Charles Schroeder, Ph.D.

Charles Schroeder, Ph.D.

Charles Schroeder, Ph.D.

Research Scientist and Section Head, Translational Neuroscience Laboratories
Center for Biomedical Imaging and Neuromodulation
Charles Schroeder, Ph.D.

Charles E. Schroeder, PhD is a Research Scientist and Director of the multi-investigator Translational Neuroscience Laboratories section of C-BIN, with over 30 years of experience in designing and conducting behavioral electrophysiology experiments in human and nonhuman primates.

He received a BA from the Ohio State University, a PhD from the University of North Carolina, and post-doctoral training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Schroeder’s main scientific focus is on selective attention and sensorimotor integration.

He pioneered the implementation of multielectrode array recordings in awake behaving monkeys, and more recently the direct integration of these studies with studies entailing intracranial recordings in surgical epilepsy patients at Columbia University Medical Center.

In addition, Dr. Schroeder has made fundamental scientific contributions in numerous areas including: 1) the neural substrates of the EEG, 2) combining physiological, anatomical, and computational methods to functionally dissect brain circuitry, 3) the fundamental role of neuronal dynamics in brain operation, and 4) development of the Active Sensing theory.

Dr. Schroeder maintains collaborations within C-BIN, as well as with investigators at several other institutions, all underwritten by funding from NIMH, NINDS, and NIDCD.

Dr. Schroeder’s academic appointment is Professor in the Departments of Neurosurgery and Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Select Publications

  • Lakatos P, Chen CM, O’Connell MN, Mills A, Schroeder CE (2007) Neuronal oscillations and multisensory interaction in primary auditory cortex. Neuron 53(2):279-92. PMCID:PMC3717319
  • Lakatos P, Karmos G, Mehta AD, Ulbert I, Schroeder CE (2008) Oscillatory entrainment as a mechanism of attentional selection. Science 320:110-113.
  • Schroeder CE, Wilson DA, Radman T, Scharfman H, Lakatos P (2010) Dynamics of Active Sensing and perceptual selection. Curr Opin Neurobiol 20:172-176. PMCID:PMC2963579
  • Kajikawa Y, Schroeder CE (2011) How local is the local field potential? Neuron 72:847-858. PMCID:PMC3240862.
  • Zion Golumbic EM, Ding N, Bickel S, Lakatos P, Schevon CA, McKhann GM, Goodman RR, Emerson R, Mehta AD, Simon JZ, Poeppel D, Schroeder CE (2013) Mechanisms underlyingselectiveneuronal tracking of attended speech at a “cocktail party”. Neuron 77:980-991. PMCID:PMC3891478.