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Robert H. Schor, Ph.D.

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About Me

Faculty Appointments

Professor Emeritus - Department of Neuroscience (SMD)

Credentials

Education

B.S., Biology (with honors) | California Institute of Technology. 0

Awards

Excellence in Education Award, Class of 1999,
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
1997

Excellence in Teaching Plaque,
Child Neurology Fellows,
Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh
1987 - 1989

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship award 1976

NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship award 1974 - 1975

Graduation with honors, California Institute of Technology 1967

NSF Predoctoral Fellowship award 1967 - 1970

Publications

Journal Articles

Responses of rostral fastigial nucleus neurons of conscious cats to rotations in vertical planes.

Miller DM, Cotter LA, Gandhi NJ, Schor RH, Huff NO, Raj SG, Shulman JA, Yates BJ

Neuroscience.. 2008 July 31155 (1):317-25. Epub 05/07/2008.

Responses of caudal vestibular nucleus neurons of conscious cats to rotations in vertical planes, before and after a bilateral vestibular neurectomy.

Miller DM, Cotter LA, Gandhi NJ, Schor RH, Cass SP, Huff NO, Raj SG, Shulman JA, Yates BJ

Experimental brain research.. 2008 June 188 (2):175-86. Epub 03/27/2008.

Orientation of Listing's plane during static tilt in young and older human subjects.

Furman JM, Schor RH

Vision research.. 2003 January 43 (1):67-76. Epub 1900 01 01.

The "practical mathematics" of recording three-dimensional eye position using scleral coils.

Schor RH, Furman JM

Methods : a companion to Methods in enzymology.. 2001 October 25 (2):164-85. Epub 1900 01 01.

Semicircular canal-otolith organ interaction during off-vertical axis rotation in humans.

Furman JM, Schor RH

Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology : JARO.. 2001 March 2 (1):22-30. Epub 1900 01 01.

Otolith function after acoustic neuroma surgery.

Wuyts FL, Van der Stappen A, Hoppenbrouwers M, Van Dyck D, Schor RH, Furman JM, Van de Heyning PH

Acta oto-laryngologica. Supplementum.. 2001 545 :170-3. Epub 1900 01 01.

Characteristics of secondary phase post-rotatory nystagmus following off- vertical axis rotation in humans.

Furman JM, Koizuka I, Schor RH.

J. Vest. Res. 2000; 10: 143-150.

Characteristics of secondary phase post-rotatory nystagmus following off-vertical axis rotation in humans.

Furman JM, Koizuka I, Schor RH

Journal of vestibular research : equilibrium & orientation.. 2000 10 (3):143-50. Epub 1900 01 01.

The neural substrate of the vestibulocollic reflex. What needs to be learned.

Wilson VJ, Schor RH

Experimental brain research.. 1999 December 129 (4):483-93. Epub 1900 01 01.

Cortical influences on the vestibular nuclei of the cat.

Wilson VJ, Zarzecki P, Schor RH, Isu N, Rose PK, Sato H, Thomson DB, Umezaki T

Experimental brain research.. 1999 March 125 (1):1-13. Epub 1900 01 01.

Horizontal Linear and Angular Responses of Neurons in the Medial Vestibular Nucleus of the Decerebrate Cat.

Schor RH; Steinbacher BC; Yates BJ.

J Vest Res. 1998; 8: 107-116.

Horizontal linear and angular responses of neurons in the medial vestibular nucleus of the decerebrate cat.

Schor RH, Steinbacher BC, Yates BJ

Journal of vestibular research : equilibrium & orientation.. 1998 8 (1):107-16. Epub 1900 01 01.

Tilt responses of neurons in the caudal descending nucleus of the decerebrate cat: influence of the caudal cerebellar vermis and of neck receptors.

Wilson VJ, Ikegami H, Schor RH, Thomson DB

Journal of neurophysiology.. 1996 March 75 (3):1242-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Influence of otolith organs, semicircular canals, and neck afferents on post-rotatory nystagmus.

Koizuka I; Schor RH; Furman JM.

J Vest Res. 1996; 6: 319-330.

Influence of otolith organs, semicircular canals, and neck afferents on post-rotatory nystagmus.

Koizuka I, Schor RH, Furman JM

Journal of vestibular research : equilibrium & orientation.. 1996 6 (5):319-29. Epub 1900 01 01.

Horizontal rotation responses of medullary reticular neurons in the decerebrate cat.

Schor RH, Yates BJ

Journal of vestibular research : equilibrium & orientation.. 1995 5 (3):223-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Off-vertical axis rotational responses in patients with unilateral peripheral vestibular lesions.

Furman JM, Schor RH, Kamerer DB

The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology.. 1993 February 102 (2):137-43. Epub 1900 01 01.

Off-vertical axis rotation: a test of the otolith-ocular reflex.

Furman JM, Schor RH, Schumann TL

The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology.. 1992 August 101 (8):643-50. Epub 1900 01 01.

The algebra of neural response vectors.

Schor RH, Angelaki DE

Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.. 1992 May 22656 :190-204. Epub 1900 01 01.

Spatial transformation in the vertical vestibulocollic reflex.

Wilson VJ, Bolton PS, Goto T, Schor RH, Yamagata Y, Yates BJ

Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.. 1992 May 22656 :500-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

Response of pontomedullary reticulospinal neurons to vestibular stimuli in vertical planes. Role in vertical vestibulospinal reflexes of the decerebrate cat.

Bolton PS, Goto T, Schor RH, Wilson VJ, Yamagata Y, Yates BJ

Journal of neurophysiology.. 1992 March 67 (3):639-47. Epub 1900 01 01.

Bilateral labyrinthectomy in the cat: Motor behaviour and quiet stance parameters.

Thomson DB; Inglis JT; Schor RH; Macpherson JM.

Exp Brain Res 85. 1991; : 364-372.

Bilateral labyrinthectomy in the cat: motor behaviour and quiet stance parameters.

Thomson DB, Inglis JT, Schor RH, Macpherson JM

Experimental brain research.. 1991 85 (2):364-72. Epub 1900 01 01.

Response of vestibular neurons to head rotations in vertical planes. III. Response of vestibulocollic neurons to vestibular and neck stimulation.

Wilson VJ, Yamagata Y, Yates BJ, Schor RH, Nonaka S

Journal of neurophysiology.. 1990 December 64 (6):1695-703. Epub 1900 01 01.

Neck-vestibular interaction in the vestibular nuclei. A dynamic, two-dimensional study.

Kasper J, Schor RH, Wilson VJ

Acta oto-laryngologica. Supplementum.. 1989 468 :137-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Response of vestibular neurons to head rotations in vertical planes. I. Response to vestibular stimulation.

Kasper J, Schor RH, Wilson VJ

Journal of neurophysiology.. 1988 November 60 (5):1753-64. Epub 1900 01 01.

Response of vestibular neurons to head rotations in vertical planes. II. Response to neck stimulation and vestibular-neck interaction.

Kasper J, Schor RH, Wilson VJ

Journal of neurophysiology.. 1988 November 60 (5):1765-78. Epub 1900 01 01.

Three-dimensional sensitivity and caudal projection of neck spindle afferents.

Kasper J, Schor RH, Yates BJ, Wilson VJ

Journal of neurophysiology.. 1988 May 59 (5):1497-509. Epub 1900 01 01.

Response of vestibular neurons to head rotations in vertical planes. I. Response to vestibular stimulation.

Kasper J; Schor RH; Wilson VJ.

J Neurophysiol. 1988; 60: 1753–1764.

Response of vestibular neurons to head rotations in vertical planes. II. Response to neck stimulation and vestibular-neck interaction.

Kasper J; Schor RH; Wilson VJ.

J Neurophysiol. 1988; 60: 1765–1778.

Temporal transformation of signals from the otolith organs by the central nervous system of the cat.

Schor RH

Progress in brain research.. 1988 76 :77-81. Epub 1900 01 01.

Spatial transformation of horizontal linear acceleration by the cat vestibulospinal system.

Schor RH

Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.. 1988 545 :21-8. Epub 1900 01 01.

Responses of interneurons in the cat cervical cord to vestibular tilt stimulation.

Schor RH, Suzuki I, Timerick SJ, Wilson VJ

Journal of neurophysiology.. 1986 October 56 (4):1147-56. Epub 1900 01 01.

Spatial organization of neck and vestibular reflexes acting on the forelimbs of the decerebrate cat.

Wilson VJ, Schor RH, Suzuki I, Park BR

Journal of neurophysiology.. 1986 March 55 (3):514-26. Epub 1900 01 01.

Responses to head tilt in cat central vestibular neurons. II. Frequency dependence of neural response vectors.

Schor RH, Miller AD, Timerick SJ, Tomko DL

Journal of neurophysiology.. 1985 June 53 (6):1444-52. Epub 1900 01 01.

Horizontal rotation responses of medullary reticular neurons in the decerebrate cat.

Schor RH; Yates BJ.

J Vest Res 5. 1985; : 223-228.

Design and fitting of neural network transfer functions.

Schor RH

Biological cybernetics.. 1985 51 (6):357-62. Epub 1900 01 01.

Responses to head tilt in cat central vestibular neurons. I. Direction of maximum sensitivity.

Schor RH, Miller AD, Tomko DL

Journal of neurophysiology.. 1984 January 51 (1):136-46. Epub 1900 01 01.

Compartmentalization of the cervicocollic reflex in cat splenius muscle.

Ezure K; Fukushima K; Schor RH; Wilson VJ.

Exp Brain Res. 1983; 51: 397-404.

Oculomotor reflexes after semicircular canal plugging in cats.

Baker J, Goldberg J, Peterson B, Schor R

Brain research.. 1982 December 2252 (1):151-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

Localization of proprioceptive reflexes in the splenius muscle of the cat.

Bilotto G, Schor RH, Uchino Y, Wilson VJ

Brain research.. 1982 April 22238 (1):217-21. Epub 1900 01 01.

Roll tilt reflexes after vestibulospinal tract lesions.

Miller AD, Roossin PS, Schor RH

Experimental brain research.. 1982 48 (1):107-12. Epub 1900 01 01.

Functional organization of premotor neurons in the cat medial vestibular nucleus related to slow and fast phases of nystagmus.

Nakao S, Sasaki S, Schor RH, Shimazu H

Experimental brain research.. 1982 45 (3):371-85. Epub 1900 01 01.

Relationship of cat vestibular neurons to otolith-spinal reflexes.

Schor RH, Miller AD

Experimental brain research.. 1982 47 (1):137-44. Epub 1900 01 01.

Vestibular reflexes in neck and forelimb muscles evoked by roll tilt.

Schor RH, Miller AD

Journal of neurophysiology.. 1981 July 46 (1):167-78. Epub 1900 01 01.

Response dynamics of horizontal canal afferents in barbiturate-anesthetized cats.

Tomko DL, Peterka RJ, Schor RH, O'Leary DP

Journal of neurophysiology.. 1981 March 45 (3):376-96. Epub 1900 01 01.

Responses to head tilt in cat eighth nerve afferents.

Tomko DL, Peterka RJ, Schor RH

Experimental brain research.. 1981 41 (3-4):216-21. Epub 1900 01 01.

Responses of vestibulospinal and reticulospinal neurons to sinusoidal vestibular stimulation.

Peterson BW, Fukushima K, Hirai N, Schor RH, Wilson VJ

Journal of neurophysiology.. 1980 May 43 (5):1236-50. Epub 1900 01 01.

The response of horizontal semicircular canal afferents to sinusoidal rotation in the cat.

Ezure K, Schor RH, Yoshida K

Experimental brain research.. 1978 September 1533 (1):27-39. Epub 1900 01 01.

Linear system analysis of cat semicircular canal afferent responses to angular acceleration.

O'Leary DP, Tomko DL, Schor RH, Black FO, Peterka RJ

Otolaryngology. 1978 86 (1):ORL-90. Epub 1900 01 01.

Responses of cat vestibular neurons to sinusoidal roll tilt.

Schor RH

Experimental brain research.. 1974 20 (4):347-62. Epub 1900 01 01.

Subthreshold behavior and phenomenological impedance of the squid giant axon.

Mauro A, Conti F, Dodge F, Schor R

The Journal of general physiology.. 1970 April 55 (4):497-523. Epub 1900 01 01.

Monosynaptic excitation and inhibition of thoracic motoneurons by fibers in the medial longitudinal fasciculus.

Wilson VJ, Yoshida M, Schor RH

Brain research.. 1970 February 1718 (1):181-4. Epub 1900 01 01.

Supraspinal monosynaptic excitation and inhibition of thoracic back montoneurons.

Wilson VJ, Yoshida M, Schor RH

Experimental brain research.. 1970 11 (3):282-95. Epub 1900 01 01.

Books

Vestibular Autonomic Regulation (1996)

Chapter: The vestibular system

Authors: Schor RH; Tomko DL.

Publisher: CRC Press 1996

Sensing and Controlling Motion (1992)

Chapter: The algebra of neural response vectors.

Authors: Schor RH; Angelaki DE.

Publisher: Ann NY Acad Sci. 1992

Sensing and Controlling Motion (1992)

Chapter: Spatial transformation in the vertical vestibulocollic reflex.

Authors: Wilson VJ; Bolton PS; Goto T; Schor RH; Yamagata Y; Yates BJ.

Publisher: Ann NY Acad Sci 1992

Vestibular and Brain Stem Control of Eye, Head and Body Movements (1992)

Chapter: Vestibulocollic neurons and the vestibulocollic reflex.

Authors: Schor RH; Wilson VJ; Yates BJ; Yamagata Y; Nonaka S.

Publisher: S. Karger, Basel 1992

Basic and Applied Aspects of Vestibular Function (1988)

Chapter: Vestibular control of the cat forelimb

Authors: Wilson VJ, Schor RH.

Publisher: Hong Kong Univ Press 1988

Representation of Three Dimensional Space in the Vestibular, Oculomotor and Visu (1988)

Chapter: Spatial transformation of horizontal linear acceleration by the cat vestibular system.

Authors: Schor RH.

Publisher: Ann NY Acad Sci 1988

Vestibulospinal Control of Posture and Movement (1988)

Chapter: Temporal transformation of signals from the otolith organs by the central nervous system of the cat.

Authors: Schor RH.

Publisher: Elsevier 1988

Control of Head Movement (1988)

Chapter: Reflex stabilization of the head.

Authors: Schor RH; Kearney RE; Dieringer N.

Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York 1988

Vestibular and Visual Control on Posture and Locomotor Equilibrium, (1985)

Chapter: Coding of head tilt in Deiters' nucleus of the cat.

Authors: Schor RH; Miller AD; Tomko DL.

Publisher: Karger, Basel 1985

Progress in Oculomotor Research (1981)

Chapter: Otolith contribution to neck and forelimb vestibulospinal reflexes.

Authors: Schor RH.

Publisher: Elsevier, New York 1981