Publications in peer-reviewed Journals

Stefanou MI, Baur D, Belardinelli P, Bergmann TO, Blum C, Gordon PC, Nieminen JO, Zrenner B, Ziemann U, Zrenner C (2019). Brain State-dependent Brain Stimulation with Real-time Electroencephalography-Triggered Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. J Vis Exp, (150), e59711, doi:10.3791/59711.

Siebner HR, Conde V, Tomasevic L, Thielscher A, Bergmann TO (2019). Distilling the essence of TMS-evoked EEG potentials (TEPs): a call for securing mechanistic specificity and experimental rigor. Brain Stimulation, doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2019.03.076.

Zhigalov A*, Herring J*, Herpers J, Bergmann TO, Jensen O. (2019). Probing cortical excitability using rapid frequency tagging. NeuroImage, doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.03.056. [*contributed equally]

Conde V, Tomasevic L, Akopian I, Stanek K, Saturnino GB, Thielscher A, Bergmann TO*, Siebner HR* (2019). The non-transcranial TMS-evoked potential is an inherent source of ambiguity in TMS-EEG studies. NeuroImage, doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.10.052. [*contributed equally]

Herring JD, Marshall TR, Esterer S, Jensen O, Bergmann TO (2019). Low-frequency alternating current stimulation rhythmically suppresses gamma-band oscillations and impairs perceptual performance. NeuroImage, doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.09.047.

Darmani G, Bergmann TO, Zipser C, Baur D, Müller-Dahlhaus, Ziemann (2019). Effects of antiepileptic drugs on cortical excitability in humans: a TMS-EMG and TMS-EEG study. Human Brain Mapping, 40(4):1276-1289.

Schaworonkow N, Gordon PC, Belardinelli P, Ziemann U, Bergmann TO, Zrenner C (2018). μ-rhythm extracted with personalized EEG filters correlates with corticospinal excitability in real-time phase-triggered EEG-TMS. Frontiers in Neuroscience, doi: 10.3389/fnins.2018.00954.

Bergmann TO (2018). Brain state-dependent brain stimulation. Frontiers in Psychology, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.02108.

Habibollahi Saatlou FH, Rogasch NC, McNair NA, Biabani M, Pillen SD, Marshall TR, Bergmann TO (2018) MAGIC: an open-source MATLAB toolbox for external control of transcranial magnetic stimulation devices. Brain Stimulation, 11:1189-1191.

Thies M, Zrenner C, Ziemann U, Bergmann TO. (2018) Sensorimotor mu-alpha power is positively related to corticospinal excitability. Brain Stimulation, 11:1119-1122.

Bergmann TO, Born J (2018) Phase-Amplitude Coupling: A General Mechanism for Memory Processing and Synaptic Plasticity? Neuron, 97:10-13. [invited contribution]

Premoli I*, Bergmann TO*, Fecchio M, Rosanova M, Biondi A, Belardinelli P, Ziemann U (2017) The impact of GABAergic drugs on TMS-induced brain oscillations in human motor cortex. Neuroimage, 163:1-12. [*contributed equally]

Thut G, Bergmann TO, Fröhlich F, Soekadar SR, Brittain JS, Valero-Cabré A, Sack A, Miniussi C, Antal A, Siebner HR, Ziemann U, Herrmann CS (2017). Guiding transcranial brain stimulation by EEG/MEG to interact with ongoing brain activity and associated functions: A position paper. Clinical Neurophysiology, 128:843-857.

Bergmann TO, Karabanov AN, Hartwigsen G, Thielscher A, Siebner HR (2016). Combining non-invasive transcranial brain stimulation with neuroimaging and electrophysiology: current approaches and future perspectives. NeuroImage, 140:4-192.

Ly V, Bergmann TO, Gladwin TE, Volman I, Usberti N, Cools R, Roelofs K (2016) Reduced Affective Biasing of Instrumental Action With tDCS Over the Prefrontal Cortex. Brain Stimulation 9:380-387.

Lorenzen A, Scholz-Hehna D, Wiesner CD, Wolff S, Bergmann TO, van Eimeren T, Lentfer L, Baving L, Prehn-Kristensen A. (2016). Chemosensory processing in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 76:121-127.

Marshall TR, Esterer S, Herring JD, Bergmann TO & Jensen O (2016). On the relationship between cortical excitability and visual oscillatory responses – a concurrent tDCS-MEG study. NeuroImage, 140:41-9

Herring JD, Thut G, Jensen O, Bergmann TO (2015). Attention modulates TMS-locked alpha oscillations in the visual cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 35(43):14435-14447.

Staresina BP*, Bergmann TO*, Bonefond M, van der Meij R, Jensen O, Deuker L, Elger CE, Axmacher N & Fell, J. (2015). Hierarchical nesting of slow oscillations, spindles and ripples in the human hippocampus during sleep. Nature Neuroscience, 18(11):1679-86. [*contributed equally]

Marshall TR, O’Shea J, Jensen O, Bergmann TO (2015). Frontal eye fields control attentional modulation of alpha and gamma oscillations in contralateral occipito-parietal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience, 35(4): 1638-1647.

Marshall TR, Bergmann TO & Jensen O (2015). Fronto-parietal structural connectivity mediates the top-down control of neuronal synchronization associated with selective attention. PLoS Biology, 13:e1002272.

Hartwigsen G, Bergmann TO, Herz D, Angstmann S, Karabanov AN, Raffin E, Thielscher A, Siebner HR (2015). Modeling the effects of non-invasive transcranial brain stimulation at the biophysical, network and cognitive level. Progress in Brain Research, 222:261-287.

Sato S, Bergmann TO, Borich M (2015). Opportunities for concurrent transcranial magnetic stimulation and electroencephalography to characterize cortical activity in stroke. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9(250): doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00250.

Jensen O, Gips B, Bergmann TO*, Bonnefond* M (2014) Temporal coding organized by coupled alpha and gamma oscillations prioritize visual processing. Trends in Neurosciences, 37(7):357-369. [*contributed equally]

Haselbeck C, Kulle A, Niederberger U, Bergmann TO, Steinmann E, Holterhus M, Petermann F & Gerber WD (2013). Fetal Programming: The influence of prenatal maternal Distress on Infant Development and Temperament. Kindheit und Entwicklung, 22(4): 224-231.

Mastroeni C*, Bergmann TO*, Rizzo V, Ritter C, Klein C, Pohlmann I, Brueggemann N, Quartarone A, Siebner HR (2013). Brain-derived neurotrophic factor – a major player in stimulation-induced homeostatic metaplasticity of human motor cortex? PLoS One, 8(2): e57957. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0057957 [*contributed equally]

Bergmann TO, Mölle M, Schmidt MA, Lindner C, Marshall L, Born J, Siebner HR (2012). EEG-Guided Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Reveals Rapid Shifts in Motor Cortical Excitability during the Human Sleep Slow Oscillation. Journal of Neuroscience, 32:243-253.

Bergmann TO, Mölle M, Diedrichs J, Born J, Siebner HR (2012). Sleep spindle-related reactivation of category-specific cortical regions after learning face-scene associations. NeuroImage, 59:2733–2742.

Pechmann A, Delvendahl I, Bergmann TO, Ritter C, Hartwigsen G, Gleich B, Gattinger N, Mall V, Siebner HR (2012). The number of full-sine cycles per pulse influences the efficacy of multicycle transcranial magnetic stimulation. Brain Stimulation, 5:148-154.

Mölle M, Bergmann TO, Marshall L, Born J (2011). Fast and slow spindles during the sleep slow oscillation – disparate coalescence and engagement in memory processing. Sleep, 34(10):1411-21.

Zeuner KE, Knutzen A, Al-Ali A, Hallett M, Deuschl G, Bergmann TO, Siebner HR (2010) Associative stimulation of the supraorbital nerve fails to induce timing-specific plasticity in the human blink reflex. PLoS One, 5:e13602.

Groppa S, Bergmann TO, Siems C, Mölle M, Marshall L, Siebner HR (2010) Slow-oscillatory transcranial DC stimulation can induce bidirectional shifts in motor cortical excitability in awake humans. Neuroscience, 166(4):1219-1225.

Bergmann TO, Groppa S, Seeger S, Mölle M, Marshall L, Siebner HR (2009) Acute changes in motor cortical excitability during slow oscillatory and constant anodal transcranial direct current stimulation. Journal of Neurophysiology, 102(4):2303-2311.

Prehn-Kristensen A, Wiesner C, Bergmann TO, Wolff S, Jansen O, Mehdorn HM, Ferstl R, Pause BM (2009) Induction of empathy by the smell of anxiety. PLoS One, 4(6), e5987.

Siebner HR, Bergmann TO, Bestmann S, Massimini M, Johansen-Berg H, Mochizuki H, Bohning DE, Boorman ED, Groppa S, Miniussi C, Pascual-Leone A, Huber R, Taylor PC, Ilmoniemi RJ, De Gennaro L, Strafella AP, Kähkönen S, Klöppel S, Frisoni GB, George MS, Hallett M, Brandt SA, Rushworth MF, Ziemann U, Rothwell JC, Ward N, Cohen LG, Baudewig J, Paus T, Ugawa Y, Rossini PM (2009) Consensus paper: Combining transcranial stimulation with neuroimaging. Brain Stimulation, 2(2): 58-80.

Bergmann TO, Mölle M, Marshall L, Kaya-Yildiz L, Born J, Siebner HR (2008) A local signature of LTP- and LTD-like plasticity in human NREM sleep. European Journal of Neuroscience, 27:2241-2249.