Rehabilitation Research 2020 Conference: Recorded Presentations

Presentations from October 15, 2020

Introduction and Welcome

Diana W. Bianchi, M.D., Director, NICHD

Keynote Address

Jenny Lay-Flurrie, M.B.A., Chief Accessibility Officer, Microsoft


Transforming Barriers into Doors: A Case Study on the Impact of NCMRR on a Rehabilitation Research Career

Edelle Field-Fote, Ph.D., P.T., FAPTA, Shepherd Center; and Chair, National Advisory Board on Medical Rehabilitation Research

The Future of NCMRR

Theresa Cruz, Ph.D., Director, NCMRR

Translational Research: Research Plan Theme E

Therapeutic Intermittent Hypoxia as a Primer for Motor Recovery after Spinal Cord Injury (SCI): A Balancing Act

Randy Trumbower, Ph.D., Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

Using Biology to Inform Precision Medicine Approaches for Musculoskeletal Care

Gwen Sowa, M.D., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Pragmatic Trials: Research Plan Theme D 

Pragmatic Research: How It Can Complement, Extend, and Challenge How You Do Science (and Increase Your Impact) 

Jennifer Stevens-Lapsley, P.T., Ph.D., University of Colorado Denver

Regenerative Rehabilitation: Research Plan Theme E

Resonance: Optimizing Regenerative Rehabilitation's Impact, Efficiency, and Sustainability

Fabrisia Ambrosio, Ph.D., M.P.T., University of Pittsburgh

Presentations from October 16, 2020


Walter Koroshetz, M.D., Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Sensory and Communication Rehabilitation: Research Plan Theme C

Investigating Functional Visual Performance and Neuroplasticity in Cerebral Visual Impairment

Lotfi Merabet, O.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., Harvard University

Mobility: Research Plan Theme A 

Intuitively Controlled Devices for Improved Mobility

Levi Hargrove, Ph.D., Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Normalcy Fallacy: Reimagining Mobility for Scientific Discovery and Innovation

Kat Steele, Ph.D., M.S., University of Washington

Data Science: Research Plan Theme F 

Reproducibility in Rehabilitation Research and How Data Science (and Open Science) Can Help

Sook-Lei Liew, Ph.D., OTR/L, University of Southern California

Accelerating Rehabilitation Science with Big Data

Scott Delp, Ph.D., Stanford University

Future of Rehabilitation  

Placebo: From Mechanisms to Implications for Clinical Trials

Luana Colloca, M.D., Ph.D., M.S., University of Maryland

Advancing Trials Through COVID-19 and Phase II

Albert Lo, M.D., Ph.D., Brown University; and President, American Society of Neurorehabilitation

Mechanistic Studies, Clinical Trials, and the Future of Both

Daniel Corcos, Ph.D., Northwestern University

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