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Karim

Karim Fouad, PhD

Professor

Rehabilitation Medicine

Physical Therapy

About Me

2015-present: Co-Director, Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute

2008-present: Full Professor

2007-2008: Associate Professor, Alberta Heritage Foundation Senior Scholar 

2005-2007: Associate Professor, Alberta Heritage Foundation Scholar 

2001-2005: Assistant Professor, Alberta Heritage Foundation Scholar 

                    Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada 

1997-2001: Research Associate, Brain Research Institute, University and ETH Zürich, 

                    Switzerland 

1995-1997: Post-Doctoral Researcher, Division of Neuroscience 

                    University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada 

1995: Post-Doctoral Researcher, Faculty of Life Sciences, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, 

                    Israel 

1991-1995: Ph.D. (Neuroscience), University of Konstanz, Germany 

1986-1991: Diploma (Biology), University of Konstanz, Germany 


Awards: 

2015-2017: Grant from Wings for Life (Austria)

2014: Equipment grant from the Alberta Paraplegic Foundation

2013-2018: Co-PI on grant from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research 

2012-2015: Grant from the International Spinal Research Trust (UK)

2012-2017: Two grants from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research 

2012: Equipment grant from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation

2009-2011: Grant from Wings for Life (Austria)

2008-2011: Grant from the International Spinal Research Trust (UK)

2007-2014: Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research Senior Scholar 


Research

Dr. Fouad's research focuses on the promotion of functional recovery after spinal cord injuries by increasing the regenerative and plastic capabilities of the central nervous system.


Teaching

Karim Fouad, PhD, is a graduate supervisor at the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine.