Dr. rer. nat. M.C. Piastra (Maria Carla)

Assistant Professor


Medicine & Life Sciences
Median Nerve
Signal-To-Noise Ratio
Somatosensory Evoked Potentials


Rezaei, A., Lahtinen, J., Neugebauer, F., Antonakakis, M. , Piastra, M. C., Koulouri, A., Wolters, C. H., & Pursiainen, S. (2021). Reconstructing subcortical and cortical somatosensory activity via the RAMUS inverse source analysis technique using median nerve SEP data. NeuroImage, 245, [118726]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2021.118726
Piastra, M. C., Nüßing, A., Vorwerk, J., Clerc, M., Engwer, C., & Wolters, C. H. (2021). A comprehensive study on electroencephalography and magnetoencephalography sensitivity to cortical and subcortical sources. Human brain mapping, 42(4), 978-992. https://doi.org/10.1002/hbm.25272
Wolters, C. H., Antonakakis, M., Khan, A. , Piastra, M. C., & Vorwerk, J. (2021). Characterization of the somatosensory system. In Neuromethods (pp. 153-169). (Neuromethods; Vol. 166). Humana Press Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-0716-1213-2_11
Schrader, S., Westhoff, A. , Piastra, M. C., Miinalainen, T., Pursiainen, S., Vorwerk, J., Brinck, H., Wolters, C. H., & Engwer, C. (2021). DUNEuro - A software toolbox for forward modeling in bioelectromagnetism. PLoS ONE, 16(6 ), [e0252431]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0252431
Vermaas, M. , Piastra, M. C. , Oostendorp, T. F., Ramsey, N. F., & Tiesinga, P. H. E. (2020). When to include ECoG electrode properties in volume conduction models. Journal of neural engineering, 17(5), [056031]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1741-2552/abb11d
Piastra, M. C., Nüßing, A., Vorwerk, J., Bornfleth, H., Oostenveld, R., Engwer, C., & Wolters, C. H. (2018). The discontinuous Galerkin finite element method for solving the MEG and the combined MEG/EEG forward problem. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 12(FEB), [30]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2018.00030
Vorwerk, J., Oostenveld, R. , Piastra, M. C., Magyari, L., & Wolters, C. H. (2018). The FieldTrip-SimBio pipeline for EEG forward solutions. BioMedical Engineering Online, 17(1), [37]. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12938-018-0463-y

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