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Nitsche, Michael, Prof. Dr.*


Professor for Clinical Neurophysiology


  • 2006 - Venia legendi in Neurology

  • since 2006 - Senior physician Dept. Clinical Neurophysiology, University Medical Center Göttingen

  • 2005 - Medical specialist in Neurology

  • 2003-2004 - Further psychiatric education, Dept. of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Göttingen

  • since 1999 - Ass. physician, Dept. Clinical Neurophysiology, University Medical Center Göttingen



Major Research Interests

• Epileptology

• Neuroplasticity

• Neuropsychopharmacology

• Cognitive Neurology

• Non-invasive brain stimulation




Homepage Department/Research Group
http://www.neurologie.uni-goettingen.de/index.php/nitsche.html



Selected Recent Publications


  • Polanía R, Paulus W, Antal A, Nitsche MA (2011). Introducing graph theory to track for neuroplastic alterations in the resting human brain: a transcranial direct current stimulation study. Neuroimage 54(3): 2287-96

  • Stagg CJ, Nitsche MA (2011). Physiological basis of transcranial direct current stimulation. Neuroscientist 17(1): 37-53

  • Thirugnanasambandam N, Grundey J, Adam K, Drees A, Skwirba AC, Lang N, Paulus W, Nitsche MA (2011). Nicotinergic impact on focal and non-focal neuroplasticity induced by non-invasive brain stimulation in non-smoking humans. Neuropsychopharmacology 36(4): 879-86

  • Nitsche MA, Jakoubkova M, Thirugnanasambandam N, Schmalfuss L, Hullemann S, Sonka K, Paulus W, Trenkwalder C, Happe S (2010). Contribution of the premotor cortex to consolidation of motor sequence learning in humans during sleep. J Neurophysiol 104(5): 2603-14

  • Monte-Silva K, Kuo MF, Liebetanz D, Paulus W, Nitsche MA (2010). Shaping the optimal repetition interval for cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). J Neurophysiol 103(4): 1735-40








Nitsche, Michael

Address

Prof. Dr. med. Michael Nitsche
Göttingen University Medical School
Dept. of Clinical Neurophysiology
Robert-Koch-Str. 40
37075 Göttingen
Germany

Tel.: +49 (0)551 39 9571
Fax: +49 (0)551 39 8126
email: mnitsch1@gwdg.de

GGNB Affiliation
Systems Neuroscience