Central Control of Movement

Sensory-motor integration and neural prosthetics
The pathogenesis of diseases associated with movement disorders and the development of novel therapeutic approaches.
Cortical mechanisms of memory, attention, and spatial representation in primates.
Neural control of coordinated oculomotor and skeletomotor movements.
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.
Neurophysiology of basal ganglia-cortical networks in health and disease.
Vestibular influences on autonomic control and navigation.