Dan Barkmeier

Dan Barkmeier

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Michigan

Education: BS Illinois Wesleyan University
Graduate Program Affiliation: Molecular Biology & Genetics
Research Interests: Neuroscience
Clinical Interests: Radiology
Advisor: Jeff Loeb, M.D./Ph.D. Molecular Medicine & Genetics


  1. Barkmeier DT, Senador D, Leclercq K, Pai D, Hua J, Boutros NN, Kaminski, RM. Electrical, Molecular and Behavioral Effects of Interictal Spiking in the Rat. Neurobiology of Disease. 2012. (In press).
  2. Barkmeier DT, Shah AK, Flanagan D, Atkinson MD, Agarwal R, Fuerst DR, Jafari-Khouzani K, Loeb JA. “High inter-reviewer variability of spike detection on intracranial EEG addressed by an automated multi-channel algorithm.” Clin Neurophysiol. 2011 Oct; [Epub ahead of print].
  3. Barkmeier DT and Loeb J. “An Animal Model to Study the Clinical Significanceof Interictal Spiking”. Clinical EEG and Neuroscience. 2009 Oct;40(4):234-8.


  1. “An Animal Model of Interictal Spiking” – Society for Neuroscience, 2007
  2. “Relationship Between Interictal Spiking, Behavior, and Environment in a Rat Model” – ECNS/ISNIP Joint Conference, 2008
  3. “Interictal spiking in rat neocortex replicates the molecular and cellular changes of human neocortical epilepsy ” – American Epilepsy Society, 2008
  4. “Interictal Spikes as a Model for Epileptogenesis and Psychiatric Disorders” – Neuroscience 2009


  1. Second Place – Poster Competition at ECNS/ISNIP Conference in Frankfurt, Germany, 2008
  2. Best Oral Presentation – Graduate Student Research Day, 2008
  3. Best poster – CMMG Retreat Poster Session, 2007
  4. Best presentation in session and second overall – Medical Student Research Symposium, 2007
  5. MD PhD Preclinical Excellence Award, 2006

F30 Grant-“Translating human gene expression profiles of interictal spiking into a rat model”
Epilepsy Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship 2008

Outside Interests: Computer nerd stuff, Tae kwon Do, bowling, unusual movies and music

Favorite Aspects of MD PhD Program: Constant integration of the clinical and research sides of education