Improving the longevity and stability of neural implants through bio-material strategies.
Computational motor control and motor learning
Evaluating risk factors (such as stress and cannabinoid exposure during adolescence) for schizophrenia development
Study of Microcircuit of Somatostatin expressing interneuron in barrel cortex
Info theoretic guidance for BCI design, and info flows in neural circuits
Understanding neural basis of itch in the spinal cord.
Human sensory neuroscience; specifically cortical excitation in sensory cortices to sensory stimuli that can be exacerbated by neurological and psychiatric conditions.
Exploring the circuits and mechanism of allodynia and hyperalgesia at spinal dorsal horn.
Social environment, sleep, and neurobehavioral risk factors for adolescent depression
Discovering biological markers related to risk for mood disorders using neuroimaging techniques.
Understanding the contributions of adrenergic receptor activation and the immune system in the sensitization of dural peripheral afferents, those sensory neurons thought to contribute to the pain associated with migraine.