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Thomas E. Prieto, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neurology

Specialty: Adult Neurology

Sub-Specialty:

  • Ambulatory Systems
  • Biomedical Instrumentation

Education:

  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Missouri - Columbia, 1978
  • Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University, 1988

Awards/Honors:

  • Patent Number: 4,657,655.  "Foto/Phoresis Apparatus"; An apparatus for electrophoretically separating, visualizing, and photographing DNA fragments in agarose gels.  Smoot, J.B., Vitek, R.K., Gette, W.R., Prieto, T.E.; FOTODYNE, Inc., New Berlin, WI

Brief Clinical/Research Interest Statement

Ambulatory systems for measuring human motion; systems for presenting stimuli, recording subject responses, and monitoring physiologic events during functional magnetic resonance imaging; laboratory based systems for evaluating the autonomic nervous system; novel treatments of diabetic neuropathy; design and development of biomedical instrumentation.


Selected Publications:

Original Articles

  1. Bock JM, Blumin JH, Toohill RJ, Merati AL, Prieto TE, Jaradeh SS. A new noninvasive method for determination of laryngeal sensory function. Laryngoscope 2011 Jan;121(1):158-63 PMID 21120827
  2. Myklebust JB, Lovett EG, Myklebust BM, Reynolds N, Milkowski L, Prieto TE. Two-dimensional coherence for measurement of asymmetry in postural steadiness. Gait Posture 2009 Jan;29(1):1-5 PMID 18603428
  3. Ellingson ML, Liebenthal E, Spanaki MV, Prieto TE, Binder JR, Ropella KM. Ballistocardiogram artifact reduction in the simultaneous acquisition of auditory ERPS and fMRI. Neuroimage 2004 Aug;22(4):1534-42 PMID 15275910
  4. Liebenthal E, Ellingson ML, Spanaki MV, Prieto TE, Ropella KM, Binder JR. Simultaneous ERP and fMRI of the auditory cortex in a passive oddball paradigm. Neuroimage 2003 Aug;19(4):1395-404 PMID 12948697
  5. Jaradeh SS, Prieto TE. Evaluation of the autonomic nervous system. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 2003 May;14(2):287-305 PMID 12795517
  6. Loehrl TA, Smith TL, Darling RJ, Torrico L, Prieto TE, Shaker R, Toohill RJ, Jaradeh SS. Autonomic dysfunction, vasomotor rhinitis, and extraesophageal manifestations of gastroesophageal reflux. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2002 Apr;126(4):382-7 PMID 11997777
  7. Jaradeh SS, Smith TL, Torrico L, Prieto TE, Loehrl TA, Darling RJ, Toohill RJ. Autonomic nervous system evaluation of patients with vasomotor rhinitis. Laryngoscope 2000 Nov;110(11):1828-31 PMID 11081594
  8. Reynolds NC Jr, Terry LC, Mark LP, Prieto TE, Mueller WR. Too many treatments for Parkinson's disease: how should they be used? WMJ 2000 Jun;99(3):57-61, 43 PMID 10927984
  9. Jaradeh SS, Prieto TE, Lobeck LJ) . Progressive polyradiculoneuropathy in diabetes: correlation of variables and clinical outcome after immunotherapy. Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 1999 Nov;67(5):607-12 PMID 10519866
  10. Reynolds, N.C., Myklebust, B.M., Myklebust, J.B., and Prieto, T.E.:  Analysis of gait in Huntington's disease.  Arch. Phys. Med. Rehabil.  80(1), 1999.
  11. Rosen AC, Rao SM, Caffarra P, Scaglioni A, Bobholz JA, Woodley SJ, Hammeke TA, Cunningham JM, Prieto TE, Binder JR. Neural basis of endogenous and exogenous spatial orienting. A functional MRI study. J Cogn Neurosci 1999 Mar;11(2):135-52 PMID 10198130
  12. Reynolds NC Jr, Myklebust JB, Prieto TE, Myklebust BM. Analysis of gait abnormalities in Huntington disease. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 1999 Jan;80(1):59-65 PMID 9915373
  13. Pathak AP, Silver-Thorn MB, Thierfelder CA, Prieto TE. A rate-controlled indentor for in vivo analysis of residual limb tissues. IEEE Trans Rehabil Eng 1998 Mar;6(1):12-20 PMID 9535519
  14. Kodali S, Harvey SA, Prieto TE. Thermal effects of laser stapedectomy in an animal model: CO2 versus KTP. Laryngoscope 1997 Nov;107(11 Pt 1):1445-50 PMID 9369388
  15. Binder, J.R., Frost, J.A., Hammeke, T.A., Cox, R.W., Rao, S.M., and Prieto, T.:  Human Brain Language Areas Identified by Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  J. Neurosci.  17(1):353-362, 1997.
  16. Prieto TE, Myklebust JB, Hoffmann RG, Lovett EG, Myklebust BM. Measures of postural steadiness: differences between healthy young and elderly adults. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 1996 Sep;43(9):956-66 PMID 9214811
  17. Kerk JK, Clifford PS, Snyder AC, Prieto TE, O'Hagan KP, Schot PK, Myklebust JB, Myklebust BM. Effect of an abdominal binder during wheelchair exercise. Med Sci Sports Exerc 1995 Jun;27(6):913-9 PMID 7658955
  18. Myklebust, J.B., Prieto, T.E., and Myklebust, B.M.:  Evaluation of nonlinear dynamics in postural steadiness time series.  Annals Biomed. Eng.  23:711-719, 1995.
  19. Myklebust JB, Cusick JF, Boerboom LE, Prieto TE, Khan TA. Vascular effects of spinal cord stimulation in the monkey. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 1995;64(1):32-9 PMID 8751312
  20. Prieto TE, Myklebust JB. Measures of postural sway. Clin Pharmacol Ther 1993 Aug;54(2):228-30 PMID 8257503

 

Books, Chapters and Reviews:

  • Prieto, T.E., Myklebust, J.B., Myklebust, B.M., and Kreis, D.U.:  Inter-group sensitivity in measures of postural steadiness.  In Posture and Gait: Control Mechanisms, 1992.  M. Woollacott and F. Horak, eds.  XIth Intl. Symposium of the Society for Postural and Gait Research.  Univ. of Oregon Books, Portland, OR.  2:122-125, 1992.
  • Myklebust, J.B., Myklebust, B.M., Prieto, T.E., and Kreis, D.:  Correlation of ankle joint compliance and postural steadiness.  In Posture and Gait: Control Mechanisms, 1992.  M. Woollacott and F. Horak, eds.  XIth Intl. Symposium of the Society for Postural and Gait Research.  Univ. of Oregon Books, Portland, OR.  1:352-355, 1992.
  • Myklebust, B.M., Myklebust, J.B., Prieto, T.E., and Kreis, D.:  Changes in kinematic gait parameters in healthy aging subjects.  In Posture and Gait: Control Mechanisms, 1992.  M. Woollacott and F. Horak, eds.  XIth Intl. Symposium of the Society for Postural and Gait Research.  Univ. of Oregon Books, Portland, OR.  2:295-297, 1992.
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