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

Kathleen M. Friel, Ph.D.

Lab Director
Clinical Laboratory for Early Brain Injury Recovery
Burke Medical Research Institute
Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
Weill Cornell Medicine
Director
Burke Medical Research Institute
Director of Hemiplegia 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
Institution: 
Columbia University Medical Center
Degree: 
Ph.D., Neurophysiology
Institution: 
University of Kansas Medical Center
Degree: 
M.S., Neuroscience
Institution: 
University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston
Degree: 
B.A., Biology
Institution: 
Rice University

Recent Publications

PUBLICATION: 
Journal Article
Friel KM, Lee P, Soles LV, Smorenburg ARP, Kuo HC, Edwards DJ.
NeuroRehabilitation. 2017 May 10. doi: 10.3233/NRE-171455. [Epub ahead of print]
Abstract on PubMed
PUBLICATION: 
Journal Article
Smorenburg AR, Gordon AM, Kuo HC, Ferre CL, Brandao M, Bleyenheuft Y, Carmel JB, Friel KM.
Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2017 Mar;31(3):250-260. doi: 10.1177/1545968316675427. Epub 2016 Nov 17.
Abstract on PubMed
PUBLICATION: 
Journal Article
KM Friel, P Lee, D Gupta, HC Kuo, ARP Smorenburg, DJ Edwards
Brain Stimulation: Basic, Translational, and Clinical Research in Neuromodulation. 2017 Jan 1;10(1)e13.
Full-Text on Brain Stimulation