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Andre Antunes

Address: Spemannstr. 41
72076 Tübingen
Room number: 3.B.10
Phone: +49 7071 601 728
Fax: +49 7071 601 702
E-Mail: Andre.Antunes

 

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Andre Antunes

Position: PhD Student  Unit: Alumni Scheffler

Currently doing:

FEM simulations in transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), in order to investigate the role of the electric field (magnitude, orientation, depth) in brain activation;

Development of simNIBS, an automated pipeline for the creation and FEM simulations of realistic brains;

Acceleration of FEM simulations using approximations, to achieve real time visualization of field calculations;

I am also interested in the biological effects of magnetic fields, skull modelling, segmentation of MR images;

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Articles (5):

Bungert A, Antunes A, Espenhahn S and Thielscher A (November-2017) Where does TMS Stimulate the Motor Cortex? Combining Electrophysiological Measurements and Realistic Field Estimates to Reveal the Affected Cortex Position Cerebral Cortex 27(11) 5083–5094.
Minjoli S, Saturnino GB, Blicher JU, Stagg CJ, Siebner HR, Antunes A and Thielscher A (May-2017) The impact of large structural brain changes in chronic stroke patients on the electric field caused by transcranial brain stimulation NeuroImage: Clinical 15 106–117.
Mian OS, Li Y, Antunes A, Glover PM and Day BL (February-2016) Effect of head pitch and roll orientations on magnetically induced vertigo Journal of Physiology 594(4) 1051–1067.
Saturnino GB, Antunes A and Thielscher A (October-2015) On the importance of electrode parameters for shaping electric field patterns generated by tDCS NeuroImage 120 25–35.
Opitz A, Paulus W, Will S, Antunes A and Thielscher A (April-2015) Determinants of the electric field during transcranial direct current stimulation NeuroImage 109 140–150.

Conference papers (1):

Thielscher A, Antunes A and Saturnino GB (August-2015) Field modeling for transcranial magnetic stimulation: A useful tool to understand the physiological effects of TMS?, 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2015), IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, USA, 222-225.

Posters (3):

Saturnino G, Antunes A, Stelzer J and Thielscher A (June-18-2015): SimNIBS: A versatile toolbox for simulating fields generated by transcranial brain stimulation, 21st Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM 2015), Honolulu, HI, USA.
Bungert A, Antunes A and Thielscher A (June-11-2014): Electric field calculations explain physiological responses to TMS during motor cortex stimulation, 20th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM 2014), Hamburg, Germany.
Mandija S, van Lier ALHMW, Thielscher A, Antunes A, Neggers SFW, Luijten PR and van den Berg CAT (May-14-2014): Characterizing Electrical Interactions of Tissue with Time-Varying Gradient Fields: Simulations and Measurements, Joint Annual Meeting ISMRM-ESMRMB 2014, Milano, Italy.

Talks (1):

Thielscher A, Antunes A, Bungert A, Espenhahn S, Hamada M, Sørensen PJ, Rothwell JC and Siebner HR (November-15-2017) Abstract Talk: Linking electric field simulations and physiological measurements to reveal how TMS stimulates the human motor hand area, 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (Neuroscience 2017), Washington, DC, USA.

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