Steven K. Esser, Ph.D.

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, WI 
Consciousness, Sleep
"Steven Esser"
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Giulio Tononi grad student 2008 UW Madison
 (Investigating cortical connectivity and plasticity with TMS/EEG and computer modeling: Implications for sleep and consciousness.)
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Murphy M, Huber R, Esser S, et al. (2011) The cortical topography of local sleep. Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry. 11: 2438-46
Olcese U, Esser SK, Tononi G. (2010) Sleep and synaptic renormalization: a computational study. Journal of Neurophysiology. 104: 3476-93
Vyazovskiy VV, Olcese U, Lazimy YM, et al. (2009) Cortical firing and sleep homeostasis. Neuron. 63: 865-78
Esser SK, Hill S, Tononi G. (2009) Breakdown of effective connectivity during slow wave sleep: investigating the mechanism underlying a cortical gate using large-scale modeling. Journal of Neurophysiology. 102: 2096-111
Talavera JA, Esser SK, Amzica F, et al. (2009) Modeling the GABAergic action of etomidate on the thalamocortical system. Anesthesia and Analgesia. 108: 160-7
Huber R, Määttä S, Esser SK, et al. (2008) Measures of cortical plasticity after transcranial paired associative stimulation predict changes in electroencephalogram slow-wave activity during subsequent sleep. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 28: 7911-8
Riedner BA, Vyazovskiy VV, Huber R, et al. (2007) Sleep homeostasis and cortical synchronization: III. A high-density EEG study of sleep slow waves in humans. Sleep. 30: 1643-57
Esser SK, Hill SL, Tononi G. (2007) Sleep homeostasis and cortical synchronization: I. Modeling the effects of synaptic strength on sleep slow waves. Sleep. 30: 1617-30
Massimini M, Ferrarelli F, Esser SK, et al. (2007) Triggering sleep slow waves by transcranial magnetic stimulation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104: 8496-501
Huber R, Esser SK, Ferrarelli F, et al. (2007) TMS-induced cortical potentiation during wakefulness locally increases slow wave activity during sleep. Plos One. 2: e276
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