Education

The University of Texas at Dallas, B.S., 05/2006, Computer Science
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, M.D., 05/2011, Medicine
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, Resident, 06/2018, Neurological Surgery
St Louis Children’s Hospital, Fellow, 06/2019, Pediatric Neurosurgery

Honors & Awards

  • 2007
    American Academy of Neurology Medical Student Summer Research Scholarship
  • 2008-2009
    Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellowship
  • 2011
    The Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • 2011
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • 2014
    The Robert L. Grubb, Jr. M.D. Neurological Resident Clinical Excellence Award
  • 2016
    NINDS R25 Research Education Grant
  • 2017
    Quality Improvement Research Project Award
  • 2018
    Finalist for James L O'Leary Prize for Research in Neuroscience

Selected Publications

  1. Lobanov OV, Shimony JS, Kenley J, Kaplan S, Alexopoulos D, Roland JL, Smyth MD, Smyser CD. Alterations in resting-state functional connectivity in pediatric patients with tuberous sclerosis complex. Epilepsia Open. 2021 Sep; 6(3):579-587.  View on PubMed
  2. Yue JK, Chang D, Oh T, Winkler EA, Lu AY, Hetts SW, Young EP, Reddy AT, Fox CK, Abla AA, Roland JL. Multiple Tumor-Associated Intracranial Aneurysms Adjacent to a Suprasellar Germ Cell Tumor: Case Report and Review of Literature. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2021; 56(5):482-491.  View on PubMed
  3. Soderlund KA, Mamlouk MD, Shah VN, Roland JL, Dillon WP. Cerebrospinal fluid-lymphatic fistula causing spontaneous intracranial hypotension in a child with kaposiform lymphangiomatosis. Pediatr Radiol. 2021 Jul 20.  View on PubMed
  4. Roland JL, Hacker CD, Leuthardt EC. In Reply: A Review of Passive Brain Mapping Techniques in Neurological Surgery. Neurosurgery. 2021 06 15; 89(1):E87.  View on PubMed
  5. Daniel AGS, Park KY, Roland JL, Dierker D, Gross J, Humphries JB, Hacker CD, Snyder AZ, Shimony JS, Leuthardt EC. Functional connectivity within glioblastoma impacts overall survival. Neuro Oncol. 2021 03 25; 23(3):412-421.  View on PubMed
  6. M. Travis Caton, Kazim Narsinh, Amanda Baker, Adib A. Abla, Jarod L. Roland, Van V. Halbach, Christine K. Fox, Heather J. Fullerton, Steven W. Hetts. Asymptomatic rotational vertebral artery compression in a child due to head positioning for cranial surgery: illustrative case. . 2021 Jan 18; 1(3).  View on PubMed
  7. Roland JL, Hacker CD, Leuthardt EC. A Review of Passive Brain Mapping Techniques in Neurological Surgery. Neurosurgery. 2020 12 15; 88(1):15-24.  View on PubMed
  8. Calixto-Hope G Lucas, Rohit Gupta, Pamela Doo, Matthew Wood, Marjorie Grafe, Han Lee, B K Kleinschmidt-Demasters, Nancy Ann Oberheim Bush, Jennie Taylor, Jennifer Clarke, Nicholas Butowski, Cassie Kline, Alyssa Reddy, Anurhada Banerjee, Sabine Mueller, Shawn Hervey-Jumper, Manish Aghi, Edward Chang, Philip Theodosopoulos, Jarod Roland, Kurtis Auguste, Peter Sun, Corey Raffel, Nalin Gupta, Julieann Lee, Joanna Phillips, Melike Pekmezci, Andrew Bollen, Tarik Tihan, Susan Chang, Mitchel Berger, Arie Perry, David Solomon. PATH-22. COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF DIVERSE LOW-GRADE NEUROEPITHELIAL TUMORS WITH FGFR1 ALTERATIONS REVEALS A DISTINCT MOLECULAR SIGNATURE OF ROSETTE-FORMING GLIONEURONAL TUMOR. Neuro-Oncology. 2020 Nov 9; 22(Supplement_2):ii168-ii169.  View on PubMed
  9. Lucas CG, Gupta R, Doo P, Lee JC, Cadwell CR, Ramani B, Hofmann JW, Sloan EA, Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK, Lee HS, Wood MD, Grafe M, Born D, Vogel H, Salamat S, Puccetti D, Scharnhorst D, Samuel D, Cooney T, Cham E, Jin LW, Khatib Z, Maher O, Chamyan G, Brathwaite C, Bannykh S, Mueller S, Kline CN, Banerjee A, Reddy A, Taylor JW, Clarke JL, Oberheim Bush NA, Butowski N, Gupta N, Auguste KI, Sun PP, Roland JL, Raffel C, Aghi MK, Theodosopoulos P, Chang E, Hervey-Jumper S, Phillips JJ, Pekmezci M, Bollen AW, Tihan T, Chang S, Berger MS, Perry A, Solomon DA. Comprehensive analysis of diverse low-grade neuroepithelial tumors with FGFR1 alterations reveals a distinct molecular signature of rosette-forming glioneuronal tumor. Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2020 08 28; 8(1):151.  View on PubMed
  10. Park KY, Lee JJ, Dierker D, Marple LM, Hacker CD, Roland JL, Marcus DS, Milchenko M, Miller-Thomas MM, Benzinger TL, Shimony JS, Snyder AZ, Leuthardt EC. Mapping language function with task-based vs. resting-state functional MRI. PLoS One. 2020; 15(7):e0236423.  View on PubMed
  11. Roland JL, Akbari SHA, Salehi A, Smyth MD. Corpus callosotomy performed with laser interstitial thermal therapy. J Neurosurg. 2019 Dec 13; 1-9.  View on PubMed
  12. Greene DJ, Marek S, Gordon EM, Siegel JS, Gratton C, Laumann TO, Gilmore AW, Berg JJ, Nguyen AL, Dierker D, Van AN, Ortega M, Newbold DJ, Hampton JM, Nielsen AN, McDermott KB, Roland JL, Norris SA, Nelson SM, Snyder AZ, Schlaggar BL, Petersen SE, Dosenbach NUF. Integrative and Network-Specific Connectivity of the Basal Ganglia and Thalamus Defined in Individuals. Neuron. 2020 02 19; 105(4):742-758.e6.  View on PubMed
  13. Hacker CD, Roland JL, Kim AH, Shimony JS, Leuthardt EC. Resting-state network mapping in neurosurgical practice: a review. Neurosurg Focus. 2019 12 01; 47(6):E15.  View on PubMed
  14. Roland JL, Hacker CD, Snyder AZ, Shimony JS, Zempel JM, Limbrick DD, Smyth MD, Leuthardt EC. A comparison of resting state functional magnetic resonance imaging to invasive electrocortical stimulation for sensorimotor mapping in pediatric patients. Neuroimage Clin. 2019; 23:101850.  View on PubMed
  15. Roland JL, Smyth MD. Recent advances in the neurosurgical treatment of pediatric epilepsy: JNSPG 75th Anniversary Invited Review Article J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2019 04 05; 23(4):411-421.  View on PubMed
  16. Roland JL, Smyth MD. Editorial. Mapping at rest: translating resting-state functional MRI to clinical practice. J Neurosurg. 2018 10 26; 131(3):759-761.  View on PubMed
  17. Akbari SHA, Somasundaram A, Ferguson CJ, Roland JL, Smyth MD, Strahle JM. Focal traumatic rupture of a dermoid cyst in a pediatric patient: case report and literature review. Childs Nerv Syst. 2018 12; 34(12):2485-2490.  View on PubMed
  18. Leuthardt EC, Guzman G, Bandt SK, Hacker C, Vellimana AK, Limbrick D, Milchenko M, Lamontagne P, Speidel B, Roland J, Miller-Thomas M, Snyder AZ, Marcus D, Shimony J, Benzinger TLS. Integration of resting state functional MRI into clinical practice - A large single institution experience. PLoS One. 2018; 13(6):e0198349.  View on PubMed
  19. Akbari SHA, Averill CE, Roland JL, Orscheln R, Strahle J. Bartonella henselae infection presenting as cervical spine osteomyelitis: case report. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2018 08; 22(2):189-194.  View on PubMed
  20. Chacko RV, Kim B, Jung SW, Daitch AL, Roland JL, Metcalf NV, Corbetta M, Shulman GL, Leuthardt EC. Distinct phase-amplitude couplings distinguish cognitive processes in human attention. Neuroimage. 2018 07 15; 175:111-121.  View on PubMed

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