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Registration; Continental Breakfast
Gregory Worsowicz, MD, Chair and Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Missouri
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
– Describe strategies to capture home-based practice and exercise.
– Describe the advantages of being able to continuously monitor the physical activities of a participant in a rehabilitation trial.
Robot-Aided Rehabilitation after Stroke
Joel Stein, MD, Physiatrist-in-Chief and Chairman, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York-Presbyterian-Weill Cornell
– Describe the current capabilities and limitations of robotic devices for stroke rehabilitation.
– Identify suitable participants for robot-aided rehabilitation.
Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 and Cardiovascular Disease
Patrice Delafontaine, MD, Hugh E. and Sarah D. Stephenson Dean, University of Missouri School of Medicine
– Describe mechanisms of atherosclerotic plaque destabilization leading to ischemic events.
– Discuss the effects of IGF-1 on atherosclerotic plaques.
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
– Point out the chronic needs of individuals with stroke that contribute to decreased health and quality of life.
– Explain how self-management approaches can be used to reduce secondary stroke risk and improve participation.
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
– Explain the importance of synaptic plasticity in recovery after stroke.
– Explore means of enhancing brain plasticity to improve post-stroke recovery.
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
– Describe the role of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) has played on elucidating the mechanisms underlying motor recovery following stroke.
– Explain how TMS can be used to predict motor recovery in patients with stroke.
– List the potential therapeutic
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
– Identify how cerebrovascular response to exercise may be a biomarker for brain health.
– Differentiate the dynamic cerebrovascular