Associate Professor
Pediatrics-Cli Neuro
Associate Professor
Anatomy and Neurobiology

Tel: (901) 287-4616

My Current Curriculum Vitae




  1. Narayana S, Salinas F, Boop FA, Wheless JW, Papanicolaou. Clinical Applications of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation..
  2. Narayana S, Saboury B, Newberg A, Papanicolaou A, Alavi A. Positron Emission Tomography: Blood flow and metabolic imaging..
  3. Papanicolaou AC, Rezaie R, Narayana S, Kilintari M, Choudhri AF, Boop FA, Wheless JW.. Non-invasive Pre-surgical Functional Mapping..
  4. Papanicolaou AC, Rezaie R, Narayana S, Choudhri AF, Wheless JW, Castillo EM, Baumgartner JE, Boop FA. Clinical Applications of Functional Neuroimaging..
  5. Narayana S, Newberg A, Alavi A. Positron Emission Tomography: Ligand imaging..
  6. 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, 89 (6), 640, 2017.
  7. Papanicolaou, AC, Rezaie, R, Narayana, S, Choudhri, AF, Abbas-Babajani-Feremi, , Boop, FA, Wheless, JW. On the relative merits of invasive and non-invasive pre-surgical brain mapping: New tools in ablative epilepsy surgery. Epilepsy Res, 2017.
  8. Papanicolaou, AC, Kilintari, M, Rezaie, R, Narayana, S, Babajani-Feremi, A. The Role of the Primary Sensory Cortices in Early Language Processing. J Cogn Neurosci, 1-11, 2017.
  9. Thornburgh, CL, Narayana, S, Rezaie, R, Bydlinski, BN, Tylavsky, FA, Papanicolaou, AC, Choudhri, AF, Völgyi, E. Concordance of the Resting State Networks in Typically Developing, 6-to 7-Year-Old Children and Healthy Adults. Front Hum Neurosci, 11, 199, 2016.
  10. Kilintari, M, Narayana, S, Babajani-Feremi, A, Rezaie, R, Papanicolaou, AC. Brain activation profiles during kinesthetic and visual imagery: An fMRI study. Brain Res, 1646, 249-261, 2016.
  11. 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, 127 (3), 1822-36, 2016.
  12. Krieg, TD, Salinas, FS, Narayana, S, Fox, PT, Mogul, DJ. Computational and experimental analysis of TMS-induced electric field vectors critical to neuronal activation. J Neural Eng, 12 (4), 046014, 2015.
  13. Salinas, FS, Franklin, C, Narayana, S, Szabó, CÁ, Fox, PT. Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Educes Frequency-Specific Causal Relationships in the Motor Network. Brain Stimul, 9 (3), 406-414, 2015.
  14. Narayana, S, Papanicolaou, AC, McGregor, A, Boop, FA, Wheless, JW. Clinical Applications of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Pediatric Neurology. J Child Neurol, 30 (9), 1111-24, 2015.
  15. Ákos Szabó, C, Salinas, FS, Li, K, Franklin, C, Leland, MM, Fox, PT, Laird, AR, Narayana, S. Modeling the effective connectivity of the visual network in healthy and photosensitive, epileptic baboons. Brain Struct Funct, 2015.
  16. 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, 52 (1), 94-103, 2015.
  17. Rezaie, R, Narayana, S, Schiller, K, Birg, L, Wheless, JW, Boop, FA, Papanicolaou, AC. Assessment of hemispheric dominance for receptive language in pediatric patients under sedation using magnetoencephalography. Front Hum Neurosci, 8, 657, 2014.
  18. 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, 25 (18), 1411-7, 2014.
  19. Papanicolaou, AC, Rezaie, R, Narayana, S, Choudhri, AF, Wheless, JW, Castillo, EM, Baumgartner, JE, Boop, FA. Is it time to replace the Wada test and put awake craniotomy to sleep. Epilepsia, 55 (5), 629-32, 2014.
  20. Narayana, S, Zhang, W, Rogers, W, Strickland, C, Franklin, C, Lancaster, JL, Fox, PT. Concurrent TMS to the primary motor cortex augments slow motor learning. Neuroimage, 85 Pt 3, 971-84, 2014.
  21. Krieg, TD, Salinas, FS, Narayana, S, Fox, PT, Mogul, DJ. PET-based confirmation of orientation sensitivity of TMS-induced cortical activation in humans. Brain Stimul, 6 (6), 898-904, 2013.
  22. Choudhri, AF, Narayana, S, Rezaie, R, Whitehead, MT, McAfee, SS, Wheless, JW, Boop, FA, Papanicolaou, AC. Same day tri-modality functional brain mapping prior to resection of a lesion involving eloquent cortex: technical feasibility. Neuroradiol J, 26 (5), 548-54, 2013.
  23. Birg, L, Narayana, S, Rezaie, R, Papanicolaou, A. Technical tips: MEG and EEG with sedation. Neurodiagn J, 53 (3), 229-40, 2013.
  24. Salinas, FS, Narayana, S, Zhang, W, Fox, PT, Szabó, CÁ. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation elicits rate-dependent brain network responses in non-human primates. Brain Stimul, 6 (5), 777-87, 2013.
  25. Poizner, H, Lancaster, J, Tunik, E, Narayana, S, Franklin, C, Rogers, W, Li, X, Fox, PT, Robin, DA. Towards a healthy human model of neural disorders of movement. IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng, 20 (6), 853-7, 2012.
  26. Narayana, S, Laird, AR, Tandon, N, Franklin, C, Lancaster, JL, Fox, PT. Electrophysiological and functional connectivity of the human supplementary motor area. Neuroimage, 62 (1), 250-65, 2012.
  27. Monkul, ES, Silva, LA, Narayana, S, Peluso, MA, Zamarripa, F, Nery, FG, Najt, P, Li, J, Lancaster, JL, Fox, PT, Lafer, B, Soares, JC. Abnormal resting state corticolimbic blood flow in depressed unmedicated patients with major depression: a (15)O-H(2)O PET study. Hum Brain Mapp, 33 (2), 272-9, 2012.
  28. Ramage, AE, Fox, PT, Brey, RL, Narayana, S, Cykowski, MD, Naqibuddin, M, Sampedro, M, Holliday, SL, Franklin, C, Wallace, DJ, Weisman, MH, Petri, M. Neuroimaging evidence of white matter inflammation in newly diagnosed systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Rheum, 63 (10), 3048-57, 2011.
  29. Ma, L, Narayana, S, Robin, DA, Fox, PT, Xiong, J. Changes occur in resting state network of motor system during 4 weeks of motor skill learning. Neuroimage, 58 (1), 226-33, 2011.
  30. Salinas, FS, Szabó, CÁ, Zhang, W, Jones, L, Leland, MM, Wey, HY, Duong, TQ, Fox, PT, Narayana, S. Functional neuroimaging of the baboon during concurrent image-guided transcranial magnetic stimulation. Neuroimage, 57 (4), 1393-401, 2011.
  31. Giuliano, RJ, Pfordresher, PQ, Stanley, EM, Narayana, S, Wicha, NY. Native experience with a tone language enhances pitch discrimination and the timing of neural responses to pitch change. Front Psychol, 2, 146, 2011.
  32. Szabó, CÁ, Salinas, FS, Narayana, S. Functional PET Evaluation of the Photosensitive Baboon. Open Neuroimag J, 5, 206-15, 2010.