World Stroke Day 2014


''October 29th is World Stroke Day, which was established by the World Stroke Organization in 2006 to help spread public awareness of the world's high stroke risk and stroke prevalence.'' 

Here are some McGill experts that can comment on the topic: 

McGill experts

Anouk Lamontagne - School of Physical and Occupational Therapy

Expertise: She is using the virtual reality technology to assess locomotion in people who suffered a stroke. She is studying tasks such as obstacle avoidance while walking.

anouk.lamontagne [at]


Annette Majnemer - School of Physical and Occupational Therapy

Expertise: Children with stroke (at birth), children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy

annette.majnemer [at]

Source: World Stroke Day 2014

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