Dr. Pavel Lindberg

Påvel Lindberg is a researcher at the Institute of Psychiatry and Neuroscience of Paris (Inserm U122, Université de Paris) in the stroke research team of Pr Guillaume Turc. Påvel is a Physiotherapist (Phsyiotherapy BSc, Trinity College Dublin) and has worked in adult neurological rehabilitation in both Europe and USA. He obtained a PhD in 2007 on Brain plasticity and hand motor recovery after stroke (Uppsala University/Karolinska Institute, Stockholm). He leads the recovery axis in the team and his research focuses on the development and validation of quantitative tools for measurement and rehabilitation of manual dexterity in stroke. A main aim is to translate advances in biomechanics and neuroscience to clinically useful technology. He also studies post-stroke recovery mechanisms using MRI and transcranial magnetic stimulation. He supervises postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers and has obtained a number of research grants. He is associate editor for Frontiers Neurology Stroke.