Laboratory of Dr. Tracy Butler
NYU School of Medicine





Butler T, Zaborszky L, Wang X, McDonald CR, Blackmon K, Dubois B, Carlson C, Barr W, French J, Kuzniecky R, Halgren E, Devinsky O, Thesen T. Septal nuclei enlargement in human temporal lobe epilepsy. Neurology, accepted 2012

Najjar S, Pearlman D, Devinsky O, Najjar A, Nadkarni S, Butler T, Zagzag D. Neuropsychiatric autoimmune encephalitis with negative VGKC-complex, NMDAR, and GAD autoantibodies: A case report and literature review. Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, accepted 2012

Blackmon K, Devinsky O, Londen L, Barr WB, Carlson C, Butler T, McGill M, French J, Kuzniecky R, Halgren E, Thesen T. A neuroanatomical substrate for anxiety vulnerability in temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsia, accepted 2012

Butler T, Weisholtz D, Snodgrass E, Isenberg N, Epstein J, Stern E, Silbersweig D. Imaging fronto-limbic dysfunction in schizophrenia and epilepsy-related psychosis: Toward a convergent neurobiology. Epilepsy and Behavior 2012

Butler T, Blackmon K, Zaborsky L, Wang H, DuBois J, Carlson C, Barr WB, French J, Devinsky O, Kuzniecky R, Halgren H, Thesen T. Volume of the human septal forebrain region predicts source memory. Journal of International Neuropsychological Society 2012

Butler T. Psychogenic dystonia and peripheral trauma. Neurology 2011

Butler T, Blackmon K, McDonald CR, Carlson C, Barr WB, Devinsky O, Kuzniecky R, DuBois J, French J, Halgren H, Thesen T. Cortical thickness abnormalities associated with depressive symptoms in temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy and Behavior 2011

Butler T, Ichise M, Teich AF, Gerard E, Osborne J, French J, Devinsky O, Kuzniecky R, Gilliam F, Pervez F, Provenzano F, Goldsmith S, Vallabhajosula S, Silbersweig D, Stern E. Imaging inflammation in a patient with epilepsy due to focal cortical dysplasia. Journal of Neuroimaging 2011.

Dubois JM, Devinsky O, Carlson C, Kuzniecky R, Quinn BT, Alper K, Butler T, Starner K, Halgren E, Thesen T. Abnormalities of cortical thickness in postictal psychosis. Epilepsy & Behavior 2011

Epstein J, Perez D, Ervin K, Pan H, Kocsis J, Butler T, Stern E, Silbersweig D. Failure to Segregate Emotional Processing from Cognitive and Sensorimotor Processing in Major Depression. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging 2011

Tuescher O, Protopopescu X, Pan H, Cloitre M, Butler T, Goldstein M, Root JC, Engelien A, Furman D, Silverman M, Yang Y, Gorman J, LeDoux J, Silbersweig D, Stern E. Differential activity of subgenual cingulate and brainstem in panic disorder and PTSD. J. Anxiety Disorder 2011

Butler T, Nadiminti L, Anthony D. Consciously-perceived generalized epileptiform discharges in a man with schizoaffective disorder. Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry 2009

Butler T. Clozapine-induced negative myoclonus. Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience 2009

Cunningham-Bussel AC, Root JC, Butler T, Pan H, Epstein J, Weisholtz D, Pavony M, Silverman M, Goldstein M, Altemus M, Cloitre M, LeDoux J, McEwen B, Stern E, Silbersweig D. Diurnal cortisol amplitude and fronto-limbic brain activity in response to stressful stimuli. Psychoneuroendocrinology 2009

Protopopescu X, Butler T, Pan H, Altemus M, Polanecsky M, McEwen B, Silbersweig D, Stern E. Human brain structural changes across the menstrual cycle. Hippocampus 2008

Butler T, Pan H, Teucher O, Engelien A, Goldstein M, Epstein J, Weisholtz D, Protopopescu X, Root J, Cunningham-Bussel A, Xie X, Chen Q, Phelps E, LeDoux J, Stern E, Silbersweig D. Human fear-related motor neurocircuitry. Neuroscience 2007

Butler T. Complexities in the association of human blood brain barrier disruption with seizures: Importance of patient population and method of disruption. Brain 2007

Butler T, Pan H, Imperato-McGinley J, Voyer D, Cunningham-Bussel, A, Cordero J, Zhu Y, Silbersweig D, Stern E. A network approach to fMRI condition-dependent cognitive activation studies as applied to understanding sex differences. Clinical Neuroscience Research 2007

Butler T, Imperato-McGinley J, Pan H, Voyer D, Cunningham-Bussell, A, Cordero J, Stern E, Silbersweig D. Sex specificity of ventral anterior cingulate cortex suppression during a cognitive task. Human Brain Mapping 2007

Epstein J, Pan H, Yang Y, Kocsis J, Butler T, Chusid J, Hochberg H, Murrough J, Strohmayer E, Stern E, Silbersweig D. Lack of ventral striatal response to positive stimuli in depressed versus normal subjects. American J. Psychiatry 2006

Butler T, Imperato-McGinley J, Pan H, Voyer D, Cordero J, Stern E, Silbersweig D. Sex differences in mental rotation: Top down versus bottom up processing. Neuroimage 2006

Butler T, Pan H, Epstein J, Protopopescu X, Tuescher O, Goldstein M, Cloitre M, Yang Y, Phelps E, Gorman J, Ledoux J, Stern E, Silbersweig D. Fear-related activity in subgenual anterior cingulate cortex differs between men and women. NeuroReport 2005

Butler T, Hirsch LJ, Claassen J. The hazards of lack of co-registration of ictal brain SPECT to MRI: Sinusitis mimicking a brainstem seizure focus. BMC Nuclear Medicine 2004