Author: Claudio Ferre

PhD student HyunJoon Kim nominated for best paper award

Congrats to third-year PhD Student HyunJoon! His abstract “Efficacy of transcranial direct current stimulation for improving motor function in children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review and meta-analysis” was nominated for the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine Gayle Arnold Award for Excellence. This award is the most prestigious award in the Academy and […]

Evan Yarnall joins DEMR Lab as incoming PhD student

A warm welcome to our incoming Rehabilitation Sciences PhD student Evan Yarnall! Evan will contribute to our work on non-invasive brain stimulation and optical brain imaging in children with CP. Check out Evan’s bio on our People page.  

Dr. Ferre presents for C-Progress

Dr. Ferre shared the DEMR Lab’s work on infant movement for an audience of clinicians and researchers for C-Progress. Check out a recording of the talk below:

DEMR Lab collaboration leads to pilot grant

The DEMR Lab was recently awarded a pilot grant in collaboration with the CaNDL Lab in the department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences through the BU Institute for Early Childhood and Well-being. The project will track the relation between early movement profiles and language development in neurotypical infants and infants at-risk for neurodevelopmental disorders. […]

Welcome to our incoming PhD students!

A big welcome to Boston University and the DEMR Lab to Xiwen Su and HyunJoon Kim. Both will enter the PhD program in Rehabilitation Sciences in the Fall of 2021! Looking forward to having them as members of our research team. Visit our People page to learn more about our new students.

Brain Stimulation Equipment up and running

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a safe and non-invasive tool to measure brain activity. We will use TMS to study how pathways in the brain are preserved or affected in children who experience brain injury. Click here to see a video with children describing what it is like to be part of a TMS study. The […]

Spring 2020: Lab Renovations Complete! 

We are so excited to announce the birth of the Development, Experience, and Motor Recovery Lab. Looking forward to having this room full of curious minds and moving bodies.