Dr. Eishi Asano's - Biographical Sketch



 Eishi Asano, MD, PhD
 Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology,
Medical Director of Neurodiagnostics 
Children's Hospital of Michigan
Dr. Eishi Asano, Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, is a leading expert on functional brain mapping. He has served as Teaching Faculty in Wayne State University and Medical Director of Neurodiagnostics in Children's Hospital of Michigan since 2004. He has played a central role in epilepsy presurgical evaluation, including invasive monitoring, for >500 patients ranging from neonates to adults. As the first or last author, he published 51 papers related to intracranial neural recording and/or stimulating technologies in main-stream neurology and neuroscience journals from 2008 to 2017 alone; six were accompanied by an editorial and five were featured as the journal cover. His research activity has been supported by NIH grants since 2004. His recent academic achievement includes establishment of four-dimensional functional brain atlas, which animates the dynamics of neural modulations elicited by sensory, motor, or cognitive tasks on 3D standardized or individual brain surface images with a temporal resolution of 1.0 10.0 ms (Brain 2017;140:1351-1370). He served as an editorial board member of Clinical Neurophysiology, the Official Journal of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology from 2009 to 2016. He was selected as 2017 Health Care Hero by Crain's Detroit Business.

Education and Training

M.D., Medicine
Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Resident, Neurosurgery
Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Ph.D., Neurosurgery
Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Research Fellow, Neuroimaging
Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Research Fellow, Clinical Neurophysiology
Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Neurology / Clinical Neurophysiology
Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
M.S., Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis (CRDSA)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA