ORCCAMIND Publications


Yildiz S, Grinstead J, Hildebrand A, et al. Immediate impact of yogic breathing on pulsatile cerebrospinal fluid dynamics. Scientific Reports. 2022;12(1):10894.

Deirdre Galvin-McLaughlin, Daniel Klee, Tab Memmott, Betts Peters, Jack Wiedrick, Melanie Fried-Oken, Barry Oken, the Consortium for Accessible Multimodal Brain-Body Interfaces (CAMBI) Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2022 Aug; 28: 100950. Published online 2022 Jun 13.

Colgan, D. D., Eddy, A., Green, K. & Oken, B. Adaptive Body Awareness Predicts Fewer Central Sensitization-Related Symptoms and Explains Relationship between Central Sensitization-Related Symptoms and Pain Intensity: A cross-sectional study among individuals with chronic pain. Pain Practice. 2022:22:222-232.

Balba, N.M., McBride, A.M., Butler, M.L., Mist, S.D., Jones, K.M., Callahan, M.L., Lim M.M., Heinricher, M.M. Photosensitivity Thresholds are Associated with Chronic Pain Complaints in Patients with and without Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Neurotrauma, 2022, May 17.

Bruton AM, Senders A, Tost G, Ast H, Robinette L, Leung B, Hatsu I, Arnold LE, and Johnstone JM. Pain sensitivity and perceptual sensitivity are associated with severity of emotional dysregulation in children with ADHD: A cross-sectional analysis using the Temperament in Middle Childhood Questionnaire. Disabil Rehabil. 2022 Mar 10: 1-9. doi:10.1080/09638288.2022.2043946. 

Lu, S; Bruton, AM; Millington, E; Alexander, E; Camden, K; Johnstone, JM; Hatsu, I; Arnold, LE; Leung, BMY. Parents’ Priorities and Preferences for Treatment of their Children with ADHD: Qualitative Inquiry in the MADDY Study, a Multinutrient Intervention Trial. Child: Care Health Dev. 2022 Mar 4. doi: 10.1111/cch.12995.

Robinette, LM; Hatsu, I; Johnstone JM; Tost, G; Bruton, AM; Eiterman, LP; Leung, BMY; Odie, JB; Orchard, T; Gracious, BL; Arnold, LE. Fruit and Vegetable Intake is Inversely Associated with Severity of Inattention in a Pediatric Population with ADHD Symptoms: The MADDY Study. Nutr Neurosci. 2022 May:1 -10. doi.org/10.1080/1028415X.2022.2071805

Kaplan, J., Klee, D., & Oken, B. (2021) Respiration rate during a stress task moderates the relationship between neuroticism and perceived stress. Current Issues in Personality Psychology. https://doi.org/10.5114/cipp.2022.114143 

Kaplan, J., Somohano, V., Eddy, A., & Wahbeh, H. (2022). Mindful nonreactivity moderates the relationship between PTSD and depression among combat veterans. Journal of Loss and Trauma. doi: 10.1080/15325024.2022.2030019 

King, Sará; “The Science of Social Justice: A Neuroscientific and Educational Framework Towards Healing Intergenerational Trauma”; The Journal of Contemplative Inquiry, April 19, 2022.

Wright KM, Bollen M, David J, Speers AB, Brandes MS, Gray NE, Alcázar Magaña A, McClure C, Stevens JF, Maier CS, Quinn JF, Soumyanath A. Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Key Components of a Standardized Centella asiatica Product in Cognitively Impaired Older Adults: A Phase 1, Double-Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial. Antioxidants (Basel). 2022 Jan 23;11(2):215. doi: 10.3390/antiox11020215.




Oken BS, Goodrich E, Klee D, Memmott T, Proulx J. Predictors of improvements in mental health from mindfulness meditation in stressed older adults. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine 2018; 24:48-55.

Chamine I, Atchley R, Oken BS. Hypnosis intervention effects on sleep outcomes: A systematic review. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 2018, 14:271-283. doi: 10.5664/jcsm.6952.

Proulx J, Bergen-Cico D, Fleming C, Croff R, Le T, Noorani M, Aldwin CM, Oken B. Considerations for research and development of culturally relevant mindfulness interventions in American minority communities. Mindfulness 2018, 9(2):361-370, DOI:10.1007/s12671-017-0785-z.

Ribeiro L, Atchley RM, Oken BS. Adherence to practice of mindfulness in novice meditators: Practices chosen, amount of time practiced, and long-term effects following a mindfulness-based intervention. Mindfulness 2018, 9(2):402-411, DOI 10.1007/s12671-017-0781-3.

Dimitrova A, Murchison C, Oken B. The Case for Local Needling in Successful Randomized Controlled Trials of Peripheral Neuropathy – an Opinion Paper. Medical Acupuncture 2018, 30: 179-189.

Balba NM, Elliott JE, Weymann KB, Opel RA, Duke JW, Oken BS, Morasco BJ, Heinricher MM, Lim MM. Increased Sleep Disturbances and Pain in Veterans with Co-morbid TBI and PTSD. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 2018, 14:1865-1878.

Colgan D, Klee D, Memmott T, Proulx J, Oken B. Perceived stress mediates the relationship between mindfulness and negative affect variability: A RCT among middle-aged to older adults. Stress and Health published on-line 2018, DOI: 10.1002/smi.2845.

Balba NM, Elliott JE, Weymann KB, et al, (Nov 15, 2018) Increased sleep disturbances and pain in veterans with comorbid traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder, J Clin Sleep Med, 14(11):1865-1878.

Dietary resveratrol increases mid-life fecundity of female Nothobranchius guentheri, Lee Y; Drake A; Thomas N, et al (2018). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C: Toxicology & Pharmacology, June; 208:71-76.

Lou JS, Dimitrova D, Murchison C, Arnold G, Belding H, Seifer N, LE N, Andrea S, Gray N, Wright KM, Caruso M, Soumyanath A Centella asiatica triterpenes for diabetic neuropathy: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, pilot clinical study (2018). Esperienze Dermatologiche, Edizioni Minera Medica, June; 20 (2 Suppl 1):12-22.

Gray NE, Zweig JA, Caruso M, Zhu JY, Wright KM, Quinn JF, Soumyanath A. (2018) Centella asiatica attenuates hippocampal mitochondrial dysfunction and improves memory and executive function in β-amyloid overexpressing mice. Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience.

Gray NE, Zweig JA, Caruso M, Martin MD, Zhu JY, Quinn JF, Soumyanath A. (2018) Centella asiatica increases hippocampal synaptic density and improves memory and executive function in aged mice. Brain and Behavior. 8(7): e01024.

Dimitrova A, Murchison C, Oken B. Local Effects of Acupuncture on the Median and Ulnar Nerves in Patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Pilot Mechanistic Study Protocol. Trials 2019 20:8.

Dimitrova A, Colgan D, Oken B. Local and Systemic Analgesic Effects of Nerve-Specific Acupuncture in Healthy Adults, Measured by Quantitative Sensory Testing (QST). Pain Medicine (epub) 19 Oct 31. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnz276.

L Ribeiro, MS Christopher, DD Colgan, CK Hoke, M Hunsinger, S Bowen, BS Oken. Differential impact of mindfulness practices on aggression among law enforcement officers. Mindfulness 2019 . 

Johnstone J, Gracious B, Leung B, Savoy A, Hatsu I, Perez L, Tost G, Bruton A, Arnold E. Rationale and design of an international randomized placebo-controlled trial of a 36-ingredient micronutrient supplement for children with ADHD and irritable mood: the Micronutrients for ADHD in Youth (MADDY) Study. Contemp Clin Trials Commun, 2019 Oct 26;16:100478. doi: 10.1016/j.conctc.2019.100478.

Colgan, D.D., Memmott, T., Klee, D., Ernst, L., Han, S.J., & Oken, B. (2019). A Brief Report: A single case design to examine short-term intracranial EEG patterns during focused meditation. Neuroscience Letters, 711, 134441.

Colgan, D.D., Abbey, A., Bowen, S., & Christopher, M. (2019).  Nonreactivity to internal experience moderates the effects of chronic stress on pain interference among law enforcement officers. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 1-7.

Ribeiro, L., Colgan, D.D., Hoke., C., Bowen, S., Oken, B., & Christopher, M. (2019). Differential impact of mindfulness practices on aggression among law enforcement officer. Mindfulness, 1-20.

Dimitrova, A., Colgan, D.D., & Oken, B. (2019). Local and Systemic Analgesic Effects of Nerve-Specific Acupuncture in Healthy Adults, Measured by Quantitative Sensory Testing. Pain Medicine.

Colgan, D.D., Christopher, M., Bowen, S., Brems, C., Hunsinger, M., Tucker, B., & Dapolonia, E. (2019). Mindfulness-Based Wellness and Resilience Training among interdisciplinary primary care teams: A mixed-methods feasibility and acceptability trial. Primary Health Care Research & Development, 20.

Matthews DG, Caruso M, Murchison C, Zhu JY, Wright KM, Harris CJ, Gray NE, Quinn JF, Soumyanath A. “Centella asiatica improves memory and promotes antioxidative signaling in 5XFAD mice.” Antioxidants. Antioxidants (Basel). 2019 Dec 8;8(12):630. doi: 10.3390/antiox8120630.

Thomas NO, Shay K, Hagen T. Redox Biol. Age-related loss of mitochondrial glutathione exacerbates menadione-induced inhibition of Complex I. 2019 Apr;22:101155. doi: 10.1016/j.redox.2019.101155.

Proulx, J, Croff R, Hebert M, Oken B. Results of a Mindfulness Intervention Feasibility Study among Elder African American Women. Complementary Therapies in Medicine 2020. 52:102455. DOI: 10.1016/j.ctim.2020.102455

Hourston S, Hanes D, Zwickey H. Self-Reported Disability Competency in Naturopathic Medical Students. Vital Link, 2020, 27(3).

Johnstone, J,  Ribbers A, Atchley R, Jenkins D, Gustafsson H, Nigg JT, Wahbeh H, Oken B. Classroom-based mindfulness reduces anxiety in adolescents: acceptability and effectiveness of a cluster-randomized pilot study.  Journal of Restorative Medicine 2020. DOI: 10.14200/jrm.2020.0101

Seghete KM, Graham AM, Jackson E, Doyle O, Moore LA, Lapidus J, Goodman S, Dimidjian S (2019) Preventing postpartum depression: A mechanistic RCT of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. Health Psychol, 2020 Sep;39(9):758-766. doi: 10.1037/hea0000870.

Klee D, Colgan DD, Haynes D, Oken B. The Effects of an internet-based mindfulness meditation intervention on electrophysiological markers of attention. International Journal of Psychophysiology 2020, 158:103-113. PMCID: PMC7736517 DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2020.10.002.

Wright KM, Alcazar Magaña A, Laethem RM, Moseley CL, Banks TT, Maier CS, Stevens JF, Quinn JF, and Soumyanath A. Centella asiatica water extract shows low potential for CYP-mediated drug interactions. Drug Metabolism and Disposition, early view published  June 24, 2020, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1124/dmd.120.090860

Alcazar-Magana A, Wright KM, Vaswani A, Caruso M, Reed RL,  Bailey CF, Nguyen T, Gray NE, Soumyanath A,  Quinn J,  Stevens JF, and Maier CS. Integration of mass spectral fingerprinting analysis with precursor ion [MS1] quantification for the characterization of botanical extracts: Application to extracts of Centella asiatica (L.) Urban.  Phytochemical Analysis, early view published April 20,2020; DOI: https://doi/epdf/10.1002/pca.2936

Seghete KM, Graham AM, Lapidus JA, Jackson ELA, Doyle OJ, Feryn AB, Moore LA, Goodman SH, Dimidjian S. Protocol for a mechanistic study of mindfulness based cognitive therapy during pregnancy. Health Psychol. 2020 Sep;39(9):758-766. doi: 10.1037/hea0000870. 

Alliance for Visible Diversity in Science. (2020, July 9). Revisioning OHSU’s approach to racial diversity, equity, and inclusion. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3937800.

Colgan DD, Green K, Eddy A, Brems C, Sherman KJ, Cramer H , Oken B, Christopher M. Translation, Cross-Cultural Adaptation, and Psychometric Validation of the English Version of the Postural Awareness Scale. Pain Med. 2021 Nov 26;22(11):2686-2699. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnab200.

Elliot, J.E., Balba, N.M.,* McBride, A.M., Wynde, K.T., Butler, M.L., Mist, S.D., Jones, K.M., Callahan, M.L., Heinricher, M.M., Lim, M.M. (2021). Different Methods for TBI Diagnosis Related to Presence and Symptoms of Post-Concussive Syndrome in US Veterans. Journal of Neurotrauma.

Bruton A, Nauman J, Hanes D, Gard M, Senders A. Phosphatidylserine for the treatment of pediatric attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Altern Complement Med. 2021 Feb 4. doi: 10.1089/acm.2020.0432.

Eddy, A., Rehder, K., Bergman, A., Kaplan, J., Bowen, S., & Christopher, M. (2021). The relationships between reduced alcohol use and decreased burnout following mindfulness-based resilience training in law enforcement officers. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine.

Eric Feczko, Greg Conan, Scott Marek, Brenden Tervo-Clemmens, Michaela Cordova, Olivia Doyle, Eric Earl, Anders Perrone, Darrick Sturgeon, Rachel Klein, Gareth Harman, Dakota Kilamovich, Robert Hermosillo, Oscar Miranda-Dominguez, Azeez Adebimpe, Maxwell Bertolero, Matthew Cieslak, Sydney Covitz, Timothy Hendrickson, Anthony C. Juliano, Kathy Snider, Lucille A. Moore, Johnny Uriartel, Alice M. Graham, Finn Calabro, Monica D. Rosenberg, Kristina M. Rapuano, BJ Casey, Richard Watts, Donald Hagler, Wesley K. Thompson, Thomas E. Nichols, Elizabeth Hoffman, Beatriz Luna, Hugh Garavan, Theodore D. Satterthwaite, Sarah Feldstein Ewing, Bonnie Nagel, Nico U.F. Dosenbach, Damien A. Fair (2021). Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Community MRI Collection and Utilities. bioRxiv doi: 10.1101/2021.07.09.451638

Speers AB, García-Jaramillo M, Lichtenberg T, Quinn JF, Stevens JF, Maier CS, Soumyanath A, Gray NE. Centella asiatica alters metabolic pathways associated with Alzheimer’s disease in the 5xFAD mouse model of β-amyloid accumulation. Front Pharmacol. 16 December 2021. 

Speers AB, Cabey KA, Soumyanath A, Wright KM. Effects of Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha) on Stress and the Stress-Related Neuropsychiatric Disorders Anxiety, Depression, and Insomnia. Curr Neuropharmacol. 2021 Jul 12. 

Colgan, D. D., Eddy, A., Green, K. & Oken, B. Adaptive Body Awareness Predicts Fewer Central Sensitization-Related Symptoms and Explains Relationship between Central Sensitization-Related Symptoms and Pain Intensity: A cross-sectional study among individuals with chronic pain. Pain Practice. 2022:22:222-232. https://doi.org/10.1111/papr.13083

Colgan DD, Eddy A, Aulet-Leon M, Green K, Peters B, Shangraw R, Han SJ, Raslan A, Oken B. Compassion, Communication, and the Perception of Control: A Mixed Methods Study to Investigate Patients’ Perspectives on Clinical Practices for Alleviating Distress and Promoting Empowerment during Awake Craniotomies. British Journal of Neurosurgery 2021. https://doi.org/10.1080/02688697.2021.2005773


Colgan DD, Green K, Eddy A, Marshall L, Oken B. Adaptive Body Awareness Meditates the Relationship between Trait Mindfulness and Symptoms of Central Sensitization: A cross-sectional study among individuals with chronic pain. Integrative Medicine and Health Symposium April 12-13, 2021.

Colgan D, Klee D, Memmott T, Thompson A, Carlson H, Marhshall L, and Oken B. Using Pain-Related Evoked Potential to Assess Pain Habituation and Interoceptive Awareness in Chronic Low Back Pain. Integrative Medicine and Health Symposium April 12-13, 2021.

Kaplan J, Klee D, Colgan D, Oken B. Mindfulness moderates the relationship between health perception and physiological stress reactivity. Integrative Medicine and Health Symposium April 12-13, 2021.




Ahani A, Wahbeh H, Nezamfar H, Miller M, Erdogmus D, Oken B. Quantitative change of EEG and respiration signals during mindfulness meditation. Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation, 2014;11:87. PMCID: PMC4060143

Gray NE, Morré J,  Kelley J,  Maier C,  Stevens JF,  Quinn JF,  Soumyanath A. Caffeoylquinic acids in Centella asiatica protect against β-amyloid toxicity. J.Alzheimer's Dis. 2014; 40(2) 359-373 PMCID: PMC3973491

Goodrich E, Wahbeh H, Mooney A, Oken B. Teaching mindfulness meditation to adults with severe speech and physical impairments: an exploratory study. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 2015, 25:708-732.

Fonareva I, Oken BS. Physiological and functional consequences of caregiving for relatives with dementia. International Psychogeriatrics 2014, 26:725-747. PMC3975665

Oken B, Ahani A, Wahbeh, Nezamfar H, Miller M, Erdogmus D. Signal processing and machine learning of EEG and respiration changes during mindfulness meditation state. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2014, 20(5):A25.

Oken B, Miller M, Goodrich E, Wahbeh H. Effects of mindfulness meditation on self-rated stress-related measures: improvements in neuroticism and ecological momentary assessment of stress." Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2014, 20(5):A64-65

Oken B, Yu J, Neuendorf R, Wahbeh H, Hutchison K.  Systematic review of mind-body interventions on sleep. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2014, 20(5):A65.

Shinto L, Quinn J, Montine T, Dodge H, Woodward W, Baldauf-Wagner S, Waichunas D, Bumgarner L, Bourdette D, Silbert L, Kaye J. A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Pilot Trial of Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Alpha Lipoic Acid in Alzheimer's Disease. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 2014, 38(1):111-20. PMCID: PMC3886557

Tippens K, Purnell, J, Gregory W, Connelly E, Oken B, Calabrese C. Expectancy, self-efficacy, and placebo effect of a sham supplement for weight loss. Journal of Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2014, 19(3):181-188. 

Wahbeh H, Oken BS. Perceived benefit from mindfulness meditation in combat veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2014, 20(5):A64-65.

Wahbeh H, Svalina M, Oken BS. Group, One-on-one or Internet?: Preferences for mindfulness meditation delivery format and their predictors. Open Medicine Journal 2014, 1:66-74.

Wahbeh H, Lane J, Goodrich E, Miller M, Oken B. One-on-one mindfulness meditation trainings in a research setting. Mindfulness 2014, 5:88-99. PMCID: PMC3925643

Chamine I, Oken BS. Expectancy of stress-reducing aromatherapy effect and performance on a stress-sensitive cognitive task. Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015. PMCID: PMC4329734

Oken BS, Chamine I, Wakeland W. A systems approach to stress, stressors, and resilience in humans. Behavioural Neuroscience 2015, 282:144-154. PMCID: PMC4323923

Neuendorf R, Wahbeh H, Chamine I, Yu J, Hutchison K, Oken B. The effects of mind-body interventions on sleep quality: a systematic review. Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015: 902708. PMCID: PMC4487927.

Carim Todd L,Mitchell S, Oken B. Impulsivity and stress response in non-dependent smokers (tobacco chippers) in comparison to heavy smokers andnon-smokers. Nicotine and TobaccoResearch 2015, 1-10.

Wahbeh H, Goodrich E, Oken B. Internet mindfulness meditation forcognition and mood in older adults: a pilot study. Alternative Therapies inHealth and Medicine 2016, 22:44-53.PMCID: PMC4803530

Atchley R, Klee D, Memmott T, Goodrich E, Wahbeh H,Oken B. Event-related potential correlates of mindfulness meditation competence. Neuroscience 2016, 320:83-92. PMCID: PMC4777645

Chamine I, Oken B. Aroma effects on physiological and cognitive function following acute stress: a mechanism investigation. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2016, 22:713-721.PMCID: PMC5035835

Wahbeh H, Oken BS. Internet mindfulness interventions: A pilot study. Journal of Medical Internet Research: Mental Health (JMIR Ment Health) 2016; 3(3):e37.

Dimitrova A, Murchison C, Oken B. Acupuncture for the Treatmentof Peripheral Neuropathy: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal ofAlternative and Complementary Medicine 2017, 23:164-179 DOI: 10.1089/acm.2016.0155.


Bowman GL, Dodge H, Calabrese C, Oken BS, Frei B, Kaye JA, Quinn JF.Ascorbic acid and rates of cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 2009; 16(1):93-8. PMCID: PMC2674290

Fonareva I, Spangler E, Cannella N, Sabino V, Cottone P, Ciccocioppo R, Zorrilla EP, Ryabinin AE. Increased perioculomotor urocortin 1 immunoreactivity in genetically selected alcohol preferring rats. Alcohol Clin Exp Res 2009; 33:1956-65. PMCID: PMC2813693

Shinto L, Marracci G, Baldauf-Wagner S, Strewhlow A, Yadav V, Stuber L, Bourdette D. Omega-3
Fatty Acid Supplementation Decreases Matrix Metalloproteinase-9 Production in Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis. Prostagladins, Leukotrienes & Essential Fatty Acids 2009; 80(2-3): 131-136.

Wahbeh, H., Haywood, A., Kaufman, K., Zwickey, H., Mind-Body Medicine and Immune Outcomes: A systematic review. Open Complementary Medicine Journal Submitted and under review. Open Complement Med J. 2009; 1: 25–34 PMCID: PMC3516431.

Bowman GL, Shannon J, Frei B, Kaye JA, Quinn JF.  Uric Acid as a CNS Antioxidant.  Journal of Alzheimer's Disease 2010;19(4) 1331-1336.

Carson, J.W., Carson, K.M., Jones, K.D., Bennett, R.M., Wright, C.L. & Mist, S., M. A randomized controlled clinical trial of the Yoga of Awareness program in the management of fibromyalgia. Pain. 2010;151(2):530-9.

Dodge, HH, Katsumata Y, Todoriki H, Yasura S, Willcox DC, Bowman GL, WIllcox B, Leonard S, Clemons A, Oken BS, Kaye JA, Traber MG. Comparisons of plasma/serum micronutrients between Okinawan and Oregonian elders: a pilot study. Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences 2010, 65:1060-67.

Elsas S-M*, Rossi DJ, Raber J, White G, Seeley C-A, Gregory WL, Mohr C,  Pfankuch T, Soumyanath A(2010).  Passiflora incarnata L. (Passionflower) extracts elicit GABA currents in hippocampal neurons in vitro, and show anxiogenic and anticonvulsant effects in vivo, varying with extraction method. Phytomedicine, 17 (12), 940-949. Epub 2010 Apr 10.

Elsas S-M*, Rossi DJ, Raber J, White G, Seeley C-A, Gregory WL, Mohr C,  Pfankuch T, Soumyanath A.  Passiflora incarnata L. (Passionflower) extracts elicit GABA currents in hippocampal neurons in vitro, and show anxiogenic and anticonvulsant effects in vivo, varying with extraction method. Phytomedicine 2010, 17 (12), 940-949.

Oken BS, Fonareva IG, Haas M, Wahbeh H, Lane JB, Zajdel DP, Amen AM. Pilot controlled trial of mindfulness meditation and education for dementia caregivers. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2010;16:1031-8. PMCID: PMC3110802

Peterson, C., Midwifery and the crowning of healthcare reform. The Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 2010. 55(1): 5-8.

Peterson, C., Are race and ethnicity risk factors for breech presentation? The Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing 2010. 39:277-291.

Quinn JF, Raman R, Thomas RG, Yurko-Mauro K, Nelson EB, Van Vyck C, Balvin JE, Emond J, Jack CR Jr, Weiner M,Shinto L, Aisen PS (2010). Docosahexaenoic acid supplementation and cognitive decline in Alzheimer disease: a randomized trial. JAMA. 304(17)1903-11.

Yadav V, Shinto L, Bourdette D. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) for the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis: A perspective. Expert Opinion in Clinical Immunology 2010; 6(3): 381-95.

Bowman GL, Shannon J, Ho E, Traber MG, Frei B, Oken BS, Kaye JA, Quinn JF.  Reliability and validity of Food Frequency Questionnaire and Nutrient Biomarkers in Elders With and Without Mild Cognitive Impairment.  Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2011, 25(1):49-57.

Errors in postural preparation lead to increased choice reaction times for step initiation in older adults. Cohen RG, Nutt JG, Horak FB. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2011; 66(6):705-13. PMCID: PMC3110912

Fonareva, I., Amen, A. M., Zajdel, D. P., Ellingson, R. M., & Oken, B. S. Assessing sleep architecture in dementia caregivers at home using an ambulatory polysomnographic system. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, 2011, 24(1), 50-59. PMCID: PMC3342770

Mist, S.D., Wright, C.L., Jones, K.D., Carson, J.W. Traditional Chinese medicine diagnoses in a sample of women with fibromyalgia. Acupunct Med, 2011, 29(4): 266-9.

Oken BS, Fonareva I, Wahbeh H. Stress-related cognitive dysfunction in dementia caregivers. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, 2011, 24:192-199. PMCID: PMC3340013

Scott D. Mist, Cheryl Wright, Kim Dupree Jones, James W. Carson. Acupunct Med. 2011 Dec;29(4):266-9. Acupunct Med. 2011, 29(4):247-8. PMCID: PMC3311157

Mukherjee S, Yadav R, Yung I, Zajdel D, Oken BS. Sensitivity to Mental Effort and Test-Retest Reliability of Heart Rate Variability Measures in Healthy Seniors. Clinical Neurophysiology 2011, 122:2059-2066. PMCID:PMC3132243

Nezamfar H, Orhan U, Purwar S, Hild KE, Oken B, Erdogmus D. Decoding of Multichannel EEG Activity from the Visual Cortex in Response to Pseudorandom Binary Sequences of Visual Stimuli. International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology 2011, 21:139-147.

Oken, B.S., Fonareva, I., & Wahbeh, H. Stress-related cognitive dysfunction in dementia caregivers.Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, 2011, 24,192-199. PMCID: PMC3340013

Shinto L, Marracci G, McDonald L, Yadav V. The effects of omega-3 fatty acids on matrix metalloproteinase-9 production and cell migration in human immune cells: Implications for Multiple Sclerosis. Autoimmune Dis. 2011:134592.

Thimmappa S. Anekonda, Teri L. Wadsworth, Robert Sabin, Kate Frahler, Christopher Harris, Babett Petriko, Martina Ralle, Randy Woltjer, Joseph F. Quinn. J Alzheimers Dis. 2011 January 1; 23(1): 21–35. PMCID:

One method for objective adherence measurement in mind–body medicine.  H Wahbeh, H Zwickey, B Oken. J Altern Complement Med. 2011; 17(2): 175–177. PMCID: PMC3111142

Wahbeh H, Zwickey H, Oken BS. One method for objective adherence measurement in mind-body medicine. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 2011, 17:1-3. PMCID: PMC3111142

Annweiler C, Montero-Odasso M, Bartha R, Beauchet O, Bowman GL, Silbert L, Dodge H, Quinn J, Kaye J. Nutrient biomarker patterns, cognitive function, and MRI measures of brain aging. Neurology,
78(16):241-249, 2012.

Cohen RG, Sternad D. State space analysis of timing: exploiting task redundancy to reduce sensitivity to timing. J Neurophysiol. 2012, 107(2):618-27. PMCID: PMC3349626

Fonareva, I., Amen, A. M., Ellingson, R. M., & Oken, B. S. Differences in stress-related ratings between research center and home environments in dementia caregivers using ecological momentary assessment. International Psychogeriatrics, 2012, 24, 90-98. PMCID: PMC3353126

Peterson A, Mattek N, Clemons A, Bowman GL, Buracchio T, Kaye J, Quinn J.  Serum vitamin D concentrations are associated with falling and cognitive function in older adults. J Nutr Health Aging. 2012; 16(10):898-901.

Peterson C, Haas M, Gregory W T. A pilot randomized controlled trial comparing the efficacy of exercise, spinal manipulation, and neuro emotional technique for the treatment of pregnancy-related low back pain. Chiropr Man Therapy, 2012; 20:18. PMCID: PMC3542201

Soumyanath A,Zhong YP, Henson E, Wadsworth T, Bishop J, Gold B and Quinn JF (2012).Centella asiatica extract improves behavioral deficits in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease: investigation of a possible mechanism of action. International Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, Article ID 381974, 9 pages; doi:10.1155/2012/381974.

Diapocynin and apocynin administration fails to significantly extend survival in G93A SOD1 ALS mice. Trumbull KA, McAllister D, Gandelman MM, Fung WY, Lew T, Brennan L, Lopez N, Morré J, Kalyanaraman B, Beckman JS. Neurobiol Dis. 2012 Jan;45(1):137-44. PMCID: PMC3710723

Bowman GL, Dodge H, Mattek N, Barbey AK, Silbert LC, Shinto L, Howieson D, Kaye J and Quinn J.
Plasma omega 3 PUFA and white matter mediated executive decline in older adults. Front. Aging
Neurosci. 2013;5(92).

Carim-Todd L, Mitchell S, Oken BS. Mind-body practices: an alternative, drug-free treatment for smoking cessation? A systematic review of the literature. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2013, 132(3):399-410.

Lou J-S, Dimitrova DM, Hammerschlag R, Nutt J, Hunt EA, Eaton RW, Johnson SC, Davis MD, Arnold GC, Andrea SB, Oken BS. The effect of expectancy and personality on cortical excitability in Parkinson's disease. Movement Disorders, 2013, 28(9):1257-62.

Wahbeh H, Oken B. Peak high-frequency HRV and peak alpha frequency higher in PTSD. Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 2013, 38:57-69.

Wahbeh H, Oken BS. Salivary cortisol lower in posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Traumatic Stress 2013, 26:241-8.

Wahbeh H, Oken BS. A pilot study of clinical measures to assess mind-body intervention effects for those with and without PTSD. Alternative and Integrative Medicine 2013, 2:116.PMCID: PMC4060973

Wahbeh H, Oken B. Skin conductance response during laboratory stress in combat veterans with post traumatic stress disorder. Journal of Trauma and Treatment 2013: 2 (2). PMCID: PMC4220300


Oken BS, Kishiyama S, Zajdel D, Bourdette D, Carlsen J, Haas M, Hugos C, Kraemer DF, Lawrence J, Mass M. Randomized controlled trial of yoga and exercise in multiple sclerosis. Neurology 2004; 62:2058-2064.

Kishiyama SS, Leahy MJ, Zitzelberger TA, Guariglia R, Zajdel DP, Calvert JF, Kaye JA, Oken BS. Patterns of dietary supplement usage in demographically diverse older people. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine 2005; 11:48-53.

Shinto L, Yadav V, Senders A, Morris C, Lapidus JA,  Bourdette B.  Perceived benefit and satisfaction
from conventional and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in people with multiple sclerosis. Complementary Therapies in Medicine 2005; 13(4):264-72.

Soumyanath A, Zhong Y-P, Gold S, Yu X, Koop DR, Bourdette, D, Gold BG. Centella asiatica accelerates nerve regeneration upon oral administration and contains multiple active fractions increasing neurite elongation in vitro. J. Pharm Pharmacol 2005; 57, 1221-1229.

Smith, A.R., Visioli, F., Frei, B., and Hagen, T.M. Age-related changes in endothelial nitric oxide synthase phosphorylation and nitric oxide dependent vasodilation: evidence for a novel mechanism involving sphingomyelinase and ceramide-activated phosphatase 2A. Aging Cell 2006; 5, 391-400.

Oken, BS, Zajdel D, Kishiyama S, Flegal K, Dehen C, Haas M, Kraemer DF, Lawrence J, Leyva J. Randomized controlled 6-month trial of yoga in healthy seniors: effects on cognition and quality of life. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine 2006; 12:40-49.

Shinto L, Yadav V, Morris C, Lapidus JA, Senders A,  Bourdette B.  Demographic and Health-related
factors associated with Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Use in Multiple Sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis 2006; 12(1):94-100.

Bowman GL, Kaye JA, Moore M, Waichunas D, Carlson NE, Quinn JF. Blood-brain barrier in Alzheimer's disease: stability and functional significance. Neurology 2007;68(21):1809-1814.

Colbert AP, Yun JK, Larsen A, Edinger T, Gregory WL, Thong T. Skin Impedance Measurements for Acupuncture Research: Development of a Continuous Recording System. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2008; 5(4): 443–450. PMCID: PMC2586308

Flegal KE, Kishiyama S, Zajdel D, Haas M, Oken BS. Adherence to yoga and exercise interventions in a 6-month trial. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2007; 7:37.

Kaufman, K, & Gregory, WL. Discriminators of complementary and alternative medical provider use among men with HIV/AIDS. American Journal of Health Behavior, 2007; 31, 591-601.

Lovera J. Bagert B. Smoot K, Morris CD. Frank R. Bogardus K. Wild K. Oken B. Whitham R. Bourdette D. Ginkgo biloba for the improvement of cognitive performance in multiple sclerosis: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial.  Multiple Sclerosis 2007;13:376-85.

Shay K.P., Shenvi S., and Hagen T.M. "Lipoic acid as an inducer of Phase II detoxification enzymes through activation of Nrf2-dependent gene expression" In M.S. Patel and L. Packer (Eds.), Alpha-Lipoic Acid:Energy Production, Antioxidant Activity, and Health Effects.CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. (2007)

Calabrese C, Gregory WL, Leo M, Kraemer D, Groves M, Bone K, Oken B. Effects of a Standardized Bacopa monnieri Extract a on Cognitive Performance, Anxiety and Depression in the Elderly:  A Randomized Double-blind Placebo Controlled Trial.  Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2008; 14:707-713.

Dodge HH, Zitzelberger T, Oken BS, Howieson D, Kaye J. A randomized placebo-controlled trial of ginkgo biloba for the prevention of cognitive decline. Neurology 2008; 70:1809-1817.

Jones RE, Moes N, Zwickey H, Cunningham CL, Gregory WL, Oken B. Treatment of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis with alpha lipoic acid and associative conditioning. Brain, Behavior and Immunity 2008; 22:538-43.

Kaufman, K., & Salkeld, EJ.Home hospice acupuncture: treatment delivery and preliminary outcomes.Kaiser Permanente Journal, 2008; 12(1):23-6. PMCID: PMC3042334

Oken BS. Placebo effects: Clinical aspects and neurobiology, Brain 2008; 131:2812-2823.

Oken BS, Flegal K, Zajdel D, Kishiyama S, Haas M, Peters D. Expectancy effect: impact of pill administration on cognitive performance in healthy seniors. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology 2008; 30:7-17.

Shinto L,Calabrese C, Morris C, Yadav V, Griffith D, Frank R, Oken B, Baldauf-Wagner S, Sinsheimer S, Bourdette D. A randomized pilot study of naturopathic medicine in multiple sclerosis. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2008;14(5): 489-96.

Wahbeh, H., Kishiyama, S., Zajdel, D., Oken, B. Salivary cortisol awakening response in mild Alzheimer's disease, caregivers, and controls. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2008;22(2):181-3.

Wahbeh, H., Elsas, S.M., Oken, B.S. Mind-body Interventions: Applications in Neurology. Neurology. 2008;  70(24):2321-8. PMCID: PMC2882072

Wang W, Shinto L, Connor WE, Quinn JF. Nutritionl Biomarkers in Alzheimer's Disease: The Association between Carotenoids, n-3 Fatty Acids, and Dementia Severity. J of Alzheimer's Disease 2008; 13(1): 31-8.

T32 Postdoc/Predoc Posters and Abstracts, 2006-2013

Quinn J, Kaye J, Moore M, Waichunas D, Bowman GL, Frei B.Water-soluble antioxidants and blood-brain barrier integrity in Alzheimer's disease.Abstract--International Academy of Nutrition and Aging conference, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill.May 2006.

Bowman GL, Kaye J, Carlson N, Quinn JF.Supplementation and blood-brain barrier integrity modify vitamin C compartmentalization in Alzheimer's disease.Abstract-- Diet and Optimum Health conference of the Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University in Portland, OR.March 2007.

Oken, B., Zajdel, D., & Wild, H. (2007) Induced and trait differences in EEG phase synchrony and power for experienced meditators versus non-meditators. Poster at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society.

Fonareva I, Zajdel D, Herting M, McGee W, Oken B. Cognitive processes in older adults: potential impact of stress and physiologic function. Cognitive Neuroscience Society annual meeting, San Francisco 2009.

Elsas SM, Navarro G, White G, Oken B. Behavioral treatment can reduce the seizures and improve quality of life for epilepsy patients. Neurology 2009 (suppl 3), 72:A225.

Elsas SM, White G, Navarro G, Oken B Andrews DJ. Mind-body intervention can reduce seizures and improve quality of life for epilepsy patients. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine 2009, 15:S103

Wild J, Oken B. Effects of meditation on EEG spectral power and phase synchrony. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine 2009, 15:S92.

Wahbeh H, Oken B, Lu M. Differences in veterans with and without posttraumatic stress disorder during relaxing and stressful condition. Annual Meeting American Psychosomatic Society. Psychosomatic Medicine2010, 72:A61.

Amen AM, Fonareva I, Zajdel DP, Ellingson RM, Oken BS. Stress in dementia caregivers: an experience-based sampling study. Annual Meeting American Psychosomatic Society. Psychosomatic Medicine2010, 72:A70.

Fonareva I, Amen AM, Zajdel DP, Ellingson RM, Oken BS. Sleep quality in dementia caregivers: relationship with stress. Annual Meeting American Psychosomatic Society.Psychosomatic Medicine2010, 72:A72.

Ellingson RM, Oken B. Feasibility and Performance Evaluation of Generating and Recording Visual Evoked Potentials Using Ambulatory Bluetooth Based System. 32nd Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference. 2010;1:6829-6832.

Fonareva IG, Ellingson RM, Zajdel DP, Amen AM, Oken BS.  Measuring evoked potentials during a go-nogo reaction time task in subjects' natural environment using an ambulatory recording system. Society for Psychophysiological Research Annual Meeting 2010:50

Oken BS, Fonareva I, Wahbeh H. Stress-related cognitive dysfunction in dementia caregivers. Neurology 2011 (suppl 4): 76:A511.

Nezamfar H, Orhan U, Erdogmus D, Hild K, Purwar S, Oken B, Fried-Oken M. On visually evoked potentials in EEG induced by multiple pseudorandom binary sequences for brain computer interface design. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing. Prague, Czech Republic. 2011.

K.E. Hild, U. Orhan, D. Erdogmus, B. Roark, B. Oken, S. Purwar, H. Nezamfar, and M. Fried-Oken. An ERP-based brain-computer interface for text entry using rapid serial visual presentation and language modeling. 2011 Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies: Systems Demonstrations. Association for Computational Linguistics. pp. 38–43.

Wahbeh H, Oken B. Objective and subjective adherence in mindfulness meditation trials. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012;12 (suppl 1):P229.

McCollough A, Hild K, Wahbeh H, Oken B. A machine classification measure of meditation ability. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012;12 (suppl 1):P3.

Fonareva I, Demidenko M, Oken B. Evaluating the role of expectancy during stress-reducing aromatherapy in healthy older adults. BMC Complement Altern Med 2012;12 (suppl 1):P02.102.

Carim Todd L, Mitchell S, Oken B. Does yoga improve smoking cessation outcomes? A systematic review of the literature. BMC Complement Altern Med 2012;12 (suppl 1):P05.29.

Orhan, U., Hild, K. E., Erdogmus, D., Roark, B., Oken, B., & Fried-Oken, M. RSVP

Keyboard: An EEG based typing interface. International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP) 2012.

Fonareva I, Demidenko M, Oken BS. Assessing sensitivity of common physiological markers of stress and evaluating their utility for different types of stressors. Psychosomatic Medicine. April 2013.

Wahbeh H, Lane J, Goodrich E, Miller M, Oken B. One-on-one mindfulness meditation trainings in a research setting. International Congress on Complementary Medicine Research. April 2013.

Oken BS, Orhan U, Roark B, Erdogmus D, Fowler A, Peters B, Miller M, Fried-Oken MB.EEG-based typing interface with language model for individuals who are functionally locked-in. (S14.004). Neurology 2013.

Silbert L, Kaye J, Erten-Lyons D, Dodge H, Quinn J, Oken B, Wild K, Lahna D, Tran H, Woltjer R. Alzheimer's disease pathology burden associated with clinical dementia decreases with age. (P04.213). Neurology 2013

Erten-Lyons D, Silbert L, Mattek N, Dodge H, Green S, Tran H, Quinn J, Wild K, Oken B, Woltjer R, Kaye J. Neuropathologic basis of white matter hyperintensity accumulation. Neurology 2013, 80:S44.001.