Our Publications


Sensory Processing

pdfPolack P-O., Friedman J., and Golshani P. (2013) Cellular mechanisms of brain state-dependent gain modulation in visual cortex. Nat Neurosci. 16(9): 1331–1339.

pdfPolack P-O., and Contreras D. (2012) Long-range parallel processing and local recurrent activity in the visual cortex of the mouse. J.Neurosci. 32(32): 11120–11131.

pdfGdalyahu A., Tring E., Polack P-O., Gruver R., Golshani P., Fanselow MS., Silva AJ., and Trachtenberg JT. (2012) How associative learning alters stimulus encoding in primary sensory cortex. Neuron. 75: 121–132.


Epilepsy

pdfChipaux M., Charpier S. and Polack P-O. (2011) Chloride-mediated inhibition of the ictogenic neurones initiating genetically-determined absence seizures. Neuroscience. 192: 642–651.

pdfLanglois M., Polack P-O., Bernard H., David O., Charpier S., Depaulis A., and Deransart C. (2010) Involvement of the thalamic parafascicular nucleus in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy. J.Neurosci. 30(49): 16523–16535.

pdfPolack P-O., Mahon S., Chavez M. and Charpier S. (2009) Inactivation of the somatosensory cortex prevents paroxysmal oscillations in cortical and thalamic neurons in a genetic model of absence epilepsy. Cerebral Cortex. 19(9): 2078–2091.

pdfPolack P-O., and Charpier S. (2009) Ethosuximide converts ictogenic neurons initiating absence seizures into normal neurons in a genetic model. Epilepsia. 50(7): 1816–1820.

pdfPolack P-O., Guillemain I., Hu E., Deransart C., Depaulis A. and Charpier S. (2007). Deep layer somatosensory cortical neurons initiate generalized spike-and-wave discharges in a rat genetic model of absence epilepsy. J Neurosci. 27(24): 6590–6599.

pdfPolack P-O., and Charpier S. (2006). Intracellular activity of cortical and thalamic neurones during high-voltage rhythmic spike discharge in Long-Evans rats in vivo. J Physiol. 571 (Pt 2): 461–476.