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Miamian
12-05-2008, 08:31 AM
http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1227702438887&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull


Soon due to launch Phase II clinical trials, the team - including rehabilitational psychologist Shimon Shiri and neuroscientist Uri Feintuch from the Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Occupational Therapy - has developed a novel virtual reality system to recover motor functioning among post-stroke patients. Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) will be used to monitor brain processes.