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Neurorehabilitation Research

Teachers College, Columbia University

Welcome to Neurorehabilitation Research Laboratory!

The Neurorehabilitation Research Laboratory (NRL) conducts research on assessments and interventions for individuals with neurological diseases and disorders, including Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease, and stroke. The lab also engages in research investigating motor control and motor learning processes in both healthy individuals and those with neurological diseases and disorders.  Our broad aim is to develop effective interventions to improve functional abilities and quality of life for people with motor control impairments through physical therapy and exercise-based interventions.


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Director: Dr. Lori Quinn

Contact Person: Gregory Youdan


Lori Quinn

Dr. Lori Quinn

Lori Quinn, EdD, PT is Associate Professor in the Department of Biobehavioral Sciences at Teachers College, Columbia University. Dr. Quinn holds joint appointments as Lecturer in Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center, as well as Senior Research Fellow in the Cardiff University Centre for Trials Research, Cardiff, UK.  Dr. Quinn’s research has focused on evaluating motor control impairments and developing evidence and clinical guidelines for physical activity and exercise in neurodegenerative diseases, and in particular for people with Huntington's disease (HD) and Parkinson’s disease (PD). In addition to her work in neurodegenerative diseases, Dr. Quinn is the co-author of the physical therapy textbook Documentation for Rehabilitation:  A guide to clinical decision making in physical therapy, currently in its 3rd edition.  Dr. Quinn’s clinical and research work spans areas of motor learning and control, goal setting, and functional outcomes measures.

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Recent News


Video of DREAM Project

Check out this video coverage of the DREAM Project! 


Huntington's Study Group Seed Fund Award

We are pleased to annouce that Dr. Lori Quinn has received a 2017 Huntington's Study Group Seed Fund Award. Thanks to the funding by the Huntington Study Group, this study will begin recruitment April 2017.


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