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The Faculty of Medicine - Medical Neurobiology: Prut Yifat


Last updated February 2023 - Medical Neurobiology

List of Publications

(1) Nashef A, Cohen O, Perlmutter SI, Prut Y. A cerebellar origin of feedforward inhibition to the motor cortex in non-human primates. Cell Rep 2022;39(6).

(2) Nashef A, Mitelman R, Harel R, Joshua M, Prut Y. Area-specific thalamocortical synchronization underlies the transition from motor planning to execution. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2021;118(6).

(3) Nashef A, Cohen O, Harel R, Israel Z, Prut Y. Reversible Block of Cerebellar Outflow Reveals Cortical Circuitry for Motor Coordination. Cell Rep 2019;27(9):2608-2619.e4.

(4) Nashef A, Cohen O, Israel Z, Harel R, Prut Y. Cerebellar Shaping of Motor Cortical Firing Is Correlated with Timing of Motor Actions. Cell Rep 2018;23(5):1275-1285.

(5) Nashef A, Rapp H, Nawrot MP, Prut Y. Area-specific processing of cerebellar-thalamo-cortical information in primates. Biol Cybern 2018;112(1-2):141-152.

(6) Cohen O, Harel R, Aumann TD, Israel Z, Prut Y. Parallel processing of internal and external feedback in the spinocerebellar system of primates. J Neurophysiol 2017;118(1):254-266.

(7) Yoles-Frenkel M, Avron M, Prut Y. Impact of auditory context on executed motor actions. Front Integr Neurosci 2016;10(JAN).

(8) Ruach R, Mitelman R, Sherman E, Cohen O, Prut Y. An assumption-free quantification of neural responses to electrical stimulations. J Neurosci Methods 2015;254:10-17.

(9) Aumann TD, Prut Y. Do sensorimotor β-oscillations maintain muscle synergy representations in primary motor cortex? Trends Neurosci 2015;38(2):77-85.

(10) Adler A, Katabi S, Finkes I, Prut Y, Bergman H. Different correlation patterns of cholinergic and GABAergic interneurons with striatal projection neurons. Front Syst Neurosci 2013;7(SEP).

(11) Adler A, Finkes I, Katabi S, Prut Y, Bergman H. Encoding by synchronization in the primate striatum. J Neurosci 2013;33(11):4854-4866.

(12) Zinger N, Harel R, Gabler S, Israel Z, Prut Y. Functional organization of information flow in the corticospinal pathway. J Neurosci 2013;33(3):1190-1197.

(13) Shalit U, Zinger N, Joshua M, Prut Y. Descending systems translate transient cortical commands into a sustained muscle activation signal. Cereb Cortex 2012;22(8):1904-1914.

(14) Adler A, Katabi S, Finkes I, Israel Z, Prut Y, Bergman H. Temporal convergence of dynamic cell assemblies in the striato-pallidal network. J Neurosci 2012;32(7):2473-2484.

(15) Sher Y, Cohen O, Zinger N, Harel R, Rubinsky B, Prut Y. Spatiotemporal organization of neuronal activity in the cervical cord of behaving primates. Front Neurosci 2010;4(NOV).

(16) Cohen O, Sherman E, Zinger N, Perlmutter S, Prut Y. Getting ready to move: Transmitted information in the corticospinal pathway during preparation for movement. Curr Opin Neurobiol 2010;20(6):696-703.

(17) Adler A, Joshua M, Rivlin-Etzion M, Mitelman R, Marmor O, Prut Y, et al. Neurons in both pallidal segments change their firing properties similarly prior to closure of the eyes. J Neurophysiol 2010;103(1):346-359.

(18) Asher I, Zinger N, Yanai Y, Israel Z, Prut Y. Population-based corticospinal interactions in macaques are correlated with visuomotor processing. Cereb Cortex 2010;20(1):241-252.

(19) Joshua M, Adler A, Prut Y, Vaadia E, Wickens JR, Bergman H. Synchronization of Midbrain Dopaminergic Neurons Is Enhanced by Rewarding Events. Neuron 2009;62(5):695-704.

(20) Harel R, Asher I, Cohen O, Israel Z, Shalit U, Yanai Y, et al. Computation in spinal circuitry: Lessons from behaving primates. Behav Brain Res 2008;194(2):119-128.

(21) Yanai Y, Adamit N, Israel Z, Harel R, Prut Y. Coordinate transformation is first completed downstream of primary motor cortex. J Neurosci 2008;28(7):1728-1732.

(22) Rivlin-Etzion M, Marmor O, Saban G, Rosin B, Haber SN, Vaadia E, et al. Low-pass filter properties of basal ganglia-cortical-muscle loops in the normal and MPTP primate model of parkinsonism. J Neurosci 2008;28(3):633-649.

(23) Yanai Y, Adamit N, Harel R, Israel Z, Prut Y. Connected corticospinal sites show enhanced tuning similarity at the onset of voluntary action. J Neurosci 2007;27(45):12349-12357.

(24) Asher I, Stark E, Abeles M, Prut Y. Comparison of direction and object selectivity of local field potentials and single units in macaque posterior parietal cortex during prehension. J Neurophysiol 2007;97(5):3684-3695.

(25) Prut Y, Perlmutter SI. Firing Properties of Spinal Interneurons during Voluntary Movement. I. State-Dependent Regularity of Firing. J Neurosci 2003;23(29):9600-9610.

(26) Prut Y, Perlmutter SI. Firing Properties of Spinal Interneurons during Voluntary Movement. II. Interactions between Spinal Neurons. J Neurosci 2003;23(29):9611-9619.

(27) Fetz EE, Perlmutter SI, Prut Y, Seki K, Votaw S. Roles of primate spinal interneurons in preparation and execution of voluntary hand movement. Brain Res Rev 2002;40(1-3):53-65.

(28) Fetz EE, Perlmutter SI, Prut Y, Seki K. Functional properties of primate spinal interneurones during voluntary hand movements. Adv Exp Med Biol 2002;508:265-271.

(29) Prut Y, Perlmutter SI, Fetz EE. Distributed processing in the motor system: Spinal cord perspective. Prog Brain Res 2001;130:267-278.

(30) Perlmutter SI, Prut Y. Transformation of descending commands into muscle activity by spinal interneurons in behaving primates. Motor Neurobiology of the Spinal Cord; 2001. p. 193-214.

(31) Fetz EE, Perlmutter SI, Prut Y. Functions of mammalian spinal interneurons during movement. Curr Opin Neurobiol 2000;10(6):699-707.

(32) Prut Y, Fetz EE. Primate spinal interneurons show pre-movement instructed delay activity. Nature 1999;401(6753):590-594.

(33) Fetz EE, Perlmutter SI, Prut Y, Maier MA. Primate spinal interneurons: Muscle fields and response properties during voluntary movement. Prog Brain Res 1999;123:323-330.

(34) Slovin H, Abeles M, Vaadia E, Haalman I, Prut Y, Bergman H. Frontal cognitive impairments and saccadic deficits in low-dose MPTP- treated monkeys. J Neurophysiol 1999;81(2):858-874.

(35) Prut Y, Vaadia E, Bergman H, Haalman I, Slovin H, Abeles M. Spatiotemporal structure of cortical activity: Properties and behavioral relevance. J Neurophysiol 1998;79(6):2857-2874.

(36) Abeles M, Prut Y. Temporal structure of cortical activity. Lect Notes Comput Sci 1996;1112.

(37) Abeles M, Prut Y. Spatio-temporal firing patterns in the frontal cortex of behaving monkeys. J Physiol Paris 1996;90(3-4):249-250.

(38) Abeles M, Prut Y, Bergman H, Vaadia E. Synchronization in neuronal transmission and its importance for information processing. Prog Brain Res 1994;102(C):395-404.

(39) Nelken I, Prut Y, Vaadia E, Abeles M. In search of the best stimulus: An optimization procedure for finding efficient stimuli in the cat auditory cortex. Hear Res 1994;72(1-2):237-253.

(40) Nelken I, Prut Y, Vaddia E, Abeles M. Population responses to multifrequency sounds in the cat auditory cortex: Four-tone complexes. Hear Res 1994;72(1-2):223-236.

(41) Nelken I, Prut Y, Vaadia E, Abeles M. Population responses to multifrequency sounds in the cat auditory cortex: One- and two-parameter families of sounds. Hear Res 1994;72(1-2):206-222.