Timothy Harris Lucas

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Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Translational Neuromodulation Laboratory, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Director, Center for Neuroengineering & Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurosurgery

Contact information
3400 Spruce Street
3rd Floor Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-615-0578
Fax: 215-349-5534
Lab: 215-746-1336
Graduate Group Affiliations
Education:
B.S. (Neurobiological Sciences & Psychobiology)
University of Florida, 1996.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Florida, 2001.
Ph.D. (Physiology & Biophysics)
University of Washington, 2009.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Translational neuromodulation,
Brain-computer interface,
Motor systems neuroprosthesis,
Sensory systems neuroprosthesis,
Voluntary movement,
Implantable computer systems

Description of Research Expertise

Brain-machine interface / Brain-computer interface
Motor Cortex Functional Organization
Voluntary Movement
Speech and Language Organization
Cortical Plasticity
Basal Ganglia - Cortical Interactions
Cortical/Basal Ganglia Stimulation
Cortical Spike and Local Field Recording
Basal Ganglia Spike and Local Field Recording
Neuroprosthetics
Spinal Cord Stimulation and Mapping
Electromyography

Selected Publications

Lucas, T. H., Silbergeld, D. L.: Temporal Lobe Resection for Epilepsy. Epilepsy Surgery: Principles and Contraversies. Marcel Dekker, Inc. 2005.

Lucas, T. H., McKhann, G. M., Ojemann, G. A.: Functional separation of languages in the bilingual brain: electrical stimulation langauge mapping in 25 bilinguals compared to 117 monolingual controls. Journal of Neurosurgery 101: 449-457, 2004.

Jackson, A., Moritz, C. T., Mavoori, J., Lucas, T. H., Fetz, E. E.: The Neurochip BCI: towards a neural prosthesis for upper limb function. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 14(2): 187-90, 2006.

Lucas, T. H., Drane, D. L., Dodrill, C. B., Ojemann, G. A.: Speech localization in patients with preoperative language deficits: A stimulation mapping investigation. Neurosurgery 63(3): 487-497, 2008.

Moritz, C. T., Lucas, T. H., Perlmutter, S. I., Fetz, E. E.: Forelimb movements and muscle responses evoked by microstimulation of cervical spinal cord in sedated monkeys. J Neurophysiol 97(1): 110-20, 2007.

Tempkin, N., Anderson, G. D., Winn, H. R., Ellenbogen, R. G., Britz, G. W., Schuster, J., Lucas, T. H., Newell, D. W., Mansfield, P. N., Machamer, J. E., Barber, J., Dickmen, S. S.: Magnesium sulfate for neuroprotection after traumatic brain injury: A randomized trial. Lancet Neurol 6(1): 29-38, 2007.

Lucas, T. H.: Brain computer interfaces on the neurosurgery event horizon. CNS Congress Quarterly Spring: 18-19, 2011.

Lucas, T. H., Ellenbogen, R. G.: Approaches to the Ventricular Tumors. Neurosurgery Quarterly 21(1): 50-9, 2011.

Ellenbogen, R. G., Lucas, T. H.: Brain-computer interface: the future is here. Neurosurgery 58(6): N6, 2006.

Morton, R., Lucas, T. H., Ko, A., Browd, S. R., Ellenbogen, R. G., Chesnut, R. M.: Intracerebral Abscess Associated with the Camino(R) Intracranial Pressure Monitor: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Neurosurgery 71(1), 2011.

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Last updated: 09/15/2014
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