Hiroto Kawasaki, MD


Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Contact Information

Office: 1620 JCP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Office Phone: 319-384-8239



MD, School of Medicine, Chiba University, Japan
PhD, Medical Science, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan

Residency, Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Toyko Women's Medical University, Japan
Post Doctoral, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Physiology, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Canada
Post Doctoral, Neurology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Licensure and Certifications

Iowa Medical License Iowa Board of Medicine
Board Certification Japan Neurosurgical Society

Research Summary

Neurophysiology of Emotion Processing in the Human Brain, Neurophysiology of Auditory Cortex, Information processing of the Brain, Surgical Treatment of Epilepsy

Selected Publications

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Nourski K, Steinschneider M, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Jones R, Howard M.  Spectral organization of the human lateral superior temporal gyrus revealed by intracranial recordings.  Cereb Cortex.  2014 February. 24(2):340-52.

Abel T, Rhone A, Nourski K, Granner M, Oya H, Griffiths T, Tranel D, Kawasaki H, Howard M.  Mapping the temporal pole with a specialized electrode array: technique and preliminary results.  Physiol Meas.  2014 January. 35(3):323-37.

Nourski K, Etler C, Brugge J, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Reale R, Abbas P, Brown C, Howard M.  Direct recordings from the auditory cortex in a cochlear implant user.  J Assoc Res Otolaryngol.  2013 June. 14(3):435-50.

Kawasaki H, Palmieri C, Avoli M.  Muscarinic receptor activation induces depolarizing potentials in bursting neurons of the rat subiculum.  J Neurophysiol.  1999 November. 82(5):2590-601.

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