Iahn Cajigas Gonzalez, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurosurgery
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
801 Spruce St. Fl. 8
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: 2158296700
Fax: 2158296645
BSc (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002.
MEng (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003.
PhD (Electrical and Medical Engineering)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012.
MD (Medicine)
Harvard Medical School, 2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Movement disorders, Parkinson's disease, dystonia, essential tremor, freezing of gait, neuromodulation, stereotactic neurosurgery, gamma knife, epilepsy surgery, responsive neurostimulation, deep brain stimulation, speech and motor mapping, facial pain, cancer pain

Description of Research Expertise

Signal processing, neuromodulation, brain computer interfaces, control systems, machine learning

Selected Publications

Bernabei JM, Litt B, Cajigas I.: Thalamic stereo-EEG in epilepsy surgery: where do we stand? Brain May 2023.

Cajigas I, Morrison MA, Luciano MS, Starr PA.: Cerebellar deep brain stimulation for the treatment of movement disorders in cerebral palsy. J Neurosurg Feb 2023.

Iahn Cajigas*†, Kevin C. Davis*†, Noeline W. Prins3, Sebastian Gallo, Jasim A. Naeem, Letitia Fisher, Michael E. Ivan, Abhishek Prasad, and Jonathan R. Jagid: "Brain-Computer interface control of stepping from invasive electrocorticography upper-limb motor imagery in a patient with quadriplegia" Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. Malik Muhammad Naeem Mannan, Griffith University, Australia (eds.). Frontiers, 16(1077416), Jan 2023.

Cajigas I, Morrison MA, San Luciano M, Starr P.: Cerebellar Deep Brain Stimulation in Cerebral Palsy: Promising Early Results and a Look Forward to a Larger Clinical Trial. World Neurosurg 174: 223-224, 2023.

Severini, Giacomo, Koenig, Alexander, Cajigas, Iahn, Lesniewski-Laas, Nicholas, Niemi, Jim, Bonato, Paolo: Subsensory stochastic electrical stimulation targeting muscle afferents alters gait control during locomotor adaptations to haptic perturbations. iScience Page: 107038, 2023.

Gunnarsdottir KM, Li A, Smith RJ, Kang JY, Korzeniewska A, Crone NE, Rouse AG, Cheng JJ, Kinsman MJ, Landazuri P, Uysal U, Ulloa CM, Cameron N, Cajigas I, Jagid J, Kanner A, Elarjani T, Bicchi MM, Inati S, Zaghloul KA, Boerwinkle VL, Wyckoff S, Barot N, Gonzalez-Martinez J, Sarma SV.: Source-sink connectivity: a novel interictal EEG marker for seizure localization. Brain 145: 3901-3915, Nov 2022.

Elarjani T, Basil GW, Cajigas I, Lu VM, Chin CN, Alonzo A, Vallejo FA, Sparger C, Alonzo G, Levi AD.: Social Media Presence Across US Neurosurgical Residency Programs and Sub-specialties. World Neurosurg Oct 2022.

Lee AT, Nichols NM, Speidel BA, Fan JM, Cajigas I, Knowlton RC, Chang EF.: Modern intracranial electroencephalography for epilepsy localization with combined subdural grid and depth electrodes with low and improved hemorrhagic complication rates. J Neurosurg Jul 2022.

Davis KC, Meschede-Krasa B, Cajigas I, Prins NW, Alver C, Gallo S, Bhatia S, Abel JH, Naeem JA, Fisher L, Raza F, Rifai WR, Morrison M, Ivan ME, Brown EN, Jagid JR, Prasad A.: Design-development of an at-home modular brain-computer interface (BCI) platform in a case study of cervical spinal cord injury. J Neuroeng Rehabil 19: 53, Jun 2022.

Krucoff MO, Cajigas I, Lavrov I.: Editorial: Neuroplasticity in Rehabilitation. Front Rehabil Sci 3: 916174, May 2022.

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