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Robert Chen, MA, MBBChir, MSc, FR

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine at University of Toronto

Scientist at Toronto Western Research Institute

Location: Toronto Canada

Robert Chen received his MA and medical degrees (MBBChir) from the University of Cambridge in 1989, and MSc degree from the University of Toronto in 1992. He undertook internship at Guy's Hospital (University of London, London, U.K.), residency in Internal Medicine at Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada) and residency in Neurology at the University of Western Ontario (London, Ontario, Canada) followed by three years of fellowship training in human motor control and movement disorders at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. In 1998 he joined the faculty of the University of Toronto. He is board certified in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology and sub-specializes in movement disorders. His research interests include human motor physiology and pathophysiology of movement disorders. Dr. Chen's research is also supported by grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

Associated Grants

  • The oscillation of basal ganglia


  • A Trial of Low Frequency Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Treatment of Dyskinesia


  • Effects of Subthalamic Nucleus Stimulation on Sensorimotor Integration


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