Alexander Barry

Alexander Barry

Research Lab Manager/Biomedical Engineer II


Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

355 East Erie

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Training



    2010 - 2014
    Mechanical Engineering with Biomedical Concentration, Bradley University
    2014 - 2016
    Biomedical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology

Research Interests

  • Upper Extremity Rehabilitation in Stroke
  • Quantification of upper limb spasticity
  • Modeling of stroke affected limbs
  • Design of assistive devices

Selected Grants

  • National Institutes of Health
    1R01HD075813-01A1, 2014

Single Motor Unit Laboratory

We record electrical activity from single motor units as well as muscle during voluntary and reflex contractions in patients with neurological disorders.

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