Prasad Shirvalkar, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Publications: 
Shirvalkar P, Veuthey TL, Dawes HE, Chang EF. Closed-Loop Deep Brain Stimulation for Refractory Chronic Pain. Front Comput Neurosci. 2018; 12:18.
Prasad Shirvalkar, Lawrence R. Poree, Elliot S. Krames. Chapter 47 The Development of Algorithms for Pain Care Including Neuromodulation Therapies Introducing the SAFE Principles. Neuromodulation. 2018 Jan 1; 609-616.
Al-Kaisy Adnan, Andreas Alexopoulos, Kenneth M. Alo, Ron L. Alterman, Arun Amar, Pablo Andrade, Sailesh Arulkumar, Ahmed J. Awad, Gordon Baltuch, Giancarlo Barolat, Ernest J. Barthélemy, Neil U. Barua, Maria E. Bennett, Nicole Bentley, Yarema B. Bezchlibnyk, Kelly R. Bijanki, William Bingaman, Joseph W. Boggs, Paul Boon, Brigitte A. Brouwer, Lucas W. Campos, Anthony Caparso, Annamaria Capozzo, John Chae, Jin Woo Chang, Jennifer Cheng, David Copenhaver, Timothy R. Deer, Milind Deogaonkar, Deepali Dhar, Keeley Dohmeier, Darin D. Dougherty, Dominique M. Durand, Kelly Foote, Jeffrey Gilligan, Steven S. Gill, Jorge Gonzalez-Martinez, Benjamin D. Greenberg, Robert E. Gross, Michael H. Pourfar, Clement Hamani, Salim M. Hayek, Paul E. Holtzheimer, Brian M. Ilfeld, Haiyan Jin, Bert Joosten, Na Young Jung, Chong H. Kim, Young Goo Kim, Martin Klehr, Paul Koch, Sina Kohl, Brian H. Kopell, Daniel Kramer, Elliot S. Krames, Balu Krishnan, Vibhor Krishna, Jens Kuhn, Jason Kyung-soo Hong, Kapural Leonardo, Michael S. Leong, Dianyou Li, Andreas A. Linninger, Nir Lipsman, Charles Liu, Andres M. Lozano, Michael Mackow, Mark N. Malinowski, Helen S. Mayberg, Paolo Mazzone, Ankit I. Mehta, Vivek Mehta, Reversa Mills-Joseph, Dileep Nair, Richard B. North, Michael Okun, Nikunj K. Patel, Parag G. Patil, Jason E. Pope, Lawrence R. Poree, Joshua P. Prager, Robrecht Raedt, Jonathan J. Rasouli, Serge Rasskazoff, Richard Rauck, Kevin Reeves, Ali R. Rezai, Jonathan Russin, Abraham Sabersky, Michael Saulino, Eugenio Scarnati, Stefan Schu, Mayur Sharma, Jane Shipley, Prasad Shirvalkar, Konstantin V. Slavin, Michael Stanton-Hicks, Scellig Stone, William A. Stuart, Bomin Sun, Kevin Tangen, Stewart J. Tepper, Maarten van Kleef, Tim Vancamp, Paul Verrills, Fabio Viselli, Veerle Visser-Vandewalle, Flora Vitale, Kristl Vonck, Tao Wang, Xuelian Wang, Richard L. Weiner, Alik S. Widge, Amorn Wongsarnpigoon, Alon Y. Mogilner, Kurt A. Yaeger, Tony L. Yaksh, Dali Yin, Kristina Zeljic, Chencheng Zhang, Shikun Zhan. List of Contributors of Volume 2. Neuromodulation. 2018 Jan 1; xi-xiii.
M. Cortes, G. Thickbroom, J. Valls-Sole, P. Shirvalkar, A. Pascual-Leone, D. Edwards. Improving lower limb strength in incomplete spinal cord injury with non-invasive spinal associative stimulation. Brain Stimulation. 2017 Mar 1; 10(2):538-539.
Wang E, Shirvalkar PR, Maciel CB, Merkler AE, Safdieh J, Gupta A. American neuroborreliosis presenting as cranial polyneuritis and radiculoneuritis. Neurol Neuroimmunol Neuroinflamm. 2014 Oct; 1(3):e30.
Bahar AS, Shirvalkar PR, Shapiro ML. Memory-guided learning: CA1 and CA3 neuronal ensembles differentially encode the commonalities and differences between situations. J Neurosci. 2011 Aug 24; 31(34):12270-81.
Ferbinteanu J, Shirvalkar P, Shapiro ML. Memory modulates journey-dependent coding in the rat hippocampus. J Neurosci. 2011 Jun 22; 31(25):9135-46.
Shirvalkar PR, Shapiro ML. Design and construction of a cost effective headstage for simultaneous neural stimulation and recording in the water maze. J Vis Exp. 2010 Oct 13; (44).
Tejas R. Shah, Angeliki Vouyouka, Daniel K. Han, Sharif Ellozy, Robert Lookstein, Prasad Shirvalkar, Michael Marin, Peter L. Faries. Infrageniculate Interventions in Female Patients: Improved Patency Rates but Higher Rates of Postoperative Complications. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2010 Apr 1; 51(4):1070-1071.
Shirvalkar PR, Rapp PR, Shapiro ML. Bidirectional changes to hippocampal theta-gamma comodulation predict memory for recent spatial episodes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Apr 13; 107(15):7054-9.
Shirvalkar P, Bahar AS. The multiple origins and laminar topography of the hippocampal theta rhythm. J Neurosci. 2009 Jun 03; 29(22):7111-3.
Shirvalkar PR. Hippocampal neural assemblies and conscious remembering. J Neurophysiol. 2009 May; 101(5):2197-200.
Shirvalkar P, Seth M, Schiff ND, Herrera DG. Cognitive enhancement with central thalamic electrical stimulation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Nov 07; 103(45):17007-12.
Evelyn Kim, Prasad Shirvalkar, Daniel G. Herrera. Regulation of neurogenesis in the aging vertebrate brain: role of oxidative stress and neuropsychiatric factors. Clinical Neuroscience Research. 2003 Jan 1; 2(5-6):285-293.
Honors and Awards: 
LRP, National Institutes of Health, 2019-2021
Catalyst Innovation Award, UCSF, 2019-2020
Best Scientific Abstract, International Neuromodulation Society, 2019
Exceptional Clinician Award - Hon Mention, UCSF, 2018
Outstanding Neurology Teaching Award, Weill Cornell Medicine, 2016