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profileBradley David Manor, Ph.D.

TitleAssistant Professor of Medicine
InstitutionBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
AddressHebrew Rehab Center For the Aged
Institute for Aging Research
1200 Centre St
Roslindale MA 02131
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2008Student Dissertation Award
2009 - 2013NIH Clinical Loan Repayment Program
2012National Young Researcher of the Year

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  1. Lo OY, Halko MA, Zhou J, Harrison R, Lipsitz LA, Manor B. Gait Speed and Gait Variability Are Associated with Different Functional Brain Networks. Front Aging Neurosci. 2017; 9:390. PMID: 29249961.
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  2. Christie GJ, Hamilton T, Manor BD, Farb NAS, Farzan F, Sixsmith A, Temprado JJ, Moreno S. Do Lifestyle Activities Protect Against Cognitive Decline in Aging? A Review. Front Aging Neurosci. 2017; 9:381. PMID: 29209201.
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  3. Jor'dan AJ, Poole VN, Iloputaife I, Milberg W, Manor B, Esterman M, Lipsitz LA. Executive Network Activation is Linked to Walking Speed in Older Adults: Functional MRI and TCD Ultrasound Evidence From the MOBILIZE Boston Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2017 Nov 09; 72(12):1669-1675. PMID: 28449077.
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  4. Gow BJ, Hausdorff JM, Manor B, Lipsitz LA, Macklin EA, Bonato P, Novak V, Peng CK, Ahn AC, Wayne PM. Can Tai Chi training impact fractal stride time dynamics, an index of gait health, in older adults? Cross-sectional and randomized trial studies. PLoS One. 2017; 12(10):e0186212. PMID: 29020106.
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  5. Wayne PM, Gagnon MM, Macklin EA, Travison TG, Manor B, Lachman M, Thomas CP, Lipsitz LA. The Mind Body-Wellness in Supportive Housing (Mi-WiSH) study: Design and rationale of a cluster randomized controlled trial of Tai Chi in senior housing. Contemp Clin Trials. 2017 Sep; 60:96-104. PMID: 28694204.
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  6. Lo J, Lo OY, Olson EA, Habtemariam D, Iloputaife I, Gagnon MM, Manor B, Lipsitz LA. Functional implications of muscle co-contraction during gait in advanced age. Gait Posture. 2017 Mar; 53:110-114. PMID: 28129590.
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  7. Zhou J, Lipsitz L, Habtemariam D, Manor B. Sub-sensory vibratory noise augments the physiologic complexity of postural control in older adults. J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2016 05 03; 13(1):44. PMID: 27142280; PMCID: PMC4855814.
  8. James EG, Leveille SG, You T, Hausdorff JM, Travison T, Manor B, McLean R, Bean JF. Gait coordination impairment is associated with mobility in older adults. Exp Gerontol. 2016 07; 80:12-6. PMID: 27086065; PMCID: PMC4893921 [Available on 07/01/17].
  9. Dubey P, Lioutas VA, Bhadelia R, Manor B, Novak P, Selim M, Novak V. Quantitative microstructural deficits in chronic phase of stroke with small volume infarcts: A diffusion tensor 3-D tractographic analysis. Magn Reson Imaging. 2016 06; 34(5):662-7. PMID: 26743428.
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  10. Holmes ML, Manor B, Hsieh WH, Hu K, Lipsitz LA, Li L. Tai Chi training reduced coupling between respiration and postural control. Neurosci Lett. 2016 Jan 01; 610:60-5. PMID: 26518241; PMCID: PMC4695235 [Available on 01/01/17].
  11. Manor B, Zhou J, Jor'dan A, Zhang J, Fang J, Pascual-Leone A. Reduction of Dual-task Costs by Noninvasive Modulation of Prefrontal Activity in Healthy Elders. J Cogn Neurosci. 2016 Feb; 28(2):275-81. PMID: 26488591; PMCID: PMC4751581.
  12. Walsh JN, Manor B, Hausdorff J, Novak V, Lipsitz L, Gow B, Macklin EA, Peng CK, Wayne PM. Impact of Short- and Long-term Tai Chi Mind-Body Exercise Training on Cognitive Function in Healthy Adults: Results From a Hybrid Observational Study and Randomized Trial. Glob Adv Health Med. 2015 Jul; 4(4):38-48. PMID: 26331103; PMCID: PMC4533658.
  13. Wayne PM, Hausdorff JM, Lough M, Gow BJ, Lipsitz L, Novak V, Macklin EA, Peng CK, Manor B. Tai Chi Training may Reduce Dual Task Gait Variability, a Potential Mediator of Fall Risk, in Healthy Older Adults: Cross-Sectional and Randomized Trial Studies. Front Hum Neurosci. 2015; 9:332. PMID: 26106316; PMCID: PMC4460804.
  14. Wang Y, Hao Y, Zhou J, Fried PJ, Wang X, Zhang J, Fang J, Pascual-Leone A, Manor B. Direct current stimulation over the human sensorimotor cortex modulates the brain's hemodynamic response to tactile stimulation. Eur J Neurosci. 2015 Aug; 42(3):1933-40. PMID: 25989209; PMCID: PMC4523467.
  15. Zhou D, Zhou J, Chen H, Manor B, Lin J, Zhang J. Effects of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on multiscale complexity of dual-task postural control in older adults. Exp Brain Res. 2015 Aug; 233(8):2401-9. PMID: 25963755; PMCID: PMC4746714.
  16. Zhang S, Manor B, Li L. H-index is important for postural control for people with impaired foot sole sensation. PLoS One. 2015; 10(3):e0121847. PMID: 25807534; PMCID: PMC4373754.
  17. Jor'dan AJ, McCarten JR, Rottunda S, Stoffregen TA, Manor B, Wade MG. Dementia alters standing postural adaptation during a visual search task in older adult men. Neurosci Lett. 2015 Apr 23; 593:101-6. PMID: 25770830; PMCID: PMC4509567.
  18. Wayne PM, Gow BJ, Costa MD, Peng CK, Lipsitz LA, Hausdorff JM, Davis RB, Walsh JN, Lough M, Novak V, Yeh GY, Ahn AC, Macklin EA, Manor B. Complexity-Based Measures Inform Effects of Tai Chi Training on Standing Postural Control: Cross-Sectional and Randomized Trial Studies. PLoS One. 2014; 9(12):e114731. PMID: 25494333; PMCID: PMC4262457.
  19. Lipsitz LA, Lough M, Niemi J, Travison T, Howlett H, Manor B. A shoe insole delivering subsensory vibratory noise improves balance and gait in healthy elderly people. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 Mar; 96(3):432-9. PMID: 25450133; PMCID: PMC4339481.
  20. Zhang H, Hao Y, Manor B, Novak P, Milberg W, Zhang J, Fang J, Novak V. Intranasal insulin enhanced resting-state functional connectivity of hippocampal regions in type 2 diabetes. Diabetes. 2015 Mar; 64(3):1025-34. PMID: 25249577; PMCID: PMC4338591 [Available on 03/01/16].
  21. Tchalla AE, Dufour AB, Travison TG, Habtemariam D, Iloputaife I, Manor B, Lipsitz LA. Patterns, predictors, and outcomes of falls trajectories in older adults: the MOBILIZE Boston Study with 5 years of follow-up. PLoS One. 2014; 9(9):e106363. PMID: 25184785; PMCID: PMC4153626.
  22. Manor B, Lough M, Gagnon MM, Cupples A, Wayne PM, Lipsitz LA. Functional benefits of tai chi training in senior housing facilities. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Aug; 62(8):1484-9. PMID: 25116984; PMCID: PMC4196697.
  23. Jor'dan AJ, Manor B, Novak V. Slow gait speed - an indicator of lower cerebral vasoreactivity in type 2 diabetes mellitus. Front Aging Neurosci. 2014; 6:135. PMID: 25018729; PMCID: PMC4071640.
  24. Chen IH, Novak V, Manor B. Infarct hemisphere and noninfarcted brain volumes affect locomotor performance following stroke. Neurology. 2014 Mar 11; 82(10):828-34. PMID: 24489132; PMCID: PMC3959753.
  25. Cui X, Abduljalil A, Manor BD, Peng CK, Novak V. Multi-scale glycemic variability: a link to gray matter atrophy and cognitive decline in type 2 diabetes. PLoS One. 2014; 9(1):e86284. PMID: 24475100; PMCID: PMC3901681.
  26. Zhou J, Hao Y, Wang Y, Jor'dan A, Pascual-Leone A, Zhang J, Fang J, Manor B. Transcranial direct current stimulation reduces the cost of performing a cognitive task on gait and postural control. Eur J Neurosci. 2014 Apr; 39(8):1343-8. PMID: 24443958; PMCID: PMC4221849.
  27. Franke K, Gaser C, Manor B, Novak V. Advanced BrainAGE in older adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Front Aging Neurosci. 2013; 5:90. PMID: 24381557; PMCID: PMC3865444.
  28. Novak V, Milberg W, Hao Y, Munshi M, Novak P, Galica A, Manor B, Roberson P, Craft S, Abduljalil A. Enhancement of vasoreactivity and cognition by intranasal insulin in type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2014; 37(3):751-9. PMID: 24101698; PMCID: PMC3931384.
  29. Farzan F, Wu Y, Manor B, Anastasio EM, Lough M, Novak V, Greenstein PE, Pascual-Leone A. Cerebellar TMS in treatment of a patient with cerebellar ataxia: evidence from clinical, biomechanics and neurophysiological assessments. Cerebellum. 2013 Oct; 12(5):707-12. PMID: 23625327; PMCID: PMC3951770.
  30. Zhou J, Manor B, Liu D, Hu K, Zhang J, Fang J. The complexity of standing postural control in older adults: a modified detrended fluctuation analysis based upon the empirical mode decomposition algorithm. PLoS One. 2013; 8(5):e62585. PMID: 23650518; PMCID: PMC3641070.
  31. Manor B, Lipsitz LA, Wayne PM, Peng CK, Li L. Complexity-based measures inform Tai Chi's impact on standing postural control in older adults with peripheral neuropathy. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2013 Apr 16; 13:87. PMID: 23587193; PMCID: PMC3640896.
  32. Liu J, Hao Y, Du M, Wang X, Zhang J, Manor B, Jiang X, Fang W, Wang D. Quantitative cerebral blood flow mapping and functional connectivity of postherpetic neuralgia pain: a perfusion fMRI study. Pain. 2013 Jan; 154(1):110-8. PMID: 23140909.
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  33. Wayne PM, Manor B, Novak V, Costa MD, Hausdorff JM, Goldberger AL, Ahn AC, Yeh GY, Peng CK, Lough M, Davis RB, Quilty MT, Lipsitz LA. A systems biology approach to studying Tai Chi, physiological complexity and healthy aging: design and rationale of a pragmatic randomized controlled trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2013 Jan; 34(1):21-34. PMID: 23026349; PMCID: PMC3638751.
  34. Manor B, Lipsitz LA. Physiologic complexity and aging: implications for physical function and rehabilitation. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2013 Aug 01; 45:287-93. PMID: 22985940; PMCID: PMC3568237.
  35. Manor B, Newton E, Abduljalil A, Novak V. The relationship between brain volume and walking outcomes in older adults with and without diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Diabetes Care. 2012 Sep; 35(9):1907-12. PMID: 22665216; PMCID: PMC3424988.
  36. Manor BD, Hu K, Peng CK, Lipsitz LA, Novak V. Posturo-respiratory synchronization: effects of aging and stroke. Gait Posture. 2012 Jun; 36(2):254-9. PMID: 22475726; PMCID: PMC3387343.
  37. Manor B, Hao Y, Liu J, Zhang K, Chai Y, Lipsitz L, Peng CK, Novak V, Wang X, Zhang J, Fang J. Magn Reson Med. Novel MRI-compatible tactile stimulator for cortical mapping of foot sole pressure stimuli with fMRI. 2012.
  38. Novak V, Zhao P, Manor B, Sejdic E, Alsop D, Abduljalil A, Roberson PK, Munshi M, Novak P. Adhesion molecules, altered vasoreactivity, and brain atrophy in type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2011 Nov; 34(11):2438-41. PMID: 21926285; PMCID: PMC3198286.
  39. Rissanen SM, Kankaanpää M, Tarvainen MP, Novak V, Novak P, Hu K, Manor B, Airaksinen O, Karjalainen PA. Analysis of EMG and acceleration signals for quantifying the effects of deep brain stimulation in Parkinson's disease. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2011 Sep; 58(9):2545-53. PMID: 21672674; PMCID: PMC3873135.
  40. Quach L, Galica AM, Jones RN, Procter-Gray E, Manor B, Hannan MT, Lipsitz LA. The nonlinear relationship between gait speed and falls: the Maintenance of Balance, Independent Living, Intellect, and Zest in the Elderly of Boston Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Jun; 59(6):1069-73. PMID: 21649615; PMCID: PMC3141220.
  41. Manor B, Costa MD, Hu K, Newton E, Starobinets O, Kang HG, Peng CK, Novak V, Lipsitz LA. Physiological complexity and system adaptability: evidence from postural control dynamics of older adults. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2010 Dec; 109(6):1786-91. PMID: 20947715; PMCID: PMC3006415.
  42. Manor B, Hu K, Zhao P, Selim M, Alsop D, Novak P, Lipsitz L, Novak V. Altered control of postural sway following cerebral infarction: a cross-sectional analysis. Neurology. 2010 Feb 09; 74(6):458-64. PMID: 20142612; PMCID: PMC2830917.
  43. Li L, Manor B. Long term Tai Chi exercise improves physical performance among people with peripheral neuropathy. Am J Chin Med. 2010; 38(3):449-59. PMID: 20503464.
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  44. Manor B, Li L. Characteristics of functional gait among people with and without peripheral neuropathy. Gait Posture. 2009 Aug; 30(2):253-6. PMID: 19473845.
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  45. Manor B, Wolenski P, Li L. Faster walking speeds increase local instability among people with peripheral neuropathy. J Biomech. 2008 Sep 18; 41(13):2787-92. PMID: 18706561.
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  46. Manor B, Wolenski P, Guevaro A, Li L. Differential effects of plantar desensitization on locomotion dynamics. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2009 Oct; 19(5):e320-8. PMID: 18682330.
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  47. Manor B, Doherty A, Li L. The reliability of physical performance measures in peripheral neuropathy. Gait Posture. 2008 Aug; 28(2):343-6. PMID: 18321706.
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  48. Hong SL, Manor B, Li L. Stance and sensory feedback influence on postural dynamics. Neurosci Lett. 2007 Aug 16; 423(2):104-8. PMID: 17673367.
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  49. Manor B, Topp R, Page P. Validity and reliability of measurements of elbow flexion strength obtained from older adults using elastic bands. J Geriatr Phys Ther. 2006; 29(1):18-21. PMID: 16630372.
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