Samantha R. Summerson

Samantha R. Summerson (M'14) received the B.A. degree with honors in applied mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA, in 2006, the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Rice University, Houston, TX, USA, in 2010 and 2014, respectively. She currently has a postdoctoral position at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research interests include deep brain stimulation, movement disorders, information theory, and signal processing.

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Characterizing Motor and Cognitive Effects Associated With Deep Brain Stimulation in the GPi of Hemi-Parkinsonian Rats
Abstract The globus pallidus internus (GPi) is the main output nucleus of the basal ganglia, which is associated with a variety of functions including motor performance and cognition. The GPi is one of the primary targets of deep brain stimulation (DBS)... Read more