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PD Dr. Stefan Uppenkamp

Medical Physics Section
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
D-26111 Oldenburg
Germany

e-mail: stefan.uppenkamp_AT_uni-oldenburg.de
phone: +49 441 798-3955
fax:     +49 441 798-3902
office location: W30 3-303 (in NeSSy building)

Office hours: Tuesday 12-13h

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Research interests

Functional measures of the human auditory system; interrelation of psychophysical performance and activation maps as determined by functional MRI and MEG

Current topics: pitch, loudness, masking, speech perception ( see publication list below )

 

Education

Diploma in Physics (Dipl.-Phys.), University of Göttingen, Germany, 6/1988

PhD in Physics (Dr. rer. nat.) from University of Göttingen, Germany, 7/1992

Academic appointments

4/2012: Habilitation in Applied Physics (Dr. rer. nat. habil) at University of Oldenburg, Germany; appointment as Privatdozent

from 5/2002: Research Associate, Medizinische Physik, Institute of Physics, University of Oldenburg, Germany

1998-2002: Research Associate, CNBH, Department of Physiology, University of Cambridge, U.K.

1994-1998: Research Associate, AG Medizinische Physik, Physics Department, University of Oldenburg, Germany

1992-1994: Post-doctoral scholarship, University of Oldenburg (Graduate programme "Psychoacoustics")

1989-1992: Research Assistant, Drittes Physikalisches Institut, University of Göttingen, Germany

 

List of publications

Journal Articles

recent work, Oldenburg (since 2012)

 

Behler O, S Uppenkamp (2016) DOI
"The representation of level and loudness in the central auditory system for unilateral stimulation," Neuroimage, in press.

Bach JP, M Lüpke, P Dziallas, P Wefstaedt, S Uppenkamp, H Seifert, I Nolte (2016) DOI
"Auditory functional magnetic resonance imaging in dogs - normalization and group analysis and the processing of pitch in the canine auditory pathways," BMC Veterinary Research, 12, 32.

Gutschalk A, S Uppenkamp, B Riedel, A Bartsch, T Brandt, M Vogt-Schaden (2015) DOI
"Pure word deafness with auditory object agnosia after bilateral lesion of the superior temporal sulcus," Cortex, 73, 24-35.

Uppenkamp S, M Röhl (2014) DOI
"Human auditory neuroimaging of intensity and loudness," Hearing Research, 307, 65-73.

Bach JP, M Lüpke, P Dziallas, P Wefstaedt, S Uppenkamp, H Seifert, I Nolte (2013) DOI
"Functional magnetic resonance imaging of the ascending stages of the auditory system in dogs," BMC Veterinary Research, 9, 210.

Puschmann S, J Özyurt, S Uppenkamp, CM Thiel (2013) DOI
"Pitch-induced responses in right auditory cortex correlate with musical ability in normal listeners," NeuroReport, 24, 841-845.

Sukowski H, KC Wagener, C Thiele, S Uppenkamp, B Kollmeier (2013) DOI
"Der Einsatz neuer Testverfahren zur Erfassung des Sprachverstehens in Ruhe bei der Begutachtung erworbener Schwerhörigkeiten," HNO, 61, 14-24.

Röhl M, S Uppenkamp (2012) DOI
"Neural coding of sound intensity and loudness in the human auditory system," Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 13, 369-379.

from work in Oldenburg (2003-2011)

 

Gutschalk A, S Uppenkamp (2011) DOI
"Sustained responses for pitch and vowels map to similar sites in human auditory cortex," NeuroImage, 56, 1578-1587.

Röhl M, B Kollmeier, S Uppenkamp (2011) DOI
"Spectral loudness summation takes place in the primary auditory cortex," Human Brain Mapping 32, 1483-1496.

Ernst SMA, S Uppenkamp, JL Verhey (2010) DOI
"Cortical representation of release from auditory masking," NeuroImage, 49, 835-842.

Puschmann S, S Uppenkamp, B Kollmeier, CM Thiel (2010) DOI
"Dichotic pitch activates pitch processing centre in Heschl's gyrus," NeuroImage, 49, 1641-1649.

Röhl M, S Uppenkamp (2010) DOI
"An auditory fMRI correlate of impulsivity," Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 181, 145-150.

Ernst SMA, JL Verhey, S Uppenkamp (2008) DOI
"Spatial dissociation of changes of level and signal-to-noise ratio in auditory cortex for tones in noise," NeuroImage, 43, 321-328.

Gutschalk A, RD Patterson, M Scherg, S Uppenkamp, A Rupp (2007) DOI
"The effect of temporal context on the sustained pitch response in human auditory cortex," Cerebral Cortex, 17, 552-561.

Uppenkamp S, IS Johnsrude, D Norris, W Marslen-Wilson, RD Patterson (2006) DOI
"Locating the initial stages of speech-sound processing in human temporal cortex," Neuroimage 31, 1284-1296.

Gutschalk A, RD Patterson, M Scherg, S Uppenkamp, A Rupp (2004) DOI
"Temporal dynamics of pitch in human auditory cortex," Neuroimage 22, 755-766.

Gutschalk A, RD Patterson, S Uppenkamp, M Scherg, A Rupp (2004) DOI
"Recovery and refractoriness of auditory evoked fields after gaps in click trains," Europ J Neurosci 20, 3141-3147.

Rupp A, A Gutschalk, S Uppenkamp, M Scherg (2004) DOI
"Middle latency auditory evoked fields reflect psychoacoustic gap detection thresholds in human listeners," J Neurophysiol 92, 2239-2247.

from work done in Cambridge (1998-2002)

Warren JD, S Uppenkamp, RD Patterson, and TD Griffiths (2003) DOI
"Separating pitch chroma and pitch height in the human brain," Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 100, 10038-10042.

Gutschalk A, RD Patterson, A Rupp, S Uppenkamp, M Scherg (2002) DOI
"Sustained magnetic fields reveal separate sites for sound level and temporal regularity in human auditory cortex," Neuroimage 15, 207-216.

Patterson RD, S Uppenkamp, I Johnsrude, and TD Griffiths (2002) DOI
"The processing of temporal pitch and melody information in auditory cortex," Neuron 36, 767-776.

Rupp A, S Uppenkamp, A Gutschalk, R Beucker, RD Patterson, T Dau, M Scherg (2002) DOI
"The representation of peripheral neural activity in the middle-latency evoked field of primary auditory cortex in humans," Hear Res 174, 19-31.

Griffiths TD, S Uppenkamp, I Johnsrude, O Josephs, and RD Patterson (2001) DOI
"Encoding of the temporal regularity of sound in the human brainstem," Nature Neuroscience 4, 633-637.

Uppenkamp S, S Fobel, and RD Patterson (2001) DOI
"The effects of temporal asymmetry on the detection and perception of short chirps," Hear Res 158, 71-83.

from previous work in Oldenburg (1992-1998)

Mauermann M, S Uppenkamp, PWJ van Hengel, and B Kollmeier (1999) DOI
"Evidence for the distortion product frequency place as a source of distortion product otoacoustic emission (DPOAE) fine structure in humans. I. Fine structure and higher order DPOAE as a function of the frequency ratio f2/f1," J Acoust Soc Am 106, 3473-3483.

Mauermann M, S Uppenkamp, PWJ van Hengel, and B Kollmeier (1999) DOI
"Evidence for the distortion product frequency place as a source of distortion product otoacoustic emission (DPOAE) fine structure in humans. II. Fine structure for different shapes of cochlear hearing loss," J Acoust Soc Am 106, 3484-3491.

Mauermann M, S Uppenkamp, and B Kollmeier (1997)
"Periodizität und Pegelabhängigkeit der spektralen Feinstruktur von Verzerrungsprodukt-Emissionen," Audiol Akustik 36, 92-104.

Neumann J, S Uppenkamp, and B Kollmeier (1997) DOI
"Interaction of otoacoustic emissions with additional tones - suppression or synchronization?" Hear Res 103, 19-27. ( + Erratum in Hear Res 106 (1997), p. 184)

Neumann J, S Uppenkamp, and B Kollmeier (1997) DOI
"Relation between notched-noise suppressed TEOAE and the psychoacoustical critical bandwidth," J Acoust Soc Am 101, 2778-2788.

Neumann J, S Uppenkamp, and B Kollmeier (1996) DOI
"Detection of the acoustic reflex below 80 dB HL," Audiology Neurootology 1, 359-369.

from work done in Göttingen (1988-1992)

Neumann J, S Uppenkamp, and B Kollmeier (1994) DOI
"Chirp evoked otoacoustic emissions," Hear Res 79, 17-25.

Uppenkamp S and B Kollmeier (1994) DOI
"Narrowband stimulation and synchronization of otoacoustic emissions," Hear Res 78, 210-220.

Uppenkamp S, M Jäkel, B Talartschick, J Büschel, and B Kollmeier (1992) DOI
"Evozierte otoakustische Emissionen als Screeningtest für die Hörprüfung bei Neu- und Frühgeborenen?" Laryngo-Rhino-Otol 71, 525-529.

Uppenkamp S, J Neumann, G Aurbach, and B Kollmeier (1992) abstract
"Evozierte otoakustische Emissionen bei Erwachsenen: Auswertekriterien für den klinischen Einsatz," HNO 40, 422-428.

Uppenkamp S, B Kollmeier, and U Eysholdt (1990)
"Evozierte otoakustische Emissionen bei Tinnituspatienten," Audiol Akustik 29, 148-161.

 

Book chapters

Uppenkamp S, RD Patterson (2016)
"Normal sound processing: fMRI," in: Scientific foundations of audiology, ed. AT Cacace, E de Kleine, AG Holt, P van Dijk. Plural Publishing, San Diego, pp. 331-349.

Kollmeier B, H Riedel, M Mauermann, S Uppenkamp (2008) DOI
"Physiological measures of auditory function," in: Handbook of Signal Processing in Acoustics, ed. D Havelock, S Kuwano, M Vorländer. Springer, New York, pp. 159-173.

 

Selected conference papers

selected full length conference papers and printed abstracts covering recent work not yet in press elsewere  

Behler O, S Uppenkamp (2016) DOI
"Auditory fMRI of sound intensity and loudness for unilateral stimulation," in: Physiology, Psychoacoustics and Cognition in Normal and Impaired Hearing - 17th International Symposium on Hearing, ed. P van Dijk; D Baskent; E Gaudrain; E de Kleine; A Wagner; C Lanting. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 894. Springer, New York, pp. 165-174.

Patterson RD, M Andermann, S Uppenkamp, A Rupp (2016) DOI
"Locating melody processing activity in auditory cortex with MEG," in: Physiology, Psychoacoustics and Cognition in Normal and Impaired Hearing - 17th International Symposium on Hearing, ed. P van Dijk; D Baskent; E Gaudrain; E de Kleine; A Wagner; C Lanting. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 894. Springer, New York, pp. 363-369.

Uppenkamp S, CH Uhlig, JL Verhey (2013) DOI
"Cortical representation of the combination of monaural and binaural unmasking," in: Basic Aspects of Hearing - Physiology and Perception, ed. BCJ Moore; RD Patterson, IM Winter, RP Carlyon, HE Gockel. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 787. Springer, New York, pp. 435-442.

Uppenkamp S, PG Mihai (2013)
"Auditory functional MRI of interaural time and phase differences," in: Proceedings of the International Conference on Acoustics AIA-DAGA 2013, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Akustik e.V., Berlin, pp. 1256-1257.

Uppenkamp S, A Cicholewski (2012)
"Repräsentation von zeitlicher Lautheitssummation in fMRT-Aktivierungskarten," in: Fortschritte der Akustik - DAGA 2012, ed. H Hanselka.Deutsche Gesellschaft für Akustik e.V., Berlin, pp. 587-588.

Uppenkamp S, H Wierstorf (2010) DOI
"Representation of intelligible and distorted speech in human auditory cortex," in: The Neurophysiological Bases of Auditory Perception - 15th International Symposium on Hearing, ed. EA Lopez-Poveda, AR Palmer, R Meddis. Springer, New York, pp. 381-391.

Uppenkamp S (2009)
"Physiological measures of the auditory human brain,"
in: Third International Symposium on Medical, Bio- and Nano-Electronics , pp. 11-16. Education program for Biomedical and Nano-Electronics, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.

Wendt D, S Uppenkamp (2008)
"Untersuchung der Tonotopie im auditorischen Kortex mit funktioneller Magnetresonanztomographie," in: Fortschritte der Akustik - DAGA 2008, ed. U Jekosch, R Hoffmann.Deutsche Gesellschaft für Akustik e.V., Berlin, pp. 187-188.

Wierstorf H, S Uppenkamp (2008)
"Melodiediskrimination für Kammfilterrauschen: zeitliche oder spektrale Kodierung?" in: Fortschritte der Akustik - DAGA 2008, ed. U Jekosch, R Hoffmann.Deutsche Gesellschaft für Akustik e.V., Berlin, pp. 173-174.

Uppenkamp S (2007)
"Functional imaging of pitch processing," in: Topics in advanced imaging , ed. M Herrmann, CM Thiel, pp. 109-112. BIS Verlag, Oldenburg.

Uppenkamp S, K Batsalaruban, E Bopda, G. Hoiting (2006)
"Optimierung der Meßparameter für die funktionelle Magnetresonanztomographie des auditorischen Systems," in: Fortschritte der Akustik - DAGA 2006, ed. S. Langer, W. Scholl, V. Wittstock.Deutsche Gesellschaft für Akustik e.V., Berlin, pp. 137-138.

Rupp A, S Uppenkamp, J Bailes, A Gutschalk, RD Patterson (2005) DOI
"Time constants in temporal pitch extraction: a comparison of psychophysical and neuromagnetic data," in: Auditory signal processing: Physiology psychoacoustics, and models - 13th International Symposium on Hearing, ed. D Pressnitzer, A de Cheveigne, S McAdams, L Collet. Springer, New York, pp. 145-153.

Rupp A, S Uppenkamp (2005)
"Neuromagnetic representation of short melodies in the auditory cortex" in: Fortschritte der Akustik - DAGA 2005, ed. H Fastl, M Fruhmann, pp. 473-474. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Akustik e.V., Berlin.

Uppenkamp S, A Rupp (2005)
"Functional MR imaging of the processing of pitch changes in human listeners" in: Fortschritte der Akustik - DAGA 2005, ed. H Fastl, M Fruhmann, pp. 471-472. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Akustik e.V., Berlin.

Uppenkamp S, J Bailes, RD Patterson (2004)
"How long does a sound have to be to produce a temporal pitch?" in: Proceedings of the 18th International Congress on Acoustics, Kyoto, Vol. I, pp. 869- 870.

Rupp A, S Uppenkamp, A Gutschalk, and RD Patterson (2003)
"Auditory evoked fields reflect minimum duration thresholds in temporal pitch processing," Assoc Res Otolaryngol Abs 26, p. 76 (A).

Uppenkamp S, J Bailes, D Hancock, C Parrish, H Luk, and RD Patterson (2003)
"Time constants for the detection and discrimination of regular interval sounds," Int J Audiology 42, p. 366 (A).

Patterson RD, S Uppenkamp, and T Irino (2000)
"Mellin images of vowel sounds and the phonological distinctiveness of multi-formant vowels," Brit J Audiology 34, p. 118 (A).

Patterson RD and S Uppenkamp (1999)
"Mandatory Processing Stages in Auditory Models," in Psychophysics, physiology and models of hearing, ed. T Dau, V Hohmann, B Kollmeier, pp. 219-228, World Scientific, Singapore.

Edited book

Kollmeier B, G Klump, V Hohmann, U Langemann, M Mauermann, S Uppenkamp, J Verhey (2007)
Hearing, from sensory processing to perception - 14th International Symposium on Hearing. Springer, Berlin. contents

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