Michael Greicius, MD, MPH

Memory disorders specialist

Assistant Professor of Neurology and, by courtesy, of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Memory Disorders Center

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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Professional Education

Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School (2000) MA

Medical Education: Columbia University (1996) NY

Internship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (1997) NY

Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital (2000) MA

Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (2001) CA

Board Certification: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2003)

The Will to Persevere Induced by Electrical Stimulation of the Human Cingulate Gyrus
Parvizi, J., Rangarajan, V., Shirer, W. R., Desai, N., & Greicius, M. D. (2013). The Will to Persevere Induced by Electrical Stimulation of the Human Cingulate Gyrus. NEURON, 80(6), 1359-1367.

Identifying Large-Scale Brain Networks in Fragile X Syndrome
Hall, S. S., Jiang, H., Reiss, A. L., & Greicius, M. D. (2013). Identifying Large-Scale Brain Networks in Fragile X Syndrome. JAMA PSYCHIATRY, 70(11), 1215-1223.

Disordered reward processing and functional connectivity in trichotillomania: A pilot study
White, M. P., Shirer, W. R., Molfino, M. J., Tenison, C., Damoiseaux, J. S., & Greicius, M. D. (2013). Disordered reward processing and functional connectivity in trichotillomania: A pilot study. JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH, 47(9), 1264-1272.

Intrinsic connectivity networks in healthy subjects explain clinical variability in Alzheimer's disease
Lehmann, M., Madison, C. M., Ghosh, P. M., Seeley, W. W., Mormino, E., & Rabinovici, G. D. (2013). Intrinsic connectivity networks in healthy subjects explain clinical variability in Alzheimer's disease. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 110(28), 11606-11611.

Diverging patterns of amyloid deposition and hypometabolism in clinical variants of probable Alzheimer's disease
Lehmann, M., Ghosh, P. M., Madison, C., Laforce, R., Corbetta-Rastelli, C., & Rabinovici, G. D. (2013). Diverging patterns of amyloid deposition and hypometabolism in clinical variants of probable Alzheimer's disease. BRAIN, 136, 844-858.

Sporadic Jakob-Creutzfeldt Disease Presenting as Primary Progressive Aphasia
Johnson, D. Y., Dunkelberger, D. L., Henry, M., Haman, A., Greicius, M. D., & Geschwind, M. D. (2013). Sporadic Jakob-Creutzfeldt Disease Presenting as Primary Progressive Aphasia. JAMA NEUROLOGY, 70(2), 254-257.

Two test statistics for cross-modal graph community significance
Richiardi, J., Altmann, A., & Greicius, M. (2013). Two test statistics for cross-modal graph community significance. 2013 3RD INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON PATTERN RECOGNITION IN NEUROIMAGING (PRNI 2013), 70-73.

Neuroimaging insights into network-based neurodegeneration
Greicius, M. D., & Kimmel, D. L. (2012). Neuroimaging insights into network-based neurodegeneration. CURRENT OPINION IN NEUROLOGY, 25(6), 727-734.

Efficacy of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Targets for Depression Is Related to Intrinsic Functional Connectivity with the Subgenual Cingulate
Fox, M. D., Buckner, R. L., White, M. P., Greicius, M. D., & Pascual-Leone, A. (2012). Efficacy of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Targets for Depression Is Related to Intrinsic Functional Connectivity with the Subgenual Cingulate. BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY, 72(7), 595-603.

Introduction to the Special Issue on Connectivity
Greicius, M. D., & Seeley, W. W. (2012). Introduction to the Special Issue on Connectivity. NEUROIMAGE, 62(4), 2181-2181.

Gender Modulates the APOE epsilon 4 Effect in Healthy Older Adults: Convergent Evidence from Functional Brain Connectivity and Spinal Fluid Tau Levels
Damoiseaux, J. S., Seeley, W. W., Zhou, J., Shirer, W. R., Coppola, G., & Greicius, M. D. (2012). Gender Modulates the APOE epsilon 4 Effect in Healthy Older Adults: Convergent Evidence from Functional Brain Connectivity and Spinal Fluid Tau Levels. JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, 32(24), 8254-8262.

Functional connectivity tracks clinical deterioration in Alzheimer's disease
Damoiseaux, J. S., Prater, K. E., Miller, B. L., & Greicius, M. D. (2012). Functional connectivity tracks clinical deterioration in Alzheimer's disease. NEUROBIOLOGY OF AGING, 33(4).

Decoding Subject-Driven Cognitive States with Whole-Brain Connectivity Patterns
SHIRER, W. R., RYALI, S., Rykhlevskaia, E., Menon, V., & Greicius, M. D. (2012). Decoding Subject-Driven Cognitive States with Whole-Brain Connectivity Patterns. CEREBRAL CORTEX, 22(1), 158-165.

Relationships between Beta-Amyloid and Functional Connectivity in Different Components of the Default Mode Network in Aging
Mormino, E. C., Smiljic, A., Hayenga, A. O., Onami, S. H., Greicius, M. D., & Jagust, W. J. (2011). Relationships between Beta-Amyloid and Functional Connectivity in Different Components of the Default Mode Network in Aging. CEREBRAL CORTEX, 21(10), 2399-2407.

Differential electrophysiological response during rest, self-referential, and non-self-referential tasks in human posteromedial cortex
Dastjerdi, M., Foster, B. L., Nasrullah, S., Rauschecker, A. M., Dougherty, R. F., & Parvizi, J. (2011). Differential electrophysiological response during rest, self-referential, and non-self-referential tasks in human posteromedial cortex. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 108(7), 3023-3028.

Breakdown of within- and between-network Resting State Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Connectivity during Propofol-induced Loss of Consciousness
Boveroux, P., Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Bruno, M.-A., Noirhomme, Q., Lauwick, S., & Boly, M. (2010). Breakdown of within- and between-network Resting State Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Connectivity during Propofol-induced Loss of Consciousness. ANESTHESIOLOGY, 113(5), 1038-1053.

Dissociable Connectivity within Human Angular Gyrus and Intraparietal Sulcus: Evidence from Functional and Structural Connectivity
Uddin, L. Q., Supekar, K., Amin, H., Rykhlevskaia, E., Nguyen, D. A., & Menon, V. (2010). Dissociable Connectivity within Human Angular Gyrus and Intraparietal Sulcus: Evidence from Functional and Structural Connectivity. CEREBRAL CORTEX, 20(11), 2636-2646.

Development of functional and structural connectivity within the default mode network in young children
Supekar, K., Uddin, L. Q., Prater, K., Amin, H., Greicius, M. D., & Menon, V. (2010). Development of functional and structural connectivity within the default mode network in young children. NEUROIMAGE, 52(1), 290-301.

Functional magnetic resonance imaging and estrogen effects on the brain: cautious interpretation of a BOLD finding
Henderson, V. W., & Greicius, M. D. (2010). Functional magnetic resonance imaging and estrogen effects on the brain: cautious interpretation of a BOLD finding. MENOPAUSE-THE JOURNAL OF THE NORTH AMERICAN MENOPAUSE SOCIETY, 17(4), 669-671.

Divergent network connectivity changes in behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer's disease
Zhou, J., Greicius, M. D., Gennatas, E. D., Growdon, M. E., Jang, J. Y., & Seeley, W. W. (2010). Divergent network connectivity changes in behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer's disease. BRAIN, 133, 1352-1367.

Default network connectivity reflects the level of consciousness in non-communicative brain-damaged patients
Vanhaudenhuyse, A., Noirhomme, Q., Tshibanda, L. Jf., Bruno, M.-A., Boveroux, P., & Boly, M. (2010). Default network connectivity reflects the level of consciousness in non-communicative brain-damaged patients. BRAIN, 133, 161-171.

Episodic encephalopathy due to an occult spinal vascular malformation complicated by superficial siderosis
Gonella, M. C., Fischbein, N. J., Lane, B., Shuer, L. M., & Greicius, M. D. (2010). Episodic encephalopathy due to an occult spinal vascular malformation complicated by superficial siderosis. CLINICAL NEUROLOGY AND NEUROSURGERY, 112(1), 82-84.

Disrupted Amygdalar Subregion Functional Connectivity and Evidence of a Compensatory Network in Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Etkin, A., Prater, K. E., Schatzberg, A. F., Menon, V., & Greicius, M. D. (2009). Disrupted Amygdalar Subregion Functional Connectivity and Evidence of a Compensatory Network in Generalized Anxiety Disorder. ARCHIVES OF GENERAL PSYCHIATRY, 66(12), 1361-1372.

Greater than the sum of its parts: a review of studies combining structural connectivity and resting-state functional connectivity
Damoiseaux, J. S., & Greicius, M. D. (2009). Greater than the sum of its parts: a review of studies combining structural connectivity and resting-state functional connectivity. BRAIN STRUCTURE & FUNCTION, 213(6), 525-533.

Distinct Cerebellar Contributions to Intrinsic Connectivity Networks
Habas, C., Kamdar, N., Nguyen, D., Prater, K., Beckmann, C. F., & Greicius, M. D. (2009). Distinct Cerebellar Contributions to Intrinsic Connectivity Networks. JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, 29(26), 8586-8594.

Neurodegenerative Diseases Target Large-Scale Human Brain Networks
Seeley, W. W., Crawford, R. K., Zhou, J., Miller, B. L., & Greicius, M. D. (2009). Neurodegenerative Diseases Target Large-Scale Human Brain Networks. NEURON, 62(1), 42-52.

Resting-State Functional Connectivity Reflects Structural Connectivity in the Default Mode Network
Greicius, M. D., Supekar, K., Menon, V., & Dougherty, R. F. (2009). Resting-State Functional Connectivity Reflects Structural Connectivity in the Default Mode Network. CEREBRAL CORTEX, 19(1), 72-78.

Resting-state functional connectivity in neuropsychiatric disorders
Greicius, M. (2008). Resting-state functional connectivity in neuropsychiatric disorders. CURRENT OPINION IN NEUROLOGY, 21(4), 424-430.

Default-mode function and task-induced deactivation have overlapping brain substrates in children
Thomason, M. E., Chang, C. E., Glover, G. H., Gabrieli, J. De., Greicius, M. D., & Gotlib, I. H. (2008). Default-mode function and task-induced deactivation have overlapping brain substrates in children. NEUROIMAGE, 41(4), 1493-1503.

A cross-modal system linking primary auditory and visual cortices: Evidence from intrinsic fMRI connectivity analysis
Eckert, M. A., Kamdar, N. V., Chang, C. E., Beckmann, C. F., Greicius, M. D., & Menon, V. (2008). A cross-modal system linking primary auditory and visual cortices: Evidence from intrinsic fMRI connectivity analysis. HUMAN BRAIN MAPPING, 29(7), 848-857.

Persistent default-mode network connectivity during light sedation
Greicius, M. D., Kiviniemi, V., Tervonen, O., Vainionpaa, V., Alahuhta, S., & Menon, V. (2008). Persistent default-mode network connectivity during light sedation. HUMAN BRAIN MAPPING, 29(7), 839-847.

Network analysis of intrinsic functional brain connectivity in Alzheimer's disease
Supekar, K., Menon, V., Rubin, D., Musen, M., & Greicius, M. D. (2008). Network analysis of intrinsic functional brain connectivity in Alzheimer's disease. PLOS COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY, 4(6).

Divergent social functioning in behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer disease: Reciprocal networks and neuronal evolution
Seeley, W. W., Allman, J. M., Carlin, D. A., Crawford, R. K., Macedo, M. N., & Miller, B. L. (2007). Divergent social functioning in behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer disease: Reciprocal networks and neuronal evolution. ALZHEIMER DISEASE & ASSOCIATED DISORDERS, 21(4), S50-S57.

Resting-state functional connectivity in major depression: Abnormally increased contributions from subgenual cingulate cortex and thalamus
Greicius, M. D., Flores, B. H., Menon, V., Glover, G. H., Solvason, H. B., & Schatzberg, A. F. (2007). Resting-state functional connectivity in major depression: Abnormally increased contributions from subgenual cingulate cortex and thalamus. BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY, 62(5), 429-437.

Dissociable intrinsic connectivity networks for salience processing and executive control
Seeley, W. W., Menon, V., Schatzberg, A. F., Keller, J., Glover, G. H., & Greicius, M. D. (2007). Dissociable intrinsic connectivity networks for salience processing and executive control. JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, 27(9), 2349-2356.

Prospects for prediction - Ethics analysis of neuroimaging in Alzheimer's disease
Illes, J., Rosen, A., Greicius, M., & Racine, E. (2007). Prospects for prediction - Ethics analysis of neuroimaging in Alzheimer's disease. IMAGING AND THE AGING BRAIN, 1097, 278-295.

Non-fluent progressive aphasia, depression, and OCD in a woman with progressive supranuclear palsy: Neuroanatomical and neuropathological correlations
Karnik, N. S., D'Apuzzo, M., & Greicius, M. (2006). Non-fluent progressive aphasia, depression, and OCD in a woman with progressive supranuclear palsy: Neuroanatomical and neuropathological correlations. NEUROCASE, 12(6), 332-338.

Default-mode activity during a passive sensory task: Uncoupled from deactivation but impacting activation
Greicius, M. D., & Menon, V. (2004). Default-mode activity during a passive sensory task: Uncoupled from deactivation but impacting activation. JOURNAL OF COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE, 16(9), 1484-1492.

Reduced basal forebrain and hippocampal activation during memory encoding in girls with fragile X syndrome
Greicius, M. D., Boyett-Anderson, J. M., Menon, V., & Reiss, A. L. (2004). Reduced basal forebrain and hippocampal activation during memory encoding in girls with fragile X syndrome. NEUROREPORT, 15(10), 1579-1583.

Default-mode network activity distinguishes Alzheimer's disease from healthy aging: Evidence from functional MRI
Greicius, M. D., Srivastava, G., Reiss, A. L., & Menon, V. (2004). Default-mode network activity distinguishes Alzheimer's disease from healthy aging: Evidence from functional MRI. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 101(13), 4637-4642.

Blockade of central cholinergic receptors impairs new learning and increases proactive interference in a word paired-associate memory task
Atri, A., Sherman, S., Norman, K. A., Kirchhoff, B. A., Nicolas, M. M., & Stern, C. E. (2004). Blockade of central cholinergic receptors impairs new learning and increases proactive interference in a word paired-associate memory task. BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE, 118(1), 223-236.

Humor modulates the mesolimbic reward centers
Mobbs, D., Greicius, M. D., Abdel-Azim, E., Menon, V., & Reiss, A. L. (2003). Humor modulates the mesolimbic reward centers. NEURON, 40(5), 1041-1048.

Comparison of fMRI activation at 3 and 1.5 T during perceptual, cognitive, and affective processing
Krasnow, B., Tamm, L., Greicius, M. D., Yang, T. T., Glover, G. H., & Menon, V. (2003). Comparison of fMRI activation at 3 and 1.5 T during perceptual, cognitive, and affective processing. NEUROIMAGE, 18(4), 813-826.

Neuroimaging in developmental disorders
Greicius, M. D. (2003). Neuroimaging in developmental disorders. CURRENT OPINION IN NEUROLOGY, 16(2), 143-146.

Functional connectivity in the resting brain: A network analysis of the default mode hypothesis
Greicius, M. D., Krasnow, B., Reiss, A. L., & Menon, V. (2003). Functional connectivity in the resting brain: A network analysis of the default mode hypothesis. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 100(1), 253-258.

Regional analysis of hippocampal activation during memory encoding and retrieval: fMRI study
Greicius, M. D., Krasnow, B., Boyett-Anderson, J. M., Eliez, S., Schatzberg, A. F., & Menon, V. (2003). Regional analysis of hippocampal activation during memory encoding and retrieval: fMRI study. HIPPOCAMPUS, 13(1), 164-174.

Presenile dementia syndromes: an update on taxonomy and diagnosis
Greicius, M. D., Geschwind, M. D., & Miller, B. L. (2002). Presenile dementia syndromes: an update on taxonomy and diagnosis. JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY NEUROSURGERY AND PSYCHIATRY, 72(6), 691-700.