Welcome to the Eskandar Lab at Massachusetts General
Hospital, housed in the Nayef Al-Rodhan Laboratories for Cellular Neurosurgery and Neurosurgical Technology.
This site is dedicated to the field of neurophysiology in both humans and other primates.
Main areas of lab interest:
- Understanding the role of the anterior striatum in learning novel stimulus - response mappings
- Investigating dopamine regulation in the striatum during
behavior and learning
- Researching the role of subthalamic nucleus and the globus pallidus interna in movement control in Parkinsonian patients undergoing surgery for deep brain stimulation
Emad N. Eskandar, MD
Professor in Neurosurgery
Harvard Medical School
Director, Stereotactic and
Director, Cingulotomy Assessment Unit, Epilepsy Surgery Unit, and Movement Disorders Center