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Motor Cortex Stimulation (MCS)


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Travis Roy Foundation

Great news from the lab of Dr. Jason Carmel! Thanks to support from the TRF, Dr. Carmel and his associates have recently published an article in the prestigious Journal of Physiology.

In Progress

After injury to one hemisphere in early development, there is evidence for each hemisphere controlling the impaired forelimb.

In Progress

The goal of our paired brain and spinal cord stimulation project is to promote functional recovery in spinal cord injury (SCI) patients with hand function impairment.

In Progress
Stroke is the leading cause of motor disability in the United States. Subcortical motor system strokes, such as those that affect the internal capsule and brainstem, are distinct from cortical strokes in that they leave motor cortex and spinal cord intact but destroy axonal connections between them.
American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine

The American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine has selected Kathleen M.

Journal Article
Asht M. Mishra, Ajay Pal, Disha Gupta, Jason B. Carmel
The Journal of Physiology (2017 July 28)
Abstract on Wiley
Press Release
National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

White Plains, NY -- Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY17/Rockland-Westchester) today announced $3,125,875 in federal funding over the next five years for Burke Medical Research Institute (BMRI) in White Plains.

Dr. Jian Zhong & BMRI Colleagues Awarded funding to visualize reformation of spinal circuits as they are happening.
The Scientific Advisory Council helps guide the strategic direction of the Cerebral Palsy Foundation's work, ensuring innovation, relevance, and impact.
Kathleen M. Friel, Ph.D., Scientific Advisory Council, Cerebral Palsy Foundation