Dr. Arco Paul

Dr. Paul

Dr. Arco Paul

Assistant Professor
Phone: 540-224-6661
Office: 827

 

Area of Interest:

Neuroscience
Motor control
Role of neuroplasticity in recovery of physical and cognitive function
Role of technology in neurorehabilitation
Geriatrics

Teaching Responsibilities:

AHPT 818 Neuroscience
AHPT 844 Neuromuscular Development and Control I
AHPT 862 Clinical Medicine III
AHPT 866 Neuromuscular Development and Control II

Education:

Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA
July 2006 - May 2012
Course of Study:  Neuroscience
Degree:  PhD (2012)

Goa Institute of Management
Goa, India
July 2001 - March 2003
Course of Study:  Management
Degree:  Post Graduate Diploma in Management (2003)

National Institute for Locomotor Disabilities (University of Calcutta)
Kolkata, India
July 1995 – August 1999
Course of Study:  Physiotherapy
Degree:  BPT (1999)

Representative Publications/Presentations (last 5 years):

Arco P Paul, Alexandre E Medina. Overexpression of serum response factor in astrocytes improves neuronal plasticity in a model of early alcohol exposure. Neuroscience. 2012 Sep 27;221:193-202

Arco P paul, Fernanda Pohl-Guimaraes, Thomas E Krahe, Claudio  C Filgueiras, Crystal L Lantz, Raymond J Colello, Weili Wang, Alexandre E Medina. Overexpression of serum response factor restores ocular dominance plasticity in a model of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Journal of Neuroscience. 2010 Feb 17;30(7):2513-20.

Thomas E Krahe, Arco P Paul, Alexandre E Medina. Phosphodiesterase type 4 inhibition does not restore ocular dominance plasticity in a ferret model of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 2010 Mar 1;34(3):493-8.

Arco P Paul, Fernanda Pohl-Guimares, Thomas E Krahe, Raymond J Colello, Weili Wang, Crystal L Lantz, Woon Chow, Alexandre E Medina. Overexpression of serum response factor in astrocytes improves neuronal ocular dominance plasticity in the ferret model of FASD. Poster presented at Society of Neuroscience Annual Conference in San Diego, California, 2010

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Study Group Travel Award in the annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism in San Antonio, Texas, June 2010 for podium presentation titled ‘Overexpression of SRF in astrocytes improves Ocular Dominance plasticity in a model of FASD’.

Alexandre E Medina, Arco P Paul, Fernanda Pohl-Guimares, Thomas E Krahe, Raymond J Colello, Weili Wang, Crystal L Lantz. Overexpression of serum response factor in astrocytes improves neuronal ocular dominance plasticity in the ferret model of FASD. Poster presented at Society of Neuroscience Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois, 2009