Charney, M.F., Ye, K.Q., Fleysher, R., DeMessie, B., Stewart, W.F., Zimmermann, M.E., Kim, M., Lipton, R.B., and Lipton, M.L., Age of first exposure to soccer heading: Associations with cognitive, clinical, and imaging outcomes in the Einstein Soccer Study, Frontiers in Neurology, 2023 Feb 09; Volume 14 – 2023 | doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2023.1042707.


Song, J.Y., Patton, C.D., Friedman, R., Mahajan, L.S., Nordlicht, R., Sayed, R., Lipton, M.L., Hormonal contraceptives and the brain: A systematic review on 60 years of neuroimaging, EEG, and biochemical studies in humans and animals, Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology, 2022 Dec 25;68:101051. doi: 10.1016/j.yfrne.2022.101051.

Ye, K.,  Fleysher, R., Lipton, R.B., Zimmerman, M.E., Stewart ,W.F., Sliwinski, M.J., Kim, M., Lipton, M.L., Repetitive soccer heading adversely impacts short-term learning among adult women. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, August 26, 2022.


Liu, J., Lin C, Minuti A, Lipton M., Arterial spin labeling compared to dynamic susceptibility contrast MR perfusion imaging for assessment of ischemic penumbra: A systematic review. J Neuroimaging, 2021.

Ivanovic, V., Seiler, S., Tarraf, W., Crivello, E., Martinez, O., Lipton, R.B., Isasi, C.R., Gomez Copello, T., Talavera, G.A., Gallo, L.C., Lamar, M., Testai, F., Schneiderman, N., Gellman, M.D., Daviglus, M., Gonzalez, H.M., DeCarli, C., & Lipton, M.L., Prevalence of incidental brain MRI findings of clinical relevance in a diverse Hispanic/Latino population. Journal of Neuroimaging, 2021.

Chen, K.X., Worley, S., Foster, H., Edasery, D., Roknsharifi, S., Ifrah, C., and Lipton, M.L., Oral contraceptive use is associated with smaller hypothalamic and pituitary gland volumes in healthy women: A structural MRI study. PLOS ONE, 2021. 16(4): p. e0249482.

Gil, N., M.L. Lipton, and R. Fleysher, Registration quality filtering improves robustness of voxel-wise analyses to the choice of brain template. NeuroImage, 2021. 227: p. 117657.


Sandmo, S.B., Gooijers,J., Seer, C., Kaufmann, D. Bahr, R., Pasternak, O., Lipton, M. L., Tripodis, Y., Koerte, I. K., Evaluating the validity of self-report as a method for quantifying heading exposure in male youth soccer. Research in sports medicine, 2020: p. 1-13.

Strauss, S.B., Fleysher, R., Ifrah, C., Hunter, L. E., Ye, K., Lipton, R. B., Zimmerman, M. E., Kim, M., Lipton, M.L., Framing potential for adverse effects of repetitive subconcussive impacts in soccer in the context of athlete and non-athlete controls. Brain Imaging Behav, 2020.

Oliveira, T.G., Ifrah, C., Fleysher, R., Stockman, M., Lipton, M. L., Soccer heading and concussion are not associated with reduced brain volume or cortical thickness. PLOS ONE, 2020. 15(8): p. e0235609.

Levitch, C.F., McConathey, E., Aghvinian, M., Himmelstein, M., Lipton, M. L., Zimmerman, M. E., The Impact of Sleep on the Relationship between Soccer Heading Exposure and Neuropsychological Function in College-Age Soccer Players. J Int Neuropsychol Soc, 2020: p. 1-12.

Hunter, L.E., Freudenberg-Hua, Y., Davies, P., Kim, M., Lipton, R. B., Stewart, W. F., Srinivasan, P., Hu, S., Lipton, M. L., Associations of Apolipoprotein E ε4 Genotype and Ball Heading With Verbal Memory in Amateur Soccer Players. JAMA Neurol, 2020.

Cunqueiro, A., Lipton, M. L., Dym, R. J., Jain, V. R., Sterman, J., Scheinfeld, M. H., Re: performing MRI on patients with MRI-conditional and non-conditional cardiac implantable electronic devices: an update for radiologists. A reply. Clin Radiol, 2020. 75(5): p. 390-391.


Sterman, J., Cunqueiro, A., Dym, R. J., Spektor, M., Lipton, M. L., Revzin, M. V., Scheinfeld, M. H., Implantable Electronic Stimulation Devices from Head to Sacrum: Imaging Features and Functions. Radiographics, 2019. 39(4): p. 1056-1074.

Rubin, T.G. and M.L. Lipton, Sex Differences in Animal Models of Traumatic Brain Injury. J Exp Neurosci, 2019. 13: p. 1179069519844020.

Lipton, M.L., Rethinking Youth Sports. Cerebrum, 2019. 2019.

Hunter, L.E., Lubin, N., Glassman, N. R., Xue, X., Spira, M., Lipton, M. L., Comparing Region of Interest versus Voxel-Wise Diffusion Tensor Imaging Analytic Methods in Mild and Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Neurotrauma, 2019. 36(8): p. 1222-1230.

Hunter, L.E., Davies, P., Freudenberg-Hua, Y., Kim, M., Fleysher, R., Stewart, W. F., Lipton, R. B., Lipton, M. L., BDNF Val66 Met Positive Players Demonstrate Diffusion Tensor Imaging Consistent With Impaired Myelination Associated With High Levels of Soccer Heading: Indication of a Potential Gene-Environment Interaction Mechanism. Front Neurol, 2019. 10: p. 1297.

Hunter, L.E., C.A. Branch, and M.L. Lipton, The neurobiological effects of repetitive head impacts in collision sports. Neurobiol Dis, 2019. 123: p. 122-126.

Hoogenboom, W.S., Rubin, T. G., Ye, K., Cui, M. H., Branch, K. C., Liu, J., Branch, C. A., Lipton, M. L., Diffusion Tensor Imaging of the Evolving Response to Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Rats. J Exp Neurosci, 2019. 13: p. 1179069519858627.

Hoogenboom, W.S., C.A. Branch, and M.L. Lipton, Animal models of closed-skull, repetitive mild traumatic brain injury. Pharmacol Ther, 2019. 198: p. 109-122.

Ezzati, A., Zammit, A. R., Lipton, M. L., Lipton, R. B., The relationship between hippocampal volume, chronic pain, and depressive symptoms in older adults. Psychiatry Res Neuroimaging, 2019. 289: p. 10-12.

Cunqueiro, A., Lipton, M. L., Dym, R. J., Jain, V. R., Sterman, J., Scheinfeld, M. H., Performing MRI on patients with MRI-conditional and non-conditional cardiac implantable electronic devices: an update for radiologists. Clin Radiol, 2019. 74(12): p. 912-917.


Tan, K., Meiri, A., Mowrey, W. B., Abbott, R., Goodrich, J. T., Sandler, A. L., Suri, A. K., Lipton, M. L., Wagshul, M. E., Diffusion tensor imaging and ventricle volume quantification in patients with chronic shunt-treated hydrocephalus: a matched case-control study. J Neurosurg, 2018. 129(6): p. 1611-1622.

Suri, A.K. and M.L. Lipton, Neuroimaging of brain trauma in sports. Handb Clin Neurol, 2018. 158: p. 205-216.

Rubin, T.G., Catenaccio, E., Fleysher, R., Hunter, L. E., Lubin, N., Stewart, W. F., Kim, M., Lipton, R. B., Lipton, M. L., MRI-defined White Matter Microstructural Alteration Associated with Soccer Heading Is More Extensive in Women than Men. Radiology, 2018. 289(2): p. 478-486.

McClelland, A.C. Fleysher, R., Mu, W., Kim, N., Lipton, M. L., White matter microstructural abnormalities in blast-exposed combat veterans: accounting for potential pre-injury factors using consanguineous controls. Neuroradiology, 2018. 60(10): p. 1019-1033.

Levitch, C.F., Ifrah, C., Kim, M., Stewart, W. F., Lipton, R. B., Zimmerman, M. E., Lipton, M. L., Personality and Risk Taking in Sports: A Focus on Unintentional and Intentional Head Impacts in Amateur Soccer Players. Clin J Sport Med, 2018.

Hunter, L.E., Ifrah, C., Zimmerman, M. E., Kim, M., Lipton, R. B., Stewart, W. F., Lipton, M. L., Heading and unintentional head impacts have opposing associations with Patient Reported Outcomes in amateur soccer players. Res Sports Med, 2018. 26(4): p. 390-400.

Goldman-Yassen, A.E., Chen, K. X., Edasery, D., Hsu, K., Ye, K., Lipton, M. L., Near-Term Decrease in Brain Volume following Mild Traumatic Injury Is Detectible in the Context of Preinjury Volumetric Stability: Neurobiologic Insights from Analysis of Historical Imaging Examinations. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 2018. 39(10): p. 1821-1826.

Fleysher, R., Lipton, M. L., Noskin, O., Rundek, T., Lipton, R., Derby, C. A., White matter structural integrity and transcranial Doppler blood flow pulsatility in normal aging. Magn Reson Imaging, 2018. 47: p. 97-102.

Fay J, Milch H, Gutman, Mardakhaev E, Law A, Lipton ML, MR. Implant: Rapid evidence-based determination of implant safety status, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2018 pii: S1546-1440(18)30260-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2018.02.029.

Broglio, S.P., Kontos, A. P., Levin, H., Schneider, K., Wilde, E. A., Cantu, R. C., Feddermann-Demont, N., Fuller, G. W., Gagnon, I., Gioia, G. A., Giza, C., Griesbach, G. S., Leddy, J. J., Lipton, M. L., Mayer, A. R., McAllister, T. W., McCrea, M., McKenzie, L. B., Putukian, M., Signoretti, S., Suskauer, S.J., Tamburro, R., Turner, M., Yeates, K. O., Zemek, R., Ala’i, S., Esterlitz, J., Gay, K., Bellgowan, P. S. F., Joseph, K., National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and Department of Defense Sport-Related Concussion Common Data Elements Version 1.0 Recommendations. J Neurotrauma, 2018. 35(23): p. 2776-2783.

Stewart WF, Kim N, Ifrah C, Sliwinski M, Zimmerman ME, Kim M, Lipton RB, Lipton ML, Heading Frequency Is More Strongly Related to Cognitive Performance Than Unintentional Head Impacts in Amateur Soccer Players, Frontiers in Neurology, 2018, 9:240, doi: 10.3389/fneur.2018.00240.


Levitch CF, Zimmerman ME, Lubin N, Kim N, Lipton RB, Stewart WF, Kim M, Lipton ML, Recent and Long-Term Soccer Heading Exposure Is Differentially Associated With Neuropsychological Function in Amateur Players, Journal of the International Neuropsychological Association 2017 23:1-9

Fleysher R, Lipton ML, Noskin O, Rundek T, Lipton RB, Derby CA, White matter structural integrity and trans-cranial Doppler blood flow pulsatility in normal aging, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 2018 47:97-102. doi: 10.1016/j.mri.2017.11.003.

Lipton ML, Ifrah C, Stewart WF, Fleysher R, Sliwinski MJ, Kim M, Lipton RB, Validation of HeadCount-2w for estimation of two-week heading: Comparison to daily reporting in adult amateur player, J Sci Med Sport (2017) 21(4):363–7. doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2017.08.008.

Catenaccio E, Mu W, Kaplan A, Fleysher R, Kim N, Bachrach T, Zughaft Sears M, Jaspan O, Caccese J, Kim M, Wagshul M, Stewart WF, Lipton RB, Lipton ML. Characterization of Neck Strength in Healthy Young Adults. PM&R 2017, pii:S1934-1482(17)30132-6.

Stewart WF, Kim N, Ifrah CS, Lipton RB, Bachrach TA, Zimmerman ME, Kim M, Lipton ML. Symptoms from repeated intentional and unintentional head impact in soccer players. Neurology 2017, 88(9):901-908.

Mu W, Catenaccio E, Lipton ML. Neuroimaging in Blast-Related Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation 2017, 32(1):55-69.

Zammit AR, Ezzati A, Zimmerman ME, Lipton RB, Lipton ML, Katz MJ. Roles of hippocampal subfields in verbal and visual episodic memory. Behavioral Brain Research 2017, 317:157-162.


Catenaccio ER, Caccese J, Wakschlag N, Fleysher R, Kim N, Kim M, Buckley TA, Stewart WF, Lipton RB, Kaminski T, Lipton ML, Validation and calibration of HeadCount, a self-report measure for quantifying heading exposure in soccer players, Research in Sports Medicine, 2016 24(4):416-425.

Strauss SB, Kim N, Branch CA, Kahn ME, Kim M, Lipton RB, Provataris JM, Scholl HF, Zimmerman ME, Lipton ML, Katz MJ. Bidirectional Changes in Anisotropy Are Associated with Outcomes in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury American Journal of Neuroradiology 2016, 10.3174/ajnr.A4851.

Ezzati A, Katz MJ, Zammit AR, Lipton ML, Zimmerman ME, Sliwinski MJ, Lipton RB. Differential association of left and right hippocampal volumes with verbal episodic and spatial memory in older adults. Neuropsychologia 2016, 93(Pt B):380-385.

Zimmerman ME, Ezzati A, Katz MJ, Lipton ML, Brickman AM, Sliwinski MJ, Lipton RB. Perceived Stress Is Differentially Related to Hippocampal Subfield Volumes among Older Adults. PloS One 2016, 11(5): e0154530.

Kim N, Heo M, Fleysher R, Branch CA, Lipton ML. Two step Gaussian mixture model approach to characterize white matter disease based on distributional changes. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 2016, 270:156-64.

Fink AZ, Mogil LB, Lipton ML. Advanced neuroimaging in the clinic: critical appraisal of the evidence base. The British Journal of Radiology 2016.
Catenaccio E, Mu W, Lipton ML. Estrogen- and progesterone-mediated structural neuroplasticity in women: evidence from neuroimaging. Brain Structure and Function 2016, 221(8):3845-3867.

2015 – 2004

Strauss S, Hulkower M, Gulko E, Zampolin RL, Gutman D, Chitkara M, Zughaft M, Lipton ML. Current Clinical Applications and Future Potential of Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Traumatic Brain Injury, Topics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 2015, 24(6):353-62.

Jaspan O, Fleysher R, Lipton ML, Compressed Sensing MRI: A review of the clinical literature, British Journal of Radiology, 2015; 88: 20150487.
Suri AK, Fleysher R, Lipton ML. Subject Based Registration for Individualized Analysis of Diffusion Tensor MRI, PLoS One 2015, 10(11): e0142288.

Kim N, Heo M, Fleysher R, Branch CA, Lipton ML, A Gaussian mixture model approach for estimating and comparing the shapes of distributions of neuroimaging data: diffusion-measured aging effects in brain white matter, Fronteirs in Public Health 2014.

Lipton ML, Bigler ED, Clarifying the Robust Foundation for and Appropriate Use of DTI in mTBI Patients, American Journal of Bioethics – Neuroscience 2014.

Lipton ML, Kim N, Zimmerman ME, Kim M, Stewart WF, Branch CA, Lipton RB, Soccer Heading is Associated with White Matter Microstructural and Cognitive Abnormalities, Radiology 2013, 268(3):850-7.

Hulkower MB, Rosenbaum SB, Poliak DB, Zimmerman ME, Lipton ML, A Decade of DTI in TBI: 10 years and 100 papers later. American Journal of Neuroradiology 2013, 34(11):2064-2074.

Sternberg EJ, Burns J, Lipton ML, The utility of diffusion tensor imaging in evaluation of the peritumoral region in patients with primary and metastatic brain tumors, American Journal of Neuroradiology 2013, 35(3):439-44.

Kim N, Branch CA, Kim M, Lipton ML, Whole brain approaches for identification of microstructural abnormalities in individual patients: comparison of techniques applied to mild traumatic brain injury, PLOS ONE2013 8(3):e59382.

Hornstein A, Stidham K, Lichtman S, Seliger G, Quail B, Bragnaccio J, Lipton ML, Muldoon A, Gardin T, 4-Aminopyridine for Post-Concussion Symptoms, Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 25(2):5 2013.

Lipton ML, Kim N, Park YK, Hulkower MB, Gardin TM, Shifteh K, Kim M, Zimmerman, ME, Lipton RB, Branch, CA, Robust detection of traumatic axonal injury in individual mild traumatic brain injury patients: Intersubject variation, change over time and bidirectional changes in anisotropy. mTBI Special Issue.  Brain Imaging and Behavior, 2012 6(2): 329-42.

Rosenbaum SB, Lipton ML, Embracing chaos: the scope and importance of clinical and pathological heterogeneity in mTBI, Brain Imaging and Behavior, 2012 6(2): .

Dym, RJ, Burns J, Freeman KM, Lipton ML, Is fMRI assessment of hemispheric language dominance as good as the Wada test: a meta-analysisiology 2011, Rad 261(2):446-455.

Lipton ML, Gulko E, Zimmerman ME, Friedman BW, Kim M, Gellella E, Gold T, Shifteh K, Ardekani BA, Branch CA, Not so mild head injury: difusion tensor imaging implicates prefrontal axonal injury in executive function impairment following very mild traumatic brain injury, Radiology, 2009; 252:3 816-824.

Lo C, Shifteh K, Gold T, E, Bello JA, Lipton ML, Diffusion Tensor Imaging Abnormalities in Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Neurocognitive Impairment, Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography, 2009; 33(2): 293-7.

Gold ME, Shifteh K, Valdberg S, Lombard J, Lipton ML, Brain Injury due to Ventricular Shunt Placement Delineated by DTI Tractography, The Neurologist, 2008; 14(4): 252-4.

Lipton ML, Gellella E, Lo C, Gold T, Ardekani BA, Shifteh K, Bello JA, Branch CA, Multifocal white matter ultrastructural abnormalities in mild traumatic brain injury with cognitive disability: a voxel-wise analysis of diffusion tensor imaging, Journal of Neurotrauma, 2008; 25(11): 1335-1342.

Gold ME, Lipton ML, Diffusion Tractography of Axonal Degeneration Following Shear Injury, Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 2008; 79: 1374-1375.

Yarmish G, Lipton ML, Functional MRI: From Acquisition to Application, Einstein Journal of Biology and Medicine, 2004; 20(1): 2-9.

Lipton ML, Keeping it Safe: MRI site design, operations and surveillance at an extended university health system, Journal of the American College of Radiology, 2004; 1(10): 749-754.