Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Physiology

Lee E Miller, PhD

Lee E Miller, PhD

Professor of Physiology/Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Contact

312-503-8677

Ward Building Room 5-315
303 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611

lm( at )northwestern.edu

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Education and Certification

PhD: Northwestern University, Physiology (1990)
Postdoctoral Fellowship: University of Nijmegen (1992)

Interests

Description of Interests

The three fundamental goals of my research are the following: 1) To understand the nature of the brain's own signals -- the "language" in which movement commands are expressed by neurons in the central nervous system. 2) To understand the mechanisms by which these signals are produced -- the nature of the connections among networks of neurons, and the transformations that occur in the signals as they propagate throughout these networks. 3) To develop applications of these basic principles that could be of therapeutic value to human patients. Much of this work is done in collaboration with students and faculty from the Biomedical Engineering Department and the Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program (NUIN).

Interests (Keywords)

Movement Control; Neural Engineering; Neuroscience; Spinal Cord Injury

Research and Publications

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