Barry Whitsel

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Amplitude-dependency of response of SI cortex to flutter stimulation
    Stephen B Simons
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    BMC Neurosci 6:43. 2005
  2. pmc Area 3a neuron response to skin nociceptor afferent drive
    Barry L Whitsel
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7545, USA
    Cereb Cortex 19:349-66. 2009
  3. pmc Nociceptive afferent activity alters the SI RA neuron response to mechanical skin stimulation
    B L Whitsel
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Cereb Cortex 20:2900-15. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Time-dependence of SI RA neuron response to cutaneous flutter stimulation
    B L Whitsel
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Somatosens Mot Res 20:45-69. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Stability of rapidly adapting afferent entrainment vs responsivity
    B L Whitsel
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Somatosens Mot Res 17:13-31. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Frequency-dependent response of SI RA-class neurons to vibrotactile stimulation of the receptive field
    B L Whitsel
    Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Somatosens Mot Res 18:263-85. 2001
  7. pmc Response of SI cortex to ipsilateral, contralateral and bilateral flutter stimulation in the cat
    Mark Tommerdahl
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    BMC Neurosci 6:29. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Duration-dependent response of SI to vibrotactile stimulation in squirrel monkey
    S B Simons
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Neurophysiol 97:2121-9. 2007
  9. pmc Response of SII cortex to ipsilateral, contralateral and bilateral flutter stimulation in the cat
    Mark Tommerdahl
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    BMC Neurosci 6:11. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Functional neocortical microcircuitry demonstrated with intrinsic signal optical imaging in vitro
    A Kohn
    Curriculum in Neurobiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7545, USA
    Neuroscience 95:51-62. 2000

Research Grants

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Publications21

  1. pmc Amplitude-dependency of response of SI cortex to flutter stimulation
    Stephen B Simons
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    BMC Neurosci 6:43. 2005
    ..Although many studies have examined this phenomenon with regard to the responding afferent population, the way in which the intensity of a stimulus is coded in primary somatosensory cortex (SI) remains unclear...
  2. pmc Area 3a neuron response to skin nociceptor afferent drive
    Barry L Whitsel
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7545, USA
    Cereb Cortex 19:349-66. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc Nociceptive afferent activity alters the SI RA neuron response to mechanical skin stimulation
    B L Whitsel
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Cereb Cortex 20:2900-15. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Time-dependence of SI RA neuron response to cutaneous flutter stimulation
    B L Whitsel
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Somatosens Mot Res 20:45-69. 2003
    ..Parallels with recent proposals about the contributions to visual perception of short-term primary sensory cortical neuron dynamics and synchrony in multineuron spike activity patterns are identified and discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Stability of rapidly adapting afferent entrainment vs responsivity
    B L Whitsel
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Somatosens Mot Res 17:13-31. 2000
    ..The results imply that the improved capacity to discriminate stimulus frequency that develops in response to an exposure to cutaneous flutter stimulation is not attributable to a change in RA afferent entrainment per se...
  6. ncbi request reprint Frequency-dependent response of SI RA-class neurons to vibrotactile stimulation of the receptive field
    B L Whitsel
    Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology, UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Somatosens Mot Res 18:263-85. 2001
    ..Even at 200 Hz, however, unambiguous frequency-following responses were present in the spike train activity of som..
  7. pmc Response of SI cortex to ipsilateral, contralateral and bilateral flutter stimulation in the cat
    Mark Tommerdahl
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    BMC Neurosci 6:29. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Duration-dependent response of SI to vibrotactile stimulation in squirrel monkey
    S B Simons
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Neurophysiol 97:2121-9. 2007
    ....
  9. pmc Response of SII cortex to ipsilateral, contralateral and bilateral flutter stimulation in the cat
    Mark Tommerdahl
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    BMC Neurosci 6:11. 2005
    ..However, there is very little known about how inputs across the body mid-line are processed within SII...
  10. ncbi request reprint Functional neocortical microcircuitry demonstrated with intrinsic signal optical imaging in vitro
    A Kohn
    Curriculum in Neurobiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7545, USA
    Neuroscience 95:51-62. 2000
    ....
  11. pmc Vibrotactile adaptation fails to enhance spatial localization in adults with autism
    M Tommerdahl
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Brain Res 1154:116-23. 2007
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of high-frequency skin stimulation on SI cortex: mechanisms and functional implications
    M Tommerdahl
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Somatosens Mot Res 22:151-69. 2005
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Human vibrotactile frequency discriminative capacity after adaptation to 25 Hz or 200 Hz stimulation
    M Tommerdahl
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, USA
    Brain Res 1057:1-9. 2005
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Optically recorded response of the superficial dorsal horn: dissociation from neuronal activity, sensitivity to formalin-evoked skin nociceptor activation
    Jaekwang Lee
    Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7545, USA
    J Neurophysiol 94:852-64. 2005
    ....
  15. pmc Stimulus-dependent spatial patterns of response in SI cortex
    Joannellyn S Chiu
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    BMC Neurosci 6:47. 2005
    ..In this report, we characterize the impact of the flutter amplitude on the spatial patterns of activity evoked within the responding SI region...
  16. ncbi request reprint Activation of cat SII cortex by flutter stimulation of contralateral vs. ipsilateral forepaws
    Oleg V Favorov
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7575, USA
    Brain Res 1071:81-90. 2006
    ..The results indicate that widespread regions within cat SII receive cutaneous inputs from the ipsilateral distal forelimb. It is suggested that the functional role of these ipsilateral inputs may be different in different SII regions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ipsilateral input modifies the primary somatosensory cortex response to contralateral skin flutter
    Mark Tommerdahl
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Neurosci 26:5970-7. 2006
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Vibrotactile adaptation enhances spatial localization
    Vinay Tannan
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Brain Res 1102:109-16. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Optical imaging of intrinsic signals in somatosensory cortex
    Mark Tommerdahl
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Behav Brain Res 135:83-91. 2002
    ..g. Physiol. Behav. 5 (1970) 1431) when oscillatory tactile stimuli are used...
  20. ncbi request reprint Sensory cortical dynamics
    Adam Kohn
    Curriculum in Neurobiology and Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology, University of North Carolina, 155 Medical Research, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7545, USA
    Behav Brain Res 135:119-26. 2002
    ..Candidate cellular mechanisms and the potential benefits of such stimulus-driven, rapid, and fully reversible sensory cortical dynamics are discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Stimulus-evoked modulation of sensorimotor pyramidal neuron EPSPs
    Adam Kohn
    Curriculum in Neurobiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    J Neurophysiol 88:3331-47. 2002
    ....

Research Grants7

  1. STIMULUS-SPECIFIC SI CORTICOCORTICAL INTERACTIONS
    Barry Whitsel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The findings also should bear on current theories of the CNS mechanisms of nonciception and pain ..
  2. STIMULUS-SPECIFIC SI CORTICOCORTICAL INTERACTIONS
    Barry Whitsel; Fiscal Year: 2007
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