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Heidi Schambra, MD

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Credentials

Positions
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Director, Division of Neuro-Epidemiology, Department of Neurology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology - Neurology, 2008
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, Neurorehabilitation, 2012
  • Fellowship, National Institutes of Health / NINDS, Neurorehabilitation and Behavioral Neurology, 2010
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital, Neurology, 2007
  • MD from Emory University, 2003

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NYU Neurology Associates

301 East 17th Street
New York, NY 10003

NYU Langone Hospital Brooklyn

150 55th St
Brooklyn, NY 11220

NYU Neurology Associates

222 East 41st Street
New York, NY 10017

Research My Research

Interests

neuroplasticity, stroke recovery, motor skill learning, noninvasive brain stimulation, neuromodulation

Research Summary

Stroke is the leading cause of disability in the United States. Stroke frequently devastates movement, limiting the ability to feed, bathe, dress, and care for oneself. Although the brain is capable of some reorganization after stroke, recovery is generally incomplete and inadequate. We believe that neurorehabilitation can--and should--do better.

The central mission of our research is to restore motor function after stroke by harnessing the brain's neuroplastic potential. We focus on developing methods to accelerate motor learning and recovery, and on understanding the mechanisms that underlie this acceleration. We study individuals who are healthy and who have had a stroke. Our research seeks to hone neurorehabilitation strategies, guided by our understanding of neuroplasticity and learning.  

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Research Interests Timeline

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Clinical Trials and Research Studies

  • Mobilis Laboratory Subject Registry

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  • Identifying the Role of the Corticoreticulospinal Tract in Motor Recovery after Stroke

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  • Neurophysiological and Functional Mechanisms of Motor Control and Learning

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Publications

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