35th Annual James W. Rae Scientific Day and Lecture Agenda

September 14th, 2018

Richard L. Postma Family Clubhouse-University of Michigan Golf Course

500 E. Stadium, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Program will take place on the second floor

8:00 am - Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 am - Welcome Joseph Hornyak, MD, PhD, Program Chair, Edward A. Hurvitz, MD, Department Chair
9:00 am - Therapeutic Use of Technology for Stroke Rehabilitation and Exercise Ted Claflin, MD,Rob Ferguson, MHS, OTRL
9:30 am - The Power of Inhibition, the Inner Jedi, and Predicting Response to Perturbation James Richardson, MD
10:00 am - BREAK
10:15 am - Improving Hand Function in Individuals Who Have Systemic Sclerosis Susan Murphy, PhD
10:45 am - Musculoskeletal Frailty & Cardiometabolic Disease Risk in Aging, Obesity, & Neuromuscular Disabilities Mark Peterson, PhD
11:15 am - Poster Review Session
12:00 pm - LUNCH ALL
1:00 pm - Keynote Presentation
• Pre-clinical Models of Fitness and Health Lauren Koch, PhD
2:00 pm - Targeting Neuroplasticity through Principles of Operant Conditioning Chandramouli Krishnan, PhD
2:30 pm - BREAK
2:45 pm - Kathy Kielb Memorial Lecture

  • Introduction, Edward A. Hurvitz, MD
  • Functional Mobility Restoration in SCI, “The Sequel”, Neuroprosthesis in SCI, Cory Wernimont, MD


3:45-4p.m. - Wrap Up and Q&A’s Joseph Hornyak, MD, PhD, Program Chair