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Rafeed Alkawadri

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Director, Brain Mapping Program

Biography

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

Associate Professor of Neurology and of Neurosurgery

Chief, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

Biography

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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Research Interests

Electroencephalography; Epilepsy, Generalized; Epilepsy, Complex Partial

Clinical Interests

Seizures

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Nicolas Gaspard

Assistant Professor (Adjunct) of Neurology

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Irina I. Goncharova

Research Assistant

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Hitten P. Zaveri

Associate Research Scientist in Neurology

Biography

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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Research Interests

Engineering; Epilepsy; Mathematics

Current and Former Students, Fellows, and Volunteers

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Hal Blumenfeld

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

Director, Yale Clinical Neuroscience Imaging Center (CNIC)

Biography

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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Clinical Interests

Seizures

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Ronald Raphael Coifman

Phillips Prof Math

Biography

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

Professor of Neurosurgery and of Neurobiology

Biography

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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Research Interests

Epilepsy; Nervous System; Trauma, Nervous System

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Tore Eid

Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and of Neurosurgery

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

Director, Human Brain Microdialysis Program

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Hoby Patrick Hetherington

Professor (Adjunct) of Neurosurgery

Biography

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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Research Interests

Epilepsy; Seizures

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Lawrence J. Hirsch

Professor of Neurology

Chief, Division of Epilepsy and EEG

Co-Director, Yale Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Co-Director, Critical Care EEG Monitoring Program

Biography

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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Research Interests

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

Clinical Interests

Electroencephalography; Seizures

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Jung Hwan Kim

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Pathology

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Themis Kyriakides

Associate Professor of Pathology and of Biomedical Engineering

Director Graduate Programs

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Xenophon Papademetris

Associate Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and of Biomedical Engineering

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Ognen A. C. Petroff

Associate Professor of Neurology

Biography

Clinical Appointments:

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Research Interests

Health Care

Clinical Interests

Seizures

Collaborators Outside Yale University

Contact Lab Director Hitten Zaveri, PhD

Computational Neurophysiology Laboratory
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Dept of Neurology