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Apostolos P Georgopoulos

Apostolos Georgopoulos


Apostolos P Georgopoulos



Regents Professor, McKnight Presidential Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience, American Legion Brain Sciences Chair, Professor of Neuroscience, Neurology, and Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School; Director, Center for Cognitive Sciences, University of Minnesota; Director, Brain Sciences Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis

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There are three major goals of our research: First, to elucidate the neural mechanisms underlying motor control and cognitive processing; second, to develop functional brain biomarkers for various brain diseases; and third, to understand the workings of developing cortical networks. For the first aim, we pursue experimental psychological studies, neurophysiological recordings, functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at high fields (3, 4 and 7 Tesla), magnetoencephalography (MEG), and neural network modeling (using a supercomputer). For the second aim, we use MEG. And for the third aim, we record electrical activity from embryonic cortical cell cultures using multielectrode arrays.

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