Nora Darakjian, PT, DPT

Instructor of Clinical Physical Therapy
Nora Darakjian2




Mailing Address:

1640 Marengo Street, HRA 102, Los Angeles, CA 90033

Current Research:

Professional Interests

Dr. Nora Darakjian is an Instructor of Clinical Physical Therapy in the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy. She practices at USC Physical Therapy Associates, a faculty practice, located atthe Health Sciences Campus (HSC). She focuses on treating individuals with neurologic disorders. Dr. Darakjian is a member of the Neurologic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Dr. Darakjian has been involved with research involving the use of therapeutic virtual reality in individuals with Parkinson’s disease.

  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA: Neurological Physical Therapy Residency, 2015. 
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA: Doctor ofPhysical Therapy, 2014.
  • University of California, Los Angeles: Bachelor of Science,Neuroscience, 2011. 
Selected Publications
  • André V, Cepeda C, Fisher Y, Huyn M, BardakjianN, Singh S, Yang W, Levine MS. Differential electrophysiological changes in striatal output neurons inHuntington's disease. J Neurosci. 2011; 31(4):1170-82. 2.
  • Bardakjian NS. The back-propagating machineryof the neuron. The UCLA USJ. 2010; 23: 5-10