Selected peer reviewed publications

Hendrix CM, Campbell BA, Tittle BJ, Johnson LA, Baker KB, Johnson MD, Molnar GF, Vitek JL. Predictive encoding of motor behavior in the supplementary motor area is disrupted in Parkinsonism. J Neurophysiol. 2018 Jun 6; PMID: 29873615


Escobar Sanabria D and Johnson LA, Nebeck SD, Zhang J, Johnson MD, Baker KB, Molnar GF, Vitek JL. Parkinsonism and Vigilance: Alteration in neural oscillatory activity and phase-amplitude coupling in the basal ganglia and motor cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology 2017 Nov 1;118(5):2654-2669. doi: 10.1152/jn.00388.2017. PMID: 28835526, [Journal of Neurophysiology Podcast]


Wang J, Johnson LA, Jensen AL, Baker KB, Molnar GF, Johnson MD,  Vitek JL, Network wide oscillations in the parkinsonian state: Alterations in neuronal activities occur in the premotor cortex in parkinsonian non-human primates. Journal of Neurophysiology, 2017, 117(6), 2242–2249


Muralidharan A, Zhang J, Ghosh D, Johnson M, Baker KB, Vitek, JL. Modulation of Neuronal Activity in the Motor Thalamus during GPi-DBS in the MPTP Model of Parkinson's Disease. Brain Stimul. 2017 Jan - Feb;10(1):126-138  DOI:

Hopfner F, Haubenberger D, Galpern WR, Gwinn K, Van't Veer A, White S, Bhatia K, Adler CH, Eidelberg D, Ondo W, Stebbins GT, Tanner CM, Helmich RC, Lenz FA, Sillitoe RV, Vaillancourt D, Vitek JL, Louis ED, Shill HA, Frosch MP, Foroud T, Kuhlenbäumer G, Singleton A, Testa CM, Hallett M, Elble R, Deuschl G. Knowledge gaps and research recommendations for essential tremor. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2016 Dec;33:27-35. doi: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2016.10.002


Wang J, Nebeck S, Muralidharan A, Johnson MD, Vitek JL, Baker KB. Coordinated Reset Deep Brain Stimulation of Subthalamic Nucleus Produces Long-Lasting, Dose-Dependent Motor Improvements in the 1-Methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine Non-Human Primate Model of Parkinsonism. Brain Stimulation. 2016 Jul 1;9(4):609–617.

Johnson LA, Nebeck SD, Muralidharan A, Johnson MD, Baker KB, Vitek JL, 2016, Closed-loop deep brain stimulation effects on parkinsonian motor symptoms in a non-human primate -- is beta enough? Brain Stimulation. DOI: 10.1016/j.brs.2016.06.051


Muralidharan A, Jensen AL, Connolly A, Hendrix CM, Johnson MD, et al. Physiological changes in the pallidum in a progressive model of Parkinson's disease: Are oscillations enough? Experimental neurology. 2016; 279:187-196. PubMed [journal]PMID: 26946223


Dorval AD, Muralidharan A, Jensen AL, Baker KB, Vitek JL. Information in pallidal neurons increases with parkinsonian severity. Parkinsonism & related disorders. 2015; 21(11):1355-61. NIHMSID: NIHMS727590 PubMed [journal]PMID: 26433544 PMCID: PMC4631644


Connolly AT, Jensen AL, Baker KB, Vitek JL, Johnson MD. Classification of pallidal oscillations with increasing parkinsonian severity. Journal of neurophysiology. 2015; 114(1):209-18. PubMed [journal]PMID: 25878156 PMCID: PMC4507953


Connolly AT, Jensen AL, Bello EM, Netoff TI, Baker KB, et al. Modulations in oscillatory frequency and coupling in globus pallidus with increasing parkinsonian severity. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2015; 35(15):6231-40. PubMed [journal]PMID: 25878293 PMCID: PMC4397612


Johnson LA, Xu W, Baker KB, Zhang J, Vitek JL. Modulation of motor cortex neuronal activity and motor behavior during subthalamic nucleus stimulation in the normal primate. Journal of neurophysiology. 2015; 113(7):2549-54. PubMed [journal]PMID: 25673744 PMCID: PMC4416594


Pulliam CL, Heldman DA, Orcutt TH, Mera TO, Giuffrida JP, et al. Motion sensor strategies for automated optimization of deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease.  Parkinsonism & related disorders. 2015; 21(4):378-82. PubMed [journal]PMID: 25703990 PMCID: PMC4372473


Zitella LM, Xiao Y, Teplitzky BA, Kastl DJ, Duchin Y, et al. In Vivo 7T MRI of the Non-Human Primate Brainstem. PloS one. 2015; 10(5):e0127049. PubMed [journal]PMID: 25965401 PMCID: PMC4428864


Volkmann J, Mueller J, Deuschl G, Kühn AA, Krauss JK, et al. Pallidal neurostimulation in patients with medication-refractory cervical dystonia: a randomised, sham-controlled trial. The Lancet. Neurology. 2014; 13(9):875-84. PubMed [journal]PMID: 25127231




Kobayashi K, Liu CC, Jensen AL, Vitek JL, Mari Z, et al. Thalamic post-inhibitory bursting occurs in patients with organic dystonia more often than controls. Brain research. 2013; 1541:81-91. NIHMSID: NIHMS535384 PubMed [journal]PMID: 24125808 PMCID: PMC3889805


Johnson MD, Lim HH, Netoff TI, Connolly AT, Johnson N, et al. Neuromodulation for brain disorders: challenges and opportunities. IEEE transactions on bio-medical engineering. 2013; 60(3):610-24. PubMed [journal]PMID: 23380851 PMCID: PMC3724171


Miocinovic S, Somayajula S, Chitnis S, Vitek JL. History, applications, and mechanisms of deep brain stimulation. JAMA neurology. 2013; 70(2):163-71. PubMed [journal]PMID: 23407652


Cooper SE, McIntyre CC, Fernandez HH, Vitek JL. Association of deep brain stimulation washout effects with Parkinson disease duration. JAMA neurology. 2013; 70(1):95-9. PubMed [journal]PMID: 23070397


Agnesi F, Johnson MD, Vitek JL. Deep brain stimulation: how does it work? Handbook of clinical neurology. 2013; 116:39-54. PubMed [journal]PMID: 24112883


Agnesi F, Connolly AT, Baker KB, Vitek JL, Johnson MD. Deep brain stimulation imposes complex informational lesions. PloS one. 2013; 8(8):e74462. PubMed [journal]PMID: 23991221 PMCID: PMC3753277


Hack N, Jicha GA, Abell A, Dean D, Vitek JL, et al. Substantia nigra depigmentation and exposure to encephalitis lethargica. Annals of neurology. 2012; 72(6):912-7. PubMed [journal]PMID: 23280841 PMCID: PMC3660013


Hendrix CM, Vitek JL. Toward a network model of dystonia. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2012; 1265:46-55. PubMed [journal]PMID: 22823747


Johnson MD, Zhang J, Ghosh D, McIntyre CC, Vitek JL. Neural targets for relieving parkinsonian rigidity and bradykinesia with pallidal deep brain stimulation. Journal of neurophysiology. 2012; 108(2):567-77. PubMed [journal]PMID: 22514292 PMCID: PMC3404794


Vitek JL. Long-term benefit from deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus: is it for everyone? Alzheimer's research & therapy. 2012; 4(3):13. PubMed [journal]PMID: 22574875 PMCID: PMC3506928


Okun MS, Gallo BV, Mandybur G, Jagid J, Foote KD, et al. Subthalamic deep brain stimulation with a constant-current device in Parkinson's disease: an open-label randomised controlled trial. The Lancet. Neurology. 2012; 11(2):140-9. PubMed [journal]PMID: 22239915


Vitek JL, Zhang J, Hashimoto T, Russo GS, Baker KB. External pallidal stimulation improves parkinsonian motor signs and modulates neuronal activity throughout the basal ganglia thalamic network. Experimental neurology. 2012; 233(1):581-6. NIHMSID: NIHMS329542 PubMed [journal]PMID: 22001773 PMCID: PMC3536483


To view a full list of publications please go to Dr. Jerry Vitek’s My NCBI Bibliography