Publications

Research articles (clinical, basic science, other) in refereed journals:

Butler, AJ, Yue, G., and Darling, W.G. (1993) Variations in soleus H-reflexes as a function of plantarflexion torque in man.  Brain Research, 632(1-2):95-104. PMID: 8149249

Darling, W.G., Butler, AJ., Williams, T.E. Visual perception of head-fixed and trunk-fixed anterior/posterior axes (1996). Experimental Brain Research 112 (1):127-134. PMID: 8951415

Darling, W.G., Rizzo, M. and Butler, AJ Disordered sensorimotor transformations for reaching following posterior cortical lesions (2001). Neuropsychologia 39 (3):237-254. PMID: 11163603

Butler, AJ, Wolf, SL. Transcranial magnetic stimulation to assess cortical plasticity: A critical perspective for stroke rehabilitation (2003) J Rehabil Med; Suppl. 41:20-26. PMID: 12817653

Binkofski F, Butler AJ, Buccino G, Heide W, Fink G, Freund HJ, Seitz RJ (2003): Mirror apraxia affects the peripersonal mirror space. A combined lesion and cerebral activation study. Exp Brain Res 153:210-219

Butler, AJ., Fink, G., Dohle, C, Wunderlich, G., Tellman, L., Seitz, R. J., Zilles, K., and H.-J. Freund (2004) Neural mechanisms underlying reaching for remembered targets cued kinesthetically or visually in left or right hemispace, Human Brain Mapping 21(3):165-177. PMID: 14755836

Park, SW, Butler  AJ., V. Cavalheiro, and S L. Wolf (2004). Changes in serial optical topography with constraint-induced movement therapy in stroke: a case study. Neurorehabil Neural Repair 18:95-105. PMID: 1522880

Wolf SL, Butler AJ, Campana GI, Parris TA, Struys DM, Weinstein SR. (2004) Intra-subject reliability of parameters contributing to maps generated by transcranial magnetic stimulation in able-bodied adults. Clinical Neurophysiol 115:1740-1747. PMID: 15261852

Alberts J.L., Butler, AJ., S.L. Wolf. (2004) The effects of constraint-induced therapy on precision grip: a preliminary study. Neurorehabil Neural Repair, 2004. 18(4): p. 250-8. PMID: 15537995

Corneal S, Butler AJ, and SL Wolf. (2005). Intra- and intersubject reliability of abductor pollicis brevis muscle motor map characteristics with transcranial magnetic stimulation. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. Aug 2005;86(8):1670-1675. PMID: 16084825

Wolf S, Butler AJ, Alberts  J and MW Kim. (2005) Contemporary linkages between EMG, kinetic, and stroke rehabilitation. Journal of electromyography and kinesiology. 15:229-230. PMID: 15763670.

Niyazov DM, Butler AJ, Kadah YM, Epstein CM, Hu XP. (2005): Functional magnetic resonance imaging and transcranial magnetic stimulation: Effects of motor imagery, movement and coil orientation. Clin Neurophysiol 116(7):1601-10. PMID: 15953559.

Butler AJ, Kahn SE, Wolf SL, Weiss P. (2005): Finger extensor variability in TMS parameters among chronic stroke patients. J Neuroengineering Rehabil 2(1):10- PMID: 15927075

Darling WG, Wolf SL, Butler AJ (2006) Variability of motor potentials evoked by transcranial magnetic stimulation depends on muscle activation. Exp Brain Res 174: 376-385. PMID: 16636787

Butler AJ, Blanton, V. Rowe S, Wolf.  (2006) Attempting to Improve Function and Quality of Life Using the FTM Protocol.  Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy. Vol 30(3):148-156.

Butler AJ, Page SJ. (2006) Mental practice with motor imagery; evidence for motor recovery, and cortical reorganization after stroke. Archives of Physical Medicine and rehabilitation 87: (12 Suppl 2):S2-11. PMID: 17140874.

Darling WG, Seitz RJ, Peltier S, Tellmann L, Butler AJ (2007) Visual cortex activation in kinesthetic guidance of reaching. Exp Brain Res 179: 607-619. PMID: 17171536

M. Gregg, C. Hall and Butler, AJ. (2007) Measuring Movement Imagery Ability: Applications beyond Sport. Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine Dec. PMID: 18955294

Sawaki, L, AJ Butler, X Leng. PA Wassenaar, Y Mohammad, S Blanton, K Sathian, DS Nichols-Larsen, SL. Wolf, DC Good and GF Wittenberg. (2008) CIMT produces clinically relevant improvements and increased motor map area in patients 3-9 months post stroke. Neurorehabilitation and neural repair. 22:505-513. PMID: 18780885

Zhang  L, AJ  Butler, CK Sun, V Sahgal,  GF Wittenberg, and GH Yue. (2008) Fractal dimension assessment of brain white matter structural complexity post stroke in relation to upper-extremity motor function. Brain Research 1228:229-240. PMID: 18590710

James, GA, Lu, Z-L, VanMeter, J. Sathian, K, Hu, X.P., Butler, AJ. (2009) Changes in resting-state effective connectivity in the motor network following rehabilitation of upper-extremity post-stroke paresis. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 16(4): 270-281. PMID: 19740732

Kutner NG, Zhang R, Butler AJ, Wolf SL, Alberts JL. Quality-of-life change associated with robotic-assisted therapy to improve hand motor function in patients with subacute stroke: a randomized clinical trial. Phys Ther. 2010 Apr;90(4):493-504. PMID: 2018561

Qiu M, Darling WG, Morecraft RJ, Ni CC, Rajendra J, Butler AJ. (2011) White Matter Integrity Is a Stronger Predictor of Motor Function Than BOLD Response in Patients With Stroke. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 25(3):275-284. PMID:21357529.

Glielmi, CB, AJ Butler, DM Niyazov, WG Darling, CM Epstein, JL Alberts and XP Hu. (2011) Assessing low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation with functional magnetic resonance imaging: a case series. Physiotherapy Research International. PMID:2176639

Inman, C, James GA, Hamann S. Rajendra J. Pagnoni G. AJ Butler. (2012) Altered resting-state effective connectivity of fronto-parietal action guidance systems on the primary motor network following stroke. Neuroimage. 59(1):227-37. PMID:218391

Butler AJ, Cazeaux, J, Fidler, A, Jansen, J, Lefkove, N. Gregg, M, Hall, C, Easley K, Shenvi N. and SL Wolf. (2012) The Movement Imagery Questionnaire-Revised, Second Edition (MIQ-RS) is a Reliable and Valid Tool for Evaluating Motor Imagery Ability in Stroke Populations. Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine vol. 2012. PMID: 22474504

Buharin VE, Butler AJ, Rajendra JK, and M. Shinohara. (2012) Enhanced corticospinal excitability with physiologically heightened sympathetic nerve activity.  Journal of Applied Physiology Dec. 13. PMID: 23239871

McGregor, K., Carpenter, H., Kleim, E., Sudhyadhom, A., White, K.D., Butler, A.J., Kleim, J.A., Crosson, B. (2012) Motor Map Reliability and Aging: A TMS/fMRI Study. Experimental Brain Research May;219(1):97-106. PMID: 22466408

McGregor, KM, Heilman, KM, Nocera, JR, Patten C, Manini, TM, Crosson, B and Butler A.J. (2012) Aging, Aerobic Activity and Interhemispheric Communication.  Brain Sciences. 2(4) 634-648. PMID: 24198784.

Confaloneiri L, Pagnoni, G, Barsalou, LW, Rajendra JK, Eickhoff SB, Butler AJ. (2012) Brain activation in primary motor and somatosensory cortices during motor imagery correlates with motor imagery ability in stroke patients. International Scholarly Research Network (ISRN) Neurology. vol. 2012, 17 pages, 2012. PMID: 23378930.

Butler AJ, Shuster, M, O’Hara, E, Middlebrooks D, Hurley K and K Guilkey. (2012) A systematic review and meta-analysis of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation to enhance excitability of the motor cortex and hand function in healthy individuals and subjects with stroke. Journal of Hand Therapy. 36(2):162-171. PMID: 22964028.

McGregor KM , Nocera J, Sudhyadhom A, Patten C, Manini TM, Kleim JA,  Crosson B, AJ Butler.  (2013) Effects of Aerobic Fitness on Aging-related Changes of Interhemispheric Inhibition and Motor Performance Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. 5(66). PMID: 24198784.

Kim J, Bulach C, Richards K, Wu D, Butler AJ, M Ghovanloo. (2013) An Apparatus for Improving Upper Limb Function by Engaging Synchronous Tongue Motion. 6th International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering. San Diego, CA. Nov. 6.

Bajaj S, Drake D, Butler AJ and M. Dhamala (2014).  Oscillatory motor network activity during rest and movement: an fNIRS study. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience: 8(13)1-12.PMID: 24550793

McGregor KM,  Crosson B, AJ Butler.  (2014). Reliability of Negative BOLD in Ipsilateral Sensorimotor Areas During Unimanual Task Activity. Brain Imaging and Behavior. May 2014 PMID: 24788334

Buharin VE, Butler AJ, and M. Shinohara.  (2014). Motor cortical dis-inhibition with baroreceptor unloading induced by orthostatic stress.  Journal of Neurophysiology. PMID: 24671536.

Butler AJ, Bay C, Wu D, Richards, K, Buchanan S and M. Yepes. (2014). Expanding Tele-rehabilitation of Stroke Through In-Home Robot-Assisted Therapy. Special issue: Robotic Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies.

Sawaki L, AJ Butler, X Leng. PA Wassenaar, Y Mohammad, S Blanton, K Sathian, DS Nichols-Larsen, SL. Wolf, DC Good and GF Wittenberg. (2014). Differential patterns of cortical reorganization following constraint-induced movement therapy during early and late period after stroke: a preliminary study.  Neurorehabilitation, Sept. 16. PMID: 25227542.

Demo D, Fry D, Devine N and Butler AJ. (2014). A Call for Action: Advocating for Increased Funding for the Allied Health Professions. The Journal of Allied Health. (in press).

Manuscripts submitted:

Cherry C, Chumbler NR, Richards K,  Huff AR, Wu D, Tilghman, L and Butler AJ. Expanding Stroke Telerehabilitation Services to Rural Veterans: A Qualitative Study on Patient Experiences Using the Robotic Stroke Therapy Delivery and Monitoring System Program.

Butler AJ, Laplaca  MC, Traynelis SF, Kallos J and SL Wolf. Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Pilot Study of D-cycloserine in Chronic Stroke. Stroke Research and Treatment (submitted).

Barsalou, L. Bauer-Wu, S. Rajendra J. Pagnoni G.  Dunn, J, AJ Butler. Experienced meditators, cancer survivors, and matched controls assemble different neural resources to process Emotion. Emotion (submitted March 2014).

Bajaj S, Drake D, Butler AJ and M. Dhamala. Functional organization and restoration of the brain motor-execution network after stroke and rehabilitation. Human Brain Mapping (submitted).

Butler AJ, Pagnoni, G, Yue G, Shenvi N, Easley K, Wolf S.  Mental imagery improves motor function in stroke. Neurorehabilitation and Neural repair  (submitted)

Review articles:

Wolf, SL, Blanton, S, Baer, H, Breshears, J, and Butler, AJ. (2002) The emergence of repetitive task practice in upper extremity neurorehabilitation of patients with stroke: A critical review of constraint induced movement therapy and mechanisms revealed by brain mapping techniques. The Neurologist  8(6):325-338. PMID: 12801434

Butler, AJ, Wolf, SL (2007) Putting the Brain on the Map: Using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to Assess and Induce Cortical Plasticity of Upper Extremity Movement, Journal of Physical Therapy 87:719. PMID: 17429003

Book chapters:

Belagaje, S., Butler  AJ. (2012) Post-Stroke Recovery. In Neurology in Practice: Stroke, Edited by Kevin Barrett and James Meschia. Oxford University Press. New York.

Butler AJ, Rajendra J and Basati P. (2008) TMS: A modality for studying neuroplasticity in motor skill learning and upper limb rehabilitation in stroke survivors. In: Shinohara M. Advances in Neuromuscular Physiology of Motor Skills and Muscle Fatigue. India: Research Signpost, 2008:45-57.

Butler AJ, Wolf SL. (2003) The emerging role of transcranial magnetic stimulation in the assessment of stroke rehabilitation intervention. In: Soroker N, Ring H, eds. Advances in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. Bologna: Monduzzi Editore, pg. 9-19

Manuals, videos, computer programs, radio and other teaching aids:

Butler, A.J. Making sense of mirror images (http://www.news.bmn.com), Fall, 2001.

Butler, A.J., Wolf, S.L. and S. Blanton. (2002) Constraint Induced Therapy Evaluation National Clinical Trial: The clinical site at Emory University. http://www.excite.emory.edu

Butler, AJ. Georgia Radio Reading Service (GaRRS). Surviving a stroke.  Georgia Public Broadcasting. Atlanta, GA. July 2011.

Butler AJ, WNDU-TV South Bend, IN, New robotic therapy can help stroke patients. Dec. 15, 2011.

Butler AJ. KABC-TV Los Angeles, CA. Clinical trial targets stroke victims. Dec. 19, 2011

Other publications:

Letter to the editor

Butler AJ. Wolf SL (2006) Letter to the editor: Cortical reorganization following modified constraint-induced movement therapy. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 87:1674.

Commentary

Butler, A.J. (2005) Commentary on Holden, M.K., Virtual Environments for Motor Rehabilitation: Review. CyberPsychology & Behavior vol. 8, 212-219.

Published Abstracts

Butler A.J., Darling W.G. (1990) Reflex Changes accompanying isometric strength training of the Contralateral Limb.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 16:884.

Butler A.J., Yue G., Darling, W.G. (1991) Superposition of H-reflexes on graded contractions in Man.  International Brain Research Organization Abstracts, 1:82.

Yue, G., Darling, W.G., Cole, K.J., Butler, A.J. (1991) H-reflexes during rising and falling phases of voluntary contractions in Man.  International Brain Research Organization Abstracts, 1:81.

Butler, A.J., Darling, W.G., Williams, T.E. (1993) Visual Perception of Anterior Direction.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 1:550.

Darling, W.G., Butler, A.J., Eversmeryer, A., Entsminger, G. (1994) Effects of Varying Head Orientation on Sensorimotor Transformations.  American Society of Biomechanics Abstracts.

Butler, A. J., Darling, W.G., Pizzimenti, M.A. (1994) The Effects of Gravitational Cues on the Transformation Between Kinesthetic and Visual Information to Reaches to Remembered Target Locations.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 2:1406.

Darling, W.G., Butler, A.J., Rizzo, M. (1995) Increased sensorimotor transformation errors in a patient with inferior parietal lobe damage.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts;21:415.

Butler, A.J., Darling, W.G., Rizzo, M. (1995) Sensorimotor transformation in patients with lateral cerebellar damage.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts;1:415.

Butler, A.J., Darling, W.G., Rizzo, M. (1996) Evidence for blindsight in patients with homonymous hemianopia.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts;2:885.

Butler, A.J., G.R. Fink, G. Wunderlich, C. Dohle, F.C. Binkofski, L. Tellman, R.J. Seitz, K. Zilles, and H.-J. Freund (2000) Reaching to remembered targets: comparison of visual and kinesthetic cueing in left and right hemispace.  Neuroimage; 11, 5:814.

Butler, A.J., F. Binkofski, G.R. Fink, G. Buccino, R.J. Seitz, K. Zilles1, H.-J. Freund (2001) Neural correlates associated with visuospatial transformations using a mirror. Neuroimage;13, 6:712:1141.

Butler, A.J., F. Binkofski, G.R. Fink, G. Buccino, K. Zilles1, H.-J. Freund (2001) Acting in peripersonal mirror space. A combined lesion and PET study. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts;2

Butler, A.J., J.L. Alberts, S.L. Wolf. Changes in kinetics of grasping among patients with sub-acute stroke after constraint-induced therapy. Program No. 169.3. 2002 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2002. CD-ROM.

Butler AJ, C. Dohle,  R. J. Seitz, K. Zilles, H.-J. Freund. (2003)The neural correlates underlying pointing for remembered targets cued kinesthetically in left or right hemispace.  NeuroImage.

Butler AJ, Kahn S, and SL Wolf. Inherent variability in extensor digitorum communis maps from transcranial magnetic stimulation among patients with chronic stroke. Society for Neuroscience, 2003

Suwaki, L, Butler, A, Wassenar P, et. Al. Motor Map Plasticity in constraint therapy for stroke. 29th International Stroke Conference February 5-7, 2004 San Diego, California

Park, SW, Butler, AJ, Cavelheiro, V, and S. Wolf. Changes in Serial Optical Topography with Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy in Stroke: A Case Study. Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine. Seoul, Korea, Oct. 25-26, 2003.

Butler, AJ, Ahmadian AA, Ko J, Blanton S, Inkster D, Cavelheiro V, Sathian K, Wolf S, Sawaki L, Wittenberg G and DC Good. Can constraint-induced therapy improve upper extremity function and change TMS map parameters in hemiparetic patients? Society for Neuroscience, 2004

Greenberg JP, Butler AJ, Sawaki L, Schmalbrock P, Mao H, Nichols DS, Wolf SL, Wittenberg GF and DC Good. The effect of constraint-induced therapy for stroke on functional MRI motor maps. Society for Neuroscience, 2004

Wolf S, Butler AJ, and J Alberts The EXtremity Constraint Induced Therapy Evaluation (EXCITE) Trial for Upper Extremity Stroke Rehabilitation: Potential Linkages to ISEK. ISEK Boston, 2004

Darling, WG, Morecraft RJ, Mao C, Ni C and AJ Butler. Relationship on diffusion tensor images of white matter in subcortical strokes to motor function and recovery. 11th Annual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Toronto, 2005.

Kim MW, Wolf SL, Darling WG and AJ Butler. The effect of forearm position on EDC and FCR recruitment curves evoked by transcranial magnetic stimulation. Society for Neuroscience, 2005

Gregg M, Hall C, and AJ Butler. Evaluating the Measurement of Movement Imagery Abilities. The Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology (SCAPPS). Niagara Falls, ON. 2005

FICIT team. Subacute Constraint-Induced Therapy after Stroke Results in Lasting Changes in Brain Activation Related to Motor Task Performance WCNR. 2006.

Glielmi CB, AJ Butler, D M Niyazov, WG Darling, CM Epstein, JL Alberts, X P Hu. Daily Priming Stimulation of the Motor Cortex Reduces Hemodynamics. Int. Soc. Magn. Res. Med. Seattle, 2006

J. K. Rajendra, S. L. Wolf, K. C. Arnold, A. M. Charbeneau, J. L. Alberts, A. J. Butler, 5 Hz rTMS improves dimensions of grip force tracking accuracy. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts. 560.6/EE28.  2006

L. Zhang, A. J. Butler, V. Sahgal, G. H. Yue, Association between brain white matter structure and upper extremity motor function in stroke. SFN 2006

L. Confalonieri, G. Pagnoni, J. K. Rajendra, L.W. Barsalo, A. J. Butler. Increased activity in ipsilateral motor and somatosensory cortex during imagery of affected hand movement correlate with better imagery ability in patients with stroke. Neuroimage. Vol. 36, Suppl 1, 2007.

Sawaki L, Leng X, Butler AJ et al. Map Plasticity in subacute and chronic patients receiving constraint induced movement therapy after stroke. International Stroke Conference. 2007.

Glielmi CB, AJ Butler, D M Niyazov, WG Darling, CM Epstein, JL Alberts, X P Hu. Resting Connectivity Elucidates the Effect of Daily Priming Stimulation on the Motor Cortex. Joint Annual Meeting for International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) and European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology (ESMRMB). Berlin, Germany. May 19-25, 2007.

Zhang, L. AJ Butler, X. Wang, V. Sahgal, G. H. Yue. White matter complexity and motor function changes after constraint induced therapy in stroke.  SFN 2007.

Butler AJ, Confalonieri L, Pagnoni G and L Barsalou. Somatosensory areas 3a and 4p activation during motor imagery in patients with hemiparetic stroke. Neuroimage. Vol. 41, Suppl 1, 2008.

Mingguo Q,   J Rajendra, W.G.  Darling , R Morecraft,  C Ni,  AJ. Butler. White matter integrity but not BOLD response predicts upper limb motor function in patients after stroke. Annual Meeting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ISMRM 2008

GA James, ZL Lu, J VanMeter, K Sathian, XP Hu, AJ Butler. Changes in resting-state motor network effective connectivity following upper-extremity rehabilitation in acute stroke. Neuroimage. Vol. X, Suppl Y, 2009.

Butler AJ, Cazeaux, J, Fidler, A, Jansen, J, Lefkove, N. Gregg, M, Hall, C, Easley K, Shenvi N. and SL Wolf.  The Movement Imagery Questionnaire-Revised, Second Edition (MIQ-RS) is a Reliable and Valid Tool for Evaluating Motor Imagery Ability in Stroke Populations. Combined Sections Meeting. San Diego, CA. Feb. 2010.

Inman C, James GA, Hamann S. Rajendra J. Pagnoni G. AJ Butler. Altered resting-state effective connectivity of fronto-parietal action guidance systems on the primary motor network following stroke. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Conference, Montreal, Canada, April 2010.

Buharin VE, Rajendra J, Butler AJ, and M Shinohara. Effects of heightened sympathetic nerve activity on cortical excitability for a resting hand muscle. International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology (ISEK). Aalborg, Denmark. June 2010.

Inman C, James GA, Hamann S. Rajendra J. Pagnoni G. AJ Butler. Exploratory SEM reveals altered resting-state motor control network connectivity following stroke. Organization for Human Brain Mapping. Barcelona, Spain. June 2010.

Buharin, VE, Rajendra J, Butler AJ, M. Shinohara. Effects of physiologically heightened sympathetic nerve activity on motor cortex excitability. SFN Nov. 2010.

Charles, JR, Butler, AJ, Weissman B, Patel, T, SL Wolf. Patterns of upper extremity muscle activation during a cued repetitive squeezing task in children with hemiplegia compared to typically developing peers. CSM, New Orleans, Feb. 2011

Butler, AJ, Atwood, H, Cleveland, K, Fennerty, D, Wigfall, E, Wallace, J, Rajendra, J, GA, James.  Reliability and validity of resting state functional connectivity in the motor cortex as revealed by near infrared spectroscopy.  SFN Nov. 2011.

Butler, AJ, Atwood, H, Cleveland, K, Fennerty, D, Wigfall, E, Wallace, J, Rajendra, J, GA, James.  Reliability and validity of resting state functional connectivity in the motor cortex as revealed by near infrared spectroscopy.  APTA CSM. Feb. 2012.

Winstein, CJ, Liu B, Dromerick A, Wolf SL, Butler AJ, Wang X. A Comprehensive Imaging Informatics System with Decision-Support Tools for the Interdisciplinary Comprehensive Arm Rehabilitation Trial. International Stroke Conference. Feb. 2012.

Buharin, VE, Butler AJ, M. Shinohara.  Intracortical excitability is altered with physiological heightening of sympathetic nerve activity. SFN Oct. 2012.

Butler AJ, Shuster, M, O’Hara, E, Middlebrooks D, Hurley K and K Guilkey. A meta-analysis of the efficacy of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation for upper limb motor recovery in stroke survivors. APTA CSM. Feb. 2013.

McGregor KM, Heilman K, Pattten C, Manini T, Nocera J, Crosson B, AJ Butler.  Aging, Aerobic Activity and Interhemispheric Communication. Cognitive Neuroscience Society. April 2013

McGregor KM, Heilman K, Pattten C, Manini T, Nocera J, Crosson B, AJ Butler.  Aging, Unimanual Dexterity Performance in Relation to Measures of Transcallosal Inhibition. Neural Control of Movement Society. April 2013.

Butler AJ, Demo D, Devine N, and D Fry. Advocacy for Allied Health Academic Program Needs. Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions. Oct. 2013.

Kim J, Bulach C, Richards K, Wu D, Butler AJ, M Ghovanloo. An Apparatus for Improving Upper Limb Function by Engaging Synchronous Tongue Motion. 6th International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering. San Diego, CA. Nov. 6, 2013.

Butler AJ, Kallos, J, LaPlaca M, Ressler K, Traynelis S, SL Wolf. Randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind pilot study of D-cycloserine in chronic stroke. American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meetings. Feb. 2014.

McGregor KM, Crosson BM, Nocera J, VAlliancourt D, Butler AJ. Visual Gain Modulation in Older Adults: Effects on Movement Tracking. International Neuropsychology Society, Seattle, WA. Feb. 2014.

A. Walz, P. Monaghan, H. Redd, M. Cold, D. Drake, K. Richards, D. Wu, AJ Butler. Motor skill learning during a sequential visual isometric pinch task.  South Carolina American Physical Therapy (SCAPTA) annual conference, March 28-30, 2014.

Bhakta, V. Coats, S, Daniel L, Butler AJ. The effect of mental practice on upper extremity function in patients with hemiparetic stroke: a meta-analysis. South Carolina American Physical Therapy (SCAPTA) annual conference, March 28-30, 2014.

McGregor KM, Sudhyadhom A, Crosson BM, Butler AJ. Reliability of negative BOLD response across age groups. Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Boston, MA. April 2014.

Bajaj S, Drake D, Butler AJ and M. Dhamala. Motor-execution network activity following stroke and rehabilitation. Society for Neuroscience (SFN). Washington, DC. Nov. 2014.

Ostadabbas S, Wu D, Richards K, Butler AJ and Ghovanloo, M. Society for Neuroscience (SFN). Washington, DC. Nov. 2014

Butler A, Richards K, Rodriguez M, Warthen L, Wu D, Yarbrough C, Yadav A, Ostadabbas S and M. Ghovanloo. Improved upper extremity function in stroke patients using the tongue drive system and hand mentor: a preliminary study. Physical Therapy Association of Georgia. Oct. 2014.

Fry D, Demo D, Devine N, Butler A, Saladin L. Identifying membership priorities for ASAHP federal advocacy efforts. Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions Annual Meeting.  Las Vegas, NV. Oct. 2014