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Research Interests

My lab focuses on understanding discoordination of the upper limb after stroke, learning the involvement of brain plasticity in recovery, and developing novel neurotherapeutic training programs to enhance motor control of the upper limb even years after a stroke. Additional research interests involve pharmacological interventions that seek to alter spinal interneuronal bias.

Education/Academic qualification

Neurophysiology & Biophysics, PhD, Loma Linda University

… → 1992

Neurophysiology and Rehabilitation Medicine , MS, Loma Linda University

… → 1980

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Medicine, BS, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

… → 1978

Research interests

  • Neuroscience
  • Rehabilitation/Therapy

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Stroke Medicine & Life Sciences
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Upper Extremity Medicine & Life Sciences
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Joints Medicine & Life Sciences
Muscles Medicine & Life Sciences
Muscle Engineering & Materials Science

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Grants 2002 2024

Research Output 1993 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Training Support
Activities of Daily Living

Biomechanical parameters of the elbow stretch reflex in chronic hemiparetic stroke

McPherson, J. G., Stienen, A. H. A., Schmit, B. D. & Dewald, J. P. A., Jan 31 2019, In : Experimental Brain Research. 237, 1, p. 121-135 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stretch Reflex
Elbow Joint
1 Citation (Scopus)

Brainstem and spinal cord MRI identifies altered sensorimotor pathways post-stroke

Karbasforoushan, H., Cohen-Adad, J. & Dewald, J. P. A., Dec 1 2019, In : Nature communications. 10, 1, 3524.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
spinal cord
Pyramidal Tracts
Magnetic resonance imaging
Brain Stem