Shirley Ryan AbilityLab


Research Seminar Series

Posted By Rick Lieber


Mondays: 12:00PM - 1:00PM


Sky Lobby Auditorium, 10th floor, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab


10 Weekly Sessions

2020 Summer Quarter


Summer Quarter: June 1 – Aug 31

The summer quarter seminar series will be held in a webinar format only. No in-person viewing rooms are reserved. Zoom webinar links will be shared via weekly announcement emails and calendar invitations. If you would like to be added to the distribution list, please contact Miriam Rafferty, DPT, PhD

June 1-- Three Years After the Move! Clinical-Research Integration at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab: Model of Care Survey Results
Richard Lieber, PhD, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; Miriam Rafferty, DPT, PhD, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

June 8 -- Is Cachexia a Gateway to Functional Prognosis for Cancer-Related Rehabilitation?
Ishan Roy, MD, PhD, Chief Resident and Instructor in Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Northwestern University and Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

June 15 -- Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions for Chronic Pain: Expanding Access via Telehealth
Dawn Ehde, PhD, Professor, Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Clinical and Neuropsychology, University of Washington, Seattle

June 22 -- Mutant IDH1 and Seizures in Glioma Patients
Craig Horbinski, MD, PhD, Director, Neuropathology; Northwestern Nervous System Tumor Bank; and Mouse Histology and Phenotyping Laboratory, Professor, Departments of Pathology and Neurosurgery, Feinberg School of Medicine; Northwestern University

June 29 -- How Productive are Researchers at the AbilityLab?
Richard Lieber, PhD, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

July 6 -- Summer break

July 13 -- Update on NUCATS Services
Donald M Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research; Chair, Department of Preventive Medicine; Director, Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS); Eileen M. Foell Professor; Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology), Medicine (Cardiology) and Pediatrics

July 20 -- Social Cognition in Rehabilitation: Basic Science and Potential Clinical Implications
Shira Cohen-Zimerman, PhD, Research Scientist, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; Research Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Northwestern University

July 27 -- Implementation of High-Intensity Gait Training in Inpatient Rehabilitation
Jennifer Moore, PT, MPT, DHS, NCS, Founder, Institute of Knowledge Translation

Aug 3 -- New Approaches for Characterizing Proprioception in Individuals with Stroke
Netta Gurari, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences; Preceptor, Northwestern University Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program; Faculty Affiliate, Institute for Innovations in Developmental Sciences; Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

Aug 10 -- Aerobic Exercise Post-Stroke: Assessment, Prescription and Application
Sandra Billinger, PT, PhD, FAHA, Professor, University of Kansas Department of Physical Therapy; Director, Neurovascular Division, KU Alzheimer’s Disease Center; Director, Research in Exercise and Cardiovascular Health (REACH) Laboratory

Aug 17 -- Post-Stroke Depression- New Approaches Moving Forward
Sameer Ashaie, PhD, MS, Research Scientist, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; Research Assistant Professor, Northwestern University

Aug 24 -- Automated Video Analysis of Motor Impairments
Luca Lonini, PhD, Research Scientist, Senior Data Scientist, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Aug 31 -- Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT), Transfer It From Arm To The Leg For Individuals Post-Stroke
Ming Wu, PhD, Research Scientist, Principal Investigator, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; Associate Professor of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Chicago


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