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P. Ken Rose PhD
 P. Ken Rose
Emeritus Professor
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Faculty Bio

Input/output properties of spinal neurons Motoneurons represent the final link between the central nervous system and the effectors of movement, skeletal muscles. The responses of these neurons are governed by a unique set of properties based on the structure of the tree and the distribution of synapses, transporters, receptors, and voltage-dependent channels on the tree. Our goal is to determine the role of these properties in the millisecond-to-millisecond and minute-to-minute activity of motoneurons in health and the consequences of trauma caused by peripheral nerve damage or spinal cord injury to motoneurons and propriospinal interneurons.

Research Interests

Computational properties of spinal neurons and the plasticity of neuronal polarity following axonal injuries