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  1. Vogt BA. Cingulate Neurobiology and Disease. Oxford University Press, London, 2009.

  2. Vogt BA, Vogt LJ, Nimchinsky EA, Hof PR Primate cingulate cortex chemoarchitecture and its disruption in Alzheimer’s disease. In: Bloom FE, Björkund A, Hökfelt T, eds, Handbook of Chemical Neuroanatomy. 1997, 455-528.

  3. Vogt BA, Martin A, Vrana KE, Absher JR, Vogt LJ, Hof PR. Multifocal cortical neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease. In: Peters A, Morrison JH (Eds) Cerebral Cortex, 2000, 14:553-601, "Neurodegenerative and Age-related Changes in Structure and Function of Cerebral Cortex."

  4. Vogt BA, Vogt, LJ, Hof, PR Patterns of cortical neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease: Subgroups, subtypes, and implications for staging strategies. In: Hof, PR and Mobbs, CV, eds, Functional Neurobiology of Aging, 2000, 106-124.

  5. Vogt BA, Hof PR, Vogt, LJ Cingulate Gyrus. In: Paxinos, G. and Mai, JK, eds, The Human Nervous System, second edition, Academic Press, 2004, Chapter 24, 915-949.

  6. Vogt BA, Vogt LJ, Farber NB Cingulate cortex and models of disease. In: Paxinos G (ed), The Rat Nervous System, third edition, 2004, Chapter 22, 705-727.

  7. Faymonville M-E, Vogt BA, Maquet P, Laureys S. Cingulate networks involved in cognitive processing that mediate hypnosis. In: Cognitive Neuroscience of Hypnosis, G Jamieson (ed.), in press.

  8. Vogt BA, Porro CA, Faymonville M-E. Pain processing and modulation in the cingulate gyrus. In: H Fluor and E Kalso (eds.) Proceedings of the International Association for the Study of Pain, IASP Press: Seattle; 2006, Chapter 36, 415-430.


  9. Vogt BA. Regions and Subregions of the Cingulate Cortex; Chapter 1.

  10. Vogt BA. Architecture, Cytology & Comparative Organization of Primate Cingulate Cortex; Chapter 3.

  11. Vogt BA, Derbyshire SWJ. Visceral Circuits, Autonomic Function and Human Imaging; Chapter 10.

  12. Miller MW, Powrozek T, Vogt BA. Dopamine in the Cingulate Gyrus: Organization, Reward, Development and Neurotoxic Vulnerability; Chapter 7.

  13. Vogt BA, Laureys S. The Primate Posterior Cingulate Gyrus: Connections, Sensorimotor Orientation, Gateway to Limbic Processing; Chapter 13.

  14. Vogt BA, Sikes RW. Cingulate Nociceptive Circuitry and Roles in Pain Processing: The Cingulate Premotor Pain Model; Chapter 14.

  15. Vogt BA, and Vogt LJ. Opioids, Placebos and Descending Control of Pain and Stress Systems; Chapter 15.

  16. Faymonville M-E, Vogt BA, Maquet P, Laureys S. Cingulate Hypnosis and Analgesia; Chapter 17.

  17. Vogt BA, Vogt L, Aston-Jones G. Noradrenergic-Cingulate Circuit Interactions: Sites of Pain and Stress Vulnerability; Chapter 22.

  18. Vogt BA, Fountoulakis N, Samaras D, Kövari E, Vogt LJ, Hof PR Cingulate Neuropathological Substrates of Depression. Chapter 25.

  19. Vogt BA, Lane RD. Impaired processing of valence and significance-coded information in the psychopathic cingulate gyrus. Chapter 26.

  20. Vogt BA, Vogt L, Purohit D, Hof PR. Cingulate subregional neuropathology in dementia with Lewy Bodies and Parkinson’s disease with dementia. Chapter 31.

  21. Johnson J, Head EA, Vogt BA. Pivotal Cingulate Damage in Amnestic and Dysexecutive Subgroups of Mild Cognitive Impairment; Chapter 32.

  22. Vogt BA, Perl D, Davies P, Vogt L, Hof PR. Cingulate Neuropathology in Anterior Cortical and Posterior Cortical Atrophies in Alzheimer’s Disease; Chapter 35.

  23. O’Neill, J, Vogt BA. Localization of cingulate regions and subregions in magnetic resonance images guided by cytological parcellations. Chapter 36.


  24. Vogt BA, Devinsky O. Topography and relationships of mind and brain. Prog Brain Res, 2000, 122:11- 22.

  25. Vogt BA, Sikes RW The medial pain system, cingulate cortex, and parallel processing of nociceptive information. Prog Brain Res, 2000, 122:223-235.

  26. Vogt BA, Laureys S. Posterior cingulate, precuneal & retrosplenial cortices: Cytology & components of the neural network correlates of consciousness. Prog Brain Res. 2005, 150:205-216.

  27. Vogt BA. Pain and emotion interactions in subregions of the cingulate gyrus. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 2005, 6:533-544.

  28. van Beilen M, Vogt BA, and Leenders K (2009) Increased activation in the cingulate gyrus in conversion disorder: What does it mean? J Neurolog Sci, in press.

  29. Shyu B-C, Vogt BA (2009) Short-term synaptic plasticity in the nociceptive thalamic-anterior cingulate pathway. Mol Pain, in press.


  30. Vogt BA, Vogt LJ, Vrana KE, Meadows RS, Gioia L, Challa VR, Hof PR, Van Hoesen GW. Multivariate analysis of laminar patterns of neurodegeneration in posterior cingulate cortex in Alzheimer’s disease. Exper Neurol l998; 153:8-22.

  31. Vogt BA, Vogt, LJ, Perl, DP, Hof, PR Cytology of human caudomedial cingulate, retrosplenial, and caudal parahippocampal cortices. J Comp Neural, 2001, 438:353-376.

  32. Vogt LJ, Sim-Selley LJ, Childers SR, Wiley RO, Vogt BA. Codistribution of mu-opioid receptors and activated G-proteins in rat cingulate cortex. J Pharmacol Exper Ther, 2001, 299:840-848.

  33. Bush G, Vogt BA, Holmes J, Dale, AM, Greve D, Jenike MA, Rosen BR. Dorsal anterior cingulate cortex: A role in reward-based decision-making. Proc Natl Acad Sci, 2002, 99:523-528.

  34. Sim-Selly LJ, Vogt LJ, Vogt BA, Childers SR. Cellular localization of cannabinoid receptors and activated G-proteins in rat anterior cingulate cortex. Life Sci, 2002, 71:2217-2226.

  35. Berman S, Chang L, Suyenobu B, Derbyshire SWG, FitzGerald L, Mandelkern M, Hamm L, Vogt BA, Naliboff B, Mayer EA. Condition-specific deactivation of brain regions by 5HT3 receptor antagonist Alosetron. Gastroenterology, 2002, 123:969-977.

  36. Mayer EM, Berman S, Derbyshire SWJ, Suyenobu B, Chang L, FitzGerald L, Mandelkern M, Hamm L, Vogt BA, Naliboff BD. The effect of the 5-HT3 antagonist alosetron on brain responses to visceral stimulation in IBS patients. Aliment Pharmacol Exper Ther, 2002, 16:1357-1366

  37. Bush G, Shin LM, Holmes J, Rosen BR, Vogt BA. The multi-source interference task: Validation study with fMRI in individual subjects, Mol Psychiatry, 2003, 8:60-70.

  38. Drossman DA, Ringel Y, Vogt BA, Leserman J, Lin, W, Smith JK, Whitehead W. Alterations of brain activity with resolution of emotional distress and pain in a case of severe IBS. Gastroenterology, 2003, 124:754-761.

  39. Vogt BA, Vogt, L. Cytology of human dorsal midcingulate and supplementary motor cortices. J Chem Neuroanat, 2003, 26:301-309.

  40. Vogt BA, Berger GR, Derbyshire, SWJ. Structural and Functional dichotomy of human midcingulate cortex. Eur J Neurosci, 2003, 18:3134-3144.

  41. Chang L, Berman S, Suyenobu B, Derbyshire SWG, Naliboff B, Vogt BA, Fitzgerald L, Mandelkern MA, Mayer EA (2003) Cerebral responses to visceral and somatic stimuli in patients with irritable bowel syndrome with and without fibromyalgia. Am J Gastroenterol 98:1354-1361.

  42. Johnson JK, Vogt BA, Kim R, Cotman CW, Head E. Isolated executive impairment and associated frontal neuropathology: A case report. Dementia Ger Cog Disorders, 2004, 17:360-367.

  43. Vogt BA, Vogt L, NB Farber, Bush G Architecture and neurocytology of the monkey cingulate gyrus. J Comp Neurol, 2005, 485:218-239.

  44. Vogt BA, Vogt L, Laureys S Cytology and functionally correlated circuits of posterior cingulate areas. NeuroImage 2006, 29:452-466.

  45. Watson A, El-Deredy W, Bentley DE, Vogt BA, Jones AKP (2006) Categories of placebo response in the absence of site-specific expectation of analgesia. Pain 126:115-122.

  46. Watson A, El-Deredy, Vogt BA, Jones AKP (2007) Placebo analgesia is not due to compliance or habituation: the EEG and behavioral evidence. NeuroReport 18: 771-775.

  47. Vogt BA, Hof PR, Sikes RW, Friedman D, Vogt LJ (2008) Norepinephrinergic afferents and cytology of the macaque monkey midline, mediodorsal and intralaminar thalamic nuclei. Brain Struc Func 212:465-479.

  48. Sikes RW, Vogt LJ, Vogt BA (2008) Distribution and properties of visceral nociceptive neurons in rabbit cingulate cortex. Pain, 135:160-174.

  49. Palomero-Gallagher N, Vogt BA, Mayberg HS, Schleicher A, Zilles K (2008) Receptor architecture of human cingulate cortex: Evaluation of the four region neurobiological model. Human Brain Mapping, in press.

  50. Palomero-Gallagher N, Mohlberg H, Zilles K, Vogt BA (2008) Cytology and receptor architecture of human anterior cingulate cortex. J Comp Neurol 508:906-926.

  51. Anzalone S, Roland J, Vogt BA, Savage L. Acetylcholine efflux from retrosplenial areas and hippocampal sectors during maze exploration, Behav Brain Res, in press.

  52. Watson A, El-Deredy W, Iannetti G, Lloyd D, Tracey I, Vogt BA, Nadeau V, Jones AKP. Placebo conditioning and placebo analgesia modulate a common brain network during pain anticipation and perception. Pain, in press.


  53. Vogt BA. Novel Aspects of Pain Management: Opioids and Beyond., by Jana Sawynck and Alan Cowan (eds.), New England Journal of Medicine 2000; 342:141-142.

  54. Vogt BA. Bush G, Absher JR. Human retrosplenial cortex: Where is it and is it involved in emotion? Trends in Neurosciences, 2000; 23: 195-196.

  55. Vogt BA. Knocking out the DREAM to study pain. New England Journal of Medicine, 2002, 347:362-364.

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