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Mo Chen PhD
Clinical Scientist, Neuroscience Research Program Lead
  • Find a list of Dr. Chen's publications here

  • Dr. Mo Chen is the Neuroscience Clinical Scientist of the Research Department at Gillette Children’s. He obtained his B.S and Ph.D. degrees in Biomedical Engineering from Zhejiang University and finished Postdoctoral research training in the Brain Plasticity Laboratory at the University of Minnesota. Before working at Gillette, he was the Manager of the Non-invasive Neuromodulation Laboratory and a research scientist in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota. 

  • Research Areas of Interest:Investigating the mechanism and effectiveness of non-invasive neuromodulation techniques, including transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), repetitive TMS (rTMS), transcranial current stimulation (tDCS, tACS, tRNS, tPCS), paired associative stimulation (PAS).. etc.Combining neuroimaging (functional magnetic resonance image, fMRI, resting-state fMRI, and diffusion tensor imaging, DTI) and neuromodulation techniques to investigate pathophysiology of neurological and psychiatric disorders, e.g. Focal Dystonia, Spasmodic Dysphonia, and Stroke.Using neuromodulation techniques as a treatment to neurological or psychiatric disorders.Closed-loop neuromodulation technique development, such as real-time phase-locked EEG-TMS/rTMS, functional/structure imaging neuronavigation guided TMS/rTMS and tDCS.

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