General InformationPublications

  • Y R Gao, Y Ma, Q Zhang, A T Winder, Z Liang, L Antinori, Patrick Drew and Nanyin Zhang, 2016, "Time to wake up: Studying neurovascular coupling and brain-wide circuit function in the un-anesthetized animal.", NeuroImage
  • Y R Gao and Patrick Drew, 2016, "Effects of Voluntary Locomotion and Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide on the Dynamics of Single Dural Vessels in Awake Mice.", The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 36, (8), pp. 2503-16
  • Y R Gao, S E Greene and Patrick Drew, 2015, "Mechanical restriction of intracortical vessel dilation by brain tissue sculpts the hemodynamic response.", NeuroImage, 115, pp. 162-76
  • M J Shirey, J B Smith, S E Greene, B X Huo and Patrick Drew, 2015, "Brief anesthesia, but not voluntary locomotion, significantly alters cortical temperature.", Journal of neurophysiology, 114, (1), pp. 309-22
  • B X Huo, S E Greene and Patrick Drew, 2015, "Venous cerebral blood volume increase during voluntary locomotion reflects cardiovascular changes.", NeuroImage, 118, pp. 301-312
  • A Y Shih, C Rühlmann, P Blinder, A Devor, Patrick Drew, B Friedman, P M Knutsen, P D Lyden, C Matéo, L Mellander, N Nishimura, C B Schaffer, P S Tsai and D Kleinfeld, 2015, "Robust and fragile aspects of cortical blood flow in relation to the underlying angioarchitecture.", Microcirculation (New York, N.Y. : 1994), 22, (3), pp. 204-18
  • Bing-Xing Huo, Yu-Rong Gao and Patrick Drew, 2015, "Quantitative separation of arterial and venous cerebral blood volume increases during voluntary locomotion.", 105, pp. 369-79
  • A Letourneur, V Chen, G Waterman and Patrick Drew, 2014, "A method for longitudinal, transcranial imaging of blood flow and remodeling of the cerebral vasculature in postnatal mice", Physiological Reports, 2, (12), pp. 10
  • yu-Rong Gao and Patrick Drew, 2014, "Determination of vessel cross-sectional area by thresholding in Radon space."
  • Bing-Xing Huo, Jared B Smith and Patrick Drew, 2014, "Neurovascular Coupling and Decoupling in the Cortex during Voluntary Locomotion.", Journal of Neuroscience, 34, (33), pp. 10975-81
  • A Shih, P Drew and D Kleinfeld, 2014, Imaging vasodynamics in the awake mouse brain with two-photon microscopy, Springer Science + Business Media, NY, pp. 55-73
  • Patrick Drew and Y Gao, 2014, "Automated measurement of vessel cross-sectional area in by thresholding in Radon space", Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 34, pp. 1180-1187
  • Jonathan D Driscoll, Andy Y Shih, Patrick Drew, Gert Cauwenberghs and David Kleinfeld, 2013, "Two-photon imaging of blood flow in the rat cortex.", 8, pp. 759-67
  • Andy Y Shih, Celine Mateo, Patrick Drew, Philbert S Tsai and David Kleinfeld, 2012, "A polished and reinforced thinned-skull window for long-term imaging of the mouse brain."
  • A Y Shih, J D Driscoll, P J Drew, N Nishimura, C B Schaffer and D Kleinfeld, 2012, "Two-photon microscopy as a tool to study blood flow and neurovascular coupling in the rodent brain", J Cereb Blood Flow Metab, 32, (7), pp. 277-309
  • J Driscoll, A Shih, Patrick Drew, I Valmianski, G Cauwenberg ands, D , 2011, Two-photon imaging of blood flow in rat cortex., Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, pp. 927-938
  • David Kleinfeld, Pablo Blinder, Patrick Drew, Jonathan D Driscoll, Arnaud Muller, Philbert S Tsai and Andy Y Shih, 2011, "A guide to delineate the logic of neurovascular signaling in the brain.", 3, (1)
  • Patrick Drew, Andy Y Shih and David Kleinfeld, 2011, "Fluctuating and sensory-induced vasodynamics in rodent cortex extend arteriole capacity.", 108, (20), pp. 8473-8478
  • Patrick Drew, Andy Y Shih, Jonathan D Driscoll, Per Magne Knutsen, Pablo Blinder, Dimitrios Davalos, Katerina Akassoglou, Philbert S Tsai and David Kleinfeld, 2010, "Chronic optical access through a polished and reinforced thinned skull.", 7, (12), pp. 981-984
  • Patrick Drew, Pablo Blinder, Gert Cauwenberghs, Andy Y Shih and David Kleinfeld, 2010, "Rapid determination of particle velocity from space-time images using the Radon transform.", 29, (1-2), pp. 5-11
  • Andy Y Shih, Beth Friedman, Patrick Drew, Philbert S Tsai, Patrick D Lyden and David Kleinfeld, 2009, "Active dilation of penetrating arterioles restores red blood cell flux to penumbral neocortex after focal stroke.", 29, (4), pp. 738-51
  • Philbert S Tsai, John P Kaufhold, Pablo Blinder, Beth Friedman, Patrick Drew, Harvey J Karten, Patrick D Lyden and David Kleinfeld, 2009, "Correlations of neuronal and microvascular densities in murine cortex revealed by direct counting and colocalization of nuclei and vessels.", 29, (46), pp. 14553-70
  • Lu Li, Kevin J Bender, Patrick Drew, Shantanu P Jadhav, Emily Sylwestrak and Daniel E Feldman, 2009, "Endocannabinoid signaling is required for development and critical period plasticity of the whisker map in somatosensory cortex.", 64, (4)
  • Patrick Drew and Daniel E Feldman, 2009, "Intrinsic signal imaging of deprivation-induced contraction of whisker representations in rat somatosensory cortex.", 19, (2), pp. 331-48
  • Patrick Drew, Jeff H Duyn, Eugene Golanov and David Kleinfeld, 2008, "Finding coherence in spontaneous oscillations.", 11, (9)
  • Jason Wolfe, Dan N Hill, Sohrab Pahlavan, Patrick Drew, David Kleinfeld and Daniel E Feldman, 2008, "Texture coding in the rat whisker system: slip-stick versus differential resonance."
  • Patrick Drew and Daniel E Feldman, 2007, "Representation of moving wavefronts of whisker deflection in rat somatosensory cortex.", 98, (3), pp. 1566-80
  • P J Drew and L F Abbott, 2006, "Extending the effects of spike-timing-dependent plasticity to behavioral timescales", 103, (23), pp. 8876-81
  • P J Drew and L F Abbott, 2006, "Models and properties of power-law adaptation in neural systems", 96, (2), pp. 826-81
  • S Fusi, P J Drew and LF Abbott, 2005, "Cascade models of synaptically stored memories", 45, (2), pp. 2697-706
  • P J Drew and L F Abbott, 2003, "Model of song selectivity and sequence generation in area HVc of the songbird", 89, (5)
  • Patrick Drew, R Sayres, K Watanabe and S Shimojo, 2001, "Pupillary response to chromatic flicker", (136)


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