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Steiner A, Abbas K, Brzyski D, Paczek K, Randolph TW, Goni J and Harezlak J, Incorporation of spatial- and connectivity-based cortical brain region information in regularized regression: Application to Human Connectome Project data. Front Neurosci. 2022 Sep 28;16:957282. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2022.957282. eCollection 2022. PMID: 36248659

Davis, 4th, JJ, Straczkiewicz, M, Harezlak J,  Gruber, AH, CARL: a running recognition algorithm for free-living accelerometer data., Physiological measurement, vol 42, issue 11. Published December 29, 2021. doi: 10.1088/1361-6579/ac41b8

Amico E, Abbas K, DuongTran D A, Tipnis U, Rajapandian M, Chumin E, Ventresca M, Harezlak J, Goni J. Toward an information theoretical description of communication in brain networks. Network Neuroscience, 2021, 5(3), 646?665. doi: 10.1162/netn_a_00185

Abbas K, Liu M, Venkatesh M, Amico E, Kaplan AD, Ventresca M, Pessoa L, Harezlak J, Goni J.  Geodesic Distance on Optimally Regularized Functional Connectomes Uncovers Individual Fingerprints. Brain Connect. 2021 Jun;11(5):333-348. doi: 10.1089/brain.2020.0881. Epub 2021 Mar 3. PMID: 33470164 

Karas M, Straczkiewicz M, Fadel W, Harezlak J, Crainiceanu CM,  Urbanek JK. Adaptive empirical pattern transformation (ADEPT) with application to walking stride segmentation, Biostatistics. 2021 Apr 10;22(2):331-347. doi: 10.1093/biostatistics/kxz033. PMID: 31545345 

Brzyski D, Karas M, Ances B,  Dzemidzic M, Goni J,  Randolph TW, Harezlak J. Connectivity-Informed Adaptive Regularization for Generalized Outcomes, Can J Stat. 2021 Mar;49(1):203-227. doi: 10.1002/cjs.11606. Epub 2021 Feb 15. PMID: 35002039, also bioRxiv 322420; doi:

Fadel WF, Urbanek JK, Glynn NW, Harezlak J. Use of Functional Linear Models to Detect Associations between Characteristics of Walking and Continuous Responses Using Accelerometry Data. Sensors 2020, 20(21), 6394; (registering DOI), Published: 9 November 2020

Chandio BQ, Risacher SL, Pestilli F, Bullock D, Yeh FC, Koudoro S, Rokem A, Harezlak J, Garyfallidis E. Bundle analytics, a computational framework for investigating the shapes and profiles of brain pathways across populations. Sci Rep. 2020 Oct 13;10(1):17149. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-74054-4. PMID: 33051471 

Abbas K, Amico E, Svaldi DO, Tipnis U, Duong-Tran DA, Liu M, Rajapandian M, Harezlak J, Ances BM, Goni J. GEFF: Graph embedding for functional fingerprinting. Neuroimage. 2020 Jul 20;221:117181. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.117181. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32702487 Free article.

Kos M, Bogdan M, Glynn NW, Harezlak J, Classification of human physical activity based on raw accelerometry data via spherical coordinate transformation, Statistics in Medicine, 2020 Jun 1. doi: 10.1002/sim.8582. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32478905; bioRxiv 686519; doi:

Kudela MA, Dzemidzic M, Oberlin BG, Lin Z, Goni J, Kareken DA, Harezlak J. Semiparametric Estimation of Task-Based Dynamic Functional Connectivity on the Population Level. Front Neurosci. 2019 Jun 21;13:583. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2019.00583. eCollection 2019. PMID: 31293367

Fadel WF, Urbanek JK, Albertson SR, Li X, Chomistek AK, Harezlak J. Differentiating Between Walking and Stair Climbing Using Raw Accelerometry Data, Statistics in Biosciences, July 2019, 11(2), pp 334-354

Straczkiewicz M, Glynn NW, Harezlak J. On Placement, Location and Orientation of Wrist-Worn Tri-Axial Accelerometers during Free-Living Measurements. Sensors (Basel). 2019 May 6;19(9). pii: E2095. doi: 10.3390/s19092095. PMID: 31064100

Karas M, Bai J, Straczkiewicz M, Harezlak J, Glynn NW, Harris T, Zipunnikov V, Crainiceanu CM,  Urbanek JK, Accelerometry Data in Health Research: Challenges and Opportunities: Review and Examples. Statistics in Biosciences, July 2019, Volume 11, Issue 2, pp 210–237, First online 2019 Jan. 12, 11: 210.; bioRxiv 276154; doi:

Karas M, Brzyski D, Dzemidzic M, Goni J, Kareken DA, Randolph TW, Harezlak J. Brain connectivity-informed regularization methods for regression, Statistics in Biosciences, 2019 Apr;11(1):47-90. doi: 10.1007/s12561-017-9208-x. Epub 2017 Dec 6, bioRxiv preprint, doi:

Qiao YS, Harezlak J, Moored KD, Urbanek JK, Boudreau RM, Toto P, Hawkins M, Santanasto AJ, Schrack JA, Simonsick EM, Glynn NW. Development of a Novel Accelerometry-based Performance Fatigability Measure for Older Adults. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2022 Oct 1;54(10):1782-1793. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000002966. Epub 2022 Jun 24. PMID: 35763596

Mustafi SM, Yang HC, Harezlak J, Meier T, Brett BL, Giza CC, Goldman J, Guskiewicz KK, Mihalik J, LaConte SM, Duma SM, Broglio SP, McCrea M, McAllister T, Wu YC. Effects of White-Matter Tract Length in Sport-Related Concussion: A Tractography Study from the NCAA-DoD CARE Consortium. J Neurotrauma. 2022 Nov;39(21-22):1495-1506. doi: 10.1089/neu.2021.0239. Epub 2022 Aug 17. PMID: 35730116

Stemper BD, Harezlak J, Shah AS, Rowson S, Mihalik JP, Riggen L, Duma S, Pasquina P, Broglio SP, McAllister TW, McCrea MA; CARE Consortium Investigators. Association Between Preseason/Regular Season Head Impact Exposure and Concussion Incidence in NCAA Football. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2022 Jan 25. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000002874. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35081093

McCrea MA, Shah A, Duma S, Rowson S, Harezlak J, McAllister TW, Broglio SP, Giza CC, Goldman J, Cameron KL, Houston MN, McGinty G, Jackson JC, Guskiewicz K, Mihalik JP, Brooks MA, Pasquina P, Stemper BD. Opportunities for Prevention of Concussion and Repetitive Head Impact Exposure in College Football Players: A Concussion Assessment, Research, and Education (CARE) Consortium Study. JAMA Neurol. 2021 Feb 1:e205193. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2020.5193. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33523101

Wen Q, Risacher SL, Xie L, Li J, Harezlak J, Farlow MR, Unverzagt FW, Gao S, Apostolova LG, Saykin AJ, Wu YC. Tau-related white-matter alterations along spatially selective pathways. Neuroimage. 2021 Feb 1;226:117560. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.117560. Epub 2020 Nov 12. PMID: 33189932

Wu YC, Harezlak J, Elsaid NMH, Lin Z, Wen Q, Mustafi SM, Riggen LD, Koch KM, Nencka AS, Meier TB, Mayer AR, Wang Y, Giza CC, DiFiori JP, Guskiewicz KM, Mihalik JP, LaConte SM, Duma SM, Broglio SP, Saykin AJ, McCrea MA, McAllister TW. Longitudinal white-matter abnormalities in sports-related concussion: A diffusion MRI study. Neurology. 2020 Aug 18;95(7):e781-e792. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000009930. Epub 2020 Jul 8. PMID: 32641518

Broglio SP, Harezlak J, Katz B, Zhao S, McAllister T, McCrea M; CARE Consortium Investigators, Acute Sport Concussion Assessment Optimization: A Prospective Assessment from the CARE Consortium. Sports Med. 2019 Dec;49(12):1977-1987. doi: 10.1007/s40279-019-01155-0. 2019 Jul 26. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31347086

Mustafi SM, Harezlak J, Kodiweera C, Randolph JS, Ford JC, Wishart HA, Wu YC. Detecting white matter alterations in multiple sclerosis using advanced diffusion magnetic resonance imaging. Neural Regen Res. 2019 Jan;14(1):114-123. doi: 10.4103/1673-5374.243716. PMID: 30531085

Stemper BD, Shah A, Harezlak J, Rowson S, Mihalik JP, Duma SM, Riggen LD, Brooks A, Cameron KL, Campbell D, DiFiori JP, Giza CC, Guskiewicz KM, Jackson J, McGinty GT, Svoboda SJ, McAllister TW, Broglio SP, McCrea M. Comparison of Head Impact Exposure Between Concussed Football Athletes and Matched Controls: Evidence for a Possible Second Mechanism of Sport-Related Concussion, Ann Biomed Eng. 2018 Oct 22. doi: 10.1007/s10439-018-02136-6. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30362082

Urbanek JK, Zipunnikov V, Harris T, Crainiceanu C, Harezlak J, Glynn NW. Validation of Gait Characteristics Extracted From Raw Accelerometry During Walking Against Measures of Physical Function, Mobility, Fatigability, and Fitness. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2018 Apr 17;73(5):676-681. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glx174. PMID: 28958000; arXiv:1612.06313