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Joana Leitão

 

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Joana Leitão

Position: PhD Student  Unit: Alumni Noppeney

In my Phd I use Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) to investigate multisensory integration.

Academic Background


11/2009-present: PhD student at the MPI for Biological Cybernetics, Tuebingen, in the Cognitive Neuroimaging Group (Supervisor: Dr. Uta Noppeney)

 

2007-2009: Master in Biomedical Engineering at the Lisbon Institute of Technology (IST)

Master Thesis: Interleaved TMS-fMRI in the Investigation of Multisensory Integration (Supervisors: Dr. Uta Noppeney & Dr. Axel Thielscher at the MPI for Biological Cybernetics)

 

2003-2007: Bachelor in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science at the Lisbon Institute of Technology (IST)

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Articles (4):

Leitão J, Thielscher A, Lee HL, Tuennerhoff J and Noppeney U (October-2017) Transcranial magnetic stimulation of right inferior parietal cortex causally influences prefrontal activation for visual detection European Journal of Neuroscience Epub ahead. accepted
Leitão J, Thielscher A, Tuennerhoff J and Noppeney U (August-2017) Comparing TMS perturbations to occipital and parietal cortices in concurrent TMS-fMRI studies: Methodological considerations PLoS ONE 12(8) 1-20.
Leitão J, Thielscher A, Tünnerhoff J and Noppeney U (August-2015) Concurrent TMS-fMRI Reveals Interactions between Dorsal and Ventral Attentional Systems Journal of Neuroscience 35(32) 11445-11457.
Leitão J, Thielscher A, Werner S, Pohmann R and Noppeney U (April-2013) Effects of Parietal TMS on Visual and Auditory Processing at the Primary Cortical Level: A Concurrent TMS-fMRI Study Cerebral Cortex 23(4) 873-884.

Posters (4):

Leitao J, Thielscher A, Tuennerhoff J and Noppeney U (June-11-2014): Using TMS-fMRI to investigate the neural correlates of visual perception, 20th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM 2014), Hamburg, Germany.
Leitão J, Thielscher A and Noppeney U (November-12-2013): Influences of right parietal cortex in the visual processing of contralateral visual stimuli in a sustained attentional context, 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (Neuroscience 2013), San Diego, CA, USA.
Leitão J (October-2010): Investigating the effect of IPS TMS-stimulation on auditory and visual processing: A TMS-fMRI Study, 11th Conference of Junior Neuroscientists of Tübingen (NeNa 2010), Heiligkreuztal, Germany.
Leitão J, Thielscher A, Werner S, Pohmann R and Noppeney U (June-2010): Investigating the effect of IPS TMS-stimulation on auditory and visual processing: A TMS-fMRI Study, 16th Annual Meeting of the Organisation for Human Brain Mapping (HBM 2010), Barcelona, Spain.

Talks (1):

Leitão J (June-2010) Abstract Talk: TMS des intra-parietalen Sulcus vermindert die reziproke Deaktivierung visueller und auditorischer Kortices: eine simultane fMRT-/TMS-Studie, 36. Tagung Psychologie und Gehirn (PuG 2010), Greifswald, Germany 17.

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