Publications

  • Balbi M, Xiao D, Jativa Vega M, Hu H, Vanni MP, Bernier LP, LeDue J, MacVicar B, Murphy TH. Gamma frequency activation of inhibitory neurons in the acute phase after stroke attenuates vascular and behavioral dysfunction. Cell Rep. 2021 Feb 2;34(5):108696 
  • Groleau M, Nazari-Ahangarkolaee M, Vanni MP, Higgins JL, Vézina Bédard AS, Sabel BA, Mohajerani MH, Vaucher E. Mesoscopic cortical network reorganization during recovery of optic nerve injury in GCaMP6s mice. Sci Rep. 2020 Dec 8;10(1):21472  
  • T.H. Murphy, N.J. Michelson, J.D. Boyd, T. Fong, L.A. Bolanos, D. Bierbrauer, T. Siu, M. Balbi, F. Bolanos, M. Vanni, J.M. LeDue, Automated task training and longitudinal monitoring of mouse mesoscale cortical circuits using home cages, eLife 2020; 9:e55964
  • N Michelson, M.P. Vanni, T.H. Murphy, Comparison of transgenic and viral mediated mouse models for use in wide field imaging of cortical calcium activity, Neurophotonics, 2019; 6(2) 025014.
  • M. Balbi, M.P. Vanni, M.J. Vega, G. Silasi, Y. Sekino, J.D. Boyd, T.H. Murphy, Longitudinal monitoring of mesoscopic cortical activity in a mouse model of microinfarcts reveals dissociations with behavioral and motor function. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2018 Mar 9:271678X18763428.
  • M.P. Vanni, A.W. Chan, M. Balbi, G. Silasi, T.H. Murphy. Mesoscale mapping of mouse cortex reveals frequency-dependent cycling between distinct macroscale functional modules. Journal of Neuroscience 2017; 37(31): 7513-7533
  • M. Balbi, M.P. Vanni, G. Silasi, Y. Sekino, L. Bolanos, J.M. LeDue and T.H. Murphy, Ischemic stroke induction and mesoscopic functional imaging in awake mice. Neurophotonics 2017; 4(3):035001
  • D. Xiao*, M.P. Vanni*, C. Mitelut, A. Chan, Y. Xie, A.C. Chen, T.H. Murphy, Mapping cortical mesoscopic networks based on the firing of single sub-cortical neurons. eLife 2017 Feb 4;6. pii: e19976. (*: equally contribute to the work)
  • D.C. Haupt, M.P. Vanni, F. Bolanos, C. Mitelut, J.M. LeDue, T.H. Murphy, Mesoscale Brain Explorer, a flexible Python-based image analysis and visualization tool. Neurophotonics, 4(3):031210
  • T.H. Murphy, J. Boyd, F. Bolanos, M.P. Vanni, G. Silasi, D. Haupt, J. LeDue, High-throughput automated home-cage mesoscopic functional imaging of mouse cortex. Nature Communication 2016 Jun 13;7:11611
  • G. Silasi, D. Xiao, M.P. Vanni, A.C. Chen, T.H. Murphy. Intact skull chronic windows for mesoscopic wide-field imaging in awake mice. J Neurosci Methods. 2016 Jul 15;267:141-9.
  • M.P. Parsons, M.P. Vanni, R. Jang, C. Woodard, T.H. Murphy, L.A. Raymond. Real-time imaging of glutamate clearance challenges an established view of excitotoxicity in Huntington disease. Nature Communication 2016 Apr 7;7:11251
  • R. Abbas-Farishta, C. Robert, O. Turcot, S. Thomas, M.P. Vanni, J.F. Bouchard, C. Casanova, Impact of CB1 receptor deletion on visual responses and organization of primary visual cortex. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015; 56(13):7697-707
  • M.P. Vanni, S. Thomas, H. Petry, M. Bickford, C. Casanova, Spatiotemporal profile of voltage sensitive dye responses in the visual cortex of tree shrews evoked by electric microstimulation of the dorsal lateral geniculate and pulvinar nuclei. Journal of Neuroscience 2015; 35(34):11891–96
  • M.P. Vanni, T.H. Murphy, Mesoscale transcranial spontaneous activity mapping in GCaMP3 transgenic mice reveals extensive reciprocal connections between areas of somatomotor cortex. Journal of Neuroscience 2014; 34(48):15931-46
  • M. Groleau, H.N. Nguyen, M.P. Vanni, F. Huppé-Gourgues, J. Wess, C. Casanova, E. Vaucher, Impaired functional organization in the visual cortex of muscarinic acetylcholine receptors knock-out mice. Neuroimage. 2014, 98:233-42.
  • M.P. Vanni, C. Casanova, Surround Suppression Maps in the Cat Primary Visual Cortex, Frontiers in Neural Circuit, 2013 25;7:78.
  • D.H. Lim, J. LeDue, M.H. Mohajerani, M.P. Vanni, Timothy H. Murphy, Optogenetic approaches for functional mouse brain mapping. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 2013;7:54.
  • M.P. Vanni, J. Provost, F. Lesage, C. Casanova, Retinotopic mapping of cat visual cortex by optical imaging: Spectral evaluation of hemodynamic response function and receptive field size of underlying neurons Journal of Neuroscience Methods 2010;189(1):138-50.
  • M.P. Vanni, J. Provost, C. Casanova, F. Lesage, Bimodal modulation in optical imaging continuous stimulation to map direction and binocular selectivity Neuroimage 2010; 49: 1416–1431
  • M.Y. Villeneuve, M.P. Vanni, C. Casanova, Modular organization in area 21a of the cat revealed by optical imaging: comparison with the primary visual cortex. Neuroscience 2009; 164(3): 1320-33.