About

Name

Karim Fouad

University

University of Alberta

Website

http://www.rehabresearch.ualberta.ca/karimfouad/home

Email

[email protected]

Research Keywords

spinal cord injury, functional recovery, induced plasticity, rehabilitation, regeneration, robotics

Additional Information

Lab Methodologies
  • Broad behavioural testing (sensory, motor, autonomic)
  • Spinal and cortical lesions (incl contusions) and tract tracing
  • Electrophysiology (e.g. chronic EMG, MEPs)
  • Kinematics
  • Viral vectors
  • Microscopy
  • Rodent models

 

Apparatus
  • Electrophysiology (stimulator, amplifiers, digitizer)
  • Cryostat
  • Elisa plate reader
  • Cell culture equipment
  • Training robots (reaching)
  • Infinite horizon spinal impactor

Roles and Connections

Primary Role

Faculty

CAN Connections

Nervous System Injury

Most Cited Publications