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

  • Dimitriadis SI, Simos PG, Fletcher JΜ, Papanicolaou AC. Aberrant resting-state functional brain networks in dyslexia: Symbolic mutual information analysis of neuromagnetic signals. Int J Psychophysiol. 2018 Apr;126:20-29. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2018.02.008. Epub 2018 Feb 21. PubMed PMID: 29476872.
  • Antonakakis M, Dimitriadis SI, Zervakis M, Papanicolaou AC, Zouridakis G. Altered Rich-Club and Frequency-Dependent Subnetwork Organization in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A MEG Resting-State Study. Front Hum Neurosci. 2017 Aug 30;11:416. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2017.00416. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 28912698; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5582079.
  • Dimitriadis SI, Antonakakis M, Simos P, Fletcher JM, Papanicolaou AC. Data-Driven Topological Filtering Based on Orthogonal Minimal Spanning Trees: Application to Multigroup Magnetoencephalography Resting-State Connectivity. Brain Connect. 2017 Dec;7(10):661-670. doi: 10.1089/brain.2017.0512. PubMed PMID: 28891322.
  • Karavasilis E, Parthimos TP, Papatriantafyllou JD, Papageorgiou SG, Kapsas G, Papanicolaou AC, Seimenis I. A specific pattern of gray matter atrophy in Alzheimer's disease with depression. J Neurol. 2017 Oct;264(10):2101-2109. doi: 10.1007/s00415-017-8603-z. Epub 2017 Aug 30. PubMed PMID: 28856425.
  • Kubota M, Ono Y, Ishiyama A, Zouridakis G, Papanicolaou AC. Magnetoencephalography Reveals Mismatch Field Enhancement from Unexpected Syntactic Category Errors in English Sentences. Neurosci Lett. 2018 Jan 1;662:195-204. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2017.07.051. Epub 2017 Aug 25. PubMed PMID: 28847487.
  • 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.

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