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Dr. Benali, Alia

Senior Scientist


Section for Computational Sensomotorics
Department of Cognitive Neurology
Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research
Centre for Integrative Neuroscience
University Clinic Tübingen
Otfried-Müller-Str. 25
72076 Tübingen, Germany

+497071 2989033

Alia Benali


Selected Publications

Benali, A., Ramachandra, V., Oelterman, A., Schwarz, C. & Giese, M. A. (2023). Is it possible to separate intra-cortical evoked neural dynamics from peripheral evoked potentials during transcranial magnetic stimulation?. Brain Stimulation, 16, 162. [More] 
Benali, A., Tsutsui, K.-I., Sekino, M. & Pfeiffer, F. (2022). Editorial: Brain stimulation: From basic research to clinical use. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 16. [More] 
Ramachandra, V., Giese, M. A. & Benali, A. (2022). The Effects of Low-Intensity Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation on White Matter Plasticity and Depression. . [More] 
Benali, A., Li, B., Ramachandra, V., Oeltermann, A., Giese, M. & Cornelius, S. (2021). Deciphering the dynamics of neuronal activity evoked by transcranial magnetic stimulation. Brain Stimulation, 14(6), 1745. [More] 
Petrasch-Parwez, E., Schöbel, A., Benali, A., Moinfar, Z., Förster, E., Brüne, M. et al. (2020). Lateralization of increased density of Iba1-immunopositive microglial cells in the anterior midcingulate cortex of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 270(7), 819-828. [More] 
Pfeiffer, F. & Benali, A. (2020). Could non-invasive brain-stimulation prevent neuronal degeneration upon ion channel re-distribution and ion accumulation after demyelination?. Neural Regeneration Research, 15(11), 1977-1980. [More] 
Li, B., Virtanen, J. P., Oeltermann, A., Schwarz, C., Giese, M. A., Ziemann, U. et al. (2017). Lifting the veil on the dynamics of neuronal activities evoked by transcranial magnetic stimulation. eLife, 6. [More] 
Labedi, A., Benali, A., Mix, A., Neubacher, U. & Funke, K. (2014). Modulation of inhibitory activity markers by intermittent theta-burst stimulation in rat cortex is NMDA-receptor dependent. Brain stimulation, 7(3), 394—400. [More] 
Mix, A., Benali, A. & Funke, K. (2014). Strain differences in the effect of rTMS on cortical expression of calcium-binding proteins in rats. Experimental brain research, 232(2), 435—442. [More] 
Volz, L. J., Benali, A., Mix, A., Neubacher, U. & Funke, K. (2013). Dose-dependence of changes in cortical protein expression induced with repeated transcranial magnetic theta-burst stimulation in the rat. Brain stimulation, 6(4), 598—606. [More] 
Benali, A., Trippe, J., Weiler, E., Mix, A., Petrasch-Parwez, E., Girzalsky, W. et al. (2011). Theta-burst transcranial magnetic stimulation alters cortical inhibition. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 31(4), 1193—1203. [More] 
Funke, K. & Benali, A. (2011). Modulation of cortical inhibition by rTMS - findings obtained from animal models. The Journal of physiology, 589(Pt 18), 4423—4435. [More] 
Mix, A., Benali, A., Eysel, U. T. & Funke, K. (2010). Continuous and intermittent transcranial magnetic theta burst stimulation modify tactile learning performance and cortical protein expression in the rat differently. The European journal of neuroscience, 32(9), 1575—1586. [More] 
Funke, K. & Benali, A. (2010). Cortical cellular actions of transcranial magnetic stimulation. Restorative neurology and neuroscience, 28(4), 399—417. [More] 
Brüne, M., Schöbel, A., Karau, R., Benali, A., Faustmann, P. M., Juckel, G. et al. (2010). Von Economo neuron density in the anterior cingulate cortex is reduced in early onset schizophrenia. Acta neuropathologica, 119(6), 771—778. [More] 
Funke, K. & Benali, A. (2009). Short-latency afferent inhibition varies with cortical state in rat somatosensory cortex. Neuroreport, 20(15), 1313—1318. [More] 
Trippe, J., Mix, A., Aydin-Abidin, S., Funke, K. & Benali, A. (2009). θ burst and conventional low-frequency rTMS differentially affect GABAergic neurotransmission in the rat cortex. Experimental brain research, 199(3-4), 411—421. [More] 
Benali, A., Weiler, E., Benali, Y., Dinse, H. R. & Eysel, U. T. (2008). Excitation and inhibition jointly regulate cortical reorganization in adult rats. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 28(47), 12284—12293. [More] 
Aydin-Abidin, S., Trippe, J., Funke, K., Eysel, U. T. & Benali, A. (2008). High- and low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation differentially activates c-Fos and zif268 protein expression in the rat brain. Experimental brain research, 188(2), 249—261. [More] 
Weiler, E. & Benali, A. (2005). Olfactory epithelia differentially express neuronal markers. Journal of neurocytology, 34(3-5), 217—240. [More] 
Benali, A., Leefken, I., Kastrup, D. & Weiler, E. (2003). Computational counting for a quantitative analysis of cells in histologically prepared brain sections. Neurocomputing, 52-54, 209-214. [More] 
Benali, A., Leefken, I., Eysel, U. T. & Weiler, E. (2003). A computerized image analysis system for quantitative analysis of cells in histological brain sections. Journal of neuroscience methods, 125(1-2), 33—43. [More]