Scientific advisory board: 

Pavel Lindberg (Institute of Neuroscience and Psychiatry of Paris, Inserm)

Pr Marie-Odile Krebs (GHU Sainte-Anne, Paris)

Pr Joël Belmin (CHU Charles-Foix)

Pr Yves Vandermeeren (Université Louvain/CHU Namur, Belgique)

Pr Charlotte Rosso (Neurologie, ICM Paris)

Pr Friedhelm Hummel (Neurologie, EPFL Geneva)

Pr Susanne Palmcrantz (physiotherapy, KI Stockholm)

Pr Yves Vandermeeren (Neurologie, UCL Namur)

Research collaborations: 

Stroke: study evaluating efficacy of Dextrain training to improve hand function after stroke incollaboration with following hospitals: Pr Jean-Louis Mas, GHU Sainte-Anne (Paris), Pr Charlotte Rosso, CHU Sal-Petrière (Paris), Dr Florence Colle, Saint-Maurice (Paris).

Hand dystonia: study describing manual dexterity impairments in writer’s cramp in collaboration with Jean-Pierre Bleton (and Neurologist Sangla), Fondation Rothschild (Paris). 

Schizophrenia: PsyCare study evaluating neurological soft signs for prediction of psychosis development in neurodevelopmental disorders with Pr Marie-Odile Krebs (GHU Sainte-Annne) 

Alzheimer’s disease: study on use of manual dexterity as clinical marker for early detection of mild cognitive impairment and prediction of development of Alzheimer’s disease

(future collaborations: Bilbao (MS), Stockholm (Stroke and brain injury), CHU-UCL Namur (Pr Vandermeeren)… Leeanne Carey?? (Australia)

Studies have been financed by Erganeo, Fondation pour la Recherche sur les AVC



1: Carment L, Khoury E, Dupin L, Guedj L, Bendjemaa N, Cuenca M, Maier MA, Krebs MO, Lindberg PG, Amado I. Common vs. Distinct Visuomotor Control Deficits in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Schizophrenia. Autism Res. 2020 Mar 10. doi: 10.1002/aur.2287. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32157824.

2: Carment L, Abdellatif A, Lafuente-Lafuente C, Pariel S, Maier MA, Belmin J, Lindberg PG. Manual Dexterity and Aging: A Pilot Study Disentangling Sensorimotor From Cognitive Decline. Front Neurol. 2018 Oct 29;9:910. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2018.00910. PMID: 30420830; PMCID: PMC6215834.

3: Birchenall J, Térémetz M, Roca P, Lamy JC, Oppenheim C, Maier MA, Mas JL, Lamy C, Baron JC, Lindberg PG. Individual recovery profiles of manual dexterity, and relation to corticospinal lesion load and excitability after stroke -a longitudinal pilot study. Neurophysiol Clin. 2019 Apr;49(2):149-164. doi: 10.1016/j.neucli.2018.10.065. Epub 2018 Oct 31. PMID: 30391148.

4: Térémetz M, Carment L, Brénugat-Herne L, Croca M, Bleton JP, Krebs MO, Maier  MA, Amado  I,  Lindberg PG. Manual Dexterity in Schizophrenia-A Neglected Clinical Marker? Front Psychiatry. 2017 Jul 10;8:120. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2017.00120. PMID: 28740470; PMCID: PMC5502278.

5: Térémetz M, Colle F, Hamdoun S, Maier MA, Lindberg PG. A novel method for the quantification of key components of manual dexterity after stroke. J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2015 Aug 2;12:64. doi: 10.1186/s12984-015-0054-0. PMID: 26233571; PMCID: PMC4522286.

6: Lindberg PG, Sanchez K, Ozcan F, Rannou F, Poiraudeau S, Feydy A, Maier MA. Correlation of force control with regional spinal DTI in patients with cervical spondylosis without signs of spinal cord injury on conventional MRI. Eur Radiol. 2016 Mar;26(3):733-42. doi: 10.1007/s00330-015-3876-z. Epub 2015 Jun 27. PMID: 26123409.

7: Teremetz M, Amado I, Bendjemaa N, Krebs MO, Lindberg PG, Maier MA. Deficient grip force control in schizophrenia: behavioral and modeling evidence for altered motor inhibition and motor noise. PLoS One. 2014 Nov 4;9(11):e111853. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0111853. PMID: 25369465; PMCID: PMC4219790.

8: Bleton JP, Teremetz M, Vidailhet M, Mesure S, Maier MA, Lindberg PG. Impaired force control in writer's cramp showing a bilateral deficit in sensorimotor integration. Mov Disord. 2014 Jan;29(1):130-4. doi: 10.1002/mds.25690. Epub 2013 Oct 10. PMID: 24123136.

9: Lindberg PG, Roche N, Robertson J, Roby-Brami A, Bussel B, Maier MA. Affected and unaffected quantitative aspects of grip force control in hemiparetic patients after stroke. Brain Res. 2012 May 3;1452:96-107. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2012.03.007. Epub 2012 Mar 10. PMID: 22464180.

10: Lindberg PG, Feydy A, Maier MA. White matter organization in cervical spinal cord relates differently to age and control of      grip force in healthy subjects. J Neurosci. 2010 Mar 17;30(11):4102-9. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5529-09.2010. PMID: 20237280; PMCID: PMC6632292.

11: Lindberg P, Ody C, Feydy A, Maier MA. Precision in isometric precision grip force is reduced in middle-aged adults. Exp Brain  Res. 2009 Feb;193(2):213-24. doi: 10.1007/s00221-008-1613-4. Epub 2008 Oct 25. PMID: 18953529.