Shirley Ryan AbilityLab


Research Seminar Series

Posted By Rick Lieber


Mondays: 12:00PM - 1:00PM


Sky Lobby Auditorium, 10th floor, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Weekly in 10-week Sessions

2019 Spring Session Runs from April 1 - June 10

2019 Summer Seminar Schedule


Jul 1
Megan O'Brien, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago, IL.
Wearable Sensors: Opportunities for Measuring Post-stroke Rehabilitation Outcomes. 

Jul 8
Stephan Lange, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Medicine, UC San Diego, La Jolla, CA. Visiting Researcher, Institute of Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Emerging Roles for Cullin3 in Muscle Biology and Myopathy Development.

Jul 15
Fionn MacPartlin, MSc  
Senior Strength & Conditioning Coach – BOA Intensive Rehabilitation Unit. English Institute of Sport, The High Performance Centre, Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre, Bisham, UK. 
Manipulating Lower Limb Muscle Moment Arms to Optimize Adaptation.

Jul 22
No seminar (Science of Ability Symposium)

Jul 29
Levi Hargrove, PhD
Director, Center for Bionic Medicine (CBM). Director, Neural Engineering for Prosthetics and Orthotics Lab, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. Associate Professor, Dept. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Engineering, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.
Pattern Recognition Based Control of Bionic Arms and Legs.

Aug 5
Mehdi M. Mirbagheri, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept. Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran. Adjunct Associate Professor, Dept. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.
Neurorehabilitation of Children with Cerebral Palsy: Predicting the Recovery Patterns of Neurophysiological Factors Contributing to Gait and Balance Impairments

Aug 12
Martin Oudega, PhD 
Professor, Dept. Physiology and Physical Therapy & Human Movement Sciences, Northwestern University. Research Scientist, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. Research Scientist, Hines VA Hospital, Chicago, IL.
Mesenchymal Stromal Cell-Based Strategies for Spinal Cord Repair.

Aug 19
José Pons, PhD  
Scientific Chair, Legs + Walking Lab, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago, IL. 
Technology-based Neurorehabilitation and Clinical Assessment.

Aug 26
Mark D’Esposito, MD
Professor, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, University of California, Berkeley, CA.
The Modular Brain: Implications for Neurorehabilitation

Sep 2
No seminar (Labor Day)

Sep 9
Monica Perez, PT, PhD
Scientific Chair, Arms + Hands Lab, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Chicago, IL.
Reorganization of the Corticospinal Tract After Human Spinal Cord Injury

Sep 16
Joanna Butchart, MPHTY, MPH
Stream Leader and Senior Physiotherapist, Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.
Developing a Socially Assistive Robot for Paediatric Rehabilitation .

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