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Thomas C. Maloney, MS

Research Associate

Research Associate

Radiology | College of Medicine

  • B.S.: University of Cincinnati (Physics)
  • M.S.: University of Cincinnati (Physics)
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Research Interests

Tom has more than a decade of experience in image processing and statistical analysis of functional and structural MRI.  He is an experienced programmer in multiple languages, including Python, Bash and R.  Tom enjoys constructing complex image analysis workflows and pipelines for large imaging studies.  He also enjoys creating image analysis algorithms to extract quantitative features from imaging datasets. He is currently working toward his PhD in Biomedical Informatics and hopes to ...

Peer Reviewed Publications

Epstein, Jeffery N; Karalunas, Sarah L; Tamm, Leanne; Dudley, Jonathan A; Lynch, James D; Altaye, Mekibib; Simon, John O; Maloney, Thomas C; Atluri, Gowtham 2022. Examining reaction time variability on the stop-signal task in the ABCD study. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS, , 1-11

Stewart, Hannah J; Cash, Erin K; Hunter, Lisa L; Maloney, Thomas; Vannest, Jennifer; Moore, David R 2022. Speech cortical activation and connectivity in typically developing children and those with listening difficulties. NeuroImage. Clinical, 36 , 103172

Suñol, Maria; Payne, Michael F; Tong, Han; Maloney, Thomas C; Ting, Tracy V; Kashikar-Zuck, Susmita; Coghill, Robert C; López-Solà, Marina 2022. Brain Structural Changes During Juvenile Fibromyalgia: Relationships With Pain, Fatigue, and Functional Disability. Arthritis & rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.), 74 7, 1284-1294

Tong, Han; Maloney, Thomas C; Payne, Michael F; King, Christopher D; Ting, Tracy V; Kashikar-Zuck, Susmita; Coghill, Robert C; López-Solà, Marina 2022. Processing of pain by the developing brain: evidence of differences between adolescent and adult females. Pain, ,

Williamson, Brady J; Khandwala, Vivek; Wang, David; Maloney, Thomas; Sucharew, Heidi; Horn, Paul; Haverbusch, Mary; Alwell, Kathleen; Gangatirkar, Shantala; Mahammedi, Abdelkader; Wang, Lily L; Tomsick, Thomas; Gaskill-Shipley, Mary; Cornelius, Rebecca; Khatri, Pooja; Kissela, Brett; Vagal, Achala 2022. Automated grading of enlarged perivascular spaces in clinical imaging data of an acute stroke cohort using an interpretable, 3D deep learning framework. Scientific reports, 12 1, 788

Boyne, Pierce; Doren, Sarah; Scholl, Victoria; Staggs, Emily; Whitesel, Dustyn; Maloney, Thomas; Awosika, Oluwole; Kissela, Brett; Dunning, Kari; Vannest, Jennifer 2021. Functional magnetic resonance brain imaging of imagined walking to study locomotor function after stroke. Clinical neurophysiology : official journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology, 132 1, 167-177

Gutierrez-Colina, Ana M; Vannest, Jennifer; Maloney, Thomas; Wade, Shari L; Combs, Angela; Horowitz-Kraus, Tzipi; Modi, Avani C 2021. The neural basis of executive functioning deficits in adolescents with epilepsy: a resting-state fMRI connectivity study of working memory. Brain imaging and behavior, 15 1, 166-176

Li, Hailong; He, Lili; Dudley, Jonathan A; Maloney, Thomas C; Somasundaram, Elanchezhian; Brady, Samuel L; Parikh, Nehal A; Dillman, Jonathan R 2021. DeepLiverNet: a deep transfer learning model for classifying liver stiffness using clinical and T2-weighted magnetic resonance imaging data in children and young adults. Pediatric radiology, 51 3, 392-402

Spencer, Caroline; Vannest, Jennifer; Maas, Edwin; Preston, Jonathan L; Redle, Erin; Maloney, Thomas; Boyce, Suzanne 2021. Neuroimaging of the Syllable Repetition Task in Children With Residual Speech Sound Disorder. Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR, 64 6S, 2223-2233

Vannest, Jennifer; Radhakrishnan, Rupa; Gutierrez-Colina, Ana M; Wade, Shari L; Maloney, Thomas; Combs, Angela; Turnier, Luke; Merder, Shelby; Altaye, Mekibib; Tzipi-Horowitz-Kraus, ; Modi, Avani C 2021. Altered functional network connectivity and working memory dysfunction in adolescents with epilepsy. Brain imaging and behavior, ,

Beckwith, Travis; Cecil, Kim; Altaye, Mekibib; Severs, Rachel; Wolfe, Christopher; Percy, Zana; Maloney, Thomas; Yolton, Kimberly; LeMasters, Grace; Brunst, Kelly; Ryan, Patrick 2020. Reduced gray matter volume and cortical thickness associated with traffic-related air pollution in a longitudinally studied pediatric cohort. PloS one, 15 1, e0228092

Brunst, Kelly J; Ryan, Patrick H; Altaye, Mekibib; Yolton, Kimberly; Maloney, Thomas; Beckwith, Travis; LeMasters, Grace; Cecil, Kim M 2019. Myo-inositol mediates the effects of traffic-related air pollution on generalized anxiety symptoms at age 12?years. Environmental research, 175 , 71-78

Espay, Alberto J; Ries, Scott; Maloney, Thomas; Vannest, Jennifer; Neefus, Erin; Dwivedi, Alok K; Allendorfer, Jane B; Wulsin, Lawson R; LaFrance, W Curt; Lang, Anthony E; Szaflarski, Jerzy P 2019. Clinical and neural responses to cognitive behavioral therapy for functional tremor. Neurology, 93 19, e1787-e1798

He, Lili; Li, Hailong; Dudley, Jonathan A; Maloney, Thomas C; Brady, Samuel L; Somasundaram, Elanchezhian; Trout, Andrew T; Dillman, Jonathan R 2019. Machine Learning Prediction of Liver Stiffness Using Clinical and T2-Weighted MRI Radiomic Data. AJR. American journal of roentgenology, 213 3, 592-601

Vannest, Jennifer; Maloney, Thomas C; Tenney, Jeffrey R; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Morita, Diego; Byars, Anna W; Altaye, Mekibib; Holland, Scott K; Glauser, Tracy A 2019. Changes in functional organization and functional connectivity during story listening in children with benign childhood epilepsy with centro-temporal spikes. Brain and language, 193 , 10-17

Boyne, Pierce; Maloney, Thomas; DiFrancesco, Mark; Fox, Michael D; Awosika, Oluwole; Aggarwal, Pushkar; Woeste, Jennifer; Jaroch, Laurel; Braswell, Daniel; Vannest, Jennifer 2018. Resting-state functional connectivity of subcortical locomotor centers explains variance in walking capacity. Human brain mapping, 39 12, 4831-4843

Dietz, Aimee; Vannest, Jennifer; Maloney, Thomas; Altaye, Mekibib; Holland, Scott; Szaflarski, Jerzy P 2018. The feasibility of improving discourse in people with aphasia through AAC: Clinical and functional MRI correlates. Aphasiology, 32 6, 693-719

Espay, Alberto J; Maloney, Thomas; Vannest, Jennifer; Norris, Matthew M; Eliassen, James C; Neefus, Erin; Allendorfer, Jane B; Chen, Robert; Szaflarski, Jerzy P 2018. Dysfunction in emotion processing underlies functional (psychogenic) dystonia. Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society, 33 1, 136-145

Espay, Alberto J; Maloney, Thomas; Vannest, Jennifer; Norris, Matthew M; Eliassen, James C; Neefus, Erin; Allendorfer, Jane B; Lang, Anthony E; Szaflarski, Jerzy P 2018. Impaired emotion processing in functional (psychogenic) tremor: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study. NeuroImage. Clinical, 17 , 179-187

Yuan, Weihong; Dudley, Jonathan; Barber Foss, Kim D; Ellis, Jonathan D; Thomas, Staci; Galloway, Ryan T; DiCesare, Christopher A; Leach, James L; Adams, Janet; Maloney, Thomas; Gadd, Brooke; Smith, David; Epstein, Jeff N; Grooms, Dustin R; Logan, Kelsey; Howell, David R; Altaye, Mekibib; Myer, Gregory D 2018. Mild Jugular Compression Collar Ameliorated Changes in Brain Activation of Working Memory after One Soccer Season in Female High School Athletes. Journal of neurotrauma, 35 11, 1248-1259

Yuan, Weihong; Leach, James; Maloney, Thomas; Altaye, Mekibib; Smith, David; Gubanich, Paul J; Barber Foss, Kim D; Thomas, Staci; DiCesare, Christopher A; Kiefer, Adam W; Myer, Gregory D 2017. Neck Collar with Mild Jugular Vein Compression Ameliorates Brain Activation Changes during a Working Memory Task after a Season of High School Football. Journal of neurotrauma, 34 16, 2432-2444

Dietz, Aimee; Vannest, Jennifer; Maloney, Thomas; Altaye, Mekibib; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Holland, Scott K 2016. The Calculation of Language Lateralization Indices in Post-stroke Aphasia: A Comparison of a Standard and a Lesion-Adjusted Formula. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 10 , 493

Vannest, Jennifer; Tenney, Jeffrey R; Altaye, Mekibib; Byars, Anna W; Spencer, Caroline; Maloney, Thomas C; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Morita, Diego; Glauser, Tracy A 2016. Impact of frequency and lateralization of interictal discharges on neuropsychological and fine motor status in children with benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes. Epilepsia, 57 8, e161-7

Redle, Erin; Vannest, Jennifer; Maloney, Thomas; Tsevat, Rebecca K; Eikenberry, Sarah; Lewis, Barbara; Shriberg, Lawrence D; Tkach, Jean; Holland, Scott K 2015. Functional MRI evidence for fine motor praxis dysfunction in children with persistent speech disorders. Brain research, 1597 , 47-56

Sroka, M Claire; Vannest, Jennifer; Maloney, Thomas C; Horowitz-Kraus, Tzipi; Byars, Anna W; Holland, Scott K 2015. Relationship between receptive vocabulary and the neural substrates for story processing in preschoolers. Brain imaging and behavior, 9 1, 43-55

Vannest, Jennifer; Maloney, Thomas; Kay, Benjamin; Siegel, Miriam; Allendorfer, Jane B; Banks, Christi; Altaye, Mekibib; Szaflarski, Jerzy P 2015. Age related-changes in the neural basis of self-generation in verbal paired associate learning. NeuroImage. Clinical, 7 , 537-46

Vannest, Jennifer; Tenney, Jeffrey R; Gelineau-Morel, Rose; Maloney, Thomas; Glauser, Tracy A 2015. Cognitive and behavioral outcomes in benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 45 , 85-91

Tan, Lirong; Chen, Ye; Maloney, Thomas C; Caré, Marguerite M; Holland, Scott K; Lu, Long J 2013. Combined analysis of sMRI and fMRI imaging data provides accurate disease markers for hearing impairment. NeuroImage. Clinical, 3 , 416-28

Rajagopal A.; Shimony J.; McKinstry R.; Altaye M.; Maloney T.; Mangano F.; Limbrick D.; Holland S.; Jones B.; Simpson S.; Mercer D.; Yuan W. 12-01-2013. White matter microstructural abnormality in children with hydrocephalus detected by probabilistic di American Journal of Neuroradiology, 34 12, 2379-2385

Tan L.; Chen Y.; Maloney T.; Caré M.; Holland S.; Lu L. 11-11-2013. Combined analysis of sMRI and fMRI imaging data provides accurate disease markers for hearing impair NeuroImage: Clinical, 3 , 416-428

Dietz A.; Vannest J.; Maloney T.; Altaye M.; Szaflarski J.; Holland S. 10-13-2016. The calculation of language lateralization indices in post-stroke aphasia: A comparison of a standar Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10 OCT2016,

Dietz A.; Vannest J.; Maloney T.; Altaye M.; Holland S.; Szaflarski J.P. 06-03-2018. The feasibility of improving discourse in people with aphasia through AAC: clinical and functional M Aphasiology, 32 6, 693-719

Vannest J.; Radhakrishnan R.; Gutierrez-Colina A.M.; Wade S.L.; Maloney T.; Combs A.; Turnier L.; Merder S.; Altaye M.; Tzipi-Horowitz-Kraus; Modi A.C. 01-01-2021. Altered functional network connectivity and working memory dysfunction in adolescents with epilepsy Brain Imaging and Behavior, ,

Maloney, Thomas C; Tenney, Jeffrey R; Szaflarski, Jerzy P; Vannest, Jennifer . Simultaneous Electroencephalography and Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging and the Identification of Epileptic Networks in Children. Journal of pediatric epilepsy, 4 4, 174-183

Wu, Steve W; Maloney, Thomas; Gilbert, Donald L; Dixon, Stephan G; Horn, Paul S; Huddleston, David A; Eaton, Kenneth; Vannest, Jennifer . Functional MRI-navigated repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation over supplementary motor area in chronic tic disorders. Brain stimulation, 7 2, 212-8