Thomas Brashers-Krug, MD, PhD

Staff Physician VA Medical Center
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Information

Office: 9W20 Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Iowa City, IA 52242


BA, Columbia University, New York, NY
PhD, Cognitive Neuroscience, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
MD, Rush Medical School, Chicago, IL

Resident, Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Licensure and Certifications

Medical License - Iowa Board of Medical Examiners
Psychiatry Board Certification - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology


Epping, E. A., Kim, J. I., Craufurd, D., Brashers-Krug, T. M., Anderson, K. E., McCusker, E., Luther, J., Long, J. D. & Paulsen, J. S. (2016). Longitudinal Psychiatric Symptoms in Prodromal Huntington's Disease: A Decade of Data. The American journal of psychiatry, 173(2), 184-92. PMID: 26472629.

Brashers-Krug, T., Jorge, R. (2015). Bi-Directional Tuning of Amygdala Sensitivity in Combat Veterans Investigated with fMRI. PloS one, 10(6), e0130246. PMID: 26120848.

Brashers-Krug, T., Kim, J. S., Reading, S. A., Calhoun, V. D., Ross, C. A. & Pearlson, G. D. (2004). Functional MRI study of a serial reaction time task in Huntington's disease. Psychiatry Res, 131(1), 23-30. PMID: 15246452.

Brashers-Krug, T., Krebs, H. I., Rauch, S. L., Hogan, N., Rubin, R. H., Fischman, A. J., Alpert, N. M. & Savage, C. R. (1998). Robot-aided functional imaging: application to a motor learning study. Human Brain Mapping, 6(1), 409-419. PMID: 9673663.

Brashers-Krug, T., Shadmehr, R. (1997). Functional stages in the formation of human long-term motor memory. Journal of Neuroscience, 17, 409-419. PMID: 8987766.

Brashers-Krug, T., Shadmehr, R. & Bizzi, E. (1996). Consolidation in human motor memory. Nature, 382, 252-255. PMID: 8717039.

Brashers-Krug, T., Shadmehr, R. & Todorov, E. (1995). Catastrophic interference in human motor learning. In G. Tesauro , D. S. Touretzky & T. K. Leen (Eds.) Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems. pp. 19-26. MIT Press.

Brashers-Krug, T., Shadmehr, R. & Mussa-Ivaldi, F. A. (1995). Interference in learning internal models of inverse dynamics in humans. In G. Tesauro , D. S. Touretzky & T. K. Leen (Eds.) Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems. pp. 1117-1124. MIT Press.