A World Leader in Children's Health

William Charles Gaetz, PhD

MEG Scientist, Department of Radiology

Research Assistant Professor of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Leadership and Memberships

Member, Clinical Training Subcommittee, International Society for the Advancement of Clinical Magnetoencephalography (ISACM)
Member, Society for Neuroscience
Member, The Organization for Human Brain Mapping

Editorial Positions

Manuscript Reviewer:

Brain
BMC Neuroscience
Clinical Neurophysiology
Human Brain Mapping
Physics in Medicine and Biology
NeuroImage
Neuropsychopharmacology


Original Articles

2010

Gaetz W, Scantlebury N, Widjaja E, Rutka J, Bouffet E, Rockel C, Dockstader C, Mabbott D. Mapping of the cortical spinal tracts using magnetoencephalography and diffusion tensor tractography in pediatric brain tumor patients. Childs Nerv Syst. 2010 Nov;26(11):1639-45. Epub 2010 Jun 8. Read the abstract »

Gaetz W, Macdonald M, Cheyne D, Snead OC. Neuromagnetic imaging of movement-related cortical oscillations in children and adults: age predicts post-movement beta rebound. Neuroimage. 2010 Jun;51(2):792-807. Epub 2010 Jan 29. Read the abstract »

2009

Schwartz ES, Edgar JC, Gaetz WC, Roberts TP. Magnetoencephalography. Pediatr Radiol. 2010 Jan;40(1):50-8. Epub 2009 Nov 24. Read the abstract »

Pang EW, Gaetz W, Drake JM, Strantzas S, MacDonald MJ, Otsubo H, Snead OC. Patient with postcentral gyrectomy demonstrates reliable localization of hand motor area using magnetoencephalography. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2009;45(4):311-6. Epub 2009 Aug 28. Read the abstract »

Dockstader C, Gaetz W, Cheyne D, Tannock R. Abnormal neural reactivity to unpredictable sensory events in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Biol Psychiatry. 2009 Aug 15;66(4):376-83. Epub 2009 May 31. Read the abstract »

Gaetz W, Cheyne D, Rutka JT, Drake J, Benifla M, Strantzas S, Widjaja E, Holowka S, Tovar-Spinoza Z, Otsubo H, Pang EW. Presurgical localization of primary motor cortex in pediatric patients with brain lesions by the use of spatially filtered magnetoencephalography. Neurosurgery. 2009 Mar;64(3 Suppl):177-85; discussion 186. Read the abstract »

2008

Gaetz W, Otsubo H, Pang EW. Magnetoencephalography for clinical pediatrics: the effect of head positioning on measurement of somatosensory-evoked fields. Clin Neurophysiol. 2008 Aug;119(8):1923-33. Epub 2008 Jun 24. Read the abstract »

Cheyne D, Bells S, Ferrari P, Gaetz W, Bostan AC. Self-paced movements induce high-frequency gamma oscillations in primary motor cortex. Neuroimage. 2008 Aug 1;42(1):332-42. Epub 2008 Apr 23. Read the abstract »

Pang EW, Drake JM, Otsubo H, Martineau A, Strantzas S, Cheyne D, Gaetz W. Intraoperative confirmation of hand motor area identified preoperatively by magnetoencephalography. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2008;44(4):313-7. Epub 2008 May 27. Read the abstract »

Mohamed IS, Cheyne D, Gaetz WC, Otsubo H, Logan WJ, Carter Snead O 3rd, Pang EW. Spatiotemporal patterns of oscillatory brain activity during auditory word recognition in children: a synthetic aperture magnetometry study. Int J Psychophysiol. 2008 May;68(2):141-8. Epub 2008 Feb 8. Read the abstract »

Dockstader C, Gaetz W, Cheyne D, Wang F, Castellanos FX, Tannock R. MEG event-related desynchronization and synchronization deficits during basic somatosensory processing in individuals with ADHD. Behav Brain Funct. 2008 Feb 12;4:8. Read the article »

2007

Sutcliffe TL, Gaetz WC, Logan WJ, Cheyne DO, Fehlings DL. Cortical reorganization after modified constraint-induced movement therapy in pediatric hemiplegic cerebral palsy. J Child Neurol. 2007 Nov;22(11):1281-7. Read the abstract »

Cheyne D, Bostan AC, Gaetz W, Pang EW. Event-related beamforming: a robust method for presurgical functional mapping using MEG. Clin Neurophysiol. 2007 Aug;118(8):1691-704. Epub 2007 Jun 22. Read the abstract »

Herdman AT, Pang EW, Ressel V, Gaetz W, Cheyne D. Task-related modulation of early cortical responses during language production: an event-related synthetic aperture magnetometry study. Cereb Cortex. 2007 Nov;17(11):2536-43. Epub 2007 Jan 4. Read the article »

Invited Presentations

2008

Liu C., Gaetz W, Zhu H. Functional connection between contralateral and ipsilateral motor cortices during a multi-source interference task. Proceedings of the 2nd annual pure and applied mathematics graduate student conference, Hamilton, ON, October 24-26, 2008.

Cheng L, Gaetz W, Zhu H. Understanding brain activities using time-frequency analysis International Workshop on Pseudo-Differential Operators: Complex Analysis and Partial Differential Equations, York University, August 4-8, 2008

Gaetz W, Dockstader C, Arnold PD. Neuromagnetic Imaging of Response Interference Produced by the Multi-Source Interference Task. Presented at the International Conference on Biomagnetism, Sapporo, Japan, August 2008.

Dockstader C, Gaetz W, Cheyne D, Popovich C, Wang F, Castellanos FX, Tannock R. MEG event-related desynchronization and synchronization deficits during basic somatosensory processing in individuals with ADHD. Presented at Human Brain Mapping 2008, June 15-19, Melbourn Australia.

Cheyne D, Bells S, Ferrari P, Gaetz W, Bostan A. Self-paced movements induce high-frequency gamma oscillations in primary motor cortex. Presented at the International Conference on Biomagnetism, Sapporo, Japan, August 2008.

Mabbott D, Gaetz W, Widjaja E, Bells S, Rockel C. Mapping of Paediatric Function and Structure using Magnetoencephalography (MEG) and Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI). 16th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Toronto, May 2008).

Gaetz W. Pre-surgical localization of paediatric motor function using magnetoencephalography Presented at a Neuroimaging Symposium on “Non-invasive localization of epileptogenic foci and eloquent cortex”. Aston University, Birmingham UK, April 4th, 2008.

2007

Blohm G, Gaetz W, Goltz H, DeSouza J, Bells S, Cheyne D,Crawford D. Functional dynamics of brain activity underlying the visuomotor transformation for pointing: an MEG study. Presented at the Society for Neurosciences Meeting, Nov 3-7th, San Diego Ca. 2007.

Sutcliffe TL, Gaetz WC, Logan WJ, Cheyne DO, Fehlings DL. Developmental Disregard Predicts Improvement after Constraint-induced Movement Therapy in Hemiplegic Children. Annual Meeting of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, October 2007, Providence, Rhode Island. Abstract published in JDBP 2007;28(4): S3.

Gaetz W, Widjaja E, Bells S, Rockell C, Drake J, Otsubo H, Cheyne D, Pang, E, Mabbott D. Pre-surgical Mapping of Paediatric Motor Function and Structure using Magnetoencephalography (MEG) and Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI). Presented at the First Conference of International Society for the Advancement of Clinical Magnetoencephalography (ISCAM 07), Matsushima, Japan, August 27-30, 2007.

Gaetz W, Pang EW, Rutka J, Benifla M, Strantzas S, Sharma R, Chu B Holowka S, Otsubo, Cheyne D Preoperative localization of primary motor cortex in children using spatially filtered magnetoencephalography. Presented at Human Brain Mapping, 2007 June 10-14, 2007 - Chicago, IL.

Bells S, Gaetz W, Bostan AC, Cheyne D. High-frequency gamma oscillations in primary motor cortex during voluntary movements. Presented at Human Brain Mapping, 2007 June 10-14, 2007 - Chicago, IL..

Cheyne D, Bells S, Gaetz W, Bostan A. Neuromagnetic recordings reveal high-frequency (70 – 80 Hz) gamma oscillations in primary motor cortex during voluntary movements in humans. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neural Control of Movement, Seville, Spain March 25-30, 2007.

 

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