Associate Professor
Anatomy and Neurobiology

MEMPHIS TN 381632103
Tel: (901) 448-5965

Clinical Care Specialty/Interest



  1. Sillay, KA, Rutecki, P, Cicora, K, Worrell, G, Drazkowski, J, Shih, JJ, Sharan, AD, Morrell, MJ, Williams, J, Wingeier, B. Long-term measurement of impedance in chronically implanted depth and subdural electrodes during responsive neurostimulation in humans. Brain Stimul, 6 (5), 718-26, 2013.
  2. Sillay, KA, Kumbier, LM, Ross, C, Brady, M, Alexander, A, Gupta, A, Adluru, N, Miranpuri, GS, Williams, JC. Perioperative brain shift and deep brain stimulating electrode deformation analysis: implications for rigid and non-rigid devices. Ann Biomed Eng, 41 (2), 293-304, 2013.
  3. Sillay, K, Schomberg, D, Hinchman, A, Kumbier, L, Ross, C, Kubota, K, Brodsky, E, Miranpuri, G. Benchmarking the ERG valve tip and MRI Interventions Smart Flow neurocatheter convection-enhanced delivery system's performance in a gel model of the brain: employing infusion protocols proposed for gene therapy for Parkinson's disease. J Neural Eng, 9 (2), 026009, 2012.
  4. Wingeier, BM, Sillay, KA. Robustness of implantable algorithms to detect epileptiform activity in the presence of broad-spectrum background noise. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2011, 7537-40, 2012.
  5. Sillay, K, Hinchman, A, Kumbier, L, Schomberg, D, Ross, C, Kubota, K, Brady, M, Brodsky, E, Miranpuri, G, Raghavan, R. Strategies for the delivery of multiple collinear infusion clouds in convection-enhanced delivery in the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg, 91 (3), 153-61, 2011.
  6. Brady, ML, Raghavan, R, Alexander, A, Kubota, K, Sillay, K, Emborg, ME. Pathways of infusate loss during convection-enhanced delivery into the putamen nucleus. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg, 91 (2), 69-78, 2011.
  7. Thongpang, S, Richner, TJ, Brodnick, SK, Schendel, A, Kim, J, Wilson, JA, Hippensteel, J, Krugner-Higby, L, Moran, D, Ahmed, AS, Neimann, D, Sillay, K, Williams, JC. A micro-electrocorticography platform and deployment strategies for chronic BCI applications. Clin EEG Neurosci, 42 (4), 259-65, 2011.
  8. Sillay, KA, Chen, JC, Montgomery, EB. Long-term measurement of therapeutic electrode impedance in deep brain stimulation. Neuromodulation, 13 (3), 195-200, 2010.
  9. Sillay, KA, Sani, S, Starr, PA. Deep brain stimulation for medically intractable cluster headache. Neurobiol Dis, 38 (3), 361-8, 2010.
  10. Kim, J, Richner, TJ, Thongpang, S, Sillay, KA, Niemann, DB, Ahmed, AS, Krugner-Higby, LA, Williams, JC. Flexible thin film electrode arrays for minimally-invasive neurological monitoring. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2009, 5506-9, 2009.
  11. Sillay, KA, Larson, PS, Starr, PA. Deep brain stimulator hardware-related infections: incidence and management in a large series. Neurosurgery, 62 (2), 360-6; discussion 366-7, 2008.
  12. Spooner, J, Yu, H, Kao, C, Sillay, K, Konrad, P. Neuromodulation of the cingulum for neuropathic pain after spinal cord injury. Case report. J Neurosurg, 107 (1), 169-72, 2007.
  13. Smith, JR, Sillay, K, Winkler, P, King, DW, Loring, DW. Orbitofrontal epilepsy: electroclinical analysis of surgical cases and literature review. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg, 82 (1), 20-5, 2004.