Dr. Lysianne Beynel
Post Doctoral Associate at Duke University
I am a post-doctoral associate at Duke University, in the Human Performance Optimization Lab, "Optilab" (https://www.dukeoptilab.org)
under the supervision of Dr. Greg Appelbaum:
I am interested in applying repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), both for cognitive and clinical applications:
By using fMRI-guided rTMS and electric-field modeling, we are aiming at enhancing working memory performance, a critical cognitive ability largely affected with aging.
We also just received funding to investigate the effect of connectivity-based rTMS and state-dependency on amygdala activation. If successful, this project will pave the way for a large-scale study to treat patients with post traumatic disorders.
As the coordinator of the Brain Stimulation Research Center (https://psychiatry.duke.edu/brain-stimulation-research-center) Workshop, I am organizing monthly meetings to develop our knowledge about brain stimulation by discussing the projects running at the BSRC and the latest research published in the field.