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The MAL has launched a study entitled “EMG modules as a novel biomarker of basal ganglia plasticity in Parkinson’s disease”. The study funded by the Michael J. Fox Foundation aims to identify specific characteristics of muscle activity that could be linked to changes within the brain that are associated with Parkinson’s disease.

Contact Us

300 First Avenue 3rd Floor, Room 3297
Charlestown, MA 02129

For Clinical Appointments & Referrals:
Susan Regan
(617) 952-6204

For Research Study Information:
Call our Volunteer Registry Line at
(617) 952-6331

Research By Condition

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Our lab is working on numerous studies and we need your help! Much of our research involves the study of cerebral palsy, stroke and traumatic brain injury.  If you have one of these mobility-limiting conditions and you’re interested in participating in a study,  please contact our lab for more information. Here’s what we’re working on:



Cerebral Palsy




Frequent Falls in Older Adults


Chronic Lower Back Pain


Parkinson’s Disease



Traumatic Brain Injury