Richard Frackowiak

Professor, MD, PhD
Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, Institute of Neurology
University College London, UK

Fields of interest:

  • Recovery after brain injury

  • Computational neuro-anatomy, especially in relation to defining biomarkers of neurodegenerative and genetic brain disease in humans


Recent publications:

Tan G. C., Doke T. F., Ashburner J., Wood N. W., Frackowiak R. S.:
Normal variation in fronto-occipital circuitry and cerebellar structure with an autism-associated polymorphism of CNTNAP2
Neuroimage 2010; 53(3): 1030-1042.

Morillon B., Lehongre K., Frackowiak R. S., Ducorps A., Kleinschmidt A., Poeppel D., Giraud A. L.:
Neurophysiological origin of human brain asymmetry for speech and language
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A 2010; 107(43): 18688-18693.

Reverberi C., Cherubini P., Frackowiak R. S., Caltagirone C., Paulesu E., Macaluso E.:
Conditional and syllogistic deductive tasks dissociate functionally during premise integration
Hum. Brain. Mapp. 2010; 31(9): 1430-1445.

Stonnington C. M., Chu C., Kloppel S., Jack C. R., Jr., Ashburner J., Frackowiak R. S.:
Predicting clinical scores from magnetic resonance scans in Alzheimer's disease
Neuroimage 2010; 51(4): 1405-1413.

Ward N. S., Bestmann S., Hartwigsen G., Weiss M. M., Christensen L. O., Frackowiak R. S., Rothwell J. C., Siebner H. R.:
Low-frequency transcranial magnetic stimulation over left dorsal premotor cortex improves the dynamic control of visuospatially cued actions
J. Neurosci. 2010; 30(27): 9216-9223.

Kloppel S., Mangin J. F., Vongerichten A., Frackowiak R. S., Siebner H. R.:
Nurture versus nature: long-term impact of forced right-handedness on structure of pericentral cortex and basal ganglia
J. Neurosci. 2010; 30(9): 3271-3275.

McKay L. C., Critchley H. D., Murphy K., Frackowiak R. S., Corfield D. R.:
Sub-cortical and brainstem sites associated with chemo-stimulated increases in ventilation in humans
Neuroimage 2010; 49(3): 2526-2535.

Kloppel S., Stonnington C. M., Petrovic P., Mobbs D., Tuscher O., Craufurd D., Tabrizi S. J., Frackowiak R. S.:
Irritability in pre-clinical Huntington's disease
Neuropsychologia 2010; 48(2): 549-557.

Helms G., Draganski B., Frackowiak R., Ashburner J., Weiskopf N.:
Improved segmentation of deep brain grey matter structures using magnetization transfer (MT) parameter maps
Neuroimage 2009; 47(1): 194-198.

Kloppel S., Draganski B., Siebner H. R., Tabrizi S. J., Weiller C., Frackowiak R. S.:
Functional compensation of motor function in pre-symptomatic Huntington's disease
Brain 2009; 132(Pt 6): 1624-1632.