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
Edwards AL, Dawson MR, Hebert JS, Sherstan C, Sutton RS, Chan KM, Pilarski PM, "Application of real-time machine learning to myoelectric prosthesis control: A case series in adaptive switching." Prosthetics and orthotics international 40,5 (2016 Oct): 573-81
O'Grady KM, Power HA, Olson JL, Morhart MJ, Harrop AR, Watt MJ, Chan KM, "Comparing the Efficacy of Triple Nerve Transfers with Nerve Graft Reconstruction in Upper Trunk Obstetric Brachial Plexus Injury." Plastic and reconstructive surgery 140,4 (2017 Oct): 747-756