Professor Siobhan Schabrun

Dr Schabrun is The William & Lynne Gray Endowed Research Chair in Mobility and Activity and Professor in the School of Physical Therapy at The University of Western Ontario. She holds a PhD in neuroscience and an undergraduate honours degree in physiotherapy. Her research explores the mechanisms that underpin the transition from acute to chronic pain using human experimental pain models and patient populations and develops and tests non-invasive brain stimulation therapies to address the issue of chronic pain. She is an expert in the assessment and induction of neuroplasticity in humans and has published >110 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters in the fields of neuroplasticity, motor adaptation and pain. She has received numerous awards including the Ulf Lindblom Award Young Investigator Prize for Clinical Science, and has received >6 million in research funding from organizations including NSERC, NHMRC and NIH.

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