Bruce P. Hermann, PhD Print Friendly Page
Bruce P. Hermann, PhD, is Professor of Neurology and Director of the Charles Matthews Neuropsychology Lab at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. His medical interests include memory disorders, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementing disorders and their preclinical identification. Dr. Hermann’s teaching interests consist of clinical neuropsychological training of post-doctoral fellows, graduated students and residents.
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Illinois Institute of Technology, 1974
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Dr. Hermann’s funded research includes the nature and progression of abnormalities in cognition, behavior and brain structure in adults and children with epilepsy; preclinical identification of risk factors for progressive neurodegenerative disorders including Alzheimer’s disease; neurocognitive aging in elders with epilepsy; and neurocognitive effects of radiotherapy for cerebral tumors.
Okonkwo OC Schultz SA Oh JM Larson J Edwards D Cook D Koscik R Gallagher CL Dowling NM Carlsson CM Bendlin BB LaRue A Rowley HA Christian BT Asthana S Hermann BP Johnson SC Sager MA .
Physical activity attenuates age-related biomarker alterations in preclinical AD. Neurology. 2014 Nov 4;83(19):1753-60
[PubMed ID: 25298312]
Schultz SA Larson J Oh J Koscik R Dowling MN Gallagher CL Carlsson CM Rowley HA Bendlin BB Asthana S Hermann BP Johnson SC Sager M LaRue A Okonkwo OC .
Participation in cognitively-stimulating activities is associated with brain structure and cognitive function in preclinical Alzheimer's disease. Brain Imaging Behav. 2014 Oct 31;
[PubMed ID: 25358750]
Nicholas CR Okonkwo OC Bendlin BB Oh JM Asthana S Rowley HA Hermann B Sager MA Johnson SC .
Posteromedial hyperactivation during episodic recognition among people with memory decline: findings from the WRAP study. Brain Imaging Behav. 2014 Oct 21;
[PubMed ID: 25332108]
Boots EA Schultz SA Oh JM Larson J Edwards D Cook D Koscik RL Dowling MN Gallagher CL Carlsson CM Rowley HA Bendlin BB LaRue A Asthana S Hermann BP Sager MA Johnson SC Okonkwo OC .
Cardiorespiratory fitness is associated with brain structure, cognition, and mood in a middle-aged cohort at risk for Alzheimer's disease. Brain Imaging Behav. 2014 Oct 16;
[PubMed ID: 25319359]
Willette AA Johnson SC Birdsill AC Sager MA Christian B Baker LD Craft S Oh J Statz E Hermann BP Jonaitis EM Koscik RL La Rue A Asthana S Bendlin BB .
Insulin resistance predicts brain amyloid deposition in late middle-aged adults. Alzheimers Dement. 2014 Jul 17;
[PubMed ID: 25043908]
Zhao Q Rathouz PJ Jones JE Jackson DC Hsu DA Stafstrom CE Seidenberg M Hermann BP .
Longitudinal trajectories of behavior problems and social competence in children with new onset epilepsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2014 Jul 10;
[PubMed ID: 25040537]
Rathouz PJ Zhao Q Jones JE Jackson DC Hsu DA Stafstrom CE Seidenberg M Hermann BP .
Cognitive development in children with new onset epilepsy. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2014 Jul;56(7):635-41
[PubMed ID: 24650092]
Busch RM Najm I Hermann BP Eng C .
Genetics of cognition in epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2014 Jun 24;
[PubMed ID: 24973143]
Jackson DC Lin JJ Chambers KL Kessler-Jones A Jones JE Hsu DA Stafstrom CE Seidenberg M Hermann BP .
Birth weight and cognition in children with epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2014 Jun;55(6):901-8
[PubMed ID: 24735169]
Engelman CD Koscik RL Jonaitis EM Hermann BP La Rue A Sager MA .
Investigation of triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells 2 variant in the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention. Neurobiol Aging. 2014 Jun;35(6):1252-4
[PubMed ID: 24378087]
Okonkwo OC Xu G Oh JM Dowling NM Carlsson CM Gallagher CL Birdsill AC Palotti M Wharton W Hermann BP LaRue A Bendlin BB Rowley HA Asthana S Sager MA Johnson SC .
Cerebral blood flow is diminished in asymptomatic middle-aged adults with maternal history of Alzheimer's disease. Cereb Cortex. 2014 Apr;24(4):978-88
[PubMed ID: 23236200]
Okonkwo OC Oh JM Koscik R Jonaitis E Cleary CA Dowling NM Bendlin BB Larue A Hermann BP Barnhart TE Murali D Rowley HA Carlsson CM Gallagher CL Asthana S Sager MA Christian BT Johnson SC .
Amyloid burden, neuronal function, and cognitive decline in middle-aged adults at risk for Alzheimer's disease. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2014 Apr;20(4):422-33
[PubMed ID: 24621494]
Birdsill AC Koscik RL Jonaitis EM Johnson SC Okonkwo OC Hermann BP Larue A Sager MA Bendlin BB .
Regional white matter hyperintensities: aging, Alzheimer's disease risk, and cognitive function. Neurobiol Aging. 2014 Apr;35(4):769-76
[PubMed ID: 24199958]
Johnson SC Christian BT Okonkwo OC Oh JM Harding S Xu G Hillmer AT Wooten DW Murali D Barnhart TE Hall LT Racine AM Klunk WE Mathis CA Bendlin BB Gallagher CL Carlsson CM Rowley HA Hermann BP Dowling NM Asthana S Sager MA .
Amyloid burden and neural function in people at risk for Alzheimer's Disease. Neurobiol Aging. 2014 Mar;35(3):576-84
[PubMed ID: 24269021]
Asato MR Caplan R Hermann BP .
Epilepsy and comorbidities -what are we waiting for? Epilepsy Behav. 2014 Feb;31:127-8
[PubMed ID: 24397916]
Almane D Jones JE Jackson DC Seidenberg M Hermann BP .
The social competence and behavioral problem substrate of new- and recent-onset childhood epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2014 Feb;31:91-6
[PubMed ID: 24374977]
Koscik RL La Rue A Jonaitis EM Okonkwo OC Johnson SC Bendlin BB Hermann BP Sager MA .
Emergence of mild cognitive impairment in late middle-aged adults in the wisconsin registry for Alzheimer's prevention. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2014;38(1-2):16-30
[PubMed ID: 24556849]
Amarreh I Meyerand ME Stafstrom C Hermann BP Birn RM .
Individual classification of children with epilepsy using support vector machine with multiple indices of diffusion tensor imaging. Neuroimage Clin. 2014;4:757-64
[PubMed ID: 24936426]
Saute R Dabbs K Jones JE Jackson DC Seidenberg M Hermann BP .
Brain morphology in children with epilepsy and ADHD. PLoS One. 2014;9(4):e95269
[PubMed ID: 24760032]
Wang X Jackson DC Varghese T Mitchell CC Hermann BP Kliewer MA Dempsey RJ .
Correlation of cognitive function with ultrasound strain indices in carotid plaque. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2014 Jan;40(1):78-89
[PubMed ID: 24120415]