Intramural partnerships

Strategic partnerships between the Rehabilitation Medicine Research Center and other Mayo Clinic research centers and investigators provide a competitive edge and may result in new treatments and novel care delivery systems.

Internal collaborations and partnerships include:

Extramural partnerships

External partnerships increase the feasibility, scope and generalizability of key research initiatives.

External partnerships include:

  • Neural Control of Movement Laboratory, Arizona State University
    Marco Santello, Ph.D.
    Focus: Advanced upper extremity and hand prostheses in people with amputations
  • University of Pisa/Italian Institute of Technology in Genoa
    Antonio Bicchi, Ph.D.
    Focus: Advanced upper extremity and hand prostheses in people with amputations
  • Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Kagoshima University, Japan
    Megumi Shimodozono, M.D., Ph.D.
    Focus: Stroke rehabilitation
  • Motion Analysis Laboratory, National Cheng Kung University, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Tainan, Taiwan
    Fong-Chin Su, Ph.D.
    Focus: Conservative and surgical treatments of hand disorders
  • Georges Charpak Institute for Human Biomechanics, Arts et Metiers ParisTech, Paris
    Wafa Skalli, Ph.D.
    Focus: Conservative and surgical treatment of scoliosis
  • University of Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Nens van Alfen M.D., Ph.D.
    Focus: Quantitative ultrasound diagnosis in neuromuscular disease
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
    Focus: Predicting acute and long-term outcomes after traumatic brain injury using measures of injury severity
  • Programs in physical therapy and rehabilitation science, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Minnesota
    Paula Ludewig, P.T., Ph.D.
    Focus: Upper extremity biomechanics, rehabilitation, and imaging-based research