Neurophysiology Laboratory receives CFI infrastructure funding

Dr. Shaun Boe is one of 5 recipients from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Leaders Opportunity Fund. The funding, announced September 1, 2011, will provide infrastructure to support the investigation of basic and applied neurophysiology and rehabilitation post-stroke. The infrastructure will be used to outfit the Neurophysiology Laboratory and will include an electroencephalography system, two transcranial magnetic stimulators and a neuro-navigation unit. Other equipment will include an advanced system to measure muscle activity (electromyography). With the CFI contribution of $125,000, the total value of the award with matching funds is $381,141.