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

  • Antonakakis M, Dimitriadis SI, Zervakis M, Rezaie R, Babajani-Feremi A, Micheloyannis S, Zouridakis G, Papanicolaou AC. Comparison of brain network models using cross-frequency coupling and attack strategies. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2015 Aug;2015:7426-9. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7320108. PubMed PMID: 26738008.
  • Babajani-Feremi A, Narayana S, Rezaie R, Choudhri AF, Fulton SP, Boop FA, Wheless JW, Papanicolaou AC. Language mapping using high gamma electrocorticography, fMRI, and TMS versus electrocortical stimulation. Clin Neurophysiol. 2015 Nov 26. pii: S1388-2457(15)01118-9. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2015.11.017. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26679420.
  • Dimitriadis SI, Zouridakis G, Rezaie R, Babajani-Feremi A, Papanicolaou AC. Functional connectivity changes detected with magnetoencephalography after mild traumatic brain injury. Neuroimage Clin. 2015 Sep 21;9:519-31. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2015.09.011. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26640764; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4632071.
  • Mylonas DS, Siettos CI, Evdokimidis I, Papanicolaou AC, Smyrnis N. Modular Patterns of Phase Desynchronization Networks During a Simple Visuomotor Task. Brain Topogr. 2016 Jan;29(1):118-29. doi: 10.1007/s10548-015-0451-5. Epub 2015 Sep 14. PubMed PMID: 26369342.
  • Narayana S, Rezaie R, McAfee SS, Choudhri AF, Babajani-Feremi A, Fulton S, Boop FA, Wheless JW, Papanicolaou AC. Assessing motor function in young children with transcranial magnetic stimulation. Pediatr Neurol. 2015 Jan;52(1):94-103. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2014.08.031. Epub 2014 Sep 18. PubMed PMID: 25439485.
  • Babajani-Feremi A, Rezaie R, Narayana S, Choudhri AF, Fulton SP, Boop FA, Wheless JW, Papanicolaou AC. Variation in the topography of the speech production cortex verified by cortical stimulation and high gamma activity. Neuroreport. 2014 Dec 17;25(18):1411-7. doi: 10.1097/WNR.0000000000000276. PubMed PMID: 25371284; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4232293.

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