Steven Schiff

Director of the Center for Neural Engineering; Brush Chair Professor of Engineering; Professor of Neurosurgery; Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics

Steven Schiff

Research Summary

Neural engineering, neurosurgery, epilepsy, Parkinsons Disease, wave mechanics, brain machine interfaces, EEG, electrical fields, and control theory.

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Hydrocephalus Seizures Brain Therapeutics Cerebrospinal Fluid Infection Depolarization Oxygen Uganda Paenibacillus Malnutrition Income Ventriculostomy Swelling Choroid Plexus Cautery Epilepsy Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Feedback Stroke Membranes Incidence Mortality Child Cells

Most Recent Papers

Exome sequencing implicates genetic disruption of prenatal neuro-gliogenesis in sporadic congenital hydrocephalus

Sheng Chih Jin, Weilai Dong, Adam J. Kundishora, Shreyas Panchagnula, Andres Moreno-De-Luca, Charuta G. Furey, August A. Allocco, Rebecca L. Walker, Carol Nelson-Williams, Hannah Smith, Ashley Dunbar, Sierra Conine, Qiongshi Lu, Xue Zeng, Michael C. Sierant, James R. Knight, William Sullivan, Phan Q. Duy, Tyrone DeSpenza, Benjamin C. Reeves, Jason K. Karimy, Arnaud Marlier, Christopher Castaldi, Irina R. Tikhonova, Boyang Li, Helena Perez Peña, James R. Broach, Edith M. Kabachelor, Peter Ssenyonga, Christine Hehnly, Li Ge, Boris Keren, Andrew T. Timberlake, June Goto, Francesco T. Mangano, James M. Johnston, William E. Butler, Benjamin C. Warf, Edward R. Smith, Steven J. Schiff, David D. Limbrick, Gregory Heuer, Eric M. Jackson, Bermans J. Iskandar, Shrikant Mane, Shozeb Haider, Bulent Guclu, Yasar Bayri, Yener Sahin, Charles C. Duncan, Michael L.J. Apuzzo, Michael L. DiLuna, Ellen J. Hoffman, Nenad Sestan, Laura R. Ment, Seth L. Alper, Kaya Bilguvar, Daniel H. Geschwind, Murat Günel, Richard P. Lifton, Kristopher T. Kahle, 2020, Nature Medicine on p. 1754-1765

Paenibacillus infection with frequent viral coinfection contributes to postinfectious hydrocephalus in Ugandan infants

Joseph N. Paulson, Brent L. Williams, Christine Hehnly, Nischay Mishra, Shamim A. Sinnar, Lijun Zhang, Paddy Ssentongo, Edith Mbabazi-Kabachelor, Dona S.S. Wijetunge, Benjamin Von Bredow, Ronnie Mulondo, Julius Kiwanuka, Francis Bajunirwe, Joel Bazira, Lisa M. Bebell, Kathy Burgoine, Mara Couto-Rodriguez, Jessica E. Ericson, Tim Erickson, Matthew Ferrari, Melissa Gladstone, Cheng Guo, Murali Haran, Mady Hornig, Albert M. Isaacs, Brian Nsubuga Kaaya, Sheila M. Kangere, Abhaya V. Kulkarni, Elias Kumbakumba, Xiaoxiao Li, David D. Limbrick, Joshua Magombe, Sarah U. Morton, John Mugamba, James Ng, Peter Olupot-Olupot, Justin Onen, Mallory R. Peterson, Farrah Roy, Kathryn Sheldon, Reid Townsend, Andrew D. Weeks, Andrew J. Whalen, John Quackenbush, Peter Ssenyonga, Michael Y. Galperin, Mathieu Almeida, Hannah Atkins, Benjamin C. Warf, W. Ian Lipkin, James R. Broach, Steven J. Schiff, 2020, Science Translational Medicine

Micronutrient Supplementation During Pregnancy, Birth Weight and Neonatal Mortality in Uganda: A Causal Mediation Analysis

Paddy Ssentongo, Djibril Ba, Claudio Fronterre, Jessica Ericson, Alison Gernand, Ming Wang, Ping Du, Duanping Liao, Vernon Chinchilli, Steven Schiff, 2020, Current Developments in Nutrition on p. 912-912

Association of Undernutrition and Neonatal, Infant and Under-5 Mortality: Evidence from 62 Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries

Paddy Ssentongo, Joseph Lewcun, Anna Ssentongo, Djibril Ba, Claudio Fronterre, Jessica Ericson, Alison Gernand, Ming Wang, Ping Du, Vernon Chinchilli, Steven Schiff, 2020, Current Developments in Nutrition on p. 911-911

Complete genome sequences of the human pathogen paenibacillus thiaminolyticus mbale and type Strain P. Thiaminolyticus NRRL B-4156

Christine Hehnly, Lijun Zhang, Joseph N. Paulson, Mathieu Almeida, Benjamin von Bredow, Dona S.S. Wijetunge, Michael Y. Galperin, Kathryn Sheldon, Steven J. Schiff, James R. Broacha, 2020, Microbiology Resource Announcements

Pooled Analysis of Global, Regional and Country-Level Prevalence of Childhood Stunting, Wasting and Underweight in 62 Low- and Middle- Income Countries, 2006-2018

Paddy Ssentongo, Anna E. Ssentongo, Djibril M. Ba, Jessica E. Ericson, Muzi Na, Xiang Gao, Vernon M. Chinchilli, Steven Schiff, 2020, SSRN Electronic Journal

Deep MR Brain Image Super-Resolution Using Spatio-Structural Priors

Venkateswararao Cherukuri, Tiantong Guo, Steven J. Schiff, Vishal Monga, 2020, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing on p. 1368-1383

Seizure-associated spreading depression is a major feature of ictal events in two animal models of chronic epilepsy

Fatemeh Bahari, Paddy Ssentongo, Jiayang Liu, John Kimbugwe, Carlos Curay, Steven J. Schiff, Bruce J. Gluckman, 2020, bioRxiv on p. 455519

The Incidence of Postoperative Seizures Following Treatment of Postinfectious Hydrocephalus in Ugandan Infants

Maria Punchak, Edith Mbabazi Kabachelor, Michael Ogwal, Esther Nalule, Joyce Nalwoga, Peter Ssenyonga, John Mugamba, Abbas Rattani, Michael C. Dewan, Abhaya V. Kulkarni, Steven J. Schiff, Benjamin Warf, 2019, Neurosurgery on p. E714-E721

Control of Spreading Depression with Electrical Fields

Andrew J. Whalen, Ying Xiao, Herve Kadji, Markus A. Dahlem, Bruce Gluckman, Steven Schiff, 2018, Scientific Reports

Most-Cited Papers

Costs and benefits of neurosurgical intervention for infant hydrocephalus in sub-Saharan Africa

Benjamin C. Warf, Blake C. Alkire, Salman Bhai, Christopher Hughes, Steven Schiff, Jeffrey R. Vincent, John G. Meara, 2011, Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics on p. 509-521

Observability and controllability of nonlinear networks

Andrew J. Whalen, Sean N. Brennan, Timothy D. Sauer, Steven J. Schiff, 2015, Physical Review X

Unification of neuronal spikes, seizures, and spreading depression

Yina Wei, Ghanim Ullah, Steven J. Schiff, 2014, Journal of Neuroscience on p. 11733-11743

Model-based rational feedback controller design for closed-loop deep brain stimulation of Parkinson's disease

P. Gorzelic, Steven Schiff, Alok Sinha, 2013, Journal of Neural Engineering

Seizures as imbalanced up states

Jokubas Žiburkus, John R. Cressman, Steven J. Schiff, 2013, Journal of Neurophysiology on p. 1296-1306

Five-year survival and outcome of treatment for postinfectious hydrocephalus in Ugandan infants

Benjamin C. Warf, Ariella R. Dagi, Brian Nsubuga Kaaya, Steven J. Schiff, 2011, Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics on p. 502-508

Endoscopic Treatment versus Shunting for Infant Hydrocephalus in Uganda

Abhaya V. Kulkarni, Steven J. Schiff, Edith Mbabazi-Kabachelor, John Mugamba, Peter Ssenyonga, Ruth Donnelly, Jody Levenbach, Vishal Monga, Mallory Peterson, Michael MacDonald, Venkateswararao Cherukuri, Benjamin C. Warf, 2017, New England Journal of Medicine on p. 2456-2464

Rapid eye movement sleep and hippocampal theta oscillations precede seizure onset in the tetanus toxin model of temporal lobe epilepsy

Madineh Sedigh-Sarvestani, Godfrey I. Thuku, Sridhar Sunderam, Anjum Parkar, Steven L. Weinstein, Steven Schiff, Bruce Gluckman, 2014, Journal of Neuroscience on p. 1105-1114

Volumetric brain analysis in neurosurgery

Jason G. Mandell, Abhaya V. Kulkarni, Benjamin C. Warf, Steven J. Schiff, 2015, Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics on p. 125-132

The Role of Cell Volume in the Dynamics of Seizure, Spreading Depression, and Anoxic Depolarization

Ghanim Ullah, Yina Wei, Markus A. Dahlem, Martin Wechselberger, Steven J. Schiff, 2015, PLoS Computational Biology