Selected publications:

  • Arizono M, Panatier A, Krishna Inavalli VGG, Pfeiffer T, Angibaud J, Stobart J, Bellocchio L, Marsicano G, Mikoshiba K, Oliet SHR, Weber B, Nägerl UV. Structural basis of astrocytic Ca2+ signals at tripartite synapses. 2020. Nature Communications. Accepted.
  • Zuend M, Saab AS, Wyss MT, Ferrari KD, Stobart J, Barros FL, Weber B. Arousal-induced cortical activity triggers lactate release from astrocytes. 2020. Nature Metabolism. 2, 179-191.
  • Baeza-Lehnert F, Saab A, Gutiérrez R, Larenas V, Díaz E, Horn M, Hösli L, Stobart J, Hirrlinger J, Weber B, Barros LF. Non-canonical control of neuronal energy status by the Na+ pump. 2019. Cell Metabolism. 29(3):668-680.e4.
  • Stobart JL, Ferrari KD, Barrett MJP, Glueck C, Stobart MJ, Zuend M, Weber B. (2018). Cortical circuit activity evokes rapid astrocyte calcium signals on a similar time scale to neurons. Neuron. 98(4): 726-735.
  • Stobart JL , Ferrari KD, Barrett MJP, Stobart MJ, Looser ZJ, Saab AS, Weber B. (2018). Long-term in vivo calcium imaging of astrocytes reveals distinct cellular compartment responses to sensory stimulation. Cerebral Cortex. 28: 184-198.
  • Barrett MJP, Ferrari KD, Stobart JL, Holub M, Weber B. (2018). CHIPS: an extensible toolbox for cellular and hemodynamic two-photon image analysis. Neuroinformatics. 16(1): 145-147.
  • Schlegel F, Sych Y, Schröter A, Stobart J, Weber B, Helmchen F, Rudin M. (2018). Fiber-optic implant for simultaneous fluorescence-based calcium recordings and BOLD fMRI in mice. Nature Protocols. 13(5): 840-855.
  • Mächler P, Wyss MT, 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 BL, Aebischer P, Magistretti PJ, Barros LF, Weber B. (2016). In vivo evidence for a lactate gradient from astrocytes to neurons. Cell Metabolism. 23(1): 94-102.
  • Sotelo-Hitschfeld T, Niemeyer MI, Mächler P, Ruminot I, Lerchundi R, Wyss MT, Stobart J, Fernández-Moncada I, Valdebenito R, Garrido-Gerter P, Contreras-Baeza Y, Schneider BL, Aebischer P, Lengacher S, San Martín A, Le Douce J, Bonvento G, Magistretti PJ, Sepúlveda FV, Weber B, Barros LF. (2015). Channel-mediated lactate release by K⁺-stimulated astrocytes. The Journal of Neuroscience. 35(10): 4168-78.
  • Mayrhofer JM, Haiss F, Haenni D, Weber S, Zuend M, Barrett MJP, Ferrari KD, Maechler P, Saab AS, Stobart JL, Wyss MT, Johannssen H, Osswald H, Palmer LM, Revol V, Schuh CD, Urban C, Hall A, Larkum ME, Rutz-Innerhofer E, Zeilhofer HU, Ziegler U, Weber B. (2015). Design and performance of an ultra-flexible two-photon microscope for in vivo research. Biomedical Optics Express. 6(11): 4228-37.
  • Lerchundi R, Fernández-Moncada I, Contreras-Baeza Y, Sotelo-Hitschfeld T, Mächler P, Wyss MT, Stobart J, Baeza-Lehnert F, Alegría K, Weber B, Barros LF. (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(35): 11090-5.
  • Stobart JL, Anderson CM. (2013). Multifunctional role of astrocytes as gatekeepers of neuronal energy supply. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 7(38): 1-21.
  • LeMaistre Stobart JL , Lu L , Anderson HD , Mori H , Anderson CM. (2013). Astrocyte-induced cortical vasodilation is mediated by D-serine and endothelial nitric oxide synthase. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110(8): 3149-54.
  • LeMaistre JL, Sanders S, Stobart MJ, Lu LL, Anderson HD, Anderson CM. 2012. Co-activation of NMDA receptors by glutamate and D-serine indces dilation of isolated middle cerebral arteries. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 32(3): 537-47.
  • LeMaistre JL, Anderson CM. 2009. Custom astrocyte-mediated vasomotor responses to neuronal energy demand. Genome Biology 10(2): 209.
  • Gliddon CM, Shao Z, LeMaistre JL, Anderson CM. 2008 Cellular distribution of the neutral amino acid transporter subtype ASCT2 in mouse brain. Journal of Neurochemistry. 108(2): 372-83.