Michael Greicius, MD, MPH

Memory disorders specialist

Associate 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)

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

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.