Michael Esterman, PhD
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Psychiatry
General Psychiatry

PhD, University of California, Berkeley

Pronouns: he/him/his



My research uses a variety of cognitive neuroscience techniques to understand basic mechanisms of attention and executive function, as well as to understand PTSD and other neuropsychiatric disorders.

VA Boston Healthcare System


Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students)
Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences



2018 Boston University: Spivack Emerging Leader


Dose-Dependant Response of Cerebellar Network Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
07/01/2016 - 06/30/2020 (Subcontract PI)
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Inc NIH NIMH
5R01MH111868-04

Neuroimaging and Neuropsychological Biomarkers of Vascular Risk Factors
09/30/2014 - 06/30/2019 (Subcontract PI)
President & Fellows of Harvard College on behalf of Harvard Medical School NIH NINDS
5R01NS086882-05

Characterizing training-related neuroplasticity in developmental prosopagnosia
06/01/2016 - 05/31/2019 (Subcontract PI)
President & Fellows of Harvard College on behalf of Harvard Medical School NIH NEI
5R01EY026057-03

Cerebrovascular Mechanisms of Slow Gait and Falls
06/01/2016 - 05/31/2018 (Subcontract PI)
Hebrew Rehabilitation Center For Aged, Inc. NIH NIA
5R01AG041785-05

Cerebrovascular Mechanisms of Slow Gait and Falls
09/15/2013 - 06/30/2016 (Subcontract PI)
Hebrew Rehabilitation Center For Aged, Inc. NIH NIA
5R01AG041785-02



Title
Characterizing training-related neuroplasticity in developmental prosopagnosia-Subcontract with Harvard Medical School
Neural Mechanisms of Attention in PTSD and Comorbid TBI
Structural and Functional Correlates of Attention and Distraction in the Brain
Using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to Examine Attention and Distraction in the Brain
Defining Biotypes of PTSD with Resting State Connectivity
Yr 2 Dose-Dependant Response - Subcontract with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Cerebrovascular Mechanisms of Slow Gait and Falls - Subcontract with Hebrew Rehabilitation Center
Neuroimaging and Neuropsychological Biomarkers of Vascular Risk Factors-Subcontract from Harvard
Connectome-Based Fingerprinting of Clinical and Functional Outcomes in Veterans


Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2021 Defining biotypes of PTSD with resting-state connectivity 5I01CX001653-03 4
2021 Defining biotypes of PTSD with resting-state connectivity 5I01CX001653-04 4
2020 Connectome-based fingerprinting of clinical and functional outcomes in veterans 5I21RX002737-02
2020 Connectome-based fingerprinting of clinical and functional outcomes in veterans 5I21RX002737-03
2019 Defining biotypes of PTSD with resting-state connectivity 5I01CX001653-02 4
2018 Connectome-based fingerprinting of clinical and functional outcomes in veterans 1I21RX002737-01
2018 Defining biotypes of PTSD with resting-state connectivity 1I01CX001653-01 4
2018 ShEEP-IC: Request for a Disk to Disk (D2D) High Capacity Storage Platform (HCSP) 1IS1BX004417-01
2018 Neural Mechanisms of Attention in PTSD and Comorbid TBI 5IK2CX000706-05 26
2017 Neural Mechanisms of Attention in PTSD and Comorbid TBI 5IK2CX000706-04 26
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  1. Yamashita A, Rothlein D, Kucyi A, Valera EM, Germine L, Wilmer J, DeGutis J, Esterman M. Variable rather than extreme slow reaction times distinguish brain states during sustained attention. Sci Rep. 2021 Jul 21; 11(1):14883. PMID: 34290318; PMCID: PMC8295386; DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-94161-0;
     
  2. Park H, Aul C, DeGutis J, Lo OY, Poole VN, McGlinchey R, Bean JF, Leritz E, Esterman M. Evidence for a Specific Association Between Sustained Attention and Gait Speed in Middle-to-Older-Aged Adults. Front Aging Neurosci. 2021; 13:703434.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34290601; PMCID: PMC8289388; DOI: 10.3389/fnagi.2021.703434;
     
  3. Jagger-Rickels A, Stumps A, Rothlein D, Park H, Fortenbaugh F, Zuberer A, Fonda JR, Fortier CB, DeGutis J, Milberg W, McGlinchey R, Esterman M. Impaired executive function exacerbates neural markers of posttraumatic stress disorder. Psychol Med. 2021 Apr 21; 1-14.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33879272
     
  4. Yamashita A, Rothlein D, Kucyi A, Valera EM, Esterman M. Brain state-based detection of attentional fluctuations and their modulation. Neuroimage. 2021 08 01; 236:118072. PMID: 33882346
     
  5. Rashid B, Poole VN, Fortenbaugh FC, Esterman M, Milberg WP, McGlinchey RE, Salat DH, Leritz EC. Association between metabolic syndrome and resting-state functional brain connectivity. Neurobiol Aging. 2021 Aug; 104:1-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33951557; PMCID: PMC8225583; DOI: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2021.03.012;
     
  6. Kucyi A, Esterman M, Capella J, Green A, Uchida M, Biederman J, Gabrieli JDE, Valera EM, Whitfield-Gabrieli S. Prediction of stimulus-independent and task-unrelated thought from functional brain networks. Nat Commun. 2021 03 19; 12(1):1793. PMID: 33741956; PMCID: PMC7979817; DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-22027-0;
     
  7. Jamalabadi H, Zuberer A, Kumar VJ, Li M, Alizadeh S, Amani AM, Gaser C, Esterman M, Walter M. The missing role of gray matter in studying brain controllability. Netw Neurosci. 2021; 5(1):198-210. PMID: 33688612; PMCID: PMC7935040; DOI: 10.1162/netn_a_00174;
     
  8. Wooten T, Brown E, Sullivan DR, Logue MW, Fortier CB, Fonda JR, DeGutis J, Salat DH, McGlinchey R, Milberg W, Esterman M. Apolipoprotein E (APOE) e4 moderates the relationship between c-reactive protein, cognitive functioning, and white matter integrity. Brain Behav Immun. 2021 07; 95:84-95.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33631288
     
  9. Zuberer A, Kucyi A, Yamashita A, Wu CM, Walter M, Valera EM, Esterman M. Integration and segregation across large-scale intrinsic brain networks as a marker of sustained attention and task-unrelated thought. Neuroimage. 2021 04 01; 229:117610. PMID: 33418073
     
  10. Fortier CB, Whitworth JW, Fonda JR, Currao A, Beck BM, Levin L, Esterman M, Milberg WP, McGlinchey RE. Early Adolescent Binge Drinking Increases Risk of Psychopathology in Post-9/11 Veterans and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Exacerbates Symptom Severity. Alcohol Alcohol. 2021 Jan 04; 56(1):116-124.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32776121
     
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