Congratulations to Julie DiCarlo for receiving the Mary “Kay” Ryan Award for Excellence in Support of Clinical Research!

Julie DiCarlo, MS will receive the Mary “Kay” Ryan Award for Excellence in Support of Clinical Research in recognition of her remarkable work in supporting clinical research at Massachusetts General Hospital. LTNr PI, David Lin, MD, on Julie’s contribution to clinical research at MGH: “Julie represents so many of the values that are core to …

Congratulations to Dr. Richard Hardstone for receiving the MGH Clinical Research Day, Neurology Abstract Award!

Richard Hardstone, PhD will receive the MGH Clinical Research Day, Neurology Abstract Award for his abstract titled “Persistent Asymmetry of Aperiodic Resting-state Neural Activity in Both Cortical and Sub-cortical Strokes.” Richard will present his findings and be recognized at the MGH Clinical Research Day on October 13, 2022.

Modulation of neural co-firing to enhance network transmission and improve motor function after stroke

Congratulations on LTNr’s new publication in Neuron with collaborators at UCSF entitled, “Modulation of neural co-firing to enhance network transmission and improve motor function after stroke”, which provides neurophysiologic, neuroanatomic, and translational perspectives on application of neurotechnology to improve recovery after stroke.   Authors: Karunesh Ganguly, Preeya Khanna, Robert J. Morecraft, David J. Lin   …

Congratulations to Kelly Rishe for her abstract accepted to the Medical Rehabilitation Research Resource Network Retreat!

Kelly Rishe, MSOT will be presenting her abstract, “Novel clinical trial of portable near-infrared spectroscopy-based (fNIRS) brain computer interface to augment motor recovery after stroke,” as an oral presentation at the Medical Rehabilitation Research Resource (MR3) Network Retreat on September 30th 2022.  Her presentation will be on the PROMOTE Trial which integrates a novel portable neuroimaging …

Congratulations to Marina Petrilli for receiving the 2022 MGH IHP Department of Occupational Therapy Emerging Scholar Award

Marina Petrilli, OTD was awarded the 2022 MGH Institute of Health Professions Department of Occupational Therapy Emerging Scholar Award. This award honors a student or group of students that have distinguished themselves through significant participation in scholarly work during their time as occupational therapy students at the MGH Institute of Health Professions or within one year of …

LTNr attended the annual meeting of the American Society of Neurorehabilitation in St. Louis, MO!

The LTNr team attended the annual meeting of the American Society of Neurorehabilitation (ASNR) in St. Louis, MO. Team members Richard Hardstone, Julie DiCarlo, and Sarah Cavanagh all presented their accepted abstracts as poster presentations on April 1, 2022. The titles of their abstracts are: Richard Hardstone, PhD: “Persistent Asymmetry of Aperiodic Resting-State Neural Activity …

Association of Modified Rankin Scale With Recovery Phenotypes in Patients With Upper Extremity Weakness After Stroke

Congratulations to Dr. Kimberly Erler for her paper, “Association of Modified Rankin Scale with Recovery Phenotypes in Patients with Upper Extremity Weakness after Stroke,” that was published in Neurology and has important implications for stroke clinical trials.   Authors: Kimberly S. Erler, Rui Wu, Julie A. DiCarlo, Marina F. Petrilli, Perman Gochyyev, Leigh R. Hochberg, Steven A. Kautz, Lee H. Schwamm, Steven C. …

Welcome to the team, Kelly Rishe!

The Laboratory for Translational Neurorecovery is honored to welcome Kelly Rishe to our team. Kelly Rishe received her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy in 2015 from Medical University of Southern Carolina in Charleston, SC. Next, she served as an acute care OT for 6 years at their Medical University Hospital. More recently, Kelly has …

Congratulations to Julie DiCarlo for receiving the Stroke Rehabilitation Award to be presented at ISC 2022!

Julie DiCarlo received the Stroke Rehabilitation Award from the American Stroke Association for her abstract titled “Patient-reported And Performance-based Outcomes Separate Independently And Are Associated With Distinct Patterns Of Neuroanatomical Injury After Stroke”. Julie will present her findings and be recognized at the 2022 International Stroke Conference on February 9, 2022 from 7:36 am – …

Congratulations to Sarah Cavanagh for earning her Master of Science degree!

Sarah Cavanagh earned her Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from Brown University on October 24, 2021. Her master’s thesis research is titled, Understanding upper extremity movement dynamics in healthy participants and patients with motor deficits after stroke. Click here to read her master’s thesis