Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director, Brain Mapping Program
Brain; Brain Mapping; Brain-Computer Interfaces; Computational Biology; Deep Brain Stimulation; Electroencephalography; Electrophysiology; Epilepsy; Evoked Potentials; Gyrus Cinguli; Magnetoencephalography; Neurobiology; Neurophysiology; Neurosciences; Organizational Innovation
Rafeed Alkawadri M.D. is an attending epileptologist and neurophysiologist in the Department of Neurology at Yale School of Medicine. He was appointed in 2012 after completion of 2-year fellowship training in epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology in the Epilepsy Center at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, where he served as the chief fellow. Prior to his fellowship training, Dr. Alkawadri completed 4-year neurology residency training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in...
Associate Professor of Neurology and of Neurosurgery
Chief, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
Electroencephalography; Epilepsy, Complex Partial; Epilepsy, Generalized
Robert Duckrow received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Brown University and his M.D. from the Yale University School of Medicine, followed by a Neurology residency at Yale and a research fellowship in cerebral blood flow and metabolism at the University of Miami, Florida, School of Medicine. At the Pennsylvania State University he studied cerebrovascular mechanisms during ischemia and later the care and study of patients with epilepsy. He was a founding member of the Comprehensive Epilepsy...
Engineering; Epilepsy; Mathematics
Dr. Zaveri has received academic training in electrical engineering (B.S.E, M.S.E), computer engineering (B.S.E) and biomedical engineering (M.S., Ph.D.) from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and epilepsy and neurology (post-doctoral studies) from Yale University. He is the director of the Computational Neurophysiology Laboratory at Yale University. His research interests lie at the intersection of neuroscience, engineering and mathematics.
Current and Former Students, Fellows, and Volunteers
- Dominique Duncan
- Tyler Durazzo
- Nimisha Ganesh
- Alexandra Gorelova
- Sindhuja Kammela
- Daniel Turner
- Peter Wang
Mark Loughridge and Michele Williams Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neuroscience and of Neurosurgery
Director, Yale Clinical Neuroscience Imaging Center (CNIC)
Behavioral Research; Electrophysiology; Epilepsy; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Neurobiology; Neuroimaging; Neurology; Neurosurgery
Dr. Blumenfeld's clinical and research work focuses on epilepsy, cognition and brain imaging. He directs Yale's Clinical Neuroscience Imaging Center (CNIC), a new multi-disciplinary core facility for innovative study and treatment of brain disorders. Teaching activities include a textbook titled Neuroanatomy Through Clinical Cases, Sinauer Assoc., Publ. 2002, 2010.
Phillips Professor of Mathematics
Coifman is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, and the National Academy of Sciences. He is a recipient of the 1996 DARPA Sustained Excellence Award, the 1996 Connecticut Science Medal, the 1999 Pioneer Award of the International Society for Industrial and Applied Science, and the 1999 National Medal of Science.
Professor of Neurosurgery and of Neuroscience
Brain; Epilepsy; Nervous System; Neurobiology; Neurosurgery; Seizures; Trauma, Nervous System
Dr. Nihal C. de Lanerolle holds the rank of Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurobiology. A Fulbright Senior Scholar and Corresponding Member of the German League Against Epilepsy, he is the recipient of the higher doctoral degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Sussex, England. He has served as a Member of the National Institute of Mental Health study Section on "Cognitive Functional Neuroscience", as a Member of the "Sensory, Motor and Cognitive Neuroscience Fellowships Study...
Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine
Associate Director, Clinical Chemistry Laboratory, Yale-New Haven Hospital
Clinical Chemistry Tests; Epilepsy; Immunohistochemistry; Mass Spectrometry; Medical Laboratory Science; Neurosurgery; Toxicology
Amino Acids; Amino Acids, Branched-Chain; Ammonia; Amygdala; Astrocytes; Blood-Brain Barrier; Clinical Chemistry Tests; Epilepsy; Glutamate-Ammonia Ligase; Glutamic Acid; Glutamine; Hippocampus; Limbic System; Metabolomics; Microbiota; Microglia; Mossy Fibers, Hippocampal; Parahippocampal Gyrus; Synaptic Vesicles; Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Brain; Epilepsy; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Metabolism; Neurosurgery; Radiology; Seizures
Dr Hoby P. Hetherington is a Professor in the Departments of Neurosurgery and Diagnostic Radiology. Dr Hetherington is recognized for his work in high field magnetic resonance spectroscopy and spectroscopic imaging. Dr Hetherington's funded research involves the development and application of high field magnetic resonance spectroscopy to evaluate metabolic and neurotransmitter changes in epilepsy patients. He is currently a member of the editorial board of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine. Dr....
Professor of Neurology
Chief, Division of Epilepsy and EEG
Co-Director, Yale Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Co-Director, Critical Care EEG Monitoring Program
Epilepsia Partialis Continua; Epilepsies, Myoclonic; Epilepsies, Partial; Epilepsy; Epilepsy, Complex Partial; Epilepsy, Frontal Lobe; Epilepsy, Generalized; Epilepsy, Temporal Lobe; Epilepsy, Tonic-Clonic; Seizures
Dr. Hirsch completed medical school and internship at Yale University. He was resident and chief resident of Neurology at the Neurological Institute of New York 1992-5 where he also completed a two-year fellowship in Epilepsy/EEG 1995-7. He was Director of the Columbia University General Neurology clinic from 1998-2001, and Director of the Epilepsy Clinic from 1997-2002. He remained at Columbia on the faculty from 1997-2011. He created and directed the Continuous EEG Monitoring Program at New...
Associate Professor of Pathology
Director Graduate Programs
Animal Experimentation; Cell Fusion; Education, Medical; Extracellular Matrix; Foreign Bodies; Inflammation; Nanomedicine; Pathology; Translational Medical Research; Wound Healing
Dr. Kyriakides completed a PhD at Washington State University in 1993. He did a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Washington. His lab at Yale studies the molecular events that dictate the foreign body response to biomaterials. In addition, Dr. Kyriakides studies nanomaterials and cell interactions with a focus on biosensing. Finally, ongoing efforts in the lab include vascular engineering and engineering of tissue constructs to stimulate healing in diabetic wounds. He is Director...
Associate Professor of Neurology
Brain; Cerebellum; Epilepsy; Glutamates; Health Care; Metabolism; Neurochemistry; Neurology; Physiology; Seizures
Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment; Electroencephalography; Evoked Potentials; Seizures
Collaborators Outside Yale University
- Idil Cavus, MD, PhD, Neuroscience, Pfizer, CT
- Ryder Gwinn, MD, Neurosurgery, Swedish Medical Center, WA
- David Binkley, PhD, Electrical Engineering, UNC Charlotte, NC
- Bharat Joshi, PhD, Electrical Engineering, UNC Charlotte, NC
- Bruce Lanning, PhD, ITN Energy Systems, CO
- Peter Patrylo, PhD, Physiology, SIU, IL
- Milena Pavlova, MD, Neurology, Harvard University and Brigham And Women's Hospital, MA
- Steven Pincus, PhD
- David Putz, AdTech Medical Instrument Company, WI
- Robert Sloviter, PhD, Pharmacology and Neurology, U Arizona, AZ