Naznin Virji-Babul

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Publications

  1. doi Neural correlates of music recognition in Down syndrome
    N Virji-Babul
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Brain Cogn 81:256-62. 2013
  2. doi Diffusion tensor imaging of sports-related concussion in adolescents
    Naznin Virji-Babul
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 48:24-9. 2013
  3. doi Dynamics of oscillatory changes associated with the perception of human motion
    Naznin Virji-Babul
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Neuroreport 23:793-8. 2012
  4. doi Recognition of facial expressions of emotion in adults with Down syndrome
    Naznin Virji-Babul
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 32:333-43. 2012
  5. doi Altered brain dynamics during voluntary movement in individuals with Down syndrome
    Naznin Virji-Babul
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Neuroreport 22:358-64. 2011
  6. ncbi Neural activity involved in the perception of human and meaningful object motion
    Naznin Virji-Babul
    Down Syndrome Research Foundation, MEG Laboratory, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Neuroreport 18:1125-8. 2007
  7. doi Neural mechanisms underlying action observation in adults with Down syndrome
    Naznin Virji-Babul
    Down Syndrome Research Foundation, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 115:113-27. 2010
  8. doi Combining whole-brain voxel-wise analysis with in vivo tractography of diffusion behavior after sports-related concussion in adolescents: a preliminary report
    Michael Borich
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Neurotrauma 30:1243-9. 2013
  9. doi Changes in mu rhythm during action observation and execution in adults with Down syndrome: implications for action representation
    Naznin Virji-Babul
    Down Syndrome Research Foundation, MEG Laboratory, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 436:177-80. 2008
  10. doi Concussion: current concepts in diagnosis and management
    Michael R Borich
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Neurol Phys Ther 37:133-9. 2013

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Publications14

  1. doi Neural correlates of music recognition in Down syndrome
    N Virji-Babul
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Brain Cogn 81:256-62. 2013
    ..These findings reveal new insights on the neural basis of music perception in DS as well as the temporal course of neural activity in control adults...
  2. doi Diffusion tensor imaging of sports-related concussion in adolescents
    Naznin Virji-Babul
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Pediatr Neurol 48:24-9. 2013
    ..25, P = 0.017) and lower mean diffusivity (R(2) = 0.20, P = 0.038). We provide evidence of structural changes in the integrity of white matter in adolescent athletes after sports-related concussion...
  3. doi Dynamics of oscillatory changes associated with the perception of human motion
    Naznin Virji-Babul
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Neuroreport 23:793-8. 2012
    ....
  4. doi Recognition of facial expressions of emotion in adults with Down syndrome
    Naznin Virji-Babul
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 32:333-43. 2012
    ..Adults with DS demonstrated the lowest accuracy for recognition of scared. These results support the importance of motion cues in evaluating the social skills of individuals with DS...
  5. doi Altered brain dynamics during voluntary movement in individuals with Down syndrome
    Naznin Virji-Babul
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Neuroreport 22:358-64. 2011
    ..The two distinct patterns of neural activation and the altered underlying network dynamics have not been reported previously, and may reflect differences in sensorimotor organization...
  6. ncbi Neural activity involved in the perception of human and meaningful object motion
    Naznin Virji-Babul
    Down Syndrome Research Foundation, MEG Laboratory, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Neuroreport 18:1125-8. 2007
    ..A significant increase in beta activity was seen in the posterior temporal region in the human motion condition. The visual analyses of human and object motion appear to involve both overlapping and divergent patterns of neural activity...
  7. doi Neural mechanisms underlying action observation in adults with Down syndrome
    Naznin Virji-Babul
    Down Syndrome Research Foundation, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 115:113-27. 2010
    ..These results further support the hypothesis of a dysfunction in the execution/observation matching system in adults with Down syndrome...
  8. doi Combining whole-brain voxel-wise analysis with in vivo tractography of diffusion behavior after sports-related concussion in adolescents: a preliminary report
    Michael Borich
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Neurotrauma 30:1243-9. 2013
    ..Combining voxel-wise analysis with fiber tractography provides an alternative objective approach to evaluate and identify subtle changes in white-matter fiber integrity after concussion...
  9. doi Changes in mu rhythm during action observation and execution in adults with Down syndrome: implications for action representation
    Naznin Virji-Babul
    Down Syndrome Research Foundation, MEG Laboratory, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 436:177-80. 2008
    ..These results suggest that there is a dysfunction in the execution/observation matching system in adults with DS and has implications for the functional role of the human mirror neuron system...
  10. doi Concussion: current concepts in diagnosis and management
    Michael R Borich
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Neurol Phys Ther 37:133-9. 2013
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  11. ncbi Performing movement sequences with knowledge of results under different visual conditions in adults with Down syndrome
    Naznin Virji-Babul
    Down Syndrome Research Foundation, Vancouver, B C, Canada
    Downs Syndr Res Pract 8:110-4. 2003
    ..These findings indicate that providing knowledge of results of movement performance can facilitate the performance and coordination of movement sequences even under conditions where visual information of the moving limb is restricted...
  12. doi Evidence for slowing as a function of index of difficulty in young adults with Down syndrome
    Melanie Y Lam
    University of Britist Columbia, Human Kinetics, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Am J Intellect Dev Disabil 114:411-26. 2009
    ..Because of differences primarily related to scaling, we conclude that mechanisms of motor control are similar in Down syndrome and typically developing groups...
  13. pmc Distinct DNA methylation patterns of cognitive impairment and trisomy 21 in Down syndrome
    Meaghan J Jones
    Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, Child and Family Research Institute, and Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    BMC Med Genomics 6:58. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that trisomy 21 would result in global epigenetic changes across all participants, and that DS patients with cognitive impairment would show an additional epigenetic signature...