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Amy Jo Bastian, PT, PhD

Professor of Neuroscience at Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Location: Baltimore, MD United States

Amy Jo Bastian, PT, PhD, is a neuroscientist and physical therapist who studies the neural control of human movement. Her general interests are in cerebellar function, motor learning, walking and reaching control. The current goal of Dr. Bastian’s work is to understand the mechanisms of human motor deficits from damage to the brain and understand how to optimize motor learning and recovery. She also has experience studying people with Parkinson’s disease and is interested in understanding how cerebellar dysfunction affects these individuals.

Associated Grants

  • Improving Gait in Parkinson’s Disease Patients by Non-invasive Electrical Stimulation of the Cerebellum


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