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Ronald
Sahyouni
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UC Berkeley
1. Molecular and Cell Biology (Neurobiology Emphasis)
2. Psychology
2013
Ron is a medical student at the UC Irvine School of Medicine. He is interested in regenerative medicine, and in particular, the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. He graduated from UC Berkeley with a double major in neurobiology and psychology, and has been interested in exploring how the brain can regenerate itself. He has authored a book entitled "Alzheimer's Disease Decoded: The Past, Present, and Future of Alzheimer's and Dementia" which is currently in press. He is also an avid drummer and car enthusiast.
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Research

Dr. Hamid Djalilian, MD and Dr. Harrison W. Lin, MD
Dr. Edwin Monuki, MD, PhD
Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, MD
Dr. Brian Cummings, PhD
Neuroscience, Bioengineering, Cell Biology, Stem Cell Biology, Rehabilitation
Facial Nerve Reanimation via Intraneural Multichannel Electrode Microrray
Papers:
Moshtaghi O, Haidar YM, Sahyouni R, Rajaii R, Moshtaghi A, Mahmoodi A, Ghavami Y, Lin HW, Djalilian HR. Use of Interactive iBooks for Patient Education in Otology. American Journal of Otolaryngology. 2016 Dec 29.

Sahyouni R, Moshtaghi O, Rajaii R, Bustillo D, Kaloostian S, Tran DK, Chen JW. (2016). Assessment of Google Glass as an Adjunct in Neurological Surgery. Surgical Neurology International. In press.

Sahyouni R, Mahmoodi A, Mahmoodi A, Rajaii R, Hasjim B, Bustillo D, Huang M, Tran DK, Chen JC. (2016). Interactive iBook-Based Patient Education in a NeuroTrauma Clinic. Neurosurgery. In press.

Moshtaghi O, Sahyouni R, Haidar YM, Huang M, Moshtaghi A, Ghavami Y, Lin HW, Djalilian HR. (2016). The Future Role of iPhone Based Otoscopy in Neurotology/Otology. Otology Head and Neck Surgery. In press.

Sahyouni R, Gutierrez P. Gold E, Robertson RT, Cummings BJ. (2016). The effects of concussion on the blood brain barrier in humans and rodents. Journal of Concussion. In press.

Haidar YM, Walia S, Sahyouni R, Ghavami Y, Lin HW, Djalilian HR. (2016). Auricular Split-Thickness Skin Graft for Ear Canal Coverage. Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery, 0194599816667929.

Sahyouni R, Moshtaghi O, Rajaii R. et al. Evaluation of an iPhone Otoscope in a Neurotrauma Clinic and as an Adjunct to Neurosurgical Education. Neurosurg. 2016, 2:1

Sahyouni R, Bhatt J, Djalilian HR, Tang WC, Middlebrooks JC, Lin HW. (2016). Selective stimulation of facial muscles with a penetrating electrode array in the feline model. The Laryngoscope. doi: 10.1002/lary.26078

Moshtaghi O, Sahyouni R, Lin HW, Ghavami Y, Djalilian HR. A Historical Recount: Discovering Menière's Disease and Its Association with Migraine Headaches. Otol Neurotol. 2016;

Guendelman MD, Owens EB, Galán C, Gard A, Hinshaw SP.* (2016). Early-adult correlates of maltreatment in girls with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: Increased risk for internalizing symptoms and suicidality. Development and Psychopathology, 28, pp 1-14. doi:10.1017/S0954579414001485. (*member of the investigational team cited in the footnotes of the manuscript)

Published Abstracts:
Sahyouni R, Tran D, Chen JC. The Effects of Subdural Hematoma on Dementia, and a Possible Pathophysiological Mechanism via Blockage of Dural Lymphatics. Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association. 2016;7(12):P562.

Sahyouni R, Chen J, Mahmoodi A, Mahmoodi A, Bustillo D, Tran D. The Efficacy of Interactive iBooks in Educating Older Patients on TBI, Concussion, and NPH. Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association. 2016;7(12):P156.

Books:
Sahyouni R, Verma A, Chen J. 'Alzheimer''s Disease Decoded':'The History, Present, and Future of Alzheimer''s Disease and Dementia'. World Scientific; 2016 Oct 6. ISBN: 9813109270
Pendi A, Lee Y-P, Farhan SA, Acosta FL, Bederman SS, Sahyouni R, Gerrick E, Bhatia N. Infection rates with use of adjunctive intrathecal morphine in posterior instrumented spinal fusion surgery: preliminary findings of a retrospective study. Poster presentation given at: Society for Technology in Anesthesia (STA) Annual Meeting 2017; 2017 Jan 11-14; San Diego, CA, USA.

Diem Kieu Tran, MD; Ronald Sahyouni, BA; Amin Mahmoodi BS; Jefferson W. Chen, MD, PhD. Cross-Cultural Efficacy of Interactive Educational Interventions in the NeuroTrauma Setting. Oral presentation at 2017 American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, April 22-26, Los Angeles, CA.

Ronald Sahyouni, BA; Ronald C. Kim, MD; Jefferson W. Chen, MD, PhD. Elucidation of Dural Lymphatic Architecture in Human Dura via D2-40 Staining. Poster presentation at 2017 American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, April 22-26, Los Angeles, CA.

Ronald Sahyouni, BA; Hossein Mahboubi, MD; John S. Roufail, MD; Peter Tran; Jefferson W. Chen, MD, PhD. Membranectomy in Chronic Subdural Hematoma: a Meta-Analysis. Poster presentation at 2017 American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, April 22-26, Los Angeles, CA

Ronald Sahyouni BA, Paula Gutierrez MS, Eric Gold BA, Richard T. Robertson PhD, Brian J Cummings PhD. Blood-Brain- Barrier Changes Following Repeat Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Poster presentation at 2017 American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, April 22-26, Los Angeles, CA.

Yarah M. Haidar MD, Ronald Sahyouni BA, Omid Moshtaghi BS, Hamid R. Djalilian MD, John C. Middlebrooks PhD, Harrison W. Lin MD. Selective Stimulation of Facial Muscles following Chronic Intraneural Electrode Array Implantation and Facial Nerve Injury in the Feline Model. Oral presentation and Resident Research Training Award Recipient: ANS Annual Spring Meeting; April 26-30 2017; San Diego, CA.

Yarah M. Haidar MD, Ronald Sahyouni BA, Omid Moshtaghi BS, Hamid R. Djalilian MD, John C. Middlebrooks PhD, Harrison W. Lin MD. Dizziness in vestibular schwannoma due to underlying comorbidities. Poster presented at: ANS Annual Spring Meeting; April 26-30 2017; San Diego, CA.

Ronald Sahyouni BA, Omid Moshtaghi BS, Yarah M. Haidar MD, Harrison W. Lin MD, Hamid R. Djalilian MD. Congenital Cholesteatomas Originating within the Facial Nerve Canal. Poster presented at: Triological Society 2017 Combined Sections Meeting; January 19-21, 2017; New Orleans, LA.

Omid Moshtaghi BS, Ronald Sahyouni BA, Yarah M. Haidar MD, Harrison W. Lin MD, Hamid R. Djalilian MD. External Canal Cholesteatoma Causing Facial Paralysis. Poster presented at: Triological Society 2017 Combined Sections Meeting; January 19-21, 2017; New Orleans, LA.

Omid Moshtaghi BS, Hossein Mahboubi MD, Ronald Sahyouni BA, Harrison W. Lin MD, Hamid R. Djalilian MD. Radiosurgery of Glomus Tumors of Temporal Bone: a Meta-Analysis. Poster presented at: ANS Annual Spring Meeting; April 26-30 2017; San Diego, CA.

Hossein Mahboubi MD, Omid Moshtaghi BS, Ronald Sahyouni BA, Yaser Ghavami, MD, Yarah M. Haidar MD, Harrison W. Lin MD, Hamid R. Djalilian MD. Resolution of Post-Stapedotomy Dizziness with Migraine Prophylactic Medication. Poster presented at: AOS Annual Spring Meeting; April 26-30 2017; San Diego, CA.

Ronald Sahyouni BA, Yarah M. Haidar MD, Omid Moshtaghi BS, Harrison W. Lin MD, Hamid R. Djalilian MD. Wegener’s Granulomatosis Presenting with Otological Manifestations. Poster presented at: 120th Annual Meeting at COSM; April 26-30 2017; San Diego, CA.

Yarah M. Haidar MD, Omid Moshtaghi BS, Anadjeet Khahera BS, Afsheen Moshtaghi BS, Ronald Sahyouni BA, Yaser Ghavami, MD, Harrison W. Lin MD, Hamid R. Djalilian MD. The Role of CT Angiography in Temporal Bone Fractures. Poster presented at: 120th Annual Meeting at COSM; April 26-30 2017; San Diego, CA.

Omid Moshtaghi BS; Ronald Sahyouni BA; Yarah M. Haidar MD; Kasra N. Ziai MD; Harrison W. Lin MD; Hamid R. Djalilian MD. Two Cases of Unusual Cholesteatomas Involving the Facial Nerve. Poster presented at: 120th Annual Meeting at COSM; April 26-30 2017; San Diego, CA.

Ronald Sayhouni, BA, Omid Moshtaghi, BS, Yarah M. Haidar, MD, Harrison W. Lin, MD, Hamid R. Djalilian, MD. (2016, Oct). Congenital Cholesteatomas Originating within the Facial Nerve Canal. Poster presentation at the 2017 Triological Society Combined Sections Meeting. January 19-21, 2017, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Omid Moshtaghi, BS, Ronald Sayhouni, BA, Yarah M. Haidar, MD, Harrison W. Lin, MD, Hamid R. Djalilian, MD. (2016, Oct). External Canal Cholesteatoma Causing Facial Paralysis. Poster presentation at the 2017 Triological Society Combined Sections Meeting. January 19-21, 2017, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Yarah M. Haidar, MD, Ronald Sayhouni, BA, Omid Moshtaghi, BS, Harrison W. Lin, MD, Hamid R. Djalilian, MD. (2016, Oct). Selective Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Stimulation Using a Penetrating Electrode Array in the Feline Model. Oral presentation at the 2017 Triological Society Combined Sections Meeting. January 19-21, 2017, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Omid Moshtaghi, BS, Ronald Sayhouni, BA, Yarah M. Haidar, MD, Harrison W. Lin, MD, Hamid R. Djalilian, MD. (2016, Oct). External Canal Cholesteatoma Causing Facial Paralysis. Poster presentation at the 2017 Triological Society Combined Sections Meeting. January 19-21, 2017, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Ronald Sayhouni, BA, Omid Moshtaghi, BS, Yarah M. Haidar, MD, Harrison W. Lin, MD, Hamid R. Djalilian, MD. (2016, Oct). Congenital Cholesteatomas Originating within the Facial Nerve Canal. Poster presentation at the 2017 Triological Society Combined Sections Meeting. January 19-21, 2017, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Ronald Sahyouni BA, Amin Mahmoodi, Amir Mahmoodi, David Bustillo, Mellisa Huang, Diem Tran MD, Jefferson Chen MD PhD. (2016, June). Interactive iBook in Patient Education on Head Injury and Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus. Abstract accepted for presentation at the 2017 Translational Science meeting in Washington DC, and publication in the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science.

Jay Bhatt, Ronald Sahyouni, Zachariah Chandy, Hamid Djalilian, John C. Middlebrooks, Harrison W. Lin. (2016, June). Intraneural Multichannel Microelectrode Implantation for Facial Nerve Reanimation in a Feline Model of Facial Paralysis. Abstract accepted for Poster presentation at the 2016 Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS), 15-18 August 2016, in Orlando/Kissimmee, Florida.

Ronald Sahyouni, BA, Diem Tran, MD and Jefferson Chen, MD, PhD (Submitted 2016, January). The Effects of Subdural Hematoma on Dementia, and a Possible Pathophysiological Mechanism Via Blockage of Dural Lymphatics. Poster Presentation and Abstract: 2016 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC). July, 2016. Toronto, Canada.

Ronald Sahyouni, BA, Jefferson Chen, MD, PhD, Amir Mahmoodi, Amin Mahmoodi, David Bustillo and Diem Tran, MD. (Submitted 2016, January). The Efficacy of Interactive iBooks in Educating Older Patients on TBI, Concussion, and NPH. Poster Presentation and Abstract: 2016 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC). July, 2016. Toronto, Canada.

Sahyouni, R., Bhatt, J., Djalilian, H., Middlebrooks, J., Lin, H. (2016, April). Chronic Implantation of Multichannel Intraneural Microelectrodes in a Feline Model of Facial Paralysis. Oral presentation at the Associated Graduate Students Graduate Research Symposium, in Irvine, Ca.

Yaser Ghavami, MD, Omid Moshtaghi, BS, Ronald Sayhouni, BA, Harrison W. Lin, MD, Hamid R. Djalilian, MD. (2016, April). Otolaryngology instances of Wrong Site Surgery in California between 2007-2014. Abstract accepted for Oral Presentation at the Triological Society Annual Meeting at COSM to be held May 20-21, 2016, in Chicago, Illinois.

Jay Bhatt, Ronald Sahyouni, Zachariah Chandy, Hamid Djalilian, John C. Middlebrooks, Harrison W. Lin. (2016, January). Selective stimulation of facial muscles with a penetrating intraneural multichannel electrode array in the feline model. Abstract accepted for Oral Presentation at the 2016 Triological Society Combined Sections Meeting, January 22-24, 2016, Loews Miami Beach Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida.

Sahyouni, R., Martinez-Gutierrez (MD), J., Shah, S., Ruiz-Valls (MD), A., Quinones-Hinojosa (MD), A. (2014, August). Glioblastoma Multiforme: Invasion, Migration, and Cognitive Burden in the Geriatric Population. Oral Presentation at national NIH-funded MSTREAM conference, San Diego, CA.

Sahyouni, R., Coutts (PhD), M., Monuki (MD, PhD), E. (2014. January). Choroid Plexus in Alzheimer’s Disease: Morphological changes & regeneration via stem cell injections. Oral Presentation at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and MSTREAM conference, Washington, D.C.

Sahyouni, R., Coutts (PhD), M., Monuki (MD, PhD), E. (2014. January). Choroid Plexus in Alzheimer’s Disease: Morphological changes & regeneration via stem cell injections. Oral Presentation at national NIH-funded MSTREAM conference, San Diego, CA.

Ronald Sahyouni, BA; Amin Mahmoodi; Diem Tran, MD; David Bustillo BA; Amir Mahmoodi; Melissa Huang; Jefferson Chen, MD, PhD. (2016, September). The Efficacy of Interactive iBooks in Patient and Family Education on Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion. Abstract accepted as an Electronic Poster for the Congress of Neurological Surgeons 2016 Annual Meeting, Sept. 24-28, 2016, San Diego, Ca.

Ronald Sahyouni, BA, Bustillo, David BA, Huang, Melissa, Chen, Jefferson, MD, PhD. (2016, April). Benefit of interactive iBooks in patient education for Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus and Traumatic Brain Injury. Abstract accepted as an Electronic Poster Presentation for the 84th American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting at McCormick Place West in Chicago, Illinois April 30th – May 4th 2016.

Ronald Sayhouni, BA, Omid Moshtaghi, BS, Yaser Ghavami, MD, Jay Bhatt, MD, Harrison W. Lin, MD, Hamid R. Djalilian, MD. (2016, May). iPhone Based Otoscopy. Abstract accepted for Poster Presentation at the Triological Society Annual Meeting at COSM to be held May 20-21, 2016, in Chicago, Illinois.

Ronald Sahyouni BA, Omid Moshtaghi BS, Jefferson Chen MD, PhD. (2016, February). Assessment of Google Glass as an Adjunct to Neurosurgical Resident Education. Accepted as a Poster Presentation at the 2016 Innovations in Medical Education Conference, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

Ronald Sahyouni BA, Omid Moshtaghi BS, Melissa Huang, Jefferson Chen MD, PhD. (2016, February). Assessment of an iPhone Otoscope in Medical Education. Accepted as a Poster Presentation at the 2016 Innovations in Medical Education Conference, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

Ronald Sayhouni, BA, Omid Moshtaghi, BS, Yaser Ghavami, MD, Jay Bhatt, MD, Harrison W. Lin, MD, Hamid R. Djalilian, MD. (2015, November). Interactive iPad-Based Education for Cochlear Implant Candidates. Abstract accepted for Poster Presentation at the Triological Society Annual Meeting at COSM to be held May 20-21, 2016, in Chicago, Illinois.

Yaser Ghavami, MD, Jay Bhatt, MD, Kasra Ziai, MD, Omid Moshtaghi, BS, Ronald Sayhouni, BA, Harrison W. Lin, MD, Hamid R. Djalilian, MD. (2015, November). Management of Mal de Debarquement Syndrome as Vestibular Migraines. Abstract accepted for Poster Presentation at Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meeting (COSM) in Chicago, Illinois, May 18-22, 2016.

Guendelman, M. D., Galan, C., Gard, A., Butler, J., Sahyouni, R., Tate, M., Owens, E. B., Hinshaw, S. P. (2013, April). Childhood maltreatment prospectively predicts impairment in adult women diagnosed with ADHD in childhood. Poster session presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Seattle, WA.

Accolades

2016 2nd Place Poster Award; Combined Otolaryngology Spring Meetings (COSM), Chicago, Il. “iPhone Based Otoscopy”

2016 Research Travel Award; UC Irvine School of Medicine

2015 1st Place in Greatest Start-Up Potential Category; UC Irvine MedAppJam

2015 3rd place award recipient; UC Irvine School of Medicine iBookJam

2014 Letters of Commendation in all 1st year medical school courses; UC Irvine School of Medicine

2014 Medical Education Student Service Award; UC Irvine School of Medicine

2014 Medical Scientist Training Program ; UC Irvine School of Medicine

2014 Medical Humanities Consortium Research Award; UC Irvine School of Medicine

2013 Butterworth Product Development Competition Finalist; Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Science

2013 Dean’s Summer Research Grant; UC Irvine School of Medicine

2013 Four-Year Merit-Based Dean’s Scholarship; UC Irvine School of Medicine

2012 Leadership Scholarship; UC Berkeley

2013 Teaching Fellow (over 1,000,000 views); Khan Academy

2013 MCAT Video Competition and Scholarship Awardee; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and AAMC

2012 Medical Students’ Sustained Training and Research Experience in Aging and Mental Health; UC San Diego (NIH R25 training grant)

2012 Surgical Internship Program; UC Davis

2012 Dr. Interns Fellowship; UC Berkeley

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MSTP Student
2021

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