Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Shennan Weiss, MD, PhD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Neurology - Epilepsy

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Office Locations

909 Walnut Street
2nd Floor, COB Bldg.
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-1222
Fax: (215) 955-0606

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Medical School


  • Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, NY


  • Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, NY


  • UCLA Medical Center

Recent Publications

Brief activation of GABAergic interneurons initiates the transition to ictal events through post-inhibitory rebound excitation

Focal cortical seizures start as standing waves and propagate respecting homotopic connectivity

Control of in vivo ictogenesis via endogenous synaptic pathways

Interspecific differences in how habitat degradation affects escape response

Bimodal coupling of ripples and slower oscillations during sleep in patients with focal epilepsy

Interneuronal network activity at the onset of seizure-like events in entorhinal cortex slices

Functional ultrasound imaging of brain activity in human newborns

Cross-scale effects of neural interactions during human neocortical seizure activity

Identifying seizure onset zone from electrocorticographic recordings: A machine learning approach based on phase locking value

Time-dependent evolution of seizures in a model of mesial temporal lobe epilepsy

Behavioral pieces of neuroethological puzzles

Persistent seizure control in epileptic mice transplanted with gamma-aminobutyric acid progenitors

Impact of ocean acidification on the early development and escape behavior of marine medaka (Oryzias melastigma)

Hippocampal gabaergic inhibitory interneurons

Cellular mechanisms of cortisol-induced changes in mauthner-cell excitability in the startle circuit of goldfish

Visual Threat Assessment and Reticulospinal Encoding of Calibrated Responses in Larval Zebrafish

A novel HFO-based method for unsupervised localization of the seizure onset zone in drug-resistant epilepsy

Removal of inhibition uncovers latent movement potential during preparation

Involvement of fast-spiking cells in ictal sequences during spontaneous seizures in rats with chronic temporal lobe epilepsy

Action ability modulates time-to-collision judgments