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Jerry Wang publishes landmark study on human brain interactome

Wang et al 2021 Human Brain Interactome
Wang et al Cell Reports 2021. Human brain interactome

Cognition relies on rapid and robust communication between brain areas. Wang et al. leverage multi-day intracranial field potential recordings to characterize the human mesoscopic functional interactome. The methods are validated using monkey anatomical and physiological data. The human interactome reveals small-world properties and is modulated by sleep versus awake state.

  • Recorded continuous intracranial field potentials for 5 days in 48 human subjects
  • Characterized functional mesoscopic interactome assessed by pairwise coherence
  • Validated methods using anatomical and physiological interactions in monkeys
  • Human functional interactome shows small-world graph and changes with brain state

Mesoscopic functional interactions in the human brain reveal small-world properties

Wang J, Anderson WS, Masen JR, Kreiman G

Cell Reports 8 (6), 2021

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Congratulations Dr. Jerry Wang!

Jerry Wang Acadia
Jerry Wang climbing Bee Hive Trail in Acadia, circa 2017

February 16, 2021. Dr. Jerry Wang has successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis. In the words of the thesis examiners, “Herculean computational work”, “A landmark study”. Congratulations Dr. Wang!

See also Jerry Wang’s recent publication: Wang J, Tao A, Anderson WS, Madsen JR, Kreiman G (2021). Mesoscopic physiological interactions in the human brain reveal small world properties. Cell Reports 36 (8) 109585

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Brain’s Twitter Conference 2019

Brain’s Twitter Conference 2019. Mesoscopic scale functional interactions in the human brain. Link to tweets: 1 2 3 4 5 6