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Kirill V. Nourski, MD, PhD

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Associate Professor
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Contact Information

Office
406 MRC
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-353-4494

Education

MD, Faculty of Medicine, St. Petersburg State University
PhD, Neuroscience Graduate Program, The University of Iowa
Postdoctoral Fellow, Neuroscience, Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Iowa

Publications

Miller, C. A., Behroozmand, R., Etler, C. P., Nourski, K. V., Reale, R. A., Oya, H. & Greenlee, J. D. (2021). Neural correlates of vocal auditory feedback processing: Unique insights from electrocorticography recordings in a human cochlear implant user. eNeuro, Online ahead of print. PMID: 33419861.

Nourski, K. V., Steinschneider, M., Rhone, A. E., Kovach, C. K., Banks, M. I., Krause, B. M., Kawasaki, H. & Howard, M. A. (2021). Electrophysiology of the Human Superior Temporal Sulcus during Speech Processing. Cereb Cortex, 31(2), 1131-1148. PMID: 33063098.

Nourski, K. V., Steinschneider, M., Rhone, A. E., Krause, B. M., Kawasaki, H. & Banks, M. I. (2021). Cortical Responses to Auditory Novelty Across Task Conditions: An Intracranial Electrophysiology Study. Hear Res, 399, 107911. PMID: 32081413.

Kumar, S., Gander, P. E., Berger, J. I., Billig, A. J., Nourski, K. V., Oya, H., Kawasaki, H., Howard 3rd, M. A. & Griffiths, T. D. (2020). Oscillatory correlates of auditory working memory examined with human electrocorticography. Neuropsychologia, Online ahead of print. PMID: 33227284.

Park, B. J., Nourski, K. V., Noeller, J., Seaman, S. C., Woodroffe, R. W. & Hitchon, P. W. (2020). Indications and Outcomes for Contemporaneous Anteroposterior Surgery in Cervical Stenosis and Myelopathy: Single Center Experience. World Neurosurg, 140, e348-e359. PMID: 32434011.

Banks, M. I., Krause, B. M., Endemann, C. M., Campbell, D. I., Kovach, C. K., Dyken, M. E., Kawasaki, H. & Nourski, K. V. (2020). Cortical functional connectivity indexes arousal state during sleep and anesthesia. Neuroimage, 211, 116627. PMID: 32045640.

Woodroffe, R. W., Helland, L., Hollatz, C., Piscopo, A., Close, L. N., Nourski, K. V., Viljoen, S. V., Grossbach, A. J. & Hitchon, P. W. (2020). Impact of the inclusion of C2 in posterior cervical fusions for cervical myelopathy on sagittal cervical alignment. Clin Spine Surg, 33(4), E141-146. PMID: 31913172.

Woodroffe, R. W., Helland, L. C., Grossbach, A. J., Nourski, K. V. & Hitchon, P. W. (2020). Risk Factors Associated With Reoperation in Posterior Cervical Fusions: A Large-Scale Retrospective Analysis. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 195, 105828. PMID: 32344282.

Woodroffe, R. W., Helland, L. C., Bryant, A., Nourski, K. V., Yamaguchi, S., Close, L., Noeller, J., Teferi, N., Maley, J. E. & Hitchon, P. W. (2020). Intraoperative Shoulder Traction as Cause of C5 Palsy: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study. World Neurosurg, 136, e393-e397. DOI: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.01.024.

Teferi, N., Abukhiran, I., Noeller, J., Helland, L. C., Bathla, G., Ryan, E. C., Nourski, K. V. & Hitchon, P. W. (2020). Vertebral Hemangiomas: Diagnosis and Management. A Single Center Experience. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 190, 105745. PMID: 32097829.

Miller, C. A., Behroozmand, R., Etler, C., Nourski, K. V., Reale, R. A., Oya, H., Kawasaki, H. & Greenlee, J. D. (In Press). Neural correlates of vocal auditory feedback processing: Unique insights from electrocorticography recordings in a cochlear implant user. eNeuro.

Rocchi, F., Oya, H., Balezeau, F., Billig, A. J., Kocsis, Z., Jenison, R., Nourski, K. V., Kovach, C. K., Steinschneider, M., Kikuchi, Y., Rhone, A. E., Dlouhy, B. J., Kawasaki, H., Adolphs, R., Greenlee, J. D., Griffiths, T. D., Howard III, M. A. & Perkov, C. I. (2020). Common human and monkey effective connectivity in auditory cognitive pathways. Neuron. DOI: 10.1101/2020.04.03.024042.

Seaman, S. C., Noeller, J., Nourski, K. & Hitchon, P. W. (2020). Case report of recurrent hemifacial spasm attributed to over-impaction with Teflon sponge. Surg Neurol Int, 11, 110.

Gander, P. E., Kumar, S., Sedley, W., Nourski, K. V., Oya, H., Kovach, C. K., Kawasaki, H., Kikuchi, Y., Patterson, R. D., Howard 3rd, M. A. & Griffiths, T. D. (2019). Direct electrophysiological mapping of human pitch-related processing in auditory cortex. Neuroimage, 202, 116076. PMID: 31401239.

Billig, A. J., Herrmann, B., Rhone, A. E., Gander, P. E., Nourski, K. V., Snoad, B. F., Kovach, C. K., Kawasaki, H., Howard 3rd, M. A. & Johnsrude, I. S. (2019). A Sound-Sensitive Source of Alpha Oscillations in Human Non-Primary Auditory Cortex. J Neurosci, 39(44), 8679-89. PMID: 31533976.

Curtu, R., Wang, X., Brunton, B. W. & Nourski, K. V. (2019). Neural signatures of auditory perceptual bistability revealed by large-scale human intracranial recordings. J Neurosci, 39(33), 6482-97. PMID: 31189576.

Hitchon, P. W., Bathla, G., Moritani, T., Holland, M. T., Noeller, J. & Nourski, K. V. (2019). Predictability of vascular conflict by MRI in trigeminal neuralgia. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 182, 171-6. PMID: 31151046.

Hitchon, P. W., Woodroffe, R. W., Noeller, J. A., Helland, L., Hramakova, N. & Nourski, K. V. (2019). Anterior and Posterior Approaches for Cervical Myelopathy: Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes. Spine (Phila Pa 1976), 44(9), 615-23. PMID: 30724826.

Oya, H., Gander, P. E., Petrov, C. I., Adolphs, R., Nourski, K. V., Kawasaki, H., Howard, M. A. & Griffiths, T. D. (2018). Neural phase locking predicts BOLD response in human auditory cortex. Neuroimage, 169, 286-301. PMID: 29274745.

Nourski, K. V., Steinschneider, M., Rhone, A. E., Kovach, C. K., Kawasaki, H. & Howard 3rd, M. A. (2018). Differential responses to spectrally degraded speech within human auditory cortex: An intracranial electrophysiology study. Hear Res, 371, 53-65. PMID: 30500619.

Hitchon, P. W., Moritani, T., Woodroffe, R. W., Abode-Iyamah, K., El Tecle, N. E., Noeller, J., Elwy, R. K. & Nourski, K. V. (2018). C5 palsy following posterior decompression and instrumentation in cervical stenosis: Single center experience and review. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 174, 29-35. PMID: 30195898.

Nourski, K. V., Steinschneider, M., Rhone, A. E., Kawasaki, H., Howard 3rd, M. A. & Banks, M. I. (2018). Processing of auditory novelty across the cortical hierarchy: An intracranial electrophysiology study. Neuroimage, 183, 412-24. PMID: 30114466.

Abel, T. J., Woodroffe, R. W., Nourski, K. V., Moritani, T., Capizzano, A. A., Kirby, P., Kawasaki, H., Howard 3rd, M. & Werz, M. A. (2018). The role of the temporal pole in temporal lobe epilepsy seizure networks: an intracranial electrode investigation. J Neurosurg, 129(1), 165-73. PMID: 29027858.

Nagahama, Y., Kovach, C. K., Ciliberto, M., Joshi, C., Rhone, A. E., Vesole, A., Gander, P. E., Nourski, K. V., Oya, H., Howard 3rd, M. A., Kawasaki, H. & Dlouhy, B. J. (2018). Localization of musicogenic epilepsy to Heschl's gyrus and superior temporal plane: case report. J Neurosurg, 129(1), 157-64. PMID: 28946181.

Woodroffe, R. W., Nourski, K. V., Helland, L. C., Walsh, B., Noeller, J., Kerezoudis, P. & Hitchon, P. W. (2018). Management of iatrogenic spinal cerebrospinal fluid leaks: A cohort of 124 patients. Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 170, 61-6. PMID: 29730270.

Nourski, K. V., Banks, M. i., Steinschneider, M., Rhone, A. E., Kawasaki, H., Mueller, R. N., Todd, M. M. & Howard 3rd, M. A. (2017). Electrocorticographic delineation of human auditory cortical fields based on effects of propofol anesthesia. Neuroimage, 152, 78-93. PMID: 28254512.

Kikuchi, Y., Attaheri, A., Wilson, B., Rhone, A. E., Nourski, K. V., Gander, P. E., Kovach, C. K., Kawasaki, H., Griffiths, T. D., Howard 3rd, M. A. & Petkov, C. I. (2017). Sequence learning modulates neural responses and oscillatory coupling in human and monkey auditory cortex. PLoS Biol, 15(4), e2000219. PMID: 28441393.

Nourski, K. V. (2017). Auditory processing in the human cortex: An intracranial electrophysiology perspective. Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol, 2(4), 147-56. PMID: 28894834.

Nourski, K. V., Steinschneider, M., Rhone, A. E. & Howard III, M. A. (2017). Intracranial Electrophysiology of Auditory Selective Attention Associated with Speech Classification Tasks. Front Hum Neurosci, 10, 691. PMID: 28119593.

Abel, T. J., Rhone, A. E., Nourski, K. V., Ando, T. K., Oya, H., Kovach, C. K., Kawasaki, H., Howard 3rd, M. A. & Tranel, D. (2016). Beta modulation reflects name retrieval in the human anterior temporal lobe: an intracranial recording study. J Neurophysiol, 115(6), 3052-61. PMID: 27075536.

Nourski, K. V., Steinschneider, M. & Rhone, A. E. (2016). Electrocorticographic activation within human auditory cortex during dialog-based language and cognitive testing. Front Hum Neurosci, 10, 202. PMID: 27199720.

Behroozmand, R., Oya, H., Nourski, K. V., Kawasaki, H., Larson, C. R., Brugge, J. F., Howard 3rd, M. A. & Greenlee, J. D. (2016). Neural Correlates of Vocal Production and Motor Control in Human Heschl's Gyrus. J Neurosci, 36(7), 2302-15. PMID: 26888939.

Rhone, A. E., Nourski, K. V., Oya, H., Kawasaki, H., Howard 3rd, M. A. & McMurray, B. (2016). Can you hear me yet? An intracranial investigation of speech and non-speech audiovisual interactions in human cortex. Lang Cogn Neurosci, 31(2), 284-302. PMID: 27182530.

Nourski, K. V., Steinschneider, M., Rhone, A. E., Oya, H., Kawasaki, H., Howard 3rd, M. A. & McMurray, B. (2015). Sound identification in human auditory cortex: Differential contribution of local field potentials and high gamma power as revealed by direct intracranial recordings. Brain Lang, 148, 37-50. PMID: 25819402.

Abel, T. J., Rhone, A. E., Nourski, K. V., Howard 3rd, M. A. & Tranel, D. (2015). Investigating the Anterior Temporal Lobe With Direct Intracranial Recordings. Neurosurgery, 62 Suppl 1, 185-9. PMID: 26181942.

Nourski, K. V., Steinschneider, M., Oya, H., Kawasaki, H. & Howard 3rd, M. A. (2015). Modulation of response patterns in human auditory cortex during a target detection task: An intracranial electrophysiology study. Int J Psychophysiol, 95(2), 191-201. PMID: 24681353.

Abel, T. J., Rhone, A. E., Nourski, K. V., Kawasaki, H., Oya, H., Griffiths, T. D., Howard 3rd, M. A. & Tranel, D. (2015). Direct physiologic evidence of a heteromodal convergence region for proper naming in human left anterior temporal lobe. J Neurosci, 35(4), 1513-20. PMID: 25632128.

Nourski, K. V., Howard 3rd, M. A. (2015). Invasive recordings in the human auditory cortex. Handb Clin Neurol, 129, 225-44. PMID: 25726272.

Sedley, W., Gander, P. E., Kumar, S., Oya, H., Kovach, C. K., Nourski, K. V., Kawasaki, H., Howard III, M. A. & Griffiths, T. D. (2015). The brain mechanism of tinnitus revealed through direct recordings. Curr Biol, 25, 1208-14.

Nourski, K. V., Steinschneider, M., McMurray, B., Kovach, C. K., Oya, H., Kawasaki, H. & Howard 3rd, M. A. (2014). Functional organization of human auditory cortex: investigation of response latencies through direct recordings. Neuroimage, 101, 598-609. PMID: 25019680.

Steinschneider, M., Nourski, K. V., Rhone, A. E., Kawasaki, H., Oya, H. & Howard 3rd, M. A. (2014). Differential activation of human core, non-core and auditory-related cortex during speech categorization tasks as revealed by intracranial recordings. Front Neurosci, 8, 240. PMID: 25157216.

Nourski, K. V., Steinschneider, M., Oya, H., Kawasaki, H., Jones, R. D. & Howard, M. A. (2014). Spectral organization of the human lateral superior temporal gyrus revealed by intracranial recordings. Cereb Cortex, 24(2), 340-52. PMID: 23048019.

Abel, T. J., Rhone, A. E., Nourski, K. V., Granner, M. A., Oya, H., Griffiths, T. D., Tranel, D. T., Kawasaki, H. & Howard, M. A. (2014). Mapping the temporal pole with a specialized electrode array: technique and preliminary results. Physiol Meas, 35(3), 323-37. PMID: 24480831.

Greenlee, J. D., Behroozmand, R., Nourski, K. V., Oya, H., Kawasaki, H. & Howard, M. A. (2014). Using speech and electrocorticography to map human auditory cortex. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2014, 6798-801. PMID: 25571557.

Steinschneider, M., Nourski, K. V. & Fishman, Y. I. (2013). Representation of speech in human auditory cortex: Is it special?. Hear Res, 305, 57-73. PMID: 23792076.

Nourski, K. V., Etler, C. P., Brugge, J. F., Reale, R. A., Oya, H., Kawasaki, H., Abbas, P. J., Brown, C. J. & Howard, M. A. (2013). Direct recordings from the auditory cortex in a cochlear implant user. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol, 14(3), 435-50. PMID: 23519390.

Nourski, K. V., Brugge, J. F., Reale, R. A., Kovach, C. K., Oya, H., Kawasaki, H., Jenison, R. L. & Howard, M. A. (2013). Coding of repetitive transients by auditory cortex on posterolateral superior temporal gyrus in humans: an intracranial electrophysiology study. (Vols. 109). (5), pp. 1283-95. J Neurophysiol. PMID: 23236002.

Kawasaki, H., Tsuchiya, N., Kovach, C. K., Nourski, K. V., Oya, H., Howard, M. A. & Adolphs, R. (2012). Processing of facial emotion in the human fusiform gyrus. (Vols. 24). (6), pp. 1358-70. J Cogn Neurosci. PMID: 22185494.

Howard, M. A., Nourski, K. V. & Brugge, J. F. (2012). Invasive Research Methods. In D. Poeppel , T. Overath & A. N. Popper , R. R. Fay (Eds.) The Human Auditory Cortex. pp. 39-67. New York, NY: Springer Science+Business Media, LLC.

Steinschneider, M., Nourski, K. V., Kawasaki, H., Oya, H., Brugge, J. F. & Howard, M. A. (2011). Intracranial study of speech-elicited activity on the human posterolateral superior temporal gyrus. Cereb Cortex, 21(10), 2332-47. PMID: 21368087.

Kumar, S., Sedley, W., Nourski, K. V., Kawasaki, H., Oya, H., Patterson, R. D., Howard, M. A., Friston, K. J. & Griffiths, T. D. (2011). Predictive coding and pitch processing in the auditory cortex. J Cogn Neurosci, 23(10), 3084-94. PMID: 21452943.

Nourski, K. V., Brugge, J. (2011). Representation of temporal sound features in the human auditory cortex. Rev Neurosci, 22(2), 187-203. PMID: 21476940.

Reddy, C. G., Dahdaleh, N. S., Albert, G., Chen, F., Hansen, D. R., Nourski, K. V., Kawasaki, H., Oya, H. & Howard, M. A. (2010). A method for placing Heschl gyrus depth electrodes. J Neurosurg, 112(6), 1301-7. PMID: 19663547.

Griffiths, T. D., Kumar, S., Sedley, W., Nourski, K. V., Kawasaki, H., Oya, H., Patterson, R. D., Brugge, J. F. & Howard, M. A. (2010). Direct recording of pitch responses from human auditory cortex. Curr Biol, 20(12), 1128-32. PMID: 20605456.

Zhuravskii, S. G., Mazikina, D. A., Zolotova, N. B. & Nourski, K. V. (2010). [Functional condition of the central auditory nervous system in type 2 diabetes mellitus as an example of compensation in chronic pathology]. Sensornye Sistemy, 24(4), 314-321.

Nourski, K. V., Reale, R. A., Oya, H., Kawasaki, H., Kovach, C. K., Chen, H., Howard, M. A. & Brugge, J. F. (2009). Temporal envelope of time-compressed speech represented in the human auditory cortex. J Neurosci, 29(49), 15564-74. PMID: 20007480.

Brugge, J. F., Nourski, K. V., Oya, H., Reale, R. A., Kawasaki, H., Steinschneider, M. & Howard, M. A. (2009). Coding of repetitive transients by auditory cortex of Heschl's gyrus of human. J Neurophysiol, 102(4), 2358-74. PMID: 19675285.

Miller, C. A., Abbas, P. J., Robinson, B. K., Nourski, K. V., Zhang, F. & Jeng, F. C. (2009). Auditory nerve fiber responses to combined acoustic and electric stimulation. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol, 10(3), 425-45. PMID: 19205803.

Jeng, F. C., Abbas, P. J., Hu, N., Miller, C. A., Nourski, K. V. & Robinson, B. K. (2009). Effects of temporal properties on compound action potentials in response to amplitude-modulated electric pulse trains in guinea pigs. Hear Res, 247(1), 47-59. PMID: 19015019.

Jeng, F. C., Abbas, P. J., Brown, C. J., Miller, C. A., Nourski, K. V. & Robinson, B. K. (2008). Electrically evoked auditory steady-state responses in guinea pig model: latency estimates and effects of stimulus parameters. Audiol Neurootol, 13(3), 161-71. PMID: 18075245.

Nourski, K. V., Abbas, P. J., Miller, C. A., Robinson, B. K. & Jeng, F. C. (2007). Acoustic-electric interactions in the guinea pig auditory nerve: simultaneous and forward masking of the electrically evoked compound action potential by acoustic noise. Hear Res, 232, 87-103. PMID: 17723284.

Noh, H., Abbas, P. J., Miller, C. A., Nourski, K. V., Robinson, B. K. & Jeng, F. C. (2007). Binaural interactions of electrically and acoustically evoked responses recorded from the inferior colliculus of guinea pigs. Int J Audiol, 46(6), 309-320. PMID: 17530515.

Jeng, F. C., Abbas, P. J., Brown, C. J., Miller, C. A., Nourski, K. V. & Robinson, B. K. (2007). Electrically evoked auditory steady-state responses in guinea pigs. Audiol Neurootol, 12(2), 101-12. PMID: 17264473.

Miller, C. A., Abbas, P. J., Robinson, B. K., Nourski, K. V., Zhang, F. & Jeng, F. C. (2006). Electrical excitation of the acoustically sensitive auditory nerve: Single-fiber responses to electric pulse trains. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol, 7(3), 195-210. PMID: 16708257.

Nourski, K. V., Abbas, P. J., Miller, C. A., Robinson, B. K. & Jeng, F. C. (2005). Effects of acoustic noise on the auditory nerve compound action potentials evoked by electric pulse trains. Hear Res, 202, 141-153. PMID: 15811706.

Miller, C. A., Robinson, B. K., Hetke, J. F., Abbas, P. J. & Nourski, K. V. (2004). Feasibility of using silicon-substrate recording electrodes within the auditory nerve. Hear Res, 198, 48-58. PMID: 15567602.

Miller, C. A., Abbas, P. J., Hay-McCutcheon, M. J., Robinson, B. K., Nourski, K. V. & Jeng, F. C. (2004). Intracochlear and extracochlear ECAPs suggest antidromic action potentials. Hear Res, 198, 75-86. PMID: 15567605.

Nourski, K. V., Miller, C. A., Hu, N. & Abbas, P. J. (2004). Co-administration of kanamycin and ethacrynic acid as a deafening method for acute animal experiments. Hear Res, 187, 131-133. PMID: 14698094.

Hu, N., Abbas, P. J., Miller, C. A., Robinson, B. K., Nourski, K. V., Jeng, F. C., Abkes, B. A. & Nichols, J. M. (2003). Auditory response to intracochlear electric stimuli following furosemide treatment. Hear Res, 185, 77-89. PMID: 14599695.

Miller, C. A., Abbas, P. J., Nourski, K. V., Hu, N. & Robinson, B. K. (2003). Electrode configuration influences action potential initiation stie and fiber ensemble stochastic response properties. Hear Res, 175, 200-214. PMID: 12527139.

Zhuravskii, S. G., Lopotko, A. I., Tomson, V. V., Ivanov, A. G., Chomskii, A. N. & Nourski, K. V. (2002). Protective effect of calcium channel blocker verapamil on morphological and functional state of hair cells of the organ of corti in experimental kanamycin-induced ototoxicity. Bull. Exp. Biol. Med., 133(4), 404-407. PMID: 12124659.

Zhuravskii, S. G., Chomskii, A. N., Nourski, K. V. & Melnikov, Y. D. (2001). [Otoacoustic emissions as a method for hearing assessment in laboratory animals]. Novosti otorinolaringologii i logopatologii, 4(28), 114-116.