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Timothy B. Meier PhD

Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Neurosurgery
Division: Research
Program: Brain Injury Research

Member of the Neuroscience Research Center


MCW Program / Core Facilities

  • Brain Injury Research Program
  • Neuroscience Research Center
  • Publications (50)

  • Acute elevation of serum inflammatory markers predicts symptom recovery after concussion. (Nitta ME, Savitz J, Nelson LD, Teague TK, Hoelzle JB, McCrea MA, Meier TB) Neurology 2019 Jul 30;93(5):e497-e507 PMID: 31270219 PMCID: PMC6693429 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85070790001 07/05/2019    
  • Return to play and risk of repeat concussion in collegiate football players: comparative analysis from the NCAA Concussion Study (1999-2001) and CARE Consortium (2014-2017). (McCrea M, Broglio S, McAllister T, Zhou W, Zhao S, Katz B, Kudela M, Harezlak J, Nelson L, Meier T, Marshall SW, Guskiewicz KM, CARE Consortium Investigators) Br J Sports Med 2019 Apr 29 PMID: 31036562 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85065444223 05/01/2019    
  • Prevalence of Potentially Clinically Significant Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings in Athletes with and without Sport-Related Concussion. (Klein AP, Tetzlaff JE, Bonis JM, Nelson LD, Mayer AR, Huber DL, Harezlak J, Mathews VP, Ulmer JL, Sinson GP, Nencka AS, Koch KM, Wu YC, Saykin AJ, DiFiori JP, Giza CC, Goldman J, Guskiewicz KM, Mihalik JP, Duma SM, Rowson S, Brooks A, Broglio SP, McAllister T, McCrea MA, Meier TB) J Neurotrauma 2019 Jun;36(11):1776-1785 PMID: 30618331 PMCID: PMC6551984 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85066742597 01/09/2019    
  • Proactive inhibition deficits with normal perfusion after pediatric mild traumatic brain injury (Mayer AR, Stephenson DD, Wertz CJ, Dodd AB, Shaff NA, Ling JM, Park G, Oglesbee SJ, Wasserott BC, Meier TB, Witkiewitz K, Campbell RA, Yeo RA, Phillips JP, Quinn DK, Pottenger A) Human Brain Mapping 2019 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85071327865 01/01/2019    
  • Resting-state functional connectivity after concussion is associated with clinical recovery. (Kaushal M, España LY, Nencka AS, Wang Y, Nelson LD, McCrea MA, Meier TB) Hum Brain Mapp 2019 Mar;40(4):1211-1220 PMID: 30451340 PMCID: PMC6365215 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85056732323 11/20/2018       1 Citation
  • Cerebral blood flow in acute concussion: preliminary ASL findings from the NCAA-DoD CARE consortium. (Wang Y, Nencka AS, Meier TB, Guskiewicz K, Mihalik JP, Alison Brooks M, Saykin AJ, Koch KM, Wu YC, Nelson LD, McAllister TW, Broglio SP, McCrea MA) Brain Imaging Behav 2019 Oct;13(5):1375-1385 PMID: 30159767 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85053283280 08/31/2018       1 Citation
  • Advanced biomarkers of pediatric mild traumatic brain injury: Progress and perils. (Mayer AR, Kaushal M, Dodd AB, Hanlon FM, Shaff NA, Mannix R, Master CL, Leddy JJ, Stephenson D, Wertz CJ, Suelzer EM, Arbogast KB, Meier TB) Neurosci Biobehav Rev 2018 11;94:149-165 PMID: 30098989 PMCID: PMC6221189 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85053196299 08/14/2018       5 Citations
  • Association of acute depressive symptoms and functional connectivity of emotional processing regions following sport-related concussion. (McCuddy WT, España LY, Nelson LD, Birn RM, Mayer AR, Meier TB) Neuroimage Clin 2018;19:434-442 PMID: 29984152 PMCID: PMC6029562 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85046994091 07/10/2018       1 Citation
  • Chronic differences in white matter integrity following sport-related concussion as measured by diffusion MRI: 6-Month follow-up. (Lancaster MA, Meier TB, Olson DV, McCrea MA, Nelson LD, Muftuler LT) Hum Brain Mapp 2018 11;39(11):4276-4289 PMID: 29964356 PMCID: PMC6179912 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85050474511 07/03/2018       2 Citations
  • Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping after Sports-Related Concussion. (Koch KM, Meier TB, Karr R, Nencka AS, Muftuler LT, McCrea M) AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2018 07;39(7):1215-1221 PMID: 29880474 PMCID: PMC6055518 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85049830789 06/09/2018    
  • Spatial distribution bias in subject-specific abnormalities analyses. (Dodd AB, Ling JM, Bedrick EJ, Meier TB, Mayer AR) Brain Imaging Behav 2018 Dec;12(6):1828-1834 PMID: 29442270 PMCID: PMC6089678 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85041913905 02/15/2018       1 Citation
  • Neurosensory Deficits Vary as a Function of Point of Care in Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. (Mayer AR, Wertz C, Ryman SG, Storey EP, Park G, Phillips J, Dodd AB, Oglesbee S, Campbell R, Yeo RA, Wasserott B, Shaff NA, Leddy JJ, Mannix R, Arbogast KB, Meier TB, Grady MF, Master CL) J Neurotrauma 2018 05 15;35(10):1178-1184 PMID: 29336197 PMCID: PMC5953216 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85046890625 01/18/2018       3 Citations
  • Acute White-Matter Abnormalities in Sports-Related Concussion: A Diffusion Tensor Imaging Study from the NCAA-DoD CARE Consortium. (Mustafi SM, Harezlak J, Koch KM, Nencka AS, Meier TB, West JD, Giza CC, DiFiori JP, Guskiewicz KM, Mihalik JP, LaConte SM, Duma SM, Broglio SP, Saykin AJ, McCrea M, McAllister TW, Wu YC) J Neurotrauma 2018 11 15;35(22):2653-2664 PMID: 29065805 PMCID: PMC6238613 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85053645863 10/27/2017       9 Citations
  • Stability of MRI metrics in the advanced research core of the NCAA-DoD concussion assessment, research and education (CARE) consortium. (Nencka AS, Meier TB, Wang Y, Muftuler LT, Wu YC, Saykin AJ, Harezlak J, Brooks MA, Giza CC, Difiori J, Guskiewicz KM, Mihalik JP, LaConte SM, Duma SM, Broglio S, McAllister T, McCrea MA, Koch KM) Brain Imaging Behav 2018 Aug;12(4):1121-1140 PMID: 29064019 PMCID: PMC6445663 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85032009818 10/25/2017       10 Citations
  • Kynurenic acid is reduced in females and oral contraceptive users: Implications for depression. (Meier TB, Drevets WC, Teague TK, Wurfel BE, Mueller SC, Bodurka J, Dantzer R, Savitz J) Brain Behav Immun 2018 Jan;67:59-64 PMID: 28867283 PMCID: PMC5696064 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85028658074 09/05/2017       5 Citations
  • Prospective Assessment of Acute Blood Markers of Brain Injury in Sport-Related Concussion. (Meier TB, Nelson LD, Huber DL, Bazarian JJ, Hayes RL, McCrea MA) J Neurotrauma 2017 11 15;34(22):3134-3142 PMID: 28699381 PMCID: PMC5678359 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85033380508 07/13/2017       7 Citations
  • Serial Assessment of Gray Matter Abnormalities after Sport-Related Concussion. (España LY, Lee RM, Ling JM, Jeromin A, Mayer AR, Meier TB) J Neurotrauma 2017 11 15;34(22):3143-3152 PMID: 28665173 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85033365903 07/01/2017       4 Citations
  • Cortical abnormalities in bipolar disorder: an MRI analysis of 6503 individuals from the ENIGMA Bipolar Disorder Working Group. (Hibar DP, Westlye LT, Doan NT, Jahanshad N, Cheung JW, Ching CRK, Versace A, Bilderbeck AC, Uhlmann A, Mwangi B, Krämer B, Overs B, Hartberg CB, Abé C, Dima D, Grotegerd D, Sprooten E, Bøen E, Jimenez E, Howells FM, Delvecchio G, Temmingh H, Starke J, Almeida JRC, Goikolea JM, Houenou J, Beard LM, Rauer L, Abramovic L, Bonnin M, Ponteduro MF, Keil M, Rive MM, Yao N, Yalin N, Najt P, Rosa PG, Redlich R, Trost S, Hagenaars S, Fears SC, Alonso-Lana S, van Erp TGM, Nickson T, Chaim-Avancini TM, Meier TB, Elvsåshagen T, Haukvik UK, Lee WH, Schene AH, Lloyd AJ, Young AH, Nugent A, Dale AM, Pfennig A, McIntosh AM, Lafer B, Baune BT, Ekman CJ, Zarate CA, Bearden CE, Henry C, Simhandl C, McDonald C, Bourne C, Stein DJ, Wolf DH, Cannon DM, Glahn DC, Veltman DJ, Pomarol-Clotet E, Vieta E, Canales-Rodriguez EJ, Nery FG, Duran FLS, Busatto GF, Roberts G, Pearlson GD, Goodwin GM, Kugel H, Whalley HC, Ruhe HG, Soares JC, Fullerton JM, Rybakowski JK, Savitz J, Chaim KT, Fatjó-Vilas M, Soeiro-de-Souza MG, Boks MP, Zanetti MV, Otaduy MCG, Schaufelberger MS, Alda M, Ingvar M, Phillips ML, Kempton MJ, Bauer M, Landén M, Lawrence NS, van Haren NEM, Horn NR, Freimer NB, Gruber O, Schofield PR, Mitchell PB, Kahn RS, Lenroot R, Machado-Vieira R, Ophoff RA, Sarró S, Frangou S, Satterthwaite TD, Hajek T, Dannlowski U, Malt UF, Arolt V, Gattaz WF, Drevets WC, Caseras X, Agartz I, Thompson PM, Andreassen OA) Mol Psychiatry 2018 04;23(4):932-942 PMID: 28461699 PMCID: PMC5668195 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85044307410 05/04/2017       88 Citations
  • Role of advanced neuroimaging, fluid biomarkers and genetic testing in the assessment of sport-related concussion: a systematic review. (McCrea M, Meier T, Huber D, Ptito A, Bigler E, Debert CT, Manley G, Menon D, Chen JK, Wall R, Schneider KJ, McAllister T) Br J Sports Med 2017 Jun;51(12):919-929 PMID: 28455364 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85020163317 04/30/2017       54 Citations
  • Abnormalities in Functional Connectivity in Collegiate Football Athletes with and without a Concussion History: Implications and Role of Neuroactive Kynurenine Pathway Metabolites. (Meier TB, Lancaster MA, Mayer AR, Teague TK, Savitz J) J Neurotrauma 2017 02 15;34(4):824-837 PMID: 27618518 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85012934662 09/13/2016       6 Citations
  • Delineating potential epileptogenic areas utilizing resting functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in epilepsy patients. (Pizarro R, Nair V, Meier T, Holdsworth R, Tunnell E, Rutecki P, Sillay K, Meyerand ME, Prabhakaran V) Neurocase 2016 08;22(4):362-8 PMID: 27362339 PMCID: PMC4979575 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84976562449 07/01/2016       2 Citations
  • Age-Related Changes in BOLD Activation Pattern in Phonemic Fluency Paradigm: An Investigation of Activation, Functional Connectivity and Psychophysiological Interactions. (La C, Garcia-Ramos C, Nair VA, Meier TB, Farrar-Edwards D, Birn R, Meyerand ME, Prabhakaran V) Front Aging Neurosci 2016;8:110 PMID: 27242519 PMCID: PMC4876121 06/01/2016    
  • A prospective microstructure imaging study in mixed-martial artists using geometric measures and diffusion tensor imaging: methods and findings. (Mayer AR, Ling JM, Dodd AB, Meier TB, Hanlon FM, Klimaj SD) Brain Imaging Behav 2017 Jun;11(3):698-711 PMID: 27071950 PMCID: PMC5889053 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84963660243 04/14/2016       9 Citations
  • Longitudinal assessment of local and global functional connectivity following sports-related concussion. (Meier TB, Bellgowan PSF, Mayer AR) Brain Imaging Behav 2017 02;11(1):129-140 PMID: 26821253 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84955612643 01/29/2016       10 Citations
  • Longitudinal assessment of white matter abnormalities following sports-related concussion. (Meier TB, Bergamino M, Bellgowan PS, Teague TK, Ling JM, Jeromin A, Mayer AR) Hum Brain Mapp 2016 Feb;37(2):833-45 PMID: 26663463 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84955192896 12/15/2015       29 Citations
  • Relationship between neurotoxic kynurenine metabolites and reductions in right medial prefrontal cortical thickness in major depressive disorder. (Meier TB, Drevets WC, Wurfel BE, Ford BN, Morris HM, Victor TA, Bodurka J, Teague TK, Dantzer R, Savitz J) Brain Behav Immun 2016 Mar;53:39-48 PMID: 26546831 PMCID: PMC4783304 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84959492527 11/08/2015       50 Citations
  • A functional magnetic resonance imaging study of cognitive control and neurosensory deficits in mild traumatic brain injury. (Mayer AR, Hanlon FM, Dodd AB, Ling JM, Klimaj SD, Meier TB) Hum Brain Mapp 2015 Nov;36(11):4394-406 PMID: 26493161 PMCID: PMC4620581 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84955682675 10/24/2015       5 Citations
  • Smaller Dentate Gyrus and CA2 and CA3 Volumes Are Associated with Kynurenine Metabolites in Collegiate Football Athletes. (Meier TB, Savitz J, Singh R, Teague TK, Bellgowan PS) J Neurotrauma 2016 07 15;33(14):1349-57 PMID: 26493952 PMCID: PMC4931724 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84977120369 10/24/2015       10 Citations
  • Mood symptoms correlate with kynurenine pathway metabolites following sports-related concussion. (Singh R, Savitz J, Teague TK, Polanski DW, Mayer AR, Bellgowan PS, Meier TB) J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2016 06;87(6):670-5 PMID: 26269650 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84940186208 08/14/2015       9 Citations
  • Activation of the kynurenine pathway is associated with striatal volume in major depressive disorder. (Savitz J, Dantzer R, Meier TB, Wurfel BE, Victor TA, McIntosh SA, Ford BN, Morris HM, Bodurka J, Teague TK, Drevets WC) Psychoneuroendocrinology 2015 Dec;62:54-8 PMID: 26232650 PMCID: PMC4637239 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84945226640 08/02/2015       31 Citations
  • A Longitudinal Assessment of Structural and Chemical Alterations in Mixed Martial Arts Fighters. (Mayer AR, Ling JM, Dodd AB, Gasparovic C, Klimaj SD, Meier TB) J Neurotrauma 2015 Nov 15;32(22):1759-67 PMID: 26096140 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84947062860 06/23/2015       20 Citations
  • Thinner Cortex in Collegiate Football Players With, but not Without, a Self-Reported History of Concussion. (Meier TB, Bellgowan PS, Bergamino M, Ling JM, Mayer AR) J Neurotrauma 2016 Feb 15;33(4):330-8 PMID: 26061068 PMCID: PMC4761822 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84958960061 06/11/2015       21 Citations
  • Recovery of cerebral blood flow following sports-related concussion. (Meier TB, Bellgowan PS, Singh R, Kuplicki R, Polanski DW, Mayer AR) JAMA Neurol 2015 May;72(5):530-8 PMID: 25730545 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84938537021 03/03/2015       95 Citations
  • Age-related reorganizational changes in modularity and functional connectivity of human brain networks. (Song J, Birn RM, Boly M, Meier TB, Nair VA, Meyerand ME, Prabhakaran V) Brain Connect 2014 Nov;4(9):662-76 PMID: 25183440 PMCID: PMC4238253 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84965091101 09/04/2014       69 Citations
  • The underreporting of self-reported symptoms following sports-related concussion. (Meier TB, Brummel BJ, Singh R, Nerio CJ, Polanski DW, Bellgowan PS) J Sci Med Sport 2015 Sep;18(5):507-11 PMID: 25150463 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84938747610 08/26/2014       46 Citations
  • The influence of physiological noise correction on test-retest reliability of resting-state functional connectivity. (Birn RM, Cornejo MD, Molloy EK, Patriat R, Meier TB, Kirk GR, Nair VA, Meyerand ME, Prabhakaran V) Brain Connect 2014 Sep;4(7):511-22 PMID: 25112809 PMCID: PMC4146390 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85006265389 08/13/2014       29 Citations
  • Relationship of collegiate football experience and concussion with hippocampal volume and cognitive outcomes. (Singh R, Meier TB, Kuplicki R, Savitz J, Mukai I, Cavanagh L, Allen T, Teague TK, Nerio C, Polanski D, Bellgowan PS) JAMA 2014 May 14;311(18):1883-8 PMID: 24825643 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84900303891 05/16/2014       70 Citations
  • The neural correlates of age effects on verbal-spatial binding in working memory. (Meier TB, Nair VA, Meyerand ME, Birn RM, Prabhakaran V) Behav Brain Res 2014 Jun 01;266:146-52 PMID: 24631396 PMCID: PMC4039180 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84896461267 03/19/2014       2 Citations
  • The effect of scan length on the reliability of resting-state fMRI connectivity estimates. (Birn RM, Molloy EK, Patriat R, Parker T, Meier TB, Kirk GR, Nair VA, Meyerand ME, Prabhakaran V) Neuroimage 2013 Dec;83:550-8 PMID: 23747458 PMCID: PMC4104183 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84881246490 06/12/2013       221 Citations
  • Characterizing Functional Connectivity Differences in Aging Adults using Machine Learning on Resting State fMRI Data. (Vergun S, Deshpande AS, Meier TB, Song J, Tudorascu DL, Nair VA, Singh V, Biswal BB, Meyerand ME, Birn RM, Prabhakaran V) Front Comput Neurosci 2013;7:38 PMID: 23630491 PMCID: PMC3635030 05/01/2013    
  • The effect of resting condition on resting-state fMRI reliability and consistency: a comparison between resting with eyes open, closed, and fixated. (Patriat R, Molloy EK, Meier TB, Kirk GR, Nair VA, Meyerand ME, Prabhakaran V, Birn RM) Neuroimage 2013 Sep;78:463-73 PMID: 23597935 PMCID: PMC4003890 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84877821144 04/20/2013       154 Citations
  • The role of secondary motor and language cortices in morbidity and mortality: a retrospective functional MRI study of surgical planning for patients with intracranial tumors. (Voss J, Meier TB, Freidel R, Kundu B, Nair VA, Holdsworth R, Kuo JS, Prabhakaran V) Neurosurg Focus 2013 Apr;34(4):E7 PMID: 23544413 PMCID: PMC3817821 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84876397894 04/03/2013       10 Citations
  • Association of functional magnetic resonance imaging indices with postoperative language outcomes in patients with primary brain tumors. (Kundu B, Penwarden A, Wood JM, Gallagher TA, Andreoli MJ, Voss J, Meier T, Nair VA, Kuo JS, Field AS, Moritz C, Meyerand ME, Prabhakaran V) Neurosurg Focus 2013 Apr;34(4):E6 PMID: 23544412 PMCID: PMC3954579 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84876379088 04/03/2013       19 Citations
  • Age-related differences in test-retest reliability in resting-state brain functional connectivity. (Song J, Desphande AS, Meier TB, Tudorascu DL, Vergun S, Nair VA, Biswal BB, Meyerand ME, Birn RM, Bellec P, Prabhakaran V) PLoS One 2012;7(12):e49847 PMID: 23227153 PMCID: PMC3515585 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84870856852 12/12/2012       53 Citations
  • Parallel ICA identifies sub-components of resting state networks that covary with behavioral indices. (Meier TB, Wildenberg JC, Liu J, Chen J, Calhoun VD, Biswal BB, Meyerand ME, Birn RM, Prabhakaran V) Front Hum Neurosci 2012;6:281 PMID: 23087635 PMCID: PMC3468957 10/23/2012    
  • Support vector machine classification and characterization of age-related reorganization of functional brain networks. (Meier TB, Desphande AS, Vergun S, Nair VA, Song J, Biswal BB, Meyerand ME, Birn RM, Prabhakaran V) Neuroimage 2012 Mar;60(1):601-13 PMID: 22227886 PMCID: PMC3288439 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84857127869 01/10/2012       92 Citations
  • Capacity-speed relationships in prefrontal cortex. (Prabhakaran V, Rypma B, Narayanan NS, Meier TB, Austin BP, Nair VA, Naing L, Thomas LE, Gabrieli JD) PLoS One 2011;6(11):e27504 PMID: 22132105 PMCID: PMC3223164 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-81755184033 12/02/2011       9 Citations
  • Effects of hypoperfusion in Alzheimer's disease (Austin BP, Nair VA, Meier TB, Xu G, Rowley HA, Carlsson CM, Johnson SC, Prabhakaran V) Advances in Alzheimer's Disease 2011;2:253-263 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84865412198 12/01/2011    
  • Effects of hypoperfusion in Alzheimer's disease. (Austin BP, Nair VA, Meier TB, Xu G, Rowley HA, Carlsson CM, Johnson SC, Prabhakaran V) J Alzheimers Dis 2011;26 Suppl 3:123-33 PMID: 21971457 PMCID: PMC3303148 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80055035712 10/06/2011       96 Citations
  • Validating age-related functional imaging changes in verbal working memory with acute stroke. (Meier TB, Naing L, Thomas LE, Nair VA, Hillis AE, Prabhakaran V) Behav Neurol 2011;24(3):187-99 PMID: 21876259 PMCID: PMC3177151 08/31/2011    
  • Last update: 09/04/2019
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