Martin Paulus - Faculty & Adjuncts

Martin Paulus

Martin Paulus
Professor of Neuroscience
College of Health Sciences
Community Medicine

Education

PhD – Johannes Guttenberg University

Publications

Journal Articles

  • May, A. C., Burrows, K., Figueroa-Hall, L. K., Kirlic, N., White, E. J., Smith, R., Ekhtiari, H., T1000 Investigators, Paulus, M. P., Savitz, J., & Stewart, J. L. (2021). Sex differences in circulating inflammatory mediators as a function of substance use disorder. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 221, 108610. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2021.108610

  • Burrows, K., Stewart, J. L., Kuplicki, R., Figueroa-Hall, L., Spechler, P. A., Zheng, H., Guinjoan, S. M., Tulsa 1000 Investigators, Savitz, J. B., Teague, T. K., & Paulus, M. P. (2021). Elevated peripheral inflammation is associated with attenuated striatal reward anticipation in major depressive disorder. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 93, 214-225. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2021.01.016

  • Ford , B., T. Teague, M. Bayouth, R. Yolken, J. Bodurka, M. Irwin, M. Paulus, and J. Savitz. Diagnosis-Independent Loss of T-Cell Costimulatory Molecules in Individuals With Cytomegalovirus Infection. Brain, behavior, and immunity, 2020.
  • Smith, R., Schwartenbeck, P., Stewart, J.L., Kuplicki, R., T1000 Investigators, Paulus, M.P. (2020). Imprecise action selection in substance use disorder: Evidence for active learning impairments when solving the explore-exploit dilemma. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 215, 108208. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108208

  • Spechler, P., Stewart, J. L., Kuplicki, R., Paulus, M. P., & Tulsa 1000 Investigators (2020). Attenuated reward activations in the striatum of anxious and depressed cannabis users. Translational Psychiatry, 10, 189. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41398-020-0807-9

  • May, A. C., Jacobus, J., Stewart, J. L., Simmons, A. S., Paulus, M. P., & Tapert, S. F. (2020). Do adolescents use substances to relieve uncomfortable sensations? A preliminary examination of negative reinforcement among adolescent substance users. Brain Sciences, 10, 214. https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci10040214

  • Figueroa-Hall , L., M. Paulus, and J. Savitz. Toll-Like Receptor Signaling in Depression. Vol. 121, Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2020, p. 104843.
  • Feng, C., Forthman, K., Kuplicki, R., Yeh, H., Stewart, J. L., & Paulus, M. P. (2019). Neighborhood affluence is not associated with positive and negative valence processing in adults with mood and anxiety disorders: A Bayesian inference approach. Neuroimage: Clinical, 22, 101738. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nicl.2019.101738

  • Ford , B., R. Yolken, F. Dickerson, T. Teague, M. Irwin, M. Paulus, and J. Savitz. Reduced Immunity to Measles in Adults With Major Depressive Disorder. Vol. 49, Psychological medicine, 2019, pp. 243-9.
  • Blair, M. A., Stewart, J. L., May, A. C., Reske, M., Tapert, S. F., & Paulus, M. P. (2018). Blunted frontostriatal blood oxygen level-dependent signals predict stimulant and marijuana use. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 3, 947-958. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bpsc.2018.03.005

  • Al Zoubi , O., C. Ki Wong, R. Kuplicki, H. Yeh, A. Mayeli, H. Refai, M. Paulus, and J. Bodurka. Predicting Age From Brain EEG Signals-A Machine Learning Approach. Vol. 10, Frontiers in aging neuroscience, 2018, p. 184.
  • Interoception and Mental Health: A Roadmap. Vol. 3, Biological psychiatry. Cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging, 2018, pp. 501-13.
  • Le , T., R. Kuplicki, B. McKinney, H.- wen Yeh, W. Thompson, M. Paulus, and T. Investigators. A Nonlinear Simulation Framework Supports Adjusting for Age When Analyzing BrainAGE. Vol. 10, Frontiers in aging neuroscience, 2018.
  • Le , T., M. Misaki, H. Suzuki, J. Savitz, M. Paulus, J. Bodurka, and B. McKinney. F128. Transcriptomics of Brain Age Gap Estimate (BrainAGE): Association Analysis of Depressed and Healthy Individuals. Vol. 83, Biological Psychiatry, 2018, p. S287.
  • Stewart, J. L., Butt, M., May, A. C., Tapert, S. F., & Paulus, M. P. (2017). Insular and cingulate attenuation during decision making is associated with future transition to stimulant use disorder. Addiction, 112, 1567-1577. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/add.13839

  • Haase, L., Stewart, J. L., Youssef, B., May, A. C., Isakovic, S., Simmons, A. N., Johnson, D. C., Potterat, E. G., & Paulus, M. P. (2016). When the brain does not adequately feel the body: Links between low resilience and interoception. Biological Psychology, 113, 37-45. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsycho.2015.11.004

  • Reske, M., Stewart, J. L., Flagan, T. F., & Paulus, M. P. (2015). Attenuated neural processing of risk in young adults at risk for stimulant dependence. PLoS One, 10, e0127010. doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0127010

  • Harlé, K. M., Stewart, J. L., Zhang, S., Tapert, S. F., & Paulus, M. P. (2015). Bayesian neural adjustment of inhibitory control predicts emergence of problem stimulant use. Brain, 138, 3413-3426. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/brain/awv246

  • Stewart, J. L., Juavinett, A. L., May, A. C., Davenport, P. W., & Paulus, M. P. (2015). Do you feel alright? Attenuated neural processing of aversive interoceptive stimuli in current stimulant users. Psychophysiology, 52, 249-262. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/psyp.12303

  • Stewart, J. L., May, A. C., Tapert, S. F., & Paulus, M. P. (2015). Hyperactivation to pleasant interoceptive stimuli characterizes transition to problem stimulant use. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 154, 264-270. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2015.07.009

  • Berk, L., Stewart, J. L., May, A. C., Weirs, R., Tapert, S. F., & Paulus, M. P. (2015). Under pressure: Adolescent substance users show exaggerated neural processing of aversive interoceptive stimuli. Addiction, 110, 2025-2036. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/add.13090

  • Alvarez , R., N. Kirlic, M. Misaki, J. Bodurka, J. Rhudy, M. Paulus, and W. Drevets. Increased Anterior Insula Activity in Anxious Individuals Is Linked to Diminished Perceived Control. Vol. 5, Translational psychiatry, 2015, p. e591.
  • Mackey, S., Stewart, J. L., Connolly, C. G., Tapert, S. F., & Paulus, M. P. (2014). A voxel-based morphometry study of young occasional users of amphetamine-type stimulants and cocaine. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 135, 104-111. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2013.11.018

  • Gowin, J. L., Stewart, J. L., May, A. C., Ball, T. M., Wittmann, M., Tapert, S. F., & Paulus, M. P. (2014). Altered cingulate and insular cortex activation during risk-taking in methamphetamine dependence: Losses lose impact. Addiction, 109, 237-247. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/add.12354

  • Harlé, K. M., Shenoy, P., Stewart, J. L., Tapert, S. F., Yu, A., & Paulus, M. P. (2014). Altered neural processing of the need to stop in young adults at risk of stimulant dependence. Journal of Neuroscience, 34, 4567-4580. doi: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2297-13.2014

  • Gowin, J. L., Harlé, K. M., Stewart, J. L., Wittmann, M., Tapert, S. F., & Paulus, M. P. (2014). Attenuated insular processing during risk predicts relapse in early abstinent methamphetamine dependent individuals. Neuropsychopharmacology, 39, 1379-1387. doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1038%2Fnpp.2013.333

  • Stewart, J. L., Connolly, C. G., May, A. C., Tapert, S. F., Wittmann, M., & Paulus, M. P. (2014). Cocaine dependent individuals with attenuated striatal activation during reinforcement learning are more susceptible to relapse. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 223, 129-139. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pscychresns.2014.04.014

  • Paulus, M. P., & Stewart, J. L. (2014). Interoception and drug addiction. Neuropsychopharmacology, 76, 342-350. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropharm.2013.07.002

  • Stewart, J. L., Connolly, C. G., May, A. C., Tapert, S. F., Wittmann, M., & Paulus, M. P. (2014). Striatum and insular dysfunction during reinforcement learning differentiates abstinent and relapsed methamphetamine dependent individuals. Addiction, 109, 460-471. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/add.12403

  • May, A. C., Stewart, J. L., Tapert, S. F., & Paulus, M. P. (2014). The effect of age on neural processing of pleasant soft touch stimuli. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 8, 52 (online publication). doi: https://doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2014.00052

  • Stewart, J. L., May, A. C., Poppa, N., Davenport, P. W., Tapert, S. F., & Paulus, M. P. (2014). You are the danger: Attenuated insula response in methamphetamine users during aversive interoceptive decision making. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 142, 110-119. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.06.003

  • Stewart, J. L., Parnass, J. M., May, A. C., Davenport, P. W., & Paulus, M. P. (2013). Altered frontocingulate activation during aversive interoceptive processing in young adults transitioning to problem stimulant use. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 7, 89 (online publication). doi: https://doi.org/10.3389/fnsys.2013.00089

  • May, A. C., Stewart, J. L., Migliorini, R., Tapert, S. F., & Paulus, M. P. (2013). Methamphetamine dependent adults show attenuated brain response to pleasant interoceptive stimuli. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 131, 238-246. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2013.05.029

  • Paulus, M. P., Stewart, J. L., & Haase, L. (2013). Treatment approaches for interoceptive dysfunctions in drug addiction. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 4, 137 (online publication). doi: https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2013.00137

  • Migliorini, R., Stewart, J. L., May, A. C., Paulus, M. P., & Tapert, S. F. (2013). What do you feel? Adolescent drug and alcohol users show altered brain response to pleasant interoceptive stimuli. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 133, 661-668. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2013.08.015

  • Stewart, J. L., Flagan, T. F., May, A. C., Reske, M., Simmons, A. S., & Paulus, M. P. (2013). Young adults at risk for stimulant dependence show reward dysfunction during reinforcement-based decision making. Biological Psychiatry, 73, 235-241. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biopsych.2012.08.018

  • Stewart, J. L., May, A. C., & Paulus, M. P. (2019). Bouncing back: Brain rehabilitation in the midst of opioid and stimulant epidemics. Neuroimage: Clinical, 24, 102068. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nicl.2019.102068

  • Burrows, K., Stewart, J. L., Antonacci, C., Kuplicki, R., Thompson, K., Taylor, A., Teague, T. K., & Paulus, M. P. (2020). Association of poorer dietary quality and higher dietary inflammation with greater symptom severity in depressed individuals with appetite loss. Journal of Affective Disorders, 263, 99-106. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2019.11.160

  • Xu, B., Moradi, M., Kuplicki, R., Stewart, J. L., McKinney, B., Sen, S., & Paulus, M. P. (2020). Machine learning approaches do not support links between volatile organic compounds and depression, anxiety, and addiction symptoms in a transdiagnostic community sample. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11, 951. https://dx.doi.org/10.3389%2Ffpsyt.2020.503248

  • Colaizzi, J. M., Flagel, S. B., Joyner, M. A., Gearhardt, A. N., Stewart, J. L., & Paulus, M. P. (2020). Mapping sign-tracking and goal-tracking onto human behaviors. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 111, 84-94. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2020.01.018

  • Mayeli, A., Al Zoubi, O., Misaki, M., Stewart, J. L., Zotev, V., Phillips, R., Luo, Q., Götz, M., Paulus, M., Refai, H., & Bodurka, J. (2020). Integration of simultaneous resting-state electroencephalography, functional magnetic resonance imaging, and eye tracker methods to determine and verify electroencephalography vigilance measure. Brain Connectivity, 10, 535-546. https://doi.org/10.1089/brain.2019.0731

  • Moradi, M., Ekhtiari, H., Kuplicki, R. T., McKinney, B. A., Stewart, J. L., Victor, T. A., Tulsa 1000 Investigators, Paulus, M. P. (2020). Evaluating the resource allocation index as a potential fMRI-based biomarker for substance use disorder. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 216, 108211. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108211

  • Mayeli, A., Misaki, M., Zotev, V., Tsuchiyagaito, A., Al Zoubi, O., Phillips, R., Smith, J., Stewart, J. L., Refai, H., Paulus, M., & Bodurka, J. (2020). Self-regulation of ventromedial prefrontal cortex activation using real-time fMRI neurofeedback: Influence of default mode network. Human Brain Mapping, 41, 342-352. https://doi.org/10.1002/hbm.24805

Book Chapters

  • Stewart, J. L., & Paulus, M. P. (2013). Neural correlates of craving for psychoactive drugs. In P. Miller (Ed.), Principles of addiction: Comprehensive addictive behaviors and disorders (Vol. 1), Academic Press, 453-465.

Material Regarding New Courses/Curriculas

  • Blair, M. A., Stewart, J. L., May, A. C., Reske, M., Tapert, S. F., & Paulus, M. P. (2018). Blunted frontostriatal blood oxygen level-dependent signals predict stimulant and marijuana use. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 3, 947-958. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bpsc.2018.03.005

  • Harlé, K. M., Shenoy, P., Stewart, J. L., Tapert, S. F., Yu, A., & Paulus, M. P. (2014). Altered neural processing of the need to stop in young adults at risk of stimulant dependence. Journal of Neuroscience, 34, 4567-4580. doi: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2297-13.2014

Invited Reviewed Articles

  • Stewart, J. L., May, A. C., & Paulus, M. P. (2019). Bouncing back: Brain rehabilitation in the midst of opioid and stimulant epidemics. Neuroimage: Clinical, 24, 102068. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nicl.2019.102068

Conference Proceedings

  • Moradi, M., Ekhtiari, H., Kuplicki, R. T., McKinney, B. A., Stewart, J. L., Victor, T. A., Tulsa 1000 Investigators, Paulus, M. P. (2020). Evaluating the resource allocation index as a potential fMRI-based biomarker for substance use disorder. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 216, 108211. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2020.108211

Other

  • May , A., K. Burrows, L. Figueroa-Hall, N. Kirlic, E. White, R. Smith, H. Ekhtiari, M. Paulus, J. Savitz, and J. Stewart. Erratum to “Sex Differences in Circulating Inflammatory Mediators As a Function of Substance Use Disorder” [Drug Alcohol Depend. 221 (2021) 108610]. Vol. 224, Drug and alcohol dependence, 2021, p. 108743.