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Pouratian Nader

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California Los Angeles
DepartmentBrain Research Institute
Address10945 Le Conte Ave Suite 2120
Los Angeles CA 90095
Phone310-206-2189
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    Deep brain stimulation for depression using directional current steering an individualized network targeting
    NIH/NINDS UH3NS103549Sep 15, 2017 - Aug 31, 2022
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    The Pathophysiology of Network Synchrony in Parkinson's Disease
    NIH/NINDS R01NS097782Sep 30, 2016 - Aug 31, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Invasive Approach to Model Human Cortex-Basal Ganglia Action-Regulating Networks
    NIH/NINDS U01NS098961Sep 30, 2016 - Aug 31, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Electrophysiologic and Anatomic Basis of BOLD fMRI
    NIH/NIBIB K23EB014326Apr 1, 2012 - Mar 31, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator
    EXPERIENTIAL MODULATION OF NEUROVASCULAR COUPLING
    NIH/NIMH F31MH012773May 1, 2000
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. AuYong N, Malekmohammadi M, Ricks-Oddie J, Pouratian N. Movement-Modulation of Local Power and Phase Amplitude Coupling in Bilateral Globus Pallidus Interna in Parkinson Disease. Front Hum Neurosci. 2018; 12:270. PMID: 30038563.
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    2. Malekmohammadi M, Shahriari Y, AuYong N, OKeeffe A, Bordelon Y, Hu X, Pouratian N. Pallidal stimulation in Parkinson disease differentially modulates local and network ß activity. J Neural Eng. 2018 Jul 04. PMID: 29972146.
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    3. Chivukula S, Pikul BK, Black KL, Pouratian N, Bookheimer SY. Contralateral functional reorganization of the speech supplementary motor area following neurosurgical tumor resection. Brain Lang. 2018 May 18; 183:41-46. PMID: 29783125.
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    4. Lagman C, Nagasawa DT, Azzam D, Sheppard JP, Chen CHJ, Ong V, Nguyen T, Prashant GN, Niu T, Tucker AM, Kim W, Kaldas FM, Pouratian N, Busuttil RW, Yang I. Survival Outcomes After Intracranial Hemorrhage in Liver Disease. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2018 May 15. PMID: 29767779.
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    5. Lagman C, Nagasawa DT, Sheppard JP, Jacky Chen CH, Nguyen T, Prashant GN, Niu T, Tucker AM, Kim W, Pouratian N, Kaldas FM, Busuttil RW, Yang I. End-Stage Liver Disease in Patients with Intracranial Hemorrhage Is Associated with Increased Mortality: A Cohort Study. World Neurosurg. 2018 May; 113:e320-e327. PMID: 29452322.
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    6. Malekmohammadi M, AuYong N, Price CM, Tsolaki E, Hudson AE, Pouratian N. Propofol-induced Changes in a-ß Sensorimotor Cortical Connectivity. Anesthesiology. 2018 Feb; 128(2):305-316. PMID: 29068830.
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    7. Malekmohammadi M, AuYong N, Ricks-Oddie J, Bordelon Y, Pouratian N. Pallidal deep brain stimulation modulates excessive cortical high ß phase amplitude coupling in Parkinson disease. Brain Stimul. 2018 May - Jun; 11(3):607-617. PMID: 29422442.
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    8. Bari AA, Mikell CB, Abosch A, Ben-Haim S, Buchanan RJ, Burton AW, Carcieri S, Cosgrove GR, D'Haese PF, Daskalakis ZJ, Eskandar EN, Gerrard JL, Goodman WK, Greenberg BD, Gross RE, Hamani C, Kiss ZHT, Konrad P, Kopell BH, Krinke L, Langevin JP, Lozano AM, Malone D, Mayberg HS, Miller JP, Patil PG, Peichel D, Petersen EA, Rezai AR, Richardson RM, Riva-Posse P, Sankar T, Schwalb JM, Simpson HB, Slavin K, Stypulkowski PH, Tosteson T, Warnke P, Willie JT, Zaghloul KA, Neimat JS, Pouratian N, Sheth SA. Charting the road forward in psychiatric neurosurgery: proceedings of the 2016 American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery workshop on neuromodulation for psychiatric disorders. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2018 Jan 25. PMID: 29371415.
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    9. Rutishauser U, Aflalo T, Rosario ER, Pouratian N, Andersen RA. Single-Neuron Representation of Memory Strength and Recognition Confidence in Left Human Posterior Parietal Cortex. Neuron. 2018 Jan 03; 97(1):209-220.e3. PMID: 29249283.
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    10. Tsolaki E, Downes A, Speier W, Elias WJ, Pouratian N. The potential value of probabilistic tractography-based for MR-guided focused ultrasound thalamotomy for essential tremor. Neuroimage Clin. 2018; 17:1019-1027. PMID: 29527503.
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    11. Chung LK, Ung N, Sheppard JP, Nguyen T, Lagman C, Choy W, Tenn S, Pouratian N, Lee P, Kaprealian T, Selch M, De Salles A, Gopen Q, Yang I. Impact of Cochlear Dose on Hearing Preservation following Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Fractionated Stereotactic Radiotherapy for the Treatment of Vestibular Schwannoma. J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2018 Aug; 79(4):335-342. PMID: 30009113.
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    12. Roberts DG, Pouratian N. Stereotactic Radiosurgery for the Treatment of Chronic Intractable Pain: A Systematic Review. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2017 Oct 01; 13(5):543-551. PMID: 28521018.
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    13. Tsiokos C, Malekmohammadi M, AuYong N, Pouratian N. Pallidal low ß-low ? phase-amplitude coupling inversely correlates with Parkinson disease symptoms. Clin Neurophysiol. 2017 11; 128(11):2165-2178. PMID: 28942154.
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    14. Zhang CY, Aflalo T, Revechkis B, Rosario ER, Ouellette D, Pouratian N, Andersen RA. Partially Mixed Selectivity in Human Posterior Parietal Association Cortex. Neuron. 2017 Aug 02; 95(3):697-708.e4. PMID: 28735750.
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    15. Speier W, Deshpande A, Cui L, Chandravadia N, Roberts D, Pouratian N. A comparison of stimulus types in online classification of the P300 speller using language models. PLoS One. 2017; 12(4):e0175382. PMID: 28406932.
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    16. Kim W, Sharim J, Tenn S, Kaprealian T, Bordelon Y, Agazaryan N, Pouratian N. Diffusion tractography imaging-guided frameless linear accelerator stereotactic radiosurgical thalamotomy for tremor: case report. J Neurosurg. 2018 Jan; 128(1):215-221. PMID: 28298033.
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    17. Tsolaki E, Espinoza R, Pouratian N. Using probabilistic tractography to target the subcallosal cingulate cortex in patients with treatment resistant depression. Psychiatry Res Neuroimaging. 2017 Mar 30; 261:72-74. PMID: 28142056.
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    18. Machado AR, Zaidan HC, Paixão AP, Cavalheiro GL, Oliveira FH, Júnior JA, Naves K, Pereira AA, Pereira JM, Pouratian N, Zhuo X, O'Keeffe A, Sharim J, Bordelon Y, Yang L, Vieira MF, Andrade AO. Feature visualization and classification for the discrimination between individuals with Parkinson's disease under levodopa and DBS treatments. Biomed Eng Online. 2016 Dec 30; 15(1):169. PMID: 28038673.
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    19. Sharim J, Lo WL, Kim W, Chivukula S, Tenn S, Kaprealian T, Pouratian N. Radiosurgical target distance from the root entry zone in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2017 Jul - Aug; 7(4):221-227. PMID: 28336479.
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    20. Downes AE, Pezeshkian P, Behnke E, Bordelon Y, Tagliati M, Mamelak A, Pouratian N. Acute Ischemic Stroke During Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery of Globus Pallidus Internus: Report of 5 Cases. Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown). 2016 Dec 01; 12(4):383-390. PMID: 29506283.
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    21. Speier W, Chandravadia N, Roberts D, Pendekanti S, Pouratian N. Online BCI Typing using Language Model Classifiers by ALS Patients in their Homes. Brain Comput Interfaces (Abingdon). 2017; 4(1-2):114-121. PMID: 29051907.
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    22. Lagman C, Bhatt NS, Lee SJ, Bui TT, Chung LK, Voth BL, Barnette NE, Pouratian N, Lee P, Selch M, Kaprealian T, Chin R, McArthur DL, Mukherjee D, Patil CG, Yang I. Adjuvant Radiosurgery Versus Serial Surveillance Following Subtotal Resection of Atypical Meningioma: A Systematic Analysis. World Neurosurg. 2017 Feb; 98:339-346. PMID: 27856384.
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    23. Chung LK, Mathur I, Lagman C, Bui TT, Lee SJ, Voth BL, Chen CH, Barnette NE, Spasic M, Pouratian N, Lee P, Selch M, Chin R, Kaprealian T, Gopen Q, Yang I. Stereotactic radiosurgery versus fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy in benign meningioma. J Clin Neurosci. 2017 02; 36:1-5. PMID: 27815026.
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    24. Sharim J, Pouratian N. Anterior Cingulotomy for the Treatment of Chronic Intractable Pain: A Systematic Review. Pain Physician. 2016 Nov-Dec; 19(8):537-550. PMID: 27906933.
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    25. Lima LC, Sharim J, Levin-Epstein R, Tenn S, Teles AR, Kaprealian T, Pouratian N. Hypofractionated Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Radiotherapy to Large Resection Cavity of Metastatic Brain Tumors. World Neurosurg. 2017 Jan; 97:571-579. PMID: 27777153.
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    26. Chivukula S, Kim W, Zhuo X, Tenn S, Kaprealian T, DeSalles A, Pouratian N. Radiosurgery for Secondary Trigeminal Neuralgia: Revisiting the Treatment Paradigm. World Neurosurg. 2017 Mar; 99:288-294. PMID: 27702706.
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    27. Kim W, Chivukula S, Hauptman J, Pouratian N. Diffusion Tensor Imaging-Based Thalamic Segmentation in Deep Brain Stimulation for Chronic Pain Conditions. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2016; 94(4):225-234. PMID: 27537848.
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    28. Sharim J, Yazdi D, Baohan A, Behnke E, Pouratian N. Modeling Laterality of the Globus Pallidus Internus in Patients With Parkinson's Disease. Neuromodulation. 2017 Apr; 20(3):238-242. PMID: 27465487.
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    29. Speier W, Arnold C, Pouratian N. Integrating language models into classifiers for BCI communication: a review. J Neural Eng. 2016 06; 13(3):031002. PMID: 27153565.
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    30. Rossi PJ, Gunduz A, Judy J, Wilson L, Machado A, Giordano JJ, Elias WJ, Rossi MA, Butson CL, Fox MD, McIntyre CC, Pouratian N, Swann NC, de Hemptinne C, Gross RE, Chizeck HJ, Tagliati M, Lozano AM, Goodman W, Langevin JP, Alterman RL, Akbar U, Gerhardt GA, Grill WM, Hallett M, Herrington T, Herron J, van Horne C, Kopell BH, Lang AE, Lungu C, Martinez-Ramirez D, Mogilner AY, Molina R, Opri E, Otto KJ, Oweiss KG, Pathak Y, Shukla A, Shute J, Sheth SA, Shih LC, Steinke GK, Tröster AI, Vanegas N, Zaghloul KA, Cendejas-Zaragoza L, Verhagen L, Foote KD, Okun MS. Proceedings of the Third Annual Deep Brain Stimulation Think Tank: A Review of Emerging Issues and Technologies. Front Neurosci. 2016; 10:119. PMID: 27092042; PMCID: PMC4821860.
    31. Pereira JL, B A SF, Sharim J, Yazdi D, DeSalles AA, Pouratian N. Lateralization of the Subthalamic Nucleus with Age in Parkinson's Disease. Basal Ganglia. 2016 Apr 01; 6(2):83-88. PMID: 26900546.
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    32. Sharim J, Tashjian R, Golzy N, Pouratian N. Glioblastoma following treatment with fingolimod for relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. J Clin Neurosci. 2016 Aug; 30:166-168. PMID: 26970935; PMCID: PMC4925177 [Available on 08/01/17].
    33. Sharim J, Pezeshkian P, DeSalles A, Pouratian N. Effect of Cranial Window Diameter During Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery on Volume of Pneumocephalus. Neuromodulation. 2015 Oct; 18(7):574-8; discussion 578-9. PMID: 26222380; PMCID: PMC4750390 [Available on 10/01/16].
    34. Speier W, Arnold CW, Deshpande A, Knall J, Pouratian N. Incorporating advanced language models into the P300 speller using particle filtering. J Neural Eng. 2015 Aug; 12(4):046018. PMID: 26061188; PMCID: PMC4509796.
    35. Gunduz A, Morita H, Rossi PJ, Allen WL, Alterman RL, Bronte-Stewart H, Butson CR, Charles D, Deckers S, de Hemptinne C, DeLong M, Dougherty D, Ellrich J, Foote KD, Giordano J, Goodman W, Greenberg BD, Greene D, Gross R, Judy JW, Karst E, Kent A, Kopell B, Lang A, Lozano A, Lungu C, Lyons KE, Machado A, Martens H, McIntyre C, Min HK, Neimat J, Ostrem J, Pannu S, Ponce F, Pouratian N, Reymers D, Schrock L, Sheth S, Shih L, Stanslaski S, Steinke GK, Stypulkowski P, Tröster AI, Verhagen L, Walker H, Okun MS. Proceedings of the Second Annual Deep Brain Stimulation Think Tank: What's in the Pipeline. Int J Neurosci. 2015; 125(7):475-85. PMID: 25526555.
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    36. Connolly M, Vespa P, Pouratian N, Gonzalez NR, Hu X. Characterization of the relationship between intracranial pressure and electroencephalographic monitoring in burst-suppressed patients. Neurocrit Care. 2015 Apr; 22(2):212-20. PMID: 25142827; PMCID: PMC4336620.
    37. Revechkis B, Aflalo TN, Kellis S, Pouratian N, Andersen RA. Parietal neural prosthetic control of a computer cursor in a graphical-user-interface task. J Neural Eng. 2014 Dec; 11(6):066014. PMID: 25394419; PMCID: PMC4381869.
    38. Speier W, Deshpande A, Pouratian N. A method for optimizing EEG electrode number and configuration for signal acquisition in P300 speller systems. Clin Neurophysiol. 2015 Jun; 126(6):1171-7. PMID: 25316166; PMCID: PMC4377128.
    39. Buchanan CC, Hernandez EA, Anderson JM, Dye JA, Leung M, Buxey F, Bergsneider M, Afsar-Manesh N, Pouratian N, Martin NA. Analysis of 30-day readmissions among neurosurgical patients: surgical complication avoidance as key to quality improvement. J Neurosurg. 2014 Jul; 121(1):170-5. PMID: 24834942.
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    40. Speier W, Arnold C, Lu J, Deshpande A, Pouratian N. Integrating language information with a hidden Markov model to improve communication rate in the P300 speller. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2014 May; 22(3):678-84. PMID: 24760927; PMCID: PMC4205234.
    41. Malekmohammadi M, Elias WJ, Pouratian N. Human thalamus regulates cortical activity via spatially specific and structurally constrained phase-amplitude coupling. Cereb Cortex. 2015 Jun; 25(6):1618-28. PMID: 24408958; PMCID: PMC4447821.
    42. Kim W, De Salles A, Pouratian N. Neurosurgery Clinics of North America. Advances in neuromodulation. Preface. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2014 Jan; 25(1):xv-xvi. PMID: 24262910.
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    43. Song HK, Yan L, Smith RX, Xue Y, Rapacchi S, Srinivasan S, Ennis DB, Hu P, Pouratian N, Wang DJ. Noncontrast enhanced four-dimensional dynamic MRA with golden angle radial acquisition and K-space weighted image contrast (KWIC) reconstruction. Magn Reson Med. 2014 Dec; 72(6):1541-51. PMID: 24338944; PMCID: PMC4055554.
    44. Hebb AO, Zhang JJ, Mahoor MH, Tsiokos C, Matlack C, Chizeck HJ, Pouratian N. Creating the feedback loop: closed-loop neurostimulation. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2014 Jan; 25(1):187-204. PMID: 24262909; PMCID: PMC4058859.
    45. Speier W, Arnold C, Pouratian N. Evaluating true BCI communication rate through mutual information and language models. PLoS One. 2013; 8(10):e78432. PMID: 24167623; PMCID: PMC3805537.
    46. Clelland CD, Zheng Z, Kim W, Bari A, Pouratian N. Common cerebral networks associated with distinct deep brain stimulation targets for cluster headache. Cephalalgia. 2014 Mar; 34(3):224-30. PMID: 24133007; PMCID: PMC4197053.
    47. Kim W, Pouratian N. Deep brain stimulation for Tourette syndrome. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2014 Jan; 25(1):117-35. PMID: 24262904.
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    48. Downes A, Pouratian N. Advanced neuroimaging techniques for central neuromodulation. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2014 Jan; 25(1):173-85. PMID: 24262908.
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    49. Garrett MC, Bilgin-Freiert A, Bartels C, Everson R, Afsarmanesh N, Pouratian N. An evidence-based approach to the efficient use of computed tomography imaging in the neurosurgical patient. Neurosurgery. 2013 Aug; 73(2):209-15; discussion 215-6. PMID: 23632759.
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    50. Speier W, Fried I, Pouratian N. Improved P300 speller performance using electrocorticography, spectral features, and natural language processing. Clin Neurophysiol. 2013 Jul; 124(7):1321-8. PMID: 23465430; PMCID: PMC3679217.
    51. Zheng Z, Shemmassian S, Wijekoon C, Kim W, Bookheimer SY, Pouratian N. DTI correlates of distinct cognitive impairments in Parkinson's disease. Hum Brain Mapp. 2014 Apr; 35(4):1325-33. PMID: 23417856; PMCID: PMC3664116.
    52. Tsiokos C, Hu X, Pouratian N. 200-300Hz movement modulated oscillations in the internal globus pallidus of patients with Parkinson's Disease. Neurobiol Dis. 2013 Jun; 54:464-74. PMID: 23388190; PMCID: PMC3629001.
    53. Kubben PL, Pouratian N. An open-source and cross-platform framework for Brain Computer Interface-guided robotic arm control. Surg Neurol Int. 2012; 3:149. PMID: 23372966; PMCID: PMC3551496.
    54. Garrett M, Pouratian N. Repeat head CT scan in blunt trauma patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Dec; 215(6):897; author reply 898. PMID: 23164143.
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    55. Bari AA, Pouratian N. Brain imaging correlates of peripheral nerve stimulation. Surg Neurol Int. 2012; 3(Suppl 4):S260-8. PMID: 23230531; PMCID: PMC3514912.
    56. Sheehan J, Starke RM, Pouratian N, Litvack Z, Asthagiri A. Identification of knowledge gaps in neurosurgery through analysis of responses to the Self-Assessment in Neurological Surgery (SANS). World Neurosurg. 2014 Feb; 81(2):229-33. PMID: 23043994.
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    57. Sheehan J, Starke RM, Pouratian N, Litvack Z. Identification of knowledge gaps in neurosurgery using a validated self-assessment examination: differences between general and spinal neurosurgeons. World Neurosurg. 2013 Nov; 80(5):e27-31. PMID: 22989999.
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    58. Pouratian N, Thakkar S, Kim W, Bronstein JM. Deep brain stimulation for the treatment of Parkinson's disease: efficacy and safety. Degener Neurol Neuromuscul Dis. 2012 Sep 04; 2012(2). PMID: 24298202.
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    59. Lu J, Speier W, Hu X, Pouratian N. The effects of stimulus timing features on P300 speller performance. Clin Neurophysiol. 2013 Feb; 124(2):306-14. PMID: 22939456; PMCID: PMC3595069.
    60. Garrett MC, Pouratian N, Liau LM. Use of language mapping to aid in resection of gliomas in eloquent brain regions. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2012 Jul; 23(3):497-506. PMID: 22748661; PMCID: PMC3618998.
    61. Kim W, Clelland C, Yang I, Pouratian N. Comprehensive review of stereotactic radiosurgery for medically and surgically refractory pituitary adenomas. Surg Neurol Int. 2012; 3(Suppl 2):S79-89. PMID: 22826820; PMCID: PMC3400491.
    62. Pouratian N. Editorial note on: On the feasibility of using motor imagery EEG-based brain-computer interface in chronic tetraplegics for assistive robotic arm control: a clinical test and long-term post trial follow-up. Spinal Cord. 2012 Sep; 50(9):716. PMID: 22430510.
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    63. Speier W, Arnold C, Lu J, Taira RK, Pouratian N. Natural language processing with dynamic classification improves P300 speller accuracy and bit rate. J Neural Eng. 2012 Feb; 9(1):016004. PMID: 22156110; PMCID: PMC3360927.
    64. Sedrak M, Gorgulho A, Frew A, Behnke E, DeSalles A, Pouratian N. Diffusion tensor imaging and colored fractional anisotropy mapping of the ventralis intermedius nucleus of the thalamus. Neurosurgery. 2011 Nov; 69(5):1124-9; discussion 1129-30. PMID: 21697755.
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    65. Soleymani T, Pieton D, Pezeshkian P, Miller P, Gorgulho AA, Pouratian N, De Salles AA. Surgical approaches to tinnitus treatment: A review and novel approaches. Surg Neurol Int. 2011; 2:154. PMID: 22140639; PMCID: PMC3228384.
    66. Elias WJ, Zheng ZA, Domer P, Quigg M, Pouratian N. Validation of connectivity-based thalamic segmentation with direct electrophysiologic recordings from human sensory thalamus. Neuroimage. 2012 Feb 01; 59(3):2025-34. PMID: 22036683.
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    67. Chou AP, Lalezari S, Fong BM, Dye J, Pham T, Vinters HV, Pouratian N. Post-transplantation primary central nervous system lymphoma: A case report and review of the literature. Surg Neurol Int. 2011; 2:130. PMID: 22059125; PMCID: PMC3205489.
    68. Pouratian N, Zheng Z, Bari AA, Behnke E, Elias WJ, Desalles AA. Multi-institutional evaluation of deep brain stimulation targeting using probabilistic connectivity-based thalamic segmentation. J Neurosurg. 2011 Nov; 115(5):995-1004. PMID: 21854118.
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    69. Pouratian N. The brain and computer: The neurosurgical interface. Surg Neurol Int. 2011; 2:79. PMID: 21748032; PMCID: PMC3130358.
    70. Pouratian N, Reames DL, Frysinger R, Elias WJ. Comprehensive analysis of risk factors for seizures after deep brain stimulation surgery. Clinical article. J Neurosurg. 2011 Aug; 115(2):310-5. PMID: 21548744.
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    71. Sherman JH, Moldovan K, Yeoh HK, Starke RM, Pouratian N, Shaffrey ME, Schiff D. Impact of temozolomide chemotherapy on seizure frequency in patients with low-grade gliomas. J Neurosurg. 2011 Jun; 114(6):1617-21. PMID: 21235313.
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    72. Kiehna EN, Starke RM, Pouratian N, Dumont AS. Standards for reporting randomized controlled trials in neurosurgery. J Neurosurg. 2011 Feb; 114(2):280-5. PMID: 21054137.
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    73. Sedrak M, Gorgulho A, Bari A, Behnke E, Frew A, Gevorkyan I, Pouratian N, DeSalles A. Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) and colored fractional anisotropy (FA) mapping of the subthalamic nucleus (STN) and the globus pallidus interna (GPi). Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2010 Dec; 152(12):2079-84. PMID: 20890778; PMCID: PMC2991232.
    74. Lee DJ, Pouratian N, Bookheimer SY, Martin NA. Factors predicting language lateralization in patients with perisylvian vascular malformations. Clinical article. J Neurosurg. 2010 Oct; 113(4):723-30. PMID: 20302390.
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    75. Sherman JH, Prevedello DM, Shah L, Raghavan P, Pouratian N, Starke RM, Lopes MB, Shaffrey ME, Schiff D. MR imaging characteristics of oligodendroglial tumors with assessment of 1p/19q deletion status. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2010 Nov; 152(11):1827-34. PMID: 20711790.
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    76. Pouratian N, Elias WJ, Jane JA, Phillips LH, Jane JA. Electrophysiologically guided untethering of secondary tethered spinal cord syndrome. Neurosurg Focus. 2010 Jul; 29(1):E3. PMID: 20594001.
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    77. Sheehan JP, Pouratian N, Steiner L, Laws ER, Vance ML. Gamma Knife surgery for pituitary adenomas: factors related to radiological and endocrine outcomes. J Neurosurg. 2011 Feb; 114(2):303-9. PMID: 20540596.
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    78. Pouratian N, Schiff D. Management of low-grade glioma. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2010 May; 10(3):224-31. PMID: 20425038; PMCID: PMC2857752.
    79. Pouratian N, Bookheimer SY. The reliability of neuroanatomy as a predictor of eloquence: a review. Neurosurg Focus. 2010 Feb; 28(2):E3. PMID: 20121438.
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    80. Medel R, Pouratian N, Elias WJ. Catheter-tip mass mimicking a spinal epidural hematoma. J Neurosurg Spine. 2010 Jan; 12(1):66-71. PMID: 20043767.
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    81. Sheehan J, Pouratian N. Stereotactic radiosurgery: quo vadis? Neurosurg Focus. 2009 Dec; 27(6):E1. PMID: 19951052.
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    82. Jagannathan J, Yen CP, Ray DK, Schlesinger D, Oskouian RJ, Pouratian N, Shaffrey ME, Larner J, Sheehan JP. Gamma Knife radiosurgery to the surgical cavity following resection of brain metastases. J Neurosurg. 2009 Sep; 111(3):431-8. PMID: 19361267.
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    83. Jagannathan J, Vates GE, Pouratian N, Sheehan JP, Patrie J, Grady MS, Jane JA. Impact of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education work-hour regulations on neurosurgical resident education and productivity. J Neurosurg. 2009 May; 110(5):820-7. PMID: 19409028.
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    84. Jagannathan J, Yen CP, Pouratian N, Laws ER, Sheehan JP. Stereotactic radiosurgery for pituitary adenomas: a comprehensive review of indications, techniques and long-term results using the Gamma Knife. J Neurooncol. 2009 May; 92(3):345-56. PMID: 19357961.
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    85. Pouratian N, Crowley RW, Sherman JH, Jagannathan J, Sheehan JP. Gamma Knife radiosurgery after radiation therapy as an adjunctive treatment for glioblastoma. J Neurooncol. 2009 Sep; 94(3):409-18. PMID: 19330482.
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    86. Thiele RH, Pouratian N, Zuo Z, Scalzo DC, Dobbs HA, Dumont AS, Kassell NF, Nemergut EC. Strict glucose control does not affect mortality after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Anesthesiology. 2009 Mar; 110(3):603-10. PMID: 19225391.
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    87. Prevedello DM, Pouratian N, Sherman J, Jane JA, Vance ML, Lopes MB, Laws ER. Management of Cushing's disease: outcome in patients with microadenoma detected on pituitary magnetic resonance imaging. J Neurosurg. 2008 Oct; 109(4):751-9. PMID: 18826366.
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    88. Neyns B, Cordera S, Joosens E, Pouratian N, Nader P. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in patients with glioma treated with temozolomide. J Clin Oncol. 2008 Sep 20; 26(27):4518-9. PMID: 18802168.
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