Publications and communications of Athina Demertzi

Theses et and Dissertations

Doctoral thesis

Demertzi, A. (2012). AIN'T NO REST FOR THE BRAIN. Neuroimaging and neuroethics in dialogue for patients with disorders of consciousness [Doctoral thesis, Université de Liège]. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/314956

Demertzi, A. (2012). Ain't no rest for the brain: Neuroimaging and neuroethics in dialogue for patients with disorders of consciousness [Doctoral thesis, ULiège - Université de Liège]. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/240226

Articles in scientific journals with peer reviewing

As first or last author

Mortaheb, S., Fort, L., Mason, N. L., Mallaroni, P., Ramaekers, J. G., & Demertzi, A. (In press). Dynamic Functional Hyperconnectivity after Psilocybin Intake is Primarily Associated with Oceanic Boundlessness. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging. doi:10.1101/2023.09.18.558309

Koroma, M., Beck, J., Schmidt, C., Rasch, B., & Demertzi, A. (2024). Probing the embodiment of sleep functions: Insights from cardiac responses to word-induced relaxation during sleep. Journal of Sleep Research. doi:10.1111/jsr.14160

Boulakis, P., Mortaheb, S., Van Calster, L., Majerus, S., & Demertzi, A. (2023). Whole-brain deactivations precede uninduced mind-blanking reports. Journal of Neuroscience. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0696-23.2023

Jillings, S., Pechenkova, E., Tomilovskaya Elena, Rukavishnikov, I., Jeurissen, B., Van Ombergen, A., Nosikova, I., Rumshiskaya, A., Annen, J., De Laet, C., Schoenmaeker, C., Sijbers, J., Petrovichev, V., Sunaert, S., Parizel, P. M., Sinitsyn, V., zu Eulenburg, P., Laureys, S., Demertzi, A.* , & Wuyts, F. L.*. (13 January 2023). Prolonged microgravity induces reversible and persistent changes on human cerebral connectivity. Communications Biology, 6, 46. doi:10.1038/s42003-022-04382-w
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Mortaheb, S., Van Calster, L., Raimondo, F., Klados, M. A., Boulakis, P., Georgoula, K., Majerus, S., Van De Ville, D., & Demertzi, A. (04 October 2022). Mind blanking is a distinct mental state linked to a recurrent brain profile of globally positive connectivity during ongoing mentation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 119 (41), 2200511119. doi:10.1073/pnas.2200511119

Demertzi, A., Kucyi, A., Ponce-Alvarez, A., Keliris, G. A., Whitfield-Gabrieli, S., & Deco, G. (30 June 2022). Functional network antagonism and consciousness. Network Neuroscience, 6 (4), 998-1009. doi:10.1162/netn_a_00244

Blauwblomme, T.* , Demertzi, A.* , Tacchela, J. M., Fillon, L., Bourgeois, M., Losito, E., Eisermann, M., Marinazzo, D., Raimondo, F., Alcauter, S., Van De Steen, F., Colenbier, N., Laureys, S., Dangouloff-Ros, V., Naccache, L., Boddaert, N., & Nabbout, R. (2020). Complete hemispherotomy leads to lateralized functional organization and lower level of consciousness in the isolated hemisphere. Epilepsia Open. doi:10.1002/epi4.12433
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Demertzi, A.* , Tagliazucchi, E.* , Dehaene, S., Deco, G., Barttfeld, P., Raimondo, F., Martial, C., Fernandez-Espejo, D., Rohaut, B., Voss, H., Schiff, N., Owen, A., Laureys, S., Naccache, L., & Sitt, J. (February 2019). Human consciousness is supported by dynamic complex patterns of brain signal coordination. Science Advances, 5 (2), 7603. doi:10.1126/sciadv.aat7603
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Nizzi, M.-C., Blandin, V., & Demertzi, A. (2018). Attitudes towards personhood in the locked-in syndrome: from third- to first- person perspective and interpersonal significance. Neuroethics, 1-9. doi:10.1007/s12152-018-9375-6

Demertzi, A., Sitt, J. D., Sarasso, S., & Pinxten, W. (2017). Measuring states of pathological (un)consciousness: research dimensions, clinical applications, and ethics. Neuroscience of Consciousness, 3 (1), 1-13. doi:10.1093/nc/nix010

Van Ombergen, A., Wuyts, F. L., Jeurissen, B., Sijbers, J., Vanhevel, F., Jillings, S., Parizel, P. M., Sunaert, S., Van De Heyning, P. H., Dousset, V., Laureys, S., & Demertzi, A. (2017). Intrinsic functional connectivity reduces after first-time exposure to short-term gravitational alterations induced by parabolic flight. Scientific Reports, 7 (1). doi:10.1038/s41598-017-03170-5

Demertzi, A.* , Gomez, F.* , Crone, J.-S., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., TSHIBANDA, L., Noirhomme, Q., Thonnard, M., Charland-Verville, V., KIRSCH, M., LAUREYS, S.* , & Soddu, A.*. (2014). Multiple fMRI system-level baseline connectivity is disrupted in patients with consciousness alterations. Cortex: A Journal Devoted to the Study of the Nervous System and Behavior, 52, 35-46. doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2013.11.005
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Demertzi, A., Jox, R. J., Racine, E., & Laureys, S. (2014). A European survey on attitudes towards pain and end-of-life issues in locked-in syndrome. Brain Injury, 28 (9), 1209–1215. doi:10.3109/02699052.2014.920526

Gosseries, O.* , Charland-Verville, V.* , Thonnard, M., Bodart, O., Laureys, S., & Demertzi, A. (2014). Amantadine, Apomorphine and Zolpidem in the Treatment of Disorders of Consciousness. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 20.
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Demertzi, A., Racine, E., Bruno, M.-A., LEDOUX, D., Gosseries, O., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Thonnard, M., Soddu, A., MOONEN, G., & Laureys, S. (2013). Pain perception in disorders of consciousness: Neuroscience, clinical care, and ethics in dialogue. Neuroethics, 6 (1), 37-50. doi:10.1007/s12152-011-9149-x

Demertzi, A., Soddu, A., & Laureys, S. (January 2013). Consciousness supporting networks. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 23 (2), 239–244. doi:10.1016/j.conb.2012.12.003

Demertzi, A., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Brédart, S., Heine, L., Di Perri, C., & Laureys, S. (2013). Looking for the self in pathological unconsciousness. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 7, 1-6. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2013.00538

Gantner, S., BODART, O., Laureys, S., & Demertzi, A. (2013). Our rapidly changing understanding of acute and chronic disorders of consciousness: challenges for neurologists. Future Neurology, 8 (1), 43-54. doi:10.2217/fnl.12.77

Demertzi, A., Soddu, A., FAYMONVILLE, M.-E., Bahri, M. A., Gosseries, O., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Phillips, C., Maquet, P., Luxen, A., & Laureys, S. (23 August 2011). Hypnotic modulation of resting state fMRI default mode and extrinsic network connectivity. Progress in Brain Research, 193, 309-322. doi:10.1016/B978-0-444-53839-0.00020-X

Demertzi, A., Schnakers, C., Soddu, A., Bruno, M.-A., Gosseries, O., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., & Laureys, S. (February 2011). Neural plasticity lessons from disorders of consciousness. Frontiers in Psychology, 1, 1-7. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2010.00245

Demertzi, A., Liew, C., Ledoux, D., Bruno, M.-A., Sharpe, M., Laureys, S., & Zeman, A. (2009). Dualism persists in the science of mind. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1157, 1-9. doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.2008.04117.x

Demertzi, A., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Bruno, M.-A., Schnakers, C., Boly, M., BOVEROUX, P., Maquet, P., Moonen, G., & Laureys, S. (2008). Is there anybody in there? Detecting awareness in disorders of consciousness. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, 8 (11), 1719-30. doi:10.1586/14737175.8.11.1719

As co-author

Luppi, A. I., Hansen, J. Y., Adapa, R., Carhart-Harris, R. L., Roseman, L., Timmermann, C., Golkowski, D., Ranft, A., Ilg, R., Jordan, D., Bonhomme, V., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Demertzi, A., Jaquet, O., Bahri, M. A., Alnagger, N., Cardone, P., Peattie, A. R. D., Manktelow, A. E., ... Stamatakis, E. A. (16 June 2023). In vivo mapping of pharmacologically induced functional reorganization onto the human brain's neurotransmitter landscape. Science Advances, 9 (24), 8332. doi:10.1126/sciadv.adf8332

Mazor, M., Brown, S., Ciaunica, A., Demertzi, A., Fahrenfort, J., Faivre, N., Francken, J. C., Lamy, D., Lenggenhager, B., Moutoussis, M., Nizzi, M.-C., Salomon, R., Soto, D., Stein, T., & Lubianiker, N. (May 2023). The Scientific Study of Consciousness Cannot and Should Not Be Morally Neutral. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 18 (3), 535-543. doi:10.1177/17456916221110222

Perl, Y. S., Pallavicini, C., Piccinini, J., Demertzi, A., Bonhomme, V., Martial, C., Panda, R., Alnagger, N., Annen, J., Gosseries, O., Ibañez, A., Laufs, H., Sitt, J. D., Jirsa, V. K., Kringelbach, M. L., Laureys, S., Deco, G., & Tagliazucchi, E. (2023). Low-dimensional organization of global brain states of reduced consciousness. Cell Reports, 42 (5), 112491. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2023.112491

Radstake, W. E., Jillings, S., Laureys, S., Demertzi, A., Sunaert, S., Van Ombergen, A., & Wuyts, F. L. (2023). Neuroplasticity in F16 fighter jet pilots. Frontiers in Physiology, 14, 1082166. doi:10.3389/fphys.2023.1082166

Perl, Y. S., Pallavicini, C., Ipiña, I. P., Demertzi, A., BONHOMME, V., Martial, C., Panda, R., Annen, J., Ibañez, A., Kringelbach, M., Deco, G., Laufs, H., Sitt, J., Laureys, S., & Tagliazucchi, E. (2021). Perturbations in dynamical models of whole-brain activity dissociate between the level and stability of consciousness. PLoS Computational Biology. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1009139

Sanz Perl, Pallavicini, C., Pérez Ipiña, I., Demertzi, A., BONHOMME, V., Martial, C., Panda, R., Annen, J., Ibañez, A., Kringelbach, M., Deco, G., Laufs, H., Sitt, J., LAUREYS, S., & Tagliazucchi, E. (2020). Perturbations in dynamical models of whole-brain activity dissociate between the level and stability of consciousness. PLoS Biology. doi:10.1101/2020.07.02.185157

Rudas, J., Martinez, D., Castellanos, G., Demertzi, A., Martial, C., Carrière, M., Aubinet, C., Soddu, A., Laureys, S., & Gomez, F. (2020). Time-Delay Latency of Resting-State Blood Oxygen Level-Dependent Signal Related to the Level of Consciousness in Patients with Severe Consciousness Impairment. Brain Connectivity, 10 (2), 83-94. doi:10.1089/brain.2019.0716

BONHOMME, V., STAQUET, C., Montupil, J., DEFRESNE, A., KIRSCH, M., Martial, C., VANHAUDENHUYSE, A., Chatelle, C., Larroque, S. K., Raimondo, F., Demertzi, A., BODART, O., LAUREYS, S., & Gosseries, O. (2019). General Anesthesia: A Probe to Explore Consciousness. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. doi:10.3389/fnsys.2019.00036

Martinez, D. E., Rudas, J., Demertzi, A., Charland-Verville, V., Soddu, A., Laureys, S., & Gomez, F. (2019). Reconfiguration of large-scale functional connectivity in patients with disorders of consciousness. Brain and Behavior, 1476. doi:10.1002/brb3.1476

VANHAUDENHUYSE, A., LEDOUX, D., Gosseries, O., Demertzi, A., LAUREYS, S., & FAYMONVILLE, M.-E. (2019). Can subjective ratings of absorption, dissociation, and time perception during “neutral hypnosis” predict hypnotizability?: An exploratory study. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 67 (1), 28-38. doi:10.1080/00207144.2019.1553765

Annen, J., Frasso, G., Crone, J., Heine, L., Di Perri, C., Martial, C., Cassol, H., Demertzi, A., Naccache, L., & LAUREYS, S. (2018). Regional brain volumetry and brain function in severely brain-injured patients. Annals of Neurology. doi:10.1002/ana.25214

Faugeras, F., Rohaut, B., Valente, M., Sitt, J. D., Demeret, S., Bolgert, F., Weiss, N., Grinea, A., Marois, C., Quirins, Demertzi, A., Raimondo, F., Galanaud, D., Habert, M.-O., Engemann, D., Puybasset, L., & Naccache, L. (2018). Survival and consciousness recovery are better in the minimally conscious state than in the vegetative state. Brain Injury, 32 (1), 72-77. doi:10.1080/02699052.2017.1364421

Sair, H. I., Hannawi, Y., Li, S., Kornbluth, J., Demertzi, A., Di Perri, C., Chabanne, R., Jean, B., Benali, H., Perlbarg, V., Pekar, J., Luyt, C.-É., Galanaud, D., Velly, L., Puybasset, L., Laureys, S., Caffo, B., & Stevens, R. D. (2018). Early functional connectome integrity and 1-year recovery in comatose survivors of cardiac arrest. Radiology, 287 (1), 247-255. doi:10.1148/radiol.2017162161

Ribeiro de Paula, D., Ziegler, E., Abeyasinghe, P., Das, T., Cavaliere, C., Aiello, M., Heine, L., Di Perri, C., Demertzi, A., Noirhomme, Q., Charland-Verville, V., VANHAUDENHUYSE, A., Stender, J., Gomez, F., TSHIBANDA, L., LAUREYS, S., Owen, A., & Soddu, A. (16 February 2017). A method for independent component graph analysis of resting-state fMRI. Brain and Behavior, 7 (3). doi:10.1002/brb3.626

Jensen, M. P., Jamieson, G. A., Lutz, A., Mazzoni, G., McGeown, W. J., Santarcangelo, E. L., Demertzi, A., De Pascalis, V., Bányai, É. I., Rominger, C., Vuilleumier, P., Faymonville, M.-E., & Terhune, D. B. (2017). New directions in hypnosis research: strategies for advancing the cognitive and clinical neuroscience of hypnosis. Neuroscience of Consciousness, 3 (1), 1-14. doi:10.1093/nc/nix004

KIRSCH, M., Guldenmund, P., Bahri, M. A., Demertzi, A., Baquero Duarte, K. A., Heine, L., Charland-Verville, V., VANHAUDENHUYSE, A., BRUNO, M.-A., Gosseries, O., Di Perri, C., Ziegler, E., BRICHANT, J.-F., Soddu, A., BONHOMME, V., & LAUREYS, S. (2017). Sedation of Patients With Disorders of Consciousness During Neuroimaging: Effects on Resting State Functional Brain Connectivity. Anesthesia and Analgesia, 124 (2). doi:10.1213/ANE.0000000000001721

Van Ombergen, A., Demertzi, A., Tomilovskaya, Jeurissen, B., Sijbers, J., Kozlovskaya, I. B., Parizel, P. M., Van de Heyning, P. H., Sunaert, S., Laureys, S., & Wuyts, F. L. (2017). The effect of spaceflight and microgravity on the human brain. Journal of Neurology, 264 (1), 18–22. doi:10.1007/s00415-017-8427-x

Wannez, S., Heine, L., Thonnard, M., BODART, O., Annen, J., Charland-Verville, V., Martens, G., Aubinet, C., Martial, C., VANHAUDENHUYSE, A., Chatelle, C., Thibaut, A., Schnakers, C., Demertzi, A., Gosseries, O.* , & LAUREYS, S.*. (2017). The repetition of behavioral assessments in diagnosis of disorders of consciousness. Annals of Neurology, 81 (6), 883-889. doi:10.1002/ana.24962
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Gudenmund, P., Gantner, I., Baquero Duarte, K. A., Das, T., Demertzi, A., BOVEROUX, P., BONHOMME, V., VANHAUDENHUYSE, A., Bruno, M.-A., Gosseries, O., Noirhomme, Q., KIRSCH, M., Boly, M., Owen, A., LAUREYS, S., Gomez Fernandez Blanco, C., & Soddu, A. (2016). Propofol-induced Frontal Cortex Disconnection: a Study of Resting State Networks, Total Brain Connectivity, and Mean BOLD Signal Oscillation Frequencies. Brain Connectivity, 3 (3), 225-237. doi:10.1089/brain.2015.0369

Stender, J.* , Gosseries, O.* , Bruno, M.-A., Charland-Verville, V., VANHAUDENHUYSE, A., Demertzi, A., Chatelle, C., Thonnard, M., Thibaut, A., Heine, L., Soddu, A., Boly, M., Schnakers, C., Gjedde, A., & Laureys, S. (2014). Diagnostic precision of PET imaging and functional MRI in disorders of consciousness: a clinical validation study. The Lancet Neurology, 384 (9942), 514-522. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60042-8
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Thonnard, M.* , Gosseries, O.* , Demertzi, A., Lugo, Z., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Bruno, M.-A., Chatelle, C., Thibaut, A., Charland-Verville, V., Habbal, D., Schnakers, C., & Laureys, S. (January 2014). Effect of zolpidem in chronic disorders of consciousness: a prospective open-label study. Functional Neurology, 28 (4), 259-64.
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Cruse, D., Thibaut, A., Demertzi, A., Nantes, J., Bruno, M.-A., Gosseries, O., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Bekinschtein, T., Owen, A., & Laureys, S. (24 January 2013). Actigraphy assessments of circadian sleep-wake cycles in the Vegetative and Minimally Conscious States. BMC Neuroscience, 11 (18). doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-18

Guldenmund, J. P., Demertzi, A., BOVEROUX, P., Boly, M., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Bruno, M.-A., Gosseries, O., Noirhomme, Q., Brichant, J.-F., BONHOMME, V., Laureys, S., & Soddu, A. (2013). Thalamus, Brainstem and Salience Network Connectivity Changes During Propofol-Induced Sedation and Unconsciousness. Brain Connectivity, 3. doi:10.1089/brain.2012.0117

MAUDOUX, A., LEFEBVRE, P., CABAY, J.-E., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Demertzi, A., Laureys, S., & Soddu, A. (2012). Auditory Resting-State Network Connectivity in Tinnitus: a Functionnal MRI Study. PLoS ONE.

Bruno, M.-A., Majerus, S., Boly, M., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Schnakers, C., Gosseries, O., Boveroux, P., KIRSCH, M., Demertzi, A., Bernard, C., Hustinx, R., Moonen, G., & Laureys, S. (2012). Functional neuroanatomy underlying the clinical subcategorization of minimally conscious state patients. Journal of Neurology, 259 (6), 1087-98. doi:10.1007/s00415-011-6303-7

Gosseries, O., Demertzi, A., LEDOUX, D., Bruno, M.-A., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Thibaut, A., Laureys, S., & Schnakers, C. (2012). Burnout in healthcare workers managing chronic patients with disorders of consciousness. Brain Injury, 26, 1493-1499. doi:10.3109/02699052.2012.695426

MAUDOUX, A., Lefèbvre, P., CABAY, J.-E., Demertzi, A., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Laureys, S., & Soddu, A. (2012). Auditory resting-state network connectivity in tinnitus: a functional MRI study. PLoS ONE, 7 (5), 36222. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036222

Thibaut, A., Bruno, M.-A., Chatelle, C., Gosseries, O., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Demertzi, A., Schnakers, C., Thonnard, M., CHARLAND-VERVILLE, V., BERNARD, C., Bahri, M. A., Phillips, C., Boly, M., Hustinx, R., & Laureys, S. (2012). Metabolic activity in external and internal awareness networks in severely brain-damaged patients. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 44 (6), 487-94. doi:10.2340/16501977-0940

Bruno, M.-A., Bernheim, J., LEDOUX, D., Pellas, F., Demertzi, A., & Laureys, S. (23 February 2011). A survey on self-assessed well-being in a cohort of chronic locked-in syndrome patients: happy majority, miserable minority. BMJ Open, 1. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2010-000039

Bruno, M.-A.* , Soddu, A.* , Demertzi, A., Laureys, S., Gosseries, O., Schnakers, C., Boly, M., Noirhomme, Q., Thonnard, M., Chatelle, C., & Vanhaudenhuyse, A. (2010). Disorders of consciousness: Moving from passive to resting state and active paradigms. Cognitive Neuroscience, 1 (1), 193–203. doi:10.1080/17588928.2010.485677
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Bruno, M.-A., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Schnakers, C., Boly, M., Gosseries, O., Demertzi, A., Majerus, S., Moonen, G., Hustinx, R., & Laureys, S. (2010). Visual fixation in the vegetative state: an observational case series PET study. BMC Neurology, 10, 35. doi:10.1186/1471-2377-10-35

Noirhomme, Q., Soddu, A., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Lehembre, R., Bruno, M.-A., Gosseries, O., Demertzi, A., Maudoux, A., Schnakers, C., Boveroux, P., Boly, M., & Laureys, S. (2010). Functional Neuroimaging Approaches to the Changing Borders of Consciousness. Journal of Psychophysiology, 24 (2), 68-75. doi:10.1027/0269-8803/a000015

Lule, D., Zickler, K., Hacker, S., Bruno, M.-A., Demertzi, A., Pellas, F., Laureys, S., & Kubler, A. (13 October 2009). Life can be worth living in locked-in syndrome. Progress in Brain Research, 177, 339-351. doi:10.1016/S0079-6123(09)17723-3

Soddu, A., Boly, M., Nir, Y., Noirhomme, Q., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Demertzi, A., Arzi, A., Ovadia, S., Stanziano, M., Papa, M., Laureys, S., & Malach, R. (2009). Reaching across the abyss: recent advances in functional magnetic resonance imaging and their potential relevance to disorders of consciousness. Progress in Brain Research, 177, 261-274. doi:10.1016/S0079-6123(09)17718-X

Chatelle, C., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Mergam, A.-N., De Val, M., Majerus, S., Boly, M., Bruno, M.-A., Boveroux, P., Demertzi, A., Gosseries, O., Ledoux, D., Peigneux, P., Salmon, E., Moonen, G., Faymonville, M.-E., Laureys, S., & Schnakers, C. (2008). Mesurer la douleur chez le patient non communicant. Revue Médicale de Liège, 63 (5-6), 429-37.

Gosseries, O., Demertzi, A., Noirhomme, Q., Tshibanda, J., Boly, M., de Beeck, M. O., Hustinx, R., Maquet, P., Salmon, E., Moonen, G., Luxen, A., Laureys, S., & De Tiege, X. (2008). Que mesure la neuro-imagerie fonctionnelle: IRMf, TEP & MEG? Revue Médicale de Liège, 63 (5-6), 231-7.

Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Boveroux, P., Boly, M., Schnakers, C., Bruno, M.-A., Kirsch, M., Demertzi, A., Lamy, M., Maquet, P., Laureys, S., & Faymonville, M.-E. (2008). Hypnose et perception de la douleur. Revue Médicale de Liège, 63 (5-6), 424-8.

Others

Cruse, D., Thibaut, A., Demertzi, A., Nantes, J. C., Bruno, M.-A., Gosseries, O., VANHAUDENHUYSE, A., Bekinschtein, T. A., Owen, A., & Laureys, S. (2018). Correction: Actigraphy assessments of circadian sleep-wake cycles in the Vegetative and Minimally Conscious States [BMC Med. 11, (2013) (18)] DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-11-18. BMC Medicine, 16 (1). doi:10.1186/s12916-018-1139-y

Demertzi, A., Van Ombergen, A., Tomilovskaya, E., Jeurissen, B., Pechenkova, E., Di Perri, C., Litvinova, L., Amico, E., Rumshiskaya, A., Rukavishnikov, I., Sijbers, J., Sinitsyn, V., Kozlovskaya, I. B., Sunaert, S., Parizel, P. M., Van de Heyning, P. H., Laureys, S., & Wuyts, F. L. (2016). Erratum to: Cortical reorganization in an astronaut’s brain after long-duration spaceflight (Brain Struct Funct, DOI 10.1007/s00429-015-1054-3). Brain Structure and Function, 221 (5), 2877. doi:10.1007/s00429-016-1209-x

Book chapters and contributions to collective works

Book chapters

Trujillo-Rodriguez, D., FAYMONVILLE, M.-E., VANHAUDENHUYSE, A., & Demertzi, A. (2019). Hypnosis for cingulate-mediated analgesia and disease treatment. In B. A. Vogt, Cingulate Cortex. Handbook of Clinical Neurology (3rd series) (1st, pp. 327-339). Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-0-444-64196-0.00018-2

Demertzi, A. (2018). The ethics in the management of patients with disorders of consciousness. In C. Schnakers & S. Laureys, Coma and Disorders of Consciousness (2nd, pp. 225-234). Cham, Germany: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-55964-3_13

Chatelle, C., LAUREYS, S., & Demertzi, A. (2016). Pain and Nociception in Disorders of Consciousness. In F. Luis Garcia-Larrea & P. L. Jackson (Eds.), Pain and the Conscious Brain (pp. 139-154). IASP Wolters Kluwers.

Demertzi, A., LAUREYS, S., & Bruno, M.-A. (2011). The ethics in disorders of consciousness. In J. L. Vincent (Ed.), Annual Update in Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (1st, pp. 675-682). Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-18081-1

Gosseries, O., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Bruno, M.-A., Demertzi, A., Schnakers, C., Boly, M., MAUDOUX, A., MOONEN, G., & Laureys, S. (2011). Disorders of consciousness: coma, vegetative and minimally conscious states. In D. Cvetkovic & I. Cosic (Ed.), States of Consciousness: Experimental Insights into Meditation, Waking, Sleep and Dreams (pp. 29-55). Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag.

Scientific congresses and symposiums

Published

With international audience

Rudas, J., Martínez, D., Demertzi, A., Di Perri, C., Heine, L., TSHIBANDA, L., Soddu, A., Laureys, S., & Gómez, F. (2017). Multivariate functional network connectivity for disorders of consciousness. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 10125 LNCS, 434-442. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-52277-7_53

Guaje, J., Molina, J., Rudas, J., Demertzi, A., Heine, L., TSHIBANDA, L., Soddu, A., Laureys, S., & Gómez, F. (2015). Automatic identification of resting state networks: An extended version of multiple template-matching. Proceedings of SPIE: The International Society for Optical Engineering, 9681, 96810. doi:10.1117/12.2211530

Martinez, D. E., Martinez, J. H., Rudas, J., Demertzi, A., Heine, L., TSHIBANDA, L., Soddu, A., Laureys, S., Gomez, F., Gonzalez, O., & Sanchez, M. (2015). Functional resting state networks characterization through global network measurements for patients with disorders of consciousness. Colombian Computing Conference. Proceedings, 286-293. doi:10.1109/ColumbianCC.2015.7333436

Rudas, J., Guaje, J., Demertzi, A., Heine, L., TSHIBANDA, L., Soddu, A., Laureys, S., & Gómez, F. (2015). Dynamic functional network connectivity using distance correlation. Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging: SPIE Proceedings Series, 9287. doi:10.1117/12.2073498

Rudas, J., Martínez, D., Guaje, J., Demertzi, A., Heine, L., TSHIBANDA, L., Soddu, A., Laureys, S., & Gómez, F. (2015). Reduction of resting state network segregation is linked to disorders of consciousness. Proceedings of SPIE: The International Society for Optical Engineering, 9681, 96810. doi:10.1117/12.2207971

Unpublished

Boulakis, P., Koroma, M., Aurèle Robert de Beauchamp, Mortaheb, S., Bastin, C., & Demertzi, A. (23 November 2023). Age-dependent attentional style and arousal regulate the reportability of spontaneous mental states [Paper presentation]. NeuroCog2023, Brussels, Belgium.

Boulakis, P., Raimondo, F., Mortaheb, S., Schmidt, C., & Demertzi, A. (23 November 2023). Variations of autonomic arousal mediate mind-blanking report occurrences [Poster presentation]. NeuroCog2023.

Demertzi, A. (29 September 2023). Conscious and unconscious states after brain damage [Paper presentation]. 8th Scientific Meeting of the Federation of the European Societies of Neuropsychology, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Demertzi, A. (22 September 2023). Neural correlates of mind blanking in the human brain: Challenges for consciousness theories [Paper presentation]. 6th Panhellenic Conference of Cognitive Science, Xylocastro, Greece.

Mortaheb, S., Fort, L., Mason, N. L., Signorelli, C. M., Ramaekers, J., & Demertzi, A. (July 2023). Psilocybin administration leads to a recurrent high integrated and low segregated brain pattern [Poster presentation]. Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM).

Koroma, M., Raimondo, F., Boulakis, P., Strauss Mélanie, & Demertzi, A. (30 September 2022). Cardiac responses to auditory deviants track variations of hierarchical perceptual processing during sleep [Poster presentation]. ESRS 2022, Athens, Greece.

Koroma, M., Raimondo, F., Strauss, M., & Demertzi, A. (2022). Cardiac responses to auditory expectations during sleep reveal variations of hierarchical processing across arousal states [Poster presentation]. BAPS, Leuven, Belgium.

Koroma, M., Robert de Beauchamp, A., Mortaheb, S., Boulakis, P., Bastin, C., & Demertzi, A. (2022). Age-dependent attentional style and arousal regulate reportability of spontaneous mental states [Poster presentation]. ASSC, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Koroma, M., Robert de Beauchamp, A., Mortaheb, S., Boulakis, P., Bastin, C., & Demertzi, A. (2022). Age-dependent attentional style and arousal regulate reportability of spontaneous mental states [Poster presentation]. BAPS, Leuven, Belgium.

Boulakis, P., Raimondo, F., Mortaheb, S., Naccache, L., & Demertzi, A. (23 November 2021). Neural Correlates of bodily attributions [Poster presentation]. NeuroCog 2021.

Mortaheb, S., Klados, M., Van Calster, L., Boulakis, P. A., Georgoula, K., Majerus, S., & Demertzi, A. (28 May 2021). Mind Blanking is Associated with a Rigid Spatio-Temporal Profile in Typical Wakefulness [Paper presentation]. Belgian Association of Psychological Science.

Koroma, M., Delcamp, C., Mortaheb, S., Raimondo, F., DETROZ, M., Trujillo-Rodriguez, M., Lefebvre, P., & Demertzi, A. (2021). Eye movement responses to caloric vestibular irrigations reveal the contribution of voluntary processes to autonomic reflexes [Poster presentation]. BAPS, Leuven, Belgium.

Demertzi, A. (24 June 2019). Tutorial: Resting state fMRI as a means to assess the consciousness after severe brain injury [Paper presentation]. 1st Summer School Interdisciplinary Research on Brain Network Dynamics, Terzolas, Italy.

Demertzi, A. (24 June 2019). Review: Quantifying conscious level by means of intrinsic brain connectivity [Paper presentation]. 1st Summer School Interdisciplinary Research on Brain Network Dynamics, Terzolas, Italy.

Demertzi, A., Blauwblomme, T., Tacchela, J.-M., Bourgeois, M., Marinazzo, D., Van De Steen, F., Colenbier, N., Boddaert, N., Naccache, L., & Nabbout, R. (12 June 2019). Functional reorganization after surgical hemispherotomy for intractable epilepsy [Poster presentation]. 25th Annual meeting of the Organization of the Human Brain Mapping, Rome, Italy.

Alcauter, S., Carrière, M., Raimondo, F., BONHOMME, V., KIRSCH, M., Martial, C., TSHIBANDA, L., Laureys, S., Barrios, F., & Demertzi, A. (10 June 2019). BOLD power spectral density differentiates patients with pathological consciousness [Poster presentation]. 25th Annual meeting of the Organization of the Human Brain Mapping, Rome, Italy.

Antonopoulos, G., Kupers, R., Cohen, L., Abboud, S., Laureys, S., & Demertzi, A. (10 June 2019). Joint temporo-occipital connectivity re ects higher-order function associated with conscious states [Poster presentation]. 25th Annual meeting of the Organization of the Human Brain Mapping, Rome, Italy.

Panda, R., Gosseries, O., VANHAUDENHUYSE, A., Demertzi, A., Piarulli, A., FAYMONVILLE, M.-E., & Laureys, S. (17 January 2019). Neural correlates of modified subjective state of consciousness induced by hypnosis using EEG-connectivity approach [Poster presentation]. Belgian Brain Congress 2018 — Belgian Brain Council, Liege, Belgium. doi:10.3389/conf.fnins.2018.95.00100

Demertzi, A. (13 December 2018). What kind of consciousness is retained in noncommunicating states? [Paper presentation]. Symposium Consciousness: Nature/Culture, Berlin, Germany.

Panda, R., Gosseries, O., VANHAUDENHUYSE, A., Demertzi, A., Piarulli, A., FAYMONVILLE, M.-E., & Laureys, S. (28 June 2018). Neural correlates of modified state of consciousness induced by hypnosis using EEG-connectivity approach [Poster presentation]. 22nd annual meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC22), Krakow, Poland.

Panda, R., Gosseries, O., VANHAUDENHUYSE, A., Demertzi, A., Piarulli, A., FAYMONVILLE, M.-E., & Laureys, S. (21 June 2018). Neural correlates of modified state of consciousness induced by hypnosis using EEG [Poster presentation]. HBP International Conference. Understanding Consciousness, Barcelona, Spain.

Demertzi, A., Tagliazucchi, E., Dehaene, S., Deco, G., Barttfeld, P., Raimondo, F., Martial, C., Rohaut, B., Voss, H. U., Schiff, N. D., Owen, A. M., Laureys, S., Naccache, L., & Sitt, J. D. (17 June 2018). Dynamic inter-regional coordination patterns as specific predictors of consciousness [Poster presentation]. 4th Congress of the European Academy of Neurology, Lisbon, Portugal.

Demertzi, A. (02 March 2018). Assessing consciousness in the absence of communication [Paper presentation]. 1st Sleep Science Winter School, Wengen, Switzerland.

Demertzi, A. (26 November 2017). Measuring (un)conscious states: research, clinical applications & ethics [Paper presentation]. International Conference “Aspects of Neuroscience”, Warsaw, Poland.

Demertzi, A. (15 September 2017). Cortical reorganization in an astronaut's brain after long duration spaceflight [Paper presentation]. European Tissue Repair Society (ETRS) Congress, Brussels, Belgium.

Cassol, H., LEDOUX, D., Bruno, M.-A., Thibaut, A., Schnakers, C., VANHAUDENHUYSE, A., Demertzi, A., Wannez, S., Laureys, S., & Gosseries, O. (March 2017). 2 Years outcome of patients in unresponsive wakefulness syndrome/vegetative state and minimally conscious state [Poster presentation]. 12th world congress on brain injury, New Orleans, United States.

Demertzi, A. (03 February 2017). Patients avec troubles de conscience Comment on pense à leur prise en charge [Paper presentation]. Journée EVC-EPR 2017 L’ETHIQUE.

Demertzi, A. (18 November 2016). Neuroethical implications of clinician’s attitudes toward the locked-in syndrome [Paper presentation]. ICREA Conference Personhood and the Locked-In Syndrome, Barcelona, Spain.

Demertzi, A. (08 October 2016). Functional connectivity and neuroimaging after exposure to short-term microgravity– implications for long-duration spaceflight [Paper presentation]. Symposium: Bio-Neuroscientific Approaches of life in space and extreme environments, Corfu, Greece.

Demertzi, A. (22 September 2016). Intrinsic functional architecture reflects the level of consciousness and differentiates non-communicating patients [Paper presentation]. 5th Biennial Conference on resting state and brain connectivity, Vienna, Austria.

Demertzi, A. (20 May 2016). Functional neuroimaging in patients with disorders of consciousness: What to care about? [Paper presentation]. Neuroethics Day: Ethics of Neuroscience and Neuroscience of Ethics, Marseille, France.

Demertzi, A. (July 2015). Tutorial "Novel techniques for assessing patients with disorders of consciousness": Intrinsic connectivity as a means to differentiate patients with disorders of consciousness [Paper presentation]. 19th Annual Meeting of the Association of the Scientific Study of Consciousness, Paris, France.

Maudoux, A., Vanneste, S., De Ridder, D., Vanhecke, W., Ven de Heyning, P., CABAY, J.-E., Demertzi, A., Laureys, S., Soddu, A., LEFEBVRE, P., & Gomez Jaramillo, F. A. (November 2012). The neuroscience of tinnitus: Perspectives from human neuroimaging studies [Paper presentation]. International Belgian ENT Society Meeting, Antwerp, Belgium.

Scientific conferences at universities or research centers

Demertzi, A. (16 May 2024). The Neural Basis of Consciousness [Paper presentation]. Topics in Behavioural Neuroscience, Master's Course KUL, Leuven, Belgium.

Demertzi, A. (06 June 2023). 15th Meeting of the Belgian Society for Neuroscience [Paper presentation]. 15th Meeting of the Belgian Society for Neuroscience, Brussels, Belgium.

Demertzi, A. (15 March 2023). Mind blanking as a frontier case of mental state reportability [Paper presentation]. CONNEX Seminars, Brussels, Belgium.

Demertzi, A. (10 January 2023). KEYNOTE: At the boundaries of mental state reportability [Paper presentation]. Alpine Brain Imaging Meeting, Champéry, Switzerland.

Demertzi, A. (2023). At the frontiers of mental state reportability [Paper presentation]. HBP Summit, Marseille, France.

Demertzi, A. (04 November 2022). Neural proxies to Consciousness and its Disorders: Implications for Resignation Syndrome [Paper presentation]. Is Resignation Syndrome a Functional Neurological Disorder?, London, United Kingdom.

Demertzi, A. (01 September 2022). At the boundaries of mental state reportability [Paper presentation]. 2nd Workshop of the Mediterranean Society for the Study of Consciousness (MESEC), Campomoro, France.

Demertzi, A. (05 May 2022). The neural basis of Consciousness - Proxies to conscious activity in the absence of reportability [Paper presentation]. Course "Topics in Behavioural Neuroscience", Leuven, Belgium.

Demertzi, A. (21 March 2022). Proxies to conscious activity in the absence of reportability [Paper presentation]. Departmental Seminars, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Demertzi, A. (24 June 2020). When consciousness fades away: Lessons from noncommunicating states [Paper presentation]. Columbia University Neuropsychology series “Brain and Behavior through Lesion and Case Studies”, New York, United States.

Demertzi, A. (07 May 2020). The neural basis of Consciousness [Paper presentation]. Topics in Behavioural Neuroscience, UK Leuven, Belgium.

Demertzi, A. (01 November 2019). Quantifying conscious states by means of self-initiated brain activity [Paper presentation]. Zangwill Club, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Demertzi, A. (12 September 2019). Quantifying states of consciousness by means of intrinsic brain connectivity [Paper presentation]. Lab meeting, Julich, Germany.

Demertzi, A. (15 November 2018). Detecting signatures of consciousness in cortical dynamics [Paper presentation]. Lab meeting, Querétaro, Mexico.

Demertzi, A. (19 September 2018). Tracking consciousness in minimal behavioural responsiveness [Paper presentation]. Birmingham University, School of Psychology talks, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Demertzi, A. (08 June 2018). Questions éthiques dans la prise en charge des patients sévèrement cérébrolésés [Paper presentation]. Troubles de la conscience: recherche, clinique et éthique, CHU Liege, Belgium.

Demertzi, A., & Laureys, S. (26 January 2018). Brain activity in coma & related states [Paper presentation]. Nevrointensiv forum, Trondheim, Norway.

E-Prints/Working papers

Boulakis, P., & Demertzi, A. (2024). What’s the blank about? Relating mind-blanking to aspects of ongoing thinking. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/317096. doi:10.31234/osf.io/wru4p

Boulakis, P., Mortaheb, S., Schmidt, C., Raimondo, F., & Demertzi, A. (2024). Variations of autonomic arousal mediate the reportability of mind-blanking occurrences. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/298817. doi:10.1101/2024.03.26.586648

Fort, L., Boulakis, P., Mortaheb, S., & Demertzi, A. (2023). Embodied perceptual moderation: How interoceptive and proprioceptive engagement affect perceptual performance. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/312432. doi:10.17605/OSF.IO/8UNZC

Koroma, M., Robert de Beauchamp, A., Mortaheb, S., Boulakis, P., Bastin, C., & Demertzi, A. (2023). Elsewhere or Blanked? Ongoing mental states are regulated by pupil-linked arousal and attentional style in healthy ageing. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/293726. doi:10.1101/2022.07.08.499379