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Leonard E. White, Associate Professor in Neurology and Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience

Leonard E. White
Contact Info:
Office Location:  M056 Levine Science Research Center, 308 Research Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 613-5028
Email Address:   send me a message
Web Page:   https://twitter.com/MedNeuroMOOC

Teaching (Fall 2022):

  • Neurosci 380l.01l, Functional neuroanatomy Synopsis
    Lsrc b029, M 03:30 PM-06:00 PM
Education:

Ph.D.Washington University in St. Louis1992
Representative Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Van Hooser, SD; Li, Y; Christensson, M; Smith, GB; White, LE; Fitzpatrick, D (2012). Initial neighborhood biases and the quality of motion stimulation jointly influence the rapid emergence of direction preference in visual cortex.. Journal of Neuroscience, 32(21), 7258-7266. [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. Cabrera, AR; Lee, WR; Madden, R; Sims, E; Hoang, JK; White, LE; Marks, LB; Chino, JP (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), 335-340. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Macke, JH; Gerwinn, S; White, LE; Kaschube, M; Bethge, M (2011). Gaussian process methods for estimating cortical maps.. Neuroimage, 56(2), 570-581. [doi]  [abs]
  5. Kaschube, M; Schnabel, M; Löwel, S; Coppola, DM; White, LE; Wolf, F (2010). Universality in the evolution of orientation columns in the visual cortex.. Science, 330(6007), 1113-1116. [doi]  [abs]
  6. Provenzale, JM; van Landingham, K; White, LE (2010). Clinical and imaging findings suggesting human herpesvirus 6 encephalitis.. Pediatr Neurol, 42(1), 32-39. [doi]  [abs]
  7. Madden, DJ; Spaniol, J; Costello, MC; Bucur, B; White, LE; Cabeza, R; Davis, SW; Dennis, NA; Provenzale, JM; Huettel, SA (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. Provenzale, JM; vanLandingham, KE; Lewis, DV; Mukundan, S; White, LE (2008). Extrahippocampal involvement in human herpesvirus 6 encephalitis depicted at MR imaging.. Radiology, 249(3), 955-963. [doi]  [abs]
  10. Li, Y; Van Hooser, SD; Mazurek, M; White, LE; Fitzpatrick, D (2008). Experience with moving visual stimuli drives the early development of cortical direction selectivity.. Nature, 456(7224), 952-956. [doi]  [abs]
  11. Bucur, B; Madden, DJ; Spaniol, J; Provenzale, JM; Cabeza, R; White, LE; Huettel, SA (2008). Age-related slowing of memory retrieval: contributions of perceptual speed and cerebral white matter integrity.. Neurobiol Aging, 29(7), 1070-1079. [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. White, LE; Fitzpatrick, D (2007). Vision and cortical map development.. Neuron, 56(2), 327-338. [doi]  [abs]
  14. Provenzale, JM; Liang, L; DeLong, D; White, LE (2007). Diffusion tensor imaging assessment of brain white matter maturation during the first postnatal year.. Ajr. American Journal of Roentgenology, 189(2), 476-486. [doi]  [abs]
  15. Madden, DJ; Spaniol, J; Whiting, WL; Bucur, B; Provenzale, JM; Cabeza, R; White, LE; Huettel, SA (2007). Adult age differences in the functional neuroanatomy of visual attention: a combined fMRI and DTI study.. Neurobiol Aging, 28(3), 459-476. [doi]  [abs]
  16. Marks, BL; Madden, DJ; Bucur, B; Provenzale, JM; White, LE; Cabeza, R; Huettel, SA (2007). Role of aerobic fitness and aging on cerebral white matter integrity.. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1097, 171-174. [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. Li, Y; Fitzpatrick, D; White, LE (2006). The development of direction selectivity in ferret visual cortex requires early visual experience.. Nature Neuroscience, 9(5), 676-681. [doi]  [abs]
  19. Basole, A; Kreft-Kerekes, V; White, LE; Fitzpatrick, D (2006). Cortical cartography revisited: A frequency perspective on the functional architecture of visual cortex.. Progress in Brain Research, 154, 121-134. [doi]  [abs]
  20. Xu, X; Bosking, WH; White, LE; Fitzpatrick, D; Casagrande, VA (2005). Functional organization of visual cortex in the prosimian bush baby revealed by optical imaging of intrinsic signals.. Journal of Neurophysiology, 94(4), 2748-2762. [doi]  [abs]
  21. Madden, DJ; Whiting, WL; Huettel, SA; White, LE; MacFall, JR; Provenzale, JM (2004). Diffusion tensor imaging of adult age differences in cerebral white matter: relation to response time.. Neuroimage, 21(3), 1174-1181. [doi]  [abs]
  22. Coppola, DM; White, LE (2004). Visual experience promotes the isotropic representation of orientation preference.. Visual Neuroscience, 21(1), 39-51. [doi]  [abs]
  23. Basole, A; White, LE; Fitzpatrick, D (2003). Mapping multiple features in the population response of visual cortex.. Nature, 423(6943), 986-990. [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. White, LE; Coppola, DM; Fitzpatrick, D (2001). The contribution of sensory experience to the maturation of orientation selectivity in ferret visual cortex.. Nature, 411(6841), 1049-1052. [doi]  [abs]
  26. White, LE; Bosking, WH; Fitzpatrick, D (2001). Consistent mapping of orientation preference across irregular functional domains in ferret visual cortex.. Visual Neuroscience, 18(1), 65-76. [doi]  [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. White, LE; Bosking, WH; Williams, SM; Fitzpatrick, D (1999). Maps of central visual space in ferret V1 and V2 lack matching inputs from the two eyes.. Journal of Neuroscience, 19(16), 7089-7099.  [abs]
  29. Coppola, DM; White, LE; Fitzpatrick, D; Purves, D (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), 2621-2623. [doi]  [abs]
  30. White, LE; Andrews, TJ; Hulette, C; Richards, A; Groelle, M; Paydarfar, J; Purves, D (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. [doi]  [abs]
  31. White, LE; Andrews, TJ; Hulette, C; Richards, A; Groelle, M; Paydarfar, J; Purves, D (1997). Structure of the human sensorimotor system. II: Lateral symmetry.. Cerebral Cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991), 7(1), 31-47. [doi]  [abs]
  32. Purves, D; White, LE; Riddle, DR (1996). Is neural development Darwinian?. Trends in Neurosciences, 19(11), 460-464. [doi]  [abs]
  33. Andrews, TJ; White, LE; Binder, D; Purves, D (1996). Temporal events in cyclopean vision.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 93(8), 3689-3692. [doi]  [abs]
  34. Purves, D; White, LE (1994). Monocular preferences in binocular viewing.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 91(18), 8339-8342. [doi]  [abs]
  35. Purves, D; White, LE; Andrews, TJ (1994). Manual asymmetry and handedness.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 91(11), 5030-5032. [doi]  [abs]
  36. White, LE; Lucas, G; Richards, A; Purves, D (1994). Cerebral asymmetry and handedness.. Nature, 368(6468), 197-198. [doi]
  37. Purves, D; Riddle, DR; White, LE; Gutierrez-Ospina, G (1994). Neural activity and the development of the somatic sensory system.. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 4(1), 120-123. [doi]  [abs]
  38. White, LE; Hodges, HD; Carnes, KM; Price, JL; Dubinsky, JM (1994). Colocalization of excitatory and inhibitory neurotransmitter markers in striatal projection neurons in the rat.. The Journal of Comparative Neurology, 339(3), 328-340. [doi]  [abs]
  39. Purves, D; Riddle, DR; White, LE; Gutierrez-Ospina, G; LaMantia, AS (1994). Categories of cortical structure.. Progress in Brain Research, 102, 343-355. [doi]
  40. White, LE; Price, JL (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), 4787-4809.  [abs]
  41. White, LE; Price, JL (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), 4810-4830.  [abs]
  42. Riddle, DR; Gutierrez, G; Zheng, D; White, LE; Richards, A; Purves, D (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), 4193-4213.  [abs]
  43. White, LE; Ross, CD; Godfrey, DA (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. White, LE; Ross, CD; Godfrey, DA (1990). Distributions of choline acetyltransferase and acetylcholinesterase activities in the retinal layers of pigeon red and yellow fields.. Vision Research, 30(2), 215-223. [doi]  [abs]

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