The Centre for Neurology Studies (CNS)

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The Centre for Neurology Studies (CNS) is one of the few private clinical research centres in Canada. Specializing in neuroscience, we integrate scientific evidence and real-world clinical practices in a unique ecosystem.

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Brain Vital Signs

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Carrick, F. R., Pagnacco, G., Azzolino, S. F., Hunfalvay, M., Oggero, E., Frizzell, T., Smith, C. J., Pawlowski, G., Campbell, N., Fickling, S. D., Lakhani, B., & D’Arcy, R. (2021). Brain Vital Signs in Elite Ice Hockey: Towards Characterizing Objective and Specific Neurophysiological Reference Values for Concussion Management. Frontiers in neuroscience15, 670563.

Fickling, S. D., Smith, A. M., Stuart, M. J., Dodick, D. W., Farrell, K., Pender, S. C., & D’Arcy, R. C. (2021). Subconcussive brain vital signs changes predict head-impact exposure in ice hockey players. Brain Communications3(2), fcab019.


D’Arcy, R., Greene, T., Greene, D., Frehlick, Z., Fickling, S. D., Campbell, N., Etheridge, T., Smith, C., Bollinger, F., Danilov, Y., Livingstone, A., Tannouri, P., Martin, P., & Lakhani, B. (2020). Portable neuromodulation induces neuroplasticity to re-activate motor function recovery from brain injury: a high-density MEG case study. Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation, 17(1), 158.

Fickling, S. D., Bollinger, F. H., Gurm, S., Pawlowski, G., Liu, C. C., Hajra, S. G., Song, X., & D’Arcy, R. (2020). Distant Sensor Prediction of Event-Related Potentials. IEEE transactions on bio-medical engineering, 67(10), 2916–2924.

Fickling, S. D., Greene, T., Greene, D., Frehlick, Z., Campbell, N., Etheridge, T., Smith, C. J., Bollinger, F., Danilov, Y., Rizzotti, R., Livingstone, A. C., Lakhani, B., & D’Arcy, R. (2020). Brain Vital Signs Detect Cognitive Improvements During Combined Physical Therapy and Neuromodulation in Rehabilitation From Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A Case Report. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 14, 347.

Smith, C. J., Livingstone, A., Fickling, S. D., Tannouri, P., Campbell, N., Lakhani, B., Danilov, Y., Sackier, J. M., & D’Arcy, R. (2020). Brain Vital Signs Detect Information Processing Differences When Neuromodulation Is Used During Cognitive Skills Training. Frontiers in human neuroscience, 14, 358.


Fickling , S.D., Smith, A.M., Pawlowski , G., Ghosh Hajra , S., Liu , C.C., Farrell, K., Jorgensen, J., Song, X., Stuart, M.J., D’Arcy, R.C.N. (2019). Brain vital signs detect concussion-related neurophysiological impairment in ice-hockey. Brain, 142(2), 255-262. Editor’s Choice.

Frehlick, Z., Lakhani, B., Fickling, S., Livingstone, A., Danilov, Y., Sackier, J., & D’Arcy, R.C.N. (2019). Human translingual neurostimulation alters resting brain activity in high-density EEG. Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation. E-pub ahead of print.

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