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David A Seminowicz, PhD

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Neural Pain and Sciences

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Figure above: example of network modulated by pain and cognitive task performance (Seminowicz & Davis, 2007).

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  1. Seminowicz D.A., Shpaner M., Keaser M.L., Krauthamer G.M., Mantegna J., Dumas J.A., Newhouse P.A., Filippi C., Keefe F.J., Naylory M.R. (2013). Cognitive-behavioral therapy increases prefrontal gray matter in patients with chronic pain. Joural of Pain. [Epub ahead of print]

  2. Liljencrantz J., Bjornsdotter M., Morrison I., Bergstrand S., Ceko M., Seminowicz D.A., Cole J., Bushnell M.C., Olausson H.W. (2012). Altered C-tactile processing in human dynamic tactile allodynia. Pain. 154:227-34

  3. Seminowicz D.A., Jiang L., Ji Y., Xu S., Gullapalli R.P., Masri R. (2012). Thalamocortical asynchrony in conditions of spinal cord injury pain in rats. Journal of Neuroscience. 32:15843-8

  4. Low L.A., Millecamps M., Seminowicz D.A., Naso L., Thompson S.J., Stone L.S., Bushnell M.C. (2012). Nerve injury causes long-term attentional deficits in rats. Neuroscience Letters. 529:103-7.

  5. Ceko M., Seminowicz D.A., Bushnell M.C., Olausson H.W. (2013). Anatomical and functional enhancements of the insula after loss of large primary somatosensory fibers. Cerebral Cortex. 23:2017-24
  6. Hughes J.P., Chessell I., Malamut R., Perkins M., Bačkonja M., Baron R., Farrar J.T., Field M.J., Gereau R.W., Gilron I., McMahon S.B., Porreca F., Rappaport B.A., Rice F., Richman L.K., Segerdahl M, Seminowicz D.A., Watkins L.R., Waxman S.G., Wiech K., Woolf C. (2012). Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1255:30-44.

  7. Seminowicz, D.A.,Wideman, T.H., Naso, L., Hatami-Khosroushahi, Z., Fallatah, S., Ware, M.A., Jarzem, P., Bushnell, M.C., Shir, Y., Ouellet, J.A., Stone, L.S. Effective treatment of chronic low back pain in humans reverses abnormal brain anatomy and function. Journal of Neuroscience, 31: 7540-7550.pdf icon

  8. Seminowicz D.A., Labus J.S., Bueller J.A., Tillisch K., Naliboff B.D., Bushnell M.C., Mayer E.A. (2010). Regional gray matter density changes in brains of patients with irritable bowel syndrome. Gastroenterology, 129: 48-57.pdf icon

  9. Lebovits A., Hainline B., Stone L.S., Seminowicz D.A., Brunz J.T., Rosenquist R.W. and Cowan P. (2009). Struck from behind: maintaining quality of life with chronic low back pain. Journal of Pain, 10:927-31.pdf icon

  10. Seminowicz D.A., Laferriere A.L., Millecamps M., Yu J.S.C., Coderre T.J. and Bushnell M.C. (2009). MRI structural brain changes associated with sensory and emotional function in a rat model of long-term neuropathic pain. Neuroimage, 47: 1007-1014. pdf icon

  11. Legrain V., Damme S.V., Eccleston C., Davis K.D., Seminowicz D.A. and Crombez G. (2009). A neurocognitive model of attention to pain: behavioral and neuroimaging evidence. Pain, 144:230-232. pdf icon

  12. Schweinhardt P., Seminowicz D.A., Jaeger E., Duncan G.H. and Bushnell, M.C. (2009). The anatomy of the mesolimbic reward system: a link between personality and the placebo analgesic response. Journal of Neuroscience, 29:4882-4887. pdf icon

  13. Taylor K.S., Seminowicz D.A. and Davis, K.D. (2009). Two systems of resting state connectivity between the insula and cingulate cortex. Human Brain Mapping, 30:2731–2745. pdf icon

  14. Seminowicz D.A. (2008). Acupuncture and the CNS: what can the brain at rest suggest? Pain, 136: 230-231. pdf icon

  15. Seminowicz D.A. and Davis K.D. (2007). A re-examination of pain-cognition interactions: implications for neuroimaging. Pain, 130:8-13. pdf icon

  16. Kuchinad A., Schweinhardt P., Seminowicz D.A., Wood P.B., Chizh B.A. and Bushnell M.C. (2007). Accelerated brain gray-matter loss in fibromyalgia patients: Premature aging of the brain? Journal of Neuroscience, 27:4004-4007. pdf icon

  17. Seminowicz D.A. and Davis K.D. (2007). Pain enhances functional connectivity of a brain network evoked by performance of a cognitive task. Journal of Neurophysiology, 97:3651-3659. pdf icon

  18. Seminowicz D.A. and Davis K.D. (2007). Interactions of pain intensity and cognitive load: the brain stays on task. Cerebral Cortex, 17:1412-1422. pdf icon

  19. Seminowicz D.A. (2006). Believe in your placebo. Journal of Neuroscience. 26: 4453-4454. pdf icon

  20. Seminowicz D.A. and Davis K.D. (2006). Cortical responses to pain in healthy individuals depends on pain catastrophizing. Pain, 120:297-306. pdf icon

  21. Davis K.D. and Seminowicz D.A. (2005). Response to Legrain et al. Pain, 114:526-527.

  22. Mayberg H.S., Lozano A.M., Voon V., McNeely H.E., Seminowicz D., Hamani C., Schwalb J.M. and Kennedy S.H. (2005). Deep brain stimulation for treatment-resistant depression. Neuron, 45:651-660. pdf icon

  23. Seminowicz D.A., Mikulis D.J. and Davis K.D. (2004). Cognitive modulation of pain-related brain responses depends on behavioral strategy. Pain, 112:48-58. pdf icon

  24. Seminowicz D.A., Mayberg H.S., McIntosh A.R., Goldapple K., Kennedy S., Segal Z. and Rafi-Tari S. (2004). Limbic-frontal circuitry in major depression: a path modeling metanalysis. Neuroimage, 22:409-418. pdf icon

  25. Keightley M.L., Seminowicz D.A., Bagby R.M., Costa P.T., Fossati P. and Mayberg H.M. (2003). Personality influences limbic-cortical interactions during sad mood induction. Neuroimage, 20:2031-2039. pdf icon

  26. Krüger S., Seminowicz D., Goldapple K., Kennedy S.H. and Mayberg, H.S. (2003). State and trait influences on mood regulation in bipolar disorder: blood flow differences with an acute mood challenge. Biological Psychiatry, 54:1274-1283. pdf icon

  27. Peters M , Oeltze S., Seminowicz D., Steinmetz H., Koeneke S. and Jäncke L. (2002). Division of the corpus callosum into subregions. Brain and Cognition, 50:62-72. pdf icon