Helen Barbas

Professor, PhD
Department of Health Sciences
Boston University
E-mail: barbas@bu.edu
Page: http://www.bu.edu/neural/


Fields of interest:

Organization of the prefrontal cortex, patterns of neural interactions, computational neuroscience, evolution of the neocortex, neural basis of cognitive-emotional interactions



Recent publications:

Zikopoulos B., Barbas H.:

Changes in prefrontal axons may disrupt the network in autism

J. Neurosci. 2010; 30(44): 14595-609.


Luebke J., Barbas H., Peters A.:

Effects of normal aging on prefrontal area 46 in the rhesus monkey

Brain Res. Rev. 2010; 62(2): 212-32.


Hilgetag C. C., Barbas H.:

Are there ten times more glia than neurons in the brain?

Brain Struct. Funct. 2009; 213(4-5): 365-6.


Bohland J. W., Wu C., Barbas H., Bokil H., Bota M., Breiter H. C., Cline H. T., Doyle J. C., Freed P. J., Greenspan R. J., Haber S. N., Hawrylycz M., Herrera D. G., Hilgetag C. C., Huang Z. J., Jones A., Jones E. G., Karten H. J., Kleinfeld D., Kotter R., Lester H. A., Lin J. M., Mensh B. D., Mikula S., Panksepp J., Price J. L., Safdieh J., Saper C. B., Schiff N. D., Schmahmann J. D., Stillman B. W., Svoboda K., Swanson L. W., Toga A. W., Van Essen D. C., Watson J. D., Mitra P. P.:

A proposal for a coordinated effort for the determination of brainwide neuroanatomical connectivity in model organisms at a mesoscopic scale

PLoS Comput. Biol. 2009; 5(3): e1000334.


Medalla M., Barbas H.:

Synapses with inhibitory neurons differentiate anterior cingulate from dorsolateral prefrontal pathways associated with cognitive control

Neuron 2009; 61(4): 609-20.


Hoistad M., Barbas H.:

Sequence of information processing for emotions through pathways linking temporal and insular cortices with the amygdala

Neuroimage 2008; 40(3): 1016-33.


Barbas H.:

Specialized elements of orbitofrontal cortex in primates

Ann. N Y Acad. Sci. 2007; 1121: 10-32.


Barbas H., Zikopoulos B.:

The prefrontal cortex and flexible behavior

Neuroscientist 2007; 13(5): 532-45.


Zikopoulos B., Barbas H.:

Parallel driving and modulatory pathways link the prefrontal cortex and thalamus

PLoS One 2007; 2(9): e848.


Fiala J. C., Feinberg M., Peters A., Barbas H.:

Mitochondrial degeneration in dystrophic neurites of senile plaques may lead to extracellular deposition of fine filaments

Brain Struct. Funct. 2007; 212(2): 195-207.