Kenneth Podell, PhD

John M. O’Quinn Centennial Clinical Academic Scholar in Concussion Research and Care, Stanley H. Appel Department of Neurology
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, Academic Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


kpodell@houstonmethodist.org
Areas Of Expertise

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) Neuroscience Neuropsychology
Publications

E.L., a modern-day Phineas Gage: Revisiting frontal lobe injury
de Freitas, PHM, Monteiro, RC, Bertani, RM, Perret, CM, Rodrigues, PC, Vicentini, J, de Morais, TMG, Rozental, SFA, Galvão, GF, de Mattos, F, Vasconcelos, FA, Dorio, IS, Hayashi, CY, dos Santos, JRL, Werneck, GL, Tocquer, CTF, Capitão, C, da Cruz, LCH, Tulviste, J, Fiorani, M, da Silva, MM, Paiva, WS, Podell, K, Federoff, HJ, Patel, DH, Lado, F, Goldberg, E, Llinás, R, Bennett, MVL & Rozental, R 2022, , The Lancet Regional Health - Americas, vol. 14, 100340. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lana.2022.100340

Alterations to the gut microbiome after sport-related concussion in a collegiate football players cohort: A pilot study
Soriano, S, Curry, K, Sadrameli, SS, Wang, Q, Nute, M, Reeves, E, Kabir, R, Wiese, J, Criswell, A, Schodrof, S, Britz, GW, Gadhia, R, Podell, K, Treangen, T & Villapol, S 2022, , Brain, Behavior, and Immunity - Health, vol. 21, 100438. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbih.2022.100438

Vestibular/Ocular Motor Screening is Independently Associated with Concussion Symptom Severity in Youths
Babicz, MA, Woods, SP, Cirino, P, Presley, C, Colton, Z & Podell, K 2022, , Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 40-45. https://doi.org/10.1097/JSM.0000000000000867

Latent structure of a brief clinical battery of Neuropsychological tests administered in-home via telephone
Matchanova, A, Babicz, MA, Medina, LD, Rahman, S, Johnson, B, Thompson, JL, Beltran-Najera, I, Brooks, J, Sullivan, KL, Walker, RL, Podell, K & Woods, SP 2021, , Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, vol. 36, no. 6, pp. 874-886. https://doi.org/10.1093/arclin/acaa111

Review of wearable technologies and machine learning methodologies for systematic detection of mild traumatic brain injuries
Schmid, W, Fan, Y, Chi, T, Golanov, E, Regnier-Golanov, AS, Austerman, RJ, Podell, K, Cherukuri, P, Bentley, T, Steele, CT, Schodrof, S, Aazhang, B & Britz, GW 2021, , Journal of neural engineering, vol. 18, no. 4, 041006. https://doi.org/10.1088/1741-2552/ac1982

How did individual differences in neurocognition and health literacy influence the initial uptake and use of health-related information about COVID-19?
Babicz, MA, Woods, SP, Matchanova, A, Medina, LD, Podell, K, Walker, RL, Fetterman, A, Rahman, S, Johnson, B, Thompson, JL, Sullivan, KL, Beltran-Najera, I, Brooks, J, Morales, Y & Avci, G 2021, , Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, vol. 43, no. 5, pp. 497-513. https://doi.org/10.1080/13803395.2021.1937579

Multiple Neuroinvasive Pathways in COVID-19
Bougakov, D, Podell, K & Goldberg, E 2021, , Molecular Neurobiology, vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 564-575. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12035-020-02152-5

The brain after COVID-19: Compensatory neurogenesis or persistent neuroinflammation?
Goldberg, E, Podell, K, Sodickson, DK & Fieremans, E 2021, , EClinicalMedicine, vol. 31, 100684. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eclinm.2020.100684

Alterations to the gut microbiome after sport-related concussion and subconcussive impacts in a collegiate football players cohort
Soriano, S, Curry, K, Sadrameli, SS, Qi "Maria", W, Nute, M, Reeves , E, Kabir, R, Wiese, JR, Criswell, A, Schodrof, S, Britz, GW, Gadhia, RR, Podell, K, Treangen , T & Villapol, S 2021, , medRxiv. https://doi.org/doi:10.1101/2021.07.10.21260292

At-Risk Tackling Techniques in American Football
Stockwell, DW, Blalock, R, Podell, K & Marco, RAW 2020, , Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 8, no. 2. https://doi.org/10.1177/2325967120902714

BDNF polymorphism in non-veridical decision making and differential effects of rTMS
Tulviste, J, Goldberg, E, Podell, K, Vaht, M, Harro, J & Bachmann, T 2019, , Behavioural Brain Research, vol. 364, pp. 177-182. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2019.02.027

Sideline Sports Concussion Assessment
Podell, K, Presley, C & Derman, H 2017, , Neurologic Clinics, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 435-450. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ncl.2017.03.003

Statements of Agreement from the Targeted Evaluation and Active Management (TEAM) Approaches to Treating Concussion Meeting Held in Pittsburgh, October 15-16, 2015
Collins, MW, Kontos, AP, Okonkwo, DO, Almquist, J, Bailes, J, Barisa, M, Bazarian, J, Bloom, OJ, Brody, DL, Cantu, R, Cardenas, J, Clugston, J, Cohen, R, Echemendia, R, Elbin, RJ, Ellenbogen, R, Fonseca, J, Gioia, G, Guskiewicz, K, Heyer, R, Hotz, G, Iverson, GL, Jordan, B, Manley, G, Maroon, J, McAllister, T, McCrea, M, Mucha, A, Pieroth, E, Podell, K, Pombo, M, Shetty, T, Sills, A, Solomon, G, Thomas, DG, Valovich McLeod, TC, Yates, T & Zafonte, R 2016, , Neurosurgery, vol. 79, no. 6, pp. 912-929. https://doi.org/10.1227/NEU.0000000000001447

Effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on non-veridical decision making
Tulviste, J, Goldberg, E, Podell, K & Bachmann, T 2016, , Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis, vol. 76, no. 3, pp. 182-191. https://doi.org/10.21307/ane-2017-018

Influence of age and location of ictal onset on postoperative outcome in patients with localization-related epilepsy
Patra, S, Elisevich, K, Podell, K, Schultz, L, Gaddam, S, Smith, B & Spanaki-Varelas, M 2014, , British Journal of Neurosurgery, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 61-67. https://doi.org/10.3109/02688697.2013.817529

How the brain deals with novelty and ambiguity: Implications for neuroaesthetics
Goldberg, E, Funk, BA & Podell, K 2012, , Rendiconti Lincei, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 227-238. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12210-012-0186-0

Affective Symptoms in Early-Onset Dementia
Podell, K & Torres, K 2011, , Neurologic Clinics, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 99-114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ncl.2010.10.009

Neuropsychological assessment in traumatic brain injury
Podell, K, Gifford, K, Bougakov, D & Goldberg, E 2010, , Psychiatric Clinics of North America, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 855-876. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psc.2010.08.003

When East Meets West: Systematizing Luria's Approach to Executive Control Assessment
Podell, K 2010, . in Lurias Legacy in the 21st Century. Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176704.003.0008

Developing a spatial analogue of the reliable digit span
Ylioja, SG, Baird, AD & Podell, K 2009, , Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, vol. 24, no. 8, pp. 729-739. https://doi.org/10.1093/arclin/acp078