Targeted Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Rehabilitation After Stroke

Navzer D Engineer, Teresa J Kimberley, PhD, PT, Cecília N. Prudente, Jesse Dawson, Brent Tarver, Seth A Hays

Frontiers in Neuroscience 2019 March 29


Vagus Nerve Stimulation Paired With Upper Limb Rehabilitation After Chronic Stroke

Kimberley T, Pierce D, Prudente C, Francisco G, Yozbatiran N, Smith P, Tarver B, Engineer N, Dickie D, Kline D, Wigginton J, Cramer S, Dawson J

Stroke 2018 Sep 27

Cortical Map Plasticity as a Function of Vagus Nerve Stimulation Intensity.

Borland MS, Vrana WA, Moreno NA, Fogarty EA, Buell EP, Sharma P, Engineer CT, Kilgard MP.

Brain Stimul. 2016 Jan-Feb;9(1):117-23

Safety, Feasibility, and Efficacy of Vagus Nerve Stimulation Paired With Upper-Limb Rehabilitation After Ischemic Stroke

Dawson J, Pierce D, Dixit A, Kimberley TJ, Robertson M, Tarver B, Hilmi O, McLean J, Forbes K,Kilgard MP, Rennaker RL, Cramer SC, Walters M, Engineer N.

Stroke. 2016 Jan;47(1):143-50

Vagus Nerve Stimulation Delivered During Motor Rehabilitation Improves Recovery in a Rat Model of Stroke.

Khodaparast N, Hays SA, Sloan AM, Fayyaz T, Hulsey DR, Rennaker RL, Kilgard MP,

Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair, 2014 Sep;28(7):698-706

Vagus Nerve Stimulation During Rehabilitative Training Improves Forelimb Strength Following Ischemic Stroke.

Khodaparast N, Hays SA, Sloan AM, Hulsey DR, Ruiz A, Pantoja M, Rennaker RL, Kilgard MP,

Neurobiology of Disease, 2013 Dec;60:80-8

Directing Neural Plasticity to Understand and Treat Stroke.

Engineer ND, Møller AR, Kilgard MP,

Hearing Research, 2013 Jan; 295 (1-2):58-66

Harnessing plasticity to understand learning and treat disease.

Kilgard MP.

Trends Neurosci.2012 Dec;35(12):715-22

The isometric pull task: A novel automated method for quantifying forelimb force generation in rats.

Hays SA, Khodaparast N, Sloan AM, Hulsey DR, Pantoja M, Ruiz AD, Kilgard MP, Rennaker RL 2nd.

J Neurosci Methods. 2012 Nov 23;212(2):329-337.

Repeatedly Pairing Vagus Nerve Stimulation with a Movement Reorganizes Primary Motor Cortex

Porter BA, Khodaparest N, Fayyaz T, Cheung RJ, Ahmed SS, Vrana WA, Rennaker RL 2nd, Kilgard MP

Cerebral Cortex, 2012 Oct;22(1):2365-74

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