Neurosurgery

Kirill V. Nourski, MD, PhD

Portrait

Research Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Contact Information

Office: 407 MRC
Iowa City, IA 52242
Office Phone: 319-335-7049

Email: kirill-nourski@uiowa.edu

Education

Business Minor, School of Business, Faculty of Economics, St. Petersburg State University
MD, Faculty of Medicine, St. Petersburg State University
BS, Biosciences Program, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
PhD, Neuroscience Graduate Program, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Post Doctorate, Neuroscience, Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

All Publications

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 March 25. 
[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]

Gander P, Kumar S, Nourski K, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard M, Griffiths T.  Direct electrical recordings of neural activity related to auditory figure-ground segregation in the human auditory cortex. Assoc Res Otolaryngol 2015 MidWinter Meeting, February 21-25, 2015, Baltimore, MD. Assoc Res Otolaryngol.  2015. 

Nourski K, Howard III M.  Invasive recordings in the human auditory cortex.  2015. 129:225-44.

Howard M, Nourski K.  Invasive studies of human auditory cortex functional organization.  Assoc Res Otolaryngol 2015 MidWinter Meeting, February 21-25, 2015, Baltimore, MD. Invited symposium presentation. Assoc Res Otolaryngol.  2015. 

Steinschneider M, Nourski K, Rhone A, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard M.  Temporal dynamics of cortical activity during performance of the mini-mental status exam: An intracranial electrophysiology study.  Assoc Res Otolaryngol 2015 MidWinter Meeting, February 21-25, 2015, Baltimore, MD. Assoc Res Otolaryngol.  2015. 

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]

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]

Steinschneider M, Nourski K, Kawasaki H, Oya H, Howard M.  Categorization of speech and non-speech sounds in the human auditory cortex revealed by intracranial recordings.  Assoc Res Otolaryngol 2014 MidWinter Meeting, February 22-26, 2014, San Diego, CA. Assoc Res Otolaryngol.  2014. 

Nourski K, Rhone A, Steinschneider M, Kawasaki H, Oya H, Howard III M.  Cortical processing of spectrally degraded speech as revealed by intracranial recordings.  5th International Conference on Auditory Cortex, September 13-17, 2014, Magdeburg, Germany. Proc 5th Int Conf Auditory Cortex - Towards Synthesis Human Animal Res.  2014. 

Nourski K, Rhone A, Steinschneider M, Kawasaki H, Oya H, Howard M.  Cortical representation of spectrally degraded speech: An intracranial electrophysiology study. .  Assoc Res Otolaryngol 2014 MidWinter Meeting, February 22-26, 2014, San Diego, CA. Assoc Res Otolaryngol.  2014. 

Kumar S, Gander P, Nourski K, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard M, Griffiths T.  Direct electrical recordings of neural activity related to auditory figure-ground segregation in the human auditory cortex.  Society for Neuroscience 44th Annual Meeting, November 15-19, 2014, Washington DC. Program No. 328.10. 2014 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington DC: Society for Neuroscience 2014. Online.  2014. 

Gander P, Kumar S, Nourski K, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard M, Griffiths T.  Direct electrophysiological recording of human auditory cortex responses to different pitch values.  Assoc Res Otolaryngol 2014 MidWinter Meeting, February 22-26, 2014, San Diego, CA. Assoc Res Otolaryngol.  2014. 

Sedley W, Gander P, Kumar S, Oya H, Kovach C, Nourski K, Kawasaki H, Howard III M, Griffiths T.  Direct mapping of the cortical tinnitus network.  Society for Neuroscience 44th Annual Meeting, November 15-19, 2014, Washington DC. Program No. 147.16. 2014 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2014. Online.  2014. 

Gander P, Sedley W, Kumar S, Kovach C, Nourski K, Kawasaki H, Howard M, Griffiths T.  Direct mapping of the cortical tinnitus network. 5th International Conference on Auditory Cortex, September 13-17, 2014, Magdeburg, Germany. Proc 5th Int Conf Auditory Cortex - Towards Synthesis Human Animal Res.  2014. 

Abel T, Rhone A, Nourski K, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard III M, Tranel D.  Direct physiologic evidence for a heteromodal convergence region for proper naming in the left anterior temporal lobe.  American Epilepsy Society 68th Annual Meeting, December 5-9, 2014, Seattle, WA.  2014. 

Gander P, Kumar S, Nourski K, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard III M, Griffiths T.  Direct recordings of sustained theta-band electrical activity in the human auditory cortex during working memory for tones.  Society for Neuroscience 44th Annual Meeting, November 15-19, 2014, Washington DC, Program No. 554.10. 2014 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner, Washington DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2014. Online.  2014. 

Gander P, Kumar S, Nourski K, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard M, Griffiths T.  Direct recordings of sustained theta-band electrical activity in the human auditory cortex during working memory for tones.  Tucker-Davis Symposium on Advances and Perspectives in Auditory Neurophysiology, November 14, 2014, Washington DC.  2014. 

Nourski K, Steinschneider M, McMurray B, Kovach C, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard M.  Functional organization of human auditory cortex: Investigation of response latencies through direct recordings.  Society for Neuroscience 44th Annual Meeting, November 15-19, 2014, Washington DC. Program No. 328.09. 2014 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2014. Online.  2014. 

Nourski K, Steinschneider M, McMurray B, Kovach C, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard M.  Functional organization of human auditory cortex: Investigation of response latencies through direct recordings.  Tucker-Davis Symposium on Advances and Perspectives in Auditory Neurophysiology, November 14, 2014, Washington DC.  2014. 

Kumar S, Gander P, Joseph S, Halpern A, Hussain M, Nourski K, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard M, Griffiths T.  Haemodynamic pattern analysis and direct electrical recording of human brain activity during working memory for tones.  5th International Conference on Auditory Cortex, September 13-17, 2014, Magdeburg, Germany. Proc 5th Int Conf Auditory Cortex - Towards Synthesis Human Animal Res.  2014. 

Rhone A, McMurray B, Nourski K, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard III M.  Intracranial investigation of auditory and visual speech selectivity in human auditory and auditory-related cortex.  5th International Conference on Auditory Cortex, September 13-17, 2014, Magdeburg, Germany. Proc 5th Int Conf Auditory Cortex - Towards Synthesis Human Animal Res.  2014. 

Oya H, Kawasaki H, Nourski K, Greenlee J, Griffiths T, Howard III M.  Mapping intracranial ECoG responses onto the surface of the human superior temporal plane.  Society for Neuroscience 44th Annual Meeting, November 15-19, 2014, Washington DC. Program No. 235.05. 2014 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2014. Online.  2014. 

Steinschneider M, Nourski K, Rhone A, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard III M.  Network analysis of human speech perception: An intracranial recording perspective.  Society for Neuroscience 44th Annual Meeting, November 15-19, 2014, Washington DC. Program No. 622.15. 2014 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2014. Online.  2014. 

Steinschneider M, Nourski K, Rhone A, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard III M.  Network analysis of human speech perception: An intracranial recording perspective.  Tucker-Davis Symposium on Advances and Perspectives in Auditory Neurophysiology, November 14, 2014, Washington DC.  2014. 

Rhone A, McMurray B, Nourski K, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard III M.  Processing of audiovisual speech and non-speech stimuli within and beyond human auditory cortex: An intracranial electrophysiology study.  Society for Neuroscience 44th Annual Meeting, November 15-19, 2014, Washington DC. Program No. 623.08. 2014 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2014. Online.  2014. 

Nourski K, Steinschneider M, McMurray B, Kovach C, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard M.  Response latencies in human auditory cortex: An intracranial electrophysiology study.  20th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, June 8-12, 2014, Hamburg, Germany.  2014. 

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]

Abel T, Rhone A, Nourski K, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard M, Tranel D.  The left temporal pole is a multimodal convergence region for proper name retrieval: Evidence from electrocorticography of famous person picture and voice naming.  American Epilepsy Society 67th Annual Meeting, December 6-10, 2013, Washington DC.  2013 December. 

Steinschneider M, Nourski K, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard M.  Organization of human auditory cortex: Modulation of response patterns on the posterior lateral superior temporal gyrus during a target detection task..  Tucker-Davis Symposium on Advances and Perspectives in Auditory Neurophysiology, November 8, 2013, San Diego, CA.  2013 November 8. 

Gander P, Kumar S, Nourski K, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard III M, Griffiths T.  Human depth electrode recordingo f auditory cortex responses to different pitch values.  Society for Neuroscience 43rd Annual Meeting, November 9-13, 2013, San Diego CA. Program No. 354.16. 2013 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner, Washington DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2013. Online.  2013 November. 

Steinschneider M, Nourski K, Fishman Y.  Representation of speech in human auditory cortex: Is it special?.  Hear Res.  2013 November. 305:57-73.
[PubMed]

Nourski K, Etler C, Brugge J, Reale R, Oya H, Kawasaki H, 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]

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]

Gander P, Kumar S, Nourski K, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard III M, Griffiths T.  Human depth electrode recording of auditory cortex responses to different pitch values.  Tucker-Davis Symposium on Advances and Perspectives in Auditory Neurophysiology, November 8, 2013, San Diego, CA.  2013. 

Rhone A, McMurray B, Oya H, Nourski K, Kawasaki H, Howard III M.  Intracranial recordings reveal spatial and temporal differences in the processing and categorization of speech.  Society for Neuroscience 43rd Annual Meeting, November 9-13, 2013, San Diego, CA. Program No. 637.09. 2013 Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner, Washington DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2013. Online..  2013. 

Rhone A, McMurray B, Oya H, Nourski K, Kawasaki H, Howard III M.  Intracranial recordings reveal spatial and temporal differences in the processing and categorization of speech.  Tucker-Davis Symposium on Advances and Perspectives in Auditory Neurophysiology, November 8, 2013, San Diego, CA.  2013. 

Oya H, Nourski K, Rhone A, Kawasaki H, Howard III M.  Non-linear dependency between spiking response and gamma-band power of local field potentials in the human auditory cortex.  22nd Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting: CNS*2013, July 13-18, 2013, Paris, France. BMC Neuroscience.  2013. Suppl 1:175.

Nourski K, Kovach C, Steinschneider M, Reale R, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard M.  Representation of speech temporal envelope on posterolateral superior temporal gyrus.  19th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, June 16-20, 2013, Seattle, WA.  2013. 

Nourski K, Steinschneider M, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard M.  Organization of human auditory cortex: Response latencies on Heschl's gyrus and posterior lateral superior temporal gyrus.  Tucker-Davis Symposium on Advances and Perspectives in Auditory Neurophysiology, October 12, 2012, New Orleans, LA.  2012 October 12. 

Steinschneider M, Nourski K, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard M.  Organization of human auditory cortex: Response patterns elicited by simple and complex sounds on Heschl's gyrus and posterior lateral superior temporal gyrus..  Tucker-Davis Symposium on Advances and Perspectives in Auditory Neurophysiology, October 12, 2012, New Orleans, LA.  2012 October 12. 

Rhone A, Oya H, McMurray B, Reale R, Nourski K, Kawasaki H, Howard III M.  Auditory, visual, and audiovisual responses to speech and non-speech recorded directly from the temporal lobe.  Society for Neuroscience 42nd Annual Meeting, Program No. 369.07.  2012 October. 

Steinschneider M, Nourski K, Oya H, Kawasaki H, Howard M.  Organization of human auditory cortex: Response patterns elicited by simple and complex sounds on Heschl's gyrus and posterior lateral superior temporal gyrus.  Society for Neuroscience 42nd Annual Meeting, Program No. 366.17.  2012 October. 

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. 
[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]

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]

Nourski K, Brugge J.  Representation of temporal sound features in the human auditory cortex.  Rev Neurosci.  2011. 22(2):187-203.
[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 recording of pitch responses from human auditory cortex.  Curr Biol.  2010 June. 20(12):1128-32.
[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 of Heschl's gyrus of human.  J Neurophysiol.  2009 October. 102(4):2358-74.
[PubMed]

Miller C, Abbas P, Robinson B, Nourski K, Zhang F, Jeng F.  Auditory nerve fiber responses to combined acoustic and electric stimulation.  J Assoc Res Otolaryngol.  2009 September. 10(3):425-45.
[PubMed]

Jeng F, Abbas P, Hu N, Miller C, Nourski K, Robinson B.  Effects of temporal properties on compound action potentials in response to amplitude-modulated electric pulse trains in guinea pigs.  Hear Res.  2009 January. 247(1):47-59.
[PubMed]

Jeng F, Abbas P, Brown C, Miller C, Nourski K, Robinson B.  Electrically evoked auditory steady-state responses in guinea pig model: latency estimates and effects of stimulus parameters.  Audiol Neurootol.  2008 January. 13(3):161-71.
[PubMed]

Nourski K, Abbas P, Miller C, Robinson B, Jeng F.  Acoustic-electric interactions in the guinea pig auditory nerve: simultaneous and forward masking of the electrically evoked compound action potential by acoustic noise.  Hear Res.  2007 October. 232(1-2):87-103.
[PubMed]

Noh H, Abbas P, Miller C, Nourski K, Robinson B, Jeng F.  Binaural interactions of electrically and acoustically evoked responses recorded from the inferior colliculus of guinea pigs.  Int J Audiol.  2007 June. 46(6):309-20.
[PubMed]

Jeng F, Abbas P, Brown C, Miller C, Nourski K, Robinson B.  Electrically evoked auditory steady-state responses in guinea pigs.  Audiol Neurootol.  2007 January. 12(2):101-12.
[PubMed]

Miller C, Abbas P, Robinson B, Nourski K, Zhang F, Jeng F.  Electrical excitation of the acoustically sensitive auditory nerve: Single-fiber responses to electric pulse trains.  J Assoc Res Otolaryngol.  2006 September. 7(3):195-210.
[PubMed]

Nourski K, Abbas P, Miller C, Robinson B, Jeng F.  Effects of acoustic noise on the auditory nerve compound action potentials evoked by electric pulse trains.  Hear Res.  2005 April. 202(1-2):141-53.
[PubMed]

Miller C, Robinson B, Hetke J, Abbas P, Nourski K.  Feasibility of using silicon-substrate recording electrodes within the auditory nerve.  Hear Res.  2004 December. 198(1-2):48-58.
[PubMed]

Miller C, Abbas P, Hay-McCutcheon M, Robinson B, Nourski K, Jeng F.  Intracochlear and extracochlear ECAPs suggest antidromic action potentials.  Hear Res.  2004 December. 198(1-2):75-86.
[PubMed]

Nourski K, Miller C, Hu N, Abbas P.  Co-administration of kanamycin and ethacrynic acid as a deafening method for acute animal experiments.  Hear Res.  2004 January. 187(1-2):131-3.
[PubMed]

Hu N, Abbas P, Miller C, Robinson B, Nourski K, Jeng F, Abkes B, Nichols J.  Auditory response to intracochlear electric stimuli following furosemide treatment.  Hear Res.  2003 November. 185(1-2):77-89.
[PubMed]

Miller C, Nagase S, Nourski K, Abbas P, Robinson B.  Neurophysiological effects of simulated auditory prosthesis stimulation, 12th quarterly progress report.  Neural Prosthesis Program contract N01-DC-9-2107 NIH.  2003. 

Miller C, Abbas P, Nourski K, Hu N, Robinson B.  Electrode configuration influences action potential initiation stie and fiber ensemble stochastic response properties.  Hear Res.  2003 January. 175(1-2):200-14.
[PubMed]

Abel T, Rhone A, Nourski K, Howard III M, Tranel D.  Investigating the anterior temporal lobe with direct intracranial recordings.  Clin Neurosurgery. 

Behroozmand R, Greenlee J, Oya H, Nourski K, Kawasaki H, Larson C, Bruegge J, Howard III M.  Neural correlates of speech production and motor control in human Heschl's gyrus. 

Sedley W, Gander P, Kumar S, Oya H, Kovach C, Nourski K, Kawasaki H, Howard III M, Griffiths T.  The brain mechanism of tinnitus revealed through direct recordings. 

Abel T, Rhone A, Nourski K, Kawasaki H, Oya H, Griffiths T, Howard M, Tranel D.  The physiology of heteromodal proper naming in the human anterior temporal lobe.  CNS Annual Meeting, October 18-22, 2014, Boston, MA. Neurosurgery.  61(Suppl 1):222-3.

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