Our research program focuses on developing rehabilitation technology that can adapt to short- and long-term changes in the user's neuromuscular system. To do so, our ability to extract information from the nervous system must be improved. We conduct projects ranging from direct interfaces with peripheral nerves for monitoring neural signals, to wearable sensors that can capture a person's interactions with the world around them. We aim to develop tools that can provide detailed information about movement control and performance in varied contexts from the clinic to the community. Areas of application include closed-loop neuroprosthetic and neuromodulation systems, and the evaluation and optimization of neurorehabilitation interventions, such as rehabilitation robotics and other activity-based programs.

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Associate Professor, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto
Faculty Member, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute, University of Toronto
Cross-Appointed Professor, Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Toronto