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Mahyar Firouzi

PhD researcher, Researcher

Biography

Mahyar obtained his master degree in Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy with a specialization in neurological disorders in 2019 at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium. In January of 2020, he started his interdisciplinary PhD, balancing between neuropsychology and neurorehabilitation. As a member of the Brain, Body and Cognition (BBCO) and Rehabilitation Research (RERE) groups, his research focuses on non-invasive brain stimulation to improve motor learning in individuals with Parkinson’s disease – under supervision of prof. dr. Natacha Deroost (BBCO), prof. dr. Eva Swinnen (RERE) and dr. Kris Baetens (BBCO).