Brett L. Foster, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Department: Neurosurgery

Contact information
Richards Medical Research Laboratories, Suite 6A
3700 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, 19104
B.Sc. (Psychophysiology)
Swinburne University of Technology, 2005.
Ph.D. (Neuroscience)
Swinburne University of Technology, 2010.
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Description of Research Expertise

Research focuses on using neurosurgical recordings, neuroimaging and neuromodulation to study the human brain networks supporting memory and perception.

Selected Publications

Chen YY, Aponik-Gremillion L, Bartoli E, Yoshor D, Sheth SA, Foster BL: Stability of ripple events during task engagement in human hippocampus. Cell Reports 35(13), 2021.

Bartoli E, Bosking W, Foster BL.: Seeing visual gamma oscillations in a new light. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 24(7): 501-503, Jul 2020.

Beauchamp MS, Oswalt D, Sun P, Foster BL, Magnotti J, Niketeghad S, Pouratian N, Bosking W, Yoshor D: Dynamic stimulation of visual cortex produces form vision in sighted and blind humans. Cell 181(4): 774-783, May 2020.

Bartoli E, Bosking W, Chen Y, Li Y, Sheth SA, Beauchamp MS, Yoshor D, Foster BL: Functionally distinct gamma range activity revealed by stimulus tuning in human visual cortex. Current Biology 29(20): 1-14, 2019.

Fox KCR, Foster BL, Kucyi A, Daitch A, Parvizi J.: Intracranial electrophysiology of the human default network. Trends in Cognitive Science 22(4): 307-24, 2018.

Foster BL, Parvizi J: Direct cortical stimulation of human posteromedial cortex. Neurology 88(7): 685-691, Feb 2017.

Foster BL, Rangarajan V, Shirer W, Parvizi J. : Intrinsic and task-dependent coupling of neuronal population activity in human parietal cortex. Neuron 86(2): 578-590, 2015.

Foster BL, Kaveh A, Dastjerdi M, Miller KJ, Parvizi J.: Human retrosplenial cortex displays transient theta phase locking with medial temporal cortex prior to activation during autobiographical retrieval. Journal of Neuroscience 33(25): 10439-46, Jun 2013.

Foster BL, Dastjerdi M, Parvizi J: Neural populations in human posteromedial cortex display opposing responses during memory and numerical processing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 109(38): 15514-9, 2012.

Foster BL, Parvizi J. : Resting oscillations and cross-frequency coupling in the human posteromedial cortex. NeuroImage 60(1): 384-391, 2012.

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