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Professor Michael John Brammer  B Sc Ph D
Professor of Neuroimaging
Head of Brain Image Analysis Unit

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Institute of Psychiatry
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Centre for Neuroimaging Sciences
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Graduated in Biochemistry at the University of Leeds, 1970. Went on to do a Ph D in Neurochemistry ( inter-membrane lipid transfer ) also at Leeds ( awarded 1974). In 1976 moved to the Institute of Psychiatry as a Lecturer in Biochemistry. Research interests were membrane synthesis, second messenger measurement and function, presynaptic neuropharmacology. promoted to Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry in 1984. In 1992 began work on fractal analysis of EEG and MRI analysis. Promoted to Reader in Neuroimaging in 1997 and Professor of Neuroimaging in 2000. Co-founder of Brain Image Analysis Unit in 1996 ( with Ed Bullmore).
Appointed Visiting Professor in Imaging at the Institute for Advanced Transdisciplinary Studies in Belo Horizonte Brazil in 2004 and a Fellow of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences in 2007.

Interests, walking, Spanish and Portuguese literature, history of mathematics, physics and statistics.

activities and interests

Head of Brain Image Analysis Unit

Research interests include, non-parametric statistics, wavelet analysis, fractal analysis, time series analysis, non-linear dynamical systems and analysis of MRI data, machine learning, use of imaging data for diagnosis and treatment response prediction.

publications

BRAMMER, M. J. AND SHELTAWY, A. (1975) The exchange of phosphatidylcholine and of phosphatidylinositol in sheep brain. J. Neurochem. 25, 699-705.

BRAMMER, M. J. (1978) The protein mediated transfer of lecithin to subfractions of mature and developing rat myelin. J. Neurochem. 31, 14351440.

ASHLEY, R. H., BRAMMER, M. J. AND MARCHBANKS, R. M. (1984) Measurement of intrasynaptosomal free calcium by using the fluorescent indicator quin2. Biochem. J. 219, 149158.

JESSEN, K. R., MORGAN, L. BRAMMER, M. J. AND MIRSKY, R. (1985) Galactocerebroside is expressed by nonmyelin forming Schwann cells in situ. J. Cell. Biol. 101, 1135-1143.

HICKS, N. BRAMMER, M. J., HYMAS, N. AND LEVY, R. (1987) Platelet membrane properties in Alzheimer’s and multiinfarct dementias. Alzheimer’s Disease and Assoc. Disorders 1, 90-97.

ADAMSON, P., McWILLIAM, J., BRAMMER, M. J. AND CAMPBELL, I. C. (1987) Synaptosomal free [Ca2+] is decreased by clonidine and dynorphin A (113) and increased by idazoxan. Eur. J. Pharmacol. 147, 261-266.

ADAMSON, P., HAJIMOHAMMADREZA, I., BRAMMER, M. J. and CAMPBELL, I. C. (1989) 1,4 dihydropyridine sensitive (L type) Ca2+ channels are involved in phorbol ester induced increases in intrasynaptosomal free Ca2+. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 560, 462-464.

BULLMORE, E., BRAMMER, M. J., ALARCON,G. and BINNIE C. (1992) Fractal encephalography. Lancet 339, 618-619.

BULLMORE, E., BRAMMER, M. J., ALARCON, G. and BINNIE, C. (1992) A new technique for fractal analysis applied to intracerebrally recorded ictal electroencephalographic signals. Neuroscience Letters 146, 227-230.

HAJIMOHAMMADREZA, I. and BRAMMER M. J. (1992) Alzheimer’s disease : current devlopments, diagnostic approaches and possible therapeutic interventions. Current Opinion in Therapeutic Patents 2, 899-906.

ROMANO-SILVA, M. A., RIBEIRO-SANTOS, R., RIBEIRO, A, M., GOMEZ, M. V., DINIZ, C. R., CORDEIRO, M. N. and BRAMMER, M. J. (1993) Rat cortical synaptosomes have more than one mechanism for Ca2+ entry linked to rapid glutamate release: studies using the Phoneutria nigriventer toxin PhTX2 and potassium depolarisation. Biochem. J. 296, 313-319.

BULLMORE, E., BRAMMER, M. J., ALARCON, G. and BINNIE, C. (1994) Synoptic visualisation of brain electrical activity during a cluster of 11 epileptic seizures. In : M. M. Novak(ed.) Fractals in the Natural and Applied Sciences, IFIP Transactions A41, Elsevier Science B. V. : Amsterdam pp 69-80.

ROMANO-SILVA, M. A., RIBEIRO-SANTOS, R., GOMEZ, M. V., MORAESSANTOS, T and BRAMMER, M. J. (1994) Tityustoxinmediated Na+ influx is more efficient than KCl depolarisation in promoting Ca2+dependent glutamate release from synaptosomes. Neuroscience Letters 169, 90-92.
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BULLMORE, E., BRAMMER, M. J., HARVEY, I., PERSAUD, R., MURRAY, R and RON, M. (1994) Fractal analysis of the boundary between white matter and cerebral cortex in magnetic resonance images : a controlled study of schizophrenic and manicdepressive patients. Psychological Medicine 24, 771-781.

BULLMORE, E., BRAMMER, M., HARVEY, I., PERSAUD, R., MURRAY, R and RON. M. (1994) Fractal analysis of magnetic resonance images: a controlled study of schizophrenic and manicdepressive patients. Schizophrenia Research 11, 138.

ROMANOSILVA, M. A., GOMEZ, M. V. and BRAMMER, M. J. (1994) Modulation of Ca2+stimulated glutamate release from synaptosomes by Na+ entry through tetrodotoxinsensitive channels. Biochem. J. 304, 353-357.

BULLMORE, E., BRAMMER, M. J ., HARVEY, I. and RON, M. (1995) Against the laterality index as a measure of cerebral asymmetry. Psychiatry Research (Neuroimaging) 61, 121-124.

BULLMORE, E., BRAMMER, M., HARVEY, I., MURRAY, R. and RON, M. (1995) Cerebral hemispheric asymmetry revisited: effects of handedness, gender and schizophrenia measured by radius of gyration. Psychological Medicine 25, 349-363.

BULLMORE, E. T., BRAMMER, M. J., HARVEY, I., MURRAY, R, M. and RON, M. A.(1995) A radial measure of reversed hemispheric asymmetry in schizophrenics. Schizophrenia Research, 15, 78.

BULLMORE, E., BRAMMER, M., ROULEAU, G., EVERITT, B., SIMMONS, A., SHARMA, T., FRANGOU, S., MURRAY, R. and DUNN, D. (1995) Computerised brain tissue classification of magnetic resonance images: a new approach to the problem of partial volume artifact. Neuroimage 2, 133-147.

HOWARD, R., BULLMORE, E., BRAMMER, M., WILLIAMS, S., MELLERS, J., WOODRUFF, P., DAVID, A., ANDREW, C., ALLIN, M., SIMMONS, A. and COX, T. (1995) Activation of area V5 by visual perception of motion demonstrated by echoplanar MR imaging. Magnetic Resonance Imaging 13., 907-909.

WHATLEY, S., POWELL, J. F., POLITOPOLOU, G., CAMPBELL, I. C., BRAMMER, M. J. and PERCY, N. S. (1995) The cellular prion protein is associated with regulation of intracellular free calcium levels. Neuroreport 6, 2333-2337.

MELLERS, JDC., BULLMORE, E. T., BRAMMER, M. J., WILLIAMS, S. C. R., ANDREW, C., SACHS, N., COX, T. , SIMMONS, A., WOODRUFF, P., DAVID, A. S. and HOWARD, R. (1995) Neural correlates of working memory in a visual letters monitoring task: an fMRI study. Neuroreport 7, 109-112.

WOODRUFF, P., BRAMMER, M., MELLERS, J., WRIGHT, I., BULLMORE, E and WILLIAMS, S ( 2005) Auditory hallucinations and perception of external speech. Lanct 346, 1036.

BULLMORE, E., BRAMMER, M., RABE-HESKETH, S., JANOT, N., WILLIAMS, S., MELLERS, J., DAVID, A., HOWARD, R. and SHAM, P. (1996) Statistical methods of estimation and inference for functional MR image analysis. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 35, 261-277.

DAVID, A., WOODRUFF, P., HOWARD, R., MELLERS, J., BRAMMER, M., BULLMORE, E., WRIGHT, I., ANDREW, C. and WILLIAMS, S. (1996) Auditory hallucinations inhibit exogenous activation of auditory association cortex. Neuroreport 7, 932-936.

HOWARD, R., BULLMORE, E. T., DAVID, A. S., WOODRUFF, P., MELLERS, J. D. C., WRIGHT, I., BRAMMER, M. J. and WILLIAMS, S. C. R. (1996) Seeing visual hallucinations with fMRI. Dementia 8,73-77.

BULLMORE, E. T., RABEHESKETH, S., MORRIS, R. G., WILLIAMS, S. C. R., GREGORY, L., GRAY, J. A., and BRAMMER, M. J. (1996) Functional magnetic resonance image analysis of a largescale neurocognitive network. Neuroimage 4, 16-33.

BULLMORE, E. T., BRAMMER, M. J., ALARCON, G. and BINNIE, C. (1996) A new technique for fractal analysis applied to human intracerebrally recorded ictal electroencephalographic signals. In "Chaos in Medicine" , ed R T Sataloff . Singular Publications Groups, San Diego, In Press.


RABE-HESKETH, S., BULLMORE, E. T., BRAMMER, M. J. (1997) Analysis of functional magnetic resonance images. Statistical Methods in Medical Research. 6, 215-237.

CALVERT, G. A., BULLMORE, E. T., BRAMMER, M. J., CAMPBELL, R., WILLIAMS, S. C. R., McGUIRE, P. K., WOODRUFF, P. W. R., IVERSEN, S. D., DAVID, A. S. (1997) Activation of auditory cortex during lip reading. Science 276, 593-596.

BRAMMER, M. J., BULLMORE, E. T., SIMMONS, A., WILLIAMS, S. C. R., GRASBY, P. M., HOWARD, R. J., WOODRUFF, P. W. R. and RABE-HESKETH, S. (1997) Generic brain activation mapping in fMRI: a nonparametric approach. Magnetic Resonance Imaging 15, 763-770 .

RABE-HESKETH, S., BRAMMER, M. J. and BULLMORE, E. T. (1997) Locating brain activation in a single subject using functional magnetic resonance imaging. In “Statistical analysis of medical data: new developments eds B Everitt and G Dunn. Arnold, London, New York, Sydney, Auckland. pp 309-327.. .

YOUSSEM, D. M., WILLIAMS, S. C. R., HOWARD, R. O., ANDREW, C., SIMMONS, A., ALLIN, M., GECKLE, R. J., SUSKIND, D., BULLMORE, E. T., BRAMMER, M. J., DOTY, D. L. (1997) Functional MRI during odor stimulation: preliminary data. Radiology 204, 833-838..

SAHRAIE. A., WEISKRANTZ, L., BARBUR, J. L., SIMMONS, A., WILLIAMS, S.C. R.,and BRAMMER, M. J (1997) Pattern of neuronal activity associated with conscious and unconscious processing of visual signals. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (USA) 94, 9406-9411.

PHILLIPS, M. L., YOUNG, A. W., SENIOR, C., BRAMMER, M., ANDREW, C., CALDER, A. J., PERRETT, D. I., BULLMORE, E. T., WILLIAMS, S. C. R., GRAY, J. A. and DAVID, A. S. (1997) A neural substrate for perceiving facial expressions of disgust. Nature 389, 495-498.

WOODRUFF, P. W. R., WRIGHT, I. C., BULLMORE, E. T., BRAMMER, M. J., HOWARD, R. J., WILLIAMS, S. C. R., SHAPLESKE, J., ROSSELL, S., DAVID, A. S., MCGUIRE, P, K. and MURRAY, R. M. (1997) Auditory hallucinations and the temporal cortical response to speech in schizophrenia: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study. American. J. Psychiatry 154, 1676-1682.

ACTON, P, D., PILOWSKY, L. S., SUCKLING, J., BRAMMER, M. J. and ELL, P. (1997) Registration of dynamic dopamine D2 receptor images using principal component analysis. Eur J Nucl. Med. 24, 1405-1412.

SELL, L.A., SIMMONS, A., LEMMENS, G. M., WILLIAMS, S. C., BRAMMER, M., and STRANG, J. (1997) Functional magnetic resonance imaging of the acute effects of intravenous heroin addiction on visual activation in long-term heroin addicts: results from a feasibility study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 49, 55-60.


CURTIS, V A., BULLMORE, E. T., BRAMMER, M. J., WRIGHT, I. C., WILLIAMS, S. C. R., MORRIS, R. G., SHARMA, T., MURRAY, R and McGUIRE, P. K. (1998) Attenuated frontal activation during verbal fluency in schizophrenia. American J. Psychiatry. 155, 1056-1063.

RUBIA, K., OVERMEYER, S., TAYLOR, E., BRAMMER, M., WILLIAMS, S., SIMMONS, A., ANDREW, C. and BULLMORE, E. (1998) Prefrontal involvement in “temporal bridging” and timing movement, Neuropsychologia 36, 1283-1293. .

CALVERT, G. A., BRAMMER, M. J. and IVERSEN., S. D. (1998) Crossmodal Identification. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 2, 247-353.

BRAMMER M J (1998) Multidimensional wavelet analysis of functional magnetic resonance images. Human Brain Mapping 6, 378-382.

PHILLIPS, M. A, YOUNG, A. W., SCOTT, S. K., CALDER, A. J., ANDREW, C., GIAMPIETRO, V., WILLIAMS, S. C. R., BULLMORE, E. T., BRAMMER, M. J. AND GRAY, J. A. (1998) Neural responses to facial and vocal expressions of fear and disgust. Proc. Roy Soc (series B) 265, 1809-1817. .

WERRING, D.J., CLARK C,A., BARKER, G,J., MILLER, D.J., PARKER, G, J, M., BRAMMER, M, J., BULLMORE, E, T., GIAMPIETRO, V, P. and THOMPSON, A,J. (1998) The structural and functional mechanisms of motor recovery: complementary use of diffusion tensor imaging and functional magnetic resonance imaging in a traumatic injury of the internal capsule. J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatry. 65, 863-869.

ffytche, D. H., BRAMMER, M. J. and HOWARD, R. J. , DAVID . A., WOODRUFF, P. and WILLIAMS, S. C.R (1998) The anatomy of conscious vision. Nature Neuroscience 1, 738-742..


CURTIS, V. A., BULLMORE, E. T., MORRIS, R. G., BRAMMER, M.J., WILLIAMS, S. C.R., SIMMONS, A., SHARMA, T. MURRAY, R. M. and McGUIRE, P. K. (1998) Attenuated frontal activation in schizophrenia may be task-dependent. Schizophrenia Research 37, 35-44. .

BULLMORE, E.T., BRAMMER, M. J., RABE-HESKETH, S., CURTIS, V., MORRIS, R. G., WILLIAMS, S. C. R. , SHARMA, T. and MCGUIRE, P. K. (1999) Methods for diagnosis and treatment of stimulus-correlated motion in generic brain activation studies using fMRI. Human Brain Mapping 7,38-48..

TEASDALE, J. D., HOWARD, R. J., COX, S., HA, Y., BRAMMER, M. J., WILLIAMS, S. C. R., and CHECKLEY, S. A. (1999) A functional MRI study of the cognitive generation of affect. Am. J. Psychiatry 156, 209-215.

BULLMORE, E.T., SUCKLING, J., OVERMEYER, S., RABE-HESKETH, S., TAYLOR, E. And BRAMMER, M. J. (1999) Global, voxel and cluster tests, by theory and permutation, for a difference between two groups of structural MR images of the brain. IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging. 18, 32-42.

RUBIA, K., OVERMEYER, S., TAYLOR, E., BRAMMER, M., WILLIAMS, S., SIMMONS, A., ANDREW, C.. and BULLMORE E. (1999) Hypofrontality in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder during higher order motor control: a study with fMRI . American J Psychiatry 156, 891-896.

BARNES, J., HOWARD, R. J., SENIOR, C., BRAMMER, M., BULLMORE, E. T., SIMMONS, A. And DAVID, A. S. (1999) The functional anatomy of the McCullough contingent colour after effect. Neuroreport 10, 195-199. .

BARON-COHEN, S., RING, H., WHEELWRIGHT, S., BULLMORE, E. T., BRAMMER, M. J., SIMMONS, A. and WILLIAMS, S. C. R (1999) Social intelligence in the normal and autistic brain: an fMRI sudy. European J Neuroscience 11, 1891-1898.

WRIGHT, I. C., BULLMORE, E.T., SHARMA, T., ELLISON, Z.R., MCGUIRE, P. K., FRISTON, K. J., BRAMMER, M. J. and MURRAY, R. M. (1999) Normal and schizophrenic systems of regionally distributed brain anatomy. Cerebral Cortex 9, 366-378.

CALVERT, G. A., BRAMMER, M. J., BULLMORE, E. T., CAMPBELL R., IVERSEN, S. D. and DAVID, A. S. (1999). Response amplification in sensory-specific cortices during crossmodal binding. Neuroreport 10, 2619-2623. .

BULLMORE, E. T., BRAMMER, M. J., WILLIAMS, S. C. R., CURTIS, V. A., MCGUIRE, P. K., MORRIS, R. G., MURRAY, R. M., AND SHARMA, T. (1999) Functional MR imaging of confounded hypofrontality. Human Brain Mapping 8,86-91.

SURGULADZE, S., CALVERT, G. A., BRAMMER, M. J., ROSSELL, S., GIAMPIETRO, V. P., BULLMORE , E. T., CAMPBELL, R and DAVID, A. S. (1999) Auditory-visual speech perception is abnormal in schizophrenia: an fMRI study. Schizophrenia Research. 36, 234-236.

RUBIA, K., OVERMEYER, S., TAYLOR, E., B RAMMER, M.J., WILLIAMS, S.C. R. and BULLMORE , E. T. (2000) Functional frontalisation with age: mapping neurodevelopmental trajectories with fMRI. Neuroscience and Behavioural Reviews 24, 13-21.


NG, V. W. K., ESLINGER, P. J., WILLIAMS, S. C., BRAMMER, M. J., BULLMORE, E. T., ANDREW, C. E., SUCKLING, J., MORRIS, R. and BENTON, A. (2000) Hemispheric preference in visuospatial processing: a complementary approach using fMRI and lesion studies. Human Brain Mapping 10, 80-86.

CALVERT, G. A., BRAMMER, M. J., MORRIS, R., WILLIAMS, S. C. R., KING, N and MATTHEWS, P. M. (2000) Using functional magnetic resonance imaging to study recovery from acquired dysphasia. Brain and Language 71,391-399.

SENIOR, C., BARNES, J., GIAMPIETRO, V., SIMMONS, A., BULLMORE, E., BRAMMER, M AND DAVID, A. S., (2000) The functional neuroanatomy of implicit motion perception or ‘representational momentum’. Current Biology 10, 16-22..

CALVERT, G. A., CAMPBELL, R. and BRAMMER, M. K. (2000) Evidence from functional magnetic resonance imaging of crossmodal binding in the human heteromodal cortex. Current Biology . 10, 649-657.

BULLMORE, E. T., HORWITZ, B., HONEY, G., BRAMMER, M., WILLIAMS, S and SHARMA, T. (2000) How good is good enough for path analysis of fMRI data. Neuroimage 11, 289-301..

AZIZ, Q., THOMPSON, D. G., NG, V. W. K., HAMDY, S., SARKAR,, S., BRAMMER, M. J., BULLMORE, E. T., HOBSON, A., TRACEY, I., GREGORY, L., SIMMONS, A. AND WILLIAMS, S. C. R. (2000) Cortical processing of human somatic visceral sensation. J. Neurosci. 20, 2657-2663.

SHERGILL, S., BRAMMER, M. J., WILLIAMS, S. C. R., MURRAY, R and McGUIRE, P. (2000) Mapping auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia using functional magnetic resonance imaging. Archives of General Psychiatry 57, 1033-1038..

PHILLIPS, M. L., MARKS, I, M., SENIOR, C., LYTHGOE, D., O’DWYER, A.-M., MEEHAN, O., WILLIAMS, S. C. R., BRAMMER, M. J., BULLMORE, E. T.and MCGUIRE, P. (2000) A differential neural response in obsessive-compulsive disorder patients with washing compared with checking symptoms in disgust. Psychological Medicine 30, 1037-1050.

BULLMORE, E, T., SUCKLING J. and BRAMMER M. J. (2001) In praise of tedious permutation. Lecture Notes in Statistics (ed Marc Moore ) Spatial Statistics: Methodological aspects and applications. Springer, NY 183 -200.

(145) BULLMORE, E. T., LONG, C., SUCKLING, J., FADILI, J., CALVERT, G. A., ZELAYA, F., CARPENTER, T. A and BRAMMER M. J. (2001) Coloured noise and computational inference in neurophysiological (fMRI) time series analysis: Resampling methods in time and wavelet domains. Human Brain Mapping 12, 61-78.

(146) RUBIA, K., RUSSELL, T., BULLMORE, E., T., SONI, W., BRAMMER, M. J., SIMMONS, A, TAYLOR, E and ANDREW C. (2001) An fMRI study of reduced left prefrontal activation in schizophrenia during normal inhibitory function. Schizophrenia Res. 52, 46-55.

MACSWEENEY, M., CAMPBELL, R., CALVERT, G. A., MCGUIRE, P. K., DAVID, A. S., SUCKLING, J., ANDREW, C., WOLL, B and BRAMMER, M. J. (2000) Dispersed activation in left temporal cortex for speechreading in congenitally deaf people. Phil Trans. Proc Roy. Soc ser B 268, 451-457.

RUBIA, K., RUSSELL, T., OVERMEYER, S., BRAMMER, M. J., BULLMORE, E. T., SHARMA, T., SIMMONS, A., WILLIAMS, S. C. R., GIAMPIETRO, V., ANDREW, C and TAYLOR, E. (2001) Mapping motor inhibition: Conjunctive brain analysis across different versions of go/no-go and Stop tasks. Neuroimage 13, 250-261.

DESCO, M., HERNANDEZ, J. A., SANTOS, A. and BRAMMER M (2001) Multiresolution analysis in fMRI: Sensitivity and specificity in the detection of brain activation. Human Brain Mapping 14, 16-27. .

CALVERT, G, A., HANSEN, P. C., IVERSEN, S. D., and BRAMMER, M. J. (2001). Detection of audio-visual integration sites in humans by application of electrophysiological criteria to the BOLD effect. Neuroimage 14,427-438. .

KIRCHER, T. J., LIDDLE, P, F., BRAMMER, M. J., WILLIAMS, S. C. R., MURRAY, R. and McGUIRE, P. K. (2001) Neural correlates of formal thought disorder in schizophrenia: an fMRI study. Archs Gen Psychiatry 58,769-774.

WILLIAMS, L, M., PHILLIPS, M, L., BRAMMER, M. J., SKERRETT, D., LAGOPOULOS, J., RENNIE, C., BAHRAMALI, H., OLIVIERI, G., DAVID, A.S., PEDUTO, A. and GORDON, E. (2001) Arousal dissociates amygdala and hippocampal fear responses: evidence from simultaneous fMRI and skin conductance recording. Neuroimage 14, 1070-1079 .

NUNN. J., GREGORY, L. J., BRAMMER, M. J., WILLIAMS, S. C. R., PRASLOW, D. M., MORGAN, M. J., MORRIS, R., BULLMORE, E. BARON_COHEN, S and GRAY. J. (2002) Functional magnetic resonance imaging of synaesthesia: activation of colour vision in V4/V8 by spoken words. Nature Neuroscience 5, 371-375.

MACSWEENEY, M., WOLL, B., CAMPBELL, R., McGUIRE, P., DAVID, A., WILLIAMS, S. C. R., SUCKLING, J., CALVERT, G. and BRAMMER, M. J. (2002) Neural systems underlying British Sign Language and audiovisual english processing in native users. Brain 125, 1583-1593.

MACSWEENEY, M. CALVERT, G. A., CAMBELL, R., MCGUIRE, P K., DAVID, A. S., WILLIAMS, S. C. R., WOLL, B and BRAMMER, M. J ( 2002) Speechreading circuits in people born deaf. Neuropsychologia 40, 801-807.

SHERGILL, S. S., BRAMMER, M. J., FUKUDA, R., BULLMORE, E., AMARO, E., MURRAY, R. M. and MCGUIRE, P. K. (2002) Modulation of activity in temporal cortex during generation of inner speech. Human Brain Mapping 16, 219-227.

WYKES, T., BRAMMER, M., MELLERS, J., BRAY, P., REEDER, C., WILLIAMS, C. and CORNER, J. (2002) The effects on the brain of a psychological treatment, cognitive remediation therapy ( CRT). An fMRI study. Brit. J Psychiatry 181, 144-152.

GRAY, J. A., CHOPPING, S., NUNN, J., PARSLOW, D., GREGORY, L., WILLIMAS, S. C. R., BRAMMER, M. J., and BARON-COHEN. S. (2002) Implications of synaesthesia for functionalism: Theory and experiments. J. Conciousness. Stud. 9, 5-31.

BREAKSPEAR, M., BRAMMER, M and ROBINSON, P. (2003) Construction of multivariate surrogate sets from nonlinear data using the wavelet transform. Physica D 182, 1-22.

RUBIA, K., SMITH, A., BRAMMER, M.J. and TAYLOR, E. (2003) Right inferior prefrontal cortex mediates response inhibition while mesial prefrontal cortex is responsible for error detection. Neuroimage 20,351-358.

BULLMORE, E.T., FADILI, J., BREAKSPEAR, M., SALAVDOR, R., SUCKLING, J and BRAMMER.M ( 2003) Wavelets and statistical analysis of functional magnetic resonance images of the human brain. Statistical Methods in Medical Research 12,375-399.

UHER, R., MURPHY, T., BRAMMER, M J., DALGLEISH, T., PHILLIPS, M.L., NG, V., ANDREW, C.M., WILLIAMS, S.C., CAMPBELL. I. C. and TREASURE, J. (2004) Medial Prefrontal Cortex activity is associated with symptom provocation in eating disorders. Am J Psychiatry 161,1238-1246.


WILLIAMS, L. M., DAS, P., ., HARRIS, A,,W,F., LIDDELL, B., BRAMMER, M. J., OLIVIERI, G., HOMAYOUN, B., SKERRETT, D., PHILLIPS, M. L., DAVID, A. S., PEDUTO, A and GORDAN. E. (2004) Dysregulation of arousal and amydgala-prefrontal systems in paranoid schizophrenia Am. J. Psychiatry 161,480-489
MATAIX-COLS, D., CULLEN, S., LAWRENCE, N., BRAMMER, M J., ZELAYA, F., ANDREW, C., SPECKENS, A and PHILLIPS, M. (2004) Distinct neural correlates of washing, checking and hoarding symptom dimensions in obsessive-compulsive disorder. Archs Gen Psychiatry 61,564-576.
BREAKSPEAR, M., BRAMMER, M.J., BULLMORE, E.T, DAS, P and WILLIAMS, L.M. (2004) Spatiotemporal wavelet resampling for functional neuroimaging data. Human Brain Mapping 23,1-25.

WALSH, N., KIM, J., ANDREW, C., , PICH, E, M., , WILLIAMS, P., REED, L., MITTERSCHIFFTHALER, M., SUCKLING, J. and , BULLMORE, E. T. (2004) Differential effects of treatment response and antidepressant medication exposure on brain systems activated by sad facial affects in major depression : a prospective fMRI study of treatment with fluoxetine. Archs Gen. Psychiatry 61,877-889.

RUBIA, K., SMITH, A. R., BRAMMER, M. J. TOONE, B and TAYLOR E. (2005)
Abnormal brain activation during inhibition and error detection in mediaction-na‘ve adolescents with ADHD,. American J Psychiatry 162,1067-1075.

COSTAFREDA, S. G., FU, C. H. Y., LEE, L., EVERITT, B. BRAMMER, M. J and DAVID A. S. ( 2005) A systematic review and quantitative appraisal of fMRI studies of verbal fluency: Role of the left inferior frontal gyrus. Human Brain Mapping 27,799-810.

KEEDWELL, P, A., ANDREW, C., WILLIAMS, S. C. R., BRAMMER, M. J and PHILLIPS, M (2005) The neural correlates of anhedonia in major depressive disorder. Biological Pyschiatry 58,843-853.

UHER, R., TREASURE, J., HEINING, M., BRAMMER, M.J. and CAMPBELL, I..C. (2006) Cerebral processing of food-related stimuli: effects of fasting and gender. Behavioual Brain Research. 169,111-119.

RUBIA, K., NOSARTI, C., BRAMMER, M.J., WOOLLEY, J and TAYLOR, E. (2006) Progressive increase of fronto-striatal brain activation during event-related tasks of cognitive control. Human Brain Mapping 27,973-993.


GRAY, J.A., PARSLOW, D.M., BRAMMER, M.J., CHOPPING, S., VYTHELINGUM, G.N., and FFYTCHE, D.H. (2006) Evidence against functionalism from imaging of the alien colour effect in synaesthesia. Cortex 42,309-318.

BRAMMER, M. J and MORRETIN, P., (2006) A method to produce evolving functional connectivity maps during the course of an fMRI experiment using wavelet-based time varying Granger causality. Neuroimage 15,187-196.

SUCKLING, J., LONG, C., TRIANTAFYLLOU, C., BRAMMER, M. J and BULLMORE, E. T. (2006) Variable precision registration via wavelets: Optimal spatial scales for inter-subject registration of functional MRI. Neuroimage 15,197-208.

MACSWEENEY, M., CAMPBELL, R., CAMPBELL, R.,, WOLL, B., BRAMMER, M.J., GIAMPIETRO, V., DAVID, A., CALVERT, G. and McGUIRE, P. (2006) Lexical and sentential processing in British Sign Language. Human Brain Mapping 27,63-76.

SUMICH, A., KUMARI, V., HEASMAN, B., GORDON, E and BRAMMER, M J. (2006) Abnormal asymmetry of N200 and P300 event related potentials in subclinical depression. J Affective Disorders 92,171-183.

ECKER, C, BRAMMER, M.J., DAVID, A. S. and WILLIAMS, S. C. R. (2006) Time resolved fMRI of mental rotation revisited – Dissociating visual perception from mental rotation in female subjects. Neuroimage 32,432-444.

MOURAO-MIRANDA, J., REYNAUD, E., MCGLONE, F., CALVERT, G and BRAMMER M. (2006) The impact of temporal compression and space selection on SVM analysis of single subject and multi-subject fMRI data. Neuroimage 33, 1055-1065.


CASERAS, X., MATAIX-COLS, D., KYOON, S., LAWRENCE, N, S., SPECKENS, A., GIAMPIETRO, V, BRAMMER, M. J. and PHILLIPS, M. L. (2007) Sex differences in neural responses to disgusting visual stimuli: Implications for disgust-related psychiatric disorders. Biological Psychiatry 62,464-471.

ROSENTHAL, M. J., SMITH, D., YAGUEZ, L., GIMAPIETRO, V., KERR, D., BULLMORE. E. T., BRAMMER, M. J., WILLIAMS, S. C. R. and AMIEL, S. (2007) Caffeine restores regional brain activation in acute hypoglycaemia in healthy volunteers. Diabetic Medicine 24,720-727.

RUBIA, K., SMITH, A., TAYLOR, E and BRAMMER, M.J. ( 2007) Linear age-correlated functional development of right inferior fronto-striato-cerebellar networks during response inhibition and anterior ciingulate during error-related processes . Human Brain Mapping 28,1163-1177.

MOURAO-MIRANDA, J., FRISTON, K.J. and BRAMMER M. J. (2007) Dynamic discrimination analysis: A spatio-temporal SVM. Neuroimage 36,88-99.

SATO, J. R., FUJITA, A., AMARO Jr, E., MOURAO-MIRANDA, J., MORETTIN, P. A., and BRAMMER M. J. (2007) DWT-CEM an algorithm for scale-temporal clustering in fMRI. Biological Cybernetics 97,33-45.

COEN, S., GREGORY, L., YAGUEZ, L., AMARO, E., BRAMMER, M., WILLIAMS, S.C.R and AZIZ, Q. (2007) Reproducibility of human brain activity evoked by oesophageal stimulation using functional magnetic resonance imaging. American Journal of Physiology – Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. ( in press).

HARDOON, D.R., MOURAO-MIRANDA, J, BRAMMER, M and SHAWE-TAYLOR, J. (2007) Unsupervised analysis of fMRI data using Kernel Canonical Correlation. Neuroimage 37,1250-1259.

COSTAFREDA, S., BRAMMER, M.J., VENCIO, R, Z, N., MOURAO, M, L., PORTELA. L., de CASTRO, C. C., GIAMPIETRO, V. P. and AMARO Jr E. (2007)
Multi-site fMRI reproducibility of a motor task using identical fMRI systems. J. Mag. Res. Imaging 26,1122-1126.

FU, C.H.Y., MOURAO-MIRANDA, J., COSTAFREDA, S.G., KHANNA, A., MARQUAND, A.F., WILLIAMS, S.C.R and BRAMMER M J ( 2007) Pattern recognition of sad facial processing: towards the development of neurobiological markers in depression. Biol. Psychiatry 63,656-662.

COSTAFREDA, S., BRAMMER, M. J., DAVID, A.S., and FU, C, H. Y. ( 2007) Predictors of amygdala activation during processing of emotional stimuli: a meta-analysis. Brain Research Reviews 58,57-70.

ECKER, C., BRAMMER M.J., and WILLIAMS, S.C.R. (2008) Combining path analysis and time-resolved fMRI: The neuro-cognitive network underlying mental rotation. J. Cogn. Neuroscience 6, 1003-1020.

JOLLANT, F., LAWRENCE, N.S., GIAMPIETRO, V., BRAMMER, M.J., FULLANA, M.A., DRAPIER, D., COURTET, P and PHILLIPS, M.L. (2008) Orbitofrontral cortex response to disapproval in males with histories of suicide attempts . Amer. J. Psychiatry 165, 740-748.

SATO, J.R., COSTAFREDA, S., MORETTIN, P. A and BRAMMER M.J ( 2008) Measuring nonlinear predictability using support vector regression with applications in epilepsy. Communications in Statistics, Simulation and Computation. ( In Press).

LEE,S., ZELAYA, F., AMIEL, S.A. and BRAMMER M.J. (2008) A data-driven fMRI neuronal activation analysis methods using temporal clustering technique and an adaptive voxel selection criterion. IAENG International Journal of Computer Science 35:, IJCS-35_1_14.

ANTONOVA, E., PARSLOW, D., BRAMMER, M., DAWSON, G., JACKSON, S and MORRIS R. (2008) Age-related neural activity during allocentric spatial memory. Memory ( in press).

SATO, J.R., MOURAO-MIRANDA, J., MARTIN, M,D,G., AMARO, E., MORETTIN, P A and BRAMMER, M. J (2008) The impact of functional connectivity changes on support vector machines mapping of fMRI data. J. Neurosci. methods 172,94-104.

COEN, S. J., AZIZ, Q., YAGUEZ, L., BRAMMER, M., WILLIAMS, S.C.R and GREGORY, L. J. ( 2008) Effects of attention on visceral stimulus intensity coding in the human brain . Gastroenterology 135,2065-2074.

MARQUAND, A.F., MOURAO-MIRANDA, J., BRAMMER, M.J. CLEARE, A J and FU C.H.Y (2008) Neuroanatomy of verbal working memory as a diagnostic biomarker for depression. Neuroreport 19, 1507-1511.


MOURAO-MIRANDA, J., ECKER, C., SATO, J.R. and BRAMMER M. J. ( 2008) Dynamic changes in the mental rotation network revealed by pattern recognition analysis of fMRI data. J. Cog. Neurosci. 21,890-904


SATO, J. R., MORAIS-MARTIN, M.D.G., FUJITA, A., MOURAO-MIRANDA, J., BRAMMER, M.J and AMARO Jr, E. (2009) An fMRI normative database for connectivity networks using one class support vector machines. Human Brain Mapping 30, 1068-1076.


COSTAFREDA, S., DAVID, A.S., BARKER, G and BRAMMER M J. ( 2009) Bayesian wavelet analysis of fMRI time series. J. Mag. Res. Imaging. ( in press).

KANAAN, R., BARKER, G., BRAMMER, M., GIAMPIETRO, V., SHERGILL, S., WOOLLEY, J., PICCHIONI, M., TOULOPOULOU, T and MCGUIRE, P. (2009) White matter microstructure in Schizophrenia: effects of disorder, duration and medication. Brit. J. Psychiatry ( in press ).


HARDOON, D.R., ETTINGER, U., MOURAO-MIRANDA, J., ANTONOVA, E., COLLIER, D., KUMARI, V., WILLIAMS, S.C.R. and BRAMMER, M. J. (2009) Correlation based multivariate analysis of genetic influence on brain volume. Neurosci. Lett. 450,281-286.

RUBIA, K.,. SMITH, A.B., HALARI, R., MATSUKARA, F., MOHAMMED, M., TAYLOR, E and BRAMMER M.J. (2009) Disorder specific dissociation of orbitofrontal dysfunction in boys with pure Conduct disorder and ventrolateral prefrontal dysfunction in boys with pure Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity disorder during sustained attention. Amer. J. Psychiatry 166,83-94.

COEN, S., YAGUEZ, L., AZIZ, Q., MITTERSCHIFFTHALER, M., BRAMMER, M., WILLIAMS S C R and GREGORY, L J . (2009) Assessing the influence of negative emotion on the brain processing of visceral sensation. Gastroenterology (in press ).

SATO, J.R., FUJITA, A., THOMAZ, C E., MARTIN, M G., MOURAO-MIRANDA, J., BRAMMER M J. and AMARO Jr E. (2009) Evaluating SVM and MLDA in the extraction of discriminant regions for mental state prediction. Neuroimage ( in press ).

COSTAFREDA, S., DAVID, A.S. and BRAMMER M J. (2009) A parametric approach to voxel-based meta-analysis. Neuroimage ( in press).

MUNHALL, K., ten HOVE M., BRAMMER M and PARE M. (2009) Audiovisual integration of speech : evidence from a bistable cross-modal illusion. Current Biology ( in press ).

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MACSWEENEY, M., BRAMMER, M.J., WATERS, D and GOSWAMI, U. (2009) Enhanced activation of the left inferior frontal gyrus in deaf and dyslexic adults during rhyming. Brain (in press).
CHRISTAKOU, A., HALARI R., SMITH , A.B., IFKOVITS, E., BRAMMER, M and RUBIA, K. (2009) Sex-dependent Age Modulation of Frontostriatal and Tempro-parietal Activation during cognitive control. Neuroimage ( in press).

BRAMMER M. (2009) MRI, Diagnosis, Personalised Medicine and the role of neuroimaging – current position and likely future directions. Dialogues in Clin. Neurosci. 43 ( in press).

CHRISTAKOU, A., BRAMMER, M., GIAMPIETRO, V and RUBIA, K. (2009) Right ventromedial and dorsolateral prefrontal cortices mediate adaptive decisions under ambiguity by integrating choice utility and outcome evaluation. J Neurosci. ( in press).

ECKER, C., ROCHA-REGO, V., JOHNSTON, P., MOURAO-MIRANDA, J., MARQUAND, A., DALY, E.M., BRAMMER, M.J., MURPHY, C., MURPHY, DG. and the AIMS Consortium. (2009) Investigating the predictive value of whole-brain structural MR scans in autism: a pattern classification approach. Neuroimage ( in press).

RADUA, J., PHILLIPS, M.L., RUSSELL, T., LAWRENCE, N., MARSHALL, N., KALIDINDI, S., EL_HAGE, W., MCDONALD, C., GIAMPIETRO, V., BRAMMER, M.J., DAVID, A.S and SURGULADZE, S.A. (2009) Neural response of specific components of fearful faces in healthy and schizophrenic adults. Neuroimage ( in press ).

MARQUAND, A., HOWARD, M., BRAMMER, M., CHU C., COEN, S.. and MOURAO-MIRANDA. J. (2009) Quantitative prediction of subjective pain intensity from whole brain fMRI data using Gaussian processes. Neuroimage ( in press).

RUBIA, K., CUBILLO, A., WOOLLEY, J., BRAMMER, M.J and SMITH. A. (2010) Disorder-specific dysfunctions in patients with Attention deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder compared to patients with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder during interference inhibition and attention allocation. Human Brain Mapping ( in press).

SATO, J.R., FUJITA, A., CARDOSO, E.F., THOMAZ, C.E., BRAMMER, M.J and AMARO Jr, E. (2010) Analyzing the connectivity between regions of interest: an approach based on cluster Granger causality from fMRI data analysis. Neuroimage ( in press ).

ANTONOVA, E., PARSLOW, D., BRAMMER, M., SIMMONS, A., WILLIAMS, S.C.R., DAWSON, G. and MORRIS, R. (2010) Scopolamine disrupts hippocampal activity during allocentric spatial memory in humans: an fMRI study using a virual reality analogue of the Morris Water Maze. J. Psychopharmacology. ( in press).

ECKER, C., MARQUAND., MOURAO-MIRANDA, J., JOHNSTON, P., DALY, E.M., BRAMMER, M.J., MALTEZOS, S., MURPHY, C.M., ROBERTSON, D., WILLIAMS, S.C and MURPHY, D.G.M. (2010) Describing the brain in autism in five dimensions – MRI-assisted diagnosis of ASD using a multi-parameter classification approach. J. Neuroscience ( in press).

CHRISTAKOU, A., BRAMMER, M and RUBIA, K. (2010) Maturation of limbic corticostriatal activation and connectivity associated with developmental changes in temporal discounting. Neuroimage ( in press).

HAHN, T., MARQUAND, A., EHLIS, A-C., DRESLER, T., KITTEL-SCHNEIDER, S., JARCZOK, T., LESCH, K-P., JAKOB, P., MOURAO-MIRANDA, J., BRAMMER, M.J and FALLGATTER, A. (2010) Integrating neurobiological markers of depression. Archives of General Psychiatry ( in press).

BIAZOLI Jr, C.,E., SATO, J.R., CARDOSO, E.F., BRAMMER M.J. and AMARO Jr E. (2010) Nonlinear estimation of neural processing time from the BOLD signal with application to decision making. Human Brain Mapping ( in press).

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