Andrew Papanicolaou, Ph.D.

Andrew Papanicolaou, Ph.D.

Professor and Chief
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Clinical Neurosciences
The University of Tennessee
Health Science Center

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
777 Washington Avenue
Suite 335
Memphis, TN 38105,
Phone: (901) 287-5638
Email: Andrew Papanicolaou


  • Ph.D. (1974-1977) Department of Psychology, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Dissertation: Cerebral excitation profiles in language processing: The photic probe paradigm.
  • M.A. (1972-1974) Department of Psychology, Xavier University. Thesis: Incidental learning during a speech shadowing task.
  • B.S. (1970-1972) Xavier University. Major: General Psychology.

Representative Publications

  • Papanicolaou AC, Wheless JW, Babajani-Feremi A, Narayana S, Rezaie R, Choudhri A, Boop F. Letter re: Practice guideline summary: Use of fMRI in the presurgical evaluation of patients with epilepsy: Report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology. 2017 Aug 8;89(6):640. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000004204. PubMed PMID: 28784636.
  • Papanicolaou AC, Rezaie R, Narayana S, Choudhri AF, Abbas-Babajani-Feremi, Boop FA, Wheless JW. On the relative merits of invasive and non-invasive pre-surgical brain mapping: New tools in ablative epilepsy surgery. Epilepsy Res. 2017 Jul 3. pii: S0920-1211(17)30232-2. doi: 10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2017.07.002. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28716297.
  • Antonakakis M, Dimitriadis SI, Zervakis M, Papanicolaou AC, Zouridakis G. Reconfiguration of dominant coupling modes in mild traumatic brain injury mediated by δ-band activity: A resting state MEG study. Neuroscience. 2017 Jul 25;356:275-286. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2017.05.032. Epub 2017 May 31. PubMed PMID: 28576727.
  • Papanicolaou AC, Kilintari M, Rezaie R, Narayana S, Babajani-Feremi A. The Role of the Primary Sensory Cortices in Early Language Processing. J Cogn Neurosci. 2017 May 30:1-11. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_01147. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28557692.
  • Thornburgh CL, Narayana S, Rezaie R, Bydlinski BN, Tylavsky FA, Papanicolaou AC, Choudhri AF, Völgyi E. Concordance of the Resting State Networks in Typically Developing, 6-to 7-Year-Old Children and Healthy Adults. Front Hum Neurosci. 2017 Apr 25;11:199. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00199. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 28487641; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5403936.
  • Kontaxopoulou D, Beratis IN, Fragkiadaki S, Pavlou D, Yannis G, Economou A, Papanicolaou AC, Papageorgiou SG. Incidental and Intentional Memory: Their Relation with Attention and Executive Functions. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2017 Apr 5:1-14. doi: 10.1093/arclin/acx027. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28383645.

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