Undergraduate education

Washington University in St. Louis, BA, 2003

Years in MSTP



Neuroscience, 2009


Brad Postle, PhD

Thesis title

Neuroanatomical and neurophysiological bases of spatial working memory: studies with repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and electroencephalography


Radiology, Northwestern University, 2011-2016


Neuroradiology, Northwestern University, 2016-2017

Current position

Neuroradiologist, Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee

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Undergraduate or masters publications

Hamidi M, Drevets WC, Price JL. Glial reduction in amygdala in major depressive disorder is due to oligodendrocytes. Biol Psychiatry. 2004 Mar 15;55(6):563-9. PMID: 15013824.

PhD publications

Acheson DJ, Hamidi M, Binder JR, Postle BR. A common neural substrate for language production and verbal working memory. J Cogn Neurosci. 2011 Jun;23(6):1358-67. PMID: 20617889; PMCID: PMC3053417.

Hamidi M, Johson JS, Feredoes E, Postle BR. Does high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation produce residual and/or cumulative effects within an experimental session? Brain Topogr. 2011 Jan;23(4):355-67. PMID: 20623171; PMCID: PMC2978750.

Hamidi M, Slagter HA, Tononi G, Postle BR. Brain responses evoked by high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation: an event-related potential study. Brain Stimul. 2010 Jan;3(1):2-14. PMID: 20383278; PMCID: PMC2850212.

Johnson JS, Hamidi M, Postle BR. Using EEG to explore how rTMS produces its effects on behavior. Brain Topogr. 2010 Jan;22(4):281-93. PMID: 19915972; PMCID: PMC2907910.

Hamidi M, Slagter HA, Tononi G, Postle BR. Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Affects behavior by Biasing Endogenous Cortical Oscillations. Front Integr Neurosci. 2009;3:14. PMID: 19587850; PMCID: PMC2707056.

Hamidi M, Tononi G, Postle BR. Evaluating the role of prefrontal and parietal cortices in memory-guided response with repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation. Neuropsychologia. 2009 Jan;47(2):295-302. PMID: 18822306; PMCID: PMC2704005.

Hamidi M, Tononi G, Postle BR. Evaluating frontal and parietal contributions to spatial working memory with repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation. Brain Res. 2008 Sep 16;1230:202-10. PMID: 18662678; PMCID: PMC2612637.

Postle BR, Hamidi M. Nonvisual codes and nonvisual brain areas support visual working memory. Cereb Cortex. 2007 Sep;17(9):2151-62. PMID: 17150984.

Postle BR, Ferrarelli F, Hamidi M, Feredoes E, Massimini M, Peterson M, Alexander A, Tononi G. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation dissociates working memory manipulation from retention functions in the prefrontal, but not posterior parietal, cortex. J Cogn Neurosci. 2006 Oct;18(10):1712-22. PMID: 17014375.