"The overall goal of the work in my "Spinal Cord Injury and Neuroprostheses" and "Rehabilitation Engineering" laboratories is to develop rehabilitation interventions for improving and restoring lost function after spinal cord injury, head trauma or stroke. My multidisciplinary research team is composed of biologists, engineers and neuroscientists and we collaborate with multiple laboratories at the University of Alberta and across North America"
- Dr. Vivian K. Mushahwar
SCITCS naming Ceremony a huge success
June 22nd, 2006- SCITCS's generous donations to the Human Rehabilitation Engineering Laboratory were celebrated with a naming ceremony and presentation of a beautiful donor recognition plaque.
Dr. Mushahwar Receives CIHR
February 17th, 2006 - Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR) has awarded Dr. Mushahwar's lab a 4 year grant for the prevention of pressure sores.
Recent Publication is Top 10
February 16th, 2006 - Sherif's recent paper (ElBasiouny et al.) is one of the top 10 most downloaded articles from the Journal of Physiology for the month of January.