Medical Advisory Board

John Ulmer, MD
Professor of Radiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital

Kocak M, Ulmer JL, Sahin Ugurel M, Gaggl W, Prost RW.
Motor homunculus: passive mapping in healthy volunteers by using functional MR imaging--initial results.
Radiology. 2009 May;251(2):485-92. Epub 2009 Mar 4.

Ellingson BM, Ulmer JL, Schmit BD.
Morphology and morphometry of human chronic spinal cord injury using diffusion tensor imaging and fuzzy logic.
Ann Biomed Eng. 2008 Feb;36(2):224-36. Epub 2007 Dec 8.

Friedland DR, Gaggl W, Runge-Samuelson C, Ulmer JL, Kopell BH.
Feasibility of auditory cortical stimulation for the treatment of tinnitus.
Otol Neurotol. 2007 Dec;28(8):1005-12.

Ellingson BM, Ulmer JL, Prost RW, Schmit BD.
Morphology and morphometry in chronic spinal cord injury assessed using diffusion tensor imaging and fuzzy logic.
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2006;1:1885-8.

Franczak M, Prost RW, Antuono PG, Mark LP, Jones JL, Ulmer JL.
Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy of the hippocampus in patients with mild cognitive impairment: a pilot study.
J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2007 Sep-Oct;31(5):666-70.

Ellingson BM, Ulmer JL, Schmit BD.
Gray and white matter delineation in the human spinal cord using diffusion tensor imaging and fuzzy logic.
Acad Radiol. 2007 Jul;14(7):847-58.

Ellingson BM, Ulmer JL, Schmit BD.
Optimal diffusion tensor indices for imaging the human spinal cord.
Biomed Sci Instrum. 2007;43:128-33.

Tamer G, Talavage TM, Luh WM, Ulmer JL.
Characterizing the amplitude and spatial extent of the cortical response in auditory cortex to acoustic scanner noise generated during echo-planar image acquisition in functional magnetic resonance imaging.
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2004;3:1899-902.

Tamer G, Talavage TM, Ulmer JL.
Characterizing the attenuation and/or saturation effect of the acoustic scanner noise in auditory event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging.
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2004;3:1868-71.

Aralasmak A, Ulmer JL, Kocak M, Salvan CV, Hillis AE, Yousem DM.
Association, commissural, and projection pathways and their functional deficit reported in literature.
J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2006 Sep-Oct;30(5):695-715. Review.

Ellingson BM, Ulmer JL, Schmit BD.
A new technique for imaging the human spinal cord in vivo.
Biomed Sci Instrum. 2006;42:255-60.

Salvan CV, Ulmer JL, Mueller WM, Krouwer HG, Prost RW, Stroe GO.
Presurgical and intraoperative mapping of the motor system in congenital truncation of the precentral gyrus.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2006 Mar;27(3):493-7.

Firszt JB, Ulmer JL, Gaggl W.
Differential representation of speech sounds in the human cerebral hemispheres.
Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol. 2006 Apr;288(4):345-57. Review.

Kocak M, Ulmer JL, Biswal BB, Aralasmak A, Daniels DL, Mark LP.
The influence of gender on auditory and language cortical activation patterns: preliminary data.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2005 Oct;26(9):2248-55.

Burtis MT, Ulmer JL, Miller GA, Barboli AC, Koss SA, Brown WD.
Intradural spinal vein enlargement in craniospinal hypotension.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2005 Jan;26(1):34-8.

Ulmer JL, Holodny AI.
Functional neuroradiology: a call to action.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2005 Jan;26(1):2-3. No abstract available. Erratum in: AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2005 Mar;26(3):686. Ulmer, John [corrected to Ulmer, John L].

Ulmer JL, Salvan CV, Mueller WM, Krouwer HG, Stroe GO, Aralasmak A, Prost RW.
The role of diffusion tensor imaging in establishing the proximity of tumor borders to functional brain systems: implications for preoperative risk assessments and postoperative outcomes.
Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2004 Dec;3(6):567-76.

Schmainda KM, Rand SD, Joseph AM, Lund R, Ward BD, Pathak AP, Ulmer JL, Badruddoja MA, Krouwer HG.
Characterization of a first-pass gradient-echo spin-echo method to predict brain tumor grade and angiogenesis.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2004 Oct;25(9):1524-32. Erratum in: AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2005 Mar;26(3):686. Baddrudoja, Michael A [corrected to Badruddoja, Michael A].

Ulmer JL, Hacein-Bey L, Mathews VP, Mueller WM, DeYoe EA, Prost RW, Meyer GA, Krouwer HG, Schmainda KM.
Lesion-induced pseudo-dominance at functional magnetic resonance imaging: implications for preoperative assessments.
Neurosurgery. 2004 Sep;55(3):569-79; discussion 580-1.

Mark LP, Ulmer JL.
The next step: anatomy of the white matter.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2004 May;25(5):667-8. No abstract available.

Salvan CV, Ulmer JL, DeYoe EA, Wascher T, Mathews VP, Lewis JW, Prost RW.
Visual object agnosia and pure word alexia: correlation of functional magnetic resonance imaging and lesion localization.
J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2004 Jan-Feb;28(1):63-7.

Daniels DL, Mafee MF, Smith MM, Smith TL, Naidich TP, Brown WD, Bolger WE, Mark LP, Ulmer JL, Hacein-Bey L, Strottmann JM.
The frontal sinus drainage pathway and related structures.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2003 Sep;24(8):1618-27. No abstract available.

Biswal BB, Pathak AP, Ulmer JL, Hudetz AG.
Decoupling of the hemodynamic and activation-induced delays in functional magnetic resonance imaging.
J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2003 Mar-Apr;27(2):219-25.

Lasota KJ, Ulmer JL, Firszt JB, Biswal BB, Daniels DL, Prost RW.
Intensity-dependent activation of the primary auditory cortex in functional magnetic resonance imaging.
J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2003 Mar-Apr;27(2):213-8.

Koss SA, Ulmer JL, Hacein-Bey L.
Angiographic features of spontaneous intracranial hypotension.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2003 Apr;24(4):704-6.

Ulmer JL, Krouwer HG, Mueller WM, Ugurel MS, Kocak M, Mark LP.
Pseudo-reorganization of language cortical function at fMR imaging: a consequence of tumor-induced neurovascular uncoupling.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2003 Feb;24(2):213-7.

Simon AD, Ulmer JL, Strottmann JM.
Contrast-enhanced MR imaging of cerebral fat embolism: case report and review of the literature.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2003 Jan;24(1):97-101.

Brosch JR, Talavage TM, Ulmer JL, Nyenhuis JA.
Simulation of human respiration in fMRI with a mechanical model.
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2002 Jul;49(7):700-7.

Sucholeiki R, Alsaadi TM, Morris GL 3rd, Ulmer JL, Biswal B, Mueller WM.
fMRI in patients implanted with a vagal nerve stimulator.
Seizure. 2002 Apr;11(3):157-62.

Garcia GH, Donahue KM, Ulmer JL, Harris GJ.
Qualitative perfusion imaging of the human optic nerve.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2002 Mar;18(2):107-13.

Mark LP, Ulmer JL.
Watching the brain work: looking at the network connections.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2002 Jan;23(1):2-4. No abstract available.

Mark LP, Prost RW, Ulmer JL, Smith MM, Daniels DL, Strottmann JM, Brown WD, Hacein-Bey L.
Pictorial review of glutamate excitotoxicity: fundamental concepts for neuroimaging.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2001 Nov-Dec;22(10):1813-24. Review. No abstract available.

Alsaadi TM, Ulmer JL, Mitchell MJ, Morris GL, Swanson SJ, Mueller WM.
Magnetic resonance analysis of postsurgical temporal lobectomy.
J Neuroimaging. 2001 Jul;11(3):243-7.

Biswal BB, Taylor PA, Ulmer JL.
Use of jackknife resampling techniques to estimate the confidence intervals of fMRI parameters.
J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2001 Jan-Feb;25(1):113-20.

Franczak MB, Ulmer JL, Jaradeh S, McDaniel JD, Mark LP, Prost RW.
Spin-lock magnetic resonance imaging of muscle in patients with autosomal recessive limb girdle muscular dystrophy.
J Neuroimaging. 2000 Apr;10(2):73-7.

McDaniel JD, Ulmer JL, Prost RW, Franczak MB, Jaradeh S, Hamilton CA, Mark LP.
Magnetization transfer imaging of skeletal muscle in autosomal recessive limb girdle muscular dystrophy.
J Comput Assist Tomogr. 1999 Jul-Aug;23(4):609-14.

Mathews VP, Ulmer JL, White ML, Hamilton CA, Reboussen DM, Elster AD.
Depiction of intracranial vessels with MRA: utility of magnetization transfer saturation and gadolinium.
J Comput Assist Tomogr. 1999 Jul-Aug;23(4):597-602.

Mathews VP, Caldemeyer KS, Lowe MJ, Greenspan SL, Weber DM, Ulmer JL.
Brain: gadolinium-enhanced fast fluid-attenuated inversion-recovery MR imaging.
Radiology. 1999 Apr;211(1):257-63.

Biswal BB, Ulmer JL.
Blind source separation of multiple signal sources of fMRI data sets using independent component analysis.
J Comput Assist Tomogr. 1999 Mar-Apr;23(2):265-71.

Biswal B, Ulmer JL, Krippendorf RL, Harsch HH, Daniels DL, Hyde JS, Haughton VM.
Abnormal cerebral activation associated with a motor task in Tourette syndrome.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1998 Sep;19(8):1509-12.

Ulmer JL, Biswal BB, Mark LP, Mathews VP, Prost RW, Millen SJ, Garman JN, Horzewski D.
Acoustic echoplanar scanner noise and pure tone hearing thresholds: the effects of sequence repetition times and acoustic noise rates.
J Comput Assist Tomogr. 1998 May-Jun;22(3):480-6.

Ulmer JL, Biswal BB, Yetkin FZ, Mark LP, Mathews VP, Prost RW, Estkowski LD, McAuliffe TL, Haughton VM, Daniels DL.
Cortical activation response to acoustic echo planar scanner noise.
J Comput Assist Tomogr. 1998 Jan-Feb;22(1):111-9.

Yetkin FZ, Mueller WM, Morris GL, McAuliffe TL, Ulmer JL, Cox RW, Daniels DL, Haughton VM.
Functional MR activation correlated with intraoperative cortical mapping.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1997 Aug;18(7):1311-5.

Ulmer JL, Mathews VP, Elster AD, Mark LP, Daniels DL, Mueller W.
MR imaging of lumbar spondylolysis: the importance of ancillary observations.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1997 Jul;169(1):233-9.

Strainer JC, Ulmer JL, Yetkin FZ, Haughton VM, Daniels DL, Millen SJ.
Functional MR of the primary auditory cortex: an analysis of pure tone activation and tone discrimination.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1997 Apr;18(4):601-10.

Mathews VP, Caldemeyer KS, Ulmer JL, Nguyen H, Yuh WT.
Effects of contrast dose, delayed imaging, and magnetization transfer saturation on gadolinium-enhanced MR imaging of brain lesions.
J Magn Reson Imaging. 1997 Jan-Feb;7(1):14-22. Review.

Ulmer JL, Mathews VP, Hamilton CA, Elster AD, Moran PR.
Magnetization transfer or spin-lock? An investigation of off-resonance saturation pulse imaging with varying frequency offsets.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1996 May;17(5):805-19.

Burke JW, Mathews VP, Elster AD, Ulmer JL, McLean FM, Davis SB.
Contrast-enhanced magnetization transfer saturation imaging improves MR detection of herpes simplex encephalitis.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1996 Apr;17(4):773-6.

Ulmer JL, Mathews VP, Elster AD, King JC.
Lumbar spondylolysis without spondylolisthesis: recognition of isolated posterior element subluxation on sagittal MR.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1995 Aug;16(7):1393-8.

Ulmer JL, Elster AD, Mathews VP, Allen AM.
Lumbar spondylolysis: reactive marrow changes seen in adjacent pedicles on MR images.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1995 Feb;164(2):429-33.
PMID: 7839983 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Mathews VP, Elster AD, King JC, Ulmer JL, Hamilton CA, Strottmann JM.
Combined effects of magnetization transfer and gadolinium in cranial MR imaging and MR angiography.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1995 Jan;164(1):169-72.

Hamilton CA, Elster AD, Ulmer JL.
"Crisscross" MR imaging: improved resolution by averaging signals with swapped phase-encoding axes.
Radiology. 1994 Oct;193(1):276-9.

Ulmer JL, Elster AD, Mathews VP, King JC.
Distinction between degenerative and isthmic spondylolisthesis on sagittal MR images: importance of increased anteroposterior diameter of the spinal canal ("wide canal sign").
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1994 Aug;163(2):411-6.

Ulmer JL, Elster AD, Ginsberg LE, Williams DW 3rd.
Klippel-Feil syndrome: CT and MR of acquired and congenital abnormalities of cervical spine and cord.
J Comput Assist Tomogr. 1993 Mar-Apr;17(2):215-24.