John A. White, Ph.D

Biography:
Dr. White employs engineering approaches to better understand how information is processed in the brain. Combining computational modeling, electrophysiological and optical techniques, and imaging methods, he and his team have worked to advance new biomedical devices to understand memory disorders and epilepsy. A fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, Dr. White has published over 80 peer-reviewed papers and as a principal or co-principal investigator has raised over $50 million in grant funding from the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, private foundations, and other sources.

Chair
Boston University College of Engineering
Biomedical Engineering



2014 Biomedical Engineering Society Fall Meeting: Meeting Chair
2011 Louisiana Technical University : Distinguished Alumnus Award
2006 Biomedical Engineering Society: Elected Fellow
2005 American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering: Elected Fellow
2003-2008 Methods in Computational Neuroscience, Marine Biological Lab: Co-Director


Training Program in Quantitative Biology and Physiology
07/01/2017 - 06/30/2022 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences
2T32GM008764-16

Calcium Signaling in a Model of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
07/01/2016 - 06/30/2018 (PI)
University of Utah NIH NINDS
4R01NS078331-05

Coulter Foundation Translational Partners in Biomedical Engineering
07/01/2011 - 06/30/2018 (PI)
Wallace H. Coulter Foundation


Real-time control system for biological experiment
07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017 (PI)
Weill Medical College of Cornell University NIH NIBIB
4R01EB016407-12

Coulter Foundation Translational Partners in Biomedical Engineering Yrs 1-5
04/01/2010 - 06/30/2017 (PI)
Wallace H. Coulter Foundation


Calcium Signaling in a Model of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
07/01/2015 - 06/30/2016 (PI)
University of Utah NIH NINDS
5R01NS078331-04

Real-time Control System for Biological Experiment
07/01/2015 - 06/30/2016 (PI)
Weill Medical College of Cornell University NIH NIBIB
5R01EB016407-11




Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2018 Training Program in Quantitative Biology and Physiology 5T32GM008764-17 10
2016 Calcium Signaling in a Model of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy 4R01NS078331-05 6
2015 Calcium Signaling in a Model of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy 3R01NS078331-03S2 6
2014 Calcium Signaling in a Model of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy 3R01NS078331-02S1 6
2014 Calcium Signaling in a Model of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy 5R01NS078331-03 6
2014 Calcium Signaling in a Model of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy 3R01NS078331-03S1 6
2014 Synchronous Activity in Hybrid Neuronal Microcircuits 5R01MH085074-05 10
2013 Calcium Signaling in a Model of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy 5R01NS078331-02 6
2013 Synchronous Activity in Hybrid Neuronal Microcircuits 5R01MH085074-04 10
2012 Calcium Signaling in a Model of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy 1R01NS078331-01A1 6
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  1. Fernandez FR, Rahsepar B, White JA. Differences in the Electrophysiological Properties of Mouse Somatosensory Layer 2/3 Neurons In Vivo and Slice Stem from Intrinsic Sources Rather than a Network-Generated High Conductance State. eNeuro. 2018 Mar-Apr; 5(2). PMID: 29662946.
     
  2. Taheri M, Handy G, Borisyuk A, White JA. Diversity of Evoked Astrocyte Ca2+ Dynamics Quantified through Experimental Measurements and Mathematical Modeling. Front Syst Neurosci. 2017; 11:79. PMID: 29109680; DOI: 10.3389/fnsys.2017.00079;.
     
  3. Martínez JJ, Rahsepar B, White JA. Anatomical and Electrophysiological Clustering of Superficial Medial Entorhinal Cortex Interneurons. eNeuro. 2017 Sep-Oct; 4(5). PMID: 29085901; DOI: 10.1523/ENEURO.0263-16.2017;.
     
  4. Patel YA, George A, Dorval AD, White JA, Christini DJ, Butera RJ. Hard real-time closed-loop electrophysiology with the Real-Time eXperiment Interface (RTXI). PLoS Comput Biol. 2017 May; 13(5):e1005430. PMID: 28557998; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005430;.
     
  5. Handy G, Taheri M, White JA, Borisyuk A. Mathematical investigation of IP3-dependent calcium dynamics in astrocytes. J Comput Neurosci. 2017 Jun; 42(3):257-273. PMID: 28353176; DOI: 10.1007/s10827-017-0640-1;.
     
  6. Melonakos ED, White JA, Fernandez FR. Gain Modulation of Cholinergic Neurons in the Medial Septum-Diagonal Band of Broca Through Hyperpolarization. Hippocampus. 2016 12; 26(12):1525-1541. PMID: 27588894; DOI: 10.1002/hipo.22653;.
     
  7. Umpierre AD, Bennett IV, Nebeker LD, Newell TG, Tian BB, Thomson KE, White HS, White JA, Wilcox KS. Repeated low-dose kainate administration in C57BL/6J mice produces temporal lobe epilepsy pathology but infrequent spontaneous seizures. Exp Neurol. 2016 May; 279:116-126. PMID: 26896834; DOI: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2016.02.014;.
     
  8. Melonakos ED, White JA, Fernandez FR. Cover Image, Volume 26, Issue 12: HYPERPOLARIZATION MODULATES GAIN OF CHOLINERGIC NEURONS. Hippocampus. 2016; 26(12):C1. View Publication
     
  9. Tikidji-Hamburyan RA, Martínez JJ, White JA, Canavier CC. Resonant Interneurons Can Increase Robustness of Gamma Oscillations. J Neurosci. 2015 Nov 25; 35(47):15682-95. PMID: 26609160; DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2601-15.2015;.
     
  10. Wilcox KS, Gee JM, Gibbons MB, Tvrdik P, White JA. Altered structure and function of astrocytes following status epilepticus. Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Aug; 49:17-9. PMID: 26219575; DOI: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2015.05.002;.
     
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Bar chart showing 85 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2007

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