Movement Recovery Seminar Series

A monthly seminar series for the community of scientist and clinicians working towards the common goal of recovery of function. 


Michael Jigo, PhD, Lead Clinical Neuroscientist, Sharper Sense - Non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation for on-demand enhancement of central sensory processing

Adam Kirton, MD - Professor of Pediatrics, Radiology, Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Calgary

Scott Barbuto, MD, PhD - Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Claudio Ferre, PhD – Director of the Development, Experience, & Motor Recovery Laboratory (DEMR), Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at Boston University.

Lori Quinn, PT, EdD - The Role of  Wearable Devices in Movement Based Assessments and Interventions

Simone Gill, PhD, OT, OTR, FAOTA - Functional Movement in Motor Function


Noell Moreau, PT, PhD​ - Linking Muscle Structure and Function in Individuals with CP: Implications for Exercise Prescription Across the Life Span

Isirame Omofuma, PhD​ - Exploration of the Effects of Transcutaneous Spinal Cord Stimulation on Postural Balance Control in Healthy Subjects​

Sandra Saavedra, PhD, PT​ - A Segmental Approach to Postural Control

Erika S. Levy, PhD, CCC-SLP & Kyung Hae Hwang, MS, CCC-SLP - Speech Treatment for Children with Cerebral​

Eileen Fowler, PhD, PT​ - Lower Extremity Selective Motor as a Prognostic ​Factor in Children with Spastic Cerebral Palsy

Michael O’Dell, MD - Vagal Nerve Stimulation (VNS) – REHAB Clinical Trial

Ahmet Asan, PhD - Spinal cord associative plasticity improves forelimb sensorimotor function after cervical injury

Thubi H. A. Kolobe, PT, PhD, FAPTA - Movement Learning in Infants with Brain Insult: ​Implications for robotic and sensory technology

Diane Damiano, PT, PhD, FAPTA - Mobile Brain Imaging and Neurorobotics in Pediatric Neurorehabilitation 



Dr. Sylvie Goldman and Dr. Adel Ardalan - Analysis of Gait Synchrony and Balance in Neurodevelopmantal Disorders Using Computer Vision Techniques



Dr. Michael Fahey - The Genetic Basis of CP 


Dr. Nayo Hill - Quantification of Impaired Arm Movement in Individuals with Pediatric Hemiplegia 


Dr. Jason Carmel - Spinal Cord Stimulation to Reduce Spasticity and Recover Movement


Dr. Katherine Dimitropoulou - Connecting Anticipatory Planning and Task Variability to Understand Movement and Motor Actions in Children with Hemiplegic CP


Dr. Joel Stein - Rehabilitation Robotics for Stroke 


Jacqueline Montes, PT, EdD - Exploring Mechanisms of Fatigue in Spinal Muscular Atrophy 


Dr. Heakyung Kim - Facts and de Facto Treatment of Spasticity 


Dr. Paulo Selber - Gait Impairments and Lever Arm Dysfunction in CP: Principals and Treatments


For more information or questions please email