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Matthew Howard

Professor,  Neurosurgery

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Phone: +1 319 356 8468
Email: matthew-howard@uiowa.edu


BS, Physics and Biology, Tufts University
MD, Medicine, University of Virginia
Internship, General Surgery, University of Washington
Residency, Neurosurgery, University of Washington
Post-Doc, University of Washington/University of Pittsburgh
Fellowship, Epilepsy, University of Washington


Primary: Neurosurgery
Secondary: Neurology
Secondary: Otolaryngology Head Neck Surg

Centers and Program Affiliations

Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience

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Recent Publications

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  1. The antisocial brain: psychopathy matters. Arch Gen Psychiatry 69(9):962-72, 2012. [PubMed]
  2. A hierarchically ordered porous novel vanado-silicate catalyst for highly efficient oxidation of bulky organic molecules. Chem Commun (Camb) 48(35):4232-4, 2012. [PubMed]
  3. Direct exposure of guinea pig CNS to human luteinizing hormone increases cerebrospinal fluid and cerebral beta amyloid levels. Neuroendocrinology 94(4):313-22, 2011. [PubMed]
  4. A Phase 1 study of imatinib mesylate in combination with cytarabine and daunorubicin for c-kit positive relapsed acute myeloid leukemia. Leuk Res 34(12):1622-6, 2010. [PubMed]
  5. Knowing you care: effects of perceived empathy and attachment style on pain perception. Pain 151(3):687-93, 2010. [PubMed]
  6. Are personality disorders associated with social welfare burden in the United States? J Pers Disord 24(6):709-20, 2010. [PubMed]
  7. Quantitative prediction of subjective pain intensity from whole-brain fMRI data using Gaussian processes. Neuroimage 49(3):2178-89, 2010. [PubMed]
  8. Association of cardiovascular factors and Alzheimer's disease plasma amyloid-beta protein in subjective memory complainers. J Alzheimers Dis 17(2):305-18, 2009. [PubMed]
  9. Distinct effects of testosterone on plasma and cerebrospinal fluid amyloid-beta levels. J Alzheimers Dis 15(1):129-37, 2008. [PubMed]
  10. Does marijuana use serve as a gateway to cigarette use for high-risk African-American youth? Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 34(6):782-91, 2008. [PubMed]