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NC NM4R Conference

                     Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Hot Topics in Neuromodulation Conference and Webinar

"What’s going on with research of spinal neuromodulation and plasticity
that is tipping us towards major functional recovery from spinal cord injury?"

1:00 – 1:10 pmIntroduction & OverviewRick  Segal , PT, PhD, FAPTA
1:10 – 1:50 pmGroundbreaking Research: Working on Neuromodulation of Spinal  Networks , including the Unmasking of Potential Descending ControlDr. Reggie Edgerton, PhD; Director of UCLA’s Edgerton Lab; Professor, Department of  Physiological  Sciences at UCLA; and External Advisory Board  Member , NC NM4R
1:50 – 2:00 pmDiscussion TimeAudience participation
2:00 – 2:30 pmOperant Conditioning: A way of Changing Spinal CircuitsDr. Aiko Thompson, PhD; College of Health Professions, Health Science & Research, MUSC
2:30 – 2:40 pmDiscussion TimeAudience participation
2:40 – 3:10 pmDirectly Modulating Activity of Alpha Motoneurons Using Specific Neuroactive Substances including MonoaminesDr. C. J. Heckman, PhD; Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
3:10 – 3:20 pmDiscussion TimeAudience participation
3:20 – 4:00 pmPanel Discussion: questions/topics related to present state and future of neuromodulation of spinal cord activity

Dr. Rick Segal, PT, PhD, FAPTA (Moderator);      
Dr. Reggie Edgerton, PhD;
Dr. Monica Perez, PT, PhD, University of Miami;
Dr. C. J. Heckman, PhD;
Dr. Aiko Thompson, PhD;
post-doctoral scholars: Dr. Christian Finetto, Dr. Avi Dutt-Mazumder, Dr. Emily Grattan and Dr. Shraddha Srivastava;
and graduate student Catherine VanDerwerker

4:00 PMSession Adjourn 


Instructions for joining the Hot Topics in Neuromodulation for Rehabilitation Conference Remotely

Access the meeting room to view presentations

1.       Access this URL from a web browser: https://musc.webex.com/musc/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=649164353
2.       When prompted, enter your first name, last name, email address, and password “conference” (no quotation marks)
3.       When prompted, download the WebEx plug-in.
4.       Once in the room, you may be prompted to connect audio. Choose an option or see below. You will be muted, and your questions will not be heard. Connecting audio allows you to hear presenters only.

Connect audio to hear presentations:

To connect using telephone: 
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Access code: 649 164 353
To connect with computer microphone, once in the meeting room, click the “telephone” icon below your name in the “Attendee list” panel.
NOTE: You must connect audio to hear the presentation. Your microphone will be muted by the meeting facilitator once you log in. You will use the Q&A text chat function to post questions to the meeting facilitator.

The National Center for Neuromodulation for Rehabilitation (NC NM4R) is supported by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development of the National Institutes of Health under award number P2CHD086844. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.



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