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John Mazziotta, M.D., Ph.D.

Work Email Address:
mazz@loni.ucla.edu

Mailing Address:
Practice Location
300 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite B200
Los Angeles, CA 90095
UNITED STATES

247 Brain Mapping
Box 957085
Los Angeles, CA 90095
UNITED STATES

Work Phone Number:
(310) 825-5521



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Department / Division Affiliations
Executive Vice Dean, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Chair, Neurology
Professor, Molecular & Medical Pharmacology, Neurology, Radiology
Director, Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center

Publications:

Pfeifer Jennifer H, Kahn Lauren E, Merchant Junaid S, Peake Shannon J, Veroude Kim, Masten Carrie L, Lieberman Matthew D, Mazziotta John C, Dapretto Mirella Longitudinal Change in the Neural Bases of Adolescent Social Self-Evaluations: Effects of Age and Pubertal Development. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2013; 33(17): 7415-7419.
Kepe Vladimir, Bordelon Yvette, Boxer Adam, Huang Sung-Cheng, Liu Jie, Thiede Frederick C, Mazziotta John C, Mendez Mario F, Donoghue Natacha, Small Gary W, Barrio Jorge R PET Imaging of Neuropathology in Tauopathies: Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD. 2013; 33(17): .
Phillips Owen R, Clark Kristi A, Luders Eileen, Azhir Ramin, Joshi Shantanu H, Woods Roger P, Mazziotta John C, Toga Arthur W, Narr Katherine L Superficial white matter: effects of age, sex, and hemisphere. Brain connectivity. 2013; 3(2): 146-59.
Moore William E, Pfeifer Jennifer H, Masten Carrie L, Mazziotta John C, Iacoboni Marco, Dapretto Mirella Facing puberty: associations between pubertal development and neural responses to affective facial displays. Social cognitive and affective neuroscience. 2012; 7(1): 35-43.
Toga Arthur W, Frackowiak Richard, Mazziotta John C NeuroImage anniversary issue. NeuroImage. 2012; 61(2): 323.
Kurth Florian, Levitt Jennifer G, Phillips Owen R, Luders Eileen, Woods Roger P, Mazziotta John C, Toga Arthur W, Narr Katherine L Relationships between gray matter, body mass index, and waist circumference in healthy adults. Human brain mapping. 2012; 61(2): .
McNealy Kristin, Mazziotta John C, Dapretto Mirella Age and experience shape developmental changes in the neural basis of language-related learning. Developmental science. 2011; 14(6): 1261-82.
Oishi Kenichi, Huang Hao, Yoshioka Takashi, Ying Sarah H, Zee David S, Zilles Karl, Amunts Katrin, Woods Roger, Toga Arthur W, Pike G Bruce, Rosa-Neto Pedro, Evans Alan C, van Zijl Peter C M, Mazziotta John C, Mori Susumu Superficially located white matter structures commonly seen in the human and the macaque brain with diffusion tensor imaging. Brain connectivity. 2011; 1(1): 37-47.
Lancaster Jack L, Cykowski Matthew D, McKay David Reese, Kochunov Peter V, Fox Peter T, Rogers William, Toga Arthur W, Zilles Karl, Amunts Katrin, Mazziotta John Anatomical global spatial normalization. Neuroinformatics. 2010; 8(3): 171-82.
Zhang Yajing, Zhang Jiangyang, Oishi Kenichi, Faria Andreia V, Jiang Hangyi, Li Xin, Akhter Kazi, Rosa-Neto Pedro, Pike G Bruce, Evans Alan, Toga Arthur W, Woods Roger, Mazziotta John C, Miller Michael I, van Zijl Peter C M, Mori Susumu Atlas-guided tract reconstruction for automated and comprehensive examination of the white matter anatomy. NeuroImage. 2010; 52(4): 1289-301.
McNealy Kristin, Mazziotta John C, Dapretto Mirella The neural basis of speech parsing in children and adults. Developmental science. 2010; 13(2): 385-406.
Hamilton Liberty S, Altshuler Lori L, Townsend Jennifer, Bookheimer Susan Y, Phillips Owen R, Fischer Jeffrey, Woods Roger P, Mazziotta John C, Toga Arthur W, Nuechterlein Keith H, Narr Katherine L Alterations in functional activation in euthymic bipolar disorder and schizophrenia during a working memory task. Human brain mapping. 2009; 30(12): 3958-69.
Oishi Kenichi, Faria Andreia, Jiang Hangyi, Li Xin, Akhter Kazi, Zhang Jiangyang, Hsu John T, Miller Michael I, van Zijl Peter C M, Albert Marilyn, Lyketsos Constantine G, Woods Roger, Toga Arthur W, Pike G Bruce, Rosa-Neto Pedro, Evans Alan, Mazziotta John, Mori Susumu Atlas-based whole brain white matter analysis using large deformation diffeomorphic metric mapping: application to normal elderly and Alzheimer's disease participants. NeuroImage. 2009; 46(2): 486-99.
Harley Erin M, Pope Whitney B, Villablanca J Pablo, Mumford Jeanette, Suh Robert, Mazziotta John C, Enzmann Dieter, Engel Stephen A Engagement of fusiform cortex and disengagement of lateral occipital cortex in the acquisition of radiological expertise. Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). 2009; 19(11): 2746-54.
Masten Carrie L, Eisenberger Naomi I, Borofsky Larissa A, Pfeifer Jennifer H, McNealy Kristin, Mazziotta John C, Dapretto Mirella Neural correlates of social exclusion during adolescence: understanding the distress of peer rejection. Social cognitive and affective neuroscience. 2009; 4(2): 143-57.
Mazziotta John C, Woods Roger, Iacoboni Marco, Sicotte Nancy, Yaden Kami, Tran Mary, Bean Courtney, Kaplan Jonas, Toga Arthur W, Toga Arthur W The myth of the normal, average human brain--the ICBM experience: (1) subject screening and eligibility. NeuroImage. 2009; 44(3): 914-22.
Oishi Kenichi, Zilles Karl, Amunts Katrin, Faria Andreia, Jiang Hangyi, Li Xin, Akhter Kazi, Hua Kegang, Woods Roger, Toga Arthur W, Pike G Bruce, Rosa-Neto Pedro, Evans Alan, Zhang Jiangyang, Huang Hao, Miller Michael I, van Zijl Peter C M, Mazziotta John, Mori Susumu Human brain white matter atlas: identification and assignment of common anatomical structures in superficial white matter. NeuroImage. 2008; 43(3): 447-57.
Pfeifer Jennifer H, Iacoboni Marco, Mazziotta John C, Dapretto Mirella Mirroring others' emotions relates to empathy and interpersonal competence in children. NeuroImage. 2008; 39(4): 2076-85.
Mori Susumu, Oishi Kenichi, Jiang Hangyi, Jiang Li, Li Xin, Akhter Kazi, Hua Kegang, Faria Andreia V, Mahmood Asif, Woods Roger, Toga Arthur W, Pike G Bruce, Neto Pedro Rosa, Evans Alan, Zhang Jiangyang, Huang Hao, Miller Michael I, van Zijl Peter, Mazziotta John Stereotaxic white matter atlas based on diffusion tensor imaging in an ICBM template. NeuroImage. 2008; 40(2): 570-82.
Lancaster Jack L, Tordesillas-Gutiérrez Diana, Martinez Michael, Salinas Felipe, Evans Alan, Zilles Karl, Mazziotta John C, Fox Peter T Bias between MNI and Talairach coordinates analyzed using the ICBM-152 brain template. Human brain mapping. 2007; 28(11): 1194-205.
Iacoboni Marco, Mazziotta John C Mirror neuron system: basic findings and clinical applications. Annals of neurology. 2007; 62(3): 213-8.
McNealy Kristin, Mazziotta John C, Dapretto Mirella Cracking the language code: neural mechanisms underlying speech parsing. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2006; 26(29): 7629-39.
Clark Kristi A, Woods Roger P, Rottenberg David A, Toga Arthur W, Mazziotta John C Impact of acquisition protocols and processing streams on tissue segmentation of T1 weighted MR images. NeuroImage. 2006; 29(1): 185-202.
Aziz-Zadeh Lisa, Koski Lisa, Zaidel Eran, Mazziotta John, Iacoboni Marco Lateralization of the human mirror neuron system. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2006; 26(11): 2964-70.
Woods Roger P, Freimer Nelson B, De Young Joseph A, Fears Scott C, Sicotte Nancy L, Service Susan K, Valentino Daniel J, Toga Arthur W, Mazziotta John C Normal variants of Microcephalin and ASPM do not account for brain size variability. Human molecular genetics. 2006; 15(12): 2025-9.
Kochunov Peter, Mangin Jean-François, Coyle Thomas, Lancaster Jack, Thompson Paul, Rivière Dennis, Cointepas Yann, Régis Jean, Schlosser Anita, Royall Don R, Zilles Karl, Mazziotta John, Toga Arthur, Fox Peter T Age-related morphology trends of cortical sulci. Human brain mapping. 2005; 26(3): 210-20.
Cannon Tyrone D, Hennah William, van Erp Theo G M, Thompson Paul M, Lonnqvist Jouko, Huttunen Matti, Gasperoni Timothy, Tuulio-Henriksson Annamari, Pirkola Tia, Toga Arthur W, Kaprio Jaakko, Mazziotta John, Peltonen Leena Association of DISC1/TRAX haplotypes with schizophrenia, reduced prefrontal gray matter, and impaired short- and long-term memory. Archives of general psychiatry. 2005; 62(11): 1205-13.
Mega Michael S, Dinov Ivo D, Mazziotta John C, Manese Mario, Thompson Paul M, Lindshield Chris, Moussai Jacob, Tran Nah, Olsen Kirsten, Zoumalan Chris I, Woods Roger P, Toga Arthur W Automated brain tissue assessment in the elderly and demented population: construction and validation of a sub-volume probabilistic brain atlas. NeuroImage. 2005; 26(4): 1009-18.
Molnar-Szakacs Istvan, Iacoboni Marco, Koski Lisa, Mazziotta John C Functional segregation within pars opercularis of the inferior frontal gyrus: evidence from fMRI studies of imitation and action observation. Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). 2005; 15(7): 986-94.
Iacoboni Marco, Molnar-Szakacs Istvan, Gallese Vittorio, Buccino Giovanni, Mazziotta John C, Rizzolatti Giacomo Grasping the intentions of others with one's own mirror neuron system. PLoS biology. 2005; 3(3): e79.
Altshuler Lori, Bookheimer Susan, Proenza Manuel A, Townsend Jennifer, Sabb Fred, Firestine Ann, Bartzokis George, Mintz Jim, Mazziotta John, Cohen Mark S Increased amygdala activation during mania: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study. The American journal of psychiatry. 2005; 162(6): 1211-3.
Quintana Javier, Wong Tiffany, Ortiz-Portillo Elena, Marder Stephen R, Mazziotta John C Anterior cingulate dysfunction during choice anticipation in schizophrenia. Psychiatry research. 2004; 132(2): 117-30.
Aziz-Zadeh Lisa, Iacoboni Marco, Zaidel Eran, Wilson Stephen, Mazziotta John Left hemisphere motor facilitation in response to manual action sounds. The European journal of neuroscience. 2004; 19(9): 2609-12.
Sicotte Nancy L, Voskuhl Rhonda R, Bouvier Seth, Klutch Rochelle, Cohen Mark S, Mazziotta John C Comparison of multiple sclerosis lesions at 1.5 and 3.0 Tesla. Investigative radiology. 2003; 38(7): 423-7.
Narr Katherine L, Sharma Tonmoy, Woods Roger P, Thompson Paul M, Sowell Elizabeth R, Rex David, Kim Sharon, Asuncion Dina, Jang Seonah, Mazziotta John, Toga Arthur W Increases in regional subarachnoid CSF without apparent cortical gray matter deficits in schizophrenia: modulating effects of sex and age. The American journal of psychiatry. 2003; 160(12): 2169-80.
Koski Lisa, Iacoboni Marco, Dubeau Marie-Charlotte, Woods Roger P, Mazziotta John C Modulation of cortical activity during different imitative behaviors. Journal of neurophysiology. 2003; 89(1): 460-71.
Carr Laurie, Iacoboni Marco, Dubeau Marie-Charlotte, Mazziotta John C, Lenzi Gian Luigi Neural mechanisms of empathy in humans: a relay from neural systems for imitation to limbic areas. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2003; 100(9): 5497-502.
Quintana Javier, Wong Tiffany, Ortiz-Portillo Elena, Kovalik Edward, Davidson Tom, Marder Stephen R, Mazziotta John C Prefrontal-posterior parietal networks in schizophrenia: primary dysfunctions and secondary compensations. Biological psychiatry. 2003; 53(1): 12-24.
Quintana Javier, Wong Tiffany, Ortiz-Portillo Elena, Marder Stephen R, Mazziotta John C Right lateral fusiform gyrus dysfunction during facial information processing in schizophrenia. Biological psychiatry. 2003; 53(12): 1099-112.
Heiser Marc, Iacoboni Marco, Maeda Fumiko, Marcus Jake, Mazziotta John C The essential role of Broca's area in imitation. The European journal of neuroscience. 2003; 17(5): 1123-8.
Gardner Daniel, Toga Arthur W, Ascoli Giorgio A, Beatty Jackson T, Brinkley James F, Dale Anders M, Fox Peter T, Gardner Esther P, George John S, Goddard Nigel, Harris Kristen M, Herskovits Edward H, Hines Michael L, Jacobs Gwen A, Jacobs Russell E, Jones Edward G, Kennedy David N, Kimberg Daniel Y, Mazziotta John C, Miller Perry L, Mori Susumu, Mountain David C, Reiss Allan L, Rosen Glenn D, Rottenberg David A, Shepherd Gordon M, Smalheiser Neil R, Smith Kenneth P, Strachan Tom, Van Essen David C, Williams Robert W, Wong Stephen T C Towards effective and rewarding data sharing. Neuroinformatics. 2003; 1(3): 289-95.
Narr Katherine L, van Erp Theo G M, Cannon Tyrone D, Woods Roger P, Thompson Paul M, Jang Seonah, Blanton Rebecca, Poutanen Veli-Pekka, Huttunen Matti, Lönnqvist Jouko, Standerksjöld-Nordenstam Carl-Gustav, Kaprio Jaakko, Mazziotta John C, Toga Arthur W A twin study of genetic contributions to hippocampal morphology in schizophrenia. Neurobiology of disease. 2002; 11(1): 83-95.
Koski Lisa, Iacoboni Marco, Mazziotta John C Deconstructing apraxia: understanding disorders of intentional movement after stroke. Current opinion in neurology. 2002; 15(1): 71-7.
Narr Katherine L, Cannon Tyrone D, Woods Roger P, Thompson Paul M, Kim Sharon, Asunction Dina, van Erp Theo G M, Poutanen Veli-Pekka, Huttunen Matti, Lönnqvist Jouko, Standerksjöld-Nordenstam Carl-Gustav, Kaprio Jaakko, Mazziotta John C, Toga Arthur W Genetic contributions to altered callosal morphology in schizophrenia. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2002; 22(9): 3720-9.
Aziz-Zadeh Lisa, Maeda Fumiko, Zaidel Eran, Mazziotta John, Iacoboni Marco Lateralization in motor facilitation during action observation: a TMS study. Experimental brain research. Experimentelle Hirnforschung. Expérimentation cérébrale. 2002; 144(1): 127-31.
Koski Lisa, Wohlschläger Andreas, Bekkering Harold, Woods Roger P, Dubeau Marie-Charlotte, Mazziotta John C, Iacoboni Marco Modulation of motor and premotor activity during imitation of target-directed actions. Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991). 2002; 12(8): 847-55.
Kanwisher, Nancy; Woods, Roger P.; Iacoboni, Marco; Mazziotta, John C A locus in human extrastriate cortex for visual shape analysis. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 1997; 9: 133-144.