Faculty at the Institute for Aging Research

Brad Manor, Ph.D.

Director, Mobility and Falls Program
Instructor in Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

Institute for Aging Research
1200 Centre Street
Boston, MA 02131
(617) 971-5332


2002 B.S. University of Toledo
2004 M.S University of Toledo
2008 Ph.D. Louisiana State University
2010 Postdoctoral Fellowship BIDMC, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Manor’s career goal is to alleviate the burden of balance decline that often accompanies biological aging into senescence. As the Director of the Mobility and Falls Program, he works to achieve this goal by directing inter-disciplinary, translational research in the fields of human balance and rehabilitative medicine. His research combines biomechanical assessments of human movement with advanced medical imaging, noninvasive brain stimulation and nonlinear signal processing techniques to: 1) Identify the link between brain function, balance and falls in older adults; and 2) Design rehabilitative interventions that improve balance via optimization of brain function and exploitation of its adaptive properties..

Selected Publications

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