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

Li Pi Shan R, Nicolle M, Chan M, Ashworth N, White C, Winston P, Dukelow S, "Electrodiagnostic Testing and Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Canada." The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques 43,1 (2016 Jan): 178-82
Amirjani N, Ashworth NL, Watt MJ, Gordon T, Chan KM, "Corticosteroid iontophoresis to treat carpal tunnel syndrome: a double-blind randomized controlled trial." Muscle & nerve 39,5 (2009 May): 627-33
Ahmetović A, Mushahwar VK, Sommer R, Schnepf D, Kawasaki L, Warwaruk-Rogers R, Barlott T, Chong SL, Isaacson G, Kim S, Ferguson-Pell M, Stein RB, Ho C, Dukelow S, Chan KM, "Safety and Feasibility of Intermittent Electrical Stimulation for the Prevention of Deep Tissue Injury." Advances in wound care 4,3 (2015 Mar 1): 192-201