Neurosurgery

Hiroto Kawasaki, MD

Portrait

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Contact Information

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

Email: hiroto-kawasaki@uiowa.edu

Education

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

All Publications

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.
[PubMed]

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.
[PubMed]

Garell P, Bakken H, Greenlee J, Volkov I, Reale R, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard M, Brugge J.  Functional connection between posterior superior temporal gyrus and ventrolateral prefrontal cortex in human.  Cereb Cortex.  2013 October. 23(10):2309-21.
[PubMed]

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.
[PubMed]

Greenlee J, Behroozmand R, Larson C, Jackson A, Chen F, Hansen D, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard M.  Sensory-motor interactions for vocal pitch monitoring in non-primary human auditory cortex.  PLoS One.  2013 April. 8(4):e60783.
[PubMed]

Nourski K, Brugge J, Reale R, Kovach C, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Jenison R, Howard M.  Coding of repetitive transients by auditory cortex on posterolateral superior temporal gyrus in humans: an intracranial electrophysiology study.  J Neurophysiol.  2013 March. 109(5):1283-95.
[PubMed]

Flouty O, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Reddy C, Fredericks D, Gibson-Corley K, Jeffery N, Gillies G, Howard M.  Intracranial somatosensory responses with direct spinal cord stimulation in anesthetized sheep.  PLoS One.  2013 February. 8(2):e56266.
[PubMed]

Flouty O, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Wilson S, Reddy C, Jeffrey N, Brennan T, Gibson-Corley K, Utz M, Gillies G, Howard M.  A new device concept for directly modulating spinal cord pathways: initial in vivo experimental results.  Physiol Meas.  2012 December. 33(12):2003-15.
[PubMed]

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.  2012 October 9. 
[PubMed]

Kawasaki H, Tsuchiya N, Kovach C, Nourski K, Oya H, Howard M, Adolphs R.  Processing of facial emotion in the human fusiform gyrus.  J Cogn Neurosci.  2012 June. 24(6):1358-70.
[PubMed]

Dlouhy B, Viljoen S, Kung D, Vogel T, Granner M, Howard M, Kawasaki H.  Vagus nerve stimulation after lead revision.  Neurosurg Focus.  2012 March. 32(3):E11.
[PubMed]

Steinschneider M, Nourski K, Kawasaki H, Oya H, Brugge J, Howard M.  Intracranial study of speech-elicited activity on the human posterolateral superior temporal gyrus.  Cereb Cortex.  2011 October. 21(10):2332-47.
[PubMed]

Kumar S, Sedley W, Nourski K, Kawasaki H, Oya H, Patterson R, Howard M, Friston K, Griffiths T.  Predictive coding and pitch processing in the auditory cortex.  J Cogn Neurosci.  2011 October. 23(10):3084-94.
[PubMed]

Jenison R, Rangel A, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard M.  Value encoding in single neurons in the human amygdala during decision making.  J Neurosci.  2011 October. 31(1):331-8.
[PubMed]

Greenlee J, Jackson A, Chen F, Larson C, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Chen H, Howard M.  Human auditory cortical activation during self-vocalization.  PLoS One.  2011 March. 6(3):e14744.
[PubMed]

Kovach C, Tsuchiya N, Kawasaki H, Oya H, Howard M, Adolphs R.  Manifestation of ocular-muscle EMG contamination in human intracranial recordings.  Neuroimage.  2011 January. 54(1):213-33.
[PubMed]

Reddy C, Dahdaleh N, Albert G, Chen F, Hansen D, Nourski K, Kawasaki H, Oya H, Howard M.  A method for placing Heschl gyrus depth electrodes.  J Neurosurg.  2010 June. 112(6):1301-7.
[PubMed]

Griffiths T, Kumar S, Sedley W, Nourski K, Kawasaki H, Oya H, Patterson R, Brugge J, Howard M.  Direct recordings of pitch responses from human auditory cortex.  Curr Biol.  2010 June. 20(12):1128-32.
[PubMed]

Albert G, Dahdaleh N, Reddy C, Hansen D, Vogel T, Kawasaki H, Howard M.  Postoperative radiographic findings in patients undergoing intracranial electrode monitoring for medically refractory epilepsy.  J Neurosurg.  2010 February. 112(2):449-54.
[PubMed]

Nourski K, Reale R, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Kovach C, Chen H, Howard M, Brugge J.  Temporal envelope of time-compressed speech represented in the human auditory cortex.  J Neurosci.  2009 December. 29(49):15564-74.
[PubMed]

Brugge J, Nourski K, Oya H, Reale R, Kawasaki H, Steinschneider M, Howard M.  Coding of repetitive transients by auditory cortex on Heschl's gyrus.  J Neurophysiol.  2009 October. 102(4):2358-74.
[PubMed]

Reddy C, Reddy G, Kawasaki H, Oya H, Miller L, Howard M.  Decoding movement-related cortical potentials from electrocorticography.  Neurosurg Focus.  2009 July. 27(1):E11.
[PubMed]

Oya H, Kawasaki H, Dahdaleh N, Wemmie J, Howard M.  Stereotactic atlas-based depth electrode localization in the human amygdala.  Stereotact Funct Neurosurg.  2009. 87(4):219-28.
[PubMed]

Brugge J, Volkov I, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Reale R, Fenoy A, Steinschneider M, Howard M.  Functional localization of auditory cortical fields of human: click-train stimulation.  Hear Res.  2008 April. 238(1-2):12-24.
[PubMed]

Tsuchiya N, Kawasaki H, Oya H, Howard M, Adolphs R.  Decoding face information in time, frequency and space from direct intracranial recordings of the human brain.  PLoS One.  2008. 3(12):e3892.
[PubMed]

Greenlee J, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Volkov I, Severson M, Howard M, Brugge J.  Functional connections within the human inferior frontal gyrus.  J Comp Neurol.  2007 August. 503(4):550-9.
[PubMed]

Oya H, Poon P, Brugge J, Reale R, Kawasaki H, Volkov I, Howard M.  Functional connections between auditory cortical fields in human revealed by granger causality analysis of intracranial evoked potentials to sounds: comparison of two methods.  Biosystems.  2007 May. 89(1-3):198-207.
[PubMed]

D'Antuono M, Kawasaki H, Palmieri C, Curia G, Biagini G, Avoli M.  Antiepileptic drugs and muscarinic receptor-dependent excitation in the rat subiculum.  Neuropharmacology.  2007 April. 52(5):1291-302.
[PubMed]

Reale R, Calvert G, Thesen T, Jenison R, Kawasaki H, Oya H, Howard M, Brugge J.  Auditory-Visual processing represented in the human superior temporal gyrus.  Neuroscience.  2007 March. 145(1):162-84.
[PubMed]

Gigout S, Louvel J, Kawasaki H, D'Antuono M, Armand V, Kurcewicz I, Oliver A, Laschet J, Turak B, Devaux B, Pumain R, Avoli M.  Effects of gap junction blockers on human neocortical synchronization.  Neurobiol Dis.  2006 June. 22(3):496-508.
[PubMed]

Kawasaki H, Adolphs R, Oya H, Kovach C, Damasio H, Kaufman O, Howard M.  Analysis of single-unit responses to emotional scenes in human ventromedial prefrontal cortex.  J Cogn Neurosci.  2005 October. 17(10):1509-18.
[PubMed]

Oya H, Adolphs R, Kawasaki H, Bechara A, Damasio A, Howard M.  Electrophysiological correlates of reward prediction error recorded in the human prefrontal cortex.  Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.  2005 June. 102(23):8351-6.
[PubMed]

Greenlee J, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Volkov I, Kaufman O, Kovach C, Howard M, Brugge J.  A functional connection between inferior frontal gyrus and orofacial motor cortex in human.  J Neurophysiol.  2004 August. 92(2):1153-64.
[PubMed]

Bakken H, Kawasaki H, Oya H, Greenlee J, Howard M.  A device for cooling localized regions of human cerebral cortex. Technical note.  J Neurosurg.  2003 September. 99(3):604-8.
[PubMed]

Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard M, Adolphs R.  Electrophysiological responses in the human amygdala discriminate emotion categories of complex visual stimuli.  J Neurosci.  2002 November. 22(21):9502-12.
[PubMed]

D'Antuono M, Kawasaki H, Palmieri C, Avoli M.  Network and intrinsic contributions to carbachol-induced oscillations in the rat subiculum.  J Neurophysiol.  2001 September. 86(3):1164-78.
[PubMed]

Kawasaki H, Kaufman O, Damasio H, Damasio A, Granner M, Bakken H, Hori T, Howard M, Adolphs R.  Single-neuron responses to emotional visual stimuli recorded in human ventral prefrontal cortex.  Nat Neurosci.  2001 January. 4(1):15-6.
[PubMed]

Palmieri C, Kawasaki H, Avoli M.  Topiramate depresses carbachol-induced plateau potentials in subicular bursting cells.  Neuroreport.  2000 January. 11(1):75-8.
[PubMed]

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.
[PubMed]

D'Antuono M, Kawasaki H, Tancredi V, Avoli M.  Contribution of GABAA-mediated conductances to anoxia-induced depolarization.  Neuroreport.  1998 December. 9(18):4189-92.
[PubMed]

Kawasaki H, Tancredi V, D'Arcangelo G, Avoli M.  Multiple actions of the novel anticonvulsant drug topiramate in the rat subiculum in vitro.  Brain Res.  1998 October. 807(1-2):125-34.
[PubMed]

Avoli M, Methot M, Kawasaki H.  GABA-dependent generation of ectopic action potentials in the rat hippocampus.  Eur J Neurosci.  1998 August. 10(8):2714-22.
[PubMed]

Mattia D, Kawasaki H, Avoli M.  Repetitive firing and oscillatory activity of pyramidal-like bursting neurons in the rat subiculum.  Exp Brain Res.  1997 May. 114(3):507-17.
[PubMed]

Mattia D, Kawasaki H, Avoli M.  In vitro electrophysiology of rat subicular bursting neurons.  Hippocampus.  1997. 7(1):48-57.
[PubMed]

Kawasaki H, Avoli M.  Excitatory effects induced by carbachol on bursting neurons of the rat subiculum.  Neurosci Lett.  1996 November. 219(1):1-4.
[PubMed]

Shimizu T, Kawasaki H, Kasuya H, Kuriata K.  Diagnosis of vascular compression in facial spasm by stereoscopic short-range magnetic resonance angiography.  J Neurosurg.  1995 September. 83(3):561-2.
[PubMed]

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