences/pharmacy/staff/labouta.html
 

PEER REVIEWED (2019)

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS (2019)

  • Hagar I. Labouta, Nasimeh Asgarian, Kristina Rinker, David T. Cramb. Arriving To Modeling Frameworks For Assessing Potential Nanoparticle Cytotoxicity Risks. Poster, 2019 Controlled Release Society Annual Meeting, Valencia, June 2019.
  • Tse WH, Higgins S, Patel D, Labouta H, West A, and Keijzer R. Transplacental delivery of IgG-modified nanoparticles in a transwell model. Conference presentation, 32nd International Symposium of Pediatric Surgical Research. Fukuoka, Japan (Sept. 6-8, 2019)
  • Tse WH, Higgins S, Patel D, Labouta H, West A, and Keijzer R. Transplacental delivery of nanoparticles for prenatal therapy. Conference presentation, 2020 Surgery Research Day (Surgeon’s Den), University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Jan. 15, 2020) – Top 5 abstracts of 30+
  • Tse WH, Higgins S, Patel D, Labouta H, West A, and Keijzer R. Transplacental delivery of nanoparticles for the prenatal treatment of CDH with miR-200b. Conference presentation, CDH 2020, Houston, Texas, USA. (Feb. 10-12, 2020)
  • Tse WH, Higgins S, Patel D, Labouta H, West A, and Keijzer R. Transplacental delivery of nanoparticles for prenatal therapy. Poster, 2019 15th Annual Child Health Research Day, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Oct. 22-24, 2019)

 

 

Francis Lin, Ph.D.
Assoc. Professor
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy

http://www2.physics.umanitoba.ca/u/flin/   

ARTICLES, CHAPTERS, DATA

 

2020

  • Z. Rovei Miab, F. Lin and J. Anderson, “Traction and attraction: Haptotaxis substrates collagen and fibronectin interact with chemotaxis by HGF to regulate myoblast migration in a microfluidic device”, American Journal of Physiology-Cell Physiology, 2020, doi: 10.1152/ajpcell.00417.2019.
  • X.O. Ren, A. Alamri, J. Hipolito, F. Lin and S.K.P. Kung, “Applications of microfluidic devices in advancing NK-cell migration studies”, Methods in Enzymology, 2020, 631, 357-370.

 
2019

  • J. Hipolito, H. Peretz-Soroka, M.L. Zhang, K. Yang, S. Karimi-Abdolrezaee, F. Lin and S.K.P. Kung, “A New Microfluidic Platform for Studying Natural Killer Cell and Dendritic Cell Interactions”, Micromachines, 2019, 10, 851.
  • Q. Jiang, J.D. Wu, K. Yao, Y.L. Yin, M.M. Gong, C.B. Yang and F. Lin, “A paper-based microfluidic device (DON-Chip) for rapid and low-cost deoxynivalenol quantification in food, feed and feed ingredients”, ACS Sensors, 2019, 4, 11, 3072-3079.
  • B. Dai, S.J. Chen, W. Li, L.L. Zheng, X.D. Han, Y.F. Fu, J.D. Wu, F. Lin, D.W. Zhang and S.L. Zhuang, “Fully-functional semi-automated microfluidic immunoassay platform for quantitation of multiple samples”, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 300 (2019) 127017.
  • R.Q. Yang, Q.R. Hui, Q. Jiang, S.X. Liu, H. Zhang, J.D. Wu, F. Lin, K. O and C.B. Yang, “Effect of Manitoba-grown red-osier dogwood extracts on recovering Caco-2 cells from H2O2-induced oxidative damage”, Antioxidants, 2019, 8, 250.
  • J. Li, R. Nickel, J.D. Wu, F. Lin, J. van Lierop and S. Liu, "A new tool to attack biofilms: Driving magnetic nanoparticles to disrupt the matrix", Nanoscale, 2019, 11(14):6905-6915.
  • X.O. Ren, J.D. Wu, D. Levin, S. Santos, R. Lobato de Faria, M. Zhang, and F. Lin, “Sputum from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients inhibits T cell migration in a microfluidic device”, Ann NY Acad Sci, 2019, 1445(1):52-61.
  • K. Yang, J.D. Wu, S. Santos, Y. Liu, L. Zhu and F. Lin, “Recent development of portable imaging platforms for cell-based assays”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2019, 124-125, 150-160.
  • Z. Rovei Miab, F. Lin and J. Anderson, “Emerging development of microfluidic-based approaches to improve studies of muscle cell migration”, Tissue Engineering Part B Rev. 2019, 25(1):30-45.

 
2018

  • J.D. Wu, A. Kumar-Kanojia, S. Hombach-Klonisch, T. Klonisch and F. Lin, "A radial microfluidic platform for higher throughput chemotaxis studies with individual gradient control", Lab on a Chip, 2018, 18, 3855 - 3864.
  • J.D. Wu, D. Tomsa, M. Zhang, P. Komenda, N. Tangri, C. Rigatto and F. Lin, "A Passive Mixing Microfluidic Urinary Albumin Chip (UAL-Chip) for Chronic Kidney Disease Assessment", ACS Sensors, 2018, 3(10):2191-2197.
  • J.D. Wu, M.L. Dong, C. Rigatto, Y. Liu and F. Lin, “Lab-on-chip technology for chronic disease diagnosis”, npj Digital Medicine, 2018, 1:7.
  • J. Hipolito, H. Peretz-Soroka, A.M. Torres, E. Booy, K. Yang, M. Gupta, M. Meier, S. McKenna, M. Koch, S. Santos, J. Stetefeld and F. Lin, “Microfluidic Devices for Studying the Effect of Netrin-1 on Neutrophil and Breast Cancer Cell Migration”, Advanced Biosystems, 2018, 2(4), 1700178.
  • A.Y. Ali, X. Wu , N. Eissa, J.E. Ghia, T. Murooka, V. Banerji, J.B. Johnston, F. Lin, S.B. Gibson and A.J. Marshall, “Distinct roles for the phosphoinositide 3-kinase gamma and delta isoforms in malignant B cell migration”, Leukemia, 2018, 32, 1958–1969.
  • K. Yang, J.D. Wu, H. Peretz-Soroka, L. Zhu, Z.G. Li, Y.S. Sang, J. Hipolito, M. Zhang, S. Santos, C. Hillier, R. Lobato de Faria, Y. Liu and F. Lin, “Mkit: A Cell Migration Assay Based on Microfluidic Device and Smartphone”, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2018, 99:259-267.

 

 

Brian Lithgow

  • Professor, Montash University
  • Sr. Research Fellow, Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Center
  • Adj. Professor, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering

http://www.maprc.org.au/neurodiagnostics-current-projects

http://www.maprc.org.au/adjunct-professor-brian-lithgow

http://www.maprc.org.au/neurodiagnostics-current-projects

 

REFEREED CONFERENCE PAPERS    

  • Kehler L, Francisco C, Uehara M, and Moussavi Z., “The effect of transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS) on cognitive function in older adults with dementia,” forthcoming IEEE-EMBEC July 2020.
  • Ashiri M., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., “Using Electrovestibulography to comparatively Measure Vestibular Responses to Virtual vs Physical Contralateral/Ipsilateral Head Tilts,” 11th Augmented Human International Conference, May 2020.
  • "A Comparison of Burst and Amplitude Modulated Electrical Stimulation of the Cochlea," Lithgow.B.J. National IBME/SMBE conference on Medical Technology, Adelaide. 1990 pgs 51-52.
  • "An Electrical Engineering degree based on Majors," Lithgow.B.J., Jenvey.S., PRCEEE National Conference, Melbourne. 1990. pgs 8-16
  • "Where do they come from, Where do they go?", Jenvey.S., Lithgow.B.J., PRCEEE National Conference, Melbourne . 1990. pgs 217-224
  • "The teaching environment for Biomedical education," Lithgow.B.J. Pacific Region Conferance on Electrical Engineering Education. Adelaide. Dec. 1992. pg 182-187.
  • "Biomedical Engineering-- Education, Environment and Infrastructure" Lithgow. B.J., AEESEAP/FEISEAP/IACEE International Conferance on Engineering Education '93. Singapore. Nov 93.  pp 60-66.
  • "High pulse rate electric stimuli: Current level effects on inferior colliculus units," Lithgow. B.J. and Clark. G.M., 16th Annual Conferance of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Baltimore. USA. Nov 94. pgs 247-8.
  • "Inferior colliculus unit responses to electrical stimulation: A collicular integration model," Lithgow. B.J. and Clark. G.M., 17th Annual Conferance of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Montreal Canada. Sept 95 CDROM 2pgs.
  • "Cochlear implant signal processing: A method of reducing deterministic excitation," Lithgow. B.J. and Clark. G.M., International Symposium on Signal Processing and its Applications, ISSPA, Gold Coast Australia, Aug 96 Vol 2, pgs 805-808.
  • "Computer aided undergraduate electronics engineering study program," Palit. S.K., Mani. N. and Lithgow. B.J.  Pacific Region Conference on Electrical Engineering Education, PRCEEE 97, Woolongong, Feb 1997, pg 163-168.
  • "Cochlear implant threshold changes at high electric stimulus pulse rates," (1998) Lithgow, B.J. Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. on Bioelectromagnetism, Melbourne, Australia. ISBN 0-7803-3867-7, IEEE Catalogue No. 98TH8269, pgs 117-118.
  • "SNR Improvement, filtering and spectral equalization in cochlear implants using wavelet techniques," (1998) Brehenbruch, C.P., and Lithgow, B.J. (1998) Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. on Bioelectromagnetism, Melbourne, Australia, ISBN 0-7803-3867-7, IEEE Catalogue No. 98TH8269, pgs 61-62.
  • "Potential advantages of high pulse rate stimulation of cochlear implants," (1998) Lithgow, B.J. (1998) Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. on Bioelectromagnetism, Melbourne, Australia, ISBN 0-7803-3867-7, IEEE Catalogue No. 98TH8269, pgs 63-64.
  • "Time scale analysis of transients for circuit breaker fault detection." (1998) Lee, D., Lithgow. B.J. and Voumard. P. The 6th IEEE International Workshop on Intellegent Signal Processing and Communication Systems, Melbourne. Australia. pgs 830-834.
  • “Extracting Wavelet Features for Use in a Back-propagation Neural Network: Applications in Condition Monitoring,” (1998) Lee, D., Lithgow, B.J., Mani, N. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management (COMADEM’98), Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, pp.553-562.
  • "Analysis of images from the instant Kirlian diagnostic system (IKiDS) for detection of human stress."  (1998) Abdulaziz, N., Charalambous. J., Soultanov. V., Rizberg. V., Lithgow. B.J., Cosic. I. The 6th IEEE International Workshop on Intellegent Signal Processing and Communication Systems, Melbourne. Australia. pgs 733-737.
  • "Relaxing cochlear implant electrode design constraints using high pulse rate stimulation." (1998) Lithgow, B.J. Proceedings of the 20th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Hong Kong, Vol 2. pgs 3132-3135.
  • "Signal processing and medical signal processing: The teaching differences." (1998) Lithgow, B.J. Proceedings of the 20th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Hong Kong, Vol 2. pgs 3353-3356.
  • "Wavelet analysis of ABR data." (1999) Lithgow, B.J. and Fang, Q. Proceedings of the Inaugural Conference of the Victorian Chapter of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Melbourne, pgs 50-53.
  • "The analysis of brainwaves by a thought comparitor to facilitate responsive functioning of electrical devices." (1999) Kholosi, M., McIntosh, A., Heath, B., Lithgow, B. and Cosic. I. Q. Proceedings of the Inaugural Conference of the Victorian Chapter of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Melbourne, pgs 80-83.
  • "Neurone Modelling using VHDL." (1999) Zakis, J and Lithgow, B. Proceedings of the Inaugural Conference of the Victorian Chapter of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Melbourne, pgs 89-92.
  • “An Analysis of Brain Waves by a "Thought Comparator" to Facilitate Responsive Functioning of Electrical Devices”, (1999) Kholosi M., McIntosh A., Heath B., Lithgow B., Cosic I., Proc. of the Inaugural Conference of the Victorian Chapter of the IEEE EMBS, 84-87.
  • "Medical and healthcare applications of intellegent information systems: An overveiw." (1999) Mani, N. and Lithgow, B.  Proceedings of the Inaugural Conference of the Victorian Chapter of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Melbourne, pgs 97-101.
  • "Kirlian photography techniques and equipment." (1999) Zakis, J., Lithgow, B., Cosic, I and Fang. Q.  Proceedings of the Inaugural Conference of the Victorian Chapter of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Melbourne, pgs 160-164.
  • “Postgraduate Biomedical Engineering Education in Australia: The Role of Conferences and Professional Societies”, (1999) Lithgow B.J, and Cosic I., PRCEEE99, 36-39.
  • “Educating electrical and computer systems engineering undergraduates in optical fiber communications engineering”, (1999) Le Nguyen Binh and Lithgow B.J, PRCEEE99, 156-159.
  • “Muscle Tissue Recovery Using the Low-frequency Electromagnetic Field”, Cosic I., Baldi E., Grace R.J., Heath B, Cohen M, Lithgow B., 1999, Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 37, Supp.2, (Proc. EMBEC'99  European Medical & Biological Engineering Conference, Vienna, Austria,) 1334-1335.
  • “Modelling high pulse rate electrical stimulation: effects on inferior colliculus units”. (1999) Lithgow. B.J., Proceedings of the 21st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Atlanta, USA Vol 1. pgs 473.
  • “Extremely low frequency (ELF) pulsing magnetic field (PMF) effects on soft tissue injuries”, Lithgow. B.J., Heath B., Baldi E., Cohen M., Cosic I. and Grace R.J.,Proceedings of the 21st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Atlanta, USA, Vol 2. pg 1295.
  • “Modern biomedical engineering curriculum design”, (2000) Lithgow, B.J. and Zakis, J.D., 4th Baltic Region Seminar on Engineering Education, Lyngby Copenhagen, Denmark, 1-3 September, pgs 121-125.
  • “Articulated biomedical engineering curricula”, (2000) Lithgow, B.J. and Pudlowski, Z.J., 1st Russian Seminar on Engineering Education, Tomsk, Russia, 7-8 September, pgs 83-85.
  • “Frequency spectrum analysis of EEG during voluntary/involuntary contractionsof the abductor digiti minimi assisting in epileptic seizure detection”, (2000) Pekris, J., Lithgow, B., Cosic, I., Proceedings of the IEEE EMBS Asia-Pacific Conference on Biomedical Engineering.Hangzhou, China, Sept 26-28, CD-Rom, 2 pages.
  • “Biomedical engineering curriculum:- a comparison between the USA, Europe and Australia.”. (2001) Lithgow. B.J., Proceedings of the 23rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Istanbul, Turkey. CD-Rom. 4pgs.
  • “Enhanced Modiolar Stimulation Effects in the Inferior Colliculus.” (2001) Lithgow. B.J., Proceedings of the 23rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Istanbul, Turkey. CD-Rom. 4pgs.
  • “Investigation of an Optical Fibre Sensor for detecting lower limb location.” Chung, J. and Lithgow, B.J., Proceedings of the 2nd conference of the Victorian chapter of the IEEE EMBS. February 2001, Clayton, Victoria, Australia. pgs 103-107.
  • “A Modiolar Stimulation Map measured in the Inferior Colliculus.” Lithgow, B.J., Proceedings of the 2nd conference of the Victorian chapter of the IEEE EMBS. February 2001, Clayton, Victoria, Australia. pgs 10-12.
  • "A practical approach to real-time application of speaker recognition using wavelets and linear algebra," Pham, D.S., Orr, M.C., Lithgow, B.J, and Mahony, R., presented at 6th International Symposium on DSP for Communication Systems, Manly, NSW, Australia, 2002. pp. 139 - 143.
  • "Reduction of the cocktail party effect for hearing impaired patients by time-frequency signal processing," Orr, M.C., Lithgow, B.J, and Mahony, R., presented at International Hearing Aid Research Conference - ICHON 2002, Lake Tahoe, California, USA. Pg.44.
  • "Speech features found in a continuous high order statistical analysis of speech," Orr, M.C., Lithgow, B.J, and Mahony, R., presented at 24th Annual International Conference of the EMBS, Houston, Texas, USA, 2002. CDROM.
  • "Stochastic responses from electrically driven Inferior Colliculus units," Lithgow, B.J., presented at 24th Annual International Conference of the EMBS, Houston, Texas, USA, 2002. CDROM 4pgs.
  • “Biomedical Engineering Curriculum: should it be the Bioengineering curriculum?” Lithgow, B.J., presented at 25th Annual International Conference of the EMBS, Cancun Mexico, 2003.CD Rom 4pgs.
  • “Tinnitus Classification and Suppression”, by Neimic, A., Chin, Y., Dixon, I., Lithgow, B.,The Second IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering BIOMED  2004 Innsbruck, Austria. 4pgs.
  • “Vestibular Diagnostics: The Sp/Ap Ratio”, by Shoushtarian, M. and Lithgow, B., Proceedings of the 2nd international Conference on Advances in Biomedical Signal and Information Processing, 2004, Malta G. C., pgs 62-66.
  • “A vestibular diagnostic: Balance platform”. (2005) Warner, C., Lithgow, B. and Engstrom, B. The IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering BIOMED  2005 Innsbruck, Austria. 4pgs.
  • “Effects of alchohol on the vestibular response and the frontal brain asymmetry ratio”. (2005) presented at 26th Annual International Conference of the EMBS, Beijing, China, 4pgs.
  • “Continuous indirect calorimetry—a laboratory simulation of a new method for noninvasive metabolic monitoring of patients under aneasthesia”. (2005) Stuart-Andrews, C., Peyton, P., Robinson, G., Terry, D., O’Connor, B., Lithgow, B. and Miles, P. ASA 2005—64th National Scientific Congress, Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, 24-27th Sept 2005.
  • “ElectroVestibuloGram (EVestG): The separation of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo and Meniere’s Disease” by B. Lithgow, M. Shoushtarian, and D. Heibert. MedSip2006, Glasgow, UK. CD Rom 4 pgs.
  • “The relationship between Electrovestibulography (EvestG) and Parkinson’s Disease” M. Shoushtarian, B. Lithgow. MedSip2006, Glasgow, UK. CD Rom 4 pgs.
  • The Relationship Between Electrovestibulography and Parkinson’s Disease Severity", M. Shoushtarian and B. Lithgow, (2007) Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, Lyon France 4 pages.
  • "Electrovestibulography (EvestG): The “DC” potential used to separate Meniere’s Disease and BPPV" (2007)  by  A .Garrett, D.Heibert and B. Lithgow, Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, Lyon France 4 pages.
  • “EVestGTM: Responses In Depressed Patients”,  (2008) by A. Garrett, B.J. Lithgow, C. Gurvich, P. Fitzgerald.presented at 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, Vancouver, Canada,  4pgs.
  • “EVestGTM: A Diagnostic Measure for Schizophrenia” (2008) S. Haghgooie, B. J. Lithgow, C. Winograd-Gurvich, and J. Kulkarni. 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, Vancouver, Canada,  4pgs.
  • “EVestGTM: A Measure for Meniere's Disease”, (2008) B. J. Lithgow, A. Garrett, D. Heibert. 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, Vancouver, Canada,  4pgs.
  • “Phase Synchronization Index of Vestibular System Activity in Schizophrenia”, (2008) S. Haghgooie, B. J. Lithgow, C. Winograd-Gurvich, J. Kulkarni. 13th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME2008). Singapore, 4pgs.
  • “Quantitative Detection and Assessment of Schizophrenia Using Electrovestibulography” S. Haghgooie, B. J. Lithgow, C. Winograd-Gurvich, J. Kulkarni. NER2009, Ankalya, Turkey. 4pgs.
  • “EVestG signals: Feature selection.” B. J. Lithgow, D. Heibert. NER2009, Ankalya, Turkey. 4pgs.
  • “Computer Models of the Vestibular Head Tilt Response, and their relationship to EVestG and Meniere’s Disease”, Heibert,D.,Lithgow, B.and Hourigan, K., Tokyo May 2010 International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems Engineering.
  • "Application of fractal dimension on vestibular response singles for diagnostic of Parkinson Disease," Dastgheib Z., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., Proc IEEE EMBS conf., Sept. 2011.
  • “Indication of Abnormal Peripheral Sensory Processing of Rotational Stimulation in ADHD”, Grossman, I. and Lithgow, B., 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS San Diego, USA, September, 2012. pgs 4668-4671.
  • “Vestibular Spontaneous Response as a Potential Signature for Parkinson’s Disease”, Dastgheib Z., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS San Diego, USA, September, 2012. pgs 3704-3707.
  • “Indication of Abnormal Peripheral Sensory Processing of Rotational Stimulation in ADHD”, Grossman, I. and Lithgow, B., 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS San Diego, USA, September, 2012. pgs 4668-4671.
  • “Implementation of a Gelatin Model to Both Simulate and Facilitate Detection of Inner Ear Biological Activity” C. Kumaragamage, C., Edwards, R., Moussavi, Z. and Lithgow, B. 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS Osaka, Japan, 2013:4545-8. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2013.6610558.
  • “A pilot evaluation of vestibular performance using EVestG following mTBI,” Lithgow B, and Moussavi Z., IEEE EMS on Neural Engineering Conf, San Diego Nov. 2013.4pgs
  • “The perceived orientation in people with and without Alzheimer’s,” Zen D., Byagowi A., Garcia M., Kelly D., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., IEEE EMBS on Neural Engineering Conf, San Diego Nov. 2013. 4pgs.
  • “Investigating the feasibility of EVestG Assessment for screening concussion,” Suleiman A., Lithgow B., Mansouri B. and Moussavi Z., IEEE EMBC, pp:3375-3378, doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319116, 2015.
  • ” Breathing sounds characteristics correlate with structural changes of upper airway due to obstructive sleep apnea,” Moussavi Z., Elwali A., Soltanzadeh R., McGregor A. and Lithgow B IEEE EMBC, pp: 5956-5959, DOI: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319748, 2015.
  • “Comparison of a new ad-hoc classification method with Support Vector Machine and Ensemble classifiers for the diagnosis of Meniere's disease using EVestG signals”, Dastgheib Z., Ranjbar O., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., IEEE CCECE, May 2016.
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REFEREED JOURNAL PAPERS

  • Ashiri M., Lithgow B, Suleiman A, Mansouri B. and Moussavi Z., “Electrovestibulography (EVestG) application for measuring vestibular response to horizontal pursuit and saccadic eye movements,” Graefe’s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Accepted June 2020.
  • “Differences between physical versus virtual evoked vestibular responses,” Ashiri M., Lithgow B., Suleiman A., Blakley B., Mansouri B. and Moussavi Z., Annals of Biomedical Engineering (ABME), Jan. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10439-019-02446-3
  • “New Insight into Correlation between Convergence Insufficiency/Vestibular Abnormalities and Depression in Post-Concussion Syndrome”, Anssari, N., Suleiman, A., Ashiri, M, Lithgow, B.J., Moussavi, Z. and Mansouri, B. 2020, E.C. Ophthalmology (accepted).
  • “Transcranial magnetic stimulation safety from operator exposure perspective.”
    Rutherford, G., Lithgow, B. and Moussavi, Z. Med. Biol. Eng. & Comp. (2020) 58, 249:256.
  • “Effect of Multi-site Variabilities on Electrovestibulography: Environmental and Physical Factors” Lithgow, B.J., Moussavi, Z. J. Inform. Comm. Technol. (2019), 2019:1 10.32913/mic-ict-research.v2019.n1.885.
  • “Correlation between Ocular and Vestibular Abnormalities and Convergence Insufficiency in Post-Concussion Syndrome”, Suleiman, A., Lithgow, B.J., Anssari, N., Ashiri, M., Moussavi. Z. and Mansouri, B. (2019), Neuro-Opthalmology. doi:10.1080/01658107.2019.1653325
  • “Quantitative separation of the depressive phase of Bipolar Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder using Electrovestibulography.” Lithgow, B. J., Moussavi, Z. & Fitzgerald, P. B. World Journal of Biological Psychiatry 2019, 20(10) 799-812, 10.1080/15622975.2019.1599143, 2019.
  • “A Pilot Double-Blind Study of the Tolerability and efficacy of repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on Persistent Post-Concussion Syndrome.” Moussavi, Z. Suleiman, A., Rutherford, G., Pouya, O.R., Dastgheib, Z., Zhang, W., Salter, J., Wang, X., Mansouri, B., Lithgow, B.J.   Scientific Reports (Nature) 9, 5498, 10.1038/s41598-019-41923-6, 2019.
  • “Bipolar Disorder in the Balance” Lithgow, B.J., Moussavi, Z., Gurvich, C., Kulkarni, J. Maller, J., Fitzgerald, P. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience. DOI: 10.1007/s00406-018-0935-x, 2018.
  • “Investigating the validity and reliability of Electrovestibulography (EVestG) for detecting post-concussion syndrome (PCS) with and without comorbid depression”. Suleiman, A., Lithgow, B., Mansouri, B. & Moussavi, Z. Scientific Reports (Nature) (2018) 8: 1-11, DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-32808-1.
  • “Physiological differences between Follicular, Luteal and Menses phases of Healthy Women using Electrovestibulography. Depression, Anxiety or other?” Lithgow, B.J. and Moussavi, Z. Neuropsychobiol. 76:72-81, 2018
  • “Quantitative measurement of post-concussion syndrome (PCS) using Electrovestibulography (EVestG),” Suleiman A., Lithgow B., Dastgheib Z., Mansouri B., and Moussavi Z., Scientific Reports (Nature), 7: 1-10, 2017.
  • “EVestG recordings are Vestibuloacoustic signals,” Blakley B., Sulieman A., Rutherford G., Moussavi Z. and Lithgow B. J. Med. Biol. Eng., 39(2) 213-7, 2018, DOI 10.1007/s40846-018-0398-6.
  • “Using EVestG assessment for detection of symptomology consequent to a lateral-impact concussion,” Suleiman A., Lithgow B., Mansouri B. and Moussavi Z., J. Med. Biol. Eng., 39: (2) 218-23, (2018) DOI: 10.1007/s40846-018-0405-y.
  • “Visio-vestibular interaction in humans: changes in the vestibular response following visual stimuli of different colors,” Ashiri M., Lithgow B., Suleiman A., Moussavi Z. and Mansouri B, J. Med. Biol. Eng 39:(2) 238-43, (2018) https://doi.org/10.1007/s40846-018-0425-7.
  • “rTMS as a treatment for post-concussion syndrome,” Rutherford G., Mansouri B., Zhang W., Wang X., Suleiman A., Ranjbar O., Dastgheib Z., Salter J., Lithgow B., and Moussavi Z., 10 (2) 481. (2017) Brain Stimulation. DOI: 10.1016/j.brs.2017.01.409.
  • “EVestG Diagnostic potentials for neurodegenerative disorders,” Dastgheib Z., Suleiman A., Moussavi Z. and Lithgow B., Journal of Medicine and Biological Engineering (JMBE), 2017 submitted, under revision.
  • Investigation of a New Weighted Averaging Method to Improve SNR of Electrocochleography Recordings Chathura L. Kumaragamage, Brian J. Lithgow, and Zahra K. Moussavi. Trans BME (2016) 63:(2) 340-7. 10.1109/TBME.2015.2457412
  • “Short and long term effects of rTMS Treatment on Alzheimer's Disease at Different Stages”, Rutherford, G. Lithgow, B.J., Moussavi, Z.M., J. Exp. Neurosci. (2015), 9,  43-51. DOI: 10.4137/JEN.S24004
  • “Major Depression and Electrovestibulography” Lithgow, B.J., Garrett, A.L., Moussavi, Z., Gurvich, C., Kulkarni, J. Maller, J., Fitzgerald, P. World Journal of Biological Psychiatry (2015) 16(5):334-50. doi: 10.3109/15622975.2015. 1014410.
  • “Application of Vestibular Spontaneous Response as a Diagnostic Aid for Meniere's Disease”, Dastgheib ZA, Lithgow B, Blakely B, Moussavi Z,  Ann Biomed Eng. 2016; 44(5):1672-84. doi: 10.1007/s10439-015-1441-1.
  • “A New Diagnostic Vestibular Evoked Response”, Dastgheib, Z., Lithgow, B.J., Blakley, B. and Moussavi, Z., J. Otolaryngology - Journal of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2014, 44(1):14. DOI:10.1186/s40463-015-0065-7
  • "A new Low Noise Signal Acquisition Protocol and Electrode Placement for Electrocochleography (ECOG) Recordings”, (2015)  Kumaraganage C., Moussavi Z and Lithgow B., MBEC. 53: (6) 499-509, 2015. DOI:10.007/s11517/0015/1251/5
  • “Preliminary report: Neural Firing Patterns specific for Meniere’s Disease.”, Blakley, B. Dastgheib, Z., Lithgow, B.J., and Moussavi, Z., J. (2014) Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 43:52 5pgs.
  • “An ear for psychiatry: separating mental disorders using vestibular field potentials”, (2014) Maller, J., Lithgow; B., Gurvich, C., S.,Kulkarni, Arch. Neurosci., 2(2):e19257..
  • “Development of an Ultra-Low Noise, Miniature Signal Conditioning Device for Vestibular Evoked Response Recordings,” Kumaraganage C., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., BioMedical Engineering Journal OnLine. 13(1) Jan. 2014. http://www.biomedical-engineering-online.com/content/13/1/6
  • “Vestibular insights into cognition and psychiatry” (2013) Gurvich, C., Maller, J., Lithgow; B., Haghgooie, S.,Kulkarni, J. Brain Res Rev, 1537:244-59.
    doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2013.08.058.
  • "A methodology for detecting field potentials from the external ear canal: NEER and EVestG", (2012) Brian J. Lithgow, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 40(8) 1835-1850.
    DOI:10.1007/s10439-012-0526-3.
  • Dastgheib Z., Lithgow B., and Moussavi Z., "Diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease using Electrovestibulography", (2012) Med Biol Eng Comp, 50, Issue 5, pp 483-491.
  • “Wavelet Common Spatial Pattern in asynchronous offline brain computer interfaces “, (2010) Mousavi, EA., Maller, JJ., Fitzgerald, JB., Lithgow, BJ., Biomed Sig Proc Cont., 2011; 6(2) 121 128.
  • "Noise Cross PSD Estimation Using Phase Information in Diffuse Noise Field" (2009) Rahmani, M., Akbari, A., Ayad, B. and Lithgow, B.  Sig. Proc. 89 (5): 703-709.
  • “Laboratory validation of the M-COVX metabolic module in measurement of oxygen uptake.” (2009) C. Stuart-Andrews, P. Peyton, T. Walker, A. Cairncross, G. Robinson and B. Lithgow. Anaesthesia and Intensive care 37(3):399-406.
  • "Continuous measurement of multiple inert and respiratory gas exchange in an anaesthetic breathing system by continuous indirect calorimetry", (2009). Stuart-Andrews. C., Peyton, P., Robinson,G., and Lithgow, B.  J.Clinical Monitoring and Computing, 23(1):41-9.
  • “Continuous Continuous Indirect Calorimetry – a new method for metabolic gas exchange measurement in patients under anaesthesia”. (2007) Stuart-Andrews, C., Peyton, P., Robinson, G.  and Lithgow, B., Physiol. Meas. 27, 155-164.
  • “Non-invasive metabolic monitoring of patients under anaesthesia by Continuous Indirect Calorimetry – an in vivo trial of a new method.” (2007) Stuart-Andrews. C., Peyton, P., Robinson,G., Terry, D., O'Connor, B., Van der herten, C. and Lithgow, B., British Journal of Anaesthesia. 98(1) pgs 45-52.
  • “Continuous indirect calorimetry—a laboratory simulation of a new method for non-invasive metabolic monitoring of patients under anaesthesia”, (2007), C. Stuart-Andrews, P. Peyton, G. Robinson and B Lithgow, Physiol. Meas. 27 155-164
  • “In Vivo Validation of the M-COVX Metabolic Monitor in Patients under Anaesthesia.” (2007) Stuart-Andrews. C., Peyton, P., Robinson,G., Terry, D., O'Connor, B., Van der herten, C. and Lithgow, B. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care. 35, no.3, pgs 398-405.
  • “Are first year engineering students “Mature” enough to use web based teaching?” (2006) Lithgow, B., Abachi, H., Int. J. Sci. Res. 16. 4 pgs.
    38.    “Pilot investigation of the effect pulsed extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields (ELF-PEMFs) have on humans:  Part I- heart rate variability (HRV).” (2006) Baldi. E, Baldi, C. and Lithgow, B.J., Bioelectromagnetics. 28, no1. Pgs 64-68.
    39.    "Effect of alcohol on the vestibular response and the frontal brain asymmetry ratio" (2006) Neimiec, A., Lithgow, B. Int. J. Sci. Res. 16 4 pgs.
  • “A vestibular diagnostic response”. (2004) Shoushtarian, M. and Lithgow, B., J.APESM. 27(4), 189-198.
  • “Higher order statistical analysis of /x/ in male speech”, (2005) Orr, M. and Lithgow, B., J. APESM., 28(1), pgs 56-9.
  • “Modelling the vestibular head tilt response”. (2005) Heibert, D. and Lithgow, B., J.APESM. 28(1), 37-42.
  • “Biomedical Engineering: Impressions of developing areas in Australia” (2005). Lithgow, B. J.APESM., 28, 60-65.
  • “The accuracy of the Foldes—Biro equation for measurement of oxygen uptake during aneasthesia: A laboratory study”. (2004) Stuart-Andrews, C., Peyton, P., Robinson, G. and Lithgow, B., Aneasthesia, 59, pgs 541-544.
  • “A vestibular diagnostic response”. (2004) Shoushtarian, M. and Lithgow, B., J.APESM. 27(4), 189-198.
  • "Time scale analysis of transients for circuit breaker fault detection." (2003) Lee, D., Lithgow. B.J. and Morrison, R. IEEE Trans. Power Vol 18 No 2 pgs 454-459.
  • Microcalcifications using spatial filtering.” (2000) Lee, K.L. and Lithgow, B.J., Journal of Australian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine, Vol. 23, No. 2, p.62-65.
  • “A Pilot Study on the Low Frequency (LF) Pulsing Magnetic Field (PMF) Effect on Soft Tissues Injuries: A Preliminary Analysis of the Results”, Baldi E., Lithgow B., Heath B., Cohen M., Cosic I. and Grace R.J., Med. Biol. Eng. Comp. 37, Suppl. 1, 103-104, 1999.
  • “Wavelet analysis of Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) data”, (1999) Lithgow. B.J. and Hua. K., Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 37, Supp.2, Part II, 1302-1303.
  • “Muscle Tissue Recovery Using the Low-frequency Electromagnetic Field,” (1999) Cosic I., Baldi E., Grace R.J., Heath B, Cohen M, Lithgow B., Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 37, Supp.2, 1334-1335.
  • "A high pulse rate electric stimulation model: An inferior colliculus unit study," Lithgow.B.J. and Clark. G.M., Med. Biol. Eng. Comp. 34, Suppl 1 (2), 227-228, 1996.
  • “A comparison of responsiveness of units in the cat inferior colliculus for monaural electric and acoustic stimulation," Lithgow, B.J. and Clark. G.M. Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol. 1995 104 (9), Suppl. 166 (2) 118-120.
  • "Biomedical Engineering--Education," Lithgow.B.J. Mult. Discipl. Trans. I.E.,Aust. 1992.
  • "Biomedical Engineering--Education and Industry.An Australian Persective" Lithgow.B.J. J.Clin.Eng.July/August 1993. Vol. 18 No. 4 pgs 335-340
  • "A Comparison of Burst and Amplitude Modulated Electrical Stimulation of the Cochlea," Lithgow.B.J., J.Clin.Eng  May/June 1992. Vol. 17. No.3 pgs 251-260. (invited paper

 

BOOKS

  • "Signal Processing and Filters," Lithgow, B.J. Mi-tec Publishing, Melbourne. ISBN 1 875925 21 X, 49pgs. 1997.
  • "Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Bioelectromagnetism," Eds. B.J. Lithgow and I. Cosic. IEEE Catalogue No. 98TH8269, ISBN 0-7803-3867-7, 206pgs. 1998.
  • "Biomedical Engineering in the 3rd Millennium," Proceedings of the Inaugural Conference of the Victorian Chapter of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Eds. B. Lithgow and I. Cosic. Monash Printing, Melbourne, ISBN 0-646-36946-6, 219pgs. 1999.
  • "A TMS320C6xxx DSP Laboratory Course," Lithgow, B.J. Mi-tec Publishing, Melbourne. ISBN 1 875925 52 X, 120pgs. 2001.
  • "Biomedical Engineering in 2001”, Proceedings of the 2nd Conference of the Victorian Chapter of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Eds. B. Lithgow and I. Cosic. Monash Printing, Melbourne, ISBN 0-9578686-0-X, 227pgs. 2001.
  • "A Texas instruments 2005 TMS320C6xxx Laboratory Course," Lithgow, B.J. Mi-tec Publishing, Melbourne. ISBN 1 875925 60 O, 218pgs. 2005.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • “Pulsed electromagnetic field therapy for exercise-induced muscle injury”, (2000) Cohen M., Heath B., Lithgow B., Cosic I. and Bailey, M., In: The Engineering of Sport, Ed. A.J. Subic and S.J. Haake, Blackwell Science Publishers, Oxford U.K.,  317-328.
  • "A novel dual adaptive approach to speech processing," (2002) Orr, M.C., Lithgow, B.J., Mahony, R., and Pham, D.S., in Advanced signal processing for communication systems, Eds. T. Wysocki, M. Darnell, and B. Honary: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002., 47-58

 

REFEREED ABSTRACTS

  • "Signal coding consequences of electrical stimulation of the cochlea." Lithgow, B. J. National EPSM Conference on Medical Technology, Sydney. 18, 1991
  • "Bachelor of Clinical Engineering," Lithgow, B. J. National EPSM Conference on Medical Technology, Sydney. 71, 1991
  • "Effects of monaural electrical stimulation of the inferior colliculus," Lithgow, B.J., Clark, G.M, and Tong, Y.C. APSEM/BECON'92 National Conferance Gold Coast Qld., Sept. 1992. pg 94.
  • "Biomedical education--the environment," Lithgow, B.J. APSEM/BECON'92 National Conferance Gold Coast Qld., Sept. 1992. pg 92.
  • "The excitability of units in the inferior colliculus to monaural electrical stimulation, "Lithgow, B.J., Clark, G.M, and Tong, Y.C., Australian Pharmacological and Physiological Society. Sept. Gold Coast Qld, Sept. 1992. pg 129P.
  • "Inferior Colliculus Responses to Electrical Stimulation", Lithgow, B.J. and Clark, G.M. EPSM'94 Conferance on Engineering and Physical Sciences in Medicine. Perth, Sept. 1994. pg 94.
  • "Responses of inferior colliculus units to electrical stimulation," Lithgow. B.J. and Clark. G.M., International Cochlear Implant, Speech and Hearing Symposium, Melbourne. 1994 pg 178.
  • "High pulse rate electric stimuli: Pulse rate effects on inferior colliculus units",  Lithgow.B.J. and Clark.G.M. EPSM'95 Conferance on Engineering and Physical Sciences in Medicine. Queenstown New Zealand, Nov. 1995. pg 139.
  • "Modelling high pulse rate electric stimulation",  Lithgow.B.J. and Clark.G.M. EPSMH'96 Conferance on Engineering and the Physical Sciences in Medicine and Health. Canberra Australia, Oct 1996. pg 160.
  • "Neural network controlled wavelet selection for removing ambient noise in hearing aids" Behrenbruch, C. and Lithgow, B.J.,  PERM-IT Conference, Sept 1997, Adelaide SA, pg 3B-1
  • “Continuous indirect calorimetry—a laboratory simulation of a new method for non invasive metabolic monitoring of patients under aneasthesia”. (2005) Stuart-Andrews, C., Peyton, P., Robinson, G., Terry, D., O’Connor, B., Lithgow, B. and Miles, P. ASA 2005—64th National Scientific Congress, Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, 24-27th Sept 2005.
  • “In vivo validation of a device for measurement exchange of metabolic gas exchange in patients under aneasthesia”, (2006), Stuart-Andrews, C., Peyton, P., Robinson, G., Terry, D., O’Connor, B.,Van der herten, C. and Lithgow, B. ASA 2006—65th National Scientific Congress, 21-24th Oct 2006.
  • “Frontal Brain Asymmetry as a Marker of Depression and Effectiveness of TMS Therapy”, Mani,D., Lithgow,B. EPSM ABEC 2010 Conference Melbourne.
  • “Modeling The Vestibular System -- EvestG and Balance Disorders”, Heibert,D., Lithgow,B., Hourigan,K. EPSM ABEC 2010 Conference Melbourne.

 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

  • "Analogue microprocessor INTEL 2920" McLeod, Lithgow, Faulkner; 1981,1982. F.I.T short course for professional engineers.
  • "A real time formant tracker" Lithgow, B.J., 1982 M.Eng.Sc Thesis.

 

BUSINESS PUBLICATIONS

  • Presidents Reports Bentleigh RSL& Bentleigh RSS&A Club-- Circulation 2200, Membership 5200, Turnover $41M p.a. “At Ease”, May 95,pgs 1-3, August 95 pgs 1-2, December 95 pgs 1-3, March 96 pgs1,5-7pgs, May 96 pgs 1-3, August 96 pgs 2-3.
  • Artistic Works.“Lucians Waltz”, Brian. J. Lithgow. In Australian Contemporary Folk Dances (1)  Eds: T.S.D.A.V. Chapter:-Australian couples dances, Pg 1.

 

PATENTS

  • Patent "A neural event process" Inventor Lithgow, B.J. (WO 2006/024102, priority date 1st September 2004)
  • Patent "Speech Analysis System" Inventors Orr, M. and Lithgow, B.J. (WO 2006/135986, priority date 24 June 2005)
  • Patent "A neural response system" Inventor Lithgow, B.J. (WO 2008/144840, priority date June 2007).
  • Patent "A neural analysis system" Inventor Lithgow, B.J. (PCT/AU2010000795, priority date June 2009).
  • Patent “Vestibulo-acoustic signal processing” Inventor Lithgow, B.J. (PCT/AU2017901878, priority date May 2018)

 

REPORTS

  • Report to the working party to examine the commercialisation from medical research."   Commonwealth Department of Health, Housing and Community Services. Lithgow.B.J. 5pp, 1991.
  • "Report on biomedical and clinical engineering--research and education" Report to the Research Directions Working Party, Australian Science and Technology Council. Lithgow.B.J. 7pp, 1991.
  • "A Centre for Biomedical Engineering Education," Lithgow.B.J. Education Report to Victorian IBME. Oct. 1990.

 

 

 

Melanie Martin, B.Sc., M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

  • Assoc. Prof. of Physics, Univ. of Winnipeg
  • Assoc. Prof. of Radiology, Univ. of Manitoba
  • Director, Magnetic Resonance Microscopy Centre

https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/physics/people/melanie-martin.html

 

JOURNALS

  • 2013    Magnetic Resonance Imaging    Kastyak‐Ibrahim MZ, Di Curzio DL, Buist R, Herrera SL, Albensi BC, Del Bigio MR, Martin M, Neurofibrillary tangles and plaques are not accompanied by white matter pathology in aged triple transgenic‐Alzheimer disease mice, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 31 (2013) 1515‐1521.
  • 2014    Magnetic Resonance Insights    Herrera SL, Palmer VL, Whittaker H, Cardigan Smith B, Kim A, Schellenberg AE, Thiessen JD, Buist R, Del Bigio MR, Martin M, Damage to the Optic Chiasm in Myelin Oligodendrocyte Glycoprotein – Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis Mice, Magnetic Resonance Insights, 2014:7 23‐31.
  • 2017     Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease    Snow W, Dale R, O’Brien‐Moran Z, Buist R, Peirson D, Martin M, Albensi BC, In Vivo Detection of Grey Matter Neuropathology in the 3xTg mouse model of Alzheimer's disease with Diffusion Tensor Imaging, Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease 58 (2017) 841‐853.

 

 

Zahra Moussavi,  Ph.D.

  • Director, Biomedical Engineering Program
  • Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering Department
  • Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine
  • Research Affiliate, Riverview Health Center AND Center of Aging Manitoba
     

INVITED TALK

  • Invited talk: Predicting Obstructive Sleep Apnea through breathing sounds analysis, July 22, 2020 IEEE EMBS Conference, Minisymposium on New Developments in Sleep bioengineering Part 2.

BOOKS & CHAPTERS 

  • “Breath Sounds : From Basic Science to Clinical Practice”, Chapter 9: “Current techniques in Breath Sounds Analysis”, Authors: L. Hadjileontiadis and Z. Moussavi, Ed 1, Springer International Publishing AG, Switzerland, April 2018. https://www.bookdepository.com/Breath-Sounds-Kostas-N-Priftis/9783319718231
  • Moussavi, Z. “Fundamentals of Respiratory Sounds and Analysis,” Morgan & Claypool Publishers, Feb. 2007.
  • Betker AL, Szturm T, and Moussavi Z, "Interactive Video Game-Based Tool for Dynamic Rehabilitation Movements," in Encyclopaedia of Healthcare Information Systems, N. Wickramasinghe and E. Geisler, Ed.: Idea Group, Inc, pp. 785-791, June 2008.

FULL PAPERS PUBLISHED IN REFEREED JOURNALS

  • Ashiri M., Lithgow B, Suleiman A, Mansouri B. and Moussavi Z., “Electrovestibulography (EVestG) application for measuring vestibular response to horizontal pursuit and saccadic eye movements,” Graefe’s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Accepted June 2020.
  • Hajipour F, Giannouli E. and Moussavi Z., “Acoustic characterization of upper airway variation from wakefulness to sleep with respect to obstructive sleep apnea,” J Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, accepted May 2020.
  • Elwali A. and Moussavi Z., “The Modified Allen Test and a Novel Objective Screening Algorithm for Hand Collateral Circulation using Differential Photoplethysmography for Preoperative Assessment: a Pilot Study,” J Medical Eng. Tech, Feb. 2020.  DOI: 10.1080/03091902.2020.1723729
  • Kimura K., Reichert J., Kelly D. and Moussavi Z., “Older adults show less flexible spatial cue use when navigating in a virtual reality environment compared with younger adults,” Neuroscience Insights, Vol 14, Dec. 2019, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/2633105519896803
  • Rutherford G., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., “Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Safety from Operator Exposure Perspective,” J Med Biol Eng Comput, 58(2):249-256, Dec. 2019. doi:10.1007/s11517-019-02084-w
  • Ashiri M., Lithgow B., Suleiman A., Blakley B., Mansouri B. and Moussavi Z., “Differences between physical versus virtual evoked vestibular responses,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering (ABME), Jan. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10439-019-02446-3
  • Aldaba C. and Moussavi Z., “Effects of virtual reality technology locomotive multi-sensory motion stimuli on a user simulator sickness and controller intuitiveness during a navigation task,” J Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 58:143-154, Jan. 2020. DOI: 10.1007/s11517-019-02070-2
  • Hajipour F, Elwali A., Jafari-Jozani M. and Moussavi Z., “Regularized Logistic Regression for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Screening during Wakefulness Using Daytime Tracheal Breathing Sounds and Anthropometric Information,” J Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 57(12):2641-2655, 2019. DOI: 1007/s11517-019-02052-4
  • Lithgow B., Moussavi Z., “Effect of Multi-site Variabilities on Electrovestibulography: Environmental and Physical Factors,” J. Research and Development on Information and Communication Technology, Sept. 2019.
  • Ranjbar Pouya O., Kelly D. and Moussavi Z., “Comparisons of Target Localization Abilities during Physical and Virtual Rotating Scenes by Cognitively-Intact and Cognitively Impaired Older Adults,” J OBM Geriatrics, Accepted June 2019.
  • Suleiman A., Lithgow B., Anssari N., Ashiri M., Moussavi Z., Mansouri B., “Correlation between ocular and vestibular abnormalities and convergence insufficiency in post-concussion syndrome,” J Neuro-Ophthalmology, Oct. 2019. doi:10.1080/01658107.2019.1653325
  • Mortaza N., Moussavi Z., Stecina K., Salter J., Passmore S. Gardiner P., Glazebrook C., “Effects of training with a Neuro-Mechano stimulator rehabilitation bicycle on functional recovery and paired-reflex depression of soleus in individuals with incomplete paralysis: A proof of principle study,” Int. J Neuroscience, doi: 10.1080/00207454.2019.1634068, 129(11):1-13, 2019.
  • Moussavi Z., Suleiman A., Rutherford G., Ranjbar-Pooya R., Dastgheib Z., Zhang W., Salter J., Wang X. Mansouri B., Lithgow B., “A pilot Randomized Double-Blind Study of the Tolerability and Efficacy of repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on Persistent Post-Concussion Syndrome,” Scientific Reports, 9:5498, April 2019. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-41923-6
  • Lithgow B., Moussavi Z., Fitzgerald P., “Quantitative separation of the depressive phase of Bipolar Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder using Electrovestibulography,” The World J Biological Psychiatry, 20(10):799-812, Dec. 2019, doi: 10.1080/15622975.2019.1599143
  • Lithgow B., Moussavi Z., Gurvich C., Maller J, and Fitzgerald P., “Bipolar Disorder in the Balance”, European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 269(7):761-775, Oct 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00406-018-0935-x
  • Elwali A. and Moussavi Z., “A novel diagnostic decision making procedure for screening obstructive sleep apnea using anthropometric information and tracheal breathing sounds during wakefulness,” Scientific Reports, 9: 11467 (2019) Aug. 2019. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-47998-5
  • Ashiri M., Lithgow B., Suleiman A., Moussavi Z. and Mansouri B, “Visio-vestibular interaction in humans: changes in the vestibular response following visual stimuli of different colors,” Journal of Medicine and Biological Engineering (JMBE), 39(2):238-243, March 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40846-018-0425-7
  • Suleiman A., Lithgow B., Mansouri B. and Moussavi Z., “Using EVestG assessment for detection of symptomology consequent to a lateral-impact concussion,” Journal of Medicine and Biological Engineering (JMBE), 39(2):218-223, March 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40846-018-0405-y .
  • Hajipour F. and Moussavi Z., “Spectral and Phasic Characteristics of Expiratory Tracheal Breathing Sounds during Wakefulness and Sleep in People with Different Levels of Obstructive Sleep Apnea,” J Medicine and Biological Engineering (JMBE), 39(2):244-250, March 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40846-018-0409-7
  • Elwali A. and Moussavi Z., “The effects of anthropometric parameters on the breathing sound features while screening obstructive sleep apnea during wakefulness,” J Medicine and Biological Engineering (JMBE), 39(2):230-237, March 2019. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40846-018-0410-1
  • Blakley B., Sulieman A., Rutherford G., Moussavi Z. and Lithgow B., “EVestG recordings are Vestibuloacoustic signals,” Journal of Medicine and Biological Engineering (JMBE), 39(2):213-217, March 2019. DOI 10.1007/s40846-018-0398-6.
  • Suleiman A., Lithgow B., Mansouri B. and Moussavi Z., “Investigating the validity and reliability of Electrovestibulography (EVestG) for detecting post-concussion syndrome (PCS) with and without comorbid depression,” Scientific Reports (Nature), 8(1):14495, Sept. 27 2018. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-32808-1
  • Saha S., Moussavi Z., Hadi P., Bradley D. and Yadollahi A. “Effects of Increased Pharyngeal Tissue Mass due to Fluid Accumulation in the Neck on the Acoustic Features of Snoring Sounds,” J. Clinical Sleep Medicine, 14(10):1653-1660, Oct. 2018.
  • Kimura K., Reichert J.F., Ranjbar Pouya O., Byagowi A., Wang X., Kelly D. and Moussavi Z., “Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) for Route Reversal Learning,” j OBM Geriatrics 2(3):DOI: 10.21926/obm.geriatr.1803007, Aug. 2018.
  • Ranjbar Pouya O., Kelly D. and Moussavi Z., “Predicting Cognitive Status of Older Adults using Interval Reproduction: a Virtual Reality Paradigm,” J Medicine and Biological Engineering (JMBE), PP1-6, May 2018 https://doi.org/10.1007/s40846-018-0417-7 . Print ISSN: 1609-0985
  • Kimura K., Reichert J., Olson A., Ranjbar Pouya O., Wang X., Moussavi Z. and Kelly D., “Orientation in Virtual Reality Does Not Fully Measure Up to the Real-World,” Scientific Reports (Nature), 7(1):18109, 2017. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-18289-8
  • Lithgow B.J. and Moussavi Z., “Physiological differences between
  • Follicular, Luteal and Menses phases of Healthy Women using
  • Electrovestibulography; Depression, Anxiety or other?” J Neuropsychology, 76 (2):72–81 https://doi.org/10.1159/000487771, 2017.
  • Soltanzadeh R., Afsharipour E., Shafai S, Ansari N., Mansouri B.  and Moussavi Z., “Molybdenum Coated SU-8 Microneedle Electrodes for Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation,” Biomedical Microdevices, 20(1), Nov  2017.
  • Suleiman A., Lithgow B., Dastgheib Z., Mansouri B., and Moussavi Z., “Quantitative measurement of post-concussion syndrome (PCS) using Electrovestibulography (EVestG),” Scientific Reports (Nature), 7 (1):16371, 2017.  https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-15487-2
  • Elwali A. and Moussavi Z., “Obstructive Sleep Apnea Screening and Airway Structure Characterization during Wakefulness Using Tracheal Breathing Sounds,” Annals in Biomedical Eng, 45(3):851-858, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s10439-016-1770-8.
  • Ranjbar-Pouya O., Byagowi A., Kelly D. and Moussavi Z., “Introducing a New Age-and-Cognition-sensitive Measurement for Assessing Spatial Orientation using a Landmark-less Virtual Reality Navigational Task,” Quarterly J of Experimental Psychology, 70(7):1406-1419, 2017. DOI: 10.1080/17470218.2016.1187181
  • White P. and Moussavi Z., “Neuro-Cognitive Treatment for an Alzheimer’s Patient using a Virtual Reality Navigational Environment,” J Experimental Neuroscience, 2016:10, 129-135, Nov. 2016. DOI: 10.4137/JEN.S40827
  • Saha S., Bradley D., Taheri M., Moussavi Z. and Yadollahi A., “A subject-specific acoustic model of the upper airway for snoring sounds generation,” Nature Scientific Reports, 6:25730, May 2016. doi: 10.1038/srep25730
  • Dastgheib Z., Lithgow B., Blakley B. and Moussavi Z., “Application of Vestibular Spontaneous Response as a Diagnostic aid for Meniere's Disease,” J Annals of Biomed Eng., 44(5), 1672-1684, 2016. DOI: 10.1007/s10439-015-1441-1
  • Kumaraganage C., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., “Investigation of a New Weighted Averaging Method to Improve SNR of Electrocochleography Recordings,” Trans. IEEE Biomed Eng., DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2015.2457412, 63(2):340-7, Feb 2016.
  • Soltanzadeh R. and Moussavi Z., “Sleep Stage Detection using Tracheal Breathing Sounds: A Pilot Study,” J Annals of Biomed Eng., 43(10):2530-7. doi: 10.1007/s10439-015-1290-y., 2015.
  • Lithgow B., Garrett A., Moussavi Z., Gurvich C., Kulkarni J., Maller J. and Fitzgerald P., “Major Depression and Electrovestibulography,” World Journal Biological Psychiatry, 16(5):334-50, 2015. doi:10.3109/15622975.2015.1014410
  • Modirrousta M., Shams E., Katz Cara, Mansouri B., Moussavi Z, Sareen J. and Enns M., “The efficacy of deep repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation over the medial prefrontal cortex in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder,” J Depression and Anxiety, 32(6):445-50. 2015.
  • Kumaraganage C., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., “A new Low Noise Signal Acquisition Protocol and Electrode Placement for Electrocochleography (ECOG) Recordings,” J Med Biol Eng Comp, 53(6):499:509, doi: 10.1007/s11517-015-1251-5, 2015.
  • Rutherford G., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., “Short and Long-Term Effects of rTMS Treatment on Alzheimer’s Disease at Different Stages: A Pilot Study,” J Exp Neurosci, 3(9):43-51, doi: 10.4137/JEN.S24004, June 2015.
  • Dastgheib Z., Lithgow B., Blakley B. and Moussavi Z., “A New Diagnostic Vestibular Evoked Response,” J. Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, 44 (1):14, 2015. DOI: 10.1186/s40463-015-0065-7
  • Blakley B., Dastgheib Z., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., “Preliminary report: neural firing patterns specific for Meniere’s disease,” J. Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, 43: (52) Dec. 2014.
  • Kumaraganage C., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., “Development of an Ultra-Low Noise, Miniature Signal Conditioning Device for Vestibular Evoked Response Recordings,” BioMedical Engineering Journal OnLine. 13(1) Jan. 2014. http://www.biomedical-engineering-online.com/content/13/1/6
  • Byagowi A., Mohades D. and Moussavi Z. “Design and Application of a Novel Virtual Reality Navigational Technology (VRNChair),” J Experimental Neuroscience, 8:7-14, 2014. doi: 10.4137/JEN.S13448
  • Sarraf S., Birjandi A., Moussavi Z., “Non-invasive and Automatic Diagnosis of Patients at High Risk of Swallowing Aspiration,” J Med Biol Eng Comp (MBEC), 52(5):459-65 May 2014. DOI: 10.1007/s11517-014-1151-0
  • Garcia-Campuzano M., Virus-Ortega J., Smith S., and Moussavi Z., “Effect of cognitive training targeting associative memory in the elderly: A small randomized trial and a longitudinal evaluation,” J American Geriatrics Society, 61(12):2252-2254, Dec. 2013.
  • Rutherford G, Gole R., and Moussavi Z., “rTMS as a treatment of Alzheimer’s disease with and without comorbidity of depression: a review,” Neuroscience Journal, Volume 2013, Article ID 679389, Jan. 2013. DOI: 10.1155/2013/679389, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4437275/
  • Azarbarzin A., Ostrowski M., Moussavi Z., Hanly P. and Younes M., “Contribution of Arousal from sleep to post-event trachycardia in patients with obstructive sleep apnea,” Sleep, 36(6):881-889, 2013.
  • Hemami H. and Moussavi Z., “A Model of the Basal Ganglia in Voluntary Movement and Postural Reactions,” Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin, 17(13):1432-46, 2014. doi: 10.1080/10255842.2012.751983
  • Azarbarzin A. and Moussavi Z., “Snoring Sounds Variability as a Signature of Obstructive Sleep Apnea,” J Med Eng Phys, DOI:10.1016/j.medengphy.2012.06.,  35(4):479-85, 2013.
  • Yadollahi A., Azarbarzin A., Montazeri A and Moussavi, Z., “Respiratory flow-sound relationship during both wakefulness and sleep and its variation in relation to sleep apnea,” J. Ann Biomed Eng., 41(3):537-546, DOI: 10.1007/s10439-012-0692-3, 2013.
  • Azarbarzin A. and Moussavi Z., “Snoring Sounds’ Intra-Subject Variability in Relation to Body Position, Sleep Stage, and Blood Oxygen Level,” J Med Biol Eng Comp, 51(4):429-439, DOI: 10.1007/s11517-012-1011-8, 2013.
  • Sarraf-Shirazi S., Caitlin Buchel, Reesa Daun, Laura Lenton, and Moussavi Z. "Acoustic Detection of Silent Aspiration using swallowing and breath sound analysis," J Med Biol Eng Comp, DOI: 10.1007/s11517-012-0958-9, 50(12):1261-1268, 2012.
  • Sarraf-Shirazi S., Baril J. and Moussavi Z. "Characteristics of the Swallowing Sounds Recorded in the Ear, Nose and on Trachea," J Med Biol Eng Comp, 50(8):885-90, Aug. 2012.
  • Azarbarzin A. and Moussavi Z., “Snoring Sounds’ Statistical Characteristics Depend on Anthropometric Parameters”, J Biomedical Sciences & Engineering, 5(5):245-254, May 2012.
  • Dastgheib Z., Lithgow B., and Moussavi Z., "Diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease using Electrovestibulography", Med Biol Eng Comp, 50(5):483-91 (DOI: 10.1007/s11517-012-0890-z), May 2012.
  • Huq S. and Moussavi Z., “Acoustic Breath Phase Detection Using Tracheal Breath Sounds”, Med Biol Eng Comp, 50(3):297-308, March 2012.
  • Montazeri A., Giannouli E. and Moussavi Z., “Assessment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea by Respiratory Sound Analysis during Wakefulness,” J. Annals on Biomed. Eng., Vol 4, No.4, PP:916-924, (doi:10.1007 /s10439-011-0456-5) 2012.
  • Szturm T., Betker A., Moussavi Z., Desai A. and Goodman V., "Effects of the Interactive Computer game Exercise Regime, Effects on Balance Impairment in Frail Community-Dwelling Older adults; A Randomized Pilot Trial," Physical Therapy J., Vol 91 No. 10 pp:1449-62, 2011.
  • Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z. "The effect of anthropometric variation on acoustical flow estimation," J IEEE Trans. BME, Vol 58, No. 6, PP: 1663-1670, June 2011.
  • Azarbarzin A. and Moussavi Z., “Automatic and Unsupervised Snore Sound Extraction from Respiratory Sound Signals," IEEE Trans. Biome. Eng., Vol 58, No. 5, PP: 1156-1162, May 2011.
  • Sarraf-Shirazi S. and Moussavi Z., "Acoustical Modeling of Swallowing Mechanism," IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng., Vol 58, No 1, pp: 81-87, Jan. 2011.
  • Yadollahi A., Giannouli E. and Moussavi Z., "Sleep Apnea Monitoring and Diagnosis based on Pulse Oximetry and Tracheal Sound Signals", J.  Med. Biol. Eng. Comput., Vol 48, No 11, PP:1087-97, Nov. 2010.
  • Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., "Automatic Breath and Snore Sounds Classification from Tracheal Sounds Recordings, J.  Medical Engineering & Physics, Vol 32, No 9, PP:985-990, Nov. 2010.
  • Betker A., Moussavi Z., Szturm T., Estimation of 2D center of mass movement during trunk flexion-extension movements using body accelerations, J IEEE, Trans. Neural Sys & Rehab. Eng. Vol. 17, NO. 6, pp. 553-559, Dec. 2009.
  • Aboofazli M., Moussavi Z., Swallowing Sound Detection using Hidden Markov Modeling of Recurrence Plot Features, Journal of Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, Vol. 39, No. 2, PP. 778-783,  2009.
  • Betker A., Moussavi Z., Szturm T., Ambulatory Center of Mass Prediction using Body Accelerations and Center of Foot Pressure, J IEEE, Trans. Biomed. Eng. Vol. 55, No. 11 pp. 2491-2498, 2008.
  • Betker A., Szturm T. and Moussavi Z, Staying in Tune – How Our Muscles Adapt to New Motor Tasks,  IEEE BME magazine, Vol. 27, No. 5, pp. 91-98, Sept. 2008.  
  • Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., Respiratory Sounds Compression, J IEEE, Trans. Biomed. Eng., Vol. 55, No. 4, pp. 1336-43, April 2008.
  • Aboofazli M., Moussavi Z., Comparison of Recurrence Plot features of Swallowing and Breath Sounds, Journal of Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, Vol. 37, No. 2,  pp. 454-464, July 2008.
  • Aboofazli M., Moussavi Z., Analysis of Swallowing Sounds using Hidden Markov Models, J. Med. Biol. Eng. Comput., Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 307-314, Nov. 2007.
  • Gnitecki J., Moussavi Z. and Pasterkamp H., Diagnostic Potential in State Space Parameters of Lung Sounds, J Med. & Biol. Eng., Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 93-99, 2007.
  • Floras D., Moussavi Z., Thomas G., Heart Sound Cancellation Based on Multiscale Product and Linear Prediction, J IEEE, Trans. Biomed. Eng., Vol. 54, No. 2, 234-243, Feb. 2007.
  • Moussavi Z., Introduction for Special Issues: Respiratory Sound Analysis, IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Magazine, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 15, Jan. 2007.
  • Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., Acoustical Flow Estimation: Review and Validation, IEEE EMB Magazine, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 56-61, Jan. 2007.
  • Gnitecki J., and Moussavi Z., Review: Cancellation of Heart Sounds from Lung Sounds, IEEE, EMB magazine, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 20-29, Jan. 2007.
  • Yadollahi A., Moussavi Z., Shamsollahi M.B. and Ahmadinejad Z., Heart Sound Localization using Lung Sounds Entropy, International Journal of Scientific Research (IJSR), Vol. 16, pp. 107-111, 2006.
  • Betker A., Szturm T., Moussavi Z. and Nett C., “Video game-based interactive motivating tool for rehabilitation movements: case study,” Arch Phys. Med. Rehab., Vol. 87, No. 8, pp. 1141-9, August 2006.
  • Betker A., Moussavi Z. and Szturm T., Center of mass approximation and prediction as a function of body acceleration, J IEEE, Trans. Biomed. Eng., Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 686-693, 2006.
  • Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., A Robust Method for Estimating Respiratory Flow Using Tracheal Sounds Entropy, J IEEE, Trans. Biomed. Eng., Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 662-668, 2006.
  • Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., A Robust Method for Heart Sound Localization using Lung Sounds Entropy, J IEEE, Trans. Biomed. Eng., Vol. 53, No. 3, pp. 497-502, 2006.
  • Pourazad M., Moussavi Z., Thomas G., Heart Sound Cancellation from Lung Sound Recordings Using Time-Frequency Filtering, J Med. & Biol. Eng., Vol. 44, No. 3, pp. 216-225, 2006.
  • Rempel G and Moussavi Z, The effect of altering the consistency of food on the breath and swallow pattern of young people with cerebral palsy, J Dysphagia, Vol. 20, No. 2. pp. 108-112, 2005.
  • Gnitecki J., Hossein I., Moussavi Z. and Pasterkamp H., Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of heart sound reduction from lung sound recordings, J IEEE, Trans. Biomed. Eng., Vol. 52(10), pp. 1788-1792, Oct. 2005.
  • Gnitecki J. and Moussavi Z., The fractality of lung sounds: a comparison of three waveform fractal dimension algorithms, Journal of Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, Vol. 26(4), pp. 1065-1072, 2005.
  • Betker A., Moussavi Z. and Szturm T., On Modeling Center of Foot Pressure Distortion Through a Medium,  Journal of IEEE, Trans. Biomed. Eng., Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 345-52, 2005.
  • Lazareck L, and Moussavi Z., Classification of Normal and Dysphagic Swallowing Sounds by Acoustical Means, J IEEE, Trans. Biomed. Eng., 51(12): 2103-2112, 2004.
  • Shadmehr R. and Moussavi Z.K., Spatial Generalization from Local Learning of Reaching Movements in Force Fields, J.  Neuroscience, 20:7807-7815, 2000.
  • Moussavi Z.K., Leopando M.T. Pasterkamp H. and Rempel G., Computerized Acoustical Respiratory Phase Detection without Airflow Measurement, J Med. & Biol. Eng., 38 (2):198:203, 2000.
  • Leopando M.T., Moussavi Z.K. and Rempel G., The Effect of a Soft Boston Orthosis on Pulmonary Mechanics in Severe Cerebral Palsy, Pediatric Pulmonology, 28 (1):53-8, July 1999.
  • Moussavi, Z., Rangayyan R.M., Frank C. et al., Screening and Adaptive Segmentation of Vibroarthrographic Signals, J IEEE Trans. on Biomed. Eng., Vol. 43 (1), 15-23, 1996.

BRIEF TECHNICAL PAPERS PUBLISHED IN REFEREED JOURNALS

  • Soltanzadeh R. and Moussavi Z., “Design of an Oral Photoplethysmogram for deriving peripheral oxygen saturation level,” J Med Devices, 9(2):020922 (2 pages), doi: 10.1115/1.4030134, Jun 2015.
  • Fatmehsari Y. R. and Moussavi Z., “Designing and Implementing a Portable Near-Infrared Imaging System for Monitoring of Human’s Functional Brain Activity,” 9(2):020921 (2 pages), doi: 10.1115/1.4030133, June 2015
  • Byagowi A., Singhal S., Lambeta M., Aldaba C. and Moussavi Z., “Design of a naturalistic navigational virtual reality using oculus Rift 1,” J. Med. Devices, 8(3):030946 (2 pages), 2014. doi: 10.1115/1.4027114
  • White P., Byagowi A. and Moussavi Z., “Design of a wireless Biological Signal Conditioning System,” J. Med. Devices, 7(2):020933 (2 pages), April 2013. doi: 10.1115/1.4024318
  • Nemez K., Byagowi A., Sarraf S. and Moussavi Z., “Design of a signal conditioning device for remote breath and swallowing sounds recording,” J. Med. Devices, 7(2):020929 (2 pages) April 2013. doi: 10.1115/1.4024317
  • Byagowi A., Garcia M., MacGregor C. and Moussavi Z., "Virtual Reality Psychophysical Tests to Investigate Human Temporal and Spatial Processing Ability," J. Med. Devices, 6(1):017519, April 2012. doi: 10.1115/1.4026697
  • Sarraf S. and Moussavi Z., "Silent Aspiration Detection by Respiratory Sound Analysis", J. Med. Devices, 6(1):017551 April 2012. doi: 10.1115/1.4026745
  • Annakkage U., Azarbarzin A. and Moussavi Z., "The feasibility of Implanting a microphone into mouth guards for sleep apnea assessment," J. Med. Devices April 2012.
  • Morovati M. and Moussavi Z., "Development of a NeuroMechani Stimulator for rehabilitation of people with incomplete spinal cord injury, J. Med. Devices, 6(1):017572, April 2012. doi: 10.1115/1.4026750
  • Kumaragamage C., Lithgow B and Moussavi Z., "A portable biological amplifier for electrovestibulography", J. Med. Devices, 6(1):017513, April 2012. doi: 10.1115/1.4026691

FULL PAPERS PUBLISHED IN REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS 

  • Kehler L, Francisco C, Uehara M, and Moussavi Z., “The effect of transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS) on cognitive function in older adults with dementia,” forthcoming IEEE-EMBEC July 2020
  • Ashiri M., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., “Using Electrovestibulography to comparatively Measure Vestibular Responses to Virtual vs Physical Contralateral/Ipsilateral Head Tilts,” 11th Augmented Human International Conference, May 2020
  • Aldaba C., White P., Byagowi A. and Moussavi Z., “Virtual reality body motion induced navigational controllers and their effects on simulator sickness and pathfinding,” Proc IEEE-EMBEC conf, July 2017.
  • Blakley B., Suleiman A., Rutherford G, Moussavi Z., Lithgow JB., “EVestG Recordings are vestibular signals,” Proc. IEEE CMBES, May 2017.
  • Rutherford G. Lithgow B., Mansouri B., Suleiman A., Ranjbar O. Dastgheib Z., Zhang W., Salter J. and Moussavi Z., “Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) as a treatment for post-concussion syndrome,” Proc. IEEE CMBES, May 2017.
  • Hajipour F. and Moussavi Z., “Expiratory breathing sounds characteristics during wakefulness and sleep in mild and severe apneic groups,” Proc. IEEE CMBES, May 2017.
  • Suleiman A., Lithgow B., Mansouri B. and Moussavi Z., “Using EVestG assessments for the detection of symptomology consequent to a lateral-impact concussion,” Proc. IEEE CMBES, May 2017.
  • Elwali, A. and Moussavi Z., “The effect of anthropometric parameters on the breathing sound features while screening obstructive sleep apnea during wakefulness,” Proc. IEEE CMBES, May 2017.
  • Ranjbar-Pouya O., Kelly D. and Moussavi Z., “Predicting cognitive status of older adults by using direction accuracy in explicit timing tasks,” Proc. IEEE CMBES, May 2017.
  • White P. and Moussavi Z., “Video-chat mediated visits in a personal care home,” Proc. IEEE CMBES, May 2017.
  • Ashiri M., Lithgow B., Suleiman A., Mansouri B. and Moussavi Z., “Visio-vestibular interaction in humans: changes in the vestibular response following visual stimuli of different colors,” Proc. IEEE CMBES, May 2017.
  • Dastgheib Z., Suleiman A., Moussavi Z. and Lithgow B., “EVestG diagnostic potentials for neurodegenerative disorders,” Proc. IEEE CMBES, May 2017.
  • Kimura K., Reichert J., Kelly D. and Moussavi Z., “Reorientation in an immersive virtual reality,” Proc. IEEE CMBES, May 2017.
  • Dastgheib Z., Ranjbar O., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., “'Comparison of a new ad-hoc classification method with Support Vector Machine and Ensemble classifiers for the diagnosis of Meniere's disease using EVestG signals”, IEEE CCECE, May 2016.
  • Suleiman A., Lithgow B., Mansouri B. and Moussavi Z., “Investigating the feasibility of EVestG Assessment for screening concussion,” IEEE EMBC, pp:3375-3378, doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319116, 2015.
  • Pouya O., Kelly D. and Moussavi Z., “Tendency to overestimate the explicit time interval in relation to aging and cognitive decline,” IEEE EMBC, pp: 4692-4695, DOI: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319441, 2015.
  • Soltanzadeh R. and Moussavi Z., “Upper airway resistance changes from inspiration to expiration during wakefulness is a predictor of sleep apnea: a pilot study,” IEEE EMBC, pp: 2231-2234, DOI: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7318835, 2015.
  • Moussavi Z., Elwali A., Soltanzadeh R., MacGregor A. and Lithgow B.,” Breathing sounds characteristics correlate with structural changes of upper airway due to obstructive sleep apnea,” IEEE EMBC, pp: 5956-5959, DOI: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319748, 2015.
  • White P., Byagowi A. and Moussavi Z., “Effect of viewing mode on pathfinding in immersive virtual reality,” IEEE EMBC, pp: 4619-4622, 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319423, 2015.
  • MacGregor C. and Moussavi Z., “A Novel Classified Approach to Pre-Screening Obstructive Sleep Apnea during Wakefulness,” IEEE EMBES, Aug. 2014.
  • Soltanzadeh R. and Moussavi Z., “Breathing Sounds Spectral and Higher Order Statistics Changes from Wakefulness to Sleep in Apneic and non-Apneic People,” IEEE EMBES, Aug. 2014.
  • Mortaza N., Moussavi Z. and Glazebrook C., “Test-Pretest Reliability of Center of Pressure and Electromyograph Measures in Bipedal Quiet Standing in Healthy Adults,” IEEE Canadian Med Biol Eng conf, May 2014.
  • Kimura K. and Moussavi Z., “Co-Activation of Leg Muscles Differs while Ascending and Descending Stairs,” IEEE Canadian Med Biol Eng conf, May 2014.
  • Lithgow B, and Moussavi Z., “A pilot evaluation of vestibular performance using EVestG following mTBI,” IEEE EMES on Neural Engineering Conf, Nov. 2013.
  • Zen D., Byagowi A., Garcia M., Kelly D., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., “The perceived orientation in people with and without Alzheimer’s,” IEEE EMBS on Neural Engineering Conf, Nov. 2013.
  • Ranjbar Pouya O., Byagowi A., Kelly D. and Moussavi Z., “The effect of physical and virtual rotations of a 3D object on spatial performance,” IEEE EMS on Neural Engineering Conf, Nov. 2013.
  • MacGregor C., Karimi D., Azarbarzin A. and Moussavi Z., “Statistical analysis of tracheal breath sounds during wakefulness for screening obstructive sleep apnea,” IEEE EMBS conference, July 2013.
  • Kumaragamage C., Edwards R., Moussavi Z., Lithgow B., “Implementation of a gelatin model to simulate biological activity in the inner ear for Electrovestibulography validation,” IEEE EMBS conference, July 2013.
  • Garcia M.T., Shams E., Ortega J. and Moussavi Z., “The Effect of Associative Memory Exercises in Older Adults,” Social and Behavioral Journal (ISSN: 1877-0428), 82: 707-712, 2013.
  • Byagowi A. and Moussavi Z.,” Design of a Virtual Reality Psychophysical Experiment for Assessment of Egocentric Spatial Cognition,” Proc IEEE EMBS, Aug. 2012.
  • Dastgheib Z., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., “Vestibular Spontaneous Response as a Signature for Parkinson’s Disease,” Proc IEEE EMBS, Aug. 2012.
  • Sarraf S. and Moussavi Z, “Silent Aspiration Detection by Breath and Swallowing Sound Analysis,” Proc IEEE EMBS, Aug. 2012.
  • Yadollahi Z., Montazeri A., Azarbarzin A and Moussavi Z., “Acoustical Flow Estimation in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea during Sleep,” Proc IEEE EMBS, Aug. 2012.
  • Garcia M.T. and Moussavi Z., “The Effect of Aging on Brain Temporal Perception using Virtual Reality Psychophysical (VRP) Experiments,” Proc IEEE EMBS, Aug. 2012.
  • Shams E., Karimi D. and Moussavi Z., “Bispectral Analysis of Tracheal Breath Sounds for Obstructive Sleep Apnea, “Proc IEEE EMBS, Aug. 2012.
  • Samadani A. and Moussavi Z., “The Effect of Aging on Human Brain Spatial Processing Performance,” Proc IEEE EMBS, Aug. 2012.
  • Azarbarzin A. and Moussavi Z., “A Comparison between Recording Sites of Snoring Sounds in Relation to Upper Airway Obstruction,” Proc IEEE EMBS, Aug. 2012.
  • Lithgow, B.J. and Moussavi, Z., “Dementia and EVestG”, 3rd World Congress of Asian Psychiatry,  Melbourne, Australia, Asian Journal of Psychiatry Vol. 4 Supplement 1, Page 56, August 2011. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1876-2018(11)60214-1
  • Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., “Detailed Analysis of the Relationship between Tracheal Breath Sounds and Airflow in relation to OSA during wake and sleep,” Proc. IEEE EMBS Conf., Sept. 2011.
  • Montazeri A. and Moussavi Z., "Acoustical Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea during Wakefulness", IEEE EMBS conf., Sept. 2011.
  • Sarraf S. and Moussavi Z., "Investigating the statistical properties of the swallowing sounds", Proc IEEE EMBS conf., Sept. 2011.
  • Azarbarzin A. and Moussavi Z., "Do Anthropometric parameters change the characteristics of snoring sounds?", Proc IEEE EMBS conf., Sept. 2011.
  • Dastgheib Z., Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., "Application of fractal dimension on vestibular response singles for diagnosis of Parkinson Disease," Proc IEEE EMBS conf., Sept. 2011.
  • Azarbarzin A. and Moussavi Z. “Nonlinear properties of snoring sounds”, Proc. ICASSP, PP. 4316-4319, 2011.
  • Sarraf S. and Moussavi Z., "Acoustical Analysis of Swallowing Mechanism", Proc Comput & Math Biomed Eng (CMBE), pp. 339-342, March 2011.
  • Huq S. and Moussavi Z., "Automatic Acoustic Breath Sound Detection using Only Tracheal Sounds", IEEE EMBS conf., pp. 272-275, Sept. 2010.
  • Montazeri A. and Moussavi Z., "Acoustical Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea during Wakefulness", IEEE EMBS conf., pp. 3663-3665, Sept. 2010.
  • Azarbarzin A. and Moussavi Z., "Unsupervised Classification of Respiratory Sound Signal into Snore/No-Snore classes", IEEE EMBS conf., pp. 3666-3669, Sept. 2010.
  • Yadollahi A, and Moussavi Z., On Arithmetic Misconceptions of Spectral Analysis of Biological Signals, in Particular Respiratory Sounds, Proc. IEEE EMBS (EMBC’09), Minneapolis, pp. 388-391, Sept. 2009.
  • *Yadollahi A, and Moussavi Z., Acoustic Obstructive Sleep Apnea Detection, Proc. IEEE EMBS (EMBC’09), Minneapolis, pp. 7110-7113, Sept. 2009.
  • Yadollahi A, and Moussavi Z., Formant Analysis of Breath and Snore Sounds, Proc. IEEE EMBS (EMBC’09), Minneapolis, pp. 2563-2566, Sept. 2009.
  • Samadani A, and Moussavi Z., Human Brain Performance in Learning Complex Temporal Patterns, Proc. IEEE EMBS (EMBC’09), Minneapolis, pp. 3967-3970, Sept. 2009.
  • Betker A, Moussavi Z, and Szturm T, “Effect of a Visual-based Sensory Motor Task on Muscle Tuning During A Dynamic Balance Task,” Proc. IEEE EMBS (EMBC’08), pp. 5077-5080, Aug. 2008.
  • Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., Comparison of Flow-Sound Relationship for Different Features of Tracheal Sound, Proc. IEEE EMBS (EMBC'08), pp. 805-808, Aug. 2008.
  • Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., A Model for Normal Swallowing Sounds Generation Based on Wavelet Analysis, Proc. IEEE CCECE, pp. 827-830, May 2008.
  • Betker A, Maharjan P, Yaduvanshi C, Szturm T, and Moussavi Z, "Automated Quantification and Comparison of Spatio-temporal Gait Parameters During Treadmill and Overground Walking,"  Proc. IEEE CCECE, pp. 165-168, May 2008.
  • Saif Huq, A. Yadollahi and Z. Moussavi, Breath Analysis of Respiratory Flow using Tracheal Sounds”, Proc.  IEEE ISSPIT, Dec. 2007.
  • Chad MacDonald, Zahra Moussavi, and Thompson Sarkodie-Gyan, Formation of an Internal Model of Environment Dynamics During Upper Limb Reaching Movements: A Fuzzy Approach, Proc. 29th IEEE EMBS, pp. 4862-4865, Aug. 2007.
  • Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., Feature selection for swallowing sounds classification, Proc. 29th IEEE EMBS, pp. 3172-3175, Aug. 2007.
  • Betker A., Szturm T. and Moussavi Z., Visual-based Sensory Motor Learning During Dynamic Balance Tasks Viewed in a Virtual Environment, Proc. 29th IEEE EMBS, pp 6109-6112, Aug. 2007.
  • Betker A., Szturm T. and Moussavi Z., Center of Mass Approximation During Walking as a Function of Trunk and Swing Leg Acceleration, Proc. 28th IEEE EMBS, pp. 3435-3438, Sept. 2006.
  • *Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., Apnea Detection by Acoustical Means, Proc. 28th IEEE EMBS, pp. 4623-4626, Sept. 2006.
  • *Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., Adaptive Compression of Respiratory and Swallowing Sounds, Proc. 28th IEEE EMBS, pp. 517-520, Sept. 2006.
  • Han J., Betker A., Szturm T. and Moussavi Z.,  Estimation of the Center of Body Mass During Forward Stepping Using Body Acceleration, Porc. 28th IEEE EMBS, pp. 4564-4567, Sept. 2006.
  • *Aboofazeli M. and Moussavi Z., Automated Extraction of Swallowing Sounds Using a Wavelet-Based Filter, Proc. 28th IEEE EMBS, pp. 5607-5610, Sept. 2006.
  • *Aboofazeli M. and Moussavi Z., Analysis of Temporal Pattern of Swallowing Mechanism, Proc. 28th IEEE EMBS, pp. 5592-5595, Sept. 2006.
  • MacDonald C., Balakrishnan S. and Moussavi Z., Development of a Low-Cost Robot Manipulator and its Application to Human Motor Control Studies, Proc. 8th Int. IASTED conf. on Control and Applications, pp. 24-29, May 2006.
  • Betker A., Szturm T., Moussavi Z. and Nett C.,  Game Based Interactive Motivating Tool for Rehabilitation Movement: Case Study, IASTED Int Conf Adv Comp Sci Tec., Vol. 1, pp. 157-162, Jan. 2006.
  • Golabbakhsh M, Moussavi Z. and Aboofazeli M, Respiratory Flow Estimation from Tracheal Sound by Adaptive Filters, Proceeding of 27th IEEE EMBS conference, Sept. 2005.
  • Farahmand F. and Moussavi Z., An Intelligent Assistive Robotic Manipulator, Proceeding of 27th IEEE EMBS conference, Sept. 2005.
  • Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., Measuring Minimum Critical Flow for Normal Breath Sounds, Proceeding of 27th IEEE EMBS conference, Sept. 2005.
  • Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., Robust Respiratory Flow Estimation using Statistical Properties of Tracheal Sounds, Proceeding of 27th IEEE EMBS conference, Sept. 2005
  • Pourazad M., Moussavi Z., Farahmand F. and Ward R., Heart Sounds Separation From Lung Sounds Using Independent Component Analysis, Proceeding of 27th IEEE EMBS conference, Sept. 2005.
  • Moussavi Z., Assessment of Swallowing Sounds’ Stages with Hidden Markov Model, 27th IEEE EMBS conference, Sept. 2005.
  • Betker A., Szturm T. and Moussavi Z., Development of an Interactive Motivating Tool for Rehabilitation Movements, Proceeding of 27th IEEE EMBS conference, Sept. 2005.
  • Han J., Moussavi Z., Szturm T., and Goodman V., Application of Nonlinear Dynamics to Human Postural Control System, Proceeding of 27th IEEE EMBS conference, Sept. 2005.
  • Gnitecki J., Moussavi Z., and Paskterkamp H., Geometrical and Dynamical State Space Parameters of Lung Sounds, 5th Int. Workshop on Biosignal Interpretation (BSI), pp. 113-116, Sept. 2005.
  • Yadollahi A, Moussavi Z., Shamsollahi M. and Ahmadinejad Z., Heart Sound Localization using Lung Sounds Entropy, UAE Int. Conf. on Biolog. & Med. Physics, March 2005.
  • Aboofazeli M. and Moussavi Z., Analysis and Classification of Swallowing Sounds Using Reconstructed Phase Space Features, Int. IEEE Conf. Acoustics, Speech & Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. V421-V424, March 2005.
  • Moussavi Z., Flores D. and Thomas G., Heart Sound Cancellation Based on Multiscale Products and Linear Prediction, Proc.26th  IEEE EMBS, pp. 3840-43, Sept. 2004.
  • Aboofazeli M. and Moussavi Z., Analysis of Normal Swallowing Sounds using Nonlinear Dynamics Metric Tools, Proc. 26th IEEE EMBS, pp. 3812-15, Sept. 2004.
  • Aboofazeli M. and Moussavi Z., Automated Classification of Swallowing and Breath Sounds, Proc. IEEE EMBS, pp. 3816-19, Sept. 2004.
  • Lazareck L. and Moussavi Z., Swallowing Sound Characteristics in Healthy and Dysphagic Individuals, Proc. 26th IEEE EMBS, pp. 3820-23, Sept. 2004.
  • Hossain I. and Moussavi Z., Finding the Lung Sound-Flow Relationship in Normal and Asthmatic Subjects, Proc.26th  IEEE EMBS, pp. 3852-55, Sept. 2004.
  • Gnitecki J., Moussavi Z. and Pasterkamp H., Classification of Lung Sounds during Bronchial Provocation using Waveform Fractal Dimensions, Proc.26th  IEEE EMBS, pp. 3844-47, Sept. 2004.
  • Betker A., Moussavi Z., and Szturm T., Center of Mass Function Approximation, Proc. 26th IEEE EMBS, pp. 687-90, Sept. 2004.
  • Betker A., Moussavi Z., and Szturm T., On Classification of Simulated Sensory Deficiency, Proc. IEEE CCECE, pp 1211-14, May 2004.
  • Golabbakhsh M., and Moussavi Z., Relationship between Airflow and Frequency-Based Features of Tracheal Respiratory Sounds, Proc. IEEE CCECE, pp. 751-4, May 2004.
  • Aboofazeli M., Thomas G. and Moussavi Z., A Wavelet Transform Based Digital Image Watermarking Scheme, Proc. IEEE CCECE, pp. 823-6, May 2004.
  • Pourazad M.T., Moussavi Z.K., and Thomas G., Heart Sound Cancellation from Lung Sound Recordings using Adaptive Threshold and 2D Interpolation in Time-Frequency Domain, Proc. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol Soci. (EMBS), pp. 2586-89, Sept. 2003.
  • Hossain I. and Moussavi Z., An Overview of Heart-Noise Reduction of Lung Sound using Wavelet Transform Based Filter, Proc. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol Soci. (EMBS), pp.458-461, Sept. 2003.
  • Gnitecki J, Moussavi Z., and Pasterkamp H., Recursive Least Squares Adaptive Noise Cancellation Filtering for Heart Sound Reduction in Lung Sounds Recording, Proc. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol Soci. (EMBS), pp.2416-19, Sept. 2003.
  • Gnitecki J and Moussavi Z., Variance Fractal Dimension Trajectory as a Tool for Heart Sound Localization in Lung Sounds Recording, Proc. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol Soci. (EMBS), pp.2420-23, Sept. 2003.
  • Betker A., Szturm T. and Moussavi Z.K., Application of Feedforward Backpropagation Neural Network to Center of Mass Estimation for Use in a Clinical Environment, Proc. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol Soci. (EMBS), pp.2714-17, Sept. 2003.
  • Lazareck L. and Moussavi Z., Adaptive Segmentation of Swallowing Sound using Variance Dimension Method, Proc. European Med. Biol. Eng. Conference (EMBEC) Dec. 2002.
  • Lazareck L. and Moussavi Z., Automated Algorithm for Swallowing Sound Detection, Proc. Canadian Med. Biol. Eng. Soci. (CMBES), Nov. 2002.
  • Gnitecki J., and Moussavi Z., EMG Sings of Fatigue in Anterior and Posterior Deltoid Muscles: Questioning the Role of RMS during Fatigue, Proc. Canadian Med. Biol. Eng. Soci. (CMBES), Nov. 2002.
  • Reske D. and Moussavi Z., Design of a Web-Based Remote Heart-Monitoring Device, Proc. IEEE/EMBS, pp 300, Oct. 2002.
  • Hossain I. and Moussavi Z., Respiratory Airflow Estimation by Acoustical Means, Proc. IEEE/EMBS, pp 264-269 Oct. 2002.
  • Hossain I., and Moussavi Z., Relationship Between Airflow and Normal Lung Sounds , Proc. IEEE CCECE , TA7.1, May 2002.
  • Yap, Y. and Moussavi Z., Acoustical Airflow Estimation From Tracheal Sound Power , Proc. IEEE CCECE , pp. 1073-76, May 2002.
  • Moussavi Z., Vocal Noise Cancellation from Respiratory Sounds, Proc. IEEE/EMBS, pp 137, Oct. 2001.
  • Yap Y. and Moussavi Z., Respiratory Onset Detection Using Variance Fractal Dimension, Proc. IEEE/EMBS, pp. 118, Oct. 2001.
  • Moussavi Z. Detection of Respiratory Phases, proc of OSEE, Sept. 2000.
  • Moussavi Z., Coactivation Pattern of Arm Muscles in Reaching Movements, Proc. CMBEC, pp. 14-15, Oct. 2000.
  • Moussavi Z. and Shadmehr R., Motor Task Learning Generalization, proc. SCI, July 2000, pp 367-370.
  • Chuah J.S. and Moussavi Z.K., Automated Respiratory Phase Detection by Acoustical Means, Proc. SCI, pp 228-231, July 2000.
  • *Moussavi Z. K., Leopando M.T. and Rempel G., Automated Detection of Respiratory Phases by Acoustical Means, Proc. of IEEE/EMBS conference, pp 238., Oct. 1998.
  • Ehtiati, T., Kinsner., W., and Moussavi, Z.K., Multifractal Characterization of the Electromyogram Signals in Presence of Fatigue, Proceeding of IEEE ICEC’98 Conference, vol. 2, pp. 866-869, May 1998.
  • Cooper J.E., Ripat J., Moussavi Z.K.,  Rennie W. and Shwedyk E., Effect of Glenohumeral Arthroplasty for Osteoarthritis on Functional Upper Limb Kinematics, Pain and Disability, Proc. Of World Fondation of OT’s Congress, Montreal, May 1998.
  • Moussavi, Z.K., Cooper, J.E. and Shwedyk, E., The Effect of Treatment for Myofascial Trigger Points on the EMG Fatigue Parameters of Shoulder Muscles, Proceeding IEEE/EMBS Conference, Oct. 1997 pp. 1082-85.
  • Moussavi, Z.K. and Cooper, J.E. Fatigue Pattern of Normal and Fiber Myalgic Shoulder Muscles, Proc. CMBES conference, May 1997, pp. 101.
  • *Moussavi, Z. K., Cooper, J.E. and Shwedyk, E. Fatigue Pattern of Trapezius in Relation to its Functional Role, Proc 18th IEEE EMBC Conf, pp. 107-109, Nov. 1996.
  • Moussavi, Z.K., Cooper, J.E. and Shwedyk, Dynamic Pattern of Clavicle: Development of a Three-Dimensional Model for Shoulder girdle, Proc. IXth Bi Canad Soc Biomech, pp. 356-57, Aug. 1996.
  • Moussavi, Z.K., Cooper, J.E. and Shwedyk, Measurement of Head-Neck Motion in Patients with Shoulder Myalgia, Proc. IXth Bi Canada Soc Biomech, pp. 234-35, Aug. 1996.
  • Moussavi, Z.K., Rangayyan R.M., Frank C. and et al., Statistical Analysis of Vibroarthrographic Signals Using Adaptive Least Squares Methods, Proc. Canadian Med & Biol Eng. Soc (CMBES) Conf.  pp. 96-97, May 1993.

ABSTRACTS (Peer Reviewed)

  • Elwali A., Moussavi Z., “Breathing sound and anthropometric features in combination are predictive of the polysomnography parameters,” World Sleep Congress., Sept. 2019
  • Lithgow B., Moussavi Z., “Identification of Alzheimer’s and mixed Alzheimer’s/Vascular dementias using Electrovestibulography: A Pilot Study,” J. Brain Stimulation, 12(2):487, 2019.
  • Rutherford G., Lithgow B., Moussavi Z., “Operator Exposure Limits for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation,” J. Brain Stimulation, 12(2):487, 2019.
  • Rutherford G., Lithgow B., Moussavi Z., “Coil design consideration affecting energy efficiency of modern rTMS systems,” J. Brain Stimulation, 12(2):487, 2019.  
  • Uehara M., Rutherford G., Aldaba C., Lithgow B., Mansouri B., Koski L., Millikin C., Fitzgerald P., Moussavi Z., “Resting motor threshold’s asymmetry correlates with the cognitive level in Alzheimer’s,” J. Brain Stimulation, 12(2):487, 2019.
  • Pouya O., Moussavi Z., “Practice effect in spatial updating: a longitudinal study using virtual reality navigation,” Int. Conf on Spatial Cognition (ICSC), 19:S49-S50, 2018.
  • Kimura K. and Reichert J. and Moussavi Z., “Navigation strategy with a virtual-reality hallway environment”, Int. Conf on Spatial Cognition (ICSC), Oct. 2018.
  • Kimura K. and Reichert J. and Moussavi Z., “Gender difference in navigation strategy with a virtual reality environment”, Int. Conf on Spatial Cognition (ICSC), Oct. 2018.
  • Lithgow B. and Moussavi Z., “Electrovestibulography: Measuring Physiological Changes in Women’s Menstrual Cycles”, World Psychiatry Congress, Feb. 2018.
  • Elwali A., Vargaz S. and Moussavi Z., “The effects of anthropometric parameters on acoustic screening OSA during wakefulness,” American J of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 2017.
  • Hajipour F., and Moussavi Z., ”Spectral changes of breathing sounds from wakefulness to sleep in people with different severity of sleep apnea,” American J of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 2017.
  • Saha S., Moussavi Z., Hadi P., Bradley T.D. and Yadollahi A., “Investigating the effects of pharyngeal tissue content on snoring sounds features,” American J of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 195:A2610, 2017.
  • Suleiman A., B. Lithgow, B. Mansouri and Moussavi Z., “Using EVestG assessment for detection of symptomology consequent to lateral-impact concussion,” Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society (CMBES) conf, May 2017.
  • Elwali A. and Moussavi Z., “The effect of anthropometric parameters on the breathing sounds features while screening obstructive sleep apnea during wakefulness,” IEEE-CMBEC conf, May 2017.
  • Hajipour F. and Moussavi Z., “Expiratory breathing sounds characteristics during wakefulness and sleep in mild and severe apneic groups,” IEEE-CMBEC conf, May 2017.
  • Rutherford G., Lithgow B., Mansouri B., Suleiman A., Ranjbar O., Dastgheib Z., Zhang W., Wang X., Salter J. and Moussavi Z., “rTMS as a treatment for post-concussion syndrome,” IEEE-CMBEC conf, May 2017.
  • Kimura K., Reichert F., Kelly D. and Moussavi Z., “Reorientation in an immersive virtual reality,” IEEE-CMBEC conf, May 2017.
  • Ashiri M., Lithgow B., Suleiman A., Mansouri B. and Moussavi Z., “Visio-Vestibular interaction in humans: changes in the vestibular response following visual stimuli of different colors,” IEEE-CMBEC conf, May 2017.
  • Ranjbar O, Kelley D. and Moussavi Z., “Predicting cognitive status of older adults by using directional accuracy in explicit timing tasks,” IEEE-CMBEC conf, May 2017.
  • Blakley B., Sulieman A., Rutherford G., Moussavi Z. and Lithgow B., “EVestG recordings are vestibularoacoustic signals,” IEEE-CMBEC conf, May 2017.
  • White P., and Moussavi Z., “Video-chat-mediated visits in a personal care home,” Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society (CMBES) conf, May 2017.
  • Dastgheib Z., Suleiman A., Moussavi Z. and Lithgow B., “EVestG Diagnostic potentials for neurodegenerative disorders,” Canadian Medical and Biological Engineering Society (CMBES) conf, May 2017.
  • Mortaza N., Moussavi Z., Salter J., Passmore S., Glazebrook C., “Effects of a Single Bout of Training with a Novel Mechano-sensory Rehabilitation Bike on Paired-reflex Depression of the Soleus H-reflex in Individuals With Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury” (accepted as poster presentation), ASNR (American Society of Neurorehabilitation) 2016 Annual Meeting, San Diego, United States, November 10-11, 2016. (Abstracts are published in the Journal of Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair)
  • Mortaza N., Moussavi Z., Passmore S., Salter J., Glazebrook C., “ Effect of Single Bout of a Novel Mechano-sensory Cycling Training on Soleus H-reflex Paired Depression: A preliminary Study” (accepted as oral presentation), SCAPPS (Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology) 2016, Waterloo, ON, Canada, October 20-23, 2016.
  • Sokrollahi M., Saha S.,  Moussavi Z. and Yadollahi A., “Development and Validation of an Acoustic Model of the Upper Airway for Snore Sound Generation”, American J of Respiratory and Critcal Care Medicien 193:A5978, 2016.
  • Elwali A. and Moussavi Z., “Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Airway Structure Characterization during Wakefulness Using Tracheal Breathing Sounds”, American Thoracic Society conf, May 2016.
  • G. Rutherford, and Z. Moussavi, “Long-term case studies of rTMS as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease,” Proc. International Brain Stimulation Conference, May 2015.
  • Macgregor C., Moussavi Z., “Correlation of spectral and bispectral tracheal breath sounds features with apnea-hypopnea index during wakefulness,” Proceeding Sleep, 2014.
  • Soltanzadeh R., and Moussavi Z., “Breathing sounds spectral and higher order statistics change significantly from wakefulness to sleep in people with severe obstructive sleep apnea,” Proceeding Sleep, 2014.
  • G. Rutherford, C. Millikin, Z. Moussavi, “The effect of rTMS on Alzheimer’s,” Proc. Alzheimer’s conference, July 2014.
  • Karimi D. and Moussavi Z., “Obstructive Sleep Apnea Severity estimation during wakefulness based on tracheal breath sounds analysis,” Sleep Conference, June 2013.
  • Garcia M.T. and Moussavi Z., “Associative Memory Exercises as a means for Alzheimer’s treatment: A case study,” European Psychiatry, Vol 28, April 2013.
  • Karimi D. and Moussavi Z., “Effect of respiratory flow measurement with a pneumotachograph on tracheal breath sounds,” ILSA, Oct. 2012.
  • Z. Moussavi and B. Lithgow, “Teaching Anatomy and Physiology to Engineers in the Biomedical Engineering Program,” Proc Canadian Eng Edu Assoc. Conf, June 2012.
  • Azarbarzin A. Giannouli E. and Moussavi Z., " Relationship between obstructive sleep apnea and snoring type," American Thoracic Society Conf., May 2012.
  • Karimi D. and Moussavi Z., "Diagnosis of OSA based on spectral features of Tracheal Breath sounds during wakefulness," ILSA Conf, Oct. 2012.
  • Moussavi Z. and Karimi D., “Obstructive Sleep Apnea Diagnosis during Wakefulness Based On Spectral Features of Tracheal Breath Sounds,” Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med, Vol 185: A3840, May 2012.
  • Azarbarzin A., Moussavi Z., “Relationship between Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Snoring Type,” Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med, Vol 185: A6433, May 2012.
  • Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., “Application Of Flow-Sound Relationship For Investigating The Upper Airway Collapsibility In OSA Patients,” Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med, Vol 185: A6426, May 2012.
  • Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., “The relationship between Tracheal Respiratory Sounds and Flow in OSA patients during sleep,” Proc. Sleep Meeting, P. A117 – 0332, June 2011.
  • Moussavi Z. and Montazeri A., “Obstructive sleep apnea prediction by breath sound analysis during wakefulness,” Proc. Sleep Meeting, P. A116 - 0331, June 2011.
  • Azarbarzin A. and Moussavi Z. “Relationship between the higher order statistical features of snoring sounds and anthropometric factors of snorers”, Proc. Sleep Meeting, p. A326 – 0952, June 2011.
  • Montazeri A. and Moussavi Z., "Evaluation of Tracheal Respiratory Sounds at Different Body Positions in Healthy and Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea during Wakefulness", Proc. Sleep Meeting, June 2010.
  • Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z. “Formant analysis of snore sounds in simple snorers and OSA patients,” Annual Meeting of Sleep, June 2010.
  • Yadollahi A. and Moussavi Z., “Automatic Classification of Breath and Snore Sounds,” Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.; 179: A2153, 2009.
  • Moussavi Z., and Samadani A., "Objective Measures of Human Brian Spatiotemporal Perception using Computer Games with Manipulandum", 6th Annual World Congress for Brain Mapping & Image Guided Therapy, Aug. 2009.
  • Moussavi Z. and Yadollahi A., A Robust Method for Classification of Breath and Snore Sounds, Presented at ILSA Annual conference, Oct. 2008.
  • Moussavi Z. and Yadollahi A., On Arithmetic Misconception of Spectral Analysis of Biological Signals, Presented at ILSA Annual conference, Oct. 2008.
  • Moussavi Z. and Yadollahi A., A Model for Normal Swallowing Sounds Generation Based on Wavelet Analysis, Presented at ILSA Annual conference, Oct. 2008.
  • Moussavi Z. and Huq S., Effect of Penumotach on Tracheal Breath Sounds, Presented at ILSA Annual conference, Oct. 2008.
  • Moussavi Z., Yadollahi A., Apnea Detection by Acoustical Means, Presented at ILSA Annual conference, Sept. 2006.
  • Moussavi Z., and Aboofazeli M., Automated Extraction of Swallowing Sounds Using a Wavelet-Based Filter, Presented at ILSA Annual conference, Sept. 2006.
  • Moussavi Z., Assessment of Swallowing Sounds’ Stages with Hidden Markov Model, Presented at ILSA Annual conference, Sept. 2005.
  • Moussavi Z., Yadollahi A., Measuring Minimum Critical Flow for Normal Breath Sounds, Presented at ILSA Annual conference, Sept. 2005.
  • Gnitecki J., Moussavi Z. and Pasterkamp H., Classification of Lung Sounds during Bronchial Provocation using Waveform Fractal Dimensions, Presented at ILSA Annual conference, Sept. 2004.
  • Durzgalski C., Moussavi Z. and Reyna M.A., Cooperative Biomedical Engineering Courses/Programs’ Augmentation for Enhanced Academic Credit Transferability and Degree Recognition in U.S./Canada/Mexico., Proceeding  of CONAHEC conference, Guadalajara, Mexico, May 2004.
  • Pourazad M. and Moussavi Z., Heart Sound Cancellation from Lung Sounds, Presented at ILSA Annual conference, Sept. 2003.
  •  Moussavi Z. and Hossain I., Respiratory Airflow Estimation by Acoustical Means, presented at ILSA Annual conference, Oct. 2002.

SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES FOR PUBLIC (not refereed)

  • “An innovative method to distinguish depression and bipolar disorder,” https://www.lepoint.fr/phebe/phebe-une-methode-innovante-pour-distinguer-depression-et-bipolarite-17-09-2019-2336157_3590.php Sept. 17, 2019.
  • “Alzheimer : l’espoir électromagnétique,” https://www.lepoint.fr/phebe/phebe-alzheimer-l-espoir-electromagnetique-06-12-2018-2277153_3590.php, Nov. 22, 2018
  • “A war made me realize: the world needs biomedical engineers”, Conversation Canada, https://theconversation.com/a-war-made-me-realize-the-world-needs-biomedical-engineers-84759 , Oct. 5, 2017 – 3845 reads
  • Experimental brain technology can rewind Alzheimer’s disease,  https://theconversation.com/experimental-brain-technology-can-rewind-alzheimers-disease-81886 Sept. 20, 2017 -- 6615 reads

  

 

Marcus Ng, B.MSc, MD (STIR), FRCPC, CSCN (EEG)
Assoc. Professor
Dept. of Internal Medicine (Neurology)

https://umanitoba.ca/faculties/health_sciences/medicine/units/intmed/about/mng.html

 

TEXTBOOK

JOURNALS

  • A Primer of EEG Spectrograms. Ng M, Jing J, Westover MB. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology.  2020 (accepted)
  • Effects of REM Sleep in Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis with Extreme Delta Brush Pattern. Jain D, Ng M. Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences.  2020 (accepted, in press)
  • Critically Ill Benign EEG Variants:  Is There Such a Thing?. McLeod GA, Jones ML, Ng M. Clinical Neurophysiology.  2020 Jun; 131:1243-51. PMID: 32305854.
  • Breakthrough Spikes in Rapid Eye Movement Sleep from the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit are Associated with Peak Seizure Frequency. McKenzie MB, Jones ML, O’Carroll A, Serletis D, Shafer LA, Ng M. Sleep.  2020 May; 43(5):1-7. PMID: 31768558.
  • Development of Expert-Level Automated Detection of Epileptiform Discharges During Electroencephalogram Interpretation. Jing J, Sun H, Kim JA, Herlopian A, Karakis I, Ng M, Halford JJ, Maus D, Chan F, Dolatshahi M, Muniz C, Chu C, Sacca V, Pathmanathan J, Ge W, Dauwels J, Lam A, Cole AJ, Cash SS, Westover MB. JAMA Neurology.  2020 Jan; 77(1):103-8. PMID: 31633740.
  • Interrater Reliability of 3xperts in Identifying Interictal 3pileptiform Eischarges in 3lectroencephalograms. Jing J, Herlopian A, Karakis I, Ng M, Halford J, Lam A, Maus D, Chan F, Dolatshahi M, Muniz C, Chu C, Sacca V, Pathmanathan J, Ge W, Sun H, Dauwels J, Cole AJ, Hoch DB, Cash SS, Westover MB. JAMA Neurology.  2020 Jan; 77(1):49-57. PMID: 31633742.
  • Position Statement on the Use of Medical Cannabis for the Treatment of Epilepsy in Canada. Appendino JP, Boelman C, Brna P, Burneo J, Claassen C, Connolly MB, De Guzman M, Federico P, Floyd D, Huntsman R, Javidan M, Jetté N, Jurasek L, Keezer M, Lau J, McCoy B, McLachlan R, Ng M. Nguyen D, Nurse S, Reid A, Rho JM, Snead C, Tellez-Zenteno JF, Wang L, Zak M. Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences.  2019 Nov; 46:645-52. PMID: 31466531.
  • Survey of Epilepsy and Seizure Awareness in Manitoba:  an Evaluation. Avery E, MacDonald C, Ng M, Serletis D. Epilepsy ≈ Behavior.  2019 Mar; 92:195-9.  PMID: 30682651.
  • Novel Epileptogenic Positive Rolandic Sharp Waves in an Adult:  An Unusual Case of Post-Hypoxic Myoclonus. McLeod GA, Ng M. European Journal of Epilepsy.  2018 Dec; 63:68-70.  PMID: 30419456.
  • Right Temporoparietal Junction Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in the Treatment of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures:  a case series. Peterson K, Kosior R, Meek B, Ng M, Perez DL, Modirrousta M. Psychosomatics.  2018 Nov; 59(6):601-606.  PMID: 29628295.
  • Management and Return to Play Considerations in an Elite Hockey Player with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. Ellis MJ, Ritchie L, Essig M, Ng M, Tamayo J, Serletis D. Current Sports Medicine Reports.  2018 Jan; 17(1):10-12.  PMID: 29315101.
  • Exploding Head Syndrome in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit:  Case Report and Literature Review. Gillis K, Ng M. The Neurodiagnostic Journal.  2017 Jun; 57(2):133-138.  PMID: 28622122.
  • The State of Everyday Quantitative EEG Use in Canada:  A National Technologist Survey. Ng M, Gillis K. Seizure:  European Journal of Epilepsy.  2017 May; 49:5-7.  PMID: 28501751.
  • Orexin and epilepsy:  potential role of REM sleep. Ng M. Sleep.  2017 Mar; 40(3):1-5.  PMID: 28364414.
  • Maximizing the yield of rapid eye movement sleep in the epilepsy monitoring unit. Ng M. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology.  2017 Jan; 34(1):61-4.  PMID: 27490323.
  • The Anti-Epileptic Effect of REM Sleep. Ng M. Practical Neurology.  2016 Oct; 30-1.
  • Hippocampography Guides Consistent Mesial Resections in Neocortical Temporal Lobe Rpilepsy. Ng M, Kilbride R, Simon MV, Eskandar E, Cole AJ. Epilepsy Research & Treatment.  2016 Aug, doi:10.1155/2016/3581358.  PMID: 27703809.
  • The Standardization Debate:  A Conflation Trap in Critical Care electroencephalography. Ng M, Gaspard N, Cole AJ, Hoch DB, Cash SS, Bianchi MT, O’Rourke DA, Rosenthal E, Chu CJ, Westover MB. Seizure:  European Journal of Epilepsy.  2015 Jan; 24:52-8.  PMID: 25457454.
  • Sleep Misperception in Persons with Epilepsy. Ng M, Bianchi MT. Epilepsy & Behavior.  2014 Jul; 36:9-11.  PMID: 24835898.
  • Spectrogram Screening of Ddult EEGs is Sensitive and Efficient. Moura LM, Shafi MM, Ng M, Pati S, Cash SS, Cole AJ, Hoch DB, Rosenthal ES, Westover MB. Neurology.  2014 Jul 1;83(1):56-64.  PMID: 24857926.
  • Treating Seizures in Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Ng M, Westover MB, Cole AJ. Epilepsy & Behavior Case Reports. 2014 Feb 7;2:75-9.  PMID: 25667875.
  • Why are Seizures Rare in Rapid Eye Movement Sleep?  Review of the Frequency of Seizures in Different Sleep Stages.< Ng M, Pavlova M. Epilepsy Research & Treatment. 2013 Jun, doi:10.1155/2013/932790.  PMID: 23853720.
  • CD8 is Expressed by Human Monocytes and Enhances Fc-R Dependent Responses. Gibbings D, Marcet-Palacios M, Sekar Y, Ng M, Befus AD. BMC Immunology. 2007 Aug 1;8:12.  PMID: 17678538.

 CONFERENCE PAPERS

  • Stratified outcome analyses of the quantitative burst suppression ratio in refractory status epilepticus. Mehdiratta N, Xu S, Ng M., Asian Oceanian Congress on Clinical Neurophysiology; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; 2020 [COVID-19]. American Clinical Neurophysiology Society Annual Meeting; New Orleans, USA; 2020.
  • Peak seizure frequency correlates with disruptive spiking in rapid eye movement sleep. McKenzie M, Jones ML, O’Carroll A, Serletis D, Shafer LA, Ng M., 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology; Toronto, Canada; 2020 [COVID-19].
  • Autoimmune encephalitis timing and incidence: the Manitoba experience Nguyen D, Xu C, Ng M.,  Congress of the Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation; Banff, Canada; 2020 [COVID-19].  72nd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology; Toronto, Canada; 2020 [COVID-19].  University of Manitoba Medicine Resident Research Day; Winnipeg, Canada; 2019.
  • A set-theoretic evaluation of irritative zone concordance between sleep-wake states and rapid eye movement sleep. Abbasian P, Ghassemi AH, Rycyk C, Ng M., American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting; Baltimore, USA; 2019.
  • The quandary of REM sleep seizures: A paradoxical case series. Szelemej P, McKenzie M, Ng M.,  American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting; Baltimore, USA; 2019.
  • Determining optimal sleep-wake EEG functional connectivity metrics in epilepsy., Toutant D, Ng M., American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting; Baltimore, USA; 2019.
  • Spatial extent and sleep-wake concordance of interictal epileptiform discharges in rapid eye movement sleep. Abbasian P, Ghassemi AH, Rycyk C, Ng M., Canadian Epilepsy Research Initiative Symposium; Winnipeg, Canada; 2019. Canadian League Against Epilepsy Scientific Meeting; Winnipeg, Canada; 2019.
  • Exploring the effects of functional connectivity to depict key differences between stages of sleep to determine why REM protects against seizures. Toutant D, Ng M., Canadian League Against Epilepsy Scientific Meeting; Winnipeg, Canada; 2019.
  • Paradoxical nocturnal status epilepticus activated by rapid eye movement sleep: a case study. McKenzie M, Ng M., Canadian League Against Epilepsy Scientific Meeting; Winnipeg, Canada; 2019.
  • Effects of REM sleep in anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis with extreme delta brush pattern. Jain DK, Ng M.,  Congress of the Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation; Montréal, Canada; 2019.
  • Unique localizing value of interictal epileptiform discharges in rapid eye movement sleep against wakefulness. Abbasian P, Ghassemi AH, Rycyk C, Ng M., American Clinical Neurophysiology Society Annual Meeting; Las Vegas, USA; 2019.
  • Quantitative EEG burst suppression ratio and patient outcomes in refractory status epilepticus. Mehdiratta N, Zhu S, Ng M., 71st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology; Philadelphia, USA; 2019.  University of Manitoba Medicine Resident Research Day; Winnipeg, Canada; 2018.
  • Interictal epileptiform activity during rapid eye movement sleep in the epilepsy monitoring unit as a predictor of patient outcomes. McKenzie M, Ng M., National Student Research Forum; Galveston, USA; 2019. American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting; New Orleans, USA; 2018.
  • Benign epileptiform variants in critically ill patients:  illustrative cases and literature review. McLeod GA, Jones ML, Ng M., American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting; New Orleans, USA; 2018.
  • “Spectre spike-wave”:  a pathological variant of benign spike-and-wave in patients with neurologic disease. McLeod GA, Jones ML, Ng M., Canadian League Against Epilepsy Scientific Meeting; St. John’s, Canada; 2018.
  • Localization of the epileptogenic zone using scalp EEG during REM sleep. Duke T, Winkler J, Moussavi Z, Ng M., 40th IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society Conference; Honolulu, USA; 2018.
  • A predictor for severity of obstructive sleep apnea via auditory-coupled EEG. Winkler J, Duke T, Ng M, Moussavi Z., 40th IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society Conference; Honolulu, USA; 2018.
  • Not just for babies:  positive rolandic sharp waves in adult post-hypoxic myoclonus. McLeod GA, Ng M., Congress of the Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation; Halifax, Canada; 2018.
  • Survey of Epilepsy and Seizure Awareness in Manitoba:  an Evaluation (SESAME). Avery E, MacDonald C, Ng M, Serletis D., Congress of the Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation; Halifax, Canada; 2018.
  • Hierarchical synchrony analysis of the human high density electroencephalographic posterior dominant rhythm. Ng M, Morovati R, Baghbani S, Baril JF, Moussavi Z., Manitoba Neuroscience Network Annual Scientific Meeting; Winnipeg, Canada; 2018.
  • Quantification of rapid eye movement sleep muscle tone in epilepsy. Ng M, Giannouli E., 31st International Congress of Clinical Neurophysiology; Washington DC, USA; 2018.
  • Effects of hypoglycemia on sensitive brain structures in a patient with an insulinoma. Khayambashi S, Ng M, Katz P, Udow S., Congress of the Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation; Halifax, Canada; 2018.  University of Manitoba Medicine Resident Research Day; Winnipeg, Canada; 2018.
  • Muscle tone in the rapid eye movement sleep of persons with epilepsy. Ng M, Giannouli E., 70th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology; Los Angeles, USA; 2018.
  • The efficacy of transcranial magnetic stimulation in the treatment of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures. Peterson K, Kosior R, Meek B, Ng M, Perez DL, Modirrousta M., National Student Research Forum; Galveston, USA; 2018.  American Neuropsychiatric Association Annual Meeting; Atlanta, USA; 2017.
  • IgG4-related epilepsy:  a novel differential diagnosis. Mehdiratta N, Ghrooda E, Mansouri B, Trivedi A, Ng M., American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting; Washington DC, USA; 2017.
  • Quantitative EEG in Canada:  a national technologist survey. Ng M, Gillis K, Nikkel J., Congress of the Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation; Victoria, Canada; 2017.
  • Preliminary study of EEG brain synchronization in epileptic patients during sleep. Baghbani S, Baril JF, Ng M., Canadian Medical & Biological Engineering Society Annual Conference; Winnipeg, Canada; 2017.
  • Quantitative EEG detects REM sleep to enhance epileptogenic zone localization. Ng M.,
        69th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology; Boston, USA; 2017.
        American Clinical Neurophysiology Society Annual Meeting; Phoenix, USA; 2017.
        American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting; Houston, USA; 2016.
  • Novel seizure mimic:  a case of REM-induced heart block and convulsive syncope. Dolatshahi M, Ng M., American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting; Philadelphia, USA; 2015.
  • Synchronization metrics and the sleep-wake EEG brain connectome. Baghbani S, Baril JF, Ng M., University of Manitoba Biomedical Engineering Symposium; Winnipeg, Canada, 2015.
  • The correlation of epileptiform discharges in sleep with ictal onset in schizencephaly. Dolatshahi M, Yankovsky A, Ng M.,
        American Clinical Neurophysiology Society Annual Meeting; Houston, USA, 2015.
        67th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology; Washington DC, USA; 2015.
  • Ischemic epilepsia partialis continua and age of onset:  a tale of two patients. Gholipour T, Ng M., American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting; Seattle, USA; 2014.
  • Sleep misperception in persons with epilepsy. Ng M, Bianchi MT
        American Clinical Neurophysiology Society Meeting Annual Meeting; Atlanta, USA, 2014.
  • Systematic review of the impact of rapid eye movement sleep on seizure frequency. Ng M, Pavlova M
         66th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology; Philadelphia, USA; 2014.
        American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting; Washington D.C., USA; 2013.
  • An interesting case of diabolical dizziness spells. Ng M
        Greater Boston Epilepsy Society Meeting; Boston, USA, 2013.
  • Hippocampography and hippocampectomy in dominant lesional extrahippocampal temporal lobe epilepsy. Ng M, Kilbride R, Simon MV, Eskandar E, Cole AJ
        30th International Epilepsy Congress; Montréal, Canada; 2013.
        65th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology; San Diego, USA; 2013.
        American Clinical Neurophysiology Society Meeting Annual Meeting; Miami, USA, 2013.
  • Successful allopregnanolone treatment of new onset refractory status epilepticus (NORSE) syndrome:  first in man experience. Vaitkevicius H, Ng M, Moura L, Rosenthal E, Westover MB, Rosand J, Rogawski MA, Reddy K, Cole AJ
        4th London-Innsbruck Colloquium of Status Epilepticus and Acute Seizures; Salzburg, Austria; 2013.
  • Time savings and sensitivity of continuous spectral analysis (CSA) in ICU EEG. Moura L, Ng M, Pati S, Shafi M, Cole AJ, Westover MB
        American Clinical Neurophysiology Society Meeting Annual Meeting; Miami, USA, 2013.
  • An interesting case of intraoperative hippocampal electrocorticography. Ng M
        Greater Boston Epilepsy Society Meeting; Boston, USA, 2013.
  • Primary central nervous system vasculitis: the real world. Ng M, Emery D, Yacyshyn E
        Congress of the Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation; Victoria, Canada, 2008.
  • Primary vasculitis of the central nervous system: the role of neuroimaging in diagnosis. Ng M, Emery D, Yacyshyn E
        University of Alberta Annual Radiology Research Day; Edmonton, Canada, 2006.
  • Primary vasculitis of the central nervous system: a retrospective chart review. Ng M, Emery D, Yacyshyn E
        University of Alberta 38th Annual Summer Student Research Day; Edmonton, Canada, 2005.
  • CD8a on human monocytes may aggravate immune-complex mediated disease by binding MHC class I and enhancing TNF production. Gibbings D, Ng M, Befus AD
        Federation of Clinical Immunology Studies Annual Meeting; Boston, USA, 2005.
  • Two forms of human CD8: possible implication of a novel 52kDa form of CD8 on myeloid cells in allergic disease. Gibbings D, Ng M, Befus AD
        25th Symposium of Collegium Internationale Allergologicum; Bornholm, Denmark, 2004.
  • Multiple forms of human CD8a on monocytes, macrophages, and T-cells: functions of a novel 52kDa form on monocytes. Gibbings D, Ng M, Befus AD
        12th International Congress of Immunology / 4th Annual Conference of Federation of Clinical     Immunology; Montréal, Canada, 2004.
  • Discovery of CD8 on human monocytes. Ng M, Gibbings D, Befus AD
        University of Alberta 36th Annual Summer Student Research Day; Edmonton, Canada, 2003.
  • A higher molecular mass form of CD8 on human monocytes. Gibbings D, Ng M, Befus AD
        American Association of Immunologists Annual Meeting; Denver, USA, 2003
  • Expression of novel CD8a by human monocytes. Gibbings D, Ng M, Befus AD
        Canadian Society for Immunology Meeting; Lake Louise, Canada, 2003.
  • The dynamic structure and expression of CD8 on alveolar macrophages. Ng M, Gibbings D, Befus AD
        University of Alberta 35th Annual Summer Student Research Day; Edmonton, Canada, 2002.

 

ARTICLES, CONFERENCE PAPERS, POSTERS

 

 

Stephen Pistorius, M.Sc. (Med) Ph.D. (Physics), Dip.BA, P.Phys., FCOMP

  • Stephen Pistorius, M.Sc. (Med) Ph.D. (Physics), Dip.BA, P.Phys., FCOMP
  • Professor and Associate Head: Medical Physics, Physics and Astronomy
  • Vice Director & Graduate Chair: Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program
  • Senior Scientist, Research Institute of Oncology and Hematology
  • Professor: Radiology, Faculty of Medicine

https://www.sci.umanitoba.ca/physics-astronomy/profiles/stephenpistorius/

 

PEER-REVIEWED PAPERS (Last 5 years)

  • Reimer, T., Solis-Nepote, M., & Pistorius, S. The impact of the inverse chirp z-transform on breast microwave radar image reconstruction. International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, 2020, 1-7. doi:10.1017/S1759078720000379
  •  R.C. Conceição, H. Medeiros, D. Godinho, M. O’Halloran, D.Rodriguez-Herrera, D. Flores-Tapia, S. Pistorius, “Classification of Breast Tumour Models with a Prototype Microwave Imaging System,” Medical Physics, 2020 Apr;47(4):1860-1870. doi: 10.1002/mp.14064. Epub 2020 Mar 1.
  • M. Hedyehzadeh, K. Maghooli, M. MomenGharibvand, S. Pistorius, “A Comparison of the Efficiency of Using a Deep CNN Approach with Other Common Regression Methods for the Prediction of EGFR Expression in Glioblastoma Patients,” Journal of Digital Imaging, 2020 Apr; 33(2):391-398. doi: 10.1007/s10278-019-00290-4.
  • P. Anusionwu, J.E. Alpuche Aviles, S. Pistorius, “The use of 0.5rcav as an effective point of measurement for cylindrical chambers may result in a systematic shift of electron percentage depth doses”, Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 2020 Jan;21(1):117-126. doi: 10.1002/acm2.12797. Epub 2020 Jan 3.
  • T. Teo, K. Guo, G. Fontaine, B. Ahmed, N. Alayoubi, K. Kehler, D. Sasaki, S. Pistorius, "Reducing the tracking drift of an uncontoured tumor for a portal-image based dynamically adapted conformal treatment," Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, May 2019 Aug; 57(8): 1657-1672. doi: 10.1007/s11517-019-01981-4. Epub 2019 May 14.
  • M. Solis-Nepote, T. Reimer, S. Pistorius, “An Air-Operated Bistatic System for Breast Microwave Radar Imaging: Pre-Clinical Validation,” 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC). 2019, Berlin, Germany, July 23-27, 2019:1859-1862. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2019.8857646.
  • T. Reimer, J. Sacristan , S. Pistorius, “Improving the Diagnostic Capability of Microwave Radar Imaging Systems using Machine Learning”, 13th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), Krakow Poland, pp 1911-1915 pp March 31-Apr 5 2019 EID: 2-s2.0-85068443073
  • T. Teo, K. Guo, B. Ahmed, N. Alayoubi, K. Kehler, G. Fontaine, D. Sasaki, S. Pistorius, “Evaluating a potential technique with local optical flow vectors for automatic organ-at-risk (OAR) intrusion detection and avoidance during radiotherapy," Physics in Medicine and Biology. Physics in Medicine & Biology, 64 (14) July 2019, doi: 10.1088/1361-6560/ab2db4
  • T. Teo, S.B. Ahmed, P. Kawalec, N. Alayoubi, N. Bruce, E. Lyn, S. Pistorius, "Feasibility of Predicting Tumor Motion Using Online Data Acquired During Treatment and a Generalized Neural Network Optimized with Offline Patient Tumor Trajectories", Medical Physics, 2018 Feb; 45(2): 830-845. doi: 10.1002/mp.12731
  • D. Rodriguez-Herrera, T. Reimer, M. Solis-Nepote, S. Pistorius, “Manufacture and Testing of Anthropomorphic 3D-printed Breast Phantoms Using a Microwave Radar Algorithm Optimized for Propagation Speed”, 2017 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), pp.3480-3484, Paris France, Mar 19-24 2017
  • T. Teo, K. Guo, N. Bruce, N. Alayoubi, P. Kawalec, S. Pistorius, “Evaluating Tracking and Prediction of Tumor Motion in a Motion – Compensating System for Adaptive Radiotherapy”, 2016 IEEE International Conf. on Imaging Systems and Techniques (IST) Proceedings, Pgs. 77-82, Chania Greece, Oct 4-6 2016
  • D. Flores-Tapia, D. Rodriguez-Herrera, M. Solis-Nepote, N. Kopotun, S. Latif, O. Maizlish, L. Fu, Y. Gui, C-M. Hu, S. Pistorius, “Experimental Feasibility of Multistatic Holography for Breast Microwave Radar Image Reconstruction”, Medical Physics, 2016 Aug; 43(8): 4674-4686. doi: 10.1118/1.4953636
  • H. Sun, S. Pistorius, “A Geometric Model to Characterize Annihilation Positions Associated with Scattered Coincidences in PET: A Simulation-Based Study”, IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging, Vol. 2(2) pp.101-108, June 2016
  • J. Sacristan, B. Oliveira, S. Pistorius, “Classification of Electromagnetic Signals Obtained from Microwave Scattering Over Healthy and Tumorous Breast Models”, Proceedings of the IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), pp. 1-5, doi: 10.1109/CCECE.2016.7726761, Vancouver BC, May 15-18 2016
  • D. Flores-Tapia, M. Solis-Nepote, D. Rodriguez-Herrera, L. Fu, Y. Gui, V. Benyon, C-M. Hu, S. Pistorius, S. Latif, “Multistatic Microwave Holography: Initial Results on Anthropomorphic Phantoms”, 2016 10th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), 2 Pgs, doi: 10.1109/EuCAP.2016.7481764, Davos Switzerland, April 10-15 2016
  • T. Chighvinadze, S. Pistorius, “The Impact of the Number of Projections on Image Quality in Compton Scatter Tomography”, Journal of X-Ray Science and Technology, 23(6):745-758, December 2015. doi: 10.3233/XST-150525
  • S. Latif, D. Flores-Tapia, D. Rodriguez-Herrera, M. Solis-Nepote, S. Pistorius, L. Shafai, “A Directional Antenna in a Matching Liquid for Microwave Radar Imaging”, International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, Article ID 751739, 8 pages, October 2015
  • H. Sun, M. Teimoorisichani, B. McIntosh, G. Zhang, H. Ingleby, A. Goertzen, S. Pistorius, “Simultaneous Estimation of the Radioactivity Distribution and Electron Density Map from Scattered Coincidences in PET: A Project Overview”, IFMBE Proceedings of the IUPESM 2015 World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 51 pp. 150-153, Toronto ON, Jun 7-12 2015
  • T. Teo, N. Bruce, S. Pistorius, “Application and Parametric Studies of a Sliding Window Neural Network for Respiratory Motion Predictions of Lung Cancer Patients”, IFMBE Proceedings of the IUPESM 2015 World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 51 pp. 595-598, Toronto ON, Jun 7-12 2015
  • S. Latif, D. Flores-Tapia, S. Pistorius, L. Shafai, “Design and Performance Analysis of the Miniaturized Water-Filled Double-Ridged Horn Antenna for Active Microwave Imaging Applications”, IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation, doi: 10.1049/iet-map.2014.0122, 6 Pages, May 2015
  • H. Sun, G. Zhang, S. Pistorius, “Turning Noise into Numbers: Simultaneous Estimation of the Radioactivity Distribution and Electron Density Map from Scattered Coincidences in PET”, 2015 CRPA Annual Conference, CRPA Bulletin 36 (2): 15-19, Winnipeg MB, May 12-15 2015

 

 

Katinka Stecina, Ph.D.
Assoc. Professor
Dept. of Physiology and Pathophysiology  

http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/health_sciences/medicine/units/physiology/contacts/Stecina.html 

 

JOURNAL

  • 2019    Int J Neurosci. 2019 Jun 21:1‐13. doi: 10.1080/00207454.2019.1634068. [Epub ahead of print] Effects of Training with a Neuro‐mechano Stimulator Rehabilitation Bicycle on Functional Recovery and Paired‐reflex Depression of the Soleus in Individuals with Incomplete Paralysis: A Proof‐of‐principle Study. Mortaza N1,2, Moussavi Z1, Stecina K1,2,3, Salter JE4, Passmore SR1,5,6, Gardiner PF3,5,6, Glazebrook CM1,5,6.

 

 

Frederick A. Zeiler BSc MD PhD CIP FRCSC
Rudy Falk Clinician-Scientist Professor
Director of Research - Neurosurgery
Assistant Professor (GFT), Section of Neurosurgery, Dept of Surgery
Assistant Professor (Nil), Dept of Human Anatomy and Cell Science
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences 

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PEER REVIEWED MANUSTRIPT PUBLICATIONS

  •  Bokhari R, Youc E, Bakhaidar M, Bajunaid K, Lasry O, Zeiler FA, Marcoux J. Dural venous sinus thrombosis in patients presenting with blunt traumatic brain injury and skull fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis. World Neurosurg. Accepted Jun 22nd, 2020.
  • Gravesteijn BY, Sewalt CA, Ercole A, Akerlund C, Nelson D, Maas AIR, Menon D, Lingsma HF, Steyerberg EW; Collaborative European NeuroTrauma Effectiveness Research for Traumatic Brain Injury Collaborators. Toward a New Multi-Dimensional Classification of Traumatic Brain Injury: A Collaborative European NeuroTrauma Effectiveness Research for Traumatic Brain Injury Study. J Neurotrauma. 2020 Apr 1;37(7):1002-1010. doi: 10.1089/neu.2019.6764.
  • van Wijk RPJ, van Dijck JTJM, Timmers M, van Veen E, Citerio G, Lingsma HF, Maas AIR, Menon DK, Peul WC, Stocchetti N, Kompanje EJO; CENTER-TBI investigators and participants. Informed Consent Procedures in Patients With an Acute Inability to Provide Informed Consent: Policy and Practice in the CENTER-TBI Study. J Crit Care. 2020 May 25;59:6-15. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2020.05.004.
  • Chowdhury T, Zeiler FA, Singh N, Gray KDR, Qadari A, Beiko J, Cappellani RB, West M. Awake Craniotomies Under 3-Tesla Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Retrospective Descriptive Report and Canadian Institutional Experience. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. Accepted May 29th, 2020.
  • Czeiter E, Amrein K, Gravesteijn BY, Lecky F, Menon DK, Mondello S, Newcombe VFJ, Richter S, Steyerberg EW, Vyvere TV, Verheyden J, Xu H, Yang Z, Maas AIR, Wang KKW, Büki A; CENTER-TBI Participants and Investigators. Blood Biomarkers on Admission in Acute Traumatic Brain Injury: Relations to Severity, CT Findings and Care Path in the CENTER-TBI Study. EBioMedicine. 2020 May 25;56:102785. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2020.102785.
  • Riemann L, Beqiri E, Smielewski P, Czosnyka M, Stocchetti N, Sakowitz O, Zweckberger K, Unterberg A, Younsi A; CENTER-TBI High Resolution ICU (HR ICU) Sub-Study Participants and Investigators. Low-resolution Pressure Reactivity Index and Its Derived Optimal Cerebral Perfusion Pressure in Adult Traumatic Brain Injury: A CENTER-TBI Study. Crit Care. 2020 May 26;24(1):266. doi: 10.1186/s13054-020-02974-8.
  • Voormolen DC, Zeldovich M, Haagsma JA, Polinder S, Friedrich S, Maas AIR, Wilson L, Steyerberg EW, Covic A, Andelic N, Plass AM, Wu YJ, Asendorf T, von Steinbüechel N, CENTER-TBI Participants and Investigators. Outcomes After Complicated and Uncomplicated Mild Traumatic Brain Injury at Three-and Six-Months Post-Injury: Results From the CENTER-TBI Study. J Clin Med. 2020 May 18;9(5):E1525. doi: 10.3390/jcm9051525.
  • Riemann L, Zweckberger K, Unterberg A, El Damaty A, Younsi A; Collaborative European NeuroTrauma Effectiveness Research in Traumatic Brain Injury (CENTER-TBI) Investigators and Participants. Injury Causes and Severity in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Admitted to the Ward or Intensive Care Unit: A Collaborative European Neurotrauma Effectiveness Research in Traumatic Brain Injury (CENTER-TBI) Study. Front Neurol. 2020 Apr 30;11:345. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2020.00345.
  • Gomez A, Dian J, Froese L, Zeiler FA. Near Infrared Based Cerebrovascular Reactivity as a Means of Monitoring Autoregulation and Predicting Outcome in Moderate/Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A Pilot Study Protocol and Planned Analyses. JMIR Res Protoc. Accepted May 15th, 2020.
  • Timmers M, van Dijck JTJM, van Wijk RPJ, van Veen E, Maas AIR, Menon DK, Citerio G, Stocchetti N, Kompanje EJO; and the CENTER-TBI Investigators and Participants. How do 66 European institutional review boards approve one protocol for an international prospective observational study on traumatic brain injury? Experiences from the CENTER-TBI study. BMC Med Ethics. 2020: 21(1); 36. doi: 10.1186/s12910-020-00480-8.
  • Froese L, Batson C, Gomez A, Dian J, Zeiler FA. The Limited Impact of Current Therapeutic Interventions on Cerebrovascular Reactivity in Traumatic Brain Injury: A Narrative Overview. Neurocrit Care. Accepted May 13th, 2020.
  • van Veen E, van der Jagt M, Citerio G, Stocchetti N, Epker JL, Gommers D, Burdorf L, Menon DK, Maas AIR, Lingsma HF, Kompanje EJO; and the CENTER-TBI Investigators and Participants. End-of-life practices in traumatic brain injury patients: report of a questionnaire from the CENTER-TBI study. J Crit Care. 2020 Apr 21;58:78-88. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2020.04.001.
  • Zeiler FA, Cabeleira M, Hutchinson PJ, Stocchetti N, Czosnyka M, Smielewksi P, Ercole A; and the CENTER-TBI High Resolution ICU (HR ICU) Sub-Study Participants and Investigators. Evaluation of the Slow-Wave Relationship between Intracranial Pressure, Mean Arterial Pressure and Brain Tissue Oxygen in TBI:  A CENTER-TBI Exploratory Analysis. J Clin Monit Comput. Accepted May 8th, 2020.
  • Feng J, van Veen E, Yang C, Huijben JA, Lingsma HF, Gao G, Jiang J, Maas AIR; Collaborative European Neuro Trauma Effectiveness Research in Traumatic Brain Injury (CENTER-TBI) Investigators and Participants. Comparison of Care System and Treatment Approaches for Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury in China versus Europe: A CENTER-TBI Survey Study. J Neurotrauma. 2020 Apr 28. doi: 10.1089/neu.2019.6900. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Mathieu F, Gutling H, Gravesteijn B, Monteiro M, Glocker B, Kornaropoulos EN, Kamnistas K, Robertson CS, Levin H, Whitehouse DP, Das T, Lingsma HF, Maegele M, Newcombe VFJ, Menon DK; and the CENTER-TBI Investigators and Participants. Impact of antithrombotic agents on radiological lesion progression in acute traumatic brain injury: a CENTER-TBI propensity-matched cohort analysis. J Neurotrauma. Accepted April 20th, 2020.
  • Hasen M, Gomez A, Froese L, Dian J, Raj R, Thelin EP, Zeiler FA. Alternative continuous intracranial pressure derived cerebrovascular reactivity metrics in traumatic brain injury: a scoping overview. Acta Neurochir (Wien). Accepted April 23rd, 2020.
  • Gomez A, Batson C, Froese L, Zeiler FA. Genetic Variation and Impact on Patient-Oriented Outcomes in Traumatic Brain Injury: An Overview. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. Accepted May 2020.
  • Monteiro M, Kamnitsas K, Ferrante E, Mathieu F, McDonagh SG, Cook S, Stevenson D, Das T, Khetani A, Newman T, Zeiler FA, Digby R, Coles JP, Rueckert D, Menon DK, Newcombe VFJ, Glocker B. TBI Lesion Segmentation in Head CT: Impact of Preprocessing and Data Augmentation. Brainlesion: Glioma, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injuries, BrainLes: International MICCAI Brainlesion Workshop. Volume 11992, Accepted April 21st, 2020.
  • Calviello L, Zeiler FA, Donnelly J, Smielewski P, Czigler A, Lavinio A, Hutchinson PJ, Czosnyka M. Cerebrovascular Consequences of Elevated Intracranial Pressure after Traumatic Brain Injury. Acta Neurochir (Wien) Suppl. Accepted April 14th, 2020.
  • Liberti A, Beqiri E, Ercole A, Cabeleira M, Tas J, Zeiler FA, Czosnyka M, Smielewski P, Aries MJ. Patient’s clinical presentation and CPPopt yield availability: any association? Acta Neurochir (Wien) Suppl. Accepted April 14th, 2020.
  •  Fedriga M, Czigler A, Nasr N, Zeiler FA, Beqiri E, Wolf S, Frisvolf SK, Smielewski P, Czosnyka M. Refractory intracranial hypertension and autonomic nervous system activity. Acta Neurochir (Wien) Suppl. Accepted April 14th, 2020.
  • Beqiri E, Ercole A, Aries M, Cabeleira M, Czigler A, Liberti A, Tas J, Donnelly J, Xiuyun L, Fedriga M, Chu KH, Zeiler FA, Czosnyka M, Smielewski P. Optimal cerebral perfusion pressure assessed with a multi-window weighted approach adapted for prospective use: a validation study. Acta Neurochir (Wien) Suppl. Accepted April 14th, 2020.
  • Czigler A, Calviello LA, Zeiler FA, Smielewski P, Czosnyka M. Usability of the non-invasive counterparts of traditional autoregulation indices in traumatic brain injury. Acta Neurochir Suppl. Accepted April 14th, 2020.
  • Lilja-Cyron A, Zeiler FA, Beqiri E, Cabeleira M, Smielewski P, Czosnyka M. Optimal cerebral perfusion pressure based on intracranial pressure derived indices of cerebrovascular reactivity – which one is better for outcome prediction in severe traumatic brain injury? Acta Neurochir (Wien) Suppl. Accepted April 14th, 2020.
  • Donnelly J, Zeiler FA, Guiza F, Beqiri E, Mitchell S, Aries M, Czosnyka M, Smielewski P. Visualization of ICP insults after severe TBI: influence of individualized limits of reactivity. Acta Neurochir (Wien) Suppl. Accepted April 14th, 2020.
  • Van de Wijgert IH, Jansen JFA, Tas J, Zeiler FA, Voorter PHM, Hal van VHJ, Aries MJ. Relationship of Computed Tomography Volumetry with Measures of Intracranial Hypertension. Acta Neurochir (Wien) Suppl. Accepted April 14th, 2020.
  • Beqiri E, Brady K, Lee J, Donnelly J, Zeiler FA, Czosnyka M, Smielewski P. Lower limit of reactivity assessed on individual basis with PRx in an experimental setting. Acta Neurochir (Wien) Suppl. Accepted April 14th, 2020.
  • Huie JR, Mondello S, Lindsell CJ, Antiga L, Yuh EL, Zanier ER, Masson S, Rosario BL, Ferguson AR; Transforming Research and Clinical Knowledge in Traumatic Brain Injury (TRACK-TBI) Investigators, The Transforming Research and Clinical Knowledge in Traumatic Brain Injury (TRACK-TBI) Investigators, Collaborative European NeuroTrauma Effectiveness Research in Traumatic Brain Injury (CENTER-TBI) Participants and Investigators. Biomarkers for Traumatic Brain Injury: Data Standards and Statistical Considerations. J Neurotrauma. Accepted Apr 1st, 2020.
  • Zeiler FA, Beqiri E, Cabeleira M, Hutchinson PJ, Stocchetti N, Menon DK, Czosnyka M, Smielewksi P, Ercole A; and the CENTER-TBI High Resolution ICU (HR ICU) Sub-Study Participants and Investigators. Brain Tissue Oxygen and Cerebrovascular Reactivity in Traumatic Brain Injury: A CENTER-TBI Exploratory Analysis of Insult Burden. J Neurotrauma. Accepted Mar 29th, 2020.
  • Gravesteijn BY, Nieboer D, Ercole A, Lingsma HF, Nelson D, van Calster B, Steyerberg EW; and the CENTER-TBI Collaborators and Investigators. Machine learning algorithms performed no better than regression models for prognostication in traumatic brain injury. J Clin Epidemiol. 2020 Mar 20;122:95-107. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.03.005.
  • Bernard F, Gallagher C, Griesdale D, Kramer A, Sekhon M, Zeiler FA. The CAnadian High-Resolution Traumatic Brain Injury (CAHR-TBI) research collaborative: next generation in vivo physiology research in acute TBI. Can J Neuro Sci. Accepted Mar 10th, 2020.
  • Hawryluk GWJ, Nielson JL, Zimmermann L, Saigal R, Ding Q, Hirschi R, Zeiler FA, Ferguson A, Manley G. Analysis of high frequency intracranial pressure data in neurocritical care patients: insights into normal values and treatment threshold. JAMA Neurology. Accepted Mar 6th, 2020.
  • Huijben JA, Wiegers EJA, Ercole A, de Keizer NF, Maas AIR, Citerio G, Wilson L, Polinder S, Nieboer, Menon DK, Lingsma HF, van der Jagt M; and the CENTER-TBI Investigators and Participants. Quality indicators for patients with traumatic brain injury in European intensive care units: a CENTER-TBI study. Crit Care. 2020: 4;24(1):78. doi: 10.1186/s13054-020-2791-0
  • Vande Vyvere T, De La Rosa E, Wilms G, Nieboer D, Steyerberg E, Maas AIR, Verheyden J, van den Hauwe L, Parizel PM; CENTER-TBI Participants and Investigators. Prognostic Validation of the NINDS Common Data Elements for the Radiologic Reporting of Acute Traumatic Brain Injuries: A CENTER-TBI Study. J Neurotrauma. Accepted Feb 25th, 2020.
  • Huijben JA, Wiegers EJA, Lingsma HF, Citerio G, Maas AIR, Menon DK, Ercole A, Nelson D, van der Jagt M, Steyerberg EW, Helbok R, Lecky F, Peul W, Birg T, Zoerle T, Carbonara M, Stocchetti N; CENTER-TBI investigators and participants. Changing care pathways and between-center practice variations in intensive care for traumatic brain injury across Europe: a CENTER-TBI analysis. Intensive Care Med. 2020 May;46(5):995-1004. doi: 10.1007/s00134-020-05965-z.
  •  Zeiler FA, Mathieu F, Monteiro M, Glocker B, Ercole A, Beqiri E, Cabeleira M, Stocchetti N, Smielewski P, Czosnyka M, Newcombe VFJ, Menon DK; and the CENTER TBI High-Resolution ICU (HR ICU) Sub-Study Participants and Collaborators. Diffuse Intra-Cranial Injury Patterns are associated with Impaired Cerebrovascular Reactivity in Adult Traumatic Brain Injury:  A CENTER-TBI Validation Study. J Neurotrauma. Accepted Feb 26th, 2020.
  • Johnson GGRJ, Jelic T, Derksen A, Unger B, Zeiler FA, Ziesman M, Gillman LM. A new inexpensive simulation model for ultrasound assessment of optic nerve sheath diameter. Can J Neurol Sci. Accepted Feb 19th, 2020.
  • Robba C, Galimberti S, Graziano F, Wiegers EJA, Lingsma HF, Iaquaniello C, Stocchetti N, Menon D, Citerio G; CENTER-TBI ICU Participants and Investigators. Tracheostomy practice and timing in traumatic brain-injured patients: a CENTER-TBI study. Intensive Care Med. 2020 May;46(5):983-994. doi: 10.1007/s00134-020-05935-5
  • Lazaridis C, Desai M, Demoulakis G, Zeiler FA. Intracranial pressure threshold heuristics in severe traumatic brain injury: one, none, many! Neurocrit Care. Accepted Jan 31st, 2020.
  • Lindblad C, Nelson DW, Zeiler FA, Ercole A, Ghatan PH, von Horn H, Risling M, Svensson M, Agoston DV, Bellander BM, Thelin EP. Influence of Blood-Brain Barrier Integrity on Brain Protein Biomarker Clearance from Cerebrospinal Fluid to Blood in Traumatic Brain Injury: A Longitudinal Prospective Study. J Neurotrauma. Accepted Jan 28th, 2020.
  • Bennis FC, Teeuwen B, Zeiler FA, Elting JW, Bonizza P, Delhaas T, Aries M. Improving prediction of favourable outcome after six months in patients with severe traumatic brain injury using physiological cerebral parameters in a multivariable logistic regression model. Neurocrit Care. Accepted Jan 22nd, 2020.
  • Gomez A, Dian J, Zeiler FA. Continuous and Entirely Non-Invasive Method for Cerebrovascular Reactivity Assessment: Technique and Implications. J Clin Monit Comput. Accepted Jan 22nd, 2020.
  • Mathieu F, Zeiler FA, Ercole A, Monteiro M, Glocker B, Whitehouse DP, Smielewksi P, Czosnyka M, Hutchinson PJ, Newcombe VJF, Menon DK; and the CENTER-TBI High Resolution Sub-Study Participants and Investigators. Relationship between measures of cerebrovascular reactivity and intracranial lesion progression in acute TBI patients: a CENTER-TBI study. J Neurotrauma. Accepted Jan 3rd, 2020.
  • Zeiler FA, Aries M, Cabeleira M, van Essen T, Stocchetti N, Menon DK, Timofeev I, Czosnyka M, Smielewski P, Hutchinson PJ, Ercole A; and the CENTER-TBI High Resolution ICU (HR ICU) Sub-Study Participants and Investigators. Statistical Cerebrovascular Reactivity Signal Properties after Secondary Decompressive Craniectomy in Traumatic Brain Injury: A CENTER-TBI Pilot Analysis. J Neurotrauma. Accepted Dec 17th, 2019.
  • Calviello LA, Czigler A, Zeiler FA, Smielewski P, Czosnyka M. Validation of Non-Invasive Pressure Reactivity and Pulse Amplitude Indices in Traumatic Brain Injury Management. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2020 Feb;162(2):337-344. doi: 10.1007/s00701-019-04169-9
  • Zeiler FA, Ercole A, Czosnyka M, Smielewski P, Hawryluk G, Hutchinson PJ, Menon DK, Aries MJ. Continuous Cerebrovascular Reactivity Monitoring in Moderate/Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: Advances in Neurocritical Care. Brit J Anesth. Accepted Nov 21st 2019.
  • Zeiler FA, Ercole A, Beqiri E, Cabeleira M, Thelin EP, Stocchetti N, Steyerberg EW, Maas AIR, Menon DK, Czosnyka M, Smielewski P; CENTER-TBI Participants and Investigators. Association between Cerebrovascular Reactivity Monitoring and Mortality is preserved when adjusting for baseline admission characteristics in Adult TBI:  A CENTER-TBI Study. 2020 May 15;37(10):1233-1241. doi: 10.1089/neu.2019.6808
  • Beqiri E, Lalou A, Zeiler FA, Fedriga M, Steiner L, Chieregato A, Czosnyka M, Smielewski P. Influence of mild-moderate hypocapnia on slow waves activity in TBI. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2020 Feb;162(2):345-356. doi: 10.1007/s00701-019-04118-6
  •  Mathieu F, Zeiler FA, Whitehouse DP, Das T, Ercole A, Smielewski P, Hutchinson PJ, Czosnyka M, Newcombe VFJ, Menon DK. Relationship between measures of cerebrovascular reactivity and intracranial lesion progression in acute TBI patients: a retrospective study. Neurocrit Care. 2020 Apr;32(2):373-382. doi: 10.1007/s12028-019-00885-3.
  • Calviello LA, Zeiler FA, Donnelly J, Uryga A, de Riva N, Smielewski P, Czosnyka M. Estimation of Pulsatile Cerebral Blood Volume Based on Transcranial Doppler Signals. Med Eng Phys. 2019; 74:23-32. doi: 10.1016/j.medengphy.2019.07.019
  • Thelin EP, Raj R, Bellander BM, Nelson D, Piippo-Karjalainen A, Siironen J, Tanskanen P, Hawryluk G, Hasen M, Unger B, Zeiler FA. Comparison of High versus Low Frequency Cerebral Physiology for Cerebrovascular Reactivity Assessment in Traumatic Brain Injury: A Multi-Center Pilot Study. J Clin Monit Comput. Accepted Sept 22nd, 2019.
  • Gravesteijn BV, Sewalt C, Ercole A, Lecky F, Menon DK, Steyerberg EW, Maas AIR, Lingsma HF, Klimek M; and the CENTER-TBI Participants and Investigators. Variation in the intubation practice in Europe after traumatic brain injury: a prospective cohort study. Anesthesia. 2020 Jan;75(1):45-53. doi: 10.1111/anae.1483
  • Zeiler FA, Ercole A, Beqiri E, Cabeleira M, Aries M, Zoerle T, Carbonara M, Stocchetti N, Smielewski P, Czosnyka M, Menon DK; CENTER-TBI High-Resolution ICU Sub-Study Participants and Investigators. Cerebrovascular Reactivity is Not Associated With Therapeutic Intensity in Adult Traumatic Brain Injury: A CENTER-TBI Analysis. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2019 Sep;161(9):1955-1964. doi: 10.1007/s00701-019-03980-8
  • Ng I, Sortica da Costa CS, Zeiler FA, Smielewski P, Czosnyka M, Austin T. Burden of hypoxia and intraventricular haemorrhage in extremely preterm infants. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2020. May;105(3):242-247. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2019-316883.
  • Steyerberg EW, Wiegers E, Sewalt C, Buki A, Citerio G, De Keyser V, Ercole A, Kunzmann K, Lanyon L, Lecky F, Lingsma H, Manley G, Nelson D, Peul W, Stocchetti N , von Steinbüchel N, Vande Vyvere T, Verheyden J, Wilson L, Maas A, Menon DK; and the CENTER-TBI Participants and Investigators. The contemporary landscape of traumatic brain injury in Europe: Case-mix, care pathways, and outcomes from the CENTER-TBI study. Lancet Neurol. 2019 Oct;18(10):923-934. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(19)30232-7.
  • Donnelly J, Smielewski P, Adams H, Zeiler FA, Cardim D, Kordasti S, Balestreri M, Hutchinson PJ, Menon DK, Czosnyka M. Observations on the cerebral effects of refractory intracranial hypertension after severe traumatic brain injury. Neurocrit Care.  2020 Apr;32(2):437-447. doi: 10.1007/s12028-019-00748-x.
  • Mathieu F, Khellaf A, Ku J, Donnelly J, Thelin EP, Zeiler FA. Continuous near-infrared spectroscopy monitoring in adult traumatic brain injury: a scoping systematic review. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2019 Jul 10. doi: 10.1097/ANA.0000000000000620. [Epub ahead of print].
  •  Zeiler FA, Ercole A, Cabeleira M, Beqiri E, Zoerle T, Carbonara M, Stocchetti N, Menon DK, Smielewski P, Czosnyka M; CENTER-TBI Participants and Investigators. Compensatory-Reserve-Weighted Intracranial Pressure Versus Intracranial Pressure for Outcome Prediction in Adult Traumatic Brain Injury:  A CENTER-TBI Validation Study. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2019 Jul;161(7):1275-1284. doi: 10.1007/s00701-019-03915-3.

TEXTBOOK CHAPTER

  • Gomez A, Zeiler FA. Cerebrovascular Reactivity in Traumatic Brain Injury in: Neurovascular Sonography Pocket Reference – 1st Ed. Springer, USA, 2019: In Press.

GRANT FUNDING

  • OPERATING GRANT:  Intraspinal Pressure Monitoring for Acute Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury: A Validation Study. PI: Dhaliwal P. Co-Investigator: Zeiler FA. Health Sciences Centre Foundation (HSCF) General Operating Grant. ($67,498.60 CAD; 2020-2022)
  • ENDOWMENT GRANT: Multi-Modal Monitoring of Cerebral Autoregulation in Neurotrauma: Characterization of Injury, Detection of Secondary Insult and Improved Outcome Prediction. PI: Zeiler FA. Manitoba Public Insurance Professorship/Endowment in Neuroscience/TBI Research. (1,267,000.00 CAD (Funds ~40k CAD/yr in perpetuity for research personnel salary support); 2020-2025)
  • OPERATING GRANT: Multi-Modal Monitoring of Cerebral Autoregulation in Neurotrauma: Characterization of Injury, Detection of Secondary Insult and Improved Outcome Prediction. PI: Zeiler FA. Manitoba Public Insurance Professorship in Neuroscience/TBI – Research Operating Grant. (900,000.00 CAD; 2020-2025)
  • GRANT/CAREER AWARD: Multi-Modal Monitoring of Cerebral Autoregulation in Neurotrauma: Characterization of Injury, Detection of Secondary Insult and Improved Outcome Prediction. PI: Zeiler FA. Falconer Emerging Researcher Rh Award – Health Sciences Category – Grant-in-Aid; University of Manitoba/Winnipeg Rh Institute Foundation. (12,000.00 CAD; 2020-2023)
  • GRANT: Depth of Sedation and its Impact on Cerebrovascular Reactivity in Moderate/Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A Pilot Analysis. PI: Zeiler FA. University of Manitoba Office of Research Services (ORS) – Fall 2019 University Research Grants Program (URGP) Competition. (9800.00 CAD; 2020-2022)
  • GRANT: Age Related Impact on Cerebrovascular Responsiveness in Health and Traumatic Brain Injury. PI: Zeiler FA. Centre on Aging Research Fellowship Grant, University of Manitoba. (11,000.00 CAD; 2020-2021)
  • GRANT: Early diagnosis of mortality using Admission CT perfusion in severe Traumatic Brain Injury patients (ACT-TBI study). PI: Zeiler FA. Co-PI: Shankar JJ. Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) - Patient Oriented Research: Early Career Investigator Project Grant (Priority). (100,000.00 CAD; 2020-2021)
  • GRANT: Depth of Sedation and its Impact on Cerebrovascular Reactivity and Compensatory Reserve in Moderate/Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A Pilot Analysis. PI: Zeiler FA. Department of Surgery – GFT Research Grant, University of Manitoba. (15,000.00 CAD; 2020-2022)
  • GRANT: Multi-Modal Monitoring of Cerebral Autoregulation in Cranial Neurotrauma. PI: Zeiler FA. Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) – John R. Evan’s Leaders Fund/Research Manitoba. (389,000.00 CAD; 2020 – 2024)
  • GRANT:  The effect of cerebral vascular auto-regulation on patients' long-term outcome in traumatic brain injury. PI: Thelin EP. Co-Applicants: Zeiler FA, Raj R, Bellander BM, Nelson D. Swedish Brain Foundation – Operating Grant. (~70,000.00 CAD (500,000.00 SEK); 2020-2021)
  • GRANT:  Near Infrared Based Cerebrovascular Reactivity as a Means of Monitoring Cerebral Autoregulation and Predicting Outcome in Moderate/Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A Pilot Study. PI: Zeiler FA. National Institutes of Health (NIH) R03 Project Grant (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - NINDS). (~120,000.00 CAD (86,500.00 USD); 2020-2021)

 

 


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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT RESOURCES

ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES 

STUDENT ADVOCACY 


STUDENT GROUPS

UMGSA  

  1. Travel Funding
  2. Emergency Grant
  3. Special Projects Grant
  4. Student Award
  5. Teaching Award

UMSU  

  1. Int'l Student Health Insurance
  2. HEALTH / DENTAL Benefits
    -- Opt-Out
  3. U-PASS (bus pass)
    -- Opt-Out

UMBMES

BME GSA

  


MANITOBA PROFESSIONAL ASSN.

ENGINEERS GEOSCIENTISTS MANITOBA (APEGM)
Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of the Province of Manitoba

 


CIC: CITIZENSHIP & IMMIGRATION CANADA  

  1. CIC web site  
  2. VISA to Study in Canada  
  3. RE-NEW/EXTEND Study Visa 
  4. Student Work Permit  
  5. Post-Graduate Work Permit  
  6. Letters of Invitation  
  7. FORMS & GUIDES   

  


CONFERENCE PAPERS & THESIS HELP

UofM Writing Style: THESIS

  1. APA Style
  2. APA Basic Style Guide
  3. APA Style Tutorial

 

HELP FROM OTHER UNIVERSITIES

  1. Graduate Student Writing Kit
  2. Thesis Proposal
    1. How to write a thesis proposal
    2. Successful thesis proposals
    3. Components of a thesis proposal
    4. M.Sc. Thesis Proposal
    5. Ph.D. Thesis Proposal
      1. Guideline 01
      2. Guideline 02
  3. Research Papers:
    1. Lit. Reviews
      1. Lit. Reviews
      2. Example 01
      3. Example 02
    2. Abstracts
      1. Writing an Abstract
      2. Abstract Presentations
      3. Examples
    3. Effective Outlines
  4. Citing References
    -- APA Style