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Rafeed Alkawadri, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Director, Brain Mapping Program

Research Interests

Brain; Brain Mapping; Brain-Computer Interfaces; Computational Biology; Deep Brain Stimulation; Electroencephalography; Electrophysiology; Epilepsy; Evoked Potentials; Gyrus Cinguli; Magnetoencephalography; Neurophysiology; 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...

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Robert Bradford Duckrow, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology and of Neurosurgery

Chief, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

Research Interests

Electroencephalography; Epilepsy, Complex Partial; Epilepsy, Generalized

Clinical Interests

Seizures

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...

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Nicolas Gaspard, PhD

Assistant Professor Adjunct

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Hitten P. Zaveri, PhD

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

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.

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Current and Former Students, Fellows, and Volunteers

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Hal Blumenfeld, MD, PhD

Mark Loughridge and Michele Williams Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neuroscience and of Neurosurgery

Director, Yale Clinical Neuroscience Imaging Center (CNIC)

Research Interests

Behavioral Research; Electrophysiology; Epilepsy; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Neurobiology; Neuroimaging; Neurology; Neurosurgery

Clinical Interests

Seizures

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.

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Ronald Raphael Coifman, PhD

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.

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Nihal C. DeLanerolle, DPhil, DSc

Professor of Neurosurgery and of Neuroscience

Research Interests

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...

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Tore Eid, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine

Associate Director, Clinical Chemistry Laboratory, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Research Interests

Clinical Chemistry Tests; Epilepsy; Immunohistochemistry; Mass Spectrometry; Medical Laboratory Science; Neurosurgery; Toxicology

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Hoby Hetherington, PhD

Research Interests

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....

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Lawrence J. Hirsch, MD

Professor of Neurology

Chief, Division of Epilepsy and EEG

Co-Director, Yale Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Co-Director, Critical Care EEG Monitoring Program

Research Interests

Epilepsia Partialis Continua; Epilepsies, Myoclonic; Epilepsies, Partial; Epilepsy; Epilepsy, Complex Partial; Epilepsy, Frontal Lobe; Epilepsy, Generalized; Epilepsy, Temporal Lobe; Epilepsy, Tonic-Clonic; Seizures

Clinical Interests

Electroencephalography; 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...

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Jung Hwan Kim, MD

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Pathology

Clinical Interests

Neurodegenerative Diseases

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Themis Kyriakides, PhD

Associate Professor of Pathology

Director Graduate Programs

Research Interests

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...

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Xenophon Papademetris, PhD

Associate Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging and of Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

Biomedical Engineering; Brain; Imaging, Three-Dimensional; Radiology

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Ognen A. C. Petroff, MD, FAAN, FANA, FACNS

Associate Professor of Neurology

Research Interests

Brain; Cerebellum; Epilepsy; Glutamates; Health Care; Metabolism; Neurochemistry; Neurology; Physiology; Seizures

Clinical Interests

Seizures

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