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Research Interests

Neurobiology of the mammalian spinal cord

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Washington

… → 1986

Research interests

  • Cellular Electrophysiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Movement Control
  • Neuroscience

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Grants 2000 2024

Motor Neurons
Guanosine Triphosphate
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Mitochondria
Mortality
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Injuries
Electric Stimulation
Axons
Muscles
Electric Stimulation
Axons
Spinal Cord Injuries
Electrodes
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Muscles
Motor Neurons
Human Body
Electrodes
Musculoskeletal System

Research Output 1984 2019

2 Citations (Scopus)

5-HT1D receptors inhibit the monosynaptic stretch reflex by modulating C-fiber activity

Lucas-Osma, A. M., Li, Y., Murray, K., Lin, S., Black, S., Stephens, M. J., Ahn, A. H., Heckman, C., Fenrich, K. K., Fouad, K. & Bennett, D. J., May 1 2019, In : Journal of neurophysiology. 121, 5, p. 1591-1608 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Receptor, Serotonin, 5-HT1D
Monosynaptic Reflex
Stretch Reflex
Unmyelinated Nerve Fibers
Serotonin

Changes in motor unit discharge patterns following strength training

Kim, E. H., Hassan, A. S. & Heckman, C., Jul 15 2019, In : Journal of Physiology. 597, 14, p. 3509-3510 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Neurophysiological Recruitment
Resistance Training
Muscle Strength

Exogenous neuromodulation of spinal neurons induces beta-band coherence during self-sustained discharge of hind limb motor unit populations

Thompson, C. K., Johnson, M. D., Negro, F., Mcpherson, L. M., Farina, D. & Heckman, C. J., Oct 1 2019, In : Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985). 127, 4, p. 1034-1041 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor Neurons
Extremities
Methoxamine
Neurons
Population

Hyperexcitability precedes motoneuron loss in the Smn2B/- mouse model of spinal muscular atrophy

Quinlan, K. A., Reedich, E. J., Arnold, W. D., Puritz, A. C., Cavarsan, C. F., Heckman, C. J. & DiDonato, C. J., Oct 1 2019, In : Journal of neurophysiology. 122, 4, p. 1297-1311 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Motor Neurons
Electrophysiology
Action Potentials
Cell Death
3 Citations (Scopus)

Locomotor-related V3 interneurons initiate and coordinate muscles spasms after spinal cord injury

Lin, S., Li, Y., Lucas-Osma, A. M., Hari, K., Stephens, M. J., Singla, R., Heckman, C., Zhang, Y., Fouad, K., Fenrich, K. K. & Bennett, D. J., Apr 1 2019, In : Journal of neurophysiology. 121, 4, p. 1352-1367 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spasm
Interneurons
Spinal Cord Injuries
Neurons
Optogenetics