Zulfi Haneef, M.D.

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2021

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Brown researchers posit region of brain's role in planning movements based on sound Feb. 21, 2021
University researchers collaborated with the BrainGate clinical trial to identify the role of the middle frontal gyrus &emdash; an area in the front region of the brain &emdash; in planning movements based on auditory stimuli, including words and other sounds, through observations of a single participant in the trial.

2020

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Brain fog, fatigue, depression: COVID-19 long-haulers face symptoms months later Dec. 1, 2020
COVID-19 patients are reporting long-term symptoms more than 6 months after their initial infection. These have included neurological symptoms like brain fog, fatigue, PTSD and more.
How COVID-19 affects your brain Nov. 13, 2020
How COVID-19 affects your brain. There are different reasons for brain involvement depending on how the virus has entered the body. If the virus enters the brain from the nose, the impairment will be different as opposed to if the virus impairs other organs which in turn impair the brain. If it affects the lungs or heart, there can still be brain changes from secondary effects of reduction in oxygen delivery, or reduction in blood supply to the brain.
Study finds brain abnormalities 'common' in COVID-19 patients Oct. 30, 2020
A new study is shedding light on how COVID-19 is disrupting normal brain function in infected patients.
Analysis shows nearly a third of COVID-19 patients have brain abnormalities Oct. 29, 2020
A review of more than 80 studies has found that many patients have abnormalities in the frontal lobe of the brain, findings which shed light on COVID-19's neurological symptoms.
What EEGs tell us about COVID-19 and the brain Oct. 26, 2020
Throughout the pandemic, healthcare workers have seen more than just the lungs affected by COVID-19. Doctors have reported neurological complications including…

2019

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Patient diaries reveal propensity for epileptic seizures Dec. 4, 2019
A researcher at Rice University's Brown School of Engineering and an alumna of her lab have the first validation of their program to assess the risk of seizures in patients with epilepsy. In a preliminary study, their Epilepsy Seizure Assessment Tool (EpiSAT) proved equally able or better than 24…
Haneef, Kung, Maheshwari, Strutt, and York receive the Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Award for 2019. May 17, 2019
The Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Award (formerly the Fulbright & Jaworski LLP Faculty Excellence Award) is a criterion-based program that recognizes faculty contributions in four categories: Teaching and Evaluation, Development of Enduring Educational Materials, Educational Leadership and Educational Research.

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Presurgical imaging may predict whether epilepsy surgery will work Dec. 11, 2017
Rice University statisticians show integrative analysis can predict risk of postoperative seizures
Statistics method shows networks differ in epileptic brains March 6, 2017
A novel statistical approach to analyzing data from patients with epilepsy, developed at Rice University, reveals details about their brains' internal networks.
Book Release – A Concise Manual of Epilepsy, 3rd Edition Nov. 30, 2016
A concise manual of epilepsy is an introduction to epilepsy that aims to be easily digestible to a beginner or trainee, yet comprehensive enough for a practitioner in epilepsy wishing to brush up their knowledge or preparing for their boards.
Book Release – A Concise Manual of Epilepsy, 2nd Edition March 1, 2016
A concise manual of epilepsy is an introduction to epilepsy that aims to be easily digestible to a beginner or trainee, yet comprehensive enough for a practitioner in epilepsy wishing to brush up their knowledge or preparing for their boards.
Book Release – A Concise Manual of Epilepsy Sept. 10, 2014
A concise manual of epilepsy is an introduction to epilepsy that aims to be easily digestible to a beginner or trainee, yet comprehensive enough for a practitioner in epilepsy wishing to brush up their knowledge or preparing for their boards.
Study explores electrical stimulation as an aid to memory Feb. 8, 2012
A small study shows promise that could lead to clues to encoding memory and treating neurological diseases.