Neurosurgery

Carolina Deifelt Streese

Carolina Deifelt Streese

Surgical removal of brain tissue is an elective procedure for patients with medication-resistant mesial temporal lobe epilepsy (MTLE). Although it is a highly effective treatment, approximately 44% of patients with left-lateralized MTLE demonstrate a significant decline in verbal memory following...
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Jeremy Greenlee, MD

Title/Position
Professor
My research focuses on the cortical mechanisms subserving human language and vocalization. Major goals of the research are to understand the representation of self-vocalization stimuli in primary and associated auditory cortices, elucidate and characterize the cortico-cortical interactions between...
Kirill Nourski

Kirill Nourski, MD, PhD

Title/Position
Associate Professor
I work in the Human Brain Research Laboratory with a team of neurosurgeons and neuroscientists, studying neurosurgical epilepsy patients who undergo electrode implantation for clinical diagnostic purposes. This provides a unique opportunity for direct electrophysiological recordings from the human...
Matthew Howard

Matthew A. Howard, MD

Title/Position
Professor
Matthew A. Howard, III joined the Department of Neurosurgery in 1993, following his residency and neurosurgical training at the University of Washington, Seattle, and was appointed as the Head of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Iowa in July, 2001. Doctor Howard holds a joint...