Brain and Spinal cord Interaction in the Sensory and Motor Systems

Purpose

This study is looking for participants who:

  • Haven’t participated in any previous study at the Sensorimotor Plasticity Lab at the University of Florida 
  • Are 18 – 90 years of age
  • Have had a stroke, or have white matter disease
  • OR healthy adults to act as healthy control participants

This study involves:

  • 1 testing session at the University of Florida
  • Testing session: about 2-3 hours and include sensory and motor testing, MRI, and Electromyography
  • All costs covered by study including MRI, transportation (for patients), and stipend ($50-$75 depending on testing period)

Interested?

Contact Sensorimotor Plasticity Lab (SPL)
Email: rosyroberts@ufl.edu
Phone: 904-248-0494

Gender

Male
Female

Monetary compensation

Yes

Can be done from home

No

Keywords

Stroke, healthy volunteers

Principal Investigator

Shahab Vahdat, PhD

Contact Information

rosyroberts@ufl.edu

904-248-0494


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