Neurophysiology

Faculty in this Research Group

Respiration related regulation of the upper airway musculature Cardio-respiratory interactions Sleep disordered breathing Techniques for detecting respiratory stability

Effects of environmental stress on animal physiology and behavior; Efficacy of energy healing in changing physiological measures; Use of Biofeedback with Parkinsons' patients, athletes and children.

Renal and neural mechanisms mediating cardiovascular health and disease

Shaowen Bao, PhD

Auditory development, perception, learning and disorders.

Neurophysiology, visual processing, synaptic physiology, inhibition.

Neural control of respiratory muscles; control of breathing during sleep; influence of prenatal nicotine exposure on the respiratory control system.

Sensorimotor neurophysiology, motor control, neuroprosthetics.

The neural basis of emotion and social behavior.

2007: Promoting biotechnology issues in Arizona (laboratory closed down 2006)

Neural control of multi-joint movements.

Microscopic imaging and spectroscopy; metabolism and stimulus-response coupling in muscle and insulin-secreting cells.

1959-2006 experimental research was largely on the properties of the segmental motor control system (motoneurons, motor units, muscle receptors, and their central actions).