Nihal DeLanerolle DPhil, D.Sc.

Professor of Neurosurgery and of Neurobiology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): NeuroscienceInterdepartmental Neuroscience ProgramNeurobiologyNeurosurgery

Research Interests

Molecular and cellular neuropathology of human seizure foci; Development of animal models of human temporal lobe epilepsy; Neuropathology of Traumatic brain injury more...


  • D.Phil., University of Sussex, England, 1972
  • D.Sc., University of Sussex, England, 1995

Selected Publications

  • de Lanerolle, N.C., J.H. Kim, and F.A. Bandak (2015) Neuropathology of traumatic brain injury: Comparison of penetrating, non-penetrating direct impact and explosive blast etiologies. Seminars in Neurol, 35: 12-19
  • de Lanerolle, NC., Hamid, H., Kulas, J., Pan, J., Czlapinski, R., Rinaldi, A., Ling, G., Bandak, F. and Hetherington, H. (2014) Concussive brain injury from explosive blast. Annals Clin Transl. Neurol. 1: 692 - 702
  • De Lanerolle, N.C. Lee. T-S. and Spencer, D.D. Histopathology of human epilepsy In: Jasper’s Basic Mechanisms of Epilepsies, 4th Edition (Eds) J.L. Noebels, M. Avoli, M.A. Rogawski, and R.W. Olsen. Chapter 30, p. 387 Oxford University Press, 2012



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