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Christopher R. Butson

Phone: 801-587-3711
Office: WEB 3686

Christopher R. Butson


Neuromodulation Therapy

Selected Publications

Baker JL, Ryou JW, Wei XF, Butson CR, Schiff ND, Purpura KP, Robust modulation of arousal regulation, performance, and frontostriatal activity through central thalamic deep brain stimulation in healthy nonhuman primates. J Neurophysiol 2016 Nov 1;116(5):2383-2404

Deeb W, Giordano JJ, Rossi PJ, Mogilner AY, Gunduz A, Judy JW, Klassen BT, Butson CR, Van Horne C, Deny D, Dougherty DD, Rowell D, Gerhardt GA, Smith GS, Ponce FA, Walker HC, Bronte-Stewart HM, Mayberg HS, Chizeck HJ, Langevin JP, Volkmann J, Ostrem JL, S, Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Deep Brain Stimulation Think Tank: A Review of Emerging Issues and Technologies. Front Integr Neurosci 2016 Nov 22;10:38

Rossi PJ, Gunduz A, Judy J, Wilson L, Machado A, Giordano JJ, Elias WJ, Rossi MA, Butson CL, Fox MD, McIntyre CC, Pouratian N, Swann NC, de Hemptinne C, Gross RE, Chizeck HJ, Tagliati M, Lozano AM, Goodman W, Langevin JP, Alterman RL, Akbar U, Gerhardt GA, Proceedings of the Third Annual Deep Brain Stimulation Think Tank: A Review of Emerging Issues and Technologies. Front Neurosci 2016 Apr 6;10:119

Hollister BE, Duffley G, Butson C, Johnson C, Rosen P, Visualization for Understanding Uncertainty in Activation Volumes for Deep Brain Stimulation. Eurograph IEEE VGTC Symp Vis 2016;2016:37-41

Butson CR, McIntyre CC, The Use of Stimulation Field Models for Deep Brain Stimulation Programming. Brain Stimul 2015 Sep-Oct;8(5):976-8

Bregman T, Reznikov R, Diwan M, Raymond R, Butson CR, Nobrega JN, Hamani C, Antidepressant-like Effects of Medial Forebrain Bundle Deep Brain Stimulation in Rats are not Associated With Accumbens Dopamine Release. Brain Stimul 2015 Jul-Aug;8(4):708-13

Hamani C, Amorim BO, Wheeler AL, Diwan M, Driesslein K, Covolan L, Butson CR, Nobrega JN, Deep brain stimulation in rats: Different targets induce similar antidepressant-like effects but influence different circuits. Neurobiol Dis 2014 Nov;71:205-14

Cooper SE, Driesslein KG, Noecker AM, McIntyre CC, Machado AM, Butson CR, Anatomical targets associated with abrupt versus gradual washout of subthalamic deep brain stimulation effects on bradykinesia. PLoS One 2014;9(8):e99663

Nestor KA, Jones JD, Butson CR, Morishita T, Jacobson CE 4th, Peace DA, Chen D, Foote KD, Okun MS, Coordinate-based lead location does not predict Parkinson's disease deep brain stimulation outcome. PLoS One 2014;9(4):e93524

Farah N, Zoubi A, Matar S, Golan L, Marom A, Butson CR, Brosh I, Shoham S, Holographically patterned activation using photo-absorber induced neural-thermal stimulation. J Neural Eng 2013 Oct;10(5):056004

Stacey WC, Kellis S, Greger B, Butson CR, Patel PR, Assaf T, Mihaylova T, Glynn S, Potential for unreliable interpretation of EEG recorded with microelectrodes. Epilepsia 2013 Aug;54(8):1391-401

Pathak Y, Kopell BH, Szabo A, Rainey C, Harsch H, Butson CR, The role of electrode location and stimulation polarity in patient response to cortical stimulation for major depressive disorder. Brain Stimul 2013 May;6(3):254-60

Fakhar K, Hastings E, Butson CR, Foote KD, Zeilman P, Okun MS, Management of deep brain stimulator battery failure: battery estimators, charge density, and importance of clinical symptoms. PLoS One 2013;8(3):e58665

Stacey WC, Kellis S, Patel PR, Greger B, Butson CR, Signal distortion from microelectrodes in clinical EEG acquisition systems. J Neural Eng 2012 Oct;9(5):056007

Butson CR, Tamm G, Jain S, Fogal T, Kruger J, Evaluation of Interactive Visualization on Mobile Computing Platforms for Selection of Deep Brain Stimulation Parameters. IEEE Trans Vis Comput Graph 2012 Mar 20;:

Butson CR, Computational models of neuromodulation. Int Rev Neurobiol 2012;107:5-22

Kopell BH, Halverson J, Butson CR, Dickinson M, Bobholz J, Harsch H, Rainey C, Kondziolka D, Howland R, Eskandar E, Evans KC, Dougherty DD, Epidural cortical stimulation of the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex for refractory major depressive disorder. Neurosurgery 2011 Nov;69(5):1015-29; discussion 1029

Butson CR, Miller IO, Normann RA, Clark GA, Selective neural activation in a histologically derived model of peripheral nerve. J Neural Eng 2011 Jun;8(3):036009

Ramírez RR, Kopell BH, Butson CR, Hiner BC, Baillet S, Spectral signal space projection algorithm for frequency domain MEG and EEG denoising, whitening, and source imaging. Neuroimage 2011 May 1;56(1):78-92

Butson CR, Cooper SE, Henderson JM, Wolgamuth B, McIntyre CC, Probabilistic analysis of activation volumes generated during deep brain stimulation. Neuroimage 2011 Feb 1;54(3):2096-104

Chaturvedi A, Butson CR, Lempka SF, Cooper SE, McIntyre CC, Patient-specific models of deep brain stimulation: influence of field model complexity on neural activation predictions. Brain Stimul 2010 Apr;3(2):65-7

Miocinovic S, Lempka SF, Russo GS, Maks CB, Butson CR, Sakaie KE, Vitek JL, McIntyre CC, Experimental and theoretical characterization of the voltage distribution generated by deep brain stimulation. Exp Neurol 2009 Mar;216(1):166-76

Luján JL, Noecker AM, Butson CR, Cooper SE, Walter BL, Vitek JL, McIntyre CC, Automated 3-dimensional brain atlas fitting to microelectrode recordings from deep brain stimulation surgeries. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 2009;87(4):229-40

Ramirez RR, Kopell BH, Butson CR, Gaggl W, Friedland DR, Baillet S, Neuromagnetic source imaging of abnormal spontaneous activity in tinnitus patient modulated by electrical cortical stimulation. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009;2009:1940-4

Butson CR, McIntyre CC, Current steering to control the volume of tissue activated during deep brain stimulation. Brain Stimul 2008 Jan;1(1):7-15

Butson CR, Clark GA, Random noise paradoxically improves light-intensity encoding in Hermissenda photoreceptor network. J Neurophysiol 2008 Jan;99(1):146-54

Butson CR, Clark GA, Mechanisms of noise-induced improvement in light-intensity encoding in Hermissenda photoreceptor network. J Neurophysiol 2008 Jan;99(1):155-65

McIntyre CC, Miocinovic S, Butson CR, Computational analysis of deep brain stimulation. Expert Rev Med Devices 2007 Sep;4(5):615-22

Butson CR, McIntyre CC, Differences among implanted pulse generator waveforms cause variations in the neural response to deep brain stimulation. Clin Neurophysiol 2007 Aug;118(8):1889-94

Butson CR, Cooper SE, Henderson JM, McIntyre CC, Patient-specific analysis of the volume of tissue activated during deep brain stimulation. Neuroimage 2007 Jan 15;34(2):661-70

Miocinovic S, Parent M, Butson CR, Hahn PJ, Russo GS, Vitek JL, McIntyre CC, Computational analysis of subthalamic nucleus and lenticular fasciculus activation during therapeutic deep brain stimulation. J Neurophysiol 2006 Sep;96(3):1569-80

Butson CR, McIntyre CC, Role of electrode design on the volume of tissue activated during deep brain stimulation. J Neural Eng 2006 Mar;3(1):1-8

Butson CR, Maks CB, McIntyre CC, Sources and effects of electrode impedance during deep brain stimulation. Clin Neurophysiol 2006 Feb;117(2):447-54

Chaturvedi A, Butson CR, Cooper SE, McIntyre CC, Subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation: accurate axonal threshold prediction with diffusion tensor based electric field models. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2006;1:1240-3

McIntyre CC, Butson CR, Maks CB, Noecker AM, Optimizing deep brain stimulation parameter selection with detailed models of the electrode-tissue interface. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2006;1:893-5

Butson CR, Cooper SE, Henderson JM, McIntyre CC, Predicting the effects of deep brain stimulation with diffusion tensor based electric field models. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 2006;9(Pt 2):429-37

Butson CR, McIntyre CC, Tissue and electrode capacitance reduce neural activation volumes during deep brain stimulation. Clin Neurophysiol 2005 Oct;116(10):2490-500

Schultz LM, Butson CR, Clark GA, Post-light potentiation at type B to A photoreceptor connections in Hermissenda. Neurobiol Learn Mem 2001 Jul;76(1):7-32