Neurosurgery

Hiroto Kawasaki, MD

Portrait

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Contact Information

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

Email: hiroto-kawasaki@uiowa.edu

Education

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

Residency, Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Toyko Women's Medical University
Post Doctorate, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Physiology, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University
Post Doctorate, 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

Abel T, Woodroffe R, Moritani T, Kirby P, Howard M, Kawasaki H, Werz M.  The Role of the Temporal Pole in Temporal Lobe Seizure Networks: An Intracranial Electrode Investigation.  Neurosurgery.  2016 August. 63(Suppl 1):194.
[PubMed]

Kingyon J, Behroozmand R, Kelley R, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Narayanan N, Greenlee J.  Corrigendum to "High-gamma band fronto-temporal coherence as a measure of functional connectivity in speech motor control" [Neuroscience 305 (2015) 15-25]..  Neuroscience.  2016 July 20. 
[PubMed]

Abel T, Rhone A, Nourski K, Ando T, Oya H, Kovach C, Kawasaki H, Howard 3rd M, Tranel D.  Beta modulation reflects name retrieval in the human anterior temporal lobe: an intracranial recording study.  J Neurophysiol.  2016 June. 115(6):3052-61.
[PubMed]

Sedley W, Gander P, Kumar S, Kovach C, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard M, Griffiths T.  Neural Signatures of Perceptual Inference.  Elife.  2016 March 7. 
[PubMed]

Behroozmand R, Oya H, Nourski K, Kawasaki H, Larson C, Brugge J, Howard 3rd M, Greenlee J.  Neural Correlates of Vocal Production and Motor Control in Human Heschl's Gyrus.  J Neurosci.  2016 February 17. 36(7):2302-15.
[PubMed]

Rhone A, Nourski K, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard 3rd M, McMurray B.  Can you hear me yet? An intracranial investigation of speech and non-speech audiovisual interactions in human cortex.  Lang Cogn Neurosci.  2016. 31(2):284-302.
[PubMed]

Kingyon J, Behroozmand R, Kelley R, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Narayanan N, Greenlee J.  High-gamma band fronto-temporal coherence as a measure of functional connectivity in speech motor control.  Neuroscience.  2015 October 1. 305:15-25.
[PubMed]

Jenison R, Reale R, Armstrong A, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard 3rd M.  Sparse Spectro-Temporal Receptive Fields Based on Multi-Unit and High-Gamma Responses in Human Auditory Cortex.  PLoS One;  2015. 

Nourski K, Steinschneider M, Rhone A, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard 3rd M, McMurray B.  Sound identification in human auditory cortex: Differential contribution of local field potentials and high gamma power as revealed by direct intracranial recordings.  Brain Lang.  2015 September. 148:37-50.
[PubMed]

Abel T, Kawasaki H, Barrash J.  In response: Naming and recognition after laser amygdalohippocampotomy: Is the hippocampus involved?.  Epilepsia.  2015 August. 56(8):1317.
[PubMed]

Dlouhy B, Gehlbach B, Kreple C, Kawasaki H, Oya H, Buzza C, Granner M, Welsh M, Howard M, Wemmie J, Richerson G.  Breathing Inhibited When Seizures Spread to the Amygdala and upon Amygdala Stimulation.  J Neurosci.  2015 July 15. 35(28):10281-9.
[PubMed]

Sedley W, Gander P, Kumar S, Oya H, Kovach C, Nourski K, Kawasaki H, Howard 3rd M, Griffiths T.  Intracranial Mapping of a Cortical Tinnitus System using Residual Inhibition.  Curr Biol.  2015 May 4. 25(9):1208-14.
[PubMed]

Nourski K, Steinschneider M, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard 3rd M.  Modulation of response patterns in human auditory cortex during a target detection task: An intracranial electrophysiology study.  Int J Psychophysiol.  2015 February. 95(2):191-201.
[PubMed]

Abel T, Rhone A, Nourski K, Kawasaki H, Oya H, Griffiths T, Howard 3rd M, Tranel D.  Direct physiologic evidence of a heteromodal convergence region for proper naming in human left anterior temporal lobe.  J Neurosci.  2015 January 28. 35(4):1513-20.
[PubMed]

Nourski K, Steinschneider M, McMurray B, Kovach C, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard 3rd M.  Functional organization of human auditory cortex: investigation of response latencies through direct recordings.  Neuroimage.  2014 November 1. 101:598-609.
[PubMed]

Bijanki K, Kovach C, McCormick L, Kawasaki H, Dlouhy B, Feinstein J, Jones R, Howard 3rd M.  Case report: stimulation of the right amygdala induces transient changes in affective bias.  Brain Stimul.  2014 September. 7(5):690-3.
[PubMed]

Steinschneider M, Nourski K, Rhone A, Kawasaki H, Oya H, Howard 3rd M.  Differential activation of human core, non-core and auditory-related cortex during speech categorization tasks as revealed by intracranial recordings.  Front Neurosci.  2014 August 11. 8:240.
[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.  2014 February. 24(2):340-52.
[PubMed]

Greenlee J, Behroozmand R, Nourski K, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard M.  Using speech and electrocorticography to map human auditory cortex.  Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc.  2014. 2014:6798-801.
[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]

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]

Date Last Modified: 06/06/2016 - 13:17:48