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People

Initiator/Mentor:

Milan R. Dimitrijevic, MD, PhD
Milan R. DimitrijevicEmeritus Professor, Neurologist, Human Neuroscientist
One of the founders of Restorative Neurology
Mentor of the Vienna Program for Movement Recovery
PI of the Foundation for Movement Recovery, Oslo, Norway
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Baylor College for Medicine
6550 Fannin, Suite 1421
Houston, Texas 77030
Email: lepasrna(at)hotmail.com
Research interests: Theory of human motor control.

 

Management and coordination:

Heinrich Binder, MD
Heinrich BinderProfessor for Neurology
Chief physician
Neurological Center
SMZ Baumgartner Höhe - Otto Wagner Spital Wien
Baumgarnter Höhe 1
1145 Vienna, Austria
Email: heinrich.binder(at)wienkav.at
Phone: +43-1-91060-20708

Winfried Mayr
Winfried MayrAssociate Professor for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Technology
Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Medical University of Vienna
Waehringer Guertel 18-20/4L
A-1090 Vienna, Austria
Email: winfried.mayr(at)meduniwien.ac.at
Phone: +43 1 40400 - 1982 (-1984)
Research interests:
Functional electrical stimulation (mobilization of paraplegics, phrenic pacing, EMG-controlled stimulation, pelvic floor applications, denervated muscles, application of FES in microgravity and bed-rest) Implant technology (Microelectronical and electromechanical implants). Various research and development topics in collaboration with clinical partners.

Frank Rattay
Frank RattayProfessor for Computational Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering
Institut für Analysis und Scientific Computing
Vienna University of Technology
Wiedner Hauptstr. 8-10
1040 Vienna, Austria
Email: frank.rattay(at)tuwien.ac.at
Phone: +43-1-58801-10114
Fax: +43-1-58801-10199
Research interests:
Modeling, simulation, biophysics; influence of an externally applied electric field on target neurons; mammalian nerve fibre models

 

Associates:

Manfred Bijak
Manfred BijakAssistant Professor
Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Medical University of Vienna
Waehringer Guertel 18-20/4L
A-1090 Vienna, Austria
Phone: +43 1 40400-1992

 

 

Simon M. Danner
Simon M. DannerResearch Associate
Institute for Analysis and Scientific Computing
Vienna University of Technology
Operngasse 11/DF 01 06
A-1040 Vienna, Austria &
Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Medical University of Vienna
Waehringer Guertel 18-20/4L
A-1090 Vienna, Austria
Email:  simon.danner(at)meduniwien.ac.at, simon.danner(at)tuwien.ac.at
Phone: +43 1 40400-1972, +43 1 58801 799 026 45
Research Interests:
Theoretical investigations of the effects of electrical spinal cord stimulation; biological-based computer modeling of the operation of neural networks

Brigtitta Freundl, MD
Neurologist
Senior staff member
Neurological Center
SMZ Baumgartner Höhe - Otto Wagner Spital Wien
Baumgarnter Höhe 1
1145 Vienna, Austria
Email: brigitta.freundl(at)wienkav.at
Phone:+43-1-910 60 - 20320

Ursula S. Hofstoetter
Ursula S. HofstoetterResearch Associate
Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Medical University of Vienna
Waehringer Guertel 18-20/4L
A-1090 Vienna, Austria
Email:  ursula.hofstoetter(at)meduniwien.ac.at
Phone: +43 1 40400-1972
Research Interests:
Theory of human neural control of posture and locomotion; neruomodulation in motor disorders.

Matthias Krenn
Matthias KrennResearch Associate
Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
Medical University of Vienna
Waehringer Guertel 18-20/4L
A-1090 Vienna, Austria
Email:  matthias.krenn(at)meduniwien.ac.at
Phone: +43 1 40400-1991
Research Interests:
Functional electrical stimulation (denervated muscles, rehabilitation of elderly), electrophysiology of muscle and nerve, EMG-controlled neuromuscular electrical stimulator.