Ming Chan


University of Alberta




[email protected]

Research Keywords

Peripheral nerve injury, repair and regeneration, translational research

Additional Information

Lab Methodologies
  • Motor nerve number estimation
  • Quantitative sensory testing
  • Quantitative force platform
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation – paired pulse, repetitive TMS
  • Transcranial DC stimulation
  • Clinical electrophysiology testing
  • Threshold tracking for nerve excitability, ion channel function
  • Ultrasound imaging
  • Novel therapeutic interventions (RCT) on patients with peripheral nerve injuries


  • Magstim Rapid for TMS
  • MUNE equipment (commercial and custom built)
  • Commercial EMG machines
  • QTrack for threshold tracking
  • Siemens ultrasound machine
  • CASE IV for quantitative sensory testing
  • Handheld strain gauges
  • Portable force platform
  • Magstim Bistim


Most Cited Publications

Kane A, Warwaruk-Rogers R, Ho C, Chan M, Stein R, Mushahwar VK, Dukelow SP, "A Feasibility Study of Intermittent Electrical Stimulation to Prevent Deep Tissue Injury in the Intensive Care Unit." Advances in wound care 6,4 (2017 Apr 1): 115-124
Senger JB, Chan AWM, Chan KM, Kwan-Wong T, Acton L, Olson J, Webber CA, "Conditioning Electrical Stimulation Is Superior to Postoperative Electrical Stimulation in Enhanced Regeneration and Functional Recovery Following Nerve Graft Repair." Neurorehabilitation and neural repair 34,4 (2020 Apr): 299-308
Chapman KM, Berger MJ, Doherty C, Anastakis DJ, Baltzer HL, Boyd KU, Bristol SG, Byers B, Chan KM, Cunningham CJB, Davidge KM, Dengler J, Elzinga K, Giuffre JL, Hadley L, Harrop AR, Hashemi M, Hendry JM, Jack KL, Krauss EM, Lapp TJ, Larocerie J, Lin JC, Miller TA, Morhart M, Novak CB, O'Connor R, Olsen JL, Ritsma BR, Robinson LR, Ross DC, Schrag C, Seal A, Tang DT, Trier J, Wolff G, Yeung J, "Recommendations for Patients with Complex Nerve Injuries during the COVID-19 Pandemic." The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques 48,1 (2021 Jan): 50-55