Department of Neurobiology

Picard, Nathalie
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Neurobiology
University of Pittsburgh
4072 Biomedical Science Tower 3
3501 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3301
Tel: 412-648-9052
Fax: 412-383-9061


Functional anatomy of the cortical motor areas in primates

Motor learning

Plasticity of the motor system


Sample Publications:

Inactivation of the Dorsal Premotor Area Disrupts Internally Generated, But Not Visually Guided, Sequential Movements.
Ohbayashi M, Picard N, Strick PL.
J Neurosci. 2016 Feb 10;36(6):1971-6.

Extended practice of a motor skill is associated with reduced metabolic activity in M1.
Picard N, Matsuzaka Y, Strick PL.
Nat Neurosci. 2013 Sep;16(9):1340-7.

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