Dr. Noss joined the Neurophysiological Monitoring Service at UCSF in 1999 under Dr. Charles Yingling after completing postdoctoral training in electrophysiology and image analysis. His current research interests include signal-processing methods of sensory systems—vision, hearing, and somatosensation—to provide rapidly updated, reliable information to surgeons about patients’ neurological state.
Education, Training, and Previous Positions
1976: BA, Mathematics, Oberlin College
1978: MS, Mathematics, University of Utah
1992: PhD, Biophysics, University of California, Berkeley
1992-94: Postdoctoral Researcher, Ophthalmology, U.T. Southwestern
1994-96: Postdoctoral Researcher, Anesthesia, UCSF
1996-98: Postdoctoral Researcher, Psychiatry, University of Bern
2000: CNIM, Neurosurgery, UCSF
2003: D.ABNM, Neurosurgery, UCSF
List Owner, Neuromonitoring Mailing List, 2003
Reviewer, Electroencephalography and clinical Neurophysiology, 1998
Election Moderator, International Society for Transcranial Stimulation, 1998
Reviewer, Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 1997
Abstract Committee, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Conference, 1997
Reviewer, Electroencephalography and clinical Neurophysiology, 1994-95
Reviewer, Journal of the Optical Society of America, 1994
Reviewer, Vision Research, 1993
Roger S. Noss PhD, CNIM, D.ABNM
University of California, San Francisco
Department of Neurological Surgery
505 Parnassus Ave., Box 0112
San Francisco, CA 94143-0112
Selected Recent Publications
Satcher RL, Noss RS, Yingling CD, Ressler JP, Ries MD. The use of motor evoked potentials to monitor sciatic nerve status during revision total hip arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty 2003;18:329-32.
Graf T, Engeler J, Achermann P, Mosimann UP, Noss R, Fisch HU, Schlaepfer TE. High frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) of the left dorsolateral cortex: EEG topography during waking and subsequent sleep 5. Psychiatry Res 2001;107:1-9.
Noss RS, Lalwani AK, Yingling CD . Facial nerve monitoring in middle ear and mastoid surgery. Laryngoscope 2001;111:831-836.
Becker DE, Noss RS, Fein G, Yingling CD. Very late pain-related activity identified with topographically mapped frequency domain analysis of evoked potentials. Electroencephalography and clinical Neurophysiology 1998;108:398-405.
Noss RS, Boles CB, Yingling CD. Steady-state analysis of somatosensory evoked potentials. Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol 1996;100:453-461.
Noss RS, Srebro R. Apparent motion confounds early vernier VEPs. Brain Res 1996;727:153-161.
Noss RS. Line intensity affects perceived shape. Vision Res 1994;34:497-510.
Noss RS, Srebro R. Scalp Fields Evoked by Fine-Grain Visual Discriminations. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science (Suppl.) 1994;35:1439.
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