Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Michael Nitsche

Nitsche_web Head of Department

Psychology and neurosciences

Phone: +49 / 231 1084 301 (-302 Office)
Email: nitsche@ifado.de

Curriculum Vitae:

  • 2015-present: W3 Full Professor and Scientific Director, Leibniz Institut für Arbeitsforschung an der TU Dortmund, IfADo
  • 2006-2015: Consultant (chief epileptologist) at Dept. Clinical Neurophysiology, University Medical Center, Goettingen
  • 2006-2015: Neurology, Georg-August-University Goettingen
  • 2006: Habilitation (PD Dr. habil.)
  • 2005: Board Certification (Neurology)
  • 2000: Doctoral Degree (Dr. med.)
  • 1999-2005: Neurophysiology, Georg-August-University Goettingen
  • 1999: License to practice medicine, M.D.
  • 1995: Diploma Psychology
  • 1991-1998: Study of Medicine, Georg-August-University Goettingen
  • 1987-1995: Study of Psychology, Georg-August-University Goettingen
Publications in Pubmed

Publications:

  • Wischnewski, M.; Engelhardt, M.; Salehinejad, M. A.; Schutter, D. J. L. G.; Kuo, M. F.; Nitsche, M. A.: NMDA receptor-mediated motor cortex plasticity after 20 Hz transcranial alternating current stimulation
    Cerebral Cortex XX: epub ahead of print (2018)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhy160
  • Foerster, A. S.; Rezaee, Z.; Paulus, W.; Nitsche, M. A.; Dutta, A.: Effects of cathode location and the size of anode on anodal transcranial direct current stimulation over the leg motor area in healthy humans
    Front. Neurosci. 12: 443 (12 pp) (2018)
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2018.00443
  • Nejati, V.; Salehinejad, M. A.; Nitsche, M. A.: Interaction of the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (l-DLPFC) and right orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) in hot and cold executive functions: evidence from transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS)
    Neuroscience 369: 109-123 (2018)
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2017.10.042
  • Grundey, J.; Thirugnasambandam, N.; Amu, R.; Paulus, W.; Nitsche, M. A.: Nicotinic restoration of excitatory neuroplasticity is linked to improved implicit motor learning skills in deprived smokers
    Front. Neurol. 9: article 367 (10 pp) (2018)
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2018.00367
  • Stagg, C. J.; Antal, A.; Nitsche, M. A.: Physiology of transcranial direct current stimulation
    J. ECT XX: Epub ahead of print (2018)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/YCT.0000000000000510
  • Kha, V.; Foerster, A. S.; Bennett, S.; Nitsche, M. A.; Stefanovic, F.; Dutta, A.: Systems analysis of human visuo-myoelectric control facilitated by anodal transcranial direct current stimulation in healthy humans
    Front. Neurosci. 12: 278 (13 pp) (2018)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2018.00278
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  • Trenado, C.; Pedroarena-Leal, N.; Cif, L.; Nitsche, M.; Ruge, D.: Neural oscillatory correlates for conditioning and extinction of fear
    Biomedicines 6: 49 (10 pp) (2018)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/biomedicines6020049
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  • Zare Khormizi, H.; Salehinejad, M. A.; Nitsche, M. A.; Nejati, V.: Sleep-deprivation and autobiographical memory: evidence from sleep-deprived nurses
    J. Sleep Res. 6: e12683 (8 pp) (2018)
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jsr.12683
  • Shahbabaie, A.; Ebrahimpoor, M.; Hariri, A.; Nitsche, M. A.; Hatami, J.; Fatemizadeh, E.; Oghabian, M. A.; Ekhtiari, H.: Transcranial DC stimulation modifies functional connectivity of large-scale brain networks in abstinent methamphetamine users
    Brain Behav. 8: e00922 (13 pp.) (2018)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/brb3.922
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  • Polania, R.; Nitsche, M. A.; Ruff, C. C.: Studying and modifying brain function with non-invasive brain stimulation
    Nature Neurosci. 21: 174-187 (2018)
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41593-017-0054-4
  • Foerster, A.; Dutta, A.; Kuo, M.-F.; Paulus, W.; Nitsche, M. A.: Effects of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation over lower limb primary motor cortex on motor learning in healthy individuals
    Eur. J. Neurosci. 47: 779-789 (2018)
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ejn.13866
  • Edemann-Callesen, H.; Habelt, B.; Wieske, F.; Jackson, M.; Khadka, N.; Mattei, D.; Nitsche, M.; Winter, C.: Non-invasive modulation reduces repetitive behavior in a rat model through the sensorimotor cortico-striatal circuit
    Transl. Psychiatry 8: (1): 11 (13 pp) (2018)
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41398-017-0059-5
  • Molero-Chamizo, A.; Alameda Bailen, J. R.; Garrido Bejar, T.; Garcia Lopez, M.; Jaen Rodriguez, I.; Gutierrez Lerida, C.; Nitsche, M.; Rivera-Urbina, G. N.: Poststimulation time interval-dependent effects of motor cortex anodal tDCS on reaction-time task performance
    Cogn., Affective & Behav. Neurosci. 18: 167-175 (2018)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3758/s13415-018-0561-0
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  • Yavari, F.; Jamil, A.; Samani, M. M.; Vidor, L. P.; Nitsche, M. A.: Basic and functional effects of transcranial Electrical Stimulation (tES): an introduction
    Neurosci. Biobehav. Rev. 85: 81-92 (2018)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2017.06.015
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  • Pavlova, E. L.; Lindberg, P.; Khan, A.; Ruschkowski, S.; Nitsche, M. A.; Borg, J.: Transcranial direct current stimulation combined with visuo-motor training as treatment for chronic stroke patients
    Restor. Neurol. Neurosci. 35: 307-317 (2017)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/RNN-160706
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  • Grundey, J.; Amu, R.; Batsikadze, G.; Paulus, W.; Nitsche, M. A.: Diverging effects of nicotine on motor learning performance: improvement in deprived smokers and attenuation in non-smokers
    Addict. Behav. 74: 90-97 (2017)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2017.05.017
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  • Kuo, M. F.; Chen, P. S.; Nitsche, M. A.: The application of tDCS for the treatment of psychiatric diseases
    Int. Rev. Psychiatry 29: 146-167 (2017)
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540261.2017.1286299
  • Batsikadze, G.; Paulus, W.; Hasan, A.; Grundey, J.; Kuo, M.-F.; Nitsche, M. A.: Compromised neuroplasticity in cigarette smokers under nicotine withdrawal is restituted by the nicotinic alpha4beta2-receptor partial agonist varenicline
    Sci. Rep. 7: 1387 (11 pp) (2017)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-01428-6
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  • Kuo, H.-I.; Paulus, W.; Batsikadze, G.; Jamil, A.; Kuo, M.-F.; Nitsche, M. A.: Acute and chronic noradrenergic effects on cortical excitability in healthy humans
    Int. J. Neuropsychopharmacol. 20: 634-643 (2017)
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ijnp/pyx026
  • Yavari, F.; Nitsche, M. A.; Ekhtiari, H.: Transcranial electric stimulation for precision medicine: a spatiomechanistic framework
    Front. Hum. Neurosci. 11: 159 (19 pp) (2017)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2017.00159
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