Research Projects By Faculty

Lee Birnbaum, M.D.

Lee Birnbaum, M.D.

  • Stryker HDE Neuroform Microdelivery Stent System (includes Neuroform EZ)
  • Stryker HDE Wingspan tent and Gateway PTA Balloon Catheter
  • Microvention Low-Profile Visualized Intraluminal Support Device
John R Floyd

John R. Floyd II, M.D.

  • Brain Tumor Repository and Data Associated with Patient Demography and the Surgical Removal of Each Tumor
Dr. Justin Robert Mascitelli smiling for his staff photo.

Justin Robert Mascitelli, M.D.

  • Wide Neck Aneurysm Registry: A multicenter, prospective registry wide-neck intracranial aneurysms treated by both microsurgical and endovascular techniques
  • An international multicenter database of large vessel occlusive stroke treated with mechanical thrombectomy for presentations not evaluated in previous randomized control trials: Paduano Registry
  • Retrospective study for endovascular treatment of complex intracranial aneurysms using enterprise stent, pulserider stent, neuroform stent, pipeline device and/or cerecyte coils
Dr. Alexander Papanastassiou smiling for his staff photo.

Alexander M. Papanastassiou, M.D.

  • Analysis of Neurosurgery Operative Procedures
  • Reclaim Deep Brain Stimulation for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)Therapy
  • The EpiNet Project
  • Electrocorticography and Human Cognition in Epilepsy Patients
  • Ventral striatum physiology during deep brain stimulation for obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Inhibition of Fear Conditioning by Amygdala Stimulation
  • Brain/Blood Bank
  • Response of Central/Peripheral Neuro-peptide Y to Fear Conditioning
  • The Effects of Limbic System Surgery on the Severity of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Dr. Ali Seifi smiling for his staff photo.

Ali Seifi, M.D., FACP

  • Evaluation of induced hypothermia (IH) in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) patients admitted to the Neuro ICU at University Hospital in San Antonio
  • Research-Based on Healthcare utilization and Cost Project Databases
  • Control of Dystonia in NMDA Encephalitis- Case Report
  • Risk of Re-intubation Related to the Size of Intracranial Hemorrhage
  • Use of Serum Uric Acid as a Predictor for Syndrome of Inappropriate Anti-Diuretic Hormone Secretion in Intracranial Hemorrhage
  • Risks Associated with Endotracheal Re-intubation in Patients with Intracranial Hemorrhage
  • Neuro Critical Care Registry
Dr. Naomi Sayre smiling for her staff photo.

Naomi Sayre, Ph.D.

  • Low-density lipoprotein receptor related protein 1 (LRP1)
  • Connexin-43 function blocking antibodies for the treatment of spinal cord injury

Dr. Sayre’s Lab

Dr. Izabela Tarasiewicz smiling for her staff photo.

Izabela Tarasiewicz, M.D.

  • Gaining Knowledge of the Frequency of Occurrence and Defining Urodynamic Patterns of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction (LUTD) in the Tethered Spinal Cord population