The Distinguished G. Heiner Sell Lectureship will be presented at the 2018 ASIA Annual Conference by William “Zev” Rymer, MD, PhD. Dr. Rymer is Director of the Single Motor Unit Laboratory at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, RIC) Dr. Rymer has been a pioneer in adopting an integrative research approach to improve the lives of persons with spinal cord injury, combining aspects of bioengineering, neuroscience, neurology and physiology. Read more here.
The 2018 ASIA Lifetime Achievement Award has been co-awarded to Dr. Richard P. Bunge and Dr. Mary Bartlett Bunge. Richard Bunge, MD spent his lifetime at the forefront of research efforts to understand and improve the processes of repair in the nervous system. Mary Bartlett Bunge, PhD, is currently Professor of Cell Biology, Neurological Surgery, and Neurology and the Christine E. Lynn Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience at the Miller School of Medicine, working in The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis.
The American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) invites Researchers, Clinicians, and other SCI Professionals to submit Abstracts for Oral and Poster Presentations, Case Reports, and Courses. Presentation Styles: Abstract/Oral Presentation, Abstract/Poster Presentation, Abstract/Case Report, Course/Long (90 Minutes), Course/Short (60 Minutes) NEW! Begin the submission process here.