Joel M Stein, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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.
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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

Ezzyat Y, Wanda PA, Levy DF, Kadel A, Aka A, Pedisich I, Sperling MR, Sharan AD, Lega BC, Burks A, Gross RE, Inman CS, Jobst BC, Gorenstein MA, Davis KA, Worrell GA, Kucewicz MT, Stein JM, Gorniak R, Das SR, Rizzuto DS, Kahana MJ: Closed-loop stimulation of temporal cortex rescues functional networks and improves memory. Nature Communications 9(1): 365, Feb 2018.

Hadar PN, Kini LG, Coto C, Piskin V, Callans LE, Chen SH, Stein JM, Das S, Yushkevich PA, Davis KA: Clinical validation of automated hippocampal segmentation in temporal lobe epilepsy. NeuroImage: Clinical October 2018.

Kucewicz MT, Berry BM, Miller LR, Khadjevand F, Ezzyat Y, Stein JM, Kremen V, Brinkmann BH, Wanda P, Sperling MR, Gorniak R, Davis KA, Jobst BC, Gross RE, Lega B, Van Gompel J, Stead SM, Rizzuto DS, Kahana MJ, Worrell GA: Evidence for verbal memory enhancement with electrical brain stimulation in the lateral temporal cortex. Brain Jan 2018.

Solomon EA, Kragel JE, Sperling MR, Sharan A, Worrell G, Kucewicz M, Inman CS, Lega B, Davis KA, Stein JM, Jobst BC, Zaghloul KA, Sheth SA, Rizzuto DS, Kahana MJ : Widespread theta synchrony and high-frequency desynchronization underlies enhanced cognition. Nature Communications 8(1): 1704, November 2017 Notes: doi:10.1038/s41467-017-01763-2.

Shah P, Bassett DS, Wisse LEM, Detre JA, Stein JM, Yushkevich PA, Shinohara RT, Pluta JB, Valenciano E, Daffner M, Wolk DA, Elliott MA, Litt B, Davis KA, Das SR: Mapping the structure and functional network architecture of the medial temporal lobe using 7T MRI. Human Brain Mapping Nov 2017 Notes: DOI: 10.1002/hbm.23887.

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 13(37), Oct 2017 Notes: doi: 10.1002/smll.201701300. Epub 2017 Jul 27.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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 Notes: Poster Presentation.

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