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Wilson Truccolo Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Brown Affiliations

scholarly work

Full publication list and article links: Wilson's Home Page\Publications

1. Gerhard F, Deger M, Truccolo W (2017) On the stability and dynamics of stochastic spiking neuron models: nonlinear Hawkes process and point process GLMs. PLoS Comput Biol 13(2): e1005390. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005390. 

2. Rule ME, Vargas-Irwin C, Donoghue JP, Truccolo W (2017) Dissociation between sustained single-neuron spiking β-rhythmicity and transient β-LFP oscillations in primate motor cortex. J Neurophysiology, doi:10.1152/jn.00651.2016, in press.

3. Heitmann S, Rule M, Truccolo W, Ermentrout B (2017) Optogenetic stimulation shifts the excitability of cerebral cortex from Type I to Type II: oscillation onset and wave propagation. PLoS Computational Biology 13(1): e1005349. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005349

4. Martinet LE, Fiddyment G, Madsen J, Eskandar E, Truccolo W, Eden U, Cash SS, Kramer MA (2017) Human seizures couple across spatial scales through traveling wave dynamics. Nature Comm, in press.

5. Truccolo W (2017) From point process observations to collective neural dynamics: nonlinear Hawkes PP-GLMs, low-dimensional dynamics and coarse graining. J Physiol, Paris, in press.

6. Ho ECY, Truccolo W (2016) Interaction between synaptic inhibition and glial-potassium dynamics leads to diverse seizure transition modes in biophysical models of human focal seizures. J Computational Neuroscience, 41(2): 225 – 244.

7. Sarma AA, Crocker B, Cash SS, Truccolo W (2016) A modular, closed-loop platform for intracranial stimulation in people with neurological disorders. Int IEEE EMBS Conf Neural Engineering, 6139 – 6142.

8. Aghagolzadeh M, Hochberg LR, Cash SS, Truccolo W (2016) Predicting seizures from local field potentials recorded via intracortical microelectrode arrays. Int IEEE EMBS Conf Neural Engineering, 6353 – 6356.

9. Aghagolzadeh M, Truccolo W (2016) Inference and decoding of motor cortex low-dimensional dynamics with latent state-space models. IEEE Transactions Neural Systems Rehabilitation Engineering, 24(2): 272 – 282.

10. Wagner F, Eskandar EN, Cosgrove GR, Madsen JR, Blum AS, Potter NS, Hochberg LR, Cash SS, Truccolo W (2015) Microscale spatiotemporal dynamics during neocortical propagation of human focal seizures. NeuroImage, 122: 114 – 130.

11. Truccolo W (2015) Population Encoding/Decoding. In Encyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience (Eds. Jaeger D and Jung R). Springer, New York.

12. Wagner FB, Truccolo W, Wang J, Nurmikko AN (2015) Spatiotemporal dynamics of optogenetically-induced and spontaneous seizure transitions in primary generalized epilepsy. J Neurophysiology 113(7): 2321 – 2341.

13. Milekovic T, Truccolo W, Grün S, Riehle A, Brochier T (2015) Local field potentials in primate motor cortex encode grasp kinetic parameters. NeuroImage, 114: 338 – 335.

14. Lu Y, Truccolo W, Wagner FBP, Vargas-Irwin CE, Ozden I, Zimmermann JB, May T, Agha N, Wang J, Nurmikko AV (2015) Optogenetically-induced spatiotemporal gamma oscillations and neuronal spiking activity in primate motor cortex. J Neurophysiology 113(10): 3574 – 3587.

15. Rule ME, Vargas-Irwin CE, Donoghue JP, Truccolo W (2015) Contribution of LFP dynamics to single-neuron spiking variability in motor cortex during movement execution. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 9(89): 10.3389/fnsys.2015.00089.

16. Harrison MT, Amarasingham A, Truccolo W (2015) Spatiotemporal conditional inference and hypothesis tests for neural ensemble spiking precision. Neural Computation, 27(1): 104 – 150.

17. Truccolo* W, Ahmed OJ, Harrison MT, Eskandar EN, Cosgrove GR, Madsen JR, Blum AS, Potter NS, Hochberg LR, Cash* SS (2014) Neuronal ensemble synchrony during human focal seizures. J Neuroscience, 34(30): 9927 – 9944. *Senior authors

18. Menzer D, Rao NG, Bondy A, Truccolo W, Donoghue JP (2014) Population interactions between parietal and primary motor cortices during reach. J Neurophysiology: 112(11): 2959 – 2984.

19. Aghagolzadeh M, Truccolo W (2014) Latent state-space models for neural decoding. Int IEEE EMBS Conf Neural Engineering, 3033 – 3036.

20. Park YS, Hochberg LR, Eskandar EN, Cash SS, Truccolo W (2014) Early detection of human focal seizures based on cortical multiunit activity. Int IEEE EMBS Conf Neural Engineering, 5796 – 5799.

21. Park YS, Hochberg LR, Eskandar EN, Cash SS, Truccolo W (2013) Early detection of human epileptic seizures based on intracortical local field potentials. Int IEEE EMBS Conf Neural Eng.: 323 – 326.

22. Park YS, Hochberg LR, Eskandar EN, Cash SS, Truccolo W (2013) Adaptive parametric spectral estimation with Kalman smoothing for online early seizure detection. Int IEEE EMBS Conf Neural Eng.: 1410 – 1413.

23. Kramer MA, Truccolo W, Eden UT, Lepage KQ, Hochberg LR, Eskandar EN, Madsen JR, Lee JW, Maheshwari A, Halgren E, Chu CJ, Cash SS (2012) Human seizures self-terminate across spatial scales via a critical transition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 109(51): 21116–21121.

24. Bansal AK, Truccolo W, Vargas-Irwin CE, Donoghue JP (2012) Decoding 3-D reach and grasp from hybrid signals in motor and premotor cortices: spikes, multiunit activity and local field potentials. J Neurophysiology 107: 1337 – 1355.

25. Truccolo W, Donoghue JA, Hochberg LR, Eskandar EN, Madsen JR, Anderson WS, Brown EN, Halgren E, Cash SS. (2011) Single-neuron dynamics in human focal epilepsy. Nature Neuroscience, 14(5): 635 - 641.

26. Bansal AK, Vargas-Irwin CE, Truccolo W, Donoghue JP (2011) Relationships among low-frequency local field potentials, spiking activity, and 3-D reach and grasp kinematics in primary motor and ventral premotor cortices. J Neurophysiology 105: 1603 – 1619.

27. Malik W, Truccolo W, Brown EN, Hochberg LR (2011) Efficient decoding with steady-state kalman filter in neural interface systems. IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, 19(1): 25-34.

28. Truccolo W, Hochberg LR, Donoghue JP (2010) Collective dynamics in human and monkey sensorimotor cortex: Predicting single neuron spikes. Nature Neuroscience, 13(1): 105-111.

29. Truccolo W (2010) Stochastic models for multivariate neural point processes: Collective dynamics and neural decoding. In Analysis of parallel spike trains (Eds. Grün S and Rotter S). Springer, New York.

30. Zhuang J, Truccolo* W, Vargas-Irwin C, Donoghue JP (2010) Decoding 3-D reach and grasp kinematics from high-frequency local field potentials in primate primary motor cortex. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 57(7): 1774-1784. [*Corresponding author.]

31. Zhuang J, Truccolo W, Vargas-Irwin C, Donoghue JP (2010) Reconstructing grasping motions from high-frequency local field potentials in primary motor cortex. IEEE-EMBS Proceedings: 4347-4350.

32. Keller CJ, Truccolo W, Gale JT, Eskandar E, Thesen T, Carlson C, Devinsky O, Kuzniecky R, Doyle W, Madsen JR, Schomer D, Mehta A, Brown EN, Hochberg LR, Ulbert I, Halgren E, Cash SS (2010) Heterogeneous neuronal firing patterns during interictal epileptiform discharges in the human cortex. Brain, 133: 1668-1681.

33. Truccolo W, Friehs GM, Donoghue JP, Hochberg LR (2008) Primary motor cortex tuning to intended movement kinematics in humans with tetraplegia. Journal of Neuroscience, 28 (5): 1163-1178.

34. Nalatore H, Truccolo W, Rangarajan G (2007) Fast robust pattern classification algorithms for real time neuro-motor prosthesis applications. Journal of the Indian Institute of Science, 87 (4): 497-509.

35. Truccolo W and Donoghue JP (2007) Non-parametric modeling of neural point processes via stochastic gradient boosting regression. Neural Computation, 19(3): 672-705.

36. Chen Y, Bressler SL, Knuth KH, Truccolo W, Ding M (2006) Stochastic modeling of neurobiological time series: Power, coherence, granger causality, and separation of evoked responses from ongoing activity. Special Edition on Stochastic Dynamics of Neural and Genetic Networks, Andre Longtin (Ed.). Chaos, 16, 026113 1-8.

37. Knuth KH, Shah A, Truccolo W, Ding M, Bressler SL, Schroeder CE (2006) Differentially variable component analysis (dVCA): Identifying multiple evoked components using trial-to-trial variability. J Neurophysiology, 95, 3257-3276.

38. Truccolo W, Eden UT, Fellows MR, Donoghue JP, Brown EN (2005) A point process framework for relating neural spiking activity to spiking history, neural ensemble and extrinsic covariate effects. J Neurophysiology, 93, 1074-1089.

39. Eden UT, Truccolo W, Fellows MR, Donoghue JP, Brown EN (2004) Reconstruction of hand movement trajectories from a dynamic ensemble of spiking motor cortical neurons. Proceedings of the 26th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, San Francisco, CA.

40. Albo Z, Viana di Prisco G, Chen Y, Rangarajan G, Truccolo W, Feng J, Vertes RP, Ding M (2004) Is partial coherence a viable technique for identifying generators of neural oscillations? Biological Cybernetics, 90, 318-326.

41. Truccolo W, Knuth KH, Shah A, Schroeder C, Bressler SL, Ding M (2003). Estimation of single-trial multi-component ERPs: differentially variable component analysis (dVCA). Biological Cybernetics, 89, 426-438.

42. Truccolo WA, Rangarajan G, Chen Y, Ding M (2003) Analyzing stability of equilibrium points in neural networks: A general approach. Neural Networks, 16(10), 1453-1460.

43. Sanes JN and Truccolo W (2003). Motor "Binding": do Functional Assemblies in Primary Motor Cortex have a Role? Neuron, 38 (1): 3-5.

44. Truccolo WA., Ding M, Knuth KH, Nakamura R, Bressler SL (2002) Trial-to-trial variability of cortical evoked responses: Implications for the analysis of functional connectivity. Clinical Neurophysiology, 113, 206–226.

45. Truccolo WA, Knuth KH, Bressler SL, Ding M (2002) Bayesian analysis of single trial cortical event-related components. In Robert L. Fry (Ed.), Maximum Entropy and Bayesian Methods in Science and Engineering. AIP Conference Proceedings, 617, 64-73. Melville, NY: American Institute of Physics.

46. Liang H, Bressler SL, Ding M, Truccolo WA, Nakamura R (2002) Synchronized activity in prefrontal cortex during anticipation of visuomotor processing. Neuroreport, 13(16), 2011-2015.

47. Truccolo WA, Dong DW (2001) Dynamic temporal decorrelation: Information theoretic and biophysical model of the functional role of the lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN). Neurocomputing, 38-40, 993-1001.

48. Truccolo WA, Ding M, Bressler SL (2001) Variability and interdependence of local field potentials: Effects of gain modulation and nonstationarity. Neurocomputing, 38-40, 983-992.

49. Kaminski M, Ding M, Truccolo WA, Bressler SL (2001) Evaluating causal relations in neural systems: Granger causality, directed transfer function (DTF) and statistical assessment of significance. Biological Cybernetics, 85, 145-157.

50. Knuth KH, Truccolo WA, Bressler SL, Ding M (2001) Separation of multiple evoked responses using differential amplitude and latency variability. In Sejnowski, T.J. (Ed.), Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Independent Component Analysis and Blind Signal Separation, San Diego, California, USA.

51. Truccolo WA, Ding M, Bressler SL (2000) Stability constraints for oscillatory neural networks. Neurocomputing, 32-33, 585-589.

52. Truccolo W, Dong DW (2000) Dynamic temporal decorrelation: Information theoretic and biophysical model of the functional role of the lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN). Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 41 (4): 259B259, Suppl. S MAR 15 2000.

53. Truccolo WA, Ding M, Bressler SL (2000) Dynamical analysis of an oscillatory cortical neural network. In Amari et al. (Eds). Neural Networks. IJCNN 2000, Proceedings of the IEEE-INNS-ENNS International Joint Conference, Volume: 6, 24-27, pp. 434 – 439


funded research

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National Institutes of Health, NINDS, R01 (PI)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Merit Review Award (PI)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA): Neural Engineering System Design (NESD) (Co-PI)
Brain Initiative - National Institutes of Health, NINDS, U01 (Co-investigator)
National Institutes of Health, NINDS, R01 (Co-investigator)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA): Reorganization and Plasticity to Accel. Injury Recov. (REPAIR) (Co-PI)
National Institutes of Health, NINDS, K01 Career Award (PI)
National Science Foundation (Preceptor)
Swiss National Science Foundation (Preceptor)
Epilepsy Foundation (Preceptor)
Brown University & the Pablo J. Salame '88 Goldman Sachs endowed Professorship of Computational Neuroscience