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INRS Program

In 2019, IISART is continuing with the very successful tradition of organizing the INRS program together with expert partners. This year the following partners have confirmed their participation:

  • International Society for Virtual Rehabilitation (ISVR)  isvr initialsSM
  • The World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation (WFNR) WFNR
  • NeuroRecovery Network (NRN)   NRN

 

Program Details

Tuesday Morning Session (10:45 - 12:15) 

Organized by IISART
Session Title: TBD
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Session Chair:

Frans Steenbrink

     Frans Steenbrink

     Co-Lead of the IISART Conference Group
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Session Speakers:

Susan Harkema

     Susan Harkema

     Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
     Associate Scientific Director, UofL Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center.
     Director of Research, Frazier Rehab Institute.
     Director, Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation’s Neurorecovery Network
     Rehabilitation Research Director, Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center
     Owsley B. Frazier Chair in Neurological Rehabilitation

     Lecture Title: Neuromodulation and rehabilitation for recovery after spinal cord injury

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     Kristin Musselman

     Scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - University Health Network
     Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto
     
     Lecture Title:
 Integrating technology into clinical practice to advance the quality of neurorehabilitation: challenges and solutions

Rocco S Calabro

     Rocco Salvatore Calabrò

     Neurologist, Head of the Neurorobotic Unit, IRCCS Centro Neurolesi "Bonino-Pulejo", Messina, Italy

     Lecture Title: Innovation Technology in Gait Rehabilitation: Robotics and beyond!

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     Jaap Harlaar

     Delft University of Technology, dept BioMechanical Engineering

     Lecture Title: Advanced Gait Diagnostics and Treatment

 

Tuesday Afternoon Session (16:00 - 17:30) 

Organized by NRN
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Session Title: TBD

 

Session Chair:

Susan Harkema

     Susan Harkema

     Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
     Associate Scientific Director, UofL Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center.
     Director of Research, Frazier Rehab Institute.
     Director, Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation’s Neurorecovery Network
     Rehabilitation Research Director, Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center
     Owsley B. Frazier Chair in Neurological Rehabilitation

Session Speakers:

 Andrea Behrman

     Andrea Behrman

     Professor and Kosair Charities Endowed Chair in Pediatric NeuroRecovery

     Department of Neurological Surgery
     Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center
     University of Louisville

     Lecture Title:  Outcomes of a Prospective, Longitudinal Clinical Trial using Standardized, Activity-based Locomotor Training in Pediatric SCI in the Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery 

 Gail Forrest

     Gail Forrest

     

     Associate Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
     Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
     Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

     Lecture Title: Outcomes of a Prospective, Longitudinal Clinical Trial using Standardized, Activity-based Locomotor Training in Adult SCI in the Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery

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Wednesday Morning Session (10:45 - 12:15                               

Organized by ISVR

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Session chair:

Patrice L. Tamar Weiss

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Session speakers:

Patrice L. Tamar Weiss
 

     Patrice L. (Tamar) Weiss

     Dept. of Occupational Therapy, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel

     Lecture Title: Defining Virtual Reality Based Rehabilitation as a Field of Study

     Further contributors:

     Emily A. Keshner, Dept. of Physical Therapy, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA,

     Daphna Raban, Faculty of Management, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel

     Dorit Geifman, Faculty of Management, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel

Rachel Proffitt

     Rachel Proffitt

     Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA 

     Lecture Title: Using Video Games and Virtual Reality for Stroke Rehabilitation 

 Marika Demers

     Marika Demers

     School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

     Lecture Title: Using Virtual Reality for Upper Limb Rehabilitation after a Stroke: A Clinician’s Perspective

     Further contributor:

     Mindy F. Levin, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Sergi Bermudez i Badia

     Sergi Bermúdez i Badia

     Eng. NeuroRehab Lab, University of Madeira, Funchal Portugal 

     Lecture Title: Design and Validation of Ecologically Valid Cognitive-Motor Rehabilitation Systems 

 

Wednesday Afternoon Session (16:00 - 17:30) 

Organized by WFNR
Session Title: TBD
Chair: TBC
Session Speakers:
     WFNR

 

Nam Jong Paik

     Nam-Jong Paik

     Chief Strategy & Finance Officer, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital
     Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine

     Members at Large, World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation
     President, Asia-Oceanian Society for NeuroRehabilitation

     Lecture Title: Application of Virtual Reality for Stroke NeuroRehabilitation

Yohei Otaka

    Yohei Otaka

    Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine I, Fujita Health University School of Medicine

    Lecture Title: Balance exercise assist robot for the patients with stroke

Hermano Igo Krebs

     Hermano Igo Krebs 

     MIT-Massachusetts Institute of Technology

     Lecture Title: Overview of RATULS: The World Largest Rehabilitation Robotics RCT

 

     TBD

 

Thursday Morning Session (10:45 - 12:15) 

Organized by IISART
Session Title: TBD
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Session Chair:

Serena Maggioni IAN8003

     Serena Maggioni

     IISART Conference Group Member
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Session Speakers:

 Alfonso Fasano

      Alfonso Fasano

      Clinician Investigator, Krembil Research Institute (Krembil)

      Lecture Title: Falls in Parkinson’s disease: pathophysiology and treatment

 

Catherine Mercier 

     Catherine Mercier

     Scientific Director of the CIRRIS
     Regular Researcher, CIRRIS
     FRSQ Senior Scholar

     Lecture Title: Using virtual reality and robotics to assess pain-related alterations in sensorimotor integration

Denny Oetomo

     Denny Oetomo

     Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Melbourne

     Lecture Title: TBD

 Randy Trumbower

     Randy D Trumbower

     Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School

     Co-Director, Spinal Cord Injury Division 
     Director, INSPIRE Lab for Sensorimotor Rehabilitation Engineering, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

     Lecture Title: Neural priming technology to enhance motor recovery after spinal cord injury

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