Central Control of Movement

Sensory-motor integration and neural prosthetics
Pathogenesis of Parkinson's diseases and progressive supranuclear palsy; development of novel neuroprotective strategies based on the underlying molecular pathophysiology.
Cortical mechanisms of memory, attention, and spatial representation in primates.
Neural signatures of action and cognition
Organization of motor & sensory cortex in primates
Neural circuits in the basal ganglia involved in motor control and disease
Mechanisms of neurodegeneration and neuroprotection in Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases.
Cortical mechanisms of cognition in primates.
Cerebral basis for volitional movement and cortical neural prosthetics.
CNS circuits of motor and cognitive functions; motor skill acquisition and retention; functional imaging.
Functions of the neural circuits that underpin motor performance and skill learning. Neural circuit dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease. Neuromodulation. Deep brain stimulation.
Restoration of voluntary movement after neurological injury.
Vestibular influences on autonomic control and navigation.