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Dean-Ben XL, Robin J, Nozdriukhin D, Ni R, Zhao J, Glück C, Droux J, Sendón-Lago J, Chen Z, Zhou Q, Weber B, Wegener S, Vidal A, Arand M, El Amki M, and Razansky D (2023). Deep optoacoustic localization microangiography of ischemic stroke in mice. Nature Communications, accepted.


Todorova V, Stauffacher MF, Ravotto L, Nötzli S, Karademir D, Ebner LJA, Imsand C, Hauck SM, Samardzija M, Saab A, Barros LF, Weber B and Grimm C (2022). Deficits in mitochondrial TCA cycle and OXPHOS precede rod photoreceptor degeneration during chronic HIF activation. Molecular Neurodegeneration, 18:15.

Stobart JL, Erlebach E, Glueck C, Barett M, Li M,Vinogradov S, Klohs J, Zarb Y, Keller A, Weber B (2022). Altered hemodynamics and vascular reactivity in a mouse model with a severe pericyte deficiency. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 43(5):763-777.

Elefthriou A, Ravotto L, Wyss MT, Warnock G, Siebert A, Zais M and Weber B (2022). Simultaneous dynamic glucose-enhanced (DGE) MRI and fiber photometry measurements of glucose in the healthy mouse brain. Neuroimage, 265:119762. doi:

Berthiaume AA, Schmid F, Stamenkovic S, Coelho-Santos V, Nielson CD, Weber B, Majesky MW and Shih AY (2022). Pericyte remodeling is deficient in the aged brain and contributes to impaired capillary flow and structure. Nature Communications, 13:5912. doi:

Weber B and Schmid F (2022). A FACED lift for cerebral blood flow imaging. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 119(28):e2207474119. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2207474119.

Erlebach E, Ravotto L, Wyss MT, Condrau J, Troxler T, Vinogradov SA and Weber B (2022). Measurement of cerebral oxygen pressure in living mice by two-photon phosphorescence lifetime microscopy. STAR Protocols, 3(2):101370.

Hösli L, Benini N, Ferrari KD, Thieren L, Looser ZJ, Zuend M, Zanker HS, Berry S, Holub M, Möbius W, Ruhwedel T, Nave KA, Giaume C, Weber B, Saab AS (2022) Decoupling astrocytes in adault mice impairs synaptic plasticity and spacial learning. Cell Reports, 8;38(10):110484.

Hösli L, Zuend M, Bredell G, Zanker HS, Porto de Oliveira CE, Saab AS, Weber B (2022) Direct vascular contact is a hallmark of cerebral astrocytes. Cell Reports, 39(1):110599.

Binder NF, Glück C, Middleham W, Alasoadura M, Pranculeviciute N, Wyss MT, Chuquet J, Weber B, Wegener S and El Amki M (2022) Vascular response to spreading depolarization predicts stroke outcome. Stroke, 3(4):1386-1395.

Duffet L, Kosar S, Panniello M, Viberti B, Bracey E, Zych AD, Radoux-Mergault A, Zhou X, Dernic J, Ravotto L, Tsai YC, Figueiredo M, Tyagarajan SK, Weber B, Stoeber M, Gogolla N, Schmidt MH, Adamantidis AR, Fellin T, Burdakov D, Patriarchi T (2022). A genetically encoded sensor for in vivo imaging of orexin neuropeptides. Nat Methods 19(2):231-241.


Zhang K, Förster R, He W, Liao X, Li J, Yang C, Qin H, Wang M, Ding R, Li R, Jian T, Wang Y, Zhang J, Yang Z, Jin W, Zhang Y, Qin S, Lu Y, Chen T, Stobart J, Weber B, Adelsberger H, Konnerth A, Chen X (2021) Fear learning induces α7-nicotinic acetylcholine receptor-mediated astrocytic responsiveness that is required for memory persistence. Nat. Neurosci. 24: 1686-1698.

Glück C, Ferrari KD, Binini N, Keller A, Saab AS, Stobart JL, Weber B (2021) Distinct signatures of calcium activity in brain mural cells. eLife 2021;10:e70591

Rungta RL, Zuend M, Aydin AK, Martineau É, Boido D, Weber B, Charpak S (2021). Diversity of neurovascular coupling dynamics along vascular arbors in layer II/III somatosensory cortex. Commun Biol 4(1):855.

Schmid F, Conti G, Jenny P and Weber B (2021) The severity of microstrokes depends on local vascular topology and baseline perfusion. eLife 10:e60208

Passini FS, Jaeger PK, Saab AS, Hanlon S, Chittim NA, Arlt MJ, Ferrari KD, Haenni D, Caprara S, Bollhalder M, Biederöst B, Horvath AN, Götschi T, Ma S, Passini-Tall B, Fucentese SF, Blache U, Silvàn U, Weber B, Silbernagel K, Snedeker JG (2021) Shear-stress sensing by PIEZO1 regulates tendon stiffness in rodents and influences jumping performance in humans. Nature Biomedical Engineering  5 (12): 1457–1471.


Epp R, Schmid F, Weber B, Jenny P.(2020) Predicting Vessel Diameter Chenges to Up-Regulate Biphasic Blood Flow During Activation in Realistic Microvascular Networks. Frontiers in Physiology 11,566303.

Tetteh G, Efremov V, Forkert ND, Schneider M, Kirschke J, Weber B, Zimmer C, Piraud M, Menze BH.(2020) DeepVesselNet: Vessel Segmentation, Centerline Prediction, and Bifurcation Detection in 3-D Angiographic Volumes. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 14:592352

Ravotto L, Duffet L, Zhou X, Weber B and Patriarchi T. (2020) A bright and colorful future for G-protein coupled receptor sensors. Front Cell Neurosci, 14:67.

El Amki M, Glück C, Binder N, Middleham W, Wyss M, Weiss T, Meister H, Luft A, Weller M, Weber B, Wegener S. (2020), Neutrophils obstructing brain capillaries are a major cause of no-reflow in ischemic stroke. Cell Rep. 33(2)

Arizono M, Krishna Inavalli V. V. G. , Panatier A, Pfeiffer T, Angibaud J, Levet F, Ter Veer M, Stobart J, Bellocchio L, Mikoshiba K, Marsicano G, Weber B, Oliet S, and Nagerl V. (2020) Structural basis of astrocytic Ca2+ signals at tripartite synapses. Nature Communications, 11 (1906).

Mattia Privitera M, Ferrari KD, von Ziegler L, Sturman P, Floriou-Servou A, Germain PC, Vermeiren Y, Duss SN, Wyss MT, De Deyn PP, Weber B, Bohacek J. (2020) A complete pupillometry toolbox for real-time monitoring of locus coeruleus activity in rodents. Nature Protocols, 15:2301-2320.

Zuend M, Saab AS, Wyss MT, Ferrari KD, Hösli L, Looser ZJ, Stobart JL, Duran J, Guinovart JJ, Barros LF and Weber B. (2020). Arousal-induced cortical activity triggers lactate release from astrocytes. Nature Metabolism,2:179-191.

Esipova TV, Barrett MJ, Erlebach E, Masunov AE, Weber B, Vinogradov SA (2019). Oxyphor 2P: A High-Performance Probe for Deep-Tissue Longitudinal Oxygen Imaging. Cell Metabolism 29(3):736-744.;


Roche M, Chaigneau E, Rungta R, Boido D, Weber B, Charpak S, 2019, In vivo imaging with a water immersion objective affects brain temperature, blood flow and oxygenation, eLife 2019;8:e47324 link

Schmid F, Barrett MFP, Obrist D, Weber B, Jenny P, 2019, Red blood cells stabilize flow in brain microvascular networks, PLoS Commputational Biology, 15(8):e1007231 link

Zerbi V, Floriou-Servou A, Markicevic M, Vermeiren Y, Sturman O, Privitera M, von Ziegler L, Ferrari KD, Weber B, De Deyn PP, Wenderoth N, Bohacek J, 2019, Rapid Reconfiguration of the Functional Connectome after Chemogenetic Locus Coeruleus Activation, Neuron:103:4: 702-718.e5 link

Esipova T.V., Barrett M.J.P., Erlebach E., Masunov A.E., Weber B., Vinogradov S., 2019, Oxyphor 2P: A High-Performance Probe for Deep-Tissue Longitudinal Oxygen Imaging. Cell Metabolism, 29:1-9, link


Baeza-Lehnert F, Saab AS, Gutiérrez R, Larenas V, Díaz E, Horn M, Vargas M,  Hösli L, Stobart J, Hirrlinger J, Weber B, Barros LF, 2018, Non-canonical control of neuronal energy status by the Na+ pump. Cell Metabolism, 2019 Mar 5;29(3):668-680.e4 link.

Looser ZJ, Barrett MJP, Hirrlinger J, Weber B, Saab AS, 2018, Intravitreal AAV-delivery of genetically encoded sensors enabling simultaneous two-photon imagingand electrophysiology of optic nerve axons. Front. Cell. Neurosci.12:377. link

Lücker A, Secomb TW, Barrett MJP, Weber B, Jenny P, 2018, The Relation between Capillary Transit Times and Hemoglobin Saturation Heterogeneity. Part 2: Capillary Networks. Frontiers in Physiology, 9:1296. link

Stobart J, Ferrari KD, Barrett MJ, Glück C, Stobart MJ, Zuend M, Weber B, 2018, Cortical circuit activity evokes rapid astrocyte calcium signals on a similar time scale to neurons. Neuron, 16, 98(4), 726-735. link

Lücker A, Secomb TW, Weber B, Jenny P, 2018, The Relation between Capillary Transit Times and Hemoglobin Saturation Heterogeneity. Part 1: Theoretical Models. Frontiers in Physiology, Vol 9, Article 420. link

Barrett M.J.P., Ferrari, K.D., Stobart, J.L., Holub, M., Weber, B., 2018, CHIPS: an Extensible Toolbox for Cellular and Hemodynamic Two-Photon Image Analysis. Neuroinformatics, 16(1), 145-147, link.

Barros L.F., Weber B., 2018, Rebuttal from L. F. Barros and B. Weber., J. Physiol. 596(3):355-356, link

Barros L.F., Weber B., 2018, CrossTalk proposal: an important astrocyte-to-neuron lactate shuttle couples neuronal activity to glucose utilisation in the brain. J. Physiol. 596(3): 347-350, link

Stobart J.L.*, Ferrari K.D.*, Barrett M.J.P., Stobart M.J. Looser Z.J., Saab A.S., Weber B., 2018, Long-term in vivo calcium imaging of astrocytes reveals distinct cellular compartment responses to sensory stimulation. Cerebral Cortex, 28(1), 184-198, link (* = contributed equally).


Barros L.F., Bolaños J.P., Bonvento G., Bouzier-Sore A.K., Brown A., Hirrlinger J., Kasparov S., Kirchhoff F., Murphy A.N., Pellerin L., Robinson M.B., Weber B. (2017). Current Technical Approaches to Brain Energy Metabolism. Glia, 66:1138-1159, link

Esipova, T.V., Rivera-Jacquez, H.J., Weber, B., Masunov, A.E., Vinogradov, S.A. (2017). Stabilizing g‐states in centrosymmetric tetrapyrroles: Two-photon-absorbing porphyrins with bright phosphorescence. Journal of Physical Chemistry 121(33), 6243–6255, link.

Schmid, F., Barrett, M.J.P., Jenny, P., Weber, B., 2017, Vascular density and distribution in neocortex. NeuroImage,197:792-805 link.

Becker, R., Buck, A., Casella, C., Dissertori, G., Fischer, J., Howard, A., Ito, M., Khateri, P., Lustermann, W., Oliver, J.F., Röser, U., Warnock, G., Weber, B., 2017, The SAFIR experiment: Concept, status and perspectives. NIMA 845(1), 648-651, link.

Schmid, F., Tsai, P., Kleinfeld, D., Jenny, P., Weber, B., 2017, Depth-Dependent Flow and Pressure Characteristics in Cortical Microvascular Networks. PLoS Computational Biology 13(2), e1005392, link.

Lücker A., Secomb T.W., Weber B., Jenny P., 2017, The relative influence of hematocrit and red blood cell velocity on oxygen transport from capillaries to tissue. Microcirculation 24(3) e12337, link.


Esipova T.V., Rivera-Jacquez H.J, Weber B., Masunov A.E., Vinogradov S.A., 2016, Two-Photon Absorbing Phosphorescent Metalloporphyrins: Effects of π-Extension and Peripheral Substitution. Journal of the American Chemical Society 138(48), 15648–15662, link.

Musall S., Haiss F., Weber B., and von der Behrens W., 2016, Deviant Processing in the Primary Somatosensory Cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 2017 Jan 1;27(1):863-876 link.

Saab A.S., Tzvetavona I.D., Trevisiol A., Baltan S., Dibaj P., Kusch K., Möbius W., Goetze B., Jahn H.M., Huang W., Steffens H., Schomburg E.D., Pérez-Samartín A., Pérez-Cerdá F., Bakhtiari D., Matute C., Löwel S., Griesinger C., Hirrlinger J., Kirchhoff F., Nave K.-A., 2016, Oligodendroglial NMDA Receptors Regulate Glucose Import and Axonal Energy Metabolism. Neuron 91(1), 119–132, link.

Maechler P., Wyss M.T., Elsayed M., Stobart J., Gutierrez R., von Faber-Castell A., Kaelin V., Zuend M., San Martín A., Romero-Gómez I., Baeza-Lehnert F, Lengacher S., Schneider B.L., Aebischer P., Magistretti P.J., Barros L.F., Weber B., 2016, In vivo evidence for a lactate gradient from astrocytes to neurons. Cell Metabolism 23(1), 94-102, link.

Roelcke U.*, Wyss M.T.*, Nowosielski M., Ruda R., Roth P., Hofer S., Galldiks N., Crippa F., Weller M., Soffietti R., 2016, Amino acid positron emission tomography to monitor chemotherapy response and predict seizure control and progression-free survival in WHO grade II gliomas. Neurooncology 18(5), 744-751, link (* = contributed equally).


Mayrhofer J., Haiss F., Haenni D., Weber S., Zuend M., Barrett M., Ferrari K., Maechler P., Saab A., Stobart J., Wyss M., Johannssen H., Osswald H., Palmer L., Revol V., Schuh C.-D., Urban C., Hall A., Larkum M., Rutz-Innerhofer E., Zeilhofer H. U., Ziegler U., and Weber B., 2015, Design and performance of an ultra-flexible two-photon microscope for in vivo research. Biomedical Optics Express 6(11), 4228-4237, link.

Lerchundi R., Fernández-Moncada I., Contreras-Baeza Y., Sotelo-Hitschfeld T., Maechler P., Wyss M.T., Stobart J., Baeza-Lehnert F., Alegría, K., Weber B., Barros L.F., 2015, NH4+ triggers the release of astrocytic lactate via mitochondrial pyruvate shunting. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112, 11090–11095, link.

Castillo X., Rosafio K., Wyss M. T., Drandarov K., Buck A., Pellerin L., Weber B., Hirt L., 2015, A probable dual mode of action for both L- and D-lactate neuroprotection in cerebral ischemia. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism 35, 1561–1569, link.

Mayrhofer, J., Haiss, F., Helmchen, F., Weber, B., 2015, Sparse, reliable, and long-term stable representation of periodic whisker deflections in the mouse barrel cortex. NeuroImage 115, 52-63, link.

Schneider, M. Hirsch, S., Weber, B., Székely, G., Menze, B., 2015, Joint 3-D vessel segmentation and centerline extraction using oblique Hough forests with steerable filters. Medical Image Analysis 19, 220–249, link.

Schmid, F., Reichold, J., Weber, B., Jenny, P., 2015, The impact of capillary dilation on the distribution of red blood cells in artificial networks. American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology 308, H733-H742, link.

Sotelo-Hitschfeld T., Niemeyer M., Maechler P., Ruminot I., Lerchundi R., Wyss M., Stobart J., Fernandez-Moncada I., Valdebenito R., Garrido-Gerther P., Contreras Y., Schneider B., Aebischer P., Lengacher S., San Martin A., LeDouce J., Magistretti P., Bonvento G., Sepulveda F., Weber B., Barros L., 2015, Channel-mediated lactate release by K+-stimulated astrocytes. Journal of Neuroscience 35, 4168 – 4178, link.

Lücker A., Weber B., Jenny P., 2015. A dynamic model of oxygen transport from capillaries to tissue with moving red blood cells. American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology 308, H206-H216, link

Barros L.F., Sierralta J., Weber B., 2015. How doth the little busy bee: unexpected metabolism. Trends in Neuroscience 38, 1-2, link

Weber B., Barros L.F., 2015. The Astrocyte: Powerhouse and Recycling Center., Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol, 7(12). link


Schneider, M., Hirsch, S., Weber, B., Székely, G., Menze, B. H., 2014. TGIF: Topological Gap In-Fill for Vascular Networks. Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention 8674, 89-96. link

Musall S., von der Behrens W., Mayrhofer J.M., Weber B., Helmchen F., Haiss F., 2014. Tactile frequency discrimination is enhanced by circumventing neocortical adaptation. Nature Neuroscience 17, 1567-1573, link


New Book Release:

Optical Imaging of Neocortical Dynamics. Bruno Weber and Fritjof Helmchen eds., Neuromethods, vol. 85, Springer Science+Business Media New York (2014) link

  • Helmchen F., Weber B. Neocortex in the Spotlight: Concepts, Questions, and Methods.(Chapter 1)
  • Grewe B.F., Helmchen F., Kampa B.M.. Two-Photon Imaging of Neuronal Network Dynamics in Neocortex. (Chapter 9)
  • Margolis D.J., Lütcke H., Helmchen F., Weber B., Haiss F. Chronic Two-Photon Imaging of Neural Activity in the Anesthetized and Awake Behaving Rodent. (Chapter 10)


Alf, M.F., Wyss, M.T., Buck, A., Weber, B., Schibli, R., Krämer, S.D., 2013. Quantification of Brain Glucose Metabolism by 18F-FDG PET with Real-Time Arterial and Image-Derived Input Function in Mice. J Nucl Med 54, 132–138. link

Calcinaghi, N., Wyss, M.T., Jolivet, R., Singh, A., Keller, A.L., Winnik, S., Fritschy, J.-M., Buck, A., Matter, C.M., Weber, B., 2013. Multimodal Imaging in Rats Reveals Impaired Neurovascular Coupling in Sustained Hypertension. Stroke 44, 1957–1964. link

Devor, A., Bandettini, P.A., Boas, D.A., Bower, J.M., Buxton, R.B., Cohen, L.B., Dale, A.M., Einevoll, G.T., Fox, P.T., Franceschini, M.A., Friston, K.J., Fujimoto, J.G., Geyer, M.A., Greenberg, J.H., Halgren, E., Hämäläinen, M.S., Helmchen, F., Hyman, B.T., Jasanoff, A., Jernigan, T.L., Judd, L.L., Kim, S.-G., Kleinfeld, D., Kopell, N.J., Kutas, M., Kwong, K.K., Larkum, M.E., Lo, E.H., Magistretti, P.J., Mandeville, J.B., Masliah, E., Mitra, P.P., Mobley, W.C., Moskowitz, M.A., Nimmerjahn, A., Reynolds, J.H., Rosen, B.R., Salzberg, B.M., Schaffer, C.B., Silva, G.A., So, P.T.C., Spitzer, N.C., Tootell, R.B., Van Essen, D.C., Vanduffel, W., Vinogradov, S.A., Wald, L.L., Wang, L.V., Weber, B., Yodh, A.G., 2013. The Challenge of Connecting the Dots in the B.R.A.I.N. Neuron 80, 270–274. link

Ghosh, A., Wyss, M.T., Weber, B., 2013. Somatotopic astrocytic activity in the somatosensory cortex. Glia 61, 601–610. link

Landolt, A., Obrist, D., Wyss, M., Barrett, M., Langer, D., Jolivet, R., Soltysinski, T., Roesgen, T., Weber, B., 2013. Two-photon microscopy with double-circle trajectories for in vivo cerebral blood flow measurements. Experiments in Fluids 54, 1523. link

Mayrhofer, J.M., Skreb, V., Behrens, W. von der, Musall, S., Weber, B., Haiss, F., 2013. Novel two-alternative forced choice paradigm for bilateral vibrotactile whisker frequency discrimination in head-fixed mice and rats. Journal of Neurophysiology 109, 273–284. link

Spescha, R.D., Shi, Y., Wegener, S., Keller, S., Weber, B., Wyss, M.M., Lauinger, N., Tabatabai, G., Paneni, F., Cosentino, F., Hock, C., Weller, M., Nitsch, R.M., Lüscher, T.F., Camici, G.G., 2013. Deletion of the ageing gene p66Shc reduces early stroke size following ischaemia/reperfusion brain injury. Eur Heart J 34, 96–103. link


Hirsch, S., Reichold, J., Schneider, M., Székely, G., Weber, B., 2012. Topology and hemodynamics of the cortical cerebrovascular system. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 32, 952–967. link

Lanz, B., Uffmann, K., Wyss, M.T., Weber, B., Buck, A., Gruetter, R., 2012. A two-compartment mathematical model of neuroglial metabolism using [1-11C] acetate. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 32, 548–559. link

Margolis, D.J., Lütcke, H., Schulz, K., Haiss, F., Weber, B., Kügler, S., Hasan, M.T., Helmchen, F., 2012. Reorganization of cortical population activity imaged throughout long-term sensory deprivation. Nat Neurosci 15, 1539–1546. link

Quednow, B.B., Treyer, V., Hasler, F., Dörig, N., Wyss, M.T., Burger, C., Rentsch, K.M., Westera, G., Schubiger, P.A., Buck, A., Vollenweider, F.X., 2012. Assessment of serotonin release capacity in the human brain using dexfenfluramine challenge and [18F]altanserin positron emission tomography. NeuroImage 59, 3922–3932. link

Schneider, M., Reichold, J., Weber, B., Székely, G., Hirsch, S., 2012. Tissue metabolism driven arterial tree generation. Medical Image Analysis, Special Issue on the 2011 Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention 16, 1397–1414. link


Brodersen, K.H., Haiss, F., Ong, C.S., Jung, F., Tittgemeyer, M., Buhmann, J.M., Weber, B., Stephan, K.E., 2011. Model-based feature construction for multivariate decoding. NeuroImage, Multivariate Decoding and Brain Reading 56, 601–615. link

Calcinaghi, N., Jolivet, R., Wyss, M.T., Ametamey, S.M., Gasparini, F., Buck, A., Weber, B., 2011. Metabotropic glutamate receptor mGluR5 is not involved in the early hemodynamic response. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism 31, e1–e10. link

Keller, A.L., Schüz, A., Logothetis, N.K., Weber, B., 2011. Vascularization of Cytochrome Oxidase-Rich Blobs in the Primary Visual Cortex of Squirrel and Macaque Monkeys. J. Neurosci. 31, 1246–1253. link

Rasmussen, P., Wyss, M.T., Lundby, C., 2011. Cerebral glucose and lactate consumption during cerebral activation by physical activity in humans. FASEB J 25, 2865–2873. link

Wyss, M.T., Jolivet, R., Buck, A., Magistretti, P.J., Weber, B., 2011. In Vivo Evidence for Lactate as a Neuronal Energy Source. Journal of Neuroscience 31, 7477–7485. link

Wyss, M.T., Magistretti, P.J., Buck, A., Weber, B., 2011. Labeled acetate as a marker of astrocytic metabolism. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 31, 1668–1674. link


Bosshard, S.C., Baltes, C., Wyss, M.T., Mueggler, T., Weber, B., Rudin, M., 2010. Assessment of brain responses to innocuous and noxious electrical forepaw stimulation in mice using BOLD fMRI. PAIN 151, 655–663. link

Burger, C., Deschwanden, A., Ametamey, S., Johayem, A., Mancosu, B., Wyss, M., Hasler, G., Buck, A., 2010. Evaluation of a bolus/infusion protocol for 11C-ABP688, a PET tracer for mGluR5. Nuclear Medicine and Biology 37, 845–851. link

Ghosh, A., Haiss, F., Sydekum, E., Schneider, R., Gullo, M., Wyss, M.T., Mueggler, T., Baltes, C., Rudin, M., Weber, B., Schwab, M.E., 2010. Rewiring of hindlimb corticospinal neurons after spinal cord injury. Nat Neurosci 13, 97–104. link

Jolivet, R., Allaman, I., Pellerin, L., Magistretti, P.J., Weber, B., 2010. Comment on recent modeling studies of astrocyte-neuron metabolic interactions. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism 30, 1982–1986. link

Obrist, D., Weber, B., Buck, A., Jenny, P., 2010. Red blood cell distribution in simplified capillary networks. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 368, 2897–2918. link

Skipetrov, S.E., Peuser, J., Cerbino, R., Zakharov, P., Weber, B., Scheffold, F., 2010. Noise in laser speckle correlation and imaging techniques. Opt. Express 18, 14519–14534. link


Ghosh, A., Sydekum, E., Haiss, F., Peduzzi, S., Zörner, B., Schneider, R., Baltes, C., Rudin, M., Weber, B., Schwab, M.E., 2009. Functional and Anatomical Reorganization of the Sensory-Motor Cortex after Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury in Adult Rats. J. Neurosci. 29, 12210–12219. link

Haiss, F., Jolivet, R., Wyss, M.T., Reichold, J., Braham, N.B., Scheffold, F., Krafft, M.P., Weber, B., 2009. Improved in vivo two-photon imaging after blood replacement by perfluorocarbon. The Journal of Physiology 587, 3153–3158. link

Jolivet, R., Magistretti, P.J., Weber, B., 2009. Deciphering neuron-glia compartmentalization in cortical energy metabolism. Frontiers in Neuroenergetics 1, 4. link

Reichold, J., Stampanoni, M., Lena Keller, A., Buck, A., Jenny, P., Weber, B., 2009. Vascular graph model to simulate the cerebral blood flow in realistic vascular networks. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism 29, 1429–1443. link

Schneider, P., Krucker, T., Meyer, E., Ulmann-Schuler, A., Weber, B., Stampanoni, M., Müller, R., 2009. Simultaneous 3D visualization and quantification of murine bone and bone vasculature using micro-computed tomography and vascular replica. Microsc. Res. Tech. 72, 690–701. link

Wyss, M., Hofer, S., Bruehlmeier, M., Hefti, M., Uhlmann, C., Bärtschi, E., Buettner, U.W., Roelcke, U., 2009. Early metabolic responses in temozolomide treated low-grade glioma patients. J Neurooncol 95, 87–93. link

Wyss, M.T., Obrist, N.M., Haiss, F., Eckert, R., Stanley, R., Burger, C., Buck, A., Weber, B., 2009. A beta-scintillator for surface measurements of radiotracer kinetics in the intact rodent cortex. NeuroImage 48, 339–347. link

Wyss, M.T., Weber, B., Treyer, V., Heer, S., Pellerin, L., Magistretti, P.J., Buck, A., 2009. Stimulation-induced increases of astrocytic oxidative metabolism in rats and humans investigated with 1-11C-acetate. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism 29, 44–56. link

Zakharov, P., Völker, A.C., Wyss, M.T., Haiss, F., Calcinaghi, N., Zunzunegui, C., Buck, A., Scheffold, F., Weber, B., 2009. Dynamic laser speckle imaging of cerebral blood flow. Opt. Express 17, 13904–13917. link


Weber, B., Keller, A.L., Reichold, J., Logothetis, N.K., 2008. The Microvascular System of the Striate and Extrastriate Visual Cortex of the Macaque. Cerebral Cortex 18, 2318–2330.


Treyer V., Streffer J., Wyss M.T., Bettio A., Ametamey S.M., Fischer U., Schmidt M., Gasparini F., Hock C. and Buck A., 2007. Evaluation of the metabotropic glutamate receptor subtype 5 using PET and 11C-ABP688, assessment of methods, Journal of Nuclear Medicine 48, 1207-1215, link.

Ferezou, I., Haiss, F., Gentet, L.J., Aronoff, R., Weber, B., Petersen, C.C.H., 2007. Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Cortical Sensorimotor Integration in Behaving Mice. Neuron 56, 907–923. link.

Smirnakis, S.M., Schmid, M.C., Weber, B., Tolias, A.S., Augath, M., Logothetis, N.K., 2007. Spatial specificity of BOLD versus cerebral blood volume fMRI for mapping cortical organization. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 27, 1248–1261. link.

Wyss, M.T., Ametamey, S.M., Treyer, V., Bettio, A., Blagoev, M., Kessler, L.J., Burger, C., Weber, B., Schmidt, M., Gasparini, F., Buck, A., 2007. Quantitative evaluation of 11C-ABP688 as PET ligand for the measurement of the metabotropic glutamate receptor subtype 5 using autoradiographic studies and a beta-scintillator. NeuroImage 35, 1086–1092. link.

Wyss, M.T., Spaeth, N., Biollaz, G., Pahnke, J., Alessi, P., Trachsel, E., Treyer, V., Weber, B., Neri, D., Buck, A., 2007. Uptake of 18F-Fluorocholine, 18F-FET, and 18F-FDG in C6 Gliomas and Correlation with 131I-SIP(L19), a Marker of Angiogenesis. J Nucl Med 48, 608–614. link.

Wyss M.T., Hofer S., Hefti M., Bärtschi E., Uhlmann C., Treyer V. and Roelcke U., 2007. Spatial heterogeneity of low-grade gliomas at the capillary level. A PET study on tumor blood flow and amino acid uptake, Journal of Nuclear Medicine 48, 1047-1052, link.

Roelcke U., Wyss M., Bärtschi E., Hofer S., 2007. Metabolic deactivation of low-grade glioma during chemotherapy, Journal of Neurology, 254, 668-669, link.

Von Lukowicz T., Silacci M., Wyss M.T., Trachsel E., Lohmann C., Buck A., Lüscher T.F., Neri D. and Matter C.M., 2007. The human antibody against the C Domain of Tenascin-C images murine atherosclerotic plaques ex vivo, Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 48, 582-587, link.

Ametamey S.M., Treyer V., Streffer J., Wyss M.T., Schmidt M., Blagoev M., Hintermann S., Auberson Y., Gasparini F., Fischer U.C. and Buck A., 2007. Human PET Studies of Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor Subtype 5 with 11C-ABP688, Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 48, 247-252.

Zappe, A.C., Reichold, J., Burger, C., Weber, B., Buck, A., Pfeuffer, J., Logothetis, N.K., 2007. Quantification of cerebral blood flow in nonhuman primates using arterial spin labeling and a two-compartment model. Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Proceedings of the International School on Magnetic Resonance and Brain Function Proceedings of the International School on Magnetic Resonance and Brain Function 25, 775–783, link.

Wyss M.T., Honer M., Schubiger P.A. and Ametamey S.M., 2006, NanoPET imaging of [18F]Fluoromisonidazole uptake in experimental mouse tumours, European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 33, 311-318, link.


Knoch, D., Treyer, V., Regard, M., Müri, R.M., Buck, A., Weber, B., 2006. Lateralized and frequency-dependent effects of prefrontal rTMS on regional cerebral blood flow. NeuroImage 31, 641–648, link.

Ametamey S.M., Kessler L.J., Honer M., Wyss M.T., Buck A., Hintermann S., Auberson Y.P., Gasparini F. and Schubiger P.A., 2006. Radiosynthesis and preclinical evaluation of 11C ABP688 as a probe for imaging the metabotropic glutamate receptor subtype 5, Journal of Nuclear Medicine 47, 698-705.

Matter, C.M., Wyss, M.T., Meier, P., Späth, N., Lukowicz, T. von, Lohmann, C., Weber, B., Molina, A.R. de, Lacal, J.C., Ametamey, S.M., Schulthess, G.K. von, Lüscher, T.F., Kaufmann, P.A., Buck, A., 2006. 18F-Choline Images Murine Atherosclerotic Plaques Ex Vivo. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26, 584–589. link

Murayama, Y., Weber, B., Saleem, K.S., Augath, M., Logothetis, N.K., 2006. Tracing neural circuits in vivo with Mn-enhanced MRI. Magnetic Resonance Imaging 24, 349–358. link

Spaeth, N., Wyss, M.T., Pahnke, J., Biollaz, G., Lutz, A., Goepfert, K., Westera, G., Treyer, V., Weber, B., Buck, A., 2006. Uptake of 18F-fluorocholine, 18F-fluoro-ethyl-L-tyrosine and 18F-fluoro-2-deoxyglucose in F98 gliomas in the rat. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 33, 673–682. link

Spaeth, N., Wyss, M.T., Pahnke, J., Biollaz, G., Trachsel, E., Drandarov, K., Treyer, V., Weber, B., Neri, D., Buck, A., 2006. Radioimmunotherapy targeting the extra domain B of fibronectin in C6 rat gliomas: a preliminary study about the therapeutic efficacy of iodine-131-labeled SIP(L19). Nuclear Medicine and Biology 33, 661–666. link

Zakharov, P., Völker, A., Buck, A., Weber, B., Scheffold, F., 2006. Quantitative modeling of laser speckle imaging. Opt. Lett. 31, 3465–3467. link


Völker, A., Zakharov, P., Weber, B., Buck, F., Scheffold, F., 2005. Laser speckle imaging with an active noise reduction scheme. Opt. Express 13, 9782–9787. link

Wang, Y., Kilic, E., Kilic, Ü., Weber, B., Bassetti, C.L., Marti, H.H., Hermann, D.M., 2005. VEGF overexpression induces post-ischaemic neuroprotection, but facilitates haemodynamic steal phenomena. Brain 128, 52–63. link

Weber, B., Treyer, V., Oberholzer, N., Jaermann, T., Boesiger, P., Brugger, P., Regard, M., Buck, A., Savazzi, S., Marzi, C.A., 2005. Attention and Interhemispheric Transfer: A Behavioral and fMRI Study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 17, 113–123. link


Spaeth, N., Wyss, M.T., Weber, B., Scheidegger, S., Lutz, A., Verwey, J., Radovanovic, I., Pahnke, J., Wild, D., Westera, G., Weishaupt, D., Hermann, D.M., Kaser-Hotz, B., Aguzzi, A., Buck, A., 2004. Uptake of 18F-Fluorocholine, 18F-Fluoroethyl-l-Tyrosine, and 18F-FDG in Acute Cerebral Radiation Injury in the Rat: Implications for Separation of Radiation Necrosis from Tumor Recurrence. J Nucl Med 45, 1931–1938.

Weber, B., Burger, C., Wyss, M.T., von Schulthess, G.K., Scheffold, F., Buck, A., 2004. Optical imaging of the spatiotemporal dynamics of cerebral blood flow and oxidative metabolism in the rat barrel cortex. European Journal of Neuroscience 20, 2664–2670. link

Weber, B., Westera, G., Treyer, V., Burger, C., Khan, N., Buck, A., 2004. Constant-Infusion H215O PET and Acetazolamide Challenge in the Assessment of Cerebral Perfusion Status. J Nucl Med 45, 1344–1350.

Wyss, M.T., Honer, M., Späth, N., Gottschalk, J., Ametamey, S.M., Weber, B., von Schulthess, G.K., Buck, A., Kaim, A.H., 2004. Influence of ceftriaxone treatment on FDG uptake—an in vivo [18F]-fluorodeoxyglucose imaging study in soft tissue infections in rats. Nuclear Medicine and Biology 31, 875–882. link

Wyss, M.T., Weber, B., Honer, M., Späth, N., Ametamey, S.M., Westera, G., Bode, B., Kaim, A.H., Buck, A., 2004. 18F-choline in experimental soft tissue infection assessed with autoradiography and high-resolution PET. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31, 312–316. link


Henke, K., Treyer, V., Weber, B., Nitsch, R.M., Hock, C., Wieser, H.G., Buck, A., 2003. Functional neuroimaging predicts individual memory outcome after amygdalohippocampectomy. NeuroReport 14, 1197–1202.

Weber, B., Späth, N., Wyss, M., Wild, D., Burger, C., Stanley, R., Buck, A., 2003. Quantitative Cerebral Blood Flow Measurements in the Rat Using a Beta-Probe and H215O. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 23, 1455–1460. link


Kaim, A.H., Weber, B., Kurrer, M.O., Gottschalk, J., von Schulthess, G.K., Buck, A., 2002. Autoradiographic Quantification of 18F-FDG Uptake in Experimental Soft-Tissue Abscesses in Rats. Radiology 223, 446–451. link

Kaim, A.H., Weber, B., Kurrer, M.O., Westera, G., Schweitzer, A., Gottschalk, J., Schulthess, G.K. von, Buck, A., 2002. 18F-FDG and 18F-FET uptake in experimental soft tissue infection. Eur J Nucl Med 29, 648–654. link

Weber, B., Burger, C., Biro, P., Buck, A., 2002. A femoral arteriovenous shunt facilitates arterial whole blood sampling in animals. Eur J Nucl Med 29, 319–323. link