Meet the talented members of our team:

TORONTO TEAM

Dr. Cathy Craven

Primary Investigator

  • Clinician Scientist, Neural Engineering & Therapeutics Team, Lyndhurst Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, UHN

  • Medical Lead, Spinal Cord Rehabilitation Program, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

  • Associate Professor, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

 

Dr. Mohammad Alavinia

Co-Investigator

  • Scientific Associate, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, UHN; Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

 

Lindsie Blencowe

Project Co-ordinator

  • Clinical Research Coordinator, Neural Engineering and Therapeutics Team, Lyndhurst Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, UHN

 

Dr. Anthony Burns

Co-Investigator

  • Clinician Investigator, Spinal Cord Rehabilitation Program, TRI, UHN

  • Associate Professor, Division of Physiatry, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

 

Dr. Angela Cheung 

Co-Investigator

  • Clinican Scientist, Neural Engineering & Therapeutics Team, Lyndhurst Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, UHN

  • Senior Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, UHN

  • Clinical Researcher, Krembil Research Institute, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, UHN

  • Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine and Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

 

Dr. Julio Furlan

Co-Investigator

 

Dr. Lora Giangregorio

Co-Investigator

  • Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo

  • Affiliate Scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (TRI)

  • Schlegel Research Chair in Mobility & Aging, Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging

  • Affiliate Scientist, Geriatric Education and Research in Aging Sciences Centre

 

Dr. Masae Miyatani

Project Co-ordinator

  • Clinical Research Coordinator, Neural Engineering and Therapeutics Team, Lyndhurst Centre, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, UHN 

 

MIAMI TEAM

Dr. Mark Nash

Primary Investigator

  • Tenured Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

  • Principal Investigator,  Applied Physiology Research Laboratory, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis 

  • Director or Research, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine 

 

Dr. Luisa Betancourt

Project Co-ordinator

  • Senior Research Associate, Applied Physiology Laboratory, Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

 

Dr. Kevin Dalal

Co-Investigator

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

  • Medical Director, Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, Jackson Memorial Hospital

 

Dr. Katie Gant

Co-Investigator

  • (Beginning March 2018) Director of Education Outreach, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

  • Assistant Scientist, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

 

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COLLABORATORS

SPONSOR

FUNDING

Grant #350642

RHI G2010-94