Functional electrical stimulation (FES) has been found to be effective in regeneration of the central nervous system (CNS). This one hour long session is conducted on zoom to explore the effects of FES on the restoration of voluntary locomotor function of the CNS.
How does FES Enhance CNS Regeneration?
15th April 2021
Dr. Daniel Becker is an Assistant Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, in the Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroim-munology and Neuroinfectious Diseases. He is the Director of the Interna-tional Neurorehabilitation Institute in Lutherville, MD. Dr. Becker is a Board Certified Neurologist with Subspecialty Board Certification in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine. He is also a Board Certified Disability Analyst.
Additionally, Dr. Becker is the Principal Investigator at Johns Hopkins on several clinical trials, which attempt to understand the causes and evaluate treatment strategies for individuals suffering from transverse myelitis, multi-ple sclerosis, traumatic spinal cord injury, and related disorders. His re-search has been published at numerous national and international meet-ings as well as in many journals and books, including Neurology, The Journal of Child Neurology, The Neurologist, Journal of Neurotrauma, Experimental Neurology, and the books Principles of Tissue Engineering and Essentials of Stem Cell Biology