Elizabeth A. Disbrow

Position Title
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Unit
Department of Neurology, School of Medicine

1544 Newton Ct
Bio

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Neuroscience
  • Psychology

Honors and Awards

  • Ruth Dick Hunter Memorial Scholarship 1984-1988
  • UC Davis School of Medicine Staff Development Award 1991-1993
  • UC Davis Graduate Fellowship Award 1994-1995
  • Fellow, 1997 James S. McDonnell Foundation Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Rapporteur, Human Frontiers Science Program Workshop 5: Evolutionary Perspectives on Brain and Mind, Strasbrourg, France, 1997

    Professional Societies

    • Society for Neuroscience

    Degrees

    • 1988 BS Physiological Psychology University of California, Davis
    • 1990 MS Psychology California State University, Sacramento
    • 1996 PhD Physiological Psychology University of California, Davis

    Publications

    Antognini, J. F., Buonocore, M. H., Disbrow, E. A., Carstens, E. Isoflurance anesthesia blunts cerebral responses to noxious and inocuous stimuli: A functional MRI study. Life Sciences, 16(24), 349-354: 1997

    Disbrow, E., Slutsky, D., Krubitzer, L. Corical and thalamic connections of the parietal ventral area(PV) in the macaque monkey. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 24, 130: 1998

    Disbrow, E., Slutsky, D., Roberts, T.P.L., and Krubitzer, L. Functional MRI in the anesthetized macaque monkey: Does the BOLD signal reflect underlying electrophysiology. Society for Neuroscience Abstract, 25, 1166: 1998

    Disbrow, E., Krubitzer, L., Rowley, H., Roberts, T. Somatotopic organization of the lateral sulcus in humans. Neuroimage, 7(4) S408: 1998

    Slutsky, D., Disbrow, E., Roberts, T.P.L., and Krubitzer, L. Functional MRIin anesthetized topographic organization of somatosensory area 3a in the macaque monkey (Macaca Mulatta). Society for Neuroscience. 25, 1166. 1999

    Huffman, K., Slutsky, D., Disbrow, E., Kahn, D., Recanzone, G., Krubitzer, L. The topographic organization of somatosensory area 3a in the macaque monkey (Macaca Mulatta). Society for Neuroscience Abstract. 25, 1166: 1999

    Roberts, T.P.L., Disbrow, E., Kahn, D., Szymanski, M., and Rowley, H., Quantification of cortical extent of activation with fMRI and MEG. Proceedings of the American Society of Neuroradiology. 156: 1999

    Disbrow, E., Roberts, T.P.L., Slutsku, E., and Krubitzer L. The combined use of functional imaging and neuroanatomy to examine the second somatosensory area and surrounding cortex. Neuroimage. 9, S842: 1999

    Nagaro, T., Takaishi, K., Kojo, H., Disbrow, E., Eisele, J. The repeatability of Hargraves' Plantar test in the normal rat. Pain Research, 12, 15-19: 1997

    Disbrow, E., Krubitzer, L., Poeppel, D., Sekihara, K., Rowley, H., Investigation of the response to universus bilateral somatosensory input using MEG and fMRI. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 23, 230.12: 1997

    Disbrow, E., Bunocore, M. Antognini, J., Carstens, E., Rowley, H. The somatosensory cortex: A comparison of the response to noxious thermal, mechanical and electrical stimuli using fMRI. Human Brain Mapping, 6(3), 150-159: 1998

    Baron, R., Baron, Y., Disbrow, E., Brain processing of capsaicin-iduced secondary hyperalgesia: a functional MRI study. Neurology, 53(3), 548-557: 1999

    Disbrow, E. Roberts, T. P. L., Slutsky, D., and Krubitzer, L. Somatopy of SI in anesthetized macaque monkeys demonstrated using functional MRI. Brain Research, 829, 167-173: 1999

    Disbrow, E., Slutsky, D., Robert, T.P.L., Krubitzer, L., Functional MRI at 1.5 tesla: A comparison of the blood oxygenation level-dependent signal and electrophysiology. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 97(17), 9718-9723: 2000

    Disbrow, E., Robert, T. P. L., and Krubitzer, L. The somatotopic organization of the lateral sulcus areas in Homo Sapiens: Evidence for SII and PV. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 418(N1), 1-21: 2000

    Roberts, T. P. L., Disbrow, E., Roberts, H. C., Rowley, H. A. Quatification and reproducibility of cortical extent of activation with fMRI and MEG. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 21(8), 1366-1387: 2000.

    Baron, R., Baron, Y., Disbrow, E., Roberts, T.P.L. Activation of te somatosensory cortex during A beta fiber mediated hyperalgesia - a MSI study, Brain Research, 871(1), 75-82: 2001

    Disbrow, E., Litinas, E., Recanzone, G.H., Slutsky, D., Krubitzer, L. Thalamocortical connections of somatosensory areas PV and S2 in macaque monkeys. Thalamus and Related Systems, 1(4), 289-302: 2002

    Disbrow, E., Litinas, E., Recanzone, G.H., Krubitzer L. Cortical connections of the second somatosensory area and the parietal ventral area in macaque monkeys. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 462(4), 382-399:2003

    L. Krubitzer, Huffman, K. J., Disbrow, E., Recanzone, G. The organization of area 3a in macaque monkeys: Contributions to the cortical phenotype. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 471(1): 97-111. 2003

    J. Padberg, Disbrow, E., and Krubitzer, L. The organization and connections of anterior and posterior parietal cortex in monkeys: Do new world monkeys have an area 2? Cerebral Cortex: 1-26. In Press

    Z. Zhu, Disbrow, E.A., Zumer, J. M., McGonigle, D. J., Nagarajan, S. S. Representation and interaction of digits in human primary and somatosensory cortex. In Press.

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