Publications

Direct electrical stimulation of human cortex evokes high gamma activity that predicts conscious somatosensory perception.
J Neural Eng 2018 Apr;15(2):026015
Department of Biological Engineering, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States of America. Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States of America.

Focal Therapy Eligibility Determined by Magnetic Resonance Imaging/Ultrasound Fusion Biopsy.
J Urol 2018 Feb 19;199(2):453-458. Epub 2017 Aug 19.
Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California; Department of Bioengineering, University of California-Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California. Electronic address:


Neural correlates of sine-wave speech intelligibility in human frontal and temporal cortex.
Brain Lang 2018 Jan 31. Epub 2018 Jan 31.
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94143, United States; Center for Integrative Neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco, 675 Nelson Rising Ln., Room 535, San Francisco, CA 94158, United States; Weill Institute for Neurosciences, University of California, San Francisco, 675 Nelson Rising Ln., Room 535, San Francisco, CA 94158, United States. Electronic address:

Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures in patients with surgically treated temporal lobe epilepsy: Presurgical and de novo postsurgical occurrence.
Epilepsy Behav 2017 Oct 1;75:252-255. Epub 2017 Sep 1.
Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University, Canada. Electronic address:

Tumor Evolution of Glioma-Intrinsic Gene Expression Subtypes Associates with Immunological Changes in the Microenvironment.
Cancer Cell 2017 Jul;32(1):42-56.e6
Department of Genomic Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA; Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA; The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA. Electronic address:


Transpalatal advancement pharyngoplasty for obstructive sleep apnea: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2017 Mar 11;274(3):1197-1203. Epub 2016 Jun 11.
Division of Sleep Surgery and Medicine, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Tripler Army Medical Center, 1 Jarrett White Road, Honolulu, HI, 96859, USA.

Perforator Mapping and Optimizing Design of the Lateral Arm Flap: Anatomy Revisited and Clinical Experience.
Plast Reconstr Surg 2016 Aug;138(2):300e-6e
Houston, Texas; and Beirut, Lebanon From the Department of Plastic Surgery, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center; and the Division of Plastic Surgery and Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology, American University of Beirut.

Defining a Patient Population With Cirrhosis: An Automated Algorithm With Natural Language Processing.
J Clin Gastroenterol 2016 Nov/Dec;50(10):889-894
Divisions of *Digestive Diseases †General Internal Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA ‡UCLA Office of Health Informatics & Analytics, UCLA Health, Los Angeles, CA.

The peri-Sylvian cortical network underlying single word repetition revealed by electrocortical stimulation and direct neural recordings.
Brain Lang 2016 Jul 19. Epub 2016 Jul 19.
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, United States; Center for Integrative Neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco, United States; Department of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco, United States. Electronic address:

Simultaneous Scalp, Skull, Kidney, and Pancreas Transplant from a Single Donor.
Plast Reconstr Surg 2016 Jun;137(6):1851-61
Houston, Texas From the Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center; and the Departments of Surgery, Plastic Surgery, and Neurosurgery and the J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center, Houston Methodist Hospital.

Dynamic Structure of Neural Variability in the Cortical Representation of Speech Sounds.
J Neurosci 2016 07;36(28):7453-63
Departments of Neurological Surgery and Physiology, University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143-0112, Center for Integrative Neuroscience, University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94158, University of California-Berkeley and University of California-San Francisco Joint Program in Bioengineering, Berkeley, California 94720-3370, Center for Neural Engineering and Prosthesis, University of California-San Francisco and University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720-3370, University of California-San Francisco Epilepsy Center, San Francisco, California 94143

Spatial resolution dependence on spectral frequency in human speech cortex electrocorticography.
J Neural Eng 2016 10 31;13(5):056013. Epub 2016 Aug 31.
Department of Neurological Surgery and Department of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco, 675 Nelson Rising Lane, Room 511, San Francisco, CA 94158, USA. Joint Program in Bioengineering, UC Berkeley/UC San Francisco, USA. Medical Scientist Training Program, UC San Francisco, USA.


Refractory Obstructive Sleep Apnea in a Patient with Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis.
Case Rep Otolaryngol 2016 9;2016:4906863. Epub 2016 Nov 9.
Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Tripler Army Medical Center, 1 Jarrett White Rd, Honolulu, HI 96859, USA; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Sleep Medicine Division, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, 450 Broadway St, Pavillion B., Redwood City, CA 94063, USA.


Tongue retaining devices for obstructive sleep apnea: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Am J Otolaryngol 2017 May - Jun;38(3):272-278. Epub 2017 Jan 18.
Department of Otolaryngology, Division of Sleep Surgery and Medicine, Tripler Army Medical Center, HI, USA; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Sleep Medicine,Stanford Hospital and Clinics, 450 Broadway St. 2nd Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA. Electronic address:


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