Autonomic Regulation, Viscerosensation and Neuroendocrinology

Mechanisms of post-traumatic memory deficits, models of traumatic brain injury, and functional outcomes.
Developing a better understanding of the molecular mechanisms by which synaptic vesicles dynamically load, retain and release neurotransmitters such as dopamine and how these processes contribute to neuropsychiatric illnesses
Imaging neuroscience studies of stressful experiences and cardiovascular disease risk.
Peripheral mechanisms of pain.
Neurobiology of nausea and vomiting.
Synaptic computation and neuromodulation in catecholaminergic neurons
Using in vivo 2- & 3- photon imaging and electrophysiology to study brain computer interfaces
Molecular mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases.
Signal transduction pathways in glioma growth, molecular markers of glioma prognosis.
Central neural control of the autonomic nervous system and cardiovascular function; neurobiology of nicotine pharmacology.
Vestibular influences on autonomic control and navigation.