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Heidi Johansen-Berg

BA, MSc, DPhil
Subjects: 
Psychology and Biomedical Sciences

Biography

Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg is Director of the Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain (FMRIB) in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences. FMRIB is a multi-disciplinary neuroimaging research facility, dedicated to understanding the human brain in health and disease. Within FMRIB, Heidi heads the Plasticity research group. Her group is interested in how the brain changes with learning and recovery from damage, such as stroke. Her group use cutting edge brain scanning techniques to monitor brain change. They are also testing whether brain stimulation can be used to accelerate learning and to enhance rehabilitation effects following stroke.

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