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Dr Nadia Cerminara

Dr Nadia Cerminara

Dr Nadia Cerminara
B.Sc.Hons (Monash), Ph.D.(Monash)

Research Fellow

Area of research

Sensorimotor processing and movement control

Office E37
Biomedical Sciences Building,
University Walk, Bristol BS8 1TD
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+44 (0) 117 331 1953


My overall research interest has been to understand the neural mechanisms that underlie the role of the control of movement. This includes the role of the cerebellum, motor cortex and basal ganglia. Using an in vivo systems level approach, a key aim of my work is to determine the sensorimotor information processing that occurs in motor circuits during the performance of both well-rehearsed movements and during motor learning/adaptation. 


  • motor control
  • cerebellum


  • Posterior fossa patients
  • Ataxia


  • Multiunit recordings
  • Tract tracing
  • Behavioural testing

Selected publications

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Recent publications

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Networks & contacts

  • Associate Professor Eric Lang (New York)
  • Professor Izumi Sugihara (Japan)
  • Dr Kevin Kemp (Bristol)

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