Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Michael Sather, MD

Michael Sather, MD

Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Disease Teams:
Brain and Central Nervous System Cancer

Research Interests

  • Therapeutics
  • Seizures
  • Epilepsy
  • Neoplasms
  • Electrodes
  • Bone and Bones
  • Robotics
  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
  • Catheters
  • Lasers
  • Partial Epilepsy
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunts

Recent Publications


Padmanaban, V, Baccon, J, Acharya, J & Sather, M 2022, 'Transmantle focal cortical dysplasia in a patient with drug-resistant epilepsy', BMJ case reports, vol. 15, no. 3.


Gilliam, FG, Ssentongo, P, Sather, M & Kawasawa, YI 2021, 'Case Report: PAFAH1B1 Mutation and Posterior Band Heterotopia With Focal Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Treated by Responsive Neurostimulation', Frontiers in Neurology, vol. 12, 779113.


the Pediatric Stereotactic Laser Ablation Workgroup 2020, 'Magnetic resonance–guided stereotactic laser ablation therapy for the treatment of pediatric brain tumors: a multiinstitutional retrospective study', Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 13-21.


Rohatgi, P, Jafrani, RJ, Brandmeir, NJ, Gilliam, FG, Fisher, TL & Sather, MD 2018, 'Robotic-Guided Bihippocampal and Biparahippocampal Depth Placement for Responsive Neurostimulation in Bitemporal Lobe Epilepsy', World neurosurgery, vol. 111, pp. 181-189.
Chiou, B, Lucassen, E, Sather, M, Kallianpur, A & Connor, J 2018, 'Semaphorin4A and H-ferritin utilize Tim-1 on human oligodendrocytes: A novel neuro-immune axis', Glia, vol. 66, no. 7, pp. 1317-1330.
Brandmeir, N & Sather, M 2019, 'Utilizing neuronavigation for virtual electrode representation and safe resection following SEEG; a technical report', British Journal of Neurosurgery, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 309-311.

Clinical Trials Search

Children (age < 18 years)
Adults (age >= 18 years)