Board of Section Editors
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Kathleen Cullen received a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience from Brown University and a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Chicago. After doctoral studies, Dr. Cullen was a Fellow at the Montreal Neurological Institute where she worked in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery. In 1994, Dr. Cullen became an assistant professor in the Department of Physiology at McGill University, with appointments in Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience, and Otolaryngology. In 2002, Cullen was appointed a William Dawson Chair and served as Director of McGill’s Aerospace Medical Research. Dr. Cullen moved to Johns Hopkins University, where she is now a Professor in Biomedical Engineering, and holds joint appointments in the Departments of Neuroscience and in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Cullen currently serves as the Program Chair and Vice President of the Society for the Neural Control of Movement.
Dr. Cullen is interested in the sensorimotor transformations required for the control of movement. The experimental approach used is multidisciplinary and includes a combination of behavioral, neurophysiological and computational approaches in alert behaving non-human primates and mice.