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Vernon Leo Towle, PhD

The University of North Carolina
NC
Ph.D.

The University of California at Davis
CA
B.A.

Toward the development of a color visual prosthesis.
Towle V, Pham T, McCaffrey M, Allen D, Troyk PR. Toward the development of a color visual prosthesis. J Neural Eng. 2020 Dec 18.
PMID: 33339020

Caffeine reverses the unconsciousness produced by light anesthesia in the continued presence of isoflurane in rats.
Fox AP, Wagner KR, Towle VL, Xie KG, Xie Z. Caffeine reverses the unconsciousness produced by light anesthesia in the continued presence of isoflurane in rats. PLoS One. 2020; 15(11):e0241818.
PMID: 33152041

Chasing language through the brain: Successive parallel networks.
Zheng W, Minama Reddy GK, Dai F, Chandramani A, Brang D, Hunter S, Kohrman MH, Rose S, Rossi M, Tao J, Wu S, Byrne R, Frim DM, Warnke P, Towle VL. Chasing language through the brain: Successive parallel networks. Clin Neurophysiol. 2020 Oct 31; 132(1):80-93.
PMID: 33360179

RTTBD-like activity in association with hippocampal ictal discharges in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy.
Sun T, Liu X, Issa NP, Rose S, Wu S, Wang Q, Martinez R, Towle VL, Jr DRN, Warnke P, Tao JX. RTTBD-like activity in association with hippocampal ictal discharges in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy. Epileptic Disord. 2020 Aug 01; 22(4):462-472.
PMID: 32763870

Postmortem investigation of a human cortical visual prosthesis that was implanted for 36 years.
Towle VL, Pytel P, Lane F, Plass J, Frim DM, Troyk PR. Postmortem investigation of a human cortical visual prosthesis that was implanted for 36 years. J Neural Eng. 2020 07 24; 17(4):045010.
PMID: 32541097

DC shifts, high frequency oscillations, ripples and fast ripples in relation to the seizure onset zone.
Lee S, Issa NP, Rose S, Tao JX, Warnke PC, Towle VL, van Drongelen W, Wu S. DC shifts, high frequency oscillations, ripples and fast ripples in relation to the seizure onset zone. Seizure. 2020 Apr; 77:52-58.
PMID: 31101405

Joint Encoding of Auditory Timing and Location in Visual Cortex.
Plass J, Ahn E, Towle VL, Stacey WC, Wasade VS, Tao J, Wu S, Issa NP, Brang D. Joint Encoding of Auditory Timing and Location in Visual Cortex. J Cogn Neurosci. 2019 07; 31(7):1002-1017.
PMID: 30912728

Reply to "which small sharp spikes are benign epileptiform transients of sleep?"
Issa NP, Lee S, Wu S, Rose S, Towle VL, Warnke PC, van Drongelen W, Tao JX. Reply to "which small sharp spikes are benign epileptiform transients of sleep?" Clin Neurophysiol. 2018 11; 129(11):2495-2496.
PMID: 30268708

Insights Into the Therapeutic Effect of Responsive Neurostimulation Assessed With Scalp EEG Recording: A Case Report.
Bruzzone MJ, Issa N, Rose S, Warnke P, Towle VL, Tao JX, Wu S. Insights Into the Therapeutic Effect of Responsive Neurostimulation Assessed With Scalp EEG Recording: A Case Report. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2018 Sep; 35(5):438-441.
PMID: 29023305

Small sharp spikes as EEG markers of mesiotemporal lobe epilepsy.
Issa NP, Wu S, Rose S, Towle VL, Warnke PC, Tao JX. Small sharp spikes as EEG markers of mesiotemporal lobe epilepsy. Clin Neurophysiol. 2018 09; 129(9):1796-1803.
PMID: 30005212

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