List of Publications

A. Original Publications

1. Palla A, Straumann D, Obzina H (1999). Eye-position dependence of three-dimensional ocular rotation-axis orientation during head impulses in humans. Exp Brain Res 129(1):127-133.

2. Marti S, Palla A, Straumann D (2002). Gravity dependence of ocular drift in patients with cerebellar downbeat nystagmus. Ann Neurol 52(6):712-721.

3. Yakushin SB, Palla A, Haslwanter T, Bockisch CJ, Straumann D (2003). Dependence of adaptation of the human vertical angular vestibulo-ocular reflex on gravity. Exp Brain Res 152(1):137-142.

4. Weber KP, Landau K, Palla A, Haslwanter T, Straumann D (2004). Ocular rotation axes during dynamic Bielschowsky head-tilt testing in unilateral trochlear nerve palsy. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 45(2):455-465.

5. Palla A, Straumann D (2004) Recovery of the high-acceleration vestibulo-ocular reflex after vestibular neuritis. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 5(4):427-35.

6. Palla A, Marti S, Straumann D (2005). Head-shaking nystagmus depends on gravity. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 6(1):1-8.

7. Palla A, Bockisch CJ, Bergamin O, Straumann D (2006). Dissociated hysteresis of static ocular counterroll in humans. J Neurophysiol. 95(4):2222-32.

8. Jorns-Haderli M, Straumann D, Palla A (2007). Accuracy of the bedside head-impulse test in detecting vestibular hypofunction. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 78(10):1113-8.

9. Palla A, Hegemann S, Widmer U, Straumann D (2007). Vestibular and auditory deficits in Fabry disease and their response to enzyme replacement therapy. J Neurol. 254(10):1433-42.

10. Palla A, Straumann D, Bronstein AM (2008). Vestibular neuritis: Vertigo and the high-acceleration vestibulo-ocular reflex. J Neurol. 255(10):1479-82.

11. Marti S, Tarnutzer AA, Palla A, Straumann D (2008). Preserved otolith function in patients with cerebellar atrophy and bilateral vestibulopathy. Prog Brain Res. 2008;171:211-4.

1. Palla A, Schmid-Priscovenau A, Studer A, Hess K, Straumann D (2009). Deficient high-acceleration vestibular function in polyneuropathic patients. Neurology 9;72(23):2009-13

2. Straumann D, Schmid-Priscoveanu A, Studer A, Hess K, Palla A (2009) Progressive vestibular impairment in patients with polyneuropathy. Ann N Y Acad Sci 1164:239-41

3. Shaikh AG, Marti S, Tarnutzer A, Palla A, Crawford TO, Straumann D, Taylor AM, Zee DS (2009). Gaze fixation deficits and its implications in ataxia-teleangiectasia. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 80(8):858-64

4. Bertolini G, Palla A, Ramat S (2009) Fitting rVOR responses using current models. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2009;2009:3259-62

5. Bertolini G, Ramat S, Laurens J, Bockisch CJ, Marti S, Straumann D, Palla A (2011). Velocity storage contribution to vestibular self-motion perception in healthy human subjects. J Neurophysiol 105(1):209-23

6. Tatalias M, Bockisch CJ, Bertolini G, Straumann D, Palla A (2011). Antihysteresis of perceived visual longitudinal body axis  during continuous quasi-static whole-body rotation  in the earth-vertical roll plane, Experimental Brain Research 209(3):443-54

7. Shaikh AG, Marti S, Tarnutzer AA, Crawford T, Palla A, Straumann D, Carey J, Nguyen K, Zee DS (2011). Ataxia-telangiectasia: a "disease model" to understand cerebellar control of vestibular reflexes, J Neurophysiol 105(6):3034-41

8. Tarnutzer AA, Shaikh AG, Palla A, Straumann D, Marti S (2011). Vestibulocerebellar disease impairs the central representation of self-orientation, Frontiers in Neuro-otology, Front Neurol 28;2:11

9. Aoyama A, Krummenacher P, Palla A, Hilti LM, Brugger P (2012). Impaired Spatial-Temporal Integration of Touch in Xenomelia (Body Integrity Identity Disorder), Spatial Cognition & Computation: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 12:2-3, 96-110

10. Bertolini G, Ramat S, Bockisch CJ, Marti S, Straumann D, Palla A (2012). Is vestibular self-motion perception controlled by the velocity storage? Insights from patients with chronic degeneration of the vestibulo-cerebellum. PLoS One. 7(6):e36763

11. Hilti LM, Hänggi J, Vitacco DA, Krämer B, Palla A, Lüchinger R, Jäncke L, Brugger P (2012). The desire for healthy limb amputation. Structural brain correlates of xenomelia. Brain 2013 Jan;136:318-29

12. Tarnutzer AA, Palla A, Marti S, Schuknecht B, Straumann D (2012). Hypertrophy of the inferior olivary nucleus impacts perception of gravity. Front Neurol 11;3:79

13. Shaikh AG, Palla A, Marti S, Olasagasti I, Optican LM, Zee DS, Straumann D (2013). Role of Cerebellum in Motion Perception and Vestibulo-ocular Reflex-Similarities and Disparities. Cerebellum 12:97-107

14. Shaikh AG, Marti S, Tarnutzer AA, Palla A, Crawford TO, Zee DS, Straumann D (2013). Effects of 4-aminopyridine on nystagmus and vestibulo-ocular reflex in ataxia-telangiectasia. J Neurol 260:2728-35

15. Poretti A, Palla A, Tarnutzer AA, Petersen JA, Weber KP, Straumann D, Jung JJ (2013). Vestibular impairment in patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, Neurology 4;80(23):2099-105

16. McKay R, Tamagni C, Palla A, Krummenacher P, Hegemann SC, Straumann D, Brugger P (2013). Vestibular stimulation attenuates unrealistic optimism. Cortex 49(8):2272-5

17. Lenggenhager B, Hilti L, Palla A, Macauda G, Brugger P (2014). Vestibular stimulation does not diminish the desire for amputation. Cortex 2014 [Epub ahead of print]


B. Reviews

1. Palla A, Straumann D (2002). Neurological evaluation of acute vertical diplopia. Schweiz Arch Neurol Psychiatr 153:180-184

2. Palla A, Straumann D, Tarnutzer AA (2009). Otolith testing: roll plane disorders. In: Eggers SDZ, Zee DS (eds) Vertigo and Imbalance: Clinical Neurophysiology of the Vestibular System. Handbook of Clinical Neurophysiology, Vol. 9. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 201-216

3. Hegemann SCA, Palla A (2010). New methods for diagnosis and treatment of vestibular diseases. F1000 Med Rep. 9;2:60.

4. Palla A, Hegemann S, Straumann D (2012). Vestibular Migraine. Dolor, 12/4

5. Tarnutzer AA, Palla A (2013). Neurobiological Mechanisms of Acute Vertigo. Future Neurology, 8;4: 445-455

6. Lenggenhager B, Palla A (2013) Ways to investigate vestibular contribution to cognitive neuroscience. Front Integr Neurosci


C. Other publications

1. Weber KP, Palla A, Landau K, Haslwanter T, Straumann D (2003) Incomitance of ocular rotation axes in trochlear nerve palsy. Ann N Y Acad Sci 1004:347-351.

2. Marti S, Palla A, Straumann D (2003) Barbecue whole-body position modulates cerebellar downbeat nystagmus. Ann NY Acad Sci 1004:490-491.

3. Palla A, Widmer U, Straumann D (2003) Head-impulse testing in Fabry disease-vestibular function in male and female patients. Acta Paediatr Suppl 92(443):38-42

4. Palla A, Bockisch CJ, Bergamin O, Straumann D (2005) Residual torsion following ocular counterroll. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1039:81-7.

5. Straumann D, Schmid-Priscoveanu A, Palla A (2005) Klinische Relevanz des apparativen Kopfimpulstests. In: Westhofen M (ed) Vestibularisfunkton. Thieme: Wien, pp 169-173.

6. A. Palla, M. Tatalias, D. Straumann (2008) Hysteresis effects of the subjective visual vertical during continuous quasi-static whole-body roll rotation. Prog Brain Res. 171:271-5.

7. Marti S, Tarnutzer AA, Palla A, Straumann D (2008) Perserved otolith function in patients with cerebellar atrophy and bilateral vestibulopathy. Prog Brain Res 171:211-4

8. Palla S, Hargreaves KM, Winocur E, Palla A (2013). Advances in the dental and surgical management of orofacial pain. In Orofacial Pain, Sessle B (Editor), IASP (Publisher), Settle (accepted)

9. Palla A, Palla S (2013). Surgical treatment of the trigeminal nerve. In Orofacial Pain, Sessle B (Editor), IASP (Publisher), Settle (accepted)

10. Palla A (2014). Vestibuläre Migräne. In Migräne und Kopfschmerzen, Agosti R, Ahrend Locher C (Editors), Schulthess (accepted)