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How Consciousness Recovers after Severe Brain Injuries

Nicholas Schiff, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College

March 25, 2011
25 minutes
Nicholas Schiff


Nicholas D. Schiff is a physician-scientist at Weill Cornell Medical College with broad interests in the area of neurological disorders of consciousness. His research bridges basic neuroscience and clinical investigative studies of the pathophysiology of impaired consciousness, the neurophysiological mechanisms of arousal regulation, and the effects of deep brain electrical stimulation techniques on forebrain integration. He is Director of the Laboratory of Cognitive Neuromodulation where he conducts research examining neurophysiological mechanisms of arousal and forebrain integration as well as clinical studies of the pathophysiology of impaired consciousness.