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Cortical Plasticity Induced by Spike-Triggered Microstimulation in Primate Somatosensory Cortex

  • Weiguo Song,

    Affiliation: Departments of Physiology and Pharmacology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America

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  • Cliff C. Kerr mail,

    cliffk@neurosim.downstate.edu

    Affiliations: Departments of Physiology and Pharmacology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America, School of Physics, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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  • William W. Lytton,

    Affiliations: Departments of Physiology and Pharmacology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America, Department of Neurology, Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America, The Robert Furchgott Center for Neural and Behavioral Science, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America, Joint Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering SUNY Downstate and NYU-POLY, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America

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  • Joseph T. Francis

    Affiliations: Departments of Physiology and Pharmacology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America, The Robert Furchgott Center for Neural and Behavioral Science, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America, Joint Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering SUNY Downstate and NYU-POLY, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: March 05, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057453

About the Authors

Weiguo Song, Cliff C. Kerr, William W. Lytton, Joseph T. Francis
Departments of Physiology and Pharmacology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
Cliff C. Kerr
School of Physics, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
William W. Lytton
Department of Neurology, Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
William W. Lytton, Joseph T. Francis
The Robert Furchgott Center for Neural and Behavioral Science, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
William W. Lytton, Joseph T. Francis
Joint Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering SUNY Downstate and NYU-POLY, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: cliffk@neurosim.downstate.edu

Competing Interests

The authors would like to confirm that the fact that co-author William Lytton is a PLOS ONE editorial board member does not alter their adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: WS CK JF. Performed the experiments: WS CK. Analyzed the data: WS CK JF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WS CK WL JF. Wrote the paper: WS CK.