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Nils Bodammer

Researcher
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bodammer [at] mpib-berlin [dot] mpg [dot] de
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Short CV: 

Dr. rer. nat., 2006, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität, Magdeburg (Thesis: Ein neues Verfahren zur Korrektur wirbelstromverursachter Bildverzerrungen in der diffusionsgewichteten Magnetresonanztomographie)

Dipl.-Phys., 1996, Freie Universität, Berlin (Thesis: Darstellung von fluoreszierenden Strukturen in stark streuenden Medien anhand von Photonendichtewellen)


Research Interests: 

 

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and spectroscopy (MRS)

In particular:

  • Diffusion imaging
  • Phosphorus MRI and MRS
  • Perfusion imaging by means of arterial spin labeling

Selected Literature: 
  • Wenger, E., Martensson, J., Noack, H., Bodammer, N. C., Kühn, S., Schäfer, S., Heinze, H.-J., Düzel, E., Bäckman, L., Lindenberger, U., & Lövdén, M. (2014). Comparing manual and automatic segmentation of hippocampal volumes: Reliability and validity issues in younger and older brains. Human Brain Mapping 35:4236-4248.

  • Lövdén, M., Schaefer, S., Noack, H., Bodammer, N. C., Kühn, S., Heinze, H.-J., Düzel, E., Bäckman, L., & Lindenberger, U. (2012). Spatial navigation training protects the hippocampus against age-related changes during early and late adulthood. Neurobiology of Aging 33:620.e9-620.e22.

  • Mårtensson, J., Eriksson, J., Bodammer, N. C., Lindgren, M., Johansson, M., Nyberg, L., & Lövdén, M. (2012). Growth of language-related brain areas after foreign language learning. Neuroimage 63:240-244

  • Lövdén M, Bodammer NC, Kühn S, Kaufmann J, Schütze H, Tempelmann C, Heinze HJ, Düzel E, Schmiedek F, Lindenberger U (2010). Experience-dependent plasticity of white-matter microstructure extends into old age. Neuropsychologia 48:3878-3883.

  • Bodammer NC, Kaufmann J, Kanowski M, Tempelmann C (2009). Monte Carlo-based diffusion tensor tractography with a geometrically corrected voxel-centre connecting method. Phys Med Biol 54:1009-1033.

  • Càmara E, Bodammer N, Rodríguez-Fornells A, Tempelmann C (2007). Age-related water diffusion changes in human brain: a voxel-based approach. Neuroimage 34:1588-1599.

  • Bodammer N, Kaufmann J, Kanowski M, Tempelmann C (2004). Eddy current correction in diffusion-weighted imaging using pairs of images acquired with opposite diffusion gradient polarity. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 51:188-193.

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Keresztes, A., Bender, A. R., Bodammer, N. C., Lindenberger, U., Shing, Y. L., & Werkle-Bergner, M. (2017). Hippocampal maturity promotes memory distinctiveness in childhood and adolescence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114, 9212-9217. doi:10.1073/pnas.1710654114
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Kleemeyer, M. M., Polk, T. A., Schaefer, S., Bodammer, N. C., Brechtel, L., & Lindenberger, U. (2017). Exercise-induced fitness changes correlate with changes in neural specificity in older adults. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 11:123. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2017.00123
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Wenger, E., Kühn, S., Verrel, J., Mårtensson, J., Bodammer, N. C., Lindenberger, U., & Lövdén, M. (2017). Repeated structural imaging reveals non-linear progression of experience-dependent volume changes in human motor cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 27, 2911-2925. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhw141
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Bellander, M., Berggren, R., Mårtensson, J., Brehmer, Y., Wenger, E., Li, T.-Q., Bodammer, N. C., Shing, Y. L., Werkle-Bergner, M., & Lövdén, M. (2016). Behavioral correlates of changes in hippocampal grey matter structure during acquisition of foreign vocabulary. NeuroImage, 131, 205-213. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.10.020
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Kleemeyer, M. M., Kühn, S., Prindle, J., Bodammer, N. C., Brechtel, L., Garthe, A., Kempermann, G., Schaefer, S., & Lindenberger, U. (2016). Changes in fitness are associated with changes in hippocampal microstructure and hippocampal volume among older adults. NeuroImage, 131, 155-161. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.11.026
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Müller-Vahl, K. R., Grosskreutz, J., Prell, T., Kaufmann, J., Bodammer, N., & Peschel, T. (2014). Tics are caused by alterations in prefrontal areas, thalamus and putamen, while changes in the cingulate gyrus reflect secondary compensatory mechanisms. BMC Neuroscience, 15:6. doi:10.1186/1471-2202-15-6
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Wenger, E., Mårtensson, J., Noack, H., Bodammer, N. C., Kühn, S., Schäfer, S., Heinze, H.-J., Düzel, E., Bäckman, L., Lindenberger, U., & Lövdén, M. (2014). Comparing manual and automatic segmentation of hippocampal volumes: Reliability and validity issues in younger and older brains. Human Brain Mapping, 35, 4236-4248. doi:10.1002/hbm.22473
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Kühn, S., Schmiedek, F., Noack, H., Wenger, E., Bodammer, N. C., Lindenberger, U., & Lövdén, M. (2013). The dynamics of change in striatal activity following updating training. Human Brain Mapping, 34, 1530-1541. doi:10.1002/hbm.22007
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Prell, T., Peschel, T., Hartung, V., Kaufmann, J., Klauschies, R., Bodammer, N. C., Kollewe, K., Dengler, R., & Grosskreutz, J. (2013). Diffusion tensor imaging patterns differ in bulbar and limb onset amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, 115, 1281-1287. doi:10.1016/j.clineuro.2012.11.031
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Amengual, J. L., Valero-Cabre, A., Veciana de las Heras, M., Rojo, N., Froudist-Walsh, S., Ripolles, P., Bodammer, N. C., Mohammadi, B., Montero, J., Grau, C., Münte, T. F., & Rodriguez-Fornells, A. (2012). Prognostic value of cortically induced motor evoked activity by TMS in chronic stroke: Caveats from a revealing single clinical case. BMC Neurology, 12:35. doi:10.1186/1471-2377-12-35
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Lövdén, M., Schaefer, S., Noack, H., Bodammer, N. C., Kühn, S., Heinze, H.-J., Düzel, E., Bäckman, L., & Lindenberger, U. (2012). Spatial navigation training protects the hippocampus against age-related changes during early and late adulthood. Neurobiology of Aging, 33, 620.e9-620.e22. doi:10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2011.02.013
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Mårtensson, J., Eriksson, J., Bodammer, N. C., Lindgren, M., Johansson, M., Nyberg, L., & Lövdén, M. (2012). Growth of language-related brain areas after foreign language learning. NeuroImage, 63, 240-244. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2012.06.043
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Lövdén, M., Schaefer, S., Noack, H., Kanowski, M., Kaufmann, J., Tempelmann, C., Bodammer, N. C., Kühn, S., Heinze, H.-J., Lindenberger, U., Düzel, E., & Bäckman, L. (2011). Performance-related increases in hippocampal N-acetylaspartate (NAA) induced by spatial navigation training are restricted to BDNF Val homozygotes. Cerebral Cortex, 21, 1435-1442. doi:10.1093/cercor/bhq230
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Schott, B. H., Niklas, C., Kaufmann, J., Bodammer, N. C., Machts, J., Schütze, H., & Düzel, E. (2011). Fiber density between rhinal cortex and activated ventrolateral prefrontal regions predicts episodic memory performance in humans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108, 5408-5413. doi:10.1073/pnas.1013287108
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Shing, Y. L., Rodrigue, K. M., Kennedy, K. M., Fandakova, Y., Bodammer, N. C., Werkle-Bergner, M., Lindenberger, U., & Raz, N. (2011). Hippocampal subfield volumes: Age, vascular risk, and correlation with associative memory. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 3:2. doi:10.3389/fnagi.2011.00002
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Boelmans, K., Bodammer, N. C., Suchorska, B., Kaufmann, J., Ebersbach, G., Heinze, H.-J., & Niehaus, L. (2010). Diffusion tensor imaging of the corpus callosum differentiates corticobasal syndrome from Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, 16, 498-502. doi:10.1016/j.parkreldis.2010.05.006
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Kühn, S., Bodammer, N. C., & Brass, M. (2010). Dissociating mental states related to doing nothing by means of fMRI pattern classification. NeuroImage, 53, 1294-1300. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.07.006
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Lövdén, M., Bodammer, N. C., Kühn, S., Kaufmann, J., Schütze, H., Tempelmann, C., Heinze, H.-J., Düzel, E., Schmiedek, F., & Lindenberger, U. (2010). Experience-dependent plasticity of white-matter microstructure extends into old age. Neuropsychologia, 48, 3878-3883. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2010.08.026
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Bodammer, N. C., Kaufmann, J., Kanowski, M., & Tempelmann, C. (2009). Monte Carlo-based diffusion tensor tractography with a geometrically corrected voxel-centre connecting method. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 54, 1009-1033. doi:10.1088/0031-9155/54/4/013
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Düzel, S., Schütze, H., Stallforth, S., Kaufmann, J., Bodammer, N. C., Bunzeck, N., Münte, T. F., Lindenberger, U., Heinze, H.-J., & Düzel, E. (2008). A close relationship between verbal memory and SN/VTA integrity in young and older adults. Neuropsychologia, 46, 3042-3052. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2008.06.001
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