Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University


Highlighted Publications

Tracy, J.I., Osipowicz, K., Spechler,P., Sharan,A., Skidmore,C., Doucet,G., & Sperling,M.R. (2012). Functional Connectivity Evidence of Cortico-Cortico Inhibition in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. DOI: 10.102/hbm.22181. Human Brain Mapping 35(1):353-66.


Tracy, J. & Osipowicz, K. (2011) A Conceptual Framework for Interpreting Neuroimaging Studies of Cognitive Recovery. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair. 29(4), 331-338. AWARD: BEST SCIENTIFIC PAPER OF 2015, Brain Topography. Doucet, G., Sharan, A.


Gaelle Doucet, Xiaosong He, Michael Sperling, Ashwini Sharan, Joseph I. Tracy. From “rest” to language task: Task activation selects and prunes from broader resting-state network. Hum Brain Mapping, 2017, doi: 10.1002/hbm.23400. [Epub ahead of print].

Xiaosong He, PhD; Gaelle E. Doucet, PhD; Dorian Pustina, PhD; Michael R. Sperling, MD; Ashwini D. Sharan, MD; and Joseph I. Tracy, PhD. (2017, in press). Presurgical thalamic “hubness” predicts surgical outcome in temporal lobe epilepsy, Neurology.

Recent Publications

Disrupted dynamic network reconfiguration of the language system in temporal lobe epilepsy

Task activation and functional connectivity show concordant memory laterality in temporal lobe epilepsy

Neuro emotional technique effects on brain physiology in cancer patients with traumatic stress symptoms: preliminary findings

Presurgical thalamic "hubness" predicts surgical outcome in temporal lobe epilepsy

From “rest” to language task: Task activation selects and prunes from broader resting-state network

The Temporal Instability of Resting State Network Connectivity in Intractable Epilepsy

Review of systems questionnaire helps differentiate psychogenic nonepileptic seizures from epilepsy

Acute Traumatic Coagulopathy Accompanying Isolated Traumatic Brain Injury is Associated with Worse Long-Term Functional and Cognitive Outcomes

Gray matter abnormalities in temporal lobe epilepsy: Relationships with resting-state functional connectivity and episodic memory performance

Functional MRI, resting state fMRI, and DTI for predicting verbal fluency outcome following resective surgery for temporal lobe epilepsy

Laser interstitial thermal therapy for medically intractable mesial temporal lobe epilepsy

Reduced thalamocortical functional connectivity in temporal lobe epilepsy

Editorial on "Network Analysis for a Network Disorder: The emerging role of graph theory in the study of epilepsy, by Bernhardt et al. (this issue)"

Predicting the laterality of temporal lobe epilepsy from PET, MRI, and DTI: A multimodal study: Predicting temporal lobe epilepsy laterality

Resting-state functional connectivity in epilepsy: Growing relevance for clinical decision making

A comparison of occipital and temporal lobe epilepsies

Frontal gray matter abnormalities predict seizure outcome in refractory temporal lobe epilepsy patients

Increased microstructural white matter correlations in left, but not right, temporal lobe epilepsy

Presurgery resting-state local graph-theory measures predict neurocognitive outcomes after brain surgery in temporal lobe epilepsy

Resting-state functional connectivity predicts the strength of hemispheric lateralization for language processing in temporal lobe epilepsy and normals