Representative Publications

Shields J, Park JE, Srivanitchapoom P, Paine R, Thirugnanasambandam N, Kukke SN, Hallett M. Probing the interaction of the ipsilateral posterior parietal cortex with the premotor cortex using a novel transcranial magnetic stimulation technique. Clin Neurophysiol. 2015 Jul 21. pii: S1388-2457(15)00719-1. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2015.06.031. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26253032.

Kukke S, Curatalo L, de Campos A, Hallett M, Alter K, Damiano D. Coordination of reach-to-grasp kinematics in individuals with childhood-onset dystonia due to hemiplegic cerebral palsy. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2015 Jul 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26208359.

Thirugnanasambandam N, Khera R, Wang H, Kukke SN, Hallett M. Distinct interneuronal networks influence excitability of the surround during movement initiation. J Neurophysiol. 2015 Aug;114(2):1102-8. doi: 10.1152/jn.00791.2014. Epub 2015 Jun 3. PubMed PMID: 26041828; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4588516.

Kukke SN, de Campos AC, Damiano D, Alter KE, Patronas N, Hallett M. Cortical activation and inter-hemispheric sensorimotor coherence in individuals with arm dystonia due to childhood stroke. Clin Neurophysiol. 2015 Aug;126(8):1589-98. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2014.11.002. Epub 2014 Nov 15. PubMed PMID: 25499610; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4433430.

Kukke SN, Paine RW, Chao CC, de Campos AC, Hallett M. Efficient and reliable characterization of the corticospinal system using transcranial magnetic stimulation. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2014 Jun;31(3):246-52. doi:10.1097/WNP.0000000000000057. PubMed PMID: 24887609.

De Campos AC*, Kukke SN*, Hallett M, Alter KE, Damiano DL. Characteristics of Bilateral Hand Function in Individuals With Unilateral Dystonia Due to Perinatal Stroke: Sensory and Motor Aspects. J Child Neurol. 2014 Jan 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24396131. *co-first authors

Chao CC, Karabanov AN, Paine R, Carolina de Campos A, Kukke SN, Wu T, Wang H, Hallett M. Induction of Motor Associative Plasticity in the Posterior Parietal Cortex-Primary Motor Network. Cereb Cortex. 2013 Aug 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23968834.

Poston B, Kukke SN, Paine RW, Francis S, Hallett M. Cortical silent period duration and its implications for surround inhibition of a hand muscle. Eur J Neurosci. 2012 Oct;36(7):2964-71. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2012.08212.x. Epub 2012 Jul 9. PubMed PMID: 22775302; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3463678.

Kukke SN, Sanger TD. Contributors to excess antagonist activity during movement in children with secondary dystonia due to cerebral palsy. J Neurophysiol. 2011 May;105(5):2100-7. doi: 10.1152/jn.00998.2009. Epub 2011 Feb 16. PubMed PMID: 21325680.

Ben-Pazi H, Ishihara A, Kukke S, Sanger TD. Increasing viscosity and inertia using a robotically controlled pen improves handwriting in children. J Child Neurol. 2010 Jun;25(6):674-80. doi: 10.1177/0883073809342592. Epub 2009 Sep 30. PubMed PMID: 19794098; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2878373.

Van Doornik J, Kukke S, Sanger TD. Hypertonia in childhood secondary dystonia due to cerebral palsy is associated with reflex muscle activation. Mov Disord. 2009 May 15;24(7):965-71. doi: 10.1002/mds.22282. PubMed PMID: 19353733.

Van Doornik J, Kukke S, McGill K, Rose J, Sherman-Levine S, Sanger TD. Oral baclofen increases maximal voluntary neuromuscular activation of ankle plantar flexors in children with spasticity due to cerebral palsy. J Child Neurol. 2008 Jun;23(6):635-9. doi: 10.1177/0883073807313046. Epub 2008 Feb 15. PubMed PMID: 18281622.

Ben-Pazi H, Kukke S, Sanger TD. Poor penmanship in children correlates with abnormal rhythmic tapping: a broad functional temporal impairment. J Child Neurol. 2007 May;22(5):543-9. PubMed PMID: 17690059.

Sanger TD, Kukke SN. Abnormalities of tactile sensory function in children with dystonic and diplegic cerebral palsy. J Child Neurol. 2007 Mar;22(3):289-93. PubMed PMID: 17621498.

Sanger TD, Kukke SN, Sherman-Levine S. Botulinum toxin type B improves the speed of reaching in children with cerebral palsy and arm dystonia: an open-label, dose-escalation pilot study. J Child Neurol. 2007 Jan;22(1):116-22. PubMed PMID: 17608320.

Kukke SN, Triolo RJ. The effects of trunk stimulation on bimanual seated workspace. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2004 Jun;12(2):177-85. PubMed PMID: 15218932.

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