Nancy Sicotte, M.D.

Work Titles
UCLA Associate Professor, Neurology Member, Brain Research Institute Member, Neuroscience GPB Home Area
M.D., UC Irvine College of Medicine, 1992
B.S., Brown University, 1983 -
1996 - 1998 UCLA School of Medicine
1992 - 1993 UCLA School of Medicine
1993 - 1996 UCLA School of Medicine
1998 American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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(310) 794-1195

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710 Westwood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90095


A selected list of publications:

Mazziotta, J. C. Woods, R. Iacoboni, M. Sicotte, N. Yaden, K. Tran, M. Bean, C. Kaplan, J. Toga, A. W.   The myth of the normal, average human brain-The ICBM experience: (1) Subject screening and eligibility, NeuroImage, 2008; .
Cardinal KS, Wilson S, Giesser BS, Klutch R, Drain AE, Sicotte NL   A longitudinal fMRI study of PASAT performance in healthy controls, Multiple Sclerosis, 2008; 14(4): 465-471.
Sicotte, NL Kern, KC Giesser, BS Arshanapali, A Schultz, A Montag, M Wang, H Bookheimer, S.Y.   Regional Hippocampal Atrophy in Multiple Sclerosis, Brain, 2008; 131(pt 4): 1134-41.
Corso, J. J. Yuille, A. Sicotte, N. L. Toga, A.   Detection and segmentation of pathological structures by the extended graph-shifts algorithm, Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv Int Conf Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv, 2007; 10(pt 1): 985-93.
Sicotte, N. L. Kern, K. Giesser, B. S. Schultz, A Montag, M Vinters, H. V. Bookheimer, S. Y.   Hippocampal abnormalities in multiple sclerosis: imaging and histopathological findings, 23rd Annual ECTRIMS Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, 2007; .
Sicotte, N. L. Giesser, B. S. Tandon, V. Klutch, R. Steiner, B. Drain, A. E. Shattuck, D. W. Hull, L. Wang, H. J. Elashoff, R. M. Swerdloff, R. S. Voskuhl, R. R.   Testosterone treatment in multiple sclerosis: a pilot study, Arch Neurol, 2007; 64(5): 683-8.
Salamon, N Sicotte, N Drain, A Frew, A Alger, JR Jen, J Perlman, S Salamon, G   White matter fiber tractography and color mapping of the normal human cerebellum with diffusion tensor imaging Journal of neuroradiology. Journal de neuroradiologie, 2007; 34(2): 115-28.
Sicotte, N. L. Salamon, G. Shattuck, D. W. Hageman, N. Rub, U. Salamon, N. Drain, A. E. Demer, J. L. Engle, E. C. Alger, J. R. Baloh, R. W. Deller, T. Jen, J. C.   Diffusion tensor MRI shows abnormal brainstem crossing fibers associated with ROBO3 mutations, Neurology, 2006; 67(3): 519-21.
Woods, R. P. Freimer, N. B. De Young, J. A. Fears, S. C. Sicotte, N. L. Service, S. K. Valentino, D. J. Toga, A. W. Mazziotta, J. C.   Normal variants of Microcephalin and ASPM do not account for brain size variability, Hum Mol Genet, 2006; 15(12): 2025-9.
Salamon, N. Sicotte, N. Alger, J. Shattuck, D. Perlman, S. Sinha, U. Schultze-Haakh, H. Salamon, G.   Analysis of the brain-stem white-matter tracts with diffusion tensor imaging, Neuroradiology, 2005; 47(12): 895-902.
Salamon, N. Sicotte, N. Mongkolwat, P. Shattuck, D. Salamon, G.   The human cerebral cortex on MRI: value of the coronal plane, Surg Radiol Anat, 2005; 27(5): 431-43.
Jen, JC Chan, WM Bosley, TM Wan, J Carr, JR R????b, U Shattuck, D Salamon, G Kudo, LC Ou, J Lin, DD Salih, MA Kansu, T Al Dhalaan, H Al Zayed, Z MacDonald, DB Stigsby, B Plaitakis, A Dretakis, EK Gottlob, I Pieh, C Traboulsi, EI Wang, Q Wang, L Andrews, C Yamada, K Demer, JL Karim, S Alger, JR Geschwind, DH Deller, T Sicotte, NL Nelson, SF Baloh, RW Engle, EC   Mutations in a human ROBO gene disrupt hindbrain axon pathway crossing and morphogenesis Science (New York, N.Y.), 2004; 304(5676): 1509-13.
Soldan, SS Alvarez Retuerto, AI Sicotte, NL Voskuhl, RR   Dysregulation of IL-10 and IL-12p40 in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis Journal of neuroimmunology, 2004; 146(1-2): 209-15.
Soldan, S. S. Alvarez Retuerto, A. I. Sicotte, N. L. Voskuhl, R. R.   Immune modulation in multiple sclerosis patients treated with the pregnancy hormone estriol, J Immunol, 2003; 171(11): 6267-74.
Sicotte, N. L. Voskuhl, R. R. Bouvier, S. Klutch, R. Cohen, M. S. Mazziotta, J. C.   Comparison of multiple sclerosis lesions at 1.5 and 3.0 Tesla, Invest Radiol, 2003; 38(7): 423-7.
Sicotte, N. L. Liva, S. M. Klutch, R. Pfeiffer, P. Bouvier, S. Odesa, S. Wu, T. C. Voskuhl, R. R.   Treatment of multiple sclerosis with the pregnancy hormone estriol, Ann Neurol, 2002; 52(4): 421-8.
Pouratian, N Sicotte, N Rex, D Martin, NA Becker, D Cannestra, AF Toga, AW   Spatial/temporal correlation of BOLD and optical intrinsic signals in humans Magnetic resonance in medicine : official journal of the Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine / Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 2002; 47(4): 766-76.
Sicotte, NL Voskuhl, RR   Onset of multiple sclerosis associated with anti-TNF therapy Neurology, 2001; 57(10): 1885-8.
Pouratian, N Bookheimer, SY O'Farrell, AM Sicotte, NL Cannestra, AF Becker, D Toga, AW   Optical imaging of bilingual cortical representations. Case report Journal of neurosurgery, 2000; 93(4): 676-81.
Woods, RP Dapretto, M Sicotte, NL Toga, AW Mazziotta, JC   Creation and use of a Talairach-compatible atlas for accurate, automated, nonlinear intersubject registration, and analysis of functional imaging data Human brain mapping, 1999; 8(2-3): 73-9.
Sicotte, N. L. Woods, R. P. Mazziotta, J. C.   Handedness in twins: a meta-analysis, Laterality, 1999; 4(3): 265-86.
Woods, RP Grafton, ST Watson, JD Sicotte, NL Mazziotta, JC   Automated image registration: II. Intersubject validation of linear and nonlinear models Journal of computer assisted tomography, 1998; 22(1): 153-65.

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