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Kathleen M. Friel, Ph.D.
FACULTY - LAB DIRECTOR

Kathleen M. Friel, Ph.D.

Lab Director
Clinical Laboratory for Early Brain Injury Recovery
Burke Neurological Institute
Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Weill Cornell Medicine
Co-Director of Research, Director of Cerebral Palsy Research

Biography

Dr. Friel received her B.A. in Biology at Rice University, an M.S. in Neuroscience at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, and a Ph.D. in Neurophysiology from the University of Kansas Medical Center. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center. She also received a M.S. in Biostatistics from Columbia University, with a focus on patient-oriented research. Her research focuses on the importance of motor activity in neurorehabilitation. 

Education

Degree: 
M.S., Biostatistics with a Focus on Patient-Oriented Research
Institution: 
Columbia University
Degree: 
Postdoctoral Fellowship
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Columbia University Medical Center
Degree: 
Ph.D., Neurophysiology
Institution: 
University of Kansas Medical Center
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M.S., Neuroscience
Institution: 
University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston
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B.A., Biology
Institution: 
Rice University

Recent Publications

PUBLICATION: 
Journal Article
Hung YC, Spingarn A, Friel KM, Gordon AM.
Phys Occup Ther Pediatr. 2020 Jan 16:1-15. doi: 10.1080/01942638.2020.1712513. [Epub ahead of print]
Abstract on PubMed
PUBLICATION: 
Journal Article
Ya-Ching Hung, Maxime T. Robert, Kathleen M. Friel and Andrew M. Gordon
Front Hum Neurosci. 2019 Sep 24;13:334. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2019.00334. eCollection 2019.
Full-Text on Pubmed