Postdoc: Roland Philipp

Roland Philipp

Career Summary

2010 PhD in Neuroscience, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany.
2010 – 2011 Research associate at the Department of General Zoology & Neurobiology, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany.
2011 – 2014 Research associate at the Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, ION, UCL.
2014.10 – Department of Neurophysiology, NCNP

Research Theme



  1. Philipp, R. and Hoffmann, KP (2014). Arm Movements Induced by Electrical Microstimulation in the Superior Colliculus of the Macaque Monkey (Macaca mulatta), J. Neurosci. 34(9): 3350-3363.
  2. Kraskov A., Philipp R., Waldert S., Vigneswaran G., Quallo M.M. and Lemon R.N. (2014) Corticospinal Mirror, Neurons Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B vol. 369 no.1644, doi:10.1098/rstb.2013.0174
  3. Vigneshwaran, G., Philipp, R., Lemon, R. N., and Kraskov, A. (2013). M1 corticospinal mirror neurons and their role in movement suppression during action observation, Current Biology. 23(3):236-243.
  4. Reyes-Puerta, V., Philipp, R., Lindner, W., Hoffmann, KP. (2010). The Role of the Rostral Superior Colliculus in Gaze Anchoring during Reach Movements. J Neurophysiol. 103: 3153-3166.

Research Grants


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