People

Jonathan Wolpaw, M.D.
NCAN Director, Research Physician

David Axelrod Institute
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-473-3631
William Z. Rymer, MD, PhD

Professor of Physical Medicine,
Rehabilitation & Physiology


Vice President for Research
at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago


Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University

Rymer website
Kip A. Ludwig, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Technology
Neural Engineering Laboratory
Mayo Clinic Rochester

Ludwig website
Hilton Kaplan, MBBCh FCSSA PhD

Associate Research Professor
New Jersey Center for Biomaterials
Rutgers, State University of New Jersey

Kaplan website
Charles J. Robinson, DSc

Director of the Center for Rehabilitation Engineering Science & Technology
Dept. Electrical & Computer Engineering
Clarkson University


Professor, Herman L Shulman Endowed Chair
Rehabilitation Engineering Science & Technology
Dept. Electrical & Computer Engineering
Clarkson University

Robinson website
Carolee J. Winstein, PhD, PT, FAPTA

Professor of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy
Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy
Laboratory of Motor Behavior and Neurorehabilitation
University of Southern California

Winstein website
Diane M. Ray
Administrative Assistant

David Axelrod Institute
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-402-5790
Claire Qu, M.S.
NCAN Administrative Director

David Axelrod Institute
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-408-1564
Xiang Yang Chen, Ph.D.
TR&D 1 Leader, Research Scientist

Biggs Laboratory
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-486-4916
Dennis McFarland, Ph.D.
TR&D 2 Leader, Research Scientist

David Axelrod Institute
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-473-4680
Peter Brunner, M.S., Ph.D.
Training & Dissemination Leader, Research Scientist, Assistant Professor

Center for Medical Science
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health


Department of Neurology
Albany Medical College

518-402-2743
Bruce Herron, Ph.D.
Research Scientist

Center for Medical Science
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-473-6033
Herron website
Jonathan Carp, Ph.D.
Research Scientist

David Axelrod Institute
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-408-1752
C. Steven Carmack, M.S.
Senior Hardware/Software Engineer

David Axelrod Institute
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-473-2437
Amir Eftekhar, Ph.D.
Research Scientist

David Axelrod Institute
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-408-7720
Sue Heckman, MS OT/L, MS Ed.
Clinical Research Specialist

David Axelrod Institute
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-486-4920
Lynn M. McCane, M.S.
Research Scientist

David Axelrod Institute
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-473-0772
Alessandro Vato, Ph.D.
Research Scientist

Center for Medical Science
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-474-3937
Dr. Vato's website
Theresa Vaughan, B.A.
Research Scientist

David Axelrod Institute
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-486-4911
Yu Wang, Ph.D.
Research Scientist

Biggs Laboratory
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-402-5765
Edward Greenberg
Laboratory Technician

David Axelrod Institute
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-408-7727
Lu Chen
Assistant Research Scientist

Biggs Laboratory
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-486-5907
Qiufan Tao
Laboratory Technician

Biggs Laboratory
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-402-5765
William Sarnacki
Research Laboratory Technical Assistant

David Axelrod Institute
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-486-2677
Xinxin Yang
Laboratory Technician

Biggs Laboratory
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-408-1345
Collaborators
David Reinkensmeyer, Ph.D.
Collaborative Project: Stroke BCI-based EEG Rehabilitation


Professor
Dept. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Dept. Anatomy and Neurobiology
Dept. Biomedical Engineering
University of California, Irvine

Reinkensmeyer website, NCAN project description
Ellyn Riley, Ph.D.
Collaborative Project: BCI-based Aphasia Rehabilitation

Assistant Professor
Dept. Communication Sciences & Disorders
Syracuse University


Assistant Research Professor
Dept. Neurology
SUNY Upstate Medical University

Riley website, NCAN project description
James Morizio, Ph.D.
Collaborative Project: Wireless Reflex Conditioning System

General Manager
Triangle BioSystems, Inc.


Adjunct Associate Professor
Dept. Electrical and Computer Engineering
Duke University

Morizio website, NCAN project description
Kathleen M. Friel, Ph.D.
Collaborative Project: Reflex Conditioning in Cerebral Palsy

Lab Director
Clinical Laboratory for Early Brain Injury Recovery
Burke Neurological Institute


Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
Brain and Mind Research Institute
Weill Cornell Medicine


Co-Director of Research
Director of Cerebral Palsy Research
Blythedale Children's Hospital

Friel website, NCAN project description
Nancy Kanwisher, Ph.D.
Collaborative Project: Cortical Connectivity by DTI and Stimulation

Investigator
McGovern Institute


Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience
Dept. Brain and Cognitive Sciences
MIT

Kanwisher website, NCAN project description
Robert Knight, M.D.
Collaborative Project: Decoding the Prefrontal Cortex

Professor
Depts. Psychology and Neuroscience
University of California, Berkeley

Knight website, NCAN project description
Aiko Thompson, Ph.D.
Collaborative Project: Robust Spinal Reflex Conditioning System

Associate Professor
Barbara S. Christie Evoked Potential Operant Conditioning Laboratory
Dept. Health Sciences and Research
College of Health Professions
Medical University of South Carolina

NCAN project description
Hohyun Cho, Ph.D.
Post-doctoral Associate

Center for Medical Science
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-408-2156
James Norton, Ph.D.
Post-doctoral Associate

David Axelrod Institute
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-402-5059
Lawrence J. Crowther, Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Associate

Center for Medical Science
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-402-4980
Sivylla Paraskevopoulou, Ph.D.
Post-doctoral Associate

Center for Medical Science
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-486-2559
Emilia Iannilli, Ph.D.
Visiting Research Scientist

Center for Medical Science
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-408-2156
Guangye Li
Visiting Ph.D. Candidate

Center for Medical Science
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-898-4501
Jennifer Barnes, M.S.
Visiting Research Scientist

David Axelrod Institute
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health


Dept. Kinesiology and Applied Physiology
University of Delaware

518-408-7719
Markus Adamek
Visiting Ph.D. Candidate

Center for Medical Science
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-408-2167
Shubhada Joshi, Ph.D.
Visiting Research Scientist

Center for Medical Science
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

Tao Xie
Visiting Ph.D. Candidate

Center for Medical Science
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health


Depts. Mechanical and Electronic Engineering
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai, China

518-898-2893
Amin Nourmohammadi, M.Sc.
Ph.D Candidate

Dept. Biomedical Sciences
SUNY Albany School of Public Health


Center for Medical Science
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-402-4001
James Swift, M.Sc.E.
Ph.D Candidate

Dept. Biomedical Sciences
SUNY Albany School of Public Health


Center for Medical Science
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

Ladan Moheimanian, M.Sc.
Ph.D Candidate

Dept. Biomedical Sciences
SUNY Albany School of Public Health


Center for Medical Science
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-391-4565
Timothy Fake
Ph.D Candidate

Dept. Biomedical Sciences
SUNY Albany School of Public Health


David Axelrod Institute
Wadsworth Center
New York State Dept. Health

518-408-7717
 

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