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Researcher: David Niemann

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Areas of Expertise
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Skull base anatomy
  • Minimall-invasive approaches
  • Navigation, visualization, and robotics
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Stroke, brain perfusion, hemorrhaage
  • Anti cancer stem cell therapy
  • Brain tumor
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Cerebrovascular neurosurgery
  • Endovascular neurosurgery
  • Indocyanine green video angiography
  • Aneursymal subarchnoid hemorrhage
  • Embolization of brain arteriovenous malformations with ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer dissolved in DMSO (onyx-liquid embolic system)
  • Physiologic and anatomic assessment of a canine carotid artery stenosis model with phase contrast vastly undersampled isotropic projection imaging (PC-VIPR)
  • Utilization of self expanding stents in distal small cerebral vessels
Web Site David Niemann's Department of Neurological Surgery Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV) David Niemann's CV
Issued Patent(s)
  • 8,483,794 - Method for implanting an electrode that unfurls in response to a predetermined stimulus, issued July 2013.
  • 8,386,007 - Thin-film micro electrode array and method, issued February 2013.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 20130110193 - Method for implanting an electrode that unfurls in response to a predetermined stimulus, published May 2013.
  • 20100130844 - Thin-film micro electrode array and method, published May 2010.
Recent Publication(s)
  • Low-dose volume-of-interest C-Arm CT imaging of intracranial stents and flow diverters. Yang P, Ahmed A, Schafer S, Niemann D, Aagaard-Kienitz B, Royalty K, Strother C. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2016 Apr;37(4):648-54. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A4590. Epub 2015 Oct 22.

  • Measurement in the angiography suite: evaluation of vessel sizing techniques. Yang P, Schafer S, Royalty K, Ahmed A, Niemann D, Strother C. J Neurointerv Surg. 2015 Oct 9. pii: neurintsurg-2015-011920. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2015-011920. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Fast contrast-enhanced 4D MRA and 4D flow MRI using constrained reconstruction (HYPRFlow): potential applications for brain arteriovenous malformations. Chang W, Wu Y, Johnson K, Loecher M, Wieben O, Edjlali M, Oppenheim C, Roca P, Hald J, Aagaard-Kienitz B, Niemann D, Mistretta C, Turski P. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2015 Jun;36(6):1049-55. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A4245. Epub 2015 Feb 19.

  • 4D DSA a new technique for arteriovenous malformation evaluation: a feasibility study. Sandoval-Garcia C, Royalty K, Yang P, Niemann D, Ahmed A, Aagaard-Kienitz B, Başkaya MK, Schafer S, Strother C. J Neurointerv Surg. 2016 Mar;8(3):300-4. doi: 10.1136/neurintsurg-2014-011534. Epub 2015 Jan 12.

View David Niemann's publications at PubMed.
Recent Artistic Works
Micro Therapeutics Inc.
Micrus Corporation
EV3 Inc.
Research Tools
Research Facilities
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-265-5967
Current University UW–Madison
Department Neurological Surgery
Title Assistant Professor (CHS)
Other Appointments
Director, Endovascular Service
Address Line 1 Box 8660 Clinical Science Center
Address Line 2 600 Highland Avenue
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53792
Bachelor's Degree B.S., Northwestern University, Speech, 1988
Master's Degree M.S., Oxford University, Neurointeractive Radiology, 2002
Other Degrees M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, 1993
Technologies Available for Licensing Improved Brain-Computer Interface Technology for Long-Term Cortical Stimulation or Recording