Matthew Leonard, PhD

TitleAssistant Professor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentNeurological Surgery
Address513 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco CA 94143
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    Occidental CollegeBA2006Cognitive Science
    University of California, San DiegoMS2008Cognitive Science
    University of California, San DiegoPhD2011Cognitive Science

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    The Neurophysiological Dynamics of Lexical and Sub-Lexical Representations
    NIH/NIDCD F32DC013486Oct 1, 2013 - Sep 30, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Conant DF, Bouchard KE, Leonard M, Chang EF. Human Sensorimotor Cortex Control of Directly Measured Vocal Tract Movements during Vowel Production. J Neurosci. 2018 Mar 21; 38(12):2955-2966. PMID: 29439164.
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    2. Khoshkhoo S, Leonard M, Mesgarani N, Chang EF. Neural correlates of sine-wave speech intelligibility in human frontal and temporal cortex. Brain Lang. 2018 Jan 31. PMID: 29397190.
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    3. Chiong W, Leonard M, Chang EF. Neurosurgical Patients as Human Research Subjects: Ethical Considerations in Intracranial Electrophysiology Research. Neurosurgery. 2017 Jul 22. PMID: 28973530.
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    4. Rao VR, Leonard M, Kleen JK, Lucas BA, Mirro EA, Chang EF. Chronic ambulatory electrocorticography from human speech cortex. Neuroimage. 2017 Jun; 153:273-282. PMID: 28396294.
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    5. Leonard M, Baud MO, Sjerps MJ, Chang EF. Perceptual restoration of masked speech in human cortex. Nat Commun. 2016 Dec 20; 7:13619. PMID: 27996973.
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    6. Moses DA, Mesgarani N, Leonard M, Chang EF, et al. Neural speech recognition: continuous phoneme decoding using spatiotemporal representations of human cortical activity. J Neural Eng. 2016 10; 13(5):056004. PMID: 27484713.
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    7. Leonard M, Cai R, Babiak MC, Ren A, Chang EF, et al. The peri-Sylvian cortical network underlying single word repetition revealed by electrocortical stimulation and direct neural recordings. Brain Lang. 2016 Jul 19. PMID: 27450996.
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    8. Leonard, M.K. Chang, E.F. Neurobiology of Language (G. Hickok & S.L. Small, Eds). Neural organization of speech perception: Intracranial Recording. 2015.
    9. Cibelli ES, Leonard M, Johnson K, Chang EF. The influence of lexical statistics on temporal lobe cortical dynamics during spoken word listening. Brain Lang. 2015 Aug; 147:66-75. PMID: 26072003; PMCID: PMC4521602.
    10. Leonard M, Bouchard KE, Tang C, Chang EF. Dynamic encoding of speech sequence probability in human temporal cortex. J Neurosci. 2015 May 06; 35(18):7203-14. PMID: 25948269; PMCID: PMC4420784.
    11. Leonard M, Chang EF. Dynamic speech representations in the human temporal lobe. Trends Cogn Sci. 2014 Sep; 18(9):472-9. PMID: 24906217; PMCID: PMC4149812.
    12. Chan AM, Dykstra AR, Jayaram V, Leonard M, Travis KE, Gygi B, Baker JM, Eskandar E, Hochberg LR, Halgren E, Cash SS. Speech-specific tuning of neurons in human superior temporal gyrus. Cereb Cortex. 2014 Oct; 24(10):2679-93. PMID: 23680841.
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    13. Leonard M, Ferjan Ramirez N, Torres C, Travis KE, Hatrak M, Mayberry RI, Halgren E. Signed words in the congenitally deaf evoke typical late lexicosemantic responses with no early visual responses in left superior temporal cortex. J Neurosci. 2012 Jul 11; 32(28):9700-5. PMID: 22787055; PMCID: PMC3418348.
    14. Leonard M, Torres C, Travis KE, Brown TT, Hagler DJ, Dale AM, Elman JL, Halgren E. Language proficiency modulates the recruitment of non-classical language areas in bilinguals. PLoS One. 2011 Mar 24; 6(3):e18240. PMID: 21455315; PMCID: PMC3063800.
    15. Travis KE, Leonard M, Brown TT, Hagler DJ, Curran M, Dale AM, Elman JL, Halgren E. Spatiotemporal neural dynamics of word understanding in 12- to 18-month-old-infants. Cereb Cortex. 2011 Aug; 21(8):1832-9. PMID: 21209121; PMCID: PMC3138516.
    16. McDonald CR, Thesen T, Carlson C, Blumberg M, Girard HM, Trongnetrpunya A, Sherfey JS, Devinsky O, Kuzniecky R, Dolye WK, Cash SS, Leonard M, Hagler DJ, Dale AM, Halgren E. Multimodal imaging of repetition priming: Using fMRI, MEG, and intracranial EEG to reveal spatiotemporal profiles of word processing. Neuroimage. 2010 Nov 01; 53(2):707-17. PMID: 20620212; PMCID: PMC2930128.
    17. Leonard M, Brown TT, Travis KE, Gharapetian L, Hagler DJ, Dale AM, Elman JL, Halgren E. Spatiotemporal dynamics of bilingual word processing. Neuroimage. 2010 Feb 15; 49(4):3286-94. PMID: 20004256; PMCID: PMC2824560.
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