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Jarod Roland, MD

Jarod Roland, MDPosition: PGY 7
Hometown: Forney, TX
Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Undergraduate: The University of Texas at Dallas

Clinical/Research Interests: Brain computer interface applications, neuroprosthetics, electrophysiology, epilepsy surgery

Hobbies: All things technology, computing, programming

Departmental Awards:
2014-2015 - The Robert L. Grubb, Jr. M.D. Neurosurgical Resident Clinical Excellence Award



  • Microsurgical confirmation of perforating arteries arising from the fundus of a posterior communicating artery aneurysm. Reynolds MR, Roland JL, Kamath AA, Cross DT 3rd, Dacey RG Jr. Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Jul;39 Video Suppl 1:V16. doi: 10.3171/2015.7.FocusVid.14628.
  • Speech training alters tone frequency tuning in rat primary auditory cortex. Engineer CT, Perez CA, Carraway RS, Chang KQ, Roland JL, Kilgard MP. Behav Brain Res. 2013 Oct 24. pii: S0166-4328(13)00629-3. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2013.10.021. [Epub ahead of print] 
  • Frequency-specific mechanism links human brain networks for spatial attention. Daitch AL, Sharma M, Roland JL, Astafiev SV, Bundy DT, Gaona CM, Snyder AZ, Shulman GL, Leuthardt EC, Corbetta M. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Nov 26;110(48):19585-90. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1307947110. Epub 2013 Nov 11.
  • Similarity of cortical activity patterns predicts generalization behavior. Engineer CT, Perez CA, Carraway RS, Chang KQ, Roland JL, Sloan AM, Kilgard MP. PLoS One. 2013 Oct 16;8(10):e78607. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0078607. eCollection 2013.
  • Brain mapping in a patient with congenital blindness - a case for multimodal approaches. Roland JL, Hacker CD, Breshears JD, Gaona CM, Hogan RE, Burton H, Corbetta M, Leuthardt EC. Front Hum Neurosci. 2013 Jul 31;7:431. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00431. eCollection 2013.
  • Interactions between programmable shunt valves and the iPad 3 with Smart Cover. He Y, Murphy RK, Roland JL, Limbrick DD Jr. Childs Nerv Syst. 2013 Apr;29(4):531-3. doi: 10.1007/s00381-013-2053-4. Epub 2013 Feb 20.
  • Mapping sensorimotor cortex with slow cortical potential resting-state networks while awake and under anesthesia. Breshears JD, Gaona CM, Roland JL, Sharma M, Bundy DT, Shimony JS, Rashid S, Eisenman LN, Hogan RE, Snyder AZ, Leuthardt EC. Neurosurgery. 2012 Aug;71(2):305-16; discussion 316. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0b013e318258e5d1.
  • Decoding motor signals from the pediatric cortex: implications for brain-computer interfaces in children. Breshears JD, Gaona CM, Roland JL, Sharma M, Anderson NR, Bundy DT, Freudenburg ZV, Smyth MD, Zempel J, Limbrick DD, Smart WD, Leuthardt EC. Pediatrics. 2011 Jul;128(1):e160-8. doi: 10.1542/peds.2010-1519. Epub 2011 Jun 20.
  • Stable and dynamic cortical electrophysiology of induction and emergence with propofol anesthesia. Breshears JD, Roland JL, Sharma M, Gaona CM, Freudenburg ZV, Tempelhoff R, Avidan MS, Leuthardt EC. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Dec 7;107(49):21170-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1011949107. Epub 2010 Nov 15.