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Heidi Schambra, MD


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Dr. Schambra has moved to Washington University in St. Louis. His new email address is:


B.S., Brown University (Neuroscience)
M.D., Emory University
Residency: Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard University
Postdoc: Human Cortical Physiology and Stroke Neurorehabilitation Section, NINDS, NIH
Fellowship: Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, Burke Rehabilitation Center, Cornell University, New York

Research Interests:

  • Brain physiology and motor behavior in healthy adults and stroke patients.

  • Electrophysiological characteristics of subacute and chronic stroke.

  • Noninvasive brain stimulation for potentiation of recovery in subacute and chronic stroke patients.

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