MOTOR CONTROL/NEUROPHYSIOLOGY

Physiology and clinical utility of inhibitory spinal reflexes

  • Objective: To investigate neurophysiologic basis of cutaneous inhibitory reflexes and their diagnostic utility in various neurological conditions
  • Investigators: Art Leis, M.D.
  • Outside Collaborators: Markus Kofler, M.D., Department of Neurology, Hochzirl Hospital, Zirl, Austria; Ivana Stetkarova, M.D., Department of Neurology, 3rd Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
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  • Funding: The Wilson Research Foundation, Jackson, MS
  • Status: Recruiting internally only

Neurophysiologic investigation of inter-limb connectivity after SCI

  • Objective: Investigate residual connectivity between upper and lower limbs in complete SCI
  • Lead Investigator: Dobrivoje S. Stokic, M.D., D.Sc.
  • Related Publications: New
  • Funding: The Wilson Research Foundation, Jackson, MS
  • Status: Recruiting, if interested to participate, click here

The relationship between upper and lower limb performance in dual-task paradigm

  • Objective: Investigate how cognitive tasks affect different motor tasks performed by either upper or lower limbs in healthy subjects and the role of task prioritization
  • Lead Investigator: Charla Howard
  • Related Publications: New
  • Funding: The Wilson Research Foundation, Jackson, MS
  • Status: Recruiting, if interested to participate, click here.