Mcmackin R, Tadjine Y, Fasano A, Mitchell M, Heverin M, Awiszus F, Nasseroleslami B, Carson R, Hardiman O. Examining short interval intracortical inhibition with different transcranial magnetic stimulation-induced current directions in ALS. Manuscript accepted for publication in Clinical Neurophysiology Practice. 2024 Mar.


McMackin R, Bede P, Ingre C, Malaspina A, Hardiman O. Biomarkers in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: current status and future prospects. Nature Reviews Neurology. 2023 Nov.


Dukic S, McMackin R, Costello E, Metzger M, Buxo T, Fasano A, Chipika R, Pinto-Grau M, Schuster C, Hammond M, Heverin M, Coffey A, Broderick M, Iyer PM, Mohr K, Gavin B, McLaughlin R, Pender N, Bede P, Muthuraman M, van den Berg LH, Hardiman O, Nasseroleslami B. Resting-state EEG reveals four subphenotypes of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Brain. 2022 Apr 18;145(2):621-631. doi: 10.1093/brain/awab322.

Tadjine YS, Awiszus F, Heverin M, Nasseroleslami B, Hardiman O, McMackin R. The effects of non-movement related audiovisual stimulation on the transcranial magnetic stimulation-based measures of motor cortex excitability. In Irish Journal of Medical Science, 2022 Apr 1 (Vol. 191, No. Suppl. 1, pp. S35-S35). England: Springer London.

McMackin R, Tadjine Y, Awiszus F, Fasano A, Heverin M, Nasseroleslami B, Carson RG, Hardiman O. TH-189. Are short intracortical inhibition (SICI) and intracortical facilitation (ICF) abnormal in ALS patients?– A threshold tracking TMS study. Clinical Neurophysiology. 2022 Sep 1;141:S142.

Dukic S, McMackin R, Sleutjes BT, Nasseroleslami B, Hardiman O, van den Berg LH. TH-234. EEG changes in cognitive networks in asymptomatic C9orf72 repeat expansion carriers. Clinical Neurophysiology. 2022 Sep 1;141:S159-60.


McMackin R, Dukic S, Costello E, Pinto-Grau M, McManus L, Broderick M, Chipika R, Iyer PM, Heverin M, Bede P, Muthuraman M, Pender N, Hardiman O, Nasseroleslami B. Cognitive network hyperactivation and motor cortex decline correlate with ALS prognosis. Neurobiology of Aging. 2021 Aug;104:57-70. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2021.03.002.

McMackin R, Dukic S, Costello E, Pinto-Grau M, Keenan O, Fasano A, Buxo T, Heverin M, Reilly R, Pender N, Hardiman O, Nasseroleslami B. Sustained attention to response task-related beta oscillations relate to performance and provide a functional biomarker in ALS. Journal of Neural Engineering. 2021 Feb 25;18(2). doi: 10.1088/1741-2552/abd829.

Costello E, Rooney J, Pinto-Grau M, Burke T, Elamin M, Bede P, McMackin R, Dukic S, Vajda A, Heverin M, Hardiman O, Pender N. Cognitive reserve in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS): a population-based longitudinal study. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. 2021 May;92(5):460-465. doi: 10.1136/jnnp-2020-324992.

Metzger M, Dukic S, McMackin R, Giglia E, Mitchell M, Bista S, Peelo C, Costello E, Buxo T, Fasano A. Abnormal microstate resting-state EEG characteristics in Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. In 43rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC), 2021 Oct 31 - Nov 4, Virtual Conference.


McMackin R, Dukic S, Costello E, Pinto-Grau M, Fasano A, Buxo T, Heverin M, Reilly R, Muthuraman M, Pender N, Hardiman O, Nasseroleslami B. Localization of Brain Networks Engaged by the Sustained Attention to Response Task Provides Quantitative Markers of Executive Impairment in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Cerebral Cortex. 2020 Jul 30;30(9):4834-4846. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhaa076. Erratum in: Cerebral Cortex. 2020 Jun 30;30(8):4727.

Calvert GHM, McMackin R, Carson RG. Probing interhemispheric dorsal premotor-primary motor cortex interactions with threshold hunting transcranial magnetic stimulation. Clinical Neurophysiology. 2020 Nov;131(11):2551-2560. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2020.07.020.

Fasano A, Dukic S, Coffey A, Buxó T, Mc Mackin R, Chipika R, Heverin M, Bede P, Muthuraman M, Lowery M, Carson R. EEG β-power and β-synchrony in the Sensorimotor Network as a Potential Biomarker for Disease Severity and Progression of Motor Symptoms in ALS. In Neurology, 2020 Apr 14 (Vol 94, No. Suppl. 15, 4029).


McMackin R, Muthuraman M, Groppa S, et al. Measuring network disruption in neurodegenerative diseases: New approaches using signal analysis. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry 2019; 90:1011-1020.

McMackin R, Bede P, Pender N, Hardiman O, Nasseroleslami B. Neurophysiological markers of network dysfunction in neurodegenerative diseases. Neuroimage: Clinical. 2019;22:101706. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2019.101706.

McMackin R, Dukic S, Broderick M, Iyer PM, Pinto-Grau M, Mohr K, Chipika R, Coffey A, Buxo T, Schuster C, Gavin B, Heverin M, Bede P, Pender N, Lalor EC, Muthuraman M, Hardiman O, Nasseroleslami B. Dysfunction of attention switching networks in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Neuroimage: Clinical. 2019;22:101707. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2019.101707.

Dukic S, McMackin R, Buxo T, Fasano A, Chipika R, Pinto-Grau M, Costello E, Schuster C, Hammond M, Heverin M, Coffey A, Broderick M, Iyer PM, Mohr K, Gavin B, Pender N, Bede P, Muthuraman M, Lalor EC, Hardiman O, Nasseroleslami B. Patterned functional network disruption in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Human Brain Mapping. 2019 Nov 1;40(16):4827-4842. doi: 10.1002/hbm.24740.

Nasseroleslami B., Dukic S., Buxo T., Coffey A., Mcmackin R., Muthuraman M., Hardiman O., Lowery M.M., Lalor E.C. Non-Parametric Rank Statistics for Spectral Power and Coherence. Biorxiv, 2019.

Nasseroleslami B, Dukic S, Mc Mackin R, Coffey A, Fasano A, Chipika R, Pinto-Grau M, Burke T, Costello E, Iyer P, Heverin M. Neuroelectric Biomarkers of Network Dysfunction in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. In Neurology, 2019 Apr 9 (Vol 92, No. Suppl. 15, P1. 4-006).

Barry M, Coffey A, Bista S, Buxo T, Fasano A, Dukic S, McMackin R, Heverin M, Lowery MM, Carson RG, Nasseroleslami B. Novel electromyographic biomarkers for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis using targeted motor tasks. In Irish Journal of Medical Science,  2019 Dec 1 (Vol. 188, No. Suppl. 11, pp. S323-S323). England: Springer London.


Nasseroleslami B, Broderick M, Mohr K, Dukic S, Gavin B, Coffey A, McMackin R, Schuster C, Burke T, Pinto-Grau M, McLaughlin R. Impairment of cortico-cortical and cortico-muscular communication in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. In Irish Journal of Medical Science 2017 Jul 1 (Vol. 186, pp. S290-S291). England: Springer London.