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Dr. Brian Bell is an associate professor of Neuropsychology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. His interests in neuropsychology include assessing cognition and behavior in individuals with temporal lobe epilepsy, dementia, Parkinson's disease or traumatic brain injury.



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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Neurology

Professional Certifications and Education

Fellowship University of Tennessee/Baptist Hospital/Semmes-Murphy Clinic, Memphis
Internship Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, West Orange, NJ

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PubMed Articles
Gallagher CL Bell B Palotti M Oh J Christian BT Okonkwo O Sojkova J Buyan-Dent L Nickles RJ Harding SJ Stone CK Johnson SC Holden JE . Anterior cingulate dopamine turnover and behavior change in Parkinson's disease. Brain Imaging Behav. 2014 Dec 16;
[PubMed ID: 25511521]
Gallagher C Bell B Bendlin B Palotti M Okonkwo O Sodhi A Wong R Buyan-Dent L Johnson S Willette A Harding S Ninman N Kastman E Alexander A . White matter microstructural integrity and executive function in Parkinson's disease. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2013 Mar;19(3):349-54
[PubMed ID: 23321049]
Bell BD . Route learning impairment in temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2012 Oct;25(2):256-62
[PubMed ID: 23041173]
Bell B Lin JJ Seidenberg M Hermann B . The neurobiology of cognitive disorders in temporal lobe epilepsy. Nat Rev Neurol. 2011 Mar;7(3):154-64
[PubMed ID: 21304484]
Jones JE Bell B Fine J Rutecki P Seidenberg M Hermann B . A controlled prospective investigation of psychiatric comorbidity in temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2007 Dec;48(12):2357-60
[PubMed ID: 17651410]
Bell BD Giovagnoli AR . Recent innovative studies of memory in temporal lobe epilepsy. Neuropsychol Rev. 2007 Dec;17(4):455-76
[PubMed ID: 18026841]
Bordini BJ Garg A Gallagher CL Bell B Garell PC . Neuropsychological effects of bilateral deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus in Parkinson's disease. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2007;85(2-3):113-20
[PubMed ID: 17228177]
Bell BD . WMS-III Logical Memory performance after a two-week delay in temporal lobe epilepsy and control groups. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2006 Nov;28(8):1435-43
[PubMed ID: 17050268]
Hermann BP Seidenberg M Dow C Jones J Rutecki P Bhattacharya A Bell B . Cognitive prognosis in chronic temporal lobe epilepsy. Ann Neurol. 2006 Jul;60(1):80-7
[PubMed ID: 16802302]
Bell BD Stanko HA Levine RL . Normal IQ in a 55-year-old with newly diagnosed rhombencephalosynapsis. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2005 Jul;20(5):613-21
[PubMed ID: 15905069]
Bell BD Fine J Dow C Seidenberg M Hermann BP . Temporal lobe epilepsy and the selective reminding test: the conventional 30-minute delay suffices. Psychol Assess. 2005 Mar;17(1):103-9
[PubMed ID: 15769231]
Oyegbile T Hansen R Magnotta V O'leary D Bell B Seidenberg M Hermann BP . Quantitative measurement of cortical surface features in localization-related temporal lobe epilepsy. Neuropsychology. 2004 Oct;18(4):729-37
[PubMed ID: 15506841]
Bell BD Hermann BP Seidenberg M . Significant discrepancies between immediate and delayed WMS-III indices are rare in temporal lobe epilepsy patients. Clin Neuropsychol. 2004 May;18(2):303-11
[PubMed ID: 15587676]
Maganti R Rutecki P Bell B Woodard A Jones JC Ramirez L Iskandar B . Epilepsy surgery outcome among US veterans. Epilepsy Behav. 2003 Dec;4(6):723-8
[PubMed ID: 14698707]
Bell B Dow C Watson ER Woodard A Hermann B Seidenberg M . Narrative and procedural discourse in temporal lobe epilepsy. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2003 Jul;9(5):733-9
[PubMed ID: 12901779]
Bell BD Seidenberg M Hermann BP Douville K . Visual and auditory naming in patients with left or bilateral temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy Res. 2003 Jun-Jul;55(1-2):29-37
[PubMed ID: 12948614]
Getz K Hermann B Seidenberg M Bell B Dow C Jones J Woodard A . Negative symptoms and psychosocial status in temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsy Res. 2003 Mar;53(3):240-4
[PubMed ID: 12694933]
Hermann B Seidenberg M Bell B Rutecki P Sheth RD Wendt G O'Leary D Magnotta V . Extratemporal quantitative MR volumetrics and neuropsychological status in temporal lobe epilepsy. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2003 Mar;9(3):353-62
[PubMed ID: 12666760]
Hermann B Seidenberg M Bell B Rutecki P Sheth R Ruggles K Wendt G O'Leary D Magnotta V . The neurodevelopmental impact of childhood-onset temporal lobe epilepsy on brain structure and function. Epilepsia. 2002 Sep;43(9):1062-71
[PubMed ID: 12199732]
Getz K Hermann B Seidenberg M Bell B Dow C Jones J Woodard A Rutecki P Sheth R O'Leary D Magnotta V . Negative symptoms in temporal lobe epilepsy. Am J Psychiatry. 2002 Apr;159(4):644-51
[PubMed ID: 11925304]