Forthcoming/in preparation

Dystonia.  Sadnicka A, Meppelink AM, Kalinowski A, Oakeschott P, van den Dool J. 

Sadnicka A, Wiestler T, Butler K, Edwards M, Diedrichsen J, Ejaz N. Global deficit in dexterity in in musicians’ dystonia but cortical sensorimotor representations remain normal. 




Sadnicka A, Rocchi L, Latorre A, Antelmi E, Teo J, Pareés I, Hoffland BS, Brock K, Kornysheva K, Edwards MJ, Bhatia KP, Rothwell JC.  The final blink: intact cerebellar associative learning in isolated dystonia. MedRxiv.


Latorre A, Rocchi L, Sadnicka A.  The Expanding Horizon of Neural Stimulation for Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders. Frontiers in Neurology. 2021 May 14;12:669690.


Sadnicka A, Mardell L, Bestmann S. Computational Neuroscience with Global Accessibility.  Lancet Neurol.2021 Apr;20(4):257-258. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(21)00074-0. Epub 2021 Mar 17. PMID: 33743232.





Sadnicka A, Hamada M.  Plasticity and dystonia: a hypothesis shrouded in variability. Exp Brain Res. 2020 Aug;238(7-8):1611-1617.

Sadnicka A, Daum C, Meppelink AM, Manohar S, Edwards M. Reduced drift rate: a biomarker of impaired information processing in functional movement disorders. Brain. 2020 Feb 1;143(2):674-683



Sadnicka A, Galea JM, Edward MJ.  What can kinematic studies tell us about the mechanisms of dystonia. Progress in Brain Research   2019;249:251-260.

Sadnicka A, Llobet-Rosset J.   A motor control model for task-specific dystonia and its rehabilitation.  Progress in Brain Research 2019;249:269-283.

Beudel M, Sadnicka A, Edwards MJ, Jong BM.  Linking pathological oscillations with altered temporal processing in Parkinson's disease: neurophysiological mechanisms and implications for neuromodulation.  Frontiers of Neurology.  2019 May 10;10:462.

Kornysheva K, Bush D, Meyer S, Sadnicka A, Barnes N, Burgess N. Neural competitive queuing of ordinal structure underlies skilled sequential action. Neuron. 2019 Mar 20;101(6):1166-1180.e3



Sadnicka A, Kornysheva K. What’s in a name? Conundrums common to the task-specific disorders.  Editorial for Movement Disorders Clinical Practice. 2018 Nov 8;5(6):573-574.


Sadnicka A, Galea J, Chen JC, Warner T, Bhatia KP, Rothwell JC, Edwards MJ.  Delineating cerebellar mechanisms in DYT11.  Movement Disorders. 2018. Dec; 33(12):1956-1961.


Chen JC, Macerollo A, Sadnicka A, Lu MK, Tsai CH, Korlipara P, Bhatia K, Rothwell JC, Edwards MJ. Cervical dystonia: Normal auditory mismatch negativity and abnormal somatosensory mismatch negativity. Clin Neurophysiol. 2018 Sep;129(9):1947-1954.


Kassavetis P, Sadnicka A,  Saifee TA, Pareés I, Kojovic M, Bhatia KP, Rothwell JC, Edwards MJ. Reappraising the role of motor surround inhibition in dystonia.  J Neurol Sci. 2018 Jul 15;390:178-183.


Butler K, Sadnicka A, Freeman J, Edwards MJ.  Sensory–motor rehabilitation therapy for task-specific focal hand dystonia: A feasibility study. Journal of Hand therapy. 2018;23(2):53-63


Sadnicka A, Stevenson A, Bhatia KP, Rothwell JC, Edwards MJ, Galea JM.  Increased motor variability is detrimental for motor performance in DYT1 dystonia.  Nature Scientific Reports.   Feb 25;8(1):3653.

Sadnicka A, Kornysheva, K, Rothwell JC, Edwards MJ. A unifying motor control framework for task-specific dystonia. Nat Rev Neurol. 2018 Feb;14(2):116-124. 


Sadnicka A, Farmer SF. The Crossed Flexor Plantar Response in Patients with Klippel-Feil Syndrome. Case Rep Neurol. 2017 May 19;9(2):143-148.


Sadnicka A, Daum C, Cordivari C, Bhatia KP, Rothwell JC, Manohar S, Edwards MJ. Mind the gap: temporal discrimination and dystonia. Eur J Neurol. 2017 Jun;24(6):796-806.



Sadnicka A, Kassavetis P, Pareés I, Meppelink AM, Butler K, Edwards M. Task-specific dystonia: pathophysiology and management. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2016 Sep;87(9):968-74.

Macerollo A, Chen JC, Parees I, Sadnicka A, Kassavetis P, Bhatia KP, Kilner JM, Rothwell JC, Edwards MJ. Abnormal movement-related suppression of sensory evoked potentials in upper limb dystonia. Eur J Neurol. 2016 Mar;23(3):562-8.




Sadnicka A, Edwards M J. Bhatia KP.  Writer’s cramp.  Book Chapter in Challenging Concepts in Neurology.  Oxford University Press


Sadnicka A, Edwards MJ. The influence of reward and punishment on motor learning. Mov Disord. 2015 Aug 8. doi: 10.1002/mds.26372.


Saifee TA, Pareés I, Kassavetis P, Kaski D, Bronstein AM, Rothwell JC, Sadnicka A, Lunn MP, Manji H, Teo JT, Bhatia KP, Reilly MM, Edwards MJ. Tremor in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease: No evidence of cerebellar dysfunction. Clin Neurophysiol. 2015 Sep;126(9):1817-24.


Sadnicka, A, Kassavetis P, Parees I, Saifee, Rothwell JC, Edwards MJ.  All in the blink of the eye: insights into the pathophysiology of DYT1 and DYT6 dystonia. Eur J Neurol. 2015 May;22(5):762-7.





Sadnicka A, Patani B, Saifee T, Kassevitis P, Parees I, Korlipara P, Bhatia KP, Rothwell JC, Galea JM, Edwards MJ.  Normal motor adaptation in cervical dystonia:  a fundamental cerebellar computation is intact. Cerebellum. 2014 13(5):558-67.


Sadnicka A, Hamada M, Bhatia KP, Rothwell JC, Edwards MJ.  A reflection on plasticity in writing dystonia.  Mov Disord 2014. 29(8):980-7.


Kassavetis P, Sadnicka A, Saifee TA, Belvisi D, van den Bos M, Parees I, Kojovic M, Rothwell JC, Edwards MJ.  Motor surround inhibition is not correlated with activity in surround muscles. Eur J Neuroscience  2014. 40(3):2541-7.


Sadnicka A, Hamada M, Bhatia KP, Rothwell JC, Edwards MJ.  Cerebellar stimulation fails to modulate cortical plasticity in writing dystonia.  Mov Disord. 2014 29(10):1304-7.


Popa T, Milani P, Richard A, Hubsch C, Brochard V, Tranchant C, Sadnicka A, Rothwell J, Vidailhet M, Meunier S, Roze E. The Neurophysiological Features of Myoclonus-Dystonia and Differentiation From Other Dystonias. JAMA Neurol. 2014 71(5):6012-9.


Pareés I, Kojovic M, Pires C, Rubio-Agusti I, Saifee TA, Sadnicka A, Kassavetis P, Macerollo A, Bhatia KP, Carson A, Stone J, Edwards MJ. Physical precipitating factors in functional movement disorders. J Neurol Sci. 2014 Mar 15;338(1-2):174-7.




Katschnig-Winter P, Schwingenschuh P, Davare M, Sadnicka A, Schmidt R, Rothwell JC, Bhatia KP, Edwards MJ. Motor sequence learning and motor adaptation in primary cervical dystonia.  J Clin Neurosci. 2013


Grimaldi G, Argyropoulos GP, Boehringer A, Celnik P, Edwards MJ, Ferrucci R, Galea JM, Groiss SJ, Hiraoka K, Kassavetis P, Lesage E, Manto M, Miall RC, Priori A, Sadnicka A, Ugawa Y, Ziemann U. Non-invasive Cerebellar Stimulation-a Consensus Paper.  Cerebellum. 2013


Sadnicka A, Kimmich O, Pisarek C, Ruge D, Galea J, Kassavetis P, Pareés I, Saifee T, Molloy A, Bradley D, O'Riordan S, Zrinzo L, Hariz M, Bhatia KP, Limousin P, Foltynie T, Rothwell JC, Hutchinson M, Edwards MJ.  Pallidal stimulation for cervical dystonia does not correct abnormal temporal discrimination.  Mov Disord. 2013 Nov;28(13):1874-7.


Pareés I, Saifee TA, Kojovic M, Kassavetis P, Rubio-Agusti I, Sadnicka A, Bhatia KP, Edwards MJ. Functional (psychogenic) symptoms in Parkinson's disease.Mov Disord. 2013 Oct;28(12):1622-7.


Pareés I, Kassavetis P, Saifee TA, Sadnicka A, Davare M, Bhatia KP, Rothwell JC, Bestmann S,  Edwards MJ. Failure of explicit movement control in patients with functional motor symptoms. Mov Disord. 2013 Apr;28(4):517-23. 


Sadnicka A, Kassavetis P, Saifee TA, Pareés I, Rothwell JC, Edwards MJ. Cerebellar transcranial direct current stimulation does not alter motor surround inhibition.  Int J Neurosci. 2013 Jun;123(6):425-32.





Kassavetis P, Saifee TA, Sadnicka A, Pareés I, Kojovic M, Rothwell JC, Edwards MJ.  Adaptation of surround inhibition in the human motor system..  Exp Brain Res. 2012;222(3):211-7.


Sadnicka A, Sheerin UM, Kaplan C, Molloy S, Muraro PA.  Primary progressive multiple sclerosis developing in the context of young onset Parkinson's disease. Mult Scler. 2012 Apr 20.


Hamada M, Strigaro G, Murase N, Sadnicka A, Galea JM, Edwards MJ, Rothwell JC. Cerebellar modulation of human associative plasticity.  J Physiol. 2012;590(Pt 10):2365-74.


Sadnicka A, Hoffland BS, Bhatia KP, van de Warrenburg BP, Edwards MJ.  The cerebellum in dystonia - help or hindrance? Clin Neurophysiol. 2012;123(1):65-70.


Kojovic M, Pareés I, Sadnicka A, Kassavetis P, Rubio-Agusti I, Saifee TA, Bologna M, Rothwell JC, Edwards MJ, Bhatia KP. The Brighter Side of Music in Dystonia.  Arch Neurol. 2012 Mar 30.


Pareés I, Kassavetis P, Saifee TA, Sadnicka A, Bhatia KP, Fotopoulou A, Edwards MJ.  'Jumping to conclusions' bias in functional movement disorders.  J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2012;83(4):460-3.


Bentley P, Rosso M, Sadnicka A, Israeli-Korn S, Laffan M, Sharma P.Intravenous immunoglobulin increases plasma viscosity without parallel rise in blood pressure.  J Clin Pharm Ther. 2012;37(3):286-90.




Sadnicka, A., Reilly, M., Mummery, C., Lunn, M.  Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy, Morvan’s Syndrome and Myasthenia Gravis in a single patient: Efficacy of Rituximab. JNNP 2011;82(2):230-2