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Leonard E. White, Associate Professor of Neurology, General & Community Neurology and Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Neurobiology and Associate Director for Education of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and Associate Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery of Orthopaedics and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

Leonard E. White
Contact Info:
Office Location:  M056 Levine Science Research Center, 308 Research Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 613-5028
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Teaching (Spring 2019):

  • Interdis 103b.41, Brain and behavior Synopsis
    Tba, 12:00 AM-11:59 PM
  • Neurobio 702.01, Basic neurobiology Synopsis
    Tsc 2050, MTuWThF 09:00 AM-04:30 PM
Education:

Ph.D.Washington University1992
Representative Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. SD Van Hooser, Y Li, M Christensson, GB Smith, LE White, D Fitzpatrick (2012). Initial neighborhood biases and the quality of motion stimulation jointly influence the rapid emergence of direction preference in visual cortex.. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 32(21), 7258-66. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Keil W, Kaschube M, Schnabel M, Kisvarday ZF, Löwel S, Coppola DM, White LE, Wolf F (2012) Response to comment on “Universality in the evolution of orientation columns in the visual cortex”. Science 336: 413 [DOI: 10.1126/science.1206416].
  3. AR Cabrera, WR Lee, R Madden, E Sims, JK Hoang, LE White, LB Marks, JP Chino (2011). Incorporating gross anatomy education into radiation oncology residency: a 2-year curriculum with evaluation of resident satisfaction.. Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR, 8(5), 335-40. [doi]  [abs]
  4. JH Macke, S Gerwinn, LE White, M Kaschube, M Bethge (2011). Gaussian process methods for estimating cortical maps.. NeuroImage, 56(2), 570-81. [doi]  [abs]
  5. M Kaschube, M Schnabel, S Löwel, DM Coppola, LE White, F Wolf (2010). Universality in the evolution of orientation columns in the visual cortex.. Science (New York, N.Y.), 330(6007), 1113-6. [doi]  [abs]
  6. JM Provenzale, K van Landingham, LE White (2010). Clinical and imaging findings suggesting human herpesvirus 6 encephalitis.. Pediatric neurology, 42(1), 32-9. [doi]  [abs]
  7. DJ Madden, J Spaniol, MC Costello, B Bucur, LE White, R Cabeza, SW Davis, NA Dennis, JM Provenzale, SA Huettel (2009). Cerebral white matter integrity mediates adult age differences in cognitive performance.. Journal of cognitive neuroscience, 21(2), 289-302. [doi]  [abs]
  8. White LE (2009) A Neuroproteomic Approach to Understanding Visual Cortical Development.  In (Alzate O, ed.) Frontiers in Neuroscience: Neuroproteomics.  London: CRC Press..
  9. JM Provenzale, KE vanLandingham, DV Lewis, S Mukundan Jr, LE White (2008). Extrahippocampal involvement in human herpesvirus 6 encephalitis depicted at MR imaging.. Radiology, 249(3), 955-63. [doi]  [abs]
  10. Y Li, SD Van Hooser, M Mazurek, LE White, D Fitzpatrick (2008). Experience with moving visual stimuli drives the early development of cortical direction selectivity.. Nature, 456(7224), 952-6. [doi]  [abs]
  11. B Bucur, DJ Madden, J Spaniol, JM Provenzale, R Cabeza, LE White, SA Huettel (2008). Age-related slowing of memory retrieval: contributions of perceptual speed and cerebral white matter integrity.. Neurobiology of aging, 29(7), 1070-9. [doi]  [abs]
  12. Sylvius MR: Atlas of the Human Brain for iPhone, by Leonard E. White and S. Mark Williams. Durham NC: Modality, Inc. and Pyramis Studios, Inc. (2008) (application for the Apple iPhone and ipod-touch).
  13. LE White, D Fitzpatrick (2007). Vision and cortical map development.. Neuron, 56(2), 327-38. [doi]  [abs]
  14. JM Provenzale, L Liang, D DeLong, LE White (2007). Diffusion tensor imaging assessment of brain white matter maturation during the first postnatal year.. AJR. American journal of roentgenology, 189(2), 476-86. [doi]  [abs]
  15. DJ Madden, J Spaniol, WL Whiting, B Bucur, JM Provenzale, R Cabeza, LE White, SA Huettel (2007). Adult age differences in the functional neuroanatomy of visual attention: a combined fMRI and DTI study.. Neurobiology of aging, 28(3), 459-76. [doi]  [abs]
  16. BL Marks, DJ Madden, B Bucur, JM Provenzale, LE White, R Cabeza, SA Huettel (2007). Role of aerobic fitness and aging on cerebral white matter integrity.. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1097, 171-4. [doi]  [abs]
  17. Sylvius 4: An Interactive Atlas and Visual Glossary of Human Neuroanatomy, by S. Mark Williams, Leonard E. White and Andrew C. Mace. Durham NC: Pyramis Studios, Inc. and Sunderland MA: Sinauer Associates, Inc. (2007) (program available as a download; bundled with Neuroscience, 4th Ed., Sunderland MA: Sinauer Associates, Inc.)..
  18. Y Li, D Fitzpatrick, LE White (2006). The development of direction selectivity in ferret visual cortex requires early visual experience.. Nature neuroscience, 9(5), 676-81. [doi]  [abs]
  19. A Basole, V Kreft-Kerekes, LE White, D Fitzpatrick (2006). Cortical cartography revisited: A frequency perspective on the functional architecture of visual cortex.. Progress in brain research, 154, 121-34. [doi]  [abs]
  20. X Xu, WH Bosking, LE White, D Fitzpatrick, VA Casagrande (2005). Functional organization of visual cortex in the prosimian bush baby revealed by optical imaging of intrinsic signals.. Journal of neurophysiology, 94(4), 2748-62. [doi]  [abs]
  21. DJ Madden, WL Whiting, SA Huettel, LE White, JR MacFall, JM Provenzale (2004). Diffusion tensor imaging of adult age differences in cerebral white matter: relation to response time.. NeuroImage, 21(3), 1174-81. [doi]  [abs]
  22. DM Coppola, LE White (2004). Visual experience promotes the isotropic representation of orientation preference.. Visual neuroscience, 21(1), 39-51.  [abs]
  23. A Basole, LE White, D Fitzpatrick (2003). Mapping multiple features in the population response of visual cortex.. Nature, 423(6943), 986-90. [doi]  [abs]
  24. SylviusPro™: Atlas of the Human Central Nervous System, by S. Mark Williams, Leonard E. White and Andrew C. Mace. Durham NC: Pyramis Studios, Inc. and Sunderland MA: Sinauer Associates, Inc. (2003) [an e-Book currently available in beta format].
  25. LE White, DM Coppola, D Fitzpatrick (2001). The contribution of sensory experience to the maturation of orientation selectivity in ferret visual cortex.. Nature, 411(6841), 1049-52. [doi]  [abs]
  26. LE White, WH Bosking, D Fitzpatrick (2001). Consistent mapping of orientation preference across irregular functional domains in ferret visual cortex.. Visual neuroscience, 18(1), 65-76.  [abs]
  27. White, L.E. (2000) Chapter 30, Emotion. In (Purves D, Augustine GJ, Fitzpatrick D, Katz LC, LaMantia A, McNamara JO, eds): Neuroscience, 2nd Ed. Sunderland MA: Sinauer Associates, Inc., pp. 625-644..
  28. LE White, WH Bosking, SM Williams, D Fitzpatrick (1999). Maps of central visual space in ferret V1 and V2 lack matching inputs from the two eyes.. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 19(16), 7089-99.  [abs]
  29. DM Coppola, LE White, D Fitzpatrick, D Purves (1998). Unequal representation of cardinal and oblique contours in ferret visual cortex.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 95(5), 2621-3.  [abs]
  30. LE White, TJ Andrews, C Hulette, A Richards, M Groelle, J Paydarfar, D Purves (1997). Structure of the human sensorimotor system. I: Morphology and cytoarchitecture of the central sulcus.. Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991), 7(1), 18-30.  [abs]
  31. LE White, TJ Andrews, C Hulette, A Richards, M Groelle, J Paydarfar, D Purves (1997). Structure of the human sensorimotor system. II: Lateral symmetry.. Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991), 7(1), 31-47.  [abs]
  32. D Purves, LE White, DR Riddle (1996). Is neural development Darwinian?. Trends in neurosciences, 19(11), 460-4.  [abs]
  33. TJ Andrews, LE White, D Binder, D Purves (1996). Temporal events in cyclopean vision.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 93(8), 3689-92.  [abs]
  34. D Purves, LE White (1994). Monocular preferences in binocular viewing.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 91(18), 8339-42.  [abs]
  35. D Purves, LE White, TJ Andrews (1994). Manual asymmetry and handedness.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 91(11), 5030-2.  [abs]
  36. LE White, G Lucas, A Richards, D Purves (1994). Cerebral asymmetry and handedness.. Nature, 368(6468), 197-8. [doi]
  37. D Purves, DR Riddle, LE White, G Gutierrez-Ospina (1994). Neural activity and the development of the somatic sensory system.. Current opinion in neurobiology, 4(1), 120-3.  [abs]
  38. LE White, HD Hodges, KM Carnes, JL Price, JM Dubinsky (1994). Colocalization of excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmitter markers in striatal projection neurons in the rat.. The Journal of comparative neurology, 339(3), 328-40. [doi]  [abs]
  39. D Purves, DR Riddle, LE White, G Gutierrez-Ospina, AS LaMantia (1994). Categories of cortical structure.. Progress in brain research, 102, 343-55. [doi]
  40. LE White, JL Price (1993). The functional anatomy of limbic status epilepticus in the rat. I. Patterns of 14C-2-deoxyglucose uptake and Fos immunocytochemistry.. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 13(11), 4787-809.  [abs]
  41. LE White, JL Price (1993). The functional anatomy of limbic status epilepticus in the rat. II. The effects of focal deactivation.. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 13(11), 4810-30.  [abs]
  42. DR Riddle, G Gutierrez, D Zheng, LE White, A Richards, D Purves (1993). Differential metabolic and electrical activity in the somatic sensory cortex of juvenile and adult rats.. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 13(10), 4193-213.  [abs]
  43. LE White, CD Ross, DA Godfrey (1991). Distributions of choline acetyltransferase and acetylcholinesterase activities in the retinal layers of the red-tailed hawk and road runner.. The Journal of comparative neurology, 303(1), 53-62. [doi]  [abs]
  44. LE White, CD Ross, DA Godfrey (1990). Distributions of choline acetyltransferase and acetylcholinesterase activities in the retinal layers of pigeon red and yellow fields.. Vision research, 30(2), 215-23.  [abs]

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