Paul Camacho

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Contact Information

304 Freer Hall
906 S Goodwin Ave
Urbana, IL 61801
Distinguished Predoctoral Fellow


Paul Camacho began working in the Neuroscience of Dance Laboratory in August of 2016. In May of 2018, he began his doctoral work in the Neuroscience Program on saccades in Parkinson's disease and healthy aging. He has also worked on experimental design and grant proposals in multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy. In his spare time, Paul enjoys woodworking, mixology, and writing music.

Research Interests

Neural substrates of physical therapy-induced improvements

Exercise and myelinogenesis

Motor learning and control


Bachelors of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2017)

Awards and Honors

Graduate College Distinguished Fellowship

Additional Campus Affiliations

Graduate Student Advisor for the Undergraduate Neuroscience Society