Houston Methodist Academic Institute

Harnessing neuroplasticity of sensorimotor networks using spinal neuromodulation to maximize functional recovery after paralysis

Previous work by Dimitry G. Sayenko, PhD, demonstrates that electrical stimulation of the spinal cord, in combination with motor activity, can facilitate motor function and mobility after neurological injuries and disorders. Dr. Sayenko’s current research aims to investigate the effects and mechanisms of functional improvement via advanced electrophysiological and neuroimaging techniques, and to harness the plasticity of sensorimotor networks using therapeutic neuromodulation. His longer-term objective is to develop an innovative, interdisciplinary clinical research program spanning the interface between sensorimotor neuroscience, neurosurgery, neurorehabilitation, and robotic technologies.

Research seminar in-person meeting only.
Lunch provided for the first 30 attendees.

Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Houston Methodist Research Institute, Ernes H. Cockrell Boardroom (R2-311)
6670 Bertner Avenue

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Dimitry G. Sayenko, PhD Scientist, Assistant Professor Neuromodulation & Recovery Lab Center for Neuroregeneration Director of Spinal Cord Injury Research Director of Research for the Division of PM&R Department of Neurosurgery Houston Methodist Academic Institute Weill Cornell Medical College

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