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
mds38@psu.edu

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications

2022

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. https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2021-243983

2021

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. https://doi.org/10.3389/fneur.2021.779113

2020

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. https://doi.org/10.3171/2020.1.PEDS19496

2018

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2017.10.164
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. https://doi.org/10.1002/glia.23313
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. https://doi.org/10.1080/02688697.2018.1429562

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