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last modified: 2019 12 17

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Sanwald S, Gahr M, Widenhorn-Müller K, Schönfeldt-Lecuona C, Richter K, Connemann BJ, Kammer T, Montag C, Kiefer M (2019)
Relation of Promoter Methylation of the Oxytocin Gene to StressfulLife Events and Depression Severity
Journal of Molecular Neuroscience: in press
doi: 10.1007/s12031-019-01446-1
pmid: 31768943


Mai S, Braun J, Probst V, Kammer T, Pollatos O (2019)
Changes in emotional processing following interoceptive network stimulation with rTMS
Neuroscience 406: 405-419
doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2019.03.014
pmid: 30880101


Ulrich M, Niemann J, Boland M, Kammer T, Niemann F, Grön G (2018)
The neural correlates of flow experience explored with transcranial direct current stimulation
Experimental Brain Research 236: 3223-3237
doi: 10.1007/s00221-018-5378-0
pmid: 30209517

Ulrich M, Lorenz S, Spitzer MW, Steigleder L, Kammer T, Grön G (2018)
Theta-burst modulation of mid-ventrolateral prefrontal cortex affects salience coding in the human ventral tegmental area
Appetite 123: 91-100
doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2017.12.015

Kammer T, Spitzer M (2018)
Macht Musizieren wirklich schlau? Transfereffekte auf kognitive Leistungen
Nervenheilkunde 37: 392-397


Landgrebe M, Hajak G, Wolf S, Padberg F, Klupp P, Fallgatter AJ, Polak T, Höppner J, Haker R, Cordes J, Klenzner T, Schönfeldt-Lecuona C, Kammer T, Graf E, Koller M, Kleinjung T, Lehner A, Schecklmann M, Pöppl TB, Kreuzer P, Frank E, Langguth B (2017)
1-Hz rTMS in the treatment of tinnitus: A sham-controlled, randomized multicenter trial
Brain Stimulation: 10, 1112-20
doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2017.08.001
pmid: 28807845

Kammer T (2017)
Magnetstimulation bei Depression: noch kein eindeutiger Favorit
InFo Neurologie & Psychiatrie: 19, 25-26
doi: 10.1007/s15005-017-2179-0

Kufner M, Brückner S, Kammer T (2017)
Reply to the letter to the editor on "No modulatory effects by tSMS when delivered during a cognitive task"
Brain Stimulation: 10, 868-869
doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2017.04.122
pmid: 28438544

Kufner M, Brückner S, Kammer T (2017)
No modulatory effects by transcranial static magnetic field stimulation of human motor and somatosensory cortex
Brain Stimulation: 10, 703-710
doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2017.03.001
pmid: 28302459

Gorges M, Müller HP, Mayer IMS, Grupe GS, Kammer T, Grön G, Kassubek J, Landwehrmeyer GB, Wolf RC, Orth M (2017)
Intact sensory-motor network structure and function in far from onset premanifest Huntington’s disease
Scientific Reports 7: 43841
doi: 10.1038/srep43841
pmid: 28266655

Pollatos O, Kammer T (2017)
Reply to Coll et al. 'Important methodological issues regarding the use of transcranial magnetic stimulation to investigate interoceptive processing' (2017)
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 372: 20170046
doi: 10.1098/rstb.2017.0046
pmid: 28396483

Kiefer M, Kammer T (2017)
The Emergence of Visual Awareness: Temporal Dynamics in Relation to Task and Mask Type
Frontiers in Psychology 8: 315
doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00315
pmid: 28316583

Brückner S, Kammer T (2017)
Both anodal and cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation improves semantic processing
Neuroscience 343: 269-275
doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2016.12.015
pmid: 28003159


Brückner S, Kammer T (2016)
No modulation of visual cortex excitability by transcranial direct current stimulation
PLOS ONE 11: e0167697
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0167697
pmid: 27936117

Pollatos O, Herbert BM, Mai S, Kammer T (2016)
Changes in interoceptive processes following brain stimulation
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 371: 20160016
doi: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0016
pmid: 28080973

Brückner S, Kammer T (2016)
Modulation of Visual Cortex Excitability by Continuous Theta Burst Stimulation Depends on Coil Type
PLOS ONE 11: e0159743
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0159743
pmid: 27459108

Herzog MH, Kammer T, Scharnowski F (2016)
Time Slices: What Is the Duration of a Percept?
PLoS Biology 14(4): e1002433
doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1002433
pmid: 27070777


Brückner S, Kammer T (2015)
High visual demand following theta burst stimulation modulates the effect on visual cortex excitability
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 9:591
doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00591
pmid: 26578935

Streb J, Kammer T, Spitzer M, Hille K (2015)
Extremely Reduced Motion in Front of Screens: Investigating Real-World Physical Activity of Adolescents by Accelerometry and Electronic Diary
PLOS ONE 10: e0126722
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126722
pmid: 25955531


Herkt D, Tumani V, Grön G, Kammer T, Hofmann A, Abler B (2014)
Facilitating Access to Emotions: Neural Signature of EMDR Stimulation
PLOS ONE 9: e106350
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106350
pmid: 25165974

Steinbrink C, Zimmer K, Lachmann T, Dirichs M, Kammer T (2014)
Development of rapid temporal processing and its impact on literacy skills in primary school children
Child development 85: 1711-1726
doi: 10.1111/cdev.12208
pmid: 24359600

Brückner S, Kammer T (2014)
Is theta burst stimulation applied to visual cortex able to modulate peripheral visual acuity?
PLOS ONE 9: e99429
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0099429

Graf H, Abler B, Weydt P, Kammer T, Plener PL (2014)
Development, implementation, and evaluation of a movie-based curriculum to teach psychopathology
Teaching and Learning in Medicine 26:86-89
doi: 10.1080/10401334.2013.857340

Cárdenas-Morales L, Grön G, Sim EJ, Stingl JC, Kammer T (2014)
Neural activation in humans during a simple motor task differs between BDNF polymorphisms
PLOS ONE 9: e96722
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0096722


Kiefer M, Morschett A, Schönfeldt-Lecuona C, Spitzer M, Kammer T (2013)
Altered time course of unconscious response priming in schizophrenia patients
Schizophrenia Research 150: 590-591
doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2013.08.006

Brückner S, Kiefer M, Kammer T (2013)
Comparing the after-effects of continuous theta burst stimulation and conventional 1Hz rTMS on semantic processing
Neuroscience 223: 64-71
doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2012.12.033
pmid: 23276670


Kammer T, Spitzer M (2012)
Brain stimulation in psychiatry: methods and magnets, patients and parameters
Current Opinion in Psychiatry 25: 535-541
doi: 10.1097/YCO.0b013e328358df8c
pmid: 22992545

Bruckmann S, Hauk D, Roessner V, Resch F, Freitag CM, Kammer T, Ziemann U, Rothenberger A, Weisbrod M, Bender S (2012)
Cortical inhibition in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: new insights from the electroencephalographic response to transcranial magnetic stimulation
Brain 135: 2215-2230
doi: 10.1093/brain/aws071
pmid: 22492560

Schönfeldt-Lecuona C, Cárdenas-Morales L, Moreno-Aguirre, A, Dorn K, Langguth B, Brühl AB, Kammer T, Herwig U (2012)
Effect of 1 Hz Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Over the Auditory Cortex on Audiometry and Otoacustic Emissions
Brain Topography 25: 241-247
doi: 10.1007/s10548-012-0218-1
pmid: 22258394


Cárdenas-Morales L, Grön G, Kammer T (2011)
Exploring the after-effects of theta burst magnetic stimulation on the human motor cortex: a functional imaging study
Human Brain Mapping 32: 1948-1960
doi: 10.1002/hbm.21160
pmid: 21181786

Hille K, Gust K, Bitz U, Kammer T (2011)
Associations between music education, intelligence, and spelling ability in elementary school
Advances in Cognitive Psychology 7: 1-6
doi: 10.2478/v10053-008-0082-4
pmid: 21614212

Cárdenas-Morales L, Fladung AK, Kammer T, Schmahl C, Plener PL, Connemann BJ, Schönfeldt-Lecuona C (2011)
Exploring the affective component of pain perception during aversive stimulation in borderline personality disorder
Psychiatry Research 186: 458-460
doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2010.07.050
pmid: 20826000


Rüter J, Kammer T, Herzog MH (2010)
When transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) modulates feature integration
European Journal of Neuroscience 32: 1951-1958
doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9568.2010.07456.x
pmid: 21044180

Haarmeier T, Kammer T (2010)
Effect of TMS on oculomotor behaviour but not perceptual stability during smooth pursuit eye movements.
Cerebral Cortex 20: 2234-2243
doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhp285
pmid: 20064941

Kammer T, Baumann LW (2010)
Phosphene thresholds evoked with single and double TMS pulses.
Clinical Neurophysiology 121: 376-379
doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2009.12.002
pmid: 20079689

Cárdenas-Morales L, Nowak DA, Kammer T, Wolf RC, Schönfeldt-Lecuona C (2010)
Mechanisms and Applications of Theta-burst rTMS on the Human Motor Cortex (Review).
Brain Topography 22: 294-306
doi: 10.1007/s10548-009-0084-7
pmid: 19288184

Schönfeldt-Lecuona C, Cárdenas-Morales L, Freudenmann RW, Kammer T, Herwig U (2010)
Transcranial magnetic stimulation in depression – Lessons from the multicentre trials.
Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience 28: 569-576
doi: 10.3233/RNN-2010-0561
pmid: 20714079

Schönfeldt-Lecuona C, Lefaucheur JP, Cárdenas-Morales L, Wolf RC, Kammer T, Herwig U (2010)
The value of neuronavigated rTMS for the treatment of depression.
L’intérêt de la stimulation magnétique transcrânienne répétitive neuronaviguée pour le traitement de la dépression.
Neurophysiologie Clinique / Clinical Neurophysiology 40: 37-43
doi: 10.1016/j.neucli.2009.06.004
pmid: 20230934

Herwig U, Cárdenas-Morales L, Connemann BJ, Kammer T, Schönfeldt-Lecuona C (2010)
Sham or real-Post hoc estimation of stimulation condition in a randomized transcranial magnetic stimulation trial.
Neuroscience Letters 471: 30-33
doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2010.01.003
pmid: 20064587

Adolph O, Köster S, Georgieff M, Bäder S, Föhr KJ, Kammer T, Herrnberger B, Grön G (2010)
Xenon-induced changes in CNS sensitization to pain.
Neuroimage 49: 720-730
doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2009.08.034
pmid: 19703572


Rau R, Kammer T, Spitzer M (2009)
Schnell und jung, weise und alt. Altersabhängigkeit geistiger Leistungen am Beispiel der Physik- und Friedensnobelpreisträger.
Nervenheilkunde 28: 835–8382

Kubesch S, Walk L, Spitzer M, Kammer T, Lainburg A, Heim R, Hille K (2009)
A 30-Minute physical education program improves students' executive attention.
Mind, Brain, and Education 3: 235-242
doi: 10.1111/j.1751-228X.2009.01076.x

Scharnowski F, Rüter J, Jolij J, Hermens F, Kammer T, Herzog MH (2009)
Long-lasting modulation of feature integration by transcranial magnetic stimulation.
Journal of Vision 9: 1-10
doi: 10.1167/9.6.
pmid: 19761292

Nowak DA, Berner J, Herrnberger B, Kammer T, Grön G, Schönfeldt-Lecuona C (2009)
Continuous theta-burst stimulation over the dorsal premotor cortex interferes with associative learning during object lifting.
Cortex 45: 473-482
doi: 10.1016/j.cortex.2007.11.010
pmid: 18400218


Herwig U, Fallgatter AJ, Höppner J, Eschweiler GW, Kron M, Hajak G, Padberg F, Naderi-Heiden A, Abler B, Eichhammer P, Grossheinrich N Hay B, Kammer T, Langguth B, Laske C, Plewnia C, Richter MM, Schulz M, Unterecker S, Zinke A, Spitzer M, Schönfeldt-Lecuona C (2007)
Antidepressant effects of augmentative transcranial magnetic stimulation. Randomised multicentre trial.
British Journal of Psychiatry 191: 441-448
doi: 10.1192/bjp.bp.106.034371
pmid: 17978325

Kammer T (2007)
Visual masking by transcranial magnetic stimulation in the first 80 milliseconds.
Advances in Cognitive Psychology 3: 177-179
doi: 110.2478/v10053-008-0023-2
pmid: 20517507

Kammer T (2007)
Masking visual stimuli by transcranial magnetic stimulation.
Psychological Research 71: 659-666
doi: 10.1007/s00426-006-0063-5
pmid: 16642347

Kammer T, Vorwerg M, Herrnberger B (2007)
Anisotropy in the visual cortex investigated by neuronavigated transcranial magnetic stimulation.
Neuroimage 36: 313-321
doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2007.03.001
pmid: 17442592

Scharnowski F, Hermens F, Kammer T, Ögmen H, Herzog MH (2007)
Feature fusion reveals slow and fast visual memories.
Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 19: 632-641
pmid: 17381254

Kammer T (2007)
Mozart in the neurological department - who has the tic?
In: Bogousslavsky J, Hennerici MG (eds): Neurological Disorders in Famous Artists – Part 2.
Front Neurol Neurosci, Vol 22, Basel (Karger), 2007, pp 184-192
pmid: 17495512


Kammer T, Karnath HO (2006)
Manifestationen von Frontalhirnschädigungen.
In: Karnath HO, Thier P (eds): Neuropsychologie.
Heidelberg (Springer), 2. Auflage 2006, pp 489-500


Bender S, Basseler K, Sebastian I, Resch F, Kammer T, Oelkers-Ax R, Weisbrod M (2005)
Electroencephalographic response to transcranial magnetic stimulation in children: Evidence for giant inhibitory potentials.
Annals of Neurology 58: 58-67
doi: 10.1002/ana.20521
pmid: 15984026

Kammer T, Puls K, Strasburger H, Hill NJ, Wichmann FA (2005)
TMS in the visual system. I The psychophysics of visual suppression.
Experimental Brain Research 160: 118-128
doi: 10.1007/s00221-004-1991-1
pmid: 15368086

Kammer T, Puls K, Erb M, Grodd W (2005)
TMS in the visual system. II: Characterization of induced phosphenes and scotomas.
Experimental Brain Research 160: 129-140
doi: 10.1007/s00221-004-1992-0
pmid: 15368087


Thielscher A, Kammer T (2004)
Electric field properties of two commercial figure-8 coils in TMS: calculation of focality and efficiency.
Clinical Neurophysiology 115: 1697-1708
doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2004.02.019
pmid: 15203072

Plewnia C, Kammer T, Gerloff C (2004)
Comment on
"Neuronavigated repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients with tinnitus: a short case series" (Biol Psychiatry (2003): 54, 862-865).
Biological Psychiatry 55, 1117
doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2004.03.014
pmid: 15158432


Kammer T, Scharnowski F, Herzog M (2003)
Combining backward masking and transcranial magnetic stimulation in human observers.
Neuroscience Letters 343: 171-174
doi: 10.1016/S0304-3940(03)00376-8
pmid: 12770690

Kammer T, Thielscher A (2003)
Physikalische und physiologische Grundlagen der transkraniellen Magnetstimulation.
Nervenheilkunde 22: 168-176

Kammer T, Beck S, Puls K, Roether C, Thielscher A (2003)
Motor and phosphene thresholds: consequences of cortical anisotropy.
Clinical Neurophysiology Supplement 56: 198-203
pmid: 14677395

Karim AA, Kammer T, Lotze M, Hinterberger T, Godde B, Cohen L, Birbaumer N (2003)
Effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) on slow cortical potentials (SCP).
Clinical Neurophysiology Supplement 56: 331-337
pmid: 14677410

Karnath HO, Kammer T (2003)
Manifestationen von Frontalhirnschädigungen.
In: Karnath HO, Thier P (eds): Neuropsychologie, Heidelberg (Springer) 2003


Kammer T, Rehberg B, Menne D, Wartenberg HC, Wenningmann I, Urban BW (2002)
Propofol and sevoflurane in subanesthetic concentrations act preferentially on the spinal cord: evidence from multimodal electrophysiological assessment.
Anesthesiology 97: 1416-1425
doi: 10.1097/00000542-200212000-00013
pmid: 12459667

Thielscher A, Kammer T (2002)
Linking physics with physiology in TMS: a sphere field model to determine the cortical stimulation site in TMS.
Neuroimage 17: 1117-1130
doi: d10.1006/nimg.2002.1282
pmid: 12414254

Kammer T, Beck S (2002)
Phosphene thresholds evoked by transcranial magnetic stimulation are insensitive to short-lasting variations in ambient light.
Experimental Brain Research 145: 407-410
doi: 10.1007/s00221-002-1160-3
pmid: 12136391


Kammer T, Beck S, Erb M, Grodd W (2001)
The influence of current direction on phosphene thresholds evoked by transcranial magnetic stimulation.
Clinical Neurophysiology 112: 2015-2021
doi: 10.1016/S1388-2457(01)00673-3
pmid: 11682339

Kammer T, Beck S, Thielscher A, Laubis-Herrmann U, Topka H (2001)
Motor thresholds in humans: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study comparing different pulse waveforms, current directions and stimulator types.
Clinical Neurophysiology 112: 250-258
doi: 10.1016/S1388-2457(00)00513-7
pmid: 11165526


Kirschfeld K, Kammer T (2000)
Visual attention and metacontrast modify latency to perception in opposite directions.
Vision Research 40: 1027-1033
doi: 10.1016/S0042-6989(00)00040-7
pmid: 10738061


Kirschfeld K, Kammer T (1999)
The Fröhlich-Effect: a consequence of the interaction of visual focal attention and metacontrast.
Vision Research 39: 3702-3709
doi: 10.1016/S0042-6989(99)00089-9
pmid: 10746140

Kammer T, Lehr L, Kirschfeld K (1999)
Cortical visual processing is temporally dispersed by luminance in human subjects.
Neuroscience Letters 263: 133-136
doi: 10.1016/S0304-3940(99)00137-8
pmid: 10213153

Kammer T (1999)
Phosphenes and transient scotomas induced by magnetic stimulation of the occipital lobe: their topographic relationship.
Neuropsychologia 37: 191-198
doi: 10.1016/S0028-3932(98)00093-1
pmid: 10080376


Kammer T, Nusseck HG (1998)
Are recognition deficits following occipital lobe TMS explained by raised detection thresholds?
Neuropsychologia 36: 1161-1166
doi: 10.1016/S0028-3932(98)00003-7
pmid: 9842761

Kammer T, Saleh F, Oepen G, Manschreck T, Seyyedi S, Kanwisher N, Spitzer M (1998)
Repetition blindness in schizophrenic patients.
European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience 246: 136-140
doi: 10.1007/s004060050030
pmid: PMID: 9728732

Spitzer M, Kammer T, Bellemann ME, Brix G, Layer B, Maier S, Kischka U, Gückel F (1998)
Funktionelle Magnetresonanztomographie in der psychopathologischen Forschung.
Fortschritte der Neurologie Psychiatrie 66, 241-258
doi: 10.1055/s-2007-99526
pmid: 9676420

Spitzer M, Kischka U, Gückel F, Bellemann ME, Kammer T, Seyyedi S, Weisbrod M, Schwartz A, Brix G (1998)
Functional magnetic resonance imaging of category-specific cortical activation: evidence for semantic maps.
Cognitive Brain Research 6: 309-319
doi: 10.1016/S0926-6410(97)00020-7
pmid: 9593960


Kammer T, Bellemann ME, Gückel F, Brix G, Gass A, Schlemmer H, Spitzer M (1997)
Functional MR imaging of the prefrontal cortex: Specific activation in a working memory task.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging 15: 879-888
doi: 10.1016/S0730-725X(97)00021-0
pmid: 9322207

Kischka U, Spitzer M, Kammer T (1997)
Frontal-subkortikale neuronale Schaltkreise.
Fortschritte der Neurologie Psychiatrie 65: 221-231
doi: 10.1055/s-2007-996325
pmid: 9235314


Spitzer M, Bellemann ME, Kammer T, Gückel F, Kischka U, Maier S, Schwartz A, Brix G (1996)
Functional MR imaging of semantic information processing and learning-related effects using psychometrically controlled stimulation paradigms.
Cognitive Brain Research 4: 149-161
doi: 10.1016/S0926-6410(96)00028-6
pmid: 8924044

Kischka U, Kammer T, Weisbrod M, Maier S, Thimm M, Spitzer M (1996)
Dopaminergic modulation of semantic network activation.
Neuropsychologia 34: 1107-1113
doi: 10.1016/0028-3932(96)00024-3
pmid: 8904748


Wöhrle JC, Kammer T, Steinke W, Hennerici M (1995)
Motor evoked potentials to magnetic stimulation in chronic and acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy.
Muscle & Nerve 18: 904-906
doi: 10.1002/mus.880180816
pmid: 7630353

Berger F, Borchard U, Hafner D, Kammer T, Weis T (1995)
Modulation of action potential duration by inhibition of the transient outward current in sheep cardiac Purkinje fibers.
Basic Reserach in Cardiology 90: 185-191
doi: 10.1007/BF00805661
pmid: 7575371

Bellemann ME, Spitzer M, Brix G, Kammer T, Loose R, Schwartz A, Gückel F (1995)
Neurofunktionelle MR-Bildgebung höherer kognitiver Leistungen des menschlichen Gehirns.
Der Radiologe 35: 272-282
pmid: 7597161

1991 - 1994

Faßbender K, Rossol S, Kammer T, Daffertshofer M, Wirth S, Dollmann M, Hennerici M (1994)
Proinflammatory cytokines in serum of patients with acute cerebral ischemia: kinetics of secretion and relation to the extent of brain damage and outcome of disease.
Journal of the Neurological Sciences 122: 135-139
doi: 10.1016/0022-510X(94)90289-5
pmid: 8021695

Kammer T, Borchard U, Berger F, Hafner D (1993)
Effects of YS 035 on mammalian cardiac action potentials.
Drug Research 43: 302-308
pmid: 8489557

Berger F, Borchard U, Hafner D, Kammer T, Weis T (1991)
Inhibition of potassium outward currents and pacemaker current in sheep cardiac Purkinje fibres by the verapamil derivative YS 035.
Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archives of Pharmakology 344: 653-661
doi: 10.1007/BF00174749
pmid: 1775198