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Caroline Schnakers


C.Schnakers@ulg.ac.be PhD, graduated as a neuropsychologist from the University of Liège and joined the Coma Science Group in 2002. She has been involved in the validation and teaching of the Coma Recovery Scale-Revised within the federal network on VS and MCS and has developed a freely available DVD for educational purposes on the diagnosis and assessment of chronic disorders of consciousness. She was trained to use the Sensory Modality Assessment and Rehabilitation Techniques (SMART; a specialized behavioral tool for VS and MCS) at the Royal Hospital of Neuro-disability, London. Dr Schnakers has an expertise in electrophysiology and investigates its interest in the detection of early signs of consciousness in coma survivors. Caroline has been financed by the Fonds Léon Fredericq and currently is Postdoctoral Researcher at the Belgian National Funds for Scientific Research (FNRS).

In 2008-2009 she was a post-doc at the JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute and New Jersey Neuroscience Institute, Edison , New Jersey, USA.

- Read on Caroline's work on the University's website that makes knowledge accessible

- See the video of her presentation "Behavioural, electrophysiological and imaging results in patients with disorders of consciousness" April 6, 2009, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Find her articles on PubMed and pdfs on our website