Nader Pouratian is an Academic Neurosurgeon currently practicing at UCLA, CA, USA. He earned his M.D. degree at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in 2003 after having earned his Ph.D. degree in neuroscience with an emphasis in neuroimaging in 2001. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at UCLA, with joint appointments in the Department of Bioengineering as well as the Neuroscience Interdepartmental Program. He is also a Member of the UCLA Brain Research Institute. His clinical practice focuses on the field of neuromodulation, with specific expertise in invasive neurosurgical procedures including deep brain stimulation, spinal cord stimulation, and peripheral nerve stimulation, as well as peripheral nerve surgery, including the management and treatment of peripheral nerve injuries, tumors, and entrapments. His research focuses on evaluation and analysis of brain mapping signals to develop personalized neuromodulatory therapies and brain-computer interface applications. He is an Active Member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, and the North American Neuromodulation Society.
Biography Updated on 6 June 2013