Jacob G. McPherson, PhD

Jacob G. McPherson, PhD

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Anesthesiology

Affiliate Faculty of Biomedical Engineering

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Research Profile

Research Interests

Sensorimotor Neural Plasticity and Neurological Injury


  • BS, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 2005
  • MS, Northwestern University, 2008
  • PhD, Northwestern University, 2011
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Washington (Seattle), 2011-2013
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Northwestern University, 2013-2015

Professional Activities

  • Section Editor, Encyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience
  • Society for Neuroscience
  • International Motoneuron Society
  • International Society of Motor Control
  • American Heart Association