• Tahra L. Eissa*, Koen Dijkstra*, Christoph Brune, Ronald G. Emerson, Michel J. A. M. van Putten, Robert R. Goodman, Guy M. McKhann Jr., Catherine A. Schevon, Wim van Drongelen#, Stephan A. van Gils# (2017) The Cross-Scale Effects of Neural Interactions during Human Neocortical Seizure Activity. PNAS doi: 10.1073/pnas.1702490114                                                            * and # denote shared first and senior authorship respectively              featured Editor’s Choice in Science (2017) 358: 317


  • Graves AR, Moore SJ, Spruston N, Tryba AK, Kaczorowski CC (2016) Brain derived neurotrophic factor differentially modulates excitability of two classes of hippocampal output neurons. Journal of Neurophysiology, DOI: 10.1152/jn.00186.2016. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27146982
  • Tahra Eissa, Andrew Tryba, Charles Marcuccilli, Faiza Ben-Mabrouk, Elliot Smith, Sean Lew, Robert Goodman, Guy McKhann, II, David Frim, Lorenzo Pesce, Michael Kohrman, Ronald Emerson, Catherine Schevon, and Wim Van Drongelen (2016) Multiscale Aspects of Generation of High Gamma Activity during Seizures in Human Neocortex.  eNeuro: in Press.
  • Jyothsna Suresh, Mihailo Radojicic, Lorenzo Pesce, Anita Bhansali, Janice Wang, Andrew Kieran Tryba, Jeremy D. Marks, and Wim van Drongelen (2016) Network Burst Activity in Hippocampal Neuronal Cultures: The Role of Synaptic and Intrinsic Currents. Journal of Neurophysiology : jn-00995.115(6):3073-89. doi: 10.1152/jn.00995.2015
  • Jack D Cowan, Jeremy Neuman, Wim van Drongelen (2016) Wilson-Cowan equations for Neocortical Dynamics. The Journal of Mathematical Neuroscience 6:1, DOI: 10.1186/s13408-015-0034-5  


  • van Gils S., van Drongelen W. (2015) Epilepsy: Computational Models. In Jaeger D, Jung R (eds.) Encyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience, Vol. 1, Springer New York Heidelberg Dordrecht London.
  • Mark Hereld, Jyothsna Suresh, Mihailo Radojicic, Lorenzo L. Pesce, Janice Wang, Jeremy Marks and Wim van Drongelen (2015) Toward Networks from Spikes. In: "Validating neuro-computational models in neurological and psychiatric disorders." (eds.) Bhattacharya, Basabdatta Sen, Chowdhury, Fahmida N., pp 277-292, Springer International Publishing Switzerland.
  • Sofija V. Canavan, Tahra L. Eissa, Catherine Schevon, Guy M. McKhann Jr., Robert R Goodman, Ronald G. Emerson and Wim van Drongelen (2015) Epileptogenic networks: applying network analysis techniques to human seizure activity. In: "Validating neuro-computational models in neurological and psychiatric disorders." (eds.) Bhattacharya, Basabdatta Sen, Chowdhury, Fahmida N., pp 293-312, Springer International Publishing Switzerland.
  • Hil GE Meijer*, Tahra L Eissa*, Bert Kiewiet, Jeremy F Neuman, Catherine A Schevon, Ronald G Emerson, Robert R Goodman, Guy M McKhann Jr, Charles J Marcuccilli, Andrew K Tryba, Jack D Cowan, Stephan A van Gils and Wim van Drongelen (2015) Modeling Focal Epileptic Activity in the Wilson-Cowan model with Depolarization Block. The Journal of Mathematical Neuroscience 5:7, DOI: 10.1186/s13408-015-0019-4.                                               * denotes shared first authorship            


  • David J. Mogul, Wim van Drongelen (2014) Electrical Control of Epilepsy, Annual Review of Biomedical Engineering 16: 483-504.
  • J. D. Cowan, J. Neuman, and W. van Drongelen (2014) Self-organized Criticality and Near Criticality in Neural Networks. In: Plenz, Dietmar and Niebur, Ernst (eds.) Criticality in Neural Systems. Wiley-VCH, Berlin.


  • van Drongelen W (2013) Modeling neural Activity. ISRN Biomathematics. 2013, ID 871472.[Spotlight article]
  • J D Cowan, J Neuman, B. Kiewiet, W van Drongelen (2013) – Self-organized criticality in a network of interacting neurons. J. Stat. Mech. doi:10.1088/1742-5468/2013/04/P04030
  • H. C. Lee, M. H. Kohrman, K. E. Hecox, and W. van Drongelen (2013) Seizure Prediction. In: Neural Engineering (ed. He, B.), 2nd edition, Kluwer Academic, New York.
  • Lorenzo Pesce, Hyong C. Lee, Mark Hereld, Sid Visser, Rick L. Stevens, Albert Wildeman, and Wim van Drongelen  (2013) Large-scale modeling of epileptic seizures: scaling properties of two parallel neuronal network simulation algorithms. Computational and mathematical methods in medicine 2013.


  • Dwyer J, Lee H, Martell A, van Drongelen W (2012) - Resonance in Neocortical Neurons and Networks, Eur. J. Neurosci.36:3698-3708
  • Thomas Butler, Marc Benayoun, Edward Wallace, Wim van Drongelen, Nigel Goldenfeld, and Jack Cowan (2012) - Evolutionary constraints on visual cortex architecture from the dynamics of hallucinations, PNAS 109:606-609. [Featured in multiple newspapers and blogs]
  • Bing Leung Patrick Cheung, Robert Nowak, Hyong Lee, Wim van Drongelen and Barry D. Van Veen (2012) - Cross-Validation for Selection of Cortical Interaction Models from Scalp EEG or MEG, IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. 59:504-514.
  • Puneet Rana, John Lipor, Hyong Lee, Wim van Drongelen, Michael H. Kohrman and Barry Van Veen (2012) - Seizure Detection using the Phase-Slope Index and Multichannel ECoG, IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. 59:1125-1134.
  • Amber L. Martell, Jan-Marino Ramirez, Robert E. Lasky, Jennifer E. Dwyer, Michael Kohrman, Wim van Drongelen (2012) The Role of Voltage-Dependence of the NMDA Receptor in Cellular and Network Oscillation. Eur. J. Neurosci. 36: 2121-2136. [About this paper in the Editorial: ‘This exciting multiscale approach to studying the nervous system is one that should be adopted more widely to enable our community to explain the ever-increasing complexity of multimodal data sets.’]
  • Grinberg YY, van Drongelen W, Kraig RP (2012) Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 Lowers Spreading Depression Susceptibility and Reduces Oxidative Stress. J 122: 221-229.


  • Bai X, Towle VL, van Drongelen W, He B. (2011) Cortical Potential Imaging of Somatosensory Evoked Potentials by Means of the Boundary Element Method in Pediatric Epilepsy Patients. Brain Topogr. 23:333-43.
  • Wallace E, Benayoun M, van Drongelen W, Cowan JD (2011) Emergent Oscillations in Networks of Stochastic Spiking Neurons. PLoS ONE 6(5): e14804.


  • Dwyer J, Lee H, Martell A, Stevens R, Hereld M, van Drongelen W. (2010) – Oscillation in a network model of neocortex. Neurocomputing 73: 1051-1056.
  • Benayoun M, Wallace E, van Drongelen W, Cowan J. (2010) – Avalanches in a stochastic model of spiking neurons. PLoS Comput. Biol. 6, e1000846.
  • Drongelen W van – Guest Editorial. Tools for Epilepsy Research. J. Clin Neurophysiol. 27: 359.
  • Amber Martell, Jennifer Dwyer, Henner Koch, Sebastien Zanella, Michael Kohrman, David Frim, Jan-Marino Ramirez,Wim van Drongelen. (2010) NMDA-induced Oscillatory Properties in Neocortical Pyramidal Neurons from Patients with Epilepsy. J. Clin. Neurophysiol. 27: 398-405.
  • Brian B. Theyel, Michael H. Kohrman, David M. Frim, Wim van Drongelen. (2010) Network variability across human tissue samples in vitro: the problem and a solution. J. Clin. Neurophysiol. 27: 412-417.
  • Marc Benayoun, Michael Kohrman, Jack Cowan, Wim van Drongelen. (2010) EEG, avalanches, and temporal correlations. J. Clin. Neurophysiol. 27: 458-464.
  • Charles J. Marcuccilli*, Andrew K. Tryba*, Wim van Drongelen*, Henner Koch, Jean Charles Viemari, Fernando Peña, Erin L. Doren, Peter Pytel, Marc Chevalier, Ana Mrejeru, Michael H. Kohrman, Robert E. Lasky, Sean M. Lew, David M. Frim and Jan-Marino Ramirez. (2010) Neuronal Bursting Properties in Focal and Parafocal Regions in Pediatric Neocortical Epilepsy Stratified by Histology. J. Clin. Neurophysiol. 27: 387-397. [* Equal Contribution]
  • Daniel Margoliash, Wim van Drongelen and Michael Kohrman. (2010) Introducing songbirds as a model system for epilepsy research, J. Clin. Neurophysiol. 27: 433-437.
  • Sid Visser, Hil G.E. Meijer, Hyong C. Lee, Wim van Drongelen, Michel J.A.M. van Putten, Stephan A. van Gils. (2010) Comparing Epileptiform Behavior of Meso-scale Detailed Models and Population Models of Neocortex. J. Clin. Neurophysiol. 27: 471-478.
  • Lai Yuan, Xin Zhang, Wim van Drongelen, Michael Korhman, Kurt Hecox, Ying Ni, Bin He. (2010) Noninvasive Cortical Imaging of Epileptiform Activities from Interictal Spikes in Pediatric Patients. Neuroimage 54: 244-252.
  • Robert E Lasky, Wim van Drongelen (2010) - Is sucrose an effective analgesic for newborn babies? The Lancet, 376:1201-1203 [Featured in multiple newspapers and blogs]


  • Drongelen W van, Williams AL, Lasky RE (2009) Spectral analysis of time series of events: effect of respiration on heart rate in neonates. Physiol. Meas. 30: 43-61.
  • Wilke C, Drongelen W van, Kohrman M and He B. (2009) Identification of epileptogenic foci from causal analysis of ECoG interictal spike activity. Clin. Neurophysiol. 120:1449- 1456.
  • Barbero A, Franz M, van Drongelen W, Dorronsoro JR, Scholkopf B, Grosse-Wentrup M. (2009) Implicit Wiener series analysis of epileptic seizure recordings. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 1:5304-5307.
  • Wilke C, van Drongelen W, Kohrman M, He B. (2009) - Neocortical seizure foci localization by means of a directed transfer function method. Epilepsia. 2009 Oct 8. [Epub ahead of print]


  • Zhang Y, Drongelen W van, Kohrman M, He B. (2008) - Three-dimensional brain current source reconstruction from intra-cranial ECoG recordings. Neuroimage 42:683-95.


  • Hereld M, Stevens RL, Lee HC, and van Drongelen W (2007) – Framework for interactive million-neuron simulation. J. Clin. Neurophysiol. 24: 189-196.
  • Drongelen W van, Lee HC, Stevens RL and Hereld M (2007) – Propagation of seizure-like activity in a model of neocortex. J. Clin. Neurophysiol. 24:182-188.
  • Lee HC, Drongelen W van, McGee AB, Frim DM, and Kohrman MH(2007) – comparison of seizure detection algorithms in continuously monitored pediatric patients. J. Clin Neurophysiol. 24: 137-146. [Featured in TV Broadcast, Channel 7, on Seizure detection/prediction]
  • Ding L, Wilke C, Xu B, Xu X , Drongelen W van, Kohrman M , and He B (2007) - EEG Source Imaging: Correlating Source Locations and Extents with Electrocorticography and Surgical Resections in Epilepsy Patients. J. Clin Neurophysiol. 24: 130-136.
  • Drongelen W van (2007) – Guest Editorial. J. Clin Neurophysiol. 24: 85-86.
  • Lai Y, Drongelen W van, Hecox K, Frim D, Kohrman M, He B. (2007) - Cortical activation mapping of epileptiform activity derived from interictal ECoG spikes. Epilepsia. 48:305-314
  • Williams AL, Drongelen W van, Lasky RE (2007) Noise in contemporary neonatal intensive care. J Acoust Soc Am. 121:2681-90.
  • Trevelyan AJ, Baldeweg T, Drongelen W van, Yuste R, and Whittington M (2007) - The Source of Afterdischarge Activity in Neocortical Tonic–Clonic Epilepsy. J. NeuroSci. 27:13513-9.


  • Zhang Y, Ding L, van Drongelen W, Hecox K, Frim D, He B(2006) - Cortical Potential Imaging by Means of the Finite Element Method and its Application to Simultaneous Extra- and Intra-cranial Electrical Recordings, NeuroImage, 31:1513-24.
  • Drongelen W van, Koch H, Elsen FP, Lee HC, Mrejeru A, Doren E, Marcuccilli CJ, Hereld M, Stevens RL, Ramirez JM. (2006) - The role of persistent sodium current in bursting activity of mouse neocortical networks in vitro. J. Neurophysiol. 96:2564-77.
  • Zhang Y, van Drongelen W, He B(2006) – Estimation of in vivo brain-to-skull conductivity ratio in humans. Applied Physics Letters 89: 223903


  • Lai Y, Drongelen W van, Ding L, Hecox KE, Towle VL, Frim DM, He B (2005) – In vivo human skull conductivity estimation using simultaneous extra- and intra-cranial electrical potential recordings. Clin. Neurophysiol. 116:456-465.
  • Drongelen W van, Lee HC, Koch H, Hereld M, H, Elsen F, Chen Z, Stevens RL (2005) – Emergent epileptiform activity in neural networks with weak excitatory synapses. IEEE Trans. Neur. Sys. & Rehab. 13: 236-241. [Featured in Lytton WW (2008) Computer modelling of epilepsy. Nat Rev Neurosci. 9:626-37. and in Ghanim Ullah and Steven J. Schiff (2009) Models of epilepsy, Scholarpedia, 4(7):1409 and in a TV channel 11 Public broadcast July 19 2011]


  • Drongelen W van, Lee HC, Hereld M, Jones D, Cohoon M, Elsen F, Papka ME, Stevens RL (2004) – Simulation of neocortical epileptiform activity using parallel computing. Neurocomputing 58-60: 1203-1209.
  • Fontanarosa JB, Lasky RE, Lee HC, Drongelen W van (2004) – Localization of brainstem auditory evoked potentials in primates: a comparison of localization techniques applied to deep brain sources. Brain Topography. 17: 99-108.


  • Drongelen W van, Koch H, Marcuccilli C, Hecox K and Ramirez JM (2003) - Is burst activity in cortical slices a representative model for epilepsy? Neurocomputing 52-54: 963-968.
  • Drongelen W van Hecox K (2003) - Desynchronization of neural activity in a network model. Neurocomputing 52-54: 425-430.
  • Hecox KE, Nayak S, McGee A, and Drongelen W van (2003) – Application of non-linear time series to neonatal EEG activity. Neurocomputing 52-54: 779-786.
  • Zhang X, Drongelen W van, Hecox K, Towle VL, Frim DM, McGee A, Lian J, and He B (2003) – Localization of epileptic foci by means of cortical imaging using a sperical head model. Neurocomputing 52-54: 977-982.
  • Drongelen W van, Koch H, Marcuccilli C, Pena F and Ramirez JM (2003) – Synchrony levels during evoked seizure-like bursts in mouse neocortical slices. J. Neurophysiol. 90: 1571-1580.
  • Zhang X, Drongelen W van, Hecox KE, Towle VL, Frim DM , McGee AB, He B (2003) - High Resolution EEG: Cortical Potential Imaging of Interictal Spikes. Clinical Neurophysiology 114: 1963-1973.
  • Drongelen W van, Nayak S, Frim DM, Kohrman MH, Towle VL, Lee HC, McGee AB, Chico MS, and Hecox KE (2003)- Seizure anticipation in pediatric epilepsy: use of Kolmogorov entropy. Pediatric Neurology 29: 207-213.


  • Van Veen, BD, Drongelen, W van, Yuchtman, M, and Suzuki, A (1997) - Localization of brain electrical activity via linearly constrained minimum variance spatial filtering, IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng. 44: 867-880.


  • ​Drongelen, W van, Yuchtman, M, Van Veen, BD, and Huffelen AC van (1996) - A spatial filtering technique to detect and localize multiple sources in the brain, Brain Topography 9: 39-49.