New York Medical College

Jonathan A. N. Fisher, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physiology
Department of Physiology

Ganesh Gunasekaran, M.D.




Department of Physiology
Basic Sciences Building
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY 10595



Professional Interests:

Sensory Neuroscience
Neural Engineering
Biomedical Optics
Traumatic Brain Injury
Migraine Headache
Neuroimaging Data Visualization

Education Profile:

Post Graduate Studies:
♦ 2007 – 2013 Postdoctoral Fellow
The Rockefeller University (A. J. Hudspeth, mentor)

Graduate Degree:
♦ 2007 - Ph.D. Physics
University of Pennsylvania (Arjun G. Yodh, mentor)

Undergraduate Institution:
♦ 2000 – B.A. (with Honors) Physics & Astronomy
University of Pennsylvania

Selected Bibliography:

J. A. N. Fisher, F. Nin, T. Reichenbach, R. Uthaiah, A. J. Hudspeth. 2012. The spatial pattern of cochlear amplification. Neuron 76(5): 989-997

F. Nin, T. Reichenbach, J. A. N. Fisher, A. J. Hudspeth. 2012. The contribution of active hair-bundle motility to nonlinear amplification in the mammalian cochlea. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA 109(51): 21076-21080.

J. A. N. Fisher, L. Kowalik, A. J. Hudspeth. 2011. Imaging electrical resonance in hair cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA 108(4): 1651-1656.

J. A. N. Fisher, K. Susumu, M. Therien, A. G. Yodh. 2009. One- and two-photon absorption of highly conjugated multiporphyrin systems in the two-photon Soret transition region. Journal of Chemical Physics 130(13):134506

J. A. N. Fisher, J. R. Barchi, C. G. Welle, G-H. Kim, P. Kosterin, A. L. Obaid, A. G. Yodh, D. Contreras, B. M. Salzberg. 2008. Two-photon excitation of potentiometric probes enables optical recording of action potentials from individual mammalian nerve terminals in situ. Journal of Neurophysiology 99: 1545-1553.

J. A. N. Fisher, V. A. Marchenko, A. G. Yodh, R. F. Rogers. 2005. Spatiotemporal activity patterns during respiratory rhythmogenesis in the rat ventrolateral medulla. Journal of Neurophysiology 95: 1982-1991.

J. A. N. Fisher, E. F. Civillico, D. Contreras, A. G. Yodh. 2004. In vivo fluorescence microscopy of neuronal activity in three dimensions by use of voltage-sensitive dyes. Optics Letters 29(1): 71-73.

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