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Joel M Stein, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Neuroradiologist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Neuroradiologist, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Neuroradiologist, Pennsylvania Hospital
Department: Radiology

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Radiology
1 Silverstein Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Biology)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1998.
PhD (Cell and Molecular Biology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2005.
MD (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania, 2007.
Post-Graduate Training
Post-doctoral Fellow, Center for Molecular Imaging Research, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 2006-2007.
Intern, Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System, 2007-2008.
Resident, Diagnostic Radiology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, 2008-2012.
Chief Resident, Diagnostic Radiology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, 2011-2012.
Fellow, Neuroradiology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, 2012-2014.
Certification, Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology, 2012.
Certificate of Additional Qualification in Neuroradiology, American Board of Radiology, 2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Neuroradiology, Diagnostic radiology, MRI, CT, Image-guided Lumbar Puncture

Description of Other Expertise

Mobile Web and iOS Applications in Education and Quality Improvement

Description of Research Expertise

Molecular imaging, Small Animal Imaging and Disease Models, Brain Tumor Imaging, Learning and Memory, Electrode Localization in Epilepsy

Selected Publications

Thawani JP, Amirshaghaghi A, Yan L, Stein JM, Liu J, Tsourkas A: Photoacoustic-guided surgery with indocyanine green-coated superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticle clusters. Small July 2017.

Ezzyat Y, Kragel JE, Burke JF, Levy DF, Lyalenko A, Wanda P, O’Sullivan L, Hurley KB, Busygin S, Pedisich I, Sperling MR, Worrell GA, Kucewicz MT, Davis KA, Lucas TH, Inman CS, Lega BC, Jobst BC, Sheth SA, Zaghloul KA, Jutras, MJ, Stein JM, Das SR, Gorniak R, Rizzuto DS, Kahana MJ: Direct brain stimulation modulates encoding states and memory performance in humans Current Biology 27(9): 1251-1258, May 2017.

Kragel JE, Ezzyat Y, Sperling MR, Gorniak R, Worrell GA, Berry BM, Inman C, Lin J, Davis KA, Das SR, Stein JM, Jobst BC, Zaghloul KA, Sheth SA, Rizzuto DS, Kahana MJ: Similar patterns of neural activity predict memory function during encoding and retrieval. NeuroImage 155: 60-71, July 2017.

Kucewicz MT, Berry BM, Kremen V, Brinkmann BH, Sperling MR, Sharan A, Jobst BC, Gross RE, Lega B, Sheth S, Stein JM, Das SR, Stead SM, Rizzuto DS, Kahana MJ, Worrell GA: Dissecting gamma frequency activity during human memory processing. Brain 140(5): 1337-50, March 2017.

Long NM, Sperling MR, Worrell GA, Davis KA, Gross RE, Lega BC, Jobst BC, Sheth SA, Zaghloul K, Stein JM, Kahana MJ: Contextually mediated spontaneous retrieval is specific to the hippocampus. Current Biology 27: 1074-9, March 2017.

Jacobs J, Miller J, Lee SA, Coffey T, Watrous AJ, Sperling MR, Sharan A, Worrell G, Berry B, Lega B, Jobst BC, Davis K, Gross RE, Sheth SA, Ezzyat Y, Das SR, Stein J, Gorniak R, Kahana MJ, Rizzuto DS.: Direct electrical stimulation of the human entorhinal region and hippocampus impairs memory. Neuron 92(5): 983-90, December 2016.

Horak PC, Meisenhelter S, Song Y, Testorf ME, Kahana MJ, Viles WD, Bujarski KA, Connolly AC, Robbins AA, Sperling MR, Sharan AD, Worrell GA, Miller LR, Gross RE, Davis KA, Roberts DW, Lega B, Sheth SA, Zaghloul KA, Stein JM, Das SR, Rizzuto DS, Jobst BC: Interictal epileptiform discharges impair word recall in multiple brain areas. Epilepsia 58(3): 378-380, March 2017.

Merkow MB, Burke JF, Stein JM, Kahana MJ: Prestimulus theta in the human hippocampus predicts subsequent recognition but not recall. Hippocampus 24(12): 1562-9, December 2014.

Stein, JM (Moderator): AJNR Fellows' Journal Club Podcast. American Journal of Neuroradiology January 2015 Notes:

Schmitt JE and Stein JM: Radiographic Detection and Advanced Imaging of Glioblastoma. Glioblastoma, 1st Edition. Brem S and Abdullah KG (eds.). Elsevier, September 2016 Notes: ISBN: 9780323476607.

Lawyer AB, Dua R, Stein JM: A Mobile Web Application to Facilitate Telephone Communication between Hospital House Staff and Radiologists. Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC May 2015.

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