Faculty & Staff

William C Gaetz

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Research Assistant Professor of Radiology
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th Street and Civic Center Blvd.
014A Seashore House
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-2268
Fax: 215-590-1345
Education:
BA (Psychology)
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., Canada, 1994.
PhD (Experimental Psychology)
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 2001.
Post-Graduate Training
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Neuromagnetic Imaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada , 2001-2003.
Research Associate, neuromagnetic Imaging, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada , 2003-2006.
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Description of Research Expertise

I am interested in the use of magnetoencephalography (MEG) to study cortical oscillations from the brain.

Selected Publications

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 51(2): 792-807, June 2010.

Schwartz ES, Edgar JC, Gaetz WC, Roberts TP: Magnetoencephalography. Pediatr Radiol 40(1): 50-8, Jan 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 26(11): 1639-45, November 2010 Notes: Epub 2010 Jun 8.

Dockstader, C., Gaetz, W., Cheyne, D., Tannock, R.: Abnormal neural reactivity to unpredictable sensory events in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Biological psychiatry 66(4): 376-83, Aug 2009.

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

Pang, E.W., Gaetz, W., Drake, J.M., Strantzas, S., MacDonald, M.J., Otsubo, H., Snead, O.C.: Patient with postcentral gyrectomy demonstrates reliable localization of hand motor area using magnetoencephalography. Pediatric neurosurgery 45(4): 311-6, 2009.

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

Gaetz, W., Dockstader, C., Arnold, P.D. : Neuromagnetic Imaging of Response Interference Produced by the Multi-Source Interference Task. International Conference on Biomagnetism, Sapporo, Japan August 2008 Notes: Oral presentation.

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

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