Students: Keon Ma
Type of project: Basic, Mind and Body
Grant Type: Undergraduate
Year of Award: 2015
Supervisor: Dr. MacMaster
Institutions Affiliated: University of Calgary
Description: Tourette’s syndrome is characterized by impulsivity and various behavioural “ticks”, and has been under studied in a paediatric population. This project seeks to evaluate the effectiveness of transcranial magnetic stimulation in treating Tourette’s while exploring this the reason for this effectiveness to the actions of the brain chemical GABA.