T32 Training Activities 2016-2017


T32 Sponsored Speaker Series  

All Seminars are Co-Hosted by the T32 Interdisciplinary Training in Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration


Rehabilitation Science (McKnight Brain Institute DeWeese Auditorium, 9-10am)

Oct 12, “Respiratory Strength Training Lowers Blood Pressure in Adults Unable to Comply with Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Therapy.” E. Fiona Bailey, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology, College of Medicine at The University of Arizona

Applied Physiology and Kinesiology (FL Gym, Room 235 4-5pm)

Oct. 27, “Brain Mapping in Real Time” Ayse Gundez, PhD, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Florida

Applied Physiology and Kinesiology (FL Gym, Room 235, 4-5pm)

Dec 8, “Neural control of Movement of Spinal Cord Injury” Monica Perez, PT, PhD, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami

Neuroscience (McKnight Brain Institute DeWeese Auditorium, 9-10am)

Mar 9, 2017, Neuroscience Seminar, Joel Perlmutter, MD, Professor of Neurology, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Radiology; Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Applied Physiology and Kinesiology (FL Gym, Room 235, 4-5pm)

April 13, 2017, “Grant Writing for the NIH”, Daniel Corcos, PhD, Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences, Northwestern University


CMDNR Think Tanks  

Dystonia Think Tank                Sept 16, 2016

DBS Think Tank                       TBD

PSP-LBD Think Tank               TBD

PD Symposium                        April 8, 2017


T32 Monthly Trainee Meetings   2016-2017

Dates for “most meetings” is 2nd Friday of the month, unless indicated otherwise.  Meeting time: 7:00 AM,   

Location – 5th Floor conference room of McKnight Brain Institute.  Bagels are provided J  by Drs. Bowers & Vaillancourt 


  • 9/16/2016 Updates & Planning
  • 10/18/2016 Edgar Rodriguez:  (Transitioning from Post-doc)
  • 11/18/2016 Laura Ranum   (Professional Development)
  • 12/9/2016: Ethics   (Shute & Lafo):
  • 1/13/2017        TBD
  • 2/10/2017 TBD
  • 3/10/2017 TBD
  • 4/10/2017 TBD
  • 5/14/2017 TBD
  • 6/9/2017 TBD