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:

  • Jongkees, B. J.; Loseva, A. A.; Yavari, F. B.; Nitsche, M. A.; Colzato, L. S.: The COMT Val158Met polymorphism does not modulate the after-effect of tDCS on working memory
    Eur. J. Neurosci. 49: 263-274 (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.1111/ejn.14261
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  • Tan, J.; Iyer, K. K.; Tang, A. D.; Jamil, A.; Martins, R. N.; Sohrabi, H. R.; Nitsche, M. A.; Fujiyama, H.: Modulating functional connectivity with non-invasive brain stimulation for the investigation and alleviation of age-associated declines in response inhibition: a narrative review
    NeuroImage 185: 490-512 (2019)
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.10.044
  • Foerster, A.; Yavari, F.; Farnad, L.; Jamil, A.; Paulus, W.; Nitsche, M. A.; Kuo, M. F.: Effects of electrode angle-orientation on the impact of transcranial direct current stimulation on motor cortex excitability
    Brain Stimul. 12: 263-266 (2019)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2018.10.014
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  • Labruna, L.; Stark-Inbar, A.; Breska, A.; Dabit, M.; Vanderschelden, B.; Nitsche, M. A.; Ivry, R. B.: Individual differences in TMS sensitivity influence the efficacy of tDCS in facilitating sensorimotor adaptation
    Brain Stimul. XX: epub ahead of print (2019)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2019.03.008
  • Vicario, C. M.; Nitsche, M. A.: tDCS in pediatric neuropsychiatric disorders
    In: Neurotechnology and brain stimulation in pediatric psychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders (S. 217-235) / edited by Lindsay M. Oberman, Peter G. Enticott. New York: Academic Press, 2019.
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    https://doi.org/10.1016/C2016-0-03783-X
  • Fiori, V.; Nitsche, M. A.; Cucuzza, G.; Caltragirone, C.; Marangolo, P.: High definition transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (HD-tDCS) improves verb recovery in aphasic patients depending on current intensity
    Neuroscience XX: epub ahead of print (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2019.03.010
  • Patel, H. J.; Romanzetti, S.; Pellicano, A.; Nitsche, M. A.; Reetz, K.; Binkofski, F.: Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy of the motor cortex reveals long term GABA change following anodal transcranial direct current stimulation
    Sci. Rep. 9: (1): 2807 (8 pp) (2019)
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-39262-7
  • Molero-Chamizo, A.; Martín Riquel, R.; Moriana, J. A.; Nitsche, M. A.; Rivera-Urbina, G. N.: Bilateral prefrontal cortex anodal tDCS effects on self-reported aggressiveness in imprisoned violent offenders
    Neuroscience 397: 31-40 (2019)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2018.11.018
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  • Vicario, C. M.; Salehinejad, M. A.; Felmingham, K.; Martino, G.; Nitsche, M. A.: A systematic review on the therapeutic effectiveness of non-invasive brain stimulation for the treatment of anxiety disorders
    Neurosci. Biobehav. Rev. 96: 219-231 (2019)
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2018.12.012
  • Frase, L.; Selhausen, P.; Krone, L.; Tsodor, S.; Jahn, F.; Feige, B.; Nitsche, M. A.; Nissen, C.: Differential effects of bifrontal tDCS on arousal and sleep duration in insomnia patients and healthy controls
    Brain Stimul. XX: epub ahead of print (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2019.01.001
  • Martins, C. W.; de Melo Rodrigues, L. C.; Nitsche, M. A.; Nakamura-Palacios, E. M.: AMPA receptors are involved in prefrontal direct current stimulation effects on long-term working memory and GAP-43 expression
    Behav. Brain Res. 362: 208-212 (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2019.01.023
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  • Ghanavati, E.; Salehinejad, M. A.; Nejati, V.; Nitsche, M. A.: Differential role of prefrontal, temporal and parietal cortices in verbal and figural fluency: implications for the supramodal contribution of executive functions
    Sci. Rep. 9: 3700 (10 pp) (2019)
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    https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-40273-7
  • Rivera-Urbina, G. N.; Mendez Joya, M. F.; Nitsche, M. A.; Molero-Chamizo, A.: Anodal tDCS over Wernicke's area improves verbal memory and prevents the interference effect during words learning
    Neuropsychology 33: 263-274 (2019)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/neu0000514
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  • Qi, F.; Nitsche, M. A.; Zschorlich, V. R.: Interaction between transcranial random noise stimulation and observation-execution matching activity promotes motor cortex excitability
    Front. Neurosci. 13: 69 (10 pp) (2019)
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    https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2019.00069
  • Hadar, R.; Winter, R.; Edemann-Callesen, H.; Wieske, F.; Habelt, B.; Khadka, N.; Nitsche, M. A.; Winter, C.: Prevention of schizophrenia deficits via non-invasive adolescent frontal cortex stimulation in rats
    Mol. Psychiatry XX: epub ahead of print (2019)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41380-019-0356-x
  • Willis, M. L.; Costantino, A. I.; Nitsche, M. A.; Palermo, R.; Rivolta, D.: Anodal tDCS and high-frequency tRNS targeting the occipitotemporal cortex do not always enhance face perception
    Front. Neurosci. 13: 78 (10 pp) (2019)
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    https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2019.00078
  • Nitsche, M. A.; Knotkova, H.; Woods, A. J.; Bikson, M.: Challenges, open questions and future direction in transcranial direct current stimulation research and applications
    In: Practical guide to transcranial direct current stimulation: principles, procedures and applications (S. 627-639) / edited by Helena Knotkova, Michael A. Nitsche, Marom Bikson, Adam J. Woods. Cham: Springer Int. Publ. AG, 2019.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-95948-1_21
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  • Practical guide to transcranial direct current stimulation: principles, procedures and applications. Cham: Springer Int. Publ. AG, 2019.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-95948-1
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  • Shah-Basak, P. P.; Hamilton, R. H.; Nitsche, M. A.; Woods, A. J.: Transcranial direct current stimulation in cognitive neuroscience
    In: Practical guide to transcranial direct current stimulation: principles, procedures and applications (S. 597-625) / edited by Helena Knotkova, Michael A. Nitsche, Marom Bikson, Adam J. Woods. Cham: Springer Int. Publ. AG, 2019.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-95948-1_20
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  • Rahman-Filipiak, A.; Reckow, J. M.; Woods, A. J.; Nitsche, M. A.; Hampstead, B. M.: The use and efficacy of transcranial direct current stimulation in individuals with neurodegenerative dementias
    In: Practical guide to transcranial direct current stimulation: principles, procedures and applications (S. 473-507) / edited by Helena Knotkova, Michael A. Nitsche, Marom Bikson, Adam J. Woods. Cham: Springer Int. Publ. AG, 2019.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-95948-1_16
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