Neuroplasticity, Motor rehabilitation, Hemispatial neglect rehabilitation, Virtual reality, constraint-induced movement therapy, Stroke, Multiple sclerosis, Brain injury.
Dr. Gauthier's research focuses on harnessing the newest technologies and data analytic techniques to: 1) increase access to treatments for motor disability for under-served populations, 2) track and predict response to motor rehabilitation, and 3) determine how different motor treatments change the brain.
Lynne V. Gauthier, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor at The University of Massachusetts, Lowell, and director of the Neurorecovery and Brain Imaging Laboratory. Dr. Gauthier is also a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in rehabilitation. She earned a B.A. in Neuroscience from Brandeis University, received her Ph.D. in Medical (Clinical) Psychology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, completed her clinical internship at Brown University, and began her academic career at The Ohio State University. She has served as a peer reviewer for the American Heart Association, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, NIH, Dana Foundation, and UK Multiple Sclerosis Society. Dr. Gauthier co-chairs the Neuroplasticity working group for the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. Her laboratory has secured 7 years of continuous funding from competitive institutes, including the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute and the American Heart Association.