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Dr. Robert Chen


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Dr. Robert Chen received MA and medical degrees (MBBChir) from the University of Cambridge and M.Sc. from the University of Toronto. He undertook internship at Guy's Hospital (University of London), internal medicine residency at Queen's University, Neurology residency at the University of Western Ontario, and fellowship at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. He is currently Professor of Medicine (Neurology) at the University of Toronto, the Catherine Manson Chair in Movement Disorders, Senior Scientist at the Toronto Western Research Institute, the Director of the Eliot Phillipson Clinician Scientist Training Program at the University of Toronto and the Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences. His research interests are human motor physiology, brain plasticity and pathophysiology of movement disorders such as dystonia and Parkinson's disease. He has authored over 200 peer-reviewed research papers and two books.

Areas of Focus

Parkinson's disease, human neurophysiology, motor cortex, transcranial magnetic stimulation, dystonia, plasticity, electroencephalography, deep brain stimulation