About the Authors

Karen H. Mallet

Contributed equally to this work with: Karen H. Mallet, Rany M. Shamloul, Dar Dowlatshahi

kmallet@toh.on.ca

Current address: Champlain Regional Stroke Network, The Ottawa Hospital, 1053 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario

Affiliations Champlain Regional Stroke Network, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Rany M. Shamloul

Contributed equally to this work with: Karen H. Mallet, Rany M. Shamloul, Dar Dowlatshahi

Affiliation Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Dale Corbett

Affiliations Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Hillel M. Finestone

Affiliations Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Simon Hatcher

Affiliation Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Jim Lumsden

Affiliations Champlain Regional Stroke Network, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Franco Momoli

Affiliations Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Michel C. F. Shamy

Affiliations The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Grant Stotts

Affiliations The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Richard H. Swartz

Affiliation University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Christine Yang

Affiliations Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Dar Dowlatshahi

Contributed equally to this work with: Karen H. Mallet, Rany M. Shamloul, Dar Dowlatshahi

Affiliations The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Brain and Mind Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: DD DC SH. Formal analysis: KM DD R. Shamloul. Funding acquisition: DD DC SH. Methodology: FM. Project administration: R. Shamloul KM GS MS. Supervision: DD. Writing – original draft: KM DD R. Shamloul. Writing – review & editing: HF SH R. Swartz R. Shamloul CY JL GS MS KM DD FM DC.