Undergraduate education

University of Washington-Seattle, BS, 2003

Years in MSTP

2004-2013

PhD

Neuroscience, 2010

Mentor

Giulio Tononi, MD, PhD

Thesis title

Brain plasticity and local sleep homeostasis: an electrophysiological perspective

Residency

Neurology, Washington University in St. Louis, 2013-2017

Fellowship

Sleep Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis, 2017-

Current position

Fellow, Department of Neurology, Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine

PhD publications

Plante DT, Landsness EC, Peterson MJ, Goldstein MR, Riedner BA, Wanger T, Guokas JJ, Tononi G, Benca RM. Sex-related differences in sleep slow wave activity in major depressive disorder: a high-density EEG investigation. BMC Psychiatry. 2012 Sep 18;12:146. PMID: 22989072; PMCID: PMC3507703.

Goldstein MR, Plante DT, Hulse BK, Sarasso S, Landsness EC, Tononi G, Benca RM. Overnight changes in waking auditory evoked potential amplitude reflect altered sleep homeostasis in major depression. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 2012 Jun;125(6):468-77. PMID: 22097901; PMCID: PMC3303968.

Plante DT, Landsness EC, Peterson MJ, Goldstein MR, Wanger T, Guokas JJ, Tononi G, Benca RM. Altered slow wave activity in major depressive disorder with hypersomnia: a high density EEG pilot study. Psychiatry Res. 2012 Mar 31;201(3):240-4. PMID: 22512951; PMCID: PMC3361575.

Landsness EC, Ferrarelli F, Sarasso S, Goldstein MR, Riedner BA, Cirelli C, Perfetti B, Moisello C, Ghilardi MF, Tononi G. Electrophysiological traces of visuomotor learning and their renormalization after sleep. Clin Neurophysiol. 2011 Dec;122(12):2418-25. PMID: 21652261; PMCID: PMC3191313.

Perfetti B, Moisello C, Landsness EC, Kvint S, Lanzafame S, Onofrj M, Di Rocco A, Tononi G, Ghilardi MF. Modulation of gamma and theta spectral amplitude and phase synchronization is associated with the development of visuo-motor learning. J Neurosci. 2011 Oct 12;31(41):14810-9. PMID: 21994398; PMCID: PMC3206224. 

Hulse BK, Landsness EC, Sarasso S, Ferrarelli F, Guokas JJ, Wanger T, Tononi G. A postsleep decline in auditory evoked potential amplitude reflects sleep homeostasis. Clin Neurophysiol. 2011 Aug;122(8):1549-55. PMID: 21420904; PMCID: PMC3134628.

Landsness EC, Goldstein MR, Peterson MJ, Tononi G, Benca RM. Antidepressant effects of selective slow wave sleep deprivation in major depression: a high-density EEG investigation. J Psychiatr Res. 2011 Aug;45(8):1019-26. PMID: 21397252; PMCID: PMC3119746.

Murphy M, Bruno MA, Riedner BA, Boveroux P, Noirhomme Q, Landsness EC, Brichant JF, Phillips C, Massimini M, Laureys S, Tononi G, Boly M. Propofol anesthesia and sleep: a high-density EEG study. Sleep. 2011 Mar 1;34(3):283-91A. PMID: 21358845; PMCID: PMC3041704.

Perfetti B, Moisello C, Landsness EC, Kvint S, Pruski A, Onofrj M, Tononi G, Ghilardi MF. Temporal evolution of oscillatory activity predicts performance in a choice-reaction time reaching task. J Neurophysiol. 2011 Jan;105(1):18-27. PMID: 21047934; PMCID: PMC3023373.

Perfetti B, Moisello C, Lanzafame S, Varanese S, Landsness EC, Onofrj M, Di Rocco A, Tononi G, Ghilardi MF. Attention modulation regulates both motor and non-motor performance: a high-density EEG study in Parkinson's disease. Arch Ital Biol. 2010 Sep;148(3):279-88. PMID: 21175014; PMCID: PMC3071648.

Maatta S, Landsness E, Sarasso S, Ferrarelli F, Ferreri F, Ghilardi MF, Tononi G. The effects of morning training on night sleep: a behavioral and EEG study. Brain Res Bull. 2010 Apr 29;82(1-2):118-23. PMID: 20105456; PMCID: PMC2862084.

Tononi G, Landsness E. Slow-wave sleep and brain plasticity. In: Roth T, Dijk DJ (eds.), Slow-wave sleep: Beyond Insomnia. The importance of slow-wave sleep for your patients. Phoenix, AZ: Wolters Kluwer Publishing. 2010: 67-81.

Landsness EC, Crupi D, Hulse BK, Peterson MJ, Huber R, Ansari H, Coen M, Cirelli C, Benca RM, Ghilardi MF, Tononi G. Sleep-dependent improvement in visuomotor learning: a causal role for slow waves. Sleep. 2009 Oct;32(10):1273-84. PMID: 19848357; PMCID: PMC2753806.

Plante DT, Goldstein MR, Landsness EC, Peterson MJ, Riedner BA, Ferrarelli F, Wanger T, Guokas JJ, Tononi G, Benca RM. Topographic and sex-related differences in sleep spindles in major depressive disorder: a high-density EEG investigation. J Affect Disord. 2013 Mar 20;146(1):120-5. PMID: 22974470; PMCID: PMC3648867.

Plante DT, Goldstein MR, Landsness EC, Riedner BA, Guokas JJ, Wanger T, Tononi G, Benca RM. Altered overnight modulation of spontaneous waking EEG reflects altered sleep homeostasis in major depressive disorder: A high-density EEG investigation. J Affect Disord. 2013 Sep 25;150(3):1167-73. PMID: 23810359; PMCID: PMC3760229.