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Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS)

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In a summer camp-like setting from June 25-29, the Friel Lab hosted kids with cerebral palsy (CP) for the NIH-funded clinical trial “Bimanual Training & Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) on Hand Function in Children with Hemiplegia.”
Kids with CP used their hands in activities requiring bimanual coordination.
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With a deep understanding that there is an urgent need to advance treatments for Cerebral Palsy (CP), the most common motor disability in childhood1, Dr.

Children at CP Camp
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Andrew M Gordon, Claudio L Ferre, Maxime T Robert, Karen Chin, Marina Brandao, Kathleen M Friel
BMJ Open. 2022 Feb 21;12(2):e052409. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-052409.
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Anna Zumbansen, Sandra E Black, Joyce L Chen, Dylan J Edwards, Alexander Hartmann, Wolf-Dieter Heiss, Sylvain Lanthier, Paul Lesperance, George Mochizuki, Caroline Paquette, Elizabeth A Rochon, Ilona Rubi-Fessen, Jennie Valles, Heike Kneifel, SusanWortman-Jutt, and Alexander Thiel; on behalf of the NORTHSTAR-study group
European Stroke Journal. 2020 Jun 30. DOI: 10.1177/2396987320934935
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“The sky is really the limit in terms of what we can develop here and the impact we can have on these kids’ lives,” Dianna E. Willis, the new director of research for the Burke-Blythedale pediatric neuroscience research collaboration, told the Business Journal during a recent interview.
Photo of Dianna E. Willis, Ph.D., as Director of Research for the Burke-Blythedale Pediatric Neuroscience Research Collaboration
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Edwards DJ, Cortes M, Rykman-Peltz A, Chang J, Elder J, Thickbroom G, Mariman JJ, Gerber LM, Oromendia C, Krebs HI, Fregni F, Volpe BT, Pascual-Leone A.
Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2019;37(2):167-180. doi: 10.3233/RNN-180869.
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Samuel T. Nemanich, Tonya L. Rich, Andrew M. Gordon, Kathleen M. Friel & Bernadette T. Gillick
Dev Neurorehabil. 2019 Oct;22(7):504-508. doi: 10.1080/17518423.2019.1600065. Epub 2019 Apr 3.
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