Leventhal Daniel

Leventhal Daniel, M.D, P.hD.

Past seminar at Sagol School of Neuroscience: 03.05.2015

 Research topic:

  • Cortical-basal ganglia-thalamic interactions
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Dystonia

Research methods:

  • in vivo electrophysiology
  • optogenetics
  • rodent behavioral testing

Projects in the lab include:

  1. studies of BG-recipient (motor) thalamus physiology during choice tasks
  2. automated kinematic analysis of rodent skilled reaching
  3. striatal and cortical physiology during motor skill learning
  4. optogenetic dissection of the role of dopamine in motor skill acquisition and performance