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Ziv Williams, M.D.


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  1. R01MH112846 (WILLIAMS, ZIV) Aug 1, 2017 - May 31, 2022
    Using game theory in primates to study the distributed neuronal and time-casual underpinnings of interactive social behavior
    Role: Principal Investigator
  2. R01NS091390 (WILLIAMS, ZIV) Apr 1, 2015 - Mar 31, 2020
    Studying Memory Retrieval at the Dynamic Neural Network Level
    Role: Principal Investigator
  3. R01HD059852 (WILLIAMS, ZIV) Apr 1, 2009 - Dec 31, 2015
    Neuronal based prosthetic control of volitional movement
    Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Jamali M, Grannan B, Haroush K, Moses ZB, Eskandar EN, Herrington T, Patel S, Williams ZM. Dorsolateral prefrontal neurons mediate subjective decisions and their variation in humans. Nat Neurosci. 2019 06; 22(6):1010-1020. PMID: 31011224.
  2. Beaulieu-Laroche L, Toloza EHS, van der Goes MS, Lafourcade M, Barnagian D, Williams ZM, Eskandar EN, Frosch MP, Cash SS, Harnett MT. Enhanced Dendritic Compartmentalization in Human Cortical Neurons. Cell. 2018 Oct 18; 175(3):643-651.e14. PMID: 30340039.
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  3. Friedman GN, Johnson L, Williams ZM. Long-Term Visual Memory and Its Role in Learning Suppression. Front Psychol. 2018; 9:1896. PMID: 30369895.
  4. Fedorenko E, Williams ZM, Ferreira VS. Remaining Puzzles about Morpheme Production in the Posterior Temporal Lobe. Neuroscience. 2018 11 10; 392:160-163. PMID: 30278250.
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  5. Hu K, Jamali M, Moses ZB, Ortega CA, Friedman GN, Xu W, Williams ZM. Decoding unconstrained arm movements in primates using high-density electrocorticography signals for brain-machine interface use. Sci Rep. 2018 Jul 12; 8(1):10583. PMID: 30002452.
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  6. Choi BD, Stapleton CJ, Lee CK, Williams Z. Spontaneous migration of retained intracranial bullet. Br J Neurosurg. 2018 Jun 26; 1. PMID: 29943668.
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  7. Lee DK, Fedorenko E, Simon MV, Curry WT, Nahed BV, Cahill DP, Williams ZM. Neural encoding and production of functional morphemes in the posterior temporal lobe. Nat Commun. 2018 05 14; 9(1):1877. PMID: 29760465.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Hu K, Bounni F, Williams Z. Editorial. Advancement in brain-machine interfaces for patients with tetraplegia: neurosurgical perspective. Neurosurg Focus. 2017 07; 43(1):E5. PMID: 28669301.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Hu K, Ma H, Shen Y, Williams Z, Xu W. Plexiform neurofibroma as a cause of carpal tunnel syndrome in a radial deficiency patient. Br J Neurosurg. 2019 Jun; 33(3):281-282. PMID: 28554231.
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  10. Hu K, Moses ZB, Xu W, Williams Z. Bibliometric profile of deep brain stimulation. Br J Neurosurg. 2017 Oct; 31(5):587-592. PMID: 28480753.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Quadrato G, Nguyen T, Macosko EZ, Sherwood JL, Min Yang S, Berger DR, Maria N, Scholvin J, Goldman M, Kinney JP, Boyden ES, Lichtman JW, Williams ZM, McCarroll SA, Arlotta P. Cell diversity and network dynamics in photosensitive human brain organoids. Nature. 2017 05 04; 545(7652):48-53. PMID: 28445462.
    Citations: 37     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  12. Hu K, Moses ZB, Hutter MM, Williams Z. Short-Term Adverse Outcomes After Deep Brain Stimulation Treatment in Patients with Parkinson Disease. World Neurosurg. 2017 Feb; 98:365-374. PMID: 27826085.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Hu K, Chen C, Meng Q, Williams Z, Xu W. Scientific profile of brain-computer interfaces: Bibliometric analysis in a 10-year period. Neurosci Lett. 2016 Dec 02; 635:61-66. PMID: 27751787.
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  14. Hu K, Xu W, Williams Z. Pioglitazone after Ischemic Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack. N Engl J Med. 2016 08 18; 375(7):703-4. PMID: 27532848.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Hu K, Zhang T, Hutter M, Xu W, Williams Z. Thirty-Day Perioperative Adverse Outcomes After Peripheral Nerve Surgery: An Analysis of 2351 Patients in the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Database. World Neurosurg. 2016 Oct; 94:409-417. PMID: 27436210.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. Williams ZM. Transgenerational influence of sensorimotor training on offspring behavior and its neural basis in Drosophila. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2016 05; 131:166-75. PMID: 27044678.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Animals
  17. Zhang WH, Williams ZM. Frontal neurons modulate memory retrieval across widely varying temporal scales. Learn Mem. 2015 Jun; 22(6):299-306. PMID: 25979992.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  18. Williams ZM. Good vibrations with deep brain stimulation. Nat Neurosci. 2015 May; 18(5):618-9. PMID: 25919960.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  19. Haroush K, Williams ZM. Neuronal prediction of opponent's behavior during cooperative social interchange in primates. Cell. 2015 Mar 12; 160(6):1233-45. PMID: 25728667.
    Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  20. Royse CF, Williams Z, Ye G, Wilkinson D, De Steiger R, Richardson M, Newman S. Knee surgery recovery: Post-operative Quality of Recovery Scale comparison of age and complexity of surgery. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2014 Jul; 58(6):660-7. PMID: 24571268.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. Simon MV, Sheth SA, Eckhardt CA, Kilbride RD, Braver D, Williams Z, Curry W, Cahill D, Eskandar EN. Phase reversal technique decreases cortical stimulation time during motor mapping. J Clin Neurosci. 2014 Jun; 21(6):1011-7. PMID: 24679940.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Shanechi MM, Hu RC, Williams ZM. A cortical-spinal prosthesis for targeted limb movement in paralysed primate avatars. Nat Commun. 2014; 5:3237. PMID: 24549394.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  23. Gale JT, Lee KH, Amirnovin R, Roberts DW, Williams ZM, Blaha CD, Eskandar EN. Electrical stimulation-evoked dopamine release in the primate striatum. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2013; 91(6):355-63. PMID: 24107983.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  24. Haslinger R, Ba D, Galuske R, Williams Z, Pipa G. Missing mass approximations for the partition function of stimulus driven Ising models. Front Comput Neurosci. 2013; 7:96. PMID: 23898262.
  25. Haslinger R, Pipa G, Lewis LD, Nikolic D, Williams Z, Brown E. Encoding through patterns: regression tree-based neuronal population models. Neural Comput. 2013 Aug; 25(8):1953-93. PMID: 23607564.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  26. Patel SR, Sheth SA, Martinez-Rubio C, Mian MK, Asaad WF, Gerrard JL, Kwon CS, Dougherty DD, Flaherty AW, Greenberg BD, Gale JT, Williams ZM, Eskandar EN. Studying task-related activity of individual neurons in the human brain. Nat Protoc. 2013 May; 8(5):949-57. PMID: 23598445.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  27. Shanechi MM, Williams ZM, Wornell GW, Hu RC, Powers M, Brown EN. A real-time brain-machine interface combining motor target and trajectory intent using an optimal feedback control design. PLoS One. 2013; 8(4):e59049. PMID: 23593130.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  28. Srinivasan L, Asaad WF, Ginat DT, Gale JT, Dougherty DD, Williams ZM, Sejnowski TJ, Eskandar EN. Action initiation in the human dorsal anterior cingulate cortex. PLoS One. 2013; 8(2):e55247. PMID: 23460783.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. Mian MK, Sheth SA, Patel SR, Spiliopoulos K, Eskandar EN, Williams ZM. Encoding of rules by neurons in the human dorsolateral prefrontal cortex. Cereb Cortex. 2014 Mar; 24(3):807-16. PMID: 23172774.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  30. Shanechi MM, Hu RC, Powers M, Wornell GW, Brown EN, Williams ZM. Neural population partitioning and a concurrent brain-machine interface for sequential motor function. Nat Neurosci. 2012 Dec; 15(12):1715-22. PMID: 23143511.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  31. Dunn GP, Spiliopoulos K, Plotkin SR, Hornicek FJ, Harmon DC, Delaney TF, Williams Z. Role of resection of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1. J Neurosurg. 2013 Jan; 118(1):142-8. PMID: 23101443.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Shanechi MM, Wornell GW, Williams ZM, Brown EN. Feedback-controlled parallel point process filter for estimation of goal-directed movements from neural signals. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng. 2013 Jan; 21(1):129-40. PMID: 23047892.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Animals
  33. Sheth SA, Mian MK, Patel SR, Asaad WF, Williams ZM, Dougherty DD, Bush G, Eskandar EN. Human dorsal anterior cingulate cortex neurons mediate ongoing behavioural adaptation. Nature. 2012 Aug 09; 488(7410):218-21. PMID: 22722841.
    Citations: 96     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
  34. Sarma SV, Cheng ML, Eden U, Williams Z, Brown EN, Eskandar E. The effects of cues on neurons in the basal ganglia in Parkinson's disease. Front Integr Neurosci. 2012; 6:40. PMID: 22855673.
    Citations: 5     
  35. Spiliopoulos K, Williams Z. Brachial plexus reconstruction following resection of a malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor: case report. Neurosurgery. 2011 Jul; 69(1):E245-50; discussion E250. PMID: 21796069.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  36. Shields DC, Flaherty AW, Eskandar EN, Williams ZM. Ventral intermediate thalamic stimulation for monoclonal gammopathy-associated tremor: case report. Neurosurgery. 2011 May; 68(5):E1464-7. PMID: 21311371.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  37. Wang SG, Eskandar EN, Kilbride R, Chiappa KH, Curry WT, Williams Z, Simon MV. The variability of stimulus thresholds in electrophysiologic cortical language mapping. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2011 Apr; 28(2):210-6. PMID: 21399523.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  38. Spiliopoulos K, Williams Z. Femoral branch to obturator nerve transfer for restoration of thigh adduction following iatrogenic injury. J Neurosurg. 2011 Jun; 114(6):1529-33. PMID: 21351833.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  39. Jho DH, Spiliopoulos K, Stein TD, Williams Z. Concomitant presentation of a glioblastoma multiforme with superimposed abscess. World Neurosurg. 2011 Jan; 75(1):126-31; discussion 50-3. PMID: 21492676.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  40. Sarma SV, Eden UT, Cheng ML, Williams ZM, Hu R, Eskandar E, Brown EN. Using point process models to compare neural spiking activity in the subthalamic nucleus of Parkinson's patients and a healthy primate. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2010 Jun; 57(6):1297-305. PMID: 20172804.
    Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  41. Brass SD, Dinkin MJ, Williams Z, Krishnamoorthy KS, Copen WA, Freeman SH. Case Records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 38-2009 - a 16-year-old boy with paroxysmal headaches and visual changes. N Engl J Med. 2009 Dec 10; 361(24):2367-78. PMID: 20007563.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  42. Hu R, Eskandar E, Williams Z. Role of deep brain stimulation in modulating memory formation and recall. Neurosurg Focus. 2009 Jul; 27(1):E3. PMID: 19569891.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  43. Bredella MA, Torriani M, Hornicek F, Ouellette HA, Plamer WE, Williams Z, Fischman AJ, Plotkin SR. Value of PET in the assessment of patients with neurofibromatosis type 1. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2007 Oct; 189(4):928-35. PMID: 17885067.
    Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  44. Williams Z, Amrami KK, Spinner RJ. Tumoral calcinosis producing peripheral nerve compression: a report of two cases. Neurosurg Focus. 2007 Jun 15; 22(6):E20. PMID: 17613212.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  45. Gale JT, Amirnovin R, Williams ZM, Flaherty AW, Eskandar EN. From symphony to cacophony: pathophysiology of the human basal ganglia in Parkinson disease. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2008; 32(3):378-87. PMID: 17466375.
    Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  46. Williams Z, Curry WT, Eskandar EN, Barker FG. Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in the Surgical Treatment of Parkinson Disease in the United States, 1997-2003 858. Neurosurgery. 2006 Aug 01; 59(2):473. PMID: 28180692.
  47. Eskandar EN, Williams Z, Amirnovin R, Lee KH, Blaha C. Deep Brain Stimulation for the Enhancement of Learning 890. Neurosurgery. 2006 Aug 01; 59(2):484. PMID: 28180696.
  48. Williams ZM, Eskandar EN. Selective enhancement of associative learning by microstimulation of the anterior caudate. Nat Neurosci. 2006 Apr; 9(4):562-8. PMID: 16501567.
    Citations: 87     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
  49. Amirnovin R, Williams ZM, Cosgrove GR, Eskandar EN. Experience with microelectrode guided subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation. Neurosurgery. 2006 Feb; 58(1 Suppl):ONS96-102; discussion ONS96-102. PMID: 16543878.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  50. Kragballe K, Austad J, Barnes L, Bibby A, de la Brassinne M, Cambazard F, Fleming C, Heikkilä H, Williams Z, Peyri Rey J, Svensson A, Toole J, Wozel G. Efficacy results of a 52-week, randomised, double-blind, safety study of a calcipotriol/betamethasone dipropionate two-compound product (Daivobet/Dovobet/Taclonex) in the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris. Dermatology. 2006; 213(4):319-26. PMID: 17135738.
    Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  51. Flaherty AW, Williams ZM, Amirnovin R, Kasper E, Rauch SL, Cosgrove GR, Eskandar EN. Deep brain stimulation of the anterior internal capsule for the treatment of Tourette syndrome: technical case report. Neurosurgery. 2005 Oct; 57(4 Suppl):E403; discussion E403. PMID: 16234657.
    Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  52. Williams Z, Eskandar EN. 819 Neuronal Correlates of Associative Learning in the Primate Striatum and Its Selective Enhancement by Electrical Stimulation. Neurosurgery. 2005 Aug 01; 57(2):401-402. PMID: 28184750.
  53. Williams ZM, Neimat JS, Cosgrove GR, Eskandar EN. Timing and direction selectivity of subthalamic and pallidal neurons in patients with Parkinson disease. Exp Brain Res. 2005 May; 162(4):407-16. PMID: 15635456.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  54. Amirnovin R, Williams ZM, Cosgrove GR, Eskandar EN. Visually guided movements suppress subthalamic oscillations in Parkinson's disease patients. J Neurosci. 2004 Dec 15; 24(50):11302-6. PMID: 15601936.
    Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  55. Williams ZM, Bush G, Rauch SL, Cosgrove GR, Eskandar EN. Human anterior cingulate neurons and the integration of monetary reward with motor responses. Nat Neurosci. 2004 Dec; 7(12):1370-5. PMID: 15558064.
    Citations: 94     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  56. Williams ZM, Neimat J, Cosgrove GR, Eskandar EN. Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Resident Award: Responses of subthalamic neurons during visually guided movements in patients with Parkinson disease. Clin Neurosurg. 2004; 51:307-13. PMID: 15571159.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  57. Williams ZM, Elfar JC, Eskandar EN, Toth LJ, Assad JA. Parietal activity and the perceived direction of ambiguous apparent motion. Nat Neurosci. 2003 Jun; 6(6):616-23. PMID: 12730699.
    Citations: 43     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
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