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DSM staff profile

Professor Dirk De Ridder

PositionNeurological Foundation Chair in Neurosurgery
DepartmentDepartment of Surgical Sciences (DSM)
QualificationsMD PhD
Research summaryFunctional imaging guided invasive and non-invasive neuromodulation of phantom percepts and psychological disorders
Clinical

Skull base surgery (vestibular schwannomas, pituitary surgery), microvascular decompression surgery

Research

My research is centered on a Darwinian predictive brain model with Bayesian updating to adapt to an ever changing environment. This model is the basis to understand common pathophysiological mechanisms clustering groups of pathologies, such as thalamocortical dysrhythmias (pain, tinnitus, epilepsy, depression, Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia) or obsessive compulsive spectrum disorder (addiction, OCD, eating disorders,...).

This pathophysiological clustering permits to translate knowledge obtained from one disease to other diseases with similar underlying mechanisms, and to develop novel neuromodulation treatments based on it.

Our clinical neuromodulation research is based on the following concept:

  1. All aspects of human normal and pathological behaviour are based on brain activity and connectivity
  2. This activity and connectivity can be visualised by functional imaging techniques (PET, fMRI, EEG, MEG)
  3. Non-invasive neuromodulation techniques (TMS, tDCS, tRNS, tACS, EEGfeedback) can be used to modulate the abnormal activity and connectivity
  4. If this exerts a clinical benefit a permanent electrode can be implanted on the areas that yield clinical benefit with non-invasive techniques.

A third line of scientific interests focuses on the neural correlates of the 'self', how the self is generated in the brain (out of body experiences), its relation to the environment (perception and phantom perception), to others (morality and its pathologies) and god (religion).

Additional details

Most of my research starts with a philosophical account, predominantly based on Aristotelian thinking.

Publications

To, W. T., James, E., Ost, J., Hart, Jr, J., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2017). Differential effects of bifrontal and occipital nerve stimulation on pain and fatigue using transcranial direct current stimulation in fibromyalgia patients. Journal of Neural Transmission. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00702-017-1714-y

Mohan, A., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2017). Robustness and dynamicity of functional networks in phantom sound. NeuroImage, 146, 171-187. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.04.033

Vanneste, S., Ost, J., van Havenbergh, T., & De Ridder, D. (2017). Resting state electrical brain activity and connectivity in fibromyalgia. PLoS ONE, 12(6), e0178516. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0178516

To, W. T., Ost, J., Hart, Jr, J., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2017). The added value of auditory cortex transcranial random noise stimulation (tRNS) after bifrontal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for tinnitus. Journal of Neural Transmission, 124(1), 79-88. doi: 10.1007/s00702-016-1634-2

He, J., Zhu, Y., Aa, J., Smith, P. F., De Ridder, D., Wang, G., & Zheng, Y. (2017). Brain metabolic changes in rats following acoustic trauma. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 11, 148. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2017.00148

Chapter in Book - Research

De Ridder, D., Manning, P., Cape, G., Vanneste, S., Langguth, B., & Glue, P. (2016). Pathophysiology-based neuromodulation for addictions: An overview. In V. R. Preedy (Ed.), Neuropathology of drug addictions and substance misuse (Vol. 1). (pp. 14-24). London: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-800213-1.00002-X

Johnson, R. D., De Ridder, D., & Gillett, G. (2014). Neurosurgery to enhance brain functions: Ethical dilemmas for the neuroscientist and society. In S. J. Thompson (Ed.), Global issues and ethical considerations in human enhancement technologies. (pp. 96-118). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6010-6.ch006

Langguth, B., Elgoyhen, A. B., De Ridder, D., & Salvi, R. J. (2013). Positive spontaneous auditory phenomena: Tinnitus. In G. G. Celesia (Ed.), Disorders of peripheral and central auditory processing: Handbook of clinical neurophysiology (Vol. 10). (pp. 345-381). Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-7020-5310-8.00018-1

Langguth, B., & De Ridder, D. (2013). Tinnitus: Therapeutic use of superficial brain stimulation. In A. M. Lozano & M. Hallett (Eds.), Handbook of clinical neurology (Vol. 116): Brain stimulation. (pp. 441-467). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-53497-2.00036-X

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Journal - Research Article

To, W. T., James, E., Ost, J., Hart, Jr, J., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2017). Differential effects of bifrontal and occipital nerve stimulation on pain and fatigue using transcranial direct current stimulation in fibromyalgia patients. Journal of Neural Transmission. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00702-017-1714-y

He, J., Zhu, Y., Aa, J., Smith, P. F., De Ridder, D., Wang, G., & Zheng, Y. (2017). Brain metabolic changes in rats following acoustic trauma. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 11, 148. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2017.00148

To, W. T., Ost, J., Hart, Jr, J., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2017). The added value of auditory cortex transcranial random noise stimulation (tRNS) after bifrontal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for tinnitus. Journal of Neural Transmission, 124(1), 79-88. doi: 10.1007/s00702-016-1634-2

Vanneste, S., Ost, J., van Havenbergh, T., & De Ridder, D. (2017). Resting state electrical brain activity and connectivity in fibromyalgia. PLoS ONE, 12(6), e0178516. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0178516

Mohan, A., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2017). Robustness and dynamicity of functional networks in phantom sound. NeuroImage, 146, 171-187. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2016.04.033

De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2017). Occipital nerve field transcranial direct current stimulation normalizes imbalance between pain detecting and pain inhibitory pathways in fibromyalgia. Neurotherapeutics, 14(2), 484-501. doi: 10.1007/s13311-016-0493-8

Kriek, N., Groeneweg, J. G., Stronks, D. L., de Ridder, D., & Huygen, F. J. P. M. (2017). Preferred frequencies and waveforms for spinal cord stimulation in patients with complex regional pain syndrome: A multicentre, double-blind, randomized and placebo-controlled crossover trial. European Journal of Pain, 21(3), 507-519. doi: 10.1002/ejp.944

Lefaucheur, J.-P., Antal, A., Ayache, S. S., Benninger, D. H., Brunelin, J., Cogiamanian, F., … De Ridder, D., … Paulus, W. (2017). Evidence-based guidelines on the therapeutic use of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). Clinical Neurophysiology, 128(1), 56-92. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2016.10.087

Song, J.-J., Kim, K., Sunwoo, W., Lee, S.-Y., Mertens, G., Van de Heyning, P., De Ridder, D., … Choi, J.-W. (2017). A quantitative electroencephalography study on cochlear implant-induced cortical changes in single-sided deafness with tinnitus. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11, 210. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00210

To, W. T., De Ridder, D., Menovsky, T., & Vanneste, S. (2017). The role of the dorsal Anterior Cingulate Cortex (dACC) in a cognitive and emotional counting Stroop task: Two cases. Restorative Neurology & Neuroscience, 35(3), 333-345. doi: 10.3233/rnn-170730

Leong, S. L., De Ridder, D., Vanneste, S., Sutherland, W., Ross, S., & Manning, P. (2017). High definition transcranial pink noise stimulation of anterior cingulate cortex on food craving: An explorative study. Appetite. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2017.10.034

Yoo, H. B., Ost, J., Joos, W., Van Havenbergh, T., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2017). Adding prefrontal transcranial direct current stimulation before occipital nerve stimulation in fibromyalgia. Clinical Journal of Pain. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1097/ajp.0000000000000552

Mohan, A., Moreno, N., Song, J.-J., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2017). Evidence for behaviorally segregated, spatio-temporally overlapping subnetworks in phantom sound perception. Brain Connectivity. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1089/brain.2016.0459

Lee, S.-Y., Nam, D. W., De Ridder, D., Vanneste, S., & Song, J.-J. (2017). No auditory experience, no tinnitus: Lessons from subjects with congenital- and acquired single-sided deafness. Hearing Research, 354, 9-15. doi: 10.1016/j.heares.2017.08.002

De Ridder, D., Perera, S., & Vanneste, S. (2017). State of the art: Novel applications for cortical stimulation. Neuromodulation. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ner.12593

Alsaman, O., Ost, J., Vanspauwen, R., Blaivie, C., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2016). The neural correlates of chronic symptoms of vertigo proneness in humans. PLoS ONE, 11(4), e0152309. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0152309

Yoo, H. B., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2016). White matter changes in tinnitus: Is it all age and hearing loss? Brain Connectivity, 6(1), 84-93. doi: 10.1089/brain.2015.0380

Plazier, M., Van Camp, T., Mevnosky, T., Ost, J., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2016). A simple technique for surgical placement of occipital nerve stimulators without anchoring the lead. Journal of Neurological Surgery: Part A, 77(5), 441-446. doi: 10.1055/s-0035-1563555

Song, J.-J., An, G. S., Choi, I., De Ridder, D., Kim, S. Y., Choi, H. S., … Lee, K. (2016). Objectification and differential diagnosis of vascular pulsatile tinnitus by transcanal sound recording and spectrotemporal analysis: A preliminary study. Otology & Neurotology, 37(6), 613-620. doi: 10.1097/mao.0000000000001005

Vanneste, S., & De Ridder, D. (2016). Deafferentation-based pathophysiological differences in phantom sound: Tinnitus with and without hearing loss. NeuroImage, 129, 80-94. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.12.002

Acquadro, M. A. S., Congedo, M., & De Ridder, D. (2016). Music performance as an experimental approach to hyperscanning studies. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10, 242. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2016.00242

Kim, S. H., Jang, J. H., Lee, S.-Y., Han, J. J., Koo, J.-W., Vanneste, S., De Ridder, D., & Song, J.-J. (2016). Neural substrates predicting short-term improvement of tinnitus loudness and distress after modified tinnitus retraining therapy. Scientific Reports, 6, 29140. doi: 10.1038/srep29140

Mohan, A., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2016). Graph theoretical analysis of brain connectivity in phantom sound perception. Scientific Reports, 6, 19683. doi: 10.1038/srep19683

Mohan, A., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2016). Emerging hubs in phantom perception connectomics. NeuroImage: Clinical, 11, 181-194. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2016.01.022

To, W. T., Hart, J., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2016). Considering the influence of stimulation parameters on the effect of conventional and high-definition transcranial direct current stimulation. Expert Review of Medical Devices, 13(4), 391-404. doi: 10.1586/17434440.2016.1153968

De Ridder, D., Vanneste, S., Gillett, G., Manning, P., Glue, P., & Langguth, B. (2016). Psychosurgery reduces uncertainty and increases free will? A review. Neuromodulation, 19, 239-248. doi: 10.1111/ner.12405

De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2016). Burst and tonic spinal cord stimulation: Different and common brain mechanisms. Neuromodulation, 19(1), 47-59. doi: 10.1111/ner.12368

Matheson, N. A., Shemmell, J. B. H., De Ridder, D., & Reynolds, J. N. J. (2016). Understanding the effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on neuronal circuits. Frontiers in Neural Circuits, 10, 67. doi: 10.3389/fncir.2016.00067

De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2016). Visions on the future of medical devices in spinal cord stimulation: What medical device is needed? Expert Review of Medical Devices, 13(3), 233-242. doi: 10.1586/17434440.2016.1136560

Vanneste, S., Faber, M., Langguth, B., & De Ridder, D. (2016). The neural correlates of cognitive dysfunction in phantom sounds. Brain Research, 1642, 170-179. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2016.03.016

Shekhawat, G. S., Sundram, F., Bikson, M., Truong, D., De Ridder, D., Stinear, C. M., Welch, D., & Searchfield, G. D. (2016). Intensity, duration, and location of high-definition transcranial direct current stimulation for tinnitus relief. Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair, 30(4), 349-359. doi: 10.1177/1545968315595286

Yoo, H. B., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2016). The importance of aging in gray matter changes within tinnitus patients shown in cortical thickness, surface area and volume. Brain Topography, 29(6), 885-896. doi: 10.1007/s10548-016-0511-5

De Ridder, D., Manning, P., Leong, S. L., Ross, S., & Vanneste, S. (2016). Allostasis in health and food addiction. Scientific Reports, 6, 37126. doi: 10.1038/srep37126

De Ridder, D., Manning, P., Leong, S. L., Ross, S., Sutherland, W., Horwath, C., & Vanneste, S. (2016). The brain, obesity and addiction: An EEG neuroimaging study. Scientific Reports, 6, 34122. doi: 10.1038/srep34122

De Ridder, D., Vanneste, S., Langguth, B., & Llinas, R. (2015). Thalamocortical dysrhythmia: A theoretical update in tinnitus. Frontiers in Neurology, 6, 124. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2015.00124

De Ridder, D., Congedo, M., & Vanneste, S. (2015). The neural correlates of subjectively perceived and passively matched loudness perception in auditory phantom perception. Brain & Behavior, 5(5), e00331. doi: 10.1002/brb3.331

De Ridder, D., Lenders, M. W. P. M., De Vos, C. C., Dijkstra-Scholten, C., Wolters, R., Vancamp, T., … Vanneste, S. (2015). A 2-center comparative study on tonic versus burst spinal cord stimulation: Amount of responders and amount of pain suppression. Clinical Journal of Pain, 31(5), 433-437. doi: 10.1097/ajp.0000000000000129

Song, J.-J., Vanneste, S., Lazard, D. S., Van de Heyning, P., Park, J. H., Oh, S. H., & De Ridder, D. (2015). The role of the salience network in processing lexical and nonlexical stimuli in cochlear implant users: An ALE meta-analysis of PET studies. Human Brain Mapping, 36(5), 1982-1994. doi: 10.1002/hbm.22750

Plazier, M., Tchen, S., Ost, J., Joos, K., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2015). Is transcranial direct current stimulation an effective predictor for invasive occipital nerve stimulation treatment success in fibromyalgia patients? Neuromodulation, 18(7), 623-629. doi: 10.1111/ner.12340

Elgoyhen, A. B., Langguth, B., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2015). Tinnitus: Perspectives from human neuroimaging. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 16, 632-642. doi: 10.1038/nrn4003

De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2015). Multitarget surgical neuromodulation: Combined C2 and auditory cortex implantation for tinnitus. Neuroscience Letters, 591, 202-206. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2015.02.034

Vanneste, S., Van de Heyning, P., & De Ridder, D. (2015). Tinnitus: A Large VBM-EEG correlational study. PLoS ONE, 10(3), e0115122. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0115122

Plazier, M., Ost, J., Stassijns, G., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2015). C2 nerve field stimulation for the treatment of fibromyalgia: A prospective, double-blind, randomized, controlled cross-over study. Brain Stimulation, 8, 751-757. doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2015.03.002

Song, J.-J., Vanneste, S., & De Ridder, D. (2015). Dysfunctional noise cancelling of the rostral anterior cingulate cortex in tinnitus patients. PLoS ONE, 10(4), e0123538. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0123538

van Havenbergh, T., Vancamp, T., Van Looy, P., Vanneste, S., & De Ridder, D. (2015). Spinal cord stimulation for the treatment of chronic back pain patients: 500-Hz vs. 1000-Hz burst stimulation. Neuromodulation, 18(1), 9-12. doi: 10.1111/ner.12252

Song, J.-J., Vanneste, S., Schlee, W., Van de Heyning, P., & De Ridder, D. (2015). Onset-related differences in neural substrates of tinnitus-related distress: The anterior cingulate cortex in late-onset tinnitus, and the frontal cortex in early-onset tinnitus. Brain Structure & Function, 220(1), 571-584. doi: 10.1007/s00429-013-0648-x

Plazier, M., Ost, J., Snijders, E., Gilbers, M., Vancamp, T., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2015). Laser-evoked potentials in fibromyalgia: The influence of greater occipital nerve stimulation on cerebral pain processing. Neuromodulation, 18(5), 376-383. doi: 10.1111/ner.12310

Kreuzer, P. M., Schecklmann, M., Lehner, A., Wetter, T. C., Poeppl, T. B., Rupprecht, R., de Ridder, D., … Langguth, B. (2015). The ACDC Pilot Trial: Targeting the anterior cingulate by double cone coil rTMS for the treatment of depression. Brain Stimulation, 8(2), 240-246. doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2014.11.014

De Ridder, D., Vanneste, S., Plazier, M., & Vancamp, T. (2015). Mimicking the brain: Evaluation of St Jude Medical's Prodigy Chronic Pain System with Burst Technology. Expert Review of Medical Devices, 12(2), 143-150. doi: 10.1586/17434440.2015.985652

De Ridder, D., Vancamp, T., Lenders, M. W. P. M., De Vos, C. C., & Vanneste, S. (2015). Is preoperative pain duration important in spinal cord stimulation? A comparison between tonic and burst stimulation. Neuromodulation, 18(1), 13-17. doi: 10.1111/ner.12253

Plazier, M., Ost, J., Stassijns, G., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2015). Pain characteristics in fibromyalgia: Understanding the multiple dimensions of pain. Clinical Rheumatology, 34(4), 775-783. doi: 10.1007/s10067-014-2736-6

Evans, M. C., Clark, V. W., Manning, P. J., De Ridder, D., & Reynolds, J. N. J. (2015). Optimizing deep brain stimulation of the nucleus accumbens in a reward preference rat model. Neuromodulation, 18(7), 531-541. doi: 10.1111/ner.12339

Joos, K., De Ridder, D., Van de Heyning, P., & Vanneste, S. (2014). Polarity specific suppression effects of transcranial direct current stimulation for tinnitus. Neural Plasticity, 2014, 930860. doi: 10.1155/2014/930860

De Ridder, D., Vanneste, S., & Freeman, W. (2014). The Bayesian brain: Phantom percepts resolve sensory uncertainty. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 44, 4-15. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2012.04.001

De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2014). Targeting the parahippocampal area by auditory cortex stimulation in tinnitus. Brain Stimulation, 7(5), 709-717. doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2014.04.004

Joos, K., Gilles, A., Van de Heyning, P., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2014). From sensation to percept: The neural signature of auditory event-related potentials. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 42, 148-156. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2014.02.009

De Ridder, D., Vanneste, S., Engineer, N. D., & Kilgard, M. P. (2014). Safety and efficacy of vagus nerve stimulation paired with tones for the treatment of tinnitus: A case series. Neuromodulation, 17(2), 170-179. doi: 10.1111/ner.12127

Elgoyhen, A. B., Langguth, B., Nowak, W., Schecklmann, M., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2014). Identifying tinnitus-related genes based on a side-effect network analysis. CPT: Pharmacometrics & Systems Pharmacology, 3, e97. doi: 10.1038/psp.2013.75

Vanneste, S., Joos, K., Langguth, B., To, W. T., & De Ridder, D. (2014). Neuronal correlates of maladaptive coping: An EEG-study in tinnitus patients. PLoS ONE, 9(2), e88253. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088253

Song, J.-J., De Ridder, D., Weisz, N., Schlee, W., Van de Heyning, P., & Vanneste, S. (2014). Hyperacusis-associated pathological resting-state brain oscillations in the tinnitus brain: A hyperresponsiveness network with paradoxically inactive auditory cortex. Brain Structure & Function, 219(3), 1113-1128. doi: 10.1007/s00429-013-0555-1

Vanneste, S., Congedo, M., & De Ridder, D. (2014). Pinpointing a highly specific pathological functional connection that turns phantom sound into distress. Cerebral Cortex, 24(9), 2268-2282. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bht068

Kreuzer, P. M., Landgrebe, M., Vielsmeier, V., Kleinjung, T., De Ridder, D., & Langguth, B. (2014). Trauma-associated tinnitus. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 29(5), 432-442. doi: 10.1097/HTR.0b013e31829d3129

Joos, K., De Ridder, D., Boey, R. A., & Vanneste, S. (2014). Functional connectivity changes in adults with developmental stuttering: A preliminary study using quantitative electro-encephalography. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 783. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00783

De Ridder, D., Vanneste, S., Weisz, N., Londero, A., Schlee, W., Elgoyhen, A. B., & Langguth, B. (2014). An integrative model of auditory phantom perception: Tinnitus as a unified percept of interacting separable subnetworks. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 44, 16-32. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2013.03.021

De Ridder, D., Joos, K., & Vanneste, S. (2014). The enigma of the tinnitus-free dream state in a Bayesian world. Neural Plasticity, 2014, 612147. doi: 10.1155/2014/612147

Song, J.-J., Mertens, G., Deleye, S., Staelens, S., Ceyssens, S., Gilles, A., … De Ridder, D., … Van de Heyning, P. (2014). Neural substrates of conversion deafness in a cochlear implant patient: A molecular imaging study using H215O-PET. Otology & Neurotology. doi: 10.1097/mao.0000000000000560

Escolano, C., Navarro-Gil, M., Garcia-Campayo, J., Congedo, M., De Ridder, D., & Minguez, J. (2014). A controlled study on the cognitive effect of alpha neurofeedback training in patients with major depressive disorder. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 8, 296. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00296

Claes, L., Stamberger, H., Van de Heyning, P., De Ridder, D., & Vanneste, S. (2014). Auditory cortex tACS and tRNS for tinnitus: Single versus multiple sessions. Neural Plasticity, 2014, 436713. doi: 10.1155/2014/436713

Plazier, M., Dekelver, I., Vanneste, S., Stassijns, G., Menovsky, T., Thimineur, M., & De Ridder, D. (2014). Occipital nerve stimulation in fibromyalgia: A double-blind placebo-controlled pilot study with a six-month follow-up. Neuromodulation, 17(3), 256-264. doi: 10.1111/ner.12121

De Ridder, D., Vanneste, S., Van Laere, K., & Menovsky, T. (2013). Chasing map plasticity in neuropathic pain. World Neurosurgery, 80(6), 901.e1-901.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2012.12.009

Gilles, A., De Ridder, D., & Van de Heyning, P. (2013). No cochlear dead regions detected in non-pulsatile tinnitus patients: An assessment with the threshold equalizing noise (sound pressure level) test. Noise & Health, 15(63), 129-133. doi: 10.4103/1463-1741.110297

Vanneste, S., & De Ridder, D. (2013). Brain areas controlling heart rate variability in tinnitus and tinnitus-related distress. PLoS ONE, 8(3), e59728. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0059728

Mertens, G., Kleine Punte, A., De Ridder, D., & Van de Heyning, P. (2013). Tinnitus in a single-sided deaf ear reduces speech reception in the nontinnitus ear. Otology & Neurotology, 34(4), 662-666. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0b013e31828779f0

Kleine Punte, A., De Ridder, D., & Van de Heyning, P. (2013). On the necessity of full length electrical cochlear stimulation to suppress severe tinnitus in single-sided deafness. Hearing Research, 295, 24-29. doi: 10.1016/j.heares.2012.08.003

Song, J.-J., De Ridder, D., Schlee, W., Van de Heyning, P., & Vanneste, S. (2013). “Distressed aging”: The differences in brain activity between early- and late-onset tinnitus. Neurobiology of Aging, 34(7), 1853-1863. doi: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2013.01.014

Song, J.-J., Kleine Punte, A., De Ridder, D., Vanneste, S., & Van de Heyning, P. (2013). Neural substrates predicting improvement of tinnitus after cochlear implantation in patients with single-sided deafness. Hearing Research, 299, 1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.heares.2013.02.001

Vanneste, S., Walsh, V., Van de Heyning, P., & De Ridder, D. (2013). Comparing immediate transient tinnitus suppression using tACS and tDCS: A placebo-controlled study. Experimental Brain Research, 226(1), 25-31. doi: 10.1007/s00221-013-3406-7

Langguth, B., Kreuzer, P. M., Kleinjung, T., & De Ridder, D. (2013). Tinnitus: Causes and clinical management. Lancet Neurology, 12(9), 920-930. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(13)70160-1

Vanneste, S., Song, J.-J., & De Ridder, D. (2013). Tinnitus and musical hallucinosis: The same but more. NeuroImage, 82, 373-383. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2013.05.107

Gilles, A., Van Hal, G., De Ridder, D., Wouters, K., & Van de Heyning, P. (2013). Epidemiology of noise-induced tinnitus and the attitudes and beliefs towards noise and hearing protection in adolescents. PLoS ONE, 8(7), e70297. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0070297

De Ridder, D., Plazier, M., Kamerling, N., Menovsky, T., & Vanneste, S. (2013). Burst spinal cord stimulation for limb and back pain. World Neurosurgery, 80(5), 642-649. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2013.01.040

Song, J.-J., Vanneste, S., Van de Heyning, P., & De Ridder, D. (2012). Transcranial direct current stimulation in tinnitus patients: A systemic review and meta-analysis. Scientific World Journal, 2012, 427941. doi: 10.1100/2012/427941

Menovsky, T., Van Loock, K., Wang, W.-T., Ferraz-Leite, H., & De Ridder, D. (2012). A simple method for evaluating the quality of microvascular anastomoses performed in vitro. World Neurosurgery, 77(2), 388-390. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2011.04.024

De Ridder, D., Vanneste, S., Adriaensens, I., Lee, A. P. K., Van de Heyning, P., & Möller, A. (2012). Vascular compression of the cochlear nerve and tinnitus: A pathophysiological investigation. Acta Neurochirurgica, 154(5), 807-813. doi: 10.1007/s00701-012-1307-3

Saldien, V., Menovsky, T., Rommens, M., Van der Steen, G., Van Loock, K., Vermeersch, G., … De Ridder, D., & Maas, A. I. R. (2012). Rapid ventricular pacing for flow arrest during cerebrovascular surgery: Revival of an old concept. Neurosurgery, 70(ONS Suppl. 2), ons270-ons275. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e318236d84a

Song, J.-J., De Ridder, D., Van de Heyning, P., & Vanneste, S. (2012). Mapping tinnitus-related brain activation: An activation-likelihood estimation metaanalysis of PET studies. Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 53(10), 1550-1557. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.112.102939

Faber, M., Vanneste, S., Fregni, F., & De Ridder, D. (2012). Top down prefrontal affective modulation of tinnitus with multiple sessions of tDCS of dorsolateral prefrontal cortex. Brain Stimulation, 5(4), 492-498. doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2011.09.003

Vanneste, S., Focquaert, F., Van de Heyning, P., & De Ridder, D. (2011). Different resting state brain activity and functional connectivity in patients who respond and not respond to bifrontal tDCS for tinnitus suppression. Experimental Brain Research, 210(2), 217-227. doi: 10.1007/s00221-011-2617-z

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Vanneste, S., Langguth, B., & De Ridder, D. (2011). Do tDCS and TMS influence tinnitus transiently via a direct cortical and indirect somatosensory modulating effect? A combined TMS-tDCS and TENS study. Brain Stimulation, 4(4), 242-252. doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2010.12.001

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De Ridder, D., Elgoyhen, A. B., Romo, R., & Langguth, B. (2011). Phantom percepts: Tinnitus and pain as persisting aversive memory networks. PNAS, 108(20), 8075-8080. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1018466108

De Ridder, D., Vanneste, S., Kovacs, S., Sunaert, S., Menovsky, T., Van de Heyning, P., & Moller, A. (2011). Transcranial magnetic stimulation and extradural electrodes implanted on secondary auditory cortex for tinnitus suppression. Journal of Neurosurgery, 114(4), 903-911. doi: 10.3171/2010.11.JNS10197

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