The Cerebellum's Secrets: A Profile of Kamran Khodakhah

Kamran Khodakhah, Ph.D., who designed his own laboratory tools to study rat brains as a Ph.D. student, is profiled in a feature on his life and body of research, including recent key findings about the cerebellum’s role in addiction and behavior. Dr. Khodakhah is professor and chair of the Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience at Einstein and Montefiore.


The Cerebellum is Your “Little Brain”—And it Does Some Pretty Big Things

Research led by Kamran Khodakhah, Ph.D., proves for the first time that the cerebellum—long thought to be mainly involved in motor coordination—helps control addictive and social behavior. Dr. Khodakhah is professor and chair of the Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience at Einstein and Montefiore.

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