Dr. Caroline Paquette

Associate Professor / Associate Dean
Dr. Caroline Paquette
Research areas: 
Biomechanics and Neuroscience
Contact Information

475 Pine Avenue West
Montreal, Quebec H2W 1S4

Human Brain Control of Locomotion Lab (HBCL)

Email address: 
caroline.paquette [at] mcgill.ca
Areas of expertise: 

Human locomotion, postural control, brain imaging (MRI, PET), brain stimulation (TMS, tDCS), aging, neurological populations, prevention/rehabilitation


B.Sc., M.Sc.(Laval), Ph.D.(McG.)

Selected publications: 

Liu Y, Wu T, Iordachita II, Paquette C, Kazanzides P. Analysis of Human Head Motion and robotic Compensation for PET Imaging Studies. Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2021 Nov;2021:4836-4839.

Potvin-Desrochers A, Paquette C. Potential non-invasive brain stimulation targets to alleviate freezing of gait in Parkinson’s disease. Neuroscience. 2021 Aug 1;468:366-376.

Edwards J, Black S, Boe S, Boyd L, Chaves A, Chen R, Dukelow S, Fung J, Kirton A, Meltzer J, Moussavi Z, Neva J, Paquette C, Ploughman M, Pooyania S, Rajji T, Roig M, Tremblay F, Thiel A. Canadian Platform for Trials in Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation (CanStim) Consensus Recommendations for Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Upper Extremity Motor Stroke Rehabilitation Trials. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2021 Feb 35(2):103-116.

Hinton D, Conradsson D, Paquette C. Understanding human neural control of short-term gait adaptation to the split-belt treadmill Neuroscience. 2020 Dec 451(15):36-50.

Potvin-Desrochers A, Mitchell T, Gisiger T, Paquette C. Changes in resting-state functional connectivity related to freezing of gait in Parkinson's disease. Neuroscience. 2019 Oct 15;418;311-317.

Hinton D, Thiel A, Soucy JP, Bouyer L, Paquette C. Adjusting gait step-by-step: Brain activation during split-belt treadmill walking. Neuroimage. 2019 Nov 15;202:116095.

Conradsson D, Hinton D, Paquette C. The effects of dual-tasking on temporal gait adaptation and de-adaptation to the split-belt treadmill in older adults. Experimental Gerontology. 2019 Oct 1;125:110655.

Mitchell T, Conradsson D, Paquette C. Gait and trunk kinematics during prolonged turning in Parkinson's disease with freezing of gait. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders. 2019 Jul;64:188-193.

Mitchell T, Potvin-Desrochers A, Lafontaine AL, Monchi O, Thiel A, Paquette C. Cerebral metabolic changes in Parkinson’s disease with freezing of gait during complex walking. Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 2019 May;60(5):671-676.

Mitchell T, Starrs F, Soucy JP, Thiel A, Paquette C. Impaired sensorimotor processing during complex gait precedes behavioral changes in middle-aged adults. Journals of Gerontology: Biological Sciences. 2019 Dec;74(12):1861–1869.

For more details, and an updated list of publications and projects, visit Dr. Paquette's Publications page.

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