Marc H. Schieber, M.D., Ph.D.

Marc H. Schieber, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 673
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 723-7972
Fax: (585) 244-2529

Books

2009
Lang CE, Schieber MH. "Stroke". Sensorimotor Control of Grasping: Physiology and Pathophysiology. Nowak, DA and Hermsdorfer, J. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
2008
Schieber MH and Baker JF. "Descending Control of Movement". Fundamental Neuroscience. Squire, L.R., Berg, D., Bloom, F.E., du Lac, S., Ghosh, A. and Spitzer, N.. New York: Academic Press, 2008.
2007
Schieber, M.H.. "Comparative anatomy and physiology of the corticospinal system". Motor Neuron Disorders and Related Diseases. Eisen, A.A. and Shaw, P.J. volume editors. New York: Elsevier, 2007.
2006
Schieber, M.H.*, Reilly, K.T.^ and Lang, C.E.^. "Motor Cortex Control of a Complex Peripheral Apparatus: The Neuromuscular Evolution of Individuated Finger Movements,". Motor Cortex in Voluntary Movements. Riehle, A. and Vaadia, E.. Boca Raton: CRC Press LLC, 2006.
2006
Lang, C.E. ^, Reilly, K.T. ^ and Schieber, M.H. *. "Human voluntary motor control and dysfunction". Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation. Selzer, M., Clarke, S., Cohen, L., Duncan, P., and Gage, F.. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
2003
Schieber, M.H.* and Fuglevand, A.J.. "Motor Areas of the Cerebral Cortex". Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. Nadel, L. : Nature Publishing Group, 2003. 111-121
2003
Schieber, M.H.* and Baker, J.F.. "Descending Control of Movement". Fundamental Neuroscience. Bloom, F.E., McConnell, S.K., Roberts, J.L., Spitzer, N.C., Squire, L.R. and Z. New York: Academic Press, 2003. 2293-2300
2002
Schieber, M.H.*. "Basic Physiology of the Central Motor System". Neuromuscular Function and Disease. Hallet, M., (Section Editor); Brown, W., Bolton, C. and Aminoff, M.. New York: Academic Press, 2002. 171-188
2002
Schieber, M.H.*. "Motor cortex and the distributed anatomy of finger movements". Sensorimotor Control of Movement and Posture. Gandevia, S. New York: Kluver Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2002. 411-416
1998
Schieber, M.H.*. "Voluntary Descending Control". Fundamental Neuroscience.. Bloom, F.E., Landis, S.C., Roberts, J.L., Squire, L.R. and Zigmond, M.J.. New York: Academic Press, 1998.
1996
Schieber, M.H.*. "Rejecting the Labeled-Line Hypothesis". Hand and Brain. Wing, A., Haggard, P. and Flanagan, R.. New York: Academic Press, 1996. 81-98
1986
Thach, W.T.*, Schieber, M.H., Mink, J., Kane, S. and Horne M. "Cerebellar relation to muscle spindles in hand tracking.". Oculomotor and Skeletalmotor Systems: Differences and Similarities. H.J. Freund, U. Buttner, B., Cohen and J. Noth. New York: Elsevier, 1986. 217-224
1982
Thach, W.T.*, Perry, J.G., and Schieber, M.H. "Cerebellar output: Body maps and muscle spindles". In The Cerebellum - New Vistas. S.L. Palay and V. Chan-Palay. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1982. 440-454
1982
Thach, W.T.*, Schieber, M.H., Gilbert, P.F.C. and Elble, R.J.. "Cerebellar learning in limb movement". In Conditioning - Representation of Involved Neural Functions. C.D. Woody. New York: Plenum Press, 1982. 401-416

Journal Articles

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2013 Jun
Aggarwal V, Mollazadeh M, Davidson AG, Schieber MH, Thakor NV. "State-based decoding of hand and finger kinematics using neuronal ensemble and LFP activity during dexterous reach-to-grasp movements." Journal of neurophysiology.. 2013 Jun; 109(12):3067-81. Epub 2013 Mar 27.
2013 Feb 18
Schieber MH. "Mirror neurons: reflecting on the motor cortex and spinal cord." Current biology : CB.. 2013 Feb 18; 23(4):R151-2.
2012 Jul
Saxena S, Schieber MH, Thakor NV, Sarma SV. "Aggregate input-output models of neuronal populations." IEEE transactions on bio-medical engineering. 2012 Jul; 59(7):2030-9. Epub 2012 Apr 26.
2012 Mar
Andersen RA, Schieber MH, Thakor N, Loeb GE. "Natural and accelerated recovery from brain damage: experimental and theoretical approaches." IEEE pulse. 2012 Mar; 3(2):61-5.
2012
Kang X, Schieber MH, Thakor NV. "Decoding of finger, hand and arm kinematics using switching linear dynamical systems with pre-motor cortical ensembles." Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.. 2012 2012:1732-5.
2011 Oct 26
Mollazadeh M, Aggarwal V, Davidson AG, Law AJ, Thakor NV, Schieber MH. "Spatiotemporal variation of multiple neurophysiological signals in the primary motor cortex during dexterous reach-to-grasp movements." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.. 2011 Oct 26; 31(43):15531-43.
2011
Schieber MH. "Dissociating motor cortex from the motor." The Journal of physiology.. 2011 589(Pt 23):5613-24. Epub 2011 Oct 17.
2011
Newman GI, Aggarwal V, Schieber MH, Thakor NV. "Identifying neuron communities during a reach and grasp task using an unsupervised clustering analysis." Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.. 2011 2011:6401-4.
2010 Apr
Dancause N, Schieber MH. "The impact of head direction on lateralized choices of target and hand." Experimental brain research.. 2010 Apr; 201(4):821-35. Epub 2009 Dec 11.
2010 Mar
Shin HC, Aggarwal V, Acharya S, Schieber MH, Thakor NV. "Neural decoding of finger movements using Skellam-based maximum-likelihood decoding." IEEE transactions on bio-medical engineering. 2010 Mar; 57(3):754-60. Epub 2009 Apr 28.
2010
Law AJ, Sharma G, Schieber MH. "An information transmission measure for the analysis of effective connectivity among cortical neurons." Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.. 2010 2010:3293-6.
2009
Schieber MH, Lang CE, Reilly KT, McNulty P, Sirigu A. "Selective activation of human finger muscles after stroke or amputation." Advances in experimental medicine and biology. 2009 629:559-75.
2009
Aggarwal V, Tenore F, Acharya S, Schieber MH, Thakor NV. "Cortical decoding of individual finger and wrist kinematics for an upper-limb neuroprosthesis." Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.. 2009 2009:4535-8.
2008 Jul
Reilly KT, Schieber MH, McNulty PA. "Selectivity of voluntary finger flexion during ischemic nerve block of the hand." Experimental brain research.. 2008 Jul; 188(3):385-97. Epub 2008 Apr 23.
2008 Feb
Aggarwal V, Acharya S, Tenore F, Shin HC, Etienne-Cummings R, Schieber MH, Thakor NV. "Asynchronous decoding of dexterous finger movements using M1 neurons." IEEE transactions on neural systems and rehabilitation engineering : a publication of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. 2008 Feb; 16(1):3-14.
2008 Feb
Acharya S, Tenore F, Aggarwal V, Etienne-Cummings R, Schieber MH, Thakor NV. "Decoding individuated finger movements using volume-constrained neuronal ensembles in the M1 hand area." IEEE transactions on neural systems and rehabilitation engineering : a publication of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. 2008 Feb; 16(1):15-23.
2008
Aggarwal V, Singhal G, He J, Schieber MH, Thakor NV. "Towards closed-loop decoding of dexterous hand movements using a virtual integration environment." Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.. 2008 2008:1703-6.
2007 Jul 30
Davidson AG, O'Dell R, Chan V, Schieber MH. "Comparing effects in spike-triggered averages of rectified EMG across different behaviors." Journal of neuroscience methods.. 2007 Jul 30; 163(2):283-94. Epub 2007 Mar 23.
2007 Jul 25
Davidson AG, Schieber MH, Buford JA. "Bilateral spike-triggered average effects in arm and shoulder muscles from the monkey pontomedullary reticular formation." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.. 2007 Jul 25; 27(30):8053-8.
2007 Jul
Hamed SB, Schieber MH, Pouget A. "Decoding M1 neurons during multiple finger movements." Journal of neurophysiology.. 2007 Jul; 98(1):327-33. Epub 2007 Apr 11.
2007 Jan
Schieber MH, Rivlis G. "Partial reconstruction of muscle activity from a pruned network of diverse motor cortex neurons." Journal of neurophysiology.. 2007 Jan; 97(1):70-82. Epub 2006 Oct 11.
2007
Davidson AG, Chan V, O'Dell R, Schieber MH. "Rapid changes in throughput from single motor cortex neurons to muscle activity." Science.. 2007 318(5858):1934-7.
2007
Schieber MH. "Chapter 2 Comparative anatomy and physiology of the corticospinal system." Handbook of clinical neurology / edited by P.J. Vinken and G.W. Bruyn. 2007 82:15-37.
2006 Oct
Lee D, Schieber MH. "Serial correlation in lateralized choices of hand and target." Experimental brain research.. 2006 Oct; 174(3):499-509. Epub 2006 May 18.
2006 Aug
Reilly KT, Mercier C, Schieber MH, Sirigu A. "Persistent hand motor commands in the amputees' brain." Brain : a journal of neurology. 2006 Aug; 129(Pt 8):2211-23. Epub 2006 Jun 24.
2006 Apr
Gardinier J, Franco V, Schieber MH. "Interactions between lateralized choices of hand and target." Experimental brain research.. 2006 Apr; 170(2):149-59. Epub 2005 Nov 17.
2005 Nov
Schieber MH, Rivlis G. "A spectrum from pure post-spike effects to synchrony effects in spike-triggered averages of electromyographic activity during skilled finger movements." Journal of neurophysiology.. 2005 Nov; 94(5):3325-41. Epub 2005 Jul 13.
2004 Nov
Lang CE, Schieber MH. "Human finger independence: limitations due to passive mechanical coupling versus active neuromuscular control." Journal of neurophysiology.. 2004 Nov; 92(5):2802-10. Epub 2004 Jun 22.
2004 Aug
Reilly KT, Nordstrom MA, Schieber MH. "Short-term synchronization between motor units in different functional subdivisions of the human flexor digitorum profundus muscle." Journal of neurophysiology.. 2004 Aug; 92(2):734-42. Epub 2004 Mar 31.
2004 Jun
Schieber MH, Santello M. "Hand function: peripheral and central constraints on performance." Journal of applied physiology.. 2004 Jun; 96(6):2293-300.
2004 May 4
Schieber MH. "Motor control: basic units of cortical output?" Current biology : CB.. 2004 May 4; 14(9):R353-4.
2004 Apr
Lang CE, Schieber MH. "Reduced muscle selectivity during individuated finger movements in humans after damage to the motor cortex or corticospinal tract." Journal of neurophysiology.. 2004 Apr; 91(4):1722-33. Epub 2003 Dec 10.
2003 Oct
Reilly KT, Schieber MH. "Incomplete functional subdivision of the human multitendoned finger muscle flexor digitorum profundus: an electromyographic study." Journal of neurophysiology.. 2003 Oct; 90(4):2560-70. Epub 2003 Jun 18.
2003 Aug
Lang CE, Schieber MH. "Differential impairment of individuated finger movements in humans after damage to the motor cortex or the corticospinal tract." Journal of neurophysiology.. 2003 Aug; 90(2):1160-70. Epub 2003 Mar 26.
2002 Jul 1
Schieber MH. "Training and synchrony in the motor system." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.. 2002 Jul 1; 22(13):5277-81.
2002
Schieber MH. "Motor cortex and the distributed anatomy of finger movements." Advances in experimental medicine and biology. 2002 508:411-6.
2001 Nov
Schieber MH. "Constraints on somatotopic organization in the primary motor cortex." Journal of neurophysiology.. 2001 Nov; 86(5):2125-43.
2001 Jun
Sanes JN, Schieber MH. "Orderly somatotopy in primary motor cortex: does it exist?" NeuroImage. 2001 Jun; 13(6 Pt 1):968-74.
2001 Mar 15
Schieber MH, Gardinier J, Liu J. "Tension distribution to the five digits of the hand by neuromuscular compartments in the macaque flexor digitorum profundus." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.. 2001 Mar 15; 21(6):2150-8.
2000 Nov 15
H├Ąger-Ross C, Schieber MH. "Quantifying the independence of human finger movements: comparisons of digits, hands, and movement frequencies." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.. 2000 Nov 15; 20(22):8542-50.
2000 Feb
Schieber MH. "Inactivation of the ventral premotor cortex biases the laterality of motoric choices." Experimental brain research.. 2000 Feb; 130(4):497-507.
1999 Sep
Schieber MH. "Somatotopic gradients in the distributed organization of the human primary motor cortex hand area: evidence from small infarcts." Experimental brain research.. 1999 Sep; 128(1-2):139-48.
1999 Feb
Schieber MH. "Rethinking the motor cortex." Neurology.. 1999 Feb; 52(3):445-6.
1999
Georgopoulos AP, Pellizzer G, Poliakov AV, Schieber MH. "Neural coding of finger and wrist movements." Journal of computational neuroscience. 1999 6(3):279-88.
1999
Poliakov AV, Schieber MH. "Limited functional grouping of neurons in the motor cortex hand area during individuated finger movements: A cluster analysis." Journal of neurophysiology.. 1999 82(6):3488-505.
1998 Nov 1
Schieber MH, Poliakov AV. "Partial inactivation of the primary motor cortex hand area: effects on individuated finger movements." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.. 1998 Nov 1; 18(21):9038-54.
1998 Feb 20
Poliakov AV, Schieber MH. "Multiple fragment statistical analysis of post-spike effects in spike-triggered averages of rectified EMG." Journal of neuroscience methods.. 1998 Feb 20; 79(2):143-50.
1997 Mar 1
Schieber MH, Chua M, Petit J, Hunt CC. "Tension distribution of single motor units in multitendoned muscles: comparison of a homologous digit muscle in cats and monkeys." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.. 1997 Mar 1; 17(5):1734-47.
1997
Schieber MH, Deuel RK. "Primary motor cortex reorganization in a long-term monkey amputee." Somatosensory & motor research. 1997 14(3):157-67.
1996 Nov
Akins PT, Levy KJ, Cross AH, Goldberg MP, Schieber MH. "Postpartum cerebral vasospasm treated with hypervolemic therapy." American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.. 1996 Nov; 175(5):1386-8.
1995 Jan
Schieber MH. "Muscular production of individuated finger movements: the roles of extrinsic finger muscles." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.. 1995 Jan; 15(1 Pt 1):284-97.
1995
Maurer JJ, Singer MA, Schieber MH. "Fiber type composition of morphologic regions in the macaque multitendoned finger muscles." Acta anatomica. 1995 154(3):216-23.
1993 Jul 23
Schieber MH, Hibbard LS. "How somatotopic is the motor cortex hand area?" Science.. 1993 Jul 23; 261(5120):489-92.
1993
Schieber MH. "Electromyographic evidence of two functional subdivisions in the rhesus monkey's flexor digitorum profundus." Experimental brain research.. 1993 95(2):251-60.
1993
Serlin DM, Schieber MH. "Morphologic regions of the multitendoned extrinsic finger muscles in the monkey forearm." Acta anatomica. 1993 146(4):255-66.
1991 Jun
Schieber MH. "Individuated finger movements of rhesus monkeys: a means of quantifying the independence of the digits." Journal of neurophysiology.. 1991 Jun; 65(6):1381-91.
1990 Nov
Schieber MH. "How might the motor cortex individuate movements?" Trends in neurosciences. 1990 Nov; 13(11):440-5.
1986
Thach WT, Schieber MH, Mink J, Kane S, Horne M. "Cerebellar relation to muscle spindles in hand tracking." Progress in brain research. 1986 64:217-24.
1985 Nov
Schieber MH, Thach WT. "Trained slow tracking. II. Bidirectional discharge patterns of cerebellar nuclear, motor cortex, and spindle afferent neurons." Journal of neurophysiology.. 1985 Nov; 54(5):1228-70.
1985 Nov
Schieber MH, Thach WT. "Trained slow tracking. I. Muscular production of wrist movement." Journal of neurophysiology.. 1985 Nov; 54(5):1213-27.
1984
Elble RJ, Schieber MH, Thach WT. "Activity of muscle spindles, motor cortex and cerebellar nuclei during action tremor." Brain research. 1984 323(2):330-4.
1982
Schieber, M.H. "Muscle, motor cortex, cerebellar nuclear, and spindle afferent activity during slow hold-ramp-hold tracking movements of the monkey's wrist". Doctoral thesis. 1982; . Link
1980 Nov 24
Schieber MH, Thach WT. "Alpha-gamma dissociation during slow tracking movements of the monkey's wrist: preliminary evidence from spinal ganglion recording." Brain research. 1980 Nov 24; 202(1):213-6.
1975
Rovainen, C.M.* and Schieber, M.H. "Ventilation in larval lampreys". Journal of Comparative Physiology. 1975; 104: 185-203. Link