Nabila Brihmat, PhD

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Associate Research Scientist


Nabila Brihmat, PhD, is an associate research scientist in the Tim and Caroline Reynolds Center for Spinal Stimulation at Kessler Foundation. Dr. Brihmat obtained a master’s degree in Biology & Health and then in Neuropsychology & Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Toulouse in France. Pursuing a PhD in Neuroscience, she joined the Toulouse Neuroimaging Center (ToNIC), where her research focused on the exploration of appropriate measures and therapeutic interventions for the assessment and motor rehabilitation of individuals who had suffered stroke. She studied a wide range of interventions such as virtual reality systems based on action observation processes, neuromodulation interventions, pharmacological treatments, and exoskeleton devices. She assessed their therapeutic potential using neuroimaging, neurophysiological, kinematic, and clinical measures.

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
Task-related and resting-state fMRI
PhD - Neuroscience, Toulouse III University, Toulouse (France)
MS - Neuropsychology & Clinical Neuroscience (NNC), Toulouse III University, Toulouse (France)
BS - Cellular Biology & Physiology, Toulouse III University, Toulouse (France)
Research Interests

Dr. Brihmat is a clinical neuroscientist interested in neuroplasticity-guided interventions that may benefit individuals suffering from motor-related disorders. Her research in spinal cord injury includes neurorehabilitation, brain mechanisms associated with the use of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, and spinal cord stimulation interventions.


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