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Dr. Lega's research is focused on the electrophsyiology of human memory, principally episodic memory.  He has collaborations with Dr. Mick Rugg at the UT Dallas Center for Vital Longevity, Dr. Gena Konopka of Neuroscience, and others.  

Dr. Lega's research training was chiefly with Dr. Michael Kahana of the University of Pennsylvania, with whom he completed a post doctroal fellowship.  


Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine (2006)
University of Pennsylvania Health System (2007), General Surgery
University of Pennsylvania (2013), Neurological Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Foundation (2014), Epilepsy

Research Interest

  • Hippocampal electrophysiology
  • Machine learning
  • Memory encoding and retrieval
  • Restoring memory function after brain injury


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Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (2017-2018)
  • Cognitive Neuroscience Society (2012-2018)
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons (2012-2018)
  • Society for Neuroscience (2011-2018)