Dr William Huynh

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Selected grants

2018

  • A multimodal approach combining novel electrophysiological and neuroimaging techniques to explore the pathophysiological mechanisms and disease spread in motor neuron disease; Huynh W; Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia/Postdoctoral Fellowship.

2017

  • Pathophysiology, site of disease onset and mechanisms of spread in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Vucic S, Menon P, Huynh W; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2016

  • In vivo markers of ALS disease activity - linking structure to function; Park S, Kiernan M, Fulham M, Fulham M, Ahmed R, Huynh W, Huynh W, Rowe D; Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia/Grants in aid.

2015

  • Motor Neuron Disease: A multidisciplinary approach to unravel the clinical phenotypes, and to improve diagnosis and management outcomes; Huynh W, Kiernan M; DVC Research/Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Scheme.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Huynh, W., Lee, M., Kiernan, M. (2015). Neurorehabilitation approaches for disorders of the peripheral nervous system. In Volker Dietz, Nick Ward (Eds.), The Oxford Textbook of Neurorehabilitation, (pp. 224-237). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Journals

  • Garg, N., Park, S., Howells, J., Noto, Y., Vucic, S., Yiannikas, C., Tomlinson, S., Huynh, W., Simon, N., Mathey, E., Spies, J., Pollard, J., Kiernan, M., et al (2018). Anti-MAG neuropathy: Role of IgM antibodies, the paranodal junction and juxtaparanodal potassium channels. Clinical Neurophysiology, 129(10), 2162-2169. [More Information]
  • Noto, Y., Simon, N., Selby, A., Garg, N., Shibuya, K., Shahrizaila, N., Huynh, W., Matamala, J., Dharmadasa, T., Park, S., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M. (2018). Ectopic impulse generation in peripheral nerve hyperexcitability syndromes and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Clinical Neurophysiology, 129(5), 974-980. [More Information]
  • Matamala, J., Howells, J., Dharmadasa, T., Huynh, W., Park, S., Burke, D., Kiernan, M. (2018). Excitability of sensory axons in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Clinical Neurophysiology, 129(7), 1472-1478. [More Information]
  • Tsugawa, J., Dharmadasa, T., Ma, Y., Huynh, W., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M. (2018). Fasciculation intensity and disease progression in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Clinical Neurophysiology, 129(10), 2149-2154. [More Information]
  • Dharmadasa, T., Huynh, W., Tsugawa, J., Shimatani, Y., Ma, Y., Kiernan, M. (2018). Implications of structural and functional brain changes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, 18(5), 407-419. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Kiernan, M. (2017). A man with MS asking about medicinal cannabis. Medicine Today, 18(7), 56-59.
  • Matamala, J., Geevasinga, N., Huynh, W., Dharmadasa, T., Howells, J., Simon, N., Menon, P., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M. (2017). Cortical function and corticomotoneuronal adaptation in monomelic amyotrophy. Clinical Neurophysiology, 128(8), 1488-1495. [More Information]
  • Noto, Y., Shibuya, K., Shahrizaila, N., Huynh, W., Matamala, J., Dharmadasa, T., Kiernan, M. (2017). Detection of fasciculations in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: The optimal ultrasound scan time. Muscle and Nerve, 56(6), 1068-1071. [More Information]
  • Garg, N., Park, S., Vucic, S., Yiannikas, C., Spies, J., Howells, J., Huynh, W., Matamala, J., Krishnan, A., Pollard, J., Kiernan, M., et al (2017). Differentiating lower motor neuron syndromes. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 88(6), 474-483. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Davis, M. (2017). Facial weakness and eyelid ptosis: Expanding the clinical heterogeneity of Bethlem myopathy from a novel gene mutation. Muscle and Nerve, 55(1), E2-E3. [More Information]
  • Moalem-Taylor, G., Baharuddin, B., Bennett, B., Krishnan, A., Huynh, W., Kiernan, M., Lin, C., Shulruf, B., Keoshkerian, E., Cameron, B., et al (2017). Immune dysregulation in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome. Scientific Reports, 7(8218), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Shibuya, K., Park, S., Howells, J., Huynh, W., Noto, Y., Shahrizaila, N., Matamala, J., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M. (2017). Laterality of motor cortical function measured by transcranial magnetic stimulation threshold tracking. Muscle and Nerve, 55(3), 424-427. [More Information]
  • Shahrizaila, N., Noto, Y., Simon, N., Huynh, W., Shibuya, K., Matamala, J., Dharmadasa, T., Devenney, E., Kennerson, M., Nicholson, G., Kiernan, M. (2017). Quantitative muscle ultrasound as a biomarker in Charcot-Marie-Tooth neuropathy. Clinical Neurophysiology, 128(1), 227-232. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Kwai, N., Arnold, R., Krishnan, A., Lin, C., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M. (2017). The effect of diabetes on cortical function in stroke: Implications for poststroke plasticity. Diabetes, 66(6), 1661-1670. [More Information]
  • Shibuya, K., Simon, N., Geevasinga, N., Menon, P., Howells, J., Park, S., Huynh, W., Noto, Y., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M. (2017). The evolution of motor cortical dysfunction in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Clinical Neurophysiology, 128, 1075-1082. [More Information]
  • Borire, A., Visser, L., Padua, L., Colebatch, J., Huynh, W., Simon, N., Kiernan, M., Krishnan, A. (2017). Utility of maximum perfusion sity as an ultrasonographic marker of intraneural blood flow. Muscle and Nerve, 55(1), 77-83. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Simon, N., Gro├čkreutz, J., Turner, M., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M. (2016). Assessment of the upper motor neuron in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Clinical Neurophysiology, 127(7), 2643-2660. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Pickering, H., Howells, J., Murray, J., Cormack, C., Lin, C., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M., Krishnan, A. (2016). Effect of fampridine on axonal excitability in multiple sclerosis. Clinical Neurophysiology, 127(7), 2636-2642. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Vucic, S., Krishnan, A., Lin, C., Kiernan, M. (2016). Exploring the evolution of cortical excitability following acute stroke. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 30(3), 244-257. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Huynh, W. (2016). Is Google good enough for medicine? Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 87(9), 915-915. [More Information]
  • Fong, M., Ghahreman, A., Masters, L., Huynh, W. (2016). Large intracranial meningioma masquerading as Parkinson's disease. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 87(11), 1251-2-s2.0-84940207491. [More Information]
  • Shibuya, K., Park, S., Geevasinga, N., Menon, P., Howells, J., Simon, N., Huynh, W., Noto, Y., Gotz, J., Kril, J., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M., et al (2016). Motor cortical function determines prognosis in sporadic ALS. Neurology, 87(5), 513-520. [More Information]
  • Shibuya, K., Park, S., Geevasinga, N., Huynh, W., Simon, N., Menon, P., Howells, J., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M. (2016). Threshold tracking transcranial magnetic stimulation: Effects of age and gender on motor cortical function. Clinical Neurophysiology, 127(6), 2355-2361. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Kiernan, M. (2015). A unique account of ALS in China: exploring ethnic heterogeneity. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 86(10), 1051-1052. [More Information]
  • Arnold, R., Huynh, W., Kiernan, M., Krishnan, A. (2015). Ion Channel Modulation as a Therapeutic Approach in Multiple Sclerosis. Current Medicinal Chemistry, 22(38), 4366-4378. [More Information]
  • Simon, N., Huynh, W., Vucic, S., Talbot, K., Kiernan, M. (2015). Motor neuron disease: Current management and future prospects. Internal Medicine Journal, 45(10), 1005-1013. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Kiernan, M. (2015). Peripheral nerve axonal excitability studies: expanding the neurophysiologist's armamentarium. Cerebellum and Ataxias, 2, 1-5. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Kiernan, M. (2014). Reply: Botulinum toxin injection for post-stroke spasticity. Muscle and Nerve, 49(6), 932-933. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Lin, C., Krishnan, A., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M. (2014). Transynaptic changes evident in peripheral axonal function after acute cerebellar infarct. Cerebellum, 13(6), 669-676. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Krishnan, A., Lin, C., Vucic, S., Katrak, P., Hornberger, M., Kiernan, M. (2013). Botulinum Toxin Modulates Cortical Maladaptation In Post-Stroke Spasticity. Muscle and Nerve, 48(1), 93-99. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Vucic, S., Krishnan, A., Lin, C., Hornberger, M., Kiernan, M. (2013). Longitudinal Plasticity Across the Neural Axis in Acute Stroke. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 27(3), 219-229. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Krishnan, A., Vucic, S., Lin, C., Kiernan, M. (2013). Motor Cortex Excitability in Acute Cerebellar Infarct. Cerebellum, 12(6), 826-834. [More Information]
  • Krishnan, A., Park, S., Huynh, W., Lin, C., Henderson, R., Kiernan, M. (2012). Impaired energy-dependent processes underlie acute lead neuropathy. Muscle and Nerve, 46(6), 954-956. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Kiernan, M. (2011). Nerve conduction studies. Australian Family Physician, 40(9), 693-697. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Krishnan, A., Lin, C., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M. (2011). The effects of large artery ischemia and subsequent recanalization on nerve excitability. Muscle and Nerve, 44(5), 841. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Lam, A., Vucic, S., Cheah, B., Clouston, P., Kiernan, M. (2010). Corticospinal tract dysfunction and development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis following electrical injury. Muscle and Nerve, 42(2), 288-292. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Cordato, D., Kehdi, E., Masters, L., Dedousis, C. (2008). Post-vaccination encephalomyelitis: literature review and illustrative case. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 15(12), 1315-1322. [More Information]
  • Kehdi, E., Huynh, W., Cordato, D., Bonura, A., Hanna, I. (2008). Spontaneous peroneal compartment syndrome causing acute foot drop. Internal Medicine Journal, 38(12), 926-930. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Lahoria, R., Beran, R., Cordato, D. (2007). Meningococcal meningitis and a negative cerebrospinal fluid: case report and its medicolegal implications. EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, 19(6), 553-5. [More Information]

2018

  • Garg, N., Park, S., Howells, J., Noto, Y., Vucic, S., Yiannikas, C., Tomlinson, S., Huynh, W., Simon, N., Mathey, E., Spies, J., Pollard, J., Kiernan, M., et al (2018). Anti-MAG neuropathy: Role of IgM antibodies, the paranodal junction and juxtaparanodal potassium channels. Clinical Neurophysiology, 129(10), 2162-2169. [More Information]
  • Noto, Y., Simon, N., Selby, A., Garg, N., Shibuya, K., Shahrizaila, N., Huynh, W., Matamala, J., Dharmadasa, T., Park, S., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M. (2018). Ectopic impulse generation in peripheral nerve hyperexcitability syndromes and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Clinical Neurophysiology, 129(5), 974-980. [More Information]
  • Matamala, J., Howells, J., Dharmadasa, T., Huynh, W., Park, S., Burke, D., Kiernan, M. (2018). Excitability of sensory axons in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Clinical Neurophysiology, 129(7), 1472-1478. [More Information]
  • Tsugawa, J., Dharmadasa, T., Ma, Y., Huynh, W., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M. (2018). Fasciculation intensity and disease progression in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Clinical Neurophysiology, 129(10), 2149-2154. [More Information]
  • Dharmadasa, T., Huynh, W., Tsugawa, J., Shimatani, Y., Ma, Y., Kiernan, M. (2018). Implications of structural and functional brain changes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, 18(5), 407-419. [More Information]

2017

  • Huynh, W., Kiernan, M. (2017). A man with MS asking about medicinal cannabis. Medicine Today, 18(7), 56-59.
  • Matamala, J., Geevasinga, N., Huynh, W., Dharmadasa, T., Howells, J., Simon, N., Menon, P., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M. (2017). Cortical function and corticomotoneuronal adaptation in monomelic amyotrophy. Clinical Neurophysiology, 128(8), 1488-1495. [More Information]
  • Noto, Y., Shibuya, K., Shahrizaila, N., Huynh, W., Matamala, J., Dharmadasa, T., Kiernan, M. (2017). Detection of fasciculations in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: The optimal ultrasound scan time. Muscle and Nerve, 56(6), 1068-1071. [More Information]
  • Garg, N., Park, S., Vucic, S., Yiannikas, C., Spies, J., Howells, J., Huynh, W., Matamala, J., Krishnan, A., Pollard, J., Kiernan, M., et al (2017). Differentiating lower motor neuron syndromes. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 88(6), 474-483. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Davis, M. (2017). Facial weakness and eyelid ptosis: Expanding the clinical heterogeneity of Bethlem myopathy from a novel gene mutation. Muscle and Nerve, 55(1), E2-E3. [More Information]
  • Moalem-Taylor, G., Baharuddin, B., Bennett, B., Krishnan, A., Huynh, W., Kiernan, M., Lin, C., Shulruf, B., Keoshkerian, E., Cameron, B., et al (2017). Immune dysregulation in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome. Scientific Reports, 7(8218), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Shibuya, K., Park, S., Howells, J., Huynh, W., Noto, Y., Shahrizaila, N., Matamala, J., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M. (2017). Laterality of motor cortical function measured by transcranial magnetic stimulation threshold tracking. Muscle and Nerve, 55(3), 424-427. [More Information]
  • Shahrizaila, N., Noto, Y., Simon, N., Huynh, W., Shibuya, K., Matamala, J., Dharmadasa, T., Devenney, E., Kennerson, M., Nicholson, G., Kiernan, M. (2017). Quantitative muscle ultrasound as a biomarker in Charcot-Marie-Tooth neuropathy. Clinical Neurophysiology, 128(1), 227-232. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Kwai, N., Arnold, R., Krishnan, A., Lin, C., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M. (2017). The effect of diabetes on cortical function in stroke: Implications for poststroke plasticity. Diabetes, 66(6), 1661-1670. [More Information]
  • Shibuya, K., Simon, N., Geevasinga, N., Menon, P., Howells, J., Park, S., Huynh, W., Noto, Y., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M. (2017). The evolution of motor cortical dysfunction in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Clinical Neurophysiology, 128, 1075-1082. [More Information]
  • Borire, A., Visser, L., Padua, L., Colebatch, J., Huynh, W., Simon, N., Kiernan, M., Krishnan, A. (2017). Utility of maximum perfusion sity as an ultrasonographic marker of intraneural blood flow. Muscle and Nerve, 55(1), 77-83. [More Information]

2016

  • Huynh, W., Simon, N., Gro├čkreutz, J., Turner, M., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M. (2016). Assessment of the upper motor neuron in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Clinical Neurophysiology, 127(7), 2643-2660. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Pickering, H., Howells, J., Murray, J., Cormack, C., Lin, C., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M., Krishnan, A. (2016). Effect of fampridine on axonal excitability in multiple sclerosis. Clinical Neurophysiology, 127(7), 2636-2642. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Vucic, S., Krishnan, A., Lin, C., Kiernan, M. (2016). Exploring the evolution of cortical excitability following acute stroke. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 30(3), 244-257. [More Information]
  • Lin, C., Huynh, W. (2016). Is Google good enough for medicine? Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 87(9), 915-915. [More Information]
  • Fong, M., Ghahreman, A., Masters, L., Huynh, W. (2016). Large intracranial meningioma masquerading as Parkinson's disease. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 87(11), 1251-2-s2.0-84940207491. [More Information]
  • Shibuya, K., Park, S., Geevasinga, N., Menon, P., Howells, J., Simon, N., Huynh, W., Noto, Y., Gotz, J., Kril, J., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M., et al (2016). Motor cortical function determines prognosis in sporadic ALS. Neurology, 87(5), 513-520. [More Information]
  • Shibuya, K., Park, S., Geevasinga, N., Huynh, W., Simon, N., Menon, P., Howells, J., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M. (2016). Threshold tracking transcranial magnetic stimulation: Effects of age and gender on motor cortical function. Clinical Neurophysiology, 127(6), 2355-2361. [More Information]

2015

  • Huynh, W., Kiernan, M. (2015). A unique account of ALS in China: exploring ethnic heterogeneity. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 86(10), 1051-1052. [More Information]
  • Arnold, R., Huynh, W., Kiernan, M., Krishnan, A. (2015). Ion Channel Modulation as a Therapeutic Approach in Multiple Sclerosis. Current Medicinal Chemistry, 22(38), 4366-4378. [More Information]
  • Simon, N., Huynh, W., Vucic, S., Talbot, K., Kiernan, M. (2015). Motor neuron disease: Current management and future prospects. Internal Medicine Journal, 45(10), 1005-1013. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Lee, M., Kiernan, M. (2015). Neurorehabilitation approaches for disorders of the peripheral nervous system. In Volker Dietz, Nick Ward (Eds.), The Oxford Textbook of Neurorehabilitation, (pp. 224-237). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Huynh, W., Kiernan, M. (2015). Peripheral nerve axonal excitability studies: expanding the neurophysiologist's armamentarium. Cerebellum and Ataxias, 2, 1-5. [More Information]

2014

  • Huynh, W., Kiernan, M. (2014). Reply: Botulinum toxin injection for post-stroke spasticity. Muscle and Nerve, 49(6), 932-933. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Lin, C., Krishnan, A., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M. (2014). Transynaptic changes evident in peripheral axonal function after acute cerebellar infarct. Cerebellum, 13(6), 669-676. [More Information]

2013

  • Huynh, W., Krishnan, A., Lin, C., Vucic, S., Katrak, P., Hornberger, M., Kiernan, M. (2013). Botulinum Toxin Modulates Cortical Maladaptation In Post-Stroke Spasticity. Muscle and Nerve, 48(1), 93-99. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Vucic, S., Krishnan, A., Lin, C., Hornberger, M., Kiernan, M. (2013). Longitudinal Plasticity Across the Neural Axis in Acute Stroke. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 27(3), 219-229. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Krishnan, A., Vucic, S., Lin, C., Kiernan, M. (2013). Motor Cortex Excitability in Acute Cerebellar Infarct. Cerebellum, 12(6), 826-834. [More Information]

2012

  • Krishnan, A., Park, S., Huynh, W., Lin, C., Henderson, R., Kiernan, M. (2012). Impaired energy-dependent processes underlie acute lead neuropathy. Muscle and Nerve, 46(6), 954-956. [More Information]

2011

  • Huynh, W., Kiernan, M. (2011). Nerve conduction studies. Australian Family Physician, 40(9), 693-697. [More Information]
  • Huynh, W., Krishnan, A., Lin, C., Vucic, S., Kiernan, M. (2011). The effects of large artery ischemia and subsequent recanalization on nerve excitability. Muscle and Nerve, 44(5), 841. [More Information]

2010

  • Huynh, W., Lam, A., Vucic, S., Cheah, B., Clouston, P., Kiernan, M. (2010). Corticospinal tract dysfunction and development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis following electrical injury. Muscle and Nerve, 42(2), 288-292. [More Information]

2008

  • Huynh, W., Cordato, D., Kehdi, E., Masters, L., Dedousis, C. (2008). Post-vaccination encephalomyelitis: literature review and illustrative case. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 15(12), 1315-1322. [More Information]
  • Kehdi, E., Huynh, W., Cordato, D., Bonura, A., Hanna, I. (2008). Spontaneous peroneal compartment syndrome causing acute foot drop. Internal Medicine Journal, 38(12), 926-930. [More Information]

2007

  • Huynh, W., Lahoria, R., Beran, R., Cordato, D. (2007). Meningococcal meningitis and a negative cerebrospinal fluid: case report and its medicolegal implications. EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, 19(6), 553-5. [More Information]

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