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  • 7:30
    Registration; Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00
    Gregory Worsowicz, MD, Chair and Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Missouri
  • 8:10
    Can Technologies Reverse the Failure of this Century’s 
    Clinical Trials in Stroke Rehabilitation to Improve Outcomes?
    Bruce Dobkin, MD, FRCP, Distinguished Professor of Clinical Neurology; Director, Neurologic Rehabilitation and Research Program, Susan and David Wilstein Endowed Chair in Medicine, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • 9:20
  • 9:35
    Robot-Aided Rehabilitation after Stroke
    Joel Stein, MD, Physiatrist-in-Chief and Chairman, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York-Presbyterian-Weill Cornell
  • 10:45
    Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 and Cardiovascular 
    Patrice Delafontaine, MD, Hugh E. and Sarah D. Stephenson Dean, University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • 11:45
    Lunch (provided)


  • 12:50
    Development of a Hybrid Health Navigator and Self-management Education Intervention for Individuals with Chronic Stroke
    Timothy Wolf, OTD, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Missouri
  • 1:50
    Motor Recovery Following Stroke:  The Role of Brain Stimulation and Motor Learning

    Pablo Celnik, MD, Lawrence Cardinal Shehan Professor and Director, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • 3:05
    Coffee Break
  • 3:15
    Enhancing Post-stroke Recovery in Mice by “Plasticizing” 
    the Cortex Using Focal Sensory Deprivation
    Jin-Moo Lee, MD, PhD, Norman J Stupp Professor of Neurology, Radiology and Biomedical Engineering; Director, Cerebrovascular Diseases Section, Department of Neurology; Co-Director, Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center; Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • 4:25
    Going with the Flow:  New Insights to Cerebrovascular 
    Response during Exercise
    Sandra Billinger, PT, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Kansas Medical Center
  • 5:40