Martin Sarter University of Michigan, USA

Martin Sarter is the Charles M. Butter Collegiate Professor of Psychology and a Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Michigan. Sarter He received a Masters degree from the University of Duesseldorf (advisor: Prof. Joseph P. Huston) and his Ph.D. in psychology/neurobiology from the University of Konstanz (advisor: Prof. Hans J. Markowitsch). Sarter’s research employs translational approaches to study brain systems that control attentional functions and capacities. Current projects concern the role of fast and discrete cholinergic signalling in cognition, the impact of variations in choline transporter function on cognitive abilities of animals and humans, the neuronal foundations and treatment of falls in Parkinson’s disease, and the biopsychological traits that bestow vulnerability for addiction.