Indiana University School of Medicine
Dr. T. George Hornby, PT, PhD is a Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at IU School of Medicine and Director of the Locomotor Recovery Laboratory at RHI. Hornby received his PhD degree in Physiology/Neuroscience from the University of Arizona, and his Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh, with completed post-doctoral work at Northwestern University/RIC. He was previously at Research Scientist at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, where he helped implement the BRAIN and training strategies in the clinical setting. Dr. Hornby has been the recipient of research funding from NIDILRR, NIH, Department of Defense, the PVA Spinal Cord Research Foundation, Craig H. Nielsen Foundation, and the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. He has been the PI of research projects for 5 NIDILRR funded center grants including a RERC on robotics, 2 RRTCs on stroke rehabilitation, and 2 SCI Model Systems applications, and is Co-PI of the current RRTC on Health and Function in Disability. His research interests are in understanding the mechanisms underlying the loss of strength and coordinated, functional behaviors following stroke and SCI, and development of strategies to ameliorate these deficits. Dr. Hornby is a member of the Society for Neuroscience and the American Physical Therapy Association.
Friday, October 23, 2020
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM EST