Wim Vanduffel

Summary

Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The organization of orientation selectivity throughout macaque visual cortex
    Wim Vanduffel
    Laboratorium voor Neuro and Psychofysiologie, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Faculteit Geneeskunde, Campus Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000, Belgium
    Cereb Cortex 12:647-62. 2002
  2. pmc Frontal eye field microstimulation induces task-dependent gamma oscillations in the lateral intraparietal area
    Elsie Premereur
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, O and N 2, Laboratorium voor Neuro en Psychofysiologie, Herestraat 49, Bus 1021, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurophysiol 108:1392-402. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Local field potential activity associated with temporal expectations in the macaque lateral intraparietal area
    Elsie Premereur
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    J Cogn Neurosci 24:1314-30. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Searching for a salient target involves frontal regions
    Claire Wardak
    Laboratorium voor Neuro en Psychofysiologie, KU Leuven Medical School, Campus Gasthuisberg, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Cereb Cortex 20:2464-77. 2010
  5. pmc The extraction of depth structure from shading and texture in the macaque brain
    Koen Nelissen
    Laboratorium voor Neuro and Psychofysiologie, K U Leuven Medical School, Leuven, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 4:e8306. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Charting the lower superior temporal region, a new motion-sensitive region in monkey superior temporal sulcus
    Koen Nelissen
    Laboratorium voor Neurofysiologie en Psychofysiologie, K U Leuven Medical School, Campus Gasthuisberg, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurosci 26:5929-47. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparative mapping of higher visual areas in monkeys and humans
    Guy A Orban
    Lab Neuro en Psychofysiologie, K U Leuven, Medical School, Campus Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:315-24. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The processing of visual shape in the cerebral cortex of human and nonhuman primates: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    Katrien Denys
    Laboratorium voor Neuro en Psychofysiologie, K U Leuven Medical School, Campus Gasthuisberg, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurosci 24:2551-65. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Functional heterogeneity of macaque lateral intraparietal neurons
    Elsie Premereur
    Laboratorium voor Neuro en Psychofysiologie, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurosci 31:12307-17. 2011
  10. doi request reprint The monkey ventral premotor cortex processes 3D shape from disparity
    Olivier Joly
    Lab Neuro en Psychofysiologie, K U Leuven, Medical School, Campus Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroimage 47:262-72. 2009

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint The organization of orientation selectivity throughout macaque visual cortex
    Wim Vanduffel
    Laboratorium voor Neuro and Psychofysiologie, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Faculteit Geneeskunde, Campus Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000, Belgium
    Cereb Cortex 12:647-62. 2002
    ..In parafoveal but not foveal visual field representations of V2, the orientation columns were centered on the thick cytochrome oxidase stripes, extended into the adjacent interstripe region, but were virtually absent in the thin stripes...
  2. pmc Frontal eye field microstimulation induces task-dependent gamma oscillations in the lateral intraparietal area
    Elsie Premereur
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, O and N 2, Laboratorium voor Neuro en Psychofysiologie, Herestraat 49, Bus 1021, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurophysiol 108:1392-402. 2012
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  3. doi request reprint Local field potential activity associated with temporal expectations in the macaque lateral intraparietal area
    Elsie Premereur
    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    J Cogn Neurosci 24:1314-30. 2012
    ..These results indicate that in area LIP, oscillations in the LFP, which reflect synaptic input and local network activity, are tightly coupled to the temporal expectation of task-relevant cues...
  4. doi request reprint Searching for a salient target involves frontal regions
    Claire Wardak
    Laboratorium voor Neuro en Psychofysiologie, KU Leuven Medical School, Campus Gasthuisberg, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Cereb Cortex 20:2464-77. 2010
    ..Our results show that efficient search involves frontal regions as much as visual regions and in particular that ventral prefrontal area 45 is involved in top-down control during efficient search...
  5. pmc The extraction of depth structure from shading and texture in the macaque brain
    Koen Nelissen
    Laboratorium voor Neuro and Psychofysiologie, K U Leuven Medical School, Leuven, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 4:e8306. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Charting the lower superior temporal region, a new motion-sensitive region in monkey superior temporal sulcus
    Koen Nelissen
    Laboratorium voor Neurofysiologie en Psychofysiologie, K U Leuven Medical School, Campus Gasthuisberg, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurosci 26:5929-47. 2006
    ..This ventral path including the LST region, FST area, and STPm region is likely involved in the visual analysis of actions and biological motion...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparative mapping of higher visual areas in monkeys and humans
    Guy A Orban
    Lab Neuro en Psychofysiologie, K U Leuven, Medical School, Campus Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Trends Cogn Sci 8:315-24. 2004
    ..In the long term, fMRI offers opportunities to compare the functional anatomy of a variety of cognitive functions in the two species...
  8. ncbi request reprint The processing of visual shape in the cerebral cortex of human and nonhuman primates: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    Katrien Denys
    Laboratorium voor Neuro en Psychofysiologie, K U Leuven Medical School, Campus Gasthuisberg, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurosci 24:2551-65. 2004
    ..The shape-sensitive regions can be used to constrain the warping of monkey to human cortex and suggest a large expansion of lateral parietal and superior temporal cortex in humans compared with monkeys...
  9. doi request reprint Functional heterogeneity of macaque lateral intraparietal neurons
    Elsie Premereur
    Laboratorium voor Neuro en Psychofysiologie, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurosci 31:12307-17. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that between-study differences in neuronal selection may have contributed significantly to the findings of different research groups with respect to the functional role of area LIP...
  10. doi request reprint The monkey ventral premotor cortex processes 3D shape from disparity
    Olivier Joly
    Lab Neuro en Psychofysiologie, K U Leuven, Medical School, Campus Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroimage 47:262-72. 2009
    ..In conclusion, our data point to a distributed functional network, including TEs, AIP and F5a, involved in the analysis of stereoscopic 3D shape information and its potential use in the visual control of grasping...
  11. pmc Anterior regions of monkey parietal cortex process visual 3D shape
    Jean Baptiste Durand
    Lab Neuro en Psychofysiologie, K U Leuven, Medical School, Campus Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Neuron 55:493-505. 2007
    ..These results indicate that extracting 3D spatial information from stereo involves several intraparietal areas, among which AIP and anterior LIP are more specifically engaged in extracting the 3D shape of objects...
  12. ncbi request reprint Similarities and differences in motion processing between the human and macaque brain: evidence from fMRI
    Guy A Orban
    K U Leuven, Laboratorium voor Neuro en Pyschofysiologie, Campus Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Neuropsychologia 41:1757-68. 2003
    ..On the other hand, striking functional differences also emerged: in humans V3A and several regions in the intraparietal sulcus (IPS) are much more motion sensitive than their simian counterparts...
  13. pmc Dopaminergic reward signals selectively decrease fMRI activity in primate visual cortex
    John T Arsenault
    Laboratory of Neuro and Psychophysiology, KU Leuven Medical School, Campus Gasthuisberg, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Neuron 77:1174-86. 2013
    ..This cue-selective negative reward signal offers a mechanism for selectively gating sensory cortical plasticity...
  14. doi request reprint Transcranial magnetic stimulation of macaque frontal eye fields decreases saccadic reaction time
    Annelies Gerits
    Laboratory for Neuro and Psychophysiology, KU Leuven Medical School, Campus Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 212:143-52. 2011
    ..This opens new opportunities for investigating the causal roles of targeted brain areas in behavior, for measuring physiological consequences of TMS in the primate brain, and ultimately for human-monkey comparisons...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comment on Devlin and Poldrack
    Guy A Orban
    Laboratorium voor Neuro en Psychofysiologie, K U Leuven Medical School, Belgium
    Neuroimage 37:1057-8; discussion 1066-8. 2007
  16. doi request reprint Optogenetics in primates: a shining future?
    Annelies Gerits
    Laboratorium voor Neuro en Psychofysiologie, KU Leuven Medical School, Campus Gasthuisberg, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Trends Genet 29:403-11. 2013
    ..Here, we review the state-of-the-art tools for performing optogenetics in mammals, emphasizing recent neuronal and behavioral results obtained in nonhuman primates. ..
  17. doi request reprint Processing of vocalizations in humans and monkeys: a comparative fMRI study
    Olivier Joly
    Lab Neuro en Psychofysiologie, K U Leuven, Medical School, Herestraat 49, B 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Neuroimage 62:1376-89. 2012
    ..The evolution of the language faculty in humans appears to have recruited most of the STS. It may be that in monkeys, a much simpler repertoire of vocalizations requires less involvement of this temporal territory...
  18. ncbi request reprint The retinotopic organization of primate dorsal V4 and surrounding areas: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study in awake monkeys
    Denis Fize
    Laboratorium voor Neuroen Psychofysiologie, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Campus Gasthuisberg, Leuven B 3000, Belgium
    J Neurosci 23:7395-406. 2003
    ..This finding indicates that early visual cortex is mostly conserved throughout hominid evolution...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mapping the parietal cortex of human and non-human primates
    Guy A Orban
    Laboratorium voor Neuro en Psychofysiologie, K U Leuven, Medical School, Leuven, Belgium
    Neuropsychologia 44:2647-67. 2006
    ..This additional cortical tissue may provide the capacity for an enhanced visual analysis of moving images necessary for sophisticated control of manipulation and tool handling...
  20. ncbi request reprint Fusion of autoradiographs with an MR volume using 2-D and 3-D linear transformations
    Gregoire Malandain
    Epidaure team, INRIA, 06 902 Sophia Antipolis cedex, France
    Neuroimage 23:111-27. 2004
    ..We demonstrate that this fusion can be achieved by using only simple global transformations (rigid and/or affine, 2-D and 3-D), while yielding very satisfactory results...
  21. ncbi request reprint Neuroimaging weighs in: humans meet macaques in "primate" visual cortex
    Roger B H Tootell
    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Center, Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129, USA
    J Neurosci 23:3981-9. 2003
  22. ncbi request reprint Visual activation in prefrontal cortex is stronger in monkeys than in humans
    Katrien Denys
    K U Leuven Medical School, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:1505-16. 2004
    ..This difference was observed for two different stimulus sets, at two field strengths, and over a range of tasks. These results suggest that there may be more volitional control over visual processing in humans than in monkeys...
  23. pmc Symmetry activates extrastriate visual cortex in human and nonhuman primates
    Yuka Sasaki
    NMR Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:3159-63. 2005
    ..This evidence suggests that visual symmetry is specifically enhanced in the human brain, but that the underlying neural mechanisms may nevertheless be resolvable in nonhuman primates...
  24. ncbi request reprint Stereopsis activates V3A and caudal intraparietal areas in macaques and humans
    Doris Y Tsao
    Massachusetts General Hospital, NMR Center, Athinoula A Martinos Center, Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129, USA
    Neuron 39:555-68. 2003
    ..Thus, in both primate species a small cluster of areas at the parieto-occipital junction appears to be specialized for stereopsis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Using functional magnetic resonance imaging to assess adaptation and size invariance of shape processing by humans and monkeys
    Hiromasa Sawamura
    Laboratorium voor Neuroen Psychofysiologie, K U Leuven Medical School, Campus Gashuisberg, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurosci 25:4294-306. 2005
    ..The results provide additional evidence for the homology between the macaque IT cortex and human LOC but also add to the growing list of differences between human and monkey intraparietal sulcus regions...
  26. pmc Bottom-up dependent gating of frontal signals in early visual cortex
    Leeland B Ekstrom
    Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Science 321:414-7. 2008
    ..We conclude that bottom-up activation is needed to enable top-down modulation of early visual cortex and that stimulus saliency determines the strength of this modulation...
  27. pmc A stable topography of selectivity for unfamiliar shape classes in monkey inferior temporal cortex
    Hans P Op de Beeck
    McGovern Institute for Brain Research, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:1676-94. 2008
    ..Together, these results suggest that IT cortex contains a large-scale map of shape that is largely independent of meaning, familiarity, and behavioral task...
  28. pmc Q-ball imaging of macaque white matter architecture
    David S Tuch
    Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, 149 13th Street, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:869-79. 2005
    ..The paper concludes by reviewing remaining challenges for the diffusion tractography project...
  29. ncbi request reprint The radial bias: a different slant on visual orientation sensitivity in human and nonhuman primates
    Yuka Sasaki
    Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 149 13th Street, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Neuron 51:661-70. 2006
    ..This evidence reveals a neural link between orientation sensitivity and the cortical retinotopy, which have previously been considered independent...
  30. ncbi request reprint Search for color 'center(s)' in macaque visual cortex
    Roger B H Tootell
    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Cereb Cortex 14:353-63. 2004
    ..Consistent with a recent hypothesis, V4 was not uniquely specialized for color processing, but areas located antero-ventral to V4 (in/near TEO and anterior TE) showed more color-biased activity...
  31. ncbi request reprint Observing others: multiple action representation in the frontal lobe
    Koen Nelissen
    Laboratorium voor Neuro en Psychofysiologie, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Medical School, Leuven, Belgium
    Science 310:332-6. 2005
    ..Observation of shapes activated area 45, but not premotor F5. Convergence of object and action information in area 45 may be important for full comprehension of actions...
  32. ncbi request reprint Repeated fMRI using iron oxide contrast agent in awake, behaving macaques at 3 Tesla
    Francisca P Leite
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Nuclear Engineering, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    Neuroimage 16:283-94. 2002
    ..Overall, the contrast agent produced a dramatic improvement in functional brain imaging results in the awake, behaving primate at this field strength. (c) 2002 Elsevier Science (USA)...