Publications

Journal articles

Borland MS, Vrana WA, Moreno NA, Fogarty EA, Buell EP, Vanneste S, Kilgard MP, Engineer CT. (2019). Pairing vagus nerve stimulation with tones drives plasticity across the auditory pathwayJournal of Neurophysiology, 122(2), 659 - 671.

Buell EP, Borland MS, Loerwald KW, Chandler C, Hays SA, Engineer CT, Kilgard MP. (2019). Vagus nerve stimulation rate and duration determine whether sensory pairing produces neural plasticityNeuroscience, 406, 290 - 299.

Rios MU, Bucksot JE, Rahebi KC, Engineer CT, Kilgard MP, Hays SA. (2019). Protocol for construction of rat nerve stimulation cuff electrodes. Methods and Protocols, 2(1), 19. PMCID: PMC6448795

Buell EP, Loerwald KW, Engineer CT, Borland MS, Buell JM, Kelly CA, Khan II, Hays SA, Kilgard MP. (2018). Cortical map plasticity as a function of vagus nerve stimulation rate. Brain Stimulation, 11(6), 1218 – 1224. PMCID: PMC6487479

Borland MS, Engineer CT, Vrana WA, Moreno NA, Engineer ND, Vanneste S, Sharma P, Pantalia MC, Lane MC, Rennaker RL, Kilgard MP. (2018) The interval between VNS-tone pairings determines the extent of cortical map plasticity. Neuroscience, 369, 76-86. PMCID: PMC5766390

Engineer CT, Rahebi KC, Borland MS, Buell EP, Im KW, Wilson LG, Sharma P, Vanneste S, Harony-Nicolas H, Buxbaum JD, Kilgard MP. (2018) Shank3-deficient rats exhibit degraded cortical responses to sound. Autism Research, 11(1), 59-68. PMCID: PMC5773383

Engineer CT, Hays SA, Kilgard MP. (2017) Vagus nerve stimulation as a potential adjuvant to behavioral therapy for autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, 9:20. PMCID: PMC5496407

Engineer CT*, Shetake JA*, Engineer ND, Vrana WA, Wolf JT, Kilgard MP. (2017) Temporal plasticity in auditory cortex improves neural discrimination of speech sounds. Brain Stimulation, 10(3), 543-552. PMCID: PMC5410401 *These authors contributed equally.

Borland MS, Vrana WA, Moreno NA, Hanacik EA, Sharma P, Engineer CT, Kilgard MP. (2016) Cortical map plasticity as a function of vagus nerve stimulation intensity. Brain Stimulation, 9(1), 117-123. PMCID:PMC4724352

Engineer CT, Rahebi KC, Borland MS, Buell EP, Centanni TM, Fink MK, Im KW, Wilson LG, Kilgard MP. (2015) Degraded neural and behavioral processing of speech sounds in a rat model of Rett syndrome. Neurobiology of Disease, 83, 26-34. PMCID:PMC4674323

Engineer CT, Rahebi KC, Buell EP, Fink MK, Kilgard MP. (2015) Speech training alters consonant and vowel responses in multiple auditory cortex fields. Behavioural Brain Research, 287, 256-264. PMCID:PMC4424170

Engineer CT, Engineer ND, Riley JR, Seale JD, Kilgard MP. (2015) Pairing speech sounds with vagus nerve stimulation drives stimulus-specific cortical plasticity. Brain Stimulation, 8(3), 637-644. PMCID:PMC4461522

Banerjee A, Engineer CT, Sauls BL, Morales AA, Kilgard MP, Ploski JE. (2014) Abnormal emotional learning in a rat model of autism exposed to valproic acid in utero. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 8:387. PMCID:PMC4228846

Engineer CT, Centanni TM, Im KW, Kilgard MP. (2014) Speech sound discrimination training improves auditory cortex responses in a rat model of autism. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 8:137. PMCID:PMC4122159

Reed AC, Centanni TM, Borland MS, Matney CJ, Engineer CT, Kilgard MP. (2014) Behavioral and neural discrimination of speech sounds after moderate or intense noise exposure in rats. Ear and Hearing, 35(6), e248-261. PMCID:PMC4442319

Centanni TM, Chen F, Booker AM, Engineer CT, Sloan AM, Rennaker RL, LoTurco JJ, Kilgard MP. (2014) Speech sound processing deficits and training-induced neural plasticity in rats with dyslexia gene knockdown. PLoS One, 9(5), e98439. PMCID:PMC4037188

Engineer CT, Centanni TM, Im KW, Rahebi KC, Buell EP, Kilgard MP. (2014) Degraded speech sound processing in a rat model of fragile X syndrome. Brain Research, 1564, 72-84. PMCID:PMC4034469

Engineer CT, Centanni TM, Im KW, Borland MS, Moreno NA, Carraway RS, Wilson LG, Kilgard MP. (2014) Degraded auditory processing in a rat model of autism limits the speech representation in non-primary auditory cortex. Developmental Neurobiology, 74(10), 972-986. PMCID:PMC4162757

Engineer CT, Perez CA, Carraway RS, Chang KQ, Roland JL, Kilgard MP. (2014) Speech training alters tone frequency tuning in rat primary auditory cortex. Behavioural Brain Research, 258, 166-78. PMCID: PMC3886187

Centanni TM, Sloan AM, Reed AC, Engineer CT, Rennaker RL 2nd, Kilgard MP. (2014) Detection and identification of speech sounds using cortical activity patterns. Neuroscience, 258, 292-306. PMCID: PMC3898816

Engineer CT, Perez CA, Carraway RS, Chang KQ, Roland JL, Sloan AM, Kilgard MP. (2013) Similarity of cortical activity patterns predicts generalization behavior. PLoS One, 8, e78607. PMCID:PMC3797841

Centanni TM, Engineer CT, Kilgard MP. (2013) Cortical speech-evoked response patterns in multiple auditory fields are correlated with behavioral discrimination ability. Journal of Neurophysiology, 110, 177-189. PMCID:PMC3727033

Perez CA, Engineer CT, Jakkamsetti V, Carraway RS, Perry MS, Kilgard MP. (2013) Different timescales for the neural coding of consonant and vowel sounds. Cerebral Cortex, 23, 670-683. PMCID:PMC3563339

Engineer ND, Engineer CT, Reed AC, Pandya PK, Jakkamsetti V, Moucha R, Kilgard MP. (2012) Inverted-U function relating cortical plasticity and task difficulty. Neuroscience, 205, 81-90. PMCID: PMC3299820

Shetake JA, Wolf JT, Cheung RJ, Engineer CT, Ram SK, Kilgard MP. (2011) Cortical activity patterns predict robust speech discrimination ability in noise. The European Journal of Neuroscience, 34, 1823-1838. PMCID:PMC3286125

Engineer CT, Perez CA, Chen YH, Carraway RS, Reed AC, Shetake JA, Jakkamsetti V, Chang KQ, Kilgard MP. (2008) Cortical activity patterns predict speech discrimination ability. Nature Neuroscience, 11, 603-608. PMCID:PMC2951886

Book chapters

Engineer CT, Centanni TM, Kilgard MP. (2015) Rodent models of speech sound processing. In Hickok GS, Small SL (Ed.) Neurobiology of Language, Elsevier.

Kilgard MP, Engineer CT. (2015) Neural coding of speech sounds. Encyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience, 1872-1875, Springer.